The Miriam-Webster online dictionary defines the word "community" as follows: "a unified body of individuals." Does that definition truly allow us to understand what the word "community" actually means? If you want the ho-hum community definition then you have it and you can stop reading. If you want to know more about the word "community" then keep reading.

Communities are groups of people who live in the same area who are always willing to help those in need or make their surroundings a much better place to live in. Various neighborhoods, villages and small towns are considered communities. A close-knit group of co-workers can also be considered a community. A school, the teachers that teach at it, the students that learn in it, all the volunteers such as crossing guards or lunch supervisors, the cleaning staff who make it a spotless place to walk the halls in; make up another community.

The home you live in and your neighbors is also considered a community. You all work together to make sure the streets are clean, the area is safe for your kids to play in, and that the nearby parks are clear of any dangerous elements. That's what people in a community do. Communities are defined by the selfless acts of those in the community to make sure that the needs of the community are met before the needs of their own.

The saying goes, "you're only as strong as your weakest link." People in the community take that saying to heart and make sure that there are no weak links; that everybody's treated the same and that all individuals in the community are able to live normal, happy, and safe lives.

A community definition that comes directly from the dictionary doesn't tell you the complete story of the word community. It doesn't mention all the things communities do to watch out for each other or the events they put on to get people in the community together, either to fight a cause or to just celebrate the wonderful community their homes are located in. You can find communities pretty much anywhere you live; down the street, in city hall, charitable organizations, the workplace, schools, volunteer centers, etc. The word community doesn't have to be limited to location, since a community can be pretty much anywhere in the world. It's the togetherness of those in the community that matters the most.

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Community businesses

Builders Choice Air Systems Ltd Heating and Furnace Repair
492 Hill St, London, ON N6B 1E7
(519) 642-7000

Rotondi Mold Assessors
6 Richard Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, United States
(518) 852-9090

Patrick Rocca, Real Estate Agent
103 Vanderhoof Ave, East York, ON M4G 2H5
(416) 258-4351

Adelaide Barks Dog Daycare and Boarding
23550 Highbury Ave N, London, ON N0M 1P0
(519) 854-1214

Commercial Painting & Renovations Ltd. Exterior, Interior and Commercial Painting Contractors
2339 Ogilvie Rd, Gloucester, ON K1J 8M6
(613) 748-5994

TPI Personal Injury Lawyers
2800 Skymark Ave #503, Mississauga, ON L4W 5A6
(905) 361-1500

Abba Pump Parts & Service
5370 Munro Crt, Burlington, ON L7L 5N8
(905) 333-2720

Trinity Family Dental Clinic Whitby
185 Thickson Rd, Whitby, ON L1N 6T9
(905) 579-5551

Scarfone Hawkins Law Firm
1 James St S 14th Floor, Hamilton, ON L8P 4R5
(905) 523-1333

Purple Bean Media
446 Grey St Unit #302 B, Brantford, ON N3S 7L6
(226) 920-9850

Braids & Laces Ltd
Concession Rd 13, Cannington, ON L0E 1E0
(705) 437-1470

Wheels Automotive Dealer Supplies Inc
600 Arvin Ave., Stoney Creek, ON L8E 5P1
(905) 662-3102

HouseMaster Home Inspections
93 Kaska Rd, Sherwood Park, AB T8A 4E7
(780) 449-3883

HouseMaster Home Inspections - Savannah
Savannah GA, 31405, United States
(912) 346-4353


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