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The Importance of Volunteerism

The Retired Educators volunteer group packing NAPS boxesI have been working as the Repack Coordinator for a little over 2 years now and have seen firsthand how important volunteers are to our success at the Second Harvest North Central Food Bank from a Logistical standpoint. ...

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The Importance of Volunteerism

The Retired Educators volunteer group packing NAPS boxesI have been working as the Repack Coordinator for a little over 2 years now and have seen firsthand how important volunteers are to our success at the Second Harvest North Central Food Bank from a Logistical standpoint. ...

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5 Animals That, According To the Church, Are Fish

http://www.cracked.com/quick-fixes/5-delicious-animals-you-can-eat-during-lent/ Because Catholicism is built around 1) feeling quilty about everything ...

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Ruffed Grouse strutting their stuff

I’ve heard reports of Ruffed Grouse displaying this spring in the snow.   Ruffed Grouse, red-phase       ...

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Murder at the Breakers by Alyssa Maxwell

Newport, Rhode Island, August 1895: She may be a less well-heeled relation, but as second cousin to millionaire patriarch Cornelius Vanderbilt, twenty-one-year-old Emma Cross is on the guest list for a grand ball at the Breakers, the Vanderbilts’ summer home. ... More from Hibbing Public Library

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Pickles & Preserves by Andrea Weigl

Today, a canning revival is under way. Blogs are devoted to canning, introductory classes are offered at farmers' markets and sales of canning supplies are on the rise. ... More from Hibbing a Fit City

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Lac du Bois Weekend

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Keep Asking What You Really Want to Be When You Grow Up

Over the years, I have worked at a variety of jobs. Quite frankly, I became a bit of a job-hopper. I was never really satisfied with where I was or what I was doing. ... More from Grand Rapids Area Professionals for Excellence (GRAPE)

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Peeping the Bog: April 13, 2014

Peeping the Bog: April 13, 2014 The song birds are returning: blackbirds and robins back from their migrations; goldfinches, purple finches, juncos, occasional winter visitors, are back to stay. ... More from Susan Carol Hauser's Blog

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laundry day

Not so much changes. If we choose for it not to. Letters and laundry. Two examples. An email is quickly deleted after reading. A handwritten letter is cherished from the moment it is retrieved from the mailbox and often saved to reread over the years. ...

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Fishing ReportApril 12, 2014Still some guys perch

Fishing ReportApril 12, 2014Still some guys perch fishing.  Everyone is walking out now.  Landings are starting to pull away from shore.  Hope that ... More from Froggy's Sports News

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Something Wonderful Quote for Today

Here’s my new mantra for each morning before getting out of bed… The post Something Wonderful Quote for Today appeared first on the... [[ Click here to read more... ...

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Goons Be Gone

Coming from a long time fan and ice hockey enthusiast, I simply have to say - goons be gone. Cheap and dirty play like this tarnishes the game, the league...the grace of the sport. ...

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Headwaters Science Center presents: Saturday Science featuring Phenology with John Latimer

Headwaters Science Center, 413 Beltrami Ave NW, will host John Latimer on Saturday, April 19th from 2 to 3:00 pm for Saturday Science.   Saturday Science is FREE with paid admission and FREE for HSC members.John will discuss phenology -  the study of biological life cycles as they relate to seasonal changes. ...

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Demo in Watercolor of Fish with Qor paints

Ok...I have not kept up with this but decided to paint some today and so this is where the watercolor is now. I did find that in just two coats the background is solid black which usually would take me more with my transparent paints. ...

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Farm Dreams Workshop @ Earth Fest, Saturday April 26th 4pm-8pm

Want to try your hand at farming? Or curious what it takes to start up a small ecological and sustainable farm to help support local food production & distribution?  If so, attend this entry level, four hour, exploratory workshop designed to help people who are seeking information on whether sustainable farming is the next step for them. For more information please visit the Land Stewardship Project’s events page and to register for the workshop. ...

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Try Volunteering at the Edge Center! Enrich Your Community and Enrich Yourself!!

The week of April 6 through 13 was National Volunteer Week and the Grand Rapids Herald Review ran a special section on the event in its Business Section. ...

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The Next Step on my Literary Journey

The door is closed on Dan and his friends.  The door is closed on the style, the door is closed on the story.  I can’t say exactly how I know this; ...

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The Academy of Humility

Just do it. Be not afraid, but offer it up. All of it. Jesus, I Trust in You.                                                ...

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The Academy of Humility

Just do it. Be not afraid, but offer it up. All of it. Jesus, I Trust in You.                                                ...

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