first_imgHF Group Limited (HFCK.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Property sector has released it’s 2014 abridged results.For more information about HF Group Limited (HFCK.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the HF Group Limited (HFCK.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: HF Group Limited (HFCK.ke)  2014 abridged results.Company ProfileHF Group Limited formerly (Housing Finance Limited) is a financial services group with interests in mortgage lending, corporate and retail banking, property development and a bancassurance business. Its product and service offering ranges from transactional banking products to financial services for micro-enterprises, group banking, agricultural and small-to-medium enterprises. HF Group offers asset finance services, micro-credit loans and loans for anything from solar water heating systems to mortgage finance. The company also has interests in developing and selling residential houses and offers insurance agency services. Formerly known as HF Group Limited, the company changed its name to HF Group Plc in 2017. Its head office is in Nairobi, Kenya. HF Group Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

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first_img Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Submit a Press Release Submit an Event Listing Rector Belleville, IL Tags Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA 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 June 20, 2014 at 2:53 pm Indeed the Church inclusive(Episcopal/other denominations/faiths) in the United States together with the U.S. government has done little to alleviate the tragic refugee situation in the world given the wealth of the United States and also the coffers of the respective religious institutions. The desperate Humanitarian, moral calling to our leaders has basically been in platitudes comparatively speaking to our resources in our blessed affluent country! Currently there are Millions of Palestinian refugees throughout the Middle East(Jordan,Syria,Lebanon,Iraq …) who have beenrepeatedly forced to flee from one refugee camp to another (when Israel forced them out in 1948) with no right to return; other refugees displaced by war over 500,000+ to Turkey,800,000+ to Lebanon, 567,000+ to Jordan,200,000+ to Iraq,130,000+ to Egypt, and 6,500,000+ internally displaced persons in Syria (including Palestinians). Source: National Geographic March 2014. Rector Hopkinsville, KY Featured Events Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA World Refugee Day Comments are closed. Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Featured Jobs & Calls Director of Music Morristown, NJ Erna Lund says: Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Tampa, FL Posted Jun 19, 2014 Press Release Service Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Rector Knoxville, TN Rector Pittsburgh, PA New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Presiding Bishop’s 2014 World Refugee Day message ‘I was a stranger and you welcomed me’ Youth Minister Lorton, VA The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group 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 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] “Remember in prayer all who flee persecution and suffering in search of security and peace, remember the baptismal promise to strive for justice and peace, and reaffirm our commitment to welcoming the stranger as Christ himself,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori states in her 2014 World Refugee Day message.World Refugee Day is June 20, and in her message, the Presiding Bishop also heralds the work of Episcopal Migration Ministries (EMM) for its extensive resettlement and advocacy efforts.The following is Presiding Bishop Jefferts Schori’s message.2014 World Refugee DayI was a stranger and you welcomed me.On June 20, communities across the globe will celebrate World Refugee Day, honoring the strength, resilience, and contributions of refugees. In 2014, the world has seen the heights to which refugees can rise when given the chance to start a new life in dignity and peace. A former refugee became the first American citizen in a generation to win the Boston Marathon. At the same time the world has been challenged by the ongoing and urgent need to protect the vulnerable fleeing conflicts in Syria, South Sudan, the Congo, Myanmar, and Central Africa. This World Refugee Day, The Episcopal Church honors the proud legacy of our Church’s intentional work of welcoming refugees – a ministry that began in 1939 through the Presiding Bishop’s Fund for World Relief.The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees estimates that there are currently more than 15 million refugees worldwide, the majority of whom are women and children. These vulnerable individuals have fled their homes, often with little more than the clothes on their backs, and frequently leaving family members behind. Less than 1% of these 15 million refugees will ever be resettled in a third country. Many will live out their lives in uncertainty or the indignity of refugee “camps,” as essentially stateless persons. The United States has a proud tradition of resettling more refugees each year than any other receiving country, and since 1988 Episcopal Migration Ministries (EMM) has partnered with the U.S. government to welcome refugees into new communities.In 2013 alone, EMM helped almost 5,000 refugees build new lives in security and peace in 30 communities across the United States. To carry out this work, EMM collaborates with local partner agencies in 26 Episcopal dioceses and 22 states to welcome those fleeing violence and persecution. This ministry links public funding with private donations and volunteers to accompany refugees through their first months in the United States. Each year, EMM welcomes an ever-diversifying refugee population – from more than 69 nations to date. The EMM affiliate network includes staff and volunteers who provide refugees with the essentials needed as they begin their new lives in the U.S., including housing, food, furnishings, and orientation to life in their new communities. That assistance includes connection to services like English classes and job training, access to health care, enrolling their children in school, and understanding the other services available in the community. Our communities and congregations are in turn enriched socially, culturally, and spiritually by the presence and contributions of refugees.This World Refugee Day, remember in prayer all who flee persecution and suffering in search of security and peace, remember the baptismal promise to strive for justice and peace, and reaffirm our commitment to welcoming the stranger as Christ himself.The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts SchoriPresiding Bishop and PrimateThe Episcopal ChurchObispa Presidente de la Iglesia Episcopal presenta Mensaje de 2014 del Día Mundial de los RefugiadosFui forastero y me acogisteis.[19 de junio de 2014] “Recuerde en oración a todos los que huyen de la persecución y el sufrimiento y que buscan la seguridad y la paz, recuerde la promesa bautismal de luchar por la justicia y la paz, y reafirmar nuestro compromiso de dar la bienvenida al extraño como al mismo Cristo”, la Obispa Presidente de la Iglesia Episcopal Katharine Jefferts Schori indica en su mensaje de 2014 del Día Mundial de los Refugiados.El Día Mundial de los Refugiados es el 20 de junio, y en su mensaje, la Obispa Presidente también anuncia la obra del Ministerio Episcopal de Migración (EMM) y sus grandes esfuerzos de reasentamiento y defensoría.A continuación el mensaje de la Obispa Presidente Jefferts Schori.Día Mundial de los Refugiados 2014Fui forastero y me acogisteis.El 20 de junio, las comunidades de todo el mundo celebrarán el Día Mundial del Refugiado, en honor a la fuerza, resistencia, y a las contribuciones de los refugiados. En el 2014, el mundo ha podido ver lo tan alto que pueden llegar los refugiados cuando se les brinda la oportunidad de empezar una vida nueva con dignidad y paz. Un ex refugiado se convirtió en el primer ciudadano estadounidense en una generación al ganar el maratón de Boston. Al mismo tiempo, el mundo ha sido cuestionado por la necesidad continua y urgente de proteger a los vulnerables que huyen de los conflictos en Siria, Sudán del Sur, el Congo, Myanmar, y África Central. En este Día Mundial del Refugiado, la Iglesia Episcopal honra el legado de orgullo del trabajo intencional de nuestra Iglesia al acoger a los refugiados – un ministerio que comenzó en 1939 a través del Fondo de la Obispa Presidente para Ayuda Mundial.El Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Refugiados estima que actualmente hay más de 15 millones de refugiados en todo el mundo, la mayoría de los cuales son mujeres y niños. Estos individuos vulnerables han huido de sus hogares, a menudo con poco más que la ropa que llevaban puesta, y con frecuencia dejando atrás a familiares. Menos del 1% de estos 15 millones de refugiados nunca serán re-establecidos en un tercer país. Muchos vivirán sus vidas en la incertidumbre o en la indignidad de “campos” para refugiados como personas esencialmente sin patria. Los Estados Unidos tiene una orgullosa tradición de reasentar a refugiados cada año y más que en cualquier otro país que los recibe, y desde 1988 el Ministerio Episcopal de Migración (EMM) se han asociado con el gobierno de los EE.UU. para recibir a los refugiados en nuevas comunidades.Sólo en 2013, el Ministerio Episcopal de Migración ayudó a casi 5.000 refugiados a construir una nueva vida con seguridad y paz en 30 comunidades de los Estados Unidos. Para llevar a cabo este trabajo, la EMM colabora con agencias locales asociadas en 26 diócesis episcopales y 22 estados para dar la bienvenida a quienes huyen de la violencia y la persecución. Este ministerio vincula la financiación pública con donaciones privadas y voluntarios para acompañar a los refugiados a través de sus primeros meses que están en los Estados Unidos. Cada año, la EMM da la bienvenida a una población diversificada de refugiados – de más de 69 países hasta la fecha. La red de afiliados EMM incluye el personal y los voluntarios que proporcionan a los refugiados con los elementos necesarios a medida que comienzan su nueva vida en los EE.UU., lo cual incluye vivienda, la alimentación, el mobiliario, y la orientación sobre la vida en sus nuevas comunidades. Esa asistencia incluye la conexión a servicios como clases de inglés y capacitación para el trabajo, el acceso a la asistencia sanitaria, inscripción a sus hijos en la escuela, y tener un mejor conocimiento sobre los otros servicios disponibles en la comunidad. Nuestras comunidades y congregaciones están a su vez enriquecidas socialmente, culturalmente y espiritualmente por la presencia y las contribuciones de los refugiados.En este Día Mundial del Refugiado, recuerde en oración a todos los que huyen de la persecución y el sufrimiento y que buscan la seguridad y la paz, recuerde la promesa bautismal de luchar por la justicia y la paz, y reafirmar nuestro compromiso de dar la bienvenida al extraño como al mismo Cristo.La Reverendísima Katharine Jefferts SchoriObispa Presidente y PrimadaLa Iglesia Episcopal Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Submit a Job Listing Rector Bath, NC This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Rector Smithfield, NC 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 Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Rector Collierville, TN Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Rector Washington, DC Comments (1) Associate Rector Columbus, GA Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Advocacy Peace & Justice, Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Refugees Migration & Resettlement, Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Rector Martinsville, VA Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Rector Albany, NY Rector Shreveport, LA Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Curate Diocese of Nebraska Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AKlast_img read more

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first_imgWednesday Jun 3, 2015 Midweek Madness – Christian Wade butchers hat-trick try against the Barbarians England romped to a 73-12 victory over the Barbarians at Twickenham on Sunday, with the likes of Wade and Danny Cipriani piling on the points. Wade ended up with a hat-trick as England scored their highest ever win over the Baa-Baas.Earlier in the game the dynamic winger blew a golden opportunity though, bringing back memories of the likes of Christophe Dominici, Tana Umaga and even Christian Cullen. There are plenty more, so some notable bloopers have been listed in the Related Posts below this.Luckily for Wade, it mattered none as England proved too strong for a talented Barbarians outfit, and he grabbed a hat-trick later anyway. View the match highlights here.ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error See it to Believe it Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Experts explain what actually happens… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Leigh Halfpenny makes yet another… 26 WEEKS AGO Parisse alley-oop magic sets up brilliant… 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 TodayNueeyWrinkle Remedy Stuns TV Judges: Forget Surgery, Do This Once DailySmart 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

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first_imgSave this picture!Courtesy of Avignon-Clouet Architectes+ 13 Share Projects France “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/325035/down-up-house-avignon-clouet-architectes Clipboard Area:  50 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project CopyAbout this officeAvignon-Clouet ArchitectesOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesWoodHousesFrancePublished on February 03, 2013Cite: “Down Up House / Avignon-Clouet Architectes” 03 Feb 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogAluminium CompositesTechnowoodWood Siding in KSR Villa BodrumPlasticsMitrexSolar SidingMetal PanelsAurubisOxidized Copper: Nordic BrownEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesCupa PizarrasCupaclad® 101 Random in Les PalmiersUrban ApplicationsIsland Exterior FabricatorsPublic Safety Answering Center II Envelope SystemConcreteKrytonConcrete Hardening – Hard-CemSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylights – Ridgelight 25-40°Porcelain StonewareGrespaniaPorcelain Tiles – Coverlam ImperialWindowspanoramah!®ah! Vertical SlidingFastenersSchöckConcrete Façade Fasteners – Isolink®CarpetsFabromont AGTextile Floor Covering – Arena®CoatingsFormicaLaminate – ColorCore®2More products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream ArchDaily 2011 Down Up House / Avignon-Clouet Architectescenter_img Architects: Avignon-Clouet Architectes Area Area of this architecture project Down Up House / Avignon-Clouet ArchitectesSave this projectSaveDown Up House / Avignon-Clouet Architectes CopyHouses•France ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/325035/down-up-house-avignon-clouet-architectes Clipboard Save this picture!Courtesy of Avignon-Clouet ArchitectesText description provided by the architects. A long wooded corridor lined with services (laundry, bathroom, dressing, toilets) leads to panoramic bedrooms overhanging the garden, via two hidden stairs.Save this picture!Courtesy of Avignon-Clouet ArchitectesBetween these two volumes is inserted a room opened outwards. To create the interface with the current house, the new volume is completely glazed. It  gives the impression of a levitating architecture that wouldn’t dare resting on the ground of this limited landscape area.Save this picture!Courtesy of Avignon-Clouet ArchitectesBut most of all, the extension of this raised ground floor flat, from a 19th century’s building, is an exploit! Indeed, the access between the street and the garden was unthinkable with a narrow corridor ending in square angle and a partly buried extension . Without the strong will of the architect and the builder to take up the challenge, this project would never have emerged.Save this picture!SectionProject gallerySee allShow lessUrban Park of Palouriotissa Third Prize Winning Proposal / Groundlab + Clara OlorizArticlesNew Law Courts of Caen Competition Entry / be baumschlager eberleArticles Share “COPY” Year:  Houseslast_img read more

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 21 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 2 August 2000 | News Scottish charity law Web site launched The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) has launched the Scottish charity law consultation Web site. It is an online consultation system for voluntary organisations across Scotland to give their views on the key issue of charity law reformThe Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) has launched the Scottish charity law consultation Web site. It is an online consultation system for voluntary organisations across Scotland to give their views on the key issue of charity law reform.Apart from the need for a modern definition of charity, issues already identified by the sector include the absence of adequate fundraising regulations, the lack of a register of charities in Scotland, and advice and ./guidance needed by voluntary managers. Advertisement Scottish charities can contribute their views at the Scottish charity law consultation Web site. 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. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis read more

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first_img Organizers of the Indiana Small Farm Conference remind farmers that it’s never too early to gain new insights ahead of the growing season.“The longer and busier days will be here soon enough,” says Tamara Benjamin, assistant agriculture and natural resources program leader and diversified agriculture specialist for Purdue Extension and a conference organizer. “The Indiana Small Farm Conference is a great way to learn what’s new and what’s next in production, marketing and other areas to make the most of your efforts in 2021 and for years to come.”Featuring keynote speakers Richard Perkins and Dan and Julie Perkins, the ninth annual conference and trade show will take place March 4-6, with live and on-demand content delivered through the interactive Microsoft Teams application. All content will remain available to participants after the conference is over.Registration is open, and the fee to attend all three days of the conference is $35 per person. This year’s conference offers several tracks, from which attendees can choose sessions that best align with their farming operations and goals:Advanced Livestock, with a focus on pasture renovation and management, as well as breakout sessions on beef, goats, sheep and poultry.Advanced Vegetable Production, with panels on leafy greens, soil health and cover crops, and on-demand crop-update/growing technique content.Beginning Farmer, which will help newcomers set themselves up for success through sessions on developing farm stands and diversifying enterprises.Farm Business & Marketing Plans, with suggestions from successful vendors to increase sales, presentations on e-commerce and tax benefits and more.Regenerative Agriculture, featuring a grower panel and a presentation by Ray “The Soil Guy” Archuleta, a soil scientist with over 30 years of experience.Urban Agriculture, with a variety of sessions covering urban farms, soil health, pest management and community engagement.A youth track will offer sessions on careers in agriculture and small farms to middle school and high school audiences. On March 5, an Exploring Agriculture and Small Farm Careers panel will showcase interactive discussions about careers in horticulture, organic farming, livestock farming, agricultural entrepreneurship and more. Saturday’s Show-and-Tell sessions will feature presentations on beekeeping, horticulture, livestock management and more. The Purdue Ag Ambassadors and Purdue chapter of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) will discuss their collegiate agriculture experiences.“It’s exciting to see the next generation, including Purdue Agriculture students, take the lead on Saturday,” Benjamin says. “The future of farming depends on inspiring young people to consider what they can achieve now and in the years ahead.”The Purdue Extension Farm Stress Team also will provide pre-recorded on-demand videos and resources related to mental health, including resources specifically related to the COVID-19 pandemic.“With the unique challenges of 2020 added to existing stress for agriculture professionals, it was essential to offer focused content about mental health and well-being,” Benjamin says.The 2021 Indiana Small Farm Conference begins March 4, with on-demand availability for virtual tours of such Indiana farms as Four Flags Farm, Freedom Valley Farm and Maple Hills Farm. Testimonials from farmers about how they have persevered through COVID-19 also will be available on demand.Keynote speakers for the 2021 conference are:Richard Perkins (12:30-1:30 p.m. EST, March 5) is the co-owner, director and lead designer of Ridgedale Farm AB in Värmland, Sweden, author of the internationally renowned Regenerative Agriculture, and producer of the series “Making Small Farms Work.” Blending dynamic instruction and down-to-earth pragmatism, he promotes a philosophy of permaculture in farming — design strategies to capitalize on patterns and resilient features in natural ecosystems. He will discuss how focusing on regenerative agriculture can empower small farm enterprises to be resilient, entrepreneurial and profitable.Dan and Julie Perkins (12:30-1:30 p.m. EST, March 6) operate Perkins’ Good Earth Farm, an organic vegetable farm on 20 acres in DeMotte. After balancing a career in soil and water conservation with farming on the side, the Perkins family made a transition to full-time farming in 2019. Dan and Julie will discuss their experiences in “the beautiful, sometimes chaotic, get-your-hands-dirty, oh-so-satisfying working of the land.”Vendors also can participate in a virtual trade show, for which they will receive their own designated channel to engage with attendees for the entirety of the conference. Vendor registration is $70, which includes access to all conference sessions. Vendors interested in exhibiting can sign up here.Due to the popularity of the Indiana Small Farm Conference, credit card payment is strongly recommended. Attendees will receive Microsoft Teams login information for the conference only after payment is received.If you have a question about registration, email [email protected] you require special accommodations to participate in the conference, or have questions about the conference itself, email [email protected] or call 765-494-8490.A detailed conference schedule will be available several days before the event, and currently scheduled sessions are subject to change. For more information, or to sign up, visit the Indiana Small Farm Conference website.Follow the conference on Twitter and Instagram at @SmallFarmPurdue or on Facebook at @PurdueExtensionSmallFarms, with the hashtag #PurdueSmallFarms. Previous articleThe Hoosier Ag Today Podcast for January 28, 2021Next articleNational Farm Machinery Show and Championship Tractor Pull Postpones Until 2022 Purdue University News Service Facebook Twitter Home Indiana Agriculture News Prep for the 2021 Season With the Indiana Small Farm Conference SHARE By Purdue University News Service – Jan 28, 2021 SHARE Facebook Twitter Prep for the 2021 Season With the Indiana Small Farm Conferencelast_img read more

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first_imgFacebook Breaking barriers: Trailblazing women in sports media ReddIt TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Linkedin printChancellor Victor Boschini announced in an email Friday that May Commencement ceremonies would be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and celebrated Saturday, Aug. 8.In a video sent to the Class of 2020, Boschini said the university did consider a virtual ceremony but decided against it. ReddIt Alexa Hines World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Alexa Hineshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/alexa-hines/ “After thoughtful consideration of our options, we felt it was most important to host commencement for our students, Horned Frog families, and for our community, a celebration of academic achievement in TCU’s grand tradition,” Boschini said in his email.“When I first started watching the video, I immediately started sobbing. I’m so happy.”Senior pathology major Claire Simpson.Hundreds of people emailed, texted and called Chancellor Boschini regarding the commencement ceremony.“[This is] definitely the best option,” said senior communication major Lauren Working. “I have friends who go to schools that made it virtual. At least we get to say our goodbyes and walk across that stage.”Working said postponing graduation allows students to have the celebration they deserve. “I’m very proud of Boschini for handling this unprecedented situation with integrity and compassion,” she said. Even though Commencement will be rescheduled, the Class of 2020 will still be able to participate in the Senior Toast, which has been rescheduled to Friday, Aug. 7. This TCU tradition is a casual dinner with Boschini where he offers graduating seniors a formal toast and giveaway prizes.“TCU truly is a special place,” said senior speech pathology major Lindsay Tretton. “Their commitment to the Class of 2020 means the world to me.”The details of the ceremonies are still to be determined. TCU’s Registrar’s Office will email all spring graduates asking for their RSVP to attend by June 30.For more details on the new Commencement date, go to TCU’s Commencement website. + posts Facebook TCU Graduation (photo courtesy of TCUcommencement.com center_img Dickies Arena to open doors this week Alumnus to reopen local bar Tunnel of Oppression highlights different groups, encourages change Previous articleHoroscope: March 26, 2020Next articleHoroscope: March 27, 2020 Alexa Hines RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Alexa Hineshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/alexa-hines/ Twitter Alexa Hineshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/alexa-hines/ Linkedin Twitter Alexa Hineshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/alexa-hines/ Alexa is the Audience Engagement Editor for TCU360. She is a journalism major and Spanish minor from Orange County, California. In her free time, Alexa loves reading about and watching sports. Welcome TCU Class of 2025last_img read more

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first_imgNews June 2, 2021 Find out more SlovakiaEurope – Central Asia Protecting journalistsEvents ImpunityPredators News RSF and 60 other organisations call for an EU anti-SLAPP directive Marian Kočner and Alena Zsuzsová, charged with ordering and contracting the murder of an Aktuality.sk journalist, have been acquitted by the Special Criminal Court. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) expected Slovakia to set a positive example regarding the prosecution and condemnation of crimes against journalists. Instead, the case remains in the situation of impunity. February 4, 2021 Find out more Help by sharing this information September 3, 2020 RSF: The acquittal of the accused mastermind of Ján Kuciak’s murder is a huge failure of Slovakia’s law enforcement bodies News RSF_en to go furthercenter_img Slovak premier visits RSF, encouraged to turn his country into “press freedom model for Europe” News Use the Digital Services Act to make democracy prevail over platform interests, RSF tells EU Receive email alerts Follow the news on Slovakia Marian Kočner (Vladimír Šimíček / AFP). SlovakiaEurope – Central Asia Protecting journalistsEvents ImpunityPredators After the verdict of Slovakia’s Special Criminal Court, the mastermind of the murder of the journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kušnírová remains unknown. On September 3, the Court acquitted Marian Kočner, charged with ordering the killing of the Aktuality.sk investigative reporter, and Alena Zsuzsová, his associate, accused of contracting the murder. The third person tried in the case, Tomáš Szabó, was sentenced to 25 years in prison for participating at the murder.“The verdict is shocking. The acquittal of the accused mastermind and intermediary is evidence of a huge failure of the investigation bodies and the judiciary,” said Pavol Szalai, Head of RSF’s EU/Balkans Desk. “We expected Slovakia to set a positive example in the prosecution and condemnation of the crimes against journalists. Instead, we remain in a situation of impunity.” Although the Court has admitted that Ján Kuciak was indeed killed because of his work, it has ruled that “not a single direct proof of Marian Kočner’s guilt was presented”. All proofs against the businessman presented by the special prosecutor and collected by the police were indirect. Seeking new evidence will be difficult, since the special police team investigating the murder had already been disbanded, a decision criticised by RSF as premature. The prosecutor, who requested a 25-year prison term for all three accused, has already filed an appeal, which will be examined by the Slovak Supreme Court. Two verdicts were previously pronounced in the affair. Miroslav Marček admitted to shooting the couple – assisted by his cousin Tomáš Szabó – and was found guilty last April. His 23-year prison sentence is not in force yet, as the prosecutor appealed, asking for 25 years. Zoltán Andruskó, who has cooperated with the police since his arrest, pleaded guilty and was sentenced in December 2019 to 15 years in prison for passing on the order to Miroslav Marček and Tomáš Szabó. Both Alena Zsuzsová and Marian Kočner will remain in detention. Last February, the press freedom predator was sentenced to 19 years in prison for forging promissory notes in an attempt to extort 69 million euros from the country’s biggest commercial channel, TV Markíza. He appealed and is now awaiting a new trial. Out of 180 countries, Slovakia is ranked 33rd in RSF’s 2020 World Press Freedom Index. Organisation December 2, 2020 Find out morelast_img read more

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first_img Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Subscribe 2020-05-29 Seth Welborn About Author: Seth Welborn May 29, 2020 1,169 Views Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / Mortgage Servicers to Advance $3.6B to Mortgage-Backed Securities Share Save in Daily Dose, Featured, Market Studies, News Sign up for DS News Daily Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Mortgage Servicers to Advance $3.6B to Mortgage-Backed Securities The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Related Articles The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Previous: SFR’s Place in the Housing Market Next: Will Housing Lead Post-Pandemic Recovery? Seth Welborn is a Reporter for DS News and MReport. A graduate of Harding University, he has covered numerous topics across the real estate and default servicing industries. Additionally, he has written B2B marketing copy for Dallas-based companies such as AT&T. An East Texas Native, he also works part-time as a photographer.  Print This Post Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Volumes of forbearance plans have flattened, according to new data from Black Knight. As of May 26, 4.76 million homeowners are in forbearance plans, with a net increase of just 7,000 new forbearance plans since last week.At these levels, mortgage servicers need to advance a combined $3.6 billion a month to holders of government-backed mortgage securities on COVID-19-related forbearances. That’s on top of the $1.5 billion in T&I payments they must make on behalf of borrowers.P&I advance payments have been capped at four months for servicers of GSE-backed mortgages. Given today’s number of loans in forbearance, servicers of GSE-backed loans still face up to $8.8 billion in advances over that four-month period.According to a survey from LendingTree, most homeowners who have been approved for a mortgage forbearance may not need one. Of the 25% of homeowners surveyed that applied, 80% were approved for a forbearance. However, while the majority of people who applied were approved, only 5% said they wouldn’t have been able to pay their mortgage without forbearance. Another 72% of those who received forbearance reported feeling at least a little guilty about it.Those who applied for forbearance differed along with gender, generational, and income divides. In general, women were less likely to apply for forbearance than men, with 10.2% of women and 37.8% of men surveyed applying because of the coronavirus pandemic. While men were far more likely to apply than women, approval rates between the genders were similar, with 75% of women and 81% of men being approved.Of all the generations, millennials and Gen Xers were more likely to say that they wanted a break from payments. Notably, 71% of respondents from these age groups said they could’ve made their payment but just wanted a pause. An average of only 4.3% of millennials and Gen Xers said they wouldn’t have been able to pay their mortgages without forbearance.While fewer baby boomers applied for forbearance, as older homeowners are more likely to own their homes outright or are closer to paying off their mortgages, those who did were in much greater need. In fact, 20% of baby boomers said they needed forbearance to avoid missing their monthly payment. The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days agolast_img read more

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first_imgMartin Holverda/iStockBY: CAMMERON PARRISH, ABC NEWS(DALLAS) — Two of Texas’ biggest cities are reporting an uptick in COVID-19 cases over the past several days as concerns mount over how protests sparked by the death of George Floyd may be increasing the spread of the virus.Dallas County announced an additional 298 positive cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, according to Dallas County Health and Human Services, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 11,541. Meanwhile, the city of Houston, in Harris County, announced there were 180 new cases on Thursday, bringing the total number of cases in the city to 8,231. There have been over 13,600 cases in Harris County, most in the state.The total announced Friday in Dallas County was the highest single-day amount of cases since the start of the pandemic. The previous high came just one day earlier, on Thursday.“We’re seeing the numbers increasing. They’re not increasing exponentially, but they’re increasing linearly in time with the same steady pace,” said Dr. David Persse, medical director for the Houston Fire Department. “So the optimizations are in fact, increasing our case counts.”Dallas County also said that over 80% of workers who tested positive for the virus have been critical infrastructure workers who worked in commonly affected sectors such as health care, transportation, food and agriculture, public works, finance, communications, clergy, first responders and other essential functions.County Judge Clay Jenkins, the county’s top elected official, discussed the concerns of protesters becoming infected with the virus — as well as police officers.“I am concerned about the officers when I see 100 people shoulder to shoulder in a deal where we have COVID, which we have no immunity for and it’s spreading through our community,” said Jenkins. “That’s a concern.”Persse cautioned that the recent protests were unlikely to be the cause if there’s a prolonged spike in cases.“If it stays at this, this sort of same rate of increase, then I definitely won’t say you can blame the protests,” Persse said. “If anything, it’s going to be the reopening of society and people becoming fatigued, if you will, with the precautions we’ve asked them to take.”Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order June 3 for the state to move into phase three of reopening, allowing many business and activities to resume. The state has recorded over 71,000 cases and at least 1,788 deaths since the start of the pandemic, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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