Volunteers At Rogers Historical Museum Help With Operations

Posted: August 9, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

STAFF PHOTO FLIP PUTTHOFF Dick Townsend, left, maintenance chief at the Rogers Historical Museum, chats Friday with Jared Pack, center, and John Burroughs in the museum’s maintenance shop. Pack is senior exhibit assistant and Burroughs is the museum’s director.

Rogers Historical Museum officials are able to devote their time to preparing for the museum's expansion largely because of the help they get from regular volunteers.

By The Numbers

Rogers Historical Museum

• 23: Volunteers

• 12: Paid employees

• 2: Summer interns

• 9,200: Yearly foot traffic, visitors and program participants

• 4,500: School children visiting annually

Source: Staff Report

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