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Cooperative Effort Helps Clean Up Trash ...

Posted on September 01, 2022 Heavy rains hit Fort Worth on August 21 and 22, depositing large amounts of trash and debris along the shores of the Trinity River, Lake Worth and Lake Arlington. After the storm, City staff received numerous complaints about litter and activated a multi-organizational task force to address them. The partnership […]

Meet the volunteers behind the Mills Ros...

Get the latest news from Syracuse delivered straight to your inbox. Subscribe to our newsletter here. On a calm Wednesday morning, volunteers are hard at work weeding and trimming a patch of land you’ll feel before you see. The soft croons and melodies of Billie Holiday and Big Band swing float vaguely over the conversations […]

Lasting Saturday! September 10, 10am-2p...

Sustainable Saturday September 10, 2022 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 378 Main Street SUSTAINABLE SATURDAY SELLER UPDATE – USDA BEE LAB The Bee Research Lab conducts research to improve the health of honey bee colonies and help the beekeeping industry maintain an adequate and healthy supply of bees for crop pollination. Founded in 2021, Millie […]

Residents are raising concerns about eme...

TOBYHANNA TWP., Pennsylvania – Who will respond in an emergency? Some people in the Poconos were out in force Tuesday night looking for answers to that question. The Tobyhanna Township Volunteer Fire Department in Monroe County tells us that they are currently “out of service” in Tobyhanna Township and will only respond to calls as […]

Campbell joins the wrestling staff as a ...

History links EAST LANSING, Michigan – Michigan State Wrestling Added Big Ten Alumnus Te’Shan Campbell To The 2022-23 Coaching Staff As Volunteer Assistant, Head Coach Roger Chandler announced Tuesday. “Te’Shan brings a lot of experience as a competitor and as a coach,” Chandler said. “There is no doubt that he is a […]

Junior League announces 23 rising stars ...

Twenty-three people who live, work or volunteer in Orange County have been selected as 2022 Orange County Rising Stars. They will be honored at an event to be held on Wednesday, November 9 at the Villa Venezia barn in Middletown, NY from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The Junior League of Orange County, NY is proud to host […]

New United Way CEO wants local focus aft...

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) – Angela Williams’ first year as president and CEO of United Way Worldwide has been marked by challenges: rising inflation, war in Ukraine leading to increased demand for charitable services and the need to restore public confidence in its organization. . As the first black leader of United Way Worldwide, the former […]

Volunteers Wanted for Brown County Meals...

ASHWAUBENON (NBC 26) — Daniel Neuman, an 81-year-old Ashwaubenon resident, has served his entire life. A veteran, he served four years in the Navy. Before that, he was a volunteer firefighter as a teenager. These days, Neuman serves his community in a different way. Each week, he hits the road delivering meals to those in […]

In the northeast of the United States, v...

This summer, Asa Peters walked into a forest near Kingston, Massachusetts, and began chopping down a plant called Japanese knotweed. “It’s hard. You have to keep shooting and shooting…but it’s cool,” he said. It was hard work in the hot August weather. Peters and other Native American volunteers worked to return the land to how […]

Bianca Andreescu: “I literally wanted to

OWhen asked how she felt about being back on the pitch, Bianca Andreescu’s voice resonates with the repeated precision of someone who knew that question was coming. The 22-year-old Canadian tennis player feels good. She feels ready, focused, fresh. She knows she pulled out of the Cincinnati Western & Southern Open earlier this month, but […]

Missouri S&T – News & Events – Volunteer

More than 450 7th and 8th grade girls from across Missouri are expected to attend the 21st Annual Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) Conference on Friday, September 23 on the campus of Missouri University of Science and Technology. Female volunteers are needed to guide groups of students around campus for this event. Volunteers will work from […]

Volunteers get to work on the outdoor sk...

TOWNSHIP — Adjacent to the Township Pavilion on Lincoln Street, the outdoor skating rink has deteriorated into a safety hazard and “horror,” resident Timothy I. Abplanalp said last year. But a community-led revival is transforming the space into an all-weather rink for ice hockey, roller skating, skateboarding, box lacrosse and basketball. “This all needs a […]

Blame My Roots donates $25,000 to volunt...

TL Photo/ROBERT A. DEFRANK The Blame My Roots country music concert is donating $25,000 Wednesday to school booster clubs and first responders who volunteered during the concert. Joe Thompson, left to right, and Kelly Robinson of the Union Local Touchdown Club, Doug Harris, Chief of the Morristown Fire Department, Dustin Hudak of […]

Barcelona vs Man City live score, update...

The European season started a few weeks ago but giants FC Barcelona and Manchester City break their competitive efforts when they face off in a charity match at Camp Nou which benefits a cause close to home for both organizations. The teams gather at the Camp Nou to support Juan Carlos Unzue, former team-mate and […]

Remembering Sandra Deal, Former First La...

Former Georgia First Lady Sandra Dunagan Deal has died at age 80. She died Tuesday after a battle with cancer. Governor Brian Kemp announced his death from his Twitter account early Tuesday evening. As the wife of the 82nd Governor of Georgia, Nathan’s OfferSandra Deal served as Georgia’s first lady from 2011 to 2019. She […]

Twenty-two young adult volunteers who wi...

(PNS) — Twenty-two Young Adult Volunteers who agreed to donate a year of service for a life of change were ordered online Sunday in a service that featured moving, comforting and uplifting words from the Reverend Dr. J. Herbert Nelson, II and the Reverend Dr. Diane Moffett. Watch the hour-long service here. “Wow! You are […]

Tulare County Animal Services deserves a...

By Tricia Stever Blattler, Executive Director of the Tulare County Agricultural Bureau and volunteer with a local dog shelter and interacts with animal shelters throughout the Central Valley. These guys were part of a litter of puppies thrown into an orchard and are now up for adoption I serve on the Tulare County Animal Services […]

Volunteering helps Joe Garber give back ...

News Photo by Alyssa Ochss Joe Garber is shown at the library. ALPENA — Since he was very young, volunteering has been part of Joe Garber’s life. Garber, 59, is a credit manager at Citizens National Bank in Cheboygan, but he also does a lot of volunteering around Alpena. Garber […]

Nic the dog encourages patients and staf...

Brad Schmitt, The Tennessean NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Screams, applause and cheers erupted the second Nic walked into the nurses’ station. “Is he here? Nic is there? Hey, Nic is there! Several more nurses, smiling, hands clasped, stream in from the labor and delivery floor of Ascension Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital. He is overwhelmed as […]

Ware County Election Officials Shamed Ab...

WARE COUNTY, Ga. – Ware County is one of the areas in Georgia affected by a voter shortage. The county has lost about 30 election workers, and the election supervisor thinks it’s because people are ashamed of their jobs. Carlos Nelson, the Ware County Elections Supervisor, is working on recruiting but said it’s been difficult […]

Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin defen...

Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin announced on Friday that she had taken a drug test following a leak video which showed her dancing and lip-syncing at a party, according to the BBC. Marin addressed the controversy at a press conference in Helsinki, calling the drug testing demands “unfair”. “I didn’t do anything illegal,” Marin said […]

Governor Wolf announces new funding to h...

Governor Tom Wolf announced new funding for the NEPA Community Empowerment Agency (ACE) via Pennsylvania Manufacturing Assistant Career Training Program (MTTC) to help unemployed and underemployed people in Lackawanna County gain the skills, knowledge, and abilities needed to successfully find employment in the manufacturing sector. “My commitment to investing in manufacturing across Pennsylvania is unwavering,” […]

Columbia’s low-cost pet clinic gets an i

EDITOR’S NOTE: A phone number in this story has been corrected. COLUMBIA, MO (KMIZ) Animal shelters and rescues across the country have seen an increase in pet owners abandoning their animals due to the pandemic and inflation. The Spay Neuter project in Colombia saw an increase in requests for vaccines and surgery, performing 104 surgeries […]

The “willing” sunflowers soar skyward |

Staff photo by Fritz Busch Sunset Apartments resident Lavonne Kapsch stands next to sunflower plants that have grown more than 10 feet tall behind her apartment complex on Wednesday. Kapsch said he planted a row of sunflowers last year that grew about halfway through this year. NEW ULM – Sunset Apartments […]

Welcome Weeks: New and returning student...

By Brian McNeill Starting August 15, this year’s Welcome Weeks will include a wide variety of eventsincluding an calm water paddle excursion with the outdoor adventure program; a farmers market to the Communes; a part time job fair; a workshop on advocate for inclusive communities; a DIY aromatic plant garden seminar taught by VCUDine’s Registered […]

Watch Now: Mattoon High School Volunteer...

MATTOON — Student volunteer projects are sought for Mattoon High School’s annual Green & Gold Day of Service on September 23. The high school has established a tradition in recent years of setting aside a day each fall for students and staff to show their appreciation to the surrounding community through various service projects, large […]

A charity baseball game to benefit a loc...

For a second year, the Jamestown Old Timers baseball team will face members of the Jamestown Police Department. Proceeds from Thursday’s charity game will go to the Winifred Crawford Dibert Boys & Girls Club youth program in Jamestown. The players are pictured during last year’s game. PJ Archive Photos by Eric […]

Ridgefield Historical Society Seeks Volu...

The Ridgefield Historical Society has seen a surge of activity and enthusiasm among residents over the past year as the Covid-19 pandemic subsided and the town recently celebrated a reenactment weekend spectacular of the Battle of Ridgefield. The Society is now looking for new Board members and volunteers who want to engage with the community […]

House of Panama opens in Balboa Park aft...

A ceremony in August at Panama House celebrated the achievements of Panamanian ranger Leo Vargas. Photo credit: @houseofpanama via Instagram After more than seven years of planning, the Panama Housemember of Pacific Relations Houseofficially opened on Sunday. Supporters marked the opening of the museum at the Balboa Park Cabin with a ribbon cutting and cultural […]

Polish volunteer army crumbles as Ukrain...

When millions of refugees crossed its border following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Poland was hailed as a model. Almost overnight, its citizens formed a grassroots volunteer army to help the displaced, donated money and welcomed Ukrainians into their homes. There has been a slowdown in arrivals since the February 24 invasion, but the need remains […]

United Way is looking for Caring Month p...

Journal Staff Tanya Manus United Way of the Black Hills is looking for more projects – especially in the North and South Hills – and volunteers for Caring Month 2022. The annual Month of Caring, which begins September 1, mobilizes teams of volunteers to tackle projects such as painting, landscaping, sorting donated food and more. […]

Charity that ripped off taxpayers forced...

Volunteers of America Southwest played a vital role in San Diego County’s mental health infrastructure for years – until it was exposed for siphoning money from a director’s family members general and other financial misdeeds. Now the charity is obligated to hand over an essential piece of that infrastructure to county officials, according to a […]

Senior Day honors volunteers and farmers...

Photo by Clay Schuldt Marv Sluiter was this year’s recipient of the Brown County Fair Outstanding Senior Citizen of the Year Volunteer. NEW ULM – Thursday was Seniors Day at the Brown County Fair, and the day began with a program celebrating the community’s outstanding seniors. This year’s Outstanding Senior Citizen of the Year volunteer […]

Miami Proud: Teen volunteer has a perfec...

MIAMI – What is the job of an adoptive mother for cats? It is critical for Miami-Dade Animal Services to help the most needy cats and kittens in our community. Every day this summer, and most of the year, Abigail Batic tends to one little furball or another. The Hialeah Gardens High School student says […]

Volunteers work to prevent Mainers in ne...

For most qualified Mainers, getting an $850 COVID relief check was as easy as checking the mailbox. But many low-income residents who need the funds the most could miss out altogether if it weren’t for a network of volunteer tax preparers. “There’s money on the table, but they don’t know it,” said AARP adviser Roger […]

Volunteers create a park | News, Sports...

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Young and responsible | Real estate age...

Editor’s Note: This story is the latest in an occasional series about young leaders and entrepreneurs trying to make a difference in Texarkana. TEXARKANA — Holly Craigen, realtor at Better Homes and Gardens, can now add a Habitat for Humanity board member to her list of accomplishments. The Atlanta High School graduate says her dedication […]

Jewish volunteers bond with Ukrainian ch...

A drawing of a 5-year-old girl at a summer camp in the Polish capital caught the attention of one of her advisers. Why did she use black and white, not red or pink, to make a heart, Rabbi Ilana Baird asked the child. The girl, sighing heavily, said he was black like the dog she […]

Innovation Studio volunteer receives Qui...

Jim Young was enveloped in gratitude and honor for the many lives he touched – including hundreds of veterans – when he received a Quilt of Valor during a July 29 presentation at the Nebraska Innovation Studio from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. During the presentation, Young was accompanied by his sister-in-law, Pat Young, and his […]

The fire of the structure of Sturgis mak...

A structure fire at a quadruplex on Edmunds Street in Sturgis on Monday morning displaced nine residents, highlighting the volunteer work of the Sturgis Volunteer Fire Department and local Red Cross volunteers. The Sturgis Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call at 2:17 a.m. for a fire that broke out on the back deck of […]

How Experts Say You Can Make Your Resume...

A record number of workers quit their jobs, searched for a new one and renegotiated along the way. But with all the opportunities in today’s job market, there are also challenges, especially when it comes to standing out in a sea of ​​job seekers. About 1 in 5 workers, or 22%, said they would likely […]

Citizens on Patrol volunteer defends pro...

Theo Reed joins the push for the local program to be reinstated by the Greater Sudbury Police Service as soon as possible, and argues that Citizens on Patrol is more effective than one-time efforts led by community stewards with good intentions Although excited to see people taking it upon themselves to start their own neighborhood […]

How to help your student return to colle...

Whether your student took a gap year to rest and reflect, work, travel, or because of the pandemic, they were not alone. Time magazine reported that in 2020 alone, more than 7 million students canceled their enrollment plans in the fall to prepare for a gap year. After such a long hiatus from studying, it […]

Ludington native awarded Army Outstandin...

BOSTON — Culinary Specialist 1st Class Blake Bentz, a native of Ludington, received the Military Medal for Outstanding Volunteer Service aboard the USS Constitution on July 14. The Military Medal for Exceptional Volunteer Service is awarded to military members who perform outstanding volunteer community service of a sustained, direct and consequential nature. “I’m happy to […]

PMC volunteer dies after 21 years of ser...

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) – Bobby Sullivan has served his community until the end. With over 11,000 volunteer hours accumulated over 21 years of dedication, Sullivan’s work at Pikeville Medical Center has made him a popular friend and a face in the Pikeville community. “There was no limit to what Bobby couldn’t do or what departments […]

Osceola County, Chairman Brandon Arringt...

As families and individuals in our community face financial pressure from inflation and continue to experience food insecurity related to the COVID-9 pandemic, Osceola County, with the help of local organizations non-profit and committed volunteer, continues to work to organize free food distribution events to help those in need. On Saturday, Osceola County and Osceola […]

Volunteers in Medicine Director Ilana St...

Ilana Steinhauer GREAT BARRINGTON — Ilana Steinhauer, Executive Director of Vvolunteers at Medicine Berkshiresreceived the Sixth Annual Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Award for Health Equity presented by the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation – the nation’s leading health and healthcare philanthropy – developed this awards program to find […]

Warren volunteers help search for missin...

Candice Caffas, 34, was last seen on July 16. The search for a missing Meadville woman has been going on for a week – and on Friday it was time to bring some help from Warren County. Candice Caffas, 34, was last seen on Saturday July 16 at Lake Conneaut. Hundreds […]

Alabama teenager, first student with aut...

Birmingham Virginia offers more than world-class health care. Service opportunities to help others are available daily at the medical center. For more than 25 years, opportunities to inspire Alabama’s teen community have opened doors that connect young people to volunteerism. For 2022, we are proud to have Bryson Gause, the first autistic teenage student, participate […]

Looking for ways to get involved? Volun...

Each year, the Oakland Public Education Fund connects hundreds of volunteers with Oakland schools to help tutor students, assist teachers, beautify campuses, and more. The Education Fund is currently seeking volunteers for its back to school beautification week August 1-5. Volunteers will work three-hour shifts at a school to help teachers set up their classrooms, […]

Block Admission | USU

While more information will be given at the beginning of the semester, here is some basic information about the elementary block. The elementary block consists of five courses taken at the same time to prepare you for teaching students. Provisionally, classes will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays and […]

Volunteer to help Ukrainian refugees ami...

Dr. Paula Rackoff, right, crosses the border between Ukraine and Poland, pushing a cart of medical supplies. Courtesy of Lev Echad By Debra Nussbaum Cohen July 20, 2022 Dr. Paula Rackoff and three medical colleagues were returning from a long day caring for Ukrainian refugees in Poland when they realized they were almost out of […]

Student volunteers help clean up the Nor...

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) — This summer, students are volunteering their time and energy to visit and help other communities for what they call a “Week of Hope.” The mission trip organization Group Cares has nearly 2,700 students participating in volunteer work this year. They come from all over the country to new places and […]

Eight volunteer facilitators join CASA’s

Eight Pikes Peak area residents recently became volunteer facilitators of CASA’s Supervised Exchange & Parenting Time program when they were sworn in before Fourth Judicial District Judge Jill Brady. The swearing-in ceremony took place at the El Paso County Courthouse on June 29, and it was the final step on the journey to becoming a […]

Qualifications for Voluntary Disclosure ...

Bloomberg Tax & Accounting Shares Findings From Its 22nd Annual State Tax Service Survey ARLINGTON, Va., July 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Although nearly every state offers a Voluntary Disclosure Agreement (VDA) program, the matters eligible for inclusion in these programs vary widely, according to Bloomberg’s 22nd Annual Tax & Accounting Department Survey. state taxes. State […]

Long-Time Volunteer Showcases Dedication...

A regular exhibitor at the Sooke Fine Arts Show also finds the time to handle the heavy lifting that takes place behind the scenes. Artist Dallas Duobaitis brings impressive experience to the job he does as a technician, leading a team that transforms the SEAPARC Leisure Complex arena into an art gallery for the annual […]

Pinnock ninth in the world long jump, Sc...

Shawn Price July 16, 2022 EUGENE – In the women’s 10,000m final, former Arkansas Dominique Scott finished 17e with a time of 31:40.73 on day two of the World Championships in Athletics held at Hayward Field. Razorback Wayne Pinnock placed ninth in the men’s long jump final. His best mark in the competition was 25 […]

Canada’s Homicide Unit releases footage

Canada’s top homicide unit has released footage showing a white car it says was linked to the targeted killing of Ripudaman Singh Malik, the Sikh man acquitted in the tragic 1985 Air India Kanishka terrorist bombing , and urged the public not to jump to conclusions about the motive as they investigate […]

Volunteer lawyers line up as NYC abortio...

Abortion rights protesters hold a youth rally in Washington Square Park ahead of the Supreme Court’s overturning of the Roe v. Wade on abortion rights in New York, United States, June 3, 2022. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register About 50 New York law firms have expressed interest in staffing […]

Jones’ generosity wins community service

A Jacksonville man’s continued support of his community has earned him recognition from the Kiwanis Club of Jacksonville. Cameron Jones recently received the club’s A. Wadsworth Applebee Community Service Award for his volunteerism. Applebee “has been one of the movers and shakers of our club for many years,” said awards committee chair Keith Bradbury, noting […]

Falling APPLE? One school’s unique volu

Breadcrumb Links Local News For 30 years, parents have been deeply involved in a program at a London primary school that allows them to volunteer regularly in classrooms to help teachers focus on education. Publication date : Jul 14, 2022 • 53 minutes ago • 3 minute read • Join the conversation (Mike Hensen/The London […]

Volunteers work to restore a forgotten c...

WATERFORD, Wis. (CBS 58) – A group of Racine County volunteers strives to give a forgotten cemetery the respect it deserves while learning a deep history along the way. What looks like an empty field just outside Waterford city center is actually a storybook about the small town’s past. The Old Settlers Cemetery on Riverside […]

Campbell man honored with volunteer awar...

Staff Photo / Neel Madhavan Ohio Little League District 2 Administrator Dr. Chet Cooper presents the Volunteer Hero Award to Campbell Little League President Jeremy Bigley Monday night during the District 2 Tournament Championship games Monday night at the Field of Dreams in Boardman. Over the past 5-10 years, Little League […]

Round Rock ISD is looking for volunteers...

Round Rock ISD is looking for volunteers for its back-to-school celebration scheduled for Saturday, August 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Stony Point High School, 1801 Tiger Trail, Round Rock, TX 78664. The event is hosted in partnership with the Round Rock Foundation ISD Partners in Education (PIE) and Texas Children’s Hospital. Volunteers […]

Volunteers work to beautify Aulenbach Ce...

MT. PENN, Pa. — What’s supposed to be a peaceful resting place recently sparked unrest for Mt. Penn Borough Councilman Joseph Cunliffe. “I walked through and I was like no, it can’t be,” Cunliffe says. Caitlin Reden | 69 News The Aulenbach Cemetery Board, which is split between Mt. Penn with a portion in the […]

ERCOT calls for voluntary conservation o...

AUSTIN — The Texas electric grid operator on Monday issued a public appeal for energy conservation because excessive heat could lead to an energy emergency. At 9 p.m., the Electric Reliability Council of Texas released a watch saying it forecast a shortage of power reserves on Monday “with no market solution available,” according to a […]

Santa Barbara Resident Does Freelance Vo...

KENNETH SONG / NEWS-PRESS PHOTOSGrady Williams sits at his home in Santa Barbara on Friday. Grady Williams, a 64-year-old Santa Barbara resident, flew to Ukraine earlier this year where he spent two months doing freelance volunteering. He was recently interviewed at a Wendy P. McCaw Roundtable, a Young America’s Foundation event in Santa Barbara. Mr […]

Volunteers work on the restoration of So...

SOTUH BURLINGTON, Vermont (WCAX) – Vermont has some 2,000 cemeteries, and many are very old. On Saturday, the Shelburne Road Cemetery in South Burlington got a makeover thanks to dozens of volunteers. If you blink, you might miss it. Nestled just off the busy Shelburne Road is an ancient cemetery, home to around 100 graves […]

The power of volunteers keeps the water ...

NEW ULM – There are many opportunities for a person walking down downtown Minnesota Street to stop and smell the flowers, but only if someone stops to water the flowers. For years Ulm’s New Chamber, the city and the mayor have worked together to fund and staff the downtown flower program. The agreement with the […]

127 Jesse Lee ASP volunteers are fixing ...

High school students and adults from the Ridgefield area are taking part in their annual Appalachia Service Project mission trip this week, with 127 volunteers working to make homes ‘warmer, safer and drier’ in Kentucky and 50 others carrying out repairs locally. Based at Jesse Lee Memorial United Methodist Church, Jesse Lee ASP is in […]

Rogue Valley Live Stream, Virtual Events...

Discuss what you are currently reading with others at the Medford Library Books Chat. See announcements. 123RF.com Recurring events Ashland Senior Activities A variety of virtual and in-person activities and services are available for adults 50 and older Monday through Friday through the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. See ashlandseniorservices.org or call 541-488-5342 for […]

Premier League considering voluntary ban...

Getty Images At a time when the NFL has seven exclusive sports betting partners, England’s top football league may be heading in a very different direction, mainly because they fear the government is unwittingly pushing them in that direction. Via BBC Sport, the Premier League may voluntarily prohibit gambling sponsorships. A decision […]

Quammen anticipates AVMA vice president ...

Dr. Jennifer Quammen When members of the AVMA’s House of Delegates meet in Philadelphia this summer at its regular annual session, they will elect Dr. Jennifer Quammen as the 2022-24 AVMA Vice President. Dr Quammen, co-founder of a veterinary coaching companywas the sole candidate for the post, which is responsible for strengthening AVMA’s ties to […]

Youth Volunteer Mentorship Program 2022 ...

Amid a pandemic, labor shortages and “the great resignation,” the Lake County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has declared 2021 the Year of the Youth. After feedback from local business owners, they knew there needed to be a program to support our young adults to help them not only find jobs early in their […]

volunteers help with the local Habitat f...

More than a dozen volunteers helped out with a Habitat for Humanity project at 1087 N. Main St. in Jamestown. Project officials believe the house will be completed by January 2023. Photo submitted Chautauqua Area Habitat for Humanity recently welcomed volunteers for its ongoing project in the city. The volunteers worked […]

Readers Respond: Volunteers Could Boost ...

Thanks to Lovato’s Mitch Hornecker and Laura Golino for their op-ed (“A shared goal, a shared responsibility in driving to ‘functional zero’ on homelessness,” June 26) After years of delay, it’s encouraging to see that momentum is building among Metro and city politicians, public agencies and non-profit organizations for comprehensive action to address Portland’s homeless […]

Ryan Lochte’s six Olympic silver and bro

All of Ryan Lochte’s Olympic silver and bronze medals are auctioned off, with proceeds going to a charity to benefit children. The 37-year-old swimmer has won 12 medals in four Olympics, including six golds which he intends to keep for now. “I’m not one to be sentimental about medals,” Lochte told The Associated Press by […]

Taranaki fire crew sweats ahead of Sky T...

Accustomed to running to the emergency room, a team of Taranaki firefighters had to run up and down the stairs on Sunday, but it was for a good cause. A six-person team from the Oakura Brigade will represent the station at the Firefighter Sky Tower Challenge in Auckland on August 20. The charity event, which […]

Lucky Charmers: Teens share time and tal...

For some teens, summer means sleeping in, summer jobs and swimming pools. For the Lucky Charmers, a volunteer group of teens in grades 8-12, that means chicken coops, day camps and lots of patience. The Lucky Charmers are a group spun off from the Charm Farm, an animal shelter farm in Box Elder focused on […]

Building renamed in honor of election vo...

Laura Wooten, center, with two of her grandsons, Isaac Love III, left, and Caasi Love, in 2018 Mark Czajkowski The longtime Campus Dining employee was the longest-serving survey agent in the United States Growing up in Princeton, Caasi Love always knew where her grandmother Laura Wooten would be on Election Day: at the polls. “I […]

ArtSEA: An update on Volunteer Park’s lo

Perhaps the hippie invasion inspired a new look at Volunteer Park. In 1971, the Seattle landscape architect Richard Haag was hired to rework a few aspects, including stretching the art museum entrance plaza to better connect with “Black Sun” by Isamu Noguchi (installed in 1969). He also designed the (very!) minimalist concrete and brick amphitheater […]

Avenal prison staff awards scholarships

The Avenal State Prison Employee Action Committee awarded $500 each in scholarships to four Valley High School seniors. Kaylin Valenciano of Avenal High School had a 4.38 GPA and earned an Associate’s degree in Plant Science and an Associate’s degree in Liberal Arts Math and Science. Kaylin had been enrolled in college preparatory classes since […]

Swiatek organizes a charity tennis tourn...

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Top-ranked Iga Swiatek will host a tennis charity event next month in her home country of Poland to raise money for war-affected children and teens in Ukraine. . The event in Krakow on July 23 will include a mixed doubles exhibition match and Ukrainian football great Andriy Shevchenko will be a […]

CSA officer makes a difference in the LG...

1 / 2 Show legend + Hide legend – Nate Grunert (second from left), along with board members, attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Rock Island, Illinois on April 28. (Photo courtesy of Captain Nate Grunert, CSA) (Photo credit: Major Jackeline Velazquez Rosario) SEE THE ORIGINAL 2 / 2 Show legend + Hide legend – Capt. […]

USDA launches Feds Feed Families 2022 to...

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2022 – Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announcement the kick off of the 13e annual Feds Feed Families program, a voluntary food drive that encourages employees of all federal agencies to donate in-kind contributions – food, services and time – to food banks and pantries of […]

Moving to a New Town Solo Can Be Less Lo...

Last December, I rode my bike from my brother’s apartment to Union Station in Chicago and took a 52-hour train ride to San Francisco. It was my fifth move in as many years. I’m in my twenties and I’ve moved a dozen times. Since college, due to work and school, I have lived in Boston, […]

Grand Canyon won’t be looking for volunt

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — A bison herd that lives almost exclusively in the northern part of Grand Canyon National Park will not be targeted for a deadly removal this fall. The park used trained volunteers selected in a highly competitive and controversial lottery last year to kill bison, part of a toolkit to reduce the size […]

School Spirit: Volunteer Program Brings ...

ROB CLARK When familiar faces are in unexpected places, it sets off all sorts of alarm bells for kids. A few years ago, I had to deliver something to my oldest daughter’s middle school. My pre-teen was mortified to see “Daaaaad” – my name exaggerated by the excessive use of vowels – in her territory. […]

Creation of Colwood’s volunteer program

Colwood Council has postponed its decision on whether to carry out preliminary consultation work on a possible volunteer scheme until after the municipal elections this fall. At a meeting on June 13, the council. Cynthia Day moved a motion to delay the decision until the new board has been sworn in. The motion passed with […]

Greater Lynchburg Habitat for Humanity n...

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) – Along Lynchburg’s Hillview Street, Greater Lynchburg Habitat for Humanity volunteers work diligently to build a home for Beatrice Payne and her family. “I love volunteers. I met many people. I have befriended a lot of people and a lot of them sign the walls inside my house to be always remembered,” […]

Marshall County CERT Team Honored with G...

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Lt. Governor Adam Gregg, far left, and Governor Kim Reynolds, far right, present the Governor’s Volunteer Award to Marshall County CERT members Kim Elder, Brian Krumm, Randy Waltemeyer and Scott Potter at a ceremony on Tuesday afternoon. DES MOINES — Earlier this week, Governor Kim Reynolds presented the Marshall […]

Volunteer hike the Appalachian Trail to ...

For immediate release Daybreak Shelter volunteer Nicole Hamel jumps for joy as she takes in a sunset from McAfee Knob, a well-known lookout point along the Appalachian Trail above Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. Hamel hikes the entire approximately 2,181-mile trail to raise money for the Psychological Center Inc., in Lawrence. (Photo courtesy of Nicole Hamel via […]

Volunteers travel across the country to ...

U. SAUCON TWP., Pa. — Mowing, raking, and watering aren’t so fun chores in your own backyard, but for these golf enthusiasts, it’s an honor to get dirty at Saucon Valley Country Club. “I am happy to play a small part in this whole great operation,” said volunteer Seamus Foley. Foley traveled from Ohio to […]

Sumter Senior Services and Sumter RSVP S...

EDITOR’S NOTE: Please note that due to the threat of COVID-19, some of the following events may be canceled or postponed unexpectedly. Sumter Senior Services and Sumter’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Seek Volunteers to support the missions of non-profit organizations in Sumter County. RSVP connects the talents and skills of people 55 and […]

Glavin to lead Shocker men’s tennis prog

History links Wichita State has named a rising star from one of the nation’s most successful programs as the new head men’s tennis coach. Darragh Glavin (first name pronounced “DARE-uh”) comes to Wichita after two seasons as an assistant coach at the University of Miami where he helped the Hurricane to back-to-back […]

Rotary club hosts Lanarkshire breast can...

A kind-hearted cancer survivor from Airdrie gave an “extremely informative” talk and presentation to Rotarians in Monklands. Sheila McNicol of Breast Cancer Now was invited to a meeting of the Rotary Club of Coatbridge, Airdrie and Monklands to highlight the organization’s outstanding work on behalf of people with breast cancer and their families. As Lanarkshire […]

For millions of Australians, volunteerin...

When I was young, I constantly begged my parents to book a trip to see my grandmother. But she lived in a different state and traveling with a physical disability like mine is not easy. As I grew older and became more difficult to transport, it was only on rare occasions that I was able […]

Warren Buffett’s charity lunch lands $19

June 17 (Reuters) – A lucky and likely wealthy person has bid more than $19 million to dine with Warren Buffett, in the 21st and final time the billionaire businessman auctioned off a private lunch to benefit from a charity in San Francisco. The winning bid in the eBay auction that ended on Friday night […]

Undergraduate studies take a multi-prong...

The Office of Undergraduate Studies (UGS) has developed a strategic plan demonstrate leadership engagement, commitment and support for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) practices across its many units – Academic Council, Army & Air Force ROTC, Mass Academy of Mathematics and ScienceMorgan Center for Teaching and Learning, Robotics Resource Center, and Center for STEM Education. […]

Help for Ukraine: OHSU members collect d...

James Pavlock, OHSU Real Estate Specialist, unloads OHSU Ukraine donations at Delta Logistics in Wilsonville on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. These were the last OHSU Ukraine donations dropped off at Delta Logistics in Wilsonville. Delta Logistics then transported these items to Seattle, WA, where they were loaded onto a plane bound for Poland. (OHSU/Christine Torres […]

Volunteers Traverse Iowa Listening for F...

TRIPOLI — Stacey Snyder watched the sun set over her northern Iowa hometown one evening last month. Watching an American flag gently fluttering down the street, she rated the strength of the wind on a three-point scale: “I would say maybe it’s not a ‘three’ because it’s not fully extended , but it gets there.” […]

Friends of Haleakalā National Park is lo

June 14, 2022, 8:08 a.m. HST Volunteers are needed for service trips to Haleakalā National Park. Photo credit: Friends of Haleakalā National Park/Matt Wordeman Friends of Haleakalā National Park is seeking volunteers for a grueling 3-night service trip July 2-5 to help preserve native Hawaiian ecosystems at Haleakalā Crater. Volunteers should be experienced hikers and […]

Delta Hospital is looking for volunteers...

Community members interested in joining the Patient Partner program can contact Hospital Volunteer Services If you are interested in promoting and supporting equal and communicative partnerships between healthcare providers and their patients and families, volunteering with Delta Hospital’s Patient Partner Program could be the perfect fit. Currently supported by five volunteers, the program is focused […]

A Minneapolis woman was about to be depo...

Placeholder while loading article actions Linda Taylor was given two months’ notice by her landlord to vacate the Minneapolis home she’s proudly called home for nearly two decades. “I felt like the world had been ripped away from me,” Taylor, 70, said. “My home means everything to me.” She originally owned the house, but sold […]

Troy Republican council members ask comm...

TROY — The city continues to lose a council member following the abrupt decision to withdraw a resolution that would have replaced a former lawmaker who pleaded guilty to federal criminal charges last week. Now lawmakers are gearing up for what could be a protracted process to replace ex-Councillor Kimberly Ashe-McPherson, who resigned from City […]

Top-seeded Tennessee Volunteers bounce b...

Knoxville, Tenn. –Luc Lipcius hit two home runs in an eight-run fifth inning and No. 1 seed Tennessee cruised to a 12-4 victory over Notre Dame on Saturday to stay alive in the Knoxville Super Regional. Tennessee (57-8) and Notre Dame (39-15) will play Game 3 on Sunday with a College World Series spot on […]