What were you doing in 1965? Because wherever you were, Anne Murchison was
already busy volunteering to get this Hog Days thing going for
another year. Anne has been watching over our community's Labor Day
weekend celebration for over FIFTY years. Continuously. Never missed
a year and most of the time has never missed a meeting!
husband George (who sadly left us in 2001), the Murchison name is
synonymous with Hog Days. You pretty much can't say one without the
Anne has held every admin post in our organization, not once, but
several times over the decades. And has never received any financial
remuneration. She does it as a way of giving back to her community
and also for the fun of it.
The evening the picture to the left was taken (November 10, 2015)
at which Anne was honored, we asked her if she ever thought there
would be a time she would not be doing Hog Days. Her response was
she didn't know but she was willing to try one more stint of 50
years just for the heck of it! Somehow, with Anne, that seems
For all you hard core volunteers out there. Here's your
watershed mark to work toward. Anne Murchison and volunteerism.
Thank you Anne!