Near the end of the most recent Recreation Board meeting, member Colleen Ernst told the story of how a personal friend, who had also been her coach and mentor, had died just the day before.
Her reason for telling the story was to make a plea for island residents to volunteer as coaches for the many sports programs run by the Recreation Department throughout the year. Right now, most of the coaching is done by Dave Sniffen, the Recreation Department director, but Ernst felt there was a need for more voices and commitments. She
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