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Candidate Rinesmith promotes volunteerism, managerial knowledge 23.7.2014 azcentral.com | Arizona Republic Front Page
Tim Rinesmith, a Gilbert Town Council hopeful, says a bankruptcy came with the ...
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What's being developed in Mesa? 22.7.2014 azcentral.com | news
Details on recent development projects that will bring new homes to new jobs in ...
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Southeast Valley communities offer startup help 21.7.2014 azcentral.com | Arizona Republic Front Page
Southeast Valley communities offer a variety of services to help jump-start ...
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Text of Denver Mayor Hancock's 2014 State of the City Address 15.7.2014 Denver Post: Local
Read the prepared text of Denver Mayor Michael Hancock's 2014 State of the City Address, released by the Mayor's ...
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Free program brings books for children to apartment communities 13.7.2014 azcentral.com | business
Free program brings books into Arizona apartment communities to foster a love of reading in ...
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Hunger where we live — the philanthropic response 13.7.2014 Headlines: All Headlines
For more than 30 years, I've lived in the same neighborhood in Denver. It's nice — with neat lawns, friendly people and a great sense of community.
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Libby Foster: Community effort 11.7.2014 Steamboat Pilot
The Routt County Bridges Initiative, a collaborative effort between the Routt County Department of Human Services, Routt County United Way and LIFT-UP of Routt County, recently crafted a vision statement for our local Bridges Out of Poverty Initiative. After quite a bit of contemplation and wordsmithing, the executive committee members and I agreed that: “We envision a vibrant community united to improve the lives of people living in poverty.” While we were sharpening our vision, we also were celebrating the graduation of 17 Getting Ahead “investigators.” These investigators are Routt County residents who are motivated to break the cycle of poverty in their lives. During the intensive Getting Ahead class, investigators learn to take control of their own lives and problem solve to come up with a future plan that will enable them, with hard work and support, to move from a “just gettin’ by world to a gettin’ ahead world.” Spending two nights per week for two months with this remarkable group of people, and ...
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Syrian refugee women face harassment, poverty 9.7.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
HALBA, Lebanon (AP) — Before she began working as a hairdresser, poverty forced Syrian Umm Mahmoud to seek donations for food and rent money to survive as a refugee in Lebanon.
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Groups recommit to Clinton initiative with expanding business, early ed programs 24.6.2014 Denver Post: Local
In the first hours of the Clinton Global Initiative America conference in Denver, dozens of multinational corporations and domestic non-profits committed - or recommitted - money and support to a number of socioeconomic- and education-improvement ...
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County seeking health care for probationers 20.6.2014 azcentral.com | news
In the past several months, officials in Maricopa County’s correctional-health, detention and probation fields have capitalized on the broader eligibility standards to introduce health-care coverage to a community that often goes ...
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Maricopa County seeking health care for probationers 20.6.2014 azcentral.com | Arizona Elections
In the past several months, officials in Maricopa County’s correctional-health, detention and probation fields have capitalized on the broader eligibility standards to introduce health-care coverage to a community that often goes ...
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What is integrated health care? 15.6.2014 Durango Herald
By Stephanie AllredAxis Health SystemWe have many great health-care providers in our community who are committed to their patients. Yet our community is not different than other communities across the country in which health-care costs keep rising while health outcomes keep declining. The Affordable Care Act has helped many...
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Health briefs: Health screenings available for local miners 9.6.2014 Steamboat Pilot
Representatives from the Miners Clinic from National Jewish Health in Denver will be in Craig on June 12 and 13 to provide free, confidential screenings to current and former miners. This service will be available at The Memorial Hospital Medical Clinic, 785 Russell St. Information from the Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program, which helps people harmed by atmospheric nuclear testing and employment in the uranium mining industry from 1942 to 1972, also will be available. During last year’s screenings in Craig, a number of those screened were shown to have lung function and X-ray abnormalities. Early awareness of any health concerns can help in determining necessary treatments. Appointments are required and space is limited. For more information, call 877-255-LUNG (5864). Celebration of Life Golf Tournament and Dinner is Monday Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will hold its Hospice Celebration of Life Golf Tournament and Dinner event Monday. The day kicks off with the golf ...
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Health briefs: Mayo Clinic mobile exhibit to visit Yampa Valley Medical Center on Tuesday 2.6.2014 Steamboat Pilot
To honor 150 years of serving humanity, Mayo Clinic is taking its story to the public in a free exhibit destined for stops through the U.S. and Canada from April through October. The exhibit is stopping at Yampa Valley Medical Center on Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The high-impact, 1,000-square-foot exhibition on wheels will bring to life May Clinic's values and vision for the future of health care. Visitors to the exhibit will see the human body as never seen before and discover how Mayo Clinic uses innovation, research and technology to meet the needs of individuals. For more information, visit http://150years.mayoclinic.org/mobile-exhibit.php. Holistic health event is June 3 on Oak Street Steamboat Springs is one of the healthiest communities in Colorado, and in the country. It is no coincidence that there are many practitioners of holistic healing available to assist in the pursuit of wellness within this community. In Steamboat, there is a growing niche of wellness practitioners evolving on Oak ...
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Emergency responders tell why they love their job 19.5.2014 Durango Herald
Tom Barnes is on the front lines of emergency medical treatment. A firefighter and paramedic with the Upper Pine River Fire Protection District near Bayfield, he loves his job because he’s helping his community.“I like the fact the department is really small,” he said. “You really know the people you’re...
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Old and small equal better neighborhoods, study finds 17.5.2014 Denver Post: Lifestyles
While small, older buildings might not make for an impressive skyline, they may be better for cities than massive, gleaming office towers, according to a new study.
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Study: Older, smaller buildings better for cities 15.5.2014 Denver Post: Business
WASHINGTON (AP) — While small, older buildings might not make for an impressive skyline, they may be better for cities than massive, gleaming office towers, according to a study released ...
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Op-ed: We can do a better job of helping the homeless 10.5.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Like many communities, we grapple with a challenging dilemma: How can we help homeless families and individuals while supporting the neighborhoods where services are provided? The past several months have been particularly tough in the Rio Grande neighborhood. Fortunately there are lots of people who want to roll up their sleeves and find solutions. To better understand the situation, we spent a night on floor mats at The Road Home along with hundreds of others. A few hours sleeping in a shelt...
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Health briefs: Health Equity Learning Series viewing party is May 8 5.5.2014 Steamboat Pilot
The Northwest Colorado Community Health Partnership will host a Health Equity Learning Series viewing party from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 8 at Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library. Spend time with others interested in health equity to learn from nationally renowned presenters sharing knowledge and increasing awareness so that all people may have fair and equal opportunities to lead healthy, productive lives regardless of race, ethnicity, income or where they live. This will be a livestreamed event with Manuel Pastor, Ph.D., professor of American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California. Following the presentation, there will have a community-based discussion to relate topics from the livestream to the Yampa Valley. Free lunch will be provided. Contact Janie Dunckley with questions and to RSVP at 970-871-7602 or Jdunckley@nwcovna.org. Heartbeat of Steamboat support group starts May 15 The first meeting of Heartbeat of Steamboat, a support group for those who have lost a loved ...
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Mehgan Moore: Majored in housing and community development 4.5.2014 azcentral.com | business
Mehgan Moore got a degree in housing and community development just as the housing crash was destroying opportunities in her field.
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