September 30, 2013
Prior Lake’s Slater a Real-Life Children’s Hero
Rick Kupchella, an Emmy-winning veteran journalist, has donated his time and money to Smile Network for several years. He joined the board shortly after founding BringMeTheNews in 2009 and now serves as Chairman of that board. Kupchella went trekking in Peru this past July as part of his work with the organization. This is the article that he wrote after his mission trip.
I want to tell you the story of a real Minnesota “hero” I’ve come to know here in Peru this week on a trek and surgical mission trip sponsored by the Smile Network International.
Jim Slater is a 52-year-old real estate agent from Prior Lake.
He’s a hero because he’s a regular guy who has figured out a way to make a profound difference in the lives of others at extraordinary scale.
Read the Full Article Here.