Day: November 26, 2020

Chance meeting for health worker & POW she supported 50 years ago

November 26, 2020

As part of her daily routine at Riverside Regional Medical Center, Mary Pancoast reviews the list of patients scheduled for upcoming surgical procedures. Her heart nearly stopped one day when she saw these words on the next morning’s log: “Allan R. Carpenter, age 82.” During the Vietnam War, like many teenagers, Pancoast supported the troops […]

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VersAbility serves up Thanksgiving meals and Heartfelt Hellos in Festive Drive-Thru

November 26, 2020

Even a pandemic couldn’t stop VersAbility Resources from continuing a tradition that’s more than a decade old: offering Thanksgiving dinner to people with disabilities. The nonprofit, which provides support services to more than 1,300 disabled residents and families on the Peninsula and Middle Peninsula, typically hosts a holiday gathering for everyone it serves, but precautions […]

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