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MSD in the Philippines Recognized by Kyt...

Leading healthcare company, MSD in the Philippines, was recognized as the Corporate Volunteer Group of the Year by the Kythe Foundation during their Virtual Araw ng Parangal in Pasasalamat. The event recognizes and celebrates exemplary volunteers, affiliates, partners, parent leaders and staff members who continue to support the Kythe Foundation and its mission to improve […]

Minister’s Statement on National Police

Statement Victoria Wednesday, May 18, 2022 9:30 a.m. Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, issued the following statement in recognition of National Police Week: “Day in and day out, police work hard in communities across British Columbia to keep our communities, homes and roads safe by preventing crime and responding to a […]

First Lady’s Volunteer of the Year Award

Today, First Lady Rose Dunleavy congratulated the eight recipients of the First Lady’s Volunteer of the Year award during the ceremonial luncheon at the Governor’s Residence in Juneau, Alaska. First Lady Dunleavy and her Selection Committee are honored to continue the tradition of recognizing the outstanding contributions of these dedicated individuals. First Lady Bella Hammond […]

Volunteer Week – Community Services

Each year, National Volunteer Week celebrates volunteers across the country. This gives us the opportunity to thank local volunteers for all they do for our community. The 2022 theme, better togetherhighlights how volunteering changes communities for the better. 2022 ACT Woman of the Year, Kelli-Ann Jackson shared how volunteering has helped her change the community […]

Mount Holly is dismantling and moving it...

Mount Holly’s small wooden old fire station was too big to fit through the door of his new home. Thus, the gable roof should be detached, the interior walls reinforced and the bottom secured so that it does not fall on moving day. “We wanted to make sure the whole building would stay in one […]

‘Paws for a Cause’: Neighborhood offers

Liz Burrow had to raise her voice to be heard above the resounding barking and anxious screams that echoed through the tent and barn of the Linganore Lake events. Wanting to give back to the community where she does business, Burrow – a realtor specializing in the Linganore Lake area of ​​New Market – hosted […]

Ukrainian struggles resonate with ‘war b

The movement of Ukrainians both within their own country and across Europe in recent months has been described as the largest refugee movement since World War II. That reference has personal resonance for Avril Walters, the 82-year-old Wexford-based volunteer, who has offered her support to Ukrainians arriving in Rosslare port in recent weeks. “I have […]

MAST student app connects potential volu...

Siblings Camila and Federico Acquarone believe everyone has a superpower. That’s what led these two key Biscayne residents to create their passion project: a community service app that celebrates such superpowers. The sibling duo were born in Uruguay but grew up mostly in Key Biscayne. And they share more than just a last name. In […]

Thousands of volunteers will work to hel...

VIDEO: Thousands of volunteers gather in Tulsa to help PGA Championship TULSA, Okla. – Three thousand volunteers will work alongside PGA staff at Southern Hills next week to make the championship a success. Friday is uniform and credential drop-off day according to Kenny Martin, director of volunteer operations for the championship. People are arriving from […]

Francis J. Meagher, retired lawyer, volu...

Francis J. Meagher, a retired attorney and partner in a general practice law firm, died of complications from dementia May 3 at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 94 years old and lived in Homeland for many years. Born in Baltimore and raised on Ailsa Avenue in Lauraville-Hamilton, he was the son of Joseph […]

Spaces of Opportunity Farm in the Heart ...

In Spaces of Opportunity in South Phoenix, local residents grow organic lettuce, collards, brussels and cabbage to sell at the on-site farmer’s market. Photo taken March 19, 2022. (Photo by Monserrat Apud de la Fuente/Cronkite News) Manuel Fierro cuts the grass at Spaces of Opportunity in South Phoenix on March 19, 2022. (Photo by Monserrat […]

NW Minnesota Pollinator Garden Project s...

Agassiz Audubon What: Agassiz Audubon is recruiting volunteers (adults and children accompanied by adults) to help with the spring maintenance of the Northwestern Minnesota Pollinator Garden. Volunteers will weed, move plants, line the garden paths and watch bird nesting boxes (kestrels, martens and bluebirds). No experience necessary. Register for lunch: 218-745-5663 or [email protected] com. Bring […]

A “Herculean” volunteer in the community

By ZHENG Yingying (ECNS) SHANGHAI — Shankar Koirala, a 29-year-old Nepalese, is fluent in Mandarin, although he cannot read Chinese. Previously, he owned a store in Nepal, where 80% of customers were Chinese. He could therefore practice his Mandarin very well. Recently, he started volunteering at a closed management area on Fenglin Road in Shanghai’s […]

EMS volunteers keep hope alive in the co...

May 10, 2022 EMS volunteers keep hope alive in the community Submitted by John Gomez, EMT/ACLS Monmouth County Saturday, 2:38 a.m. – As the snow subsides in the early morning, you wake up to the sound of a loved one breathing deeply. Slowly your eyes begin to adjust to the lights of the bedside lamps, […]

With Free Health Clinic, Student Brings ...

Akosua Dankwah, DrPH ’22, is applying what she’s learned to help WTL Health Clinic expand its mission. May 9, 2022—The day a ribbon was cut to mark the opening of the WTL Health Clinic at its new location in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, in November 2019, Akosua Dankwah held half of the ceremonial oversized scissors. The […]

How to solve the problem of women doing ...

Walrus Pictures | Stone | Getty Images Lise Vesterlund felt “too scattered” at work, but it wasn’t until the economist started discussing it with friends that she understood the source of the problem: the “unpromoted tasks”. Vesterlund, Andrew W. Mellon professor of economics at the University of Pittsburgh, coined the term with fellow scholars Linda […]

thousands of volunteers for the annual c...

QUINCY – Tom O’Brien, of Quincy, found a small piece of trash at Caddy Memorial Park in Quincy where there was a sign saying ‘avoid’. “We should put it on a stick and put it somewhere so people know not to litter here,” he joked, tossing the debris into a trash bag. Three packages for […]

New Hope Housing volunteers rappel next ...

Placeholder while loading article actions Two by two, clipped into bright blue harnesses, the volunteers performed the same overhead choreography: Turning their backs against the ledge of the hotel roof, they stepped back onto the ledge – then, jumped. From below it looked like something out of a heist movie. Two bodies slid one foot […]

How a Cumberland County woman uses her J...

Out of hundreds of applicants, one Cumberland County woman’s work with area veterans secured her a spot among 22 state volunteers who will recently be recognized by Governor Roy Cooper. Since 205, Stacey Buckner has provided portable showers, food and toiletries to homeless veterans in Cumberland County through her specially equipped, non-profit Jeep known as […]

Ashlea Nash Returns to Little League Sta...

little league® International has announced Ashlea Nash as the new Director of Softball Development, effective May 5, 2022. “We are thrilled to welcome Ashlea back as the new Director of Softball Development and look forward to her insight, knowledge and passion for the game as we continue to grow our softball program and deliver. more […]

Volunteering for a lower property tax bi...

SAN ANTONIO – A West Side councilor wants senior homeowners who volunteer at senior centers and libraries to have their property tax bills reduced. District 5 Councilor Teri Castillo submitted a Council Consideration Request (CCR) on Wednesday, asking city staff to develop a pilot program for homeowners 65 and older to reduce their property tax […]

Government announces special Queen’s Pla

A one-time special addition to the annual Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service created in honor of Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee The Government today announced a special and unique addition to the Annual Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS), in honor of Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Her Majesty has demonstrated a lifelong […]

Valley Program Needs Volunteers to Help ...

The Read-On Phoenix program with AARP has lost approximately 100 tutors due to the pandemic. Tutors partner with students to help them reach their reading level. PHOENIX — There are thousands of K-3 students in Phoenix reading below grade level, said Tim Valencia, the city’s director of youth and education. So during Children’s book weekThe […]

City Council volunteers agree to continu...

By Jennifer Stultz Editor Greensburg Mayor Matt Christenson called the meeting for April 18, 2022 at 6 p.m. and after the usual oath of allegiance and summons, council members got to work vetting the volunteers who agreed to continue. to serve the city. Three Planning Commission seats are due to expire on April 30, 2022, […]

At Christ Church Greenwich, 425 voluntee...

GREENWICH — Lisa Tebbe, whose own parents were refugees during World War II, has been involved in a local humanitarian effort to help feed refugees who have left war-torn Ukraine since the Russian invasion in February . Tebbe joined hundreds of fellow Christ Church Greenwich parishioners and other volunteers in preparing meals to send to […]

Ministry program seeks volunteers to ass...

HENRY COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) — One of the most promising things about the new Henry County Adult Detention Center is the added space for classrooms. Good News Jail & Prison Ministries is a program used to help inmates turn their lives around. The organization places chaplains in jails and prisons to meet the spiritual needs […]

Look for the orange vest: Ukrainians in ...

Elena Trofimchuk fled Ukraine to Romania more than a month ago. She now considers Bucharest North Station as a second home. She doesn’t live there, but it’s where she spends most of her day welcoming her fellow Ukrainians. refugees to escape from The Russian War and help them sort out tickets, accommodation and onward destinations. […]

Court Appointed Children’s Lawyers Opera

With hundreds of children caught up in the Portage County court system due to parental abuse, neglect or dependency, State Representative Gail Pavliga and Juvenile Judge Patricia Smith felt it It was high time these children had someone to speak for them. Enter the Court Appointed Special Advocates Program. When Paviliga realized Portage County was […]

Eagles draft C Cam Jurgens with No. 51 o...

With the 51st pick in the 2022 NFL Draft, the Eagles selected Nebraska center Cam Jurgens. “You know, I’m so excited to be able to play in the NFL at the highest level. Just being an Eagle is insane. It was my favorite team from the start and being able to finish there is just […]

Work continues on Swan Quarter Volunteer...

Work on the site of the new Swan Quarter Volunteer Fire Service (SQVFD) substation began in mid-January and the first signs of actual construction of the building were seen on April 22 when the vertical beams steel, roof trusses and supports were methodically hoisted into place. Stocks & Taylor Construction, Inc. of Washington, NC is […]

2022 SIU Sturgis Award Recipient Casey P...

2022 Sturgis Award Recipient – Casey Parker, second from left, received the 2022 Lindell W. Sturgis Memorial Public Service Award. With Parker, left to right, are the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the SIU J. Phil Gilbert, SIU President Daniel Mahony and SIU Carbondale Chancellor Austin A. Lane. (Photo by Russell Bailey) April […]

Honoring the Memory and Legacy of Ruth C...

University students have a particularly unique opportunity, and it’s not just about the rotunda, the stunning architecture, or the sunshine on the lawn. It has to do with the Fralin Museum of Art, a fully-fledged art museum located right next to Grounds. The Fralin is located across from the Madison Bowl and welcomes guests with […]

Think your neighborhood is hotter than o...

JACKSONVILLE, Florida. – The City of Jacksonville and the University of North Florida are teaming up to determine which parts of the city are hotter than others and are looking for volunteers. The exact date has not yet been determined, but organizers are aiming for one of the hottest days of the summer, in June. […]

Keep Lakewood Beautiful, Volunteers to B...

LAKEWOOD, Ohio — Keep Lakewood Beautiful will have its annual Earth Day celebration and spring clean-up event from 9-11 a.m. on April 30 at Lakewood City Hall, 12650 Detroit Ave., Lakewood. Volunteers will spend the morning picking up litter and sprucing up the City Hall grounds, as well as targeting area streets, KLB will provide […]

USA Triathlon is coming to Irving this w...

More than 2,000 athletes will take part in the U.S. Triathlon Multisport National Championships Festival in Irving this week. The inaugural festival will feature several races, including a bike race, a run and a bike race. People can still sign up to volunteer. Volunteers are needed to distribute race packs, provide support along the courses […]

Delta’s voluntary agreements are a ‘plan

Rather than planning for droughts and ensuring that minimum water quality objectives are met during critical drought years, the proposed voluntary agreement appears to be a “failure plan” to protect the delta during future droughts. Droughts are a part of life in California, even though climate change is making them worse. The Governor’s Water Resilience […]

Long-Time Adopt-a-Route Volunteers Honor...

As the weather breaks, litter from a winter will appear along county roads. A loyal group of volunteers who are part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s Adopt-A-Highway program will do their best to clean it up. At the start of this work and as part of Earth Day, PennDOT offered special recognition […]

Volunteers gather to honor the Barry fam...

DULUTH — A small group gathered around the small free library in the front yard of the Barry family home, draping Christmas lights and hanging decorations on a downright dreary Saturday afternoon. The weather seemed to match the collective vibe of the town since the family of four were found killed by a relative. But […]

Cleaning up Sterling State Park for Eart...

A Michigan organization with an ambitious goal is bringing its cleanup efforts to a Monroe park. Great Lakes Great Responsibility is hosting a shoreline cleanup on April 30 at Sterling State Park. The organization started in November 2020 and has a mission to collect 1 million pieces of trash from the Great Lakes. “In our […]

Grafton Lakes is looking for volunteers ...

GRAFTON, NY (NEWS10) – Grafton Lakes State Park has announced its first-ever “Volunteer Spring Social.” If you have a passion for something in the park, the information session will take place on Sunday, May 1 from 2-4 p.m. Man charged in fatal crash between two cars in Poestenkill Grafton Lakes is looking for volunteers to […]

Looking to volunteer this summer? Here ...

Friends of the Dillon Ranger District volunteers and staff work on improving the tread at Sapphire Point in June.Elaine Collins/Friends of the Dillon District Ranger For residents who want to get involved in local conservation this summer, Summit County will offer multiple volunteer opportunities on its public lands. At its monthly meeting on Wednesday, April […]

Volunteers clean the roads of WV for the...

CHARLESTON, W. Va. – More than 3,000 people will clean up the roads of West Virginia at an upcoming event hosted by the statewide Department of Environmental Protection. The Adopt-A-Highway Spring State Cleanup is scheduled for Saturday. Coordinator Kim Smith said the event was canceled in 2020 and 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so […]

Walla Walla Public Schools honors three ...

WALLA WALLA, Washington- Walla Walla Public Schools has announced the Art Regier Volunteers of the Year 2021-22. This year’s winners are Ann Ray, Scott Morasch and Heidi Leinweber. The award was established in 1991 in memory of retired Walla Walla “Grandpa Art” Regier, according to the Walla Walla School District. Regier was a passionate volunteer […]

When Crawling on Cuckoo Clocks Leads to ...

Western yellow-billed cuckoo. Photo: Peter Pearsall/USFWS/Flickr (CC0) Life is tough for the Western Yellow-billed Cuckoo. It needs plenty of healthy, water-adjacent habitat to survive, which is becoming increasingly rare in the arid southwestern United States. And it’s not so easy for people who want to help protect these birds by conducting field surveys of their […]

New Orleans Earth Day Volunteer Opportun...

Getty Images NEW ORLEANS (press release) — The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana will roll out the second phase of its Plaquemines Community Reef this Friday and Saturday to protect a sensitive heritage site used for centuries by the Atakapa-Ishak/Chawasha of the Grand Bayou Indian Village. Volunteers will travel by sea from Buras Boat Harbor […]

A Denver-area registered nurse has volun...

Mamta Shah, a Denver-area registered nurse, has volunteered with Operation Smile for more than two decades, traveling the world with the organization, donating her skills and time, and receiving blessings in return. “I’m very lucky to be able to participate,” Shah said of her longtime volunteerism. Shah, 53, is an RN house manager at St. […]

Volunteer lifeguards push to return and ...

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Florida. – There were fireworks inside Jacksonville Beach City Hall Monday night as a group of longtime volunteer lifeguards continues to fight to be back on the beach. Volunteer guards and their families addressed the council for the first time since the city ended negotiations with the Volunteer Life Saving Corps. The News4JAX […]

Volunteers working to get carousel train...

Breadcrumb Links News Local News Heritage Railway and Carousel are also looking for people to help out over the summer Publication date : April 18, 2022 • 19 minutes ago • 1 minute read • Join the conversation Dan Lair spent part of his Easter weekend doing maintenance on the North Bay waterfront carousel. The […]

Despite rising costs, volunteers happy t...

With everything going up, it’s not just gas and food prices that people need to worry about. In the case of the Detroit Area Agency on Aging, it is also the cost of paper that is increasing. For the first time in a long time, volunteers are back on the streets, delivering meals to homes […]

‘Animal Chronicles’, a new column from t

Editor’s note: Today marks the start of the “Animal Chronicles” column, which will appear every other Sunday in The Daily Gazette. Content is provided by the Animal Protective Foundation in Glenville. By Joe Lisella 90 years ago, Mrs. Jesse Carpenter and a group of animal-loving volunteers established the Schenectady Animal Welfare Foundation (APF) to provide […]

French speaker Saget attends the French ...

French citizens voting in the first round of the French presidential election on April 10, 2022 in Salt Lake City. Photo by Hortense Saget. According to the 2000 US Census, 38,200 French Americans live in Idaho. Where and how do French citizens residing abroad vote in French presidential elections? Volunteers who ran the first round […]

The Passover food drive is part of the l...

Jewish students and Russian-speaking retirees who fled the former Soviet Union have something in common: They might need help getting the specific foods typically eaten during the Passover holiday. Their answer: An annual food drive organized in part by Tikun Ha-Ira nonprofit organization that strives to inspire the Jewish community to build a more just […]

IVC’s Katie Petran embraces volunteer wo

CHILLICOTHE, Ill. (WMBD/WYZZ) — It was another cold, rainy day that sent softball practice indoors, but Katie Petran had a smile on her face. His positive and dynamic attitude is part of the reason IVC is having a successful start to the season. “If one of us is having a bad day, we try to […]

Matching program for people in need of t...

Kennebunk is preparing to launch a rides program for seniors and people with disabilities and is looking for volunteer drivers. They are hoping for a “soft launch” next month. Courtesy photo/ITNAmerica KENNEBUNK – When you’re elderly or disabled and driving yourself isn’t an option, getting to the pharmacy, grocery store, barber, hairdresser or medical appointment […]

City of Oakland | Oakland Earth Day Vol...

Date posted: April 13, 2022 at 11:56 amLast update: April 13, 2022 at 12:09 On Saturday, April 23, Oakland Public Works (OPW) will be back outdoors with neighborhood cleanups of streets, sidewalks, schools, parks, and along creeks and other waterways. Volunteers will pick up litter, remove graffiti, weeds and plants, and restore native habitats. Information […]

Japan’s former Princess Mako volunteers

MANILA, Philippines — Mako Komuro, the former princess of Japan, is currently working at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in an unpaid capacity, several months after leaving the royal family to marry her college boyfriend Kei. Mako is the eldest daughter of Crown Prince Fumihito and Crown Princess Kiko, and she made […]

Japan’s former Princess Mako now works a

Japan’s former Princess Mako is now believed to be an unpaid volunteer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York after giving up her titles – and a $1.3million payment – to marry her “commoner” girlfriend from the city. ‘university. Mako Komuro, 30, works in the iconic museum’s Asian art collection, helping to put […]

PA Wilds Remote Work Initiative Launched...

PHOTO PROVIDED Those working remotely are encouraged to apply for an initiative that will allow them to live and work in Bellefonte as part of a visit to the PA Wilds community. Those selected will be able to work in different places in Bellefonte, including Talleyrand Park. BELLEFONTE – Workers with […]

Volunteers Wanted for CRWC’s Weekly Clea

Flowers aren’t the only things that grow in the spring. Once the snow thaws, the region’s rivers, lakes and streams also see an influx of plastic bottles and other litter, which is why the Clinton River Watershed Council (CRWC) The weekly cleaning schedule is so important. This year’s annual program kicked off at 10 a.m. […]

New Storm Lake Tutoring Program Seeking ...

The new Storm Lake Tutoring and Education Program is hosting a live telethon in an effort to find volunteers. Tutoring The city’s Tutorthon event will be produced and broadcast by Buena Vista University Digital Media students on campus television station BVTV. The event will air on local cable access channel 3 on Mediacom and Long […]

Elora will remember Barbara ‘Bonnie’ Smi

ELORA – Barbara ‘Bonnie’ Smiley will be remembered as someone who gave back to her beloved community. Bonnie was an active volunteer with the Elora Singers and a member of St. John’s Anglican Church with her husband John. Both were strong supporters of the arts and their local volunteer efforts won them the Florence Nightingale […]

Volunteers Wanted for Kids Can Grow Prog...

ROCKPORT – Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT), a statewide land conservation organization, is looking for volunteers for Kids Can Grow, a six-month comprehensive gardening program, teaching youth ages 7-12 how to grow nutritious vegetables, herbs and flowers for their families in their own 3 x 5 foot raised gardens at home using square foot intensive […]

PA Southwest Domestic Violence Services ...

Nearly 40 men and women from Washington, Greene and Fayette counties volunteer their time to Domestic Violence Services Southwestern Pennsylvania, and the nonprofit hopes to add more to its list of certified volunteers. The DVSSP is hosting the first of a 10-part volunteer training series on April 25, 6-9 p.m., on Zoom. Interested persons can […]

Volunteer program unites 70 young people...

Young people learn skills, build peer relationships and engage with supportive adults HONDURAS (MissionNewswire) Mary Help of Christians Parish of Comayagüela, Honduras, animates a Salesian youth volunteer program, which offers young people the opportunity to engage in acts of service. This year, the Camp of the Volunteer Program had as its theme the Strenna 2022 […]

Conyers Councilwoman Connie Alsobrook jo...

CONYERS, GA — Conyers City Councilman Connie Alsobrook has joined the city’s “Adopt A Mile” program and is encouraging other residents to roll up their sleeves to help keep the city clean. It adopts not one but two streets – Lakeview Drive and Callaway Crossing. “We have a litter problem and I hope homeowner associations […]

Interested in helping wildlife? Check o...

Throughout the state, many people have a strong desire to help others by giving generously of their time. If you are passionate about wildlife and want to contribute to projects that benefit wildlife, we have an offer for you! Fish and Game has a strong volunteer program in each of our seven regions where volunteers […]

Farrell joins Falcons staff as volunteer...

History links On Tuesday, April 5, the head coach Laura Busby announced the addition of Kaylyn Farrel to the Air Force women’s soccer staff, as the former University of Colorado-Colorado Springs star will serve as a volunteer assistant coach for the Falcons. Farrell’s primary focus will be to help develop Air Force […]

PUBLIC SERVICE: Cocoa Police pay tribute...

House ” PUBLIC SERVICE: Cocoa Police pay tribute to Cpl. Ralph Perrone with the Distinguished Service Ribbon and Volunteer Award SPOTLIGHT ON THE PUBLIC SERVICE The Cocoa Police Department honored Cpl. Ralph Perrone with his second Distinguished Service Ribbon and a Volunteer Award. “He served the city as an auxiliary officer and corporal for many […]

Knoxville creates volunteer program to p...

Greenway Ambassadors will promote local greenways and serve as a source of information for other greenway users. Knoxville, Tenn. – With over 112 miles of greenways and soft-surface trails, it’s no surprise that some Knoxvillians consider themselves greenways enthusiasts. The City of Knoxville is creating a program for those who love our local greenways to […]

Weyers Cave Vol. Firefighters back to f...

WEYERS CAVE, Va. (WHSV) – The Weyers Cave Volunteer Fire Department is finally back to a full fleet after being out of service for about nine months. Last July, a car left the road and hit the side of engine 53. “It was here on our front platform, right here in front of the station, […]

David and Mary Haslam are Senior Service...

David and Mary Haslam are Senior Services Volunteers of the Month for April for their outstanding service as Meals on Wheels drivers. “They are dedicated and are here every week,” says Michele Burkett, Food Services Coordinator. “They are always happy and helpful.” Meals on Wheels drivers make up the agency’s largest group of volunteers with […]

Maui Doctor, Vaccination Team Honored fo...

Dr. Anna Eckart-Dodd was recently honored as one of the 2021 recipients of the National David Lawrence Award for Community Service. — Kaiser Permanente Hawaii photo Kaiser Permanente Hawaii recently honored Maui physician Dr. Anna Eckart-Dodd and members of the COVID-19 Vaccination Events Community Team as 2021 recipients of the National […]

Congratulations to our Volunteers of the...

In case you missed our directory of community resources in last weekend’s edition, the Adirondack Daily Enterprise and the Lake Placid News named two volunteers of the year for 2022: Rich and Debby Harrison of Rainbow Lake. The couple were named by Janice Fitzgerald, who said the Harrisons were “a team that puts […]

Current bus service unchanged, plus adde...

New Ulm will benefit from a new fixed-service bus route, but current Heartland Express bus service will remain unchanged, said Pat LaCourse, transit manager for Heartland Express. “The bus service we currently run will still operate and no changes are planned,” he said. Heartland Express has been Brown County’s transit provider since 1993. […]

‘Julia’ review: Just desserts and elk, s

Child was 50 when she began her television career as the 6ft 2in host of ‘The French Chef’, the pioneering and long-running cooking program that would eventually earn him multiple Emmys and a Peabody Award. She received training at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, where her diplomat husband, Paul Child, was stationed for a few […]

Ukrainian doctor living in Oahu prepares...

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Jevne Diaz, organizer, union educator an...

Jevne Diaz, an organizer, union educator and director of the Service Employees International Union’s BOLD Center, where she had worked for three decades, died of bone cancer on March 1 at her home in Lauraville. She was 67 years old. “Jevne will be remembered for her lust for life, her critical intelligence, her laughter, her […]

Lake Charles native receives 2022 Champi...

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) – Lake Charles resident Kelli Stawecki has been announced as one of nine Volunteer Louisiana Champions of Service award recipients in Baton Rouge. The award recognizes outstanding volunteers from the seven geographic regions of Athlete’s Paradise. “Volunteering shows the strength of character and resilient spirit of Louisianans,” said Lieutenant Governor Billy […]

Teachers and volunteers see the benefits...

Sponsored by: This story is part of a four-part series called A Healthy Start and is sponsored by Breakfast Club of Canada, reaching 500,000 children every day in more than 3,000 school and community programs. Teachers and school volunteers can attest to the impact of children starting the day with empty stomachs. Whether it’s a […]

Maine Volunteer Commissioners Vote Unani...

Commissioners of Volunteer Maine, Maine’s Commission for Community Service, voted to raise the minimum stipend for AmeriCorps members serving full-time in Maine to $20,000. The increase received unanimous support at the February board business meeting. The vote builds on and reinforces the work of federal agency AmeriCorps to increase the national minimum allowance for anyone […]

Volunteer season ends against Louisville...

The Vols have been denied their first trip to the Elite Eight since 2016 WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Hailey Van Lith and Emily Engstler knew Louisville had allowed far too many leads to slip away in the fourth quarter this season, including the disheartening loss to Miami in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals. Van Lith and […]

Volunteers fly through Seattle’s homeles

With 171 years of lifetime experience between them, about 80 of them running hospitals and rocket systems, Ruth Benfield and John Pehrson have seen a thing or two. Benfield was vice president of Seattle Children’s Hospital, overseeing the facility’s master development plan. Pehrson was the missile and spacecraft program manager at Boeing’s Kent Space Center. […]

Flint River Fresh, volunteers build comm...

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) – Flint River Fresh, a Dougherty County nonprofit, has planted a community garden in Putney Park. Lafaysha Handy is a volunteer with Turner Job Corps. “My aunt owns a farm, so I wanted to get out there and get some experience on my own, because I don’t often get the chance to […]

McChesney receives $1,000 award for volu...

– Messenger photo by Darcy Maulsby Homemakers Furniture in Urbandale recently named Josh McChesney the 2022 Community Champion and presented him with a $1,000 Homemakers gift card to celebrate his contributions to Central School Preservation, Lake City’s museum and cultural center. McChesney, who works for Bowie International in Lake City, helped paint some of CSP’s […]

Up the Pay, Medics Might Stay: Overtime ...

The number of volunteers called in for extra shifts increased as the number of mandatory calls fell after the salary increase (Source: Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services) Over the past two months, field doctors and communications staff from Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services earned double pay for any extra shifts they volunteered to work. It’s […]

Columbia professor takes university to t...

Columbia said 82.5% of undergraduate classes had fewer than 20 students, a higher percentage than any other school in the top 100. It created a spreadsheet of classes with fewer than 20 students, excluding some such as lab and discussion sections and non-credit courses, and found the percentage of core courses – Columbia’s famous general […]

Annual spring cleanings, volunteer oppor...

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) – The City of Fayetteville has set dates for two annual spring cleaning events. The City announced Tuesday that the Fayetteville Lake cleanup will take place on April 16 and the Earth Day cleanup and celebration on April 23. For both volunteer events, the city said it is working with local organizations […]

CDFW News | Help save California’s nati

Help save California’s native wildlife and plants when filing your taxes Would you like to help the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) recover and rehabilitate animals after they have been injured or orphaned by wildfires? Why not support CDFW’s research into why California’s sea otter population is unable to thrive in its native […]

UO faculty affected by a second voluntar...

Second from Ohio University voluntary departure or retirement programor VSRP, ran from January 14 to March 7 and raised concerns among OU faculty. The program, which offered incentives for faculty to end their employment at OU through retirement or separation, was also offered in February 2020 to 608 OU faculty and administrative staff. who have […]

Funding secured, work planned for major ...

OSO – When Dayn Brunner heard that Snohomish County would help fund a major memorial at the site of the landslide near Oso that killed his sister and 42 others eight years ago, he couldn’t stop crying. “I bawled for days,” Brunner said, after the county last November allocated nearly $5 million for the project. […]

AmeriCorps celebrates volunteers | News...

AmeriCorps Week is March 13-19, and the group says it’s a time to recognize and thank American citizens of all ages, who, through their service in AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps Seniors, volunteer their time and their talents to serve the needs of their communities across this nation. AmeriCorps seniors include adults ages 55 and […]

Companies Should Know Benefits and Risks...

You may have heard the term “ESG” before. It has been used with increasing frequency for a few years, but the term and ESG-minded business practices have gained more traction over the last year or so. ESG stands for three factors—environmental, social, and governance. The ESG factors can be broken down to a set of […]

Trump’s White House aide was secret auth

Weeks after the 2020 election, at least one Trump White House aide was named as secretly producing a report alleging Donald Trump lost to Joe Biden because of Dominion Voting Systems – research that formed the basis broader efforts by the former president to annul the election. The Dominion Report, captioned “OVERVIEW 12/2/20 – History, […]

Local Catholic Recognized for Years of V...

Friday, March 18, 2022 By Linda Peterson Intermountain Catholic SALT LAKE CITY — St. Olaf parishioner Ray Salazar has made charity a way of life. The retired Air Force civilian police officer devotes several days a week to service at the George E. Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Salt Lake City. Recently, […]

UK launches world’s first clinical trial

LEXINGTON, Kentucky (March 16, 2022) — The motivation that drives the work of Pete Nelson, MD, Ph.D., is personal. His grandmother, Sylvia Becker, died of Alzheimer’s disease, and he says his mother was then terrified of developing the disease. “It gives me a purpose in life to attack this,” Nelson said. As an experimental neuropathologist […]

Friendly Calls program engages volunteer...

Senior service providers are looking to expand programs that address social isolation during the pandemic, including volunteer models like Friendly Calls. While the concept of Friendly Calls is simple – neighbors phone neighbors for short, structured conversations – there are many intricacies involved in effectively organizing and guiding these volunteer models. To help, the New […]

Army veteran turned Chicago cop quits to...

CHICAGO (WGN) — Five thousand miles from his Chicago home, Harrison Jozefowicz answers the call for duty in the middle of a war zone in western Ukraine. “It’s very surreal when you see it,” Jozefowicz said. “We just had a day of training with the Georgian Legion. They are volunteers like us, and they have […]

Three women, a plane trip and an unexpec...

(CNN) — Regina Dew was one of the first passengers to board the Southwest Airlines flight from Phoenix, Arizona, to Baltimore, Maryland. It was May 2013 and Dew, then 66, had just returned from a family wedding. She suffered from health issues so had arranged for a wheelchair to help her on her journey. There […]

What happens when all the student volunt...

By ASHRAF KHALIL, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — When the pandemic closed schools two years ago, Scott Losavio faced a problem that plagues students, administrators and communities around the world: What happens when all student volunteers are disappearing? As a service coordinator at Catholic High School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Losavio helps students fulfill the […]

Gary Neville suggests Marcus Rashford’s

Gary Neville on Marcus Rashford. Gary Neville suggested that Marcus Rashford’s off-pitch voice could lose weight if the striker left Manchester United. Since rising to fame as a footballer, Rashford has used his profile as a force for good, helping secure free school meals for children during the Covid-19 pandemic. Although his reputation has exploded […]

Edmonton Police hope 3 new diverse volun...

Three new diverse volunteer groups are now working with the Edmonton Police Service, representing groups that often face racism or discrimination. the community councilsas they are called, include Nisohkamakewin, or “the act of helping” in Cree for Native people, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression (SOGIE) for 2SLGBTQ+ and Community of Chefs for minorities. “These […]

A Day in the Life of a Volunteer Assista...

As a volunteer assistant fire chief, my job description is simple: Take care of the things the chief shouldn’t take care of and make sure he has the information he needs to run the department well. . Although my job description is simple, the job itself is not. From keeping up with OSHA requirements to […]

Loyal volunteer Evelyn Culver steps down...

Published: 03/09/2022 20:50:59 Modified: 09/03/2022 20:50:26 GOSHEN — Evelyn Culver, who served the city for decades in professional and volunteer roles and led the Council On Aging throughout the pandemic, is stepping down as COA coordinator. His last day of work will be March 12. “It’s time for me to retire,” Culver said. “I love […]

Camp Courageux announces the availabilit...

Camp Courageous volunteer Ellen Schlarmann of Monticello dances with her sister, Annie, 9, in the main lodge at Camp Courageous in Monticello on February 16, 2016. (The Gazette) MONTICELLO — Camp Courageous, a year-round recreation and respite care center for people with disabilities, has announced volunteer and employment opportunities. The camp welcomes people with mental […]

Need more volunteers for after-school pr...

Enrichment of Hope, an after-school program held at the Hope Center, adjacent to Bethel United Methodist Church of Mariner in Ocean View, is seeking more community volunteers. The program, which began in September 2021, hopes to expand for the 2022-2023 school year. Enrichment of Hope is for youth ages 12-18 attending Selbyville Middle School, Southern […]

The price of gasoline, a unique challeng...

Fuel price increases are putting pressure on local volunteer fire companies, as the United States continues to see record high prices. The fire trucks, which run on diesel fuel, can hold about 60 gallons of fuel at a time. “It will definitely affect us because we are budgeting a certain amount […]

Seeking volunteers for pet therapy | Ne...

Photo submittedGeisinger is looking for more volunteers for its pet therapy service for frontline staff and patients following the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic. DANVILLE — Geisinger is looking for additional volunteers for its pet therapy program to help support sessions for frontline staff as it continues to work during the […]

VOLUNTEER OF THE WEEK: Wanda Clark’s com

This week, Vicksburg Post Volunteer of the Week Wanda Clark volunteered with the Merit Health River Area Pink Lady Program and the Salvation Army through COVID-19. Currently, she is volunteering at the Triumph Church Pantry. Clark is a mother of three and is known as a hard worker. Clark spent 30 years working at Cooper […]

US veterans volunteer to fight in Ukrain...

Washington- When Matthew Parker, an American veteran with 22 years of service in the United States military, learned that Russian forces had invaded Ukraine, he thought of a Ukrainian-American soldier who had served alongside him with the forces. Americans in Iraq and decided he wanted to help the Ukrainians. defend their homeland. “I had a […]

‘Here to plead’: Volunteers needed for m

Want to help advocate for residents of long-term care facilities? The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on the state’s ombudsman program, and volunteers are needed across the state to advocate for residents of long-term care facilities. The ombudsman program is the “first line of protection” for residents of long-term care facilities, state ombudsman Patricia […]

Video to highlight the vital work of Cum...

Marshalling at the Covid Morton Clinic A video highlighting the vital work of volunteers in Cumbria during COVID is about to be released. The new ‘Volunteering in Cumbria’ video is being shared on the second anniversary of the official declaration of a major incident in the county. Since then, organisations, partners and volunteers from across […]

BC Residents Recognized for Volunteer Se...

OTTAWA (ON), March 3, 2022 /CNW/ – Canadians have many reasons to show their gratitude to our veterans. Their sacrifice helped us enjoy the life we ​​live today. They have helped establish and maintain world peace. Recognizing these contributions, many Canadians devote time and effort to commemorating veterans and their service. Today, the Honorable Lawrence […]

Robredo supporters: No free glow sticks,...

MANILA, Philippines — A group of supporters of Vice President Leni Robredo have debunked an allegation that glow sticks, a popular Kpop merchandise, were given away in exchange for attending campaign rallies. The KPopStans4Leni group refuted a post by a Facebook user who claimed that the volume of people in Robredo rallies is due to […]

“I see my people dying”, says a voluntee

It is just 3 p.m. in Kyiv and fierce battles are taking place between Ukrainian and Russian forces all over Ukraine. Here’s what you need to know: Talks continue: A second round of Russian-Ukrainian talks is expected to take place today, according to a Ukrainian presidential aide. Monday’s first round of talks lasted five hours […]

Around 70 Japanese have volunteered to f...

A civilian practices throwing Molotov cocktails to defend the city, as the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues, in Zhytomyr, Ukraine March 1, 2022. REUTERS/Viacheslav Ratynskyi Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, March 2 (Reuters) – Several dozen Japanese men responded to a Ukrainian appeal for foreign volunteers to fight the Russian […]

501(c)(3) Charity For A Bright Future Fo...

MIAMI, March 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — by Louis Hernandez Jr. Foundation for a bright future (“For A Bright Future”, “FABF”), a non-profit organization that supports the needs of underprivileged children, has opened its application period for the 2022 scholarship program. For A Bright Future Foundation provides annual financial support to underrepresented minority students with an […]

Patient turns emergency medical experien...

SIOUX FALLS, SD (Dakota News Now) – Sister Mary Jaeger is a familiar face around Avera Heart Hospital. She volunteers for Mended Hearts, a patient support network that helps families and patients in cardiac care. Not so long ago, she herself was a patient in this hospital. “I remember it very well. It was the […]

‘Remembered for her ever-smiling face’:

“Elena will be best remembered for her ever-smiling face and eyes and her infectious laughter that made everyone share in the great joy that was deep inside her,” said one. obituary read for Elena Lucore, a University of Massachusetts student who died after being hit by a car in a campus crosswalk last week. Services […]

John Hammett: Environment, housing and m...

John Hammett After moving from Atlanta to Frisco nearly three years ago, my dream of living in a winter wonderland came true. I am fortunate to work and reside in a postcard world in the Colorado Rockies. Frisco is my home, and my goal is to bring a fresh perspective to the board as we […]

‘It was hell’: Long lines of Ukrainian r

Medyka, border between Ukraine and Poland – The warm rays of the morning sun remove the last signs of frost from the cars parked in endless lines along the road. Medyka – the main border crossing between Poland and Ukraine – is slowly waking up, as are dozens of men and women who have spent […]