We would like to give a huge and very enthusiastic thank you to Lori Skiles, who has filled so many roles at Springwater, all with her special talent for creating the community spirit that everyone raves about. Lori has led the Parent Council and been Volunteer Coordinator, personally organizing so many social and community events, large and small, over the past 6 years.
- Did you have fun at Snow Day on Mt. Hood?…….. Thanks to Lori!
- Did you enjoy pancakes and tree planting day?…… Thanks to Lori!
- Is your room parent well-informed and supported?…… Lori again!
- Did you have lots of choices for Community Service day? …….. Lori!
- Does your kid love Pizza and Sandwich Thursdays?…………….You get the idea!
Year end picnic, Campfire connects, Movie night, Volunteer training, Winter dance celebrations, Staff appreciation weeks, and more, all have been instigated and coordinated by Lori Skiles, who puts as much love as energy into all her work.
Read more to get to know the person behind the smile…
Hails from: Newport, Oregon
Lori is: M.O.M. – Full time Mother of two and working on a Master Of Multitasking
Children at Springwater: Tanner (River Otter) and Karsen, Springwater alumni ( OC Freshmen)
Secret Weakness: Chocolate macadamia nuts
Everyday Adventure: Working in the airline industry for the past 22 years, the truth is, EVERYDAY is an adventure. Really!
Family Summer Enjoyment: Overnight in the pop-top . . . watching an episode of “I Love Lucy” . . . snugglin’ with kids and the slobbery dog too. Ahhh, the days of summer at it’s best.
Title of Autobiography: “Cleared For Take-Off”
Challenge: Waikiki Rough Water Swim Competition - A 2.384 mile open water ocean swim off the shores of Oahu. I better get my %@##@ in gear!
Happiness is: A day on the islands!
Can’t Live Without: Strong Faith
Wishes For: A cure for cancer
Treasures: Memories . . . memories of spending my childhood summers in Jackson Hole, Wyo. and taking advantage of all things that a small ski town has to offer . . . hiking, beautiful rivers and lakes and clean, clear mountain air.
What you most enjoy about volunteering at Springwater: I truly enjoy bringing people together and seizing the opportunities to create good times and lasting memories for our children. Combining a creative spirit and strong volunteer based community is important to me. With this, clearly, Springwater will continue to thrive and in the end . . . . so will our children.