Decade keeping food pantry going

When he hits 80, Kossuth County Food Pantry Director Erby Shipler may be thinking about retiring, but what he say keeps this 76-year-old going is “stubbornness. When I hit 80, if I’m still feeling as good as I feel now, who knows?”

Shipler was one of the many volunteers remembered during National Volunteer Week April 7-13. “I think volunteers need a pat on the back for what they do,” Shipler said. “Volunteers are a dedicated group. I don’t think there is anybody I talk to that doesn’t say volunteers aren’t great.”

Read more in the April 11 Kossuth County Advance.

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