Love of Driving Keeps Belleville Volunteer Behind the Wheel
April 21, 2022
When Barb Schwoerer's dad taught her to drive back in the day, he planted a love for driving that has lasted to this day. Schwoerer began volunteering at the Sugar River Senior Center delivering meals to area seniors right after she retired in 2011 and it wasn't long before staff asked her if she would drive people. "Sure, I would love to do that," Schwoerer replied, and she hasn't looked back since.
There is no substitute for personal experience to help prioritize the importance of things: After two knee replacement surgeries, she was forced to rely on a daughter for rides to therapy ap...