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Learning at LeMoyne

October 25, 2020 | By Lesley Andy Brock | Lemoyne Community Center

I have learned so much as I have sought to teach at LeMoyne, especially as we explore together elements of Black History. I have had the joy of learning about the written and oral traditions that have made up the fabric of the African American experience in our culture.

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Little Lake

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For the Love of Little Lake

October 25, 2020 | By Kathy DeBlassio | Little Lake Theatre

My journey at Little Lake Theatre literately began at the “ground level.” In 1998, I started weeding the flowerbed. Today, I am board president.

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Low Cost Spay

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It's Not Just the Pets, It's Also the People

October 25, 2020 | By Elizabeth Babcock | Low Cost Spay Neuter Washington County "Fix 'ur Cat"

It’s been breathtaking for me to encounter an entire group where nobody makes a dime for their efforts. They all show up simply because they are that dedicated. It’s amazing and humbling to witness.

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Paying it Forward

October 25, 2020 | By Meals on Wheels @ the Crossroads | Meals on Wheels @ the Crossroads

What would make a healthy 47-year-old woman give up a successful career as the head of digital ops for a digital marketing company? For Melanie Kinney, the decision to move to Memphis to spend time caring for her aging father was an easy one. That precious time was a turning point for Melanie, and she determined that she would begin a new chapter of life as a volunteer who improves the lives of others.

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Mon Valley Ymca Resized

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Preparing for the Future

October 25, 2020 | By Jordan Miller | Mon Valley YMCA

Providing comfort and helping others is a significant part of my life. This is one of the reasons why I love to volunteer.

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Mon Vale Health Resized

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My Journey as a Volunteer

October 25, 2020 | By Ruth Antonelli | Monongahela Valley Hospital

In 2007, when I signed on to become an Auxiliary Volunteer with Monongahela Valley Hospital, I never imagined where my journey would take me or, how I might touch peoples’ lives.

From sharing the grief and pain of a mother who had lost her son, to having a Grandmother, who is raising her grandchildren, cry and hug me after comforting her, my volunteer work is more rewarding than words can describe.

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