November 2010

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Photo of the Week: November 18, 2010

Services for Manny

Services for Manuel Fernandes will be this Saturday from 10am – 12pm at Riley Funeral Home. 171 Humboldt Avenue Dorchester, MA 02121 (617) 427-5625 There will be a repass following the services in the gathering hall of Catherine Clark Apartments on the 1st floor. 915 Dorchester Ave. D
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Experience Corps Michel Idiokitas Featured in Newsweek Article “Second Life”

A growing group of organizations is offering new retirees help with figuring out what’s next in life. Read the article here.
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A Hill in Dorchester

Dorchester is a neighborhood of hills.  When walking from Fields Corner to the Marshall Elementary School in the Bowdoin-Geneva community,  one must walk up a long hill in a  community that faces too many struggles. You walked up that hill for 8 years, Manny.  I can see you now, pushi
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Experience Corps Featured in US News & World Report’s Article “How to Choose the Best Volunteering Option”

October 27, 2010 Though the economy is hurting, volunteering in the United States jumped last year at the fastest rate in six years. At least 63 million gave of their time and energy. “What we’re seeing is the depth of the American spirit and generosity at its best,” says Patrick Corv
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Helen Garretson’s Encore Career: Deputy Director of Generations Incorporated

For 25 years, Helen Garretson was the Director of Social Work for Children’s Hospital in Boston, overseeing a department of 60 social workers and managing a $2 million budget.  She left in 1999 and began her search for a different kind of social work, one that would allow her to have
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Boston Globe Article Features Our Very Own Experience Corps Member Bill Wolff

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“Giving Back”  Seeing contributions improve the lives of others: ‘There’s no better feeling’ When Bill Wolff envisioned his retirement, he never imagined helping inner-city children learn to read. He figured he might take up a new hobby, or maybe a part-time job. But in 2005, as
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