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Chamber and Businesses Foster Economic Development
To boost economic growth, the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce is set to start rolling out some funding. The Chamber has issued a fund last June, described as a two-year plan to raise $1.2...more



A Housing Initiative Brings Homes To Long Island Veterans
A new housing development that provides on-site counseling and employment to veterans to help them rebuild their lives is bringing permanent homes to 60 homeless veterans in Amityville, New...more

Affordable Care Act Impact on Health Coverage and Uninsurance
An Urban Institute brief report looks at the effects of the Affordable care Act (ACA) on health coverage expansion and uninsurance. The brief rounds off how states will benefit from the...more

5K Marathon Raises Funds For Kids, Firefighters, Economic Development
The Silvis Home Run 5K marathon, part of the Silvis, Illinois' Family Day, which continued into the night with the 13th Annual Moonlight Festival, has successfully garnered funds to help kids,...more

Welcoming the New Breed of Entrepreneurship
Akosua Dardaine Edwards, founder of the Enabling Enterprise Project, looks into the recent worldwide trends within entrepreneurship. Edwards explores some of the trends within entrepreneurship...more

Raya, the Sanitation Muppet at Reinvent the Toilet Fair
Raya the Sanitation Muppet, first introduced at the Reinvent the Toilet Fair: India, is the latest addition to the beloved children's show, Sesame Street. She will appear as part of Sesame Street's...more

Eye-Opening Videos Show Real Deal Behind Social Work Field
The state Department of Health and Human Services produced a series of videos showcasing what working in health and human services is really like. The real deal behind these videos exposes high...more

Sports and Recreation Injuries Down to 12 percent in Youngsters
A new research reveals that sports and recreation musculoskeletal injuries have dropped 12.4 percent over the past decade for children ages 5 to 14 years nationwide. The research was announced at...more

Pittsburg Summit addresses Homelessness, centers on Best Practices
A three-day summit is held at Pittsburg to highlight the pressing issues of homelessness in the region. The summit included group role-playing exercises which participants learned about the many...more

United Way Worldwide Honors Wells Fargo for Volunteer Engagement
United Way Worldwide, a leadership and support organization, grants Wells Fargo with a Summit award for volunteer engagement. Wells Fargo is a financial services provider known for having the...more






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A Social Enterprise Inspired by Charcoal

A Social Enterprise Inspired by Charcoal
Greenchar, a social enterprise led by Tom Osborn, provides eco-friendly, smokeless, high energy and quality charcoal...



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