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Residents raise pumpkin

October 27, 2009
Times Leader

Residents of Cumberland Pointe Care Center are shown with their large pumpkin.

Although it did not win the largest pumpkin competition durning this year's Barnesville Pumpkin Festival, is was a source of pride and joy for all the residents.

The residents assisted in watering and caring for the pumpkin as it grew to 753 pounds.

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Residents of Cumberland Pointe Care Center near St. Clairsville are shown with the 753 pound pumpkin that they helped raise.

They also traveled to the Barnesville Pumpkin Festival and watched their pumpkin weigh in and enjoyed other festival activities.

The pumpkin has been returned to Cumberland Pointe and placed in the courtyard for residents and visitors to enjoy.

A special thanks to Mike Fador for his time and effort in growing the pumpkin. The residents truly enjoyed the experience.



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