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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Tea party helps build sense of worth in young girls needing directionJune 25, 2016: Marriah Willis (back, center), 12, is all smiles with Denise Ste
Tea party helps build sense of worth in young girls needing direction
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 21 hours ago
June 25, 2016: Marriah Willis (back, center), 12, is all smiles with Denise Stewart (purple hat), 13, as they ladies pose for a group picture during the second annual G.E.M.S. Tea Party at the Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities on Saturday.... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Statewide survey shows fewer clients getting social service helpthat gave dozens of local families, caring for loved ones with disabilities at
Statewide survey shows fewer clients getting social service help
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
that gave dozens of local families, caring for loved ones with disabilities at home, a break. Now gone is Champaign-based Developmental Services Center's respite care program. The agency's CEO, Dale Morrissey, said the program provided about 60... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Vote Now for Your Wawa Hero!otherwise missed. Forty six years later, SPIN is dedicated to the mission of pr
Vote Now for Your Wawa Hero!
NBC Philadelphia / Posted yesterday
otherwise missed. Forty six years later, SPIN is dedicated to the mission of providing the highest quality people-first services and support for children and adults with intellectual, developmental, and autism spectrum disabilities so that each... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Flint's lead-contamination crisis 'entirely preventable'levels when the city used the Flint River for drinking water instead of the Det
Flint's lead-contamination crisis 'entirely preventable'
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted yesterday
levels when the city used the Flint River for drinking water instead of the Detroit water system, researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concluded. The percentage of kids with high lead content returned to previous... Read more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC Press ReleasesEmbargoed Until: Friday, June 24, 2016, 11 AM ET The Centers for Disease Contr
CDC Press Releases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention / Posted 2 days ago
Embargoed Until: Friday, June 24, 2016, 11 AM ET The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released the results of its investigation into the potential health impact that lead contamination in the Flint, Michigan water supply had on... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
South Side News & Notes“Your Family Matters: Options to Protect Your Heirs and Assets” June 27 at 6:30
South Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 2 days ago
“Your Family Matters: Options to Protect Your Heirs and Assets” June 27 at 6:30 p.m. at Akron General Health and Wellness Center — Green, 1940 Town Park Blvd. According to event officials, the presentation will offer information on tools to help... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
County nearly ready for old Edwin Shaw demolitionOffice. The property has several structures on it, including the former hospit
County nearly ready for old Edwin Shaw demolition
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 2 days ago
Office. The property has several structures on it, including the former hospital, powerhouse, laundry facility, the Dobkin Center building and several multi-family housing units, along with tunnels. There have been numerous break-ins and... Read more
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Wheaton News Leader
Wheaton youngster gets surprise of lifetime with room makeover, soccer star visitbeen in partnership with Easter Seals since 1979." Madison is among about 1,00
Wheaton youngster gets surprise of lifetime with room makeover, soccer star visit
Wheaton News Leader / Posted 3 days ago
been in partnership with Easter Seals since 1979." Madison is among about 1,000 children Easter Seals sees a week at its center in Villa Park. The center provides such services as speech and occupational therapy. "Our goal is to make sure all... Read more
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The Signal
Senior Center hires new executive directorAfter searching for four months, the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center announc
Senior Center hires new executive director
The Signal / Posted 3 days ago
After searching for four months, the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center announced Kevin MacDonald as its new executive director. He will begin his role on Monday, July 11. “The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center is at an exciting place as we... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Highland welcomes new hiresyear with the Alliance for High Quality Education, Connect, the Medina County H
Highland welcomes new hires
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 3 days ago
year with the Alliance for High Quality Education, Connect, the Medina County Health Department, the Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County, Medina Creative Accessibility, Judith Ann Harpley, Richard Buesch Epilogue Inc., ABC Therapy,... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
West Side News & Noteson the upper and lower brims of the wall, while Central Graphics turned the des
West Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 3 days ago
on the upper and lower brims of the wall, while Central Graphics turned the design into decals that were adhered to the center band. The metal archway, designed by local artist John Comunale, is positioned off state Route 59 and has been... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
County inmates still staying elsewhereDodson. The property has several structures on it, including the former hospit
County inmates still staying elsewhere
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 3 days ago
Dodson. The property has several structures on it, including the former hospital, powerhouse, laundry facility, the Dobkin Center building and several multi-family housing units, along with tunnels. There have been numerous break-ins and... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Tender touch, cuddles help babies make it through drug withdrawalVolunteers at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center are cuddling newborns
Tender touch, cuddles help babies make it through drug withdrawal
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Volunteers at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center are cuddling newborns who have withdrawal symptoms after exposure to certain drugs in the womb to calm the infants down and help them recover. The babies may receive the special attention and... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Sunday announcements, college, June 19has had an original piece of science education curriculum published in the onli
Sunday announcements, college, June 19
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
has had an original piece of science education curriculum published in the online Case Collection at the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science. Pruneski developed the case study, "Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures:... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
As autism increases, leaders explore education optionsBut, as that growing population inexorably ages, new priorities are beginning t
As autism increases, leaders explore education options
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
But, as that growing population inexorably ages, new priorities are beginning to take center stage: How do young autistic adults learn to live independent lives? How do they transition from more dependent support settings to self-sufficient community... Read more
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Broward-Palm Beach New Times
The Chocolate Spectrum Serves Artisan Goodies Made by Adults with Special NeedsValerie Herskowitz has not only worked as a speech pathologist for nearly 40 ye
The Chocolate Spectrum Serves Artisan Goodies Made by Adults with Special Needs
Broward-Palm Beach New Times / Posted 4 days ago
Valerie Herskowitz has not only worked as a speech pathologist for nearly 40 years, founded Dimensions Therapy Center, and taught courses on autism at Nova Southeastern University, she is also a parent to an adult son with severe autism. She knows... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
McAuliffe Holds Discussion on Restoration of RightsTuesday afternoon with supporters, community activists, and fellow Democrats. T
McAuliffe Holds Discussion on Restoration of Rights
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 4 days ago
Tuesday afternoon with supporters, community activists, and fellow Democrats. The event was held at Trinity Family Life center in the Richmond area. "It's all about helping people, it's all about giving people a second chance," said... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Mass. shutting down program for the developmentally disabledMassachusetts is shutting down sheltered workshops at the end of June. Shelter
Mass. shutting down program for the developmentally disabled
WWLP Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
Massachusetts is shutting down sheltered workshops at the end of June. Sheltered workshops were a place where thousands of developmentally disabled individuals would come to work. They would get paid sub-minimum wage at places, like the Work... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
State closing sheltered workshop programsCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) - For many years, sheltered workshops have offered work
State closing sheltered workshop programs
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) - For many years, sheltered workshops have offered work opportunities for developmentally disabled persons. In many states, including Massachusetts, these programs are closing in an effort to save money and to integrate... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Capital Area Transit surveys people with disabilities to improve servicePWD community transit needs are met.” The survey objectives are to assess ride
Capital Area Transit surveys people with disabilities to improve service
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 5 days ago
PWD community transit needs are met.” The survey objectives are to assess rider experience with CAT and other Transit Services and to see if there are trends that suggest areas for improving rider experience and rider access to both... Read more
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Providence Business News
Budget bill approved by General Assemblyincrease earmarked for raising wages of direct care workers in nursing faciliti
Budget bill approved by General Assembly
Providence Business News / Posted 6 days ago
increase earmarked for raising wages of direct care workers in nursing facilities. Front-line workers who care for the developmentally disabled or deliver critical home care services would also benefit from the $13.3 million in the budget... Read more
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Forest Lake Times
Project SEARCH graduates eager to join workforce |Six local students graduated June 8 from a Fairview Lakes Medical Center-facili
Project SEARCH graduates eager to join workforce |
Forest Lake Times / Posted 6 days ago
Six local students graduated June 8 from a Fairview Lakes Medical Center-facilitated program designed to give people with disabilities better positioning in the job market.In 1996, the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center launched an effort... Read more
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Deseret News
Babies afflicted with drug exposure need tender loving careVolunteers at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center are cuddling newborns
Babies afflicted with drug exposure need tender loving care
Deseret News / Posted 6 days ago
Volunteers at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center are cuddling newborns who have withdrawal symptoms after exposure to certain drugs in the womb to calm the infants down and help them recover. The babies may receive the special attention and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CHRR Drags Paladin, Eland Coal Company to Court Over Rights Violation and Environment IssuesThe Center for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR) in collaboration with the
CHRR Drags Paladin, Eland Coal Company to Court Over Rights Violation and Environment Issues
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The Center for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR) in collaboration with the residents of Karonga have agreed to sue the mining investors in the district, for spoiling the environment as well as infringing the rights of workers. The concerned... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Redlands Christian Migrant Association helps Immokalee women with child care businessesroom she straightens cots, stacks blocks, wipes down a play kitchen. A corkboar
Redlands Christian Migrant Association helps Immokalee women with child care businesses
Naples Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
room she straightens cots, stacks blocks, wipes down a play kitchen. A corkboard holds information on children's nutrition, developmental progress and nap times. The first child typically arrives at 6:45 a.m. — his mom works an early shift at Taco... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Local libraries play vital community rolesLocal libraries have always been a source of information and creativity, but th
Local libraries play vital community roles
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
Local libraries have always been a source of information and creativity, but they have evolved into community centers packed with developmental programs and essential resources. As a result of budget cuts to the Mississippi Library Commission, many... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tennessee launches program to help disabled, families save tax-free for expensesexpenses in areas ranging from housing, education and training to health, assis
Tennessee launches program to help disabled, families save tax-free for expenses
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
expenses in areas ranging from housing, education and training to health, assistive technology and personal support services. Lillard said the accounts will be easy to set up and manage, emphasizing his department has plenty of expertise as... Read more
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Nueces County Record Star
Del Mar Regents approve Master Plan for Southside Campusand Culinary Arts. The plan also encompasses facilities to teach basic core cou
Del Mar Regents approve Master Plan for Southside Campus
Nueces County Record Star / Posted 8 days ago
and Culinary Arts. The plan also encompasses facilities to teach basic core courses needed by transfer students, as well as developmental education, dual credit, workforce and continuing education programs.Over 39 percent of Del Mar’s students... Read more
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Canberra Times
Rio state declares financial emergency, requests funding for Olympicsgovernor declared a state of financial emergency Friday and requested federal f
Rio state declares financial emergency, requests funding for Olympics
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
governor declared a state of financial emergency Friday and requested federal funds to help fulfil obligations for public services during the 2016 Olympic Games which start on August 5. From left, Rio de Janeiro's Major Eduardo Paes delivers the... Read more
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WA Today
Rio state declares financial emergency, requests funding for Olympicsgovernor declared a state of financial emergency Friday and requested federal f
Rio state declares financial emergency, requests funding for Olympics
WA Today / Posted 8 days ago
governor declared a state of financial emergency Friday and requested federal funds to help fulfil obligations for public services during the 2016 Olympic Games which start on August 5. From left, Rio de Janeiro's Major Eduardo Paes delivers the... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Metro day cares feel pinch after DHS freezes child care subsidiesFewer parents are sending their kids to day care this summer after the Departme
Metro day cares feel pinch after DHS freezes child care subsidies
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 8 days ago
Fewer parents are sending their kids to day care this summer after the Department of Human Services freezes a child care subsidies program. Destiny Foster, a worker at Quality Care Child Development Center, said their day care classes have been... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Rio state declares financial emergency, requests funding for Olympicsgovernor declared a state of financial emergency Friday and requested federal f
Rio state declares financial emergency, requests funding for Olympics
Brisbane Times / Posted 8 days ago
governor declared a state of financial emergency Friday and requested federal funds to help fulfil obligations for public services during the 2016 Olympic Games which start on August 5. From left, Rio de Janeiro's Major Eduardo Paes delivers the... Read more
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The Age
Rio state declares financial emergency, requests funding for Olympicsgovernor declared a state of financial emergency Friday and requested federal f
Rio state declares financial emergency, requests funding for Olympics
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
governor declared a state of financial emergency Friday and requested federal funds to help fulfil obligations for public services during the 2016 Olympic Games which start on August 5. Emergency measures are needed to avoid "a total collapse in... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Rio state declares financial emergency, requests funding for Olympicsgovernor declared a state of financial emergency Friday and requested federal f
Rio state declares financial emergency, requests funding for Olympics
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
governor declared a state of financial emergency Friday and requested federal funds to help fulfil obligations for public services during the 2016 Olympic Games which start on August 5. Emergency measures are needed to avoid "a total collapse in... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Group to adapt nine toy cars for childrenAMHERST — The Children’s Development Center will again adapt a number of toy ve
Group to adapt nine toy cars for children
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 9 days ago
AMHERST — The Children’s Development Center will again adapt a number of toy vehicles for kids contending with physical disabilities during “Go Baby Go Adapt a Car Day.” Nine cars will be modified so that children with autism, Down syndrome,... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Nexstar Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Founder's Day of Caringthe kitchen including two big refrigerators/oven and defrost freezer and lay br
Nexstar Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Founder's Day of Caring
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 9 days ago
the kitchen including two big refrigerators/oven and defrost freezer and lay bricks in the outside garden. Arkansas Dream Center reaches out in communities across the state of Arkansas, serves their needs, and restores their dreams! The Arkansas... Read more
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The Mercury News
Preliminary hearing begins for San Jose man accused of killing ex-girlfriendsuggesting Nguyen is suffering from a mental disability, Kulick said: "At the t
Preliminary hearing begins for San Jose man accused of killing ex-girlfriend
The Mercury News / Posted 10 days ago
suggesting Nguyen is suffering from a mental disability, Kulick said: "At the time of the incident Kevin was receiving services from San Andreas Regional Center, which is known to assist with developmental disabilities. We need to know who... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
School Psychology Doctoral Program Earns Reaccreditationa fifth year of internship, graduates of the program go on to serve in various
School Psychology Doctoral Program Earns Reaccreditation
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 10 days ago
a fifth year of internship, graduates of the program go on to serve in various settings that include hospitals, clinics, developmental centers, school districts and at universities and colleges as faculty members. Students are actively involved... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Autistic ‘lost boys’ return to Whitehall after residential treatmentseen those stories; we’ve heard from those families, too,” said Teresa Kobelt,
Autistic ‘lost boys’ return to Whitehall after residential treatment
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
seen those stories; we’ve heard from those families, too,” said Teresa Kobelt, a deputy director of the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities. The department is moving fast on a pilot project to bring various state departments —... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
WWE Signs Its First Chinese Wrestler, Strikes Exclusive Deal With China Streamer PPTVa new WWE website in China. PPTV, which reaches more than 400 million users ac
WWE Signs Its First Chinese Wrestler, Strikes Exclusive Deal With China Streamer PPTV
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 10 days ago
a new WWE website in China. PPTV, which reaches more than 400 million users across China with its advertising-supported services, already made headlines earlier this week when it secured the exclusive Chinese online rights to Legendary... Read more
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Bennington Banner
United Counseling Service awards staff for work excellenceall of the uncertainty and crystal balls that don't ever come out to be." Prov
United Counseling Service awards staff for work excellence
Bennington Banner / Posted 10 days ago
all of the uncertainty and crystal balls that don't ever come out to be." Providing the county with nationally recognized services since 1958, UCS works with children, adults, families and seniors to improve their overall quality of life,... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Wawa Foundation Announces 'Hero Award' FinalistsVeterans Multi-Service Center Philadelphia, an organization that helps more tha
Wawa Foundation Announces 'Hero Award' Finalists
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 11 days ago
Veterans Multi-Service Center Philadelphia, an organization that helps more than 3,500 local veterans each year transition back to civilian life after serving our country. It is the only nonprofit agency in the area that provides a comprehensive... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Jefferson City woman, advocates honored for work in mental healthstriving to change the lives of others at the Healing House and New Beginnings,
Jefferson City woman, advocates honored for work in mental health
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
striving to change the lives of others at the Healing House and New Beginnings, a Jefferson City Christian-based recovery center for women battling addiction. She opened the seven-bed facility last May, and it's the first of its kind in Missouri.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Candidates to face Luzerne council tonightDonahue, a former director of the Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Drug and Alcohol pro
Candidates to face Luzerne council tonight
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
Donahue, a former director of the Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Drug and Alcohol program, could be chosen to lead the human services division. Gregory Briggs, the prison warden in Somerset County, could be chosen to lead the correctional services... Read more
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Salem News
on the calendar this weeka.m.-1 p.m. today; 330-482-2382 Columbiana Exempted Village Schools Board of E
on the calendar this week
Salem News / Posted 12 days ago
a.m.-1 p.m. today; 330-482-2382 Columbiana Exempted Village Schools Board of Education meeting, 6 p.m., high school media center. EAST PALESTINE Free meal to all children provided by the Community Resource Center , noon-1 p.m., The Coffee Stop... Read more
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Salem News
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEKChurch, weigh-ins, 9-9:35 a.m.; 330-482-5946. EAST PALESTINE Free meal to all
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK
Salem News / Posted 13 days ago
Church, weigh-ins, 9-9:35 a.m.; 330-482-5946. EAST PALESTINE Free meal to all children provided by the Community Resource Center , noon-1 p.m., The Coffee Stop and Meadowview. East Palestine Council meeting, 7 p.m., 85 N. Market St. Finance... Read more
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Salem News
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEKChurch, weigh-ins, 9-9:35 a.m.; 330-482-5946. EAST PALESTINE Free meal to all
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK
Salem News / Posted 14 days ago
Church, weigh-ins, 9-9:35 a.m.; 330-482-5946. EAST PALESTINE Free meal to all children provided by the Community Resource Center , noon-1 p.m., The Coffee Stop and Meadowview. East Palestine Council meeting, 7 p.m., 85 N. Market St. Finance... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Springfield nonprofits get help from Illinois youth groupand leave today. Go and Serve worked at Interfaith Hospitality Network, Projec
Springfield nonprofits get help from Illinois youth group
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 14 days ago
and leave today. Go and Serve worked at Interfaith Hospitality Network, Project Woman, Perrin Promise, Clark County Developmental Disabilities- Housing Connection, Children’s Rescue Center, Warder Literacy Center, Oesterlen Services for... Read more
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Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser
'Meet every child where they are': Autism center to open Aug. 10her passion into purpose and will soon open Arts Learning Academy School for Au
'Meet every child where they are': Autism center to open Aug. 10
Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser / Posted 15 days ago
her passion into purpose and will soon open Arts Learning Academy School for Autism, Washington County's first educational center exclusively dedicated to meeting the needs of children with Autism and related disabilities."I'm a fan of the... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Journey of Hope coming upExperience visits WNC’s Carson City Campus from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 17.
Journey of Hope coming up
Nevada Appeal / Posted 15 days ago
Experience visits WNC’s Carson City Campus from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 17. WNC and the Nevada Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities will present a number of activities inside and outside of Joe Dini Student Center to celebrate the... Read more
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