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February 16, 2013

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ELDER VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT: The Rose Baker Senior Center and the Council on Aging (COA) needs friendly visitors and shoppers to provide weekly shopping and home visits to home-bound elders. The Gloucester COA has many other volunteer opportunities also available. Call Lydia at 978-281-9765, ext. 14.

ASHLEY RICHARD SCHOLARSHIP: The Ashley Richard Memorial Scholarship, created by family and friends in her memory, is awarded each year to a deserving Gloucester High School senior who has participated in Junior ROTC. The student must demonstrate the leadership, citizenship and perseverance to strive to make things better. Qualified students must be accepted at an accredited school of continued learning. To donate, send a check payable to the Ashley Richard Memorial Scholarship, c/o Cape Ann Savings Bank, 109 Main St., Gloucester, MA 01930.

RAYMOND R. ANDERTON SCHOLARSHIP: The Raymond R. Anderton Scholarship Fund has been established by family and friends to honor his life. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving Gloucester High School senior who has been accepted at an accredited school of continued learning. The recipient must demonstrate a commitment to community service and social change through activities, school-sponsored and otherwise. Applicants should possess a strong character, unique interests and an eagerness to “think outside the box.” Scholarship applications may be picked up at the Gloucester High School guidance office. To make a contribution, send a check payable to the Raymond R. Anderton Scholarship Fund, c/o Cape Ann Savings Bank, 109 Main St., Gloucester, MA 01930.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: North Shore Elder Services, 152 Sylvan St., Danvers, seeks volunteers willing to make a difference in the life of an elder by joining its Money Management Program, Ombudsman Program or At Your Side Medical Advocates Program. Contact Amy Bens at 978-624-2288, Gene Doughty at 978-624-2288, or visit www.nselder.org.

DAVID L. BENJAMIN MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP: Donations are being accepted for the David L. Benjamin Music Scholarship. The $500 scholarship is awarded annually to a Gloucester High School senior who is active in the instrumental or vocal music programs at Gloucester High School. Checks may be sent to: David L. Benjamin Music Scholarship, c/o Maureen Klopotoski, 169R Magnolia Ave., Gloucester, MA 01930.

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