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Baton Rouge Louisiana Stake helps at schools, parks

It all started last year with Marlys Vaughan.

Two months before the planned 2010 Day of Service, the project fell through. With several hundred volunteers and no service project, Val Riggs, president of the Baton Rouge Louisiana Stake, asked a gathering of leaders if anyone had any ideas for a new project. Vaughan, second counselor in the stake Relief Society presidency and a teacher at Port Allen Elementary, said, “Well, I know a school that could use some help.”

And that’s how the Baton Rouge Louisiana Stake teamed up with Principal Michelle Kauffman of Port Allen Elementary and Principal Jonathon Szymanski of Port Allen Middle School as part of the Great American Clean Up and the LDS Church's Day of Service.

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