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Volunteers Needed At Herndon Adult Day Health Care

Fairfax County needs a pianist to play during sing-alongs with participants at the Herndon Harbor Adult Day Health Care, 875 Grace Street, Herndon, once a month for a few hours.

The center also needs lunch service assistants once a week from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Contact Fairfax County's Volunteer Solutions at 703-324-5406, TTY 703-449-1186, volunteersolutions@fairfaxcounty.gov  or visit Volunteer Solutions online.

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