by Caryn Haller

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August 30, 2013
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Smoke doesn’t keep Douglas seniors from center

While smoke from the Rim fire has disrupted most peoples’ plans, it hasn’t slowed Douglas County seniors down a bit. The dining room at the Douglas County Senior Center was running at normal capacity Friday for lunch. “They still need to eat. We do 300 meals a day no matter what, and the rest goes into Meals on Wheels,” said Tammy McComb, food service supervisor. “They’re safe inside and they spend their day here. This is like their home away from home.” Although the senior center was handing out masks to seniors, Ron Ruggiero, 71, was giving away N95 particulate …

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