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US home prices jump in June

first_img Tags: NULL US home prices jump in June Tuesday 31 August 2010 8:51 pm Prices of US single-family homes gained more than expected in June and rose in the second quarter, reflecting the lingering boost from homebuyer tax credits that ended in April, Standard & Poor’s/Case Shiller home price indexes showed yesterday.The effects of buyer tax credits have largely filtered through and home prices will be hard-pressed to sustain these gains with unemployment still near 10 per cent, economists agree.The S&P/Case Shiller composite index of 20 metropolitan areas rose 0.3 per cent in June from May on a seasonally adjusted basis. The rise was better than the 0.2 per cent increase expected by economists polled by Reuters, though slower than the 0.5 per cent rise in May.Unadjusted, the 20-city index gained one per cent following May’s 1.3 per cent jump. In the year, prices rose 4.2 per cent, surpassing the Reuters forecast of 3.9 per cent. S&P, which publishes the indexes, also said home prices nationally rose 4.4 per cent in the second quarter after a 2.8 per cent drop in the first quarter.Prices rose in 17 of the 20 metro areas in June, S&P said, adding that in the first half of the year 15 of the 20 areas had positive annual growth rates. The housing market is in better shape than a year ago, S&P said.Most cities posted smaller price gains in June, though, and the annual growth rates slowed in 14 of the metro areas.“The worry starts when you remember that the Homebuyers’ Tax Credit has expired, foreclosures are still at high levels, and July data on home sales and starts were very, very weak,” David M Blitzer, chairman of the index committee at S&P, said in a statement. whatsapp Share whatsapp Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofTortilla Mango Cups: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofNew England Patriots’ Cam Newton says no extra motivation from Mac Jones’SportsnautBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofWhat to Know About ‘Loki’ Ahead of Disney+ Premier on June 9Family Proof Show Comments ▼ KCS-content last_img read more

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Trans-Century Limited (TCL.ke) 2017 Annual Report

first_imgTrans-Century Limited (TCL.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Investment sector has released it’s 2017 annual report.For more information about Trans-Century Limited (TCL.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Trans-Century Limited (TCL.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Trans-Century Limited (TCL.ke)  2017 annual report.Company ProfileTrans-Century Limited is an infrastructure company offering services and expertise in power infrastructure, infrastructure projects and engineering infrastructure. Power infrastructure includes manufacturing electrical cables, overhead conductors, power and control cables, data and communication cables, instrumentation and control cables, mining cables, transformers and switchgear. Infrastructure projects include critical energy and transport infrastructure which supports key pillars of the domestic and export economy. Engineering infrastructure includes providing services for mechanical engineering, civil engineering, transport and logistics and craneage and erection services. Trans-Century Limited has operating divisions in 14 countries in East, Central and Southern Africa. The company was established in 1997 by a group of leading Kenya professionals and investors looking to invest in growth sectors in Africa. Its head office is based in Nairobi, Kenya. Trans-Century Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

UK shares to buy: I’d invest £3k in these stocks

first_img I think some of the best UK shares to buy today are homebuilders. I’m not just saying that. I plan to put my money where my mouth is and invest £3,000 in a basket of companies that operate in the sector. UK shares to buyThe UK is currently experiencing a housing market boom. Property values increased by more than 10% last year. Meanwhile, the total value of homes sold in the UK is expected to reach £461bn in 2021, a jump of 46% over 2020. 5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Several factors are driving the growth. Low interest rates have made homes more affordable, and higher loan-to-value mortgages have also helped borrowers gain access to financing.On top of this, the UK housing market has been structurally undersupplied for years. And then there’s the race for space. Homebuyers are racing to buy large properties in the country as the pandemic has changed work and living patterns. With all of these tailwinds working together, it seems likely the UK housing market will continue to experience growth in the years ahead. As such, I reckon some of the best UK shares to buy are builders Taylor Wimpey (LSE: TW), Persimmon (LSE: PSN) and Barratt Developments (LSE: BDEV). I would buy all three with an investment of £3,000. Growth potential Taylor is already on track to build more properties this year than in 2020. In its latest trading update, the company reported that its total order book was £2.8bn as of the middle of April, compared to just under £2.7bn last year. It has also increased its short-term and strategic land banks by around 10,000 plots. Barratt also appears to be firing on all cylinders. According to its latest trading update, it has achieved 13,558 home completions in its current financial year.In 2019 for the same period, the company completed 11,861 properties. The organisation has also been increasing the size of its landbank, buying up more than 12,000 plots over the past financial year.Persimmon’s growth is just as impressive. The company’s current forward sales are 23% ahead of last year and 11% the head of the same point in 2019. In addition, the average selling price for homes sold to owner-occupiers is £252,000, compared to £244,500 in 2019. Like its peers, Persimmon has also been deploying profits back into its land bank. A total of 6,000 plots have been brought into the business in 29 locations across the UK so far this year. All three companies have reported that there is a promising pipeline of land investment opportunities.UK shares to buyOverall, all three of these companies are seeing high demand, rising prices and plenty of scope for growth. That said, they are facing some headwinds as well. Rising costs and commodity and worker shortages are all causing headaches. At the same time, the three are having to spend tens of millions of pounds to rectify defects on some of their already sold buildings. These challenges could impact growth. A sudden increase in interest rates may also reduce demand. Still, despite these risks and challenges, I continue to believe these are some of the best UK shares to buy right now. And I would buy all of them for my portfolio with an investment of £3k.  Enter Your Email Address The Motley Fool UK’s Top Income Stock… 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. Rupert Hargreaves has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. 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. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. See all posts by Rupert Hargreaves We think that when a company’s CEO owns 12.1% of its stock, that’s usually a very good sign.But with this opportunity it could get even better.Still only 55 years old, he sees the chance for a new “Uber-style” technology.And this is not a tiny tech startup full of empty promises.This extraordinary company is already one of the largest in its industry.Last year, revenues hit a whopping £1.132 billion.The board recently announced a 10% dividend hike.And it has been a superb Motley Fool income pick for 9 years running!But even so, we believe there could still be huge upside ahead.Clearly, this company’s founder and CEO agrees.center_img UK shares to buy: I’d invest £3k in these stocks Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Rupert Hargreaves | Monday, 31st May, 2021 | More on: BDEV PSN TW Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Learn how you can grab this ‘Top Income Stock’ Report now Image source: Getty Images last_img read more

Chris Cusiter will start for Glasgow against Benetton Treviso

first_imgGlasgow Warriors Magners League at the Stadio Monigo on Saturday 16 April (kick-off 3pm local time/2pm BST)15 Peter Murchie 14 Hefin O’Hare13 Federico Aramburu12 Graeme Morrison CAPTAIN11 DTH van der Merwe 10 Ruaridh Jackson9 Chris Cusiter 1 Ryan Grant2 Dougie Hall3 Moray Low4 Aly Muldowney5 Tom Ryder6 Robert Harley7 Richie Vernon8 Johnnie BeattieSubstitutes: 16 Fergus Thomson,17 Kevin Tkachuk,18 Jon Welsh,19 Chris Fusaro,20 Ryan Wilson,21 Colin Gregor,22 Duncan Weir,23 Peter Horne EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND – MARCH 13: Chris Cusiter of Scotland in action during the RBS Six Nations Championship match between Scotland and England at Murrayfield Stadium on March 13, 2010 in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images) Glasgow scrum-half Chris CusiterGlasgow Warriors scrum-half Chris Cusiter will start this Saturday’s Magners League clash against Benetton Treviso at the Stadio Monigo.Although Cusiter’s return to the squad was announced earlier this week, it was confirmed today that he will be on the field from the outset – a prospect that has the players, supporters and coaching staff brimming with excitement, none moreso than head coach Sean Lineen. “Having Chris back is massive not only for us, but for him,” said Lineen.“It’s been a hard 11 months for Chris but he’s always kept his head high and we’ve always supported him. He’s a world class player and has been buzzing around the field all week. The whole squad has been buoyed by his return. The medical staff have been excellent and shown real patience as he has. It’s all about getting him on the field now and giving him every opportunity of being involved at the World Cup.”Cusiter is among four personnel changes from the team that beat Aironi almost a fortnight ago, with one further positional switch. In addition to the British  Irish Lion’s inclusion in the backs, Hefin O’Hare replaces Alex Dunbar on the right wing and DTH van der Merwe moves over to the left as a result.The pack sees hooker Dougie Hall promoted from a bench appearance last time out to a starting berth this week as he continues his recovery from a shoulder injury. Following an improved performance against Aironi, Johnnie Beattie is re-instated to the back-row in place of Ryan Wilson.Ahead of the squad’s maiden trip to the Stadio Monigo, Lineen continued: “Treviso have been around for a few years and are well-versed in the Heineken Cup. They are also very difficult at home. “It’s important that we give good performances in these last three games. The players know what it’s all about – we need to finish on a winning note.” Unavailable for selection: John Barclay (rest), Rob Dewey (knee), James Eddie (illness), Max Evans (elbow), James Fleming (knee), Calum Forrester (knee), Richie Gray (rest), Ed Kalman (back), Alastair Kellock (rest), Murray McConnell (back), Colin Shaw (knee).BE THE EXTRA MAN NEXT SEASONGlasgow Warriors’ adult, student and concession season ticket prices have been frozen once again and under-18s can enjoy all the thrills of the Magners League and Heineken Cup from just £35. Those who sign up to any of the club’s over-18 season ticket options will be entered into an exclusive prize draw to win an all expenses paid trip to travel with the squad, with a friend, to the Warriors’ premier European fixture next season. Season tickets go on sale this Friday so keep an eye on the club’s website – www.glasgowwarriors.org – for more details. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALSlast_img read more

A year after Hurricane Harvey, some Texans are using outdated flood…

first_img Please enter your name here The Anatomy of Fear Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 TAGSHurricane Harveytheconversation.com Previous articleSurprise! A burned omelet for breakfastNext articleThe best news of the week Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Please enter your comment! Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Hurricane Season 2018By Wanyun Shao, Assistant Professor of Geography, University of Alabama and first published on theconversation.com.One year ago, on August 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey struck Texas – the first major hurricane to make landfall in the United States since Wilma in 2005. Harvey dumped record-breaking rain and flooded hundreds of thousands of homes in and around Houston. It caused some US$125 billion in damages, making it one of the costliest natural disasters in U.S. history.But human choices played a role. Before Harvey, Houston was widely known as a model of unchecked urban development. With no formal zoning or comprehensive plan, developers were allowed to turn virtually any land, including wetlands, into houses and shopping malls. The National Flood Insurance Program, administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), unintentionally encouraged intense development by offering coverage in flood-prone areas at below-cost rates.Harvey’s impacts in Houston provide an ideal case study for unsustainable human-environment interaction. After last year’s flooding, it would be logical to expect affected communities to rethink long-term hazard management and risk reduction.In fact, I see the opposite happening. In just one example, officials in the city of Friendswood (part of greater Houston) are allowing some residents to rebuild their homes based on outdated flood risk maps that greatly underestimate the risk of future floods. This avoids requirements such as elevating houses and buying flood insurance. I believe choosing to rely on faulty information, driven by short-term financial concerns, will increase long-term risks for many Houstonians.The message of FEMA flood mapsMuch discussion about the troubled National Flood Insurance Program has centered on its artificially low premiums. FEMA’s flood risk maps receive less attention, but are a powerful risk communication tool.FEMA produces these maps for more than 20,000 communities that participate in the insurance program. They determine insurance rates, inform local regulations and communicate risks to communitiesOn the maps, Special Flood Hazard Areas identify zones with a one percent chance of flooding in any given year. Since this translates to 100 percent odds of flooding at least once in a century, these areas often are referred to as 100-year flood zones (creating the misleading impression that they will only flood once a century). Homeowners there must buy flood insurance in order to qualify for federally regulated or guaranteed loans.Flood risk map for Multnomah County, Oregon, based on FEMA hazard assessment. Oregon DCLDUsing surveys and geographic data, I have shown that flood maps significantly affect voluntary decisions to purchase flood insurance. Working with other social scientists and engineers, I found that people who live in communities with a large percentage of 100-year flood zones are more likely to buy flood insurance, even when they are not required to do so.How do these maps convey risk? Using websites such as Floodsmart.gov, users can view the flood maps and see threats to their properties and surrounding areas. FEMA also works with local governments to educate residents about flood risks. A civil engineer who worked for the city of Huntsville, Alabama told me that he used the maps to point out relative risks to homeowners:“I’ll say, ‘Do you have flood insurance? You don’t have to – your house isn’t in [a 100-year flood zone] – but you do have one-percent annual chance floodplain on the back of your property. It’s close to where you are, so you have more risk of flooding than somebody further away.’”When homeowners elevate or flood-proof their homes or purchase flood insurance, they may also influence neighbors to take similar steps.Some Houstonians who are not required to elevate their homes are choosing to do so.Undercutting FEMA’s messageFEMA’s maps can be a double-edged sword. If they are inaccurate, they may mislead users.And the maps have widely-recognized flaws. They do a poor job of accounting for changing conditions. For instance, FEMA often assigns low flood risk to locations that are near coasts but slightly elevated, due to insufficient wave modeling to account for storm surge risk. This can give residents in those zones a false sense of security. And the maps do not analyze how risks vary within flood zones, or between coastal and inland locations..FEMA is required to assess whether the maps need updating maps every five years. But a recent Congressional Budget Office report found that two-thirds of counties with high flood-related claims had maps that were more than five years old. The update process is time-consuming, with a lengthy statutory consultation and appeals process.Even if communities have more recent data, FEMA will not publish a partial update. This explains why Friendswood – which has an updated flood map for some land within its limits, created after Tropical Storm Allison in 2007 – can revert to a 20-year-old FEMA map to guide post-Harvey rebuilding.Downplaying risksFriendswood is just one example of Houston officials downplaying flood risks. FEMA maps are developed and updated in partnership with communities; in recent years the agency has allowed Houston developers to revise local flood maps through steps such as dumping tons of fill to raise neighborhoods above the flood plain – sometimes just by inches.Today, a developer in Friendswood is planning to build a shopping center in the Clear Creek floodway – the zone around the creek where most of the water flows – on top of trucked-in dirt. In the past decade, some 1,400 structures have been permitted in and around Houston in floodways.A pro-building, pro-expansion mentality still permeates the city. Despite opposition from some residents and local media, Houston’s City Council unanimously approved a plan in April 2018 to build 900 homes in a west Houston flood plain.A floodway is land along a creek, stream or river that conveys most of the water, so flow is deepest, fastest and most dangerous. Boulder County, ColoradoHouston is taking some steps to reduce flood risks, such as buying out houses that have routinely flooded and requiring other owners to elevate their homes. Nonetheless, these pro-development examples are troubling.According to one recent study, the extreme amounts of rain that fell on Houston during Harvey resulted from unprecedented ocean heat content. In other words, it was exacerbated by human-induced climate change. In a climate where temperatures are projected to increase in the future, hurricane-induced coastal flooding will be more frequent and intense.My recent research shows that even with their flaws, FEMA flood maps influence decisions to purchase flood insurance and overall support for flood mitigation. Policy makers need to seriously consider how to accurately communicate increasing flood risks to the public. Reverting to old flood maps and granting variances to promote development is a recipe for more disasters down the road. LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitterlast_img read more

It’s gloves off as ‘Ice Hockey stuff’ fight takes place in rugby league final

first_imgWednesday Nov 25, 2020 It’s gloves off as ‘Ice Hockey stuff’ fight takes place in rugby league final Two players squared off after a dangerous tackle sparked rivalries in a National Indigenous Rugby League Championship final match in Sydney on Saturday. Fights like this are a fairly rare occurrence in any form of rugby these days, so fans and the commentary team watched on fairly stunned. ADVERTISEMENTTensions flared when Newcastle Hawks winger Callan Briggs was recklessly shoulder-charged by former NRL player Tyronne Roberts-Davis, playing for Walgett.Briggs’ family member, Randall Briggs, took exception to it and made that clear in no uncertain terms. But once this seemingly settled down, thanks to referee Gavin Badger, the two squared off again at the very next phase of play, this time trading blows as teammates stood back and watched.WATCH: League ref takes a tumble, twice“Gee they’re stepping back and watching, this is like out on the road,” a commentator said as the other players backed off and let the two do their thing.“This is ice hockey stuff. We haven’t seen this for a very long time in rugby league. This is unprofessional … to start swinging like this, this is no good. Back in the ‘80s? Yeah. But not now. This is stupid by both of these players.”The pair eventually shook hands, Randall Briggs left the field with a large gash in his forehead and Newcastle went on to win the game comfortably 26-0.“It’s just the passion and the desire and the intensity that you see out there in knockout footy. That’s all it was,” said the Hawks skipper post-match.“Both boys stood up and I think they shook hands afterwards and we’re going to leave it at that pretty much.”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 RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! (Try Tonight)Smart Life Reports30+ 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

ORBIS UK appoints Robert Walters as new Chairman

first_img  22 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis ORBIS UK has appointed consultant ophthalmologist Robert F. Walters, FRCS, FRCOphth, DO, as the new Chairman of its Board of Trustees. ORBIS UK is an affiliate of ORBIS International, a non-profit, global development organisation whose mission is to eliminate avoidable blindness worldwide.Robert Walters has been involved in the governance and management of ORBIS UK as a member of the Board since 2003. He has also been an ORBIS volunteer surgeon since 1994, participating in programmes to India, Bangladesh, China, Vietnam, Costa Rica, Myanmar, Ethiopia and Sudan.He has also been appointed as a member of the board of Directors of ORBIS International.www.orbis.org.uk Tagged with: Management Recruitment / people ORBIS UK appoints Robert Walters as new Chairman Howard Lake | 2 July 2008 | News 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

Front Office Sports Opens Nominations for 2021 Rising 25 Award Presented by Anheuser-Busch

first_img Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Facebook TAGS  NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 23, 2021– Front Office Sports is seeking nominations for the 2021 Rising 25 Award presented by Anheuser-Busch. Established in 2017, the Rising 25 Award was created to honor up and comers in the sports industry. Now in its fifth year, it has become one of the most competitive and prestigious awards to win in sports business. In 2020, Front Office Sports received more than 500 nominations. The Class of 2020 hit a milestone with 16 of the 25 winners being female. “Being named to the Front Office Sports Rising 25 is an incredible honor,” said Adam White, CEO of Front Office Sports. “We expect our largest group of nominations ever this year, following up on a 2020 that saw us receive more than 500, and a class that turned out to be our most competitive and diverse ever.” Anheuser-Busch will be this year’s presenting partner. “Sports have been evolving at an ever increasing pace, and this next wave of leaders have proven to be at the forefront of shaping this evolution,” said Matt Davis, Head of U.S. Sports Marketing, Anheuser-Busch. “At Anheuser-Busch, we’re always looking for what’s next, and how to continue to drive engagement and excitement in sports; we’re honored to be partnered with FOS to recognize those leaders with this shared passion.” The selection process for the Class of 2021 will be judged through a variety of factors including, but not limited to:Size & scope of work responsibilities.Accomplishments over their school or professional career up to this point.Leadership roles.Out of Work Activities – professional organizations, volunteering, etc.The scope of influence within their area of expertise.More specific business results driven by ideas/execution of the nominee. To be eligible for nomination, nominees have to be 25 and under, born on or after March 23, 1995. Nominations close March 23, 2021. Winners will be notified the week of April 26, followed by a public announcement for the Rising Class of 2021 in May 2021. Front Office Sports will celebrate this year’s winner in the fall. Events will be announced at a later date. If you would like to nominate a candidate, please follow the nomination process here. 2021 Judges JP Abercrumbie – Associate Athletic Director, SOAR/Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer, Rice University, Rising 25 Class of 2017 Cory Bernstine – Senior Director of Strategy, United Soccer League Kofi Brown – Senior Director of Global Basketball Brand Communications, adidas Matt Davis – Head of U.S. Sports Marketing, Anheuser-Busch Jim Huether – CEO, Hyperice Adam Johnson – Marketing Manager, Coolray Heating & Air Conditioning, Rising 25 Class of 2019 Brette Sadler – Head of Corporate Partnerships, MGM Resorts Laura Waters-Brown – Senior Manager, The Collective, Wasserman Bailey Weigel, Digital Platform Manager, New York Knicks, Rising 25 Class of 2018 Jeremy Yarin – Business Operations, GumGum Sports, Rising 25 Class of 2020 About Front Office Sports Front Office Sports (FOS) is one of the most influential media brands covering the $614 billion business of sports. Through its original reporting, daily newsletters, and social channels, it reaches 2M business professionals annually and generates more than 100M digital impressions monthly. The FOS portfolio of awards including Rising 25 and Best Employers in Sports are seen as a benchmark for the industry. For more information, go to frontofficesports.com or follow us @FOS on Twitter and @frontofficesports on Instagram. View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210223005242/en/ CONTACT: Larry Fink [email protected] KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA NEW YORK INDUSTRY KEYWORD: SPORTS SOCIAL MEDIA GENERAL SPORTS SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION SEARCH ENGINE MARKETING BLOGGING OTHER COMMUNICATIONS PUBLISHING PUBLIC RELATIONS/INVESTOR RELATIONS MARKETING ADVERTISING COMMUNICATIONS SOURCE: Front Office Sports Copyright Business Wire 2021. PUB: 02/23/2021 07:00 AM/DISC: 02/23/2021 07:01 AM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210223005242/en Twitter By Digital AIM Web Support – February 23, 2021 center_img Local NewsBusiness Front Office Sports Opens Nominations for 2021 Rising 25 Award Presented by Anheuser-Busch Pinterest WhatsApp Pinterest Previous articleZEDEDA Announces Integration with Microsoft Azure IoT to Seamlessly and Securely Orchestrate Distributed Edge Computing Workloads at ScaleNext articleTScan Therapeutics Strengthens Leadership Team with the Appointment of Brian M. Silver as Chief Financial Officer Digital AIM Web Supportlast_img read more

Donegal County Council budget crisis averted

first_imgNews Pinterest Pinterest By News Highland – December 8, 2011 Twitter WhatsApp Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Previous articleRobert Howard loses bid to stop Arlene InquestNext articleDonegal bank thief caught by Dublin airport policeman News Highland Facebook Twittercenter_img Google+ Donegal County Council budget crisis averted Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson A potential 1.6 million euro shortfall in Donegal County Council’s housing budget has been averted after the council was allocated 1.9 million euro from money which wasn’t drawn down by other councils.The allocation was confirmed at a Housing SPC meeting in Lifford yesterday.The council had signed a number of contracts earlier this year in anticipation of the money coming from the Department of the Environment, but they subsequently refused to come up with the funds.Negotiations were further stalled when former Junior Minister Willie Penrose was replaced after resigning the Labour whip last month.Now, however, Housing SPC Chair Cllr Dessie Larkin says extra money has been forthcoming, and the council has some leeway to buy more houses across the county……….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/dessi1pm.mp3[/podcast] Google+ Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Facebook Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH last_img read more