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Seven Huskers win Fulbright awards; 1 a...

Seven University of Nebraska-Lincoln students earn Fulbright WE Student Program Award for the 2022-23 academic year. Another student was named alternate and three were named semi-finalists. The Fulbright program, the WE the government’s flagship international educational exchange program, is supported by an annual Congressional appropriation to the WE Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of […]

Class of 2022: Samia Saleem selected as ...

By Brian McNeill Like all of her Class of 2022 classmates, Samia Saleem’s stay at Virginia Commonwealth University has been disrupted by the pandemic. “I was in second grade when the pandemic hit and we went home,” she said. “And I was senior when we came back.” The pandemic has forced Saleem and his classmates […]

Federal appellate judge, 2 Arizona group...

May 5, 2022 Economics Expert Says Mother’s Day Spends A Lot; just after christmas What’s the key to understanding the economics of Mother’s Day? Almost everyone has a mother. “It’s a little different from, say, Valentine’s Day, where you definitely want to connect with your Valentine, but everyone has a mother,” said Lee McPheters, an […]

Kansas teenager started volunteering at ...

AUGUSTA, Kan. (KSNW) – A Kansas teenager’s volunteerism inspires people of all ages. “She represents the future,” said Keri Korthlas, director of emergency management for Bulter County. Korthlas portrays Sutton O’Crowley. Sutton, 14, is a dedicated volunteer and member of the Butler County Animal Response Team, a team that comes to the aid of animals […]

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100 years ago May 2, 1922 • Swarms of blackbirds this spring invaded cornfields at the bottom of rivers in Arkansas and wreaked havoc on grain growth. Many planters found it necessary to plant twice. Galloway’s Mark Valentine will plant a 50-acre field for the third time next week. Some planters put out bird poison, […]

Relay For Life returns to Armada High Sc...

As Armada seniors prepare to graduate in May, some students and teachers are looking to go to “jail” for the cause of the American Cancer Society. The Armada Police Athletic League leadership team at Armada High School will host the school’s second annual Relay for Life in conjunction with the National Honor Society on May […]

Victim Advocates; assist survivors, spr...

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Florida — The Department of Defense has a zero tolerance policy on sexual assault. Although this policy is in place, cases of sexual assault and harassment still occur and, in response, procedures and resources are put in place for victims. One resource available through the Office of Sexual Assault […]

People on the Move: Trinity appoints a n...

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 GoLocalProv Sales Team View larger + D’Amico PHOTO: Engel & Völkers GoLocal’s People on the Move is an update on new hires and promotions in southern New England. If your organization has an announcement, email it to us at [email protected]. Engel & Völkers adds D’Amico GET THE LATEST NEWS HERE – […]

Ennis’ Dedication, Volunteering Wins WOW

SANDPOINT — Sherry Ennis’ life has been distinguished by acts of service and volunteerism. This dedication to others is why Ennis was one of five community residents selected as Women of Wisdom for 2022. Karen Applegate, Diane Arrants, Roxie Lowther and Patti Speelmon were also selected. After graduating from the University of Washington, Ennis joined […]

Announcement of 2022 Napa Valley Produce...

Advertisement NAPA, Calif. (April 20, 2022) – Arnulfo Solorio was named 2022 Napa Valley Producer of the Year. Solorio (“Nufo”) is a partner and vice president of operations at Silverado Farming Company, where he has held leadership positions since 2002. 2022 Napa Valley Producer of the Year, Arnulfo Solorio. Photo by Suzanne Becker Bronk Nufo […]

National Organization Recognizes Rowan’s

Efforts to keep students engaged and safe on campus earned Rowan University two awards at the annual NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education Conference last month in Baltimore. Rowan’s Student Engagement Advisory Team and Protest Response Team received the NASPA Best Practices Award, while Joe Lizza, Director of Student Center and Campus Activities (SCCA), […]

How women in law can progress to leaders...

This article originally appeared in Impulse Law360 April 14, 2022. It is republished here with permission. Women leading a law firm add tremendous value to their clients, colleagues and the firm as a whole. According to a recent Business Insider study, female leaders are more effective at taking initiative, demonstrating integrity, building motivating relationships, and […]

Indiana Lawyer Announces 2022 Leadership...

Indiana Lawyer is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2022 Leadership in Law Awards, who will be honored at a recognition breakfast on June 1. Senior Judge Sarah Evans Barker This year’s class of honorees is led by Senior Judge Sarah Evans Barker of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, […]

Attleboro and Mansfield Teenage Pioneers...

When given the opportunity in 2019, two local teenage girls, Lauren Morley from Mansfield and Felicity Norlin from Attleboro, jumped at the chance to join Scouts BSA. Today, they achieve the highest honor bestowed by the group – the rank of Eagle Scout. Surrounded by scouting while growing up, Mansfield junior Morley is now the […]

Cuddles for sick babies | Local News

Special for disc HICKORY – Catawba Valley Health System announces the appointment of Kelli Webber to the position of Volunteer Services Coordinator. Webber will oversee the reinstated Cuddler program for infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and nursery. The Cuddler program has been redesigned to include the treatment of infants born drug addicts […]

Sarah Hempstead of Schmidt Associates re...

Sarah Hempstead LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Sarah Hempstead, CEO and Director of Schmidt Associates and Chair of the Board of Junior Achievement of Central Indiana, received the Gold Leadership Award from Junior Achievement USA. The award is the organization’s highest national honor for volunteerism and recognizes excellence, presented in recognition of leadership in supporting and expanding […]

California lawmakers detail steps to end...

SACRAMENTO — Just blocks from the scene of the worst mass shooting in Sacramento history, Senate Majority Leader Emeritus Bob Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys) joined legislative leaders on the West Steps of the Capitol for detail common sense solutions to gun violence progressing through the legislative process. The press conference came as Senator Hertzberg’s key gun […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters Volunteer Campa...

HYANNIS — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod and The Islands announced that their “60 Guys in 30 Days” campaign was successfully completed last week. The organization set out to recruit 60 male volunteers to serve as Big Brothers for a long waiting list of Cape Town children over a 30-day period in March. […]

Room hosting the student job fair

November 24, 2021 It is one of the best known and most respected honors in the region. Certainly the highest individual honor bestowed by the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce, and one with a history dating back nearly six decades. It’s the Chamber’s Citizen of the Year award, and the deadline to nominate people […]

Building Industry Association of Souther...

ORANGE COUNTYCalifornia. , March 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Construction Industry Association of Southern California (BIASC), a leading advocate for thousands of building industry leaders who are committed to a better future for California building communities, creating jobs and ensuring housing opportunities for everyone, recently held its 7th Annual Orange County Women’s Leadership Conference at […]

Rita Light (1950 – 2021) Obituaries – Br

Rita Anna Light, 71, of Bristol, died Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021, at Memorial Hospital in South Bend, Indiana, from injuries she sustained in a car accident. She was born on July 25, 1950 in Maniago, Italy to Franco and Italia (Centazzo) Corrado. She married Richard Light who survives. Also survived is a son, Derek G. […]

Playtime: Earth Day activities at local ...

Cherry tree in Hickman Park, courtesy of the City of Edmonds. Cherry blossom images have taken up a large part of my social media feed this week. The trees at the University of Washington Quad are in full bloom and although this year my only view was via other people’s photos, it looks amazing. I’ve […]

The Harmonville Chaplain program support...

PLYMOUTH – It’s hard to top the impact of people who volunteer as firefighters. Yet Harmonville Fire Company at Plymouth Meeting has three volunteers who have gone the extra mile. While serving as firefighters, they also volunteer as company chaplains. Fourteen years ago, James F. Behr, a longtime volunteer firefighter, past president and current trustee, […]

ALLIE BROOKS: Leadership, then there’s s

My sisters and brothers, depending on our ages and experiences, we have seen people in various leadership positions in military and civilian life. Some were exemplary, some achieved results ranging from satisfactory to excellent, and others were poorly equipped. Robert Johnson said, “Leadership is the ability to influence people and motivate them to do what […]

Campus Clubs and Organizations – The Got

CPU: A non-denominational Christian organization, their goals are to empower students and encourage participants to broadcast and share positivity. College life can be stressful and tedious, CRU East here to help ease and soothe the minds of students through the Word Community. CRU meetings are held at GSUB 217, Mondays at 4 p.m. Instagram: @njcucru […]

Personality: William F. “Bill” McGee |

William F. “Bill” McGee’s life was closely tied to the struggle for civil rights. While born in Richmond, he spent his youth in Atlanta, attending elementary school alongside Yolanda King and Martin L. King III, the children of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He graduated from the same high school as Dr. King attended – […]

Barbara Sumner Obituary (1933 – 2022) –

Barbara Mahoney SumnerBarbara Mahoney Sumner, 88, beloved wife of 66 years of Kenneth Forsythe Sumner of Milford came into peaceful rest on March 14, 2022. She was born November 18, 1933 in Philadelphia, PA and was the daughter of the late Bertram Wallace and Marion (Griffiths) Mahoney. She earned her BS Ed in Physical Education […]

Mann-Kejriwal meetings with officials, h...

At one point, there was doubt that Mann would be screened as a CM candidate. Bathinda Rural MLA Rupinder Ruby even quit the party and joined Congress saying Mann was not getting his due. Apparently, the decision to make Mann the CM nominee was made long before the “poll” announced by the AAP. “Let the […]

Saudi cybersecurity initiative launched ...

JEDDAH: An initiative to develop the leadership skills of Saudi women cybersecurity experts was launched this week by Hemaya, the information security association, as part of International Women’s Day. The initiative, called Wamda, will involve cybersecurity personalities and experts working on a voluntary basis to transfer their experience to female members of Hemaya to empower […]

The Red Cross is installing free fire al...

American Red Cross Utah staff and volunteers will be in Moab this weekend installing free smoke detectors and providing home fire preparedness information to help prevent devastating home fires. The Red Cross will also be looking for local volunteers to join its disaster response team serving Moab and surrounding communities. Photo courtesy of the American […]

Democrats plan to push the Russia bill f...

US Vice President Kamala Harris is set to begin her trip to Poland and Romania tomorrow as the Biden administration continues to show support for Ukraine and US eastern NATO allies as the he Russian invasion of Ukraine is entering a dangerous new phase. Harris’ trip will take place from Wednesday through March 11 and […]

Ukrainian and Nigerian volunteer fighter...

In addition, about 8,000 Nigerians live in Ukraine, including 5,000 students. Last week, the federal government evacuated Nigerians and gave them $100 for transportation. President Muhammadu Buhari had approved $8.5 million for the immediate evacuation of at least 5,000 Nigerians from Ukraine. The government had not followed many other countries that evacuated their citizens in […]

Chairman and CEO Hawk Carlisle leaves ND...

BREAKING: Chairman and CEO Hawk Carlisle leaves NDIA Carlisle The National Defense Industrial Association announced March 4 that retired Air Force General Herbert “Hawk” Carlisle planned to leave the NDIA after serving nearly five years with the association. “Thanks to the dedication of an incredible and talented staff and the initiative of hardworking and innovative […]

ARTSQUEST ANNOUNCES ELECTED BOARD OFFICE...

BETHLEHEM, Pennsylvania— ArtsQuest is pleased to announce new and returning members of the Board of Trustees, ArtsQuest Foundation, ArtsQuest Performing & Visual Arts Councils, and Friends of Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks for 2022. As a non-profit organization , ArtsQuest is run by volunteers who serve in various capacities on boards and committees that support the mission […]

Latest news on the Russian-Ukrainian war...

House lawmakers who received a classified briefing Monday night from senior Biden administration officials on the Russian invasion have been told Ukraine has suffered 1,500 civilian and military casualties since the attack began , according to two people during the briefing. It was unclear whether the casualty count referred only to fatalities or also included […]

BW remembers ‘faithful servant, friend a

Longtime Athletics Department volunteer, Track and Field Hall of Fame honoree and volunteer assistant swim coach Dave Tressel died Feb. 11. He was 70 years old. The son of former students and benefactors Lee and Eloise Tressel, for whom Berea’s Tressel Street is named, Tressel earned his undergraduate degree from BW in 1973 and a […]

Ukrainian gay combat volunteers are read...

Desperate to prevent the shadow of Vladimir Putin’s sectarian regime from falling over Ukraine, LGBTQ combat volunteers told The Daily Beast that members of the gay community had rushed to prepare for this invasion of the Ukraine in recent weeks. Now they are ready to retaliate and resist a Russian occupation if Putin’s forces seek […]

AMOREM Welcomes Volunteer Coordinator Me...

Post views: 104 Megan Mills VALDESE, North Carolina (February 23, 2022) – AMOREM, formerly Burke Hospice and Palliative Care and Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, is pleased to welcome Megan Parillo, BA, as Volunteer Coordinator for the Burke County Service Area. “Megan is truly a joy, and we are so lucky to have […]

Yerxa and Ellis named Suncoast Credit Un...

History links FORT MYERS, Florida. – The Suncoast Credit Union FGCU Athletics Athletes of the Month for January have been announced with Haley Yerxa (Ottawa, Ontario/Hillcrest) of the women’s golf program and Brian Ellis (Oviedo, FL/Hagerty HS) baseball win honor. A female and a male Eagle are chosen as Scholar-Athlete of the […]

How to Use Extracurricular Activities to...

A topic that comes up repeatedly in my meetings with graduate students and postdoctoral fellows about their professional development is that of extracurricular activities. These students and fellows regularly ask me, “Do I add them to my resume or resume? Do they count? Such questions are excellent starting points for them to think about what […]

Deceased = Abell, Benjamin Kennedy, Jr. ...

Benjamin KENNEDY Abell, Jr., 93 of Leonardtown, MD, passed away peacefully on February 14, 2022 at Georgetown University Hospital with his loving family by his side. Born October 1, 1928 in Sparks, MD, he was the son of the late B. Kennedy and Adelaide Maria (Lynch) Abell. He was the youngest of five children and […]

OPM offers guidance to employees, superv...

Below are OPM’s tip sheets for employees, supervisors, and agency management for working in a hybrid onsite/offsite environment. Employees Planning Be transparent and realistic in your expectations with your supervisor Be sure to clarify with your supervisor the expectations of your position and highlight the strategic alignment between it and the organizational mission Align individual […]

Ric DeVorte Named New Community Foundati...

It took a year, but the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan board finally found its next chair. Richard “Ric” L. DeVore will assume his new role on April 1. “Ric is a proven leader who is the right person at the right time for the Community Foundation,” said James Nicholson, President of the Community Foundation […]

Margaret (?Peg?) McDaniel Byers | Obitu...

Margaret (“Peg”) McDaniel Byers, 101, died peacefully at Willow Valley Communities on February 7, 2022. She was born August 30, 1920 in Philadelphia to Margaret Heilman McDaniel and William Anders McDaniel. After graduating from Olney High School where she held numerous management positions, she began a business program at Temple University School of Commerce. There […]

Elgin Area Chamber Announces New Board L...

The Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce recently announced its executive committee leadership and new board members for 2022. The 2022 Chamber Board Chair is Michael Wong, SmithAmundsen, Partner; Yvonne Irving, Vice President, Membership, KCT Credit Union; Keith Rauschenberger, Treasurer, Rauschenberger Financial Advisors; and Yaneth Medina, former president of the Elgin State Bank. New board members […]

Caesarstone’s Yossi Binyamin is a result

By Georgene Brazer, local columnist. Pleasure at work puts perfection in work Aristotle Yossi Binyamin, a true leader, is the General Manager of the Caesarstone Technologies, USA site, located in the Belfast Commerce Park in Richmond Hill. Caesarstone invented and launched quartz countertops in Israel with two manufacturing sites there and a factory in Richmond […]

Elks Name Teens of the Month | News, Sp...

Sistersville Elks Lodge named Aleah Fletcher and Justin Fluharty as November’s Teen of the Month. Aleah Fletcher is the daughter of Brandy & Shane Murray and Scott Fletcher. She is a 4.04 GPA student at Tyler Consolidated High School. Her activities include being a waitress at Boggs Pizza and Grill as […]

Couple’s donation creates public adminis

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – Nelson Rimensnyder, retired research director of the US House Committee on the District of Columbia and current director of the New Columbia Archives, and his wife, Lisa Nickerson, pledged $312,500 to establish the Rimensnyder Graduate Scholarship for Excellence in Public Administration at Penn State Harrisburg. The couple, who reside in Washington, DC, […]

Aldrich sexual assault scandal hits away...

Former Chicago Blackhawks assistant coach Brad Aldrich holds the Stanley Cup amid students at Hancock High School in Hancock, Michigan September 14, 2010. Before arriving at the school as a volunteer coach, Aldrich had been cleared to resign from the Blackhawks over player sexual assault charges. (David Archambeau/The Daily Mining Gazette via AP) FILE – […]

Candidate Profile: Jon Cohn for Whitnall...

GREENFIELD, WI – The 2022 election is heating up in Wisconsin and there are plenty of races with candidates eager to serve in elected office. Voters will decide the outcome of seats for state and Senate representatives, as well as local governments and school boards. Patch asked the candidates for the Whitnall School Board, which […]

Carol Palmer, community ambassador and l...

Canby has a new Hometown Hero. Carol Palmer, a longtime community leader, volunteer, prolific grant writer and dedicated curator of local history, received the award during Wednesday’s Canby Town Council meeting at Town Hall. Board Chair Traci Hensley presented Palmer with the Hometown Hero Award in recognition of his outstanding community leadership, as evidenced by […]

The new direction of Skal International ...

Skal International has had new management since January 01, 2022. The new leadership was elected by the members on December 20, 2022. The elections for the 2022 Board of Directors were held via an electoral partner with a record number of delegations. Members of Skal International elected Burcin Turkkanthe 2021 Senior Vice President, as the […]

2022 Tennessee PWO Malik Ganaway Discuss...

TRENTON, Tenn. – With previous teams, Tennessee has seemed reluctant to recruit from the more rural parts of The Volunteer State – especially in West Tennessee. This notion has changed rapidly as we approach National Signing Day. After extending a preferred offer to 2022 Trenton Peabody offensive lineman Connor Meadows, Josh Heupel and his team […]

Surry County Most Wanted | Mount Airy N...

January 30, 2022 The longest month of winter is almost over The January swan song is almost here. The longest month of winter will end tomorrow. As February approaches, some of the coldest days of winter may be ahead, but February is a month of only 28 days. When February arrives, we will only have […]

Upcoming Church Retreats and Messiah Lut...

Elaine Brown, who oversees food safety guidelines at Messiah Lutheran Church in Port Byron, presents a check for $800 to Don Carey, fire chief for the Rapids City Fire Protection District at the Port Fire Station Byron. Tyler Kline, left, of Rapids City and volunteer firefighter, and David Efflandt, the new Minister of Messiah, look […]

South Okanagan-Similkameen Volunteer Cen...

The South Okanagan-Similkameen (SOS) Volunteer Center has added to its leadership group in the form of a new Executive Director and General Manager. Okanagan-Similkameen Regional District (RDOS) Director for Kaleden, Subrina Monteith, has been hired as the Executive Director of the SOS Volunteer Center, while Michael Magnusson has been named the organization’s new Executive Director. […]

CFCNCA Sees Exceptional Success With Com...

Federal employees and retirees have pledged more than $37.3 million and 42,800 volunteer hours Thank you donors! Celebration of $37.3 million raised in the CFCNCA Celebration of $37.3 million raised in the CFCNCA Washington, DC, Jan. 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The National Capital Region Combined Federal Campaign (CFCNCA) celebrates another successful campaign thanks to […]

The 2021 Old Lyme Citizen of the Year is...

Old Lyme’s 2021 Citizen of the Year Cheryl Poirier (second from left) stands with the Old Lyme Board of Selectmen (left to right) First Selectman Timothy Griswold, Selectman Matt Ward and Selectwoman Martha Shoemaker. Photo by Michele Dickey. OLD LYME — At tonight’s Annual Municipal Meeting, Old Lyme’s first selector, Timothy Griswold, announced the closely […]

Banner Health doctor, Hearts and Horses ...

A new program created between Banner Health and the Hearts and Horses program is teaching local physicians a new way of thinking about leadership and communication, straight from the horse’s mouth. Michele Alba, family medicine faculty member of Banner Health’s Northern Colorado Family Medicine Residency Program, created the Stables to Stethoscopes program to help physicians […]

Service clubs dwindle as members age, CO...

More than forty years ago, these two dozen clubs displayed signs in Rio Rancho. File photo. A 2009 online article noted that “Service clubs are a uniquely American institution that began in the heartland, though they are now found on both coasts, as well as in virtually every country in the world. …“The questions of […]

Post Falls Pride

POST FALLS — She is a leader, business owner, dedicated community supporter and role model for young women around the world. That’s why Eve Knudtsen is the Post Falls Chamber of Commerce’s 2022 Citizen of the Year. Knudtsen was honored at the annual community recognition gala at Red Lion Templin’s on the River on Thursday […]

Names in the News: The People Shaping th...

FNBD Bank promotions DERIDDER — First National Bank DeRidder (FNBD) welcomed the new year with the following promotions and new hires: Robert “Robie” Touchette was promoted to SVP, Chief Banking Officer on Beauregard Parish and Calcasieu Parish. Matt Fruge was promoted to SVP, Chief Operations Officer. Mandy Thomas was promoted to AVP, commercial lender of […]

Neumann names new dean of nursing – Delc

ASTON – Neumann University has appointed Dr Theresa Pietsch as Dean of its School of Nursing and Health Sciences. Pietsch succeeds Dr. Kathleen Hoover, who served as the school’s dean for the past 17 years. Pietsch came to Neumann in 2008 as an assistant professor of nursing and has worked her way up, serving as […]

Celebrate Betty White Day with an animal...

It took Betty White’s death for many of us to realize the depth of her benevolence over her lifetime – especially when it came to animals. White was an animal lover, lawyer and patron who cared for numerous dogs – allegedly at one point she had 26 dogs – during her 99 years. The Golden […]

The executive director of the Princeton ...

Izzy Kasdin, who served as executive director of the Princeton Historical Society (HSP) since May 2016, will step down at the end of the month. Since 2007, Kasdin has been involved with HSP as a volunteer, research assistant and curator before assuming this leadership role. A native of Princeton, Kasdin will enter the next phase […]

The Bulldogs Youth Leadership Program is...

By Molly Magennis The Western Bulldogs Community Foundation Youth Leadership Program is back in 2022, with applications open to western youth. The program is open to people aged 14-16 who live or work in Ballarat, Ararat, Melton, Pyrenees, Brimbank, Hobsons Bay and Maribyrnong. The program, established in 2013, gives participants the opportunity to learn from […]

Bethel joins efforts of a group of young...

The Career and Leadership Development Office has joined “Campus Wichita”, a program launched in 2021 to give students a chance for professional development and networking for 10 weeks over the summer. “I’m so thrilled that Bethel is partnering with the W, Wichita Chamber’s Young Professionals Division, on an initiative called Wichita Campus,” said Megan Kershner, […]

DVIDS – News – Navy Sailor Coaches Wrest

SMYRNA, GA – (January 4, 2022) “Coaching unlocks a person’s potential to maximize their growth,” said John Whitmore, author of Coaching for Performance. This philosophy parallels the mission of Navy Talent Acquisition Group (NTAG) Atlanta. Civilians from across the country are joining the Navy to improve themselves and unleash their maximum potential. The Navy can […]

The company donates the Clarks tavern to...

The Perry County Historical Society is looking to transfer the Clarks Ferry Tavern in Duncannon to a new non-profit organization, the Friends of Clarks Ferry Tavern, which will focus solely on the restoration and management of the historic building. “They don’t want accountability anymore,” Russ Hoover, speaking on behalf of the Friends of Clarks Ferry […]

Coming Up: Leadership Brunch, Wreath Col...

With the arrival of 2022, now is a good time to work on those New Year’s resolutions to be your best. Help out wreath salvage from Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery or volunteer for Love Your Park Day of Service, work on those fitness goals with the Sole Night Run / Walk 5K, or improve […]

Verisk Achieves Second Consecutive Great...

Great place to work badge British certification British certification LONDON / MADRID, January 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Global leading data analytics provider Verisk (NASDAQ: VRSK) has achieved certification as a Great Place to Work in UK and Spain for the second year consecutive, awarded by the consulting firm Great Place to Work®, leader in […]

In 2022, here’s a powerful question to a

Salvation. Good year! In some ways, 2022 is a new start. In other ways, it’s a continuation of what you were already working on in 2021. Both are good. You don’t have to start over if what you were doing before worked. If that didn’t work, then a change might be a really good idea. […]

North County School News, January 2

CARLSBAD Agency names superintendent “to watch” Dr. Ben Churchill, superintendent of the Carlsbad Unified School District, was recently named “Superintendent to Watch 2021” by the National School Public Relations Association. Churchill joins just 18 other superintendents nationwide who were selected in recognition of their innovative and effective use of technology to engage and educate the […]

Residents who live near Asheville homele...

By Kimberly King, WLOS After weeks of headlines on Asheville’s homeless camps where residents overdosed and neighboring landlords complained about garbage and crime, a public voice in stories and conversations about the crisis is remained silent. “The mayor needs to fix this, make it a priority,” said Mark Rosenstein, who lives on Riverview Drive, across […]

Residents who live near Asheville homele...

By Kimberly King Click here for updates on this story ASHEVILLE, North Carolina (WLOS) – After weeks of headlines on Asheville’s homeless camps where residents overdosed and neighboring landlords complained about garbage and crime, a public voice in stories and conversations about the crisis remained silent. “The mayor needs to fix this, make it a […]

The Crystal Ball Fundraiser is January 1...

This is one of the biggest fundraisers in the Delta and it will take place in less than a month. The Crystal Ball is slated for release Jan. 15 at the Southaven Arena, and this black-tie event will honor deserving citizens of Mississippi. The Crystal Ball is a fundraiser for the Community Foundation of Northwest […]

Tennessee Volunteers QB Hendon Hooker di...

Tennessee quarterback Hendon Hooker chose to take advantage of a super senior season and “recover” it in 2022. The veteran flagman was central to Tennessee’s success in the first year under Josh Heupel since taking office mid-term. the second game of the season. “Really, just praying and talking with my family and the coaches as […]

Surry County: A Community Committed to V...

December 13, 2021 Mount Airy is known for many things – a big shiny boulder, beautiful simple but well-made furniture, quality shiny leaf tobacco, the happiest girl in all of America and, of course, a folk sheriff who did not carry a gun. And, for over a century, he’s been known for his socks. Whether […]

Tiger, Charlie give us something to shoo...

December 17, 2021 Crowds of people were everywhere on this busy day in Bethlehem. Bread, fish and clothing vendors shouted from the market, hawking wares and necessities to the crowds that made their way through the streets of the City of David. A government order had been issued for the citizens of Rome to be […]

Her Majesty the Queen recognizes Joe Oge...

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, as Head of the Commonwealth, recognized Joe Billy Oge, Representative of the Solomon Islands, as the 208th recipient of the Commonwealth Points of Light Award in honor of his outstanding volunteer service to the Solomon Islands Scout Association ”. Joe Billy Oge, 45, is the Chief Commissioner of the Solomon […]

Finalist chosen for the position of Gene...

December 07, 2021 DOBSON – The first day of an application period is usually a lot of activity, which has been the case this week in Dobson. “We have had a very busy day at the Surry County Elections Council (office) with 14 people applying,” County Electoral Officer Michella Huff said Monday evening. It was […]

Colorado Springs School District 11 diss...

Colorado Springs School District 11 recently disbanded its equity leadership team, according to district officials. Alexis Knox-Miller, district equity and inclusion director, reluctantly made the decision to disband the 40-member volunteer team as a preventative measure as his department braces for the possible repercussions of the results. the November school board elections. “I have made […]

McCordsville Secures Firefighters Housin...

A modular house provides temporary housing for firefighters at the McCordsville Fire Hall in preparation for a new station scheduled for next year. Mitchell Kirk | Daily reporter McCORDSVILLE – Fire and emergency medical services coverage is now based in McCordsville 24 hours a day for the first time in the city’s history. The town’s […]

Ben Hill to leave Hollywood Fringe as fe...

The Hollywood Fringe board has announced that Ben Hill will step down as festival director after 13 years at the helm of the organization – he will remain on the board. Hill co-founded the Hollywood Fringe Festival in 2010 and has been a key asset to the festival’s growth from its early days of startup […]

Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail an...

Brent Laurenz RALEIGH – Friends of the NC Mountains-to-Sea Trail has announced that Brent Laurenz will become the association’s new executive director in early 2022. He will succeed Kate Dixon, who is retiring in early 2022. Laurenz, of Raleigh, has over 15 years of nonprofit leadership in North Carolina and nationwide. Since 2015, he has […]

Lake Stewards of Maine executive directo...

Former Lake Stewards of Maine executive director Scott Williams of Turner, left, and Adam Zemans of Penobscot, the new executive director. Contribution photo AUBURN – After leading Stewards of Lake Maine for more than a quarter of a century, Turner’s Scott Williams resigned his position as executive director in October. Over 5,000 volunteers participated in […]

Chick Chicken Salad Invest in The Journe...

MURFREESBORO, TN – Chicken Salad Chick recently announced its Giving Card campaign in stores across the Middle Tennessee area to benefit The Journey Home and nationwide fundraising for CURE. The Giving Card is the brand’s largest charitable initiative each year through the Chicken Salad Chick Foundation. Donation cards can be purchased at any Chicken Salad […]

Volunteer spreads holiday cheer as Santa...

By Haley Weisgerber One of the most magical holiday moments for many children is meeting Santa Claus in town, sharing their Christmas lists and taking pictures. Behind these magical moments lie volunteers like Freeman Bagnall, who plays the role of Santa Claus for the tree lighting of Greater Severna Park and Arnold Chamber of Commerce […]

Applications open for Arizona’s Most Adm

Applications are open for the 2022 Arizona’s Most Admired Companies Awards (MAC). The rewards program is designed to recognize the contributions and impact that all Arizona employers make to our great state. It is Arizona’s most comprehensive and prestigious rewards program. READ ALSO: Celebrating crowd pays homage to 2021’s most admired companies Arizona’s Most Admired […]

Volunteer firefighters share impact of b...

Disclaimer: This article deals with the subject of mental health and mentions suicide. This can be triggering for some. If you or someone you love needs support, Lifeline (13 11 14) is available 24/7, free of charge. As Australia braces for another bushfire season, new search from Edith Cowan University revealed how reeling our volunteer […]

PRSA-NY Elects Chapter 2022 Leadership w...

NEW YORK–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – The New York Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA-NY) today announced its 2022 President, Executive Committee and Board of Directors. The Chapter elected Aaron Kwittken, Founder and CEO of PROphet, 2021 President. Carmella Glover, Diversity Action Alliance (DAA) President and Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) at […]

Could Federal Chatham School District Re...

Lori Lambert with students from Klukwan School in 2019 (Claire Stremple for KHNS) The Chatham School District received more than $ 700,000 in federal COVID relief funding this year. It was then that the district debated whether to close the Klukwan school due to the low enrollment rate and the loss of state funding. But […]

Saghdejian family donation expands reach...

Father and daughter Apo Saghdejian (center) and Nayiri Saghdejian with ANCA President Raffi Hamparian. The Saghdejian family generously donated over $ 250,000 to ensure the success of the ANCA Capital Gateway program named in memory of their son and brother, Hovig Apo Saghdejian. WASHINGTON DC – The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Hovig Apo […]

For All Seasons Welcomes Six New Board M...

EASTON – For All Seasons welcomed six new members to its Board of Directors: Kamari A. Collins of Easton; Aimee Dietsch, DHSc, of Easton; Gary Goldstein, MD, of St. Michaels; Leonard Wolf, CPA, RIA, of Easton; Michael T. Flaherty, Ph.D., of Tilghman; and Elizabeth Spurry, CFP, CTFA, de Trappe. “These new board members bring a […]

The Recorder – “We’re Not Alone”: Commun

Posted: 11/25/2021 16:19:28 PM Modified: 11/25/2021 16:19:12 GREENFIELD – Churches in the area nurtured locals, grateful and in the company of others with Thanksgiving dinner services on Thursday. For the holidays, the Stone Soup Cafe at All Souls Church distributed approximately 500 meals via curbside pickup and delivery to individuals in Greenfield and surrounding communities. […]

Tennessee Vols senior defensive back Alo...

Reese’s Senior Bowl is played annually in Mobile, Alabama, where various seniors from across the country come to show off their skills ahead of the NFL Draft. With several Tennessee seniors eligible to participate in the 2022 Senior Bowl, Volunteer Country will be keeping a close eye on what Vols will travel to Mobile in […]

Volunteers Prepare for Longview Thanksgi...

Volunteers and food packages filled the Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center on Monday as teams prepared, stacked and sorted ahead of today’s Longview Thanksgiving food distribution. Charlotte Davis, chair of the annual campaign, said volunteers were preparing food boxes for about 900 families for the 37th annual event. “We fill 1,000 boxes,” Davis said […]

The start of the last Crossrail tests in...

Hopes that Crossrail will open in central London in early 2022 – this time on schedule – were heightened as the struggling £ 19bn program entered its final testing phase this weekend. The start of months of test operations, which will involve thousands of volunteer passengers to test the operation of the system, including in […]

Pro Cuomo, not pro bono

On Monday, the Joint State Commission on Public Ethics shocked the world and actually did something. Unfortunately, what he did was undo something his staff had done over a year ago, and which the Commissioners had failed to undo many times before despite growing evidence that it had either been played for a bunch of […]

Gary Smith appointed Executive Vice Pres...

ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland and Labrador, November 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – David Hutchens, President and Chief Executive Officer, Fortis Inc. (“Fortis” or the “Company”) (TSX / NYSE: FTS) a today appointed Gary Smith as Executive Vice President, Operations and Innovation effective January 1, 2022. Smith is currently Executive Vice President, Eastern Canada and Caribbean Operations. […]

Volunteer Award Winners Announced | Mir...

Stonnington Volunteer Recognition On Tuesday November 16th, we were pleased to announce the winners of our first annual Town of Stonnington Volunteer Award. These awards celebrate individuals and community groups whose commitment to volunteerism makes a difference to our local community, a positive impact on the lives of others and makes our city a better […]

Watch: Quartet of Vols speaks to media o...

Running back Jabari Small, defensive tackle Omari Thomas, advantage Byron Young and tight end Princeton Fant spoke to the media during Tuesday’s availability. All four spoke about Heupel’s coaching style over the season, their personal growth as players, what South Alabama brings and more. The first was Jabari Small, whose availability is below. Small discussed […]

ACT members volunteer at the Arkansas Yo...

Hannah chambers Hannah Chambers, ACT member and AECT graduate student, operates a live broadcast camera for Walton Webcasting at the Arkansas Youth Expo. Members of the Farm Communicators of Tomorrow chapter recently volunteered at the Arkansas Youth Expo Breeding Show in Fayetteville. ACT is a national organization focused on providing opportunities to agricultural communication students. […]

Dawson Named Outstanding Administrator: ...

WAUPUN – Wendi Dawson, Director of Student Services for the Waupun Area School District, received the Administrator of the Year award from the Wisconsin Council of Special Services Administrators. It is the highest honor of the group. As part of the appointment process, she received letters of support from her principal, colleagues and a teacher […]

Friends of the Earth Investigates Microp...

Friends of the Earth Wyoming County East High School recognize their volunteers for participating in surveys of microplastics in area streams with a $ 400 mini grant to Volunteer West Virginia. Microplastics surveys were conducted in Amigo, Allen Junction, Corinne, Mullens, New Richmond, Pineville, Mullensville, Kepler, Glover and Wyoming. The volunteers collected data for the […]