first_imgThe Ministry of Gender and Development (MOD) has provided the women of Grand Bassa County a consignment of Ebola preventive materials and assorted items to enable them to combat the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in the county.The Gender Coordinator in the county, Madam Netty Doepoe, who received the donations, told the Daily Observer at her Buchanan office that the items have been distributed among the women leaders of various communities including   Pipeline, Peace Island and New Buchanan.  Women in Development, Civil Society Organization, Korduah, Big Joe Town Women’s Group were also among the groups receiving the items.According to Madam Doepoe, the Ebola preventive materials included buckets, powder soap, clorox, sanitizers, bath and laundry soap.She said other assorted items included several bags of rice, pampers, lucozade, baby milk, rice cereal for children, vitamins, sanitary pads and energy biscuits.Madam Doepoe said she received the donations on September 18 from the Gender Ministry headed by Minister Julia Duncan-Cassell who is former Superintendent of Grand Bassa County.   She said the items, which were distributed the following day, arrived just in time.  She said she cautioned the recipients to distribute the items to those that were in need in their communities and urged them to avoid what she called “picking and choosing,” so all community dwellers could benefit.The Grand Bassa County Gender Coordinator commended the Ministry of Gender and Development for the gesture.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

first_imgBOSTON, MA — The following Wilmington students have made the Dean’s List at Wentworth Institute of Technology for the Summer 2018 semester:Matthew Robert FregeauJustin Anthony LarosaAbout Wentworth Institute of TechnologyFounded in 1904, Wentworth Institute of Technology is an independent, co-educational, nationally ranked institution offering career-focused education through 17 bachelor’s degree programs in areas such as applied mathematics, architecture, business management, computer science, computer networking, construction management, design, and engineering.The Institute also offers master’s degrees in applied computer science, architecture, civil engineering, construction management, facility management, and technology management.Wentworth is a leader in engineering, technology, design, and management education and is well known for its academic excellence and cooperative education (co-op) programs, as well as community service and support for the economic growth of the region.For more information, please visit http://www.wit.edu.(NOTE: The above announcement is from Wentworth Institute of Technology via Merit.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… Related3 Wilmington Students Named To Dean’s List At Wentworth Institute Of TechnologyIn “Education”STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Wilmington’s Defuria, Mangano & Scalese Named To Dean’s List At Wentworth Institute of TechIn “Education”STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Wilmington’s Defuria & Scalese Named To Dean’s List At Wentworth Institute of TechIn “Education”last_img read more

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — The Wilmington-based Merrimack Valley A Cappella, a 45-member award-winning all-femaile a cappella chorus, is hosting a Young Women Singers Workshop this summer.Young women (ages 13-19) from Wilmington and surrounding communities are invited to participate. They’ll learn how to sing “Roar” and “Can You Feel The Love Tonight,” while receiving free vocal production coaching. Sheet music and and audio learning media will be provided.Workshops will take place on Thursday evenings —  June 20, June 27, July 11, and July 18 — from 7pm to 9pm at the Wilmington Arts Center (219 Middlesex Avenue). July 18 will include a performance for family and friends.RSVP to info@merrimackvalleychorus by May 30. A $15 deposit is required for learning materials. The deposit will be refunded upon completion of the workshop. Learn more HERE.Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedMerrimack Valley A Cappella To Perform At Wilmington Farmers Market On July 21In “Community”Wilmington-Based Merrimack Valley Chorus Is Looking For New MembersIn “Community”Wilmington’s Merrimack Valley Chorus Seeking New MembersIn “Community”last_img read more