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Tower Hill Botanic Garden is a 171-acre botanic garden and arboretum located in Boylston, Massachusetts, approximately 8 miles north of central Worcester in Worcester County, Massachusetts. Tower Hill features 17 distinct gardens, preserved woodlands, and miles of walking trails.
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The AARP Massachusetts Executive Council (EC) provides strategic direction for AARP at the state level. The volunteer board is led by State President Sandra Harris. Each member brings uniquely valuable skills and experience to AARP.
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Boston – Susan Jaye-Kaplan has been selected by AARP, the nonprofit organization for people 50 and older, to receive the 2018 AARP Massachusetts Andrus Award for Community Service -- the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award.
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By Michelle Cerulli McAdams
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Boston —Today, AARP announced the awardees for its 2018 AARP Community Challenge grant program, including three recipients right here in Massachusetts.  A total of $1.3 million will be distributed to fund 129 “quick action” projects across the country, helping communities make immediate improvements and jumpstart long-term progress to support residents of all ages. Nearly 1,600 applications were received from non-profits and government entities for the program, now in its second year. Each of the projects, which must be completed by November 5, is designed to achieve on one or more of the following outcomes:
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On Saturday, March 31, the nation will celebrate the life and contributions of Cesar Chavez. Chavez has paved the way for individuals today to advocate for equitable wages and safe working conditions. In recognition of this legacy, former President Barack Obama mandated that all fifty states honor Chavez’s legacy by observing a national holiday each year.
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As Baby Boomers begin to downsize and simplify their lives, more and more are finding that their prized possessions are not wanted by their children and grandchildren. This rejection can be difficult to take.
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By Jill Gambon
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