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Abingdon Ruritan donations

PHOTOS BY DEAN MARZOCCA The Boys & Girls Club of Gloucester, located in the Hayes Shopping Center, was recently presented with a $1,000 donation check from the Abingdon Ruritan Club. Boys & Girls Club of Gloucester has ensured that youth living on the Virginia Peninsula have an inclusive and safe space to engage in an array of development opportunities, a release stated. Shown at the check presentation are, from left, B&G Club unit director Jessica Westmoreland, Abingdon Ruritan vice president Mary Lou Shepherd, and B&G Club program director Kyle Rich.

The Abingdon Ruritan Club recently made a $2,000 donation to the Riverside Walter Reed Hospice Care team located on Main Street in Gloucester. Club vice president Mary Lou Shepherd presented the check to hospice manager Brenda Scales. The hospice team provides care for anyone who has a life-limiting illness who wants to focus on quality of life rather than on curative measures. It provides a compassionate, holistic approach to end-o...

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