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Salvation Army Bell Ringers

15135863_1788098144783450_3260007043201954746_nThe Salvation Army is looking for volunteers bell ringers! They need volunteers through December 24th, for two hour shifts between 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM (10:00 AM – 2:00 PM on Christmas Eve). No previous experience is needed, and all funds collected stay to help families here in Gloucester!

They will be ringing the Bell at the York River Crossing ABC, Walmart, and Gloucester Pharmacy. For more information, please contact The Salvation Army office at 804-642-3960. Also, download their flyer here!


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Bridges Out of Poverty Presentation

51rR2Wa9POL._SX344_BO1,204,203,200_.jpgAt our next GRC meeting, December 7th at 9:30 AM at the Gloucester Main Street Library,¬†Cathy Pemberton, from the Powhatan Department of Social Services, will be providing a presentation on “Bridges out of Poverty.”

This presentation addresses the dynamics that cause and maintain poverty from the individual to the systemic level. “Bridges Out of Poverty” uses the lens of economic class and provides concrete tools and strategies for a community to prevent, reduce, and alleviate poverty.

Come join us on Wednesday for the awesome presentation!