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Community - May 11, 2011

Helping hands

Volunteers spread bark and set protective netting around seedling oak trees at Sharon Hills Park in Menlo Park as part of the Mormon Helping Hands program April 30. Thousands of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints throughout California participated in community service projects on that day, said spokesman Bryant McOmber. On the Midpeninsula, some 400 volunteers donned yellow vests to give back to their communities, he said.

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