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Bill and Sammy McQuaid are always a highlight of our annual Coffee House! Here's a video of the two of them performing at last year's event, and we're thrilled that they will be back to perform at this year's Coffee House! It's being held on Sunday, March 10. Hope to see you there!!Bill & Sammy McQuaid perform "Johnny B Goode" by Chuck Berry at MAAV's 2018 Community Coffee House. ... See MoreSee Less

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It's #TeenDatingViolenceAwarenessandPreventionMonth, so it's a great time to share this PSA. It was made by a group of students at Melrose High School a few years ago, as part of a contest we organized for the TV production students. We loved it then, and its message still holds up!!PSA produced with the Melrose Alliance Against Violence for Teen Dating Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month. www.MAAV.org ... See MoreSee Less

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  • Thanks to All Who Have Donated in Memory of Anna Bastian
    Thanks to All Who Have Donated in Memory of Anna Bastian
    All of us at MAAV remain deeply saddened by the passing of our dear friend Anna Bastian, and are so thankful to all who have donated to MAAV in her memory. All of the donations received in Anna‘s memory will be used to establish a scholarship in her name for selected clients, survivors of domestic violence who are…
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