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Community Foundation awards $43,000 in new grants


The Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan recently awarded a new round of Community Impact Grants covering a four-county area that includes Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency and Presque Isle counties. The Board of Trustees recently approved 34 new grants totaling $43,912. New Community Impact Grants are: 1. Friends of Negwegon State Park – awarded

Victoria grandmothers ride the Island to help African orphans

A group of avid cyclists will take off from Campbell River on Friday morning, bound for Victoria and the lawns of the B.C. legislature. The Victoria Grandmothers for Africa, or VG4A for short, are leading a team of more than a dozen women in their 11th annual fundraiser for the Stephen

Healing the World, One Person at a Time

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"Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world". — Desmond Tutu   Only a fool thinks he leaves others at a disadvantage when he climbs a ladder and removes each rung as he climbs to prevent others from climbing with

8-Year-Old Raises Money To Buy His Best Friend A New Wheelchair


Paul met Kamden in kindergarten and the two boys quickly became best friends. While others often focus on Kamden's wheelchair and disability, Paul never acted like Kamden was different. Kamden, 8, who lives in Poway, California, was born with a tumor on his T2 and T3 vertebras. While he has had three