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Personality: William F. “Bill” McGee |

William F. “Bill” McGee’s life was closely tied to the struggle for civil rights. While born in Richmond, he spent his youth in Atlanta, attending elementary school alongside Yolanda King and Martin L. King III, the children of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He graduated from the same high school as Dr. King attended – […]

Announcement from the Center for Rural B...

March 03, 2022 | Highlighted Mankato, Minn. – Minnesota State University, Mankato’s College of Allied Health and Nursing will establish a Rural Behavioral Health Center in the fall to improve access to behavioral health care for residents outside of Minnesota, in order to include residents of recognized reserves. A 2021 Minnesota Department of Health Workforce […]

County continues to address housing cris...

The Clark County Commission today unanimously approved a plan to help fund seven affordable housing developments that, in total, would add 602 apartments for seniors or low-income families. As of January 2020, more than 1,100 county-supported affordable housing units have been built or are under construction. Additionally, the county is working with a developer to […]

Lance Freeman: Penn onboards professor f...

Lance Freeman: Penn onboards professor from Knowledge University On February 15, Wendell Pritchett, acting president of the University of Pennsylvania, and Beth Winkelstein, acting vice president, announced the appointment of Lance Freeman as the 29th Penn University Integrates Knowledge Professor at the University. of Pennsylvania. Dr. Freeman, one of the world’s foremost experts on urban […]

Ric DeVorte Named New Community Foundati...

It took a year, but the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan board finally found its next chair. Richard “Ric” L. DeVore will assume his new role on April 1. “Ric is a proven leader who is the right person at the right time for the Community Foundation,” said James Nicholson, President of the Community Foundation […]

Troy Aikman’s EIGHT, an Elite Light Lage

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Starting this week, Texas consumers will be able to enjoy a new player in the beer category: EIGHT Elite Light Lager, which contains organic grains, no additives, cheap fillers or sugars. As a new offering in the light lager segment, EIGHT delivers exceptional taste and refreshment at just 90 calories and 2.6g of […]

Banner Health doctor, Hearts and Horses ...

A new program created between Banner Health and the Hearts and Horses program is teaching local physicians a new way of thinking about leadership and communication, straight from the horse’s mouth. Michele Alba, family medicine faculty member of Banner Health’s Northern Colorado Family Medicine Residency Program, created the Stables to Stethoscopes program to help physicians […]

Bethel joins efforts of a group of young...

The Career and Leadership Development Office has joined “Campus Wichita”, a program launched in 2021 to give students a chance for professional development and networking for 10 weeks over the summer. “I’m so thrilled that Bethel is partnering with the W, Wichita Chamber’s Young Professionals Division, on an initiative called Wichita Campus,” said Megan Kershner, […]

Governor Newsom announces appointments 1...

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments: Hannah Gbeh, 40, of Bonsall, has been appointed to the board of directors for the California Exposition and State Fair. Gbeh has been the Executive Director of the San Diego County Agricultural Office and Administrator of the San Diego Area Irrigated Lands Group since 2019. […]

Texas Health Resources Joins National Co...

Texas Health Resources has announced its selection to be part of one of 20 teams nationwide to participate in the American Hospital Association (AHA) Hospital community collaboration. The national collaboration aims to provide proven knowledge and resources to create effective collaborations between hospitals and community organizations with a mission to advance health equity. The Texas […]

Sycamores welcome Bradley as MVC action ...

History links HIGH EARTH, Ind. – Indiana State continues the Missouri Valley Conference game on Jan. 2 at the Hulman Center as the Bradley Braves arrive in town. The tipoff is scheduled for 1 p.m. on ESPN +. The game will also be available on radio on 105.5 The Legend in the Wabash Valley and […]

Brookings register | VerDonna ‘Donna’ E

VerDonna “Donna” Mae Emery Van Liere, 88, died on December 27, 2021 of Alzheimer’s disease in the memory care unit at the Peaceful Pines Senior Living Center in Rapid City, SD. Donna was born on December 2, 1933 in Colton, SD, to Wayne and Kathryn (Skrovig) Emery. In 1951, she graduated from Colton High School. […]

Two BKW graduates who make a difference ...

For the publisher: It is with great pride that I share excerpts from the lives of two exceptional Bern-Knox-Westerlo graduates. The first is Debbie Mcmanama Herodes. She delivers an insightful account of the influence of “family” and education on her life. Debbie shares that when she thinks of her family, hard work and music are […]

The 21-year-old devoted to trash talk

Impressive. That’s one of the favorite words of Nigerian-Israeli environmental activist Sharona Shnayder, and when I told her we could meet for lunch at one of her favorite cafes in Tel Aviv, a block from her office, that’s what she said. Coffee is Instagram ready. And Shnayder, in her black sweater and incredibly long, colorful […]

Saghdejian family donation expands reach...

Father and daughter Apo Saghdejian (center) and Nayiri Saghdejian with ANCA President Raffi Hamparian. The Saghdejian family generously donated over $ 250,000 to ensure the success of the ANCA Capital Gateway program named in memory of their son and brother, Hovig Apo Saghdejian. WASHINGTON DC – The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Hovig Apo […]

For All Seasons Welcomes Six New Board M...

EASTON – For All Seasons welcomed six new members to its Board of Directors: Kamari A. Collins of Easton; Aimee Dietsch, DHSc, of Easton; Gary Goldstein, MD, of St. Michaels; Leonard Wolf, CPA, RIA, of Easton; Michael T. Flaherty, Ph.D., of Tilghman; and Elizabeth Spurry, CFP, CTFA, de Trappe. “These new board members bring a […]

In loving memory of Sally Whannell: 1943...

It is with great sadness that the family of Sally Marie Whannell announce her passing on October 31, 2021, in Centralia, Washington, from complications associated with rheumatoid arthritis and Parkinson’s disease. Sally was born March 6, 1943 in Aberdeen, Wash., To Morris and Edna Dagnen, and raised with her brothers Gary and Scotty on the […]

New law to bring the dietary benefits of...

Photo: Ashley A. Smith A UC Berkeley campus pantry offers free groceries for students who need access to food and assistance with CalFresh apps. Photo: Ashley A. Smith A UC Berkeley campus pantry offers free groceries for students who need access to food and assistance with CalFresh apps. Thousands of students in California may soon […]

It’s Your Business news – recently hired

Retirement and hiring Stormont Vail Health announced Timothy A. Shultz will join the regional healthcare organization as Deputy Advocate General, Risks and Safety. He will take up his new role in December 2021. Shultz is a lawyer with over 28 years of experience in business, banking, insurance, healthcare, long-term care and retirement homes, company law […]

Pacific Dental Services Launches Academi...

The dental support organization is the first in its industry to pay for its employees to receive college education. Posted: October 26, 2021 at 6:00 a.m. EDT|Update: 29 minutes ago IRVINE, Calif., October 26, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Leading Dental Support Organization Pacific Dental Services® (PDS) announced the launch of its College advancement program, […]

4 American Universities Offering Dynamic...

Look behind today’s education success stories and you will find that many have liberal arts training. Despite all the hype around STEM degrees (i.e. science, technology, engineering, math), subjects like philosophy, art, music, languages, literature and many more have prepared – and continue to prepare – many for professional roles. Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz specialized […]

Young kids addicted to social media – CB

UM study: Young children addicted to social mediaYounger and younger children continue to become addicted to social media, according to a new study from the University of Michigan. 1 hour ago Kidnappings in Haiti: 5 West Michiganders among the victims, including 4 childrenAt least five Michiganders, including four children, are among 17 missionaries kidnapped in […]

Washington state head coach sacked after...

“Due to the requirements set out in Washington Governor Jay Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, Nick Rolovich is no longer able to serve as head football coach at Washington State University,” the department said in a press release. Defensive coordinator Jake Dickert will become the interim head coach, he said. The four assistant coaches are Ricky Logo, […]

Business News – Newly Hired, Retired, Pr

Retirement and hiring AARP recently announced that Glenda DuBoise was chosen to serve as the new Kansas State Director. She will oversee the operations of the Kansas office, which includes a team of four full-time employees and an eight-person volunteer advisory executive board. They work on behalf of Kansans aged 50 and over, including nearly […]

News from the entire cantonal region

Haven of Rest Women’s Auxiliary presents a style show AKRON – The annual Haven of Rest Women’s Auxiliary Style Show takes place on Tuesday, featuring quality apparel from the Haven of Rest Donation Center. Staff, volunteers and surprise guests will playfully model examples of clothing on the “track”. The bargains that support the Mission start […]

Obituary of Marjorie PETERSON (2021) – S

Marjorie Black Peterson passed away on September 5, 2021. She was 95 years old. Marge was born January 10, 1926 in Livingston Montana to Thomas W. and Hazel Gleason. His father was an accountant for the Union Pacific Railroad. She had two siblings and is survived by brother Jerry Gleason of Carmel and sister Kitty […]

Fonda Jackson Gethers Obituary (1965 – 2

Honda Lynette Jackson is the second child born to John D. and Emma G. Jackson on May 7, 1965, in Denver, Colorado. She grew up in a Christian home participating in worship activities at Zion Baptist Church. Being “sandwiched” between his older sister, Frieda and younger brother, Fulton contributed to a courageous and competitive spirit […]

Charles Campbell obituary (2021) – India

A life well lived, a life belovedCharles “Charlie” Ricky Campbell, 69, returned home to Heaven on August 3, 2021 after a fierce battle with pancreatic and liver cancer. He passed peacefully through his home, with his devoted family by his side. Charlie (with several pseudonyms including Rick, Ricky, Chuck, Chas) was born January 12, 1952 […]

Lieutenant-Colonel Benjamin A. Fielding,...

Benjamin A. Fielding, formerly of Youngstown, Ohio, beloved husband of Jolene (Schmitt / Stokes) Fielding, died of natural causes in Fort Drum, New York on July 18, 2021.(Source: Funeral home) FORT DRUM, New York (WWNY) – Benjamin A. Fielding, formerly of Youngstown, Ohio, beloved husband of Jolene (Schmitt / Stokes) Fielding, died of natural causes […]

Donald M. Nolfi – Obituary – Mahoning Va

August 11, 1932 ~ July 18, 2021 (88 years old) Lowellville – Donald Michael Nolfi, 88, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 18, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. Donald was born August 11, 1932, son of Ferdinando and Nicoletta Nolfi, and has lived his entire life in Lowellville. He graduated from Lowellville High School […]

Ohio State Adds Social Worker to Help Un...

Ohio State University is working with community partners to recruit a full-time social worker dedicated to helping vulnerable people with housing in the off-campus area. Hiring is one of many university initiatives designed to support the neighborhoods and residents surrounding the Ohio State Campus. Starting this summer, a social worker from Southeast Healthcare will work […]