Guyana Rush Saints male and female win semi-final opener in Rupununi FA Champions League

first_imgGUYANA Rush Saints male and female teams romped to victories when semi-final action kicked off in the Rupununi Football Association (RFA) Champions League on Saturday.At the Parishara Sports Ground in Parishara Village, the Saints male team whipped the Kanuku Harpies 3-0, while at the Saints Sports Ground, the female Saints needled Flash Football Club 1-0.MALE BATTLEJulius Phillips fired in the opener in the fourth minute of play, before Roy Andrew mistakenly scored an own goal in the 18th minute.It was not until the dying moments of regulation (90th) that John Miguel made it 3-0.In the female clash, a strike from Nina Cabral separated the two teams after 90 minutes of action.Cabral fired in the goal in the 54th minute of play after the side capitalised on a corner kick.Although they lost, Flash FC females played a good game. Both teams had chances to score.The first leg of the other semi-final were scheduled for Sunday. Paiwomak Warriors females were expected to clash with Strikers FC and Paiwomak Warriors males were scheduled to battle the Titans FC.The teams will have their return leg on June 8 and 9 with the winners advancing to the final, which will be played on June 15.last_img read more

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Rainforest Dream Wins Public Vote for Percival Plinth

first_imgFacebook0Tweet0Pin0 Submitted by City of OlympiaRainforest Dream by Anacortes artist Leo E. Osborne is the popular winner of the Peoples’ Choice Award, and will be purchased by the City of Olympia following exhibition on Percival Landing.A public vote was held July 26-September 3, 2013, with voters indicating their top choice among the exhibition of loaned sculptures along Percival Landing.  A total of 374 votes were received during the voting period.  With 85 votes, Rainforest Dream by Leo E. Osborne was the front runner, with Breaking Free by Olympia sculptor Willow Wicklund coming in as runner up with 66 votes..  The remainder of the votes were distributed among 10 other sculptures.  Comments regarding why Rainforest Dream appealed to voters include the quality of craftsmanship, realism, beauty of the sculpture, and the color and variety of texture incorporated into the work.The winner was announced at the Olympia City Council meeting on October 1, 2013.The exhibition of loaned sculpture will remain on Percival Landing through next spring.  Following the exhibition, Rainforest Dream will be temporarily relocated to City Hall for one year before permanent placement somewhere else in the community, based on Council direction.  Rainforest Dream will be the first such sculpture to be installed at City Hall, in June 2014.For more information about the Percival Plinth Project please visit olympiawa.gov/plinth.last_img read more

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“Classic Movies at the Mansion” Series Announces Summer Line Up

first_imgSubmitted by Washington Historical SocietyWhat better setting for classic cinema than the Lord Mansion, historic site of the State Capital Museum and the “Movies at the Mansion” series, which returns for its 8th season this summer?Presented on Fridays nights in August, each movie is introduced with a short presentation on the historic context of the film. Moviegoers can bring their own chairs or blankets. Candy, soda, and popcorn are available for purchase at the movie, while coffee is free. If it rains, the film will be screened in the Coach House at the museum.“We are proud to host this series every year,” explains Susan Rohrer, manager of the State Capital Museum. “Not only is it fun for staff to invite the local community to this outdoor program, but it allows the museum to connect people with historical events and eras through film.”The selected films are rated PG, under two hours long, and suitable for all audiences.Movies at the Mansion Schedule: Film introduction at 8:45pm, screening begins at 9pm.August 7: “Some Like it Hot”August 14: “East of Eden”August 21: “Sabrina”August 28: Hitchcock’s “Notorious”“Classic Movies at the Mansion” is sponsored by Susan and Patrick Dunn and the Law Offices of Allen T. Miller. Facebook482Tweet0Pin0last_img read more

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