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Posted: February 26, 2013 - 2:00pm

Leadership Aiken County is working on a Safe Routes to School project in the Crosland Park neighborhood in Aiken.

The goal of the project is to provide children and parents from the neighborhood with a “pleasant park area, a safe pick-up and drop-off point and a great gathering place for events,” according to a news release.

Donations are being sought to help with the project.

To contribute, contact Leadership Aiken County 2012-13 Safe Routes to School Fundraising
chairman Craig Brooks at (865) 679-7795.

Comments sought on SRS closure of H-Tank Farm

Public comments are being sought for the Draft Basis for Section 3116 Determination for Closure of H-Tank Farm at the Savannah River Site.

The document discusses tanks, ancillary structures and residual wastes at the H-Tank Farm.

The tanks store waste from the reprocessing of used nuclear fuel.

The public comment period extends through May 1. The document can be found at sro.srs.gov/f_htankfarmsdocuments.htm.

The SPCA Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare was among the Humane Society’s top 10 emergency placement partners in 2012.

The Aiken organization provided care for dozens of dogs rescued from a puppy mill in Edgefield County.

“SACAW worked diligently to meet the dogs’ various needs and find loving homes for them,” according to a news release.

The Georgia Regents University Cancer Center needs volunteers. Caregivers and cancer survivors are encouraged to apply. Call (706) 721-3596 or visit gru.edu/volunteer for more information or to request a volunteer application.

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