Items Tagged with 'Ready for School'


Inside Track: After retirement, a sudden plunge into career No. 2

Pat VerDuin, executive director of Holland’s Ready For School program, says she “didn’t see it coming.”

November 3, 2012
After 32 years as an employee of the court system, Pat VerDuin thought 2008 was the right time to retire as director of the Juvenile Services & Adult Drug Treatment Program of the 20th Circuit Court in Grand Haven. Read More

VerDuin earns Lakeshore Athena Award

She’s honored for helping families prepare children for kindergarten

October 15, 2012
Patricia VerDuin, executive director of Ready for School, an initiative of the Holland/Zeeland Community Foundation, is the 2012 Lakeshore Athena Award recipient. Read More