Featured Volunteers

You Make It Happen!

The key to our success rests in our volunteers who embody the spirit of greatness by saying, "Yes I can, and so can you!" Thank you so much for your hard work. We could never have asked for more dedicated volunteers, and we cannot express how grateful we are to have you here!

Adeline Thomas

Adeline Thomas

Adeline has been volunteering at the Burleigh County Senior Center for four years. She embroiders dish towels for our Gift Shop. Adeline likes crocheting, sewing, knitting, reading, dancing, play cards, doing word searches, and spending time with grand kids and friends. Adeline grew up on a farm south of Glen Ullin and has been married to Joe (the Candy Man) for 63 years. She worked at McDonald's for 33 years and at Kirkwood Mall for 19 years. Joe and Adeline have three children, seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren. They started coming to the Senior Center to meet new people. She likes that everyone is so friendly and the food is wonderful!

Sandi Axt

Sandi Axt

Sandi has been delivering meals for four years. She enjoys gardening, crafts, movies, dancing, reading, spending time with friends and family, and with her dog, Katy. Sandi was born and raised in Bismarck and worked in the family meat business for 30 years. She also worked at the Bank of North Dakota for ten years and was a Volunteer Caregiver Exchange for ten years. She started coming to the Senior Center to meet people and stay active after her retirement. She has one daughter, one son and two grandsons. When she is not working, she spends many hours driving to, and watching, the sporting events of her children and grandchildren. She enjoys visiting with the people she delivers meals to and when she comes to the Senior Center the staff are always smiling and helpful.