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Hollywood Working to Engage Boomers

6/17/2013
June 17, 2013

 
By Sergy Odiduro, Forum Publishing Group
June 14, 2013
 
Hollywood recently received a $30,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Broward to help engage baby boomers in community service.
 
Six cities have received grants from the foundation as part of its ongoing Re-engage for Good project. The other five are Fort Lauderdale, Pembroke Pines, Cooper City, Coral Springs and Sunrise.
 
The project's goal is to draw upon the knowledge and expertise of retirees in ways that benefit their communities. Keeping seniors involved prevents them from losing a connection to the community, said Thor Barraclough, a spokesman for the foundation.
 
"If people lose connections and move out of town, we lose the benefits of smart folks," Barraclough said. Read more here...
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