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Campers ages 3 to 12 were able to interact with first responders and their equipment.
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Clarksburg Summer Campers Meet Community Heroes, Explore Heavy Equipment

Maya Giron iBerkshires Correspondent
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CLARKSBURG, Mass. — On Tuesday, July 13 The Clarksburg Elementary School Summer Camp hosted a Community Heroes Night.
 
Campers ages 3 to 12 were able to interact with first responders and their equipment.
 
North Adams Police and Ambulance joined the Clarksburg Police Department and Fire Department. The Florida Fire Department was also present. 
 
First responders gave interactive demonstrations on safety protocols, equipment, and the importance of first responders in the community.
 
There was more action on Wednesday, July 14. Jay Petri of Petri contracting and members of the Clarksburg Highway Department brought construction vehicles to the school so the summer camp students could experience a different variety of vehicles.
 
Campers were able to climb into vehicles, honk their horns, watch demonstrations, and some were even able to take a short ride.
 
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Clarksburg's Hurlbuts to Walk for Jimmy Fund

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BOSTON, Mass. -- Two Clarksburg residents will participate in the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai on Sunday, Oct. 2. 
 
Sarah Hurlbut and Dakota Hurlbut, along with thousands of other walkers, will participate in the iconic annual event that will unite the community to raise funds to support all forms of adult and pediatric care and cancer research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
 
The Jimmy Fund Walk has raised more than $155 million for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in its 33-year history.  
 
“Throughout the past 33 years, the Jimmy Fund Walk has continuously supported life-saving research and cancer care at Dana-Farber. And the pandemic didn’t stop us,” said Zack Blackburn, director of the Jimmy Fund Walk. “Over the past two years, participants walked virtually and celebrated in their own unique ways. Now, we welcome them to walk the course in person. We are back, we are together, and we are stronger than ever.” 
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