Honoree 2013 – Dorene Ruse

Congrats to Dorene Ruse for being honored as an outstanding community volunteer!

Ruse_DoreneName:  Dorene Ruse

Nominating Organization:  THINK Together

Honoree Category:  Education

Why Nominated:  THINK Together would like to honor Dorene Ruse by nominating her for the Spirit of Volunteerism Award.  She is an outstanding volunteer commendable for the Spirit of Volunteerism Award for her volunteer service to her community.  Dorene has volunteered in our Reach Out and Read program for over three years.  During this time she has shown passion and love for literacy by reading to children primarily between the ages 0-5 and school age children.  Dorene models reading techniques to parents of children in pediatric waiting rooms and provides literacy resources to families.  Dorene has also participated as a lead volunteer in the Read for the Record event at Pretend City for the past three years and has invited us to early literacy based events to engage families.  We are very fortunate to have a volunteer as dedicated and passionate as Dorene.  She is a great role model for other volunteers and THINK Together wishes her nothing less of success in all her volunteerism throughout all the organizations she is involved with.

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