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Safaricom Limited (SCOM.ke) 2014 Abridged Report

first_imgSafaricom Limited (SCOM.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Technology sector has released it’s 2014 abridged results.For more information about Safaricom Limited (SCOM.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Safaricom Limited (SCOM.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Safaricom Limited (SCOM.ke)  2014 abridged results.Company ProfileSafaricom Limited is an integrated telecommunications company in Kenya providing mobile, fixed voice, data, SMS, Internet and M-PESA services. The company sells mobile phones and tablets as well as broadband modems and routers. It also offers its customers data bundles for pre- and post-paid customers; pre- and post-paid voice plans and SMS services for national and international roaming; Okoa Jahazi for emergency top-up credit; and Flex plans for browsing, calling and SMSing. Bonga Points is a customer loyalty programme and M-PESA is a mobile telephone service to deposit, transfer and withdraw money as well as pay for goods and services. Other services offered include website and email, calling and cloud and hosting services. Safaricom Limited’s head office is in Nairobi, Kenya. Safaricom Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

Stock market crash: I’d invest £100 a month in cheap UK shares in an ISA to retire early

first_img I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Stock market crash: I’d invest £100 a month in cheap UK shares in an ISA to retire early Image source: Getty Images Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Investing £100 a month in a Stocks and Shares ISA after the recent market crash may not sound like a worthwhile move to many investors. They may feel UK shares offer a risky short-term outlook, or that £100 per month is unlikely to make a significant impact on their retirement plans.However, investing in UK shares now provides the opportunity for investors to benefit from a likely stock market recovery. Furthermore, investing over a long timeframe can produce surprisingly large returns that make a positive impact on your chances of retiring early.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Recovery after a stock market crashWhile some UK shares have rebounded after the market crash, others continue to trade on low valuations. This is perhaps to be expected, since they face difficult operating conditions in some cases. As such, investors may experience paper losses in the short run. Especially if risks such as Brexit and a second wave of coronavirus impact negatively in investor sentiment.However, over the long run, indexes such as the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 offer recovery potential. They have solid track records of overcoming a variety of economic challenges to post new record highs. And, while they may not be all that popular among investors compared to other assets such as gold and Bitcoin at the present time, UK shares could offer high returns in the long run as the economy’s performance improves.Furthermore, many UK shares are trading at cheap prices compared to their historic levels following the market crash. This may provide investors with the chance to buy them at a discount to their intrinsic value. The end result could be superior performance than the stock market’s past returns, which may boost your portfolio’s growth rate.Investing regularly in a Stocks and Shares ISAStarting to buy UK shares after the market crash could be a sound move over the long run. For example, investing £100 per month at an annualised return of 8% (which is the FTSE 100’s long-term return) would lead to a portfolio valued at around £310,000 over a 40-year period.Certainly, not all investors will have 40 years to grow their portfolios. However, the example serves to show that even modest amounts invested regularly in the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 can grow to surprisingly large amounts. Many UK shares are trading at bargain prices at the present time. That means there may well be scope to generate even higher returns over the coming years.Therefore, now could be the right time to open a Stocks and Shares ISA to start buying cheap stocks after the market crash. Short-term gains may be disappointing due to ongoing risks facing the economy. However, long-term investors can certainly benefit from the stock market’s recovery potential to improve their retirement prospects. Peter Stephens | Wednesday, 5th August, 2020 Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” See all posts by Peter Stephens Enter Your Email Addresslast_img read more

Nuevo modelo de personal de DFMS, nuevo inquilino anunciado

first_img Rector Washington, DC Rector Smithfield, NC AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Submit an Event Listing Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Submit a Press Release Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 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 Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector Albany, NY Youth Minister Lorton, VA Posted Mar 27, 2013 Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA 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 Featured Events The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Rector Belleville, IL Press Release Service This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Associate Rector Columbus, GA In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 center_img Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Rector Martinsville, VA Submit a Job Listing Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector Hopkinsville, KY Rector Knoxville, TN An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME 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 Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Curate Diocese of Nebraska Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Rector Tampa, FL Nuevo modelo de personal de DFMS, nuevo inquilino anunciado Director of Music Morristown, NJ Rector Collierville, TN Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Bath, NC Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Featured Jobs & Calls [27 de marzo de 2013] En la búsqueda continua de ser buenos administradores y al mismo tiempo ser sensibles a las necesidades de la membresía de la iglesia a nivel local, el director de operaciones de la Iglesia Episcopal obispo Stacy Sauls ha dado a conocer un modelo de organización para el personal de la Sociedad Misionera Nacional y Extranjera (por su sigla en inglés, DFMS).Además, el obispo Sauls anunció que el segundo piso del edificio ubicado en 815 Second Avenue, en la ciudad de Nueva York que actualmente alberga al personal de  la oficina central de la iglesia, será arrendada a un nuevo inquilino mientras las negociaciones están en curso en los otros espacios del edificio de 11 pisos.El obispo Sauls presentó esta información al personal en una reunión especial el miércoles 27 de marzo.Él enfatizo que el nuevo modelo  y el nuevo contrato no resultaran en una reducción en la fuerza laboral.Nuevo ModeloEl nuevo modelo permite que se reconozca que cada miembro del personal de la DFMS es dedicado a la obra misionera, sin importar la responsabilidad del trabajo.“Todo lo que hacemos es acerca con la misión”, explico el obispo Sauls.  “Se trata de la participación en la misión, apoyar la misión y maximizar los recursos financieros para la misión”.El nuevo modelo proveerá una mejor comprensión del trabajo del personal en todos los niveles. Los departamentos de la DFMS permanecerán igual, pero la terminología está siendo reorientada para concentrarse en la misión como prioridad.Todo el personal de la DFMS tendrá nuevas designaciones para reflejar las funciones del personal:• Liderazgo de la Misión (conocido anteriormente como el Grupo de Supervisión Ejecutiva)• Redes de Conexión de la Misión (conocido anteriormente como personal del programa)• Apoyo a la Misión (conocido anteriormente como administración)• Administración de la Misión (conocido anteriormente como asistentes administrativos)De particular interés es el paso de asignar a un miembro del personal para que sirva como coordinador de enlace con las diócesis de la Iglesia Episcopal y las zonas regionales. “Nosotros estamos reorientando la labor del personal para apoyar y fortalecer lo local en vez de funcionar de manera independiente de lo local”, explicó Sauls. “Cada diócesis y zona regional en la Iglesia Episcopal tendrá un miembro del personal de la red de conexión de misión para hacer que los recursos —humanos y financieros—estén disponibles a nivel de toda la iglesia para apoyar y alentar la misión a nivel local y  en asociación con el nivel local. Mi meta es que para el mes junio ya me haya comunicado con cada obispo del diocesano sobre asignar un coordinador de red de conexión para cada diócesis y región”.Además el obispo Sauls está conduciendo un estudio para discernir y desarrollar modelos efectivos para que el personal trabaje fuera de la oficina remotamente. “La meta es tener el personal de red de enlace más conectado, para responder y estar accesible a los líderes locales”, dijo Sauls.Nuevo InquilinoEl obispo Sauls explicó que el segundo piso fue solicitado específicamente por el nuevo inquilino porque tiene una entrada y salida privada. “Esto nos beneficiará porque al ocupar el espacio el nuevo inquilino no se aumentaría el tráfico en el vestíbulo o en los ascensores”, él explicó.Pronto el obispo Sauls espera nombrar al inquilino.El arrendamiento del segundo piso aportará cerca $380.000 de nuevos ingresos en los primeros 12 meses.El piso adicional se ha hecho disponible para ser alquilado al utilizar el espacio de manera más eficiente, lo que permite la consolidación de las oficinas existentes. Algunas oficinas de personal serán reubicadas dentro de la oficina central de la iglesia en la ciudad de Nueva York con algunos miembros del personal que trabajaran remotamente. Estos movimientos ocurrirán en el mes abril.Además el obispo Sauls cree que la mitad de otro piso puede estar disponible para inquilinos. Algunos posibles inquilinos ya han preguntado por esas oficinas y han inspeccionado las mismas que podrían ponerse a disposición.Este nuevo arrendamiento o inquilino no tiene impacto en la conversación actual del futuro de la sede central de la iglesia. “Estas acciones no tienen  relación con el informe del edificio que fue presentado en la reunión del Consejo Ejecutivo en el mes de febrero”, subrayo el obispo Sauls, agregando que el nuevo arrendamiento es adyacente a los arrendamientos existentes, lo que significa que “la posibilidad de vender el edificio, si el Consejo Ejecutivo así lo decidiera, no se ve afectada”.“Estamos viendo el edifico como uno de los muchos activos que Dios nos ha otorgado para la misión. Arrendar el espacio es una forma de generar el máximo potencial de las bienes raíces para aumentar los ingresos para la misión”, dijo el obispo Sauls. “A su vez, estamos utilizando el espacio para el personal de la DFMS de forma que esté dirigida a mejorar el trabajo del personal en servir a la iglesia”.El nuevo modelo y el nuevo inquilino no aumentan los gastos de las operaciones del presupuesto aprobado por la Convención General del 2012.last_img read more

House of Bishops Fall 2014 meeting statements

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector Belleville, IL Rector Martinsville, VA Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Curate Diocese of Nebraska Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Tags Director of Music Morristown, NJ Rector Albany, NY Featured Events In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 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 House of Bishops Fall 2014 Rector Hopkinsville, KY Press Release Service 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 Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Rector Washington, DC Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector Shreveport, LA Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET center_img Youth Minister Lorton, VA Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Collierville, TN Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector Knoxville, TN House of Bishops Fall 2014 meeting statements Rector Smithfield, NC Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Submit an Event Listing An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud: Crossing continents and cultures with the most beautiful instrument you’ve never heard Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 Rector Tampa, FL House of Bishops, Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Rector Bath, NC Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The House of Bishops of The Episcopal Church met in the Diocese of Taiwan from September 17 to September 23. The following are statements concerning the meeting. The theme for the fall meeting of the Episcopal Church House of Bishops is Expanding the Apostolic Imagination.Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori:This meeting has offered abundant opportunities to expand our vision of what is possible as we engage God’s mission.  Our chaplain the Rev. Simón Bautista reminded us this morning that we are all bound for home, that we’re meant to travel light – and that “home” is the Reign of God.  Our chaplain the Rev. Stephanie Spellers challenged us yesterday to take the journey to unexpected places and communities. The bishops of this Church will return to their dioceses with renewed energy and increased willingness to risk more for the gospel and travel a bit lighter.  We have built new relationships with our partners in Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, the Philippines and with our brother and sisters in Taiwan.  We’ve discovered new readings of the old, old stories and new theological perspectives rooted in different parts of God’s creation. With hearts and minds expanded, we know ourselves part of a body larger and with deeper bonds than we imagined. And we give thanks for knowing what it is to be received as Christ himself. The hospitality of the Diocese of Taiwan has been full measure, pressed down, and overflowing.  May God continue to richly bless this part of The Episcopal Church.Bishop Dean E. Wolfe of Kansas, vice president of HOB and co-chair of the HOB Planning Committee:The 2014 meeting of the House of Bishops has been an extraordinary and historic gathering.The first meeting of the House of Bishops in Asia, this meeting has turned our attention to the vibrant ministries of The Episcopal Church taking place in Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, and Hong Kong. The Bishop of Pakistan, Samuel Azariah, challenged us with reports of Christian persecution in the Middle East and the heroic witness being made by Christians in that region. We have been inspired by visits from the Primates of this region and their forthright descriptions of their context for ministry.  We have been encouraged by our visits to the faithful congregations of Taipei, motivated by fresh models for theological education, and touched by the overwhelming generosity and hospitality exhibited by our hosts.All of us who have congregants from Asia have gained a deeper understanding of the context from which our brothers and sisters have come and a greater appreciation for the Christian witness along the Pacific Rim.  We traveled a very long way and at no small expense to come to Taiwan to reinforce a principal which is dear to us; that every diocese is an essential member of our family of faith and no diocese is too small or too far away. We are present here as an outward and visible sign of our commitment to our brothers and sisters in Asia and we have been richly blessed by our time together during this meeting in Taiwan.Bishop Todd Ousley of Eastern Michigan, co-chair of the HOB Planning Committee:This gathering of the House of Bishops in the Diocese of Taiwan has been the perfect crucible for engaging our theme, “Expanding our Apostolic Imagination.” Removed from the familiarity and comfort of our own dioceses and cultures, we have been challenged by stories of Christian witness not only in Taiwan but also in other Asian contexts such as Hong Kong, Pakistan, Japan, Korea and the Philippines. My own imagination continues to expand as I consider the vision of the future shape of the Church as shared by Archbishop Nathaniel Uematsu of Nippon Sei Ko Kai (Anglican Church in Japan): the Church as a Community of the People of God who are gathered, nourished, and sent to proclaim peace and reconciliation, grounded in repentance.  I leave this meeting reminded that to be an apostle, one who is sent, and to invite others to be people sent to proclaim God’s message of peace and reconciliation, we must not rush headlong into action with programs and events.  Rather, we must begin with self-examination and spiritual acts of repentance that ground our message and lend it integrity.  Only then will our message of peace and reconciliation be received as the Good News that it indeed is.We are immensely grateful for Bishop Lai and the gracious hospitality of the people of the Diocese of Taiwan for their tireless efforts to provide this experience and space for creative reflection.  On behalf of the Planning Committee and the entire House of Bishops, we give thanks for Lori Ionnitiu of the General Convention Office who has coordinated all onsite arrangements.  Finally, the  Rev. Canon Charles Robertson and Ednice Baerga of the Presiding Bishop’s staff have once again worked tirelessly behind the scenes to afford us this opportunity to expand our apostolic imaginations.Bishop Diane Jardine Bruce of Los Angeles, assistant secretary of HOB:There were 112 bishops and many spouses in attendance at the meeting, with the Bishop Bob G. Jones, retired from the Diocese of Wyoming, being the senior bishop present. This has been an extremely worthwhile and valuable trip as a member of The Episcopal Church and especially Province VIII.  With the growing Asian community in the United States, especially on the West Coast including my home diocese of Los Angeles, having firsthand knowledge and witness of the context and content of ministry and mission, we are able to more directly address our mutual needs.  I am grateful to Bishop Lai and his clergy and laity and the people of the Diocese of Taiwan for their radical hospitality and their ability to do mission and ministry in the name of Jesus Christ in diverse locations. We have much to learn and shareBishop David Lai of Taiwan, host of the HOB meeting:Dreams come true not just for me, but also for all the bishops and their spouses – everyone of us. I believe the trip may have taken a long time – 16 hours – to get here, but the things we experienced are full of experiences to remember, to share and to learn about and to tell their church members. The memories will remain longer than 16 hours. All praise the Lord. 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 Submit a Job Listing Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Associate Rector Columbus, GA Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Posted Sep 23, 2014 Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Submit a Press Release Featured Jobs & Callslast_img read more

The Adventure of the Light / HAO Design

first_imgShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/569964/the-adventure-of-the-light-house-design Clipboard CopyHouses• Interior Designers: HAO Design Area Area of this architecture project Photographs 2014 Houses ArchDaily The Adventure of the Light / HAO Design The Adventure of the Light / HAO DesignSave this projectSaveThe Adventure of the Light / HAO Design CopyAbout this officeHAO DesignOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHousesWoodPublished on November 25, 2014Cite: “The Adventure of the Light / HAO Design” 25 Nov 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogFaucetshansgroheKitchen Mixers – Aquno Select M81Vinyl Walls3MVinyl Finishes in HealthPartners Regions HospitalPartitionsSkyfoldWhere to Increase Flexibility in SchoolsCoffee tablesBoConceptMadrid Coffee Table AD19SkylightsLAMILUXFlat Roof Exit Comfort DuoMetallicsTrimoMetal Panels for Roofs – Trimoterm SNVSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylights in Atelier Zimmerlistrasse OfficeStonesNeolithSintered Stone – Iron Moss – Iron CollectionCeramicsTerrealTerracotta Facade in Manchester HospitalWoodBlumer LehmannConsulting and Engineering in Wood ProjectsGlassBendheimLuminous Mirrored GlassWire MeshTwentinoxMetal Mesh – Golf Romeo 7More products »Read commentsSave世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?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 Save this picture!© Joey Liu+ 28 Sharecenter_img Area:  220 m² Area:  220 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/569964/the-adventure-of-the-light-house-design Clipboard Year:  2014 “COPY” Projects Year:  “COPY” photographs:  Joey LiuPhotographs:  Joey Liu, Courtesy of HAO DesignSave this picture!© Joey LiuRecommended ProductsRenders / 3D AnimationVectorworksVectorworks ArchitectFiber Cements / CementsULMA Architectural SolutionsPaper Facade Panel in Leioa School RestorationWoodTechnowoodPergola SystemsFiber Cements / CementsDuctal®Ductal® Cladding Panels (EU)Text description provided by the architects. The old house has been in southern-land of Taiwan over fifty years, we consider the interlayer which block the sunlight and view as a turning point instead of disadvantage, therefore, we kept the historical intermediate layer room and torn down the wall to make the sunlight, plants, and water to be seen in every space in the house. The dark, crowd place have turned out to be the space full of sunlight and the sense of multi-level.Save this picture!ElevationWe also remained the old windows frame which tore down from the old house to create the new-formed wall which plays a important role in the process which transformed the deserted terrace to the new-formed garden.Save this picture!© Joey LiuProject gallerySee allShow lessPop-up Café / PYESelected ProjectsArtworks by Architects to be Auctioned for Maggie’s CentresArchitecture News Sharelast_img read more

Book review: ‘Out in the Union’

first_img“Out in the Union: A Labor History of Queer America,” by Miriam Frank, Temple University Press, 2014The importance of “Out in the Union” is clear from the first page. Here is a book devoted solely to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer labor history, a contribution that is long overdue. Frank is a master teacher of humanities at New York University. The paper edition was released this year.All civil rights struggles impact the labor movement and vice versa. The struggle for LGBTQ liberation is no exception. Yet if you go to the library, even at a university, you will find nothing about the LGBTQ movement in the labor studies section and nothing about unions in the LGBTQ or queer or gender studies sections.Much of the book is based on oral histories taken from LGBTQ union members, including both leaders and rank-and-filers. Therefore, the history begins in the late 1960s, when some of the interviewees were starting their working lives. Frank acknowledges that LGBTQ labor history begins earlier, in the 1940s and 1950s, when, for example, the communist-led Marine Cooks and Stewards Union took a bold position of “no Red-baiting, no race-baiting, no queer-baiting.”The book is well organized, is a readable length and does not attempt an encyclopedic view. Frank takes a topical rather than chronological approach, devoting each chapter to a different aspect of how LGBTQ workers participate in the life of their unions. Frank discusses coming out on the job, being LGBTQ and in union leadership, and the shaping of alliances through important, game-changing projects, like the Coors beer boycott of the 1970s and the defeat of California’s 1978 Briggs initiative, which would have prevented LGBTQ teachers from teaching.Frank details how the AIDS crisis of the 1980s and 1990s impacted the labor movement. Union members were dying or watching their life partners die. Workers with HIV/AIDS were subject to horrible discrimination, including firings. At the same time, workers at HIV/AIDS service agencies wanted to be represented by a union.The process of transitioning on the job is told through the eyes of Joni Christian, a now-retired trans woman on the assembly line at General Motors’ Lordstown, Ohio, plant.An essential forceThere are instructive stories of LGBTQ union organizers. There are unique features to every workplace, differences in the nature of the work and in the composition of the workforce. Those differences require a thoughtful approach to union organizing.In one story, the United Food and Commercial Workers sent in a gay man, a top union officer, to talk with workers in quality control at a meatpacking plant. The entire department, primarily gay men, went union.There are some shortcomings to the book. Some individuals who played key roles inside their unions to advance the cause of LGBTQ members are barely mentioned.While the working lives of the book’s protagonists begin after the 1950s, it would have strengthened the book to look at how that period changed the orientation of the U.S. labor movement. The Congress of Industrial Organizations’ purge of the left-led unions and of leftists in other unions had a hugely negative impact on civil rights unionism. Civil rights groups that worked closely with the CIO, including the Committee for the Defense of the Foreign Born, the National Negro Congress and the Congress of Spanish-Speaking Peoples, were destroyed by the witch hunt. Inside the labor movement, the Cold War shifted labor’s political orientation in a more conservative direction and, years later, likely hampered the advancement of an LGBTQ civil rights agenda.Shortcomings aside, however, “Out in the Union” is an important book to read, one that has opened up an essential field of study. With all the pain and abuse in the workplace that this book documents, the book is essentially optimistic, pointing towards the growing solidarity of all workers against exploitation, bigotry and oppression.Grevatt came out in a hostile work environment at a Chrysler plant in Ohio in 1989. Ten years later, she helped win nondiscrimination language covering sexual orientation in the Big Three-UAW contracts, along with health benefits for domestic partners. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Several Wins for Agriculture in Omnibus Spending Bill

first_img Several Wins for Agriculture in Omnibus Spending BillThe omnibus spending bill passed by the House and Senate included many victories for agriculture. Farm groups applauded the inclusion of the Fair Agricultural Reporting Method, or FARM Act. It exempts air emissions from animal waste from being subject to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, or CERCLA, reporting requirements. Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly, a Democrat on the Senate Ag Committee, was one of the co-authors of the FARM Act.“What the EPA was looking for was so technical, and so difficult. It would have been such a challenge for our farmers. I was bound and determined to get that turned around. I worked with Senator (Deb) Fischer, my Republican colleague from Nebraska, and the two of us were able to get that reporting requirement removed. Our farmers don’t have to worry about that anymore.”The congressional spending measure also included a provision to fix the so-called “grain glitch” created in the tax reform bill in December regarding the Section 199 tax provision. Farmers will once again have incentive to sell to cooperatives rather than privately owned companies.“We were able to, in effect, restore the old deduction system through the new tax rules. So, we were able to get that fixed. I worked nonstop on that to make sure that family farms, family businesses that have been such a cornerstone for our state for so many decades and so many generations, that they would not be affected by this.”The bill also included a one-year delay of the Electronic Logging Devices mandate for livestock haulers.Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts says he was “pleased” with the bipartisan deal, which will fund the federal government through the end of the fiscal year. Facebook Twitter By Eric Pfeiffer – Apr 1, 2018 Home Indiana Agriculture News Several Wins for Agriculture in Omnibus Spending Bill SHARE Previous articleNew Dairy Products Under the Golden Arches Will Boost DemandNext articleSeveral Wins for Agriculture in Omnibus Spending Bill on the HAT Monday Morning Edition Eric Pfeiffer Several Wins for Agriculture in Omnibus Spending Bill SHARE Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Drive Shack Inc. Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock

first_img Previous articleAirlines close books on rotten 2020 and so far, 2021 is grimNext articleCarvana to Report Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2020 Results and Host Quarterly Conference Call on February 25 Digital AIM Web Support Facebook TAGS  Facebook Pinterest By Digital AIM Web Support – January 28, 2021 WhatsApp Twittercenter_img Local NewsBusiness Drive Shack Inc. Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock Twitter WhatsApp NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan 28, 2021– Drive Shack Inc. (NYSE: DS, the “Company”), a leading owner and operator of golf-related leisure and entertainment businesses, announced today the launch of an underwritten public offering of $50,000,000 of shares of common stock, subject to market conditions. All shares of common stock are being offered by the Company. The underwriters have agreed to purchase all of the shares offered and the Company intends to grant the underwriters an option for a period of 30 days to purchase up to an additional 15% of the number of shares of common stock sold in the offering. There can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the offering. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for investments and general corporate purposes, including for working capital and the planned development of five of seven Puttery venues in 2021. BTIG, LLC is acting as lead book-running manager and Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC is acting as joint book-running manager for the offering. The offering will be made pursuant to the Company’s effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (333-251671) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus and a related prospectus supplement. Prospective investors should read the prospectus supplement and the prospectus in that registration statement and other documents the Company has filed or will file with the SEC for more complete information about the Company and the offering. You may obtain these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, copies of the prospectus supplement and the prospectus may be obtained from BTIG, LLC, 65 East 55th Street, New York, NY 10022, or by e-mail at [email protected] This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy shares of common stock, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. About Drive Shack Drive Shack Inc. is a leading owner and operator of golf-related leisure and entertainment businesses. Forward-Looking Statements Certain statements in this press release may constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including, but not limited to, statements relating to the offering and the intended use of proceeds of the offering. These statements are based on management’s current expectations and beliefs and are subject to a number of trends and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements, many of which are beyond our control. The Company can give no assurance that its expectations will be attained. Accordingly, you should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements contained in this press release. For a discussion of some of the risks and important factors that could affect such forward-looking statements, see the sections entitled “Risk Factors” in the prospectus supplement and the prospectus related to the offering and in the Company’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, as well as the sections entitled “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations” incorporated by reference in the prospectus supplement related to the offering from the Company’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q. In addition, new risks and uncertainties emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for the Company to predict or assess the impact of every factor that may cause its actual results to differ from those contained in any forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release. The Company expressly disclaims any obligation to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in the Company’s expectations with regard thereto or change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any statement is based. View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210128006131/en/ CONTACT: Kelley Buchhorn Drive Shack Inc, Head of Investor Relations 646-585-5591 [email protected] KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA NEW YORK INDUSTRY KEYWORD: GOLF OTHER ENTERTAINMENT ENTERTAINMENT SPORTS SOURCE: Drive Shack Inc. Copyright Business Wire 2021. PUB: 01/28/2021 05:12 PM/DISC: 01/28/2021 05:12 PM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210128006131/en Pinterestlast_img read more

[Karnataka] 606 UTP’s Granted Interim Bail And 230 Convicts Released On Parole, High Powered Committee [Read Minutes]

first_imgNews Updates[Karnataka] 606 UTP’s Granted Interim Bail And 230 Convicts Released On Parole, High Powered Committee [Read Minutes] Mustafa Plumber6 April 2020 9:50 PMShare This – xIn a high powered committee meeting held on April 3, Chaired by Justice Aravind Kumar, High Court of Karnataka & Executive Chairman, Karnataka State Legal Services Authority, for effective implementation of directions issued by Supreme Court, to decongest prisons, it was informed that interim bail was granted to 606, under trial prisoners (UTPs) across the state till April 2 and total…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginIn a high powered committee meeting held on April 3, Chaired by Justice Aravind Kumar, High Court of Karnataka & Executive Chairman, Karnataka State Legal Services Authority, for effective implementation of directions issued by Supreme Court, to decongest prisons, it was informed that interim bail was granted to 606, under trial prisoners (UTPs) across the state till April 2 and total of 230 convicts, were released on parole. The Director General of Prisons informed the committee about the fax message sent to Inspector General of Police, Northern Range, Belagavi. Deputy Commissioner, Vijayapura District. Commissioner of Police, Bengaluru City. Superintendent of Police, Vijayapura, Bagalkot and Belagavi. DIG, Prisons, Northern Range, Belagavi. Chief Superintendents/Superintendent-Central PrisonBelagavi, Vijayapura, Bagalkot and Sub-Jail, Jamkhandi. To shift 175 UTP lodged in Central Jail, Vijayapura, to be shifted to various prisons in the State. Likewise, UTPs who are 50 in number, in Central Prison, Mysore have been ordered to be shifted. These measures have been taken by the State authorities to decongest the over-crowded prisons and as a preventive step towards the spread of coronavirus in the prisons. DGP Prisons stated that in 9 Central Prisons, 21 District Prisons and 15 Taluk/Revenue Prisons in the State, Medical Staff which has been sanctioned is not filled and as such, has requested the State authorities should be directed to fill up the posts immediately in order to ensure that all reasonable steps can be taken by the Prison authorities to check and prevent COVID-19 in the prisons. Hence, the Committee recommended to the State authorities to take immediate steps for appointment of the posts which have remained vacant by taking all reasonable steps in the light of prevailing situation in the State. Director General (Prisons and Correctional Services) placed on record the circular dated 02.04.2020 whereunder Nodal Medical Institutions have been identified for shifting of prison inmates in case of any possibility of COVID-19 infection being detected in any of the prisoners, in compliance of direction/observation of Hon’ble Apex Court in Suo Motu Writ Petition (Civil) 1/2020 dated 23.03.2020. The Committee said the Health and Family Welfare Department should ensure that immediate steps are taken in this regard immediately as and when brought to its notice by the prison authorities. State Administration shall ensure that in respect of those prisons where there is no Medical Officer available as on date, a Doctor is deputed from the respective District to visit the prison at least once in a day for conducting routine medical check up of inmates of the prison until further directions. The Executive Chairman, KSLSA consulted, interacted and under the guidance of Justice Mohan Shantanagoudar, of Supreme Court of India, who is the guardian to look after the implementation of the Legal Services Programme in the State of Karnataka said following steps have been taken on health issues arising out of CoronaVirus (COVID-19). (a) Health Check up of all prisoners (UTPs and convicts) have been undertaken in all the prisons of the State with the monitoring by respective Chairman and Member Secretary, DLSA and TLSC. (b) Face masks manufactured in all the Central Prisons in Karnataka are being supplied to the District Prisons and Taluk prisons to both personal staff and prisoners as a preventive measure is being monitored by respective DLSA and TLSC. (c) Respective DLSA and TLSC across the State are coordinating with the State authorities for ensuring proper and timely supply of food or food grains to the workers-labourers who are stationed in schools, colleges and choultries by the State administration on a temporary basis and the same is being monitored. (d) In all the Taluks, Para Legal Volunteers have undertaken creating awareness about CoronaVirus (COVID-19) both preventive and steps to be taken in case of suspected patients by moving in an auto rickshaw with loudspeaker wherein recorded messages are being intimated. (e) DLSA & TLSCs are also undertaking distribution of food grains to the needy through permitted transport vehicles. (f) At village level, Tom Tom services are being implemented highlighting the imminent necessity of norms for lock down being followed strictly. (g) Posters depicting details of preventive measures of spreading of COVID-19, social distancing etc. are being publicized by affixing said posters at village Chavadi and at conspicuous places. (h) Whatsapp messages of these posters have been forwarded to Para Legal Volunteers and panel advocates for being further forwarded to such groups with whom they are in contact. (i) Member Secretary, DLSA and TLSC with the coordination of State administration, are taking following steps: (i) Ensuring immediate assistance is extended to the victims of CoronaVirus. (ii) To coordinate the activities of different departments of the Government and the NGOs for bringing immediate relief. (iii) To supervise the distribution of relief materials such as hand sanitizers, masks, hand gloves etc. (iv) To ensure providing of food and water to the stranded workers and labourers. (v) To ensure proper treatment is being extended to the victims and to coordinate with the District authorities. (vi) To supervise Health care, Sanitation and take steps for preventing the spread of epidemics. (j) At the request made by ISKCON through Chair Person, Karnataka State Human Rights Commission, about 50 Para Legal Volunteers have been deployed for packing of grocery materials for being distributed to the needy. (k) KSLSA has opened up 24 x 7 Helpline Service for the needy of COVID-19 and in the District of Tumkur, Help Line services are being provided in the entire district.Click Here To Download Minutes[Read Minutes] Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more

Tour ups farm-city dialogue

first_img Members of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce Farm City committee toured Golden Boy Foods and KW Container on Thursday.The Pike County Chamber of Commerce Farm-City Committee sponsored the annual Farm-City Tour Thursday at Golden Boy Foods and KW Plastics, both in Troy.Josh Elliott, committee member, organized the tour that was designed to give committee and community members an opportunity to experience the “city-side” of Farm-City Week.“This year’s tour will hopefully encourage and engage our committee members, as well as the community to, better understand and appreciate the relationship between the farm and city communities,” Elliott said. “Each is necessary for the other’s success.” Latest Stories You Might Like True PIKE Patriots: Hixons honored with award The Hixon Family was honored as True PIKE Patriots last week, recognizing the family’s nearly 50-year, three-generation involvement with the… read more Published 9:38 pm Thursday, November 6, 2014 Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Email the author A group of 30 toured the Golden Boy Foods facility in Troy and probably now know more about peanut butter than the 150 million other Americans, who have a jar of the popular foodstuff in their cupboards.Robert Jacobs, Golden Boy Foods plant manager, gave the group a brief history of Golden Boy Foods, which was started in 1979 in Vancouver as a family owned company selling roasted nuts, raw nuts and dried fruit.Today, Golden Boy Foods, a member of the Post Holding’s family, is a leading manufacturer, marketer and distributor of Private Label and branded food products. The company has two plants in Canada, one in Washington State and the other in Troy. Jacobs said it is likely that some of the peanut butter made in Troy is made from peanuts grown on Pike County farms.“We buy about 95 percent of our peanuts from Brooks so some of the peanuts could be locally grown,” he said.Just up the highway from Golden Boy Foods, KW Container has made a name for itself, nationally and internationally, as a manufacturer of plastic paint cans.KW Container began making containers for the paint and coatings industry in 1998 with the introduction of a hybrid container that featured an all-plastic body.The container quickly gained acceptance by manufacturers who looked at the container not only as an alternative to antiquated metal containers, but a solution to industry concerns including container denting, product rust contamination and container leaks.Today, KW Container is the world’s largest supplier of plastic gallon, quart, pint and half-pint containers to the paint and coatings industry.Plant managers, Donny Berry and Jason Ash, gave the Farm City Tour group an inside look at how paint cans are made from recycled materials and shipped worldwide.KW Container runs 24 hours a day, five days a week and manufactures black, plastic paint cans from half pints to five liters in size.The half-pint cans are produced in 13 seconds and the five-liters cans take 15 seconds.“We have produced as many at 300,000 gallon cans in a day,” Berry saidKW Container is locally owned, with plants in Chicago, Illinois; Allentown, Pennsylvania; and Bakersfield, California. The Troy plant employs about 100.“Amazing. It’s all amazing,” said Tammy Powell, a veteran member of the Pike County Farm-City Committee. “The city tour of Golden Boy Foods and KW Container was one of the best Farm-City tours I have participate in as a committee member.“All of the tours have been interesting but I learned so much about these local business that I didn’t know and couldn’t imagine. To think that products produced right here in Pike County have such a far-reach effect – all the way to China. It’s amazing that local businesses could have that kind of impact.”Powell said she was impressed “and amazed” that she was able to eat peanut butter that was “hot off the press” so to speak at one location and drive a few hundred yards and stand beneath a mountain of plastic paint cans that were ready to be shipped all around the country. KW Container ships out 1.2 million quart cans every week.“That’s amazing,” Powell said. “And, it’s very important to know that plastic materials that we recycle can be used right here at home to make something useful once again. What a wonderful turn around. Recycling works. If you don’t believe that, go tour KW Container.” Md: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch) 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 HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe 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. 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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 Skip Book Nook to reopen Jacobs said former Mayor Jimmy Lunsford hit a homerun in the bottom of the ninth inning with two outs and the count of two strikes to bring Golden Boy to Troy.Jacobs said the future looks bright for Golden Boy Foods in Troy with plans for expansion on the horizon.Members of the group were interested in why Golden Boy Foods would have plants so far from peanut growing areas.The reason, Jacob said, is that it is cheaper to ship peanuts than it is to ship peanut butter. 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