RSVP volunteers make and donate aprons to Head Start nutrition service personnel

BERLIN –Coös County RSVP volunteers made the Head Start nutrition service personnel’s day a little brighter after making and donating handmade aprons to be worn while making meals for Head Start children. Head Start has nine locations with twelve classrooms and one home-based program in the tri-county region. The RSVP volunteers aim to make at least two aprons for each nutrition service personnel staff member.

Throughout the year RSVP volunteers pick several projects to benefit the local community. RSVP is one of the largest volunteer networks in the nation for people 55 and over. Service opportunities are as diverse as the communities in which volunteers serve. To learn more about RSVP call 752-4103.

Head Start is a federally funded, comprehensive child development program that serves income eligible families with children between the ages of three and five. The Tri-County Community Action Head Start program serves families in Carroll,Coös, and Grafton counties. For more information about Head Start, contact the business office by calling (603)752-7138.

Pictured from the left Head Start Nutrition Manager, Sue Blanchette, Coos County RSVP Nancy Malone, RSVP Volunteer Lise Sanschagrin, Nutrition Service Personnel Maegan Fortin, Sheila Arita, Head Start Director Betty Gilcris, Nutrition Service Personnel Angel Knight, Kari-Ann Sulton, Kasi Tillotson, Samantha Inkel and Norma Johnson. Missing from the photo is Head Start Nutrition Service Personnel Johanna Simonds, Amanda Getman, Karen Lombardo, RSVP Volunteers Lorette Fecteau, Marie Duguay, Doris Henry, Jeanne Ruel Cheryl Dalphonse, and RSVP Coordinator Jeff Violette.