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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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