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From big screen to computer screen

It’s summertime, and that means it’s time for popcorn, snacks, and blockbuster movies on the silver screen. Have you noticed that many of the heroes in theaters this year seem to be of a certain age? In fact, some of them are old enough they could easily be getting Social Security retirement benefits even as they continue to work—saving the world or otherwise.

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On behalf of the Ohio Dermatological Association (ODA), I am writing to raise awareness of the month of May designated as “Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month” by the Ohio General Assembly.

In an effort to curb the skin cancer epidemic in Ohio and the United States, the ODA is educating and advocating for skin cancer detection and prevention. More than 1 million new cases of skin cancer will be diagnosed this year and approximately one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime.

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paint-away-polio
It was a “masterpiece” fundraising effort as the Oregon/Northwood Rotary Club raised $1,658 through it’s “Paint Away Polio” event, held April 12 at Oak Shade Grove. Fifty-six artists participated in the event, leaving with a seascape and the satisfaction of helping in the club’s efforts to end polio. With the matching funds provided through the Gates Foundation, the club's contribution to the End Polio Now initiative will total more than $4,900, allowing for over 25,000 children to be vaccinated against the debilitating disease. Contribute or learn more about the initiative www.endpolio.org.

Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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