Tag: Community

Women Honored at Women of Distinction Awards

North Country Women Honored at 2022 Women of Distinction Awards On April 28, Assemblyman Billy Jones hosted his sixth annual Women of Distinction Awards at the Stafford Centre Theatre. The Women of Distinction Awards recognizes and honors eight remarkable local women in categories such as health care, volunteerism, education, and military service. “The North Country is home to many remarkable…

Superbloom: A New Online Community for Women With Chronic Illness

By Je Banach The stories we tell play a major role in determining our health and wellness, as individuals and as a collective. Public narratives around chronic illness shape our healthcare system and determine everything from funding for research programs and availability of treatments to protections for the disabled and the day-to-day experiences of those who are ill. Erin Berman, a former…

5 Companies That Give Back in Big Ways

Though you may not realize it, every dollar you spend actively supports a certain type of business practice. If you’re not mindful with your money, you may inadvertently give to a company that doesn’t invest its profits as well or as ethically as it could. In this respect, consumers represent the cornerstone of corporate social responsibility in the modern age,…