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As Russia continues its attacks in Ukraine, world health officials warn that “there will definitely be an increase in Covid-19”. Maria Van Kerkhove, technical lead for the World Health Organization on Covid-19, speaks during a recent interview. (Richard Juilliart/AFP/Getty Images) Some activists in the region have already seen the disease spread. “Some of our volunteers …

Legislation allowing farmers to repair their own equipment worries some medical organisations. Many farm equipment manufacturers prevent farmers from accessing the software tools needed to repair their modern tractors. The “Digital Fair Repair Act” was introduced in Springfield, which would provide farmers and mechanics with the software and other materials needed to repair tractors. But …

CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) today announced that its Libraries Transforming Communities Project will provide more than $7 million in grants to small, rural libraries to increase the accessibility of facilities, services and programs to better serve people with disabilities. “Libraries Transform Communities: Small, Rural, Accessible Communities represent an important next step in …

The book boxes will be placed at local schools, a community garden and the Cleveland Children’s Museum to promote family literacy CLEVELAND — Six small free libraries with a special “Dadication” theme, unveiled by the Cavaliers and a host of literacy and fatherhood organizations during NBA All-Star Weekend, will remain in Northeast Ohio to promote …

GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) — Organizations that help victims of domestic violence and sexual assault are taking yet another hit in their wallets. Leaders of an upstate nonprofit said they were concerned about the future. “There are so many things we could do. There are so many people we could help, but we are so constrained …

TITUSVILLE – Leading Veterans Service Organizations (VSOs) – Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), DAV (Disabled American Veterans) and Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) – have released the independent budget recommendations for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for fiscal years 2023 and 2024. This report serves as a roadmap to ensure that VA is fully …

New electronic lockers are now available outside several King County libraries, allowing patrons to pick up library reservations after hours. King County Library System (KCLS) Executive Director Lisa Rosenblum, Tukwila Mayor Allan Ekberg and Washington State Librarian Sara Jones met at the Tukwila Library on February 11 for a ceremony inauguration of the library’s new …

A pandemic, supply shortages, inflation: times are tough, money has been tight, and new parents are feeling the pinch. “Mothers and new fathers are in crisis right now,” said Pastor Brenda Adkins of His Divine Will Fellowship. A crisis, Adkins says, is impacting families in Connecticut. “It’s formula milk prices that are very, very expensive,” …

When you think of museums, what comes to mind? Perhaps a beautiful building that contains wonderful works of art, or another that houses artifacts. Webster’s Dictionary defines them as institutions devoted to the purchase, care, study, and display of items of enduring interest or value, and we’re lucky San Diego County is rich in museums. …

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) – More than half a million dollars in grants will be distributed to a variety of entertainment and recreation organizations across the state of Nebraska, Nebraska Tourism announced Tuesday. The biggest slice of the cake will go to the Omaha Equestrian Foundation for the promotion of the 2023 FEI Jumping and Dressage …

ST. Luis — The Missouri History Museum in Forest Park is ready to reopen. The museum closed for about 25 days, following a dramatic increase in COVID-related illnesses. The public will be able to return for in-person tours on Tuesday, February 1. “We are constantly reviewing the situation and how things are going,” said Jody …

NEW PLAN HOPE TO MAKE GREENVILLE’S DOWNTOWN AREA MORE PEDESTRIAN-FRIENDLY. RENEE WUNDERLICH HAS THE DETAILS. RENEE: YOU MAY SOON BE ABLE TO WALK FROM MAIN STREET DOWNTOWN TO ONE OF THESE MUSEUMS IN HERITAGE Green. >> IT REALLY BENEFITS DOWNTOWN IN TERMS OF THIS CONNECTIVITY, AND THEN THOSE MUSEUMS AND LIBRARIES ON THE OTHER SIDE, …

Veterans Affairs Canada provides support through the Veterans and Family Well-Being Fund MONTREAL, January 24, 2022 /CNW/ – Today, Darrell SamsonParliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, alongside Francois ScarpaleggiaMNA for Lac-Saint-Louis, and Anju DhillonMember of Parliament for Dorval—Lachine—LaSalle, announced that Clinemetrica Inc., the Quebec Veterans Foundation and …

The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation has named a new group of grantees as part of its “Broadening Narratives” fundraising initiative. Three of the grants will fund programs in South Carolina. The foundation supports land conservation, artistic vitality, and regional collections for people in the Lowcountry and Chicago area. This is the second set of …

January 13—Twenty-four New Mexico-based organizations receive grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. During the first round of grants, the NEA awarded 1,248 grants across the country totaling more than $28 million. These are funds in the Grants for Artistic Projects category. Grants for New Mexico organizations ranged from $10,000 to $75,000. The Santa …

The seventh edition of Jackson Indie Music Week kicked off on Sunday. The event was to have not only an economic impact, but also a group of talented artists and performers. The event will last until January 16. The City of Jackson, Visit Jackson, Visit Mississippi, and MBAR have all come together to bring this …

Hong Kong’s ‘vaccine bubble’ measures against Covid-19 are set to expand on February 24, with schools and cultural and recreational public places requiring those who enter to be vaccinated, city leader Carrie has announced. Lam. Executive Director Carrie Lam meets with the press on January 4, 2022. Photo: Tom Grundy / HKFP. Health officials had …

Two Missouri organizations talk about their experiences with this year’s CoMoGives campaign. COLUMBIA – The CoMoGives 2021 fundraiser is slated to end on Friday New Years Eve. It started in November. CoMoGives is an annual online fundraiser that this year supports 148 high-impact nonprofits in Colombia and central Missouri. It started in 2013 with 30 …

COLUMBIA, Missouri (KMIZ) The Daniel Boone Regional Library is closing the Ashland, Columbia, Fulton and Holts Summit Libraries to install new checkout technology during the first two weeks of January. Each library will be closed while its collection is converted to the new system. During the closures, curbside pickup, online chat, outreach services and the …

ELKO – Maverick Casino and Elko Hotel donated over 700 pounds of meat to Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2350 and Friends in Service Helping (FISH) food bank, helping organizations deliver food to community members in need during this season. to give. “We are trying to help anyone we can,” said District 2 commander Gil …

Pat Minnite Jr., Julie Posey (PACF), Zayne Minnite, Dan Van Dyke, Ina Brookover, Cienna Van Dyke, Karmyn Minnite Conley, Sandy Fette, Vinnie Conley, Pat Minnite Sr. and Jason Minnite commemorate the spirit of generosity by presenting the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation with a check for $ 121,000. (Photo provided) From staff reports PARKERSBURG – This …

Three museums in the area recently received state grants from the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC). The Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation (BCHFLF), Historic Harmony Inc. and Lawrence County Historical Society each received $ 4,000 in cultural and historical support grants. The purpose of these grants is to support the general operations …

MORGAN COUNTY – Christmas is giving season, and many Morgan County organizations that help less fortunate year round are working double time this holiday season. The Martinsville Red Barn is currently collecting lightly used toys, food, gloves, socks, blankets and other gifts for the Christmas baskets it will distribute. Local News: Martinsville Council discusses the …

On a windy but warm day earlier this year, Judy Dow walked between rows of corn, beans, squash and sunflowers at Shelburne Farms. A sign explained how the different plants feed on each other. The purpose of this plot is both to educate visitors and to produce seeds to share with native New England gardens. …

Back for months now, many cultural institutions in southwestern Ontario – from museums to libraries – are not seeing the crowds they once drew before the pandemic. But even without visitors, some organizations that have switched to online programming during the pandemic are relying on the virtual option to recreate the traffic they depend on. …

By Michael Norton, Ph.D., Chief Policy Analyst at Reinvestment Fund Public libraries and museums are deeply rooted in their communities in ways that enrich the well-being of local residents. Through their core services, programs and partnerships with other organizations, they catalyze broader support networks that meet a wide range of needs for individuals, organizations and …

The university library’s partnership with the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Library Alliance recently received a $ 100,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to establish the “Stronger Together, Leading Through Community” program. The initiative will prepare a cohort of librarians to implement community leadership in their work, according to a press …

Photos by Angie Gray These inspiring and exceptional Delaware directors of arts and culture have one thing in common: They are all women. For many years, women have traditionally played a behind-the-scenes role in nonprofit arts and culture institutions, as curators working in fundraising and public relations roles. But that is changing, especially in the …

MONTREAL – The 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference draws to a close. The event brought together representatives from 195 countries, thousands of scientists, companies and delegates from around the world with the aim of accelerating the climate transition and slowing global warming. Meanwhile, in our own city, it is clear that a culture of …

ARLINGTON, VA – New cyber hacks appear every day and the targets aren’t just businesses, governments and universities. >>Superintendent of Bellbrook, members of the school board criminally charged with activities related to the levies The next generation of hacks can even affect the systems we rely on every day to get us to work or …

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Elected officials and Commonwealth organizations issue statements and express congratulations on Glenn Youngkin’s election as 74 governor of Virginia. Click here to subscribe to our last minute email alerts Glenn youngkin won the Virginia governor’s race early Wednesday with enough suburban voters to become the first Republican to win a statewide …

MONTCLAIR, NJ – Montclair Public Library is one of 12 public libraries selected to participate in the New Jersey Library Association’s Access Navigators program. The libraries were selected following a rigorous application process and cover nine counties around New Jersey. The Access Navigators program will provide a cohort of qualified trainers (Navigators) to participating libraries. …

With an urgency to preserve memory and modernize as remaining Holocaust survivors enter their 80s and 90s, at least half a dozen Holocaust museums are under construction, plan to innovate or have recently expanded, with more broadening of their approach to look beyond the past and reflect today’s social changes. Steven Spielberg’s USC Shoah Foundation, …

Heritage Malta All students of the University of Malta and Junior College will benefit from free access to Heritage Malta sites and museums with immediate effect, following the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the university and the agency national cultural heritage. Students wishing to take advantage of this opportunity simply need to present …

Scheme has trained professional journalists and developed public and private partnerships across the country. Interns with the IWPR “Women in Media” training course at the Media Lab of the University of Tripoli, October 2017. © IWPR IWPR “Women in Media” training course at the Media Lab of the University of Tripoli, July 2017. © IWPR …

Former Starcom Mediavest Group Co-CEO Steve Parker returned to UK Advertising as Executive Director of Medialab. In the newly created position, Parker, who until recently was Managing Director of Publicis Media Middle East and Africa, will join Medialab’s board of directors. Parker left the Dubai-based Publicis Media operations in April 2019 and has since worked …