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Business Wire
Purple Heart Run returns to Washington, D.C. at end of its Cross Country Tour to Award Specially Adapted Ford F-150 to Double Amputee Veteran Nicholas Thom.assistance with the VA, those who are homeless, and those requiring employment
Purple Heart Run returns to Washington, D.C. at end of its Cross Country Tour to Award Specially Adapted Ford F-150 to Double Amputee Veteran Nicholas Thom.
Business Wire / Posted 6 minutes ago
assistance with the VA, those who are homeless, and those requiring employment assistance. Programs of the MOPH include: VA Volunteer Service, JROTC Leadership Awards, Scholarships, Americanism, Purple Heart Trail and Cities, Welfare, and numerous... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Westport
Westport EMS Members Receive President's Volunteer Service AwardConn. -- Twenty-two members of the Westport Volunteer Emergency Medical Service
Westport EMS Members Receive President's Volunteer Service Award
The Daily Voice - Westport / Posted 4 hours ago
Conn. -- Twenty-two members of the Westport Volunteer Emergency Medical Service were presented with the President’s Volunteer Service Award at Westport Police EMS Headquarters. The awards recognize outstanding contributions in community... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
Riverhead News: BBQ for First Congregational Church restorationthree-year term will expire June 30 and she will be pursuing other endeavors. H
Riverhead News: BBQ for First Congregational Church restoration
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 4 hours ago
three-year term will expire June 30 and she will be pursuing other endeavors. Her son, Matthew, was also honored for his volunteer service. He was presented with a certificate of appreciation and a gift card for all the photographs he took at the... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Carson High School 2016 scholarship recipientsCinderella Scholarship-Nevada 2004; Cinderella Scholarship-Nevada 2003; Miss Ne
Carson High School 2016 scholarship recipients
Nevada Appeal / Posted 8 hours ago
Cinderella Scholarship-Nevada 2004; Cinderella Scholarship-Nevada 2003; Miss Nevada Organization-Southern Open 2013 Volunteer Service Scholarship Kimberly Reyes-Reza — US Army Montgomery GI Bill Scholarship Kylie Riske — AYSO Region 140... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
Volunteers in Goodwill program clean headstones ahead of Memorial Dayis the name of the program. It aims to get adults with disabilities involved wi
Volunteers in Goodwill program clean headstones ahead of Memorial Day
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 10 hours ago
is the name of the program. It aims to get adults with disabilities involved with the community. A part of the program is volunteer service. In the sweltering heat on a Wednesday afternoon, Molly Cardwell scrapes off moss and other things... Read more
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The Comet
Delays in opening new Westmill Community Centre results in Hitchin community ‘suffering’February Resolve was granted £9,800 from the Big Lottery Awards for All scheme,
Delays in opening new Westmill Community Centre results in Hitchin community ‘suffering’
The Comet / Posted 21 hours ago
February Resolve was granted £9,800 from the Big Lottery Awards for All scheme, and £5,000 from the Community Volunteer Service – but can only fully use the money to expand the work they do once the new centre is open. Mr Heeny said:... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
Student volunteers can ‘letter’means 45 percent aren't," Brown said. "My hope is that we can encourage student
Student volunteers can ‘letter’
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted yesterday
means 45 percent aren't," Brown said. "My hope is that we can encourage students in grades 9 through 12 to participate in volunteer service." Students will have to meet certain criteria in the area of community service, such as having 100 hours... Read more
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Fortune
What Governments Can Do When Robots Take Our Jobsto society. Why not pay people for many of the tasks that are now done on a vol
What Governments Can Do When Robots Take Our Jobs
Fortune / Posted yesterday
to society. Why not pay people for many of the tasks that are now done on a volunteer basis, for the good of communities? Volunteer service does generally lead to greater happiness. We do believe that the huge gains in productivity will mean we... Read more
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Deseret News
World War II bomber pilot, 96, receives Honor Saluteto deflect the recognition he received Wednesday when he was presented an Honor
World War II bomber pilot, 96, receives Honor Salute
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
to deflect the recognition he received Wednesday when he was presented an Honor Salute by Community Nursing Services and volunteer service members. "It just blows my mind. It's hard to believe. In fact, I feel like I'm here for other people as... Read more
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Goderich Signal-Star
Huron-Perth awaits decision about hospice bedsThe Huron Hospice Volunteer Service in Clinton along with many other groups and
Huron-Perth awaits decision about hospice beds
Goderich Signal-Star / Posted yesterday
The Huron Hospice Volunteer Service in Clinton along with many other groups and individuals are eagerly awaiting to hear from the government of Ontario. They are waiting for news about if the South West Local Health Integration Network (LIHN) will... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Novant Health Brunswick recognizes volunteerschaplains were celebrated with a luncheon. Special recognition was given to Ma
Novant Health Brunswick recognizes volunteers
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
chaplains were celebrated with a luncheon. Special recognition was given to Marilyn Seidler, who received the President’s Volunteer Service Award. She has 4,249 hours of service and has served at Brunswick Medical Center for 18 years. Three... Read more
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Daily Record
Novartis, Laddey, Clark & Ryan making Morris County business newsnonprofit agencies, according to a press release from Novartis. “Community Par
Novartis, Laddey, Clark & Ryan making Morris County business news
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
nonprofit agencies, according to a press release from Novartis. “Community Partnership Day has been a traditional day of volunteer service at Novartis for 20 years, bringing together associates around the world and across functions to support our... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Brooke students gain national, state honorsGroves, both of Follansbee Middle School. Also recognized were three Brooke Hi
Brooke students gain national, state honors
Weirton Daily Times / Posted yesterday
Groves, both of Follansbee Middle School. Also recognized were three Brooke High School students for receiving President's Volunteer Service Awards for their community service. They were: Maria Lombardi and Ashley Eby, who received gold awards for... Read more
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Orange County Register
Irvine honors 12 pillars of the communityand scorekeeper at Irvine city and high school basketball and baseball tourname
Irvine honors 12 pillars of the community
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
and scorekeeper at Irvine city and high school basketball and baseball tournaments. Deanna Choi For over 20 years of volunteer service with Irvine Senior Services and as an active member of the Irvine Global Village Festival Steering... Read more
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WestportNow
Honors for WVEMS Volunteersmembers of Westport Volunteer Emergency Medical Service (WVEMS) tonight were pr
Honors for WVEMS Volunteers
WestportNow / Posted 2 days ago
members of Westport Volunteer Emergency Medical Service (WVEMS) tonight were presented with the President’s Volunteer Service Award in recognition of outstanding contributions in community service to the United States. They are... Read more
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Observer
A campaign to feed the hungrymeal-packaging programs in 20 cities in the U.S. and in South Africa, Malaysia,
A campaign to feed the hungry
Observer / Posted 2 days ago
meal-packaging programs in 20 cities in the U.S. and in South Africa, Malaysia, India, Peru and the Philippines, recruiting volunteers from corporate, educational, civic- and faith-based sources to assemble the packages that it transports to... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Westport
Westport Volunteer EMS Members To Receive President's Service AwardConn. — Twenty-two members of the Westport Volunteer Emergency Medical Service
Westport Volunteer EMS Members To Receive President's Service Award
The Daily Voice - Westport / Posted 3 days ago
Conn. — Twenty-two members of the Westport Volunteer Emergency Medical Service will be presented with the President’s Volunteer Service Award at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday at Westport Police/EMS Headquarters. The awards recognize outstanding... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Wayne L. Pengelly, architect, member of Army Reservehis home near Raleigh, N.C. He was 71. He was an Eagle Scout and former member
Wayne L. Pengelly, architect, member of Army Reserve
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
his home near Raleigh, N.C. He was 71. He was an Eagle Scout and former member of the Army Reserve, earning a President’s Volunteer Service Award in 2012. After earning his bachelor’s degree in architecture in 1975 from UB, Mr. Pengelly owned his... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Friendships, travel spur love of nature for gardenersthe curriculum. After completing the core training and passing the final exam,
Friendships, travel spur love of nature for gardeners
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
the curriculum. After completing the core training and passing the final exam, a candidate begins a 40-hour internship of volunteer service and learning, which must be completed within one year after the last training class. After successfully... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Spreading their influencethan ourselves," she said. Twenty-eight students wore a silver cord showing th
Spreading their influence
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 4 days ago
than ourselves," she said. Twenty-eight students wore a silver cord showing they had completed at least 140 hours of volunteer service for their community, and 38 wore the gold cord for academic excellence. Schonert and School Board... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Ask a Master Gardener: Planting peonies, thinning root crops and preventing brown patchGardeners must complete a basic training program of at least 30 hours of hortic
Ask a Master Gardener: Planting peonies, thinning root crops and preventing brown patch
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Gardeners must complete a basic training program of at least 30 hours of horticultural training, as well as 30 hours of volunteer service. The Missouri Master Gardener program is supported by the University of Missouri Extension. Have a... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Longtime Juan de Fuca volunteer recognizedfor the Juan de Fuca Soccer Association, was honoured recently by the Lower Isl
Longtime Juan de Fuca volunteer recognized
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
for the Juan de Fuca Soccer Association, was honoured recently by the Lower Island Soccer Association for her years of volunteer service. Johnson, who took over scheduling in the fall of 1986, was presented with the President’s Award for her... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Zolman to speak during ELHS graduationhas been a Big Sister in the Big Brothers/Big Sisters program since 2007. Dr. Z
Zolman to speak during ELHS graduation
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 6 days ago
has been a Big Sister in the Big Brothers/Big Sisters program since 2007. Dr. Zolman was recognized with the President's Volunteer Service Award in 2007-2008 and the Big Brothers/Big Sisters CJ Award in 2013. When not involved in professional... Read more
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examiner.com
Sacramento Music Fest need to know for your 2016 visitsore feet. Some of the volunteers have been returning to assist for over 20 yea
Sacramento Music Fest need to know for your 2016 visit
examiner.com / Posted 6 days ago
sore feet. Some of the volunteers have been returning to assist for over 20 years. In fact, some exceed thirty years of volunteer service to the festival like Marty Mahoney who started volunteering in 1974 and continues to this day. You can read... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Gardening: Enjoy gardening? Be a master at it!to individuals who receive in-depth horticultural training from county extensio
Gardening: Enjoy gardening? Be a master at it!
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 6 days ago
to individuals who receive in-depth horticultural training from county extension agents and, in return, give 75 hours of volunteer service helping their local county extension office. The program is under the direction of the University of... Read more
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The Advocate
Morgan Stanley launches Healthy Cities New Orleansincluding KaBOOM!, Grow Dat Youth Farm, 505 Health Ne, and local schools, to in
Morgan Stanley launches Healthy Cities New Orleans
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
including KaBOOM!, Grow Dat Youth Farm, 505 Health Ne, and local schools, to integrate their respective programming and deliver it in a hub model to communities in need. Morgan Stanley employees will provide more than 2,000 hours of volunteer servi... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Bronxville
Concordia College Graduates Largest Class Everlay deacon program instructor at Concordia, served as the baccalaureate homilis
Concordia College Graduates Largest Class Ever
The Daily Voice - Bronxville / Posted 7 days ago
lay deacon program instructor at Concordia, served as the baccalaureate homilist. Janet George (Class of ’77) received the Volunteer Service and Distinguished Alumna Awards. She has spent much of her life in service to Concordia College and other... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Eastchester
Concordia College Graduates Largest Class Everlay deacon program instructor at Concordia, served as the baccalaureate homilis
Concordia College Graduates Largest Class Ever
The Daily Voice - Eastchester / Posted 7 days ago
lay deacon program instructor at Concordia, served as the baccalaureate homilist. Janet George (Class of ’77) received the Volunteer Service and Distinguished Alumna Awards. She has spent much of her life in service to Concordia College and other... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Lindemanns ask $32 million for Palm Beach homeFlorida Association of Realtors. In 2010, the state group named him its Associa
Lindemanns ask $32 million for Palm Beach home
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
Florida Association of Realtors. In 2010, the state group named him its Associate of the Year, recognizing his extensive volunteer service with the organization. He also is a former officer and director of the Palm Beach Board of Realtors and a... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Local businessman to aid Citizen Advisory Committeeand Iowa Department of Economic Development a number of years ago. Osmundson w
Local businessman to aid Citizen Advisory Committee
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 8 days ago
and Iowa Department of Economic Development a number of years ago. Osmundson was recognized for his positive attitude and volunteer service. He was involved in preparing the CBD's image Campaign and creating the "Discover the Downtown Difference"... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Bangor taking part in national impact study of arts, culture communityaims to encourage lighthearted competition among Bangor’s neighborhoods to enha
Bangor taking part in national impact study of arts, culture community
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
aims to encourage lighthearted competition among Bangor’s neighborhoods to enhance their livability and expand volunteer service. There are also plans to create a “laboratory of democracy” to encourage citizens to come up with new ideas... Read more
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Wallaceburg Courier Press
Former Brigden fire chief stepping awayvolunteer department in Brigden his father, George Hayward, also belonged to an
Former Brigden fire chief stepping away
Wallaceburg Courier Press / Posted 9 days ago
volunteer department in Brigden his father, George Hayward, also belonged to and led for a time as chief. “It was a good volunteer service,” Hayward said. During most of his 44 years as a firefighter, Hayward balanced those duties with a career... Read more
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Wayne Post
Notable Namesthe Palmyra Community Library board of trustees.The award was established in 20
Notable Names
Wayne Post / Posted 9 days ago
the Palmyra Community Library board of trustees.The award was established in 2013 by the board to recognize extraordinary volunteer service to the library. It is named in memory of Dixie Prittie, a long-time volunteer and advocate for the... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Governor’s Volunteer Service award winners announced Posted May. 18, 2016 at 12:01 AM Posted May. 18, 2016 at 12:01 AM Lenoir Co
Governor’s Volunteer Service award winners announced
Kinston Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
Posted May. 18, 2016 at 12:01 AM Posted May. 18, 2016 at 12:01 AM Lenoir County Commissioners on Monday recognized two residents who have gone out of their way to volunteer.At Monday’s Lenoir... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Former Brigden fire chief stepping awayvolunteer department in Brigden his father, George Hayward, also belonged to an
Former Brigden fire chief stepping away
Sarnia Observer / Posted 9 days ago
volunteer department in Brigden his father, George Hayward, also belonged to and led for a time as chief. “It was a good volunteer service,” Hayward said. During most of his 44 years as a firefighter, Hayward balanced those duties with a career... Read more
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The Daily Voice - New Canaan
New Canaan's Waveny Lifecare Network Celebrates Generosity Of Volunteerscommemorating their anniversaries of 5, 10, 20, 25 and 30 years of service at W
New Canaan's Waveny Lifecare Network Celebrates Generosity Of Volunteers
The Daily Voice - New Canaan / Posted 10 days ago
commemorating their anniversaries of 5, 10, 20, 25 and 30 years of service at Waveny. Specially recognized for their volunteer service in beautifying Waveny were the New Canaan Garden Club, the Beautification League, The Gardeners, the... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Aims Community College students help low-income families get $2.3 million in tax refundsto an Aims news release. “Aims Community College is extremely proud to have th
Aims Community College students help low-income families get $2.3 million in tax refunds
Greeley Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
to an Aims news release. “Aims Community College is extremely proud to have three accounting students earn the President’s Volunteer Service Award for helping low-income families file their taxes,” Aims President Leah Bornstein said in the... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Two Reno Elks Lodge Members Receive President's Volunteer Lifetime Service AwardFreethrow Contest for the Reno/Sparks area boys and girls, ages 8 to 13 years.
Two Reno Elks Lodge Members Receive President's Volunteer Lifetime Service Award
KTVN Reno / Posted 10 days ago
Freethrow Contest for the Reno/Sparks area boys and girls, ages 8 to 13 years. The award certificate stated: “Your volunteer service demonstrates the kind of commitment to your community that moves America a step closer to its great... Read more
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Eureka Times-Standard
Soroptimists to host ‘Fabulous’ fundraiserof Eureka is an international organization for business and professional women
Soroptimists to host ‘Fabulous’ fundraiser
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted 10 days ago
of Eureka is an international organization for business and professional women who provide volunteer service to their communities. Almost 100,000 Soroptimists in about 120 countries and territories contribute time... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Madonna hears from ’75 grad as Class of ’16 departsDillie. Phyllis DiGirolamo Scholarship, Weirton Rotary Scholarship and Lend a
Madonna hears from ’75 grad as Class of ’16 departs
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
Dillie. Phyllis DiGirolamo Scholarship, Weirton Rotary Scholarship and Lend a Hand for Appalachia Scholarship, given for volunteer service in that region, to Adam Davis. Davis also was presented one of four quilts made for area high school... Read more
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The Post-Journal
May Is Older Americans Monthand state legislators. Long was chosen for this distinction by the Office for A
May Is Older Americans Month
The Post-Journal / Posted 11 days ago
and state legislators. Long was chosen for this distinction by the Office for Aging Advisory Council for her many years of volunteer service in Chautauqua County and across the country. Long is a lifelong resident of Chautauqua County who has... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Norine Turner, eucharistic minister, accountantin the pastoral care office at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Amherst, whe
Norine Turner, eucharistic minister, accountant
The Buffalo News / Posted 13 days ago
in the pastoral care office at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Amherst, where she racked up more than 3,300 hours of volunteer service delivering communion and solace to the terminally ill up to the time of her own illness. She is survived... Read more
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The Advocate
Business Honors for May 15, 2016was presented the President’s Award from 2015-16 foundation President H. Minor
Business Honors for May 15, 2016
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
was presented the President’s Award from 2015-16 foundation President H. Minor Pipes III recognizing Ralston’s support, volunteer service and dedication to the foundation through his service on its board and several committees. The... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Greenwich
White Plains Hospital Volunteers Honored For Decades Of Servicethose honored was longtime volunteer Celeste Vazzana, 99, of Scarsdale, was als
White Plains Hospital Volunteers Honored For Decades Of Service
The Daily Voice - Greenwich / Posted 13 days ago
those honored was longtime volunteer Celeste Vazzana, 99, of Scarsdale, was also honored for her nearly three decades of volunteer service in the Hospital Gift Shop. Other honorees included Bob Goldsmith, of White Plains; and Eugenia Poles, of... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Top volunteer initiatives from across the country honored at Make a Difference Day awardsand newmansownfoundation.org. About Points of Light Points of Light – the wor
Top volunteer initiatives from across the country honored at Make a Difference Day awards
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 14 days ago
and newmansownfoundation.org. About Points of Light Points of Light – the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service – inspires, equips and mobilizes millions of people to take action that is changing the world. Through... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Real estate agents give back to the community with volunteer service dayis what we do to celebrate her birthday and to give back to the community,” Web
Real estate agents give back to the community with volunteer service day
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 14 days ago
is what we do to celebrate her birthday and to give back to the community,” Webster said. This is the seventh year for the volunteer service day. Each year, the second Thursday of May, the real estate agents celebrate Keller Williams Vice Chairman... Read more
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Business Wire
Top Volunteer Initiatives from across the Country Honored at the Make a Difference Day 2016 National Awardsand newmansownfoundation.org. About Points of Light Points of Light – the wor
Top Volunteer Initiatives from across the Country Honored at the Make a Difference Day 2016 National Awards
Business Wire / Posted 14 days ago
and newmansownfoundation.org. About Points of Light Points of Light – the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service – inspires, equips and mobilizes millions of people to take action that is changing the world. Through... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Danbury
Newtown Woman Helps Build Homes In Nicaragua For Poor Familiesbenefit. It is an overwhelming joy to be a part of this." Bridges to Community
Newtown Woman Helps Build Homes In Nicaragua For Poor Families
The Daily Voice - Danbury / Posted 15 days ago
benefit. It is an overwhelming joy to be a part of this." Bridges to Community is an international not-for-profit organization whose mission is to improve the lives of impoverished communities in developing countries through volunteer service tr... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Bedford
Bedford Teacher Helps Build Homes In Nicaragua For Poor Familiesbenefit. It is an overwhelming joy to be a part of this." Bridges to Community
Bedford Teacher Helps Build Homes In Nicaragua For Poor Families
The Daily Voice - Bedford / Posted 15 days ago
benefit. It is an overwhelming joy to be a part of this." Bridges to Community is an international not-for-profit organization whose mission is to improve the lives of impoverished communities in developing countries through volunteer service tr... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
EMS servicetraining," he said. "Our mission statement says we are a community-based EMS or
EMS service
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
training," he said. "Our mission statement says we are a community-based EMS organization that uses a compensation-based volunteer service. We don't provide service, we provide the means to get that service." Majors said when discussions began... Read more
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