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Take a Look Inside Des Moines’ Urban Dreams New Community Services Building

Since 1985, Urban Dreams, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the underserved in Des Moines, has rented office space in the Riverbend neighborhood. Soon it will have its own place. By the end of June, the nonprofit plans to move into a renovated building at 1615 2nd Ave., which it purchased in mid-December. The […]

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More Los Gatans use West Valley Community Services

West Valley Community Services’ 2020-21 Impact Report shows that the number of Los Gatos residents using its services increased for the second year in a row, particularly customers facing food insecurity. The nonprofit — which also provides food, lodging and support services in Saratoga, Cupertino and West San Jose — reported that in 2020-21, its […]

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More Los Gatans Use West Valley Community Services – East Bay Times

West Valley Community Services’ 2020-21 Impact Report shows that the number of Los Gatos residents using its services increased for the second year in a row, particularly customers facing food insecurity. The nonprofit — which also provides food, lodging and support services in Saratoga, Cupertino and West San Jose — reported that in 2020-21, its […]

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Chester County Commissioners award $249,000 grant to community services in Phoenixville area – Daily Local

PHOENIXVILLE – Phoenixville Area Community Services (PACS) has received a major financial boost to outfit its recently acquired building to become a food distribution center. Chester County Commissioners awarded the non-profit organization a $294,000 grant to expand the facility’s electrical capacity and install a generator to ensure an extensive refrigeration system is always running. The […]

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Chester County Commissioners award $249,000 grant to community services in Phoenixville area – The Mercury

PHOENIXVILLE – Phoenixville Area Community Services (PACS) has received a major financial boost to outfit its recently acquired building to become a food distribution center. Chester County Commissioners awarded the non-profit organization a $294,000 grant to expand the facility’s electrical capacity and install a generator to ensure an extensive refrigeration system is always running. The […]

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Coffee is served at the Westlake Community Services Center

WESTLAKE, Ohio — The city’s new community service center is looking for residents who want to chat with their neighbors. The beautiful senior center has a cafe – the Connections Café – and executive director Lydia Gadd brings together various groups to come “coffee and conversation”. “We are lucky to have a facility like this […]

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Caroline Raymond joins Maine Behavioral Healthcare as Senior Director of Community Services

NEW EMPLOYEES Caroline Raymond Caroline Raymond joined Maine Behavioral Healthcare as Senior Director of Community Services. Raymond, of Cape Elizabeth, brings nearly 25 years of leadership and direct service experience to his new role. She was previously a superintendent at Long Creek Youth Development Center in South Portland. Deb Haggerty Deb Haggerty joined Kennebunk Beach […]

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Humboldt and District Community Services looks on with emotion at 2021

Humboldt and District Community Services have had a busy year, running 11 different programs around Humboldt and the region. The introduction of COVID-19 has affected many businesses, and Humboldt and District Community Services are no exception. “We have spent the last year developing and revising several policies, such as visitation, vaccination, masking and screening policies. […]

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‘Need to do better:’ Boyle Street Community Services on the move with $13m fundraising goal, aging building sold to Oilers Entertainment Group

Links to the breadcrumb Local News Publication date : December 15, 2021 • December 15, 2021 • 3 minute read • Join the conversation A rendering of the new Boyle Street Community Service building. Boyle Street has sold its existing building and will move to a new space at 10010 107A Avenue (two blocks north […]

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Boyle Street Community Services to get $28.5M new home north of downtown Edmonton

A long-standing community center that serves the vulnerable population of downtown Edmonton will move to a new home following the sale of its current property to Oilers Entertainment Group. Boyle Street Community Services plans to move two blocks north of its current site to a building at 10010 107A Ave., which is expected to open […]

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Boyle Street Community Services will move into a new building in 2023

Boyle Street Community Services will move to a new location in the summer or fall of 2023. In a statement on Wednesday, Boyle Street said the newly renovated facility would be at 100 Street and 107A Avenue, two blocks north of its current location. “We are signaling to our city that we need to do […]

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Community systems offer alternative pathways for solar growth | News

“The violence we are experiencing, the shootings, the murders, the COVID-19,” Howell said wearily. “You are trying to save families, and right now no one is really talking about global warming. “ Yet his international ministries at Shiloh Temple in northern Minneapolis have welcomed the opportunity to become one of the many providers of “community […]

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LA County Announces Appointment Of Executive Director Of Seniors And Community Services – Los Angeles Sentinel | Los Angeles Sentry

The decision by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to add a cross on the San Gabriel Mission to the county’s official seal was unconstitutional, a federal judge said last week. (archive photo) Los Angeles County today announced the appointment of Laura Trejo as Executive Director of Aging and Community Services in the Department […]

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Community systems offer alternative pathways for solar growth | News, Sports, Jobs

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Walking on the roof of his church among 630 solar panels, Bishop Richard Howell Jr. acknowledged that climate change is not the most pressing concern for his predominantly black congregation – even though it disproportionately harms people of color and the poor. “The violence we endure, the shootings, the murders, COVID-19” Howell […]

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Community systems offer alternative pathways for solar growth

MINNEAPOLIS – Walking on the roof of his church among 630 solar panels, Bishop Richard Howell Jr. acknowledged that climate change is not the most pressing concern for his predominantly black congregation – even though it is dark. disproportionately to people of color and the poor. “The violence we are experiencing, the shootings, the murders, […]

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community systems offer alternative pathways for solar growth | Minnesota News

By JOHN FLESHER, AP Environmental Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Walking on the roof of his church among 630 solar panels, Bishop Richard Howell Jr. acknowledged that climate change is not the most pressing concern for his predominantly black congregation – even though it disproportionately harms people of color and the poor. “The violence we are […]

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Yelm Community Services Serves Thanksgiving With Bountiful Bounty

By Daniel Warn / [email protected] Yelm Community Services filled Thanksgiving with fresh food and turkey this year during a special Thanksgiving giveaway on Tuesday, November 22. Cindy Marchand-Cecil, executive director of Yelm Community Services, said the food bank plans ahead and keeps enough stock of Thanksgiving essentials each year to have more than enough for […]

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Gavin, director of community services for Venango County, has passed away | Cover page

Mary Jeanne Gavin, executive director of Community Services in Venango County who was the heart and soul of the Friends for Food effort, died just hours before the annual Thanksgiving food distribution on Saturday morning. Gavin has worked closely with the newspaper each year to ensure the campaign is a success and can benefit as […]

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Maine Behavioral Healthcare Appoints New Senior Director of Community Services

PORTLAND, Maine – Maria hadjiyane, vice president of ambulatory services for Maine Behavioral Healthcare, today announced that Caroline Raymond was appointed Senior Director of Community Services for the state’s leading behavioral health provider. In his new role at MBH, Raymond oversees the community services of Behavioral Health Home (BHH), Dynamic Community Treatment (ACT), and Multisystem […]

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Community Service Workers: A Call for Student Comments | News

The ASUO has not decided whether to support community services officers from the University of Oregon Police Department, choosing instead to hear the views of the student body before making a decision. This comes after an expansion of CSOs on campus in November 2020 and recent meetings between ASUO and UOPD chief Matthew Carmichael on […]

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Comcast ‘Lift Zones’ Supports Community Services for Youth | News

Harrisburg – Comcast focuses on increasing broadband adoption in Pennsylvania through Lift Zones, which provide free Wi-Fi in select recreation centers, community centers, senior centers and computer labs social housing. The company donates a total of $ 100,000 in grants to four lifting zones in community youth organizations. These grants are intended to benefit low-income […]

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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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$ 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 […]

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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 […]

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Senior Executives Resign from Marin City Community Service District

Two senior administrators from the Marin City Community Services District have announced their resignations, inflicting yet another setback on the board as it stabilizes its finances. District tax administrator Bruce Palmore informed Acting Managing Director Don Lancaster that he was stepping down in an email on September 15. Palmore has said his last day will […]

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SAL Family and Community Services, a Moline-Based Nonprofit, Adds Four Members to its Board of Directors | Local news

Marcy Mendenhall, President and CEO of SAL Family and Community Services, talks about the Child Care Restoration Grants program which will provide emergency assistance to child care services like Skip-a-Long Child Development Services. SAL Family and Community Services has added four new members to its Board of Directors. PHOTO FILE SAL Family and Community Services, […]

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US Representative Lori Trahan shines a spotlight on community service at the Wish Project in Chelmsford – Lowell Sun

CHELMSFORD – US Representative Lori Trahan’s visit to Project Wish this week highlighted the non-profit community services provided to thousands of people across the Merrimack Valley each year. Trahan, joined by State Representative Vanna Howard, D-Lowell, toured the facility and met with staff and volunteers. “The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a significant increase in food […]

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McGuire Takes Head of Community Services Consortium | Local

Pegge McGuire has been appointed Executive Director of the Community Services Consortium. McGuire had served as interim executive director since May 2019 after the organization’s former executive director Martha Lyon went on sick leave. Lyon will assume a role of director emeritus within the CSC. McGuire, who began her new role on May 28, was […]

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Safe Berks Opens Extension Office at Friend, Inc. Community Services

On June 14, 2021, Safe Berks opened an extension office at Friend, Inc. Community Services, 658D Noble Road, Kutztown. A Safe Berks attorney is available at this office Mondays from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for scheduled or walk-in appointments. To schedule an appointment at another time in Kutztown or to speak with the local […]

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Church Community Services tours showcase their resources and programs

ELKHART, Ind. – An Elkhart nonprofit is still working to enrich the lives of Michiana’s neighbors in need after two decades. Church Community Services is making a difference to expand its mission of empowerment. The ultimate goal is to build a secure future by preparing guests for success. More than 1,000 families a month are […]

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Point Dume Community Service District gets brief reprieve | News

The Los Angeles County agency threatening to dissolve the Point Dume Community Service District voted unanimously to give the community service group a second chance. Los Angeles County Local Agency Training Commission (LAFCO) officials agreed at a July 14 meeting to “reach out” to revitalize the agency. LAFCO executive director Paul Novak had recommended disbanding […]

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Freeport Community Services Goes Internal for New Director

Freeport Community Services chose its Director of Programs to be its new Executive Director after a five-month search. The search to replace Paula Paladino, who resigned in March, was competitive, with multiple candidates, but Sarah Lundin rose to the top as the best person for the job, acting director Liza Moore said. Monday Contributed / […]

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Sarah Lundin named Director of Freeport Community Services

Sarah Lundin, photo added Freeport Community Services has named Sarah Lundin its new executive director. Freeport Community Services supports the residents of Freeport and Pownal with essential and emergency relief services. Lundin joined the Freeport Community Services staff in 2015 as Community Services Coordinator. In 2020, she was promoted to program director. Previously, Lundin worked […]

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Freeport Community Services Honors Founding Mothers

Freeport Community Services has ensured that the legacy of its first director, the late Betsy Ruff, lives on through the actions of young people in Freeport and Pownal. Two recent Freeport High School graduates are this year’s Betsy Ruff scholarship recipients. This is the third year that Freeport Community Services has awarded the $500 college […]

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Douglass Community Services establishes foundation and scholarship for its 50th anniversary | Local news

HANNIBAL – Douglass Community Services celebrated its 50th year of community service with breakfast Tuesday at the Rialto Banquet Hall and the announcement of the Douglass Foundation and its first project, a scholarship for non-traditional students. Douglass Chairman of the Board, Seth McBride, welcomed everyone to the celebration, explaining how the programs that eventually became […]

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Preview Tour of Westlake’s New Community Services and Senior Center is a Revelation

WESTLAKE, Ohio — The new Westlake Seniors and Community Services Center is about to open, and a preview tour gave a taste of what awaits city residents there. The first impression when walking through the front door is an immediate feeling of space – lots of space. The actual space is 28,000 square feet, about […]

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McGuire takes over the leadership of the Community Services Consortium | Local

Pegge McGuire has been appointed Executive Director of the Community Services Consortium. McGuire had served as interim executive director since May 2019 after the organization’s former chief executive, Martha Lyon, went on sick leave. Lyon will assume a Director Emeritus role with CSC. McGuire, who began her new role on May 28, was elected by […]

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Jasper County Community Services: The Source of Transportation | News

JASPER COUNTY, Ind. — Jasper County Community Services provides the only public transit services in Jasper County, Indiana. Many people take advantage of the transport possibilities. JCCS public transportation is available Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (CST) through December 31, 2021. Donations are accepted and will be used toward future transportation costs. […]

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Small groups can now visit the new Westlake Community Service Center

WESTLAKE, Ohio — The grand opening of the Westlake Community Services Center is getting closer. It is tentatively scheduled for mid-June, to coincide with the Recreation Department’s 40th anniversary. But for now, small groups can schedule a tour of the new facility on the City Recreation Center campus. Those interested will see a new state-of-the-art […]