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From Napa Valley Register: NV Community Foundation announces scholarships

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June 1, 2017

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May 28, 2017, Register Staff Napa Valley Community Foundation has awarded scholarships totaling $128,300 to 57 local students, an increase of more than a dozen students and $25,000 from 2016. Among this year’s scholarship recipients are local military veterans who are receiving financial support from the George and Gwendolyn Goodin […]

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From NapaBroadcasting.com: Terence Mulligan & Napa Valley’s Community Foundation Starts A Conversation to Bridge Our Social, Cultural and Political Divide

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May 2, 2017

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From Napa Valley Register: Napa Valley Forum looks at role of journalism

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April 24, 2017

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Apr 24, 2017, Register staff The Napa Valley Forum 2017 will feature a discussion on “Media, Democracy and Civil Society: The Role of Journalism in the Era of Social Networks, WikiLeaks, Disinformation and Fake News.” The guest speaker will be Phil Bronstein, executive chair of the board of the Center for […]

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From Wine-Searcher: Immigration Poses Questions for Napa

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March 10, 2017

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March 10, 2017, W. Blake Gray As resentment over immigration bubbles away, Napa works out how to talk about the elephant in the room. Despite a chronic shortage of housing, Napa Valley treats its farmworkers better than most of the US. But in a country that suddenly seems at war on […]

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From Napa Valley Register: The future of the Community Foundation

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February 25, 2017

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February 25, 2017, The Napa Valley Register Editorial Board If there was a bright side to the 2014 earthquake, it was the strong showing of generosity and resilience that Napa County made in the face of a widespread disaster. Among the many standouts in that effort was a previously low-profile […]

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From St. Helena Star: UVFC provides free bilingual tax services

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February 7, 2017

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February 7, 2017, St. Helena Star UpValley Family Centers (UVFC) is providing free tax preparation services at its offices in St. Helena and Calistoga, evenings and weekends from now to April 18, through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. New this year, thanks to support from Citibank, the UVFC […]

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From WineBusiness.com: Napa Valley Community Foundation announces scholarships for Napa County High School seniors and Napa Valley College transfer students

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December 6, 2016

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December 06, 2016 Fruit of the Vine Scholarship gives preference to the children of winery and vineyard employees. The following scholarships for Napa County High School seniors and Napa Valley College transfer students are administered by the Napa Valley Community Foundation. Note that the Fruit of the Vine Scholarship gives preference […]

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From Napa Valley Register: Napa nonprofits join Giving Tuesday charity campaign

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November 30, 2016

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November 30, 2016, Howard Yune A variety of nonprofit and service groups in Napa County are taking part in Giving Tuesday, an online and social media drive to boost fundraising and publicize the work of some 40,000 community groups worldwide. Local groups including Mentis, OLE Health, and Napa branches of […]

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From Napa Valley Register: Napa supervisors honor new citizens

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November 8, 2016

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November 8, 2016, Register Staff Twelve new local United States citizens were honored Tuesday by the Napa County Board of Supervisors. “What a special day, to recognize new citizens on Election Day,” said Rep. Mike Thompson, D-St. Helena, who attended the morning ceremony. The honorees benefited from the One Napa […]

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From St. Helena Star: Local nonprofits help Napa Countians become U.S. citizens

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September 12, 2016

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Sep 12, 2016, David Stoneberg Third in an occasional series Even though answering 10 questions on the government, history and laws of the United States wasn’t hard, I still got two wrong. I had studied the 100 questions and answers – or rather I had read over them a couple […]

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