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Red-Vested Rockstar: Keziah Lawson

Red-Vested Rockstar: Keziah Lawson

Why she ROCKS?! “I am the oldest of five children. Because of this, I have always been comfortable around infants and kids. I had been to Children’s once when younger for pneumonia, and remember it as a positive experience and was familiar with their good reputation. About a year and a half ago an acquaintance […]

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Choosing Children’s: Joyce Sidman

Choosing Children’s: Joyce Sidman

Tell us about yourself: “I am a children’s book author and teacher. I spend my days trying to capture, in words, the stories of what goes on around us. And when I visit schools to teach writing residencies, I try to encourage children to do the same: to put a little part of themselves in words.” […]

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Red-Vested Rockstar: Ron Coleman

Red-Vested Rockstar: Ron Coleman

Why he rocks! “I got into volunteering shortly after moving to Minnesota from California. I was retired, and could not find my bearings during the long winter months, so I started volunteering. I found that helping others, helped me.” Favorite thing to do outside of volunteering? “golfing and gardening are my passions. I love being […]

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Red-Vested Rockstar: Senna El Bakri

Meet Senna! Why she ROCKS?! “I have always loved working with children. I enjoy seeing their imagination and creativity in action. I also love having the opportunity to get a little goofy with them and join in on their fun. I am a graduated nursing student with an interest in pediatrics and I understand that the […]

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Choosing Children’s: Stephanie Schoening

“As the daughter of a doctor, I have felt very comfortable in a hospital environment, and at times I have even felt as if I am complete when I am at work. I can remember going on rounds with my dad as a little girl, and being amazed by all of the different professions. I […]

Choosing Children’s: Becky Petro

Becky’s Journey to Volunteering at Children’s: “I have had a personal connection to Children’s since 1991, when my son was born with a serious heart defect (Tetralogy of Fallot) and other complex medical and cognitive issues. Zach had his first open-heart surgery at Children’s-Minneapolis when he was 4 months old to repair the defect. The […]