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  • Turkey Day trots gain momentum

    Turkey Day trots gain momentum
    She runs only about three 5Ks each year, but Jill Yesner says she'll never miss Thanksgiving Day. "I guess everybody wants to burn off the calories before they eat," says Yesner, of Boca Raton, who'll run the sixth annual Adolph & Rose Levis JCC 5K in...
  • 1 de diciembre, Día Mundial del Sida: ¡Hágase la prueba!

    1 de diciembre, Día Mundial del Sida: ¡Hágase la prueba!
    Hoy 1 de diciembre es el Día Mundial del Sida, una fecha para recordar a aquellos que hemos perdido a consecuencia de esta pandemia, y este año se cumple el aniversario número 26 de la escogencia de este día para este fin. El lema de este año es...
  • From The Top: Carrie Buddingh earns Influential Woman award

    From The Top: Carrie Buddingh earns Influential Woman award
    For Naperville resident Carrie Buddingh, the moment to shine has already arrived at the age of just 33. Buddingh was selected one of 15 local executives honored at the 17th annual Influential Women In Business Awards event early in November at NIU...
  • Orlando-area United Way aims to raise $18.8 million

    Orlando-area United Way aims to raise $18.8 million
    Amid signs of a rebounding economy, the Heart of Florida United Way has set an "optimistic" goal of raising $18.8 million from the community in the coming year, the charity announced Tuesday. "We see some bright spots in the overall financial picture,...
  • HUD secretary says L.A., nation on track to house all homeless vets

    HUD secretary says L.A., nation on track to house all homeless vets
    The U.S. is on track to end veteran homelessness by the end of next year, even in Los Angeles, the epicenter of the problem, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro said Saturday. "I believe we can," Castro said at the United Way of...
  • County summit needed on homelessness

    County summit needed on homelessness
    It is good news that the battle between the city of Fort Lauderdale and activists fighting for the right to feed the poor on the beach is headed to a Broward County courtroom. Let the courts give this supercharged issue a needed time-out. Let a...
  • Middletown Area Becomes Latest To Use 2-1-1 To Combat Homelessness

    MIDDLETOWN — Middlesex County along with Meriden and Wallingford on Monday became the sixth of eight zones in the state to join the 2-1-1 system to provide better services to the homeless. The Connecticut Coordinated Access Network will receive...
  • Report: 25 Percent Of Connecticut Households Above Federal Poverty Level But Struggle To Meet Basic Needs

    Report: 25 Percent Of Connecticut Households Above Federal Poverty Level But Struggle To Meet Basic Needs
    About a quarter of Connecticut households are above the federal poverty level but have earnings or retirement income that is barely enough to meet basic necessities, the Connecticut United Ways say in a new report. The income threshold varies by...
  • More members of Wolf transition team

    The line-up for Gov.-elect Tom Wolf's transition team is growing. Straight from the news release, here's the members of Team wolf's steering committee that will review government agencies Neal Bisno Bisno is President of SEIU Healthcare...
  • Community: Volunteer named Woman Achiever

    Burbank volunteer Marva Murphy recently joined an elite group of female leaders as Business Life Magazine's Women Achievers. She was nominated by the Zonta Club of the Burbank Area. Before starting her own public relations firm, 2M Communications, Murphy...
  • Volunteering can be good for both mind and body

    The upcoming holiday season may inspire you to volunteer your time and talent to a deserving cause or person. And it's a gift that will come right back to you. Science backs the mood-boosting benefits of being of service to others. "We grow up learning...