$102 Million for Tourism Product Development

first_imgRelated$102 Million for Tourism Product Development FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Sums totalling more than $102.6 million have been allocated to the Ministry of Tourism, Entertainment and Culture for the tourism product development and services portfolio.This is contained in the 2006/07 Estimates of Expenditure, now before the House of Representatives.Of this amount, the Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo) has been allocated more than $77.5 million for training, beautification projects, property maintenance, the visitor information programme and sustainable environmental and tourism projects.The $3 million grant allocated to training will facilitate the hosting of seminars in areas such as customer service, tour guiding skills, heritage tourism, life saving skills, foreign languages, private security training and workplace literacy.The sum of $20 million allotted to beautification projects will be used primarily to improve the environment and physical attractiveness of the main resort areas. A major focus of this activity will be the implementation of beautification projects in Kingston and on the South Coast.More than $20.70 million was granted for the maintenance of properties, which were formerly owned by the Jamaica Attraction and Development Company (JADCo) and the Recreational Development Company (RDC). The Tourism Product Development Company is now in charge of these properties.Meanwhile, some $13.83 million was granted to the Visitor Information Programme. The main thrust of this programme, is the provision of visitor information services.Sustainable Environmental and Tourism Projects benefited from a $20 million grant, which will be used for the sustained development and improvement of the environment in the major resort towns, to facilitate upgrade and beautification works in these areas.In the meanwhile, the Jamaica Reservation Services (JRS) received more than $25 million for use in direction and administration. The JRS provides telesales to the Jamaica Tourist Board and provides marketing support for hotels, villas, attractions and other products in the sector, with special emphasis on the integration of business entities that offer support services to the sector.In addition, the JRS seeks opportunities to promote and market entertainment events as a part of the tourism product. $102 Million for Tourism Product Development UncategorizedApril 19, 2006 Related$102 Million for Tourism Product Developmentcenter_img Related$102 Million for Tourism Product Development Advertisementslast_img read more

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Budget to be Presented on April 7 – Tax Evaders will be Targetted, Warns PM Golding

first_imgRelatedBudget to be Presented on April 7 – Tax Evaders will be Targetted, Warns PM Golding RelatedBudget to be Presented on April 7 – Tax Evaders will be Targetted, Warns PM Golding RelatedBudget to be Presented on April 7 – Tax Evaders will be Targetted, Warns PM Golding Budget to be Presented on April 7 – Tax Evaders will be Targetted, Warns PM Golding Office of the Prime MinisterMarch 5, 2009center_img FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail The Standing Finance Committee of Parliament will present the 2009-2010 budget to the Houses on April 7. Prime Minister Bruce Golding gave this update as he spoke to listeners to the March 4 edition of Jamaica House Live radio programme last night.The Prime Minister informed listeners about the direction Cabinet was taking by noting that government will be using every effort to collect income tax.“There are 255,000 persons who pay income tax. If you were to remove the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) people out of that number, only 5,000 are left.There are more than 5,000 (persons) who should be paying income tax who are not paying income tax. We have to make sure that each of us pays our share so that the burden of those who carry it now can be lightened. It is a dramatic strident, almost revolutionary step that we will have to take,” the Prime Minister told his listeners last night.The Prime Minister said that the approach being taken will strengthen the pillars of the economy, provide capacity for growth while protecting the weak and the vulnerable.“We are targeting the assistance that the weak and vulnerable will need.We are also doing other things to create a more equitable platform for the economy,” the Prime Minister said. Advertisementslast_img read more

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New car buyers opting for tech they admit they won’t use: U.K. survey

first_imgTrending in Canada The Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car ever COMMENTSSHARE YOUR THOUGHTS RELATED TAGSBuickNews Trending Videos That said, 80 percent admitted the in-car tech still factored into their decision in buying a new car. And 76 percent said they would again buy a new car with “more functions than they actually needed.” ‹ Previous Next › PlayThe Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car everPlay3 common new car problems (and how to prevent them) | Maintenance Advice | Driving.caPlayFinal 5 Minivan Contenders | Driving.caPlay2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge | Ministry of Interior Affairs | Driving.caPlayThe 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is a new take on Canada’s fave truck | Driving.caPlayBuying a used Toyota Tundra? Check these 5 things first | Used Truck Advice | Driving.caPlayCanada’s most efficient trucks in 2021 | Driving.caPlay3 ways to make night driving safer and more comfortable | Advice | Driving.caPlayDriving into the Future: Sustainability and Innovation in tomorrow’s cars | Driving.ca virtual panelPlayThese spy shots get us an early glimpse of some future models | Driving.ca advertisement See More Videos The results of the survey would seem to suggest that fancy new features hold some sort of intrinsic appeal to car shoppers, even if the novelty wears off quickly or isn’t strong enough to get a driver to open up the owner’s manual. More than half of drivers may not know how to use the features in their new cars, according to a U.K. survey of more than 1,000 drivers who bought vehicles in the past three years.Lane-keep assist, self-parking technologies, even seat memory settings apparently baffle one-in-two British drivers, and a third couldn’t even operate their satellite navigation system, according to the survey conducted by Jardine Motors Group.Altogether, almost half of the survey respondents admitted the tech was “wasted” on them because they simply won’t use it, AutoEvolution quotes the results. We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles using Facebook commenting Visit our FAQ page for more information. Buy It! Princess Diana’s humble little 1981 Ford Escort is up for auction An engagement gift from Prince Charles, the car is being sold by a Princess Di “superfan” Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.2 A driver using the Marketplace feature in a new Buick. This service allows drivers to pay for fuel from their vehicle without swiping their credit card or using their smartphone. last_img read more

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CU-Boulder To Hold Spring Commencement On May 6

first_imgShare Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-mail Published: April 24, 2005 Ceal Barry, former head coach of the University of Colorado at Boulder women’s basketball team, will give the commencement address on Friday, May 6, during the CU-Boulder spring commencement ceremony. The ceremony, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 8:30 a.m. in Folsom Stadium, where 5,464 degrees will be conferred. For the first time since the spring commencement ceremony was moved to the stadium in 1992, the graduating students will be seated on the field rather than in the stands. Interim Chancellor Philip DiStefano approved the commencement committee’s recommended change in student seating for the spring 2005 ceremony. “The commencement ceremony is meant to honor the students,” DiStefano said. “This is their day and we want them to be the center of attention, so having them seated on the field makes perfect sense.” Guests are asked not to bring large purses or bags to the ceremony, and people entering the stadium may be subject to search. The ceremony will be held outdoors in the stadium regardless of the weather. In the event of heavy rain, the ceremony will be held in an abbreviated form. Graduating students are invited to attend a pre-commencement breakfast on Norlin Quadrangle on May 6 from 7 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. Illegal Pete’s will serve breakfast burritos and UMC Catering will provide juice, coffee and muffins. Each spring the commencement ceremony begins with a procession of faculty and all graduates from the Norlin Quadrangle to Folsom Stadium. Guests are urged to be in their seats at the stadium by 8:15 a.m. to watch the student procession, which will begin at 8 a.m. on the Quad. Degrees to be awarded include 4,297 bachelor’s degrees, 787 master’s degrees, 229 doctorate degrees and 151 law degrees. Barry stepped down as head coach of CU-Boulder’s women’s basketball team at the end of the 2004-05 season after 22 years and 427 victories. She now serves as the assistant athletic director for student services at CU-Boulder. Barry’s teams excelled both on the court and off, where over the years 85 of her players were Academic All-Conference student athletes. Also during the ceremony, Marcia E. Lattanzi-Licht and Karl Pister will receive honorary degrees and Mark Addison will be honored with the University Medal. Lattanzi-Licht is being honored for her leadership in the hospice movement in the United States and abroad. She co-founded the Boulder County Hospice and now travels the world as an author, educator and lecturer giving presentations, seminars and workshops on grief and loss, death and dying, hospice services, bereavement and stress management. Pister is chancellor emeritus at the University of California at Santa Cruz and former dean of engineering and professor emeritus at the University of California at Berkeley. He is being honored for his teaching and research in the mechanics of solids and structures, including earthquake engineering. He also is being honored for his work to develop policies and programs to diversify the engineering workforce. Addison is being honored with the University Medal in recognition of his long-term service to and support of CU-Boulder and the arts community. As an adjunct professor for the past decade in the art and art history department, he has brought numerous experts from across the country to talk to his classes, all at a cost to CU-Boulder of $1 per year. He also has donated more than 200 works of art to the CU Art Museum from his extensive collection of contemporary art. For more information about the commencement ceremony visit the Web site at http://www.colorado.edu/commencement/.last_img read more

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DPS to compete in campus cultural event on May 15

first_imgShare Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-mail This year’s competitions will include a display of handcrafted altars and piñatas in the UMC arcade and a final interactive, multimedia performance at Balch Fieldhouse called the “Ethical Spectacle” featuring moving murals, music, dance, and spoken word to inspire cultural pride, teamwork and academic dialogues.Beth Osnes, an associate professor and director of graduate studies in the Department of Theatre and Dance, will lead the Ethical Spectacle and said the performance will provide students with a framework to express and celebrate who they are as Latina/o students and show their school spirit.Osnes and her colleague Marcos Steuernagel, an assistant professor, said the images created by the students will be assembled at the end of the performance to express “unidad” or cultural unity and community understanding.Guest speakers will include Eric Dutilly, who graduated from CU Boulder recently with a doctorate in education research, and Marithza Flores, a sophomore who is studying biochemistry. Both are bilingual scholars who want to share their postsecondary stories with young people.Participating DPS middle schools include Kunsmiller Creative Arts Academy, Lake, Skinner and Bear Valley International; and participating DPS high schools include Thomas Jefferson, Lincoln, West, South, George Washington, John F. Kennedy and North.Categories:Education & OutreachInclusive ExcellenceNews Headlines Students at Spanish Heritage Language and Culture Day 2018 Published: May 10, 2019 • By Deborah Méndez Wilson Hundreds of Denver Public School (DPS) students will visit CU Boulder on May 15 for an annual competitive event designed to showcase their creative talents and to encourage them to pursue higher education after they graduate from high school.CU’s flagship campus will welcome students from 11 DPS schools who will compete in academic and artistic categories such as poetry, art, speech, creative writing, cultural dancing and culinary dishes during the annual Spanish Heritage Language and Culture Day.center_img The event is one of several precollegiate activities the university has developed in collaboration with area school districts to encourage students to set their sights on education beyond high school, said David Aragon, assistant vice chancellor for student success in the CU Boulder Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement (ODECE).Aragon said the event represents an important collaboration between university departments, the BUENO Center’s Literacy Squared program and DPS educators who support culturally and linguistically diverse students through the English Language Acquisition and Seal of Biliteracy programs.Kathy Escamilla, a professor and director in the School of Education’s BUENO Center for Multicultural Education, is credited with initiating CU Boulder’s partnership with DPS.Diana Noonan, world languages coordinator for DPS, said nearly 200 languages are spoken by students in the district, and “for students participating in Spanish Heritage Day, doing so at the University of Colorado Boulder boosts their confidence to attain full biliteracy in reading, writing and speaking in English and Spanish while also instilling pride in their ethnic and cultural heritage.”Like many of Colorado’s school districts, the diversity of the DPS student population has increased dramatically over the last decade and stands at more than 55 percent Latino. As such, access to postsecondary education and college readiness are top priorities, especially among students historically underrepresented in higher education, Aragon said.Students who self-identify as Hispanic, Latina, Latino or Latinx comprise the fastest-growing segment of CU Boulder’s student population, which has increased 118 percent over the past decade.“Spanish Heritage Day provides a unique way for CU Latina/o faculty, students, staff and alumni to address a need in DPS,” Aragon said. “We’re able to support the students’ learning as well as serve as role models and share our experiences, many of us, having been first-generation college students ourselves.” An example of an “Ethical Spectacle,” taken by Beth Osnes in New York City for the She’s the First Conferencelast_img read more

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Directorate of Health Services, Maharashtra and PHFI collaborate for Project PaTHWay

first_imgDirectorate of Health Services, Maharashtra and PHFI collaborate for Project PaTHWay Comments (0) Read Article Related Posts The missing informal workers in India’s vaccine story Add Comment Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals releases first “Comprehensive Textbook of COVID-19” By EH News Bureau on November 11, 2019 Heartfulness group of organisations launches ‘Healthcare by Heartfulness’ COVID care app AXA Business Servicescorporate social responsibilityCVD and StrokeDiabetesDirectorate of Health Services MaharashtraJanaseva Foundation PuneMinistry of Health and Family WelfareNational Programme for Prevention and Control of CancerNational Tobacco Control programmeNCDsParticipatory Action ResearchProject PaTHWay Share WHO tri-regional policy dialogue seeks solutions to challenges facing international mobility of health professionals Phoenix Business Consulting invests in telehealth platform Healpha Menopause to become the next game-changer in global femtech solutions industry by 2025 The initiative addresses behavioural risk factors of NCDs, subsequently aiming to prevent and control themMaharashtra is one of the highest NCD burden states in India and it contributes to 68.6 per cent of total NCD-attributed deaths in the country. The Government of Maharashtra is keen to address the risk factors responsible for non-communicable diseases and has taken the initiative to promote healthier lifestyle which would also pave the path to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Directorate of Health Services, Maharashtra joined hands with the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) for implementing Project PaTHWay: PromoTing Health and Wellbeing in Pune by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).Speaking at the stakeholder meeting, Dr Pradeep Vyas, Principal Secretary-Health Department Government of Maharashtra said that, “Young generation now-a-days is stuck in a vicious circle of unhealthy eating habits, sedentary lifestyle, tobacco and alcohol use. It is very important to lend them a helping hand and make them understand about the crucial significance of NCDs. In medical science it is said that whatever we do, either it is part of good habit or bad will reflect in us after 10 years in the same manner. He also said that the median age of India is 28 years i.e it has most a young population so if the lifestyle modifications are corrected now so in coming years the NCD will not affect our economy.”Speaking about this partnership, Dr Sadhana Tayade, Director-Directorate Health Services, Maharashtra said that, “Burden of non communicable diseases are increasing rapidly day by day due to change in lifestyle. Maharashtra is one of the states with highest burden of non communicable diseases. Government of Maharashtra is already implementing National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, CVD and Stroke (NPCDCS), National Tobacco Control programme and various other national programmes to prevent and control NCDs. But even after these tremendous efforts, we are facing many challenges for which we require the support of various stakeholders and their expertise to fight against NCDs and to beat them.”Dr Monika Arora, Director of the Health Promotion and Additional Professor at PHFI, said, “With heart attacks occurring in early twenties and school children being at risk of type 2 diabetes, in India, there is dire need to implement innovative solutions to promote behaviour change across all settings. With this partnership, we are adopting a comprehensive health promotion approach to promote healthy lifestyles among school children, college students and adults in workplaces and aim to reduce and prevent NCD risk factors.”Dr Vinod G Shah, Chairman of Janaseva Foundation, said, “Non-communicable diseases have a major impact in both urban and rural areas. Pune being a prime hub with regard to changing lifestyle, migration due to growing IT sector, increasing urbanisation etc. it is the need of time to implement some effective intervention which prevents the exposure of young generation in schools and colleges from the risk of NCDs. Also due to changing work culture, high stress levels there is increasing level of addiction towards tobacco and alcohol in worksites. So a step towards reducing/quitting these lifestyle habits is really appreciable. Janaseva Foundation with PHFI is working on similar grounds and through this initiative great work is being done by spreading awareness about lifestyle diseases and adopting healthier practices in the city.”Marie-Louise Elhabre, Chief Executive Officer, AXA Business Services and AXA GIE Administrator said, “We are very pleased to be associated with Project PaTHWay that enables us to connect with the community at multiple levels and drive awareness on the adoption of healthy behaviours. This project will look at reducing the health burden from non-communicable diseases through targeted interventions in schools, colleges and corporates in Bangalore and Pune. This initiative further strengthens our commitment to better health, a key pillar of our corporate responsibility strategy by increasing awareness on risk prevention and protection through research and education.”Project PaTHWay is an innovative behaviour change intervention on NCD prevention and control. It is being implemented in multiple settings including schools, colleges and workplaces, hence, across all age groups. It is being led by PHFI in collaboration with Janaseva Foundation in Pune and is funded by AXA Business Services as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative. It addresses the main behavioural risk factors of NCDs (unhealthy diet, physical inactivity, tobacco and alcohol use) and subsequently aims to prevent and control them. The study is guided by a multi-disciplinary advisory committee including experts from WHO, academic institutions, civil society and government representatives. The intervention includes the following components:School-based intervention: It aims to impart health promotion messages (life-skills based) for the prevention and control of behavioural risk factors contributing to NCDs (unhealthy diet, physical inactivity and tobacco use) and to encourage schools to adopt a model of health-promoting and tobacco-free schools. Teachers and peer leaders are being trained and engaged in this project to ensure sustainability of the programme beyond the project period.College-based intervention: It aims to prevent uptake and promote quitting of tobacco and alcohol use among college students and promote alcohol and tobacco-free colleges. Participatory Action Research (PAR) is being employed to engage youth into co-designing such interventions and take ownership of their own health.Worksite intervention: The aim is to promote tobacco cessation through proactive offers of tobacco cessation at workplaces with focus on promoting the use of national tobacco quit line services offered by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. News MaxiVision Eye Hospitals launches “Mucormycosis Early Detection Centre”last_img read more

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JIS Miami office accepting entries for Independence essay contest

first_img By CHERYL WYNTER, JIS Reporter JIS Miami office accepting entries for Independence essay contest CultureJuly 11, 2011 FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail MIAMI — Entries are now being accepted for the 11th staging of the Independence essay competition organised by the Jamaica Information Service’s (JIS) Miami office.  The annual competition forms part of activities to mark Emancipation and Independence celebrations in Jamaican communities in Florida. It is open to all first and second generation Jamaican children, five to 18 years old, who reside in Florida. They will be judged in the age categories five to eight; nine to 12; and 13 to 18 years. Students can choose from a variety of topics related to community leadership, entertainment, education, history and culture, geography and national development. The deadline for entries is Friday, July 22.  The winner in each category will be awarded a plaque from the Jamaica Consulate General, and a monetary prize from the Partners for Youth Foundation, a South Florida non-profit organisation committed to the enhancement and development of young women locally, and in Jamaica, through the performing arts and cultural development. The merit to the annual essay competition is to advance community awareness while exposing youth to their Jamaican culture and heritage.  As they research and prepare the compositions, applicants are given the opportunity to reflect on the nation’s history and culture; look at the impact of their Jamaican roots on their upbringing; and the positive events that have catapulted Jamaica and its Diaspora in the global arena.  Children of Jamaicans in Florida are being encouraged to take interest in the annual contest, which will provide them with the opportunity to learn more about the country of their origin. For further information on the contest, interested persons can contact the JIS office at the Jamaica Consulate General in Miami located at 25 Southeast Second Avenue, Suite 609, telephone (305-374-8431 ext. 232); email [email protected] or the Consulate’s website at www.jamaicacgmiami.org RelatedJIS Miami office accepting entries for Independence essay contest Advertisements RelatedJIS Miami office accepting entries for Independence essay contest RelatedJIS Miami office accepting entries for Independence essay contestlast_img read more

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Best of Preps – Spring 2011

first_imgLexy Boschee (Jr., Glacier) – Class AA champion in high jump (5-8) and long jump (17-10)Boschee is a rare and complete athlete, talented in multiple sports. But track is her calling card. In three years, she already has five state titles, along with five other top-six finishes. She is a three-time champion in the high jump. Next year, she will go for her fourth straight title, a feat accomplished by only one other high jumper – boy or girl – in state history. She also has her eye on the state record height of 5-9 1/2. Boschee’s personal best is 5-8.Boschee on her goal of breaking the state high jump record: “It would be a huge accomplishment. It would be super exciting. I’d remember it forever.”Derrick Williams (Jr., Columbia Falls) – Class A champion in 1,600 meters (4:19.50), 800 meters (1:55.17) and as a member of 1,600-meter relay (3:25.89)Williams was an excellent performer in both the 1,600 and 800 meters all year, but something happened at the state meet in late May. He simply took it to another level. His time of 4:19.50 was 10 seconds better than his previous personal best and nearly broke the all-time Class A record of 4:19.43, set by Havre’s Scott Adams in 1995. His 800-meter time was also a personal best. Williams finished second in the 3,200 meters.Williams on his team winning the first state track title in school history: “Just watching everyone step up knowing a state championship was on the line – I’m going to say watching them step up helped me step up and get excited.”Marlow Schulz (Fr., Whitefish) – Class A champion in 100 meters (12.64) and 800 meters (2:16.21)Schulz turned in a remarkable freshman year. In addition to her two state championships in the 100 and 800, she almost won the 400, finishing as runner-up in 56.98 seconds compared to the winning time of 56.91. At divisionals, she won first place in the 100, 200, 400 and 800. It’s scary to think how good she could become as she gets older. Schulz’s dad is Derek Schulz, the Bulldogs’ head track coach.Schlulz on her father’s coaching influence in her rapid development: “I always went to practice and I’ve been watching track so long, it kind of comes naturally to me, I guess.”Mallery Knoll (Sr., Bigfork) – Class B champion in 300 hurdles (45.70) and as a member of 1,600-meter relay (4:08.43)Knoll edged rival Hope Reid of Thompson Falls in a thrilling race to claim the state crown in the 300 hurdles, winning by .17 of a second. She finished fifth in the 100 hurdles. Now she is bound for Carroll College where she will run track, participating in the 400 hurdles and other events. Knoll will be joined by her twin brother, Travis, who will play football at Carroll. The twins are very close.Knoll on attending Carroll with her brother: “Everything worked out perfectly. It worked out just like I wanted it to. I wasn’t quite ready to say bye (to Travis) for that long.”Zach Perrin (So., Flathead) – Class AA runner-up in 1,600 (4:23.05) and 3,200 (9:35.37)Perrin was agonizingly close to winning both distance events at state. He lost the 1,600 by .09 of a second to Missoula Sentinel’s Jake Turner and the 3,200 by .90 of a second to Helena’s Matt Barker. His loss in the 3,200 was a surprise. Perrin was the defending champion and hadn’t lost in that race all season long. Expect him to be the favorite in both races next year, with his eye on breaking some records.Perrin on losing at the state meet: “It was definitely disappointing, but it was also motivation. I’ve definitely got a lot of fuel in the tank for summer and I’ll be ready for next year.”Kellen Bates (So., Glacier) – Class AA boys singles championBates could be on his way to becoming one of Montana’s all-time greats. In his first two years of high school tennis, he has lost only one set – to Missoula Hellgate’s Alex Braun – and he hasn’t lost a match en route to two Class AA state titles. He avenged his one dropped set by defeating Braun handily 6-1, 6-2 in the state semifinals. Bates is highly ranked in the United States Tennis Association sectional standings and ranked in the national standings.Bates on the possibility of winning four straight state titles: “I’m just focused on winning next year. I’m not looking too far ahead.”Liana Bates (Sr., Glacier) – Class AA girls singles championAfter finishing as state runner-up three years in a row, Bates joined her younger brother as the Class AA singles champion, the final accomplishment on her high school checklist. She defeated teammate Hailey Blalack in the championship match 6-0, 6-3, helping the Wolfpack repeat as the Class AA team champion. Bates will play tennis at Montana State University next year.Bates on finally winning the state title: “I was happy – I was really happy. But it was kind of more about the team title. That was the best part.”Sidney Alberts (So., Flathead) – Class AA all-state utility playerAlberts was named all-state as a utility player, but she is known especially for her pitching, as well as her production at the plate. In her sophomore year for the Bravettes, she emerged as a star and a bright spot for the future. In one late April game, Alberts threw 17 shutout innings in a 1-0 victory and knocked in the game-winning run in the final inning.Alberts on what she needs to improve the next two years to pitch in college: “I need to develop a drop ball and keep working on my rise ball.”Brittany Franklin (Sr., Glacier) – Class AA all-state catcherFranklin has accumulated an impressive resume in her four years of varsity softball for Glacier. She was named Class AA all-state her freshman, junior and senior years, thanks to her abilities on both offense and defense. As a senior, she hit .364 with five home runs, while anchoring the defense at catcher. Franklin will softball at the University of Great Falls next year.Franklin on taking her game to the next level: “I’ve always wanted to play softball in college. It’s been a dream of mine since I was little.” Stay Connected with the Daily Roundup. Sign up for our newsletter and get the best of the Beacon delivered every day to your inbox. Emaillast_img read more

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Donegal in danger of moving to level three restrictions

first_img Pinterest Donegal in danger of moving to level three restrictions Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By News Highland – September 23, 2020 AudioHomepage BannerNews Google+ The acting Chief Medical Officer’s warning that Covid-19 is spreading ‘disproportionately’ among younger people.It’s after new figures from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre show 40 percent of cases in the last two months have been in people between 15 and 34.Another 334 cases of the virus were reported across the country yesterday, 18 in Donegal.The National Public Health Emergency Team will consider whether to recommend further restrictions at a meeting tomorrow.Up to eight counties, including Donegal, are in danger of being moved up to level 3, which Dublin is at.Professor in infectious diseases at the Royal College of Surgeons, Sam McConkey, says the highest level of restrictions may be needed in the coming weeks:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/mcconkey7am.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further Twitter Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA center_img Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic WhatsApp Google+ Twitter Facebook WhatsApp Previous articleBeef taskforce meeting gets underway todayNext articleAlmost 2,500 Covid tests carried out in Donegal in past week News Highland Pinterest Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Facebooklast_img read more

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