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Posted at: Friday, June 30, 2017
Day of Action aims for more reading, better futures   By Elizabeth Rembert elizabeth.rembert@theindependent.com  Jun 21, 2017   Bonnie Hinkle led Jacki Caldwell’s second-grade class in a chorus of "yums" and "ews" as the Grand Island school board...
Posted at: Thursday, June 22, 2017
By NBC Nebraska | Posted: Wed 6:48 AM, Jun 21, 2017            GRAND ISLAND, Neb. - Children in Hall, Hamilton, Howard and Merrick Counties will have more books available for them to read.   The Heartland United Way plans to install the first of...
Posted at: Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Go Big Give shatters records at more than $600,000   By Robert Pore robert.pore@theindependent.com  May 4, 2017    The recently completed storm shelter/safe room at the Head Start Child and Family Development Program in Grand Island is a dream...
Posted at: Thursday, May 04, 2017
The Heartland United Way is celebrating its 70th year by honoring community members for their support.   The organization had its 70th annual meeting on Thursday at Riverside Golf Club.   Officials announced that total campaign dollars raised for...
Posted at: Monday, March 27, 2017
This past Tuesday, The Heartland United Way presented a $10,000 grant to Howard County during the St. Paul vs. Ravenna basketball game! The recipients were: CARE Team Centura Backpack Program Howard-Greeley Food Pantry St. Paul Backpack...
Posted at: Thursday, February 09, 2017
TOYS FOR TOTS Volunteers help brighten many families’ Christmas   Posted: Thursday, December 22, 2016 10:30 pm By Robert Pore robert.pore@theindependent.com   Thursday was the first day of winter break for Grand Island Public Schools. For Jackson...
Posted at: Thursday, January 05, 2017
GIVING'S LIFE LESSONS Northwest students learning importance of volunteering   Posted: Sunday, December 11, 2016 11:39 pm By Robert Pore robert.pore@theindependent.com   The Christmas season is a time of cheer and merriment as families get together...
Posted at: Thursday, January 05, 2017

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