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Contact: Outer Banks Group, 252-475-9034
This National Volunteer Week, April 12-18, the National Park Service commends Volunteer Elizabeth Schaub, a long-time volunteer at the Wright Brothers National Memorial.Since retiring as a Dare County school nurse in 1999, Liz has volunteered at the Memorial.For the past 16 years she has not only welcomed and interacted with thousands of visitors, she has also compiled monthly volunteer statistics.
Liz said, "It has been a privilege to be part of the Wright Brothers National Memorial team –from celebrating the First Flight Centennial in 2003 to interacting with school groups to working alongside park service staff and other volunteers.The experience has been interesting and fun."
Liz's volunteer supervisor, Park Ranger Darrell Collins, said she is a selfless, dedicated, and passionate volunteer whole love of life and community has made a positive difference in the lives of many.The National Park Service is lucky to have her on our team."
Outside of the Wright Brothers National Memorial, Liz has spent countless hours volunteering in her community.Since the early 1980s Liz has been volunteering with the Outer Banks Hotline Crisis Line, the After School Program and the Children and Youth Partnership.In 2012, she was the Inter-Faith Community Outreach Volunteer of the Year.
Visit www.volunteer.gov to learn more about volunteering with the National Park Service and other state and federal recreation agencies around the country.