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Eco-conscious restaurant owners with the idea of ​​converting food waste into compost received a $1,000 check from the Sierra Club on Tuesday to expand its program, allowing more restaurants to participate in the program. Josh Chamberlain, founder and executive director of Go Green OC, and Garvey Heiderman, director of composting operations and owner of The …

The Long Beach Arts Council awarded $164,785 to five individual artists and nearly two dozen organizations as part of the group’s annual scholarship and grant distribution. Most of the money comes from an annual contract with the city, which also includes operational support for the arts council. For the 2021-2022 fiscal year, which runs from …

COLUMBIA, MO (KMIZ) United Community Builders unveiled plans for the $4 million Beacon Community Center on Friday. United Community Builders says it has nearly reached that goal, having already raised $2.5 million in donations. Executive director Damian Dean told a press conference on Friday that he wanted the Beacon Community Center to be an anchor …

Nearly 1,100 manatees are believed to have died in 2021. March 3, 2022, 11:36 p.m. • 5 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article Environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against the US Fish and Wildlife Service, claiming the agency has failed to help preserve Florida manatee habitats as the species faces an …

The crisis facing manatees along Florida’s east coast is getting worse and isn’t going away anytime soon. Three conservation groups say inaction amplifies the crisis. They are suing the federal government, which they say has failed to protect the marine animal’s critical habitat. US Fish and Wildlife accepted protection 12 years ago but never did …

On Friday, Mzati Youth Organization donated 650 washable face masks worth K150,000 to Lunzu Secondary School as a way to address face mask challenges among school students. Mzati Youth Organization executive director Lawrence Kumpama said they noted that students were neglecting to wear face masks and other Covid-19 measures because they could not afford to …

No news posted on The ticker last year drew more social media reactions than the ousting of Ty Schmidt as executive director of Norte. Schmidt had founded the youth cycling nonprofit in 2013 and grown it into a multi-county force that has reached hundreds of children. His status as the leader and face of the …

Wilmington Historic Foundation Executive Director Travis Gilbert at a podium on the deck of the USS North Carolina in Wilmington on Wednesday kicks off a press conference on concerns over a development project just south of the battleship. A coalition of environmental and historical conservation groups, including the founding, oppose a developer’s request to create …

On Wednesday, a coalition of Wilmington-area groups met on the deck of the battleship North Carolina to voice their opposition to a text amendment that would allow new development to move forward on the west shore of the Cape Fear River. The proposed residential and commercial development site is sometimes referred to as Point Peter …

The Business Council of Alabama (BCA) announced on Monday the election of the organization’s officers, executive committee and board of directors for 2022. According to a statement, this year’s list of people who will take leadership positions for BCA was recently approved at its annual meeting. BCA announced that Mike Kemp has been elected the …

More than a thousand manatees have starved to death in Florida this year, and environmental groups are now officially pointing the finger at the Environmental Protection Agency as the culprit. Earthjustice, Save the Manatee Club and several other groups announced his intention to continue the federal agency for failing to protect endangered species, especially by …

Goodbye autumn Fall party Il Mercato harbored buzz and social unrest on a recent Wednesday evening, when supporters gathered for Fall Fiesta on behalf of Eden House, “a movement to end the trafficking and sale of human beings.” “Building Dreams” is the title of the annual fundraiser. President Kara Van de Carr (accompanied by the …

On December 3, 2021, members of the Marco Island Historical Society (MIHS), Board of Directors and staff gathered for the Society’s Annual Meeting and Holiday Luncheon at the beautiful Marco Island Yacht Club. MIHS members Carol and George Engstrom. Executive Director Pat Rutledge welcomed everyone and recounted the great things the Historical Society and the …

A former mobile home park on US 61 South is undergoing a change that will turn it into a development that will give homeless veterans and other homeless people a chance to make a new start. Steve Pickett, executive director of the Mississippi Center for Police and Sheriffs in Raymond, said the organization plans to …

If Jason Kenney’s lawyers give him sound advice, they’ll tell him to seek a compromise with the coalition of eight environmental groups who threatened to sue him last month if he doesn’t back down and apologize for the statements they say defame them. This could save the premier of Alberta and us the taxpayers of …

Civil society representatives demanded an immediate end to the use of fossil fuels. They made this request during a post-COP-26 discussion titled “A COP 26 post-mortem: cry, results and takeaways”. The event was organized by the Participatory Research and Development Center (CPRD) associated with BARCIK, CANSA-BD, CCDB, CDP, COAST Foundation, Maleya Foundation, NCC, B, SDS …

Sensee Kiadill The Liberia Civil Society Network condemns and expresses its utter disappointment with the Sheriffs of the Monrovia Magistrate Court for disrupting the recent Special Congress of the Liberia Football Association. On Saturday, November 20, 2021, the court sheriffs, under the direction of Magistrate Quincy AQGarnett of the Monrovia Magistrate’s Court, issued an alleged …

ODNR allegedly violated state regulations and federal law on safe drinking water Posted: November 2, 2021 / 4:23 PM EDT / Update: November 2, 2021 / 4:23 PM EDT COLUMBUS, Ohio – A coalition of environmental groups and clean water advocates has tabled alawsuit last night challenging permits for Mountaineer Storage Hub, a fracking projectgas …

Inaction when faced with an allegation of sexual assault Chicago Blackhawks organization 20-year-old Kyle Beach filed a complaint against the team in May 2021, alleging he was sexually assaulted by the team’s video coordinator in May 2010, then that the team was involved in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Senior Blackhawks management, including its president, general …

Los Gatos city council meetings have been brought back to Zoom as the maskless loons continue to escalate the madness, but they are also targeting the mayor’s house. Outside of our liberal Bay Area enclave, towns and townships across the country are grappling with school board meetings that are getting so violent over vaccine and …

Leader Who Guided South Haven Center for the Arts Through Hardship of COVID-19 Restrictions Honored by Arts Council Greater Kalamazoo, Kerry Hagy, Executive Director of the South Haven Center for the Arts, is among 10 individuals, organizations and businesses who have been named recipients of the 2021 Community Arts Award by the Arts Council of …

A vacation assistance program became a real community service project when students from Bob Hope School and members of the Lamar State College Port Arthur softball team joined the Port Arthur Rotary Club to prepare Thanksgiving meals for local families. The groups gathered at the Carl A. Parker Multi-Purpose Center and filled 125 boxes with …

• The Woman’s Department Club’s arts department will meet on October 26 with lunch at noon. Reservations must be made with Linda West at 812-235-3562 by October 23. The after-lunch program will feature Samantha Johnson Helms, Executive Director of the Terre Haute Symphony, who will speak about this year’s performances. • Wabash Valley Sewing Connection …

By Nathan Ham In July, the Avery Humane Society launched the Lucky Paws Raffle Extravaganza where people could purchase raffle tickets online for prizes donated by more than 50 businesses and individuals in the High Country region. The time to buy raffle tickets is almost over as people still have time to get their $ …

By Lee Chilcote, Earth From Severance Music Center to Playhouse Square, 78th Street Studios to Beachland Ballroom, Cleveland has a rich arts scene that far exceeds its weight compared to other American cities of its size. Still, Cleveland artists and arts organizations say they haven’t always had the strong support of City Hall under Mayor …

Tickets can be purchased in advance from the Hirsch Creek Golf & Winter Club (Photo by / Hirsch Creek Golf & Winter Club Facebook) Northwestern Francophone Organization Hosts Kitimat Murder Fundraiser The local fundraiser will take place on October 30 starting at 6 p.m. The Association des Francophones et Francophiles du Nord-Ouest (AFFNO) will organize …

Have you lost your connection with the outdoors? Was this the last time you climbed a tree or took a nature walk when you were a Boy Scout? A new adult club in Prince Edward Island, the Fox Club Society, is ready to help you fill this void. The company formed last year, after Daniel …