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Businesses learn to create safe space for LGBTQ+ at work

Vosicky spoke to representatives of 15 businesses June 6 at Water Street Studios in Batavia for an introductory training about how to create a safe space for employees in the LGBTQ+ community. The training session was sponsored by Youth Outlook, a nonprofit that provides suicide prevention, counseling and support to …

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USDA Rural Development’s local impact

BUCKHANNON — The State Director of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development, Kris Warner, gave a compelling presentation to the Upshur County Commission at their meeting on Thursday. Warner made known the more than 40 programs the USDA offers throughout the state, which are committed to improving …

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Rent bank could be coming to the Tri-Cities – The Tri

People in dire financial straits who are about to be evicted for not paying rent could have access to a lifeline if Share Family and Community Services is successful in starting a rent bank for the Tri-Cities. The social service agency has been in discussions with some Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam …

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Women in Business: Lisa Ward, Santa Rosa Community Health

<p class="first-paragraph”>North Bay Business Journal asked 2019 Women in Business Awards winner Lisa Ward to fill us in on her background, responsibilities and community involvement, and insights into what makes her a notable professional in the region. Professional background: I trained as a family physician at UC San Francisco where …

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Bronson To Introduce Bill To Empower Rochester Schools

A Rochester assemblyman’s plan to address city schools through local control and expansion of community schooling is drawing opposition from the mayor and her most trusted supporter in the legislature. Assemblyman Harry Bronson released details of what he calls the RCSD Empowerment Act. It comes as an alternative to district, which …

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