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Monkeypox Risk Awareness Ad Sparks Debate in Medical and LGBTQ+ Community

LAS VEGAS, Nevada (FOX5) – A risque Monkeypox awareness ad from the Southern Nevada Health District has sparked debate among members of the medical community and among LGBTQIA+ advocates, whether the message promotes gay stereotyping and stigma , or if it’s a cutting-edge way to capture a Las Vegas-based audience …

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Event to Connect GSU’s Newton County Campus to Community Needs

COVINGTON, Ga. – Representatives from more than a dozen organizations and community nonprofits will visit Georgia State University’s Newton campus on Thursday, Sept. 1 to connect Perimeter College students with volunteer needs. The meet and greet event is part of the campus’ ongoing Academic Community Engagement (ACE) program. “ACE pairs …

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Marin Tennis Community Prepares for Hal Wagner Tournament

Marin County’s biggest tennis party of the year begins Friday and runs through Labor Day weekend at the Rafael Racquet Club in San Rafael. The 40th annual Hal Wagner Memorial Doubles tournament is so popular that the draws filled up six weeks before the four-day event. And the enthusiasm goes …

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Service project helps Legion family give back to community

Kim Kay McCarty Martin took a moment after pulling weeds at the War Memorial Center to reflect on the community service project taking place Friday morning in conjunction with the American Legion National Convention in Milwaukee. “It’s great to give back. I especially like that,” said McCarty Martin, the Warrant …

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Council tests new community jump system

Residents will have the opportunity to declutter their homes for free using one of the new mega dumpsters on Saturday 10 September. In an effort to help residents dispose of items responsibly, Richmond City Council will be piloting the use of community dumpsters at two separate locations in the borough. …

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Howard University embraces community betterment at annual day of service

WASHINGTON – During the 10th annual day of service, Howard University students and faculty have adopted the University’s motto, “Truth and Service,” with service projects throughout the city. Howard University Day of Service (HUDOS) is a student-led event that helps acclimatize students to the university and the Washington, D.C. community …

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The community comes together to save Royal City Studios

Royal City Studios can keep its doors open for another day thanks to the support of the community, who collectively raised over $67,000 in a fundraising campaign Royal City Studios can keep its doors open for another day thanks to an outpouring of community support. Owner Jim Duffield opened the …

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Marcos admin pledges to work with international community on human rights ahead of UN review

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 19) – The government has said it is committed to cooperating with the international community on human rights issues as the United Nations (UN) prepares to hold a series of dialogues and reviews during of the next three months. Foreign Secretary Enrique Manalo reaffirmed the …

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misunderstanding community opposition to transmission lines – pv magazine Australia

Australia will need to “efficiently” install more than 10,000 km of new transmissions to reach its net zero target by 2050, according to the Australian Energy Market Operator. Strengthening transport is also a cornerstone of the new Albanian government’s climate policy, Rewiring the Nation. It is therefore worrying that at …

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Pokemon Go Community Day September 2022 Rumors: Who’s Headlining?

The Pokemon Go Community Day headliner for September has yet to be announced, but there are already predictions and rumors about who could be the show’s star. Now that the August 2022 Galarian Zigzagoon Community Day is over, many trainers are looking ahead to the next Community Day which will …

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Moncton SPCA becomes PAW to reflect independence and community programming

One of Atlantic Canada’s largest non-profit animal rescue shelters now has a different name. The Greater Moncton SPCA has changed its name to People for Animal Wellbeing, or PAW. According to the organization’s president, Christian Moger, the move was made to reflect an increased focus on community outreach. “Over the …

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LA community fridges need donations due to inflation – NBC Los Angeles

Community fridges stocked with free fresh food and produce have helped many food-insecure families in Los Angeles weather the pandemic. But now the sidewalk refrigerators have a new function, as inflation is driving up food prices. Skyrocketing food prices are bringing a wave of people to cupboards for the first …

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Families have fun at the Bulldog Summer Bash: dates and data from Olmsted

OLMSTED FALLS, Ohio — Grace Mitsch rested the arrow against her wooden bow and aimed. The arrow flew towards its target, small luminous balls floating in the air. Grace and her family attended the Bulldog Summer Bash on Saturday (August 6), a child-friendly event that was part of the weekend’s …

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Central Maine community colleges see spike in fall enrollment

An aerial view in July 2019 of Central Maine Community College in Auburn. The school is experiencing a peak in enrollment for this fall. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal File Community colleges in central Maine are seeing an increase in enrollment this fall, thanks in part to a state program allowing recent …

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The international community risks fulfilling Russia’s agenda in Bosnia

To what extent is the proposal of the High Representative favoring the “Croats of the HDZ” over other ethnic groups in the Federation manifested in the inconsistent implementation of the census results in the formation of the various branches of government. Under OHR’s ​​plan, the 2013 census would determine the …

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Launched a mobile resource unit and community closet to help vulnerable people in Quinte West, Ontario. -Kingston

The Town of Quinte West in Southern Ontario has launched a Mobile Community Resource Unit and Community Closet to help support the vulnerable population in the area. The MCRU is located at 97 Front Street, Trenton, and aims to connect residents to mental health and addictions programs and support services. …

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Chiltern community and Indigo Shire council rally behind 12-year-old’s push for more skating structures

A 12-year-old boy helped secure $5,000 from Indigo Shire Council and the Chiltern community to establish more skating structures in town. Key points: Jack Birthisel advocated for additional skate structures at Chiltern His efforts led the community and the Indigo Shire council to contribute $5,000 to help pay for new …

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£500,000 grant awarded to create training kitchen at Newington Community Center – The Isle Of Thanet News

Newington Community Association Project Grant – community-created mosaic panel funded by Creative Newington A grant of up to £500,000 has been awarded for a project to set up a training kitchen at the Newington Community Centre. The kitchen and space for people seeking employment and training opportunities is one of …

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City of Oakland | Kaplan, Vice Mayor of Oakland, elected and community…

Oakland, Calif. (July 28, 2022) — Today, Oakland Vice Mayor Rebecca Kaplan, along with Council President Nikki Bas, Council Member Carroll Fife, Pro Tempore President Sheng Thao, and LGBTQ+ elected officials and community leaders, send a letter of support for HR 8404, the Respect for Marriage Act, which would codify …

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Community seeks answers after suburban Dallas fire – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The Balch Springs community will spend the coming days and months trying to pick up and move forward. Fire Marshal Sean Davis said he hopes the future Balch Springs will include a more robust fire department, to respond in case something like this happens again in this growing community. “It’s …

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Ozark Community Partners Help Veterans Heal Through Cooking Classes

When the community works together, great things can happen. This is exactly what is happening in Fayetteville, Arkansas, at the Ozarks VA. A mutually beneficial partnership with VA, the University of Arkansas Extension, and the Fayetteville Public Library brought veterans together to participate in Whole Health cooking classes in June. …

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Local farms, community gardens and markets

All gardeners and guests must comply with the following garden rules and regulations. If you have any questions, please email us at communitygardens@burlington.ca or call us at 289-983-6527. Gardeners and their guests must comply with all City of Burlington regulations, including our Parks Bylaw and all City of Burlington policies, …

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Community shootaround: Eastern Conference playoffs

The play-in tournament, which has been adopted as a fixture of every season, means only 10 teams won’t get a taste of the playoffs from year to year. Last season the Knicks, Wizards, Pacers, Pistons and Magic were the five Eastern Conference teams that failed to qualify. All of these …

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Louisville community reacts to man hit by two cars in Terry Road hit-and-run

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – Michael Basham was hit not once, but twice by two different cars while riding his bike on Terry Road around 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning. Both cars continued to drive after he was hit. Today, the community that knew him so well demands justice. “He needs his …

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Meet Ladycat De’Ore, a longtime LGBTQ+ activist

Sternbeck said she’s been part of what she calls “the fight” all her life. She remembers having fought against the “Don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, which was set up in the early 90s, and she is also passionate about transgender rights. So passionate, in fact, that she says she’s “ready …

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U of T Run Club takes priority over community development

The University of Toronto Run Club lives up to its motto – “no one is left behind” – every time its members lace up their sneakers. With stops at cafes and ice cream parlors around the city, the co-chairs Emilie Nguyen and Ashim Bhattacharya make it a priority to foster …

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Elevator condominium buildings in a transit-oriented community in Ashburn, Virginia.

Metrorail’s expansion into Loudoun County, Virginia was a major factor in Alonso and Jennifer Cisneros’ decision to move to Ashburn. The second phase of the Silver Line and its Ashburn station are years behind schedule. But the Cisnerose have arrived – at the Flats at Metro Walk. “We wanted to …

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Wetheral’s Oak Tree Animals’ Charity welcomes new teahouse and community space

An animal charity has opened a new teahouse and community space, made possible by a major grant. Wetheral-based Oak Tree Animals’ Charity opened the tearoom this week. It came after HSBC chose to award over £20,000 to the charity to make this community space a reality. Oak Tree Animals’ Charity …

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As the flag is raised, the Dal community reflects: what does pride mean today? – Dal News

Born out of the riots in New York more than 50 years ago, the Pride movement has traveled to its present moment through celebration and struggle – sentiments captured Thursday afternoon at Dal’s flag-raising ceremony in Halifax. People gathered on Studley Quad for the now annual event, signaling the start …

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The Barakah Beauty Collective: Building Community Through Fellowship

by Nura Ahmed Michaela Corning, Founder and CEO of the Barakah Beauty Collective, has created a female-led, female-only beauty and wellness space specifically for Muslim women – the only one of its kind in the Pacific Northwest. Now an essential hub for community, healing and laughter, the road to founding …

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Community Support Brings New Changes to Sabarkantha Village Government School

From less than 50% in class 10 and more than 100 students enrolled outside the village in private schools covering a distance of up to 100 kilometers, Kubadharol high school turned around with more than 93% results and not a only student in the village looking for a secondary education …

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Belvidere Community Honors Local Veteran of the Year

BELVIDERE, Ill. (WIFR) – A local veteran who receives the state’s highest honor receives a celebration here in the Stateline while leaving a legacy. Michael Isham found out he won the state’s first Veteran of the Year award in May, but he couldn’t celebrate because he had COVID. Now her …

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A queer community in Elands Bay lobbied for religious inclusion and won

Looking out to sea a short distance away, Wentzel van Neel says, “We want to go to church because — and I don’t know if you’ve heard this before — but there’s a saying that goes, ‘Moffies are the people who live closest to the Lord.’ It’s because we live …

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Virginia investor takes on Frisco apartment community

A Virginia-based investor has acquired a large Frisco apartment community. The Travis Apartment Development is a 345 unit rental community located just south of US Highway 380 in Denton County. Built in 2021, the apartments are located at 900 Gordon Heights Lane, just west of the new PGA of America …

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French bishop suppresses controversial religious community

After the revelation of the illicit ordinations of April, the bishop of Toulon suppresses the public association of the faithful known under the name of Saint-Benoît Monastery. On June 2, Rome asked the Bishop of Fréjus-Toulon, Msgr. Dominique Rey, to postpone the diocesan ordinations scheduled for the end of the …

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Citizens’ group plans next steps against Ontario businessman who compared gay community to Nazis

A citizens’ group has formed following an Ontario City Council meeting where a man accused of stealing pride flags was allowed to speak for 30 minutes and ‘vomit hate’ of the gay community. Jacob (Jake) Dey, who runs a farm equipment supply store in Tillsonburg, Ont., has been charged with …

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15 healthiest counties in Maryland | Healthiest Communities

Nine of Maryland’s 24 counties or county equivalents landed in the top 500 of the 2022 Healthiest Communities ranking, including two that ranked in the top 100 communities overall. US News’ fifth annual Healthiest Communities Project assessed nearly 3,000 communities nationwide across dozens of metrics, exploring the critical role location …

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Holly Pride celebrates the LGBTQ+ community with speakers from here and abroad

Holly Pride celebrates the LGBTQ+ community with speakers from here and abroad (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 18, 2022) Holly, MI – When Ferndale Pride manager Julia Music told people she was talking to Holly Pride, some were surprised that a village in rural northern Oakland County would support a pride. …

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The Coastal Community Foundation awards $94,000 in scholarships

The Coastal Community Foundation (CCF) has awarded 53 scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,000 to graduates from Carlsbad Unified, Oceanside Unified, San Diego Unified, San Dieguito Union, and Vista Unified school districts. Additional awards were given to 17 students to support their continuing college education. CCF Program Officer Laura Fleming …

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Navigate the path from community college to prestigious private university

Private four-year colleges are increasingly turning to the community college transfer pipeline to expand access and diversify the student body. For President Carol L. Folt, it’s personal. As a transfer student at a community college, she discovered a passion for biology, then held senior leadership positions and presidencies at three …

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Community activist Ja’Mal Green takes part in the 2023 Chicago mayoral race – NBC Chicago

Another candidate entered the 2023 Chicago mayoral race. Community activist Ja’Mal Green posted a YouTube video on Monday, announcing his intention to run for mayor. “It’s time for new leaders to lead us into a future we can all believe in,” Green says in the video. The video goes on …

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Westlake’s Community West Foundation Distributes Largest Grant Amount Ever

WESTLAKE, Ohio – The Community West Foundation (CWF) announced that the largest amount of community grants in a calendar quarter in its 25-year history was awarded to area organizations for a total of 1,009 $500. In their announcement, it was noted that the grants “are focused on the mission areas …

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directors thank the community for its support | News, Sports, Jobs

LOCK HAVEN — Staff at the Rivervalley Regional YMCA thanked the community and various organizations for their support in achieving the primary goal of their pool campaign. “Thanks to countless hours of volunteer and staff dedication, community support, planning, fundraising and hard work, we are thrilled to announce …

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Community partnerships change the lives of graduates

What is important to you about partnering with Twin Cities communities outside of Bethel? I have discovered that working alongside community partners brings out so much truth, beauty and richness in life. As I had the honor of knowing community partners, I was able to see the world from other …

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New Hanover County Enacted Budget Reduces Property Taxes and Strengthens Community Investments – Communications and Outreach – Communications and Outreach

New Hanover County Passed Budget Cuts Property Taxes, Strengthens Community Investments NEW HANOVER COUNTY, North Carolina – During Monday’s meeting, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to pass a $508 million balanced budget for fiscal year 2022-23 (FY22-23). The budget takes effect July 1 and includes a …

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Excitement as Dunamis senior pastor commissions projects in Abuja community

The joy of the resident of Wukara Community on Airport Road, Abuja knew no bounds when the Senior Pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Dr Paul Enenche, celebrated his 54th birthday on Saturday. The pastor commissioned a borehole project in the community, which was battling water scarcity. The project was …

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Calls to change proposed funding cuts for community transportation

A new funding model proposed by the federal government government could see the community transportation put on hold. Starting in mid-2023, the federal government may stop funding subsidies to licensed community transportation providers. For Penrith-based Active Care Network, this could be a death sentence for community transport services. The previous …

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A group of elders opposes the name changes of the Va. Community College

A group led by Thomas Nelson Community College alumni, the Turn the Tide Committee, is circulating a petition calling on Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin to stop Thomas Nelson and other community colleges from changing their names. The colleges – originally known as Thomas Nelson, John Tyler, Patrick Henry and Dabney …

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Bradford Lions raise funds for the community

The Bradford Lions held another fundraiser over the weekend with proceeds going to the community The Bradford Lions Club held an e-waste collection on Saturday, with all proceeds from the recycled materials going back into the community. “The driving went well for our first attempt,” club chairman James Slykhuis said. …

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Belfast Climate Action Plan writers discuss first draft plan with community

BELFAST – The public is invited to a community discussion on Belfast’s initial draft climate action plan on Tuesday June 14 at 6pm in the Abbott Room of the Belfast Free Library. The event is co-sponsored by the Library’s All of Belfast Climate Dialogues project and the City of Belfast …

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Nominations are open for the City’s Community Recognition Award

The City’s Cultural Vitality Committee will accept applications until June 13 The City’s Cultural Vitality Committee is accepting nominations for the Community Recognition Award. Applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, June 13. The award celebrates long-term commitment and innovation in the city’s arts and culture community. The …

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BLINN’S NEWEST RESIDENCE WILL INCLUDE LARGER BEDROOMS, GROUP STUDY PODS, COMMUNITY KITCHEN

Blinn College-Brenham Campus students will have a new housing option available when they arrive on campus for the fall semester. A rendering of a lobby inside Prairie Lea Hall, a new student housing complex opening this fall on the Brenham campus of Blinn College.(courtesy Blinn College) In August, Blinn will …

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Centerville adds a new all-inclusive playground with several community donations

To exploreCenterville man who pulled couple from burning plane wins National Medal of Heroism Legend Centerville-Washington Park District recently added an all-inclusive playground to one of its most popular parks. Yankee Park, 7500 Yankee St., dedicated the new playground on Friday, May 13, 2022. CONTRIBUTE Legend Centerville-Washington Park District recently …

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Wyo Governor’s Education Initiative Announces Community Listening Sessions

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (KIFI) – Governor Mark Gordon’s K-12 Education Advisory Group has announced a series of community listening sessions to gather feedback from parents and stakeholders on the state’s education system. . Announced in May 2021, the Advisory Group on Reinventing and Innovating Education Delivery (RIDE) is developing recommendations to …

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Kokomo man arrested after scuffle outside community center ended in gunfire

KOKOMO, Ind. –A Kokomo man faces charges after an investigation into a fight outside the Carver Community Center. The Kokomo Police Department said the scuffle took place shortly before 2:45 p.m. on May 7. Officers responded to the community center at 1030 N Purdum Street following a report of a …

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Community Calendar | News, Sports, Jobs

TUE/5-17 Beloit West Branch School Board, 6:30 p.m., High School Media Room; working session at 5:30 p.m. Canfield Mahoning County Public Health Finance Committee, 8:30 a.m., Canfield Fairgrounds Administration Building Colombian Rigatoni Drive-In Dinner, Grace Church, 4 p.m. while seats last, $7 School board, 6 p.m., high school …

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Safe and Secure Community Education Classes in Afghanistan – Afghanistan

Attachments Presentation of the ECB: purpose and characteristics CBE classrooms provide out-of-school, vulnerable and excluded children aged 6-9 and primarily girls, alternative child-friendly places of learning where they cannot access formal schooling. Although these classrooms are meant to meet academic standards in a deliberately safe and secure learning environment, it …

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Evanston now at ‘high’ community COVID risk level due to surge in cases, city says – NBC Chicago

Based on the growing number of new COVID cases reported over the past seven days, the City of Evanston said Thursday its community risk level for COVID has risen from “medium” to “high,” the level of highest alert, according to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. City metrics show …

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Community college chief says state isn’t doing enough to help low-income students

For almost everyone who enrolls, college is a pit stop on the path to a career. For Jan Yoshiwara, who will soon retire as executive director of the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges – college been the career. In the 1970s, Yoshiwara was officially enrolled as a …

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AuSable Community Rooting for Local Shelter Dog

Frieda, a four-year-old bulldog mix, has become the star of the AuSable Valley animal shelter. Frieda was rescued in Crawford County just six months ago, but right away shelter workers could tell something was wrong. “When she came in, obviously looking at her hips, we knew there was something wrong, …

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Seniors serving our community on SCIP Day

Preparing our students for civic life is part of our district’s vision and mission. A longstanding tradition, SCIP Day, which stands for Senior Community Improvement Project, allows hundreds of seniors from southeast Polk to spread out across the district to do the community work that needs to be done. Organizations …

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WPS Hosts Community Conversation for AAPI Heritage Month

WAYNESBORO, Va. (WHSV) – Waynesboro Public Schools is celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a special community conversation on anti-racism and the book “Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning.” Lorraine Dresch of Waynesboro High School and Virginia Tech Assistant Professor Dr. S. Moon Cassinelli will lead the …

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International community must stop meddling in Afghan affairs, Taliban say

Criticizing the freezing of Afghanistan’s assets by the United States, Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund, Prime Minister of the Islamic Emirate, on Sunday urged the international community to stop interfering in Afghanistan’s internal affairs. “We said we will not hurt anyone or any country and we don’t want …

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Chesterfield celebrates the first Community Champions awards in person

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) – Six different recipients received awards on Wednesday in recognition of their respective volunteer service and contributions to the Chesterfield community. The Chesterfield Community Champion awards were distributed by the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors at their meeting on Wednesday April 27. The program, run by …

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Residents can dispose of drugs at Lane County Community College

Lane County residents can safely dispose of pills and patches at a free medication take-back event Saturday at Lane Community College, hosted by the LCC Department of Public Safety and the States Drug Enforcement Administration. -United. People can bring their expired, unused, and unwanted prescription medications and patches for disposal …

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San Jose kidnapping investigation has community worried – NBC Bay Area

A mother and baby were reunited on Tuesday after a scary day in a kidnapping case that saw the whole Bay Area watch it unfold. The San Jose Police Department said 3-month-old Brandon Cuellar, who was abducted on Monday, was found safe and sound. No one breathes a sigh of …

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‘I’m a real fan now’: How newcomers found community thanks to the Montreal Canadiens

Guy Lafleur is remembered as a star player on a team that made many people proud to live in Montreal, including those born elsewhere. For Jamaican-born Montrealer and Canadiens fan Ivylin Scott, learning of Lafleur’s passing was a moment she won’t soon forget. “I was listening [The Andrew Carter Morning …

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Community Development Week Celebration

The Economic and Community Development Department (ECDD) has just completed its celebration of National Community Development Week from April 11th to April 15th. The Department oversees Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds that support and stimulate our community through various organizations, programs and initiatives. At the Commission meeting on Tuesday, …

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DOE to develop digital platform to connect low-income households to community solar projects

C2 Capital Energy On April 20, the White House announced a new partnership between the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Community Solar Partnership (NCSP) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that will develop and pilot a digital platform to enable more low-income households to access …

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Community Foundation donates former Harrisonburg Rockingham Free Clinic to RMH Foundation

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) – In 2021, the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Free Clinic voted to transfer physical and cash assets to the Community Foundation of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County once the clinic closes. “Our charge was to dream up how the property could be used to meet the unmet health care needs of …

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PACC warns community of parvo season

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) — Now that temperatures are on the rise, parvo season is here. Parvo is a highly contagious virus that is very deadly in unvaccinated puppies and adult dogs. Pima Animal Care Center says they are already overflowing with parvo cases. The best way to protect …

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New Fair Park Community Greenspace Plans Unveiled – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The effort to bring a major upgrade to the home of the State Fair of Texas and revitalize the South Dallas community reached a major milestone on Thursday. Designs revealed Thursday detail plans for the 14-acre community park set to be built on Fair Park’s larger parking lot. This lot, …

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CDIS Program Honors Outstanding Community Partner with “Mentor of the Year” Award

Photo submitted 2022 Mentor of the Year: Alyson Rawlings In order to prepare its graduating students to become effective speech-language pathologists in Northwest Arkansas, throughout the state of Arkansas, and beyond, Communication Sciences and Disorders sends students into the medical community and statewide educational institution for hands-on …

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NFL community mourns loss of QB

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins was killed Saturday when he was hit by a dump truck while walking on a South Florida highway. Florida Highway Patrol spokesman Lt. Indiana Miranda confirmed the crash on Interstate 595 westbound. Haskins was pronounced dead at the scene. Miranda did …

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‘Small Town, Big Stories’ celebrates community personalities | News, Sports, Jobs

Retired aquatic biologist Skippy Hau (right) shares stories alongside Dean Tokishi and Sissy Lake-Farm at the Small Town, Big Stories project premiere on April 1 at the Iao Theater in Wailuku City. CHRIS SUGIDANO photos Maui News More than 100 people gathered at the historic ‘Iao …

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New book celebrates urban diversity and community gardens

Dr. Mary Ann Kedron is the author of a new book called “My Name Is Cilantro”. It is the first in a series of children’s books that Dr. Kedron plans to publish and share. BUFFALO, NY – A brand new book has been released that celebrates urban diversity and community …

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Penn State Brandywine dedicates new entrepreneurship space to Lansdowne – Delco Times

LANSDOWNE – Joined by dozens of community, business and government leaders, Penn State President Eric Barron and Penn State Brandywine Chancellor Marilyn Wells presided over a ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony March 18 to mark the opening of the Brandywine LaunchBox, an innovation space that provides free resources to entrepreneurs and …

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THEN AND NOW: Barrie’s Queen’s Park has a history as a community center

Archibald Thomson donated six acres of land, which would become Queen’s Park, to the city in 1867 This ongoing series from Barrie Historical Archives Curator Deb Exel shows old photos from the collection and one from the present day, along with the story behind them. Queen’s Park Archibald “Arch” Thomson …

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Residents of Erindale apartment fire supported by La Perle Community League

Community members are reaching out to support those unable to return home after an apartment fire in Erindale this week. Emergency crews arrived at the four-story building at 95th Avenue and 182nd Street around 8:10 p.m. Wednesday. Everyone had to be evacuated as firefighters battled the flames. EMS treated two …

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Northwest State Community College Commits to Energy

Columbus, Ohio, March 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Northwest State Community College (NSCC), which serves more than 77,000 families in Northwest Ohio, is engaged in a $3.3 million energy project dollars with Veregy. The scope of the project includes solar, HVAC, LED lighting and building automation components. It is guaranteed …

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High Steel Employees Contribute to the Community Through Transfer of Ownership | News, Sports, Jobs

This is a transfer of assets for the greater good of the Williamsport community. Seeing a higher purpose, the High family transferred ownership of High Industries to the High Foundation. Profits from the companies will support communities, including Williamsport, where colleagues have lived and worked for …

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Monroe County, NY – Monroe County Executive Adam Bello announces overwhelming community support for Ukrainian relief efforts

March 25, 2022 See the full press release (PDF) Monroe County pickup locations are on hiatus as the focus shifts to delivery. Due to overwhelming community support, County Executive Adam Bello today announced that the county will no longer be collecting donations at our DMV sites and at the County …

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Beaumont Community Actors Take a Stand Against Anti-LGBTQ Bills

BEAUMONT, Texas — A Beaumont arts theater sends a message to dozens of anti-LGBTQ bills. Members of the Beaumont Community Players plan to speak out to fight what they call anti-LGBTQ legislation. For Donny Avery, the anti-LGBTQ bills feel personal. “I identify as a gay man. As a kid, I …

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GREAT BARRINGTON DISPENSARY ANNOUNCES GRAND OPENING WITH COMMUNITY EVENT

Historic iconic location offers premier customer experience and premium cannabis products, including selections from local family farmers GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass., March 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Great Barrington Dispensary today announced the grand opening of Berkshire County newest recreational marijuana dispensary for adults. Located inside an iconic neo-Gothic mansion once known …

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Community relief efforts underway amid devastating fires – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Communities hard hit by the Eastland Complex wildfires continue to pull together and relief efforts are underway. The Eastland Complex, consisting of four fires, has burned more than 54,000 acres in Eastland County. The Texas A&M Forest Service reports that as of 8 p.m. Saturday, it is about 30% contained. …

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North Nashville community pushes for LPRs after 4 homicides so far this month

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – So far this year, Metro Police have investigated 22 homicides, four of which occurred in March. Crime is trending in Nashville, but community leaders say action is needed to bring about change. In the small neighborhood of Haynes Park, there is an entrance and an exit. …

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Shared Prosperity: The Story of Sunti Sugar Estate, the Mokwa Community and Sugar Sufficiency

Mokwa Local Government Area in Niger State, Nigeria is famous for the famous A1 highway which connects the north to the west of the country. The A1 highway crosses the Niger River at Gana to Jebba in Kwara State. With an estimated population of 244,937 (2006 census estimate), the long …

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Campbell Community Briefings for the week of March 18 – The Mercury News

Opening of the wellness center The Campbell Chamber of Commerce is hosting a March 18 ribbon cutting for Family Tree Wellness, 46 N. Second St., at 5:30 p.m. Family Tree provides counseling and a community center for maternal mental health. The free event offers refreshments, tours of the facility, and …

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“The Community Cares About These Dogs,” Nonprofit Fundraiser for Augusta Animal Services

AUGUSTA, Georgia (WJBF)– Augusta Animal Services is overwhelmed with dogs and running out of places to put them. A local rescue group has started a successful fundraiser to help save the animals. AAS assistant director Crystal Eskola says the shelter has actually had more adoptions this year than in previous …

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21,015 new community cases of Covid on Thursday, 773 hospitalized

There are 21,015 new cases of Covid-19 in the community in New Zealand on Thursday, the Department of Health announced. Health workers at a Christchurch Covid-19 testing centre. (Source: Getty) There are 773 people hospitalized with the virus, including 16 in an intensive care or high dependency unit. A Department …

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