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Editorial: Join us

How can you put a value on the good work done in our communities by civic, social and church outreach groups?

They feed the hungry, clothe the poor, minister to the imprisoned, and help to pay for the education of countless young people heading off to college.

They take children shopping, sponsor youth sports leagues, deliver meals to the homebound, and provide services of comfort and support to people in every age group. 

They drive people to medical appointments, provide eyeglasses and hearing aids to the vision-impaired, volunteer at the care clinic, or sit by a bedside to give a loving caregiver some relief.

They spay and neuter feral animals and give shelter to surplus pets in order to prevent suffering. They sell books to boost library services. They build playgrounds and create new playing fields at the parks. They do much, much more: this is just the tip of the iceberg.

To pay for their activities, they sell candy bars, funnel cakes, greeting cards, lemonade, brooms a...

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