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In photos: VIU culinary students prepare for community service | Vancouver Island University

Culinary arts students at VIU’s Cowichan campus recently served up a slew of soups with a community edge. It was all part of the program’s Soup Challenge – a two-day event that brings together flavor, creativity and skill to give back to the community in a unique way. During the event, Loaves and Fishes Nanaimo […]

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Where To Find Community Facilities Direct Loan and Grant Program

Community Programs fund community facilities in towns and rural regions with fewer than 20,000 people. The grants are awarded gradually. Smaller communities with low incomes and a low population are granted a more significant number of funds. The grants are available to public institutions, such as municipalities, counties, special-purpose districts, non-profit organizations, and tribal jurisdictions. […]

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The Vail Community Meeting will be held in person on Tuesday

Former Vail City Manager Terry Minger will receive the final Vail Trailblazer award at the March 8 Community Meeting in Vail.Courtesy picture Vail’s annual community meeting is returning to an in-person format for the first time since 2019 with the gathering taking place on Tuesday, March 8 from 5-7 p.m. at the Donovan Pavilion. The […]

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Oakdale Chamber Awards Dinner Highlights Community Service

Four different organizations will be recognized for their contributions to the community in March. The annual Oakdale Awards Banquet hosted by the Chamber of Commerce is scheduled for Friday, March 11 and one of the award categories is community service. Nominees for this honor this year are Boy Scout Troop 43, Oakdale Lions Club, Heroes […]

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United Way opens Springfield Community Service Center and highlights 211 crisis hotline

SPRINGFIELD — Friday was declared “211 Day” in Springfield to raise awareness for the crisis hotline. Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and other officials and community members gathered to celebrate the service and ceremonially cut the ribbon at the United Way of Pioneer Valley Springfield Service Center. One of its functions will be to act as […]

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Almont Drive Cul-De-Sac Community Meeting Explores Conceptual Designs

This West Hollywood town hosted a community meeting yesterday to present community members with concept designs for the neighborhood to review and provide feedback on the Almont Drive cul-de-sac located on Almont Drive in the driveway Melrose Ave. The community was presented with two alternative plans. The West Hollywood West Residents Association reports that residents […]

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SPHHS Receives ASPPH Award for Outstanding Community Service

The Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) at the University of Massachusetts has been named the recipient of the 2022 Harrison C. Spencer Award for Outstanding Community Service by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH). This prestigious award is given annually to an ASPPH member, school, or CEPH-accredited […]

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Local school receives grant to strengthen community program

DULUTH, MN — Myers-Wilkins Elementary School is one of 13 schools in the state to receive a $486,000 grant from the Minnesota Department of Education. The school is called a full-service community school, which means the school partners with the community to provide additional resources and programs for students. “It’s really about this partnership between […]

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Mission Marshall seeks to spread God’s love through community service | News

The staff and volunteers working at Mission Marshall work together to meet the needs of communities in Harrison and Marion County, through the dignity and love of Christ. “Our mission statement is ‘Love in the Name of Christ,’” said Executive Director Misty Scott. “What this means to us is that we observe a need in […]

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“Community service is the rent you pay as a citizen” – Twin Cities

Joseph T. “Joe” O’Neill, a prominent St. Paul attorney, former Republican state legislator, law professor, and community leader, died Tuesday of natural causes in hospice care at Lilydale Senior Center. He was 90 years old. His surviving family members also described O’Neill as “an advocate of education, a man of strong Christian faith, a devoted […]

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RIT SAAC third in the NADIIIAA Community Service Award competition

History links ROCHESTER, NY- The RIT Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) placed third on the “Project Board” in the National Association of Athletic Administrators Division III (NADIIIAA) Community Service Awards announced Friday by the at the NCAA convention. “I am very proud of the hard work and time put in by all of our student-athletes […]

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Exchange Center launches new community program to combat rising rates of child abuse

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) – The Clearinghouse for the Prevention of Child Abuse, in partnership with a former mayor of Dothan, is launching a new initiative called ‘Trauma Sensitive and Resilient Dothan’. While recent national child abuse statistics indicate that there have been fewer reported cases, Alabama has seen more reported cases requiring intervention. “We’ve seen […]

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Tyler Residents Honor MLK Day with 36th Annual Interfaith Community Program Walk | News

The Tyler community honored a vision of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday – “Everyone can be great because everyone can serve.” The quote inspired the theme for this year’s 36th annual Interfaith Community Program, remembering King as a community advocate who followed his dreams and made a change. The service was held Monday at […]

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WSU Hosts First Systemwide Community Service Project – WSU Insider

WSU Global Campus is offering all Cougs a chance to give back to their communities in the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr. by hosting the first-ever Caring Cougar Cards project. From 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on January 18, each WSU campus will host a card-making event where Cougs and community members can gather […]

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City Council honors store and clinic for outstanding community service | Winchester Star

WINCHESTER – The first City Council meeting of 2022 opened with honors given to a business and non-profit organization that provided outstanding community support in 2021. The Sinclair Health Clinic and Neer Food Mart were each honored with a Mayor’s Award of Excellence on Tuesday by the man who founded the annual recognition program, Winchester […]

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Drexel Medical Students Learn To Be Advocates Through Community Service – Reading Eagle

As the class of the 2025 Medicine Program at Tower Health’s Drexel University College of Medicine completes their first semester of medical school, Dr Eugene York said he was proud to see how well the students were able to champion the underserved patients. York is the course director for the Health Advocacy Practicum (HAP) at […]

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Awards 2022 recipients announced – The Suburban Times

City of Tacoma announcement. The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Awards recognize excellence in community service activities carried out by an individual, organization or group, and seek to encourage similar efforts by others who may wish to serve in the community. community. These awards are presented annually during the annual celebration of Dr. […]

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VFW Post 2492 hailed for community service

Michigan State VFW awards first place to Imlay City position IMLAY CITY – For their exemplary community service during the year 2020-2021, members and auxiliaries of VFW Post 2492 won 1st place in their division for the Michigan Department of Foreign War Veterans Community Service Award . Post Commander Bob Conrad was made aware of […]

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New Bedford Police and Patriots team up for Lights On! community program

FOXBORO – New Bedford Police Chief Paul Oliveira is heading to Gillette Stadium today to meet with Patriots owner Robert Kraft to announce a new initiative within the police department – ​​the first in News -England. The New England Patriots, New England Revolution and New Bedford Police Department will hold a press conference announcing the […]

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students dedicate hours to community service through the NAHS Anchor Club | News

NEW ALBANY – A group of local high school students have dedicated hundreds of hours to serving the community, whether feeding the homeless or helping at an animal shelter. The Anchor Club of New Albany High School was formed in 2019 and has grown steadily since then. It is a student-run community service organization, and […]

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Students dedicate hours to community service through the NAHS Anchor Club

December 10 – NEW ALBANY – A group of local high school students have dedicated hundreds of hours to serving the community, whether feeding the homeless or helping at an animal shelter. The Anchor Club of New Albany High School was formed in 2019 and has grown steadily since. It is a student-run community service […]

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Debate over West High’s moniker change split at last community meeting

Knoxville, Tenn. (WATE) – The debate continues over the nickname of West High School – the rebels.Students and some teachers are trying to change it, but some West High alumni and community members say they want to keep things the way they are. Debate was divided at Monday’s town hall meeting over the possible renaming […]

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Community Meeting: Tobacco Policy Updates | News

Community members are invited to an online chat scheduled for 4 p.m. on Thursday, November 18 to learn, ask questions and participate in a discussion about local and national efforts to help protect the youth and residents of Lincoln County against the harmful effects of smoking. As of 2021, tobacco-related illnesses remain the number one […]

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Public Safety Construction Project Community Meeting

— Photo courtesy of Context Architecture Community meeting – Monday, December 13 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. After feedback from City Council and community members, they postponed and reformatted the Public Safety Building meeting originally scheduled for November 10. On December 13 at 6:00 p.m., they will have a virtual kickoff to imagine a […]

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Residents discuss redistricting Laytonville at community meeting – The Willits News

A special community meeting sponsored by the Laytonville County Water District was held Oct. 21 at Harwood Hall and via Zoom to discuss Laytonville’s transfer from the 3rd District to another. The problem arose due to recent census data, which arrived late and showed a population gap between districts that state law requires to be […]

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Police and city officials hold ’emergency community meeting’ in response to recent gun violence in Pasadena – Pasadena Now

Pasadena City Council Member John Kennedy on the podium joins other city and police officials at an emergency community meeting at the Robinson Park Community Center to discuss a series shootings around the park on October 28, 2021 (Brian Day / Pasadena Now) Police and city officials described the steps they are taking to curb […]

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Amarillo LWV to host community meeting on NW prenatal care on Thursday

The League of Amarillo Voters will be hosting a NW Prenatal Care Community Meeting on Thursday, October 28 at 7:00 p.m. at the Amarillo United Citizens Forum building, located at 901 N. Hayden, just off Amarillo Boulevard and Hughes Boulevard. According to a press release, the meeting is part of a two-year study conducted by […]

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UGDSB to host Center Wellington community meeting (Upper Grand District School Board)

20 October 2021 The Upper Grand District School Board, in partnership with our regional partners, is inviting members of the Wellington Center community to the first in a series of community engagement meetings aimed at reducing violence and preventing suicide. The Wellington Center community has seen a lot of loss and tragedy over the past […]

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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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Cabrillo College to hold final community meeting on potential name change – Santa Cruz Sentinel

SANTA CRUZ – Cabrillo College is set to hold its final community meeting on updating its namesake, a process that began more than a year ago after questions and criticism arose around the horrible settler story associated with explorer Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo. As the community began to question the college’s name in 2020, the nation […]

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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 […]

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Pioneer Energy will host a community meeting

In January 2022, Pioneer Community Energy will offer the option to use its services as an electricity provider in El Dorado County. For those who wish to stay with PG&E, there will be an “opt-out” option where customers can stay with PG&E rather than switch to Pioneer. “Pioneer provides a choice of electricity providers where […]

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City of Tulsa hosts community meeting for Evans-Fintube redevelopment proposals

The City of Tulsa and the Tulsa Authority for Economic Opportunity are giving the community a chance to share their feedback on the redevelopment of a historic property near downtown. The city is looking to create what it calls a “mixed-use destination project” at the Evans-Fintube site. The 11-acre property sits just northeast of downtown, […]

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Fed, state, and local agencies come together at Greenville community meeting – many questions answered

There was no standing room until Wednesday evening, September 15, as displaced residents of Greenville, Canyon Dam, and Indian Falls gathered in the Greenville Elementary School cafeteria to hear what federal agency officials said. , state and local had to say about the next steps to clean up and rebuild since the Dixie fire destroyed […]

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Framingham Veterans Court to be the subject of a community meeting

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The Framingham Police Advisory Committee will host a community meeting this week focused on a special court that helps veterans recover after arrest or conviction. Here are more excerpts from a press release from the Police Advisory Board: The Framingham Police Advisory Committee will host a Framingham Police Department community presentation on […]

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After cutting the ribbon on the controversial Hilco warehouse, target the host community meeting this week

LITTLE VILLAGE – Target officials will host a community meeting on Tuesday to answer questions about its newly opened facility inside the Hilco warehouse in Little Village. Officials plan to answer questions about the Target Little Village supply chain facility at 3501 S. Pulaski Road. The virtual meeting is Tuesday at 6 p.m. Participants can […]

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Anti-mask group disrupts community meeting over pandemic relief funds

CLARK COUNTY, Nevada (KSNV) – Another sign of Americans’ division in the face of the pandemic, a community meeting in Nevada was disrupted by a group of women who opposed the wearing of masks. Thursday night’s meeting was supposed to focus on how Nevada businesses might benefit from the US bailout. Instead, it had to […]

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Anti-mask group disrupts community meeting on pandemic relief funds

CLARK COUNTY, Nev. (KSNV) — In another sign of Americans being divided over the pandemic, a community meeting in Nevada was interrupted by a group of women who were against wearing masks. Thursday night’s meeting was supposed to focus on how Nevada businesses could benefit from the US bailout. Instead, it had to be disbanded. […]

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Naracoorte town center plans discussed at community meeting | Herald of Naracoorte

Big plans for Naracoorte’s future were officially unveiled and explained at a launch on Tuesday. More than 100 community members crowded into Naracoorte Town Hall on Tuesday evening to listen to consultant Helen Dyer discuss the plan to rejuvenate downtown Naracoorte. The ambitious plan, approved by city council last month, is a 10-year program for […]

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Richmond School Board to hold community meeting tonight for construction of George Wythe High School

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – The debate over who should be in charge of building George Wythe High School continues Tuesday evening. The Richmond Public Schools School Board will be holding a special meeting for the community to have their say. The meeting will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at what is now […]

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Integrated care center responds to neighborhood concerns at community meeting

Breadcrumb Links News Local News Publication date : Jul 08, 2021 • July 8, 2021 • 3 minute read Content of the article The City of Kingston hosted a community engagement meeting on Wednesday evening to address questions and concerns from neighborhoods regarding the Integrated Care Hub. The meeting was attended by a panel of […]

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Columbus Police Department hosts neighborhood community meeting

COLOMB, Georgia ( WRBL) – Columbus Police Chief Freddie Blackmon hosted a neighborhood community meeting at the Columbus Marriott. Citizens expressed their concerns and thoughts about the community. Issues such as hot spots, corporate violence, shootings and homelessness were raised. Blackmon assured the community that all of their concerns have been heard and that CPD […]

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| Carson National Forest to Host Community Meeting on Managing Poso FireNM FireNM Info

Taos, New Mexico – June 4, 2021 – Fire managers in the Carson National Forest are hosting an outdoor community meeting on Sunday, June 6 at 3 p.m. at the fire hall in Vallecitos, New Mexico. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the Carson National Forest’s strategy to manage the Poso fire and […]

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East York City Building Virtual Community Meeting for Exit Homeless Scheduled for May 3 – Beach Metro Community News

This parking lot on Trenton and Cedarvale avenues in East York is the proposed location of a three-story modular building for people coming out of homelessness. Photo by Alan Shackleton. By ALI RAZA, reporter at the Local Journalism Initiative A three-story building designed for people coming out of planned homelessness in eastern Toronto has been […]

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Michigan Central remains on track. Latest Community Meeting Provides Update on Ford’s Progress

Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, by ford The Michigan Central Station in Corktown project is on track, with the first of many target dates for completion starting in 2022. Holding an online community meeting, the team behind the Michigan Central project spoke about success, the state of construction and answered questions from those present. while […]

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Robert E. Lee High’s name change honored at community reunion

JACKSONVILLE, Florida –The Northside Coalition and other members of the Jacksonville community gathered Monday afternoon before a meeting, rallying for a name change at Robert E. Lee High School. A meeting on the name change of Andrew Jackson High School takes place Tuesday evening. LINK: Duval County Public School Name Changes Tracking Ben Frazier, chairman […]

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Next ‘Unity in OUR Community’ meeting open to the public — Muncie Journal

By Dr. Mabala Nyalugwe— Muncie, IN – So much work has been done by various groups and individuals in the African American community over the years. In November, a panel of our African American leaders were invited to a first gathering on November 21, at the Greater Kingdom Life Ministry, 901 East 29th Street, Muncie […]

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The RPSB organizes the first meeting of the Balanced Calendar community

ALEXANDRIA, Louisiana (KALB) – The Rapides Parish School Board held its first community meeting to get feedback on the possibility of using a balanced schedule for the 2021-2022 school year. It was held at Peabody Magnet High School and was the first of many meetings to come over the next two months. Community participation was […]

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Muncie widely opposes YMCA Tuhey Park plan at community meeting

Muncie residents spoke out against a proposal to build a YMCA headquarters on what is currently a city park and pool at a meeting Tuesday night. As IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann reports, park neighbors and the wider community say privatization for Y opportunities isn’t worth the loss of public spaces in the park. Although the YMCA […]

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Schenectady’s community program aims to close the gap

SCHENECTADY — After they finished their homework, a small group of youngsters sat in a circle in Rob Alley inside the Proctors Theater on a recent Friday afternoon, cutting through on healthy relationships and what the community means to them. Meralys Collazo, who moderated the session in front of a poster made of brightly colored […]

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Superfund details discussed at community meeting with EPA | Local

MICHEL DISTRIBUTION At a public meeting four years ago, Montana Tech professor Dr. John Ray questioned the Environmental Protection Agency’s transparency in the Superfund process. But following a cordial virtual meeting on Monday, where the Montana EPA updated the Butte-area community on projects related to the Butte Priority Soils Operational Unit Consent Decree, its tone […]

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Bird Presents New Community Program – Santa Monica Daily Press

Bird, headquartered in Santa Monica, is now offering 50% off scooter rides to many members of the community, including low-income cyclists, Pell Grant recipients, some local nonprofits and community, veterans and the elderly. The new community fare program is designed to provide affordable transportation as a safe alternative to public transit during the pandemic. “Community […]

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Church and Community Program Moves to New Home in Canton | Donations to the community

TOWNSHIP – Now in its 46th year, the Church and Community program took a four-block trip from its old Main Street headquarters to a new location on Court Street over the past month. Exceeding its space at the corner of Main Street and Riverside Drive, the CCP Food Pantry and Second Chance Thrift Shop have […]

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Henrico Schools to host community meeting focused on reopening plans

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) – The The Henrico County School Board will hold a community meeting Tuesday to discuss reopening plans for the fall. The council plans to address the current state of its reopening process and said advice from heads of state and health experts is continually evolving, so final plans will not be […]

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Grants Will Expand WSU-Micronesian Islander Community Program – WSU Insider

By Addy Hatch, WSU News Asking members of a community what they need, and then partnering to achieve those goals, is the goal of community-based participatory research. A program using this research approach in the Micronesian island community of Oregon was successful, leading to two additional grants to expand this work. The team includes lead […]