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Addiction resources and support offered at End Addiction HSV Walk

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Huntsville non-profit Not One More Alabama hosted its fourth annual “End Addiction HSV” walk on Saturday. For mothers Micheala Phillips and Darby Taylor, attending the walk is about remembering their sons. Phillips’ son Tyler and Taylor’s son Zack both died of fentanyl overdoses. “These were good kids,”...
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Local Organization Hosts Free Children’s Clinic

BELTON, Texas — Feed My Sheep is a nonprofit organization in Temple, and it hosted a free children’s clinic today. The clinic was at the Body of Christ Community Clinic in Belton. This free clinic was designed for children 18 and under who don’t have insurance or access to health...
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Why We Love the Y

This summer the Y asked members, seasonal visitors, donors, and people of all ages who came through our doors to list their reasons they love the Y. The inside wall was dotted with over 70 responses ranging from “something for everyone” to “my home away from home,” to “yoga, friends, everything,” to “helps develop our youth,” “swimming,” and as Jeannie Sullivan wrote, “the Y loves me!” We do indeed. Bruce Harris loves “Y-Arts” and Joan Teele loves that the Y “helps develop our youth.” Fittingly, Holly Stover loves the “sense of community” that the Y fosters.
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Community Matters reaches Powhatan seniors

POWHATAN – When Richard Hillard’s wife Frances initially suggested they attend a session of Community Matters, a weekly senior gathering in Powhatan, he said he resisted. There wasn’t any big reason – it just wasn’t something he thought he would normally attend. But she prevailed, and several months ago, the pair showed up for the first time.

RTE’s Nationwide and what’s new at SOLAS Farmers Market this Saturday

The staff and owners of SOLAS Eco Garden Shop in Portarlington are on tender hooks of excitement waiting for the big day on TV, when they will feature on RTE’s Nationwide which is to air at 7pm on Monday September 20. David Maher co-owner of SOLAS explained: “This is just...

Summit Vista celebrates 3 years helping seniors live their best lives

(GTU) – Summit Vista is celebrating Its 3 year anniversary. The retirement community is the newest hospitality/wellness-inspired continuing care community to be built in the Salt Lake City area. Summit Vista is a Life Plan Community that opened three years ago in Taylorsville. It is the first Life Plan Community...

Walk for Thought fundraiser for brain injury survivors goes virtual

(FOX 9) - This year a brain injury will affect about 6,000 people in Minnesota. It’s why the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance is holding its Walk for Thought next Saturday. This year they need you more than ever. "I would just tell people that there’s always someone there to help,"...

CPD's "National Night Out" Slated for October

“NATIONAL NIGHT OUT” BRINGS THE COMMUNITY AND POLICE TOGETHER. National Night Out takes place annually on the first Tuesday in August. This year, the Cincinnati Police Department has moved its local events to the month of October. On Tuesday, October 5, 2021, neighborhoods across Cincinnati will get together for cookouts, social gatherings, games, and other fun events to celebrate and strengthen their community.

Enjoying the fruits of their labour in Mossley

People flocked to a special open day in Mossley to celebrate a community garden. More than 60 people attended the unveiling of Mossley Community Orchard’s new sign, made by local artist Colin Rowe and funded by Tameside Rotary. Residents enjoyed apple-inspired food, including apple chutney tartlets, Waldorf salad, Dorset apple...

Of people, spaces and in-betweens

New Delhi, Sep 17 : Through the lens, she sees her friends in the little worlds they have created. She says she wanted it to be like a page in her diary — a little something about them in the spaces they inhabit. It was last year that photographer and...
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Top 10 ways to make friends in your classes

Nothing is more reassuring for a person who doesn’t know anyone in their class to have someone come up to them and introduce themselves. Introducing yourself to the person sitting alone in your lecture opens up the door for more dialogue and the ability to ask clarifying questions surrounding the material. If you also don’t know anyone in your class, this gives you at least one person to talk to that day.

Nine Mayo producers have reached the 2021 Blas na hEireann finals

The finalists for Blas na hÉireann 2021 have been announced and the countdown is on for the awards weekend which will take place virtually again this year on October 2nd. The awards seek to reward the very best, not just in their category but to highlight the best of local as well, including an award for Best in Mayo which is supported by LEO Mayo.

AARP program offers assistance to unemployed seniors in Isabella County

The AARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) has changed the odds for local unemployed seniors. Operating out of the William and Janet Strickler Nonprofit Center in Mt. Pleasant, the program works to pair unemployed seniors with host agencies to gain work-based training and skill development through community service activities. The program has become crucial in fighting the lasting financial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.