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Federated Franklin Women’s Club has purchased two library book carts for the Mountain View Intermediate School Library.

Mary Greeble, media specialist at MVI, was asked what was on her “wish list” of things needed at the school library, and the book carts topped the list.

FFWC holds a flea market fundraiser every year to support children in Macon County.

 

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Throughout all of April, which is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, residents in Macon County held a fundraiser to benefit neglected and abused children. Cousins Stephen Drake and Stephen Wright, both of Franklin, spearheaded the effort.

Proceeds from the fundraiser went toward funding a Royal Family Kids Club camp trip for children from across the state between the ages of 7 and 11, that are currently in the custody of Social Services. Many of the children, Wright said, have never experienced a proper summer vacation.

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From first graders to assisted living home residents and all those in between, everybody in Highlands benefits from the Mountain Garden Club’s annual plant sale— especially those who love to garden. Held every year on the Saturday before Memorial Day, it’s an event Highlands area residents look forward to all year long.

This past Saturday, the Highlands Ball Park was covered with hundreds of plants provided by members of the club, their spouses and their friends. This was the 29th year the club has sponsored the event.

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Care to invite bluebirds to your home while supporting a good cause? For the third year in a row, unique bluebird houses built by Franklin-area craftsmen are being sold to benefit KIDS Place.

Founded in 1991, KIDS Place is a private, nonprofit agency with the mission of providing “hope and healing for abused children and their families through coordinated services in a child-friendly place.”

This year, local craftsmen John Gallant and Nick Bolli are constructing the birdhouses, taking over for Fred Slagle who started the project three years ago.

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