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The Science of GMOs
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View this informational program on the Science of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). Learn why GMOs were developed and if they are safe for people and the environment. More
Build Wealth Not Debt: Become a Pennsylvania Saver
Build Wealth Not Debt: Become a Pennsylvania Saver - Articles Articles
This brochure provides tips and contacts for money-saving programs. More
Fiscal Impacts of Different Land Uses: The Pennsylvania Experience in 2006
Fiscal Impacts of Different Land Uses: The Pennsylvania Experience in 2006 - Articles Articles
This publication uses the experiences of selected Pennsylvania townships to illustrate the potential fiscal impacts of different land uses. More
Choosing Our Direction: Workbook 1-What Do We Do Now?
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Choosing Our Direction: Workbook 1-What Do We Do Now?

Walt Whitmer, Timothy Kelsey, Ph.D.

This workbook takes the necessary first step of asking the question: "What are we doing now?" More
Choosing Our Direction: Workbook 2-What Shapes Our Future?
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Choosing Our Direction: Workbook 2-What Shapes Our Future?

Timothy Kelsey, Ph.D., Walt Whitmer

This workbook helps to better understand the larger context and environment in which a group exists and the forces that might affect its future. More
Choosing Our Direction: Workbook 3-What Are We Going to Do?
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Choosing Our Direction: Workbook 3-What Are We Going to Do?

Timothy Kelsey, Ph.D., Walt Whitmer, William Shuffstall

This workbook helps review or create a mission and vision statement, identify and prioritize group goals, and match those goals to the group's organizational structure. More
Choosing Our Direction: Workbook 4-Making It Happen
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Choosing Our Direction: Workbook 4-Making It Happen

Walt Whitmer, Timothy Kelsey, Ph.D.

This action plan will provide you with the road map you'll need to stay on course, ensure accountability, and evaluate your successes. Strategic planning without this step is a waste of time. More
Choosing Our Direction: A Primer on Strategic Planning and Visioning
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Choosing Our Direction: A Primer on Strategic Planning and Visioning

Walt Whitmer, Timothy Kelsey, Ph.D., William Shuffstall

This booklet will help explain strategic planning, including who should be involved, what needs to be done to make it successful, and whether an organization is ready to undertake such an effort. More
Understanding the Homestead and Farmstead Exclusions
Understanding the Homestead and Farmstead Exclusions - Articles Articles
In November 1997, Pennsylvania voters approved a change in the Commonwealth constitution to allow a method of real property tax relief, a homestead exclusion, to be implemented in Pennsylvania. More
The Joy of Farm Watching: A Roadside Guide to Pennsylvania Agriculture
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This pocket-sized guide provides annotated roadside photographs of typical and common farm types in Pennsylvania and is intended as an introduction to farmology--the study of farms and farming. More
Finding the Common Ground: Understanding Your Community's Agriculture
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Finding the Common Ground: Understanding Your Community's Agriculture

Charles Abdalla, Ph.D., Timothy Kelsey, Ph.D.

When you live in the country, a basic understanding of agriculture's contribution to the community is useful. More
Managing Volunteers to Build Community Capacity
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Managing Volunteers to Build Community Capacity

09/27/2018

Wellsboro, PA

$35.00
This course addresses the issue of finding and keeping volunteers, which is faced by many community groups, including municipalities, fire companies, and non-profits. More
Getting Involved in Your Pennsylvania Local Government
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$69.00
This online course will help you understand how Pennsylvania local governments work, explore ways you can become involved, and explain how to run for office. More
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The Art and Science of Sign Design - News News
Signs convey a lot of information. They draw attention, communicate a message, compete with surroundings, and reach a driver traveling sometimes at a high rate of speed. More
Getting the Most from Your Grant Writing Efforts
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Getting the Most from Your Grant Writing Efforts

10/11/2018

Stroudsburg, PA

$35.00
The grant writing and fund-raising environment is increasingly competitive. Organization and preparation matter. More
Increasingly, art is becoming an important means to engaging community. (But that's not Art speaking, that's Tommy. Art is on the wall behind him, backing him up.)
Engage. Are Your Community Leaders Taking This Action? - News News
How do you engage community members? Let me count the ways. More
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Look to the Future: Read a Map - News News

Look to the Future: Read a Map

03/18/2017

Maps help us see our community's future. More
What it Means to be on a Citizen Planning Commission
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Learn about the expectations and impacts of being on a Citizen Planning Commission in your community. More
Lynn Betts, 2000 for NRCS
What Does Good Planning Look Like? - News News
Planners often ask ‘What should your community look like in 20 years’? More
Affecting the Boomerang Effect Affecting the Boomerang Effect - News

Affecting the Boomerang Effect

03/02/2017

Youth building is the most important aspect for youth to be successful in the community; especially when they are encountering behavioral issues or have become part of the Juvenile Justice System. More
Youngsville Borough
Why Should Tourists Love Your Town? - News News
"Where can one go to eat, play or learn about the history of your town?” is a question that a community might be asked by tourists and other visitors. More
A sign may not be glamorous but it can be an effective way to get a message to local residents.
Reaching Your Target Audience - News News

Reaching Your Target Audience

02/12/2017

Does your organization see expected participation at events? If this is a challenge, then it's time to evaluate your approach to reaching your target audience. More
Considerations for Hiring Financial Professionals
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Considerations for Hiring Financial Professionals

Cathy F. Bowen, Ph.D., Robin Kuleck, RN, MSEd

Regardless of the type of financial professional you need to hire for your natural gas well, there are some steps to take that will ensure the person you hire is the right person for your need. More
Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow: Interpersonal Leadership Skills, Valuing Diversity
Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow: Interpersonal Leadership Skills, Valuing Diversity - Articles Articles
Unit II, Workbook 4 of the Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow series. This workbook provides an overview of the concept of cultural diversity and how to value it. More
Understanding Economic Change in Your Community
Understanding Economic Change in Your Community - Articles Articles
Using employment data to better understand your local economy. More
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