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Big Brothers Big Sisters to Hold Open House

first_imgASBURY PARK – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Monmouth & Middlesex Counties is hosting an open house and book signing Saturday, Nov. 3 at the agency’s new location at 305 Bond St.The festivities begin at 4 p.m. and kick off with a ribbon-tying ceremony to articulate the message that the organization is about strengthening bonds and not breaking ties. Asbury Park Mayor Ed Johnson and other community leaders and members will be in attendance.“We are hosting this event to welcome families, the community, and our Bigs and Littles to our new home in Asbury Park,” said Executive Director William Salcedo. “We are also very excited to launch the newly published book written by a group of our Littles titled No Rules…Just Writing.”The organization partnered with Story Tellers and words! bookstore, both of Asbury Park, to offer a summer creative writing program. The program offered participating Littles the opportunity to write their own stories that were compiled into a published anthology. The Little authors will be on hand to sign the books, which will be available for a suggested donation of $10.Light refreshments will be served and attendees will have a chance to win a Monmouth Mall Gift Card if they RSVP and attend the event. To RSVP or for more information call 732-544-2224, Ext. 0 or email [email protected] Brothers Big Sisters of Monmouth & Middlesex Counties is a donor and volunteer supported non-profit organization that has been matching children facing adversity with volunteer positive role models for one-to-one mentoring since 1976.last_img read more

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Resource Discovery: Provider Resilience App

first_imgApps are something that many of us take for granted at this point, despite the amount we rely on them. The Provider Resilience app is another to add to the pages of our smartphones, to utilize when needed. This app is aimed towards clinicians, who often put their own self-care on the back burner as they care for their clients and others in their lives. According to the director of the program that created the app, it’s designed to fit easily and seamlessly into the busy schedule of practitioners in order to keep their emotional well-being in check. This is done through mini self-assessments that track an individual’s risk of compassion fatigue, burnout, and secondary stress and provides personal resiliency rating. This resiliency rating consists of components such as rest and relaxation clock, burnout, and Professional Quality of Life. By: Caitlyn BrownProvider Resilience App [National Center for Telehealth and Technology]At MFLN Family Development, we have spent a lot of time discussing and exploring resiliency in military families. However, we do not want to overlook the importance of resiliency in our providers. As providers, we are often taught about self-care and work/life balance. However,  implementing what we are taught is often easier said than done. There are many situations and cases that may linger with us as providers; following us home and impacting our own affect, behavior, and thoughts. Fortunately, the Defense Department’s National Center for Telehealth and Technology has helped to fill that gap through the creation of an app called Provider Resilience. The Provider Resilience app is free to both Android and Apple users and can be found in the respective stores associated with each brand. We at MFLN Family Development encourage you to check out this resource and share with us how it is helpful to you in the comments below. We would also love to hear about ways in which you commit to your own provider resilience!center_img This post was written by  Caitlyn Brown of the  MFLN Family Development Team. The Family Development team aims to support the development of professionals working with military families.  Find out more about the Military Families Learning Network Family Development team on our website, Facebook, and Twitter.last_img read more

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PVL: Bali Pure strengthens semis bid, downs Adamson

first_imgChurch, environmentalists ask DENR to revoke ECC of Quezon province coal plant LATEST STORIES Bali Pure were on a two-game skid before facing Adamson and head coach Roger Gorayeb said they had to steady their record if they ever hope of entering the title race.“We can’t do anything about my players’ schedule because my team’s core is composed of students and now that their schools have resumed classes my players are far too exhausted compared to when they were playing in summer,” said Gorayeb.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool stars“Some of them would train twice for their school teams, so we really can’t execute drills when we train for Bali Pure.”Jerrili Malabanan led Bali Pure with 16 points while Grethcel Soltones and Risa Sato added 14 and 10 points, respectively. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Neymar PSG switch doubts grow at Barcelona Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jema Galanza had a game-high 18 points to lead the Lady Falcons. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netBali Pure remained in contention for the semifinals of the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference after taking down Adamson in four sets, 25-18, 25-23, 19-25, 25-20, Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre.The Water Defenders improved to 3-3 to tie BanKo Perlas at fourth place while Lady Falcons are at a lowly 1-5 and have been eliminated from playoff contention.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READcenter_img Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ FEU Auditorium’s 70th year celebrated with FEU Theater Guild’s ‘The Dreamweavers’ Trump strips away truth with hunky topless photo tweet Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games View comments El Nido residents told to vacate beach homes National Coffee Research Development and Extension Center brews the 2nd National Coffee Education Congresslast_img read more

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ODPEM Activates the National Emergency Operations Centre

first_imgFollowing the meeting of the National Disaster Committee (NDC) convened at the Office of the Prime Minister on Wednesday June 10, 2013, chaired by the Honourable Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller, the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) has activated the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) at level 1.The Prime Minister head of the NDC after receiving updates from the members of the National Response Team, including the ODPEM, Meteorological Service of Jamaica,National Works Agency, Ministry of Health, Jamaica Defence Force, and the Jamaica Constabulary Force, instructed that all Parish Disaster Committees and political representatives (Government and Opposition) be placed on high alert and activate their emergency response protocols.The NEOC was activated in response to Tropical Storm Chantal which could impact Jamaica as early as tonight as the system passes in the vicinity of the island. The main threat is outbreaks of showers and thunderstorms which is likely to develop over the island, starting with eastern parishes, during the course of the night and into Thursday.For further information on the ODPEM’s NEOC call 906 9674-5 or 754 9077-8[Press Release: Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM)last_img read more

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Euronav to Merge with Gener8 Maritime

first_imgzoom Tanker operators Euronav NV and Gener8 Maritime announced that they have reached an agreement on a stock-for-stock merger for the entire issued and outstanding share capital of Gener8, which would become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Euronav.The combined company will have a fleet of 75 crude tankers, including 44 VLCCs and 28 Suezmax crude tankers, representing over 18 million dwt in total.In addition, the new tanker operator would boast balance sheet assets worth over USD 4 billion and a liquidity position estimated at more than USD 750 million, including cash on hand and undrawn loans.In line with the terms of the deal, approximately 60.9 million of new Euronav shares will be issued to Gener8 shareholders, with the exchange ratio of 0.7272 Euronav shares for each Gener8 share.The exchange ratio implies a premium of 35 percent paid on Gener8 shares based on the closing share prices on December 20, 2017.Upon closing, Euronav shareholders will own around 72 pct and Gener8 shareholders will own 28 pct of the issued share capital of the combined company.“The merger between Euronav and Gener8 is expected to deliver real value for both sets of shareholders. The financial strength of the combined entity together with a strong leadership team will make it well placed to navigate the tanker cycle,” Carl Steen, Chairman of Euronav said.“I have been a vocal advocate for consolidation in the shipping industry and have always stated that we would be a willing buyer or seller depending upon what is best for our shareholders. This transaction creates the largest independent VLCC fleet in the world. The combined company has a very bright future that will benefit both Gener8 and Euronav shareholders,” Peter Georgiopoulos, Chairman and CEO of Gener8 said.The merger is subject to the approval of Gener8’s shareholders and some of its lenders.Euronav as the combined entity will remain listed on NYSE and Euronext under the symbol “EURN.”Carl Steen, Paddy Rodgers and Hugo De Stoop will remain respectively Chairman of the Board, CEO and CFO of the company following the merger.Euronav added that a third-party tanker owner has agreed to purchase six VLCCs from the combined entity upon closing of the merger at a price of USD 434 million.“The sale will allow Euronav to maintain sustainable and robust financial ratios and keep leverage and liquidity well within management’s desired levels,” the company added.last_img read more

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3rd Annual TIDAL X Brooklyn Concert To Benefit Hurricane Relief

first_imgGlobal music and entertainment platform TIDAL has announced the lineup for the 3rd Annual “TIDAL X: Brooklyn” charity concert hosted by Angie Martinez.The event includes Jay-Z, Jennifer Lopez, DJ Khaled, Kaskade, Chris Brown, Cardi B, Fat Joe, Remy Ma, Daddy Yankee, Yo Gotti, A$AP Ferg, Vic Mensa, Fifth Harmony, Joey Bada$$, Willow Smith, Belly, Iggy Azalea, Jessie Reyez, Mack Wilds, Machel Montano, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Mr. Eazi, Charly Black, Princess Nokia, Tee Grizzley, Rapsody, Kranium, Chloe x Halle, Cipha Sounds, Victory and more with special appearances by Rosie Perez and Lin-Manuel Miranda. This year’s performers are coming together in an effort to raise awareness and funds for organizations that support relief and recovery for those affected by the unprecedented natural disasters, including: Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Maria and the earthquakes that took place in Mexico.TIDAL also announced that BACARDĺ rum will be the presenting sponsor of TIDAL X: Brooklyn. As part of the sponsorship, BACARDĺ has committed $1.3 million specifically to TIDAL X: Brooklyn charities. This is in addition to the Bacardi family and company’s previously announced $3 million in general disaster relief support for local relief agencies supporting communities impacted in Florida, Puerto Rico, other islands in the Caribbean, The Bahamas, and Mexico.“This partnership with TIDAL: X touches on two areas that are very close to our heart – music and philanthropy. BACARDĺ is proud to play a part in raising awareness and funding for the regions affected by these terrible disasters, including Puerto Rico, Florida and the Caribbean region – all homes to our family and company,” said Facundo L. Bacardi, Chairman, Bacardi.BACARDĺ and TIDAL X: Brooklyn will join Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Empire State Relief and Recovery Effort for Puerto Rico by covering the cost of cargo planes desperately needed to transport donated goods (i.e., cleaning supplies, toiletries, canned food, clothing, etc.) to Puerto Rico. Artists will also participate in a public awareness campaign to encourage New Yorkers to donate goods and money to help the people of Puerto Rico recover.Governor Cuomo said, “After seeing the terrible devastation in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands firsthand, it is clear that those affected by these natural disasters need our help more than ever. We in New York are putting the full weight of our resources behind recovery efforts, and I am grateful to TIDAL X: Brooklyn and its sponsors for joining us and helping to deliver much-needed goods to people in desperate need. We must do everything we can to help these communities rebuild, and I encourage all New Yorkers to join us in our efforts.”Fans worldwide will be able to learn more, purchase tickets, tune-in to the show and participate in fundraising efforts at TIDAL.com/BROOKLYN. One hundred percent of ticket proceeds will be donated to organizations including: The Empire State Relief and Recovery Effort for Puerto Rico, Global Giving, All Hands Volunteers, Kids in Need Foundation, Direct Relief, One America Appeal, Greater Houston Community Foundation, American Civil Liberties Union, Miami Community Foundation, Habitat For Humanity in Puerto Rico, and more.Learn more about how and where to donate goods to The Empire State Relief and Recovery Effort for Puerto Rico in the New York area here.last_img read more

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6 Things You Should Know About Mondays NCAA Championship Game

VIDEO: Gonzaga has the numbers, but UNC has the pedigree Why North Carolina can win:Gonzaga has the nation’s eighth-tallest team this season, with its third-tallest frontcourt, thanks to the 7-footer pairing of Przemek Karnowski and Zach Collins. But the Bulldogs’ size might meet its match (or at least close to it) in the Tar Heels, who boast 6-foot-9 Isaiah Hicks and 6-foot-10 Kennedy Meeks down low, plus 6-foot-8 Justin Jackson on the wing and 6-foot-11 Tony Bradley coming off the bench. The Zags won’t easily be able to push around a UNC squad that leads the tournament in rebound margin (see the last 6 seconds of the Oregon game for more evidence there), nor will they likely be able to get the ball down low as frequently as they did against South Carolina, whom Gonzaga out-posted 20-8 in the national semifinals.No matter what criteria you use, North Carolina is the best team Gonzaga has faced all season long. According to Pomeroy’s rankings, before Monday’s tip-off, you’d have to go all the way back to Nov. 25, a game against No. 5-ranked Florida, to find Gonzaga facing a similar class of opponent — North Carolina is ranked No. 3. The Bulldogs also barely beat the only top-10 team they had to face during the tournament (West Virginia). Making the national title game is never easy, but the Zags haven’t exactly navigated the toughest path. So although the uncertainty about Gonzaga’s true quality has been reduced significantly over the past three weeks, it’s easy to see how UNC’s talent edge could lead to a comfortable Tar Heel victory.The stats say Gonzaga is the nation’s best team; the bookmakers disagree. As I mentioned above, Vegas quickly installed North Carolina as the favorites in the national title game, numbers be damned. Some of it might be due to residual skepticism over the Bulldogs’ rise. However, some of it might also be owed to North Carolina’s pedigree — the Tar Heels have the higher preseason ranking, the superior recruiting classes, the legendary coaching of Williams, and the benefit of experience as the team plays in its second straight title game and enjoys a huge lead in all-time Final Four appearances over Gonzaga. There’s evidence from other sports that factors like experience and pedigree matter in addition to a team’s statistical resume, so it may be that pure numbers are underestimating Carolina’s chances Monday night. After a couple of nail-biters in Phoenix on Saturday, we’re down to one game remaining in the 2016-17 NCAA men’s basketball season. So trust your gut and be sure to box out under the basket — here’s your cheat sheet of what to watch for in Monday night’s championship game.No. 1 Gonzaga vs. No. 1 North CarolinaWhere to watch: CBS, 9:20 PM EDTWho’s favored: According to the FiveThirtyEight model, Gonzaga has a 62 percent probability of winning the national championship. If that surprises you, you’re not alone — in a break with the stats, Vegas has the Tar Heels favored by 2 points. (More on that later.)Why Gonzaga can win:Simply put, the Zags are the statistical darlings of this championship game. They rank ahead of UNC not only in the FiveThirtyEight statistical power ratings, but also in those of college-hoops stats guru Ken Pomeroy, USA Today’s Jeff Sagarin, and plenty of other analysts. Going into the tournament, Gonzaga faced questions about whether its weak strength of schedule was properly accounted for in these systems’ various adjustments, but by now, even the most hardened Bulldogs skeptic has to admit that the Zags are for real. By the numbers, at least, Gonzaga deserves to have the edge.Gonzaga’s defense is the best in the country according to Pomeroy’s ratings. It specializes in forcing teams into poor shots in the half court by using a good transition D that takes away quick buckets — the Zags are allowing the 14th-fewest transition chances per play of any team in the tourney — and an impenetrable interior defense of preposterous size. That formula might be custom-made to defeat a North Carolina squad that is efficient in transition but hasn’t been very effective in the half court during the tournament thus far. I’d thought the Heels’ recent poor shooting might reverse itself against Oregon, but instead UNC had one of its worst nights of the season from the field. (Using a twice-injured Joel Berry II didn’t help — he went 2-for-14 from the floor, while teammate Isaiah Hicks went 1-for-12.) With one game left, against a team whose defensive strengths match up particularly well against North Carolina’s offensive tendencies, the Tar Heels might not be able to avoid another disappointing shooting night.Gonzaga’s coach is real good. So good that Mark Few deserves to be in the same conversation as great coaches such as, say, UNC’s Roy Williams. Few’s winning percentage speaks for itself; he also gets bonus points for showing a willingness to think outside the coaching box. At the end of the Zags’ win over South Carolina Saturday night, he elected to foul while up 3 — a logical risk that’s rarely taken in the ultra-conservative world of college coaching. Yes, the numbers are split on whether it’s always the right call in a generic sense, but by taking the chance at a game-tying shot away from SC’s best player and setting Gonzaga up to use its size advantage on the boards in the event of an intentionally missed free throw, Few eked out those last few points of win probability that the Bulldogs may have needed to advance. read more

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TCI Police under investigation called routine

first_img Recommended for you Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items:five cays, investigate, jeff walkin, Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 09 Jun 2015 – The fact that the Police have been called in to investigate the Police has concerned some members of the public but the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force described that this is standard operating procedure. Magnetic Media learned that it was 18 year old Jeff Walkin of Five Cays who was killed by police gunfire on Saturday morning; Walkin was described as masked and armed and hostile toward a team of plain clothes officers on Granny Hill in Five Cays. Now, a team of their counterparts from the Cayman Islands is in country this week to ensure the shooting of this alleged suspect and civilian was warranted. “It is in the interests of the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force and everyone involved in an incident where firearms have been discharged by police officers that subsequent procedures should be open, transparent and the integrity of all actions is maintained.” This is from the TCI Police Force late yesterday, where it is also explained that the investigation of this matter is beneficial to the public trust, with assurance that the probe will be both sensitive and thorough. One man is said to be at large; he too was described as masked and with Walkin on the early morning in question. When Magnetic Media visited the crime scene yesterday; police tape was still hanging from a tree where residents say the suspect had fallen after being struck by bullet… there was no obvious evidence of that being the case though. Walkin died less than an hour after being shot, around 2am according to Police – reportedly at hospital. Public assistance is again solicited in this ongoing investigation. Fire in Five Cays will leave many homeless Police read for kindergarten children as part of school program PDA takes rally to Five Cayslast_img read more

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Paws for Purple Hearts helps Military veterans train service dogs

first_img Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter Lauren Phinney, ‘Paws for Purple Hearts’ helps Military veterans train service dogs 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave Settings“Paws for Purple Hearts” conducts canine-assisted warrior therapy in partnership with several healthcare systems in the county.The ribbon cutting ceremony held Thursday celebrated their new facility in the Sorrento Valley area that will allow more training sessions for our Wounded Warriors.The dogs are trained by vets, for vets, and they work to improve the lives of veterans or active-duty Military facing mobility challenges or trauma-related conditions like Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or a traumatic brain injury.KUSI’s Lauren Phinney was LIVE with the story. Lauren Phinney April 12, 2018 Posted: April 12, 2018last_img read more

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Bob Sully Sullivan How San Diegans use their credit cards

first_img KUSI Newsroom, Bob ‘Sully’ Sullivan: How San Diegans use their credit cards July 10, 2019 Posted: July 10, 2019 Categories: Good Morning San Diego, Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter KUSI Newsroom 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Radio talk show host Bob ‘Sully’ Sullivan joined Good Morning San Diego to discuss how to handle your credit card debt and the trends that San Diegans are using. last_img read more

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