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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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