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Jim and Char Scott, who have been married for 42 years and are recently retired, volunteer their time at Perham Health every Wednesday. “It’s our Wednesday morning thing to do,” Jim said. Robert Williams/FOCUS

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Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of feature stories on local volunteers and volunteer opportunities. The series is inspired by National Volunteer Week, which is this week, April 21-27.


Perham Health is aided by the assistance of more than 200 active volunteers, who donate a total of more than 9,000 hours per year.

Two of those volunteers make up the husband and wife team of Jim and Char Scott.

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Robert Williams
Robert is the Sports Editor of Detroit Lakes Newspapers. Williams worked prior in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 
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