Foster grandparents prep for a new school year
By Amie Heller
The Charles City area Foster Grandparent Program is preparing to start its 43 year. Of the 75 volunteers in the program, 71 of them attended the in-service held Tuesday in Charles City. The volunteers of this region serve in Floyd, Mitchell, Chickasaw and Cerro Gordo counties.
To be part of the program, each volunteer must go through training and in-service hours.
“There are 96 hours of training every year,” said Mary Litterer, director of the Charles City area program.