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A “Did You Know” Post

Reading the paper, we typically see the bad news, so I thought I’d take some tidbits from this week’s news to highlight a couple of local items that made me feel good.  I’ve included here some quotes from the articles, and a link, too, so you can read more if you like.

Summer Lunch for low income kids in local Libraries
from the article:
"The Contra Costa County Library is serving lunch this summer at eight library locations in the county in an effort to prevent a summer nutrition gap. Many low-income children face nutrient deficiencies when school closes for the summer break. The effort is part of a statewide collaboration between the California Library Association (CLA) and the California Summer Meal Coalition to unite libraries and summer meal providers and keep kids healthy and engaged when school is out. “This program gives us a chance to get to know more members of our community and provide an additional service,” said Ian Richards, senior community library manager for the El Sobrante and Pinole"
Click HERE to find out more

Landmark restoration taken on by neighborhood resident
from the article:
"Over the years, a redwood tree, apparently planted around the time the subdivision was built, started to undermine the structural integrity of the adjacent column, prompting resident Jon Streeter to think about saving it. His plan, originally conceived about five years ago, is to disassemble the tipping column and rebuild it exactly as is, according to a March engineering permit application to the city's Planning and Development Department.
"The basic idea is, we'll be restoring a historic monument at no taxpayer cost," Streeter said last week."
Click HERE to find out more

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