Rural Community Builder Name:  Jim Grano

Community: Florence, OR

Role: Educator

Recognized by: Dina Pavlis

What is one word or phrase that describes this person as an RCB: Caring

Tell us a bit about what you appreciate about them as an RCB:

Jim Grano is a retired educator with the Mapleton and Siuslaw school districts. Since retiring, he has developed an outdoor education program called Stream Team for youth in the Siuslaw Region Jim also volunteers for a number of youth-related outdoor events, including stewardship programs for kids, Siuslaw Watershed Council’s Watershed Camp, and others. He has served on the Siuslaw Watershed Council and participated in many other groups and projects that have enhanced life and experiences for all in our rural community.