June Holmes-Sloan, a top level career executive, meshes her management skills with her deep love for nursing home patients by managing the Hospice of Volusia/Flagler's North and Central nursing home volunteers. June has been volunteering for over three years and now oversees a group of twenty five volunteers and eighty patients, as well as disseminates information, makes placements, mentors new volunteers, organizes meetings, and encourages others to volunteer.
Since 1996, the Family Renew community's town Secret Attic Thrift Shop has been supported by the STARS - Special Team Always Ready with Smiles volunteers. The STARS team have committed almost 15,000 hours in just this year alone!
Millie Samples began interning at the State Attorney Victim Services Program, but she did more than intern. She became a devoted volunteer to the crime victims that she was assisting, contributing many more hours than was required by her internship. Millie's eagerness to learn about advocacy and the criminal justice system quickly resulted in her competency and ability to perform many tasks beyond what would be expected of her as an intern.
Dr. John Canakaris has volunteered at the Free Medical Clinic in Flagler County for more than three years. Before Dr. Canakaris, there was no ambulance service, no Embergency Medical Response Team, and no Medical Society. Before Dr. Canakaris, there was no free Medical Clinic!