The Bulls beat the Stormers to win back to back Super 14 titles

first_imgSunday May 30, 2010 The Bulls beat the Stormers to win back to back Super 14 titles The Bulls won their second consecutive Super 14 title on Saturday as they beat the Stormers 25-17 in front of 40 000 fans in Soweto. For those who missed it, or want to relive to it, here’s a highlights clip for you.Morne Steyn, who kicked 19 points in last years final, kicked 20 this time around, as he once again played a vital role in a Bulls victory. Wing Francois Hougaard scored the only try of the match as Fourie Du Preez put him into a gap and he rounded Stormers fullback Joe Pietersen with relative ease.The Stormers crossed twice, thanks to former Bull Bryan Habana and replacement scrumhalf Ricky Januarie, but the collective experience and composure of the Bulls made the difference in the end.“I must make a special mention of Victor Matfield and Fourie du Preez,” coach Frans Ludeke said. “Those two players, for Bulls rugby, they’re really special guys. Their rugby intelligence and the way they lead from the front is amazing. It’s great to have them there and hopefully we can keep them for many years.”“The start we had was really important. Obviously those high balls worked nicely in the beginning. There were some turnovers and the guys capitalised on that. The second half Bryan almost turned the game on its head, but the guys kept their cool and in the end we won.”Stormers skipper Schalk Burger was visibly distraught afterwards, but admitted that the best side on the day had won.“They’re a champion side so all credit to them. We couldn’t get any momentum going and struggled. We’re obviously disappointed for losing out in a final, but it’s a big improvement for us this season. Hopefully we can build on it for the next couple of years,” Burger said.ADVERTISEMENT Time: 05:03 Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedWrinkle Remedy Stuns TV Judges: Forget Surgery, Do This Once DailySmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueey30+ Everyday Items With A Secret Hidden PurposeNueey10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe 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 InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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San Juan Cliffside / Prentiss + Balance + Wickline Architects

first_img Houses United States Year:  Photographs:  Jay Goodrich+ 11 Share 2010 CopySave this picture!© Jay GoodrichRecommended ProductsWindowsAccoyaAccoya® Windows and DoorsWindowsKalwall®Facades – Window ReplacementsWindowsStudcoSteel Window Reveal – EzyRevealWindowsSolarluxSliding Window – CeroText description provided by the architects. The project site is located on a forested ridge on San Juan Island. The steep topography created both design and construction challenges. San Juan Cliffside / Prentiss + Balance + Wickline ArchitectsSave this projectSaveSan Juan Cliffside / Prentiss + Balance + Wickline ArchitectsSave this picture!© Jay GoodrichHouses•San Juan Island, United States Area:  2500 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project ArchDaily Photographs “COPY” “COPY” CopyAbout this officePrentiss + Balance + Wickline ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesSan Juan IslandWoodHousesUnited StatesPublished on May 10, 2013Cite: “San Juan Cliffside / Prentiss + Balance + Wickline Architects” 10 May 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – MetrisVinyl Walls3MVinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ EffectPartitionsSkyfoldIntegrating Operable Walls in a SpaceBricksEndicottBrick Facade at the Bruce Nesbitt African American Cultural CenterBathroom FurnitureBradley Corporation USAToilet Partition CubiclesSkylightsLAMILUXGlass Skylight F100 CircularLightsLouis PoulsenOutdoor Lighting – Flindt GardenRailing / BalustradesSolarluxBalcony Glazing – SL 60eUrban ShadingPunto DesignPublic Architecture in Residential ComplexDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile Products in Palazzo VolpiChairshorgenglarusUpholstered Chair – diva 5-154Wall / Ceiling LightsHE WilliamsLED Downlight – 4DR RoundMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?圣胡安崖边住宅/ Prentiss Architects建筑事务所是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/369196/san-juan-cliffside-prentiss-architects Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/369196/san-juan-cliffside-prentiss-architects Clipboard San Juan Cliffside / Prentiss + Balance + Wickline Architects Architects: Prentiss + Balance + Wickline Architects Area Area of this architecture project Save this picture!© Jay GoodrichThe project is divided into two structures.  The smaller structure houses a studio, office, and garage.  The larger structure is a primary residence for a couple.   They are connected by a garden derived from the existing harsh terrain and a Japanese garden concept which moves one from the entry gate up the 10 feet to the entry door. Save this picture!© Jay GoodrichSited on the edge of a forested bluff overlooking the Coast of San Juan Island, the main residence is composed of two volumes. In response to the steep site one volume is embedded into the bluff forming the foundation then extending vertically to mark the entry and define a series of exterior spaces. The gabled volume is turned off the foundation extending out to the support of a concrete chimney. The Multi-axial configuration is oriented to define views from the indoor rooms and create a connection to the landscape through a variety of exterior spaces on and below the volumes. The separate studio and garage structure are sited to define the entry to the site. Walls extend from the various structures to frame view and define a progression through the natural landscape to the entry of the main residence. Save this picture!Main Floor PlanProject gallerySee allShow lessNext Landmark 2013 CompetitionEventTwo Islands Wins Inaugural Flat Lot Competition in FlintArchitecture News Sharelast_img read more

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Round-up: 7 events raising funds for charities

first_imgWest Midlands CARE Team & the New York MarathonA junior doctor at Solihull Hospital is to run the New York Marathon in November in aid of the West Midlands Central Accident, Resuscitation and Emergency (CARE) Team. Dr Bradley Allen will take part in the event on 4 November and has so far raised just under £1,000 for The West Midlands CARE Team, which supports the work of the local ambulance service, sending out volunteer doctors, nurses and paramedics to provide emergency pre-hospital care.  261 total views,  1 views today Melanie May | 22 October 2018 | News Advertisement [youtube]https://youtu.be/7V02eLbx-kU[/youtube]Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity Girly Get TogetherThe Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity has raised over £84,000 with its annual Girly Get Together held at Prestonfield House. Hosted by Grant Stott, and attended by 315 women, the fun-filled evening of food, fizz and dancing saw guests win prizes such as a holiday to New York and a luxurious weekend in North Berwick. EDF Energy & the Great North Run for Breast Cancer NowEmployees at EDF Energy, customer service centre at Doxford Park have helped raise funds for a colleague completing the Great North Run on behalf of Breast Cancer Now. 2018 entrant Charlotte Carlin, from Sunderland, ran to honour her mother who’s currently undergoing breast cancer treatment. Lisa Sidney, a team manager at Doxford Park and Doxford Charity Champion helped Carlin organise a fundraising day that took place a few weeks prior to the GNR, which raised a total of £1265.13 from activities including a bake sale. Since the completion of the run and further sponsors Carlin has now raised a total of £1725 for Breast Cancer Now. The October Club dinner for WellChildThe October Club has raised £700,000 to support WellChild’s work for seriously ill children and their families with a dinner at the Savoy Hotel. The money will help establish a new network of WellChild Better At Home Units across the UK to empower parents and carers with the skills and confidence they need to care for their child at home. Over 400 guests attended the dinner with funds raised via a live and silent auction reaching over £384,000. In addition, guests were able to make pledges to support WellChild’s Better At Home Units. Round-up: 7 events raising funds for charities Tagged with: Events fundraising events  262 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis12 Decanter magazine auction for WaterAidDecanter wine magazine auctioned off over 4,000 bottles of top quality wine entered into this year’s Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA), to raise money for WaterAid. More than £66,000 was raised, breaking previous DWWA wine auction records. The annual ‘Wine for Water’ auction was held at Christie’s King Street headquarters on 10 October. The initiative has been running since 2005, and over the past 13 years, Decanter has raised over £650,000 for WaterAid.Image: Decanter / Danny Casely Here is a range of events supporting and raising funds for a number of charities across the UK including WaterAid, Breast Cancer Now, and WellChild, either through partnerships, or through people participating in support of a cause. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis12 Soccer Aid & UnicefSoccer Aid for Unicef has announced that the 2018 campaign raised a record-breaking fundraising total of £6.74m for the charity through donations and matched funding through UK Aid Match. To date, Soccer Aid for Unicef has raised in excess of £30 million since the very first match, 12 years ago. Next year’s game, in June 2019, will take place at Stamford Bridge, marking the first time the match will be played at Chelsea and a return to the capital, with Soccer Aid 2008 having taken place at Wembley Stadium. Formula 1 Gran Premio De México 2018 & Movember FoundationThe FORMULA 1 GRAN PREMIO DE MÉXICO 2018™ has announced a partnership with the Movember Foundation, which will see this year’s Grand Prix used to launch the annual Movember campaign. As part of the partnership there will be a specially designed Movember and Mexico moustache logo made of chillies in national colours, as well as other activity celebrating the moustache in the build-up to the Grand Prix. About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.last_img read more

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Fracking Colorado, Part III: Impact on environment and people

first_imgPart 1: Impact on environment and peoplePart 2: Impact on environment and peopleDenver — The scientific evidence is mounting about the deleterious effects of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on people’s health. Popular resistance is increasing to the expansion of fracking across Colorado,In several localities, people testified at Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission meetings in May to express their fears and concerns. Many of them asked why regulations don’t protect the people who feel ignored.  A retired couple living far from an urban center said they could not sleep as 80 trucks a day rumble up and down the road nearby, carrying water, sand and chemicals, while drilling vibrates throughout their house all night. During the day, dust and noise are so bad they cannot sit on their porch.Shortly after buying a house, a family and their neighbors learned that fracking activity would begin in their neighborhood. Most people had seen old wells that existed individually on their property.However, under current methods, each well location (“pad”) may have between 15 to 45 wells. These sites are massive industrial developments with constant truck activity.These are only some of the recent problems, which are increasing because there are not adequate regulations and inspections as companies rush in to set up drilling operations and make money.Colorado lawmakers created the COGCC in 1951 to regulate oil and gas development in the state and give communities a voice. State officials ordered the agency to foster the “responsible development of Colorado’s oil and gas natural resources in a manner consistent with the protection of public health, safety and welfare, including the environment and wildlife resources.” (cogcc.state.co.us/#/home)However, the COGCC said in 2014 that this statement contradicted the purpose of oil and gas development and was beyond their authority.Towns fight backBoulder, Broomfield and Fort Collins passed five-year fracking suspensions in 2013. Lafayette and Longmont enacted indefinite bans. Longmont passed a charter amendment to ban fracking.The oil companies then sued the towns that tried to ban fracking. After multiple lawsuits were filed by the energy industry, the Colorado Supreme Court struck down the bans in 2016, claiming that towns’ interests can no longer supersede the state’s interest in promoting oil and gas drilling and its support of the industry.The capitalist state is protecting corporate interests over the will of residents who object to the serious, deleterious impacts of drilling on their lives. These rulings in which the state, with huge industry support, can overrule the opposition of local protesters, are a new type of legal maneuver.  It is occurring in other states, too, and is clearly meant to suppress opposition — and to provide a legal basis for preventing protesters from slowing down oil and gas operations and curtailing industry profits.Youth lead the wayXiuhtezcatl Martinez, a young hip-hop artist, and other youth asked the COGCC in 2013 to deny any new permits for oil and gas drilling “unless the best available science demonstrates, and an independent third party organization confirms, that drilling can occur in a manner that does not cumulatively, with other actions, impair Colorado’s atmosphere, water, wildlife, and land resources, does not adversely impact human health and does not contribute to climate change.” (Denver Post, March 23)When the COGCC repeatedly denied their request, the young people, supported by other advocacy groups, appealed. The Colorado Court of Appeals sided with them in March, ruling that protection of public health and the environment is a “condition that must be fulfilled” by the state before oil and gas drilling can occur.The COGCC has ignored and tried to overturn the Martinez decision, granting up to 500 drilling permits in one day in May.  But the people of Colorado keep fighting back. A vast petition and call-in campaign since April forced Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper to publicly ask the COGCC not to try to overturn the decision and to support the health and safety of the people of the state.A gas explosion killed two people in Firestone on April 17 due to a severed gas line a few feet from their basement. The well was 172 feet from the house, violating the 200-foot setback rule.In response to this tragedy, community and environmental groups called for a shutdown of all wells until independent investigators assessed they were safe and complied with regulations.  Anadarko, the company involved, shut 3,000 wells and, responding to community demands, said it would check all flowlines within 1,000 feet of all structures.The COGGC gave all oil and gas operators until the end of June to comply. The July 1 Denver Post said that by that date, companies reported they had capped over 6,000 lines from active and inactive wells. But there are hundreds of thousands of flowlines underneath Colorado’s land.Angry residents are demanding to know the locations of all flowlines. They say mandatory regulations and inspections are needed, not just voluntary responses by the industry after a tragedy occurs.Fight far from overThe people of Colorado are challenging a wealthy, powerful industry with enormous influence on state laws.  Energy companies have repeatedly opposed local efforts to place anti-fracking measures on the ballot.With their limitless funds, the industry’s advertising is based on lies, and it confuses people. Energy officials placed a measure on the ballot in 2016 that made it financially impossible for environmental groups to get the signatures needed on petitions to place anti-fracking measures on the ballot. In addition to the process being very expensive, a minimum of 2 percent of registered voters must be collected in each of 35 state senatorial districts. To win, the measure must get at least 55 percent of total votes.The industry vigorously opposed two resident-led ballot measures in 2014. These measures would have increased the minimum setback (distance) between active drilling operations and houses, schools and other structures. It would have also made the setback distance mandatory, providing greater safety for resident.Horizontal drilling for miles means that although residents can’t see the wells, the gas lines can be dangerously close to schools and homes. There are some minimum setback rules in Colorado, but the companies get waivers all the time from the COGCC.The numerous gas lines to and from active and inactive wells present dangers to existing structures and people. Development east of the Rocky Mountains is growing rapidly. Without effective regulations, builders and homeowners do not know what is underneath the ground on which  structures are built. People want to know this before they build homes.Residents are demanding a voice in the planning of projects and the right to object to them. Increasingly, they are challenging the COGCC as nothing but a front for the oil and gas corporations.The energy industry portrays townspeople who complain, protest or call for regulations near schools and homes as “paid, out-of-state agitators.”  But that tactic is backfiring.  It is inspiring people who have never been activists to organize, form committees and demand regulations and inspections.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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Federal Government Investing in Biorefineries for Military

first_img Three companies were awarded contract to construct biorefineries for “drop in” biofuels for the military and private sector on Friday. The Departments of Navy, Energy and Agriculture announced the contracts under a 2011 presidential directive. The contracts are part of the Obama Administration’s goal to boost and diversify the domestic fuel base, according to Friday’s announcement. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus stated “The contracts being announced today will help expand the operational capability of our Navy and Marine Corps around the world.” Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack commented “”Any time our military can use more American grown fuels instead of relying on foreign sources it makes our armed forces more energy secure.” In total, these projects will produce more than 100 million gallons of military grade fuel beginning in 2016 and 2017 at a price competitive with their petroleum counterparts.Under the contracts awarded Friday, Emerald Biofuels will build an 82 million gallon per year refinery on the Gulf Coast using waste fats to create military grade fuel. Fulcrum BioEnergy will build a 10 million gallon per year refinery in McCarran, Nevada using municipal solid waste as its feedstock. USDA announced a $105 million Biorefinery Assistance Program loan guarantee for that facility earlier this month. Also, Red Rock Biofuel will build a 12 million gallon per year refinery in Lakeview, Oregon using woody biomass, or the by-products of forest management, as its feedstock. The drop-in alternative fuels can be blended at a 50/50 ratio with traditional fossil fuels. This blend was successfully demonstrated during the Rim of the Pacific demonstration in 2012 for ships and planes, showing the fuel can be utilized in the Navy’s warfighting platforms with no degradation to performance or mission. SHARE SHARE Previous articleThe Sky is falling…The Sky is falling…..AgainNext articleUS/Japan Trade Talks Enter Critical Phase Gary Truitt Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter By Gary Truitt – Sep 21, 2014 Home Energy Federal Government Investing in Biorefineries for Military Federal Government Investing in Biorefineries for Militarylast_img read more

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Investigative reporter beaten up in Somaliland

first_img October 23, 2015 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Investigative reporter beaten up in Somaliland News RSF_en Follow the news on Somalia News March 2, 2021 Find out more Investigative journalist Ahmed Muuse Sakaaro was badly beaten on the morning of Wednesday 21 October in Somalia’s breakaway northwestern territory of Somaliland, by unidentified assailants who objected to his coverage of Somaliland’s government.Sakaaro, who edits the Voice of the People Magazine and is deputy chair of the Somaliland Journalists’ Association, was hospitalized with a broken nose and broken ribs after being attacked outside the magazine’s office. His assailants asked him to explain why he was so critical of Burao city mayor Mohamed Murad.Interviewed in hospital by the Somaliland Informer online newspaper, Sakaaro said he had been getting threatening phone calls for the past six months in which he was told to stop being so critical of Somaliland’s ruling Kulmiye party.Sakaaro referred to last month’s attack on a fellow reporter in Hargeisa by a mob that accused him of asking presidency minister Hersi Ali tough questions. “After the Hargeisa reporter incident, I felt it was not safe to ignore such threats and I reported them to security forces but they did absolutely nothing,” he said.“It is outrageous that the authorities did nothing to protect Sakaaro after he went to see them,” said Cléa Kahn-Sriber, the head of the Reporters Without Borders Africa desk.“Somaliland must accept its responsibilities and ensure that the press freedom guaranteed in its constitution is respected even when journalists dare criticize senior officials. We call on the Somaliland authorities to launch an immediate investigation with the aim of identifying those responsible for the attack on Sakaaro and bringing them to trial.”Sakaaro has pledged to continue his work as an investigative reporter. Nothing would stop him, he said.Somaliland declared its independence of Somalia in 1991. Although not recognized by the international community as an independent state, it has its own government and constitution, article 32 of which recognize media freedom. Conditions for journalists are nonetheless dangerous. They often threatened and are treated arbitrarily by the authorities. Help by sharing this information Organisation Receive email alerts to go furthercenter_img News SomaliaAfrica SomaliaAfrica News Radio reporter gunned on city street in central Somalia RSF and NUSOJ call for release of a journalist held in Somalia’s Puntland region RSF requests urgent adoption of moratorium on arrests of journalists February 24, 2021 Find out more January 8, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

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A second gang leader arrested for Gonaïves radio station manager’s murder

first_img News Another gang member, Bernard Joseph, was arrested on 20 November in connection with the 16 May murder of Alix Joseph, manager and programme host of Radio-Télé Provinciale, in the northwestern city of Gonaïves. Bernard Joseph was arrested in Port-au-Prince, “where he sought refuge in the hope of escaping prosecution,” Gonaïves police commissioner Ernst Bouquet Dorfeuille said. He is alleged to be a member of the “Cannibal Army,” a feared Gonaïves-based gang that became an opposition militia when Jean-Bertrand Aristide was president.Assisted by the peacekeepers of the UN Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), the police already arrested another gang leader, Remilien “Ti Nasson” Emmanuel, in connection with the murder and a wanted notice has been issued for a third suspect, Jerry Bien-Aimé.The motive for Alix Joseph’s murder has still not been established. He was shot three times.—-18.07.07 – Arrest of gangster suspected of participating in radio station manager’s murderPolice assisted by peacekeepers deployed by the United Nations Mission for the Stabilisation of Haiti (MINUSTAH) have arrested Remilien “Ti Nasson” Emmanuel, a gang member suspected of participating in the 16 May murder of Radio-Télé Provinciale manager and presenter Alix Joseph in the northern city of Gonaïves. Emmanuel’s arrest on 13 July was hailed by the local population. He was a member of one of the most feared gangs in Raboteau, Gonaïves’ biggest slum.A total of three journalists have been killed this year in Haiti. The other two are freelance photographer Jean-Rémy Badiau, who was killed on 19 January in Port-au-Prince, and radio presenter François Latour, who was kidnapped in a Port-au-Prince suburb on 22 May and killed after a ransom demand had been made.—————————–24.05.07 – Second radio journalist murdered in a weekReporters Without Borders today strongly deplored the murder of well-known actor and radio presenter François Latour, whose body was found yesterday in Port-au-Prince a day after he was kidnapped by armed men on his way home. “The killing, after that of Alix Joseph, manager and presenter of Radio-Télé Provinciale, in the northwestern city of Gonaïves, on 16 May, shows that lawlessness is growing in Haiti. We call on the authorities to thoroughly investigate and find and punish the killers of both men. We send our condolences to Latour’s family” said Reporters Without Borders.The 60-year-old broadcaster had a daily advertising programme on Caraïbes FM and had also presented for several months a talk show on another privately-owned station, Radio Métropole. He was shot in the stomach and had managed to call a friend before probably bleeding to death. The radio station said the kidnappers had demanded a $100 000 ransom. Help by sharing this information to go further News Another journalist murdered in Haiti HaïtiAmericas RSF_en Follow the news on Haïti Violence against the press in Haiti: RSF and CPJ write to Minister of Justice November 14, 2019 Find out morecenter_img News November 22, 2007 – Updated on January 20, 2016 A second gang leader arrested for Gonaïves radio station manager’s murder Organisation HaïtiAmericas Journalist shot dead amid anti-government protests in Haiti October 11, 2019 Find out more News Receive email alerts June 11, 2019 Find out morelast_img read more

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Maranatha High School Celebrates 50th Year Homecoming

first_img Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Make a comment Photo Gallery Maranatha High School Celebrates 50th Year Homecoming Article and Photos courtesy of MARANATHA HIGH SCHOOL Published on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 | 4:37 pm Maranatha celebrated a special 50th year Homecoming recently! The campus was full of energy as the team prepared to take on Heritage Christian. Before the game, five staff members were honored for milestone years of service, and the cheer and dance team both dazzled the crowd with spirited performances. Lisa Bingman Wells, an alumna from 1982, sang the national anthem and Matt Marshall, Class of 1994, led the Football Team on to the field. Alumni were the honored guests for the evening and enjoyed a special 50th year Legacy Lounge full of great memories and treats. During Half time, the 2013 Homecoming King and Queen, Nick Scanlan and Maddie Johnson, were on hand to crown this year’s King and Queen – Quarterback Eli Snyder and a school chaplain Brianna Johnson. The team played an exciting game against Heritage Christian and came out victorious in the 4th quarter with a 42-24 win.Maranatha High School, 169 S. St. John Avenue, Pasadena, (626) 817-4000 or visit www.maranatha-hs.org. Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday HerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou Can’t Go Past Our Healthy Quick RecipesHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Celebrities People Don’t Love AnymoreHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyStop Eating Read Meat (Before It’s Too Late)HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyAmazing Sparks Of On-Screen Chemistry From The 90-sHerbeautyHerbeauty 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 ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Community News 10 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it center_img Business News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Subscribe EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Top of the News More Cool Stuff Community News First Heatwave Expected Next Week 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.last_img read more

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Should the CIPD be more political?

first_imgShould the CIPD be more political?On 14 Nov 2000 in Personnel Today Should the CIPD take part in formal talks with ministers, use professional lobbyists and adopt the tools of public relations to influence government policy? Grassroots personnel practitioners have their say`”The CIPD could certainly be more active than it currently is. It would be nice if the CIPD was involved in formal legislation talks, but it must earn its place at the table first.”Using PR tools, especially professional lobbyists, might be a bad idea. Government ministers deal with them everyday. So, as a function, to get our voices heard it might be counter productive.”John Adsett, head of personnel, Basildon and Thurrock General Hospital Trust “The CIPD should change its function as at the moment I see it as just a nice clubby organisation. I feel it needs to be more active and show a clear leadership.”The organisation is struggling for an identity and needs to address its members better; at the moment it is nothing but a reference place. PR tricks should be used, to make sure they make a decent job of it.” Ian Parkes, director of organisational development, Nycomed Amersham. “The CIPD should be more proactive and influence national decision-making. The CIPD has done a great job but needs to broaden its agenda. The agenda should be set by lots of internal debate and discussion and consultation within the industry.”There should definitely be a more open dialogue with the Government, the dialogue though should be continuous.”I don’t like the idea of formal talks as it gives the impression of smoke-filled rooms.They [the CIPD] should definitely have been involved in the human rights act.”Mike Gooddie, HR director GNER. “Someone has to do it [represent HR in the political arena] as no one is at the moment. They should advise the Government on strategy and legislation so the people have a voice. PR tricks are a bit too radical though.”Linda Hunt, senior HR administrator, AWR Water “The CIPD should have had a say on the human rights act and the working time directive. They should be involved in the thick end of politics and legislation development with the government and trade unions, although I feel it is to big a step for them to take at the moment.”I don’t even know who is in charge, so they lack leadership.”Suzan Grant-Foale assistant personnel officer, Anglia TV  “The CIPD could play a stronger role in lobbying and have a stronger presence, capitalising on it now being a chartered body.It could be a powerful group in representing the HR industry as a whole. If it goes into formal talks with unions and the CBI, its role would have to be clearly defined so that the talks don’t get too diverse. I’m in support of [using PR tools]. So much of the Government’s approach is swayed by public opinion.”Bruce Robertson, head of HR, Prêt à Manger. Company member of CIPD not individual member. Team of nine “The government needs to be able to see things from an HR point of view. New legislation is complex and HR needs to have a say in how it’s formed and how to put legislation into practice.”Denise Bradley, personnel and payroll supervisor, Pentos Office Furniture “I wouldn’t want it [the CIPD] to become overtly political but I’d like to see it stimulate the government’s thinking on employment and employment law.I do not think the CIPD should lobby government or become political to the detriment of its immediate role as a professional organisation monitoring professional standards.”Lew Swift, HR director of Aintree Hospitals and member of CIPDBy Lisa Bratby and Paul Nelson “The perception of the HR industry is of a semi-profession of jumped-up nerds with thick glasses telling bottom-line managers what to do – people need to know what we do in HR and how beneficial we can be.I see the future of the CIPD as a kind of Law Society or accountancy association.We need to have a better public image as we are seen as a group of people who hate numbers, but love people. We need to use PR companies to get our message across and to change and modernise our image. The leadership of the CIPD needs to be stronger. I have no idea who the leader is – is there a leader? The head [should be] someone who has risen to the top in business and has a reputation for looking after their staff. Richard Coombes, director of human resources at Starcom Motive Partnership, media communication group Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos.last_img
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Brooks, No. 21 Houston rally for 60-50 win over Utah State

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailHOUSTON (AP) — Armoni Brooks scored all of his 15 points in the second half and No. 21 Houston overcame a sluggish first half to rally past Utah State 60-50 on Thursday night.Brooks shot 5 for 10 in the second half and led the way as the Cougars (11-0) came back from a 10-point halftime deficit for their 24th consecutive home win. DeJon Jarreau had 10 points off the bench for Houston, which shot 32 percent from the field, including 39 percent in the second half.Dwayne Brown Jr. had 19 points and seven rebounds off the bench, and Quinn Taylor added 14 points and nine rebounds for Utah State (9-3), which shot 37 percent from the field but was 5 for 19 in the second half. Utah State lost its 15th straight against an AP Top 25 opponent.Houston opened the second half by outscoring the Aggies 29-10 over the first 12 ½ minutes to open up a 50-41 lead on Brooks’ 3-pointer. Brooks had all of his points in the run.The Aggies cut it to 52-47 on a free throw by John Knight III with 4:49 remaining, but got no closer as Houston finished the game with an 8-3 spurt.Utah State used an 11-0 run in the first half to take a 29-16 on Taylor’s dunk with 4 minutes remaining. Utah State led 31-21 at the half as the Cougars shot a dismal 7 of 30 from the field.BIG PICTUREUtah State: The Aggies missed an opportunity for a nice resume-building win, and fell to 16-100 all-time against AP Top 25 opponents. Utah State finished with 17 turnovers, which Houston turned into 17 points. The Aggies shot 10 of 14 from the free throw line but 4 of 20 from the 3-point line, including 1 of 10 in the second half.Houston: The Cougars used a strong defensive effort in the second half to mount the comeback, holding the Aggies to 3-for-14 shooting during their large run and forcing six turnovers over that span. Houston shot 13 of 15 from the free throw line to help overcome sluggish shooting from the field.UP NEXTUtah State: Hosts Eastern Oregon on Dec. 28.Houston: Hosts Coppin State on Sunday. Written by Tags: Utah State Aggies Basketball December 20, 2018 /Sports News – Local Brooks, No. 21 Houston rally for 60-50 win over Utah State Associated Presslast_img read more

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