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Columbia County Special Olympics have something for everyone

...Mackelburg. "It's a privilege to volunteer."Mimi Tom, a school system recreation therapist and one of four local coordinators of the games, said preparations for the annual event start early."It's something we started at the beginning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-22/columbia-county-special-olymp
Augusta Warrior Project chosen to lead national initiative

...services to service members in seven rural Geor gia counties surrounding Augusta.Lorraine said a small team of local coordinators comprised of Cheree Tham, Stephanie Suarez and Rose mary Forrest will work on the initiative with him.No local...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-24/augusta-warrior-project-chose
220 athletes compete in Columbia County Schools Special Olympics at Greenbrier High School

...After the lighting of the torch, the games began.Mimi Tom, a school system recreation therapist and one of four local coordinators of the games, said most students look forward to the Special Olympics."This is like our Super Bowl," Tom said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-03-12/220-athletes-compete-columbi
Toys for Tots gathers gifts for hundreds

...through Aiken County's Toys for Tots, and several families expressed their need closer to the holidays, said local coordinator Lane Parker. The toy drive and fundraiser will allow the organization to buy and donate toys today, so the families...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/24/met_560695.shtml
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Students campaign for Darfur

...presidential primary, called them out during a rally in Aiken and asked them to share their positions with the audience. Local coordinator and educator Sherry Shipes said that's when she realized she wasn't just "feeding a paper tiger." "Everybody...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/31/met_185564.shtml
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Anti-war activists petition Norwood

...support an exit strategy with a timeline that brings our troops home by the end of 2006," said Gayla Keesee, a local coordinator for MoveOn.Org, which delivered the petitions to Mr. Norwood's Augusta office. The Augusta contingent was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/15/met_32930.shtml
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Federal agency calls off Bantu resettlement in Cayce

...Bantus would move to the Columbia area. The federal decision has been devastating, the Rev. Richard Robinson, the local coordinator of the resettlement project, said. "All the indications that I had gotten was that the Department of State was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/09/met_395606.shtml
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Somali Bantu arrival date postponed

...history. They are now scheduled to arrive after Jan. 1, the State Department said. The Rev. Richard Robinson, the local coordinator of the Bantu resettlement for Lutheran Family Services, said the State Department had not told him of the delay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/02/met_393332.shtml
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Volunteer panels review foster care cases

...with a simple suggestion from a regular citizen. "They bought a deadbolt for her door," said Janet Weinberger, local coordinator for Permanent Homes for Children in Georgia, a volunteer organization that works with the courts to resolve foster...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/21/met_268322.shtml
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Local and area briefs

...as of Monday, was 102,702 pounds, well beyond last year's collection of 86,780, said Tammy Lynn Jackson, local coordinator of the annual Letter Carrier's Food Drive held Saturday. "We had great cooperation from everybody, the city...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/13/met_208224.shtml
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