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Community 'time banking' coming to Airway Heights

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Last updated 8/2/2018 at 9:06am

Airway Heights is in the initial stage of planning a community time bank with health program specialist Heather Wallace leading the way.

A time bank, which was developed in the 1980s, is an organized way that people can trade their skills based on units of time. For example, if one person teaches how to crochet for an hour, they earn a credit and can “spend” it on having somebody mow their yard.

“It is an idea of exchanging skills one-on-one, regardless of what it costs,” Wallace said. “Time bank has shown to help people connect in their communities. Everyone has value and they...

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