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Written by Becky McClarran   
Monday, 02 May 2011 06:35
Frostburg-Area Feed the Need Food Drive PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kaitlin Bensley   
Monday, 25 April 2011 19:21
Former Local Resident Bicycling for Children PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jeff Henry   
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 22:06

Allan GrubbFormer LaVale resident, Allan Grubb is bicycling 600 miles to help special needs children gain adapted playground equipment and bicycles.

Already one hundred miles into his trek, Allan spoke of his goal to raise money for Battle Monument School, a Baltimore facility for children with special needs so playground and bicycling equipment could be purchased and/or updated. Allan worked at the school and formed an attachment to the school and the students. "It's been a great job. These kids do amazing and inspiring things. They face a lot of challenges, but they need those challenges."

Grubb was inspired to help raise funds for the school's playground while playing basketball with some of the students. "We were playing basketball and there was no hoop. Take something like ...

ACM's Volunteer Center and Peace Studies Part of Japanese Relief Effort PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Gil Hazelwood, ACM News Service   
Thursday, 14 April 2011 21:27

japanbenefitpapercranesapril11.jpegAllegany College of Maryland’s Volunteer Center and its Peace Studies and Volunteer clubs are participants in Paper Cranes for Japan, an international fundraiser to benefit victims of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.

Students Rebuild, an organization that mobilizes young people for action on global issues, has partnered with the Bezos Family Foundation to donate as much as $200,000 to disaster relief in Japan.

The effort involves students making a crane by origami, the traditional Japanese art of folding paper. For each paper crane made the foundation, begun by creators of Amazon, the worldwide e-retailer, will donate $2 to Architecture for Humanity, which is working to help rebuild the affected area of Japan.

Cranes hold special significance in Japanese ...

It Gets Better at FSU PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Julie E. Hartman   
Wednesday, 06 April 2011 15:20

On Thursday, April 7, as part of Frostburg State University’s “Enough is Enough” campaign, FSU student organization Breaking Through GLASS (Bisexuals, Transgenders, Gays, Lesbians, and Straight Supporters) will show a work-in-progress film they are making as part of the It Gets Better project.

The film will debut at 7:00 p.m. in the South Addition of the Lane University Center on FSU’s campus.

The “It Gets Better” project began in September 2010 in response to media coverage of several teen suicides that occurred due to bullying related to the victim’s sexual orientation.  Syndicated columnist and author Dan Savage created a YouTube video which was aimed at young people to tell them that life gets better as you get older, and gives young people hope to ...


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