Non-Profit Newswire (Page 11)

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  1. Paxton group has plans for restoring former sheriff residence and jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2013 | The News-Gazette

    Sitting vacant and deteriorating for years, the historic former Ford County sheriff's residence and jail on the courthouse square is expected to be restored and put to use, now that it has a new owner. "It's good to get it passed on to somebody that hopefully will find a good use for it," Ford County Board Chairman Rick Bowen said after the board voted 9-2 this week to sell the aging complex to the nonprofit Paxton Foundation.


  2. Vatican set to control new a catholica Internet domainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2012 | The Catholic Sun Phoenix

    The Vatican is in line to control the new Internet address extension ".catholic" and decide who is allowed to use it. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, a nonprofit corporation that coordinates the assignment of Internet domain names and addresses around the world, announced the Vatican's formal application June 13 in London.


  3. Santa Cruz patriots group celebrates 100 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    SCOTTS VALLEY >> Capitola resident Rhoda Collins is one of dozens of members of an exclusive local chapter of women who trace their bloodline to early American patriots. The Santa Cruz chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution , which celebrated its 100th anniversary at the Pasatiempo Golf Course on Saturday, is part of a national service nonprofit whose motto is “God, Home and Country.” To join, members must prove at least one ancestor was a patriot who supported American independence from England in the 1770s.


  4. Fort Bragg declared a a Bee City USAaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Ukiah Daily Journal

    Fort Bragg became the first California city to be declared a “Bee City USA,” the Fort Bragg City Council announced this week. The council was encouraged to seek the designation, bestowed upon municipalities by the non-profit organization Bee City USA, by Lavender Cinnamon and Paul Katzoff of Bee Bold Mendocino and the Thanksgiving Coffee Company, who are striving to make Mendocino County “bee-friendly.” “Our City Council let it be known that Fort Bragg understands the importance of sustaining pollinators and wants to do everything we can to make the city more pollinator-friendly and 'bee' part of the solution,” said Fort Bragg Mayor Dave Turner.


  5. Assemb. Phil Ramos under attack by super PACRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newsday

    Assemb. Phil Ramos is being challenged by Giovanni Mata in his re-election bid. Photo Credit: James Escher Even before Democratic Assemb.


  6. Mavs Foundation dedicates basketball court at Parker's Park in WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Kids in West participate in a basketball clinic Saturday with members of the Dallas Mavericks Foundation after formal dedication of the new courts at Parker's Park. Joe Pustejovsky, left, helps his grandson Parker Pustejovsky with cutting down the net at the new basketball and tennis courts which were dedicated Saturday morning.


  7. Don't give up yet on Fairview, University of Minnesota Physicians mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Tribune

    Fairview and the University of Minnesota seem like logical partners for the creation of a full-service academic health system. In 1997, Fairview took ownership of the financially distressed hospital now known as the University of Minnesota Medical Center.


  8. 'Rock the Vote?' More Like, 'Meh the Vote'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | MediaPost

    Twenty-five years ago, the artist formerly known as Madonna Louise Ciccone - dressed in a red bikini and draped in an American flag - vogued her way through an MTV public service announcement to extol the virtues and benefits of voting. The Material Girl was just one of myriad early-1990s musicians and celebutantes who jumped on the Rock the Vote bandwagon that encouraged young people to perform their civic duties and engage in the political process.


  9. Basketball tournament honors Hempstead teen killed by driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    A basketball tournament in Hempstead was held Saturday to honor a Hempstead teen that was killed by an unlicensed driver. Ka'Juan Polley, of Hempstead, was struck and killed in 2015 by the driver while he was riding his bike at the corner of Front Street and Cameron Avenue.


  10. Groups plan for climate change north of Grand CanyonRead the original story

    Saturday | Washington Times

    The largest grazing leaseholder of land north of the Grand Canyon is working to adapt the area for climate change. The nonprofit Grand Canyon Trust recently released a plan to assist the U.S. Forest Service in helping the ecosystem adapt, the Daily Sun reported .


  11. Residents, local sports legends, come out for Bayonne charity event held in memory of teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    ... were killed in a horrific car crash earlier this year. The event was hosted by the Catch You Later Foundation , a non-profit that was created after the death of O'Donnell, who was a chemistry teacher and an award-winning softball coach at County ...


  12. Positive Vibes Felt By All Attending 26th Annual GrassRoots FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Your News Now

    ... culture but you'll meet somebody else and have a conversation," said Rev. Olivia Armstrong, the leader of a local non-profit organization who is enjoying her second Grassroots Festival. Access to our on-demand video clips is now open to all users. ...


  13. City's Somali community embraces new child care standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Island Packet

    When Somali refugees began arriving in the Seattle area in the 1980s, many of the women created small businesses that tapped their culture's passion for raising children, and provided them a way to support their families in a new land far from the wars of East Africa. In those days, they could easily get state licenses to open home-based child care businesses as long as they offered safe places for children, reported The Seattle Times .


  14. California wildfires burn near Los Angeles and Big SurRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Journal

    Wildfires burned out of control Saturday in mountains north of Los Angeles and near Big Sur on California's scenic Central Coast, posing a threat to 2,000 homes and a sanctuary for exotic animals which was being evacuated, authorities said. Southern California firefighters toiled in another day of triple-digit heat from a dome of high pressure over the region, and while Central Coast temperatures were more moderate, conditions included winds and low humidity.


  15. State funding clears way for affordable housing in ClermontRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Daily Commercial

    ... nursing facilities, hotels, and other service industries." New Beginnings of Central Florida is a faith-based non-profit that helps homeless residents get back on their feet by way of a partnership with Blue Sky Communities, a multifamily affordable ...


  16. Meals on Wheels Kitsap hosts Whale of a RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Central Kitsap Reporter

    Meals on Wheels Kitsap announced it will produce the 36th Annual Whale of a Run. The run/walk event will be held on Saturday, July 30, as a part of Silverdale's annual Whaling Days Festival.


  17. Arlington Volunteer of the Year copes with cerebral palsy, leads by exampleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    Bob Hester has lived all of his 75 years with cerebral palsy, a physical developmental disability that put him on crutches in childhood but didn't overwhelm his desire to become a lawyer, a husband, a father. Then a public service announcement for a cerebral palsy charity shaped the next phase of his life - that of volunteer.


  18. Recycled materials form rafts for Freaky Kon-TikiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Eight rafts made of wood, Styrofoam and other recycled materials plopped in and sped off into the Hampton River at Mill Point Park on Saturday to compete in the seventh annual Freaky Kon-Tiki River Raft Race. The event, hosted by the Bay Days Foundation, a nonprofit creating awareness and education about the conservation of the Chesapeake Bay, required teams of up to five to build a raft on site spending no more than $100 and using recycled materials before sending two team members to race at 11:30 a.m. "It was a lot of fun," said Doug Hearst, the foundation's vice president and event coordinator for Freaky Kon-Tiki.


  19. Donations needed for Warren County food pantryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Dispatch

    The Loaves & Fishes Ministries food pantry in Warrenton is asking its clients for patience, and the public for help, after lightning from a recent thunderstorm destroyed or severely damaged all of their phones and computers. The nonprofit food pantry is asking for donations from the community in order to pay for the estimated $5,000 worth of replacement and repair costs.


  20. The Community Chest Awards Nearly $200,000 to 24 Organizations Throughout Bergen CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Paramus Post

    The Community Chest, a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization servicing Englewood, Englewood Cliffs and Tenafly, New Jersey, awarded $195,000 in annual grants and The Harriet Tanner Impact Grant to 24 organizations. Founded in 1932, The Community Chest supports local nonprofit organizations serving people in need.