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Daily Record
Scottish Health Awards: Fab physio got six-old Poppy back on her feetNHS Fife ★ Attend Anywhere Team, Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare
Daily Record / Posted 7 hours ago
NHS Fife ★ Attend Anywhere Team, Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare Collaboration between NHS 24, NHS National Services Scotland and NHS Grampian ★ Choose Life North East Scotland, Collaboration between Aberdeenshire Council, Aberdeen... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Majority of Houston ISD board seats up for election as district faces turbulent timepayments are forecast to increase to about $200 million by next year, even as t
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 hours ago
payments are forecast to increase to about $200 million by next year, even as the district struggles to provide extra services, such as counseling to students in high-poverty schools. It's also Superintendent Richard Carranza's second year at... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
Service groups in Volusia and Flagler countiesAARP Driver Safety Program: Classes for seniors: 888-227-7669 or aarp.org/drive
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 18 hours ago
AARP Driver Safety Program: Classes for seniors: 888-227-7669 or aarp.org/drive. 3. AARP Tax-Aide: Free tax preparation services. 386-313-4048; 888-227-7669; aarp.org/findtaxhelp. 4. AdvisingTheConsumer.org: Offering free advice while providing... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Woman fighting for her life after car crashed into house in Great Blakenhamroad and crashed into a house. The driver, a woman, was taken to Addenbrooke’s
Ipswich Star / Posted yesterday
road and crashed into a house. The driver, a woman, was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge by road ambulance. A volunteer critical care paramedic from Suffolk Accident Rescue Service was also called to help at the scene. A car left the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Luzerne County Council candidates make case to votersKINGSTON — Ten candidates for five Luzerne County Council seats made their case
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
KINGSTON — Ten candidates for five Luzerne County Council seats made their case for election Thursday night at a forum organized by the League of Women Voters at Wyoming Seminary Upper School. The top five vote-getters in the Nov. 7 election will... Read more
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metro
When do Poppies go on sale and when start wearing one for Remembrance Day 2017who lost their lives during World War I and II as well as those affected by war
metro / Posted yesterday
who lost their lives during World War I and II as well as those affected by war to this day. Dozens of Remembrance Day services will take place with the Queen, the Prime Minister and veterans paying their respects. Here is everything you need... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Bexar County ballot features mayoral and council races, several state amendmentsin jurisdictions with no local races or propositions. Early voting concludes o
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
in jurisdictions with no local races or propositions. Early voting concludes on Nov. 3. Election Day is Nov. 7. City Councilwoman Deborah James is challenging Mayor Al Suarez, who was elected in 2007 and is seeking a sixth two-year... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
It’s Your Business, Oct. 22, 2017rooms that include flat screen TVs that she uses to improve the visual portion
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
rooms that include flat screen TVs that she uses to improve the visual portion of her Medication Therapy Management Services. Her innovative approach is greatly advancing the practice of pharmacy and improving patient care in her... Read more
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Business Wire
Fujitsu Partners with San Francisco Tech Council to Host Preserving Memories Eventthe market leader in document imaging scanners, today announced it will host an
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
the market leader in document imaging scanners, today announced it will host an event with the San Francisco Tech Council to advance a senior learning initiative. Fujitsu, the Community Living Campaign and the San Francisco Tech Council... Read more
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Spalding Today
Lincolnshire Free Press letters...both put much effort into improving the lives of people in the community, at th
Spalding Today / Posted 2 days ago
both put much effort into improving the lives of people in the community, at the same time seeking to stimulate, through services, the congregation at St Matthews. In my view, not an easy task. I appreciated the effort they made and, personally,... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Community CalendarMembers come and order lunch if they choose, meeting starts at 11:30 a.m. Info:
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 2 days ago
Members come and order lunch if they choose, meeting starts at 11:30 a.m. Info: 970-768-4985. 5 p.m. Hillrose-Synder Volunteer Fire Department Chili Supper and Gun Raffle, at Hillrose Fire Hall, 301 Emerson St., Hillrose. Chili is $5 per... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Upcoming City Council Agenda For TuesdayHere is the upcoming City Council agenda for Tuesday: I. Call to Order. II. P
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
Here is the upcoming City Council agenda for Tuesday: I. Call to Order. II. Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Councilman Mitchell). III. Minute Approval. IV. Special Presentation. PUBLIC HEARING - Annexation - Lookout Mountain Conservancy PUBLIC... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Fire chief Trevor Bain no longer with cityout an email to staff advising them of Bain's departure. Bain was in charge of
The Sudbury Star / Posted 2 days ago
out an email to staff advising them of Bain's departure. Bain was in charge of the much-maligned optimization plan, which council unanimously rejected in April. The plan called for the closure of several stations and it would have reduced the... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Heart and soul of communitieswork to develop solutions to ensure they remain vital and vibrant. Shawn Binns
Barrie Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
work to develop solutions to ensure they remain vital and vibrant. Shawn Binns, the director of operations and community services for Oro-Medonte, says recent studies indicate more than $250,000 worth of necessary work is required, in the short... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Heart and soul of communitieswork to develop solutions to ensure they remain vital and vibrant. Shawn Binns
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 2 days ago
work to develop solutions to ensure they remain vital and vibrant. Shawn Binns, the director of operations and community services for Oro-Medonte, says recent studies indicate more than $250,000 worth of necessary work is required, in the short... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Zachman named Heart of Women Award winnerDANBURY — Patricia Zachman will accept the Women’s Business Council’s Heart of
Darien News-Review / Posted 2 days ago
DANBURY — Patricia Zachman will accept the Women’s Business Council’s Heart of Women Award, but she will share the honor with everyone who makes her work possible. Zachman is the president and CEO of the Women’s Center of Greater Danbury, which... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Zachman named Heart of Women Award winnerDANBURY — Patricia Zachman will accept the Women’s Business Council’s Heart of
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
DANBURY — Patricia Zachman will accept the Women’s Business Council’s Heart of Women Award, but she will share the honor with everyone who makes her work possible. Zachman is the president and CEO of the Women’s Center of Greater Danbury, which... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Zachman named Heart of Women Award winnerDANBURY — Patricia Zachman will accept the Women’s Business Council’s Heart of
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
DANBURY — Patricia Zachman will accept the Women’s Business Council’s Heart of Women Award, but she will share the honor with everyone who makes her work possible. Zachman is the president and CEO of the Women’s Center of Greater Danbury, which... Read more
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The Wooster Voice
Student groups voice concerns at meetingfrom the board. The meeting with the SGA saw groups including the Black Student
The Wooster Voice / Posted 3 days ago
from the board. The meeting with the SGA saw groups including the Black Students Association, k(no)w, Greek Life, Wooster Volunteer Network, Greenhouse and Campus Council. “We host this meeting every semester. We specifically work with the... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Shake it outrailroad tracks, cellphone towers, phone lines, dams and levees — resulting in
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
railroad tracks, cellphone towers, phone lines, dams and levees — resulting in fires, flooding and a breakdown of basic services. Casualties numbered in the thousands, with about 100 deaths. Most people's injuries were caused by falling... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Community CalendarMembers come and order lunch if they choose, meeting starts at 11:30 a.m. Info:
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 3 days ago
Members come and order lunch if they choose, meeting starts at 11:30 a.m. Info: 970-768-4985. 5 p.m. Hillrose-Synder Volunteer Fire Department Chili Supper and Gun Raffle, at Hillrose Fire Hall, 301 Emerson St., Hillrose. Chili is $5 per... Read more
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Beloit Daily News
Golf probe: Conflicting stories on free playBELOIT - The practice of performing unpaid or volunteer work in exchange for fr
Beloit Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
BELOIT - The practice of performing unpaid or volunteer work in exchange for free golf and carts at Beloit's Krueger-Haskell Golf Course may have been occurring for years beyond the time period reviewed in a City of Beloit inquiry, investigative... Read more
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Lacombe Globe
Sun sets on Christie's time as mayorI want to leave enjoying it.” Christie’s start in politics stemmed from a desi
Lacombe Globe / Posted 3 days ago
I want to leave enjoying it.” Christie’s start in politics stemmed from a desire to do more for the local community. A volunteer firefighter for the Lacombe Fire Dept. in 2004, he was feeling pretty good about his work. While at a volunteer... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
St. Charles receives America in Bloom awardscategory. “We truly never anticipated being recognized to this extent,” said D
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
category. “We truly never anticipated being recognized to this extent,” said Diane Cullen of St. Charles during the city council meeting Oct. 16. Cullen and Maureen Lewis, members of the St. Charles in Bloom committee, accepted the awards on... Read more
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Advocate Tribune
River Ramblings...City council members, mayors, city clerks and administrators from our area gath
Advocate Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
City council members, mayors, city clerks and administrators from our area gathered at the Prairie’s Edge Casino meeting room last Wednesday for one of this year’s seven regional meetings held by the League of Minnesota Cities. This was the second... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Retired Howell mail carrier, 99, remembered for impact on communityColes worked as a bus driver for Howell Schools. He was also a member of Howell
Detroit Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
Coles worked as a bus driver for Howell Schools. He was also a member of Howell Chapter No. 38, F. & A.M., the Howell City Council from 1964-77, the Civil War Round Table, an election volunteer, a Boy Scout leader and a member of the Howell... Read more
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Bury Times
Why this 90-old has been bestowed with Freedom of the Borough honouralmost her entire working life, spurred on by her personal experiences. The Bu
Bury Times / Posted 4 days ago
almost her entire working life, spurred on by her personal experiences. The Bury hero, who was awarded an MBE for her services to the community in 2007, officially retired 10 years ago. But she continues to volunteer every Friday night with... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Records show Hernando Beach fire chiefs defrauded taxpayers of thousandsBROOKSVILLE — The three former chiefs of the defunct Hernando Beach Volunteer F
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
BROOKSVILLE — The three former chiefs of the defunct Hernando Beach Volunteer Fire Department, arrested in September, are collectively accused of defrauding the taxpayers of Hernando Beach, Aripeka and Forest Glenn of tens of thousands of... Read more
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The Davison Index
Annual Sybyl Award nominees announced | October 19, 2017the 2017 Sybyl Award honoring the life of Sybyl M. Atwood, who served for more
The Davison Index / Posted 4 days ago
the 2017 Sybyl Award honoring the life of Sybyl M. Atwood, who served for more than 40 years as the program director for Volunteer and Information Services at Resource Genesee and its predecessor organizations. Atwood died in 2007, but her sense... Read more
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Bury Times
"Voice for the mentally ill" hailed with Freedom of Borough title for tireless commitment at 90almost her entire working life, spurred on by her personal experiences. The Bu
Bury Times / Posted 4 days ago
almost her entire working life, spurred on by her personal experiences. The Bury hero, who was awarded an MBE for her services to the community in 2007, officially retired 10 years ago. But she continues to volunteer every Friday night with... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
Annual Sybyl Award nominees announced | October 19, 2017the 2017 Sybyl Award honoring the life of Sybyl M. Atwood, who served for more
Grand Blanc View / Posted 4 days ago
the 2017 Sybyl Award honoring the life of Sybyl M. Atwood, who served for more than 40 years as the program director for Volunteer and Information Services at Resource Genesee and its predecessor organizations. Atwood died in 2007, but her sense... Read more
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The Burton View
Sybyl Award nominees announced | October 19, 2017the 2017 Sybyl Award honoring the life of Sybyl M. Atwood, who served for more
The Burton View / Posted 4 days ago
the 2017 Sybyl Award honoring the life of Sybyl M. Atwood, who served for more than 40 years as the program director for Volunteer and Information Services at Resource Genesee and its predecessor organizations. Atwood died in 2007, but her sense... Read more
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Swartz Creek View
Annual Sybyl Award nominees announced | October 19, 2017the 2017 Sybyl Award honoring the life of Sybyl M. Atwood, who served for more
Swartz Creek View / Posted 4 days ago
the 2017 Sybyl Award honoring the life of Sybyl M. Atwood, who served for more than 40 years as the program director for Volunteer and Information Services at Resource Genesee and its predecessor organizations. Atwood died in 2007, but her sense... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
LGBTs begin returning home after firesWas Made: Stories." In San Francisco, Robb Fleischer, a 54-year-old gay man wh
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
Was Made: Stories." In San Francisco, Robb Fleischer, a 54-year-old gay man who is the co-founder of AMSI Real Estate Services and is a past president of GGBA, has been working to place people in the company's vacant homes and help process... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Norwich City Council candidates spar over spending, taxesrblessingNB NORWICH — With a whopping 17 candidates across three political par
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
rblessingNB NORWICH — With a whopping 17 candidates across three political parties vying for seats on the Norwich City Council, responses at Wednesday's debate had to be brief out of necessity. In order do that, the 15 candidates who... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Community Listings (Oct. 19)Care for South Hastings needs individuals or groups to deliver meals to seniors
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 4 days ago
Care for South Hastings needs individuals or groups to deliver meals to seniors and adults with physical disabilities. Volunteer commitment flexible. Call Lee at 613-969-0130 STROKE SUPPORT PROGRAMS: Free, monthly Belleville Support groups for... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
An ordinary man doing extraordinary thingshis award from Local SES Controller, Ann McGlashan. And he’s not the only one
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 4 days ago
his award from Local SES Controller, Ann McGlashan. And he’s not the only one according to GRC Mayor, Cr Graeme Scheu. Council recently acknowledged and congratulated Robert who recently received the QFES Assistant Commissioner’s Award for 35... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Community CalendarMembers come and order lunch if they choose, meeting starts at 11:30 a.m. Info:
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 4 days ago
Members come and order lunch if they choose, meeting starts at 11:30 a.m. Info: 970-768-4985. 5 p.m. Hillrose-Synder Volunteer Fire Department Chili Supper and Gun Raffle, at Hillrose Fire Hall, 301 Emerson St., Hillrose. Chili is $5 per... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Five firefighters awarded top volunteer honourFive Fort McMurray firefighters have received the highest national honour for v
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 4 days ago
Five Fort McMurray firefighters have received the highest national honour for volunteers in Canada. At a Tuesday ceremony at Government House in Edmonton, Lieutenant-Governor Lois Mitchell presented the Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers to Pat... Read more
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The Border Mail
Free V/Line travel for seniors during festival weekeight days of free public transport has been extended to V/Line travel, in addi
The Border Mail / Posted 4 days ago
eight days of free public transport has been extended to V/Line travel, in addition to all other metropolitan and regional services. Approximately 140,000 older Victorians are expected to attend the 1,500 events and activities which will be held... Read more
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Northeast Arkansas Town Crier
Lawrence Wayne Fletcherin Caraway. He was born June 29, 1941 in Black Oak, to Alston Jewell and Margar
Northeast Arkansas Town Crier / Posted 4 days ago
in Caraway. He was born June 29, 1941 in Black Oak, to Alston Jewell and Margaret Whitley Fletcher. He was on the Caraway Volunteer Fire Department, school board, city council, Board of Directors for the Housing Authority and a Scout... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Stepping up Lambton’s fight against phragmitesA plan to formally coordinate the local war against the invasive reed phragmite
Sarnia Observer / Posted 4 days ago
A plan to formally coordinate the local war against the invasive reed phragmites has the backing of a Lambton County council standing committee. Committee members voted Monday to endorse a recommendation by county staff to include $20,000 in... Read more
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Pilipino Star
A Public Safety Act/‘Lansangan’ at CCPcenter which is to be organized after the establishment of the POSO. This offic
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
center which is to be organized after the establishment of the POSO. This office assists in law enforcement, medical services, fire, traffic, rescue and emergency services and disaster relief. The command center will also have a 24/7... Read more
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Eagle Bulletin
Meet the candidates: Salina Town BoardIn Salina, voters will elect a town supervisor, councilors for the First, Secon
Eagle Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
In Salina, voters will elect a town supervisor, councilors for the First, Second, Third and Fourth wards, a town justice and a tax receiver. Learn more about each candidate below. Tax Receiver Alicia McCollum, who is running unopposed, did not return... Read more
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The Mercury News
West Valley seniors: Need a lift? Here comes RYDElicense. It was her choice. “I had a good driving record,” said the six-decad
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
license. It was her choice. “I had a good driving record,” said the six-decade Saratoga resident and longtime community volunteer. But “she was getting nervous,” said son-in-law Tom Brucker. “She didn’t want to be someone who accidentally ran... Read more
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The Columbian
You Can HelpVolunteer Connections provides opportunities through the Human Services Council
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
Volunteer Connections provides opportunities through the Human Services Council. For information on the following and other opportunities, call 360-735-3683. Battle Ground Health Care seeks volunteers to help with physician assistance, medical... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Issue by issue: Borelli and Schwartz share their visions for repping South ShoreCITY HALL -- Republican Councilman Joseph Borelli and Democrat challenger Dylan
Staten Island Advance / Posted 5 days ago
CITY HALL -- Republican Councilman Joseph Borelli and Democrat challenger Dylan Schwartz are vying to represent the South Shore in the City Council for the next four years. Borelli and Schwartz met with an Advance editorial board on Monday to... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Salvation Army and Isle of Wight Council team up to support homeless peopleshelter throughout the cold winter months. The church and charity’s homeless s
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 5 days ago
shelter throughout the cold winter months. The church and charity’s homeless support unit has joined the Isle of Wight Council to help the authority do all it can to ensure people experiencing homelessness do not have to bed down on the streets... Read more
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The Columbian
Vancouver City Council Position 3 hopefuls outline stancesTwo people are running for Vancouver City Council Position 3. The position is c
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
Two people are running for Vancouver City Council Position 3. The position is currently occupied by Anne McEnerny-Ogle, who is running for mayor. The position will pay $1,947 a month in 2018. Councilors enact ordinances or resolutions, adopt rules,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Reminder it can take a village to raise a familysharing, learning and laughter. Schools, preschools, aged care centres, home ca
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
sharing, learning and laughter. Schools, preschools, aged care centres, home care providers, community health and transport services, and local councils can all help to make a difference. There’s a few intergenerational programs already in place,... Read more
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