Foundation names new Volunteer Match Coordinator

From left, Cindy Ferguson, Anne Brown and Carol Wiklund all volunteer their time for the good of Sun City West. [Submitted photo]

Sun City West Foundation officials said Anne Brown, a recent graduate of the Sun City West TORCH Citizen’s Academy and a longtime Sun City West volunteer, is the new volunteer match coordinator.

Cindy Ferguson and Carol Wiklund were instrumental in getting Volunteer Match up and running in the Sun City West area but are now passing the “torch” to Ms. Brown.

The Foundation hosts AARP Tax-Aide, the Sun Health Resale Shop, an emergency generator to serve the community for the American Red Cross, free flag storage in support of American Legion’s Boulevard of Flags on R.H. Johnson Boulevard and free meeting space for the Community Fund of Sun City West and Relay for Life. The Foundation also gives the PRIDES warehouse and office space for $1 per year and provides the Posse a land lease that includes parking lot maintenance also for $1 per year. Ms. Brown has lived in the Sun City West community for more than seven years. She is a graduate of Drury University in Springfield, Missouri, with a BS in health care and a master’s degree in health care administration. She was

director of budget and finance for Cox Health, a multi-facility health care system.

She is a life-long volunteer with Girl Scouts, Rotary and Junior League of Springfield. She received the Gift of Time award in 2005 for volunteer contributions; started Susie’s Closet, a women’s clothing bank for women in need of professional clothing; and is a lifetime rider in the MS 150 Bicycle Ride to raise money and promote awareness of multiple sclerosis.

Ms. Brown’s Sun City West affiliations are Sun City West Cyclists (former president), Yoga Club, Boomers Club, Mac- Cro-Knit Club, is a graduate of TORCH Citizen’s Academy spring 2018, Arrowhead West Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club, is a weekly library volunteer and is a bell ringer with Salvation Army. Reach Ms. Brown at scwvolunteermatch@gmail. com.

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