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Monday, April 22, 2013 8:05 PM

‘I always knew that I wanted to help people’

By BOBBY BURCH, Herald Staff Writer

Alyssa Miller, Ottawa, is shown Thursday at Hope House, a Franklin County food pantry, 304 S. Walnut St., Ottawa. Miller was nominated for her work, which included setting up a Facebook page and managing client records for Hope House. Miller, an outfielder for the Ottawa University softball team, also volunteers as the team’s chaplain. (Photo by Matt Bristow/The Ottawa Herald)
[Editor’s note: To help celebrate National Volunteer Week, The Herald and the Ottawa Volunteer Center are recognizing four Franklin County volunteers and their contributions to the community.]

Helping others was always part of Alyssa Miller’s career goals.

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