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University community lobbies to support Afghan evacuees – The Williams Record

Students and faculty are pushing for the College to admit students evacuated from the American University of Afghanistan. (Photo courtesy of Inside higher education.) After the Western-backed democratic government in Afghanistan fell to the Taliban last August, many Afghan university students face an uncertain and intimidating future. Some have fled …

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Resident-led Montbello organizing committee responds to community needs with FreshLo Hub

We all have the right to healthy and culturally appropriate food. However, decades of underinvestment in infrastructure and community resources have left residents of many low-income neighborhoods across the country with no grocery stores nearby. Without these grocery stores, residents are often forced to depend on small markets and convenience …

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Soup Stroll brings community together in downtown Cohoes

COHOES – People gathered on the streets of downtown Cohoes on Saturday to participate in the Small Business Saturday Celebration, where more than 50 vendors participated in the town’s first ‘soup walk’. Music from several stores set the tone, and there was even a special performance of Santa and one …

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“I’ll Never Forget It:” Community Gives Free Thanksgiving Meal for Everson Flood Victims

“I’ll Never Forget” Community Gives Free Thanksgiving Meal for Everson Flood Victims On Thursday, residents of Everson gathered to provide food and community for flood victims. EVERSON, Wash – On Thursday, residents of Everson gathered to provide food and community for flood victims. After historic flooding that ravaged Whatcom County, …

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Newcomers Club reunion showcases Chile and community – Estes Park Trail-Gazette

A chili bake was the tasty highlight of the Estes Park Newcomer Club general meeting on November 18 at the community center. Nine residents vied for the honors of “best chili chef”. The top spot went to Andy Brittan-Willabus, who only revealed that his “secret sauce” contained cocoa powder and …

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Helena, MT Jewish community seeks to buy back synagogue building sold for $ 1 in 1930s

(JTA) – It has been 86 years since the Jewish community of Helena, Montana, sold their first synagogue, Temple Emanu-El, to the town of Helena for just a dollar. Now the small Jewish community that remains in the city is trying to buy it for almost a million dollars from …

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The community recalled Zoom’s safety advice

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – Students, faculty, and staff at Penn State are reminded that there are many tools available to help secure Zoom Meetings as the University continues to offer hybrid work and classroom arrangements. To help secure Zoom meetings, individuals should not share the meeting password. Additionally, to discourage …

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Ophelia Garmon-Brown, Charlotte physician and community leader, has passed away | DFA 90.7

Charlotte physician, minister and author Dr. Ophelia Garmon-Brown has died, according to a notice posted on the Novant Health site on November 17. She had battled cancer of the brain and kidneys. Garmon-Brown touched countless people with her work and was a celebrated community leader, having served on the Opportunities …

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Community calendar, November 17 edition

Toastmaster meetings: 7:00 p.m. every Tuesday online. Toastmasters hosts meetings for people who want to improve their communication skills for business or professional development. The appointments are on Zoom. Use meeting ID 88000718444. Attendees can log in five to 10 minutes early to chat. More information can be found online …

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For Theodora – Fort Bragg Advocate-News

Several weeks ago in this community column, another coastal resident wrote about her experience trying to get life-saving veterinary care for her critically injured dog. None were available to him and his dog succumbed to his injuries. Since that time, it has been very difficult for me to forget this …

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Community Council 2 elects a new president

Morry Galonoy (Photo: Screenshot of Queens CB 2 – May 2021 board meeting held on Zoom) November 9, 2021 By Christian Murray Community Council 2 elected a new president Thursday evening along with a list of other leaders from its executive council. Morry Galonoy, who was appointed to Community Council …

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Library adding hotspots as another way to connect the community

Daviess County Public Library is adding access points to its wide range of public services. DCPL will receive approximately 100 access points as well as several Chromebooks and iPads, thanks to the FCC’s Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF). ECF is a $ 7.17 billion program that helps schools and libraries provide …

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Afghan community, refugees face uncertain future – NBC Bay Area

On Friday night, members of the Bay Area Afghan community in Golden Gate Park listened to music that reminded them of their home. Many who attended the event said they had a heavy heart when they thought of their family members who are still in Afghanistan. Afghan singer Mozhdal Jamalzadah …

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Garrison Commanders Focus on SNAIR Procedures at November Community Information Forum | Item

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – Senior Garrison leaders virtually hosted the November Community Information Forum via the Fort Léonard Wood Facebook page November 3. The monthly forum is designed to be an exchange of information and dialogue between the garrison and the community on a range of topics and interests …

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Claussen, Finch, Malone and Pilcher-Hayek win Iowa City Community School Board election

JP Claussen and Ruthina Malone were re-elected to the Iowa City Community School District Board of Directors. Jayne Finch and Maka Pilcher-Hayek were both elected for their first terms on the board. The other candidates for the three four-year terms on the board were Krista Burrus and Sheila Pinter. With …

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Genesee health system seeks community input on use of mileage funds

GENESEA COUNTY, Michigan (WJRT) – Community contribution, wanted and needed. Earlier this year, the Genesee Health System adopted a $ 9.4 million mental health budget to help fund county-wide programs that will better meet the mental health needs of communities. GHS currently only receives funding through Medicaid, but not everyone …

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McElraft Approves Raises for Community College Staff During Carteret Community College Friday Visit | New

CITY OF PLUS-HEAD – State Representative Pat McElraft R-Carteret said she hopes the 2021-2022 state budget will contain salary increases for employees of the community college system. “These people deserve it and I hope we can find a reasonable increase. We’re trying to hit 6 percent, but we haven’t finalized …

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Voices from the community: We must end the abuse of women | Community voice

Women are mistreated, always mistreated. We have drawn attention to this locally; and Anita Hill, who testified at the Clarence Thomas hearing that he sexually harassed her, recently published a book, “Believing,” which details the ongoing abuse of women in our country. As she supports him so strongly, it must …

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Holmen Area Foundation recognizes the positive impact of community members

Foundation awards Ruth Scholze Award for Servant Leadership October 28, 2021 6:19 PM Greg white, Posted: October 28, 2021 6:19 PM Update: October 28, 2021 7:34 PM through Greg white LA CROSSE, Wisconsin (WKBT) – A Holmen organization honors the people and organizations who help make our region a great …

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Nurses reach tentative deal at Community First Medical Center

Unionized nurses at Community First Medical Center on the northwest side of Chicago reached an agreement in principle on a two-year contract, avoiding a three-day strike that was due to begin on Friday. The National Nurses United said the deal called for salary increases of 17% on average over the …

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Community mental health seeks support from Mecosta County

BIG RAPIDS – Community Mental Health for Central Michigan seeks support from the Mecosta County Board of Commissioners with a resolution opposing two laws in the Michigan House and Senate. House Bill 4925 would amend the Mental Health Code to create a Behavioral Health Oversight Council within the Department of …

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Community News: October 25 | Nvdaily

Card showers • A shower of cards is planned for Elizabeth Shirley Groves, who turns 80 today. Cards can be mailed to 3254 Guard Hill Road, Front Royal, Virginia 22630. • A card shower is planned for Linda Quick, who will be celebrating her 75th birthday on November 1st. Cards …

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Microsoft rolls back controversial .NET switch after open source community outcry

Microsoft is reversing its decision to remove a key feature from its next .NET 6 release, after a public outcry from the open source community. Microsoft angered the open source .NET community earlier this week by removing a key part of Hot Reload in the next release of .NET 6, …

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Clovis Community College hosts Rocktoberfest to kick off the fall season

Clovis Community College hosted its annual Rocktoberfest event to kick off the fall season on October 13, 2021. (Sydney Morgan / Clovis Roundup) Clovis Community College hosted its first Rocktoberfest since COVID-19 on Wednesday, October 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The college’s student activities department was unable to …

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Community Responds to Growing Endowments

After the endowment posted returns of 46.5%, some students requested additional spending on salaries and services. by Farah Lindsey-Almadani | 21/10/21 5h00 Last week the College announcement that its endowment increased 46.5% in 2021 to reach $ 8.5 billion. Dartmouth has allocated $ 335 million in this year’s operating budget, …

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Columbiana County ADAPT Hosts Free Community Event | News, Sports, Jobs

LISBON – Columbiana County ADAPT, in collaboration with the Education Department of the Family Recovery Center, is launching the National Red Ribbon Week campaign on Saturday with a free community event themed, “No Prob-Llama, I’m drug free” on the green in downtown Lisbon from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The …

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State Food Vendors Donate to Fair Park Community – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Over 2.2 million people attended this year’s Texas State Fair and as construction crews dismantled displays at the fairgrounds, fair trade food vendors lined up to donate their surplus products. “It’s my happiest day at the State Fair of Texas,” said Christi Erpillo of Fernie’s Funnel Cakes. Erpillo said Fernie’s …

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ETSU to host “Out of Darkness” community walk | WJHL

Photo: WJHL JOHNSON CITY, Tennessee (WJHL) – As part of an initiative by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, ETSU will be hosting the “Out of Darkness” community walk on campus Sunday afternoon. Tennessee teen suicide rate on the rise The event is designed to show people struggling with mental …

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Fort Worth PD Watch Office Holds Community Meetings – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A series of community conversations led by the Fort Worth Police Oversight Office begins Thursday evening with the goal of providing the community with an update on their work. The City of Fort Worth Police Oversight Oversight Office, headed by Director Kim Neal, was first established in February 2020 to …

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Opening of a new community garden in Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, Florida – A new community garden in Boca Raton will open this weekend. WPTV previously announced that the old garden near the public library would close to make way for the future Brightline station. The new location is at Meadows Park. In Boca Raton’s new community garden, Nikie …

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Historic cultural center in need of repair turns to community for help

BROWNSVILLE, TX (ValleyCentral) – The Carlotta K. Patrina Cultural Center in Brownsville is a hub for the performing arts. However, the owners of the building say it needs critical repairs and are asking the community for help. Weslaco Store Owner Brings Oaxaca to the Rio Grande Valley Known as the …

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Resident, the commitment of the staff activates the community culture and creates “wow moments” – News

David Lynch of the Ritz-Carlton Leadership Center delivers the opening speech for the 15th Annual NCAL Day. (Credit: AHCA / NCAL) After a difficult year during the pandemic, it’s time to remember the passion that led people to live in a retirement home and to create moments and memories that …

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United Way of Greater New Haven volunteers bring the community together with 8 heartwarming events

NEW HAVEN, Connecticut (WTNH) – United Way Week kicks off October 11, with volunteers working on projects such as painting a homeless shelter, hosting a community dinner, building a outdoor classroom throughout the New Haven area. Starting Monday in Guilford, United Way volunteers will help restore outdoor space at the …

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Art Brooks: Wilmington’s black community is often “invisible” to the community at large

WILMINGTON – Locals interested in building a more just community gathered for a farm-to-table lunch followed by a lively discussion that provided food for thought. Featuring locally grown dishes, the lunch was part of the annual Westheimer Peace Symposium this week at Wilmington College. The direction of the dialogue was …

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Neighborhood 5 Community Fair scheduled for October 14 with updates on a wide variety of projects

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – A Ward 5 information and resource fair is scheduled for Thursday, October 14 to highlight redevelopment efforts, road construction updates and more. The community forum at Las Vegas City Hall Council Chambers, 495 S. Main St., opens at 5 pm. SilverSummit Healthplan will provide COVID-19 vaccinations …

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Community members work to preserve Hispanic heritage in Fort Collins

FORT COLLINS, Colorado – Whether you can see it or not, the Hispanic heritage is ingrained in Fort Collins. “So many people don’t even know the history of Fort Collins when it comes to Hispanics. A lot of people say, ‘Well, where are they,’ said Betty Aragon-Mitotes with Mujeres de …

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East Moline Community Fund Committee Announces Funding for Nonprofits

EAST MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) – The East Moline Community Fund Committee has approved funding of $ 17,050 for 15 nonprofits in the area. “The East Moline Community Fund Committee is honored to support the excellent work of these local nonprofits,” said President Connie Dowsett. “As an endowment fund, we are …

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Hawaii’s watersports community grapples with confusion and inconsistencies in COVID rules

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Confusion over COVID rules and late decisions are creating chaos in Hawaii’s water sports community. In Oahu, a surf meet scheduled for this weekend recently gained city approval as approval came too late for a Hui Waa paddle race. There has not been a full Hui Waa …

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Contrary Capital’s $ 20 million Fund II is about community-driven investing – TechCrunch

When Eric Tarczynski first created Contrary Capital, he noticed the absence of entrepreneurial venture capital firms within universities. Thus, he launched a first fund of $ 2.2 million to exclusively support the best talents in the world, or student entrepreneurs who bring out ambitious ideas from their universities. Years later, …

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Grace Project Update: Schematic Design Complete, Community Name Creation Opportunity – Communications & Outreach – Communications & Outreach

Grace Project Update: Schematic Design Complete, Community Name Creation Opportunity NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County is in the design stage of a new county building in downtown Wilmington that will create a purpose-built public library alongside a modern Cape Fear museum. The new building will anchor cultural …

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Spring UI Courses Will Offer New Community Partnership Designation

Starting in the spring, some classes will have a new designation indicating which ones will interact with the outside community. Students at the University of Iowa can look forward to new courses related to community engagement and partnerships starting in spring 2022. The UI Community Course designation, available to students …

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Oktoberfest at La Mesa brings community together to celebrate German heritage

SAN DIEGO – Beer lovers and foodies are celebrating German heritage this weekend for the first in-person Oktoberfest at La Mesa since it was canceled due to the pandemic. After being forced to go virtual last year, many grabbed their lederhosen and steins for the event’s 48th year. “My grandmother …

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Record-breaking editorial: Labor shortage is a challenge for businesses and the wider community

It has been a difficult year and a half running a business in Park City. First, the coronavirus pandemic forced many businesses to close their doors last spring and has since forced them to take extraordinary measures to keep workers and customers safe. And now employers find themselves facing yet …

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Kennett Square Celebrates Community With Good Outdoor Dining Season on State Street – Daily Local

KENNETT SQUARE – The community has come together in these final months of spring, summer and early fall through an ongoing initiative to open up the downtown core to more diners and clients. Starting in the spring, the borough removed parking spaces to create a pedestrian walkway, allowing downtown restaurants …

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Luna Community College and Mesalands Community College Announce Interest in Collaborative Shared Services for Higher Education | KAMR

SANTA FE, NM (KAMR / KCIT) – Two more colleges in New Mexico have announced their interest in joining the Collaborative for Higher Education Shared Services, or CHESS. Luna Community College in Las Vegas, NM, and Mesalands Community College, in Tucumcari, are exploring the possibility of joining the nonprofit, CHESS …

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Downstream Ramblings: the heart and soul of the community | New

COCHRANTON – Traces of yellow and orange have started to appear on the trees, an unofficial announcement that fall is upon us. This annual event will soon reflect the magnificent transformation of the landscape. Few of us are not eager to enjoy these customs associated with the fall harvest. Before …

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Veterans Stand Down begins accepting donations from the community

SANTA MARIA, California – With the 9e The annual Santa Barbara County Veterans’ Event is just around the corner, organizers began accepting donations from the community on Wednesday. The first of three planned community drop-offs takes place at the Santa Maria Fairpark from noon to 2 p.m. The Veterans Stand …

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West Virginia Northern Community College Navigating COVID-19 Response | News, Sports, Jobs

Six weeks into the fall semester, officials at West Virginia Northern Community College say its campuses are effectively coping with the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, including the delta variant outbreak. So far, the college has only experienced nine COVID infections of what it believes to be the delta variant. The vaccination …

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Franklin Community Health Network offering driving flu clinics

Contact: Jill Gray, Director of Communications and Public Affairs, 207-779-2555 Farmington, Maine – Franklin Community Health Network offers drive-in flu clinics in October for community members 18 and older on the Franklin Memorial Hospital campus. No appointment is required. Staff will meet people outside in a tent. Everyone present is …

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Columbus Crew and football organizations team up to make an impact in the Latino community

COLUMBUS (WCMH) – An international partnership that will have a lasting impact in the community is the goal that players and organizations from one of the world’s greatest sports have in mind for a local group. The Campeones Cup, a special match between the Columbus Crew and Cruz Azul, kicks …

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BGSU, Community Partners to Help Grade 5 Students Study and Preserve Natural Habitats | New

Bowling Green State University partners with community partners to help fifth-grade students at Bowling Green City schools study and preserve natural habitats with the first-ever BioBlitz BG from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in Wintergarden Park . The free environment-focused event will teach Bowling Green grade five students how …

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One year after Hurricane Sally, Orange Beach family repay community kindness

ORANGE BEACH, Alabama (WKRG) – Families on the Gulf Coast are still recovering from the devastation caused by Hurricane Sally. Two Orange Beach families lost their homes in a massive fire just hours after the storm hit. One of these houses belonged to Jack Rayborn. “It was something else, yeah,” …

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Great Fish Community Challenge Sets New Fundraising Record

The Whitefish Community Foundation (WCF) announced last week that its Great Fish Community Challenge, an annual campaign to benefit local nonprofits, has raised more than $ 3.6 million. “It has been so exciting to see many charities raising $ 80,000 or more to support their programs through this platform,” said …

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Prince William County Police Department Hosts Inaugural Community Fair to Recruit and Connect with Residents | WDVM25 and DCW50

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, Va. (WDVM) – Law enforcement and residents of Prince William County gathered for the first “Community Fair,” hosted by the County Police Department on Saturday. “It started out as a ‘Let’s do a recruiting event’ and it led to, ‘Let’s get the entities out of Prince William …

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City’s Efforts and University Grant Bring New Life to Rural Community Center | New

The Little Ax Community Center received many improvements and developments this year that county and city officials said were desperately needed in a rural part of Cleveland County. Located at 1000 168th Ave NE, Little Ax’s Center provides residents of Cleveland County east of Thunderbird Lake with recreational and educational …

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K-12, community college students can ride the subway for free starting November 1 – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Beginning at the end of the year, K-12 and community college students in Los Angeles County will be able to use public transportation for free under a new curriculum approved Thursday. The LA County Metropolitan Transit Authority Board of Directors has given final approval to a …

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Launch of the free “Virtual YMCA” to help the community improve their outfit and immunity from a distance

Posted: Sep 23, 2021 / 8:45 p.m. EDT / Update: Sep 23, 2021 / 8:45 p.m. EDT FORT WAYNE, Indiana (WANE) – The YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne has launched a new YMCA virtual platform to support the health and well-being of children, adults and families in the area. The …

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Priest welcomed community with church as vaccination site

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – Father Rafael Pereira serves a faith community in Las Vegas of about 500 members. “Most are from Mexico, South America, Central America, many Hispanics, and some were born here in the United States,” says Pereira, the priest in charge of All Saints Episcopal Church. When the …

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Newberg Community Testifies to School District Ban on Pride and BLM Symbols

On Wednesday evening, members of the Newberg school board heard testimony from nearly 50 residents and students, all weighing on the board’s ban on political symbols, which Vice President Brian Shannon introduced over the summer for the purpose of preventing teachers from displaying Pride and Black Lives Matter flags and …

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CLUES Work Improves Access to Safe, Affordable Housing for Minnesota’s Latinx Community

At best, a tenant is somewhat at the mercy of their landlord. But when the tenant is undocumented, the power imbalance can be disastrous, explains Ruby Azurdia-Lee, president of Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio (CLUES), a nonprofit organization that promotes economic equity and the well-being of Latinxes living in Minnesota, …

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Community Profile: Ashley Sine | New

Ashley Sine has worked for the McKinney Education Foundation since 2007 and is currently its Executive Director. How did you become a member of the McKinney Education Foundation? After college, I worked for a company specializing in fundraising for educational foundations in Texas, Kansas, and Missouri. The Texas office was …

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Artist Bashezo uplifts people in the queer and trans community

Words were never enough for the bashezo, so they started working with their hands. The genre was limiting, so they found new ways to express their identity beyond the restrictions of the binary. “I would say [I] I felt really contained and confined, I felt like a stranger in my …

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Adult community choir hosted in Nacogdoches

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KTRE) – For many years, some residents of Nacogdoches wanted a way to express themselves musically. In order to help fulfill this desire, Stone Fort Chorale was born as an adult community choir that welcomes musicians of all levels to practice at First United Methodist Church. Director Tod …

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‘Hope he is okay’: Community rallies around Northeast Metro Tech football player seriously injured in collision at JV game – Boston News, Weather, Sports

WAKEFIELD, MASS. (WHDH) – A 16-year-old Northeast Metro Tech football player is recovering in hospital after being seriously injured in a collision during a junior varsity game in Wakefield on Saturday, officials said. Emergency teams responding to a report of an unconscious person on the high school football pitch at …

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Mesa Ridge football feeds off Community Day to beat Widefield

(Dan Mohrmann / Single Wing Media) Soccer 09/18/2021 17:03:59 PM Dan Mohrmann / Single Wing Media History links COLORADO SPRINGS – When the community gets involved, it makes sense to lead an entire precession through town and into CA Foster Stadium. Mesa Ridge and Widefield could lead their annual rivalry …

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WHYY’s NICE partnership amplifies community voices

One of the things that I think is common is this idea of ​​a storyteller, of people sharing the stories of their community, their culture, their neighborhood. This is one of the things I really love about NICE. The idea behind NICE is that we seek out and connect with …

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Community calendar | News, Sports, Jobs

FRI / 9-17 Chester Quaker State Retirees, 9 a.m., EJ’s Columbiana Columbiana Women’s Club (CWC) Garage Sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 121 N. Main St. Good As New Shop, 10 am-5pm, Methodist Church; everything $ 1 except blue tags Eastern Palestine The Way Station / Kingdom Kloset, Presbyterian Church, …

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City donates $ 4.1 million to previously neglected communities – City of Albuquerque

September 16, 2021 The city of Albuquerque has announced that more than $ 4 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding will be made available to families who were previously excluded from federal stimulus assistance. Mayor Keller and Director of Economic Development Damian Lara joined a virtual town hall in …

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Community Colleges Boost Workforce Education and Training

A new investigation found that community colleges, and particularly their non-credit programs, play an inordinate role in providing employment-oriented education. Opportunity America, a Washington, DC think tank focused on economic mobility, explained the survey’s findings in an accompanying policy report released Tuesday. The report states that community colleges are “on …

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Community Remembers 9/11 Victims at Grapevine Ceremony – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Hundreds of people gathered in Grapevine as the sun rose on Saturday to remember the lives lost on one of America’s darkest days. Members of the community, including flight attendants and uniformed pilots, gathered at the 9/11 Flight Crew Memorial to honor the victims of September 11, 2001. “Today, for …

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Flint teacher lives in community after unexpected death

FLINT, Michigan (WJRT) – A heartbreaking loss in the Flint Community School District as they mourn the death of a beloved kindergarten teacher. We first told you about Casey Purdy in July when she told us she needed to find a second job to help buy supplies for her classroom. …

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Address vaccine hesitancy in the Hispanic community

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) – Several events planned for Nashville aim to address vaccine hesitancy among the Hispanic community. The CDC reports that minority populations are disproportionately affected by the virus. Yuri Cunza, president and CEO of the Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, is committed to getting more people in …

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Financial aid scam rolls around California community colleges

The California Community College system is investigating an admissions and financial aid scam involving “bot” students enrolled in courses and fraudulent financial aid applications, the Los Angeles Times reported. The fraud makes it difficult for colleges to assess enrollment numbers in the fall after a year of decline during the …

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COVID-19 in Pennsylvania: Bucks County Community College offers $ 100 to 200 students who receive COVID-19 vaccine

NEWTOWN, Pa. (WPVI) – Two hundred students at Bucks County Community College will be paid to get the vaccine. The Gene and Marlene Epstein Humanitarian Fund is offering the first 200 students currently enrolled in the BCCC $ 100 each who receive a COVID-19 vaccine between Monday, August 30 and …

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Family and community help DC student get to college 6 years after losing mother – NBC4 Washington

Six years after the mother of a local student was shot dead in Washington, her family and community have come together once again to wish her good luck in college after making sure the tragedy didn’t not stop his success. Devontae Gliss, now 18, goes to study computer science at …

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South Omaha community, schools pay tribute to football player who died after collapsing in training

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – Two weeks ago, 16-year-old Drake Geiger collapsed during the opening minutes of the year’s first football practice. Geiger was rushed to hospital, where he later died of heatstroke, his family said. As the high school football season kicks off, several teams are doing what they can …

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Osage Nation Language Department announces 2021-2022 community course schedule

The Osage Nation Language Department (ONLD) opens registrations for 2021-2022 community courses on Wednesday September 1, 2021. Virtual and in-person classes begin Monday September 13, 2021 for all ages. A variety of levels are offered, including classes for children, beginner, intermediate, advanced, reading and writing, among others. All classes are …

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Pima Community College forgives millions of student debt

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) – More than 4,500 students at Pima Community College will be debt-free, school administrators said on Monday, August 23. According to a press release, the community college plans to write off about $ 2.7 million in student debt, if it was incurred during the COVID-19 …

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A secret act of kindness helps the community

BOSTON, Massachusetts – The world has been quite intimidating, but in one corner of the world there are people looking to uplift their community. A small library in South Boston was repaired after bad weather wore it out. It’s called the ‘Little Free Anti-Racist Library’ with books meant to amplify …

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Virginia Beach to host community listening sessions ahead of Marcus Alert implementation

VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia – The Virginia Beach Department of Social Services will be hosting two community virtual listening sessions to collect public feedback on the city’s implementation of the Marcus Alert. The Marcus Alert, enacted in late 2020, is a state-wide mental health alert system ensuring behavioral health experts are …

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LAUSD community members show support for state vax-or-test health ordinance – Daily News

From elected officials to labor groups, many members of the Unified Los Angeles community have expressed support for Governor Gavin Newsom’s latest health ordinance requiring school workers in California to get vaccinated for COVID-19 or undergo blood tests. coronavirus at least once a week. Since LAUSD officials previously announced that …

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Marine Corps veteran announced as new Camp Lejeune community superintendent

CAMP LEJEUNE, NC (WITN) – A new community superintendent has been announced for a marine base in East Carolina. Marine Corps veteran Ryan Smith will be stepping down as an elementary school principal in South Carolina to assume the role at Camp Lejeune. “Ryan Smith’s collaborative leadership approach will benefit …

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UnityPoint hospital chief explains decision to require vaccines

WATERLOO, Iowa (KWWL) – UnityPoint Health is requiring all employees and team members to be fully immunized against COVID-19 by November 1, 2021. The company made the announcement Thursday, making it the latest healthcare system to require vaccinations for all employees as COVID-19 cases in the country continue to rise. …

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Philly Community College Needs Vaccines, Penn Needs Masks – NBC10 Philadelphia

Students, staff and faculty at Community College of Philadelphia will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to return to campus, the school said on Friday. All faculty and staff will need to be fully immunized by October 1, while students will need to be fully immunized by January 18 …

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Community comes together to help couple who lost their home and their pets on fire

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) – A couple in Escambia County work to pick up the pieces after their home was destroyed in a fire early Monday morning. Zach Keaton, 35, and Elizabeth Edmondson, 27, woke up around 2 a.m. Monday to smoke and flames consuming their home on Bronson Road, …

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‘Hope Squad’ Takes on Mental Health in First Responder Community – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The pandemic has taken a heavy toll on EMS and other first responders, many of whom have already faced so much trauma in their industry. That’s what a recent survey released by the state’s Department of Health Services said. A survey of approximately 1,467 people per HEROES Project (Houston Emergency …

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County President Cites Lack of Time and Bans Supervisors from Introducing “Community for All” Resolution

Editor’s Note: This version includes comments from Board Chairman Kurt Gibbs that were received after the article was originally published. Damakant Jayshi At the start of the Marathon County Board of Directors meeting on Thursday, four community members again urged the organization to pass the controversial “Community for All” resolution, …

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Community surprises 8-year-old battling cancer with princess-themed parade

CULLMAN COUNTY, Alabama (WIAT) – The Cullman County community has made sure a little girl gets her wish. Lillie Handley, 8, had never seen a real parade. She is now in the hospice car battling cancer. But the community rallied around her to help her in her difficult times and …

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The Surfside community mourns the lost as search teams stand near the bottom of the debris

“At the original collapse site, we’re almost at the bottom,” Miami-Dade Police spokesman Alvaro Zabaleta told CNN. “Does that mean we’re almost done with the search? No. Until we clean up the whole site and find any human remains, we’re not done.” Part of the South Champlain Towers collapsed in …

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CSCU Community College student debt racked up during pandemic must be forgiven – NBC Connecticut

Debt that community college students in the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system have incurred or have been unable to repay due to the pandemic will be canceled, according to Connecticut State Colleges and Universities President Terrence Cheng. About $ 17 million will be forgiven, according to CSCU. This will …

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Kenmare leaders survey residents for possible community center

KENMARE, ND – Some key parts of Kenmare Town need major upgrades, and the surrounding community can now give their opinion on how they should be fixed. Kenmare residents are invited to voice their opinions as the town begins to look for new ways to solve old problems. Feedback from …

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Campbell Community Briefs for the week of July 23 – The Mercury News

Extended library hours The Santa Clara County Library District was scheduled to extend hours of service at its community branches on Monday, July 12. The Campbell Express Library hours of operation are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The …

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New café puts community relations at the heart of its business

Posted: Jul 15, 2021 / 8:50 PM CDT / Update: Jul 15, 2021 / 8:50 PM CDT WICHITA FALLS (KFDX / KJTL) – A new cafe on the corner of Taft and Midwestern Parkway offers all types of foreign coffee while bringing the community together. For Collective Coffee + Community, …

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Calhoun Community College arranges instant admissions before the fall semester

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – We are one month away from schools and universities resuming for the fall semester.Calhoun Community College is looking to speed up the admissions process with the goal of getting as many prospective students through the doors before they start in August. “Anyone here in our community can …

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DOE awards $ 12 million to tribal communities to maximize energy technology deployment

WASHINGTON DC – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $ 12 million in funding to 13 Native American and Native Alaskan communities across the country for projects that will lower energy costs and increase safety and security. energy resilience. The selected projects will power their homes and communities, …

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Community schools take pride in a student’s heritage | Local News

The movement to establish community schools in the United States is not new. It dates back to the 1800s. Jane Addams, social worker, and John Dewey, educator and reformer, were the first to recognize that children learn best when they are supported academically, as well as when all of their …

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Harris Regional Hospital and Swain Community Hospital expand care for women – The Cherokee One Feather

SYLVA – Harris Regional Hospital and Swain Community Hospital continue to expand services to women in western North Carolina by welcoming Jennifer Blattner, Certified Gynecologist and Obstetrician, and Jessica Williamson, Certified Nurse Midwife, to Harris Women’s Care. Williamson started seeing patients on June 1 and Dr Blattner starts in September, …

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Centraide announces new priorities, a change in the way the organization helps the community

FORT WAYNE, Indiana (WANE) – The Allen County United Way has announced new priorities for the organization, marking a shift in the way it helps the community. A working group noted that the main needs of the community are education, public health and mental health. After extensive research and community …

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Menninger Veterans Community, plans for Independence Hall underway

TOPEKA (KSNT) – A Topeka veteran is moving forward with his plan to create a living village for veterans in need at Menninger Tower, providing shelter, food and medical facilities. Topeka veteran to offer to turn Menninger clock tower into a veteran’s house Sammie Williams first came up with the …

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Bend Fire thanks community for calm Fourth, says city fireworks ban could be extended

Government-politics BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) – Bend Fire & Rescue thanked the community on Tuesday for following the city’s ban on personal use fireworks and said city action could be extended beyond Friday, due to the still hot and dry conditions. Here is the full statement: Bend Fire & Rescue would …

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Queens community councils are becoming increasingly diverse, new report reveals

Borough of Queens President Donovan Richards (Photo: Office of the President of the Borough of Queens) July 5, 2021 By Michael Dorgan A new report has revealed that Queens community councils are increasingly diverse. The report, released Thursday by the Office of the President of the Borough of Queens, shows …

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Community Voices: A New Kind of Independence Day | Community voice

In early July 1776, the Continental Congress declared its independence from the British on behalf of our 13 colonies. It was a defining moment in our American history, and we still have so much to celebrate on this 245th anniversary of the most unique and unprecedented experience of human government …

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It takes a village to protect a community | News, Sports, Jobs

I would like to thank everyone who attended or watched Saturday’s Resilient Together event marking the 10th anniversary of the 2011 Souris River flood and its aftermath. It was a great opportunity to remind myself and everyone of this simple fact: we are in the same boat. We were in …

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Our point of view: every community must be involved in affordable housing

Rent is unaffordable for tens of thousands of Mainers in all corners of the state. For far too many Mainers, buying a home is simply not possible. It is an issue that directly affects people’s ability to have a safe and welcoming place to feel at home. And that’s not …

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Austin and Community Partners Seek to Address Extreme ‘Hot Spots’ Around City

AUSTIN (KXAN) – The University of Texas and the City of Austin are researching hot spots in the city. The two groups have launched a study to determine how best to combat excessive heat in urban areas. In places like the Mueller Development, the pedestrian space and refreshing treeline canopy …

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State budget review increases Oakland funding for community workers – NBC Bay Area

A state budget amendment would give Oakland’s new Community Response Program a $ 10 million boost, a non-police approach to community appeals for incidents that are neither violent nor criminal. The budget amendment comes from State Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), and was announced Saturday in a press release issued by …

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Syracuse mother delivers food and hope to community after her son is shot dead

As temperatures exceeded 90 degrees in Syracuse on Sunday afternoon, a grieving family walked through their West Side community, handing out hot food, cold drinks and a bit of positivity. Janette Rivera-DeLeon, 57, spent the day with family and friends collecting more than 300 bags of food to distribute to …

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Latinx Technology and Community Center commemorates 20th anniversary with music, dancing and food

FLINT, MI – The Latinx Technology and Community Center celebrated its 20th anniversary with a festive day full of music, dancing and culturally authentic Latin cuisine on Saturday, June 26. “It is a blessing and an honor to hold this position and to celebrate 20 years,” said Zuccaro. “It’s one …

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