Chuck Durland is the President of the Camano Schoolhouse Foundation. He has had a long history in working with Senior Centers throughout his career. He shares the lessons he learned working with the elderly as a young man.
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Key Points of Interest:
- Find out what brought Chuck to Camano Island
- Chuck determined his primary skill was in administration
- Chuck helped start the nutrition program for the elderly, which is now used nationwide
- What caused him to move from Nashville and move West?
- He shouts out to Island Transit for their service to this community
- What were some of the lessons he learned from working with elderly folks
- What were his life lesson takeaways talking to these folks
- We talk about dancing, and what life lessons you can learn from it
- Chuck tells the story about meeting his wife, and how he got involved with dancing
- Where all have he and his wife danced?
- How did Chuck get involved with the Camano Schoolhouse Foundation?
- What are some of the big events that they do at the Schoolhouse?
- Chuck also shares a story from a girl’s perspective in 1907 of “Camano City"
- There are also some local partnerships they have work out with local businesses and non profit groups.
- How did the Camano Schoolhouse get additional parking and the actual fire station next door
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