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Danville woman honored for lending a helping hand - and hoof

Original post made on Dec 3, 2010

Danville resident Melanie Buerke, founder of nonprofit SonRise Equestrian Foundation in Castro Valley, was one of six honorees to receive the Threads of Hope award Wednesday night.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, December 1, 2010, 9:55 PM

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Posted by Patti
a resident of Danville
on Dec 3, 2010 at 7:26 am

This woman and her volunteers are angels. Every person who has the time, and there are a lot of us in Danville who are privileged to be able to not work outside the house, should look deep inside ourselves and give our time to others on a daily basis while our kids are in school. It's nice to be able to treat ourselves with working out at the gym, spa treatments, and socializing with friends, but we in Danville need to give back to others in less fortunate communities on a regular basis. Let's lead a life of service and teach our kids by example.

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