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Fort's volunteers leave mark

...spouses and dependents contribute to Augusta through volunteerism. "People volunteer for a number of reasons," said Lynn Harshman, the fort's volunteer coordinator. "That's why you have so many of them at different types of places." Ms...
Symposium will provide leadership training for teens

...March. "We're hoping we're going to be able to reach out and touch a different segment of the community," said Lynn Harshman, of Fort Gordon's Army Community Service, which will be presenting a teen leadership symposium March 10. The symposium...
Richmond Neighbors
Holidays are brighter with necessities, toys for families in need

...brighter holiday. "Last year, we raised $42,000 and helped 322 families with more than 800 children," said Lynn Harshman, the Christmas House coordinator. Christmas House helps families with needs during the holidays by giving toys for...
Richmond Neighbors
Fort Gordon's Christmas House helps more than 300 families

...collected during the past four months will be distributed to needy families on Dec. 6 and 7 in what program manager Lynn Harshman calls "organized pandemonium.""It's a big relief for the parents," Harshman said, to have many of the gifts...
Service programs change to meet new needs

...We're still seen as being partners in readiness. We are seen as a force enhancement. That's exciting," said Lynn Harshman, the community life program manager. Community Service offers a variety of programs for families, from relocation...
Richmond Neighbors
Santa visits the Christmas House that generous contributors built

...filled with check presentations to the charity. "Everyone pulls together to make Christmas House happen," said Lynn Harshman, the Christmas House coordinator. More than $40,000 had been raised by Nov. 19, almost half of it from two sources...
Richmond Neighbors
Augusta-area bikers give gifts to military families

...bandanas and badges rode motorcycles with pink dolls and teddy bears strapped to the back."I remember one year," said Lynn Harshman, the director of Christmas House at Fort Gordon, "A big man in leather stirrups, a leather jacket, and a big beard...
Volunteers give glimpse of Christmas House's work

...Mrs. Claus completed the ceremony. Donations to Christmas House are being accepted. For more information, call Lynn Harshman at 791-3579. Reach Charmain Z. Brackett at
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Military families flock to lot to pick out free Christmas trees

...the trees, families received handmade Christmas ornaments from children in Virginia. "It went really well," said Lynn Harshman, of Fort Gordon's Army Community Service who helped organize the local distribution. Trees arrived around 8 a...
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Expo shows military spouses new skills

...learn to scale it down," he said. More than 70 women and men attended the Military Spouse Expo on Aug. 30, said Lynn Harshman, of the Army Community Service. "I'm delighted with the turnout," she said. The format for the program was...
Richmond Neighbors