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Glenmary Farm to Close

Glenmary Farm to Close in December 2014

Group Volunteer Program will continue at Tennessee site


CINCINNATI (May 22, 2014) — After more than 40 years as the site for Glenmary’s Group Volunteer Program, the Glenmary Farm in Lewis County, Ky., will close in December 2014.

The closing of the Kentucky volunteer site, though, in no way means the end of the Glenmary Group Volunteer Program. Last year, Glenmary opened a new volunteer site in Grainger County, Tenn., near two of the home mission society’s newest missions: St. John Paul II in Rutledge (Grainger County) and Blessed Teresa of Calcutta in Maynardville (Union County). The Catholic Church wasn’t present in either of these counties—where the poverty rates