Community

Community foundation receives $ 19.5 million and counts for those affected by the Marshall fire

In the weeks following the destruction of more than 1,000 homes in the Marshall Fire, Colorado organizations, businesses and individuals donated millions of dollars to support Boulder County residents affected by the fire in order to fill the gaps of insurers and other government agencies. . “We predict that insurance …

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community comes together to celebrate the life of Alexis Hughan | News, Sports, Jobs

Pictured are tributes and memorials on display during a service on Saturday at First Covenant Church in Jamestown in honor of Alexis C. Hughan. The 15-year-old was killed in a traffic accident on New Years Eve. PJ Photos by Katrina Fuller On Saturday Lexy Hughan did what few can do …

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Community Loan Fund Selects Successor to Long-Time Training Director

ALBANY – My Community Loan Fund has selected Destiny Watkins to succeed Paul Stewart, its longtime training and technical support manager, following his recent retirement. Watkins worked with the organization for seven years and was promoted internally from her previous role as Loan Manager for Community Development Loan Fund. She …

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Health service looking for community partners for COVID pop-up clinics

MANISTEE COUNTY – The District 10 health department said in a press release that it is seeking community partners interested in hosting COVID-19 contextual vaccination clinics at their businesses, organizations or community events. The health department has noted that with cases of COVID-19 remaining high and likely to see an …

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#BettyWhiteChallenge urges everyone to support the animals in their community

(FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – The latest social media challenge is something anyone can take on, and no, no one has to eat laundry detergent or set things on fire. the #BettyWhiteChallenge is gaining traction on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. The challenge in itself is simple: Helping animals …

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Guest comment: The proposed reform of community planning groups will do much more harm than good

This commentary was originally written as a letter to San Diego City Councilor Joe LaCava. At its December 2 meeting, the La Jolla Community Planning Association discussed the planning group “reform” project. The LJCPA understands the need for planning groups to align with the city charter; therefore, we support legal …

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Local Bell County community centers to open as warm-up centers this weekend

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) – Local Bell County shelters are making final preparations for the first winter storms that hit this weekend. The Impact Temple and Rosa Hereford Community Center will be open Saturdays and Sundays for anyone in need of shelter. Deni Howard of Impact Temple says that with the …

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Why this rebellious rural community in northeastern Spain is fighting against wind farms

Vicente’s parents are no longer alive, but in the small stone town of Calaceite on a secluded Aragonese hill, he still remembers their stories very well. Vicente is 83 years old. He remembers how they spoke of the Spanish Civil War, of the fascists in green uniforms, of the militia, …

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Family and community leaders seek justice after Kansas grandmother dies in shooting

KANSAS CITY, Kansas (WDAF) – On Christmas Eve in Kansas City, Kansas City police said an 85-year-old grandmother was killed in a shot in car while sitting at home with her husband. Patricia Panijan was watching TV in the living room when a car drove past her house and opened …

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“A Sense of Community”: Can the Shattuck Cabins be an answer to the crisis in Mass. and Cass?

Seventeen sleeping cabins, ranging from 64 to 100 square feet, are lined up in two rows. At one end is a courtyard. And at the front of the village is a 500 square foot structure that will serve as a common room, where those who live there can meet for …

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