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The Seadogs provide medical services to the community of Kaduna

The Kaduna State Chapter of the National Association of Sea Dogs (NAS) carried out medical awareness activities among the Katin Aga Agwa community in the Sabo region of Kaduna. The NAS, also known as the Brotherhood Pyrates, said raising public health awareness was in line with its core mandates of …

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Aurora community holds prayer vigil in Nome Park

Aurora town leaders and community members gathered in Nome Park, where six teenagers were gunned down. They joined in prayer and a call to action to keep students safe. AURORA, Colorado – Nearly two weeks after two separate school shootings in Aurora, city officials and community members gathered for a …

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Serving the community in multiple ways

There are so many ways to offer our service – to our fellow human beings, for the environment or for the nation. And for the sergeant. Clevin Joy G. Conde (Res) Philippine Army (PA) His service and support he offered to the 11th Regional Community Defense Group, Army Reserve Command …

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Petaluma Health Care District Hires Benjamin Spierings as Community Health Program Director

Benjamin Spierings was hired as a Community Health Program Manager by the Petaluma Health Care District. The Sonoma County public agency said Spierings will coordinate the district’s community health initiatives and partnerships, and expand community outreach efforts. He will also lead the district’s new community health worker program, which will …

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Dogs comfort Waukesha community after tragedy

WAUKESHA, Wis. (WBAY) – The K-9 Comfort Dog Lutheran Church comfort dog ministry has been deployed to Waukesha in the wake of the Christmas parade tragedy. Seven golden retrievers, including five from Wisconsin, offered their services at a vigil in Cutler Park on Monday night. “One thing they bring is …

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Community Unity Day promotes Duval, that’s us – Free Press of Jacksonville

It features Pastor Robert LeCount, CEO | Executive Director and Founder of Quench The Violence and Pastor of Disciples of Christ Church, and Jack Meeks, CPA. Quench the Violence, a Jacksonville-based non-profit organization whose mission is to promote peace, unity and community throughout Duval County, hosted “Unity in Community” on …

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Pensacola’s “Gospel on the Water” concert seeks to uplift the community

A special event this weekend in Pensacola that aims to uplift the community will feature an array of award-winning gospel singers spreading the message of hope. The event, entitled “The Gospel on the Water”, will take place Sunday at the amphitheater of the community maritime park. Among the artists scheduled …

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New York developer threatened to throw a pot-a-pot at a community children’s garden

A “Grinch-style” real estate developer who wants to raze part of a Manhattan community children’s garden to build apartments once threatened with overturning a port-a-pot on the sanctuary, a new lawsuit has found. Residents of the Lower East Side have been waging a legal battle since 2014 to protect the …

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Community members call for ceasefire as Philadelphia nears 500 homicides

By Annie McCormick, Christie Ileto Click here for updates on this story PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) – Police in Philadelphia are investigating a shooting that left one dead Tuesday night. This happened around 10:30 p.m. on the 6200 block of Woodland Avenue in southwest Philadelphia. Police said the man was shot in …

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Williamson County Commissioners approve new boundary maps

The proposed reworking of the Williamson County redistribution map. (Courtesy of Williamson County) This iframe shows a map of the redistribution based on the 2020 census and current districts. “> After a decade of record growth, Williamson County has found itself having to redirect its four ridings following the completion …

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Community calendar: tree lighting, listening session, technology and coffee

Community tree lighting ceremony and cart ride, 4 p.m., Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Wright. Community listening session, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Carlton County Government Services Building, 1307 Cloquet Avenue, Cloquet. County Carlton has partnered with the Center for Public Impact to learn more about how government can support rural …

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Watch how we honor the 2021 Surrey Community Leader Award recipients – Peace Arch News

The 2021 Community Leader Awards will be held online again this year. The virtual event is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 24 on surreynowleader.com. Virtual event VIDEO: Watch how we honor the 2021 Surrey Community Leader Award recipients The annual event that honors the city’s unsung heroes is …

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History of Compassion: And about compassion in our city… | Community-News

One of the goals of Compassionate Brattleboro is to highlight and bring attention to organizations that do compassionate work in our region. We are particularly pleased to continue in that direction this month by highlighting the efforts currently underway to welcome the Afghan refugees who will soon arrive in our …

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If Ahmaud Arbery’s family does not have peace, the community will not have peace, say BLM protesters

BRUNSWICK, Georgia – Black Lives Matter protesters chanting ‘shut it down’ if there is no ‘justice’ for Ahmaud Arbery told Fox News they will march peacefully if the men accused of murdering him are not convicted of all charges. “We just want them to do the right thing,” said Michael …

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Greater Peace Community Development Corporation to ‘Roast’ Jay Jones

photo by robert noles by HANNAH LESTERHLESTER@OPELIKAOBSERVER.COM Have you met Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones? Well, if not, the perfect opportunity would be at an upcoming Jones Roast hosted by the Greater Peace Community Development Corporation (GPCDC). The Roast is an annual fundraising event for the business, which strives to …

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The Catholic Peace Community of Rome welcomes the episcopal appointment of one of its own

Rome – Advocates of social justice for religious orders around the world praise Pope Francis’ unusual appointment of a diocesan bishop to their ranks, saying the choice underscores the importance of their work and ministry. Divine Word Missionary Fr. Paul Daisuke Narui, who has served in Rome since 2015 as …

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