Temporary Restaurants - Environmental Public Health Services Food Handler Training: At least one person working in the booth must hold a valid Food Handler Card License: 1. Obtain your temporary restaurant license at least one (1) week before the event. 2. Review this checklist with all who will be working at the food booth. 3. Post the Temporary Restaurant license in an area visible to the public. Site Location and Construction: 1. The truth about the Red Cross IN RECENT years, the image of the Red Cross has been tarnished. The worst scandal came after the September 11 attacks, when it was revealed that a large portion of the hundreds of millions of dollars donated to the organization went not to survivors or family members of those killed, but to other Red Cross operations, in what was described by chapters across the country as a "bait-and-switch" operation. Recently, long-simmering concerns about the Red Cross' disaster relief operations were expressed by Richard Walden, of the humanitarian group Operation USA, in the Los Angeles Times--prompting a vitriolic response by the Red Cross. But these recent scandals are nothing new for the Red Cross. In fact, the whole history of the organization is one gigantic scandal--stretching from its racist policies toward African Americans to its corporate mentality toward human beings.
Homepage Gütersloh - 09/04/2014 Sustaineo 2030: Today's sustainable development visions, realized tomorrow In the year 2030, one country has translated today's better-governance efforts into a political and administrative system. The Bertelsmann Stiftung invites you on a time travel to that year. The new publication "Sustaineo 2030: Learning Sustainable Development from the Future" will bring you to the fictional country of Sustaineo. more Penn World Tables 6.3 (189 countries, 1950-2007, 2005 as base year) The Penn World Table provides purchasing power parity and national income accounts converted to international prices for 189 countries for some or all of the years 1950-2007. The European Union or the OECD provide more detailed purchasing power and real product estimates for their countries and the World Bank makes current price estimates for most PWT countries at the GDP level. Please note that CHASS only provides access to the data; we are not involved in the collection or maintenance of the data. Please cite the data as follows:
22 Must-Circle Nonprofit Bloggers and Resources on Google+ I joined Google+ a few months ago as an individual, but it hasn’t been until the recent launch of Google+ Pages that I began investing time in the exploring the Google+ community and tool set. Google+ is a bit more complicated than Facebook or Twitter, but already a significant source of traffic to this blog, and like most communities that get a lot of initial buzz, the growth rate of new followers is exponentially much faster during the early adoption phase. It’s definitely been worth the time investment thus far. There are many other early adopters blazing a trail through Google+ and below are 22 that are useful to nonprofits and worthy of a Google+ Circle all their own. That said, it’s worth noting that Google+ Page admins can add other pages to their circles, but page admins can only add followers of its page to their circles. In other words, people must first add your page to their circles before you can add them to your circles.
Buy Nothing Project - Local - Orléans Star Members of the Buy Nothing Project-Orléans sector opened their trunks to other members and to the public for a garage sale. However, the difference about this garage sale is it didn't cost a dime. This is branched from the mission of the group: return to a different model of gifting. "The side goal is to minimize the waste going to the landfill, and reducing carbon footprint," said Jessica Llewellyn, a member.
For-Profit Solicitors Take Biggest Chunk $ National Veterans Service Fund notes on its website that "war does not end on the battlefield." Instead, the site goes on to say, American veterans and their families have been left without the help they need to overcome critical health and psychological problems at home. National Veterans Service Fund says it offers guidance to veterans to help them qualify for aid they otherwise would go without. It also touts the "limited medical assistance" the charity hands out to needy veterans. Those promises have helped persuade donors contacted over the phone and in mailers to give $70 million over the past decade.
Funding Opportunities - Duke University Institutionally Limited Opportunities Some grant and fellowship programs limit the number of proposals that may be submitted by an institution. If you submit a proposal to such a program and Duke's limit is exceeded, your proposal, and other proposal(s) submitted from Duke, will very likely be rejected without review. To prevent this, ORS coordinates the internal review process. Turn My Vision & Ideas into a Nonprofit Project - Tides Do you have a passion for social justice? A great idea to make your community thrive? Want to change the world but don’t know where to start? Tides provides sophisticated nonprofit management services to social entrepreneurs, activists, and institutions who are working on the front lines of issues such as environmental sustainability, social justice, human rights, health, and community development.
Guild it and they will come! Mother Nature does not plant straight rows, and she most definitely does not plant whole acres of just one type of plant, spaced exactly eight inches apart, with absolutely no other plants allowed to grow anywhere nearby... A plant guild may be defined as any group of plants which support each other while growing near each other. "Guilding" is the act of intentionally placing plants to grow near each other so that they may help to provide for each other's needs, thereby creating a more healthy and diverse farm ecosystem and also making less work for the farmer....(that's right folks, I said LESS WORK for the farmer, meaning LESS weeding, fertilizing, LESS pest managementalizing, etc.... however, do allow for a little more harvest time, due to the bit of extra time it may take to separate crops during harvest... a well planned guild will yield all year 'round, providing food, seed and compost crops for farmers, wildlife and microorganisms alike. Permaculture Designers Manual, B.
Sham Cancer Charities Four cancer "charities" and their operators have been charged with bilking more than $187 million from consumers. The Federal Trade Commission, along with each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia, says the charities claimed to be providing assistance to cancer patients, but the donations were in reality benefiting only "the perpetrators, their families and friends, and fundraisers." Here's NPR's Jim Zarroli's report on the suit: