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Cinch's Story

February 20, 2018 | By Low Cost Spay Neuter Washington County | Low Cost Spay Neuter Washington County "Fix 'ur Cat"

It's December 30, 2017 on a Saturday night. The snow is blowing sideways and there is already 4 inches on the ground. The temperature with the wind chill factor is hovering at zero and the call comes.

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Transitioning Through the Continuum of Compassion

January 24, 2018 | By Presbyterian SeniorCare Network | Presbyterian SeniorCare

When Tressa Roupe moved to Bellmead Apartments in 1996, she could not have known that she would live the last 21 years of her life in a series of Presbyterian SeniorCare Network communities.

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Saddles of Joy

January 15, 2018 | By Nathaniel Cumer | In Stride With Therapeutic Riding

The smell of dusty dirt crawled its way up my nose; the sound of kids talking and laughing rang in my ears; and their smiles shone bright in the dusky evening light. To me it was just another day, but to them, this day was precious. Today was their day, a day to escape the judgment and command of the world. Today, they would ride horses at In-Stride.

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Dancing with a Pink Ribbon

January 08, 2018 | By Brandi Flynn | Cornerstone Care

In October of 2014, Christina Livingston, Cornerstone Care's service outreach specialist was checking out at a local department store when a conversation sparked between her and a woman working in the store.

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A History of Compassion

December 28, 2017 | By Washington County Community Foundation with contributions from Brianna Clifford | Pet Search

Ilene the cat was found severely injured and it is believed that she was struck by a car shortly before she was found. After an unsuccessful attempt to find her owner through Facebook, her rescuer brought Ilene to PetSearch for treatment.

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An Invaluable Community Resource

November 13, 2017 | By Corie Turner | Citizens Library Association of Washington

Washington resident Tracy Weishner has been coming to Citizens Library every day for ten years. She says she doesn't know where she would be without the supportive staff and the library resources, especially the Gale Online Courses for learning computer debugging and operating systems.

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