Community services

St. Paul’s Efforts to Limit Church’s Offerings of “Community and Social Service” Draw Opposition – Twin Cities

It’s not every day that Lutheran leaders team up with members of the Muslim, Catholic and Jewish faith communities to take on City Hall. On Friday morning, about 40 religious, nonprofit and academic leaders – including a former director of St. Paul’s planning and economic development department and the president of Concordia University – attended […]

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Novato’s Director of Community Services North Marin Wins Latino Business Leadership Award

How do you think your profession will evolve over the next five years? There will be an increased demand for bilingual / bicultural public health professionals like myself, which will be difficult as there are not that many of us across the country. I am already seeing an increase in requests for collaboration and participation […]

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Honolulu Community Services Gets Second New Director in Four Weeks

Honolulu’s Department of Community Services has again a new acting director after two consecutive resignations of those appointed by Mayor Rick Blangiardi. Earlier this year, the mayor appointed Sarah Allen, the former state purchasing manager, to head the department, which administers housing and labor services, among other programs. Anton Krucky, director of the Honolulu Mayor’s […]

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Virtual Cooking School to Benefit Stewpot Community Services

Job : October 21, 2021 / 2:33 p.m. CDT / Update: October 22, 2021 / 1:08 p.m. CDT JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – A virtual cooking school, sponsored by BankPlus, will benefit Stewpot Community Services. Mississippi chefs Derek Emerson and Connor Wolf will be the cooking session instructors. The course will be broadcast live from the […]

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Crossroads Community Services Leverages Lean Management

The primary goal of Crossroads Community Services is to alleviate pockets of food insecurity in the southern part of Dallas County, as well as Ellis and Navarro counties in Texas. Through its in-house pantry and network of 150 distribution partners, Crossroads Community Services provides nutritious food to low-income individuals and families in need. On January […]

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Chase Community Services Society seeks to expand transit options for seniors – Salmon Arm Observer

A fundraising effort is underway to provide an additional community transportation option in Chase for residents needing to access health services in nearby communities. Established in 2019, the Chase Community Service Society operates a public transportation service for residents who are unable or disabled, to help them get to doctor’s appointments, care programs, pharmacy, or […]

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Department of Social Services Warns of New Community Services Block Grant Fraud Scheme Using Social MediaOzark Radio News

Jefferson City, Missouri— The Department of Social Services is warning Missourians to be alert to new fraud activity involving Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) funds. People are reporting that they are now receiving messages from social media profiles posing as their friends or family asking for a $500 gift card in exchange for a large […]

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Loaves & Fishes Community Services Celebrates Opening of New Food Distribution Center

Above / The community is invited to the Ribbon Cutting Celebration on Wednesday, October 27 at 3 p.m. Update, October 28, 2021 / Standing next to Loaves & Fishes Community Services CEO and President Mike Havala, Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin expressed his utmost approval when Naperville-founded and based Loaves & Fishes celebrated their new distribution […]

Community values

Battle Ground School Board Candidates Say District Should Reflect Community Values

Three positions on the Battle Ground School Board are up for election – all as the district faces a major decision over a replacement tax that will shape the community’s next four years of public education. One of the candidates on the ballot, Diane Langan of District 3, died suddenly in September at the age […]

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Comment: Public schools and community services depend on logged state-managed forests

By Matt Comisky More than two million acres of logged forests managed by Washington State provide a sustainable and continuous supply of timber, clean water for salmon, habitat for wildlife, family jobs and non-tax income for supporting public education and community services. All of these benefits are at risk if a legal attack on these […]

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City of Williams Lake hires new director of community services – Williams Lake Tribune

Williams Lake Town Hall. (Photo by City of Williams Lake) City of Williams Lake Hires New Director of Community Services Stacey Miranda returns to Williams Lake, formerly Community Services Manager The Town of Williams Lake has announced the hiring of Stacey Miranda as the Town’s Director of Community Services. In a press release on Oct. […]

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Report urges community services, not police, to stem violence in NJ

TRENTON – Amid concerns about rising violence, especially among those with guns, a new report suggests the state is emphasizing community alternatives rather than increased policing to stem the tide. Marleina Ubel, policy analyst for New Jersey Policy Perspective, said community-led programs can do a more effective job of reducing crime and improving safety, health […]

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$ 248,000 in US bailout funding for Native American community services in Erie and Niagara counties

Tue, Oct 12, 2021 9:20 AM Funding supports preservation of Indigenous languages Congressman Brian Higgins announced a federal grant totaling $ 248,077 to Native American Community Services of Erie and Niagara Counties Inc. (NACS). Funded by the American Rescue Plan and awarded by the Administration for Native Americans (ANA), the grant supports tribes and organizations […]

Community managements

Community management apps came to the rescue during Covid lockdown: San Banerjee, Co-Founder and CEO, ADDA

Most communities have realized the value of local businesses that can provide essential products to their companies and have made connections. Since the pandemic hit it has locked us all in our homes. As a result, the requirement for applications for closed communities has become even stronger. The pandemic has been a new difficult situation […]

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Yucaipa Community Services Thrive Despite COVID-19 Setbacks | News

At the regular Yucaipa City Council meeting on September 27, Director of Community Services Megan Wolfe asked City Council to receive and file the 2021 Community Services Department (CSD) Update Report. Wolfe said: “A few months ago the Development Services Department was here to provide an update and tonight it’s my turn. ” “I’m delighted, […]

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Yuma Catholic Community Services invites you to raise a toast to hope

YCCS’ annual fundraiser helps Yuma’s only domestic violence shelter – reports Fox 9’s Adam Klepp YUMA (KYMA-TV, KECY-TV) – This Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we’re spotlighting those in our community who are working to help victims. Yuma Catholic Community Services runs the only domestic violence shelter in Yuma, helping those most in need. “Domestic violence […]

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Panhandle Community Services Celebrates National Weatherization Month | News

Panhandle Community Services is changing lives and leading change in Texas’ 26 major counties. The weatherization program allows low-income families to save on energy costs, thereby reducing their high energy load. October is National Weatherization Month. This is an opportunity to highlight the impact of the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), which saves energy, improves the […]