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Archive for January 12th, 2019

Originally published in the South County Journal, January 11, 1999

By Linda Woo

Bob Burdick, 87, helps Sawyer Woods Elementary fifth-grader Sara Martin, 11, with her reading. Each Wednesday, Burdick brings his Scottish terrier with him to greet and help students and staff. He began volunteering seven years ago at Grass Lake Elementary, where his daughter taught kindergarten. (Gary Kissel/Journal)

Bob Burdick, 87, helps Sawyer Woods Elementary fifth-grader Sara Martin, 11, with her reading. Each Wednesday, Burdick brings his Scottish terrier with him to greet and help students and staff. He began volunteering seven years ago at Grass Lake Elementary, where his daughter taught kindergarten. (Gary Kissel/Journal)

BLACK DIAMOND—Bob Burdick’s three children are grown with grandchildren of their own, but many students in South County schools love him like a grandfather.

Every Wednesday, Burdick and Schautze, his black Scottish terrier, faithfully shows up at Sawyer Woods Elementary School to greet and help students and staff members. (more…)

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