WPP profits surge as US bounces back

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Evans Medical Plc (EVANSM.ng) Q32013 Interim Report

first_imgEvans Medical Plc (EVANSM.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Health sector has released it’s 2013 interim results for the third quarter.For more information about Evans Medical Plc (EVANSM.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Evans Medical Plc (EVANSM.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Evans Medical Plc (EVANSM.ng)  2013 interim results for the third quarter.Company ProfileEvans Medical Plc is a consumer and pharmaceutical company in Nigeria that manufactures and sells a range of over-the-counter, prescriptive pharmaceutical products and nutraceuticals (health) products. The company produces products for the prevention and/or treatment of malaria, infections, asthma, ulcers, hypertension, diabetes, colds and flu and erectile dysfunction. Evans Medical also produces a health products, vitamins and minerals, topical preparations and haematinics blood forming preparations. Established in 1954 and formerly known as Glaxo Nigeria Plc, the company changed is name to Evans Medical Plc in 1994. The company head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Evans Medical Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

National Salt Company Nigeria Plc (NASCON.ng) HY2016 Interim Report

first_imgNational Salt Company Nigeria Plc (NASCON.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Food sector has released it’s 2016 interim results for the half year.For more information about National Salt Company Nigeria Plc (NASCON.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the National Salt Company Nigeria Plc (NASCON.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: National Salt Company Nigeria Plc (NASCON.ng)  2016 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileNational Salt Company Nigeria Plc (NASCON) manufactures and markets a range of edible salt for industrial use and iodine-fortified kitchen salt for domestic use in Nigeria. By-products from the salt refining process include fine (butter) salt used to make biscuits and confectionary products; and granulated kitchen salt and industrial salt. The company has factories located in Oregun, Apapa and Port Harcourt and installed capacity of 400 000 tonnes per annum for 25-50 kilogram bags of salt and 100 000 tonnes per annum for salt sachets. Salt products for domestic use are marketed under the brand name Annapurna and Dangote. Annapurna is a brand name owned by West Africa Popular Foods (WAPF) as a joint venture between the former NASCON and Unilever Nigeria Plc. The company was established in 1973 and formerly known as National Salt Company of Nigeria Plc. Its head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. National Salt Company Nigeria Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

The stock market crash isn’t over yet. Here’s what I’m doing now

first_imgThe stock market crash isn’t over yet. Here’s what I’m doing now 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. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” The market’s rapid 25% rebound might have left you thinking that this stock market crash is over. It isn’t.Admittedly, I can’t be absolutely certain the market won’t continue rising in a straight line. But there are several key indicators that make me think we will still face some nasty down days over the coming months5G 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…In this piece I’ll look at two reasons to be cautious — and I’ll explain what I’m doing with my share portfolio right now.This volatility signal is flying highWhen market conditions are volatile, the risk of sudden movements is higher than usual. That’s true at the moment. We can measure this with volatility indices, such as the US VIX index.As I write, VIX is trading at about 33. The last time the volatility index was this high was in 2011, when it looked like the euro could collapse.Admittedly, VIX is down from the much higher levels we saw in March and early April. However, for much of the last five years, VIX has been trading under 15.Market conditions are definitely not back to normal yet.Warren Buffett isn’t buyingDuring the 2008/09 stock market crash, we saw US billionaire Warren Buffett wade into the markets. Mr Buffett used some of his legendary cash pile to take large stakes in distressed businesses such as banks, on which he later made big profits.This time around, Mr Buffett has been pretty quiet. He’s ditched his airline stocks — it’s too soon to know how smart that was — but as far as we know, he hasn’t bought much.Given that Mr Buffett’s company Berkshire Hathaway had $137bn of cash on hand at the end of March, I think it’s fair to say that he’d be buying if he could find decent opportunities. That hasn’t happened, at least not yet.What I’m doing in this stock market crashOver the long term, I’m confident the stock market will rise. But over shorter periods, I have no idea. So it’s not always easy to know when the best time is to buy.However, I don’t want to sit on cash forever, missing market gains while I wait for the perfect moment. So what I do is to buy regularly, on a schedule. Sometimes my timing is better than others, but overall it evens out.The second thing I do is to buy shares in companies I’m confident can survive difficult periods and return to profitable growth. That means businesses with proven business models, which don’t have too much debt. I don’t invest in speculative, unprofitable businesses.My strategy allows me to safely ignore short-term market dips, as I always expect my stocks to deliver earnings and dividend growth over the long term.Will the market crash again?For what it’s worth, I think the worst of the crash is over. I don’t expect a repeat of March’s sub-5,000 low.But I do think we’ll probably see the FTSE 100 drop below 6,000 at some point, as we start to see the real impact of lockdown on company finances.Ultimately, I believe the world will keep turning. To make money from stocks, I think you need to stay on board and be prepared for a bumpy ride. Roland Head has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK owns shares of and has recommended Berkshire Hathaway (B shares) and recommends the following options: long January 2021 $200 calls on Berkshire Hathaway (B shares) and short January 2021 $200 puts on Berkshire Hathaway (B shares). 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. 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. See all posts by Roland Head Image source: Getty Images center_img Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Enter Your Email Address Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! 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. 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Is there a red light (camera) at the end of the…

first_img Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Mama Mia Concerned Citizen Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Reply Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Please enter your name here July 9, 2018 at 7:59 pm john Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Ray A. Shackelford, Ph.D, M.P.H. thanks LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Where have you been Dr. Shackelford? I have missed you. You are so right…they need to keep their campaign promises, otherwise, we will remember them at the next election. If they don’t keep their campaign promises about removing the red-light cameras, many of us voters who voted for them, and took them for their word, will just assume that they are wanting campaign donations from the red-light camera company, next election, like someone else we knew really well! On a positive note, I was stunned that there were no police resource officers at the 4 elementary schools in Apopka! I don’t have children or grandchildren, so how could I have known that? However, I was floored, considering the Sandy Hook shooting at the elementary, as well as all the school violence issues, and I am glad to see Mayor Nelson address this lack of police there, really fast, and get some protection in place at the elementary schools quickly, as I would not like to see any tragedy happen, when it comes to our innocent little kids. I hope there is money somewhere to match an FWC grant for city bear-resistant garbage cans, although it may not extend to my area, but that is okay. If not this year, maybe next year, to help prevent bears in the subdivisions plundering through the garbage, and to cause concerns with kid’s and pet’s safety. Well, we will see how the new council members, vote in the end, when the flip-flop talk is over, and since they are no longer in the “trying to get elected” mode with their “promises”. July 9, 2018 at 5:24 pm July 9, 2018 at 9:47 pm The Anatomy of Fear 7 COMMENTS It’s been over a decade since Apopka installed red light cameras at several key intersections in town, and for almost that long it has been one of the most contentious issues facing residents, drivers, elected officials, and political candidates alike.And it was never truer than in the 2018 Apopka municipal elections.In a poll taken by The Apopka Voice shortly after the elections ended, 10.6% of respondents stated that the red light camera program was the number one reason they voted for the candidates they chose, and 27.6% included it as a top five issue.Three candidates, Mayor Bryan Nelson, Commissioner Alice Nolan, and Commissioner Alexander H. Smith, all ran against the red light camera program and subsequently defeated an opponent that supported it. Despite revenues estimated to be between $800,000-900,000 generated by the red light cameras, all three were steadfastly opposed.Here is what they said during the election:“My response is easy…I’m going to get rid of every red light camera in Apopka,” Nelson said in a mayoral debate against then-Mayor Joe Kilsheimer.Nolan had a similar posture. “I have done a lot of research into the red light camera situation,” she wrote in an election guide published by The Apopka Chief in March. “Depending on where the research is done and how the questions are asked you get a study saying they are good or a study saying they are bad. Something I noticed in each of the articles I read was that people are overreacting when approaching a red light. They slam on their brakes or stomp on the gas to get through. Many people dispute their tickets and win for many reasons. Red light cameras may help in not running lights but they are also causing more accidents and stressful driving by intersections that have them. Overall I would get rid of red light cameras and find alternative solutions to the difference in the money they make.”Smith too was in favor of the red light cameras being removed. “After sitting and listening to the presentation to the City Council (in 2017), I was left with the impression that the red light cameras were being used to generate revenue for the city,” he told The Chief. “That being said and if that is the case the cameras need to go. I have also noticed that at intersections drivers seem to make sudden stops to cause rear-end accidents. I have also talked with citizens that drive out of the way to avoid intersections with red light cameras. I do support the police department that cameras help to solve crimes. Other cities have cameras that are used to help solve crimes but are not used to issue traffic citations.”After the election, Nelson re-stated his desire to turn the red light cameras off. In an interview with The Apopka Voice before his swearing-in, he said this about phasing-out the program:“I think we’ll just wait until the contract runs out which is at the end of the year,” he said. “The other option would be to turn them off now and pay the vendor what we owe, but that would be an incredible waste of taxpayer money.”In a 2017 City Council vote, the red light camera program survived by a slim 3-2 margin, with Commissioner Doug Bankson voting for, and Commissioner Kyle Becker voting against the program. Bankson and Becker are the only two remaining commissioners from the 2017 City Council, but given the opinions of the three new Council members, it seemed as though the red light camera program would finally go dark.But then, a funny thing happened at the July 5th City Council Budget Meeting/Workshop. Light emerged at the end of the tunnel. A distant, foggy red light that is.Apopka City Administrator Edward Bass, despite cutting the 2018-19 Fiscal Budget to its bones, was still approximately $800,000 from balancing. He offered up four options to close the gap:Increase the millage rateContinue the red light camera programCut the budget additionallyUtilize the general fund reservesAfter ruling out additional cuts and dipping into the general fund reserves, Bankson contrasted the idea of raising the millage rate with extending the run of the red light camera program.“Obviously, the red light camera program is an emotional issue and I personally don’t like them. But looking at the bigger picture and because we did go through this last year and extended that program as opposed to a millage rate increase. Keep in mind that a quarter mill is going to put us at 4.0376% and that only gets us $775,000. It’s close to the amount we need, but not quite the amount. It’s also important to know that annexation is a big part of our growth, and the Orange County millage rate is 4.048%, so when we get closer to their number, and literally to hit this $800,000 number we’re going to have to be at the same number… so why would someone in the county want to annex into the city? We’re automatically losing revenue that could be coming into the city. So I think that’s a number we really need to keep in mind that we want to keep far away from so it’s an advantage to annex into the city of Apopka. So millage rate is something you never want to do politically, but if we’re in a dangerous situation where we have to recoup I understand, as long as we can go back down later… which leaves us with red light cameras. I know that was something during the campaign, but let me break this down…everyone I have talked to after I laid out the facts has agreed to keep them except one person. First of all, these aren’t tax dollars. If the red light cameras go away it will come out of the taxpayer’s pocket or we will have to cut services. These revenues are coming in from infractions, and 70% of them are from out of town drivers. Again, there are different studies out. Some say it doesn’t reduce incidents, others say it does, but from our numbers and from my observations, it is something that is making us safer. The bottom line is we’re here to accomplish the will of our citizens within the rule of law. And if our citizens overwhelmingly, when they know the facts, say they want the red light cameras gone, then we are obligated to uphold their will. I’m fine with that. But as we lay this out, as we get information out to the public and they really weigh-in, then rather than this being an emotional response, it’s an educated decision.”Nolan was also open to the idea of phasing-out the red light camera program beyond the proposed December 2018 deadline instead of pulling a large income stream from the budget when it was needed to close a gap. In fact, she suggested it earlier in the meeting. She referenced a large group of Apopka residents who had contacted her after the election who were in favor of keeping the cameras in place even before the budget shortfall was known.“I know there’s a strong group that doesn’t like them (red light cameras), but if we get the education out on red light cameras, I think it would help. I know since I took my seat I have gotten an overwhelming amount of emails and phone calls of people stating how much they like them, which is a lot different than what I had heard on the campaign trail. I don’t know why it flipped so much, and it’s weird how that happened, but I did challenge people when I was on the campaign trail to prove me wrong, and as much as I could find good, I found bad. And so I personally think that we should consider keeping them and build up our revenues and make the decision to get rid of them later. That is a big item in our revenue base that we would be taking out, and that is hard to do. I think going through during an election season and asking isn’t the best way. When things are calm is when we should ask. There are a lot of things this city wants. The kids want a skate park, others want more festivals and things like that. If they knew 70% of the revenues came from people outside the city, they might just want to keep them around. I’ll go with what the citizens want. I just see this as our best option at the moment.”Smith did not state a preference during the meeting but later seemed open to the possibility of delaying an end to the red light camera program as well. “The jury is still out so a verdict has not been reached,” Smith told The Apopka Voice today. “We were presented with five options: raise taxes, keep red light cameras, make cuts, use more reserves or wait and see what the unknowns are. Mr. Bass mentioned several times that he was still going through the finances and we may not be in as bad of a situation as it appears. However, I realize that time is not on our side. The unknown is how long it will take to give a true picture? We don’t know what is in the general fund reserves, because all the unknowns have not been discovered. Department heads, in my opinion, have done a great job of presenting a bare minimum budget based on maintaining the current level of service to our citizens. That leaves a choice of raising taxes (millage rate) or keeping the red light cameras. At this point, these are the only two options on the table. I still say that the purpose of red light cameras should not be to generate revenue even if 70% of individuals cited are not Apopka residents. On the other hand to impose a millage rate increase on the citizens with only a two-month notice… Is that fair? I represent the citizens of Apopka. Therefore, the will of the majority of the citizens of Apopka will be the way I proceed.”Nelson did not make any sort of statement that supported red light cameras, but he did leave the issue open for the next round of discussion. His alternative was a modest increase to the millage rate, which could be lowered if the budget balanced in another way.“Apopka is making the transition from a bedroom community to a vibrant city where you want to live, work and play. We’ve had so much residential for so many years, but we’re starting to make the transition to more commercial, but right now we’re still residentially-heavy. So one of the things I’m going to look at is the cost of services per house because it doesn’t matter the size of the house, the services are basically the same, so at some point, we are giving more services than the ad valorem taxes rate we are charging. We will have to look at that as we go forward. With all that said, my recommendation is, and only because as Edward (Bass) said we can go down easier than we can go up… My suggestion is that we put in a quarter point ad valorem tax increase. At least we set it in motion so that we can come back with our ducks in a row, look at what we’re going to do with the red light cameras, or ad valorem tax increase and continue to look at the budget, but if everybody can agree we can put it into motion.”The day after the budget meeting, Nelson told The Apopka Voice his vow to end the red light camera program still stands.“I campaigned on getting rid of red light cameras and will do what I can to fulfill my campaign promise.”Becker, who was the most vocal opponent on the Commission against red light cameras in 2017, also supported a millage rate increase.“Because the idea is we can come back later and go down on the millage rate, we should do a half mill, because the quarter mill doesn’t even get us to a balance. If that’s the philosophy, this allows us the opportunity to potentially put economic development back into play and we can start coming up with the sizzle-thing within our city outside of just great services. It also allows us the opportunity to start putting money back into the reserve balance which gets us back to a level playing field.”The City Council meets again on July 18th at 7 PM for its regular meeting, but the millage rate will be an agenda item and expect this discussion to be rekindled. Mama Mia July 10, 2018 at 12:12 amcenter_img TAGSApopka City CouncilRed Light Camera Program Previous articleFlorida Appeals Court court blocks the use of smokable medical marijuana: Let’s Talk About ItNext articleEverything you want to know about red light cameras… Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Reply 1. Stop using public safety as a reason to increase taxes.2. Freeze the 2018-2019 budget at the 2017-2018 level with a .5 tax increase.3. Freeze salaries increases for staff earning more than $100,000 a year.4. Keep campaign promise to remove red light cameras.5. Do not use reserves to balance budget, otherwise, a repeat of the past 4 years.6. Seek more public/ private partnerships for programs and services for the youth and families.7. Maintain confidence in the new administration to do what is right for all communities and people with fiscal integrity. Mama Mia Mama Mia It is July 12th and the City of Apopka still has not posted the audio of the budget meeting workshop of July 5th, that is normally on Apopka.net….why is that? The blackened out video just has a big exclamation symbol and says the video is not available, and an arrow to the right. I clicked the arrow and it went to you tube and a Southwest Airlines ad, and nothing else on that video. What in the world? Why can’t they post the audio discussions of the budget workshop from the city council meeting? Please enter your comment! July 10, 2018 at 10:57 pm July 9, 2018 at 9:43 pm Reply July 12, 2018 at 12:53 pm You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here I suppose we Apopkans will have to call the national headquarters of that pizza chain that starts with the letter D, and tell them our city council says we don’t have enough money ( bare bones budget) and our city road’s potholes will have to wait to be fixed, and that you pizza corporate folks can send your road fixing crew out to Apopka, Florida, and handle it for us, as we don’t want bad roads to ruin good pizza. This is their latest national campaign. You pick up a pizza, head home, and you hit a pothole, and your pizza slides off the seat, onto the floorboard upside down….lol Reply Or you hit the brakes in absolute fear of getting one of those outrageous red light camera tickets, and your pizza ends up in the floorboard upside down, here in this city! Reply Reply Reply Has the City of Apopka considered perhaps selling unused property that they own to help meet the budget? I’m sure they own several hundred pieces of property and not all those perhaps are being used for anything. There’s a nice house on Dream Lake that’s been own by the City for years that they could sell for at least $200k. Also, why did they ever buy that?last_img read more

An Apopka tradition unlike any other: Art and Foliage Festival coming…

first_img Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here The Anatomy of Fear 59th Annual Apopka Art and Foliage Festival takes over Kit Land Nelson Park March 28th-29thWho: GFWC Apopka Woman’s Club and the City of Apopka What: 59th Annual Apopka Art and Foliage Festival Where: Kit Land Nelson Park, 35 S. Park Ave, Apopka, FL When: Saturday, March 28th 9a-5p, Sunday, March 29th 10a-4p Admission: FreeWebsite: www.apopkaartandfoliagefestival.org The 59th Apopka Art and Foliage Festival will be held at Kit Land Nelson Park in Apopka on March 28th & 29th, 2020. The festival showcases the work of approximately 75 juried artisans and crafters, and 22 of the top foliage growers from Central Florida. There will be music, food, and a kid zone presented by Home Depot. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the festival are given back to the community through donations and scholarships. Come join the fun! GFWC Apopka Woman’s Club is a not-for-profit civic organization that supports our community. We are a proud member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs. “The objective of the GFWC Apopka Woman’s Club is to bring together women in an organization where they can use their energies and abilities to benefit their community by promoting civic, cultural, educational, and charitable activities.” Applications are now available for artists and crafters who wish to enter the 59th Annual Apopka Art and Foliage Festival which will take place on March 28th & 29th, 2020 at Kit Land Nelson Park, Apopka, Florida. Applications are on our website: www.apopkaartandfoliagefestival.org Entry Categories: Fine Art: 2 Dimensional: Painting, Drawing, Pastel, Printmaking, Mixed Media, Photography Fine Art: 3 Dimensional: Ornamental Pottery, Sculpture, Glassware, Stained Glass, Mixed Media Fine Handcraft: Functional Pottery, Precious Metal / Gem Jewelry, Intricate Woodworking, Handwoven Creative Crafts: Costume Jewelry, Clothing, Accessories Woodwork, Metalwork, Glass and China Art, Leatherwork, Candles  LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your name here Please enter your comment! TAGSApopka Art and Foliage FestivalKit Land Nelson Park Previous articleOrange County unemployment rate holds at 2.4% in DecemberNext articleOn this day: The Challenger space shuttle explodes Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 last_img read more

New Ireland prop Rodney Ah You smashes lock Alistair Hargreaves

first_imgMonday Jan 20, 2014 New Ireland prop Rodney Ah You smashes lock Alistair Hargreaves New Zealand born Connacht prop Rodney Ah You made one of the tackles on the weekend despite his side being thumped 64-6 by Saracens at Allianz Park on Saturday. Kiwi Ah You was recently named in Ireland’s extended Six Nations squad. Saracens were completely dominant against Connacht and as if to rub salt into the wounds, they even scored a try after this cracking tackle was made. It’s worth seeing though, and former boxer Ah You’s story is an interesting one.Ah You made the move to Ireland after not quite cracking the Crusaders or Super Rugby setup back home, despite having played for New Zealand at both u19 and u20 level. After arriving in Ireland things weren’t entirely plain sailing, but they’re now starting to take shape and after 62 Connacht appearances – with 52 coming off the bench – he has now extended his deal and could possibly play for his newly adopted country very soon.“My initial reaction was pure shock,” he told the Irish Times after hearing about his selection.“You know: it can’t be true. It can’t be true. But yeah, it has slowly been sinking in..”In December he signed a contract extension that means he’ll be with Connacht until 2016. It’s a long way from Christchurch but for Rodney, wife Bella and their children, it’s now very much home.In October he qualified to play for Ireland through residency, and this could be the year that sees him wearing the colours of the country he beat with the Baby Blacks at junior level in 2007.“We made the big decision to move here from New Zealand over three years ago and we’ve never looked back. Galway is our home. It’s where our two boys were born and we love it here,” he said.While it might be some time before he’s a regular fixture in the Ireland squad, with hard hitting tackles like this he’s sure to get the attention of the Ireland coach, fellow Kiwi Joe Schmidt.ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Big Hits & Dirty Play Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO Suspensions handed down after testicle grabbing… 26 WEEKS AGO The ‘double ruffle’ splits opinion with fans… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: The nastiest and most brutal moments… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! (Try Tonight)Smart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

US fundraisers divided on Internet’s effectiveness

US fundraisers divided on Internet’s effectiveness AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  15 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis How many fundraisers are using the Internet and how effective do they rate it as a fundraising tool? Figures for American fundraisers’ answers to these questions appear in the December 2000 Philanthropic Giving Index by The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University.How many fundraisers are using the Internet and how effective do they rate it as a fundraising tool? Figures for American fundraisers’ answers to these questions appear in the December 2000 Philanthropic Giving Index by The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University.While only 7% of the 181 fundraisers who responded to the survey rated e-mail as successful”, 19% of those who actually used e-mail for fundraising rated it successful. Advertisement Read Fundraisers Give Mixed Reviews on Internet’s Value by Paulanne Simmons at dmnews.com. Howard Lake | 19 January 2001 | News 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. read more

Genesis Wellbeing Foundation offers community grants of up to £50,000

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis5 Applications are open now from the Genesis Wellbeing Foundation.The deadlines for applications are 1 October 2017 for small grants and 5 January 2018.  Applicants will find out if they have been successful by 1 December 2017 for small grants and 31 March 2018.https://twitter.com/GenesisHousing/status/904673357366517761 Tagged with: Funding London South East  212 total views,  4 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis5 Genesis Wellbeing Foundation offers community grants of up to £50,000 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.center_img Genesis Wellbeing Foundation, the grantmaking arm of Genesis Housing Association, has opened a new funding round offering grants of up to £50,000.The Foundation funds initiatives that help to sustain, empower and create great places for Genesis residents.  Successful bidders will need to demonstrate the project’s benefit to Genesis residents in London and South East England, but can also cater for the wider community.The Foundation will consider applications for projects that benefit residents in one or more of the themes of:• financial inclusion• enterprise• employment and training• digital engagement• health and wellbeing• social research• volunteering.Organisations running projects in their communities can apply to the Genesis Wellbeing Foundation for a small grant of up to £5,000 or a larger one of up to £50,000. The Foundation will also provide advice and access to networks to help applicants deliver on their project goals. Projects that have received funding in recent years include:• craft sessions for older people• a film foundation• holistic therapy workshops• a community choir.  211 total views,  3 views today Advertisement Howard Lake | 4 September 2017 | News About Genesis Genesis Housing Association provides homes to over 100,000 tenants in 84 local authorities in London and the East of England. It owns or manages around 33,000 homes across a range of tenures including social and private rent, shared ownership and leasehold, and care and support.last_img read more

Lineage Dance’s New Performance Finds Meaning In Loss

first_img Top of the News HerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Special Beauty Tips That Make Indian Women So BeautifulHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeauty EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS More Cool Stuff Subscribe The Lineage Performing Arts Center’s Hilary Thomas is no stranger to making difficult subjects into inspiring live performances. Her original piece about mental health and suicide, Ceiling In The Floor, was intended to be a single performance in 2015. Entering its fourth year in repertory and its 45th performance, Ceiling has proven to be an important and surprisingly popular show for Thomas and the Lineage Performing Arts Center, largely because of the tenderness and care the piece showed to its subject matter.Thomas is back with another challenging piece, and this time she turns her focus to how we move on after a loved one has passed. Weaving together the true and endearing stories of three women–a daughter losing a mother, a wife losing a husband, and a chaplain with thirteen years of counseling mourners–Life After Death for the Living tells less a story of dying, and more the story of how to live.The show blends live storytelling with three actresses, Marisa Echeverria, Lizzie Gracen, and Tess Lina, live piano performed by George Ramirez, and Thomas’ original choreography with the Lineage Dance Company. The Lineage Performing Arts Center’s black box theater holds only fifty guests at a time, making the intimate show even more personal and up-close. Each evening will include a post-show panel featuring Emily Lau and experts in the field of death and dying.Performances are on Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and Sundays at 7:00 p.m., April 7, 8, 14, and 15 at Lineage Performing Arts Center, 89 S. Fair Oaks Avenue, Pasadena.Tickets are $20.00/advance purchase, and $25.00/door. Student and senior tickets are $15.00/$20.00. For tickets or more information call (626) 844-7008 or visit http://www.lineagepac.org/. Uncategorized Lineage Dance’s New Performance Finds Meaning In Loss From STAFF REPORTS Published on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | 3:13 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. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Business News Make a commentcenter_img faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Community News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy First Heatwave Expected Next Week Community News ShareShareTweetSharePin it Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more