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Matthews Jaycees, community pitch in to improve town

Monday, September 12, 2011

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Members of the Matthews Jaycees along with Matthews residents work to improve a home on Main Street Saturday morning.
(Photo by Jill Bock, Staff)
jillb@standard-democrat.com

MATTHEWS - Lois Andrews walked around and around the outside of her house Saturday morning with a broad smile. She marveled at the activity taking place.

There were people on ladders painting the exterior. Men and women were digging around her porch creating new flower beds while other volunteers were at work replacing a door knob or adding a touch of contrast paint to shutters.

When she started to talk about all the work on her home for the past 50 years, Andrews began to tear up.

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