#Community Engagement

Boothbay, MEboothbayregister.com

Community members raise $2.5 million for Boothbay/Boothbay Harbor CSD

Boothbay region community members recently came together raising $2.5M for the Boothbay/Boothbay Harbor Community School District. The fundraising luncheon was hosted by local philanthropist, Paul Coulombe and longtime resident and business owner, Steve Malcom. Paul generously matched all pledges made doubling the investment from community members. About his matching funds,...
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Chicago, ILAustin Weekly News

West Side groups combating crime with community

West Side leaders know they face uphill battles in creating safer communities. Violence that shakes their neighborhoods — including two mass shootings over the weekend — results from deeply rooted problems, they say. To quell that, first they have to tackle a history of neglect that has left residents without adequate health care, education, housing, jobs and other critical services for generations.
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Florida Statebeckershospitalreview.com

Florida hospital taps Bari Becker for new community relations role

Bari Becker has been chosen as the community relations manager for Bayfront Hospital St. Petersburg (Fla.), the hospital said July 28. Ms. Becker brings more than 14 years of fundraising and community engagement experience to the newly created role. Most recently, she served as annual giving manager for Step Up...
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Fort Pierce, FLcityoffortpierce.com

Community Engagement Series presented by City of Fort Pierce

Join us for a live discussion about the positive things that are happening in our community hosted by City Commissioner Curtis Johnson Jr. and his special guest, Alphonso Jefferson, Deputy County Administrator. In-person will be held at IRSC Blackburn Educational Building, Room 214. 3002 Avenue D Fort Pierce. (PLEASE RSVP)
Charlotte, NCPosted by
WSOC Charlotte

Community collaboration will help students in need

As students prepare to return to school, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and several partner organizations including Telemundo Charlotte and WSOC-TV, are making sure students have the necessary school supplies they need to be prepared for the upcoming school year. “CMPD’s job is also about community, that’s why we and Telemundo...
Jane Lew, WVWVNews

Jane Lew council, mayor look to engage community

Jane Lew Town Council gained two members following an election in June, and Dustin Hedrick and Derek Harbert were sworn in at the July meeting. They will join current council members Tom Frazier, Dave Ramsburg, and Jonathan Clutter, along with Mayor Ruth Straley. Hedrick, who is employed full time at...
Books & LiteratureDelaware County Daily Times

New children's book offers reassuring words after turbulent year

In the new book "Never Tell a Hermit Crab We Can’t Repair the World," written by Rydal Park retirement community resident and local author Rabbi Howard Fogelson Bogot, 83, and illustrated by local cartoonist and Rydal Park Director of Community Engagement Daniel Sean Kaye, Milo, a wise hermit crab, reminds readers of all ages that each of us has a role in repairing the world.
PoliticsPosted by
MLive

Tax funding proposed $23.5 million community center on Nov. 2 ballot for Plainfield Township

PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, MI -- Plainfield Township voters will decide Nov. 2 if they want to fund the construction of a $23.5 million community center. Township officials say the proposed 52,000 square-foot building would serve as the center for community engagement and activity in the township. The center would be located on the campus of the Wolverine Worldwide Family YMCA at 6555 Jupiter Ave. NE.
Las Cruces, NMkrwg.org

City Launches Bilingual Podcast “Las Cruces Responde”

Las Crucens have a new way to stay connected about the policies and programming that will impact them and their families thanks to “Las Cruces Responde,” a new bilingual Podcast launch by the City of Las Cruces. The inaugural episode features the impact of the legalization of recreational cannabis in...
Lafayette Parish, LAtheadvocate.com

More than school supplies: How United Way of Acadiana’s Stuff the Bus helps families and improves local education

As thousands of local students return to class next month, many unfortunately arrive without all of the necessary supplies. According to the Annie E. Casey Foundation, 64.4% of Lafayette Parish public school children were classified as economically disadvantaged in 2019. Also, 23% of children in Lafayette live in poverty. For many families, new school supplies must come out of the same limited funds used for basic necessities like food and housing.
Waterville, MEtownline.org

Mid-Maine Chamber names vice president of operations

Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce, located in Waterville, has named Brandi Meisner as its new vice president of operations. This is a new position for the Chamber, with plans for Meisner to focus on member growth and retention, marketing, social media and website development. A graduate of Skowhegan Area High School,...
Women's HealthMedicalXpress

How structural racism underlies inequitable pediatric diabetes care

Data show racial disparities in type 1 diabetes treatment and outcomes in non-Hispanic Black (NHB) children in the US. NHB children are less likely to be treated with diabetes technology, have poorer glycemic control and higher rates of diabetes complications and diabetes-related mortality than non-Hispanic white children. There is much to be done to ensure equitable care, but as yet, structural racism has not been a focus.
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