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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Salvation Army projected to serve record amount of meals in AugustThe Salvation Army on 8th Street in La Crosse has been extra busy this month.
Salvation Army projected to serve record amount of meals in August
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 2 hours ago
The Salvation Army on 8th Street in La Crosse has been extra busy this month. They are on track to serve a record amount of meals in August; Nearly 10,000. With all this food going out, the Salvation Army needs more food going in. They have a... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jaguars' Honor Rows uses game-day experiences to motivate youthThe teenage girls quietly listened to how setting and achieving goals could get
Jaguars' Honor Rows uses game-day experiences to motivate youth
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 hours ago
The teenage girls quietly listened to how setting and achieving goals could get them into seats at a Jacksonville Jaguars home game. They quietly listened to how promoting pedestrian and bicycle safety to their friends could help them earn those... Read more
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Business Wire
Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City Elects Marva Smalls as Board President“I am thrilled to announce that Marva has been elected president of the Board o
Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City Elects Marva Smalls as Board President
Business Wire / Posted 11 hours ago
“I am thrilled to announce that Marva has been elected president of the Board of Trustees of Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City,” said Hector Batista, CEO of BBBS of NYC. “During her many years of dedicated service as a trustee and member of... Read more
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Toronto Star
Federal party leaders woo voters with tax breaksIn one of his more narrowly focused policies, Harper pledged this week to make
Federal party leaders woo voters with tax breaks
Toronto Star / Posted 23 hours ago
In one of his more narrowly focused policies, Harper pledged this week to make membership fees for volunteer service clubs eligible for charitable tax breaks. Depending on how much they already donate to charity, members of organizations like the... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Providence Bay Fair is a celebration of country life – Manitoulin ExpositorPROVIDENCE BAY—Toronto may have its CNE, but when it comes to the real McCoy of
Providence Bay Fair is a celebration of country life – Manitoulin Expositor
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted yesterday
PROVIDENCE BAY—Toronto may have its CNE, but when it comes to the real McCoy of rural country fairs, the Providence Bay Fair holds pride of place. Wandering through the crowds enjoying the vendors’ booths, exhibit halls and midway rides, bright... Read more
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Bullard Banner News
American Freedom Museum to receive special Purple Heart recognition SaturdayJason Campbell, president of Campbell Custom Homes, is presented the 2015 Local
American Freedom Museum to receive special Purple Heart recognition Saturday
Bullard Banner News / Posted 2 days ago
Jason Campbell, president of Campbell Custom Homes, is presented the 2015 Locals Love Us award from Locals Love Us owner Heath Campbell. PHOTO BY MICAH MCCARTNEY A sense of patriotism and pride will be in the air at the American Freedom Museum,... Read more
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Marshall County Tribune-Courier
Benton teacher to seek House of Representative seat - Staff Report Paula Robinson of Benton announced last week she will seek election to the Kentucky House of Representatives sixth district in 2016. Robinson filed a letter of intent with the Ken...Benton teacher to seek House of Representative seat Paula Robinson of Benton a
Benton teacher to seek House of Representative seat - Staff Report Paula Robinson of Benton announced last week she will seek election to the Kentucky House of Representatives sixth district in 2016. Robinson filed a letter of intent with the Ken...
Marshall County Tribune-Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Benton teacher to seek House of Representative seat Paula Robinson of Benton announced last week she will seek election to the Kentucky House of Representatives, sixth district in 2016. Robinson filed a letter of intent with the Kentucky Registry of... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramThe Wilson-Rocky Mount-Tarboro Chapter of the Links Inc. recently welcomed five
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 3 days ago
The Wilson-Rocky Mount-Tarboro Chapter of the Links Inc. recently welcomed five new members recently during an induction ceremony and banquet. Tracy Joyner, Sharon Melvin and Millicent Graves of Wilson, joined Barbara Seaforth of Kinston, and Dr.... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Lincoln Park High School face-lift a community effortA few principals ago, or so the story goes, the woman in charge of Lincoln Park
Lincoln Park High School face-lift a community effort
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
A few principals ago, or so the story goes, the woman in charge of Lincoln Park High School really, really liked the color beige. And so it came to pass that the classrooms, the hallways and the lockers of the old brick public school were painted in... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Malone University gears up for new student orientationCANTON — The Stark County community will benefit from new Malone University stu
Malone University gears up for new student orientation
The Alliance Review / Posted 5 days ago
CANTON — The Stark County community will benefit from new Malone University students when the Class of 2019 heads “Into the Streets” August 27-28. The program connects incoming students with community service opportunities from which to choose... Read more
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The Irish Times
Centenarians: the oldest recorded Irish people These women have seen World Wars, new milleniums and the Wall Street crash In
Centenarians: the oldest recorded Irish people
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
These women have seen World Wars, new milleniums and the Wall Street crash In 2000, Kathleen Snavely donated $1 million to Syracuse University’s school of management in memory of her first husband.... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Inshore rescue HQ open to publicMaryport Inshore Rescue Team's station is to be open to the public for the next
Inshore rescue HQ open to public
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 days ago
Maryport Inshore Rescue Team's station is to be open to the public for the next six months. The station will open from 9am to 4pm, Monday to Friday after the volunteer service received charitable funding to employ a guide for the headquarters. Mike... Read more
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WestportNow
Part 5: Senior Housing Needs, Plans and Logjams(Editor’s note: WestportNow’s special week-long series on seniors and housing c
Part 5: Senior Housing Needs, Plans and Logjams
WestportNow / Posted 6 days ago
(Editor’s note: WestportNow’s special week-long series on seniors and housing concludes today with a look at efforts to add new senior housing to Westport and current options open to seniors.) By James Lomuscio The need for senior housing in... Read more
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WestportNow
Part 5: Senior Housing Needs, Plans and Logjams(Editor’s note: WestportNow’s special week-long series on seniors and housing c
Part 5: Senior Housing Needs, Plans and Logjams
WestportNow / Posted 6 days ago
(Editor’s note: WestportNow’s special week-long series on seniors and housing concludes today with a look at efforts to add new senior housing to Westport and current options open to seniors.) By James Lomuscio The need for senior housing in... Read more
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Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot
Praise heaped on Woman of the Year Elsa BrizziElsa Brizzi has spent years instilling in children the message of her book, "Yo
Praise heaped on Woman of the Year Elsa Brizzi
Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot / Posted 7 days ago
Elsa Brizzi has spent years instilling in children the message of her book, "You Are a Very Special You," but on Friday she was surrounded by a room full of people saying how much those words apply to her. Friends and family of Brizzi, a bilingual... Read more
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Aljazeera
China's 'Valentines Day' dims future for firefliesDitching flowers and chocolates as gifts for China's "Valentine's Day," some lo
China's 'Valentines Day' dims future for fireflies
Aljazeera / Posted 7 days ago
Ditching flowers and chocolates as gifts for China's "Valentine's Day," some lovers have instead gone online to buy insects glowing in the dark. Fireflies are widely available on the country's booming e-trade sites, marketed as symbols of love and... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Fair Lawn student wants to save the worldFair Lawn - For Fair Lawn resident Andrew Plotch his mission is simple: he want
Fair Lawn student wants to save the world
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 7 days ago
Fair Lawn - For Fair Lawn resident Andrew Plotch his mission is simple: he wants to change the world. The 19-year-old Bergen Academies 2014 graduate is receiving national recognition for his success in sparking discussion about critical issues among... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Regional WA at risk of volunteer shortageRegional communities in Western Australia are at risk of not being prepared for
Regional WA at risk of volunteer shortage
Sky News Australia / Posted 7 days ago
Regional communities in Western Australia are at risk of not being prepared for emergencies because of a lack of trained volunteers. Auditor-General Colin Murphy has found the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) does not know how many... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Mayor Honours Church Volunteers with Community AwardThursday, 20 August 2015, 5:27 pmPress Release: Church of Jesus Christ of Latte
Mayor Honours Church Volunteers with Community Award
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Thursday, 20 August 2015, 5:27 pmPress Release: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints "Wellington is the friendliest city in the world, and... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Regional WA at risk of volunteer shortageREGIONAL communities in Western Australia are at risk of not being prepared for
Regional WA at risk of volunteer shortage
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 days ago
REGIONAL communities in Western Australia are at risk of not being prepared for emergencies because of a lack of trained volunteers. AUDITOR-GENERAL Colin Murphy has found the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) does not know how many... Read more
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Herald Sun
Regional WA at risk of volunteer shortageREGIONAL communities in Western Australia are at risk of not being prepared for
Regional WA at risk of volunteer shortage
Herald Sun / Posted 7 days ago
REGIONAL communities in Western Australia are at risk of not being prepared for emergencies because of a lack of trained volunteers. AUDITOR-GENERAL Colin Murphy has found the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) does not know how many... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Players by the Sea hands out Pelican AwardsPlayers by the Sea in Jacksonville Beach held its annual Pelican Awards celebra
Players by the Sea hands out Pelican Awards
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 8 days ago
Players by the Sea in Jacksonville Beach held its annual Pelican Awards celebration recently, thanking the many talented volunteers who create theater magic all season long. The awards honored outstanding achievement and volunteer service on-stage... Read more
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Washington Evening Journal
Victoria C. GriffithVictoria Canott Griffith, 95, of Washington, formerly of Crawfordsville, died T
Victoria C. Griffith
Washington Evening Journal / Posted 8 days ago
Victoria Canott Griffith, 95, of Washington, formerly of Crawfordsville, died Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, in the Halcyon House in Washington. A celebration of life service will be at 2 p.m., Friday, Aug. 21, at the United Church of Crawfordsville.... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Running on EmptyIn a cramped, dimly lit basement apartment in a Murray complex a few blocks fro
Running on Empty
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 8 days ago
In a cramped, dimly lit basement apartment in a Murray complex a few blocks from Interstate 15, a single mother and her daughter curl up on a worn blue sofa and talk about hunger. For six months, Jane put her two daughters to bed hungry on the... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Counting sea turtle nests, crawls SCCF volunteers’ specialtyIt's Aug. 12, and for Marilyn and Philip Klaren, it's their 23rd wedding annive
Counting sea turtle nests, crawls SCCF volunteers’ specialty
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 8 days ago
It's Aug. 12, and for Marilyn and Philip Klaren, it's their 23rd wedding anniversary. Instead of spoiling each other or sleeping in on their special day, the duo is up bright and early, walking down the beach of Gulfside City Park on Sanibel,... Read more
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The Huntington Herald-Dispatch
Auxiliary raises $2M Aug. 19, 2015 @ 12:27 AM HUNTINGTON — With the announcement of a $100,000 do
Auxiliary raises $2M
The Huntington Herald-Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
Aug. 19, 2015 @ 12:27 AM HUNTINGTON — With the announcement of a $100,000 donation on Tuesday, the Cabell Huntington Hospital Auxiliary officially reached $2 million given to the Hoops Family Children’s Hospital since the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
18-old Lockport mayoral candidate calls for volunteer firefighters, return of concertsLOCKPORT – Frank Allen, the 18-year-old son of former city Engineering Director
18-old Lockport mayoral candidate calls for volunteer firefighters, return of concerts
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 days ago
LOCKPORT – Frank Allen, the 18-year-old son of former city Engineering Director Norman W. Allen, filed nominating petitions at the Niagara County Board of Elections Tuesday for an independent run for mayor of Lockport. In an interview, Allen said he... Read more
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The Signal
Santa Clarita libraries to kick off Teen Advisory Board program in SeptemberTeens in grades 7-12 are invited to make their voice heard and help shape teen
Santa Clarita libraries to kick off Teen Advisory Board program in September
The Signal / Posted 10 days ago
Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to make their voice heard and help shape teen library services and programs provided by the Santa Clarita Public Library by joining a local Teen Advisory Board group. To join, an application form must be completed and... Read more
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The Advocate
Les Jeunes Amies to honor 20 at fall teaTwenty senior members of Les Jeunes Amies de la Symphonie will be presented dur
Les Jeunes Amies to honor 20 at fall tea
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
Twenty senior members of Les Jeunes Amies de la Symphonie will be presented during the Baton Rouge Symphony League’s Bal de la Symphonie Dec. 19 at the Crowne Plaza. These young women are the guests of honor Aug. 16 for the Les Jeunes Amies Fall Tea... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Veterans help other vets find footing by donating shoesIn this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015, twenty-five pairs of shoes purch
Veterans help other vets find footing by donating shoes
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015, twenty-five pairs of shoes purchased with money donated from Wal-Mart and other veterans, are displayed at the Veteran's Affair Medical Center, in Mountain Home, Tenn. The shoes will be donated to... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Ally graces ABC TV’s ‘We Day’Ally Del Monte, 16, of New Milford, is doing her part to support kids experienc
Ally graces ABC TV’s ‘We Day’
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 12 days ago
Ally Del Monte, 16, of New Milford, is doing her part to support kids experiencing bullying. Her approach is a blog called “Loser Gurl.” Ally will appear next Friday, Aug. 21 at 8 p.m. on ABC TV’s “We Day,” a program that brings together young... Read more
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The Morning Call
What If My Child Got Caught Cheating at School?Q: My son just got caught cheating on a test. I'm beside myself, but I don't kn
What If My Child Got Caught Cheating at School?
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
Q: My son just got caught cheating on a test. I'm beside myself, but I don't know what to do. Can you help? A: You don't say how old your son is, or whether this is the first time this has happened. But in any case, members of The Family Project 's... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Salvation Army collects school supplies for youthsThe "Stuff the Bus" School Supply Drive benefitting youths in the agency's boys
Salvation Army collects school supplies for youths
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
The "Stuff the Bus" School Supply Drive benefitting youths in the agency's boys and girls club is under way. The campaign runs through Aug. 25. School starts for all three school systems Aug. 24. "It's very important when you're a kid, and when you... Read more
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Boston Herald
Winchester basketball coaches to be honored by American Cancer Society at NCAA TipOff Madness eventWinchester basketball coaches Jason Cacciapuoti and John Fleming will be honore
Winchester basketball coaches to be honored by American Cancer Society at NCAA TipOff Madness event
Boston Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Winchester basketball coaches Jason Cacciapuoti and John Fleming will be honored by the American Cancer Society for their work in raising cancer awareness. Below is a press release, courtesy of Tom Flanagan of the American Cancer Society. A pair of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Four former students added to Fayetteville Hall of HonorFAYETTEVILLE -- Four new names on Fayetteville Schools' Hall of Honor are forme
Four former students added to Fayetteville Hall of Honor
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
FAYETTEVILLE -- Four new names on Fayetteville Schools' Hall of Honor are former students who have succeeded in film, accounting and volunteer service, education and professional baseball. They are Larry Foley, Lisa Higgins, Justin Minkel, and the... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Beulah Mildred HerrickBeulah enjoyed volunteering in the community and earned many awards for doing s
Beulah Mildred Herrick
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
Beulah enjoyed volunteering in the community and earned many awards for doing so. She was awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award for volunteer service in the aging process and was chosen "favorite senior" at the Oneida Senior Center for 1985. She... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Votes sought to aid culinary schoolNicholas/Tobin & Associates of New Milford is the recipient of a Safeco Insuran
Votes sought to aid culinary school
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 14 days ago
Nicholas/Tobin & Associates of New Milford is the recipient of a Safeco Insurance “Make More Happen” award for its volunteer service with the Community Culinary School of Northwestern Connecticut. The award includes a $3,000 donation from Safeco... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Norwalk
GE Interns Volunteer With STAR, Inc. In NorwalkNORWALK, Conn. -- Eighteen college interns in town for GE’s Risk Management Pro
GE Interns Volunteer With STAR, Inc. In Norwalk
The Daily Voice - Norwalk / Posted 14 days ago
NORWALK, Conn. -- Eighteen college interns in town for GE’s Risk Management Program, based in Norwalk, volunteered at STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way on July 29 amid soaring temperatures, to do exterior scraping, painting and trim work at one of STAR’s... Read more
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Times News
Barnesville man is named LL Volunteer of the YearSOUTH WILLIAMSPORT – A lot can change over half a century. In 51 years, Pennsyl
Barnesville man is named LL Volunteer of the Year
Times News / Posted 15 days ago
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT – A lot can change over half a century. In 51 years, Pennsylvania's Mahanoy City Little League has experienced plenty of changes, but the one constant has been 2015 Little League Volunteer of the Year Award winner, John M.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Murtin named Little League's Volunteer of the YearSOUTH WILLIAMSPORT – A lot can change over half a century. In 51 years, the Ma
Murtin named Little League's Volunteer of the Year
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 15 days ago
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT – A lot can change over half a century. In 51 years, the Mahanoy City Little League has experienced plenty of changes, but the one constant has been 2015 Little League Volunteer of the Year Award winner, John M.... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Volunteers help fill gap for area state parksISLAMORADA — For a little over two decades, Karen Sunderland has helped local s
Volunteers help fill gap for area state parks
Key West Citizen / Posted 15 days ago
ISLAMORADA — For a little over two decades, Karen Sunderland has helped local state parks fill the financial gap when their budgets fall short. Sunderland, a founding member of Friends of the Islamorada Area State Parks, described the volunteer... Read more
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Bullard Banner News
American Freedom Museum earns special Purple Heart recognitionThe American Freedom Museum, located on the Brook Hill Upper School campus, wil
American Freedom Museum earns special Purple Heart recognition
Bullard Banner News / Posted 16 days ago
The American Freedom Museum, located on the Brook Hill Upper School campus, will be recognized as a Purple Heart Museum and join the Purple Heart Trail during a ceremony 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29. The museum will also offer free admission to museum... Read more
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TribLIVE
Retired Monessen steelworker recalls Army, firefightingJim Pallini has spent much of his lifetime serving his country and his hometown
Retired Monessen steelworker recalls Army, firefighting
TribLIVE / Posted 16 days ago
Jim Pallini has spent much of his lifetime serving his country and his hometown of Monessen. An Army veteran who served in Korea at the end of the war more than six decades ago, Pallini, 80, was honored earlier this year for 55 years of volunteer... Read more
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WTOC 11 Savannah
Hilton Head Hospital celebrates 40th AnniversaryHilton Head Hospital celebrated its 40th Anniversary with a special program and
Hilton Head Hospital celebrates 40th Anniversary
WTOC 11 Savannah / Posted 17 days ago
Hilton Head Hospital celebrated its 40th Anniversary with a special program and colleague celebration on Monday. The celebration was a way to kick off the hospital’s "40 Days of Caring campaign," which consists of volunteer service opportunities in... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Ward County Deputy embraces lifestyle of community policing"Anytime I am out in the community and I get a smile, a handshake or a hug, tha
Ward County Deputy embraces lifestyle of community policing
Minot Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
"Anytime I am out in the community and I get a smile, a handshake or a hug, that's priceless," she said. "I don't think I have had a day since I started, no matter how hard the day and I have some hard ones that I didn't feel a sense of pride when I... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Ask a Master Gardener: How to deal with weeds, moles and Japanese beetlesQ. My lawn and garden are overrun with nutsedge this year. What should I do to
Ask a Master Gardener: How to deal with weeds, moles and Japanese beetles
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
Q. My lawn and garden are overrun with nutsedge this year. What should I do to get rid of it and prevent it from recurring? A. Yellow nutsedge is a very challenging weed to control, and worse in wet years. An interesting local name just in the... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Victim and community service restitution programsThe Victoria Unit of the Adult Probation Department provides a number of servic
Victim and community service restitution programs
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
The Victoria Unit of the Adult Probation Department provides a number of services to the community, among those are the Victim Restitution Program and the Community Service Restitution Program. These programs provide vital services to the... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
Remembering Marcus “Gunga” RamosCourtesy Photo Marcus Ramos was widely known as Gunga throughout the parish at
Remembering Marcus “Gunga” Ramos
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted 19 days ago
Courtesy Photo Marcus Ramos was widely known as Gunga throughout the parish at St. Anne’s Santa Monica. A Rosary was held in the honor of Marcus Ramos on the evening of Tuesday July 28, followed by a Wednesday morning funeral mass. Several hundred... Read more
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Providence Business News
Can nonprofits survive?Matthew Netto, state director of the nonprofit Best Buddies Rhode Island, has a
Can nonprofits survive?
Providence Business News / Posted 19 days ago
Matthew Netto, state director of the nonprofit Best Buddies Rhode Island, has an unwieldy job description. To lead the charitable organization, part of a national group dedicated to support for people with intellectual and developmental... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Criminal Charges Dropped Against the ‘Tax Lady’ Roni DeutchSACRAMENTO – Stacks and stacks and stacks of documents — this is the largest c
Criminal Charges Dropped Against the ‘Tax Lady’ Roni Deutch
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 19 days ago
SACRAMENTO – Stacks and stacks and stacks of documents — this is the largest complaint against any person in California state history. A five year lawsuit against the “tax lady” came to an end Friday. State officials dropped all criminal charges... Read more
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