Donald Jackson – I have been a Friends volunteer since 2002. I joined the Friends of MacKenzie because I have always loved nature and the outdoors. Being a Friend allows me to enjoy both! I participate in many ways which is one of the reasons I joined. You can be involved in as many activities as … Read More
I have been a member for 14 years and a member of the board for the last 2.5 years, currently hold the VP position. I have been involved in the Maple Program, trail clearing, invasive species removal, wood splitting, building bridges, amongst others. My aim is to continue following the proud tradition of the Friends.
I joined the Friends of MacKenzie in 2014 and have volunteered in the Finishing House canning maple syrup with Don Jackson and my husband, Don Buttery (there are a lot of Dons here!) I became a new board member in 2018. I have been a fan of the MacKenzie Center since I was a child … Read More
I became a Friends volunteer in 2015 and was elected to the Board of Directors in 2018. I was raised and presently live in Madison, but for many years my family owned property north of MacKenzie along Rocky Run Creek. It was on this property where I developed an appreciation for nature and outdoor activities … Read More
My volunteer experiences with the Friends of MacKenzie began in 2016. I have discovered it to be a very worthwhile organization. As a retired teacher, I recognize the outstanding educational opportunities the MacKenzie Center provides to the young people of our state as extremely important. I enjoy supporting these adventures however I am able. An … Read More
I have been a member of the Friends for approximately 7 years. I joined after being approached by a few members of the Friends who presented the opportunity for me to work alongside them and contribute to the promotion and growth of the group. Being from Poynette since 1985, I had watched the commitment of … Read More
The first year I worked as a volunteer was 2000. I saw an ad for volunteers in the newspaper and thought it sounded like a fun thing to do. It was then and still is! After volunteering for awhile, it just seemed natural to join the Friends and support the organization. I mostly volunteer with … Read More