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Building a focal point in your rural community

Building a focal point in your rural community

final report

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Published by Administration on Aging in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rural elderly -- Services for -- Nebraska.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn H. McClain ... [et al.].
    ContributionsMcClain, John W., University of Nebraska (Central administration), United States. Administration on Aging.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination78, [61] p.
    Number of Pages78
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17751059M

    ASSETS OF YOUR COMMUNITY: A KEY COMPONENT FOR BUILDING LOCAL CAPACITY. LIONEL J. BEAULIEU, SOUTHERN RURAL DEVELOPMENT CENTER. INTRODUCTION. In many communities across the country, it is not uncommon for local leaders and citi-zens to assemble together to try to make their community an even better place in which to live. Unfortunately, the. Dale Hodgins wrote:Many churches are sitting on quite a bit of land, that is either meant for future building of churches or old folks homes or other things associated with their of this land could be used for Community plots and other things, provided people agree to move without a fuss, when they need the land for the designated purpose.

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    The building’s renovation has also rejuvenated the local area and provided a much-needed focal point for a community facing the challenges of rural isolation. Another example is The Anglers Rest Pub in Bamford, Derbyshire, which is not only a pub at the heart of the village but also provides other essential services like a local post office. Lena is the focal point of this book and the author finally fleshes out the back story of this polarizing figure from the prior five novels in the series. Lena's ordeal begins a full three days BEFORE Jeffrey and Sara become involved in an all-consuming nightmare for them all/5().


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