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How Community Services Officers Help Increase Burlington’s Police Force

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – When the City Council voted to cut Burlington’s police force by 30% in 2020, millions of dollars began flowing into transformative types of policing. Now Burlington has a host of unarmed personnel patrolling the streets, such as community service officers, community service liaison officers and the new city park rangers. Community […]

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AARP Maine seeks nominees for Community Service Award

AARP Maine is seeking nominations for its 2022 AARP Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors individuals who share their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of others in their community. The annual award is named after AARP founder Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, who founded AARP in 1958 at the age of 73. […]

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Upshur County State Farm Officer Wins Community Service Grant

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (WBOY) – An Upshur County State Farm Officer has again been selected to receive a grant for outstanding community service. Kelley Tierney was one of 100 agents chosen from nearly 20,000 agents nationwide, to receive a $10,000 grant through State Farm’s Outstanding Community Involvement Program. Tierney chose the Foundation for Better Schools in […]

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OmniRide Receives Outstanding Community Program Award from VTA

Sponsored WOODBRIDGE, VA – Virginia Transit Association (VTA) Honored OmniRide with the Outstanding Community Program Award on Thursday, June 2 at the VTA Annual Meeting in Richmond. Prince William County Supervisor and PRTC* Chairman Victor Angry and OmniRide Planning Director Perrin Palistrant accepted the award on behalf of the organization. Several employees from OmniRide and […]

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Peters Township Public Library Receives $10,000 for Community Program | Local News

With a $10,000 grant in hand, the Peters Township Public Library is planning a new program for next spring that aims to use literature to bring the community together. This money is just a portion of more than $1 million distributed by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to 62 nonprofit organizations nationwide. The […]

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John Abi-Habib honored by the Bay Ridge Center for his community service

Plans for the new Bay Ridge Center have also been unveiled and are expected to be 20,000 square feet. It was a big turnout as the Bay Ridge Center’s annual Summer Celebration of Giving honored Bay Ridge civic leader John Abi-Habib on Saturday, June 25. The event, held in the backyard of Lutheran Elementary School, […]

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Community Services Bill will decongest prisons, stakeholders admit

Speakers Participants at the one-day sensitization workshop on the Community Service Penalty Bill in Takoradi agreed that the Bill, once enacted, would be the surest way to reduce overcrowding in the various country’s prisons. They therefore pleaded with the organizers to work with the media to highlight the benefits of the community service sentence for […]

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Spotlight on community services: GPM, Kum & Go, Maverik and Parker’s

parker‘s is also donating approximately $275,000 to public and private schools in Georgia and South Carolina this spring and has donated more than $1.8 million to area schools since the Fueling the Community program launched in 2011 The program is a long-standing charitable initiative that donates a portion of every gallon of gasoline sold on […]

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NEOM’s Shuhub community program to develop the next generation of Saudi football talent

CROMWELL, Conn.: Xander Schauffele shot his second straight 7-under 63 on Friday to take a five-shot lead in the Travelers Championship. The Olympic champion shot a 31 on the front nine at TPC River Highlands with four birdies, then hit a 32 on the back, birdying at 11, 14 and 17. He hit 33 of […]

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Community service helps women connect and find balance

michelle wright Certus Consulting president Michelle Wright has been busy all week providing human capital and management consulting, primarily in the healthcare sector. But early in the morning or during her lunch break, she will sneak into a philanthropic meeting. On a recent weekend she wanted to volunteer at a United Way event and spend […]

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NEOM launches Shuhub community program

NEOM, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – NEOM, global partner of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), today announced the Shuhub Community Football Skills Development Programme, which will aim to develop the next generation of Saudi talent and provide football opportunities for children of all. skills throughout Saudi Arabia. As the first NEOM football program, the Shuhub […]

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Timothy Beaulieu named 2022 Franco-American of the Year for community service – and Poutinefest!

The Beaulieu family from left, Brady, Timothy, Laura and Adeline. Courtesy picture MANCHESTER, NH – Timothy Beaulieu was named Franco-American of the Year 2022. “The Franco-American Center of Manchester has been honoring a ‘Franco-American of the Year’ since 1983. The recipients are always outstanding members of the community who have distinguished themselves through their contributions […]

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Former Lund Fire Station unsuitable for use by the Lund Community Society

The Qathet Regional District Board will consider a recommendation that the former Lund Fire Station is not suitable for the purposes of the Lund Community Society. The Qathet Regional District Board will consider a recommendation that the former Lund Fire Station is not suitable for the purposes of the Lund Community Society. At the June […]

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TUA Wins Community Service Award | Local News

Tullahoma Utilities Authority (TUA) received the Sue Kelly Community Service Award from the American Public Power Association (APPA), recognizing “good neighbor” activities that demonstrate the commitment of the utility and its employees to the community. TUA prioritizes community engagement and hosts major community events, including an annual Public Energy Week celebration, National Clean Water Week […]

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Oceanside Police Recruit New Community Services Officers

OCEANSIDE, CA – The Oceanside Police Department recently launched a new Community Service Officer (CSO) career opportunity. The department is looking to hire 30 community service officers for a new program designed to promote the personal and professional development of every CSO. Community Services Officers hired for this time-limited position will assist in a variety […]

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The Volusia County Community Program provides meals for children during the summer

The Volusia County Community Assistance Division is sponsoring a summer food service program through August 12 to provide free breakfast and lunch to youth 18 and under. “This program has always existed and is needed,” said Clayton Jackson, Community Services Manager for Volusia County. “It’s not something that was spurred on because of COVID. During […]

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Torrington Police tackle neighborhood crime with community program

TORRINGTON, CT (WFSB) – The Torrington Block Watch Program works to reduce crime across the city. The program works to keep the community vigilant. Members of every block monitoring community are always on the lookout for suspicious activity. Tonight, one of these block surveillance events is taking place in the Jardon district. Some of the […]

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Community meeting on Holton, Cross Street Lighting Industrial Estate | Winchester

WINCHESTER – The Metropolitan Area Planning Council, together with the Planning Council, will hold a community meeting in person at City Hall and via Zoom on Tuesday June 28 from 7-8.30 p.m. to discuss the area of Holton and Cross streets. . The city is conducting a study of the Holton/Cross Street Lighting Industrial Area […]

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Ipswich Refugee Program receives 2022 Community Service Award

From left to right: Lynn Lenhart, Meredith Joss and Patsy Velcour Please support local advertisers “It takes a village to raise a child.” This is how the proverb is usually pronounced, but Lynn Lenhart, co-founder of the Ipswich Refugee Program (IRP), told the Ipswich Democratic Town Committee she would like to change it. “I would […]

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Sentenced to perform community service

In our criminal justice system, there is a place to sentence an offender to perform community service instead of sentencing them to jail or pay a fine. Community service is a type of alternative sentence that has been approved or confirmed to be effective in the criminal justice system around the world. Instead of ordering […]

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2022 Woodland High School graduate receives community service award

WOODLAND — Woodland High School’s Taylor Curnutt received the Silent Servant Student Award from the Peter R. Marsh Foundation, which includes a plaque as well as a $500 grant to be used for Taylor’s future endeavours. Taylor received the award for her countless hours of community service through the Clark County Executive Horse Council’s Adopt-a-Horse […]

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Triton students honored for community service | New

BYFIELD – Thirty-four students from Triton Regional High School are recognized by the United Nations Association of America and InnerView Technologies for their dedication to community service. This is done through the fifth annual National Community Service Impact Awards. The program, open to all U.S. high school students, is designed to connect students’ community service […]

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City of Austin Holds First Community Meeting for Montopolis Pool Project

AUSTIN, TX – The city of Austin organizes the first community meeting for the Montopolis Pool Renovation Project Thursday, June 21. Those interested in participating can join the meeting via Zoom or in person at the Montopolis Recreation and Community Center at 7 p.m. To register for the Zoom meeting, click here. The renovation of […]

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Stroock’s Small Business Legal Relief Alliance Wins Best Community Program at 2022 Managing Partners’ Forum Awards

NEW YORK, June 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Stroock is pleased to announce that the firm’s Small Business Legal Relief Alliance has won the “Community Theme” award at the 2022 Managing Partners’ Forum Awards, which highlight excellence in the management of professional services firms. The “community theme” recognizes efforts that allow a company’s community to thrive. […]

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United Way River Cities Hosts Community Service Action Week | New

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Camp Frame reopens for 4-H youth; campers carry out community service projects | Journal-news

Camp Frame campers work on no-sew blankets for the local Linus Project chapter as part of their 4-H community service project. Newspaper photo by Emily Keefer HEDGESVILLE – After a two-year hiatus without in-person camps due to COVID-19 and the holding of a virtual summer camp, the Tri-County 4-H Camp in Hedgesville was pleased to […]

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| Black Fire Community Meeting Tonight 6:00 PM at HillsboroNM Fire Info

June 16, 2022 Daily Update SOUTH-WEST AREA INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TEAM TEAM 4 – AARON HULBURD – INCIDENT COMMANDER Acres: 320,971 acres Containment: 48% Total staff: 1,226 Cause: Human-made, under investigation Start date: Friday, May 13, 2022 Location: 31 miles northwest of Truth or Consequences, NM Fuels: Woods and tall grass Strong points: The Area 4 […]

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A RECORD: Nine churches lead a large outdoor community service in Jackalope Square | New

Douglas Assembly of God pastor Brian Rossignol was excited—delighted, in fact—to see God working in a big way in his community recently. Something quite unique happened in Douglas last Sunday morning as a record number of nine different churches came together to lead worship services in Jackalope Square for nearly 400 people. Community Church is […]

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News | City of West Hollywood

Community members are invited to learn about the City’s budget priorities and key initiatives and provide feedback for fiscal years 2022-23 and 2023-24 at an upcoming virtual community meeting. City staff will present the City Manager’s recommended budget for the next two fiscal years. The discussion on the city budget will take place on Monday, […]

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At a community meeting, attendees share events they’d like to see along the University Avenue Corridor – Grand Forks Herald

GRAND FORKS – A second community meeting for the University Avenue Corridor project allowed participants to talk about the events they would like to see take place in and around the corridor. Participants at Wednesday’s meeting were able to speak in small groups to share some of the events they would like to see adopted […]

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Crookston Public Schools hold community meeting ahead of $3.91 million referendum – Grand Forks Herald

CROOKSTON, Minn. — Crookston Public Schools held the second of four community meetings Wednesday night ahead of a $3.91 million referendum vote later this summer to fund a new multi-sport facility. A small group of community members gathered in the auditorium of Crookston High School to learn more about the facility and, if approved, how […]

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Marysville Approves Funding for Community Services Officers

Marysville hopes to see the program improve service and response times. MARYSVILLE, Wash. — The Marysville Police Department is looking to add more officers to help with less serious calls for service. Marysville City Council approved funding of $480,433 for staff, vehicles and equipment for three officers. The department hopes to fill the positions by […]

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Busey named recipient of 2022 Community Service Award

Above / Naperville is home to two Busey Bank locations, one at Main and Water streets in downtown Naperville and another at Naperville Plaza. Last week, Busey was honored by the Illinois Bankers Association for his community involvement and stewardship. Additionally, Busey Bank operates with 63 branches in 45 different cities and towns across the […]

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Urban Mission Ministries plans a community meeting | News, Sports, Jobs

HOPEING FOR GOOD ATTENDANCE – Reverend Ashley Steele, executive director of Urban Mission Ministries, looks at a vision plan being created with help from Pittsburgh’s Rothschild Doyno Collaborative, an architecture and urban design firm. The public is invited to a community meeting Tuesday, beginning at 5 p.m. at Seventh Street Plaza, to […]

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A community meeting is scheduled to discuss public safety issues on the south side of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey and other city leaders will meet with South Side residents on Tuesday to discuss public safety issues along the neighborhood’s East Carson Street. The meeting comes after some business owners raised concerns about recent violence along a busy stretch of East Carson, the main thoroughfare through the bustling business and entertainment […]

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LHU alumnus wins YWCA Community Service Volunteer Award | News, Sports, Jobs

PHOTO PROVIDED LHU 2019 graduate Kylee Doyle smiles while holding up her award. LOCK HAVEN – A 2019 graduate of Lock Haven University (LHU), Kylee Doyle is the recipient of the 2022 YWCA of Greater Johnstown Community Service Volunteer Award for her lifelong efforts to improve her community. Since 1987, the […]

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The relocation of the downtown homeless camp will be the focus of the community meeting this Monday

By Edwin Oscar Gutierrez, Jr. Olympia is organizing a online public meeting Monday, June 13 at 5:30 p.m. to inform the public of the relocation of the Homeless Mitigation Site Camp from its current location at the corner of Olympia and Franklin Streets to Quince Street. The move is scheduled for the end of this […]

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Norway House in Victoria celebrates 75 years of community service – Victoria News

From folk dancing to traditional fish delicacies, Victoria’s Eidsvold Lodge has tried to put the community at the center of everything it has done for the past 75 years. Also known as Norway House, the center’s mission is to promote Norwegian and Scandinavian culture in its long-standing local history on Vancouver Island. Pandemic restrictions have […]

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Norway House in Victoria celebrates 75 years of community service – Oak Bay News

From folk dancing to traditional fish delicacies, Victoria’s Eidsvold Lodge has tried to put the community at the center of everything it has done for the past 75 years. Also known as Norway House, the center’s mission is to promote Norwegian and Scandinavian culture in its long-standing local history on Vancouver Island. Pandemic restrictions have […]

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LAPS Foundation Recognizes Ten Community Service Scholarship Recipients and “Educators of Distinction” – Los Alamos Reporter

LAPS FOUNDATION PRESS RELEASE The Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation has awarded scholarships to 10 outstanding students from the Class of 2022 for their demonstrated service contributions to students and the Los Alamos Public Schools community. Each student received a scholarship and was asked to write an essay about an Educator of Distinction – someone […]

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Application period opens for Abarca’s Better Care community program – News is My Business

Pharmacy benefits management company Abarca has announced the opening of the application period for the 2022 cycle of its Better Care community program. The initiative supports charities in Puerto Rico and Florida working to improve health care in underserved communities. The application deadline is June 30, 2022. Non-profit organizations that serve communities through clinical services, […]

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The Rotary Club of Millersburg celebrates 100 years of community service

MILLERSBURG — Attorney Max Miller has spent 40 years serving the community through the Millersburg Rotary Club. He is the organization’s oldest member, turning 100 this month. Miller has been involved in many projects, including serving as president of the Rotary Youth Exchange and secretary of the Rotary Club Scholarship and Loan Foundation. Miller has […]

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Crookston Public Schools to hold community meeting ahead of August referendum – Grand Forks Herald

CROOKSTON, Minnesota – Crookston Public Schools is holding community meetings to answer questions about a referendum to build a multi-purpose facility for the school district and community. The next meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14 in the auditorium at Crookston High School. According to a statement from Zerr Berg Architects, in […]

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Church and city authorities hold community meeting on youth violence

MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) – A local church held a community meeting on Wednesday, calling on all parents, guardians and children to have an open discussion about violence in our community. The event took place at the Midway Missionary Baptist Church in Theodore. Attendees posed questions to the panel of law enforcement and community officials […]

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The not-for-profit Riverview Softball League provides community services

The Riverview Softball League (RSL) started in January 2021 with a total of 40 participating players. (Photo courtesy of the Riverview Softball League.) The Riverview Softball League (RSL) started in January 2021 with a total of 40 participating players. Since then, the nonprofit league has grown to 13 co-ed teams and includes 150 men and […]

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Thorpe Park design to be discussed at community meeting on Saturday | Local

The second on-site design session to publicly discuss the future of the Thorpe Park annex plot is scheduled for Saturday at 10 a.m.June 11, at 192 N. Thorpe Road. The event will be hosted by the City of Flagstaff and its collaborating partners Wheat Design Group and Southwest Decision Resources. Val’s Frybread will have a […]

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Sonoma Community Meeting Schedule, June 8

A weekly list of community meetings and events, usually free and always open to the public Wednesday, June 8 The Springs City Advisory Council will meet virtually at 6:30 p.m. This council represents the best interests of the communities, residents and businesses of Boyes Hot Springs and Agua Caliente. This week’s agenda includes Vacation Rentals, […]

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Reasco named ITA Regional Rookie of the Year; Georgia Wins Community Service Award

History links ATHENS, Ga. — First-year student Mell Reasco was named the 2022 Southeast Region Intercollegiate Tennis Association Rookie of the Year, while the University of Georgia women’s tennis team won the Southeastern Region Community Service Award -eastern ITA, the ITA announced on Monday. Reasco, a native of Quito, Ecuador, capped off […]

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Grants for education, access to the arts and community programs

To share Tweeter To share To share E-mail OUR GRANT OPPORTUNITIES: Youth Today’s grant listings are carefully curated for our subscribers working in youth-related industries. Subscribers will find local, state, regional and national grant opportunities. THE PURPOSE OF THIS GRANT: education, arts, literacy, child/youth development, community development Thank you for reading Youth Today and for […]

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Community meeting for the proposed skatepark on Wednesday | Local News

Meridian residents are invited to share their ideas for a city skatepark Wednesday at a community meeting with city officials and designers from Grindline Skateparks. The meeting, which will take place at 6 p.m. at Union Station, will give residents a chance to have their say on what they would like the skatepark to look […]

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Chesterfield to host outdoor advertising community meeting

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WWBT) – The Chesterfield County Planning Department is hosting a community meeting to present information about possible changes to county zoning ordinances. The meeting will primarily focus on Section 19.1-279.D of the Zoning Ordinance, which ensures outdoor billboards are to be upgraded and improved to improve the overall attractiveness of signage in […]

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John Shearer: With June 8 community meeting scheduled, Scott Martin excited to lead city parks

From an early age, Scott Martin knew he wanted to work in a parks-related vocation. And since he started his professional career, he also knew he wanted to do such a job in Chattanooga, even though he’s not from here. “In the world of parks, Chattanooga is a big deal,” he said of the community […]

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CMU receives $1.1 million for community service initiatives – The Morning Sun

Central Michigan University will receive nearly $1.1 million in federal funding to support two initiatives that will enable the university to serve Michigan residents and communities. CMU President Bob Davies said U.S. Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow, and Congressman John Moolenaar were instrumental in securing funding and support for CMU and its efforts in […]

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Cowichan Green Community Society receives $48,000 for new truck – Lake Cowichan Gazette

The Cowichan Green Community Society will receive $48,000 from British Columbia’s Community Gaming Grants program for a new community farm truck. A press release from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs indicates that the company’s last truck is no longer repairable. “They are looking to purchase a new truck to replace it that will require less […]

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Cowichan Green Community Society receives $48,000 for new truck – Cowichan Valley Citizen

The Cowichan Green Community Society will receive $48,000 from British Columbia’s Community Gaming Grants program for a new community farm truck. A press release from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs indicates that the company’s last truck is no longer repairable. “They are looking to purchase a new truck to replace it that will require less […]

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Bears Finish Department – Best 9th in DII in Community Service Hours

History links HICKORY, NC — For the fourth consecutive year, Lenoir-Rhyne University’s athletics department has reached new heights by giving back to the community. After completing 15e out of 316 NCAA Division II athletic programs in 2020-21, the Bears set a program record with a 9th-place finish in community service last year, […]

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Marysville invests $200,000 in community service programs – Everett Post

Five local social service programs will receive city funding to help support community services that are important and used by Marysville residents. Marysville City Council approved the grants at its May 23 meeting. As grant applications outnumbered available funds, the city focused awards on meeting basic human needs. LINC NW Cold Weather Shelter $55,000 St. […]

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The proposed project for the Russo site will be discussed at a community meeting

Jacobs A view of the four-story life science center proposed for Russo’s former site at 560 Pleasant St. A community meeting will be held about the proposed project at the former site of Russo’s & Sons on Pleasant Street on June 9. Plans for the property, at 532-560 Pleasant St., include a lab/office building, retail […]

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Christian Swint and Janet May Honored with Wolf Pack’s Best Community Service Award

Wolf Pack football player Christian Swint and administrative assistant Janet May were honored Thursday with the Give Back Like Jack community service awards from the Nevada Department of Athletics. The honor is awarded annually to the student-athlete and staff member who best exemplifies the dedication to community service that was the hallmark of longtime Reno […]

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Eckford and Savino named to SEC community service team

History links BIRMINGHAM, Alabama. – Ole Miss senior athletics Jayda Eckford and Ben Savino have been named to the SEC’s Community Service Team, the conference announced Thursday. Eckford has been involved in many efforts throughout the year to represent Rebellious Women on the Community Service Team, including: being a key […]

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ASK Wellness Society is seeking funds to keep its community program running, which helps keep Penticton clean – Penticton News

Photo: Ask Wellness Over the past nine months, people wearing safety vests have worked hard to clean up the Penticton community, picking up more than 6,000 pounds of trash and 150 sharp objects. ASK Wellness Society Peer Ambassadors are program participants who have lived experience of homelessness and who support cleanup efforts in the community. […]

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The commissioner will attend a meeting of the anti-discrimination community

– Calling on people to stand up against rising racism and discrimination – – 60% of Australians think racism is a big problem – – 500 reports of racist incidents against Asian Australians – Multicultural curator Vivienne Nguyen will meet with survivors of discrimination and Upstanders against the practice as part of a Community Upstander […]

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June 2022 Caring for Carolinas Community Service Hero

BOILING SPRING, SC (WSPA) – “Hey, Jack Roper here in Boiling Springs to present our June Caring for the Carolinas Hero Award. A lady who spends a lot of her time helping vets. Her name is Eunice Morris and we are at Church 247,” said Caring for the Carolinas host Jack Roper. “I knew Eunice […]

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HousingPlus celebrates 20 years of community service

On Wednesday, June 1, 2022, HousingPlus celebrates 20 years of community service at this year’s Good Person Awards, held at the Union League Club in New York City, with Abigail Disney, Filmmaker, Activist and Philanthropist and Rita Zimmer, Founder and Executive Director from HousingPlus. In 2009, HousingPlus created the country’s first family alternative to incarceration […]

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Henagar will host a community meeting on the medical cannabis plant

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – The town of Henagar will host a meeting next week to discuss the potential construction of a medical cannabis facility. The city will host the town hall meeting Tuesday, June 7 at 5 p.m. at the Henagar Community Center. Longtime NACC campus dog Roscoe dies According to a city statement, […]