Local agencies

Dumfries Standard Toy Appeal gets an extra helping hand

Every little gesture contributes to the Standard’s appeal for toys and everything counts towards giving a Christmas present to underprivileged children in Dumfriesshire. We work hard with a variety of local agencies to spread a festive spirit for children living in poverty and struggling families right on our doorstep. And …

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Personal data of more than 2,000 Sonoma County agency clients could be exposed – NBC Bay Area

The personal data of 2,347 clients at three Sonoma County agencies may have been exposed during a breach of a county subcontractor’s network, county officials said Wednesday. A ransomware attack in August on the Seneca Family of Agencies network may have exposed vital personal data, including names, social security numbers, …

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COVID-19 has caused great grief to nonprofits

Content of the article Over the past 20 months, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a financial impact on many nonprofit agencies. Many agencies and organizations have been directly affected by the reduction in funds due to lost events and other funding channels. We have become creative in securing funding and …

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A new model of development cooperation

The time has come for international agencies, donors and NGOs to adapt their corporate cultures and operating models to a new era of international development cooperation. The converging transformative forces of the COVID-19 pandemic and the movement to ‘decolonize development’ have created new options for development partnerships to move away …

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Local agencies respond to several burning structures on Bald Head Island

Brunswick County firefighters, EMS and the Sheriff’s Office, among several other agencies in the area, are responding to a fire at several structures on Bald Head Island on Saturday night. (Photo above courtesy @JodiQHill on Twitter) BALD HEAD ISLAND – Several structures were engulfed in flames on Bald Head Island …

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$ 500,000 in recovery funds announced for Dayton arts agencies

WASHINGTON (WDTN) – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) said on Friday that the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) had awarded a $ 500,000 grant to Culture Works (Arts and Culture Alliance of the Miami Valley), to provide sub-grant opportunities to local arts and culture agencies in the Dayton area. …

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Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis and Junior Rangers Madison and Mason DeSantis Join FWC and DEP in Red Tide Release | Duke Energy

(The Florida governor’s office issued the following press release on November 10, 2021.) SHELL POINT BEACH, Fla .– Today Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis, Junior Rangers Madison and Mason DeSantis, and Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Shawn Hamilton joined representatives from the Florida Coastal Conservation Association (CCA), Duke …

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France wants to facilitate access to free legal aid

Access to free legal advice could become easier next year if the government keeps its promise to significantly increase the number of France Services agencies. France Services is a government agency created following the yellow vests protests in 2018 and 2019. It has some 1,300 branches, of which 2,500 are …

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