Aug 12 2014

SNAP transparency: USDA seeks public input of Retailer Data

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking public input concerning a proposal to provide more information to the public about the amount of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits used by participants at individual grocery stores and retailers. USDA’s goal is to provide as much transparency as possible on retailer data within the limits …

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Aug 11 2014

Veterans on the quad

Unemployment for veterans is chronically high, and it is always higher for veterans than for the general population. With the GI Bill and amendments for recent service members, more veterans than ever are returning to school for retraining and certification, often building on their military careers. If you are a veteran, what benefits do you …

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Aug 10 2014

Patients to access summary of care

Patients who complete an inpatient or observation stay at any ETMC acute care hospital can access an online summary of care for their stay through the MyETMC Web portal, MyETMC.org. The summary of care includes discharge medications, allergies, lab test results, problem lists, vital signs and discharge information. It is available for patients admitted to …

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Aug 08 2014

Shoe drive slated

Buckner International and 89.5 KVNE and 91.3 KGLY invite the East Texas community to collect new shoes with Shoes for Orphan Souls® to benefit local low income children as they prepare to go back to school. The shoes collected during this drive will be distributed to children at the annual School Supply Train hosted by …

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Aug 07 2014

All Aboard: The school supply train is coming

Although the hot days of summer are still with us, school days will be here soon. This means that students and parents are beginning their annual search for school supplies and uniforms. The Junior League of Longview, Inc. is once again teaming up with Buckner Children and Family Services, First Baptist Church of Longview, and …

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Aug 06 2014

USDA helps minority, Vets: $9 million grant available for assistance

USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden has announced the availability of over $9 million in outreach and technical assistance for minority farmers and ranchers and military veterans that are new to farming and ranching. The funding, provided through the Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers Program, also known …

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Aug 05 2014

Benefits extended

The Social Security Administration announced that local Social Security offices would continue to provide benefit verification letters until further notice. Providing services when and where the public needs them remains central to Social Security’s efforts, while continuing to encourage federal, state, and local agencies to take advantage of Social Security’s data exchange programs that can …

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Aug 04 2014

Parents, community invited

Tyler ISD is inviting parents, business leaders and community members to join the inaugural class of the District’s new Inside Tyler ISD leadership program. Beginning in the fall, Inside Tyler ISD participants will gain an in-depth, firsthand understanding of the goals and operations of the school district. “We are very excited to launch Inside Tyler …

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