Foster Grandparents Appreciation Day

| September 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Nearly 50 participants in the county’s Foster Grandparents Program enjoyed an Appreciation Day with games and a luncheon held by the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church in Severna Park. Kristin Plumer, program director, presented citations for years of service. Marie Wallis and Romaine Parker each have the longest amount – 23 years of service. Foster Grandparents assist children with special needs in schools and other facilities. For information, call 410-222-4464, Ext. 3010.

Marie Wallis, of Glen Burnie, 23 years of service at Ruth Eason Special School.

Nicole Becerra, FG coordinator, and her sister, Lacey Lopez, volunteer, of Glen Burnie.

Xavier D’Souza, left, of Glen Burnie, four years of service, and Carole Nugent of Pasadena, 11 years of service


Waverlean Williams, left, and Madelyn Dodd, both of Annapolis, with each having one year of service.

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