The Sparrow Women's Board of Managers and Sparrow Volunteer Services Department have named Gertrude Fleischer of Lansing the November Volunteer of the month.
Fleischer was born in Germany. She came to the United States in 1958 with her husband, Erich, and two young children. They settled in Lansing and never left.
Fleischer has been a Sparrow Volunteer for eleven years through the inspiration of her mother-in-law who was also a Sparrow Volunteer. Her dedication and hard work have logged her a remarkable 3,680 Volunteer hours averaging over 360 hours per year.