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Almost half of CT residents live in a ‘child care desert’

Babysitter Tara Kennedy receives more potential families than she has space to register. “I get several requests each week from families looking for child care, either moving to the area, returning to work, or wishing their children to return to the world of socializing after not seeing anyone for a …

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Latest water resources from the 4 states, heating bill resources

December 30, 2021 3:45 PM Posted: December 30, 2021 3:45 PM Update: December 30, 2021 3:47 PM KOAM Image Several programs have opened their application process or will soon be accepting requests for assistance with utility bills. Families or individuals can find help paying their water and energy bills. Below …

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WCCA Housing Director Sheryl Fortune retires – The Tryon Daily Bulletin

WCCA Housing Programs Director Sheryl Fortune is retiring after a 33-year career with the non-profit agency. During this time, Fortune managed the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program, implemented the agency’s highly successful Family Self-Sufficiency and HCV Home Ownership programs, helped 59 families become home buyers. first home and enabled more …

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Upcoming Bottled Water Pickup Schedule for Town of Benton Harbor Residents

To ensure that residents of the Town of Benton Harbor have sufficient water for the holidays, overtime for distribution was added from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, December 31 at Benton Harbor High School. Residents can get additional cases of water this week as distribution sites will not …

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Advocates say Alabama housing trust fund funding could help prevent homelessness

Anne Rygiel runs a homeless men’s shelter in Birmingham called Firehouse Ministries. As the weather gets colder and the holidays approach, Rygiel has to turn away more people every night for lack of room to sleep. “It can be a matter of life or death,” she said. There are 92 …

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Federal immunization mandate poses challenges for local Head Start programs

Federal immunization mandate poses challenges for local Head Start programs By: David Forster Posted on: Thursday 23 December 2021 ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – The federal Head Start program has ordered any adult who interacts with a student in the program to be vaccinated against COVID-19 soon. It got Heather Wolfe …

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Baker-Polito administration provides funding for 8 new MWRTA vehicles – Framingham SOURCE

in full transparency, here is a press release from the Baker-Polito administration *** BOSTON – The Baker-Polito administration today announced, December 21, a total of $ 8.9 million for municipalities, aging councils, nonprofits and other entities to use under the Transit Subsidy Program administered by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation …

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structures targeted for demolition at Bridgeport, Martins Ferry | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo by JD Long – Martins Ferry Mayor John Davies was tasked with demolishing the old Cravat Coal building in Bridgeport after its recent fire, but he said there were other structures in the nearby neighborhood of Martins Ferry who could also be the target of shaving. Martins Ferry Mayor …

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Commissioners approve $ 7 million for mental health programs

Kitsap County’s mental health and chemical addiction programs received a boost with $ 7 million in funding over the next year. The financial support will fund nearly three dozen projects in Kitsap County aimed at improving the lives of people with mental health issues or chemical addictions, officials said. “This …

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Vince Harper is remembered as a friend, lawyer, mentor and father figure

Ever since Vince Harper was a child he strove to pay attention to others and always managed to leave a good impression among his friends and family. It was a constant message delivered Thursday afternoon at a life-celebration ceremony for the beloved non-profit worker, who died last month at the …

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Jackson Park renovation and name change planning continue

Residents of Potrero Hill met on Zoom in October to discuss new designs, public art opportunities and potentially renaming Jackson Park. Participants generally wanted more open spaces and an American Disabilities Act-compliant community center with indoor and outdoor bathrooms. There was also support to add a dedicated off-leash dog play …

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Notice board | Lifestyles | siouxcityjournal.com

Regional programs * Please call ahead to make sure programs are available. * Volunteer tutors, part-time instructors and substitute instructors to help people learn to read, write or spell, learn math, graduate high school from the GED program, or learn to read and to write English. 494-1964. Aging Connection Zone …

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The Damien Center is looking for young adults to participate in an HIV awareness program – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana weather

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The Damien Center is looking to build a team of people to help deal with an increase in HIV diagnoses among young adults. In 2019, the Indianapolis area recorded approximately 271 new HIV diagnoses. Of those, 55 were young adults, according to state data. The representatives of …

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Las Cruces City Council Reviews Nonprofit Funding Priorities

Las Cruces City Council on Monday voted to postpone the adoption of nonprofit funding priorities. The City of Las Cruces has committed $ 10.4 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding to community and economic development initiatives. For nonprofits, this means additional resources to help community members recover from the …

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Oregon lawmakers strive for special session deal and renewed confidence

Gov. Kate Brown called lawmakers back to Salem next week to avoid a wave of deportations. Republicans, however, are reluctant to return to the State Capitol. They argued that there are more effective ways to resolve the current housing crisis in the state. This is when the negotiation, the haggling, …

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Make someone’s season shine by giving | Clothes

The need for those in a position to lend a helping hand is greater than ever this holiday season. With many local organizations seeking help, there are many options, large and small, to make a difference in someone’s life. Giving back affects both the recipient and the donor significantly and …

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Community Action provides help to the homeless – Harlan Enterprise

Colder weather is fast approaching, with mornings already seeing temperatures below zero. The Harlan Community Action Agency (CAA) offers help to homeless people. Sherri Jennings, Homeless Program Case Manager for Harlan Community Action Agency, spoke about the current homelessness situation in Harlan. According to Jennings, approximately 67 people participate in …

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Joe Wiah prepares Brattleboro for Afghan arrivals, drawing on his own experience | Local News

BRATTLEBORO – When the Afghans who fled their country amid the chaotic US withdrawal arrive in Southeast Vermont to resettle here, they will need housing, language support and other services . Joe Wiah is the man who coordinates it all. Wiah, 48, of Brattleboro, is intimately familiar with the area’s …

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Smithfield Foods Announces First Participants in Support Program for Minority Farmers | Local

Smithfield Foods announced that the Martin family is the first family farmer to participate in its new contract growers program to support minority farmers on Thursday, November 18. The new Unity and Action program has been developed to help overcome historic obstacles disproportionately faced by minority farmers and to diversify …

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Richard “Dick” Thomas Brady, of Bristol, dies at 83

Tuesday 23 November 2021 Smith Funeral and Memorial Services Enlarge + Richard “Dick” Thomas Brady, 83, of Bristol passed away peacefully at Hope Health Hospice in Providence surrounded by his loving family. Born in Providence. He was the son of the late Thomas and Ann (Waring) Brady. Beloved husband of …

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Hotel costs contribute to tree growth in San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo creates an easy way for tourists and residents to reduce their carbon footprint. The new “Keys for Trees” program allows people to book at “green hotels” – and a portion of the fee will go towards planting thousands of trees over the next decade. The program is …

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Community foundation awards $ 75,000 to seven nonprofits – Muncie Journal

By Kallie Sulanke— MUNCIE, Ind. — The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. awarded $ 75,118 to seven nonprofits during the last round of quarterly competitive grants of 2021. The goal of the Community Foundation is to improve the quality of life in Muncie and Delaware County for …

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Frigid cold snap last winter explains why Mainers electricity bills will be so high next year

A cold snap that froze much of North America in February is partly to blame for the surge in natural gas prices that are pushing up the cost of electricity for Mainers next year. The Maine Public Utilities Commission announced this week that most residential customers of the state’s two …

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Supplies For Life receives $ 2,000 grant

JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) – Supplies For Life is this week’s recipient of a $ 2,000 grant from Upstate Shredding to Southern Tier Tuesdays. Supplies For Life is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing food, supplies and education to others with substance use disorders. Supplies For Life creator Jen Cutting said …

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Grant offers employment, vocational training | Local

The Northwest Wisconsin Workforce Investment Board received a $ 2.2 million Worker Advancement Initiative grant from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. The Worker Advancement Initiative will serve people whose previous jobs did not return after the pandemic, as well as those who were not attached or had not succeeded …

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Frontline Communities on Climate Action Step One is Stop the Harm / Public Information Service

SEATTLE, Washington – Communities facing the impacts of climate change in Washington State are closely monitoring legislation in Washington, DC. People on the front lines of climate change are largely made up of communities of color, low-income communities and indigenous peoples. Deric Gruen, co-executive director of Front and Centered, a …

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CGTN: Global Action Initiative 2021

(“Global Action Initiative 2021 – Project Earth” broadcast from November 2 to 6) BEIJING, November 8, 2021 / PRNewswire / – China Media Group’s week-long event “Global Action Initiative 2021 – Project Earth” highlighted the seriousness of the climate crisis, heard from world leaders, scientists, young activists, and explored ideas …

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Alliance for Osteoarthritis Action Raises Center for Disease Control and Prevention Evidence-Based Interventions (AAEBI) Recognized by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from 7 to 18 |

CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, October 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Osteoarthritis Action Alliance (OAAA) recently evaluated numerous evidence-based (medically proven) interventions to identify those that met the criteria established to be known as “appropriate evidence-based interventions.” for arthritis ”(AAEBI). Programs who meet these criteria must demonstrate that they …

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Vans Checkerboard Day brings people together to rebuild and revitalize local communities through creativity

“Research shows that art and creative expression is proven to not only benefit the academic, physical and mental well-being of an individual, but uplift and enhance entire communities, especially when shared. in public spaces “, explains Doug Palladini, President of the global brand Vans. “Many of our local community and …

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Two ACAP staff receive restorative practice certification

PRESQUE ISLE – The Aroostook County Action Program is proud to recognize two of its staff members for their continued professional development. Program supervisor Randall Reischer and community educator Brandi Perry recently received certifications from the International Institute for Restorative Practices. ISLAND ALMOST – The Aroostook County Action Program is …

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DCNR to Offer Free Virtual Workshops for Community Conservation Grants Program

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn in November announced free grant workshops for those looking to fund recreation and conservation projects. “I hope potential applicants take advantage of these free opportunities to learn more about the DCNR grant process,” said Dunn. “These …

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Letter to the Editor | Young Pennsylvanians should be empowered to work in agriculture | Letters to the Editor | Reviews | Daily college student

This letter was written by Jillian Ranko, a second year agricultural and extension student. She is a past president of the Pennsylvania 4-H State Council and a current member of the American Conservation Coalition. In 2018, nearly 30% of the global workforce worked in agriculture, making it the largest industry …

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Starkville’s ARPA plan criticized for lack of homeless support, infrastructure Beatty hopes to overturn parks funding strategy

STARKVILLE – The city’s decision to spend $ 5.5 million of its American Rescue Plan Act funds on parks and recreation did not please many citizens. Homelessness and evictions, for example, are on the rise in the city, said Cate Van Hurdle, representative of the community action group Starkville Strong. …

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Community Memories – Sep 25, 2021 | Community

CAPCA LiHEAP program closure notice The Community Action Program for Central Arkansas will close the LiHEAP Regular Summer, Crisis and Extended Winter Assistance Programs effective Thursday. For more information in White County, contact Ashlee Dobbs, Community Services Coordinator, at (501) 279-2015 or visit 1132 Benton St. in Searcy. Road closure …

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Janet J. Long, 88, from Watertown

Janet J. Long, 88, of Watertown, died Thursday, September 16, 2021 at Samaritan Keep Home, where she had resided for several years.(Source: Funeral home) WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) – Janet J. Long, 88, of Watertown, died Thursday, September 16, 2021 at Samaritan Keep Home, where she had resided for several …

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River Forest adds solar option for residents

Environmentally conscious River Forest residents will soon have another green energy option following action taken by village council on September 13. Directors voted 4-0 to support a recommendation from the Sustainability Commission to approve a resolution approving the Community Solar Clearinghouse Solution (CS2) residential solar program. Trustees Lisa Gillis and …

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Sewer improvements | Public notice

ADVERTISING AND INVITATION OF BIDS Sealed bids in duplicate will be received by the City of Danbury, Brazoria County, Texas for the supply of all plant, labor, material and equipment, and for the ‘execution of all works required for the construction of: HARVEY ROUND PROGRAM 1 FUNDING FOR THE IMPROVEMENT …

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