Our Volunteer Spotlight for this newsletter is Melanie Kent! Melanie has been married to her wonderful husband Tom for 22 years. She has been a resident of St. Johns County for 40+ years! Melanie worked at Flagler Hospital for over 30 years before retiring. In her free time she enjoys taking Ballet classes & herb gardening, Melanie is a Reading Pal at Castle Brook Academy in St. Augustine. She never had children of her own & said she absolutely loves reading to the children & helping inspire them to love reading. Melanie enjoys sharing her love for Ballet with the children. She recently helped with a dance program & also shared ballet steps with the children. The children loved seeing her dance & showing off her point shoes. Melanie has started writing children's book & most recently wrote one about washing your hands that is called
"Wash Those Paws". Melanie has been volunteering with ELC since 2018 & we appreciate all that she does! Thank you Melanie!