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World AIDS Day

Today is World AIDS Day and the international theme is, “Communities Make The Difference”. Indeed they do.

A leader in advocating and making positive change in this community is my amazing friend Marc Hanuman Cohen. He started his work helping the HIV/AIDS community in Miami from the 80’s to the 2000’s and pioneered many instrumental programs which still exist to this day.

He currently not only helps local AIDS organizations in Canada, but spends many sleepless nights helping people in Africa living in different time zones.

He has saved many lives! And I am so proud to know him and to learn from him. ❤️

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Connected Core

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One of the most difficult challenges homeless or marginalized people face is receiving and maintaining employment. 💼 Despite stereotypes, these people do want to work! 🛠️ There are many barriers to employment that make it very difficult for marginalized people to get work. At Connected Core, we hope to create connections between those in need and local organizations and businesses to provide these people with the support and opportunities they need. 🤝💠 If you would like to learn more about this initiative and how we create our job bank, visit our website or Contact Sam from Connected Core. – – – #connectedcore #connectedcorebarrie #wellconnected #Barrie #Guelph #downtown #positivitiy #positiveenvironment #development #barriebusinesses #business #mentalhealth #opportunites #jobopportunites #jobs #support #services #education #buylocal #connect #localbusiness #community #smallbusiness #business #entrepreneur #homelessnothopeless #homelesslivesmatter #downtownbarrie

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Missing Dog

Missing dog in the Ardagh Rd and Ferndale Rd area. He could be hiding under tarps, decks etc. Please look on your property. His home is 8 Muir Cres (Christine). He is a rescue and doesn’t know his name yet. He is very timid.