Columns by Gretchen Roufs
Gretchen Roufs writes the "Freetime" column for Sanitary Maintenance
magazine, a Trade Press Publishing magazine launched in 1943 and the
original publication of the janitorial supply industry. She has been writing this
column since October 2000.
Click here to see a collection of Gretchen's columns.
A fish tale
The Kewalo Keiki Fishing
Conservancy teaches kids about
fishing and culture.
Minnesota winter = hockey
Hockey for grown-ups is a serious
As Sanitary Maintenance magazine
celebrates its 70th, here are some of
my favorite moments from the past 13
192-mile bike ride and $4,300 for
cancer care and research.
A two-day bike-a-thon that raises
more money for charity than any other
single athletic fund raising event in the
Solitude, fly tying, technique, and
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Delivering the goods A Pennsylvania
dad arranges for 4,000 pounds of goods
to be sent to Army Reserve son & his
friends in Afghanistan.
Storm chasing Severe weather is his
passion: chasing storms and weather in
|"Thank you for the
Even my family was
Rowing A passion for all things rowing
and a long relationship with the West
Side Rowing Club in Buffalo.
|"I finally got a copy of this
month’s magazine and read your
article about the storm chasing,
I thought it was great!! Thank
you for doing such a wonderful
job, and writing the article. The
whole process was easy and very
fun to be a part of.
"It was great talking to you and
doing this interview, keep up the
|"... you are the
best and I thank
you again it was
very kind of you to
do the article!!"
The Coyotes Carrying on a tradition that
goes back to college days.
Caroling The guy with the rolling
keyboard brings joy to senior