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Learn 'The Upside of Downsizing' at free session

A free session, "The Upside of Downsizing," will be presented from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 11, at Barnett Woods retirement facility, 2979 Barnett Road, Medford.

The session' topics will include: how to best stage a home for sale, facing the emotional challenges of downsizing, how to protect assets through planning and a six-step checklist for successful downsizing.

Reservations should be made by July 8 by calling 541-210-5434.

Following the presentation, lunch will be available and a variety of exhibits will be on display.

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Phoenix Garden Club meets this evening

Phoenix Garden Club will hold a meeting at 7 tonight in the community room of the Phoenix Library, 510 W. First St.

Guest speaker Peggy Van de Velde will talk about the Blue Heron Park Community Garden. The meeting is free. Call 541-512-1349.

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