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Neurofibromatosis Northeast Fundraiser at Fran’s

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From the website: Neurofibromatosis, pronounced neuro-fibroma-tosis, is a genetic disorder of the nervous system that causes tumors to form on the nerves anywhere in or on the body at any time. NF affects all races, all ethnic groups and both sexes equally. NF affects more people than Cystic Fibrosis and Muscular Dystrophy combined! A fundraiser…

Some Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Photos

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Today was the 4th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service in Lynn. A coalition of organizations including the Lynn Community Association, Girls Inc., Coalition that Cares (CTC), Social Capital, Inc., RAW Arts, Circle of Nations, and The Food Project sent approximately 320 volunteers to service projects throughout the city. These photos are from…

Girls Inc. January Volunteer Spotlight

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This month’s volunteer spotlight is on Linda Sharkey! Born and raised in Lynn, Linda is a self-proclaimed “Lynn Cheerleader.” She graduated from Lynn English and continues to live in the city. She currently works independently as a health and nutrition consultant, helping people who are looking to overcome all kinds of challenges in order to…

Girls Inc. December Volunteer Spotlight

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Text – Bob grew up in Burlington, Vermont where he also attended the University of Vermont. Now, he lives in Swampscott where he has been for the past 35 years. He worked in the computer industry for many years before retiring. Now, he spends his time volunteering here at Girls Inc. as well as in…