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Stepping Stones Shelter hosts VIPs and Volunteers

Volunteers clearing brush at Stepping Stones Shelter

Volunteers clearing brush at Stepping Stones Shelter

Despite the rainy weather, more than one hundred volunteers came to the Stepping Stones Shelter in the Jefferson Square/Hungerford section of Rockville today as part of the National Day of Service commemorating 9-11.  When I arrived at 1 pm, it was buzzing with people.  They had removed carpet from the house exposing the original oak floors, were fixing radiator covers on the front porch, clearing LOTS of brush from the woods, and refinishing picnic tables in the back yard to make the historic house a more attractive and enjoyable place for its residents and staff.  The project in Rockville launched a three-year partnership between Continue reading →