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Newcomers Chat - Wednesday, December 2

Are you new to the Village?  Do you have any questions?  Have you tried the Chat Room?  Join Tanya & Dianne in the Chat Room this Wednesday, December 2nd, from 9-10pm Eastern/6-7pm Pacific to ask any questions you may have and get acquainted with the regular chatters.

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We welcome your feedback and are happy to answer any questions you may have.  You can reach us by email at or by posting a comment in the Help Forum here in Widowed Village.

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