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April Youth volunteer of the Month

Youth volunteer of the month

Volunteer Coordinators Association of Crow Wing County honors the April youth volunteer of the Month, Hudson Hubbard.

Hometown: Brainerd.

Family: Parents Eric and Krista Hubbard; sisters Afton, 18, and Ireland, 1; grandparents Larry and Judy Sorenson of Brainerd and Sonya Berg of Starbuck; and godparents Jerry and Doris Hedtke of Brainerd.

Volunteer activities: Assisting with bingo, movie nights, parties including birthdays and all holidays and special events; sundae socials; Woodland’s community picnic; Halloween Haunted Trail; Christmas tea; holiday decorating; outings; tea and chapter; chili cook-off; baking; and visiting with residents.

I volunteer because: “I enjoy spending time with the residents and have fun doing all the activities with them.”

My most rewarding volunteer experience is or has been: “Reading a story, calling bingo, and telling jokes on the microphone in front of big groups, even though I was nervous.”

Nominated by: Tina Dunlap, volunteer coordinator, G.S.S. Woodland.

To nominate a youth volunteer of the month please notify: Monica Husen at 218-270-4859 or email

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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