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35 > Image 35 of Kentucky Alumnus, 1991, no. 4

Part of Kentucky alumnus

FAXLINEFEEDBACK _ l get a real sense of accomplishment encouraging volunteerlefforts by its when volunteering for different groups l employees, but also providing time off 3 and it is one way to have an impact on l and other support. Ashland Oil Inc, lik"'. I liuke from my community for now and the future. was also cited for encouragement and l Helen VVilson 43 of IIot Spring I other support. lihls world! I feel National Park, Ark., who is "barely 69 i States in addition to Kentucky, bene- _ I says, I feel more alive when I am inter- fitting from the volunteer nature of Iirue need Iio 9'V i related with others. I get satisfaction this small sample of respondents are l T from sharing life and abilities with oth- l Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Newjersey, solnelihlng buck' I ers in need and I receive love and knowl- North Carolina, Arkansas, Florida and i edge from them." Washington. I I an ulunlnus Corbin says he volunteers, "to help repay some of the extensive kindness i LookforllzismonthitI`axli11rI0ru.s on iiiiiiig iiic iiiiiifiiili Seasiiiir iiic shown me when I was financially less i ]1r1gr#32. Br 0/igl1/r*_f0rl}1z[1rize drawing Spirit Oi giiiiiig iisiiziiili iiiCiiS fortunate as a youngster. , juslformz/ming; alumni wi!/A r0rrrrl iii iiigiiiS biii YOU Ciiii Ciiiiiii The volunteers come at all ages from Q rmszuwts {1l.s0 wlll receive 11 mnzpaign Oii UK fiiiiiiiiii iis r<>1rS iiii Yfiiii all degree levels. Ofthe 25 respondents, lzookmmle. LH round. Respondents to the Faxline lell are lll llle gl_;l0 age grelllll sevell Focus about the volunteer spirit showed l are 61 verlrs Ofelge Ol. Oldele lllree lll llle l an average commitment of 25 hours l Over 70 (eldesl) age ealegervlvere bell_ V each month. The champion volunteers alleed bv lllree lll llle 2l_g0 (vrlllllgesl) -45 ESZJJEJSE Q22I5itiiI?;"iil?Z.i`I$`il.lIi; ge We- iS?m%#s I t i in c Q l rom those ieaders 51-(JO years old. ,___ per month, and Garnett E. Gayle .48 of Alllellg degree levels, belellelel. _ Q l l Lexington with 50 hours per month. degree llelders led llle Wav as lvellld V ` ` its Wiieiii (iii Pciiliie Spciid iiieii time i be expeeteet knowing that UK has _ ll - and talent? Charitable and civic causes I grelllled Over 1257000 Q) _ jfe\ lead the way among our sample followed l ll;lellelOl~s degrees lll les * \ by educational needs, then a tie between l26_vellr lllslerv Mels_ F l ` political and social organizations. lelnsidegree llelders fa 1 e. `. An alumnus in Charlotte, N.C., has lvere seeelld lll l u I chosen the Big Brother program. "I am lllllllllel- ellllellg llle ll `/ _l dj _e interested in doing what I can to set an respelldellls lvlllle \ J ` " N -Il l example for disadvantaged youths and llsseelrlle llreresslellell A `~ to help keep them in school," he says. lllld eleelerell degree _l." Randall Dixon `88 0f`M01l`iSl0Wl1. hglglgyg were equally isi - eg . .l ,l l Nl]., says, "you cant be a consumer all rel)resellled_ 5 - of your life. \buve got to be a produc- Alllellg llle eelllljllllles - _,r_ `fl i er and a giver. Volunteering for medi- l elleellrrlglllg velllllleer e{{Orls_ ' Y 3 ll cal missions (I was in the Amazon River eleellrdlllg le lllelr elllljlevees L X l _ I V basin for two weeks in_]une) allows me lvllrl leslllelleled l0 lllls Slll,_ l * to give back some of the benefit I l vevl were Medlelll DldgllOs_ fl _;erl llllslv l l X f received from my physician assistant l lle Servlees lll MOl.rlslOll,ll _ - all ll aw- el iiiiiiiiiiig from UK? Nl].; NationBank in Char- _. Ii I fj! Gayle says, "I firmly believe in the lOlle_ N_C_llll_B_ l.llllllll.d llll ,, \ purpose of the Red Cross and as a vol- w_L_ Lvllllsv llle__ lllld . J`) v me . J) lllIl1` FOI` OVCF YCZIYS I IIOp that Intel- Count}, if i Y Kg ` il l l Ive made a contribution to support blllll 0{Dallvlllel MeBrllv_ l i l-l_,`t; l l I l limi Piii`PO$ er, McGinnis, Leslie 8c Ti ,(_, I \Vl11] WC 2\Sl