While there are a number of factors that drive cancer, early detection (including recommended screenings) and preventive measures can lessen the burden of cancer on an individual’s and a community’s health.
Good nutrition, regular physical activity and a healthy body weight are essential components for overall health and well-being.
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Collecting data on homeless people can be very difficult given the nature of their circumstances. Across the nation, each community is responsible for organizing one day each year to do a “point-in-time count” in order to provide an estimate of the homeless population in their communities.
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Clinical preventive services provide incredible opportunities for increased life expectancy and the maintenance of a higher quality of life. Access to care is about more than simply the cost.
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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center officials are inviting community members to participate in public forums focusing on the hospital’s strategic plan. The forums are being held in the hospital’s main auditoriums, located at 214 East 23rd St. ALIGN, a respected local business consulting firm, is facilitating the one-hour discussions. No RSVP is required, although seating will […]
Sharing some great news and to invite you to participate and help spread the word about the new Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence.
The prize is part of Harbor Freight Tools for Schools LLC's charitable effort to shine a light on excellence in skilled trades education (electrical, carpentry, welding, plumbing, automotive, etc.) in American public high schools. The prize will help support amazing public high school skilled trades teachers, students and programs across America, honoring outstanding teachers – folks who are heroes to us – and who just don’t get enough recognition.
The Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence includes over $500,000 awarded to 10 outstanding skilled trades teachers in American public high schools and the skilled trades programs in their schools.
• 3 first place winners will each receive a Prize of $100,000 ($30,000 directly to the teacher or teacher team, and $70,000 to their high school’s skilled trades program). • 7 second place winners will each receive a Prize of $30,000 ($10,000 directly to the teacher or teacher team, and $20,000 to their high school’s skilled trades program).
Judges for the Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence will look for those programs that are led by a teacher who clearly loves the subject matter and is both highly knowledgeable and skilled; where the curriculum is matched to a relevant career pathway and future work choices, and is designed to flow seamlessly into next step options, whether to employment or college; that encourages exploration and experimentation among students in a safe environment; and that connects students to new relationships and worlds outside the classroom.
We invite application from outstanding American public high school skilled trades teachers offering classes in electrical, carpentry, welding, plumbing, automotive, etc. If this describes you, come on in! Or nominate your favorite skilled trades teachers! And spread the word with your network of principals, administrators, families and students. We can help – with info tailored for further digital outreach. Just let me know.
Folks can register right now! The application will go live on Monday, June 19, 2017. The submission deadline isMonday, July 24, 2017, at 5:00 pm Pacific time.
For more information, and to register or nominate an outstanding skilled trades teacher, please visitwww.HarborFreightTeachingPrize.com
Robin Kramer Executive Director Harbor Freight Tools for Schools, LLC Office: 818.836.5008
About Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Harbor Freight Tools for Schools supports the advancement of skilled trades education in America -- born out of its founder’s deep respect for the dignity of these fields, and for the intelligence and creativity of people who work with their hands. This charitable initiative was created to foster and shine a light on excellence in skilled trades education in American public high schools, and it aims to stimulate greater understanding, support and investment by public entities and others. Top-notch skilled trades education in high school offers pathways to graduation, opportunity, good jobs, and a workforce our country needs. Harbor Freight Tools for Schools was founded by Eric Smidt (co-founder, owner and CEO of Harbor Freight Tools, a national tool retailer), and is now one of the philanthropic programs of The Smidt Foundation.
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