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November 3, 2013

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Justice Resource Institute’s Intensive Foster Care & Adoption Program, is actively seeking foster parents in the Merrimack Valley to provide loving homes for children and young adults with intensive emotional and behavioral needs. These youth are from the Merrimack Valley and the goal is to place them with local foster parents to maintain a sense of normalcy and stability. Foster parents have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children and young adults who are in great need of caring homes. Contact Courtney Edge-Mattos at 508-821-7774 or email cedge-mattos@communitycareservices.org for more information.

Join Jumpstart, to make a difference in the lives of preschool children in Lawrence. Jumpstart is looking for volunteers to help preschool children prepare for Kindergarten. Volunteers will work in a preschool classroom two mornings a week with a team of peers/community members, receive free training and professional development (leadership opportunities available), and earn a stipend or education award over $1,000. The program will run from October/November through May. For more information, contact Leslie Randall at 857-413-4574 or apply online and learn more at jstart.org.

Ballroom Dance Lessons, offered by the Andover Department of Community Services. These lessons are open to everyone, with levels from beginner to advanced. Call 978-623-8276 to register. For questions about the program, call Tom Webster, the instructor, at 978-501-4847.

Vegetarian Cooking Group getting started, for people living in Andover. If there is sufficient interest, then an initial meeting will be scheduled in the library. Anyone interested in participating or learning more about vegetarian cooking may email vegcookinginandover@gmail.com.

The Massachusetts Military Academy (MMA) Alumni Association, seeks graduates of the MMA Officer Candidate School (OCS) graduates from all classes and all years. Contact the Massachusetts Military Academy headquarters’ staff or write to P.O. Box 955, Salem, NH 03079 or email rtlionheart1191@yahoo.com for more information.

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