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Community service is essential for Arlen Schroeder

Arlen Schroeder is not from Great Bend. But after thousands of volunteer hours over the past 17 years, he knows his adopted home as well as any lifelong resident. Last December, Schroeder was recognized for 1,000 volunteer hours at the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce. He is also a regular volunteer at the Barton County […]

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2022 Education Guide: Partnerships, Community Service in Private Schools

Along with seeing smiling faces amid more masks, there was another theme that RaeNell Houston noticed among students during their 2021-22 school year graduations. Mount Carmel Academy graduates have been accepted to 167 colleges, earning $23.5 million in scholarships. MCA seniors also contributed 60,127 hours of community service. Photo courtesy of New Orleans Catholic Schools […]

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Hometown Stories: Palestine Football Team Honored with Community Service Award | Sports

The Palestine Wildcats received the Danny Palmer Outstanding Community Service Award Tuesday at the annual East Texas Kickoff Luncheon. Each year, an award is given to a football program with the most outstanding demonstration of community service. The team whose cumulative volunteer projects are determined to have had the greatest impact on their community will […]

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Orlando Magic employees contribute nearly 4,000 hours of community service to Central Florida in 2021-22

ORLANDO – The Magic Volunteer Program (MVP) contributed 3,800 hours of community service for the 2021-22 season (July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022). More than 100 employees (full-time, part-time, interns, players and coaches) participated in numerous events throughout the year focusing on the Magic’s four areas of focus: raising children and youth, arts, health/wellness […]

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PSP Community Program | Eyewitness News

WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – A community program started at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday morning. It is a community partnership between the Pennsylvania State Police, Troop N Law and Leadership Academy, the PA National Guard, and the Travis Manion Foundation. DA files motion to block Domenick from accessing investigative records Cadets attending the […]

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Community Service Spotlight: Aloha Petroleum, CITGO, Enmarket and Sheetz

NATIONAL REPORT — Giving back through community service efforts and charitable donations is a positive force that keeps many retailers and suppliers in this industry moving forward. Regularly, Convenience store news highlights these philanthropic efforts in this special section. Here are the latest projectors from the company: Aloha Oil Aloha Petroleum is participating in Shell’s […]

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4-H Teen Ambassadors Celebrate Nearly 40 Years of Community Service

The year 1984 was monumental. The movie “Ghostbusters” was released, the MTV Video Music Awards aired for the first time, and the Monroe County 4-H Teen Ambassadors were formed. From the beginning, Teen Ambassadors has built a reputation for community service and youth leadership, both inside and outside the world of 4-H. Members are teens, […]

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The first community meeting was held for the city’s civil rights history project

The City of Fort Collins Historic Preservation Program launched its local Civil Rights History Project and residents were invited to a community meeting on Wednesday, July 27 from 6-7 p.m. The meeting took place in the Colorado River Room of the City Utilities Building at 222 Laporte Ave. A virtual option has also been made […]

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Sonoma Community Meeting Schedule, August 3

A weekly list of community meetings and events, usually free and always open to the public Wednesday August 3 The Sonoma City Council will hold its regular meeting at 6 p.m. The meeting will be a hybrid, both online and in-person at the Sonoma City Council Chamber, 177 First St. W. It can also be […]

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Off-season workouts, community service fueling Sam Burt at fall camp

Chief defensive lineman Sam Burt left the picture for Kansas in Week 1 last season after suffering an arm injury early against South Dakota. Burt only appeared once that year – in Week 9 against Kansas State. Burt, who was on the super-senior roster last year, was expected to be one of the few faces […]

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Community service project helps cancer patients | New

ASHLAND A Boyd County high school student honors the late Julie Ditty Qualls with a community service project. Sydney Kinnel, 17, daughter of Wayne and Tara Kinnel of Ironville, attended the Governors Scholar Program at Morehead State University in July. For her community service project, she crocheted 10 beanies and donated them to the Julie […]

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Nominations Open for BR Ashby, MD Award for Outstanding Community Service | Lifestyles

Nominations are now being accepted from area nonprofits to the Danville Regional Foundation for the upcoming BR Ashby, MD Award for Outstanding Community Service. This award, in the amount of $50,000, is a general operating grant named in recognition of the exemplary service and selfless leadership of BR Ashby, MD, founding board member and first […]

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The Paulson and Smith families take community service to heart

Left to right: Sarah Smith, Dustin Smith and Paul Paulson of Grinnell enjoy serving their community and region. It was July 1980. Paul Paulson and his wife, Debby, lived in the Quad Cities where Paulson ran Head Start preschool programs on the Iowa side of the two-state area. “It was a social work program and […]

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Last Dreyfuss Club community meeting this week in White Rock Lake

Site of the Dreyfuss Club at White Rock Lake. Photo by Renee Umsted. The final community meeting to discuss Dreyfuss Club’s rebuilding plans is scheduled for August 2. At the meeting, architects from AIA Emerging Leaders Program will present the initial sketches of the new building. The design is based on feedback from the public […]

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Linda and Floyd Dixon embrace community service in North Powder

July 31 – NORTH POWDER – Linda and Floyd Dixon received the ride of their lives at the North Powder Huckleberry Festival last weekend. The North Powder couple, the grand marshals of the festival, helped lead their parade on Saturday, July 30, as they rode in a 1926 REO Roadster, a vehicle that had to […]