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This author Travis Cox has created 2 entries.

25 Jun

The AmeriCorps Crew

“I wanted to spend a year doing service.” Bree Dion is team leader for the AmeriCorps crew currently stationed at our home base in Middletown, California. The team is made up of 11 18-24 year olds who have all decided they wanted to give back to communities affected by natural disasters. This team is a part of AmeriCorps’ National Civilian Community Corps, or NCCC. The program consists of three rounds spent around the country in various capacities. Bree’s team is in...

21 Jun

Pimentals Move In

“This home is my Mother’s Day gift” said Maria Pimental as she wiped tears from her eyes.  Maria and her husband, Salvador and their two sons who were living with them, lost their home and all their possessions when the Valley Fire swept through Middletown in September 2015.  For several months, they lived with their son and daughter-in-law, Benjamin and Laura and their son, Benji.  Just weeks after the fire, Laura learned she was pregnant with twins. Needless to say it’s...

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