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!

Donnie Gosselin

Donnie Gosselin

Donnie has been volunteering at the Senior Center for three years. He started delivering meals and then became a tray carrier and occasionally works in the kitchen. When he is not volunteering, he enjoys playing pool, bingo, cooking, making balloon animals, doing magic, traveling and hanging out with his girlfriend of thirteen years, Diane. Donnie grew up in the Olga and Langdon area and drove truck for 20 years. He used to have a business named Silly Goose Odd Jobs where did painting and small repairs. He has one daughter, one son, and four grandchildren. He started coming to the Senior Center to bring smiles and laughter to the seniors. They are so friendly and he enjoys being around people that have so much knowledge.

Terry Sarkilahti

Terry Sarkilahti

Home Delivered Meals

Terry has been delivering meals for the Senior Center since February of 2015. He also volunteers at the soup kitchen, RSVP, Medora and the Hostfest. Terry spent 17 summers doing food service at the International Peace Gardens and is still employed part time. Terry was born and raised in Rolla, ND and after graduating from Minot State University, moved back home to take care of his brother after his mother passed away. In Rolla, he spent many years working as the CFO at the local hospital and also ran and owned a restaurant for 20 years. Terry is married and has four children, four grandchildren and three dogs that keep him busy. Terry has always liked helping older people and has made many friends doing a job he enjoys!