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September 30, 2019

Dorothy Larsh Named RSVP+ Volunteer of the Year

Dorothy Larsh was named the Rapid City RSVP+ Volunteer of the Year and was presented the honor by Ann Hines, manager of the Rapid City program. Dorothy Larsh was named the Rapid City RSVP+ Volunteer of the Year and was presented the honor by Ann Hines, manager of the Rapid City program.

Recipient Has Logged 20,000 Hours

of Volunteer Service To Community

RAPID CITY, SD--Dorothy Larsh was named Volunteer of the Year at the Rapid City RSVP+ Annual Recognition Festival in September at the Canyon Lake Activity Center.

            The annual recognition event honors hundreds of local citizens and their volunteer service in the community.  In the past year, more than 600 RSVP+ volunteers provided more than 161,000 hours of community volunteer service.  

            Larsh has served as a RSVP+ volunteer since 1997 and has logged more than 20,000 hours of service.  She has served at the Rapid City Club for Boys, helping as a lunch buddy and library supervisor; the Salvation Army working in their thrift room; Canyon Lake Activity Center helping with noon meals and many other activities at the center; various non-profit organizations helping with fundraising events; and has assisted with multiple RSVP activities.

            "Dorothy has been an outstanding volunteer with RSVP for many years, and she truly embodies the volunteer spirit.  We are so grateful for her contributions to our community," said Rapid City RSVP+ Manager Ann Hines.  "Her contributions to our community through service is shared by the hundreds of RSVP volunteers, and it is a privilege to work with every single one of them."

            Council member Ritchie Nordstrom shared a mayoral proclamation at the luncheon, which also honored Millie and Ron Roland, Bob Grimm, Lavonne Waldner and Doris Ann Werlinger as RSVP+ volunteers of the quarter during the past year.

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Thank you,

Darrell W. Shoemaker | Communications Coordinator

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