by Sheila Gardner
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July 20, 2013
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Fan drive spins up to beat heat

More than 30 new electric fans have been donated to Douglas County seniors, a week after officials launched a drive to help keep seniors cool. The free fans are piling up at the senior center to be distributed to low income, frail, or seniors 60 years or older. The timing couldn’t be better, as the area is expected to set record highs this weekend. Senior Services Director Travis Lee started the program earlier this month after Senior Services homemakers and Meals on Wheels staff observed clients in the community who lacked air conditioning during sweltering summer temperatures. The hot weather …

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The Record Courier Updated Jul 21, 2013 09:54AM Published Jul 25, 2013 08:45AM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.