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A volunteer heroine

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Monday at the Executive Mansion in Olympia, a retired principal from Wenatchee was among the dozens of people recognized during the presentation of the Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards. Mary Perkins’ selfless act must have stood out, for the boundless good it has done for so many young lives.

In 2009 Perkins went to her unit of the Retired School Employees Association seeking recruits to staff a volunteer reading and math program for Rock Island Elementary as it suffered through budget…

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