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Samantha Scoblink, left, Berwick, runs with her dog, Comet, during the Fourth Annual Berwick Area United Way Walk for Warmth at the Berwick High School track  Saturday morning. The Berwick Area United Way and the Salvation Army partnered with community members to raise money for the heating assistance fund. Participants also had a pledge form to get donations and sponsors for each lap walked.
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Samantha Scoblink, left, Berwick, runs with her dog, Comet, during the Fourth Annual Berwick Area United Way Walk for Warmth at the Berwick High School track  Saturday morning. The Berwick Area United Way and the Salvation Army partnered with community members to raise money for the heating assistance fund. Participants also had a pledge form to get donations and sponsors for each lap walked.

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