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  1. Winslow Run Funds Distributed

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    November 19, 2013 by wcobserver

    Winslow Half Marathon and 5k Run makes about $5,000 Benefiting Local Non Profits in Winslow  -By John Ford- WINSLOW – Numerous community organizations received an early Christmas gift this year, thanks to the revenue generated by the successful  third annualWinslow Half-Marathon and 5K Race. The Board of Directors of the Winslow Community Development Council met on November 12th to review their final report on revenue and expenses from the September event. The race cost roughly $8,000 to stage while realizing over $12,000  from registration fees and sponsorships, according to race Director Daniel Dean and WCDC Treasurer Mary Anderson, who presented the board with a final accounting of race expenditures and revenue.

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  2. Finally, a Breather!

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    September 1, 2011 by wcobserver

    If you are like me, you probably have not been cooking much this summer. Here in the South it has been brutally hot and dry for over two months and I have not been in the mood to cook.

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  3. Tomato Fanatacism

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    August 4, 2011 by wcobserver

    By now you have probably figured out that I am obsessed with summer tomatoes. My last few columns have been about fresh, locally grown tomatoes.

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  4. Ruby Takes Her Love to Town

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    July 12, 2011 by wcobserver

    By John Ford Mrs. Ruby Reed is a fixture in Winslow and you can find her selling home baked goods at the Winslow Farmer’s Market every Saturday morning. An assortment of zuchinni bread, brownies, cookies and yeast breads are cooling on her counter when I visit her on a Friday afternoon, her baking day for the Saturday market.. A Winslow native, she has lived here most of her life and was at one time a reporter for the original Washington County Observer. In her seventies now, Ruby is still full of energy. Ruby’s family has a long history in Winslow. She grew up on a farm here and she and her siblings were by her account “independent and strong willed. Some nights we would bury ourselves in leaves to guard against wild animals and we would sleep in the woods. Not that that would have protected us! In the days of the steam engines, my stepdad was employed by the railroad to go down to the tunnel on winter nights to break the icicles from the roof before the train came through. Otherwise the lights on the engines would shatter as the train went through.” After getting married in her …

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