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Funding to close the technology gap in the community services sector

By Geoff Agonbar – Local Journalism Initiative The Quebec government announced $5.4 million to fund a three-year project called DATAide. Centraides of Quebec will partner with Open North to provide skills and leadership training to 3,000 community organizations fighting poverty and social exclusion in Quebec. Of this total, $3.6 million is for grants to participating […]

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Indian Rock Soroptimists Present Annual Community Service Awards

TOWNSHIP OF NORTHAMPTON >> Soroptimist International of Indian Rock Inc., (SIIR), an organization dedicated to empowering women and girls, presented its annual community service awards at its March dinner meeting at Spring Mill Country Club, recognizing local individuals and organizations who have made extraordinary contributions to the well-being of women and girls. The annual Making […]

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Jackson community service group uses COVID-19 relief money to help homeless people find permanent housing

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) – Finding permanent housing can be difficult for everyone, but especially for those who are coming off the streets. Stewpot Community Services in Jackson is using the CARES Act or COVID-19 relief money to make this process a little easier for the city’s homeless population. Stewpot’s shelters serve approximately 800 homeless people […]

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RI Community Service and Educational Organizations Celebrate Black History Month

As Black History Month draws to a close, community service and education organizations in Providence and Rhode Island have held several events to celebrate and continue advocacy efforts for the Black community. The Herald spoke to five organizations about how they commemorated the month. Providence Children’s Museum The Providence Children’s Museum presents an annual play […]

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San Francisco Community Program offers help for small businesses – CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A trio of friends created a new community giving model in San Francisco that has fed nearly three million people and helped save several hundred small businesses since the pandemic began. In one day, Lenore Estrada, owner of Three Babes Bakeshop, went from 33 employees to six, while San Francisco […]

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Monty Tech education includes a holistic community service experience

FITCHBURG – Montachusett Regional Technical School (Monty Tech) emphasizes community service as part of a holistic preparation of students for college and career paths. One of the hallmarks of the high school’s vocational programs is its commitment to giving back to area communities. Students from a variety of trades work on projects such as repairing […]

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Capitol rioter paid to do community service online

Logan Social Services executive director William Smith, who signed Hemenway’s letter, responded to questions by email. He confirmed that Hemenway had paid the fees shown online. He wrote that the money paid by customers was for “advertising, site maintenance and materials” and compared it to people paying for goods at a Goodwill store (some Goodwill […]

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Community service is an integral part of the Monty Tech – Sentinel and Enterprise experience

FITCHBURG — Students at Montachusett Regional Technical School enjoy excellent college and career preparation, and this education would not be complete without an emphasis on community service. One of the hallmarks of the high school’s vocational programs is its commitment to giving back to area communities, according to a school press release. Students from a […]

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Spotlight on Community Services: Gate Petroleum, MFA Oil, Parker’s and Shell

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: CITGO Petroleum Corp. CITGO hosted its 35th Annual […]

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Students continue community service efforts virtually – The GW Hatchet

Junior Dilshad Dinshaw watches his computer sitting on the floor of the District House basement dance studio every Friday waiting for his class of local elementary school students to log on for their weekly dance lessons. Dinshaw is the director of Creative Movement with Balance, the volunteer program that provides free dance lessons to elementary […]

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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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Whittemore Primary School restoration project gets new life after community meeting | Demos

A major supporter of saving the former Whittemore Primary School was upbeat Monday night after Conway City Council voted to work to save the school which was built to serve African Americans. “We will rise to the challenge,” Reverend Cheryl Moore Adamson said after a special two-hour meeting with the council. At one point, city […]

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DJ Randolph of Verendrye is recognized for his community services | News, Sports, Jobs

Submitted Photo DJ Randolph (right), Verendrye Electric Cooperative, accepts the Community Service Award from NDAREC General Manager and Executive Vice President Josh Kramer (left) and NDAREC Professional Development Committee Chair Connie Bitz (center). VELVA – DJ Randolph, a computer engineer at Verendrye Electric Cooperative, says his years of volunteering in the community have benefited him […]

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auctioneer and politician Ford wins House Distinguished Community Service Award | News

Auctioneer. Real estate agent. State representative. And now winner of the highest honor awarded by the Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce. It’s Danny Ford. On Thursday evening, Ford received the Distinguished Community Service Award, at the 2022 Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet and Awards Ceremony to cap off the evening. The award, which […]

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Crestline Community Meeting Will Highlight ‘All the Great Things That Happen’

Crestline cheerleaders energize a crowd of residents at a community gathering in January 2020. At the time, the village was competing to win a complete makeover in a contest sponsored by cable channel HGTV. Another community progress update is scheduled for later this month. The Crestline Community Development Team and other groups will offer an […]

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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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McClain of Johnson City Wins Frank G. Clement Community Service Award | Sunday Stories

GRAY – Each year, the Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations recognizes organizations and individuals for their work and contributions to the promotion and improvement of mental health services throughout Tennessee. At its annual conference, held December 9-10 in Franklin, Johnson City Housing Authority Director Richard McClain was honored as the recipient of TAMHO’s 2021 […]

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‘Just keep people alive’: How a West Virginia community program tries to reduce overdoses amid COVID-19

Emily Baldwin remembers the morning she realized the COVID-19 pandemic was going to make her job more difficult. It was spring 2020, and the new coronavirus was raging on the east coast but had not yet passed West Virginia. A man rushed into the Milan Puskar Health Right clinic in Morgantown and said he believed […]

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At the Christian Community Service Center, a chance to change lives

After three decades as a trained nurse and seven years running her own business, Sandra Winzer was ready to grow. “I always knew when I was younger that I wanted to be a nurse and take care of people who can’t take care of themselves,” said Winzer, who serves several elderly clients. “So many older […]

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Stamford Athletics honored with two CIAC awards for fair play and community service

The holiday gifts arrived a bit early for the sports department at Stamford High School in December in the form of two CIAC awards. Stamford has received both the Michaels Achievement Cup Award 2021 and the Fred Balsamo Sportsmanship Award. Both awards reflect the sportsmanship of the student-athletes on the field and their commitment to […]

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A Legacy of Community Service | Community impact report 2021

Upper Valley Medical Center (UVMC) and Lincoln Community Center in Troy have collaborated on many projects over the years, but none have gone beyond the centre’s long-awaited expansion plan. The Lincoln Community Center (LCC), tucked away in an area of ​​Troy between West Main Street and McKaig Avenue, has a long history. The 1939 center […]

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Community meeting Thursday for information on IL rental assistance

Posted: Dec 16 2021 / 09:27 CST / Update: Dec 16 2021 / 09:27 CST The Illinois Housing Development Authority announced that applications are now open for the second cycle of the Illinois Rent Payment Program (ILRPP), which will provide an additional $ 297 million to tenants and homeowners / providers in the region. aim […]

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Community meeting scheduled as Afghan resettlement begins in Helena | Local

At least one Afghan refugee has resettled in Helena so far, and Helena’s Afghan Refugee Resettlement Team will be holding a community meeting to discuss their plans to bring in around 15 more over the next few months. The meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 16 at the shrine of St. Paul’s […]

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How can students get involved in advocacy, outreach and community service?

Student interest in activism and advocacy is at an all time high, with movements such as Black Lives Matter, the Me Too movement, and LGBTQ + receiving significant support on college and university campuses. Closely aligned with the drive to create change, graduate programs in public administration, advocacy, and social services have become more popular […]

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Camden Rotary Club volunteers recognized for community service – Knox County Villagesoup

CAMDEN – To recognize the dedication of Camden Rotary Club volunteers to the community and the crucial role they play in the Meals on Wheels program at The MCH, MCH Executive Director Liz Schuh and Coordinator from the Children’s program, Katie Tarbox, personally awarded the Camden Rotary MCH Meals on Wheels Rotarians receive a certificate […]

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Retired Commissioner Woodland embodied community service | Local company

WOODLAND – When Dale Boon served on the Woodland Harbor Commission in 1998, the harbor was much smaller. Go forward 24 years. The port continues to grow, developing land that Boon voted to buy in the early 2000s. And now, Boon said, it’s time for him to retire and attend fewer meetings. “I was a […]

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Anthony Law receives Chamber’s Community Service Award

GALESBURG – Anthony Law was named the recipient of the 2021 Thomas B. Herring Community Service Award at the Galesburg Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Thanksgiving Luncheon on Monday. Law was selected from a group of several applicants. He has a long history of community service in Knox County, including numerous charitable efforts as well […]

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UOPD adds unarmed community service workers to campus

There are a lot of new faces at the University of Oregon Police Department. This fall, the ministry hired nine community service officers, newly created positions replacing seven sworn police positions within the agency. Unlike sworn officers, community service officers are not armed. Early next year, once the nine new officers have completed their training, […]

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Aurora Community Meeting to Address Youth Violence

The reunion comes after nine teenagers were gunned down near high schools in Aurora in a week. AURORA, Colorado – The ecclesiastical jurisdiction of the Colorado Church of God in Christ Youth Department held a “state of emergency” meeting on Sunday in reference to two separate shootings that left nine teenagers injured last week in […]

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Scioto County Lawyer Honored for Community Service by Ohio State Bar Foundation

The Ohio State Bar Foundation (OSBF) is pleased to announce that S. Andrew Sturgill is the recipient of its Community Service Award for Lawyers 40 and Under. The award is presented to lawyers across Ohio who work to make a difference in their local communities, outside of their area of ​​practice, and without compensation. By […]

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NAACP Image Awards Focus On Community Service

Nov. 10 – JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – Impact and community service were cited throughout the Johnstown Branch’s inaugural NAACP Image Awards on Tuesday. The awards honoring members of the black community and organizations that support the community as a whole were handed out virtually. The winners included a well-known Johnstown nonprofit, a new business, a grassroots […]

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NAACP Image Awards Focuses on Community Service | New

JOHNSTOWN, PA – Impact and community service were cited throughout the Johnstown Branch’s inaugural NAACP Image Awards on Tuesday. The awards honoring members of the black community and organizations that support the community as a whole were handed out virtually. The winners included a well-known Johnstown nonprofit, a new business, a grassroots group, a community […]

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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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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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Victoria Main Street manager presents master plan at community meeting

October 5, 2021 4:24 PM Posted: October 5, 2021 4:24 PM Update: October 5, 2021 4:31 PM VICTORIA, Texas – At this week’s Victoria Partnership Meeting, Danielle Williams, Executive Director of the Victoria Main Street Program, gave a presentation on the Victoria Downtown Master Plan. The plan was developed by several community stakeholders. One of […]

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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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Community Meeting to Discuss Maryland’s Tougher Corticosteroid Regulations Set for Sept. 28 – Horse Racing News

Maryland racing stakeholders and regulators have scheduled an online community forum to discuss and answer questions regarding the Maryland Racing Commission’s action to remove testing thresholds for five corticosteroids. The Zoom webinar meeting will take place on Tuesday, September 28 at noon EST. Participants include CRM Executive Director Mike Hopkins; MRC member Dr. Thomas Bowman, […]

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A Wheatley Virtual Community Meeting is scheduled for Saturday

Breadcrumb Links News Local news Wheatley residents will soon have the chance to ask questions about last week’s explosion in a virtual meeting to be held this Saturday at 10 a.m. Author of the article: Trevor Terfloth Release date : Sep 02, 2021 • September 2, 2021 • 1 minute read • Join the conversation […]

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Mesker Park Zoo expands community program

(photo courtesy of Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden) Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden in Evansville is expanding its community membership program. The program, which offers an annual membership of $ 5 to families participating in the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, will now be available to residents of southwest Indiana, western Kentucky and southern […]

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Some Call for Relocation of Pete’s Place Shelter at Santa Fe Community Meeting | Local news

Drug addiction and safety concerns near the Pete’s Place Interfaith Community Shelter dominated a community discussion hosted by the city on Tuesday night. Much of the discussion centered on the deteriorating conditions around the shelter, located at the corner of Cerrillos and Harrison roads. Residents and business owners painted a picture that included drug trafficking, […]

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Community-based Hawaii crime program shutdown due to lack of funding

HONOLULU (KHON2) – Weed and Seed has been committed to fighting crime and building positive relationships in the community for decades. The program is forced to close due to a lack of funding amid the COVID-19 pandemic. [Hawaii’s Breaking News–Download the FREE KHON2 app for iOS or Android] “It’s very difficult and heartbreaking for me to be in […]

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The RECONSTRUCTION process at the Paschalville Library begins with a community meeting

Built in 1915, the library building is 106 years old and needs repair and modernization. By Globe Staff Writer More than 50 people participated in the (virtual) community meeting to launch the Paschalville branch of the free library on March 11and. It’s been nearly two years since Mayor Kenney visited the Paschalville Library, located at […]

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New community program launched in North Halifax to promote intercultural learning

Residents of North Halifax have the chance to learn about their neighbors and their cultures through a variety of activities throughout March. Yesterday, the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Center (MNFC) launched a four-week program, Every One Every Day (EOED), aimed at providing a platform for reconciliation and opportunities for people to learn and share interculturally. . […]

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Pilgrim Ministries responds to Teloga community meeting

AllOnGeorgia reached out to Andrew Pilgrim, Executive Director of Pilgrim Ministries to get his reaction to the community meeting held on Saturday. Pilgrim released the following statement along with three statements he planned to read at the meeting but did not get a chance. “The voices of some Teloga residents and their concerns have been […]

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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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The community meeting involves a lot of discussion on the issue of homelessness

Craig Gullion, executive director of Compass Point Housing, was the featured guest at the September 10 community meeting. (Photo by Ashley McCarty) By Ashley McCarty – The third local community meeting was held on September 10 with General Manager Craig Gullion of Compass Point Housing to discuss the issue of homelessness.Those in attendance were Gullion, […]

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SVVSD Announces Transition to Hybrid Model at Virtual Community Meeting – Longmont Times-Call

St. Vrain Valley students will have the option to return to school in person two days a week starting Oct. 5 under a hybrid learning model announced at a virtual town hall on Monday. The meeting was led by Superintendent Don Haddad and included Boulder County health officials, a representative from the St. Vrain Valley […]

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Step Up Savannah Launches New Community Level Up Program

Posted: Sep 2, 2020 / 4:54 PM EDT / Update: Sep 2, 2020 / 5:40 PM EDT SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – A local organization makes it easier for those struggling financially to connect with resources that can help them. Step Up Savannah launches its first asset-based community development program called Level Up. Program participants will […]

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August 28 – Step Up Savannah Launches New Community Program ‘Level Up’ | Non-profit associations

August 28, 2020 – Step Up Savannah is launching its first asset-based community development program, Level Up, starting October 20, 2020. The program will include a series of free online courses held every Tuesday and Thursday over a seven week period ending December 2, 2020. Applications will be accepted now until October 2. Applicants must […]

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To fill the “Delmar Divide”, a community program aims to make the neighbors talk

A St. Louis nonprofit group is developing a program to bring together neighbors to the north and south of St. Louis. The Association of Community Organizations of St. Louis hopes to officially launch its Sisterhood initiative next year. The program will bring together the northern and southern districts of Delmar Boulevard for one-year working partnerships […]