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2011-04-28 16:01:00

CHICAGO, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hyde Park Neighborhood Club (HPNC) provides an example of how engaged individuals can sustain communities through long lasting stability. Established in 1909 as the Hyde Park branch of the Juvenile Protective League to keep "neglected" children off the streets, the HPNC, one of the oldest independent neighborhood centers, has been continuously servicing Hyde Park and its surrounding areas for over one hundred years. It has survived two wars, the...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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