Posts in tag

executive director


With more cells than there are stars in the galaxy, our brains keep a whole host of bodily functions running smoothly – and we don’t even have to think about it. Our brain allows us to understand the world, build memories, create and feel emotions. They endow us with all the qualities that make us …

ETCOG is pleased to announce that its Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Principal Elected Rural Transportation Planning Organization, Anderson County Judge Robert Johnston, has received the Distinguished Service Award from the Texas Transit Association (TTA). “I am honored to receive this award from the TTA and am grateful for the recognition that …

History links ATH: 2022 Hofstra Athletics Hall of Fame inductees hear the incredible news (2/22/22) Hempstead, NY – The Hofstra University Athletics Department is thrilled to announce the Hall of Fame Class of 2022. The class consists of six individuals and will be inducted into the …

Posted: 02/18/2022 16:15:26 WORTHINGTON — Those in the hills this Saturday can enjoy a late Valentine’s Day celebration when the Worthington Parks and Recreation Committee hosts their Valentine’s Day Love Skate. The skate will take place at the town pond from 6-9 p.m. and will feature a disc jockey and lights, as well as refreshments, …

160,000 coastal Georgians may be eligible, but only 37,000 use SNAP benefits. (SAVANNAH, GA) When the coronavirus pandemic hit in 2020, many Savannahians who were already living below the poverty line began to face even more difficult circumstances fueled by closures and job losses. Their daily struggles included greater food insecurity, increased risk of diet-related …

MANKATO — The end of 10-year-old Dylan Wollmuth’s mission was to climb half a thousand feet — a 60-foot elevation increase — up a snow-covered, boot-print-laden hill at Mount Kato, then to sit on an inflatable tube to slide down a slope and return to the starting point. At Sunday’s summit and fall, however, Wollmuth …

The Providence Farm Collective will develop a farmers market in Buffalo. (Photo by Brendan Bannon/Submitted by Providence Farm Collective/Western New York Land Conservancy) Thu January 27, 2022 7:40 PM Providence Farm Collective (PFC) received a $477,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farmers Market Promotion Program. With this funding, PFC will create …

During the first week of the 2022 legislative session, lawmakers introduced several bills that would lower New Mexico’s unreasonable 175% interest rate cap on small loans to 36%. But the Legislature won’t even be able to discuss such measures during the current 30-day session without an official “message” from Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham. So far, …

SEARSMONT, Maine – Glendon Mehuren II’s Faithful Venture Farm, 35 miles east of the state capital of Augusta, looks as peaceful as the farms pictured on organic milk cartons. Cows roam among the weathered barns perched on a hill surrounded by small pastures and woodlands. But things have been bad on the farm since August. …

GRAY – Each year, the Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations recognizes organizations and individuals for their work and contributions to the promotion and improvement of mental health services throughout Tennessee. At its annual conference, held December 9-10 in Franklin, Johnson City Housing Authority Director Richard McClain was honored as the recipient of TAMHO’s 2021 …

the Pennsylvania Bus Association celebrates an important milestone in 2023: the organization will celebrate its 100th anniversary. Founded in 1923, the Pennsylvania Bus Association (PBA) has operated without interruption and with an unwavering commitment to the safety of the traveling public and the economic well-being of its member companies. A celebration is planned for the …

Posted: Dec 24 2021 / 13:35 CST / Update: Dec 24 2021 / 14:13 CST PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) – Feeding the homeless is a priority for many nonprofits this holiday season. Dozens of homeless and food insecure people lined up on Friday, December 24 in Pensacola for a Christmas event hosted by Fearless Community, a …

The Arizona Self-Storage Association (AZSSA) has reinstated its District Outreach program to better connect with self-storage operators in areas outside of major state markets. The designated liaison will give members from rural areas a voice in the organization and provide access to a board member, who will serve as a mentor, according to a press …

Nearly 3,900 Ohioans are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, the highest number since mid-January, when vaccines were a scarce commodity allocated only to the most needy beneficiaries. During the pandemic, the Ohio Hospital Association’s PAC paid $ 13,000 to Republican lawmakers who co-sponsored legislation to ban vaccination mandates from Ohio hospitals, colleges, and employers. Critics of …

In what the school described as “a tragic incident” Nathan Tyler Valencia, 20, died on Tuesday, four days after participating in the Kappa Sigma fraternity’s “Fight Night” on November 19. Valencia was one of the fighters participating in the card’s “main event” according to an online flyer of the event, but family lawyer Nick Lasso …

Stoneacre Garden now hosts the markets. (Photo by Bevan Linsley) The Aquidneck Community Table local farmers’ markets have found a new temporary home. The patio of the Stoneacre Garden, with its vine-covered trellises and mounted radiators, now hosts a Wednesday market from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and a market on Saturday morning from 9 …

Cooper Means of Farm Collaborative loads vegetables from Harper Kaufman to Two Roots Farm in Emma on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. Farm Collaborative will distribute vegetable shares to food insecure families and pantries, while supporting local farmers by purchasing surplus products. (Kelsey Brunner / The Aspen Times) For Farm Collaborative’s agricultural director, Cooper Means, the …

PERU – Farmers and politicians gathered at Rulfs Orchard on Tuesday morning to advocate for keeping the 60-hour overtime threshold for farm workers and to voice concerns about how its reduction could make New York producers less competitive in the labor and raw materials markets. Later this year, the state’s Wage Board is expected to …

The prospects for professional football in Spokane have become much brighter. Brett Sports and Entertainment is taking a late step to establish a Major League Soccer farm club in the planned new downtown stadium next to the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena. Primary owner Bobby Brett also owns the Spokane Indians and Spokane Chiefs franchises, but …

NEW YORK – Jane Brown Grimes, a member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame for her contribution to the sport as an executive who has held positions with the US Tennis Association, precursor to the WTA Tour and the Hall itself, has died at the age of 80. . Le Hall announced Brown Grimes’ …

As an undergraduate student at Butler University, Gwen Valles ʼ21 worked as an intern at the Academic Promotion Office, where her primary responsibility was to collect Butler scholarship donor thank you notes from their recipient students. . In the course of his work, Valles noticed that there were no existing Butler Scholarships designated for Latinx …

Former Waterville City Manager Michael Roy, presented at City Hall in 2019, will receive the Distinguished Community Service Award from the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce. The chamber will hold its annual awards ceremony on Thursday. Michael G. Seamans / Morning Sentinel File WATERVILLE – Michael Roy, who served as municipal manager of Waterville for 16 …

KALAMAZOO, MI – Reverend Michael Eric Dyson will be the keynote speaker at the ISAAC Virtual Banquet at 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 11. Interfaith Strategy for Advocacy & Action in the Community will broadcast the event “Seizing Change at the Root: Growing the Beloved Community” on Facebook and YouTube Live, starting at 5:30 pm …

By KYRA HAAS, Arizona Capitol Times PHOENIX (AP) – A new organization calling itself a non-partisan school board association is led by Republican activists, including the first vice president and treasurer of the Arizona Republican Party, and the president’s daughter. The Arizona Coalition of School Board Members was launched on October 12 as an alternative …

When COVID-19 began to develop last year, the Victory Garden Initiative, an urban farm in the Harambee neighborhood, pivoted. The 1 1/2 acre farm nestled between Concordia Avenue and Townsend Street has evolved from a member-only property to access for anyone wanting fresh vegetables grown on site. It has been operating as a community-supported agricultural …

Recycling collection sites will be empty until the end of October Recycling of empty pesticide and fertilizer cans Cleanfarms reminds farmers that they can recycle empty and rinsed pesticide and fertilizer cans until the end of October. – Photo of clean farms Cleanfarms reminds farmers that they can recycle empty and rinsed pesticide and fertilizer …

In the Union budget 2021-2022, the Ministry of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmer Welfare was allocated Rs. 1,23,018 crore – a 14% increase over the 2019 budget -2020. India is primarily an agrarian economy, with almost 60% of the country’s population reportedly working in the agricultural sector. However, reaching smallholder farmers – especially those in remote …

Mayor Charlie Sellers (center) answered questions from Blowing Rock Civic Association board member and video recording host Jean Kitchin on October 1 at City Hall. BRCA registered all of the Blowing Rock candidates who wished to participate. Photo by David Rogers BLOWING ROCK – Getting individuals and civic groups to work together, without dividing, was …

School administrators have faced hostility from some parents and residents after the Pennsylvania mask order for schools took effect last month. This week, the Pennsylvania Principals Association released an investigation indicating the intense backlash they are experiencing from parents who oppose the statewide mask order. The survey found that 44% of principals who responded said …

WASHINGTON (AP) – A group representing members of school boards across the country on Thursday called on President Joe Biden for federal help to investigate and end threats to policies, including mask warrants, comparing the vitriolic to a form of domestic terrorism. Parents and community members have disrupted meetings and threatened board members in person, …

BELGRADE – COVID may have canceled last year’s Belgrade Fall Festival, but this year the new and traditional favorites are back. “Everything is the same,” said Kristi Gee, executive director of the Belgrade Chamber of Commerce. “We are bringing back an event that Belgrade loves.” A parade, activities in the park, a car show, inflatables …

More than 100 people braved the heat and wind to show up for Sunday’s inaugural Cultural Festival at West End Park. Organizers Amber Danielson, executive director of the Marshalltown Arts and Culture Alliance, and Wendy Soltero, member of the experience committee, were pleased with the number of people who appeared. They managed to create the …

It was days after his wife, Beverly Smock, died when East County Bill Smock was browsing hundreds of sympathetic Facebook posts. Many of these messages were on the same theme. “They were like, ‘The first person I met at the Builders Association was Beverly… she made me feel loved,” “said Bill Smock. “It was a …

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama – The University of Alabama’s system board voted on Friday to rename two buildings after members of the student government asked them to remove “racist namesakes” from campus last year. According to our press partners at AL.com, the board of directors voted unanimously to rename the Ferguson Student Center and Moore Hall. Alabama …

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments: Christina WH Wong, 54, from Chico, has been appointed to the Council of Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists. Wong has been the Senior Program Coordinator at the Glenn County Health and Social Services Agency since 2002. She was a Mental Health Therapist at the …

What comes to mind when you read this statement: “We are extremely excited to expand our joint venture with Chevron to build and operate 10 new, highly carbon-negative renewable natural gas projects on dairy farms across the country and continue to reinvent waste,” he said. said Bob Powell, CEO and Founder of Brightmark. me. Excited …

September 2, 2021, 3:28 p.m. HST * Updated September 2 at 3:41 p.m. Habitat for Humanity Maui is the latest Maui nonprofit to receive a “generous personal donation” from Amazon Founder and Executive Chairman Jeff Bezos. “We are extremely grateful for Mr. Bezos’ support,” said Sherri Dodson, Executive Director of Habitat Maui. “We are in …

Gibbs obtains GMA training certificate VALDOSTA – Valdosta City Council member Andrew Gibbs recently received the prestigious Certificate of Recognition from the Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute at the Georgia Municipal Association‘s annual convention, city officials said in a statement. communicated. The Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute, a cooperative effort of GMA and …

Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) announced a operating profit of Rs 1,183.7 crore in the quarter ended June 2021, down 49% from same quarter last year when India imposed one of the toughest lockdowns in the world to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Operating profit also fell 71.8% on a sequential basis, highlighting the impact of the …

The Sonoma Community Center’s 14th Annual Muse Celebration of “Creativity, Connection, and Community” will take place at 5 p.m. on Saturday, August 14. This year’s party – to be held outside of its East Napa Street building – will be the centre’s first per capita fundraiser since its operations moved to a fully virtual format …

ARLINGTON, Virginia – Cumberland County Attorney Billy West was elected president of the National District Attorneys Association over the weekend, an NDAA press release said on Monday. According to the statement, West was unanimously elected by the NDAA board of directors on Sunday and was introduced and sworn in by outgoing president Nancy G. Parr …

As coronavirus cases continue to rise in both Illinois and the United States, pressure for successful vaccines to receive their vaccines is mounting. In Chicago, several COVID vaccination campaigns took place on Saturday, with the aim of giving underserved and hesitant communities access to vaccines. The Rev. Walter Turner, the pastor of New Spiritual Light …

BAPP announced yesterday that a Memorandum of Understanding has been signed with the International Association for the Advancement of High Performance Thin Layer Chromatography (HPTLC Association). The MOU means that with the click of a link on the BAPP website, interested parties can access 285 validated methods for the identification of herbal ingredients. BAPP is …

After a difficult year during the COVID-19 pandemic, local farmers, artisans and farmers’ markets have experienced a resurgence of enthusiasm for local buying and shopping. According to the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, demand for markets goes beyond last year and the past decade – the state has more than 400 farmers’ …

Sonalika Tractors, a leading tractor manufacturer, sold 33,219 units in the first quarter of fiscal 22, the highest on record for the company in the three-month period, despite the negative impact of the second wave of covid-19. The company reported a 30% year-over-year increase in volumes due to a weak base in the first quarter …

ST. PAUL – Governor Tim Walz promulgated on June 29 the Omnibus bill on finance and environmental and natural resources policy. The final bill with a start date of July 1, 2021, includes the establishment of a new program to provide landowners with financial support to retain water in the landscape. The Minnesota Board of …

News 12 Staff June 24, 2021, 9:45 p.m. Updated: June 24, 2021, 9:45 p.m. Pride Month ends in just over a week, but people are still coming together to celebrate everyone in the LGBTQ + community. The Mount Vernon Youth Bureau hosted the first “Let Your Colors Shine” event on Thursday, which focused on children …

It’s time for the Northern Ohio Vegetable Tour to grow. City fees Is an Oberlin-based organization that offers fresh, seasonal fruits and vegetables in Lorain and Kaiyahoga counties. It began distributing inventory for the 2021 season on June 15. The program deals with global warming, sustainable agriculture, economic justice and healthy eating by connecting farmland …