Author: Richard C. Riddle

City of Springfield announces funding for neighborhood councils to increase community participation

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The city of Springfield has funding to help increase awareness and participation of residents on neighborhood councils. A pilot program funded by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts assigned the Office of Disaster Recovery the task of soliciting proposals under the Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness program. The City will provide funding of up to […]

San Antonio City Council pushes for 2022 bond neighborhood projects

After a “downtown decade,” city manager Erik Walsh made sure San Antonio city council members saw more money allocated to bond projects in their own neighborhoods. But after he and city staff presented their list of recommended projects on Wednesday, council members said they wanted even more for their neighborhoods.. On Wednesday, Walsh and his […]

Engaging young community volunteers is needed, says Dr Bharati Pawar, Health News, ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: Engaging young people as community volunteers will go a long way in raising awareness about HIV / AIDS, TB, blood donation, stigma and discrimination, the Union Minister of State (MoS ) for Health and Family Welfare, Dr Bharati Pawar. In launching the phase II awareness campaigns on HIV / AIDS and tuberculosis under […]

Center grants insurance coverage to community disaster volunteers: Amit Shah

Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony for the 17th National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) training day on Tuesday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah focused on key questions that arise in times of emergency. Crediting the NDRF and SDRF, Amit Shah said the forces have worked to change the country’s disaster management history in 17 years and […]

Spring fire department keeps families safe with community events

Interactions with firefighters often occur under extreme circumstances. The Spring Fire Department provides opportunities to meet with first responders outside of crisis situations while teaching people how to prevent future emergencies. “We’ve focused on this for the past three years now making sure we’re involved with the community in events that don’t happen on the […]

Galway selected as one of seven counties to pilot Community Volunteer Program – Connacht Tribune – Galway City Tribune:

Galway Bay FM Newsroom – Cope Galway won the Homeless Housing category award at the 2021 Irish Council for Social Housing Community Housing Awards, sponsored by Allianz. The awards took place on September 23 and were presented by the Mayor of Dublin, Alison Gilliand. COPE Galway has operated a domestic violence service in Galway since […]

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