The November performance will feature performances by, Jaime DeJesus, Gerry Rosenthal, Sylvana Joyce, The Defending Champions, Christina Alessi, Dave Calomoneri, Liam Brown, Jaime DellaFave, and Mike Kuzan, to name just a few of the 37-member cast.For tickets, visit eventbrite.com/e/the-last-waltz-tickets-72371345643More information can be found on ALEOproductions.com × 1 / 2 Tickets: eventbrite.com/e/the-last-waltz-tickets-72371345643 2 / 2 ALEOproductions.com ❮ ❯ On Saturday Nov. 23, the soundtrack to the classic concert film “THE LAST WALTZ” will be performed by a group of Hudson County musicians at the White Eagle Hall in Jersey City.This will be the sixth year that ALEOproductions is staging this show, having sold out multiple nights at other venues, such as Maxwell’s Hoboken, and last year at White Eagle Hall. 1 / 2 Tickets: eventbrite.com/e/the-last-waltz-tickets-72371345643 2 / 2 ALEOproductions.com ❮ ❯
The Justice Education Program at Saint Mary’s kicked off a semester-long series about materialism, justice and sustainability in a panel discussion Wednesday about thrift store shopping.Anne Watson, executive director of the St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Joseph County, explained how thrift stores aim to work towards social justice by putting the needs of people first. Watson said the St. Joseph County stores put the needs of the poor before their own and have an open door policy, highlighting two values of the St. Vincent de Paul Society.“The main core of the Saint Vincent de Paul Society is to provide for the emergency needs of people who ask us,” Watson said. “We provide food through home visits through a food pantry. We provide clothing through furniture.”Watson said thrift store shopping could have an important economical impact in St. Joseph County.“Shopping really makes a difference,” she said. “By shopping at our stores, you are helping the local economy, you are looking for the well-being of laborers right here and you can have the satisfaction in knowing that 100 percent of our revenue stays here.”Bianca Howard, a former Goodwill employee, said Goodwill helped her to turn her life around after facing hardships in her life that limited her job search.“I never got that type of help,” Howard said. “They open doors for people.”For their employees, Goodwill emphasizes skill building, such as learning to create resumes, Howard said.President and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Michiana, Inc. Debie Coble said shopping in thrift stores is important because so many lives can be impacted by thrift shopping and making contributions.“At Goodwill, our motto this year is donate, shop, change a life,” she said.Coble said grants made it possible for Goodwill Industries of Michiana to initiate programs that would help individuals who had been involved in crimes, specifically prior sex offenders.“The Second Chance Program helps individuals gain valuable work experience while working with [potential] employers to help expel myths,” Coble said. “We started in 2010, and now this program serves just under 400 sex offenders per year. The money [for the program] comes from thrift shops.”Interim coordinator of the Justice Education Program Adrienne Lyles-Chockley said thrift store shopping could be a way to develop virtues, gratitude and integrity.She said the community service she did while attending law school and her continued dedication to the community inspired her to support and make purchases at thrift stores.“Thrift stores can also be used in creating social justice as a way of sustainability,” Chockley said. “What you spend your time and money on demonstrates what you value.”She said making purchases and donations to thrift stores creates opportunities for serving others.“Thrift store shopping is an opportunity for integrity in practicing what you preach,” Chockley said. “If you are committed in serving the poor, thrift store shopping is a way to be in community with them.”Tags: Justice Education, panel, Saint Mary’s College, shopping, St. Vincent de Paul, thrift stores
Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Stock Image.WASHINGTON – Officials in Washington, D.C. have proposed a package of new policy that aims to address health care, food security needs and bring economic revival in the wake of the novel Coronavirus outbreak.The House of Representative’s Problem Solvers Caucus, co-chaired by Congressman Tom Reed, presented their recommendations to congressional leaders and the White House on Friday.The package, Reed says, aims to bring economic response for businesses, employees and the self-employed, secure health care, provide food security needs, and restart the economy with infrastructure investment.“It’s always better for the country when we act together,” said Congressman Reed in a statement. “The bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus’ ‘Heath Crisis and Economic Revival Package’ provides Congressional Leadership and the Administration tools to continue solving the Coronavirus emergency and ensures the revival of the U.S. economy when it is over. Together, we must see the light through the darkness.” The Caucus’ proposed recommendations include:I. Economic Response for Businesses, Employees and the Self-EmployedImmediate, Direct Financial Payments to Individuals: Limited only to the crisis, significantly increase unemployment insurance benefits, including payment amounts, for hourly and salaried workers, under a certain income threshold. This relief should focus on mid-to-low-income workers and furloughed workers. Provisions to be made for freelancers and the self-employed to ensure the same relief.Bridge Loans to Help Keep Businesses in Business: Low-or-zero-interest loans to businesses of all sizes willing to keep their employees (furlough, but preserving benefits) in their positions during the coronavirus crisis. Must include long-term repayment options, and not exclude any industries.Allow Individuals and Businesses to Defer Mortgage Payments and Rent: During the national crisis, stay all foreclosure and evictions proceedings.Contract and Insurance Protections for Existing Contract and Business Insurance Policies: Legislatively declare the coronavirus a public health crisis, and, as such, a qualifying event for all existing force majeure contract provisions and business interruption insurance policies.Loan Deferral and Forbearance: Develop and allow loan deference, modification, and forbearance mechanisms for individuals and businesses of all sizes, during the crisis (e.g. mortgages, lines of credits, student loans, and other qualifying loans).Refundable Tax Credit to Employers for Employee Retention: During the crisis, provide immediately advanceable, refundable tax credits for employee retention by employers — including maintaining employment status or providing benefits for furloughed employees.II. Health Care & Food Security NeedsSpeed Testing to Market: Provide additional regulatory relief at FDA and CDC for market-based testing solutions and essential supplies (e.g. testing kits, ventilators, PPEs, reagent supply, and hospital conversion).Childcare Enhancement: Reflecting new work and school environment, enact childcare assistance policies and regulatory relief to provide childcare coverage during term of crisis.Price Gouging: Enact applicable measures to strictly enforce anti-price gouging measures.Medical Personnel and Supplies: Where available, deploy federal government excess medical personnel and equipment capacity, including military sources (e.g. vents), to affected areas needing service.GI Benefits: Correct the technical glitch, so that, during this time of crisis, veterans can utilize GI benefits for online learning.III. Long-term Economic Stimulus and Job CreationInfrastructure Investment: Passage of a significant infrastructure package which would stimulate job growth and allow for borrowing at historically-low interest rates.Best Practice Encouragement: Utilize and encourage new business models based on global best practices following disasters.Led by co-chairs Congressman Tom Reed and Josh Gottheimer, the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus consists of 24 democrats and 24 republicans.
FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享Platts:China’s thermal coal demand is likely to fall once the world’s longest ultra-high voltage transmission line is completed by the Asian country, market sources said Thursday.China has launched its 3,324-km long transmission line that connects the coal-rich Xinjiang province in western China to Anhui province in the country’s east, Xinhua News Agency, China’s official news agency, reported Tuesday. Once completed, the transmission line is expected to reduce Chinese coal usage by about 30 million mt/y, according to the report.“In the past, it was difficult to transport coal out of Xinjiang, so the impact of Xinjiang coal production [on China’s overall demand] had been minimal,” an east China-based coal analyst said. “Now, with the direct power transmission, it’s equivalent to adding a stable supply to the market. In addition, Xinjiang coal prices are much cheaper [than other regions],” he added.About 66 billion kWh of electricity a year will be transmitted from Xinjiang to east China with a voltage of 1,100 kv upon completion, Xinhua reported.“Demand for thermal coal from coal-fired power plants in east China will fall further [with the launch of the new line],” an east China-based trader said. The line, once fully operational, will not only affect the demand for imported thermal coal, but also pressure domestic coal prices, the coal-analyst added.China imported about 281 million mt of thermal coal in 2018, and produced 3.55 billion mt, according to government data.More: Chinese thermal coal demand to fall with launch of new power transmission line New ultra-high voltage transmission line expected to cut into Chinese coal demand
3News 27 February 2015A new study by scientists at Oxford University shows depression is responsible for 46,000 violent crimes in Britain a year, including murder, sexual assault and robbery.Experts undertook a huge study that discovered depressed people are three times more likely to commit a violent offence than the general population.The study looked at 47,000 people who were diagnosed with depression in Sweden and compared them with people who were not suffering from the mental illness.Researchers found that the three-fold risk even remained after allowing for a previous history of violence, socioeconomic background, substance abuse and previous criminality. &amp;lt;a href=”http://ad.au.doubleclick.net/jump/3news.co.nz/homepage;sz=300×250;key-values;tile=2;ord=123456789?” target=”_blank”&amp;gt;&amp;lt;img src=”http://ad.au.doubleclick.net/ad/3news.co.nz/homepage;sz=300×250;tile=2;ord=123456789?” width=”300″ height=”250″ border=”0″ alt=”Ad” /&amp;gt;&amp;lt;/a&amp;gt;Professor Seena Fazel of the university said: “This isn’t something that is talked about. We think the link between depression and violence has been neglected until now. The more symptoms they have the stronger the link becomes.“The most common crime is assault, but there are sexual assaults and murders.”http://www.3news.co.nz/world/depression-linked-to-crime-in-new-study-2015022707#axzz3T06cwm7g
Hair stylist to the local stars and culture vulture Glen Goldbaum will present “GLAMit,” an exhibition by artist Holly Suzanne Rader of old Hollywood glam with a modern feminine edge, from 7-10 p.m. Saturday at Glen Goldbaum 72 and Lambs & Wolves. Rader’s paper dress window installation and mixed media glamour girl portraits will be on display through February and March.To see more of Rader’s creations: www.hollysuzannefineart.comThis is a must-see exhibition. I met Rader at Glen’s “Bewitched” event this past fall and absolutely fell head-over-heels for her work. And, of course, Glen really knows how to throw a party. Look for me in the crowd. Ellen McCarthy, Publisher, The Two River TimesWhat better time than Valentine’s weekend to show your love for art.Why not join me at events on Saturday and Sunday that celebrate art, artisans and the art of sandwich making.Take a stroll through the Sickles Market greenhouse in Little Silver, where you’ll find artists creating and displaying their work at Sickles’ Annual Art Show. 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. I have several blank walls in my office and would love to showcase a gorgeous landscape of our two river area. Perhaps I’ll find one among the paintings for sale.While you’re perusing the artwork, take time for lunch from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the deli. I hear Red Bank Regional students are creating their own versions of the Dagwood sandwich. Buy a sub, sandwich or wrap and support the Red Bank Regional Education Foundation. I’ve got my own version: eggplant, asparagus, melted Provolone cheese, roasted red peppers and cherry tomatoes with balsamic vinaigrette in a whole wheat wrap. I call it the Sandywich, in honor of my favorite pastime. How about it? Would my wrap make the grade?Also, don’t miss the culture connection on Red Bank’s west side:.
The regular season in the Nelson Mixed Slopitch League is quickly coming to an end.This means the playoffs are right around the corner — this weekend to be exact — for the 20-team league.MainJet appear to be headed for the regular season title as the squad has a five-point lead over Prestige Thunder entering the rescheduled rain out games part of the season.Tied for third spot in Louie’s and Jackson’s Hole.Playoffs begin Thursday with the first round of games in the triple-knockout schedule.Games continue Friday evening and Saturday before winners are crowned in the three divisions — A final 4 p.m., B and C finals, 2:30 p.m. — Sunday.All games are slated for the Lakeside Diamonds on the Nelson [email protected]
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• In the New Year we are hoping to run the ASIST programme (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) this is a two day skills building workshop in Suicide first aid delivered by the HSE. This course would be suitable for caregivers who regularly have contact with vulnerable groups in their work or role in the community. If you would be interested in taking part please contact reception on 074 91 41773!• Mental Well Being Programme: This programme is open to all women. It aims to improve overall mental well-being using a holistic approach. The programme will highlight the value of nurturing, enable you to better manage stress, learn useful relaxation techniques and equip you with skills to maintain mental well-being and enhance the quality of your life moving forward! This programme runs in Lifford Clonleigh Resource Centre on a Monday Morning from 10.30-12.30 for more information contact reception on 074 91 41773!• Self Management Course: This programme runs on Wednesday morning from 10am-1pm. For further information please contact the centre on 074 91 41773. • Stress Management programme: This programme aims to help you tackle many of the problems you face at their root where you have some control over the situation, it targets the causes of stress quickly and effectively. Where you have no control, it helps you build buffers against stress. This programme will run on a Wednesday morning in Lifford Clonleigh Resource Centre from 10.30-12.30 starting on 30th October-5th December. For more information contact reception on 074 91 41773!• Parent and Toddler Group: Parent and Toddler group runs on a Wednesday morning from 10.30-12.30 in the ABC Centre Lifford. Life start will be attending to facilitate Messy Play, Fun and games, Arts and Crafts with the children. For more information please contact reception on 074 91 41773 or Feel free to pop in on the day.• Driver Theory and Gardening: The following courses will commence in the next few weeks in Lifford Clonleigh Resource Centre. If you would be interested in taking part please contact reception on 074 91 41773!• Clothes Appeal: Blossoms charity shop is appealing for donations. We are looking for clothes, shoes, belts, bags, bric-a-brac, toys and books (in good condition). Items can be dropped into the Resource Centre when the shop is closed. “Many thanks” • “Blossoms” Charity Shop: We are currently looking for volunteers for our local charity shop “Blossoms”. This shop generates much needed income to help the running costs of the Lifford Clonleigh Resource Centre. Without the help of volunteers we would not be able to open the shop. The new opening hours of the shop are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 12-4pm. If you have any free time to spare and would like to help out please contact reception on 074 91 41773.• New weight loss class on Thuirsdays from 6.30-7.30pm in Lifford Clonleigh Resource Centre €5.00 per class. There is no joining fee or no penalty fees. Weekly group meetings and weigh in. For more information contact Karen on 086 3470798 www.slimruswithkarenmcglinchey.com• Good Morning Service: We are currently looking for volunteers for our Good Morning Service in Lifford/Clonleigh Resource Centre. Do you have a few hours per week to spare and would like to join our team of volunteers who make telephone calls to older people each week in their homes. Full training, Monitoring and support are provided for all volunteers. Contact us for more information on 074 93 21598.• Astro Turf Pitch available for hire midweek and weekends (daytime only) for more information contact the centre on 074 91 41773.• Counselling & Support Services: Free Confidential Counselling Support. You can avail of this service free of charge if you are 17 years or over, whether you are Male or Female. Service [email protected] Lifford Clonleigh Resource Centre, Castlefinn and Manorcunningham. Strictly Appointment Only. For Further information contact 44 784 9223 114. • Young parents Pathways programme Start date to be confirmed: This programme is open to Young parents that would like to learn: Parenting Advice, Personal Development, Health Awareness, Paediatric First Aid and IT Qualification. Also enjoy Fun days out for parents & children, Visits to health spas. All expenses are covered by this programme at no cost to the individual. There is also childcare supplements and free travel available. For further information or to receive an application form Contact 04882 250 962 /0749141773.• Writer’s Group: every Wednesday from 2.30-4.30.• Knitting group: every Wednesday from 8.00-9.30.• Just 4 Me Group: every Monday from 12.45-2.45. • 50+ groups: every Tuesday from 11.30-1.30.• Friday Club: every Friday from 11.00-1.00.DD LOCAL: LIFFORD/CLONLEIGH TO HOST STRESS MANAGEMENT COURSE was last modified: October 10th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Lifford/Clonleigh Resource Centre notes
Gardaí in Donegal are advising beachgoers to take care when in the water during this weekend’s hot spell.Many people are making their way to the beach this week as the county basks in warm temperatures. But people are being urged to take basic precautions when it comes to water safety.Gardaí have issued a notice reminding the public to never mix alcohol and water activities, as alcohol is a factor in 1/3 of all drownings. It is expected to be a busy time in the Milford, Ballyshannon and Buncrana districts, while extra garda resources are on duty this weekend for the Buncrana Festival.Most beaches are lifeguarded in Donegal, but they are not monitored 24-7. Find lifeguard times here.Gardaí issued this advice for people if they see someone at risk of drowning: “If you see someone in difficulty then SHOUT (encourage them to shore) REACH (use a long object to reach to them such as a branch or piece of clothing) and THROW ( throw a ringbuoy or floating object) Do not enter the water yourself Call 112 or 999!“Swim within your depth and stay within your depth.” Advertisement Minister Ring, who has responsibility for water safety, echoed the warnings with a national notice:“I urge people to be especially vigilant over the weekend as we enjoy the good weather. The unfortunate reality is that incidences of drowning increase greatly during warm weather.“Our waters are a wonderful resource but, on average, 127 people lose their lives on them every year. Every loss of life is a tragedy which can devastate loved ones, families and communities. “Water tragedies can be prevented by people taking basic precautions including staying within their depth; ensuring children are adequately supervised; and swimming where lifeguards are on duty or in safe swimming areas where ring-buoys are present. People should not enter the water after consuming alcohol which is a factor in one third of all drownings.“Almost two thirds of drownings occur in lakes and rivers and it’s really important that people stick to safe swimming areas or areas where ring-buoys are present.Minister Ring added: “Water Safety Ireland has issued practical advice on how to enjoy our wonderful waterways safely. I urge people to visit www.watersafety.ie to inform themselves of the dangers of open water.”Water safety warning as crowds flock to Donegal beaches was last modified: June 28th, 2019 by Staff WriterShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:beachesdrowningWater Safety