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Common Threads

Senior citizen services, literacy programs, and access to public libraries and parks contribute significantly to the vitality of communities throughout our region. Tucker Community Foundation manages ten endowments that provide perpetual support for a senior citizen program, five public libraries, literacy programs, and parks and recreation projects More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016
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Turner’s Tidbits

This is a photo of a political watch fob. It advertises the November 1904 presidential campaign of Alton B. Parker, New York and his running mate for vice-president Henry Gassaway Davis, West Virginia. Mr. Parker More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016
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Momma Said

I think we live in an age of oblivion. Just look around and all you will see are people with their eyes on their phone or other device. Ear plugs in the ears and totally oblivious of their surroundings. Momma Said, More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016
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Grouse Hunt

  With a break in the weather and all of the snow melted off Sammy and I took the opportunity to finally get in the woods for a grouse hunt before the season ends. The temperatures warmed into the 40’s and More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016
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Common Threads

It might be a bit superfluous to say unrestricted donations are the holy grail of philanthropy but one cannot overlook their significance. Unrestricted endowed funds allow maximum flexibility to use where needed More...

Anderson Wolford
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
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Turner’s Tidbits

This is a photo of Anderson Wolford from the Flanagan Hill Area of the County. Anderson was the son of John T and Susanna Flanagan Wolford. Anderson’s grandparents were John and Fannie Thompson Wolford. Anderson’s More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
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Momma Said

The weather is set to warm up and the bird feeder is alive with activity. I have mourning doves, wrens, starlings, blue jays and squirrels. I have always enjoyed watching birds and I think the doves are my favorite. More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
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Common Threads

A common thread throughout the region, since the start of Tucker Community Foundation, is strong donor support that has created a roster of scholarship funds and a number of endowments that support educational programs More...