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The Columbian
Purses of Hope to benefit local nonprofitsA project called Purses of Hope is collecting new and used purses that will ben
Purses of Hope to benefit local nonprofits
The Columbian / Posted 11 hours ago
A project called Purses of Hope is collecting new and used purses that will benefit clients of Second Step Housing and YWCA Clark County. Other items needed include soap, shampoo, conditioner, hand lotion, toothbrushes, toothpaste, tampons,... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Decision day draws nearsoft costs are a $500,000 option to acquire the "old EconoFoods" site owned by
Decision day draws near
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 20 hours ago
soft costs are a $500,000 option to acquire the "old EconoFoods" site owned by the Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA, and a $165,000 option to acquire the adjoining Knights of Columbus property for a total of $665,000. Architects and... Read more
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Greenwich Time
The almanac: clubs, meetingswork to maximize their vision and improve the quality of life. For information/
The almanac: clubs, meetings
Greenwich Time / Posted 21 hours ago
work to maximize their vision and improve the quality of life. For information/appointment, 203-863-3984. 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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St. Catharines Standard
YESTERDAY AND TODAY: Queen Street YMCAYMCA, to be built on the east side of Queen Street between King and Church. Thi
YESTERDAY AND TODAY: Queen Street YMCA
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 22 hours ago
YMCA, to be built on the east side of Queen Street between King and Church. This new building was to be both a YMCA and a YWCA, and would contain a gymnasium, pool, running track, reading and meeting rooms, a cafeteria, as well as rooms for young... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
YESTERDAY AND TODAY: Queen Street YMCAYMCA, to be built on the east side of Queen Street between King and Church. Thi
YESTERDAY AND TODAY: Queen Street YMCA
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 22 hours ago
YMCA, to be built on the east side of Queen Street between King and Church. This new building was to be both a YMCA and a YWCA, and would contain a gymnasium, pool, running track, reading and meeting rooms, a cafeteria, as well as rooms for young... Read more
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Welland Tribune
YESTERDAY AND TODAY: Queen Street YMCAYMCA, to be built on the east side of Queen Street between King and Church. Thi
YESTERDAY AND TODAY: Queen Street YMCA
Welland Tribune / Posted 22 hours ago
YMCA, to be built on the east side of Queen Street between King and Church. This new building was to be both a YMCA and a YWCA, and would contain a gymnasium, pool, running track, reading and meeting rooms, a cafeteria, as well as rooms for young... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
YWCA Offers a Place of Relief to Children of Domestic Abuse VictimsSumter, SC (WLTX) - Child victims of domestic violence do not always get to fee
YWCA Offers a Place of Relief to Children of Domestic Abuse Victims
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 23 hours ago
Sumter, SC (WLTX) - Child victims of domestic violence do not always get to feel like a kid. The YWCA in Sumter is trying to change that with the opening of their new park. Calaundra Razor, a children's advocate at the YWCA, says it will give... Read more
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The Seattle Times
First day of school not as fun for kids whose families can’t afford suppliesTimes editorial board’s school-supply drive. The others are the Seattle/King Co
First day of school not as fun for kids whose families can’t afford supplies
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
Times editorial board’s school-supply drive. The others are the Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness and the YWCA Seattle-King-Snohomish. The money donated by generous readers pays for brand-new backpacks filled with everything from... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
YWCA program promotes play, reading for Knoxville youthsAs part of the Summer Kids in Play Program at the YWCA's Phyllis Wheatley Cente
YWCA program promotes play, reading for Knoxville youths
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
As part of the Summer Kids in Play Program at the YWCA's Phyllis Wheatley Center in East Knoxville, the roughly 30 children who took part spent some time each day reading. On Friday afternoon during an end-of-summer ceremony at the facility near... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Two passengers pulled from vehicle wrapped around tree early Friday near downtown Topekacar was headed east on S.W. 12th when it veered off the road, hitting a retaini
Two passengers pulled from vehicle wrapped around tree early Friday near downtown Topeka
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
car was headed east on S.W. 12th when it veered off the road, hitting a retaining wall and then a tree in front of the YWCA at 225 SW 12th St. at 5:30 a.m., said an officer at the scene. Two victims were pulled from the car, which had broken... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Two passengers pulled from vehicle wrapped around a tree early Friday morning near downtown Topekawas headed east on S.W. 12th when it veered off the road, hitting first a retai
Two passengers pulled from vehicle wrapped around a tree early Friday morning near downtown Topeka
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
was headed east on S.W. 12th when it veered off the road, hitting first a retaining wall, and then a tree in front of the YWCA at 225 SW 12th St. at 5:30 a.m., said an officer at the scene. Two victims were pulled from the car, which had broken... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Two passengers pulled from vehicle wrapped around a tree early Friday morningwas headed east on S.W. 12th when it veered off the road, hitting first a retai
Two passengers pulled from vehicle wrapped around a tree early Friday morning
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
was headed east on S.W. 12th when it veered off the road, hitting first a retaining wall, and then a tree in front of the YWCA at 225 SW 12th St. at 5:30 a.m., said an officer at the scene. Two victims were pulled from the car, which had broken... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
LaFLECHE: Find a new solution for sex workwho were arrested have already started working in other areas," said Krystal Sn
LaFLECHE: Find a new solution for sex work
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 2 days ago
who were arrested have already started working in other areas," said Krystal Snider, the skills development manager at the YWCA Niagara who works closely with sex trade workers. Aside from pushing the sex trade into other neighbourhoods, the... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
LaFLECHE: Find a new solution for sex workwho were arrested have already started working in other areas," said Krystal Sn
LaFLECHE: Find a new solution for sex work
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 2 days ago
who were arrested have already started working in other areas," said Krystal Snider, the skills development manager at the YWCA Niagara who works closely with sex trade workers. Aside from pushing the sex trade into other neighbourhoods, the... Read more
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Welland Tribune
LaFLECHE: Find a new solution for sex workwho were arrested have already started working in other areas," said Krystal Sn
LaFLECHE: Find a new solution for sex work
Welland Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
who were arrested have already started working in other areas," said Krystal Snider, the skills development manager at the YWCA Niagara who works closely with sex trade workers. Aside from pushing the sex trade into other neighbourhoods, the... Read more
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Al.com
From homeless domestic violence victim to homeowner; one Birmingham woman's inspiring journeyto love them. In Jefferson County, 5,058 people were victims of the same crimes
From homeless domestic violence victim to homeowner; one Birmingham woman's inspiring journey
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
to love them. In Jefferson County, 5,058 people were victims of the same crimes. Last year, 2,740 people called the YWCA Central Alabama 24-hour crisis hotline. Nationwide, about 20,000 such calls are made daily. And remember: most domestic... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Vindy.com - BUSINESS DIGEST ||Girard, Hubbard, Lisbon, Niles, Vienna and Youngstown. For information, visit
Vindy.com - BUSINESS DIGEST ||
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
Girard, Hubbard, Lisbon, Niles, Vienna and Youngstown. For information, visit the Sunoco LP website at www.SunocoLP.com. YWCA gets grant YOUNGSTOWN YWCA of Youngstown received a $5,000 grant from the Senators Maurice and Florence Lipscher... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Women React to Clinton Nominationthrough video to celebrate the victory. "We just put the biggest crack in that
Women React to Clinton Nomination
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 2 days ago
through video to celebrate the victory. "We just put the biggest crack in that glass ceiling yet," Clinton said. The YWCA in St. Joseph does not take a stance on political candidates, but did comment on how women have been treated over the... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
"Comply first, complain later." - Police advise citizensIS TRYING TO REACH. >> IF WE GET COMPLIANCE, THE INCIDENT WILL GO MUCH SMOOTHER
"Comply first, complain later." - Police advise citizens
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 3 days ago
IS TRYING TO REACH. >> IF WE GET COMPLIANCE, THE INCIDENT WILL GO MUCH SMOOTHER. >> AND SAFER. HARRISBURG POLICE AND THE YWCA WORKED TOGETHER TO CREATE THIS BROCHURE ON HOW TO COMPLY WITH A POLICE OFFICER. FOR INSTANCE, IF YOU ARE PULLED OVER,... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
NWMO Out of Funding for Mammogramsare having a hard time funding life-saving tests for those in need. In 2016, b
NWMO Out of Funding for Mammograms
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 3 days ago
are having a hard time funding life-saving tests for those in need. In 2016, both the social welfare board and the YWCA lost critical grant money that was being provided by the Susan G. Komen foundation. "Currently we have no dollars in... Read more
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TribLIVE
Backpacks aimed to help bridge summer learning gap through YMCA, YWCA | TribLIVE When managers at a North Huntingdon business stayed after their
Backpacks aimed to help bridge summer learning gap through YMCA, YWCA
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
| TribLIVE When managers at a North Huntingdon business stayed after their regular workday recently, it... Read more
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York Daily Record
Recent York forum: 'a good beginning to our Healing'comment from York College professor Erec Smith, who served on the Shiloh Baptis
Recent York forum: 'a good beginning to our Healing'
York Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
comment from York College professor Erec Smith, who served on the Shiloh Baptist panel, has stuck with me. He is part of a YWCA program designed to give participants the tools to express themselves — to give people a voice. The program instructs... Read more
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The Columbian
Vigil to remember victims of gun violenceinclude Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt; Tanisha Harris, coordinator for the Court
Vigil to remember victims of gun violence
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
include Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt; Tanisha Harris, coordinator for the Court Appointed Special Advocate program at YWCA Clark County; and Heidi Yewman, author of the book “Beyond the Bullet.” After the talks, the group will walk along the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Under Our Skin: Readers respond to issues of race, policing and equalityAfter my children finished school I got involved in several groups there that w
Under Our Skin: Readers respond to issues of race, policing and equality
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
After my children finished school I got involved in several groups there that worked in race relations, sponsored by the YWCA, by churches or the Boys and Girls Clubs… Being a volunteer at The Village of Hope (a South Seattle nonprofit) and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Activa Impacts 59 Rural Women Ebola Victimstwo of the worst affected counties. The pilot project, which was implemented b
Activa Impacts 59 Rural Women Ebola Victims
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
two of the worst affected counties. The pilot project, which was implemented by the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA), ended over the weekend in Western Liberia. An elaborate graduation ceremony was convened for the beneficiaries who... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Orange Phikwe National Marathon Saturdaythe Orange Togetherness Celebration music festival will build a kitchen facilit
Orange Phikwe National Marathon Saturday
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
the Orange Togetherness Celebration music festival will build a kitchen facility for the Young Women Christian Association (YWCA), which we trust will go a long way in helping the young mothers and out of school girls in Phikwe and surrounding... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
CJ Extra calendar: Topeka's upcoming meetings and events, July 26, 2016 update124 N.W. Fillmore. Information: Don Boyd, 271-9642, or Gill and Wanda Goodnow,
CJ Extra calendar: Topeka's upcoming meetings and events, July 26, 2016 update
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
124 N.W. Fillmore. Information: Don Boyd, 271-9642, or Gill and Wanda Goodnow, 246-3354, or www.topekarosesociety.com. YWCA Network Lunch, 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, YWCA, 225 S.W. 12th. Lunch buffet (11:45 a.m.): $12 ($10 for members).... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Florence E. MacKearnin, 102, Girl Scout leaderfor Englebert’s Jewelry Store in West Seneca. She retired in 1985. She was a G
Florence E. MacKearnin, 102, Girl Scout leader
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 days ago
for Englebert’s Jewelry Store in West Seneca. She retired in 1985. She was a Girl Scout leader and active in the YWCA. An accomplished seamstress, she made wedding dresses for four of her granddaughters. She enjoyed reading, crossword... Read more
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CBC.ca
'No means no': Judge delivers blistering rebuke of lower court sex-assault decisionby these biased assumptions. Regrettably, that did not occur in this case."Symp
'No means no': Judge delivers blistering rebuke of lower court sex-assault decision
CBC.ca / Posted 4 days ago
by these biased assumptions. Regrettably, that did not occur in this case."Sympathy for the victim The CEO of the Edmonton YWCA said she has sympathy for the victim. "She was assaulted and violated in a place where kids should feel safe: in her... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
This time, Tammy's recovery is for herselfattempt. And about how she craves approval and love, even if it makes her vulne
This time, Tammy's recovery is for herself
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 5 days ago
attempt. And about how she craves approval and love, even if it makes her vulnerable to abuse. And here, in a room inside YWCA of Niagara Region’s emergency shelter in Niagara Falls, she found acceptance. “It’s a safe place for me to be... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
This time, Tammy's recovery is for herselfattempt. And about how she craves approval and love, even if it makes her vulne
This time, Tammy's recovery is for herself
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 5 days ago
attempt. And about how she craves approval and love, even if it makes her vulnerable to abuse. And here, in a room inside YWCA of Niagara Region’s emergency shelter in Niagara Falls, she found acceptance. “It’s a safe place for me to be... Read more
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Welland Tribune
This time, Tammy's recovery is for herselfattempt. And about how she craves approval and love, even if it makes her vulne
This time, Tammy's recovery is for herself
Welland Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
attempt. And about how she craves approval and love, even if it makes her vulnerable to abuse. And here, in a room inside YWCA of Niagara Region’s emergency shelter in Niagara Falls, she found acceptance. “It’s a safe place for me to be... 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. Pe
Support groups, clubs and services
SaukValley.com / Posted 5 days ago
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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Greenwich Time
Almanac: clubs, meetingsAve., Greenwich. Parking for the meetings is available in the Junior League of
Almanac: clubs, meetings
Greenwich Time / Posted 5 days ago
Ave., Greenwich. Parking for the meetings is available in the Junior League of Greenwich’s parking lot, or next door at the YWCA. Women interested in attending the meeting are asked to send a private and confidential email to:... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
YWCA opens domestic violence shelter to petsThe Clark County YWCA has received a $5,600 grant to convert a domestic violenc
YWCA opens domestic violence shelter to pets
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
The Clark County YWCA has received a $5,600 grant to convert a domestic violence shelter into a pet-friendly haven for victims. The YWCA is partnering with the Humane Society of Southwest Washington and the Mill Plain Animal Hospital to provide the... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
One hospitalized in Highway 395 rollover crash99.32 percent of ballots cast, an affirmation of sorts for his clean performanc
One hospitalized in Highway 395 rollover crash
KHQ Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
99.32 percent of ballots cast, an affirmation of sorts for his clean performance during baseball's so-called Steroids Era. YWCA opens domestic violence shelter to petsYWCA opens domestic violence shelter to pets VANCOUVER, Wash (AP) - The Clark... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
New Hanover Regional Medical Center's Heather Thornton keeps staff in the loopshe can empathize with the hospital's patients. Thornton was recently awarded
New Hanover Regional Medical Center's Heather Thornton keeps staff in the loop
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
she can empathize with the hospital's patients. Thornton was recently awarded a Women of Achievement Award during the YWCA Lower Cape Fear’s signature annual fundraiser, which recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of women and young... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
YWCA opens domestic violence shelter to pets | News - Home VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The Clark County YWCA has received a
YWCA opens domestic violence shelter to pets
KTVZ Bend / Posted 5 days ago
| News - Home VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The Clark County YWCA has received a $5,600 grant to convert a domestic violence shelter into a pet-friendly haven for... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
One dead, three sent to hospital in Spokane Valley crash99.32 percent of ballots cast, an affirmation of sorts for his clean performanc
One dead, three sent to hospital in Spokane Valley crash
KHQ Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
99.32 percent of ballots cast, an affirmation of sorts for his clean performance during baseball's so-called Steroids Era. YWCA opens domestic violence shelter to petsYWCA opens domestic violence shelter to pets VANCOUVER, Wash (AP) - The Clark... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Peach business booming in Green Bluff99.32 percent of ballots cast, an affirmation of sorts for his clean performanc
Peach business booming in Green Bluff
KHQ Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
99.32 percent of ballots cast, an affirmation of sorts for his clean performance during baseball's so-called Steroids Era. YWCA opens domestic violence shelter to petsYWCA opens domestic violence shelter to pets VANCOUVER, Wash (AP) - The Clark... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Thief steals plants from outside Spokane church99.32 percent of ballots cast, an affirmation of sorts for his clean performanc
Thief steals plants from outside Spokane church
KHQ Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
99.32 percent of ballots cast, an affirmation of sorts for his clean performance during baseball's so-called Steroids Era. YWCA opens domestic violence shelter to petsYWCA opens domestic violence shelter to pets VANCOUVER, Wash (AP) - The Clark... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Man arrested after spending 12 hours in tree in Seattle99.32 percent of ballots cast, an affirmation of sorts for his clean performanc
Man arrested after spending 12 hours in tree in Seattle
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
99.32 percent of ballots cast, an affirmation of sorts for his clean performance during baseball's so-called Steroids Era. YWCA opens domestic violence shelter to petsYWCA opens domestic violence shelter to pets VANCOUVER, Wash (AP) - The Clark... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Lewis County resident bit by rabid bat99.32 percent of ballots cast, an affirmation of sorts for his clean performanc
Lewis County resident bit by rabid bat
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
99.32 percent of ballots cast, an affirmation of sorts for his clean performance during baseball's so-called Steroids Era. YWCA opens domestic violence shelter to petsYWCA opens domestic violence shelter to pets VANCOUVER, Wash (AP) - The Clark... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
YWCA of Northeast Kansas back on solid ground as CEO role shifts from Wagnon to MarkerAfter several recent years of fiscal uncertainty caused by financial mismanagem
YWCA of Northeast Kansas back on solid ground as CEO role shifts from Wagnon to Marker
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
After several recent years of fiscal uncertainty caused by financial mismanagement, choosing the new leader for the YWCA of Northeast Kansas had to be done with an abundance of careful thought and consideration, according to the president of the... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Under fire, Dem chair Wasserman Schultz to leave99.32 percent of ballots cast, an affirmation of sorts for his clean performanc
Under fire, Dem chair Wasserman Schultz to leave
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
99.32 percent of ballots cast, an affirmation of sorts for his clean performance during baseball's so-called Steroids Era. YWCA opens domestic violence shelter to petsYWCA opens domestic violence shelter to pets VANCOUVER, Wash (AP) - The Clark... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
YWCA opens domestic violence shelter to pets99.32 percent of ballots cast, an affirmation of sorts for his clean performanc
YWCA opens domestic violence shelter to pets
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
99.32 percent of ballots cast, an affirmation of sorts for his clean performance during baseball's so-called Steroids Era. VANCOUVER, Wash (AP) - The Clark... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
YWCA opens domestic violence shelter to petsVANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - The Clark County YWCA has received a $5,600 grant to co
YWCA opens domestic violence shelter to pets
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 6 days ago
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - The Clark County YWCA has received a $5,600 grant to convert a domestic violence shelter into a pet-friendly haven for victims. The YWCA is partnering with the Humane Society of Southwest Washington and the Mill Plain Animal... 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. Pe
Support groups, clubs and services
SaukValley.com / Posted 6 days ago
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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The Register NorthJersey.com
Former YWCA building is bought in Upper Saddle RiverA company from Ramsey is purchasing the building that formerly housed the YWCA
Former YWCA building is bought in Upper Saddle River
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 6 days ago
A company from Ramsey is purchasing the building that formerly housed the YWCA Daycare in Upper Saddle River. Health & Wellness Partners (HWP), a locally-based, women-owned and operated medical communications company, has purchased 98 Pleasant Ave.... Read more
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York Daily Record
Moving Up for July 24, 2016of the York County Community Foundation. Attorney Kate Hynes, of Stock and Lea
Moving Up for July 24, 2016
York Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
of the York County Community Foundation. Attorney Kate Hynes, of Stock and Leader, Attorneys at Law, took the reins of the YWCA York Junior Board in June. A transplant from Brookville, Hynes initially joined the YWCA’s Jr. Board in 2012 as a way to... Read more
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