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US Tarp boss says he will quit

first_img whatsapp KCS-content Show Comments ▼ whatsapp “With the Tarp programme entering a new phase and continuing to wind down, I have decided that now it is the right time for me to step down,” Allison said in an email to staff members that the Treasury made available.He said he was returning to Connecticut after two years’ service in Washington to spend time with his wife, who had been unable to join him during that time. The chief counsel for the financial stability office, Tim Massad, will take over as acting secretary.Though Tarp is officially ending on 3 October, after which it cannot make any new investments in financial institutions, its work in recouping the money that it did lend will continue for many more years.Allison is one in a line of officials preparing to take their leave from Washington, many of them more senior, including Larry Summers, director of the White House’s national Economic Council; Council of Economic Advisers chair Christina Romer and White House budget chief Peter Orszag. US Tarp boss says he will quit Wednesday 22 September 2010 7:59 pm HERB Allison, the former investment banker who was the US Treasury Department’s overseer for the bank bailout fund, told staff yesterday he was stepping down as the programme nears an official end.Allison was assistant secretary for financial stability, which put him in charge of the $700bn (£446bn) Troubled Asset Relief Programme (Tarp) set up amid the 2008 financial crisis and due to expire in two weeks. by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastNoteabley25 Funny Notes Written By StrangersNoteableyMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBemoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To More From Our Partners Astounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgMark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.org980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comSidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin are graying and frayingnypost.comI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comMatt Gaetz swindled by ‘malicious actors’ in $155K boat sale Share Tags: NULLlast_img read more

Ohio House passes sports betting bill

first_img Regions: US Ohio Topics: Legal & compliance Sports betting AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter 29th May 2020 | By contenteditor The Ohio House of Representatives has passed a bill that would legalise both retail and mobile sports wagering in the US state.First introduced by State Representatives Dave Greenspan and Brigid Kelly in April of last year, House Bill 194 passed the House by a vote of 83-10 yesterday (May 28).Ohio’s Statehouse had debated the bill for more than a year prior to this week’s vote, with the House’s approved version setting out plans for the Ohio Lottery Commission to take responsibility for regulating the market.Operators that secure a sports gaming agent license in the state would be subject to a tax rate of 10% on sports wagering receipts.Read the full story on iGB North America. Legal & compliancecenter_img Ohio House passes sports betting bill The Ohio House of Representatives has passed a bill that would legalise both retail and mobile sports wagering in the US state. Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Email Addresslast_img read more

Sports Ministry gives go ahead to resumption of training as per…

first_img Football Copa America 2021 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Esports Facebook Twitter Tokyo Olympics: Dutee Chand, Hima Das among top athletes seeking direct Olympic qualification during IGP 4 SHARE Sport News Previous articlePremier League : Host Broadcasters want “unprecedented access” in dressing roomsNext articleFifth edition of TNPL postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic Kunal DhyaniSports Tech enthusiast, he reports on Sports Tech industry and writes on sports products. Sport News Sports Ministry gives go ahead to resumption of training as per MHA guidelines SportSport News Football Euro 2020, Italy vs Wales LIVE: Ward produces solid save to keep 10-man Wales in the game; Follow Live Updates Sport News Football PSL 2021 Playoffs Live: How to watch PSL 2021 Playoffs LIVE streaming in your country, India Bett1Open 2021 Final: Liudmila Samsonova beats Belinda Bencic to clinch title by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeGarena Free Fire: Top Three App tricks to earn Free Diamonds in Garena Free Fire OB28 VersionUndoGarena Free Fire Redeem Codes Website: Simple ways to Redeem Codes?UndoGarena Free Fire Redeem Codes 1st May (today), find working codes & get rewardsUndo“I’m happy to inform sportspersons and all concerned that sports activities will be conducted in sports complexes and stadia strictly in accordance with MHA guidelines and that of the States in which they are situated,” Rijiju tweeted.“However, use of gyms and swimming pools are still prohibited,” he added.India has recorded over 90,000 COVID-19 cases so far with over 3000 deaths.In the guidelines for the fourth lockdown, sport continued to be listed alongside the functions, gatherings and large congregations which were not allowed.The only big-ticket event that was to happen in India at this time was the Indian Premier League, which was postponed indefinitely in April due to the health crisis.The lockdown originally came into effect in mid-March and the Tokyo Olympics-bound elite athletes, who are based at SAI complexes in Patiala and Bengaluru, have been demanding resumption of training for the past couple of weeks.The Olympics has been postponed to 2021 owing to the deadly pandemic. Viking Classic Birmingham 2021 Final: Ons Jabeur beats Daria Kasatkina to clinch title Euro 2020, Switzerland vs Turkey LIVE: Kahveci scores for Turkey to reduce deficit; Follow Live Updates Halle Open 2021 Final: Ugo Humbert defeats Andrey Rublev to become champion Latest Sports News ATP Tour YourBump15 Actors That Hollywood Banned For LifeYourBump|SponsoredSponsoredUndoDaily FunnyFemale Athlete Fails You Can’t Look Away FromDaily Funny|SponsoredSponsoredUndoPost FunThese Twins Were Named “Most Beautiful In The World,” Wait Until You See Them TodayPost Fun|SponsoredSponsoredUndoMaternity WeekA Letter From The Devil Written By A Possessed Nun In 1676 Has Been TranslatedMaternity Week|SponsoredSponsoredUndoDefinitionTime Was Not Kind To These 28 CelebritiesDefinition|SponsoredSponsoredUndoMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStory|SponsoredSponsoredUndo Copa America 2021 VEN vs ECU LIVE: When and where to watch Venezuela vs Ecuador LIVE streaming in your country, India, Follow live update The Sports Ministry on Monday gave its go ahead to the resumption of training in its complexes and stadia after the government permitted them to reopen in the fourth phase of the coronavirus-forced lockdown.Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said activities will be conducted in sports complexes and stadia strictly in accordance with Ministry of Home Affairs guidelines. Tokyo Olympics: BCCI provides fuel in Indian Olympic flame, to contribute Rs 10 crore By Kunal Dhyani – May 18, 2020 PUBG Mobile – Krafton IPO: PUBG Mobile promoters Krafton ready to break all records, aims 5 billion IPO last_img read more

C & I Leasing Plc ( 2018 Abridged Report

first_imgC & I Leasing Plc ( listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Investment sector has released it’s 2018 abridged results.For more information about C & I Leasing Plc ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the C & I Leasing Plc ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: C & I Leasing Plc (  2018 abridged results.Company ProfileC & I Leasing Plc is a fleet management, outsourcing and marine services company in Nigeria with two subsidiaries in Ghana (Leaseafric) and the United Arab Emirates (EPIC International FZE). The company primary activity is offering extensions of structured operating and finance leases.  Subsidiaries of C&I Leasing Plc include C&I Petrotech Marine Limited, a leading player in the offshore marine vessel sector with a fleet of over 20 vessels which includes terminal tugs, patrol vessels, fast support intervention vessels and a platform support vessel; C&I Outsourcing, offering Human Resource solutions for companies in Nigeria which includes human resource outsourcing, recruitment, HR consultancy and personnel evaluation; and SDS Training Services, offering custom-designed modules for training and education programmes, personnel training, driver recruitment and training and a consultancy service for strategic partners. C&I Leasing offers a fleet management service to improve fleet efficiency and productivity. C&I Leasing Plc has the sole franchisee for Hertz-Rent-A-Car in Nigeria and has run the Hertz operation for over 20 years. The Hertz subsidiary division manages over a 1 000 vehicles and a team of professional chauffeurs and offers an airport transfer service and daily rental service. C&I Leasing’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria and has offices in Ghana and the United Arab Emirates. C & I Leasing Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Masimba Holdings Limited ( HY2019 Interim Report

first_imgMasimba Holdings Limited ( listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Building & Associated sector has released it’s 2019 interim results for the half year.For more information about Masimba Holdings Limited ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Masimba Holdings Limited ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Masimba Holdings Limited (  2019 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileMasimba Holdings Limited is a well-established company in Zimbabwe providing engineering and infrastructure solutions to the agricultural, commercial and corporate sector as well as housing, mining, public and water sectors. The company has three operation divisions; Masimba Construction Zimbabwe, Proplastics and Property Development. Masimba Construction is responsible for design, development, planning, engineering and construction of commercial buildings, private housing developments and earthwork projects in Zimbabwe, and the fabrication and erection of structural steel. The other subsidiaries offer turnkey engineering solutions to the construction industry, aswell as provide reinforcement steel, steel fixing, wire mesh and cutting and bending products. Masimba Holdings Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchangelast_img read more

7.3% dividend yields! I’m thinking of buying these cheap UK shares in an ISA

first_img UK share investors like me need to be particularly careful when hunting for dividends right now. Firms with defensive or even counter-cyclical operations are particularly attractive buys in this environment of severe macroeconomic stress. Profits at such companies, like utilities, defence contractors, general insurers and healthcare services providers remain stable, or even improve, during tough economic times like these.It’s also essential to check that the UK shares I buy for income have robust balance sheets. Having significant credit facilities to draw upon and cash on hand is critical in difficult macroeconomic times like this, not just for dividends but perhaps to guarantee their very existence.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…6% dividend yields!Considering all of these points, I would happily stash the cash in electricity generator SSE. This FTSE 100 company’s long-term profits outlook has improved considerably since it sold its retail assets to Ovo Energy earlier this year, a division where customer numbers plummeted in recent years. The move looks particularly prescient as it helps insulate it from a severe spike in bad debts as household budgets come under pressure during the current economic downturn.SSE can concentrate on the highly-defensive business of electricity generation from here on. But this is not the only reason I like this particular UK share as a dividend investor. It has debt under control and its balance sheet received an extra shot in the arm this week. It sold its 50% holding in two energy-to-waste businesses for a mammoth £995m. One final, and important, thing: SSE’s forward dividend yield comes in at an eye-popping 6.1%.More big dividends from top UK sharesI think the following two UK shares are particularly-attractive too. Not only do they sport market-beating dividend yields at current prices. They look cheap when I consider forward-looking earnings as well.I already own shares in DS Smith but I’m tempted to buy more following their 26% price drop in 2020. This UK share trades on a forward price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 12 times and boasts a chunky 4.3% dividend yield today. That earnings multiple in particular doesn’t reflect this FTSE 100 stock’s various exciting growth drivers. It is a major packaging supplier to e-retailers and is thus well placed to ride the online shopping boom. Its huge investment in recyclables sets it up nicely to ride rocketing demand for ‘greener’ packaging products. And finally, rocketing growth in the ‘retail-ready’ packaging market should light a fire under future profits. Data Bridge Market Research reckons this market will be worth $91.3bn by 2026, up $27bn from 2018 levels.I’m also tempted to load up on Vodafone Group shares today. Sure, this UK share faces a hit to profits from the current macroeconomic cooldown. But I don’t think a 27% share price decline since the start of 2020 is justified. The defensive nature of telecommunications demand means that Vodafone’s bottom line isn’t going to collapse. Furthermore, the FTSE 100 company’s profits outlook over the medium-to-long term looks exceptionally exciting, built upon rocketing data demand in emerging regions. Vodafone carries a gigantic 7.3% dividend yield for the current fiscal year. And it also trades on a bargain-basement forward price-to-earnings growth (PEG) multiple of 0.7. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Royston Wild owns shares of DS Smith. The Motley Fool UK has recommended DS Smith. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. 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Executive Council closes fall meeting with vote endorsing major ‘Way…

first_img The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem 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 Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Featured Events Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Executive Council closes fall meeting with vote endorsing major ‘Way of Love’ expansion Council also approves shift in church’s investment advocacy strategy toward Israeli-Palestinian conflict Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Tampa, FL Executive Council October 2019, Rector Washington, DC Submit a Press Release 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 Press Release Service Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Curate Diocese of Nebraska Rector Hopkinsville, KY Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Featured Jobs & Calls Submit a Job Listing Israel-Palestine, Rector Shreveport, LA Rector Knoxville, TN Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector Albany, NY Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET 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 Submit an Event Listing Rector Belleville, IL Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, second to right, speaks at a committee meeting Oct. 20 about plans to expand the reach of the church’s Way of Love initiative. Photo: David Paulsen/Episcopal News Service[Episcopal News Service – Montgomery, Alabama] The Episcopal Church’s Executive Council concluded its four-day meeting here Oct. 21 with a series of votes that included an endorsement of plans for a dramatic expansion of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s Way of Love initiative, featuring plans for a major revival event in New York and a growing list of media projects.Curry spoke to the purpose of those efforts during a weekend committee meeting and again before the vote of the full Executive Council on its final day. Sharing the message of the Way of Love more broadly will counter a strain of conservative Christianity that has strayed from the teachings of Jesus, he said, and the church’s affirmation of a Christian message of love “can be helpful for a proudly divided and polarized nation.”“This is really how can we make – and this actually is evangelism – how can we make the way of Jesus, which is the way of love, a part of what it means to be a Christian in this particular culture,” Curry said.Executive Council, the church’s governing body between General Convention meetings, also approved a shift in the church’s shareholder advocacy strategy toward the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that will result in the church’s selling of all its stocks in three companies that do business tied to construction of Israeli settlements in Palestinian territories. Those companies will be added to a new “no-buy list” that will be based on the church’s recently enacted “human rights investment screen.”Much of this fall meeting focused on the theme of racial reconciliation, drawing on examples from Alabama’s capital city, known for its historic connections to the Civil War and the civil rights movement. Executive Council members broke from their business sessions to spend all day Oct. 19 on a pilgrimage to the Legacy Museum and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, which trace four centuries of racial violence in America and memorialize its victims.The Episcopal Church’s core racial reconciliation project, the Becoming Beloved Community framework, encourages and assists congregations and individual Episcopalians in engaging in difficult conversations about racism and racial healing. On Oct. 21, Executive Council approved more than $300,000 from a new grant program to support racial healing ministries and programs around the country.Executive Council spent all day Oct. 19 on a pilgrimage to the Legacy Museum and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, pictured here, in Montgomery, Alabama. Photo: David Paulsen/Episcopal News ServiceOther grants approved by Executive Council included nearly $690,000 for church planting and $209,000 from the church’s Constable Fund.In another measure, Executive Council accepted an “Episcopal Creation Covenant” drafted by the Task Force on Care of Creation and Environmental Racism that outlined the church’s three primary commitments related to environmental stewardship: “loving formation, liberating advocacy and life-giving conservation.”Over the four days, members of the presiding bishop’s staff briefed Executive Council on a range of ongoing priorities for the church, including the fate of Episcopal Migration Ministries, EMM, which is dealing with the uncertainty of the Trump administration’s refugee policies.The administration announced last month that it would limit the State Department’s resettlement program to a historic low of just 18,000 refugees, at a time when the global refugee crisis has never been worse, said Demetrio Alvero, the acting director of EMM.Alvero, speaking Oct. 20 to Executive Council’s Committee on Mission Within The Episcopal Church, said EMM still does not know yet whether it will be renewed for another year as one of the nine agencies with State Department contracts to facilitate refugee resettlement.Even if that work ends, “what does continue is the engagement of churches … to support the program locally,” Alvero said, so whatever the government decides, EMM has begun developing plans for expanding its advocacy and support work for refugees at the local level. EMM also is looking for ways to assist asylum-seekers in a more meaningful way, given the increase in migrants on the southern U.S. border.Executive Council also heard from administrative and communications staff about proposed renovations at the Episcopal Church Center in New York. In response, Executive Council approved a $750,000 project to upgrade the conference room and pantry space on the center’s fifth floor and to add a multimedia studio that will streamline the church’s growing work on videos and podcasts.Such multimedia work plays a central role in the Way of Love expansion spearheaded by the Rev. Stephanie Spellers, the presiding bishop’s canon for evangelism, reconciliation and creation care. She noted the church has gained momentum in its evangelism since Curry stepped into the global spotlight with his May 2018 royal wedding sermon in London.“This is a moment,” Spellers said Oct. 20 in a committee meeting. “It’s a moment for American Christianity. It’s a moment for The Episcopal Church, and we want to step into it.”The Rev. Robert Wisnewski, rector at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Montgomery, Alabama, discusses the church’s history with Executive Council members and church staff on Oct. 19, 2019. Photo: David Paulsen/Episcopal News ServiceThe Way of Love is a “rule of life” framework featuring seven practices for Jesus-centered living. Curry introduced it at General Convention in July 2018, and since then, the church and partner organizations have developed resources to help Episcopalians incorporate the Way of Love into their daily lives and spiritual growth.The church also has launched a Way of Love podcast featuring Curry and a “Traveling the Way of Love” video series highlighting Episcopalians whose work exemplifies each of the seven practices. Executive Council voted Oct. 21 to allow the church’s development office to pursue a campaign to raise $1.3 million in a low-key, targeted appeal to bolster those and other Way of Love initiatives. One such proposal would enlist Curry to host a limited TV series that could be distributed on a national streaming service, an idea that is still in a conceptual stage.The church already has begun laying the foundation for a New York revival, after receiving interest from the two Episcopal dioceses in the city, as well as the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America synod there. Curry’s staff has helped facilitate 13 smaller Episcopal revival events churchwide, including one planned for this weekend in Appleton, Wisconsin, so a New York revival would continue that work on a larger scale, Spellers said, with opportunities for satellite revivals around the area on the same day.If partners and donors can be secured to cover the estimated $335,000 cost, Spellers expects the New York revival to take place in October 2020 and draw more than 10,000 people. Madison Square Garden, Barclays Center and Yankee Stadium are some of the potential venues.The three resolutions relating to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict passed with little debate or disagreement, a stark contrast to the tensions surrounding the same issue at last year’s General Convention in Austin, Texas. During General Convention, the House of Bishops rejected a measure seen as endorsing a policy of divestment, but the bishops joined the deputies in supporting the creation of a human rights investment screen modeled after one created earlier by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.Executive Council on Oct. 21 approved the following language: “Executive Council hereby recommends that any Episcopal Church institutional investor not invest in any corporation supporting or benefiting from denial of human rights consistent with policy adopted by General Convention or Executive Council.”The resolution then proceeds to apply that screen to the Palestinian territories, barring investment in “any corporation that supports or benefits from denial of human rights in or through the occupation of the West Bank, East Jerusalem or the Gaza Strip.”A companion resolution specifies that three companies meet that criteria: Motorola, Caterpillar and Israel Discount Bank. The church has engaged for years in shareholder engagement with those companies without persuading them to respond as requested to human rights violations in the Palestinian territories. The church will sell about $1.2 million in Motorola shares and about $125,000 in Caterpillar shares, as well as a much smaller amount in shares of Israel Discount Bank.“This is a stewardship issue,” said the Rev. Charles Robertson, canon to the presiding bishop for ministry beyond The Episcopal Church, in a press release after Executive Council wrapped its meeting. “The church does not want to make profits from companies that contribute to the suffering of others.”Lay member Russ Randle of the Diocese of Virginia proposed an amendment to one of the shareholder resolutions, asking the Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility to research an upcoming stock offering by Saudi Arabia’s state-owned oil company, for possible church engagement with the banks underwriting that stock offering.“If we’re going to be calling out human rights violations in the Middle East, we need to be paying attention to this one as well,” Randle said. Executive Council passed his amendment and the underlying resolution.In other news from Executive Council, the Rev. Charles Graves was elected to fill a vacant seat. Graves was named in April as Canterbury campus missioner in Houston for the Diocese of Texas.And Executive Council decided to begin a search for a full-time chief legal officer to replace Doug Anning, who has served part time as acting chief legal officer since September 2017. Executive Council thanked Anning for his service and gave him a round of applause.Every year, Executive Council also approves waivers for some dioceses that have failed to pay their assessments to The Episcopal Church at the required level, which now stands at 15 percent of diocesan revenue. After concerted efforts to bring all of the more than 100 dioceses into compliance, all but six dioceses have either paid their full assessments or received short-term waivers, according to the Rev. Mally Lloyd, chair of Executive Council’s Finance Committee.The six noncompliant dioceses are Alabama, Albany, Dallas, Florida, Rio Grande and Springfield.Alice Freeman, a lay Executive Council member from the Diocese of North Carolina, voiced a concern that this meeting was being held in one of those dioceses, Alabama.“They are not paying theirs, but they are the beneficiaries of this church contributing economically to their diocese,” Freeman said.“You got it,” Lloyd said, after acknowledging that she had refrained from bringing up the topic with Alabama Bishop Kee Sloan when he visited with Executive Council on Oct. 18, welcoming them to Montgomery.Dioceses that don’t pay their assessments or receive waivers are ineligible for participation in certain church programs, including churchwide grants.All the resolutions passed by Executive Council on Oct. 21 can be reviewed here.– David Paulsen is an editor and reporter for Episcopal News Service. He can be reached at [email protected] Rector Martinsville, VA Director of Music Morristown, NJ Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Tags Rector Pittsburgh, PA Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Rector Bath, NC This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Rector Collierville, TN Rector Smithfield, NC Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA By David PaulsenPosted Oct 21, 2019 Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Associate Rector Columbus, GA Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Executive Council, Way of Love last_img read more

Arbor Bend breaks ground tomorrow

first_imgShare on Facebook Tweet on Twitter  58 homes coming to South ApopkaHabitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando will break ground on the organization’s third planned community, Arbor Bend, which will feature 34 homes upon completion in 2019. In addition, Habitat for Humanity of Seminole County and Greater Apopka will break ground on Juniper Bend, a 24-home community. Together, both organizations will bring 58 single-family homes to the South Apopka.The ground breaking event will take place at 1221 S. Washington Avenue on March 16, 2017 at 9 a.m. The event will feature remarks from Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs; Mayor of Apopka Joe Kilsheimer and Francina Boykin from the Apopka Historical Society.“Arbor Bend and Juniper Bend represent new beginnings and we are excited that it is a collaborative effort bringing affordable housing to the South Apopka community,” said Catherine Steck McManus, president and CEO of Habitat Greater Orlando.Affordable housing in the South Apopka area is being made possible as a result of a public and private partnership with Orange County Government, Homes in Partnership, Habitat Greater Orlando and Habitat Seminole-Apopka. All four entities are working collaboratively to restore hope among local residents that have expressed the project is a long time coming. Orange County Government is utilizing $724,000 of INVEST funds for construction activities related to the site development.“One of the greatest challenges for many families – both here and across the U.S. – is the lack of sufficient affordable housing and rental options,” said Mayor Jacobs. “This affordable housing partnership in Apopka is just one example of Orange County’s solid commitment to strategically expanding our housing options.”According to Penny Seater, executive director of Habitat Seminole-Apopka, “Homeownership creates generational change for both the families and the community and a project of this size will have significant impact for Apopka.” To apply and view the criteria for homeownership with Habitat Greater Orlando, visit apply and view the criteria for homeownership with Habitat Seminole-Apopka, visit Please enter your name here Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom Please enter your comment! You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply TAGSHabitat for Humanity Previous articleNFL players teaming up in Apopka for youth football campNext articleRep. Demings sends transportation priorities to the President Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more

C. Sant Cugat House / RTA-Office

first_img “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Projects Architects: RTA-OfficeA project for a single-family house, by RTA-Office studio, with offices in Barcelona and Shanghai. This house, designed by architect Santiago Parramón, is characterized by its geometry, for the cuts that reveal the dermis.House C, located in Barcelona, ​​Spain, is characterized by its space, which has a three dimensional continuity. There are no elevations, plans or sections.Save this picture!Courtesy RTA-OfficeRecommended ProductsPorcelain StonewareApariciPorcelain Tiles – JacquardCoffee tablesBoConceptMadrid Coffee Table AD23Residential ApplicationsULMA Architectural SolutionsPolymer Concrete Facade in Diagonal TowerThe project is about space within a solid object, a block of black basalt that we penetrate as a quarry, mine tunnels and corridors that communicate with the outside, with the light of morning, of noon and the darkness of the night.An emotional concept, the indivisible cross-view of the object. Dark epidermis, pale dermis. Contrast. Cuts and cracks, reinforce the change of scale, they work in favor of presence. A unitary object that proposes its maximum dimension.Save this picture!Courtesy RTA-OfficeThe complexity of the site plays in favor of it: the outer perimeter is closed, a stone mural; inside, glass folds open. We cross the wall. We place the access on the north face of the building: a spectacle of natural light, reflections, transparencies, an explosion of images that are multiplied.Save this picture!Courtesy RTA-OfficeA kaleidoscopic space, beauty, image, observation. All at the same time, thanks to the effects of transparent crystals of different sizes and angles. Everything affects the building. Nature enters through these cuts and divides the different rooms of the house.Save this picture!Section 4Project gallerySee allShow lessHow Much Do Architects Earn Around the World?Architecture NewsTalking With ThomArticles Share Spain Save this picture!Courtesy RTA-Office+ 19 Share C. Sant Cugat House / RTA-Office C. Sant Cugat House / RTA-OfficeSave this projectSaveC. Sant Cugat House / RTA-Officecenter_img “COPY” CopyHouses•Barcelona, Spain Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard ArchDaily CopyAbout this officeRTA-OfficeOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesBarcelonaSpainPublished on October 16, 2013Cite: “C. Sant Cugat House / RTA-Office” [Casa C. Sant Cugat / RTA-Office] 16 Oct 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldChoosing the Skyfold Wall for Your SpaceGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ GeometricShower ColumnshansgroheShoulder ShowersPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesMorin Corp.Metal Wall Systems – ExposedStonesCosentinoSurfaces – Dekton® Stonika SeriesConcrete FloorsSikaIndustrial Floor CoatingsHanging LampsLouis PoulsenPendant Lights – KeglenDoorsSky-FrameInsulated Sliding Doors – Sky-Frame SlopeThermalSchöckMinimizing Thermal Bridges in BalconiesWindowspanoramah!®ah! Ultra MinimalistEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreWork ChairsDynamobelWork Chair – SLAT 16More 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 streamlast_img read more

Lord Mayor’s Appeal to support three charities in new multi-year scheme

first_img 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 The Lord Mayor’s Appeal is launching a scheme that will see it work with three charities over three years rather than in its usual one year partnership, in a bid to help more Londoners.The Lord Mayor’s Appeal is aiming to change one million lives by supporting Place2Be, OnSide Youth Zones and Samaritans in the multi-year scheme, which is part of a new strategy A Better City For All. To create the strategy, launched on 21 November, over 200 organisations, charities and thought leaders from across the City of London were consulted, and identified key issues to tackle.This is the first time the Lord Mayor’s Appeal has worked in partnership with three charities over this length of time. All funds raised will go towards helping tackle disadvantage and inequality across the capital over the next three years. According to the The Appeal, it will work on four key areas to build a city that is more inclusive, healthy, skilled and fair, with the overall aim of making the capital a better place to work and live.The funding will enable Place2Be to help 180 schools in London to meet the needs of their most vulnerable children by equipping school leaders with the skills and knowledge to develop their school’s mental health strategy and to support their pupils’ emotional wellbeing, reaching 81,000 children. The partnership will also help Place2Be to support the recruitment and training of volunteer mental health professionals who will work with 20,000 children and young people in schools over a five-year period.The partnership with the Lord Mayor’s Appeal will help OnSide Youth Zones introduce new ‘Youth Zones’ in London. OnSide Youth Zones will offer mentoring, personal development and employability skills training to young people, partnering with local voluntary organisations to provide a range of inspirational and developmental activities. The first Youth Zones will be in Barking and Dagenham, Barnet, and Croydon.Funds raised for Samaritans will be put towards developing an online programme for the City workforce to help employees both take care of themselves and to support others when they feel isolated and alone. They will also be used to create new volunteering opportunities in the City of London.Lord Mayor Charles Bowman said:“This multi-year programme is unique. I am very excited to be the first Lord Mayor involved and I look forward to seeing the positive impact our new partnerships will make.“We have thoroughly researched the issues which need to be tackled by speaking with hundreds of organisations in the Square Mile. It’s about working together and exchanging ideas to really make London a better city for all.” AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis8 Advertisement Melanie May | 22 November 2017 | News  218 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis8 Tagged with: London mental health Training Youth  217 total views,  1 views today Lord Mayor’s Appeal to support three charities in new multi-year schemelast_img read more