Month: June 2021

Durham Ward hopes to build relationships with police through community events

DURHAM, North Carolina (WNCN) – To build a stronger relationship with police, a neighborhood in Durham that has been hit hard by gun violence invited police to participate in a community engagement event on Wednesday afternoon. Charlitta Burruss lives in Edgemont Elms, just east of downtown. She said she heard gunshots every night and recently […]

Community events, large retail store, unique experience are hallmarks of new facility – AgriNews

WEST PEORIA, Ill. – Raber Packing Co.’s new facility is designed around the way the company does business. “We are dealing for the farmers and we are dealing for ourselves,” said Buddy Courdt, owner of Raber Packing Co., during a tour that was part of the Illinois Beef Association’s summer conference. “We’re still under construction, […]

The historic Iroquois Amphitheater will host a full range of community events and concerts starting July 2

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 23, 2021) – Mayor Greg Fischer and City Councilor Kevin Triplett today joined concert promoters, local business owners and members of the performing arts community to announce a return – at full capacity – for shows live at the historic Iroquois Amphitheater this summer. “Today’s long-awaited announcement is proof that our city […]

Community volunteers help save part of Bexar County history by restoring forgotten cemetery

CONVERSER, Texas – Nearly 100 volunteers will participate in the beautification of a family cemetery in Converse which holds a part of the history of the region. The Panteon de Guadalupe Cemetery, once known as the Separate Mexican Cemetery, has fallen into disrepair in recent years as its members are older and unable to keep […]

Juneteenth in Austin: Parade and fireworks information, other community events, city closures

Community groups painted “Black Austin Matters” along three blocks of Congress Avenue in 2020. Juneteenth, an official city holiday for the city of Austin starting in 2020, commemorates the day black residents of Texas have discovered that they were free from slavery in 1865. (Community Impact Newspaper Staff) Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation came into effect […]

Artists and community volunteers transform a prison cell into a garden at the Flo Gris museum; A lonely garden artist will speak on Sunday

OLD LYME – As part of the current exhibition at the Florence Griswold Museum, Social & Solitaire: Reflections on art, isolation and renewal, the Museum is working with New Orleans artist Jackie Sumell to install one of its Solitary Garden beds on the Museum grounds. A group of community volunteers will work with the artist […]

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