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Years of planning and dreaming by the Durham Lions Club for creation of a permanent structure in which to carry on its program of training the blind and partially blind people of the community have come to a successful conclusion with the completion of a $6,500 semi-fireproof structure on East Main Street in Durham.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 46, Apr 1948, p7, f
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15158
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Ben Bracy organized groups of underprivileged young men unable to afford fees charged by the Boy Scouts. Bracy directed the boys' energies to create \"The Scout Lake,\" a recreational area for the boys and Scotland Neck citizens. Members of the group constructed the dam and then pavilions for picnicking families and were required to manage the park during its operation from April to October. Bracy's efforts were lauded for promoting a sense of community service and detracting from juvenile delinquency.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 9 Issue 35, Jan 1942, p6-7, il
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16719
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The Woman's Club of Raleigh has been an integral part of the Capital City's community and civic life since it was founded in 1904 by Elvira Evelyna Worth Moffit and a small group of friends. The Club's efforts are focused on welfare, literature, art, village improvement, and music.
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18675
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The 65 and older population of the state in general demonstrate a sense of civic duty, typically voting more, involved in public service, and are generally contribute more to their communities. Statistical evidence supporting this claim is presented showing disparities between generations in voter turnout and participation numbers in religious and non-secular community activities.
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Bessie Elmore of Durham organized a group called \"Straight Talk\" in 2013. Inspired by the weekly visits to her son sentenced to life in prison, Bessie's \"Straight Talk\" group offers support for other individuals with loved ones currently in serving jail time.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 19, May 2013, p7-8, il Periodical Website
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23252
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Nerys Levy works within Chapel Hill and Carrboro to fight for social justice.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 7, February 2015, p14, por Periodical Website
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24106
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Delta House, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides after school care to middle-school-aged children while fostering enrichment and education. The facility provides community service and teaches art, music, and gardening to the city's youth.
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24766
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Connections of Cumberland County, located in Fayetteville, connects homeless mothers and single homeless women to the resources they need to get back on their feet. The organization has successfully helped a number of women, largely due to the support of the community.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , Jan/Feb 2016, p46-49, il, por Periodical Website
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28529
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Last summer, nine youths from the North Carolina Youth Conservation Corps helped to clear forest trails in Uwharrie National Forest near Asheboro. NCYCC crews have put in hundreds of hours to improve and expand access to North Carolina’s protected natural areas since the program was created in 2013. The program also mentors youth, focusing especially on those who are neither in school nor working through the Opportunity Youth Service Initiatives. The benefits the group provides the state and the positive work the group has done for its youth are detailed.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 48 Issue 11, November 2016, p16-17
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28520
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In Yadkin County, teacher and pastor Chris Hauser is working to fill both the spiritual and physical needs of those in his community. Hauser organized Impact Yadkin to help homeowners with construction repairs and to make their homes more accessible. At the same time, local youth volunteers learn hard work, compassion, service and a desire to better their community.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 49 Issue 2, Feb 2017, p30, por
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29836
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The Western North Carolina Alliance for Gardens That Give is a group of volunteers, garden managers and other participants representing diverse models of community gardens. A collection of fifteen giving gardens spread throughout the region, their mission is to grow food for donation and the sharing of resources.
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Charles Robinson, a native of west Charlotte, is helping the community by opening shelters for the homeless and mentoring through Team TruBlue, an organization that works with children in schools. Robinson has cultivated a grassroots network to respond to community crises, violence and crimes.
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J.S. Mann returned from a convention in Winston-Salem with a beautiful cup that is the pride of Whiteville. The W. T. Joyner trophy is presented each year by the State Department to the American Legion post doing the best work in rehabilitation and community service.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 6 Issue 36, Feb 1939, p7, 19, por
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