• Maria Gemma Ross has given of her time over the past 40 years to organizations throughout  Washington
  • Starting in 1972 volunteering her time to the grade school and high school football, baseball and wrestling teams with all 3 of her children
  • Organizing and fund raising monies to assist with all cost to team uniforms, awards and banquets
  • As she continued to assist with the football, baseball and wrestling teams, she volunteered her time in 1976 to the cheerleading squad, making uniforms, assisting and organizing fund raising events
  • All these achievements continued thru 1986 as the last of her children moved to high school, continuing to provide support to the Brownson House concessions
  • From 1976 to the present, she has volunteered her time to W4 Band and Pony World Series assisting in raising money to fund many projects at Washington Park
  • Maria volunteers at many church events, food banks and helps Moose Lodge 32 with children’s parties while helping to make money for the lodge
  • Teaches ceramics to both seniors and children