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Greater Monmouth County YMCA Receives Recognition for Community Service

SHREWSBURY, New Jersey – The New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA) has named the YMCA of Greater Monmouth County (the Y) as one of 20 recipients of its annual awards of excellence. The Y was chosen in the Community Service category with Laurie Goganzer, President and CEO, hailed for the organization’s rapid adaptation for […]

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Community Services Council seeks help in listing resources available for Afghan refugees

The Community Service Council said it needs the public’s help to compile a list of resources to help ease the transition for Afghan families arriving in eastern Oklahoma this month. Currently, CSC says that if you have a business or organization that can provide resources to Afghan families, please call 211 and let them know. […]

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Students lead efforts to add community service requirement to joint curriculum – The Lafayette

Lafayette students are universally familiar with the requirements of the Common Study Program (CCS), such as the writing requirement and the quantitative reasoning requirement. In the near future, however, students may need to consider a new element of Lafayette’s general education curriculum: a requirement for community service. Fatimata Cham ’23, Director of the Student Government […]

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SPD community service worker set to grow, but program still finds its feet

Kevin Hendrix, SPD Community Service Officer and Hosea Crumpton, Sworn Officer; image via SPD Facebook. By Paul Kiefer The relaunch of the Seattle Police Department’s Community Service Officer (CSO) unit in late 2019 was quickly overshadowed by a global pandemic. For the next two years, the unarmed civilian team remained mostly under the radar, handling […]

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Community service in Duke fueled by passions

Ask a Duke volunteer why they are involved in community service, and you’ll often hear one word: passion. Duke’s 44th Annual Volunteer Fair, hosted by Duke Civic Engagement in conjunction with the Triangle Nonprofit and Volunteer Leadership Center, was held in September. He inspired 175 students, staff and faculty in attendance to find ways to […]

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Spotlight on Community Service: GPM, Maverik, Stripes and Stacy’s

NATIONAL REPORT – Giving back through community service efforts and charitable giving 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 company’s latest projectors: Casey’s General Stores Casey’s is asking guests to round up […]

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Remillard Family Community Service Fund awards nine grants for collaborations with UMass Chan

The Remillard Family Community Service Fund has awarded nine grants for collaborations with UMass Chan Medical School that have the potential to improve the health of residents of central Massachusetts, especially those who are economically or educationally disadvantaged or under-represented. Established in 2015 with a $ 3 million grant from the Remillard Family Foundation, the […]

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Found Village founder Katie Nzekwu of Fort Thomas receives highest community service award in the country

By Peggy Kreimer HodgsonRotary Club of Cincinnati Katie Nzekwu from Fort. Thomas received the country’s highest community service award – the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Prize for outstanding public service to benefit local communities – as part of the Jefferson Awards program, known as the Nobel Prize for Community Service . Nzekwu is the co-founder and […]

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Program integrates community service into classes – WSU Insider

Hundreds of students across multiple Washington State University campuses will participate in community service projects as part of their English classes this year. The projects are facilitated by non-profit organizations and will provide students with rich experiences to think about and write about. The professors who run the courses said the service learning projects were […]