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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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Montreal police add surveillance cameras to fight crime, worrying community groups

He was part of a research project that analyzed the first set of public surveillance cameras installed by police in Montreal in 2010, and he said the results indicated that the cameras’ preventive effects on violent crime were not “inconclusive”. “Crimes against someone are easily mobile,” he said in an …

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St. Luke’s Community United Methodist Church reopens after 2021 COVID-19 winter storm – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

St. Luke’s Community United Methodist Church is making a comeback. It’s been two years since COVID-19 closed the doors of the church and last year’s winter storm caused water damage. It didn’t take long for 500 people to gather in the pews inside St. Luke’s Community United Methodist Church on …

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Twitter communities are rolling out to more users on iOS: here’s what they offer, how to access them

According to Twitter, communities are “places of conversation where the mood and tone are set by people who share the same interests and want to have relevant conversations.” But what exactly is the Twitter Communities feature, and how do you join a community on Twitter right now? We take a …

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Durham community seeks transparency as mayor refuses to speak to media about crime-fighting efforts

DURHAM, NC (WNCN) – Gunfire continues in various east Durham neighborhoods and some residents of these communities are calling on the mayor to be more transparent about what is being done to address the violence. army. At a city council meeting a week ago, Mayor Elaine O’Neal told city council …

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Big Island to reduce community testing

HONOLULU (KHON2) — Big Island will begin scaling back county-sponsored COVID testing on Feb. 27 due to continued declines in COVID cases and site users. Officials said the changes will be in effect until March 31, but subsequent additional changes have yet to be determined. Get the latest morning news …

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Sharp rise sees 12,011 new community Covid cases in New Zealand

There are a record 12,011 new community cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand on Friday and five new deaths of people with the virus, the Department of Health said. A person being tested for Covid-19. (Source: istock.com) Friday’s cases are nearly double the previous daily case record reported on Thursday, …

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United Way provides $4.65 million to community organizations through revamped funding model

A revamped community funding model will see United Way of Elgin Middlesex provide $4.65 million in grants for 53 programs across 40 social service agencies across the two counties. This is part of its Community Funds program for 2022-2023 and grants have been prioritized for poverty reduction and prevention initiatives …

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Brampton community prepares for another possible flood as heavy rainfall forecast – Toronto

A Brampton community affected by flooding last week is bracing for another heavy rain heading towards the area. Environment Canada predicts about 15 to 25 mm of rain will fall between Monday evening and Tuesday. Several homes in a small community that borders the Credit River near Churchville Road and …

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Former Iraqi refugee turned pharmacist in San Diego gives back to his community – NBC 7 San Diego

Saif Namiq, who is the director of CVS Pharmacy, feels it is his duty to help others. His journey began in Iraq and many lessons he learned growing up helped shape his life and work ethic. “I came to the United States when I was around 20. When I got …

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Veterans buried without the presence of their families so that the community serves in their place

CADDO PARISH, La (KTAL/KMSS) – A special ceremony honors those who have served our country. Veterans are buried but with no family present, the community intensifies. 13 American soldiers are laid to rest at the Northwest Louisiana Veterans Cemetery on Thursday morning. We don’t know the backgrounds of these veterans …

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California lawmakers introduce bill to bring $1 billion to community clinics

Hello and welcome to AM Alert! $1 BILLION FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH CLINICS? California lawmakers have introduced a bill they say would guarantee $1 billion to help struggling community clinics in the state. Sen. Bob HertzbergD-Van Nuys and Member of Parliament Wendy CarrilloD-Los Angeles, came together to defend SB 1014that would …

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MDH Announces Adjustments to COVID-19 Community Testing Network

Press release February 14, 2022 The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and its testing partners are adjusting the state’s free COVID-19 community testing network to ensure continued access to testing even as demand declines as the Omicron wave recedes. The following sites will see changes …

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Hazara refugees find community and hope at campus event

More than 300 Hazara refugees came to BYU on February 12 for the School of Communications’ first event coordinated with the Hazara Association of Utah. (Hailey Acts) More than 300 Hazara refugees came to BYU on February 12 for the School of Communications’ first event coordinated with the Hazara Association …

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Learn to Love Your Community This Valentine’s Season and Beyond

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) — Valentine’s Day is approaching, and lifestyle blogger Caitlyn Scaggs says we all need to learn to love where we live. “One way is to know how we spend our dollars. Shopping local supports the dreams and hopes of people who live in that same community! It …

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Why Wednesdays at Winn is considered a win for the community

The weekly Global Market features hundreds of black-owned businesses. SACRAMENTO, Calif. – If you build it, they will come. This isn’t just a quote from a movie, but it also applies to Wednesdays at Winn World Market. Chris Lodeson started the Sac Black Biz Facebook page seven years ago and …

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Vancouver awards contract for 2nd Safe Stay Community to Living Hope Church

Vancouver City Council voted unanimously on Monday to contract with Living Hope Church to operate the city’s second Safe Stay community. Brian Norris, associate pastor of Living Hope, said the organization has built relationships with the homeless population which will be an asset to the church while running the Safe …

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Nominate your local champions at the North Yorkshire Community Awards | News

People in North Yorkshire have the opportunity to honor volunteers who make a real difference in their community and nominate their unsung heroes for an award. Community organizations and individual volunteers make a huge difference in improving lives – and nominations are now open for our community awards. After two …

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Community members donate to East Lyme fire victims – NBC Connecticut

East Lyme community members donate items to support families displaced by a fire earlier in the week. On Monday evening, a fire engulfed the Midway Plaza at Niantic. The fire appears to have started in one of the upstairs apartments, according to Chief Chris Taylor of the Flanders Fire Department. …

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GWSF ‘encouraged’ community housing associations to ‘stay local’ on governing bodies

According to a survey by the Glasgow and West of Scotland Housing Associations Forum (GWSF), more than three quarters of members of the governing bodies of community housing associations are local residents. The Forum said the research is very encouraging as a number of associations are struggling to replace tenant …

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The Recorder – LAVA Center Launches Community History Website

Published: 01/30/2022 11:11:36 Modified: 01/30/2022 11:10:07 AM GREENFIELD — Despite a snowstorm postponing its in-person launch event, Local Access to Valley Arts, better known as The LAVA Center, officially unveiled its ECHO Greenfield website on Saturday, which features historic resources and projects on the town of Greenfield. Accessible at echogreenfield.org, …

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Covid-19 update: 97 new community cases, total Omicron cases rise to 116

There were 97 new community cases reported today, with 11 new cases of Omicron identified in the community. Photo: 123rf.com In a statement, the Department of Health said 116 community cases of Covid-19 have either been confirmed to be the Omicron variant or have been linked to a previously reported …

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The double standard in person | Confessions of a Community College Dean

One of our largest transfer destination universities – you’ve heard of them – is teaching remotely right now. And he tells us he won’t take transfer math lessons unless the exams are taken in person. He does not give his own exams in person. Double standards in transfer are nothing …

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Collinsville Community Raises Funds to Buy Championship Rings for Football Team

Every player on the Collinsville High School football team receives a championship ring without paying a dime. After the team made history by winning the state championship, the city stepped up to do something special for them. Reach Clothing printed 1,700 shirts and hoodies last month. Most of the proceeds …

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Covid-19 update: 25 new community cases, including 8 confirmed cases of Omicron

There are 25 new cases of Covid-19 in the community today, including eight confirmed cases of the Omicron variant. Photo: 123rf.com There are 13 new community cases in Auckland, four in Waikato, four in Northland, two in Nelson Tasman, one in Rotorua 1 and one in Manawatū. One of Nelson …

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Community and loved ones gather to honor Michelle Go at Vigil in hometown Fremont – NBC Bay Area

Dozens of people gathered in downtown Fremont on Friday to mourn the death of Michelle Go, who was pushed past a New York City subway train last week. Go, a Fremont native, was pushed in front of a New York City subway train over the weekend. The suspect surrendered. Many …

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Alabama community colleges report surge in enrollment

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WTVY) – Enrollment of students pursuing academic and workforce training courses at Alabama community colleges has surged amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Nearly 144,000 students received education or training at a statewide community or technical college. This included 101,094 students enrolled in traditional college credit courses, which represented an …

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DMU is part of two £1.5m Community Renewal Fund projects

DMU is part of two projects worth over £1.5million awarded through the government’s Community Renewal Fund (CRF). The £1million Leicester Accelerator will see DMU scholars and students working with their counterparts at Leicester and Loughborough Universities to help businesses on their journey to net zero. Through audits, training and workshops, …

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Covid-19 Delta outbreak: School kids getting bitten today, 16 community cases

New ZealandUpdate Jan 17, 2022 12:15 a.m.4 minute read Schoolchildren are getting their shots of Covid-19 from today as the highly transmissible variant of Omicron continues to hover on New Zealand’s doorstep. There are 16 community cases of the virus today, the health ministry said. Today’s new community cases are …

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‘Community, love and reflection’ | News, Sports, Jobs

-AP Photo What: Conversation on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. When: Monday at 7 p.m. Where: via Zoom Who: Julia Naylor and Jane Burleson Two longtime members of the Coppin Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church will share their experiences during the time of Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil …

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San Mateo County Community College District to Move Forward with In-Person Classes | Coronavirus

San Mateo County Community College district officials have spoken out in favor of hosting in-person classes at its three campuses starting next week amid the current wave of omicron variants of COVID-19. “We are very attentive to a number of concerns and are taking action to make our facilities and …

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Sheikh Mohammed honors the winners of the Dubai Appreciation Award for Community Service

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (center) pays tribute to Khalaf Al Habtoor (left) in the presence of Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim (right) during the award ceremony at Expo 2020 Dubai on Tuesday Image Credit: Twitter / @ DXBMediaOffice Dubai: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice …

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Coastal Community Foundation issues statement on ‘Reimagine Schools’ proposal ahead of Monday’s vote

CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – Ahead of the Charleston County School District School Board vote on Monday, the “Reimagine Schools” nonprofit is releasing a statement on the proposal. Officials from the Coastal Community Foundation have said that “Reimagine Schools” is a ten-year plan that “would create three inclusive community commissions that …

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Albertville church and community activist open shelter for homeless people

ALBERTVILLE Alabama (WAFF) – If you need a warm place to stay this weekend, a local church in Albertville is opening its doors to those in need. After seeing the need to help the homeless in Albertville, resident Unique Dunston decided to lend a hand. “So we have a homeless …

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Joshua’s House Teen and Community Center plans to reopen, looking for local businesses and organizations to partner with

OWEGO (WBNG) – For many years Joshua’s House Teen and Community Center has provided a safe space for teens in the community to come together and enjoy a variety of activities. Joshua’s House co-founder and director Deborah Smith said she was inspired to start the center after her son died. …

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Veterans Memorial vandalized in Avondale, community hurt and confused

AVONDALE, Colo. (KRDO) – The veterans memorial in Avondale is in ruins after being vandalized during the holidays. The commemorative flag of a missing prisoner of war was torn, a statue toppled and concrete benches in the park were smashed. Alex Benavidez, chairman of the Avondale-Boone Pueblo County Veterans Foundation …

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Southwestern Japan Community Launches 24/7 Outdoor Picture Book Library Initiative

A refurbished old phone booth that has become an outdoor mini-library “seeds of picture books” is seen with organizer Yoshie Hashiba, left, and two young children in Imari, Saga prefecture, October 27, 2021. ( Mainichi / Yoshiyuki Mineshita) IMARI, Saga – Outdoor, community-run mini-libraries that loan picture books 24 hours …

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Summit’s Nichole Mason Seeks To Give Back To The Snowboarding Community Through Unique Coaching Program

Nichole Mason is the founder of the One Team training program, which she launched in 2020. During the team’s second year, several athletes compete in World Cup events.Nichole Mason / Courtesy Photo Nichole Mason has always loved being on the snow. This was evident from her first moments in Summit …

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Covid-19: Confirmation of the second case of Omicron in the community

A second case of Omicron has been reported in the community, the health ministry has confirmed. The case is an Air New Zealand crew member who worked on a flight between Auckland and Sydney on December 24. The fully vaccinated crew member was tested for Covid-19 during routine surveillance tests …

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COVID Forces Changes in Breakfast Program, Community Partnership on Aging classes; close seat to in-person activities

SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio – As with many things, the Omicron COVID variant is wreaking havoc in community partnership programming on aging. Executive Director Wendy Albin Sattin said the nonprofit’s popular CPA Connects program has been suspended and its daily lunch schedule for seniors has been changed. As of Monday (December …

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community group sends aid across border as thousands of Haitian compatriots arrive in Tijuana | WDVM25 and DCW50

TIJUANA (Border Report) – In recent weeks, around 6,500 Haitian migrants have arrived in the city of Tijuana and northern Baja California, according to the Citizens Defense Committee for Naturalized Afro-Americans. Haitian migrants have reportedly traveled from Central America and through Mexico to reach the California-Mexico border. And estimates say …

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How United Community Center is working to fight Alzheimer’s disease and memory loss in the Latinx community of Milwaukee

Participants of the Adult Day Center make decorations for Puerto Rican Discovery Day. (Photo provided by United Community Center) A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, a neurological disease that causes memory loss, is difficult for anyone to manage. But for seniors on the south side of Milwaukee, who may be far …

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A vacation mission for one

Cary, NC, December 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – As we near the end of the holiday season, many charities are feeling the pinch of a new holiday season strained by COVID, inflation and supply chain shortages. Nonprofits, which typically see their donations increase in December, see fewer donations this year, …

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Editorial: Community generosity shines again on adversity

We knew it wouldn’t be an easy year. The Empty Stocking Fund has been challenged for the second year in a row by COVID-19. A mountain of inflation got involved this year. The requests were numerous as always. Like many philanthropic initiatives, 2021 was a challenge. And for many of …

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Topeka’s latest attraction is a hole in one for the community

Posted: Dec 18 2021 / 20:17 CST / Update: Dec 18 2021 / 20:20 CST TOPEKA (KSNT) – The mall may have just recently been sold to a new owner, but that doesn’t prevent new stores and attractions from opening. For those looking for new things to do in Topeka, …

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Couple criticize intention of school community survey | News, Sports, Jobs

NEW ULM – The New Ulm Public School District has received comments from members of the public concerned about the district’s community inquiry and empathy talks. Since the summer, the school board has been working on professional development with Longview Education during monthly working sessions. A key district goal is …

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EKU community support shines in 2021-2022

EKU community support shines in 2021-2022 RICHMOND, Ky. – In November alone, more than $ 50,000 in new dollars was raised as part of EKU Athletics’ Next Level efforts in November, the department said. The crowdfunding campaign, which culminated with the internationally acclaimed #GivingTuesday, saw five sports programs raise more …

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Volunteers pick up pieces after tornado devastates TN community

SAMBURG, Tennessee (WREG) – There is a path of major destruction in the community of Samburg after a tornado sweeps through northwest Tennessee and many volunteers are helping them pick up the pieces. In several resort areas around Reelfoot Lake, the damage is enormous. Two people were killed and one …

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San Diego Church Hosts Immunization Clinic to Expand Access to Black Community – NBC 7 San Diego

News spread quickly when Bethel AME Church announced that it would offer immunizations by appointment or in person. “I didn’t expect to see so many people, but it’s great,” said Tony Hopkins, resident of Logan Heights. Hopkins was among hundreds of people who received a COVID-19 vaccine during the event. …

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The Fresh Take Gift Guide

Tthere’s no better way to show gratitude than oxtail noodle soup. I learned this from being neighbors of Moonlynn Tsai and Yin Chang, who together launched a local effort to address the isolation of New York’s elderly East Asian community through food packages. Their nonprofit Heart of Dinner has served …

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Twenty Community Colleges Receive Grants to Increase Mature Student Enrollment

Lumina will work with several partners, including Achieving the Dream, Ideas 42, RPK Group and … [+] Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors will help 20 community colleges increase the number of mature students., getty The Lumina Foundation provides grants to 20 community colleges in eight states to help them increase the number …

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Saanich karate studio recognized for positive impact on community – Saanich news

Karate teacher Richard Mosdell and his school were honored by the District of Saanich for their excellence in teaching the art to a wide range of community members. During the early stages of the pandemic, Kenzen Karate conducted Zoom-based training while providing an outlet during difficult times of isolation, Mosdell …

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Community mourns 11-year-old girl killed in crash – NBC Connecticut

Friends and relatives gathered on Friday to remember 11-year-old Jaidyn Bolduc. The Vernon Center Middle School student was killed in an accident on I-84 in Vernon on Thursday. At a candlelight vigil in Manchester, there were tears, but also hugs and happy memories. On the pitch where the 11-year-old trained …

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