Community Action Program

Who are the recipients of the UBCM Community Excellence Awards?

Programs recognized as an example for other communities. The Union of British Columbia Municipalities Community Excellence Awards, presented on September 14, recognized eight municipalities for excellence in governance, service delivery, asset management and sustainability. The awards, launched in 2004, aim to showcase outstanding initiatives and share them with other members …

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The quiet little secret of suburban poverty

The suburban region projects an image of success and wealth in gleaming office buildings, bustling malls, and manicured housing estates. But below the surface are the poor who are struggling to make ends meet. Some are seen at intersections asking for help; most are largely invisible. Poverty is the quiet …

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Platteville Council Candidates Highlight Need to Improve Diversity in Governance and Community Engagement | News from the three states

PLATTEVILLE, Wisconsin – Four candidates seeking a seat on the Platteville Common Council answered questions from sitting members on Tuesday, arguing for their appointment. The elected post has been vacant since May when Robin Cline announced his resignation, citing health and family responsibilities as factors. The term expires in April. …

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Faith in Action receives grant to provide services

This grant provides reimbursement for program services, including round-trip transportation to doctor’s appointments, errands and errands, housework and housekeeping services, and accessibility modifications such as ramps and wheelchair ramps. Congress passed the OAA in 1965 in response to the concerns of policymakers about the lack of community social services for …

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Park of the town of Estes selected for the national community forest fire planning assistance program | News from Parc d’Estes

Estes City Park has been selected to receive forest fire planning assistance in 2021 under the National Forest Fire Community Planning Assistance Program (CPAW). As wildfires increasingly affect communities across the country, CPAW provides communities with a variety of services, including land use planning recommendations, personalized research, online tools, and …

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The senior journeyman program resumes its activities

Posted: 07/02/21 17:18:31 PM Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., the sponsor of the New Hampshire Senior Companion Program, is delighted to announce that the Senior Companion Program volunteers have resumed their community service. The mission of the Senior Companion Program and the CAPBMCI is to provide the opportunity for …

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Community calendar | News, Sports, Jobs

MON / 6-21 Calcutta Trustees of the Township of St. Clair, 4 pm, Peter Metrovich Community Center; no mask required if fully vaccinated. Canfield South Range School Board, 7 p.m., K-12 Auditorium Leetonia Leetonia School Board, 6 p.m., Primary Library; special meeting with legal counsel regarding an ongoing or imminent …

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How to stay cool on a budget this week

HANNIBAL (WFEM) – The Tri-States are heating up, and it will only get hotter. To stay cool on a budget, Lowe’s Deputy Director of Operations Misty Long suggests using ceiling fans in high traffic areas, cleaning and replacing air filters and coils, and ‘insulate your ceiling. Her number one money-saving …

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