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1 Youth (Janesville) Seeking siblings: Big Brothers Big Sisters says it needs volunteers, especially men (photo of Dennis Hoffman, Zachary Moore, Carol Elsen, Jazmin) 21 Jan 2011, 1A
2 Youth (Janesville) Safe sitting: classes aim to prepare future baby sitters for almost everything (photo of Scott Pilgrim, Shannon Pilgrim, Amy Carey, Jaida Jones)(Mercy Health System, American Red Cross) 24 Aug 2011, 2A
3 Youth (Janesville) [City] council asks for more information on [Janesville] Youth Center's budget request [The Youth Center is located on M. Main St.] 20 Nov 1980
4 Youth (Janesville) [Janesville] Youth Center has support of city students ["the difficulty is finding an appropriate building."] 02 May 1986
5 Youth (Janesville) [Janesville] Youth center gaining support 08 May 1986
6 Youth (Janesville) Teen center's first dance [at First Lutheran Church] will serve as fund-raiser 02 Jun 1986
7 Youth (Janesville) Organizers are encouraged by youth dance 10 Jun 1986
8 Youth (Janesville) Teen "dry bar" a popular idea [for teen center] 21 Jun 1986
9 Youth (Janesville) Dry bar pool party [for teens scheduled at Rockport Park] 20 Aug 1986
10 Youth (Janesville) Dry bar schedules 15 dances 28 Aug 1986

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