Pearl Brokofsky, member of Ladies Auxiliary #1347 in Grand Island, NE was recently recognized for her more than 8000 hours of volunteering with the veterans at the VAMC in Grand Island, NE.
She received the DAV 2013 Volunteer of the Year honor for her efforts. Pearl has organized fund drives for medical equipment, a bus and a bird aviary for the veterans.
She and her husband, Melvin, provided coffee and rolls for the veterans after Sunday worship at the hospital for many years.
Standing next to Pearl, on the right,is Alice Ostrand, who put a book together and nominated Pearl for the award. Pearl has been a member of the Ladies Auxiliary for 53 years.