Local nonprofits benefit from donations from Greater New Orleans Foundation, Mrs. Gayle Benson

On Friday, the Greater New Orleans Foundation and Mrs. Gayle Benson announced $1,117,000 in immediate assistance grants to local nonprofits leading disaster response. Generous matching funds were provided by Mrs. Gayle Benson ($466,000) and the Dick J. Guidry Fund ($150,000). The Foundation has now distributed nearly $1.8 million in three rounds of grants in Hurricane Ida Relief. Since activating the Disaster Response & Restoration Fund, over 1100 individuals have contributed and over $4 million has been raised. Match funding from the Dick J. Guidry Fund was granted to support nonprofits in South Lafourche.
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Digital Trends

Cracks in the crypto utopia: How a surge of scams is exposing DeFi’s dark side

An onslaught of phishing scams has the cryptocurrency community rattled and questioning the very fundamentals it was built on. Non-fungible token (NFT) creators and collectors are losing out on hundreds and thousands of dollars to quick-thumbed thieves who are exploiting decentralized finance’s rise in popularity and fragmented customer support infrastructure.
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Hancock & Kelley: Mayor Tishaura Jones changes approach on crime downtown (Part 4)

The conclusion of this week's Hancock & Kelley. Hancock & Kelley: Mayor Tishaura Jones changes approach on crime downtown (Part 4) You Paid For It: St. Louis County mandatory vaccines. Drive-by shooting investigation. Shooting at popular Hill restaurant sends patrons scrambling. Curfew issued downtown for minors. Elliott Davis receives media...
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Canton Repository

Heart of Stark: SPARK keeps helping children get ready for school

In partnership with The Repository, every Monday, Stark Community Foundation is highlighting positive happenings in our community. Here’s to Good News Mondays!. When the Sisters of Charity Foundation started operating the SPARK (Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids) kindergarten readiness program in 2003, it was serving 140 children living in one urban and one rural community in Stark County.

The Foundation for Geauga Parks Resumes Search for Executive Director

The Foundation for Geauga Parks (FGP) Board of Trustees announces an opening for Executive Director to lead this organization into the next phase of growth. The full position description is available at Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and list of references to No phone calls please. The Foundation for Geauga Parks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How to watch The Morning Show season two

The second season of Apple’s star-studded drama series The Morning Show has launched on Apple TV+, starring Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston. Here’s what it’s all about. Apple TV+ launched in November 2019 with the The Morning Show as its leading flagship title. Jennifer Aniston stars as a famous anchor...

Spencerport Education Foundation welcomes new members

In August 2021, the Spencerport Education Foundation (SEF) welcomed three new members to its ranks. Known for its partnership with the Spencerport Central School District, the SEF works to secure funding to provide supplemental resources for teachers to use in the classroom and beyond. To help fundraise for these resources, the SEF hosts various events throughout the year. Families and individuals in the Spencerport area and beyond are welcome to take part, or volunteer alongside groupmembers as they work to support Spencerport teachers and students.

Matt Corral named Walter Camp Player of the Week for Second Week in a Row

OXFORD, Miss. — For the second straight week, Ole Miss quarterback Matt Corral has been named the Football Bowl Subdivision National Offensive Player of the Week by the Walter Camp Football Foundation for games ending September 18. Matt Corral earns Offensive Player of Week honors for the second straight week...
Gaston Gazette

Pam Warlick honored with 2021 Allen H. Sims Award by Gaston Community Foundation

Pamela Kimbrell Warlick has been honored by the Gaston Community Foundation with the receipt of the 31st annual Allen H. Sims Award. The award is presented each year "in recognition of a person who displays the traits of the late Allen Sims: the selfless act of seeing a need and finding a solution, of caring for a community, and making a difference."
The Verge

New trailers: Succession, You, Nightmare Alley, Hawkeye, and more

OK so the latest Ted Lasso spends almost the entire episode on Coach Beard in its most unusual, dream-like episode ever. I didn’t hate it (and I know it’s one of the two episodes added to the mix after Apple said it wanted 12 episodes instead of the 10 the writers had already sketched out. The Christmas episode was the other), but I wish we had actually gotten to know Beard a little better. “I listen more than I talk” seems like a line that could be his mantra.

Matt Corral earns national award for second week in a row

Matt Corral will need to clear off some more space on the bookshelf after being named the Walter Camp National Football Foundation's Offensive Player of the Week for the second Sunday in a row. The Ole Miss quarterback led the Rebels to a 61-21 win over Tulane on Saturday in which he accounted for seven touchdowns, becoming the first SEC quarterback to ever throw for threes TDs and run for four in a single contest. Corral Corral completed 23-of-31 passes for 335 yards and rushed for 68 yards, as nationally-ranked Ole Miss improved to 3-0 on the season.
Android Authority

Invasion on Apple TV Plus: Everything we know about the sci-fi series

A lot of ambitious sci-fi is heading to Apple TV Plus. With season two of See currently underway and upcoming projects like Isaac Asimov’s Foundation and the Tom Hanks–starring dystopian future feature film Finch, 2021 is full of big projects for the Apple streamer. And now you can add Invasion to that impressive list.
Hickory Daily Record

Leadership conference focuses on stronger community

HICKORY — Several hundred leaders gathered recently for a half-day conference aimed at developing stronger leaders for a stronger community. The conference, held this year on Sept. 10, is hosted annually by the Catawba Valley Leadership Foundation. “This was our third year presenting the conference, and each year we’ve grown...

Baraboo crane facility celebrates Saving Cranes Day with new look

BARABOO, Wis. — September 18 is Saving Cranes Day in Wisconsin, and one group of “craniacs” in Baraboo is celebrating the birds today with a fresh new look. The International Saving Cranes foundation was founded in 1973, and for the past 48 years, employees and members have dedicated their time to preserving all fifteen species of cranes, eleven of which are endangered.

Time Will Tell: Sonu Sood Tweets After IT Dept Alleges Rs 20 Cr Tax Evasion

Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sonu Sood carries an idol of Lord Ganesh for the immersion in Mumbai, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021. (PTI) New Delhi: Bollywood actor Sonu Sood took to Twitter on Monday, and in a post said,” Every Rupee in my foundation is awaiting its turn to save a precious life and reach the needy.” His post concluded in the end with a Hindi proverb which roughly translates to, “Do Good and good will happen to you. Time will tell, the end is always good for good people.”