RSVP National Day of Service draws a crowd

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    Brian and Coleen Kasperek of AARP Taxaide process a prospective volunteer, Jerome Yankowitz who helps at the Pau Hana Market, Friday during the 9/11 Day of Service event presented by the Agency on Elderly Affairs, Kaua‘i RSVP Program at the Kukui Grove Center.

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    Kapa‘a High School JROTC color guard, including cadets Gabriel Fejeran, Ella Anderson, Rayven Raza, and Castiel Abadicio prepare to present the colors, Friday during the 9/11 Day of Service event at the Kukui Grove Center, presented by the Agency on Elderly Affairs, Kaua‘i RSVP Program.

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    USCG Lindsy Martin chats with retired USCG Jim Jung, Friday, during the 9/11 Day of Service event at the Kukui Grove Center.

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    JP Millan, Anthony Boureau, Kevin Ball, and Sawyer Brammer, the Americorps team at the Kaua‘i Habitat for Humanity, speaks to Kukui Grove shoppers about volunteer opportunities available to build affordable homes, Friday during the 9/11 Day of Service event.

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    ‘We take all ages and skill levels,’ Jim Jung of the Kaua‘i Veterans Council is told by representatives of Kaua‘i Search and Rescue, Friday during the 9/11 Day of Service event coordinated by the Kaua‘i RSVP and the Agency on Elderly Affairs at the Kukui Grove Center.

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    Victor Leonardi and Melody Lopez of Hawai‘i Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster speak of the resilience the community develops when working together, Friday during the 9/11 Day of Service event coordinated by the Agency on Elderly Affairs, Kaua‘i RSVP at the Kukui Grove Center.

LIHU‘E — Gov. David Ige, in a special message read by Janice Bond, thanked those who responded to the 9/11 incident in 2001, and invited everyone to come together in service.

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