Monthly Archives: April 2017

Charting Her Course

What was the biggest decision you made at 9 years old? Maybe it was deciding who to invite to your slumber party or whether to do your homework before or after practice. Who would you be for Halloween – Batman or Superman? For Karen Ahedo it was deciding to dial […]

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Crafting a Refuge

She may be retired, but Alice Volk isn’t finished working. In her 70s now, Alice has been volunteering at Gateway for almost 10 years, about as long as she’s lived in Gainesville. “I started out working in the office, filing and answering phones,” Alice says. An occupational therapist suggested that […]

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Domestic violence survivor tells her story

By Nick Watson Celebrating the more than $1 million in transitional housing fundraising for domestic violence survivors, Abigail Cutchshaw pondered her “full-circle moment.” She was proud to share the victory with her mother, far away from her “seven-year nightmare from hell” in an abusive relationship. “I don’t know how I […]

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