#Community Service

Community service aide helps capture suspect in theft of E-bike at Target

A community service aide played a key role in the capture of a suspect in the theft of an electric bicycle from Target at Rolling Acres Plaza in The Villages. The E-bike was stolen last month after a woman rode it to Target and parked it in a bicycle rack at the store. Police distributed images of the suspect and a truck also believed to have been used in the theft of the E-bike.
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Harrisburg Police Community Service Aides working hard to make a difference

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — Community Service Aides with the Harrisburg Police Department continue to spend time in neighborhoods and help residents address some of their concerns. Ana White, director of Community Relations and Engagement, and her team of community service aides met with residents who live near 19th and Zarker Streets Monday, Sept. 20, morning.
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County Receives Grant Funding to Assist Low-Income Individuals

SWEETWATER COUNTY — The Sweetwater County Commission will vote to approve $223,159 in federal Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) funds that were awarded to the county for five agencies that assist low-income individuals. The funds have been awarded from the Wyoming Department of Health, Public Health division for projects that...
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MEO Receives $211,226 Grant for Senior Employment Program

Maui Economic Opportunity has received a $211,226 federal grant for a program that provides on-the-job training for Maui County seniors. The grand funds run through June 2022 and the program is currently seeking applicants. Senior Community Service Employment Program was established by the federal Older American Act for income eligible...

75 years strong: Bowleys Quarters volunteer fire department celebrates anniversary

BOWLEYS QUARTERS — For 75 years, the Community Fire Department of Bowleys Quarters has performed countless hours putting out fires, and responding to disasters, medical emergency calls, and other community needs. Still, the volunteers do not receive the recognition that they deserve, according to members of the department’s 75th Anniversary Committee, whose hope is that, with an anniversary celebration in October, they can help shine a light on the volunteers who lend their time to serve and support the community.

Kingsland Chamber is ‘fully back,’ planning events and for the future

Since opening its doors in 1961, the Kingsland/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce has worked to amplify the voices of residents and local businesses. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the mission has continued throughout the past year and a half, President Melody Yanniell said. “(At the start of the pandemic), we closed...

One person injured in Sevierville shooting

The students help host community service event to donate to Fountain City Ministries. Beginning September 19, burger lovers can find a variety of gourmet burgers at 16 different Gatlinburg restaurants for $8. VOD Recordings. One dead and one injured after Saturday night shooting. Updated: 5 hours ago. A 54-year-old woman...

Escaped South Dakota inmates back in custody

PENNINGTON COUNTY, S.D. (KELO) — Two inmates who escaped in a stolen Special Olympics vehicle on Friday have been apprehended, the Department of Corrections has confirmed. 32-year-old Thomas Wilson and 22-year-old Peyton Laird were arrested in Pennington County on Sunday, two days after escaping their community service jobsite in Sioux Falls.

Master Gardener 2022 class enrollment open

Calling all gardeners! The time has come to sign up for the Master Gardener Class of 2022. Have you been thinking, “Gee, I would really like to learn about the program and maybe even become a Master Gardener?” Your time is now! It is easier than you think. You began...
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Thousands turn out for 8th annual run/walk in memory of Colleen Ritzer

ANDOVER — More than 1,500 people turned out Sunday morning for the eighth annual Step Up for Colleen 5K Walk/Run in Andover. The event draws thousands of people each year and honors Andover native Colleen Ritzer, who was murdered in 2013. Ritzer, a teacher at Danvers High School, was 24 when she died. Proceeds from the race help Andover and Danvers students pursue teaching by funding scholarships. There are also scholarships to honor kindness and community service.

Feeding Ourselves, Feeding the County: A Story of the Middletown Community Garden

The early spring day feels sunny and warm, easily in the low 70’s. Sparrow Daydancer and Punkie Lachnit sit on a raised garden bed filled with budding purple and green kale, sharing about their work with the Middletown Community Garden. Started in 2018 as part of North Coast Opportunities (NCO) Gardens Project, it serves as a place for gardeners and aspiring gardeners to work a plot of land.
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Anthony F. Yang receives Gold Presidential Volunteer Service Award

Watchung Hills Regional High School rising junior Anthony F. Yang was recently presented with the Gold Presidential Volunteer Service Award, by N.J. Assemblyman Daniel R. Benson, for performing over 100 hours of dedicated community service. Anthony organized and hosted Career Development Seminars for high school students to help choose their...

Whitpain Community Festival at MCCC Offers Family Activities, Food, and Musical Performances on Sept. 24th & 25th

The annual Whitpain Community Festival features children’s games, food, beer garden, and musical performances and concludes with an amazing fireworks show. Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) and Whitpain Township invite the community to come and enjoy a whole host of family activities, food, and musical performances with the return of the Big Rig Roundup and Whitpain Community Festival.

The Arc Of Katy Prepares To Relocate To Enable Growth

Focused on the future, The Arc of Katy is preparing to relocate in January to a new, larger, purpose-built facility to enable growth of programs and services it provides for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and their families. The new facility is located at 934 Jordan Ranch Blvd....

County of Orange celebrates National Employ Older Workers Week

The Orange County Office on Aging has partnered with the Orange County Workforce Development Board (OCWDB) to celebrate National Employ Older Workers Week (NEOWW) at senior centers across Orange County. “National Employ Older Workers Week gives us the unique opportunity to raise awareness and recognize older workers as valuable assets...

Annual Coastal Cleanup Day Brings the Community Together to Protect Our Ocean

MONTEREY BAY REGION, September 18, 2021 — 1,767 passionate volunteers worked from 9 to noon today (Saturday, September 18) collecting more than 4,020 pounds of trash and over 675 pounds of recycling from 62 beaches, rivers, and inland areas across Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties! Annual Coastal Cleanup Day is California’s biggest cleanup of the year which takes place annually on International Coastal Cleanup Day. Save Our Shores has partnered with the California Coastal Commission, serving as the Central Coast host for this much-loved annual effort for over a decade.