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Here's a roundup of some of the community bulletins posts posted in our Announcements section this past week. To post your own news, head to our Announcements page and click the "Add an Announcement" button on the right:
. Fourteen Reading residents were recently honored as Pacesetters for the 2012 Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai.
Call for High School Athlete Heroes: Plymouth Rock Offers $1000 Scholarships. Do you know a high school student athlete who deserves to be named a High School Hero? For the remainder of 2013, seven student athletes will be selected to represent the inaugural High School Heroes class—each of whom will receive a $1,000 scholarship from leading local insurance carrierPlymouth Rock Assurance. Click here to nominate a deserving student athlete to receive this award or learn more.
Reading Co-operative Bank Employees Support The Jimmy Fund. In the month of April, employees of Reading Co-operative Bank donated to The Jimmy Fund through the annual Rally Against Cancer for their monthly Dress Down for Charity Day. On Monday, April 8th, in honor of Red Sox opening day, employees were able to wear Red Sox apparel in exchange for a $5 donation to The Jimmy Fund. Collectively, they raised $285 for the cause and all contributions were matched by the Reading Co-operative Charitable Foundation for a total donation of $570.