Local swimmer looking for help in getting kids into the pool
May 26, 2021
Local resident Nancy Shadomy loves to swim.
"I was raised in southern Florida," she said. "I'm a fish. Swimming is my happy place."
Shadomy, who retired recently from the U.S. Forest Service Sweet Home Ranger District after previously owning and operating the Savory Palate restaurant, is a longtime regular at the Sweet Home pool.
Recently, she said, she was swimming laps when a thought occurred to her: "Not every kid has access to swimming lessons."
She was bothered.
Sweet Home elementary students used to get swimming time as part of the school curriculum, but some years ago – when,...