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We had a great work party last weekend. Nathan and Dave (new volunteer) worked on the ceiling in the foyer downstairs. Hope to have it finished and painted by School Days. No guarantees, though. Gary and Lowell (new volunteers) worked on the windows. Got in two big broken ones. Have one big one and one small one left to do. Sarah and I started painting around the windows in the sewing room, while Juan, Sarah and Betty (new volunteer) cleaned out stuff from there. We also set the outhouses back to rights. I cleaned out the one and still have to do the other. AND the toilets work in both downstairs bathrooms, and the hot water too. The boys’ sink doesn’t work though because the base was rusted and broke off.  We’ll have to get another one when we go to town. Bob and Dan put up the sign on […]

Round up friends and family we need helpers for cooking, staffing information tables, and selling tickets…

Do you have old-time skills you’d like to share? Learn how you can share them at Flora School Days…

School Days is over and done for another year, but this was a year like no other. And in the end, volunteers stepped up to the plate and pulled it through! Of course, all the people helping and demonstrating at School Days and throughout the year working for the Flora School Education Center are volunteers. We had some volunteers that had to step off the merry-go-round this year due to illness, some to car trouble getting to Flora, hay on the ground and time to bale before it got drenched again, family in trouble… you name it, our volunteers had it happen to them. Hopefully, for those that could not attend, their troubles are fewer and resolving themselves. And for those volunteers that stepped in, even though you hadn’t done it before, THANK YOU! Then, to our volunteers that help every year: you are the best! We cannot say thank […]