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Jumble Store and Safe Haven

‘Building Relationships’ and Shopping Bargains By Phyliss Boatwright Photos by Mackenzie Clayton, RCS Sophomore Shopping at the Jumble Store on Roxboro’s Main Street offers several advantages. Customers can find great bargains on a new outfit, a good book, a car seat for the baby or grandchild, a new chair for the home, or pick up a piece of jewelry or ...

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The Spirit of Service in Every Nook and Cranny

By Phyliss Boatwright Cities, towns, counties are typically thought of as locations, places, dots on a map. But those dots are made up of people who live, work and do business there, and people give a place its spirit. Roxboro and Person County embody a spirit of service and giving. When asked to define the spirit of Roxboro and Person ...

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Plan Now for Year End Giving

By Debra L. Dodson Executive Director - The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region Now is a great time to plan for your year-end giving and The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region is ready to help you! We help donors with personalized giving to support a region from Martinsville/Henry County to Halifax County, Virginia, along with Caswell ...

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Reporting on Mr. Woody Taught Me About Myself

By Mackenzie Clayton, RCS Sophomore Journalism Student “Dedication, that’s Ruffin Woody,” said Roxboro Fire Chief Kenneth Torian during a ceremony held on April 18 to honor Walter Ruffin Woody, Jr. with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine Award. The ceremony was held at the Roxboro Fire Department (RFD), where Woody has worked and volunteered since 1947, when he was ...

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Community Foundation of the Dan River Region – 1/24/2018

NEWS RELEASE   THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES OVER $635,000 IN NEW GRANTS; MORE THAN $22.6 MILLION GIVEN SINCE FORMATION   For release after                                                                      For more information, 4:30 p.m. January 24, 2018                                                    contact Debra Dodson   The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region announced today a total of more than $637,000 in new grants to 43 non-profit community ...

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