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United Bank for Africa PLC (UBA.ng) HY2009 Interim Report

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first_imgUnited Bank for Africa PLC (UBA.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2009 interim results for the half year.For more information about United Bank for Africa PLC (UBA.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the United Bank for Africa PLC (UBA.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: United Bank for Africa PLC (UBA.ng)  2009 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileUnited Bank of Africa Plc is a financial services institution in Nigeria offering banking products and services to the personal, commercial and corporate sectors. The company provides a full-service product offering ranging from transactional accounts, overdrafts and mortgage finance to domiciliary deposits, treasury services, asset management services, bonds, money market deposits and risk management solutions. United Bank of Africa Plc supports the agricultural sector through an agricultural credit support scheme which includes agro processing, an outgrowers scheme, equipment and mechanisation scheme and a tree crops replacement scheme. Founded in 1948, the company  now has an extensive network of some 1 000 branches in the major towns and cities of Nigeria. Its head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. United Bank of Africa Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

East African Breweries Limited (EABL.tz) 2017 Abridged Report

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first_imgEast African Breweries Limited (EABL.tz) listed on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange under the Beverages sector has released it’s 2017 abridged results.For more information about East African Breweries Limited (EABL.tz) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the East African Breweries Limited (EABL.tz) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: East African Breweries Limited (EABL.tz)  2017 abridged results.Company ProfileEast African Breweries Limited produces and distributes a range of beer and spirit brands and non-alcoholic beverages. Popular brands include Tusker Malt Lager, Tusker Lite, Guinness, Pilsner, White Cap Lager, Allsopps Lager, Balozi Lager, Senator Lager, Bell Lager, Serengeti Premium Lager, Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Kenya Cane, Chrome Vodka and Ciroc. East African Breweries has operations in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and South Sudan; and exports alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages to Rwanda, Burundi and the Great Lakes region. Subsidiary companies include Kenya Breweries Limited, Uganda Breweries Limited, East African Breweries (Mauritius) Limited, International Distillers Uganda Limited and East African Maltings (Kenya) Limited. Established in 1922, the group has its headquarters in Ruaraka, near the capital of Nairobi. East African Breweries Limited is listed on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchangelast_img read more

New Zealand: Three cathedral options unveiled for Christchurch

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first_img Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Curate Diocese of Nebraska Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA David Krohne says: Anglican Communion John Barton says: Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Rector Knoxville, TN Pamela Cobb says: Rector Washington, DC April 4, 2013 at 5:42 pm I congratulate all involved for giving Cantabrians three interesting architectural choices from which to choose, and for allowing us in the rest of the world also to see drawings of each of them. It will be interesting to see which one they choose to build, and how the Holy Spirit works among them in their deliberations. May they have all the blessings they want, and abundantly so. Amen. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis April 4, 2013 at 5:43 pm I’d be inclined to vote for Option B. The “contemporary” option has about as much charm as what passes for so-called “contemporary” church music today and would look dated and hackneyed by the time it was completed. Submit a Job Listing Robert Alder R.I.B.A says: Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Rector Bath, NC Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET June 14, 2013 at 2:48 am Oops! I vote for restored, not traditional! Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI New Zealand: Three cathedral options unveiled for Christchurch Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Pamela Cobb says: April 4, 2013 at 10:22 pm I would favor the contemporary design. Gothic was contemporary way many years ago. Gods creation moves forward, not backward. Contemporary designs favor function and that is what is needed and a break with tradition if what happened when an act of God destroyed the old forms.“Behold, I make all things new” The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Submit an Event Listing June 14, 2013 at 2:45 am I vote for the TRADITIONAL! Rector Albany, NY Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR neville sutherland says: May 27, 2017 at 12:27 am I would echo the words and sentiments expressed by Robert Alder R.I.B.A. in his July 16, 2013 entry. I lived 12 years in Christchurch in the 1970’s and the Cathedral was an ever present reminder of an enduring relationship, however barely acknowledged, with my christian upbringing. I shed a tear when first confronted with the obscene sight of the shattered tower and prayed that the building would be restored anew. But times change and so has my view of the Cathedral. The city is metamorphosing into a new Christchurch and what better way to exemplify that than the new “contemporary” design. All strength Bishop Matthews to your achieving this soaring, beautiful vision! Alan Ogden says: Rector Martinsville, VA Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Rosemary Edward says: July 16, 2013 at 5:01 pm As a resident of the UK I have had the privilege of visiting your beautiful country . As an Architect I was devastated to see the effects of the earthquake on the City of Christchurch and the Cathedral itself , which we visited before the quake . The proposal for a modern cathedral must be the most favourable option , a truly lovely concept and one which I would have been proud to have been involved . You must take the opportunity and grasp the metal . Inspired but restrained , as a defiance of whatever Nature can produce . I am truly envious of the Artists /Architects who had the vision . I Sincerely hope that I will have the opportunity to visit again to see the Design completed . April 20, 2013 at 6:10 pm My preferance is for the contempory cathedral as it strongly suggests Growing forward into the futureI would prefer a huge contempory cross at the eastern end rather than the rather catholic depictiun of mother and child currently featured.Also the rose window appears to be disected by a metal bar in the outside window, rathert than being made more of a feature of the west end, like as in our dear old ruined cathedral. Comments are closed. Les Singleton says: Submit a Press Release Angela Macfarlane says: Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT center_img New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS May 21, 2017 at 9:44 am I vote for traditional. Other places have raised great sums of money in recent times for their cathedrals, Brisbane Cathedral here in Australia a notable example though admittedly, like Washington or Liverpool, the early stages were slow. Are there not major benefactors in New Zealand and beyond. The sums are not enormous when one sees what is spent to build houses etc etc – or spent (here in Australia at least) on armaments. Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET John Bunyan says: ross edward ward says: Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector Belleville, IL Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Rector Pittsburgh, PA Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Youth Minister Lorton, VA Featured Jobs & Calls Rector Tampa, FL April 16, 2013 at 9:53 pm I attended services for several years in the Cathedral so love that building but think that to repair it would be too costly and take too long, I like the second option because it resembles the old and will be cheaper to build. I don’t care for the third option it doesn’t give the impression of looking very permanent Comments (14) Tags Press Release Service By Lloyd AshtonPosted Apr 4, 2013 Rector Smithfield, NC Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Gordon & Elizabeth Handley-Packham says: Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Director of Music Morristown, NJ This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Judith Palmer says: May 1, 2013 at 1:20 am We are members of the Cathedral community and have given its replacement a considerable amount of thought and discussed it with friends. We consider that the best option is the third one ‘Contemporary’ despite our love for the original traditional building design. We have come to this conclusion based on the thought that it is planned to have modern buildings in the square area so a traditional Gothic design would not, in our opinion ‘fit in’. Also the building must be designed for the younger generation, not us ‘oldies’. Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 May 3, 2013 at 1:20 am I vote for TRADITIONAL Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Rector Shreveport, LA Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Collierville, TN [Anglican Taonga] Cantabrians have this morning glimpsed what shape a new Cathedral in the Square could take.Three design options have been unveiled – restored, traditional and contemporary – and over the next month the Diocese of Christchurch and the Church Property Trustees will take those options to the public.They’ll explain the pros and cons of each at a number of presentations and public forums during April. And they will actively seek feedback from the public about those three choices.The diocese has set up a website: www.cathedralconversations.org.nz for that express purpose. This site, which features detailed info on each option and solicits feedback, will be live until May 3.At that point the Cathedral Property Group will collate and review that feedback – and feed that summarized info to the Church Property Trustees, which will select a preferred option.Those three options are:Restored – a back-to-foundations restoration of the iconic cathedral, but seismically strengthened. Quantity surveyors estimate this would cost a minimum of $104 million and up to $221 million, depending on how many years are needed to raise the money.If everything went to plan, restoring the building would take 6.5 years. But if fundraising is slow, the quantity surveyors suggest it could take more than 20 years to complete.Christchurch Cathedral restoredTraditional – this option  acknowledges the Gothic Revival form of the old cathedral, but veers away from heavy masonry and slate in favor of lightweight materials. It would be clad in lightweight glass reinforced concrete, with a laminated timber interior and a copper-over-ply roof.This option would feature a belltower – but in its upper reaches, this tower would be filigreed.Quantity surveyors estimate the traditional model cathedral would cost between $85 million and $181 million, and would take between five and 22 years to finish, again depending on how quickly money can be raised.Christchurch Cathedral traditionalContemporary – the modern option still acknowledges the past, with its central axis aligned along Worcester St, and the “praying hands” curved roof, recalling the vertical forms and pointed arches of Gothic Revival architecture.This option would feature a restored rose window on the western glass wall, and a glass and steel belltower. It has been estimated at $56 million to $74 million and, depending on the time needed to raise funds, it could take between 4.5 and 9.5 years to build.Christchurch Cathedral contemporaryThe three options were outlined yesterday to the Chapter of ChristChurch Cathedral, and then again to a combined meeting of the Cathedral Property Group, the Church Property Trustees and the Diocesan Standing Committee.Consulting engineer Marcus Read launched the presentation to the Chapter, and said he was “really excited to be able to show the public that the last 18 months work has got us somewhere – other than to court.“We are hoping this project will inspire the city to look to the future.”Bishop Victoria began the second presentation by quoting from 2nd Chronicles, where King Solomon dedicates the temple he had built:18  ‘But will God indeed reside with mortals on earth? Even heaven and the highest heaven cannot contain you, how much less this house that I have built! 19  Have regard to your servant’s prayer and his plea, O Lord  my God, heeding the cry and the prayer that your servant prays to you. 20  May your eyes be open day and night towards this house, the place where you promised to set your name, and may you heed the prayer that your servant prays towards this place.Yesterday’s presentations were not without humor. One of the Standing Committee members declared his “reassurance” that each of the three options would include a restored rose window, and material and artifacts salvaged from the ruined cathedral.To which Bishop Victoria quipped: “To the best of our knowledge, the effigy of Bishop Harper is just fine.”The options will be outlined to a media conference today, then on Monday eight information stands will be erected around the city and 15,000 postcards outlining the options will be distributed.On Wednesday evening, April 10, the first public forum will be held at the Westpac Business and Community Hub in Christchurch, and on the following Saturday the options will again be described to the Christchurch Diocesan Synod.The roadshow heads to Auckland on Tuesday, April 16; at the invitation of Catholic Archbishop John Dew, Bishop Victoria Matthews will explain the options to the Catholic Bishops. And she’ll also take part in a lunchtime forum at Parnell’s Holy Trinity Cathedral.There’ll be a presentation by the Church Property Trustees to the Christchurch City Council’s Earthquake Forum on Thursday April 18, and another public forum on April 24 at the Westpac Business and Community Hub.Public feedback on the options will be collated and circulated to the Cathedral Project Group for review after May 3 – and thus equipped, the CPG, Church Property Trustees and the Diocesan Standing Committee will decide on their preferred option.This option will then be outlined to the High Court, which will come to a decision on the case brought by the Great Christchurch Buildings Trust to stop deconstruction of the quake-damaged cathedral.Today’s rollout of the three options is the latest stage in an process which has seen the formulation of design guidelines, and a functional brief, a study tour of selected overseas cathedrals, and the invitation for members of the diocese to take part via blog or email in “Cathedral Conversations.” April 7, 2013 at 4:35 am I am in my seventy’s and love the contemporary option not just for the idea that I should still be alive when it is finished and that it is the cheapest option but to me it is an exciting concept and I hope it is the one that is chosen. Rector Hopkinsville, KY Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Featured Events April 4, 2013 at 5:08 pm I would think the traditional design with modern materials would be the best solution.Today’s contemporary is tomorrow’s dated; and why use material that is not earthquake safe? Cathedral Dean Boise, IDlast_img read more

Bmycharity to merge with Help for Heroes

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first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  30 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Bmycharity Digital Online fundraising service Bmycharity, which last week announced it was to close, has today announced that it will continue by merging with services charity Help for Heroes. In a blog post, founder Ben Brabyn said that the new service would be rebranded and renamed Bmyhero.He assured those charities using the service that “Bmycharity and H4H [Help for Heroes] will honour the terms of existing Bmycharity contracts” and that both parties were committed to Bmycharity’s focus on commission-free online fundraising.Bmycharity originally announced that it was to close following its failure to secure investment to help it expand further.Brabyn, a former Royal Marine, told UK Fundraising that the partnership with the services charity was “a very elegant solution”. Help for Heroes’ technology resources, its public reputation, and its “fantastic corporate supporter relationships” meant that the combination would help the service expand and help charities even more.In practice, Bmyhero will be owned by Help for Heroes Trading Co Ltd, the wholly owned trading subsidiary of Help for Heroes, the charity. The profits from Help for Heroes Trading are used to cover all the administrative costs of both the charity and the trading company. Brabyn added: “H4H’s trading company and technology partners will invest in developing the service to remain at the cutting edge of online fundraising innovation”.Help for Heroes Chief Executive Bryn Parry said: “At H4H, we do everything we can to ensure that every penny we receive goes to the cause and so we want to be sure that Bmycharity can continue to offer their free service to the charity sector”.www.bmycharity.com Howard Lake | 16 March 2010 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Bmycharity to merge with Help for Heroeslast_img read more

Pueblos originarios sacuden gobierno de Morales

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first_img23 de septiembre – En las últimas semanas se han visto grandes movilizaciones populares en Guatemala, provocadas por la decisión del gobierno de Jimmy Morales de suspender la Comisión Internacional Contra la Impunidad en Guatemala (CICIG) y de negar acceso al país a Iván Velásquez, jefe de dicha comisión.La decisión del gobierno viene mientras el partido de Morales, como también su hijo y su hermano, están bajo investigación por financiamiento electoral ilegal. La Corte de Constitucionalidad (CC), la más alta autoridad jurídica del país declaró inconstitucional un intento de pasar control de los antejuicios al Congreso.Esto provocó la evolución del “Pacto de Corruptos”, compuesto por disputados, militares y oligarcas, en un “Pacto de Golpistas.” Morales declaró que “no acatará ordenes ilegales,” declarando su decisión de gobernar según su propio concepto de “legalidad.”Poco después Morales tomó las decisiones en contra de la CICIG. La CC respondió claramente: siendo la CICIG cuestión internacional, no se podía suspender unilateralmente.La movilización popular culminó en varios municipios y universidades declarando a Jimmy Morales como persona non-grata, en protestas de las celebraciones de independencia, y en un paro nacional el día 20 de septiembre.¿Qué es la CICIG?Desde su guerra de independencia, Guatemala, como muchos países latinoamericanos, ha sido gobernada por una alianza de militares y una oligarquía descendiente de los colonos españoles.Con el fin de enriquecerse vendiendo el azúcar, el café, los plátanos, y las otras “monarcas agrícolas” en los mercados internacionales, robaron las tierras que les quedaban a los pueblos indígenas y se introdujo el latifundismo; establecieron dictaduras militares, y usaron el tesoro público como cuenta bancaria para sus negocios.La CICIG vino a Guatemala en 2007, impulsada por las Naciones Unidas supuestamente para combatir la corrupción que ha infectado el país por siglos, con una breve interrupción a mediados del siglo pasado con los gobiernos de Juan José Arévalo y Jacobo Arbenz.Desde sus inicios, la CICIG ha sido pagada por los poderes extranjeros, incluyendo a los Estados Unidos. Está claro que la comisión ha servido principalmente los intereses de estos países, combatiendo la corrupción para principalmente crear un clima de “estabilidad.”¿Qué significa la “estabilidad” que desea la CICIG?No significa un cambio de base en el país, mucho menos una revolución popular. Lo que buscaban los poderes imperialistas que crearon la CICIG es muy simple: un ambiente favorable para sus negocios, y de alguna forma frenar la migración hacia el norte en donde vemos los crímenes contra la humanidad que ocurren en los estados fronterizos de los Estados Unidos.Pero para esto la comisión ha tenido que intentar realmente combatir la corrupción de la oligarquía, y ha tenido que enfrentarse a los peores elementos de la clase gobernante de Guatemala, los militares y políticos que en tiempos de la guerra civil llegaron al genocidio contra los pueblos maya. Hay que destacar sin embargo, el papel preponderante de los Estados Unidos en la guerra en Guatemala. Fueron los EUA quienes entrenaron los más brutales militares en tácticas contrainsurgentes en su famosa Escuela de las Américas.La CICIG no puede, ni tiene intención de resolver los problemas sociales de base del país, como el latifundismo, el racismo o el asesinato de líderes indígenas. Pero dada la alternativa de una vuelta a las dictaduras militares del siglo pasado, no sorprende que el movimiento popular haya salido en defensa de la débil institucionalidad que existe.Cambio fundamental en la lucha contra la corrupciónEn los medios de comunicación internacionales las movilizaciones de estas semanas se han comparado con las de 2015 que sacaron al gobierno de Otto Pérez-Molina, otro sirviente corrupto de la oligarquía y las transnacionales. Pero la diferencia es más profunda que simplemente buscar echar al presidente.El movimiento de 2015 fue impulsado principalmente por las clases medias urbanas, hartas del robo descarado de los fondos públicos. Hoy las movilizaciones vienen de los pueblos indígenas, de las/os estudiantes, y de las/os trabajadores urbanos.Una cosa queda clara: han sido las/os campesinos, principalmente indígenas, quienes han tomado la iniciativa en estas movilizaciones. La movilización del 10 de septiembre fue convocada por la población maya kaqchikel de Sololá, el 11 por el pueblo maya k’iché, el 12 por el Comité de Desarrollo Campesino (CODECA). También CODECA y los varios pueblos mayas han estado presente en el paro nacional y en las protestas del 15 de septiembre (día de la independencia).El movimiento de 2015 buscó la salida de un presidente corrupto, pero no buscaba un cambio de base en la sociedad guatemalteca, y por falta de cambio de base llegó al poder otro presidente corrupto. Pero también creó oportunidad para la resistencia popular en el país, que en los años siguientes pudo crecer y seguir luchando por los derechos básicos: tierra para los campesinos, mejores salarios, servicios sociales, etc.CODECA y otros también alzan la demanda de una Asamblea Nacional Constituyente Popular y Plurinacional, como camino para avanzar las otras demandas de los pueblos guatemaltecos.Esta Asamblea consiste en cinco cambios fundamentales en la Constitución y la Ley Electoral. Los principales entre ellos está el limitar los salarios públicos en relación con el salario mínimo, tomar en cuenta consultas comunitarias para la aprobación de leyes, y lo que más amenaza el poder de la oligarquía: representación participativa en la política de los 22 pueblos de Guatemala.Si la Asamblea Nacional Constituyente Popular y Plurinacional es la solución a los retos que enfrentan los pueblos de Guatemala no se podrá saber sin antes ponerla en práctica. Pero lo que queda claro es que para salir de las condiciones que sufre hoy el país, hay que romper con el monopolio del poder que ejerce la oligarquía.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Lake Avenue Community Foundation Becomes ‘Stars’

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first_imgHerbeautyPretty Or Not: 5 Things You Didn’t Know About BeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyA 74 Year Old Fitness Enthusiast Defies All Concept Of AgeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyJennifer Lopez And Alex Rodriguez’s Wedding DelayedHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyCostume That Makes Actresses Beneath Practically UnrecognizableHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyRemove Belly Fat Without Going Under The KnifeHerbeautyHerbeauty 17 recommendedShareShareTweetSharePin it Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Make a comment Community News Subscribe Faith & Religion News Lake Avenue Community Foundation Becomes ‘Stars’ From STAFF REPORTS Published on Friday, July 13, 2018 | 10:59 am EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS More Cool Stuff Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Top of the News center_img Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday First Heatwave Expected Next Week Community News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Business News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Pasadena’s Lake Avenue Community Foundation has changed its name to ‘Stars’ to avoid confusion with Lake Avenue Church and because people often assumed from the former name that the organization is a grant-giving foundation.Stars’ new web address is www.gostars.org.Stars Executive Director Nancy Stiles said that under its new name, “Stars will continue to be a faith-based organization with a strong partnership with Lake Avenue Church, and will continue to have the same vision, mission, and programs, but by clarifying the confusion we will be better positioned to take advantage of funding opportunities.”She said Stars will remain the primary non-profit partner of Lake Avenue Church for education issues. “We will continue to recruit volunteers and donors from the LAC family, send our students to camp alongside LAC, and continue to build relationships between families, students, volunteers, staff, and church members.”The Stars name is based on the organization’s more than 20-year-old STARS after-school program. The STARS acronym has been lowercased and its meaning broadened to cover all the work of the organization: after school programming for grades 1-12, mentoring, summer enrichment, camps, trips, college preparation and completion support, counseling, and partnering closely with the parents of students to help support the whole family.The Stars programs are now being called Stars 123, Stars 45, Middle School Stars, High School Stars, Stars Mentoring, Stars College Support, and Stars Summer Enrichment. Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

Sinn Fein will run three candidates in Donegal

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first_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Facebook Nine Til Noon Show – Listen back to Wednesday’s Programme WhatsApp Twitter WhatsApp Pinterest 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today Google+ Sinn Fein will run three candidates in Donegalcenter_img News, Sport and Obituaries on Wednesday May 26th Twitter NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Pinterest By admin – October 18, 2015 Homepage BannerNews Previous articleRepublic of Ireland to play Bosnia in play offNext articleMan arrested in ongoing investigation of Peggy O’hEara’s wake and funeral is freed admin Sinn Féin’s National Executive has granted approval for a three candidate strategy in Donegal in the upcoming General Election.The announcement means that a convention to select a third candidate can now take place, with Councillor Gary Doherty having earlier this week confirmed his intention to contest the vote.Sitting Deputies Pearse Doherty and Padraig Mac Lochlainn have already been ratified as candidates, both have welcomed the Ard Chomhairle’s decision to ratify a third candidate.In a joint statement, they say getting a third TD would be a mammoth task, but the membership in Donegal is excited and energised as they now await party convention in the coming days. Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny Google+last_img read more

Council promises to tackle problem of unfinished estates

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first_img Facebook Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released By News Highland – May 29, 2012 Pinterest 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Pinterest Newsx Adverts RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Facebook Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Google+center_img Google+ HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week The County manager has committed to doing all he can to tackle the problem of unfinished estates in Donegal.There are an estimated 130 unfinished estates in the county with problems including no lighting, unfinished footpaths and sewage pumping stations that are failing.Some work has been done to address the problems in the past in each electoral area but now the County Manager Seamus Nealy will chair a group identifying all the problems and seeking ways and means to correct them.The commitment was made off the back of a motion from Councillor Dessie Larkin – he says this is a significant development:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/desrawestates.mp3[/podcast] PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Twitter WhatsApp Previous articleFurther Forensic evidence expected in Michaela McAreavey murder trialNext articleSearch resumes for missing Strabane teenager News Highland WhatsApp Council promises to tackle problem of unfinished estates Twitterlast_img read more

Parlor Time brings laughs

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first_img Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Print Article Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Skip Every person at the parlor was familiar with the Whittington family that owned the “mansion” on South Main Street.“When the Whittingtons’ was being built, everybody in town took an interest,” Bowden said. “The house was so big and grand that it was referred to as ‘the mansion on Main Street.’”Nell McLendon added humor to the storytelling with a story of her own.Not long after the “mansion” was completed, the Baptist church, which was just up the street, installed chimes. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Parlor Time brings laughs Latest Stories Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Those two environments gave her many opportunities to observe the “goings and doings” of the people of Brundidge.“The scriptures tell us that a cheerful heart does good like a medicine,” Bowden said. “It’s important that we laugh so God has given each of us a sense of humor. Whether we develop it or not is up to us. But laughter is God’s gift that blesses the good times and sees us through the difficult times.”Bowden shared stories of the Burson Whittington family and those stories jogged the memory of many of those at Parlor Time. By Jaine Treadwell Email the author Sponsored Content By Blood Sugar Blaster The scriptures read, “And Sarah laughed” and so did Sara Dickert Bowden’s audience at Parlor Time at the Salem Baptist Church Johnston Parlor in Brundidge Tuesday afternoon.Bowden, a lifelong resident of Brundidge, was a special guest at Parlor Time and shared her thoughts on the importance of humor in one’s life and stories about one of the town’s prominent families of yesteryear, the Whittingtons.Bowden was the youngest of seven children and grew up on North Main Street and around the family-owned lumber company. Published 3:00 am Wednesday, June 17, 2015 You Might Like Brundidge mobile home catches fire (photo) Messenger photo/Scottie BrownA grease fire caused considerable damage Monday night during a house trailer fire in the 500 block of… read more Md: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch) Book Nook to reopen Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day “When the chimes were rung for the first time, Florence Ray said that must be Burson’s doorbell,” McLendon said, laughing.”Burson Whittington had already made a name for himself before he built the mansion. He had a very successful porch chair business in Tarentum and had the only in-the-ground, home swimming pool most people in rural Pike County had ever seen.The Whittington family established itself firmly in the Brundidge community. Burson Whittington was elected mayor, ran a successful dry cleaning business and a cane fishing pole business that served an area from South Carolina to Louisiana.His wife, Mildred Whittington, was the community hostess for most all social events, from bride’s maid luncheons to high teas and birthday parties. She used her elegant serving pieces and flowers from her garden for the events she hosted.The Whittington “mansion” was later a motel for downtown Brundidge and then an assisted living facility.Those in attendance at Parlor Time all agreed that there is still life in the mansion and they would like to see it brought back to its proud days in the community.“Too often we tear down buildings that should be saved for many reasons,” said Delatha Mobley. “The Whittington house has so much Brundidge history tied to it. It would be wonderful if it were brought back to life and was again a center for community functions.”Two o’clock each third Tuesday of the month is Parlor Time at the Johnston Parlor in Brundidge. Those who would enjoy a time of devotional and sharing are invited to attend.last_img read more

SUSPEN intercomparison of ultraviolet spectroradiometers

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first_imgResults from an intercomparison campaign of ultraviolet spectroradiometers that was organized at Nea Michaniona, Greece July, 1–13 1997, are presented. Nineteen instrument systems from 15 different countries took part and provided spectra of global solar UV irradiance for two consecutive days from sunrise to sunset every half hour. No data exchange was allowed between participants in order to achieve absolutely independent results among the instruments. The data analysis procedure included the determination of wavelength shifts and the application of suitable corrections to the measured spectra, their standardization to common spectral resolution of 1 nm full width at half maximum and the application of cosine corrections. Reference spectra were calculated for each observational time, derived for a set of instruments which were objectively selected and used as comparison norms for the assessment of the relative agreement among the various instruments. With regard to the absolute irradiance measurements, the range of the deviations from the reference for all spectra was within ±20%. About half of the instruments agreed to within ±5%, while only three fell outside the ±10% agreement limit. As for the accuracy of the wave-length registration of the recorded spectra, for most of the spectroradiometers (14) the calculated wavelength shifts were smaller than 0.2 nm. The overall outcome of the campaign was very encouraging, as it was proven that the agreement among the majority of the instruments was good and comparable to the commonly accepted uncertainties of spectral UV measurements. In addition, many of the instruments provided consistent results relative to at least the previous two intercomparison campaigns, held in 1995 in Ispra, Italy and in 1993 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. As a result of this series of intercomparison campaigns, several of the currently operating spectroradiometers operating may be regarded as a core group of instruments, which with the employment of proper operational procedures are capable of providing quality spectral solar UV measurements.last_img read more