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Social Services

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  • Baby boomers increase the need for geriatric social workers

    Baby boomers increase the need for geriatric social workers
    Since their birth in record numbers in the years following World War II, baby boomers have impacted all facets of society from housing to education. As this generation approaches its sunset years, it will continue to have great impact, in particular in...
  • Give a Little, Get A lot: Supporting Catholic Charities Event Information

    The 22nd Annual Hearts for the Homeless Families Presents The 8th Wonder of the World Supporting Catholic Charities Northwest Regional Services and the New Hope Apartments Saturday, May 21, 2011 5:00 p.m. Sanfilippo Family Estate in Barrington Hills,...
  • Support groups can help elders through rough times

    Support groups can help elders through rough times
    Older people who face a challenging personal situation can find emotional comfort and practical advice at local support groups. Paul Slosar attends a support group for those caring for a relative with memory loss. The support group meets at Smith...
  • Take this job and love it

    Take this job and love it
    Kevin Nemetz, CEO of tix4cause.com, developed the site to help charities raise money by selling unused event tickets -- and he's loving every minute of it. We got him to tell us why. Weigel: What is it about this job that excites you? Nemetz: I read...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Committee work begins with sharrows

    The first meeting of the Newport Beach Citizens Bicycle Safety Committee took place Monday afternoon, with members discussing their concerns and setting priorities — including adding sharrows in Corona del Mar, adding racks throughout the city...
  • 'Connect Day' offers services to homeless

    SOUTH GLENDALE — Organizers are expecting today's Homeless Connect Day at the Glendale National Guard Armory to be largest social services event for regional transients so far. The event connects homeless people to 50 private and public social...
  • Three Orlando charities struggle to stay open

    Three Orlando charities struggle to stay open
    At a time of year when Central Floridians are bombarded by requests for charitable giving, you won't find anything in your mailbox or on your answering machine from one of the oldest charities in the region — The Russell Home for Atypical Children....
  • No bah humbug here

    Dozens of members of the Salem Lutheran Church on Sunday set aside their newly unwrapped Christmas presents in order to prepare and partake in a holiday meal with the local homeless. The second annual Christmas feast drew about 200 people, including...
  • From Tee To Green, A Worthwhile Cause

    Every year since 1952 golf fans have gone to Wethersfield Country Club or TPC River Highlands in Cromwell to watch PGA Tour players and cheer for Arnie, Jack, Lee, Phil and Bubba. Supporters of the tournament, which is now the Travelers Championship, have...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Shale Bill Set For House Vote Today.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. With the Tuesday That Ate Chicago now firmly in the rearview mirror, we can now look ahead to an equally busy schedule today. After bucking up against its 11 p.m. curfew last night, the state......
  • Fatal explosion rips through home of Josh Powell

     
    Explosion at home of Josh Powell apparently kills Powell and his two sons...