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Members of the Reade Township Veterans Association stand in front of the newly erected sign at Blandburg American Legion Park. For the past two years, veterans have worked to turn Legion property into this park. The Reade Township Road district and many volunteers have worked hard over the past few years to […]

Watsonville Hospital closes in on deal

The sale of Watsonville Community Hospital to a nonprofit that would bring local leadership to the 127-year-old institution after two decades of corporate ownership is entering its final stretch, with an estimated $6 million still necessary to conclude the agreement. At a meeting Aug. 4, the Pajaro Valley Health Care District (PVHCD) heard a report […]

KFHA organizes the first post-COVID foru...

The last time the Kendall Federation of Homeowner Associations met with its members and residents was in March 2020. Ladra remembers it well, as she was the guest speaker. It was so much fun. COVID-19 was already happening, but no one knew it would be the last meeting for over two years, as the pandemic […]

World record trip to take flight today –

DALLAS – World traveler Umit Sabanci is about to break the Guinness World Record for the fastest circumnavigation by scheduled flights. Over the years, Sabanci, who once broke the mark for the most countries traveled in 24 hours via public transport, was motivated to push the boundaries once again thanks to his love of travel. […]

Gamewell Fire Department remembers Chief...

Gamewell Fire Chief Sam Smith – servant, chief, firefighter, teacher, family man – spent 40 years in the fire service working in paid and unpaid positions and teaching fire science while continuing to love his family and to give back to his church and community. “Smith was a dedicated servant and left a legacy of […]

Online learning leaders think in-person ...

Most people agree that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the trajectory of online learning forever. But to what extent and in what ways are matters of debate. Principals Online (COOs) predict that most undergraduate and graduate student academic trajectories will feature prominent online components by 2025, according to the “Changing Landscape of Online Education 2022” […]

School entry age system set to retire

Vice Education Minister Jang Sang-yoon speaks at the National Assembly Education Committee meeting held on Tuesday. (Yonhap) With the education minister offering her resignation, the controversial plan to lower the school entry age to 5 could be scrapped, nearly 10 days after it was first introduced. The Department of Education on Tuesday apologized for the […]

Telegraph & Argus Cash for Charity – get

As the Telegraph & Argus’ huge cash giveaway begins, we’re highlighting the charitable causes that have benefited from it in recent years. Bradford District groups have a chance to win a share of a huge £128,000 cash giveaway through our grant scheme. The charity arm of T&A’s parent company, The Gannett Foundation, is providing £128,000 […]

Why a man from Manistee volunteered to f...

MANISTEE — When Jason Freeman of Manistee saw what was happening following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, he wanted to do something about it. Fortunately, Freeman has the experience to do so. The US Army veteran will travel overseas on August 15 to join the war in Ukraine. “As I started to see civilians being […]

Cobb Chamber invites nominations for its...

The Cobb Chamber has opened nominations for its 2022 Citizen of the Year Awards. Details are in a press release from the Chamber, which we have reproduced below: The Cobb Chamber is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Citizen of the Year Awards. The Citizen of the Year Awards, created by Cobb County Civic Clubs […]

It takes courage to start a business. I...

For decades, small businesses have been the backbone of America. And while black workers have helped these businesses succeed, owning a black business hasn’t been easy. In the age of online shopping, we forget that in many places in the United States, Jim Crow laws prohibited black people from having a storefront or owning a […]

Global cancer charity slams red meat stu...

One of the world’s leading cancer charities has echoed serious concerns about an influential report that links red meat consumption to cancer. The World Cancer Research Fund International (WCRF) has criticized The Lancet‘s Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2019 study, which links red meat consumption to a dramatic increase in certain illnesses and deaths. The […]

Beckerink: Volunteer work helps give bac...

Marion Beckerink Marion Beckerink may be retired, but she keeps busy as a loyal community volunteer. Beckerink began volunteering for United Way of Southern Chautauqua County in January 2022. She recently retired from the Robert H. Jackson Center and, besides United Way, she also volunteers for the Chautauqua County Humane Society […]

Gvmc Mulls Tax-based Garbage User Fee | ...

Visakhapatnam: the largest Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation began collecting monthly garbage usage fees beginning in the fourth quarter of 2021.The monthly user fee system was modeled based on the Union Government’s solid waste management guidelines. According to GVMC officials, those responsible for generating waste should pay for its collection and safe disposal in accordance with the […]

Marin’s photographer documents the arts

Photographer Peter Merts of San Rafael stands outside San Quentin State Prison Tuesday, August 2, 2022. For the past 15 years, Merts has used his camera to document programs at California state prisons, including San Quentin. (Alan Dep/Marin Independent Journal) The 2007 outdoor concert at San Quentin State Prison with musician Michael Franti inspired San […]

Adopt-a-Hydrant program would allow volu...

An Adopt-a-Hydrant program will be presented Tuesday to Niagara Falls City Council for approval. In February, politicians backed a motion put forward by the councillor. Mike Strange for staff to consider an initiative encouraging volunteers to help keep fire hydrants clear of snow in winter and leaves, debris and litter in other seasons, so firefighters […]

Pink Ball makes a successful comeback, r...

The 2022 Pink Ball was a success this weekend, drawing large crowds to the sold-out charity event, which returned on Saturday night, Pink Ball organizers said in a press release. “We have almost 600 tonight. There are no seats available, all seats are taken,” said President Leah Beth Naholowaa. “The goal is to raise funds […]

The IAM will organize an anti-epidemic c...

MACAO, August 7 – In order to further consolidate the results of epidemic prevention, the Municipal Affairs Bureau (IAM) will organize a two-phase anti-epidemic community cleaning campaign with health authorities and a number of associations, in starting tomorrow (August 8). It aims to raise public awareness of community cleaning and public hygiene protection, and jointly […]

A focus on well-being

A new fighter pilot training mission is making waves in Fort Smith. And should be. To quote Ron Burgundy in “Anchorman,” it’s “a big deal.” Last summer, the US Air Force selected Ebbing Air National Guard Base as the preferred location for a training center for foreign F-35 and F-16 pilots. As word spreads about […]

Create a card to help sick children at C...

BABY Lily-May Betts was just one year old when she was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor – and after FOUR years of grueling treatment, she was finally given the green light in February. Lily-May is just one of thousands of children and young people diagnosed with cancer each year in the UK who spend […]

PSCW cleans up the backwaters of the Mis...

PRINCETON, Iowa (KWQC) – Scott County Watershed Partners and volunteers jumped into their canoes and kayaks Saturday morning to pick up litter along the backwaters of the Mississippi River in the Princeton Wildlife Management Area . The Scott County Watershed Managers Partners said cleaning up the Mississippi River can have a critical impact on both […]

Farrell: To deal with inflation, get bac...

Are you confused about how best to manage your money with today’s rising household incomes and growing concerns that the economy is sliding into recession? You have lots of company. There seem to be so many forces beyond our control affecting household finances, including COVID, the war in Ukraine, and Fed monetary tightening. You cannot […]

Baltimore gears up for a WOW fundraiser

A POPULAR fundraiser for a cancer charity returns to Baltimore next week after a Covid-enforced hiatus. Women on the Water – WOW – was created in 2014 by Joan Collins, former commodore of the Baltimore Sailing Club, following her diagnosis of leukemia. The fundraiser supports both Breakthrough Cancer Research, founded by the late Professor Gerry […]

Memorial Health System to Host Volunteer...

MARIETTA — Memorial Health System will hold its 40th annual Volunteer Appreciation Banquet on August 23 at the Lafayette Hotel in Marietta. The Volunteer Recognition Banquet recognizes volunteers who consistently demonstrate exceptional quality, quantity of work, customer service and dedication. Several volunteers reached milestones in the number of hours donated during 2021. “We […]

Corpn seeks support for new civic projec...

Coimbatore: The municipality has so far secured 1.80 crore from private businesses, organizations and resident welfare associations to carry out a new round of projects under the government of State. Namakku Naame Thitam initiative.The civic body has lined up projects worth 5.21 crore with the state government contributing 3.40 crore as per the program model. […]

Chicago Reader publisher to step down

Three months after completing a long and arduous quest to convert the Chicago Reader into a non-profit organization, Tracy Baim has announced that she is stepping down as publisher of the famed alternative newspaper by the end of the year. Baim, 59, a veteran Chicago journalist who has run the Reader since 2018, has walked […]

🌱 Oak Park Sailor participates in the In

Hello everyone. Patch is back to bring you the best stories from Saturday. 📣 Our readers love to celebrate good news! You can now shout your big announcement at the top of the Oak Park-River Forest Daily newsletter. Whether it’s a grand opening, new product for sale, birthday, anniversary, engagement, wedding or new baby, let […]

Shaw donates $100,000 to recognize 10 Sh...

CALGARY, Alta., Aug. 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shaw Communications Inc. kicked off round one of the 2022 Shaw Charity Classic by announcing it will donate $100,000 to support children and youth in Alberta, because it recognizes ten Shaw Charity Classic 10 Year Community Champions. Earlier this summer, Shaw appealed to the community, including the […]

Ramiz returns to the room as a volunteer...

History links South Orange, NJ — Great Seton Hall Baseball Ryan Ramiza two-time All-BIG EAST selection and a 2018 Seattle Mariners MLB draft pick, returned to his alma mater as a volunteer assistant coach. Ramiz progressed steadily over his four-year career, earning All-BIG EAST Second-Team honors as a junior and All-BIG […]

Southold votes to go ahead with housing ...

Pictured above is ‘The Cottages’ in Mattituck, a 20-year owner-occupied affordable housing complex that has proven to be a rare success in Southold Town’s fight for affordable housing. Members of Southold Town Council voted 5-1 to hold a referendum on the November ballot on whether to set up a community housing fund, funded by a […]

How colleges can level the playing field...

Three hypothetical students with equally illustrious academic records aspire to work on Wall Street after graduating. One lives in rural Nebraska but has never visited or met anyone from New York. Another was born and raised in New York but lives in a community racially and economically separated from the financial district. The third grew […]

Agents Do Charity – Back to School, Agen

Transmit the law: It was a back-to-school case for Convey Law IT director Joe Norris when he returned to his old school in Pontypool, South Wales, to donate 40 much-needed laptops . Norris, who attended RC School in St Alban, was delighted to meet children and some of his former teachers when he returned to […]

Ten reasons to visit the new central lib...

Ten reasons to visit the new central library Taryn Baxter, Web Content Writer, no phone number available Thursday August 4, 2022 at 3:20 p.m. Libraries evolve. When you think of a library, you usually think of quiet places where a librarian would shut you up if you were too loud. Now, all ages can enjoy […]

The Kessler Foundation Announces Leaders...

dr. Jeanne Zanca assumes the presidency of the IRB, after two decades of service by Dr. Richard Green HANNOVER EASTNew Jersey, August 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — After 20 years of service, Richard Green, MD, PhD, announced last month that he was retiring as chairman of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) of the Kessler Foundation. Dr. […]

The logistics organization takes part in...

A national trade organization based in Tunbridge Wells got on their bikes for charity with a 130-mile night bike ride. Last week, staff from Logistics UK, formerly known as the Freight Transport Association, traveled from its regional office near Leamington Spa via London to its head office at Hermes House in St John’s Road. The […]

Evanston native uses immersion to teach ...

After Phoebe Hoyt went through the Evanston public school system, said goodbye to her hometown, and moved permanently to Milan, Italy, she began teaching English to Italian children. She said she noticed that it was very difficult for them to learn the language in class. Italy Credit: Image from Pixabay’s image bank She said that […]

Statement by Ethiopian Diaspora Organiza...

Statement by Ethiopian Diaspora Organizations on the Continued Incarceration of Fanno Leaders and Hunger Strike in London to Protest Amhara Genocide The Gallant FANO are lined up (Photo: file/SM) washington d.c. We, the leaders of the organizations listed below, stand in solidarity with the brave Ethiopian women who have been on a hunger strike in […]

Under the gaze of rural Texas, Greg Abbo...

BY PATRICK SVITEK/Texas Tribune A battle over school vouchers is brewing in the Texas gubernatorial race, sparked after incumbent Republican Greg Abbott offered his clearest support yet for the idea in May. His Democratic challenger, Beto O’Rourke, hammers Abbott on the issue on the campaign trail, particularly looking for an edge in rural Texas, where […]

Tributes to little Adam – who inspired B

Family and friends have been devastated after a nine-year-old schoolboy died after a courageous battle with leukaemia. Banbridge’s Adam Watson had inspired a fundraising campaign under the ‘B Positive’ umbrella, with many social networks changing profiles to raise awareness. David and Sara’s son Adam was diagnosed in October 2019. During lockdown, in 2021, he visited […]

Damiano Benvegnù and Elizabeth Lhost win

Damiano Benvegnù, lecturer in Italian, and Elizabeth Lhost, lecturer in history and postdoctoral fellow at the Society of Fellows, received scholarships from the American Council of Learned Societies. They join a cohort of 60 early-career researchers in the humanities and social sciences to receive the prestigious award this year, selected from nearly 1,000 applicants. The […]

DEC and Finger Lakes Land Trust announce...

For release: Wednesday, August 3, 2022 Partnership Improves Safe, Convenient Access to Conserved Lands and Finger Lakes Trail The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Finger Lakes Land Trust (FLLT) today announced the opening of a new parking lot in Potato Hill State Forest , in the town of Caroline, in the […]

The UPS Store offers literacy

Owned and operated by Sarah Segura, The UPS Store in Pleasanton donated more books to the Jourdanton Education Foundation Summer Reading Adventure. Pictured L-R: students Paxstyn George, Adan Gonzalez, Riley Paxson, teacher Kara Jones, Monica Meyer and Stephanie Collins- Jourdanton Education Foundation, Sarah Segura- The UPS Store with granddaughters Josalynn Segura and Savannah Segura, teacher […]

Macao CCAC 2021 Annual Report published ...

MACAO, August 3 – The 2021 annual report of the Macau Anti-Corruption Commission has been published in the Official Gazette of the Macao Special Administrative Region today (3rd August). It is highlighted in the report that in 2021, despite the recurring and ever-changing outbreak of the novel coronavirus, the CCAC maintained its efforts to move […]

Braintree Police officer sees £3,000 rai

A serving policeman and former professional footballer has teamed up with a local shoe store to raise £3,000 for charity after being diagnosed with cancer. Nicky Smith is currently a police officer in the Braintree and Witham area. In a bid to raise money for Essex-based cancer charity Helen Rollason, Nicky has teamed up with […]

Revitalize San Pedro Partnership Opens C...

August 2, 2022 The Revitalize San Pedro Partnership (RSPP) is delighted to release its Request for Proposals for the San Pedro Corridor Creative Venue Design Competition. People with a personal connection to Albuquerque’s San Pedro Corridor between I-40 and Central Avenue and adjacent neighborhoods are invited to submit their ideas for celebrating and enhancing the […]

Epiphany Leader: School won’t interfere

A controversial proposal to turn a long-running auto body shop next to Shawmut Red Line station into an apartment complex will move the city’s review process forward with one less hurdle in its way. The adjacent Epiphany School – which had openly launched plans to make a competing bid to buy the land in question […]

‘Exploring Black Girlhood’ Exhibit Showc

Savannah Flowers’ imagery of herself shows the myriad emotions and growth she experienced during her three years at A Long Walk Home’s Girl/Friends Leadership Institute. A black and white photo captures her working on the edges of her hair. Another colorful piece shows flowers in a green dress crouching in the middle of green grass, […]

Grantham’s mother and Superdrug store ma

A mother has completed a walk from Grantham to Skegness in aid of a cancer charity. Leanne Fisher, 31, traveled 65 miles from her home town of Grantham to Skegness Clock Tower over the weekend to raise money for Marie Curie. Leaving on Saturday morning, Leanne walked for a total of 22 hours over three […]

Volunteer caretakers at century-old west...

Standing among the weathered gray stones and freshly cut grass, it can be hard to imagine the decades of stifled tears and carefully placed flowers once present in some of the quieter parts of western Pennsylvania. The region is home to dozens of cemeteries dating from the 18th and 19th centuries. Most of the people […]

Backlash against lowering primary school...

August 2, 2022 SEOUL – The opposition of the education community and parents against the Ministry of Education’s plan to reorganize the primary school entry age is intensifying. During the meeting with President Yoon Suk-yeol on Friday, Education Minister Park Soon-ae announced plans to gradually lower the enrollment age in elementary schools to 5 years […]

Historic $280 Billion Investment in Dome...

The bill, which passed by a margin of 64 to 33 in the Senate on July 27 and a margin of 243 to 187 in the House on July 28, 2022, represents a compromise between U.S. innovation law and competition of 2021 passed by the Senate (USICA) (S.1260) and the House-passed America Creating Opportunities for […]

Volunteers Wanted – Whanganui Chronicle

Volunteer Whanganui supports 101 non-profit organizations with volunteers. Here are some available positions: Urgent Jobs – Volunteer WhanganuiNight crisis line workerOn Call Dial Newsreader· Member of the backstage team of the Opera· Boules animator· Secretary of the Friends of the Whanganui Riverbasketball coach· Workshop assistantMunicipal mission gardeners· Delivery man· Visit the elderlySwim club coordinatorsWalking tour […]

Derry people ‘Stripped Bare’ for a chari

The project is led by Tommy White and Emer McLaughlin in memory of Emmette Dillon, the driving force behind the LegenDerry Naked charity calendars, where locals stripped down for a calendar in aid of cancer research. Emmette died by suicide last year, so makeup artist Emer and Emmette’s good friend Tommy, a photographer, teamed up […]

Civic health is still on the ballot | K...

Improving civic health by increasing the number of engaged voters expands representation in shaping policies that affect our health. Enabling community members to register to vote and participate in elections is something that facilities and healthcare providers can take to improve not only civic health at the community level, but also the physical and mental […]

Ukraine-Russia war looms over UN meeting...

UNITED NATIONS – There were already plenty of issues to tackle when a major UN meeting on the landmark nuclear non-proliferation treaty was originally scheduled to take place in 2020. Now the postponed pandemic conference finally begins on Monday as Russia’s war in Ukraine has reignited fears of a nuclear confrontation and increased the urgency […]

Letters: Charity hypermarket could entic...

The idea of ​​setting up a charity supermarket in Greenbridge shows how mainstream retailers have struggled in recent times. I don’t think it’s just the result of the Covid pandemic. We had a lot of empty stores on shopping parks and downtown long before this happened. But I’m sure the lockdowns and people’s need to […]

Mooreland Volunteer Fire Department sees...

State lawmakers said no one was injured in the wildfires in Blaine and Woodward counties in July, but there is work to be done to ensure fire crews receive support what they need. Back-to-back forest fires kept volunteer firefighters busy. “A lot of the same departments responded. They’ve been answering the call for three weeks […]