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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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Playground launches in beta to help creators cultivate community – TechCrunch

Launched today in beta, Playground is a social platform that seeks to help people discover and develop community while allowing creators to monetize their audiences. Already, the website has a wide variety of users including the Museum of Modern Art, comedy host Alexis Gay, the Abolitionist Teaching Network, activist Nupol …

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Memphis man to be a leader in the men’s cancer support community

Steven Barker was diagnosed in 2019 with stage III non-Hodgkin lymphoma and will be a Wolfpack leader for a one-year term. MEMPHIS, Tenn. – It is estimated that in 2021, there will be 1,898,160 new cancer cases and 608,570 cancer deaths in the United States according to the American Cancer …

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Community celebrates first lighting of menorah in downtown Buda for Hanukkah

BUDA, Texas (KXAN) – Members of the Buda community celebrate the start of Chanukah with the city’s first menorah lighting. In October, the city authorized a space for the menorah in the city center, but it would not fund the menorah like it does for other holiday decorations. ‘It hurts …

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Coronavirus: latest information on the COVID-19 epidemic in the community – Friday, November 26

10:07 am – Vaccination is now mandatory for New Zealand police and New Zealand defense forces in preparation for the transition to the new COVID-19 protection framework on December 3, the Minister of Labor Relations and Security confirmed, Michael Wood. With the support of the organizations, additional immunization requirements will …

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“A milestone for our community”: Q-League clubs energized by admission to the FQPL

Two former Q-League clubs from South Brisbane are gearing up for a breakthrough season in 2022 after being licensed to join the FQPL. The Yeronga Eagles and FC Old Bridge – formed by migrant communities from El Salvador and Bosnia respectively – will play in FQPL 6 next season after …

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Maine Behavioral Healthcare Appoints New Senior Director of Community Services

PORTLAND, Maine – Maria hadjiyane, vice president of ambulatory services for Maine Behavioral Healthcare, today announced that Caroline Raymond was appointed Senior Director of Community Services for the state’s leading behavioral health provider. In his new role at MBH, Raymond oversees the community services of Behavioral Health Home (BHH), Dynamic …

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Community sends food to kidnappers of Kaduna Baptist church members

Posted November 21, 2021 Community representatives reportedly sent food items to bandits who kidnapped worshipers at the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Kakau Daji, in the local government area of ​​Chikun, Kaduna state. It is just as the Christian Association of Nigeria expressed concern that the state bandits were not afraid …

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New Sikh Temple in Hudson, Que. Provides Local Community with a Gathering Place Close to Home

The renovations are coming to an end at the brand new gurdwara in the Quebec city of Hudson, just in time for the Gurpurab, the holiest day in the Sikh religion which is celebrated on Friday. “It’s a long way to get to the island of Montreal,” says gurdwara secretary …

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Learning from the community is an important part of the journey

It’s hard to believe, but the first term of the school year at Bexley City Schools is already in our rearview mirror. This milestone also marks the end of my first 100 days as District Superintendent, a position I am honored to hold. I am more than grateful for the …

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Gabis Arboretum Hosts Community Giving Event | Local News

Gilbert’s Candy serves Chesterton something sweet. “My husband and I recently opened a candy store in Chesterton specializing in our own candy as well as other small business candy and nostalgic candy,” said owner Jennifer Gilbert. “We sell both items that we make ourselves that are hard to find in …

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Capital Square 1031 Acquires New Class A + Multi-Family Community in Metro Atlanta

ATLANTA, November 9, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Capital Square 1031, a major sponsor of Delaware Statutory Trust Offerings (DST) for the Section 1031 Exchange and other accredited investors, today announced the acquisition of a newly built multi-family community at Acworth, Cherokee County, in the Atlanta metro area. The 339 …

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State Representative Gilliard, community leaders seek to raise funds for Haiti

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – State Representative Wendell Gilliard and other religious leaders seek to motivate people at the local, state and national levels to help resolve some of the suffering Haiti faces following natural disasters and unrest in the country. Gilliard said it all started about three months ago, when …

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Food Truck Community mourns two women killed in crash – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The tight-knit food and beverage truck community of North Texas mourns the loss of two women killed in a crash on a soggy Dallas highway Wednesday morning. Dallas Police said a commercial food truck pulled off the road along the 12 Walton Walker Boulevard Loop and struck a guardrail under …

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Covid-19: 139 new community cases in Auckland, Waikato and Northland

There are 139 new cases of Covid-19 in the outbreak in the Delta community on Thursday. Of the new cases, 136 are in Auckland, two in Waikato and one in Northland. The figures were released in a 1 p.m. press release by the Department of Health. READ MORE:* Covid-19: 162 …

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Developer Selected, Concept Unveiled for New Brickyard Park Residential Community in Kingsport | WJHL

KINGSPORT, Tennessee (WJHL) – The Kingsport Economic Development Board has selected Eden’s Investments to build a new residential community in Brickyard Park. The Board of Directors selected Edens Investments on November 2, 2021 to bring the city’s vision to life for a new 39-acre residential community located near downtown Kingsport. …

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Good causes in the Vale benefit from the White Horse community lottery

Since its first draw in September, the White Horse Community Lottery has already started raising funds for good causes across the Vale, allowing them to continue and expand their work with residents and vulnerable communities in the district. The Free Vale of White Horse District Council Community Lottery was launched …

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Lurgan Community Arts Group providing a safe space for everyone to feel included and get creative

A Lurgan Community Arts Group provides a space for those interested in the creative world to make new friends and have fun. Building Bridges Community Arts is a cross-community theater group in the heart of Lurgan and is proud to be dedicated to inclusive work with its community through the …

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Wayne County community mobilizes after jail amalgamation project

Wayne County community members have come together to fight a proposed merger of Wayne County and Pike jails. HONESDALE, Pa .– Signs were put up as dozens of people gathered in Honesdale Central Park to protest the proposed Wayne and Pike County jails. Jason Thomas is a sergeant at the …

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Winner of a scholarship eager to give back to the community

GCU student Angel Cervantes is a scholarship recipient whose goal is to give back to the community by entering law enforcement. By Mike KilenCUU Information Office Angel Cervantes‘parents own the aptly named Hard Knocks Gym. While competitive boxers train at the Western Phoenix Gymnasium, other young people with problems at …

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Indy Scream Park haunted house actors create community

The Zombieland cast at Indy Scream Park didn’t waste a second when a colleague struggled financially. The actors showed up at 10 p.m. one evening in front of their colleague’s house with a trunk full of groceries, water and medicines as a care package. “We are a family,” said actor …

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More MIQ capacity for travelers and community cases “in weeks” – Hipkins

The Managed Isolation and Quarantine (MIQ) changes announced this week will free up facilities to meet demand from New Zealanders abroad and the outbreak in the community, the Covid-Response Minister said. 19, Chris Hipkins. Chris hipkins Photo: RNZ / Angus Dreaver In parliament this afternoon, Hipkins said Cabinet was looking …

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Holiday season returns to Greater Victoria, brightening up the community – Saanich News

Holiday celebrations return to Greater Victoria, brightening up the community Annual festivals and parades of lights are a marker of the holiday tradition Organizers of the Greater Victoria Festival Society and other local organizations recently announced the return of a variety of beloved annual Christmas events, such as the Parade …

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Truck Driver Shortage: Ahmadiyya Mosque Community in Surrey ‘Really Steps Up’ Help

The Ahmadiyya Muslim community of Surrey and London have been praised for their work in helping to tackle the heavy truck shortage issues in the UK. The community recently hosted heavy truck pilot projects at its 12,000-seat Baitul Futuh Mosque in Morden, its community’s national headquarters. Fareed Ahmad, from Epsom, …

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Community isolation and quarantine implemented in New Plymouth

An agreement has been reached to set up the first managed isolation and quarantine service in Taranaki. New Plymouth during Alert Level 4 lockdown in August. Photo: RNZ / Robin Martin The district health board has signed a contract with an unnamed accommodation provider in New Plymouth that will provide …

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Grant Provides Funding to Minority Artists to Create Change in New Haven Community

$ 600,000 has been awarded to 17 local artists and creative projects in the hope that they will make a difference in the town of Elm. NEW HAVEN, Connecticut – In an effort to promote community healing and racial justice, the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven has partnered with …

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Town of Dighton Invites Community Members to Attend Special Briefing on Town Mandate Article

For immediate release DIGHTON – The Selectmen of Dighton Board of Trustees, working with City Administrator Michael Mullen, would like to invite community members to attend an upcoming briefing on the special meeting mandate articles. the city (STM) next week. WHEN: Monday October 25 from 7 p.m. OR: Old Dighton …

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Community bulletin: Conversation analysis, relationship between autism and intellectual disability | Spectrum

Illustration by Laurène Boglio Hello and welcome to the community newsletter! I am your host, Chelsey B. Coombs, Spectrumengagement editor. Our first Twitter thread this week comes from Kristen Bottema-Beutel, associate professor at Boston College in Massachusetts. His new study in Autism sought to understand interactions between children with autism …

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Jackson Community and Police March Against Violent Crime | Mississippi News

By GABRIELA SZYMANOWSKA, The Clarion-Ledger JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Shantell Johnson has lived in Jackson her entire life and has been a strong supporter of people with mental health issues for 25 years. However, Jackson’s mother was not advocating for treatment for mental illness when she took the stage outside …

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Community remembers activist Hugh Muldoon as ‘champion of the voiceless’ | Local News

THE O’DELLS The South Hugh Muldoon, a Carbondale leader in many religious and civic organizations and movements, is remembered for his tireless dedication to the causes of justice, compassion and peace. Muldoon died on Tuesday. He was 82 years old. Longtime director of the Carbondale Interfaith Center – now called …

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university community encouraged to submit ideas for new living learning programs | VTx

Virginia Tech’s Office of Living-Learning Programs is expanding its current 19 programs and is now accepting requests for proposals (RFPs) from the college community. Living Learning Programs (LLP) share a common goal: to provide students with the opportunity to thrive both in and out of the classroom in a learning …

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Natural Grocers® invites the Columbia, MO community to celebrate its new store location and enhanced shopping experience with grand reopening events on October 21, 2021

Newly remodeled location includes a wide array of healthy grocery options, cottage wine and craft beer, a nutritional education center, prompt payout, and sustainable building features LAKEWOOD, Col., 12 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – Natural Grocers, the country’s largest organic and natural grocery retailer, has relocated its Colombia, Missouri …

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Blackrock Community Group Proposes ‘Very Feasible’ Seaside Place Project

A seaside berth has been proposed for Dublin’s southern suburb of Blackrock as part of a plan developed within the local community. The substantial project would see an elevated, terraced plaza built over Bath Place, a large public space next to Blackrock Dart station which is currently a car park …

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Businessman cans plans for liquor store after community opposition

SCOTT HAMMOND / STUFF The property was, for a time, The Next Door Cafe, before it was a South American restaurant. Before that it was a bar called The Old Bank. (File photo) Naveen Dutta has scrapped plans for a liquor store for a suburb of Blenheim after the proposal …

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Peruvian community suspends protest against Glencore’s Antapaccay mine, local leader says

LIMA, October 8 (Reuters) – An Andean community in Peru on Friday suspended a protest and blockade against Glencore’s Antapaccay mine (GLEN.L), after reaching a deal to start talks for a new agreement between the mine and the residents, said a community leader. Residents of Espinar, Cusco, had blocked a …

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Community voices are vital in the Aerotropolis exhibition –

The final planning package to unlock the potential of the Sydney Western Airfield is one more step towards completion, with proposed changes to the State Environmental Planning Policy (SEPP) now on display to the public. The changes include significant reductions in the size of the Aérotropolis open space network and …

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New California law aims to facilitate transfers from community colleges to UC, Cal State

California hopes to facilitate the transfer of community college students to state public universities under a bill signed by Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday that streamlines a process that students have described as a maze and obstacle to transfer. By making it easier to access University of California and California …

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The Network of African Land Institutions for Community Rights (ALIN) meets in Lomé to assess progress on collective land rights and sustainable development in Africa

From October 12 to 14, the Togolese Ministry of Town Planning, Housing and Land Reform and the Rural self-promotion for sustainable human development (ADHD) will co-organize the 3rd Regional Conference of National Land Institutions on Securing Community Land Rights in Africa in Lomé, Togo and online. Ministers, officials and representatives …

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Rock Island is again without a director of community and economic development | Politics and Elections

Nathan Parch is the new Director of Community and Economic Development for the Town of Rock Island. He grew up in the Quad-Cities and has over 20 years of experience in community and economic development. GARY L. KRAMBECK Rock Island is again without a director of community and economic development. …

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Council Bluffs Library welcomes the community ofrenda

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (KMTV) – Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a celebration of life as well as death. It is a time when people remember their loved ones and all the moments that marked their lives. At a time when many in the community have …

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Community-led health care for internally displaced people

Focus on prevention In an environment where malaria is endemic and living conditions are precarious, health prevention is extremely important. Pascal lives in the Ugudo Zii IDP site and was elected by his community to be RECO. “I go door to door and show people good practices that can help …

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Disney Shows Passion For Community At 50th Anniversary With $ 3M In Grants To Local Nonprofits

from disney the values ​​of the company are “optimism”, “innovation”, “decency”, “quality”, “community” and “storytelling”. Having such values ​​makes sense for a company whose brand includes epic animated films, magical theme parks, and messages shrouded in decency, wonder and joy. Few would say that when Disney arrived in central Florida …

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Young refugees recount their arrival in Australia, where they have become community leaders

Nayran Tabiei, of Syrian origin, arrived nine years ago with her husband and daughter on Christmas Island after a boat trip through shark infested seas. Key points: Nayran Tabiei, Ku Htee and Yusuf Liban are Refugee Award winners of the Victorian Multicultural Commission Despite difficulties such as war and life …

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10 West Virginians participate in new leadership program for community economic development

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The WV Community Development Hub Announces First Cohort for the Advanced Pathway of the Community Coaching Fellowship Program. Ten people from across the state will participate in this leadership development initiative to catalyze growth and make a positive difference in West Virginia communities. Fellows will incubate a …

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Former auto parts store to become new community center

Organizers of a popular Friday night event held at the edge of Moline’s Floreciente neighborhood transform a former auto parts store into a community center. Mercado the fifth is converting the old Car Shop – a 1920s building located at 423 12 St., once known for selling high performance auto …

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ODA worker and community partners help father and 4-year-old son find a home – City of Albuquerque

Thusday. September 30, 2021 ALBUQUERQUE – After a year of living in shelters and fighting homelessness, a father and four-year-old son have a home thanks to ODA workers and many community partners. About two months ago, around midnight, a security guard from the Alvarado Transit Center approached Jordan Moenaert, an …

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“Close relationships create a real community”

The Mayor of Fairfax, David Meyer The city of Fairfax is Northern Virginia’s best kept secret. He has all the best attributes of the Washington metropolitan area connected globally and is a community where close personal relationships create true community among its residents. With 24,000 residents over 6 square miles, …

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Maryland delegation announces more than $ 18.2 million to support community mental health and addiction recovery services

September 29, 2021 U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin, and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony Brown, Jamie Raskin and David Trone (all D-Md.) Today announced more $ 18.2 million in COVID-19 relief funds to increase access to mental health services and substance …

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Central Texas Police Department Launches New Way To Connect With Community

WACO, Texas (KWTX) – The Waco Police Department wants to strengthen its relationship with the community, and in doing so, officers are giving the public a glimpse of the service in a new way. The department has launched a podcast and the first episode is available now. It’s called “Waco …

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