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Glo Carroll nominated for Volunteer of the Year

 


I wish to nominate Glo Carroll of Coulee Dam as the Grand Coulee Dam area Volunteer of the Year.

I don’t personally know Glo, but as a member of this community, I was witness to the amazing work she did this summer in the midst of the worst wildfire season ever in the state of Washington. Glo recognized there was a tremendous need for assistance in many areas to the firefighters who were working in our area to save lives and property during this unprecedented fire season.

Glo and an army of friends and strangers she recruited went to work obtaining all kinds of goods for the firefighters who were based at Coulee Dam, Nespelem, Omak, and in fire camps north of those locations. She recruited people to bake homemade goodies and delivered them daily, sometimes several times per day. She collected money and bought items the firefighters needed that were not available in the camps, like new socks, t-shirts, Chapstick, first-aid supplies, and snacks of all kinds. She raised thousands of dollars toward this effort and jammed her vehicle and the vehicles of recruited volunteers each and every day for weeks on end, making those deliveries that were so appreciated by the firefighters.

She never took a day off and was working from sun up to sun down. Her ability to rally the support of the community and dedicate so much time toward this effort was truly phenomenal.

Glo Carroll has my vote for Volunteer of the Year.

I thank you for your consideration.

Diane Babler

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