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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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$100,000 donation will help Catholic Community Services secure more housing for families

The Salem nonprofit is putting a recent donation from Ashley HomeStores to work with direct assistance to families impacted by the pandemic, inflation and a tight housing and rental market. Jag Daswatta, regional manager of Ashley HomeStores in Oregon, left, poses with a donation check to Catholic Community Services with board members and CEO Josh […]

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Scarborough Community Services offers new programs for youth and teens

The new space at the Scarborough Community Center allows for the return of old programs and the addition of new ones. Courtesy picture SCARBOROUGH — Community Services Scarborough is hosting many new events, including the new Teen Advisory Council for high school students in grades 6-8, youth movement classes and the return of a preschool […]

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Two join the Aroostook Agency on Aging Community Services team

There have been two recent additions to the Community Services branch of the Aroostook Agency on Aging. Rick Bragg, Community Outreach and Education Manager, and Kimberly James, Medicare Education Coordinator, will report to Judy Anderson, Director of Community and Volunteer Services. PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — There have been two recent additions to the Community Services […]

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Chowan Commissioners Discuss Community Services Block Grant | Local

The Chowan County Council of Commissioners discussed a recent Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) application on January 3, the first council meeting of 2022. With no members of the public in attendance – possibly due to winter weather conditions earlier today – the board debated the need for the block grant. According to the North […]

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High School Advantage Reflects Community Values ​​| The Floyd Press

The Lady Buffaloes who have won more games in school volleyball history have had one more game after the end of the season – not as players, but as coaches and officials in a benefit event for a classmate. Yes, the Lady Buffs refereed a benefit match between the male members of the junior and […]

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Community Services – City of Palo Alto, California

Palo Alto Art Center The Palo Alto Art Center is your place to see and make art, activate your creativity and expand your community. Created by and for the community in 1971, the Palo Alto Art Center offers an accessible and welcoming place to engage in art. We serve approximately 150,000 people each year through […]

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Civil service deeply rooted in new director of community services

The daughter of former Douglas County School Trustee Alicia Smalley, Brook Adie inherited a commitment to public service from her mother, who worked for the state for decades. Adie was appointed deputy director of the county’s community services department in October. “I am really excited to be working in the community where I grew up,” […]

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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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Chronicle of Nonprofit Organizations Today: A Shared Responsibility to Instill Community Values ​​| Best Stories

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. “- Gandhi Increasingly, it has been shown that there are significant benefits in instilling charitable instinct and awareness of need at a young age. Whether it’s donating or volunteering, the Northern New York Community Foundation has made its work and […]

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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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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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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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City Council refuses to defend Point Dume Community Service District | News

City Hall will remain open by appointment only for the time being. The Mani Brothers developers lost their appeal to move their parking lot across from the Malibu Beach Inn. The Malibu High School parking lot will serve as a temporary towing yard during the busy summer months. On Monday evening, June 14, the Malibu […]