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Banner photo, ALLEN MINCEY

A LOVELY DINING AREA welcomes those who attend Sharon’s Adult Day Center. The area also is used to play games and other activities.

Banner photo, ALLEN MINCEY

A GARDEN OUTSIDE SHARON”S ADULT DAY CENTER provides members there the opportunity to plant and harvest their own food, as well as giving them a purposeful activity.

Banner photo, ALLEN MINCEY

MUSIC IS OFTEN HEARD at Sharon’s Adult Day Center, as many of the clients there play their own instruments, including this beautiful piano.

Banner photo, ALLEN MINCEY

A PHOTOGRAPH OF HER GRANDMOTHER is placed in the kitchen at Sharon’s Adult Day Center by owner Sharon Kelly. She said watching her mother be a caregiver to her grandmother made her want to create a center where these caregivers can get some needed hours of relief.

Banner photo, ALLEN MINCEY

THOUGH SOME OF THE CLIENTS experience memory problems, some still know how to enjoy a nice game of billiards while they stay at Sharon’s Adult Day Center.

Banner photo, ALLEN MINCEY

FALL IN LOVE with Sharon’s Adult Day Center, where comfort is part of the process of making those who visit the center feel more comfortable.

Banner photo, ALLEN MINCEY

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR SHA’DA MCHEE, right, at Sharon’s Adult Day Center also interact with clients there, such as Mary Key.

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Banner photo, ALLEN MINCEY

SHARON KELLY, standing, visits with Judy Rowland during her time at Sharon’s Adult Day Center in Cleveland. Kelly started her adult day center in Chattanooga, and expanded to Cleveland in 1999.

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VEC Customers Share board member Dana Burgner presented a grant check to Jill Barrett, director for the 10th Judicial District Recovery Court. The Recovery Court program received a $2,000 grant in during the May VEC Customers Shares board meeting.

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