Our Do Good Volunteers

Meet the incredible Do Good volunteers!

January 2023 - Emily Kendel Frusti

Emily is a dedicated community member that is passionate about suicide prevention and awareness, especially for young people. She is an advocate for mental health and breaking the stigma that surrounds suicide and prevention of it.

December 2022 - Angie Van Tassel

When moving to the Copper Country with her husband and 4 boys in the 80s Angie taught Lamaze childbirth education classes for young parents. Later, she initiated and coordinated a high school completion program for pregnant and parenting teen parents from local school districts.

November 2022 - Jim Tervo

Community Volunteer

Jim is a key volunteer in our community, tied to many different organizations and events, many of those centered around making physical activity more accessible and fun, such as Chassell Ski Trails, Great Bear Chase and Canal Run!

October 2022 - Doug Wyble

Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly

Doug Wyble has been a staple with the Firewood Program at Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly since 2018 volunteering more than 1,000 hours in that time. He has a contagious and motivating personality that brings out the best in those around him. His work includes making firewood deliveries to elderly, splitting and stacking firewood, overseeing volunteer groups, cutting logs to firewood length, picking up wood donations, helping elderly stack their firewood & cutting elderlies firewood to length at their homes.

September 2022 - Carol (Grandma) Jones

Horizons Alternative High Schools

Carol (Grandma) Jones has taught us that every student has potential. With patience and compassion, she has helped many students gain a diploma, a feat that even they never thought possible. She is an absolute blessing to our school!

August 2022 - Ben Ciavola

Copper Harbor Trails Club

Ben has been dedicated to the Copper Harbor Trails Club for many years. In his prior role as President, he led the organization to huge growth, both in terms of trail mileage and event participation. More people than ever are using our trails because of his vision. Ben has done an excellent job at keeping things organized and professional at each and every step. Copper Harbor Trails Club is a leader in this initiative in Michigan and it would not have been possible without his passionate efforts to keep our trail users safe.

July 2022 - David Luoma

Calumet Township Volunteer Fire Department

David spends countless hours at the fire station making sure the trucks are cleaned and the equipment is in operational order when needed. He represents the department in local community events such as our school fire prevention program, Camp 911 and numerous parades. He is a true example of an amazing volunteer.


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Our Do Good Volunteers Make Us Proud

We appreciate our volunteers for being such a vital role in our community.

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