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Thursday, June 26, 2014 12:01 am

Hoop Journey is more than just basketball

 It’s already warm outside at 85 degrees on a breezeless summer evening in Springfield, but inside the gym at the Boys and Girls Club, it seems even hotter. The gym, sans air conditioning, is f...
Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 12:00 pm

Day of Action sends 280 volunteers across Springfield

On a blustery Friday, an endless stream of people ambles into the United Way office, filling the small space with white T-shirts bearing the words “Live United.” Moments later, they’...
Thursday, July 14, 2011 12:15 pm

Volunteer outreach focuses on PTSD

More than 8,000 miles and three decades separate the quiet fields at Jubilee Farm west of Springfield from the violence and death of the Vietnam War. But for Richard Tapia, a Springfield veteran of th...
Thursday, July 7, 2011 11:55 pm

Springfield teacher volunteers her skills

Molly Clesen may be 4,200 miles from home, but she’s still in a familiar environment: the classroom. Clesen, a 26-year-old teacher of blind and visually impaired students in Springfield School D...
Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010 01:57 pm

Volunteers build new playground in a single day

A new playground in Springfield’s Gehrmann Park will serve as an anchor in a neighborhood that is revitalizing itself one step at a time.On Sept. 25, about 200 volunteers converged on Gehrmann P...

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