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About 550 volunteers of all ages from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints got together Saturday to provide an interior and exterior makeover at Winn Elementary School. Ten congregations took part in the event, which included donations of $2,811, plus a couple pallets of school supplies, a mural, furniture, trees and gift cards. This fall, Winn launched a Montessori program, starting with pre-K and kindergarten students. (Photos courtesy Marco Hanson)



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