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Vernon Morning Star
Falcons' Villanueva named MVPMorning Star Staff Hunter Villanueva of the Kelowna Falcons has been named the
Falcons' Villanueva named MVP
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 3 hours ago
Morning Star Staff Hunter Villanueva of the Kelowna Falcons has been named the West Coast League’s Most Valuable Player. Villanueva, of Bakersfield, Calif., won the summer collegiate baseball league’s batting crown with a .378 average. The Fresno... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Golf tournamentsWhite Haven Center What: A golf tournament sponsored by White Haven Center Sta
Golf tournaments
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 hours ago
White Haven Center What: A golf tournament sponsored by White Haven Center Staff Recognition Committee and White Haven Center AFSCME Local 2334. When: Friday, Sept. 4; 1 p.m. shotgun start. Where: Sand Springs Country Club Cost: $80 per golfer;... Read more
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The Maui News
4 to be honored at Maui High banquetThe banquet, which will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Elleair Ballroom at the Maui
4 to be honored at Maui High banquet
The Maui News / Posted 6 hours ago
The banquet, which will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Elleair Ballroom at the Maui Beach Hotel, will feature a dinner, silent auction along with the awards presentation. The honorees are: Marinia Shiraishi Tsutsui * The late Wilson P. Cannon Jr.,... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Katrina survivor starts anew in GadsdenCatrina Merrick is seen as children play around her Thursday at Head Start in G
Katrina survivor starts anew in Gadsden
The Gadsden Times / Posted 6 hours ago
Catrina Merrick is seen as children play around her Thursday at Head Start in Gadsden. Merrick, a teacher, and her family fled New Orleans as...GadsdenTimes.comAugust 29, 2015 9:04 PM

There's not a lot Catrina Merrick can't handle. She knows... Read more

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FOX 28 South Bend
Marshall Co. Sheriff loses fight with cancerElkhart County Sheriff's Dept. patrolman arrested for shopliftingElkhart County
Marshall Co. Sheriff loses fight with cancer
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 8 hours ago
Elkhart County Sheriff's Dept. patrolman arrested for shopliftingElkhart County Sheriff's Dept. patrolman arrested for shoplifting A patrolman with the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department is in trouble with the law himself, after being arrested for... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
BREAKING: LaPorte inmate escapes during child birth hospital stayElkhart County Sheriff's Dept. patrolman arrested for shopliftingElkhart County
BREAKING: LaPorte inmate escapes during child birth hospital stay
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 8 hours ago
Elkhart County Sheriff's Dept. patrolman arrested for shopliftingElkhart County Sheriff's Dept. patrolman arrested for shoplifting A patrolman with the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department is in trouble with the law himself, after being arrested for... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Evacuees made it to Gadsden, stoppedA pile of gabage sits in front of an abandoned section of an apartment complex
Evacuees made it to Gadsden, stopped
The Gadsden Times / Posted 9 hours ago
A pile of gabage sits in front of an abandoned section of an apartment complex that was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans East. A...GadsdenTimes.comAugust 29, 2015 9:03 PM

When Hurricane Katrina struck on the morning of Aug. 29, 2005,... Read more

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The Gadsden Times
KATRINA: What we learned

It was just days after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast on Aug. 29, 2005

KATRINA: What we learned
The Gadsden Times / Posted 9 hours ago

It was just days after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast on Aug. 29, 2005. Then-Gadsden Mayor Steve Means convened a meeting of a group of people he knew could handle the organization it would take to care for the 1,000 or so evacuees who found... Read more

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The Gadsden Times
Katrina survivor starts anew in Gadsden

There's not a lot Catrina Merrick can't handle. She knows things could alway

Katrina survivor starts anew in Gadsden
The Gadsden Times / Posted 9 hours ago

There's not a lot Catrina Merrick can't handle. She knows things could always be worse — because they have been.

It's been 10 years since Merrick and her family found their way to Gadsden from New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane... Read more

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The Morning Call
Volunteer opportunities in the Lehigh ValleyCEDARBROOK NURSING HOMES, Fountain Hill and South Whitehall Township, need Gift
Volunteer opportunities in the Lehigh Valley
The Morning Call / Posted 10 hours ago
CEDARBROOK NURSING HOMES, Fountain Hill and South Whitehall Township, need Gift Shop volunteers to wait on customers, run register and stock shelves. Also needed are In-House Transporters to push residents in wheelchairs to programs and the beauty... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Des Moines Public Schools Staff Members, Volunteers Participate in Graduation WalkDES MOINES, Iowa – About 350 Des Moines Public Schools staff members and volunt
Des Moines Public Schools Staff Members, Volunteers Participate in Graduation Walk
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 12 hours ago
DES MOINES, Iowa – About 350 Des Moines Public Schools staff members and volunteers participated in the Graduation Walk Saturday. The goal of the walk is to talk with students who have dropped out or who are at risk, and encourage them to re-enroll... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
4 injured by falling trees at JBLM triathlonDonate to the relief efforts for victims in Eastern Washington wildfires KOMO
4 injured by falling trees at JBLM triathlon
KOMO Seattle / Posted 13 hours ago
Donate to the relief efforts for victims in Eastern Washington wildfires KOMO News has partnered with the United Way of Chelan and Douglas Counties to raise money to help those affected by the wildfires in Eastern Washington. How To Donate>>... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Traffic alert: Weekend closure of I-405 near BothellDonate to the relief efforts for victims in Eastern Washington wildfires KOMO
Traffic alert: Weekend closure of I-405 near Bothell
KOMO Seattle / Posted 14 hours ago
Donate to the relief efforts for victims in Eastern Washington wildfires KOMO News has partnered with the United Way of Chelan and Douglas Counties to raise money to help those affected by the wildfires in Eastern Washington. How To Donate>>... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
US Coast Guard intercepts more than 50 pounds of MDMADonate to the relief efforts for victims in Eastern Washington wildfires KOMO
US Coast Guard intercepts more than 50 pounds of MDMA
KOMO Seattle / Posted 14 hours ago
Donate to the relief efforts for victims in Eastern Washington wildfires KOMO News has partnered with the United Way of Chelan and Douglas Counties to raise money to help those affected by the wildfires in Eastern Washington. How To Donate>>... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Man dies after tree falls on car in Gig HarborDonate to the relief efforts for victims in Eastern Washington wildfires KOMO
Man dies after tree falls on car in Gig Harbor
KOMO Seattle / Posted 16 hours ago
Donate to the relief efforts for victims in Eastern Washington wildfires KOMO News has partnered with the United Way of Chelan and Douglas Counties to raise money to help those affected by the wildfires in Eastern Washington. How To Donate>>... Read more
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Daily Mail
boss of TV crew killer reveals gunman's violent past at the stationHe slammed his fist so loud we thought it was a bomb: Ex-boss of TV crew killer
boss of TV crew killer reveals gunman's violent past at the station
Daily Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
He slammed his fist so loud we thought it was a bomb: Ex-boss of TV crew killer reveals gunman's history of violent outbursts at the station Vester Flanagan shot dead two of his former co-workers during a live broadcast on Wednesday Dan Dennison,... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Rep. Rick Larsen holds veterans roundtables in BurlingtonDonate to the relief efforts for victims in Eastern Washington wildfires KOMO
Rep. Rick Larsen holds veterans roundtables in Burlington
KOMO Seattle / Posted 20 hours ago
Donate to the relief efforts for victims in Eastern Washington wildfires KOMO News has partnered with the United Way of Chelan and Douglas Counties to raise money to help those affected by the wildfires in Eastern Washington. How To Donate>>... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Police find 1 shot, 4 others injured in Renton crashDonate to the relief efforts for victims in Eastern Washington wildfires KOMO
Police find 1 shot, 4 others injured in Renton crash
KOMO Seattle / Posted 20 hours ago
Donate to the relief efforts for victims in Eastern Washington wildfires KOMO News has partnered with the United Way of Chelan and Douglas Counties to raise money to help those affected by the wildfires in Eastern Washington. How To Donate>>... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Fort Smith Child Care Center Benefits From United Way ContributionsFORT SMITH (KFSM) – To continue our coverage of River Valley organizations bene
Fort Smith Child Care Center Benefits From United Way Contributions
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 20 hours ago
FORT SMITH (KFSM) – To continue our coverage of River Valley organizations benefiting from the United Way of Fort Smith, one child care center says without the agency they wouldn’t be able to provide high quality services. For a “5NEWS This Morning”... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Town gossipI had the chance to do something last weekend I hadn’t done in a very long time
Town gossip
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 23 hours ago
I had the chance to do something last weekend I hadn’t done in a very long time in Fort McMurray, I went to a Yuk Yuk’s comedy show. It’s great to see Bailey’s bringing up comedy pretty much every month. It was a great night with friends and a... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Danbury
Former Assistant To Danbury Mayor Named Head Of CityCenterDANBURY, Conn. -- PJ Prunty has been named new executive director of CityCenter
Former Assistant To Danbury Mayor Named Head Of CityCenter
The Daily Voice - Danbury / Posted yesterday
DANBURY, Conn. -- PJ Prunty has been named new executive director of CityCenter Danbury. In mid-August, he will be taking the position, filled for eight years by another Danbury enthusiast, Andrea Gartner. “I look forward to building upon the... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Sheriff's deputy fatally shot in Houston while pumping gasDonate to the relief efforts for victims in Eastern Washington wildfires KOMO
Sheriff's deputy fatally shot in Houston while pumping gas
KOMO Seattle / Posted yesterday
Donate to the relief efforts for victims in Eastern Washington wildfires KOMO News has partnered with the United Way of Chelan and Douglas Counties to raise money to help those affected by the wildfires in Eastern Washington. How To Donate>>... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Great things happen when we live UnitedUnited Way of Southwest Minnesota (UWSWMN) unites people and resources to impro
Great things happen when we live United
Marshall Independent / Posted yesterday
United Way of Southwest Minnesota (UWSWMN) unites people and resources to improve lives and strengthen communities in Southwest Minnesota. More than 39,000 local people will be served through United Way of Southwest Minnesota initiatives, community... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Driver killed in crash off steep Tacoma embankmentDonate to the relief efforts for victims in Eastern Washington wildfires KOMO
Driver killed in crash off steep Tacoma embankment
KOMO Seattle / Posted yesterday
Donate to the relief efforts for victims in Eastern Washington wildfires KOMO News has partnered with the United Way of Chelan and Douglas Counties to raise money to help those affected by the wildfires in Eastern Washington. How To Donate>>... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Stamford Help ExchangeTo submit an item to Help Exchange, email localnews@scni.com with “Help Exchang
Stamford Help Exchange
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
To submit an item to Help Exchange, email localnews@scni.com with “Help Exchange” in the subject line. For more information, contact the Volunteer Center of United Way of Western Connecticut at 203-348-7714 unless otherwise noted. Drivers wanted for... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Big River United Way pumps gas to kick off annual giving campaignIt was the chance to trade self-service for full-service at the pump, and help
Big River United Way pumps gas to kick off annual giving campaign
WGEM Quincy / Posted yesterday
It was the chance to trade self-service for full-service at the pump, and help a local cause. Big River United Way kicked off its annual fundraiser Friday. Volunteers took donations as they washed windows and pumped gas at the Ayerco in Hamilton and... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
United Way director accepts promotion in AlabamaAfter graduating from Indiana State University, Clifford Grimes took a 12-month
United Way director accepts promotion in Alabama
The Victoria Advocate / Posted yesterday
After graduating from Indiana State University, Clifford Grimes took a 12-month internship with United Way and never looked back. He's been with the nonprofit for 36 years now and is ready for his next endeavor with United Way. After more than six... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
FOX28's Allison Preston and Tom Shaw compete in United Way cardboard boat racesThis year United Way of Elkhart County plans to sail into a great campaign, and
FOX28's Allison Preston and Tom Shaw compete in United Way cardboard boat races
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted yesterday
This year United Way of Elkhart County plans to sail into a great campaign, and our very own FOX28 team was there to help them out! Morning News Anchor Allison Preston Assistant Chief Photographer Tom Shaw competed in the 6th Annual "What Floats... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
'Now is the time to ensure that your emergency plans are in place,' says Broward mayorBroward County officials urged residents to pray for the best and prepare for t
'Now is the time to ensure that your emergency plans are in place,' says Broward mayor
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Broward County officials urged residents to pray for the best and prepare for the worst during a briefing Friday afternoon on the status of preparations for Tropical Storm Erika. The storm, one of the trickiest systems to predict in recent decades,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Staff at Reading Hospital "stuff the bus"Employees at a Reading hospital are making sure students have everything they n
Staff at Reading Hospital "stuff the bus"
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
Employees at a Reading hospital are making sure students have everything they need for the new school year. Staff at the Reading Hospital in West Reading "stuffed the bus" Friday, two buses in fact, full of school supplies. The Reading Health... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
"Run for the Hills" is SaturdayThe new Minot Country Club has been open for just a few months, and is closing
"Run for the Hills" is Saturday
KX TV North Dakota / Posted yesterday
The new Minot Country Club has been open for just a few months, and is closing the month of August with the first ever "Run for the Hills" 2k event on behalf of the United Way. As you can probably guess by the name, the difference between this and... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Dash & Splash coming Sunday in race against substance abusePITTSFIELD >> The Pittsfield High School neighborhood will be a real spla
Dash & Splash coming Sunday in race against substance abuse
Berkshire Eagle / Posted yesterday
PITTSFIELD >> The Pittsfield High School neighborhood will be a real splash on Saturday morning, as runners and families gather to race to support solutions addressing youth substance abuse. The Dash & Splash 5K road race and 1 mile fun walk,... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
AT&T donates $24K to United WayThe Lubbock Area United Way received a significant donation from AT&T on Friday
AT&T donates $24K to United Way
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted yesterday
The Lubbock Area United Way received a significant donation from AT&T on Friday. They gave $24,000 to the organization, which is actually the corporate match to what local employees have already donated to United Way. The money comes at a great... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Courting controversy: Do urban basketball courts foster community or violence?This is the final part of a four-part series examining support programs and ser
Courting controversy: Do urban basketball courts foster community or violence?
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
This is the final part of a four-part series examining support programs and services for lower-income residents in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon – the cities and towns of Peel Region more known for their affluent middle and upper classes than a... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Columbia business owners say progress has been made to curb problems with the homelessSome downtown Columbia business owners now say the city has made progress fixin
Columbia business owners say progress has been made to curb problems with the homeless
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted yesterday
Some downtown Columbia business owners now say the city has made progress fixing problems with the homeless. The complaints came from business owners, some of them prominent attorneys who have offices in an area on and around a stretch of Calhoun... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
3-alarm brush fire burning near Ikea distribution center in SpanawayDonate to the relief efforts for victims in Eastern Washington wildfires KOMO
3-alarm brush fire burning near Ikea distribution center in Spanaway
KOMO Seattle / Posted yesterday
Donate to the relief efforts for victims in Eastern Washington wildfires KOMO News has partnered with the United Way of Chelan and Douglas Counties to raise money to help those affected by the wildfires in Eastern Washington. How To Donate>>... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
Suspect in deadly Springfield Twp shooting indicted on 2 murder charges6th annual Toledo Pride Festival kicks off Friday6th annual Toledo Pride Festiv
Suspect in deadly Springfield Twp shooting indicted on 2 murder charges
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted yesterday
6th annual Toledo Pride Festival kicks off Friday6th annual Toledo Pride Festival kicks off Friday A big weekend is planned at Promenade Park in Downtown Toledo. The sixth Annual Toledo Pride Festival starts Friday. More >> A big weekend is planned... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
Four indicted on rape charges, some date back 20 years6th annual Toledo Pride Festival kicks off Friday6th annual Toledo Pride Festiv
Four indicted on rape charges, some date back 20 years
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted yesterday
6th annual Toledo Pride Festival kicks off Friday6th annual Toledo Pride Festival kicks off Friday A big weekend is planned at Promenade Park in Downtown Toledo. The sixth Annual Toledo Pride Festival starts Friday. More >> A big weekend is planned... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
United Way Toledo kicks off fundraising campaignThe United Way of Greater Toledo kicked off their latest fundraising campaign T
United Way Toledo kicks off fundraising campaign
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted yesterday
The United Way of Greater Toledo kicked off their latest fundraising campaign Thursday night. The event is about making lives better in the Toledo area. “All of the dollars raised here, stays here, to advance the community’s work in education,... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
United Way gunning for $450GThe 2015 United Way campaign in Haldimand and Norfolk kicked off with a bang th
United Way gunning for $450G
Simcoe Reformer / Posted yesterday
The 2015 United Way campaign in Haldimand and Norfolk kicked off with a bang this week thanks to a whopping donation from the Esso refinery in Nanticoke. Esso representative David Sykes presented the local United Way with a cheque for $60,000 at the... Read more
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Hinton Parklander
Hinton Adult Learning Society launches new courseThe Hinton Adult Learning Society is offering a new course this fall for adults
Hinton Adult Learning Society launches new course
Hinton Parklander / Posted yesterday
The Hinton Adult Learning Society is offering a new course this fall for adults who want to obtain a General Education Diploma (GED). The course will prepare students for the GED exam using a videoconference instructor and in-class tutor. Deena... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Butler County United Way increases goal to $2 millionOne year after falling $300,000 short of its $1.9 million campaign goal, the Bu
Butler County United Way increases goal to $2 million
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted yesterday
One year after falling $300,000 short of its $1.9 million campaign goal, the Butler County United Way announced it has increased its goal to $2 million this year. Campaign chairman Lee Geiger, an attorney with Graydon Head legal counsel, admitted... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Giving Back: At a young age, Doris Banks began trusting her inclination to reach outWhen people volunteer, they can change lives — including their own. Each week i
Giving Back: At a young age, Doris Banks began trusting her inclination to reach out
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
When people volunteer, they can change lives — including their own. Each week in Reason, we will highlight a volunteer’s story of giving back and how that selfless act was a true revelation. The volunteer project is a collaboration among the... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Birge honored with Sauer Award at CFHC luncheonSince 1994, the Community Foundation of Henderson County has presented the awar
Birge honored with Sauer Award at CFHC luncheon
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
Since 1994, the Community Foundation of Henderson County has presented the award to a member of the community nominated by his or her peers for providing “outstanding leadership through personal philanthropic efforts in Henderson County.” “She meets... Read more
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Abbotsford News
New director for Fraser Valley Health Care FoundationThe Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation has announced the appointment of Liz H
New director for Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation
Abbotsford News / Posted yesterday
The Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation has announced the appointment of Liz Harris as executive director effective Sept. 1. Harris, an Abbotsford resident, is a 1994 graduate of Chilliwack Senior Secondary. She completed a bachelor of arts at the... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
In city's new wage law, a modest proposalThe regional wave toward a higher minimum wage this week swept through Palo Alt
In city's new wage law, a modest proposal
Mountain View Voice / Posted yesterday
The regional wave toward a higher minimum wage this week swept through Palo Alto, where city officials set aside their differences and happily united behind a law setting the local rate at $11 an hour, topping Mountain View's current rate of... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Day of Caring volunteers hope to inspire other Topekans to serveVolunteers at the annual Day of Caring volunteer event took on more than six do
Day of Caring volunteers hope to inspire other Topekans to serve
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
Volunteers at the annual Day of Caring volunteer event took on more than six dozen projects on Friday, but they hoped others would be inspired to give even more in the future. Adrian Christian, one of a group of employees from Security Benefit and... Read more
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Hope Star
UA Extension Service offers insightsThe extent of the extension in the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension
UA Extension Service offers insights
Hope Star / Posted yesterday
The extent of the extension in the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service was explained here Thursday night.While most Hempstead County residents understand something about the agricultural aspects of the Extension Service and its... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
New opportunities for Victoria County United Way executive directorFROM A PRESS RELEASE On July 1, 2009, Clifford Grimes became the Executive Dir
New opportunities for Victoria County United Way executive director
The Victoria Advocate / Posted yesterday
FROM A PRESS RELEASE On July 1, 2009, Clifford Grimes became the Executive Director for the Victoria County United Way. Over the seven year period, he has repositioned the Victoria County United Way as a major philanthropic leader in the Crossroads... Read more
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Grand Haven Tribune
United Way’s Stuff the Bus collects $22KAs a result, backpacks full of school supplies will be distributed to more than
United Way’s Stuff the Bus collects $22K
Grand Haven Tribune / Posted yesterday
As a result, backpacks full of school supplies will be distributed to more than 1,000 local students at the Grand Haven and Holland Salvation Army locations Sept. 2-3. If you know a student in grades K-12 in need of a backpack and school supplies,... Read more
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