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OregonLive.com
Pianos gifted by Play it Forward change lives (Column)days, if you were from a broken home, the whole family suffered." When she was
OregonLive.com / Posted 8 hours ago
days, if you were from a broken home, the whole family suffered." When she was 9, she fell in love with the piano at a YWCA summer camp. Her teacher said Gangle would benefit from lessons, but her mother couldn't afford them, or a piano. The... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Deadly love: Women are most likely to be killed by an intimate partner, CDC reportscrisis line: 800-799-7233. Additionally, several local agencies can offer crisi
Detroit Free Press / Posted 17 hours ago
crisis line: 800-799-7233. Additionally, several local agencies can offer crisis assistance as well. They include: The YWCA Interim House is a domestic and sexual violence shelter that provides safe refuge along with food, clothing, advocacy... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Greenwich women step out for fitness and funsaid keeping active at any age is important. In addition to participating in Me
Greenwich Time / Posted 21 hours ago
said keeping active at any age is important. In addition to participating in MeFit, she swims with Mould at the YMCA and YWCA, and walks almost three miles with her church regularly. “Even a short walk,” Hroziencik said, “keep moving every day.... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Support groups, clubs, and servicesGroup, 6 p.m., Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. Ninth St., Sterling. P
SaukValley.com / Posted yesterday
Group, 6 p.m., Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. Ninth St., Sterling. Pearl, a self-esteem support group of the YWCA Domestic Violence Program, 6 p.m., 815-625-0333. Safe Harbor – Community Recovery Group, 6:30 p.m., Town Square Centre,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Texas women at high risk for dying after childbirth, especially if they’re blackspent the past two months drumming up support in her own city, including hostin
Bangor Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
spent the past two months drumming up support in her own city, including hosting a town hall for 120 people at a Houston YWCA chapter and a tour of 12 district churches to educate them about the issue. She talks about her own near-tragedy, when... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Support groups, clubs, and servicesAnonymous, noon, closed, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 114 S. Fifth St., Oregon. S
SaukValley.com / Posted 2 days ago
Anonymous, noon, closed, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 114 S. Fifth St., Oregon. Sterling Rotary Club, noon, YWCA of the Sauk Valley, 412 First Ave. Dixon Noon Lions, noon, private dining room, KSB Hospital, 403 E. First St.,... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Join tech workers in helping homeless youthgroups benefiting from the drive that began on Independence Day and runs throug
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
groups benefiting from the drive that began on Independence Day and runs through Labor Day. The other two recipients are YWCA Seattle King Snohomish and Hopelink. Last year, 764 newspaper readers donated $100,000, all of which was used to buy... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Dying after childbirth: Texas women at high risk, especially if they're blackspent the past two months drumming up support in her own city, including hostin
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
spent the past two months drumming up support in her own city, including hosting a town hall for 120 people at a Houston YWCA chapter and a tour of 12 district churches to educate them about the issue. She talks about her own near-tragedy, when... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Working together to combat human traffickinghave undergone since 2013. In Shawnee County, law enforcement agencies have bee
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
have undergone since 2013. In Shawnee County, law enforcement agencies have been working with organizations such as the YWCA Center for Safety and Empowerment, the Topeka Rescue Mission, Washburn University, USD 501 and local health care... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Almanac: clubs, meetingsan item to Almanac, email gtcitydesk@scni.com with “Almanac” in the subject lin
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
an item to Almanac, email gtcitydesk@scni.com with “Almanac” in the subject line, or call 203-625-4410. ENCORE AT THE YWCA: 12:30 p.m. Group discussion, floor and swimming exercises for women who are have undergone breast cancer surgery and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Almanac: clubs, meetingsSunday. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Road. New members welcome. For informa
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
Sunday. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Road. New members welcome. For information, Mona, 917-539-9927. ENCORE AT THE YWCA: 12:30 p.m. Group discussion, floor and swimming exercises for women who are have undergone breast cancer surgery and... Read more
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The Davison Index
Trust commits to presenting sponsorship for 2017 YWCA of Greater Flint Golf Outing, Circle Luncheon | July 20, 2017FLINT — The YWCA of Greater Flint has announced the Stella and Frederick Loeb C
The Davison Index / Posted 6 days ago
FLINT — The YWCA of Greater Flint has announced the Stella and Frederick Loeb Charitable Trust, administered by Huntington Private Bank, has committed to being the Presenting Sponsor of both major YWCA events in 2017—the Annual Golf Outing and the... Read more
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Flint Township View
Trust commits to presenting sponsorship for 2017 YWCA of Greater Flint Golf Outing, Circle Luncheon | July 20, 2017FLINT — The YWCA of Greater Flint has announced the Stella and Frederick Loeb C
Flint Township View / Posted 6 days ago
FLINT — The YWCA of Greater Flint has announced the Stella and Frederick Loeb Charitable Trust, administered by Huntington Private Bank, has committed to being the Presenting Sponsor of both major YWCA events in 2017—the Annual Golf Outing and the... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
Trust commits to presenting sponsorship for 2017 YWCA of Greater Flint Golf Outing, Circle Luncheon | July 20, 2017FLINT — The YWCA of Greater Flint has announced the Stella and Frederick Loeb C
Grand Blanc View / Posted 6 days ago
FLINT — The YWCA of Greater Flint has announced the Stella and Frederick Loeb Charitable Trust, administered by Huntington Private Bank, has committed to being the Presenting Sponsor of both major YWCA events in 2017—the Annual Golf Outing and the... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Hundreds of volunteers kick off 2017 United Way campaignbecause we have almost 30 agencies that we take care of," Klauke said. One of
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 6 days ago
because we have almost 30 agencies that we take care of," Klauke said. One of the agencies partnered with United Way is YWCA in La Crosse. "There's several programs that they help us with really helping our efforts working in the community much... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Women's Fund awards grants to 22 local organizationslocal organizations received checks totaling $52,800 which is the largest amoun
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 6 days ago
local organizations received checks totaling $52,800 which is the largest amount awarded in the fund's history. YWCA La Crosse received two grants from The Women's Fund to help support the Teen LEAP award. The award provides scholarships... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Business Digest, July 20, 2017: Hotel Paradox hosts Event Santa Cruz on Fridayis free. Attendees are asked to register at eventsantacruz.com. WATSONVILLE C
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
is free. Attendees are asked to register at eventsantacruz.com. WATSONVILLE Chamber mixer set for Thursday The YWCA of Watsonville will host a mixer for Soroptimist International of Watsonville and the Pajaro Valley Chamber of Commerce... Read more
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New Kerala
Southern New Hampshire University Launches Major Refugee Education Initiative - newkerala news #255524sites around the world. SNHU is also exploring ways to support the refugee popu
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
sites around the world. SNHU is also exploring ways to support the refugee population in Manchester, and is partnering with the YWCA NH to expand services locally. Share it!Southern New Hampshire University Launches Major Refugee Education Initia... Read more
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The News-Herald
Head to Pittsburgh for lamb cookoffAce Hotel, the host hotel, has a package that includes free tickets and VIP acc
The News-Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Ace Hotel, the host hotel, has a package that includes free tickets and VIP access for those booking on July 22 or 23. That boutique hotel was created from a century-old YWCA. Rate code for the package is LAMBFEST when you call... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
The top five albums on the iTunes music charts for the most recent weekly sales period24. Artist talk, reading YOUNGSTOWN A free artist talk and literary reading
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 7 days ago
24. Artist talk, reading YOUNGSTOWN A free artist talk and literary reading will take place Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at YWCA Youngstown, 25 W. Rayen Ave. Several artists who had artwork accepted in the 35th annual Women Artists: A Celebration!... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
J Extra Calendar, July 19-25, 2017Drive. Cost: $7 per session. Information: jan@topekabridgeclubs.org or http://b
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
Drive. Cost: $7 per session. Information: jan@topekabridgeclubs.org or http://bit.ly/1OfJsPj. Amistad Hispana, 1 p.m., YWCA, 225 S.W. 12th St. (12th St. entrance). Spanish speaking (women only). Kiwanis Club of Topeka 3-2-1 Satellite meeting,... Read more
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Salon.com
5 topics with iconic American poet Nikki Giovanniawards from government, private, and public organizations, including Woman of t
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
awards from government, private, and public organizations, including Woman of the Year for Ebony, Mademoiselle and Essence; YWCA Woman of the Year; awards from the Kentucky state legislature and the governors of Tennessee and Virginia; and seven... Read more
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New York Post
Inside LA’s new foodie havensstunning skyline views, swanky cabanas and a major scene. Launching this fall
New York Post / Posted 8 days ago
stunning skyline views, swanky cabanas and a major scene. Launching this fall in DTLA, this revamp of an erstwhile 1920s YWCA (and later a Moroccan-themed hotel) promises an elegant, Spanish Colonial-style gem in the heart of the city — with... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Support groups, clubs and servicesstep, tradition, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chicago Ave., Davis Junction.
SaukValley.com / Posted 8 days ago
step, tradition, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chicago Ave., Davis Junction. Pearl, a self-esteem support group of the YWCA Domestic Violence Program, 6 p.m., 815-625-0333. Safe Harbor – Community Recovery Group, 6:30 p.m., Town Square Centre,... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Compassionate b-ball camp at Brocktheme will continue for her team in the months to come. In August, her said he
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 8 days ago
theme will continue for her team in the months to come. In August, her said her team will participate in the YWCA Niagara Region’s No Fixed Address initiative, Aug. 11 and 12 at Pen Centre; and they’re planning an initiative to assist... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Compassionate b-ball camp at Brocktheme will continue for her team in the months to come. In August, her said he
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 8 days ago
theme will continue for her team in the months to come. In August, her said her team will participate in the YWCA Niagara Region’s No Fixed Address initiative, Aug. 11 and 12 at Pen Centre; and they’re planning an initiative to assist... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Compassionate b-ball camp at Brocktheme will continue for her team in the months to come. In August, her said he
Welland Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
theme will continue for her team in the months to come. In August, her said her team will participate in the YWCA Niagara Region’s No Fixed Address initiative, Aug. 11 and 12 at Pen Centre; and they’re planning an initiative to assist... Read more
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The Alliance Review
CDBG program on agendato the Mount Union station. Alliance for Children and Families also received $3
The Alliance Review / Posted 9 days ago
to the Mount Union station. Alliance for Children and Families also received $36,200 of the requested $111,000, and the YWCA of Alliance was awarded $24,000 for exterior improvements. The city received requests for public service moneys in... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
WORTH A LOOKBring your artifacts and fossils for identification. For more information, call
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 9 days ago
Bring your artifacts and fossils for identification. For more information, call John Sites after 4 p.m. at 814-398-8212. YWCA Women Artists is hosting its 35th annual celebration of women artists from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays today... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Support groups, clubs and servicesAnonymous, noon, closed, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 114 S. Fifth St., Oregon. S
SaukValley.com / Posted 9 days ago
Anonymous, noon, closed, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 114 S. Fifth St., Oregon. Sterling Rotary Club, noon-1 p.m., YWCA of the Sauk Valley, 412 First Ave. Dixon Noon Lions, noon, private dining room, KSB Hospital, 403 E. First St.,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
More than 1,000 police officers underwent human trafficking training in last fiscal yearin human trafficking are taken seriously and investigated to the fullest extent
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
in human trafficking are taken seriously and investigated to the fullest extent.” Michelle McCormick, director of the YWCA Center for Safety and Empowerment, said law enforcement plays an important role in fighting trafficking, especially when... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Narrowing the achievement gapis why increased funding for the Kindergarten Academic Preparation Program – wh
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
is why increased funding for the Kindergarten Academic Preparation Program – which is administered by the YWCA of Northeast Kansas and United Way of Greater Topeka – is an excellent way to improve outcomes for at-risk students.... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Patty Wagenhofer-RuckerGenesee Community Health Center, Wagenhofer-Rucker started her career in Michig
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 10 days ago
Genesee Community Health Center, Wagenhofer-Rucker started her career in Michigan as a sexual assault therapist at the YWCA followed by nearly a decade as a mental health/substance abuse therapist at Insight Recovery Center; the latter is still... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Greenwich Point One-Mile swim celebrates 30th anniversarythe woman’s title for the third straight year. “The conditions were great,” sa
Greenwich Time / Posted 10 days ago
the woman’s title for the third straight year. “The conditions were great,” said Dowling, who is a member of the Greenwich YWCA Dolphins swim team coaching staff. “The water was really smooth, the temperature was good and it was clear. A lot of... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Greenwich Point One-Mile swim celebrates 30th anniversarythe woman’s title for the third straight year. “The conditions were great,” sa
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
the woman’s title for the third straight year. “The conditions were great,” said Dowling, who is a member of the Greenwich YWCA Dolphins swim team coaching staff. “The water was really smooth, the temperature was good and it was clear. A lot of... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Rotary Club hears from hospital CEOto leave the hospital's care because the food was so good, and another case whe
The Alliance Review / Posted 11 days ago
to leave the hospital's care because the food was so good, and another case where the hospital made arrangements for a husband to sleep in his wife's room. The Rotary Club meets at 11:45 a.m. on Wednesdays at the YWCA of Alliance, 239 E. Marke... Read more
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The Columbian
Who are the real predators?bathroom bill — failed to get enough signatures to qualify for the November bal
The Columbian / Posted 11 days ago
bathroom bill — failed to get enough signatures to qualify for the November ballot. As an advocate with the YWCA Clark County Sexual Assault Program, I have objected to the language of “closing the predator loophole” from the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Northside Theatre Company gets a reprieveour city officials how grateful we are that they recognize the importance of NT
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
our city officials how grateful we are that they recognize the importance of NTC,” she said. COURAGE AND INSPIRATION: The YWCA of Silicon Valley will add a survivor’s story to its list of amazing Inspire Luncheon speakers when Elizabeth Smart... Read more
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The Alliance Review
A taste of Mexico: Summer Explorers learn about other countriesa balloon show. [Article continues below] The Summer Explorers program is put
The Alliance Review / Posted 11 days ago
a balloon show. [Article continues below] The Summer Explorers program is put on with the help of Synergy Alliance, the YWCA, the YMCA, the University of Mount Union and Rodman Public Library. "All of our partners helped us to be able to afford... Read more
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Al.com
Donald Trump nominates two for Alabama federal court positionsto Judge Inge P. Johnson of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District o
Al.com / Posted 12 days ago
to Judge Inge P. Johnson of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama. She serves as President of the YWCA Junior Board, President of the Girls on the Run Board of Directors, a member of Mountain Brook City Schools Foundation... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
How three weeks of isolation on Lake Superior shaped a Gardens artisther and sought art lessons for her as a child, the Long Island native said. As
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 13 days ago
her and sought art lessons for her as a child, the Long Island native said. As a young woman, she took art classes at the YWCA where she lived in Scottsdale, Arizona, a beautiful place before it became built up, Ganz lamented. She shook her head... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Even retirement can’t keep Margaret Zimmerman Beard from role as educatorto the needs of education retirees. Beard became Community Service Chair of JC
The Birmingham Times / Posted 13 days ago
to the needs of education retirees. Beard became Community Service Chair of JCERA in 2015 and in that position worked with YWCA, did senior care at University of Alabama at Birmingham West, and, during Retired Teachers Day read to students at... Read more
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The Christian Post
United Methodist Church Gathering Encourages Men to Make Discipleship a 'Contact Sport'Area Bishop James Swanson Sr., president of the General Commission on UMM; Shan
The Christian Post / Posted 14 days ago
Area Bishop James Swanson Sr., president of the General Commission on UMM; Shan Foster, national director of MEND, a YWCA program combating domestic violence; Kevin Watson, assistant professor at the Candler School of Theology; and South... Read more
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The Express-Times
Hundreds of YMCA summer campers compete in annual Field DayAttention, happy campers! It's that time of year again. Participating were cam
The Express-Times / Posted 14 days ago
Attention, happy campers! It's that time of year again. Participating were campers from the Allentown YMCA & YWCA; Bethlehem YMCA; YMCA of Easton, Phillipsburg & Vicinity; Forks YMCA Education Center; Nazareth YMCA; Pocono Family YMCA; Slate Belt... Read more
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Business Wire
JQH Promotes Amanda Cushing to Director of Sales at Bloomington–Normal Marriott in Illinoisthe Industry nominee by the Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association. Cushing works
Business Wire / Posted 14 days ago
the Industry nominee by the Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association. Cushing works closely with events benefiting Red Cross, YWCA and Boys & Girls Club. She is also a member of the McLean County Chamber of Commerce and of the Uptown Partners, a... Read more
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MLive.com
Woman raped 5 years ago continues to focus awareness on sexual assaultto tie teal ribbons around trees there. Kyle will be collecting donations and s
MLive.com / Posted 14 days ago
to tie teal ribbons around trees there. Kyle will be collecting donations and selling cookies there to raise money for the YWCA Kalamazoo women's shelter. Attending the event and tying the ribbons is free for anyone interested in... Read more
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The Columbian
Volunteer opportunitiesfor families. Set up equipment, request donations from vendors and customers, w
The Columbian / Posted 14 days ago
for families. Set up equipment, request donations from vendors and customers, weigh, document, and load food items. • YWCA seeks Safe Choice and Safe Choice LGBTQ volunteers to serve victims of domestic and intimate partner violence on its... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Support groups, clubs, and servicesstep, tradition, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chicago Ave., Davis Junction.
SaukValley.com / Posted 15 days ago
step, tradition, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chicago Ave., Davis Junction. Pearl, a self-esteem support group of the YWCA Domestic Violence Program, 6 p.m., 815-625-0333. Sauk Valley Gold Wing Riders, 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, Pizza... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Pender volunteer Charlotte Kelly honored for her workSenior Volunteer Program. By Jane Martin Your Voice Correspondent PENDER COUN
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 16 days ago
Senior Volunteer Program. By Jane Martin Your Voice Correspondent PENDER COUNTY -- Charlotte Kelly was recently named a YWCA Woman of Achievement and she was awarded the President’s Silver Award for the second consecutive year. Both awards... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Out In The Cold: Lack Of Shelter Beds Forces Hartford's Homeless Women To The StreetsSituation In Hartford In all, there are three shelters in Hartford just for me
Hartford Courant / Posted 16 days ago
Situation In Hartford In all, there are three shelters in Hartford just for men, one that is co-ed, and one — the YWCA's Soromundi Commons — exclusively for women. The Salvation Army's Marshall House, a family shelter, also designates... Read more
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