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November 9, 2023

Honoring Lynn Valentine

Honoring Lynn Valentine

Lynn, our next-door neighbor, first came to GRuB in 2015 as part of WESCU’s first member volunteer event. From that time she was a regular volunteer. She immediately brought her wry sense of humor, friendly and welcoming manner and her curiosity about GRuB’ programs. Lynn had a knack for making connections with youth, adults and elders alike and loved to share stories about her work in social services, her family, and her late identical twin. Lynn was so full of surprises; whether dyeing her hair in multiple colors, strolling in with her walker flashing in twinkle lights or coming full force for Halloween in her chicken costume! A true chicken champion and whisperer, Lynn came daily to check on ‘her ladies’, often noting which chickens were in need…and she named them all. And we knew she was in the building when we heard the telltale sound of the ice dispensing into her plastic cup! Lynn’s absence is deeply felt by our community.

Lynn in her awesome chicken suit!

Save the date of Sat Feb 11th , 2023, when GRuB will honor Lynn in true GRuB style in our playfield. If you have memories or stories to contribute, please enter them here and indicate if you’d like to be part of the planning of the event.

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