first_img UK Fundraising News, the free fortnightly e-mail newsletter from UK Fundraising, now has over 3,000 subscribers. UK Fundraising News, the free fortnightly e-mail newsletter from UK Fundraising, now has over 3,000 subscribers. The service, launched in February 2000, lists all news stories and other updates or additions to UK Fundraising. It was designed to help visitors to the site to keep abreast of new items on the site.Find out how to sign up for the free newsletter. Advertisement Over 3,000 receive e-mail news from UK Fundraising Howard Lake | 18 April 2001 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img  11 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

first_img Howard Lake | 13 January 2005 | News Rotary GB and Ireland raises £5 million for Asian tsunami disaster Hundreds of Rotary Clubs in Great Britain and Ireland have held collections in shopping centres, at motorway service stations and at sports stadiums. In Devon alone more than £300,000 has been raised. About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Funds raised by Rotary Clubs in Great Britain and Ireland for the south Asian disaster survivors have reached £5 million.Funds raised have been used immediately for Shelterboxes, Aquaboxes and Emergency boxes, in direct response to requests from Rotary Clubs in Sri Lanka, Indonesia and India. More than three thousand Aquaboxes and over eleven hundred Shelterboxes have been shipped to India and Sri Lanka, Indonesia and the Maldives in the last two weeks to provide temporary homes and clean water for 20,000 victims of the Asian Tsunami. Rotary has delivered its aid quickly because it works through its volunteer service club network at the grassroots level: Rotary has hundreds of clubs and thousands of members in the affected countries. Advertisementcenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  21 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Giving/Philanthropy Research / statistics Volunteeringlast_img read more

first_img Facebook Twitter Previous articleClosing CommentsNext articleVote Now for the Next Faces of Farming and Ranching Andy Eubank Agricultural economists from Purdue University will offer farmers and livestock producers some timely guidance on rapidly changing market conditions and a look ahead to the 2015 season in a free webinar set for 9 a.m. Friday (Oct. 31).Jim Mintert, (pictured) director of the Center for Commercial Agriculture and professor of agricultural economics, said the webinar, called “The Changing Business Climate for Agriculture: The Outlook for 2015,” is the first in a series of informational programs this fall and winter designed to help participants better understand fluctuations in commodity prices, land values and rental rates.There will also be discussion of what moves the market, along with sound financial and farm management strategies to cope with a complex and challenging economic environment.Mintert said many crop farmers have never experienced such a turbulent season, when a record crop pushed prices sharply lower this summer and fall resulting in a sharp squeeze in crop farm operating margins.“During the webinar we’ll discuss prospects for recovery in the crop sector and outline some key strategies crop producers should follow to be successful in this challenging economic environment,” Mintert said.The news is much better for livestock and poultry producers. The combination of dramatically lower feed prices and record high prices at the retail level has produced exceptionally strong margins for most producers, Mintert said.“The big questions for livestock and poultry producers are how long these positive trends will continue and what should producers do to solidify their financial position.”Webinar panelists are Mintert; Chris Hurt, professor of agricultural economics; Michael Boehlje, distinguished professor of agricultural economics; and Michael Langemeier, associate director of the Center for Commercial Agriculture.Registration in advance is required. For more information, visit the Center for Commercial Agriculture website at https://www.agecon.purdue.edu/commercialag/index.html. Facebook Twitter SHARE SHARE Home Indiana Agriculture News Purdue Experts to Address Changing Ag Market Conditions Purdue Experts to Address Changing Ag Market Conditions By Andy Eubank – Oct 28, 2014 last_img read more

first_imgHome Indiana Agriculture News Moms Not Always Right on GMO Facebook Twitter In a Wall Street Journal opinion piece published this week, a California Agriculture Education official says farmers and the food industry need to stand up for GMOs by labeling them. Richard Sexton, Chair of the University of California-Davis Agriculture Department, along with his son Steve, a public policy professor at Duke University, wrote the opinion piece. They say labeling GMOs could be the best way to make consumers confront their irrational fears and stamp out public ignorance. By labeling GMOs, the pair says consumers will realize that they have been eating GMOs for years without adverse effect and add that consumers simply need to be educated about their food. According to Honeycutt, “GMOs are essentially a chemical delivery system to humans. And if it is not chemicals they are delivering, it is foreign protein. There is not enough science so show that they are safe.” Over 30 years of use, thousands of research studies, and billions of meals eaten without one person getting sick have not been enough to slow the opposition to or dispel the myths about GMO food. Honeycutt, however, does not blaming farmers, “You have been lied to for many years.” She blames the chemical companies who “only want to make money” for the use of biotechnology in food production. Facebook Twitter Despite months of intense legislative efforts, we still do not have agreement on a national labeling standard for biotech food products. Part of the reason we can’t make any progress on this topic is because of groups saying things like this: “There is all kinds of harm that show GMOs are a problem.” That quote is from Zen Honeycutt with the group Moms Across America. Her group has been on Capitol Hill lobbying lawmakers with what can best be described as science fiction. SHARE Moms Not Always Right on GMO By Gary Truitt – Jun 21, 2016 The ranking Democrat on the Senate Agriculture Committee, Michigan’s Debbie Stabenow, says lawmakers are getting “close” to reaching a deal on GMO labeling. Stabenow said she and the committee’s chair, Kansas Republican Pat Roberts, are “narrowing the issues” surrounding GMO labeling legislation. Stabenow says she and Roberts are meeting constantly. However, they have yet to share a draft bill with the full Senate. The bill, aimed at blocking state laws like the Vermont law taking effect July first, would set a national GMO labeling standard. To stop the Vermont law in time, the Senate must pass the legislation this week for any hope the House can consider the bill before going on recess next week. Questions remain over one of the most fundamental issues: whether on-pack labels should be part of a mandatory disclosure system. Come July first, on-pack labeling will become the de facto national standard, as food and beverage manufacturers will be forced to comply with Vermont’s law or potentially face a $1,000 fine, per day, per product. Moms Not Always Right on GMO SHARE Previous articleFAA to Allow Commercial Drone UseNext articleWet and Dry Extremes Causing Crop Problems Gary Truittlast_img read more

first_img Subscribe Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Business News More Cool Stuff Top of the News Community News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Community News On Saturday, April 5th, Ramona Convent Secondary School held “Arabian Nights,” its 17th Annual Auction Dinner Dance, in the Lakeview Room at Almansor Court in Alhambra. Current and past parents, alumnae, Board members, faculty, staff, and other friends of Ramona came together to celebrate and support Ramona’s mission to provide an educational program that graduates young women who are characterized by academic excellence, spiritual depth, moral strength, and personal grace, open to the wisdom of other cultures and traditions, and prepared to lead and serve in an evolving interdependent global community.Thanks to the hard work of the Parent Committee, student volunteers, and staff, the event was a wonderful evening of fun, friendship and philanthropy that “made many wishes come true” through silent and live auctions, opportunity drawings, a Wine Wall, and a special “Fund–an–Item” paddle raise for the new Fitness Center that will open in September.“Arabian Nights” was further made possible by the generosity of Payden & Rygel, this year’s Platinum Event Sponsor, along with Gold Sponsors Kathleen and Michael Garvey, Franklin and Phyllis Halladay, and the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary; Silver Sponsors Susan Schiffhauer De Pietro, Mike Kenney Insurance Agency, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, Drs. Felix and Chasity Nunez, and Linda Reilly Swick; and the William H. Hannon Foundation, our Hawaii Raffle Sponsor.Ramona Convent, 1701 West Ramona Rd., Alhambra, (626) 282-4151 or visit www.ramonaconvent.org. Herbeauty10 Of The Most Notorious Female Spies In HistoryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWho Was The Hollywood ‘It Girl’ The Year You Were Born?HerbeautyHerbeauty faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimescenter_img First Heatwave Expected Next Week Make a comment Photo Gallery Ramona Convent Celebrates 17th Annual Auction Dinner-Dance STAFF REPORTS Published on Friday, April 11, 2014 | 1:26 pm Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS 0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

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first_imgPrint Linkedin Advertisement NewsLocal NewsWarning – Cars being targetedBy admin – February 2, 2012 627 Twitter Previous articleThousands at risk from deadly gasNext articleJames Downey signs two year deal with Munster admincenter_img WhatsApp Facebook Email IN the first four weeks of 2012 a 39% increase in the theft of valuables from vehicles has been recorded at Roxboro Garda Station according to figures confirmed to the Limerick Post.Henry Street Station has confirmed that there has also been a considerable rise in the theft of vehicles with 11% of all burglaries related to the theft of car keys and the subsequent theft of cars.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “Of all areas this is the one causing most concern ,” Superintendent Frank O’Brien of Henry Street Garda Station told the Limerick Post.  “There has been a significant increase in thefts of items from cars, particularly in the Ellen Street and Johnsgate areas of the city”.Incidents of theft and vandalism have also been reported in the Denmark Street and Hartstonge Street districts.“We have had a number of successes with people due before the courts for the crimes, but the last two weeks have been particularly bad.  “Additional patrols have been deployed but I would appeal to people, particularly those living in or visiting the city centre, not to make it easier for criminals by leaving any valuables on display in their vehicles”.Of further concern to gardaí is the theft of vehicles from outside residents homes.“One of the major reasons that homes are targeted by burglars is for the purpose of taking car keys.“In the mid-90’s car thefts were common, but then you could almost look at a car and it would start but these days criminals need to access keys first and are breaking into houses to do so.“I would ask people to be cuter in relation to hiding their car keys and not just throw them down when they get in the door, presuming they won’t be targeted.“Avoid leaving keys in obvious locations that will attract opportunist thieves”.In further vehicle-related crime, three were set alight in recent days.According to an employee of Ecowarm, in the Eastlink Business Park, two of the companies’ vehicles were allegedly set alight outside the business early on Tuesday morning, January 31. He also alleges that a third company vehicle was set on fire outside the home of an employee and further claims that the business premises was broken into and a number of computers stolen.Supt Frank O’Brien confirmed that “a number of incidents at the business park are being investigated”.last_img read more

first_imgABC News(LITTLETON, Colo.) — “No one ever believed it would happen at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. But hopefully people across the nation, across the state will realize that it can happen in their school.”Those were the chilling words that then-Columbine High School principal Frank DeAngelis told ABC News just days after the April 20, 1999, massacre, when two students opened fire at the school, killing 12 of their fellow students and a teacher before killing themselves.Since then, however, countless school shootings have unfolded, including the deadly massacre in Parkland, Florida, in February and a shooting at a Maryland high school in March of this year.Now, approaching the 19th anniversary of the mass shooting, DeAngelis is reflecting on the tragic day that changed him and what his message is for the high schoolers leading the new push for gun reform.‘My worst nightmare became a reality’April 20, 1999, was a “beautiful spring day,” 70 degrees with blue skies, DeAngelis said.He said he was in his office when “my secretary comes running in and says there’s a report of gunfire.”DeAngelis said his first reaction was a senior prank; an actual shooting “can’t be happening at Columbine.”“As I ran out of my office, my worst nightmare became a reality,” DeAngelis said. “I saw a gunman coming toward me. I visibly remember what he was wearing, with the baseball cap turned backward and white T-shirt, black vest. I remember the gun — a long gun.”At that moment, a group of at least 20 girls were coming out of a locker room to head to gym class.“They were right in the middle of the crossfire, so I ran down to them. We went down a side hallway to get away from the gunman,” he said. “As I approached the gymnasium — the door was locked. So the girls were in a state of panic.”DeAngelis said he reached into his pocket and pulled out his key ring with 35 keys — miraculously, for the first time, he happened to pick the right key that opened the door on the first try.He went outside and saw officers arriving, so he came back in to help usher that group of girls to safety. DeAngelis said he wanted to go back into the building to help others, but “at that time they really secured the building — they wouldn’t allow anyone to go in until SWAT got there. Which was really frustrating, I think, for the first responding officers, because the protocol was to secure the perimeter.”That night, it fell to DeAngelis and a grief counselor to tell waiting parents that “there’s a good chance their kids lost their lives in school that day, which was one of the most devastating things I’ve ever had to do.”‘I needed Columbine probably more than it needed me’That night, as DeAngelis tried to think of what he was going to say to the community the next day, “I was really questioning my faith a little bit, saying, ‘How could this possibly happen?”Days later, a local church leader told him he survived for a reason and that he should focus on rebuilding the community, which he said “was so important putting things into perspective for me spiritually.”As he forged along on his quest to rebuild, he said he initially promised to stay on as principal until the students who were freshmen during the shooting graduated in 2002.“But I kept thinking, I didn’t build that community back up where it needed to be,” DeAngelis said, so then he decided to “stay until every kid who was in elementary school in the Columbine area” at the time of the shooting graduated from high school. “And that took me through 2012,” he said.He said he was getting ready to retire when a parent asked him to stay, telling him her child was in preschool at the time of the shooting.“I stayed until 2014, which would have been 15 years after the tragedy,” he said. “So all the kids that were in elementary school had graduated, and we had kids that were now coming to Columbine that weren’t even born yet when the tragedy happened.”After 18 years as principal, he retired in 2014, after he felt he had done his duty to heal the community.But, DeAngelis added, in those years, “I needed Columbine probably more than it needed me.”Banding togetherBut Columbine was not an anomaly. In the 19 years that have followed, from Virginia Tech to Sandy Hook, school shootings have continued to kill students and staff inside American elementary schools, high schools and universities.For DeAngelis, these shootings create an unfortunate bond with school leaders across the country.Just this year, DeAngelis has been in touch with the leaders of high schools in Kentucky, Maryland and Florida, all where students were gunned down.With the principal of Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 students and staff were killed in February, he said he’s discussed what issues the school may face in the short term and long term. How do you handle returning to school for the first time? And prom? And graduation? How do you help the seniors getting ready to leave? What can you do for the new group of freshmen coming in next year?In the midst of their grief, the student survivors of the Stoneman Douglas massacre have banded together and inspired a new student-led push for gun reform, with nationwide events such as school walkouts and the March for Our Lives rallies.Current Columbine students, who weren’t born at the time of the massacre, were among those participating in the nationwide walkout on March 14.The next nationwide walkout is this Friday, on the Columbine anniversary. Organized by high school students in Connecticut, more than 2,000 events are registered across the country.DeAngelis said he encourages the massive student-led movements, but he said more needs to be done.He said he wants tougher gun laws, but he stressed that other “pieces of the puzzle” must also be addressed, such as mental health, the impact of social media and parent involvement.“The way that you change some of the laws, you need to change the officials,” he said, encouraging young people to study policies and platforms — and to vote.For now, though, DeAngelis is still hopeful people will heed his words to ABC News immediately in the wake of the Columbine massacre.“It could happen in any school in this state or any school in this nation,” he said then. “No one is immune from a disaster like this happening. And I hope people will learn from it.”Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

first_img Previous Article Next Article Limited numbers of this month’s Occupational Health feature a free CD-Romcareer guide, supplied by recruitment consultancy OH Recruitment. Aimed at OH professionals throughout the UK, this electronic guide isdesigned to help OH nurses enhance their careers. It was developed after a recent survey of 300 OH nurses, conducted by OHRecruitment, found that 44 per cent were unsure where to go for OH courses, and45 per cent were not sure of the difference between each type of qualification.The survey also revealed that 53 per cent do not have a good idea of howtheir salary compares to others doing a similar job. As a result of the survey and a number of in-depth interviews, the guide wasproduced with the following features: a salary survey, OH course advice,professional profiles, job hunting guidelines, how to deal with interviews, developinga career plan, and writing a winning CV. If you would like to request a PDF copy of the CD-Rom, please send ane-mail to [email protected] Free CD-Rom to help enhance your OHN careerOn 1 Oct 2003 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. last_img read more

first_imgTotal electron content (TEC) measurements obtained at two Antarctic stations over nine months beginning early in 1994 have been analysed as a first step to performing ionospheric tomography. Two receiving systems were deployed at the Faraday and Halley research stations operated by the British Antarctic Survey to monitor signals from a random selection of passes of satellites in the Navy Navigational Satellite System. The resultant measurements of total electron content have been inverted and combined with ionosonde measurements of true height and foF2 to yield two-dimensional contour maps of ionospheric electron density. In spite of the poor geometry of the observations, some 130 satellite passes were found to be suitable for reconstruction using the techniques developed for ionospheric tomography. The contour maps of plasma density have been compared with independent observations of the vertical electron density profile measured by the dynasonde ionospheric sounder located at Halley. An example is presented of a deep trough investigated by the technique, illustrating the potential of the tomographic method for study of an extended spatial region of the ionosphere over inhospitable terrain.last_img read more