Since 2002, the organization and its volunteers give back to seniors and others by hosting them on fishing and boating excursions on Green Lake
SPICER — A group of military veterans with one goal in mind, that being to catch fish.
A women’s bible study group from Vinje Lutheran Church in Willmar, who wanted to boat around Green Lake and see the sights.
A mixed group of new immigrants, including a few who had grown up in the desert and had never seen much less experienced big water.
And mostly, senior citizens who light up with joy when they are on the water.
These are but a few snapshots of Rick Reimer’s time on the waters of Green Lake as the president of the Willmar chapter of Let’s Go Fishing . As it has since 2002, the local volunteers and their sponsors continue to carry on the mission of giving back to seniors and allowing others to enjoy the mental-health-boosting experience that being on the water offers.