Rural community

Nearly 80% shortage of medical specialists in rural community health centers

The shortage of specialists in community health centers in rural areas has worsened. The total shortage widened to 79.9% in 2021 from 76.1% a year earlier, according to data from the Rural Health Statistics 2020-21 report. There is a shortage in all specialties, including surgeons, doctors, pediatricians as well …

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Sturgeon County First Rural Community to Adopt Clean Energy Retrofit Program – FortSaskOnline.com

It’s a win-win. Residents of Sturgeon County will soon have the opportunity to lower their utility bills while increasing their property value with a new financing program. In mid-April, the county council approved the Clean Energy Improvement Program (CEIP) tax settlement. CEIP allows municipalities to provide competitive funding to landowners …

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The murder of Emilhle Tukani galvanizes the rural community…

As raging floods in KwaZulu-Natal dominated the media space, a little story on the rape and murder of Emile Tukani, 12 years old in a village near Mthatha in the Eastern Cape went almost unnoticed. It is perhaps worth noting that it has received the least attention, as incidents of …

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Rural community outside Scottsdale divided over its water future

Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in a five-part series titled “KTAR Water Watch,” which will explore the present and future of water supply across Arizona and the metro area. of Phoenix. PHOENIX – Rio Verde Foothills has a water problem. The rural community located more than 30 miles northeast …

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Rural community mobilizes to build classrooms, sell livestock and use grant money

A parent who has five children at a school sold goats and contributed R1,500 in cash to raise money to improve facilities Parents contributed whatever they could afford to ensure their children received an education The school director congratulates the parents and asks the competent authorities to complete what the …

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Irish history: A rural community survived a millennium of plagues and famines

Analysis of pollen stored in peat at Slieveanorra in the Antrim Hills reveals the resilience of a rural community in the face of environmental change Humans April 27, 2022 By Michael Marshall The boggy uplands of Northern Ireland were once forested and farmed Helen Essell, CC-BY 4.0 A rural Irish …

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Former science teacher pursuing medical studies in population-based urban and rural community health

From a very young age, Stella Barth dreamed of becoming a doctor. As a student, she turned to science classes and research. But after earning a bachelor’s degree in neurobiology from Harvard College, she took a different path. The Stoneham native taught science for eight years, first at Newton Country …

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Chambers Pen hails government plans to develop deep rural community – Jamaica Observer

Terran Cottrell points to the playing field in the community which he says needs improvement. CHAMBERS PEN, Hanover – Residents and stakeholders of the deep rural community of Chambers Pen in Hanover have welcomed the government’s recent announcement that it intends to develop the district into the first model community …

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Hundreds of people flock to learn about the police at the first-ever rural community showcase

Taking advantage of the beautiful Easter weekend weather, hundreds of visitors attended Saturday’s first rural community showcase at the Newark Showground. The event, hosted by Nottinghamshire Police and Police and Crime Commissioner Caroline Henry, allowed visitors to learn about the various police teams working to keep them safe, mountain bikes …

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Success for Nottinghamshire’s first rural community showcase

Families, farmers and other rural residents had the chance to meet local police officers and learn more about their work during a day of fun and activities. Making the most of the beautiful Easter weekend weather, hundreds of visitors attended Saturday’s first rural community showcase at the Newark Showground. The …

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Investing in Rural Prosperity: Key Trends in Rural Communities

Join us for an exciting webinar on rural development. Authors of chapters in the new Federal Reserve Book, external linkInvesting in rural prosperity, will provide deeper insight into innovative ways rural communities can approach development. In this first of four webinars, the authors will discuss important rural trends that will …

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Retired nurse tackles waste and wins rural community champion award

A retired nurse who has traveled 3,000 miles over the past three years to pick up litter has received a prestigious award for her work in the community. Mandy McElreavey of the Cloughmills Community Action Team has won the Housing Executive’s 2021 Rural Community Champion Award, North Region. She also …

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USDA Announces Plans to Create Rural Community Economic Development Subcommittee of its Equity Commission

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2022 — The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that it will create a Rural Community Economic Development (RCED) subcommittee as part of the recently launched Equity Commission. Nominations and applications to join the RCED Sub-Committee are due May 6th. The Federal Register notice is …

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A new voice for broadband — rural community groups

April 5—The county may soon have another key ally when it comes to advocating for better broadband connectivity. During Monday’s meeting of commissioners, Mike McLean updated the board on renewed interest from six community clubs in the county to have a wider voice on issues affecting rural areas. As the …

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Rural community response to help those fleeing Ukraine

Housing, Local Government and Heritage Minister Darragh O’Brien and Rural and Community Development Minister Heather Humphreys today (Monday 4 April) welcomed the creation of Community Response Forums in each local authority area to coordinate local responses to the Ukrainian crisis. Local community and volunteer groups across the country have mobilized …

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FCC funding opens up to rural community initiatives

Farm Credit Canada is now accepting applications from registered charities and non-profit organizations in rural Canada for the FCC AgriSpirit Fund. Over the past 17 years, the agricultural lender has provided rural community groups with between $5,000 and $25,000 in FCC AgriSpirit financing for various community improvement initiatives. This year …

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The upgrade will benefit the rural community and protect the river in Tipperary

Grangemockler in Tipperary is one of twelve sewage treatment plants set to receive an upgrade from Irish Water which will benefit rural communities and protect local rivers. This project will be funded by the European Union as part of the Irish National Recovery and Resilience Plan. When complete, the newly …

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Government supports three new rural community hubs to strengthen local connections and resilience

The government is supporting rural communities in Waikato, Otago and the West Coast to develop and provide solutions to local challenges, Rural Communities Minister Damien O’Connor announced today. Grants totaling $154,000 are being awarded to rural community centers in Wairamarama, Teviot Valley and Whare Manaaki O Te Tai Poutini under …

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A boost for rural community hub and catchment group projects in South Canterbury

Community resilience and best land management practices in South Canterbury will be strengthened through government support for two farmer-led projects, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor announced today. “We are investing $610,000 over three years in the Hakataramea Sustainability Collective to help landowners in the Hakataramea Valley farm more sustainably and improve …

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LETTER: Sojourner celebrates rural community | Opinion

I read with great interest Andy Murphy’s recent letter to the editor of the Greene County Register regarding his company’s proposed glamping resort off Mutton Hollow Road. I have a farm around the corner on Simmons Gap Road and like many have wondered what impact the Sojourner Resort might have …

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Film telling the story of a trans woman in a rural community currently playing in Charlottetown

Shelley Thompson’s directorial debut wouldn’t have been possible without her son. The award-winning performer best known for her portrayal of Barbara Lahey on the hit TV series Trailer park boysbegan to turn his attention to the director’s chair at a time when his son, singer-songwriter T. Thomason, was embarking on …

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USDA opens technical assistance grant round to support rural community facilities

In the past, the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez campus has been among the entities that have received this type of grant to help disadvantaged rural communities. (Credit: FEMA/Eduardo Martínez). The U.S. Department of Agriculture is accepting applications through May 23 to provide funding to help rural communities expand their ability …

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Comcast Invests $1 Million to Bring Broadband to Rural Community of Biola, California in Fresno County

Comcast Opens Three New Elevator Zones Offering Free Wi-Fi, Donates More Than $100,000 and 250 Free Laptops to Boost Digital Equity in the Region Livermore, CA –News Direct– Comcast CA Comcast today announced that it has invested $1 million to bring broadband to Biola, California, a rural community in Fresno …

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New Anza Street banners promote rural community – Press Enterprise

New banners promoting the rural community of Anza now hang along Route 371. The Highway 371 Business Association and others began putting up street banners to promote the rural community of Anza. (Courtesy of Annika Knoppel) The project was undertaken by the Highway 371 Business Association, Anza Area Trail Town, …

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Rural community builds its first broadband network in Ireland

The local community of Piltown and Fiddown, Co. Kilkenny is the first in Ireland to build its own fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) broadband network, as residents were adamant they would not be left behind in national broadband plan. Community residents and the non-profit volunteer group Broadband 4 Our Community (B4OC) made history …

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The Salvation Army of the Shoals organizes a gift for rural residents in need | News

As inflation and record gas prices continue to plague people everywhere, an organization is working to ensure no city is left behind. The Shoals Salvation Army wants to make sure that small towns with limited resources get the help they need during tough economic times. This work includes the Sacks …

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Remote work centers in Offaly visited by the Rural Community Network

The Junction, Tullamore Published: Thu 10 March 2022, 15:18 A remote work center in Tullamore was recently visited by the Rural Community Network (RCN). RCN visited business centers and remote work centers within the ConnectedHubs.ie network and spoke to managers who shared their experiences of building and running their successful …

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WVSOM launches healthcare program for rural communities

LEWISBURG, WV (WVNS) – Residents of Greenbrier County will now be able to enjoy free transportation to get to medical appointments and be more easily tested for COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. This major community program is the result of a partnership between the Center for Rural and Community Health …

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Pembrokeshire project brings superfast fiber speeds to rural community

A farming family in Ambleston, who were told fast broadband would never reach their home, are now enjoying superfast fiber speeds, thanks to a pioneering project in Pembrokeshire. The remote location of Anne and Richard James’ cattle farm caused previous engineers to be told they could not accommodate anything but …

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Public servants participate in the Rural Community Development Initiative – Claiborne Progress

Participants from eight towns in rural eastern Tennessee recently participated in the Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI), a joint venture with UT’s Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) and the UT Naifeh Center for Leadership effective (NCEL). Linda Stilson of New Tazewell was among the attendees. RCDI was made possible by …

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Prague recognized as smart rural community | Local News

About 50 community members gathered on Tuesday morning when Prague was recognized as a smart rural community. The Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company (NNTC) honored the village in Saunders County during an event at the Kolache Korner. NNTC is a provider of telephone, Internet and television services. The special designation comes …

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A rural community builds its own FTTP broadband network

Non-profit brings 150Mbps connectivity to Kilkenny-Waterford-Tipperary border The life Jim O’Brien, Broadband 4 Our Community; Paul Walsh; Declan Rice, CEO, Kilkenny Leader; Vernon Buckley; and Kate Foley of Iverk Produce/O’Shea Farm. Credit: Dylan Vaughan A non-profit, volunteer-run company that has provided access to 150Mbps connectivity to 750 homes and businesses …

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LECTURE NOTE: Rural Community Journal

To share Tweeter To share To share E-mail What is a rural community newspaper? A rural community newspaper is a publication owned and created by the rural community to meet their communication and information needs. Kasoma in Oso (2003) defines a rural community …

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SMH Named Among Top 100 Rural Community Hospitals for Seventh Consecutive Year | Local News

SHERIDAN – Sheridan Memorial Hospital has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Rural and Community Hospitals in the Nation for 2022 by Chartis Group. This is the seventh consecutive year that SMH has won this honor. Over 800 hospitals were included in the study with the top 100 …

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A local school provides vocational and technical training to the rural community

WILDER, Idaho — Graduating from high school is an important turning point for students to decide what’s next, and for some, it’s vocational technical education. That’s where the Canyon-Owyhee School Service Agency — better known as COSSA — comes in with 10 different programs that offer college credit and professional …

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Clinical Skills Educator, work at Rural Community Clinical School with DEAKIN UNIVERSITY

Flexible location, based on Deakin’s rural training footprint Part-time (0.3), Continuous Level A $71,348 + 17% superannuation Deakin’s health faculty is recognized in Australia and internationally for its teaching, training, research and service to its communities. Working within the School of Medicine, the Clinical Skills Educator …

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Paul Bunyan Communications Wins Smart Rural Community Showcase Award

Pictured L-R: Tim Hins- PBC Board Director, Dave Shultz- PBC Chief Financial Officer, Bruce Campbell- PBC Board Director, Mark Mattson- PBC Board Director of PBC, Jim Sutton-PBC Board Director, Shirly Bloomfield-NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association President and CEO, Randy Frisk-PBC Board Director, and Gary Johnson, CEO/ CEO of PBC Dallas, Texas …

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Convoy divides rural community used as staging ground for illegal siege of Ottawa

The Township of Russell, a community 30 minutes from downtown Ottawa, proudly calls itself the “Third Best Place to Live in Canada” – a great honor considering its population is just 16,500. . But some residents feel the once tight-knit community is permanently divided by the convoy of far-right extremists …

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Uganda Rural Community Planning Indigenous Cultural Institution

The Institute of Indigenous Cultures and Performing Arts in Kasasa, Southern Uganda, will work alongside the Standard Curriculum to provide a platform for community elders, leaders and entrepreneurs to preserve and transmit indigenous knowledge, cultural practices and skills training. Currently, the national curriculum in Uganda is based on a system …

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Researchers Seeking Feedback on Rural Community Resilience

Rural residents are being asked to share their thoughts on what it takes to be a resilient rural community in a survey that is part of the Rural Community Resilience Project. Residents of Prince George can look back to the wildfires of 2017, when more than 10,000 evacuees took refuge …

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Terengganu wants to emulate Sabah in developing rural community tourism

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah’s community-based rural tourism (CoBT) approach has caught the attention of industry players in other states. Recently, the Terengganu Tourism Department traveled to the rustic Kiulu countryside of Sabah to find out more. They visited riverside Kampung Lingga, where villagers run the Dapako Hill hiking trail and Camping …

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Researchers seek to determine the resilience of rural communities

Posted: February 13, 2022 Researchers seek to determine the resilience of rural communities Rural Community Resilience Project researchers from the UBC Center for Rural Health Research want to understand how rural communities in British Columbia have been impacted by disruptions such as COVID-19, wildfires and floods, and some of the …

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Poots hails the role of young farmers in the rural community

The Ulster Young Farmers Clubs Annual Agribusiness Conference 2022 was officially opened recently by Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots at the Galgorm Resort and Spa in Ballymena. The conference offered YFCU members and rural youth across Northern Ireland the opportunity to come together to share and learn from industry experts and …

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grant program will help energy development in rural communities | Opinion

A new federal program provides grants to rural communities to develop community renewable energy projects. The Rural Energy Pilot Program, launched by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), will provide up to $10 million in grants to connect underserved rural communities to the benefits of community-scale renewable energy. The …

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Scott’s bipartisan bill increases capital for rural community banks

U.S. community banks would be better positioned to meet the credit needs of families, workers and the local small businesses they serve under bipartisan legislation introduced last week by U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC). “This bipartisan bill allows small local banks to compete with large banks for deposits,” Senator Scott …

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Rural community at the mercy of mine

Johannesburg- The spill of dangerous toxins at the Zululand Anthracite Colliery (ZAC) coal mine located in the village of oKhukho near Ulundi, in the heart of KwaZulu-Natal, has again shone a light on the plight of rural communities who are at the mercy of mining companies. Subsistence farmers in the …

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Comment: For a rural community at the crossroads of crude oil, energy politics is complicated

Clearbrook, Minnesota is a small town of just over 500 residents located in far northern Minnesota. It sits on the edge of the fertile Red River Valley, but is decidedly more ‘north-wooded’. Hunting is like a second religion. Timber is plentiful, as is cultivated wild rice. Clearbrook is also my …

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Jennersville hospital closure spells bad news for rural community

On December 31, most of us found ourselves ready to put 2021 behind us and anticipate what 2022 might bring. For Jennersville Hospital in West Grove, Chester County, there would be no future prospects. At midnight on January 1, 2022, the rural hospital, which has been around for over 100 …

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USDA Invests $1 Billion to Improve Rural Community Infrastructure in Oregon and Nationwide | Community

Funding in Tillamook County and statewide will increase access to health care, education and public safety for people who call rural communities home PORTLAND, Oregon, January 26, 2022 – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Assistant Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh today announced that the USDA is investing $1 billion to …

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Southern Tier to get over $7 million for rural community improvements

(WETM) – The Southern Tier is set to receive millions in grants and loans from the United States Department of Agriculture. The USDA announced Jan. 26 that it would invest more than $1 billion to “build and improve essential community facilities” in 48 states. The ministry said the money will …

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Rural community in Armenia gets energy-efficient lighting system

January 26, 2022 – 15:38 AM PanARMENIAN.Net – A major infrastructure problem has been solved in Arpi, a locality located next to the Yerevan-Goris highway. Since 2018, Viva-MTS and the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Properties (FPWC) have implemented several infrastructure development projects: the last stage of …

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Feature: Rural Community Advantage 30 Minutes

Ann Carruthers, Deputy Chair of ADEPT’s Transport and Connectivity Council and Director of Environment and Transport at Leicestershire County Council, explains how the 30-minute rural neighborhood can benefit local communities. The 30 Minute Rural Community is a new concept that examines how to tackle inequality through new thinking and collaboration. …

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Feature: The benefit of rural community 30 minutes

Ann Carruthers, Deputy Chair of ADEPT’s Transport and Connectivity Council and Director of Environment and Transport at Leicestershire County Council, explains how the 30-minute rural neighborhood can benefit local communities. The 30 Minute Rural Community is a new concept that examines how to tackle inequality through new thinking and collaboration. …

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USDA has a new energy grant for rural communities

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture is offering up to $10 million to rural communities to develop renewable energy projects that will increase energy efficiency and reduce pollution. “It’s exciting to get projects at the community level. To have multiple partners come together and create …

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Agriculture is the heart of the rural community of NI – Poots

Agriculture is the heart of the rural community of Northern Ireland and action is needed to ensure that it continues to develop and maintain a viable, profitable and environmentally friendly food industry. This was the message of Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots, in his address to the Oxford Agricultural Conference 2022, …

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Justice services for rural communities

The Foundation works in close collaboration with the European Union (EU) and the Wabag District Development Authority (DDA), reaching out to rural communities. The Foundation focuses on supporting the local population and grassroots organizations. This approach is necessary because this is how real and transformative change happens. This initiative, with …

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CAUTION: Police issue warning to rural community after attempted theft in Maple Cross

The Three Rivers Safe Neighborhood team is urging the rural community to be vigilant following the attempted theft of farm equipment in Maple Cross. On the night of Wednesday 29 December to Thursday 30 December around £ 1,000 of damage was caused to a tractor. It is believed that the …

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Police warning rural community of Hertfordshire after £ 1,000 in tractor damage and a series of thefts

Herts Police have issued a warning to the county’s rural community after numerous incidents of theft and attempted theft of farm equipment. On the night of Wednesday, December 29 to Thursday, December 30, it is believed that a group of delinquents traveled to an area of ​​Maple Cross in an …

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Why this rebellious rural community in northeastern Spain is fighting against wind farms

Vicente’s parents are no longer alive, but in the small stone town of Calaceite on a secluded Aragonese hill, he still remembers their stories very well. Vicente is 83 years old. He remembers how they spoke of the Spanish Civil War, of the fascists in green uniforms, of the militia, …

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Celebrate a Simple Season with a Rural Community Gathering

“Guys, I think we should just go home.” Immediate howls of disapproval rang out from my back seat. The two girls in my car just had to get to the first light in the trees in town. End of the story. I wouldn’t have peace if I turned the car …

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Governor DeSantis announces $ 5 million in funding for rural community workforce programs

Governor Ron DeSantis Thursday morning announced the investment of more than $ 5 million in workplace training programs in rural Florida communities. DeSantis has awarded more than $ 3.1 million to Florida State College in Jacksonville (FSCJ) to establish the Nassau County Transportation Education Institute, a center for business conduct …

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Nuevo drama teacher brings love of theater to rural community – press enterprise

For students in the rural community of Nuevo, including many children of farm workers, the theater has become their home. Credit for the Emerging Theater and Art program goes to drama teacher Cassie Shott-Hammond at Nuview Bridge Early College High School, the only high school in the Nuview Union School …

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Rural Kentucky community of 200 lost 12 in tornado on Friday: NPR

Bremen, Ky., Population 200, was badly affected by Friday’s tornado. At least 12 people were killed. Bremen is just one of many communities struggling with loss and wondering how to recover. MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: Now in Kentucky, where dozens of people have died after a series of tornadoes swept …

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Ella felt isolated in the suburbs of Melbourne, until a rural community opened its arms

Ella grew up on a quiet street in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Key points: Ella says acts of kindness make rural communities so valuable She used the experiences to help her Melbourne neighbors during the lockdown Experts say diverse friendships are critically important to teens that shape their identity …

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Rural community groups struggle under weight to keep cities alive

“Without these services, their cities would wither and die. “ Although community organizations in rural and regional areas are the lifeblood of their communities, many find themselves without sufficient funding and resources and struggling to stay afloat after two years of near constant disruption, according to a news report. study. …

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Tingo, Inc. (IWBB) Seeks to Combine Business Success and Empowerment of Rural Communities

Tingo is an Africa-focused agro-fintech company that seeks to empower rural farming communities through the introduction of innovative farming solutions. In addition to generating returns for shareholders, the company has also sought to empower corporations and produce social uplift in the rural communities in which it operates. The company has …

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Rural and community banks want corporate tax cuts

Mr. Mathias Samwine – Chairman of the Board of Directors, RCB Rural and Community Banks (RCBs) have called on the government to cut their corporate tax from 25 to 15 percent to allow them to keep some of their profits to embark on more corporate social responsibility projects in their …

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Cletwr Wins National Award at Rural Community Business Awards

A community-owned shop and cafe, Cletwr, in Cwmni Cletwr, Tre’r Ddol, Powys, Wales, has won a national award for its work in supporting local people while remaining committed to stocking up local products, supporting local farms and producers, reducing waste and minimizing its impact on the environment. Kind-hearted volunteers from …

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St Kevin’s receives £ 11,000 to start pollinator garden program in rural community

ST KEVIN’S College, Lisnaskea has received £ 11,000 as part of a brand new rural community pollinator grant program. The initiative, funded by the Ministry of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) and managed by the civic pride campaign “Live Here Love Here” is designed to empower community groups and …

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How a rural community in Uganda is mobilizing to access banking services

Almost 60% of the African population does not use a bank because it is beyond their reach. As International Banking Day draws near, on December 4, a unique partnership in Kasasa, Uganda, helps community members, including farmers, access banking services, the majority of whom participate in the economy agricultural. The …

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Ebenezer United Church served as a “small village, hub” for the rural community (6 photos)

Cause of $ 500,000 fire remains unknown, congregation members determine next steps For Lorraine Hook, the huge void left by a fire that destroyed a historic church in Tay Township will be difficult to fill. “It’s devastating,” Hook says, walking through the charred remains where Ebenezer United Church once stood …

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The church was a “small village, hub” for the rural community (6 photos)

‘It’s devastating. It’s a disaster, ” says church member following the $ 500,000 fire that razed the community church earlier this week For Lorraine Hook, the huge void left by a fire that destroyed a historic church in Tay Township will be difficult to fill. “It’s devastating,” Hook says, walking …

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Williamsburg County Included in US $ 222 Million Rural Community Infrastructure Investment | News

Projects include $ 3.7 million for rural health care, food security and emergency response services in South Carolina Columbia, South Carolina, November 19, 2021 – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary of State for Rural Development Xochitl Torres Small today announced that USDA is investing $ 222 million …

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Warner and Kaine announce $ 5.4 million for rural community infrastructure

Posted on Sunday, November 28, 2021 at 9:39 a.m. Join AFP’s 100,000+ followers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on iTunes and Spotify News, press releases, letters to the editor: [email protected] Advertising requests: [email protected] (© josephsjacobs – stock.adobe.com) US Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine …

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USDA Invests $ 222 Million in Rural Community Infrastructure to Help People in 44 States, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands and Puerto Rico

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary of State for Rural Development Xochitl Torres Small announced today that USDA invests $ 222 million to build and improve critical community facilities (PDF, 729 KB) in 44 states, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and Puerto Rico. This community infrastructure funding will …

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“Rural / community banks need more support to stimulate local development”

ARB Apex Bank Acting Managing Director Mr. Alex Kwasi Awuah called on rural communities to pay more attention to the activities of Rural and Community Banks (RCBs). He said that the impact of the BCRs on rural development has been significant and therefore it is important that community members give …

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Akeredolu reaffirms its commitment to rural and community transformation

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State reiterated his administration’s determination to continue to demonstrate outstanding commitment to rural people to transform rural communities in the state. Akeredolu who declared it at the 37th Annual General Meeting / Conference of the National Association of Social Workers (NASOW) which bestowed on him …

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USDA invests over $ 1 million in rural community infrastructure to improve Missouri Ozark Radio News

Projects will benefit over 25,000 people in rural Missouri WILLARD, MO, November 19, 2021 – United States Department of Agriculture (USDAMissouri Acting State Director of Rural Development Dr. Clark Thomas announced that $ 1,116,490 is being invested in nine statewide projects to improve essential community services and infrastructure in Missouri …

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Rural community warned to be cut off until Christmas

Forbes Shire Council Mayor Phyllis Miller said the cleanup was underway as water entered Jemalong, Bedgerabong and Condobolin. Moderate flooding is likely along the Lower Lachlan River in Condobolin later this week. The office warned of minor flooding from Tuesday morning and moderate flood levels on Friday. The Lachlan River …

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Lincoln Lutheran Peace Church opens pantry to help rural community

What was originally a kitchen has now turned into a pantry. The Lincoln Lutheran Peace Church had a vision to start a pantry six years ago. They finally opened up their pantry and call it Lincoln, ND Community Cupboard. “We saw a need for food distribution for needy families in …

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PEDi empowers small entrepreneurs, improves socio-economic status of rural community – PM

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob attends the soft launch of Keluarga Malaysia at the Angkasapuri Auditorium in Kuala Lumpur on October 8, 2021. – Photo Malay Mail BERA (November 21): The establishment of the Digital Economy Centers (PEDi) of Keluarga Malaysia (Malaysian family) can help create and empower …

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PM: PEDi empowers small entrepreneurs and improves the socio-economic status of the rural community

BERA (November 21): The establishment of the Digital Economy Centers (PEDi) of Keluarga Malaysia (Malaysian family) can help create and empower small entrepreneurs towards innovative and competitive digitization and improve socio-economic status of the population, especially the rural community, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. Ismail Sabri added …

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The Ohio Rural Community Assistance Program spearheads the Cinnamon Lake sewer project

West Salem wastewater treatment plant seen here Thursday, November 18, 2021. TOM E. PUSKAR / TIMES-GAZETTE.COM WEST SALEM – Cinnamon Lake and West Salem have received a $ 1 million grant from the State of Ohio, which will be used to upgrade their water infrastructure. Ashland receives large grants: The …

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USDA invests $ 222 million in rural community infrastructure to help people in 44 states, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and Puerto Rico

Projects include $ 132 million for rural health care, food security and emergency response services WILLARD, Monday November 19, 2021 – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary of State for Rural Development Xochitl Torres Small today announced that USDA is investing $ 222 million to build and improve …

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Government invests in twentieth rural community center

The government is supporting rural communities in New Zealand by investing in a growing number of rural community centers, said Rural Communities Minister Damien O’Connor. “These hubs are an important part of the work we do alongside rural New Zealand, supporting local efforts on the ground to ensure communities are …

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Milestone as government invests in twentieth rural community center

The government is supporting rural communities in New Zealand by investing in a growing number of rural community centers, said Rural Communities Minister Damien O’Connor. “These hubs are an important part of the work we do alongside rural New Zealand, supporting local efforts on the ground to ensure communities are …

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Rural community activists recognized for their efforts to preserve the neighborhood

ARCHER, Fla. (WCJB) – The community council of Saint Peter Saint Paul d’Archer has prevented a solar power plant proposal of more than 600 acres from impacting their rural neighborhood. The group achieved statewide recognition for preserving their historically black neighborhood as a finalist for an environmental award. “But we …

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How a rural community rallied around a woman after a tragedy

November 6, 2021 8:43 PM Posted: November 6, 2021 8:43 PM Update: November 6, 2021 9:02 PM MT. HOPE, Wisconsin – September 26 may have been a defining day in Robin Conley’s life. What started out as an ordinary day turned tragic when Conley’s husband Ron was killed in a …

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Willow Center in Lewiston Receives $ 1,500 Rural Community Grant from Northwest Farm Credit Services | Idaho

LEWISTON – Northwest Farm Credit Services recently awarded a rural community grant of $ 1,500 to the Willow Center in Lewiston, according to a statement. “The Willow Center would like to express our sincere appreciation to Northwest Farm Credit Services for their support of our young adult group program. The …

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What’s Happening in Harding County: Three Rural Community Women Head to Wrangler NFR in Las Vegas

Three women from Harding County, South Dakota will compete in the 2021 Wrangler National Finals rodeo in Las Vegas, Nevada in December: Jessica Routier, Joey Williams and Sawyer Gilbert. Jessica Routier is the veteran of the trio, this year being her fourth WNFR barrel race qualification. She gives a lot …

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Midwestern doctor cares for rural community amid rising COVID cases

(NAPSI) —In rural Kansas, Dr. Kristina Darnauer is one of four physicians practicing in Rice County. She is also the only practicing family doctor in Sterling, where she lives with her husband and three children. Dr Darnauer delivers local babies, visits nursing homes, maintains clinical practice, and covers emergencies. This …

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Midwestern doctor tends to rural community amid rising COVID cases

(NAPSI)—In rural Kansas, Dr. Kristina Darnauer is one of only four doctors practicing in Rice County. She is also the only practicing family physician in Sterling, where she lives with her husband and three children. Dr. Darnauer delivers local babies, visits nursing homes, maintains a clinical practice and covers emergencies. …

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Supporting the rural Welsh community to offer more

Green Industries Wales, the independent collaboration and discovery network for the green economy in Wales, recently announced its first Hybrid Skills Council meeting, bringing together leading organizations and people in Wales focused on the agenda of green skills.. In 2019, Nigel Hollett took the reins as Director of the Country …

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The last fight of a rural community against the giant of industrial agriculture

We conclude our series of interviews from rural Wisconsin with farmers and community members struggling to defend life as they know it from the onslaught of large-scale agriculture and the factory ranching industry. As part of a special collaboration between The Real News Network and In these times magazine for …

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Joyce proposes bipartisan bill to increase investment in rural communities

US Representative Dave Joyce (R-OH) sponsored a bipartisan bill on October 8 to incentivize capital investment in rural American communities. “Small businesses are the lifeline of Buckeye’s economy, employing more than 2.2 million Ohioans,” said Representative Joyce. “Unfortunately, small businesses located in rural areas of our state face unique challenges …

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