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Brixner students pledge community service to help local boy

School joins Sparrow Club to raise money for medical bills for 2-year-old Jubal Students at Brixner Junior High School adopted a ‘sparrow’ last week, pledging to volunteer 300 hours of community service to raise money for Jubal, 2, a boy from Klamath Falls who was seriously injured in an accident. With the help of Sparrow […]

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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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Mayor Fischer extends Give a Day community service program to a full month

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer announced a full month of community service opportunities in the Louisville area as part of the Give a Day 2022 campaign. The Mayor’s Give a Day campaign will run from April 1 through April 30, with a number of individual and group service opportunities to help spread […]

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Community service opportunities for students during spring break

(Courtesy of Volunteer Alexandria) By: Cordell Fields Alexandria, VA – Volunteer Alexandria offers students the opportunity to serve their community while exploring future careers during Alexandria City Public School (ACPS) spring break. Starting Tuesday, April 12, Breaks with Impact (BWI) is a service-learning program for middle and high school students. Participants learn about critical issues […]

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Community meeting sparks recommendations to reduce gun violence in city | Richmond Free Press

Affordable daycare. Better relationships with recreation and parks and schools. Summer job for teens. Mental health and first aid training. These are some of the recommendations offered by approximately 60 community residents, government officials and representatives of non-profit organizations who came together Feb. 24 in a call to action to stem the tide of gun […]

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American Express – American Express launches My First Mardi Gras community program to give LGBTQIA+ people the opportunity to experience their first Mardi Gras

SYDNEY [Australia]March 1, 2022 – American Express, lead partner of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras (SGLMG), today announces the first American Express community program My First Mardi Gras, in partnership with LGBTQIA+ community organizations Minus18 and Rainbow Families. Designed to connect the most isolated members of the LGBTQIA+ community and provide them with a […]

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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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Memorial Medical Center hosts community program | Lifestyles

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center celebrated Black History Month on Wednesday with a community program focused on health, wellness and faith. Organizers said the event featured powerful and thought-provoking speeches from Dr. Alicia Scott, Cynthia Jones; and co-pastor Celestine Booze. Dr. Scott is a member of the hospital staff at the Medical Center and kicked […]

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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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Here and Now: A Mosaic of Community Service and History

By Dr. Zora Denson and Verta Looper Imagine a poignant performance that depicts black history in Lancaster County. Who was the mastermind behind such a creative idea? Yes, it was Marjorie Clinton McMurray.The list of leaders and achievers depicted in the 1985 tabloid, Black History Month’s 60th Anniversary Edition, published by The Lancaster News, are […]

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A mosaic of community service and history: Sorority continues McMurray’s pageants

Imagine a poignant performance that depicts black history in Lancaster County. Who was the mastermind behind such a creative idea? Yes, it was Marjorie Clinton McMurray. (See how publishing was born.)The list of leaders and achievers depicted in the 1985 tabloid, Black History Month’s 60th Anniversary Edition, published by The Lancaster News, are just a […]

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Lakelands hosts free community program to support tech skills – Shopping Center News

ISPT will launch a free community technology skills program at Lakelands Shopping Center this week, which aims to increase computer literacy and connect generations in the community. The new program is part of the Western Australian State Government’s new COVID-19 safety requirements, which require the safe registration and vaccination verification of customers entering the premises […]

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CNC, APYL express the ABCs of community service

VSALEXIQUE — Political activism is still among the core values ​​of Calexico Needs Change, but so is beautification through collective action, and last weekend they brought some high school kids along for the ride. During Calexico Needs Change’s weekly cleanup of John F. Kennedy Park as part of the city’s adopt-a-park program, paint was added […]

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Confronting Race in Community Service Learning Behind Bars

Newswise – A growing number of service-learning courses are bringing students into jails and prisons, crossing what Alexander (2010) might call the new Jim Crow color line created by mass incarceration. Many of these courses are part of the innovative Inside-Out Prison Exchange program, which brings together internal and external students in a shared university […]

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Applications are now open for the Supervisor Community Service Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2022 Annual Hanover Township Supervisor Awards Brian P. McGuire. The awards are designed to recognize organizations and individuals who donate their time to make the Canton of Hanover a great place to live, work and raise a family. Individuals and organizations can be nominated in the following categories: […]

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Rotary Club is proud of 50 years of community service | North County

DUNEDIN – Never in a million years, local chiropractor Pat Snair thought she would learn how to install a soffit. It was not part of the chiropractor’s job description. But Snair took the hit from Habitat for Humanity while working on a project, and it’s one of his many memories as a member of the […]

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Warrens National Guard Soldier Recognized for Community Service | News

A Wisconsin Army National Guard Soldier from Warrens has been recognized for his tireless volunteer support in his community. Sgt. 1st Class John Battista, a member of the Wisconsin National Guard Recruiting and Retention Battalion, received the Outstanding Military Volunteer Service Medal Nov. 6 in a surprise ceremony at Stevens Point. “I believe that as […]

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Silver Linings: Can-Do Couple Wins Annual Community Service Award

Joyce and Carl Bucciantini at their Friday night in Greene. The couple are the recipients of the 2021 Andrus Community Service Award. Named in honor of AARP founder Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, the award celebrates and honors those who make a difference in the lives of others, according to the AARP Maine. Russ Dillingham / […]

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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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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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Here’s how an ‘amazing’ community program inspires students at Port Richmond High School

STATEN ISLAND, NY – When the final bell of the day rings at Port Richmond High School every Wednesday, a dozen female students gather in a classroom to meet mentors, learn about leadership skills and practice public speaking. And in just a few short weeks, these hard-working students will be delivering speeches to a wider […]

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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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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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The case of community service

The Opinion BDN section operates independently and does not set newsroom policies or contribute to reporting or editing articles elsewhere in the newspaper or on bangordailynews.com. Peter Reilly from Belfast served in the US Air Force. He is retired from a career in finance and teaches various courses at Senior College Belfast. Whether the lens […]

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Norway Boy Scout wins Good Deed Award for National Community Service

Cooper Libby, 12, from Norway (center) was honored with the Youth Hero and Good Deed Award from the American Legion for doing yard work for a Purple Heart veteran. Also pictured on the left are Linda Jack from Legion McKeen Ring Auxiliary 151 McKeen West Paris, Corey Libby, Katie McAllister and Dorene Wilbur Auxiliary West […]

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Renewed calls to “Save Southside Speedway” before community meeting

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) – Residents with ties to Southside Speedway are expressing concerns about the property’s future, with a community meeting scheduled for Thursday evening to discuss ideas for the Zone of special interest Genito / 288, which encompasses the closed short track. At its meeting on June 23, 2021, the Chesterfield County Supervisory […]

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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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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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Emergency community meeting held to create plan to stop gun violence in Pittsburgh area – CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Community activists, politicians and residents attended an emergency community meeting in Homewood to begin creating an action plan to reduce gun violence. “There has been an increase in violence in the black community. Many young people lose their lives. The carnage must stop. We say enough is enough, ”said Rashad Byrdsong, CEO […]

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The “Our Community” program ensures the safety of children in city swimming pools

Bikers, car fans and fraternities have started hanging out at the pools to make sure the kids are safe there after someone brought a gun to one of the pools in June. TOLEDO, Ohio – The city of Toledo opened its swimming pools last month to provide kids with a safe place to cool off. […]

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Artesia Boulevard renovation plans unveiled at first North Long Beach community meeting – Press Telegram

The North Long Beach community got a first look at the $ 26 million Great Artesia Boulevard project this week, with city officials unveiling renderings of high-visibility crosswalks, protected bike lanes and a new mural , among other improvements. Deputy Mayor Rex Richardson, who represents District 9 on City Council, gave residents an overview of […]

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Overbrook community program bringing together youth, local artists and police to fight hate crime

Breadcrumb Links Local News The program will engage young people in thinking about the impacts of discrimination and hate crimes. Author of the article: Taylor blewett “I just can’t wait for these young people to have the opportunity to tell their stories,” Jamaal Jackson Rogers said. Photo by Ashley Fraser /Postmedia Content of the article […]

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Bisexuality 101 “at the center of the community program

The population of people who identify as bisexual + is growing rapidly, especially among young people, and is the largest subset of the LGBTQIA + community. “Yet there is still so much misinformation and stereotypes about bi + people,” said Robyn Ochs. Ochs, educator, speaker, grassroots activist and editor of “Bi Women Quarterly” was a […]

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OHA awards $ 1.25 million in Ohana and Community program grants to 14 nonprofits

File photo courtesy of: OHA The Office of Hawaiian Affairs has awarded prizes totaling $ 1.25 million that will support the Native Hawaiian community through its new grants for the Ohana and Community Programs. A total of 14 nonprofits in Hawai’i, Maui, Moloka’i, O’ahu and Kaua’i will receive funding to help strengthen and strengthen the […]

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Meet South Florida’s uplifting community program that changes lives – Island Origins

“If it hadn’t been for GA, I would probably be in jail or dead.” These words are a reflection of a young man about South Florida’s community program, Gang Alternative Inc. (GA), which explains why group services are an important refuge and resource for many in the counties. of Broward and Miami-Dade. As a global […]

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LAPD Expands Community Program, Appoints Black Woman Deputy Chief

As part of a reinvention of law enforcement after the murder of George Floyd, the Los Angeles Police Department is expanding its community policing program. The Community Safety Partnership, which began in 2011 in some of the city’s most troubled housing estates, is credited with reducing violent crime and improving relationships with residents through initiatives […]