first_img Show Comments ▼ whatsapp Tuesday 26 October 2010 8:04 pm KCS-content THE Irish government has doubled the amount of money it reckons is needed to bring the country’s deficit under control to €15bn (£13.1bn) over the next four years.That is twice the level outlined in last year’s budget.“The key reasons for the significant increase from the figure announced in the 2010 budget are lower growth prospects both at home and abroad and higher debt interest costs,” the government said in a statement sent via e-mail yesterday.The announcement followed two days of cabinet discussions on how Ireland can get the worst budget shortfall in Europe back within a limit of three per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) by 2014. Further details will be set out in a four-year plan next month.Speaking to national broadcaster RTE, Minister for Justice Dermort Ahern said the €15bn figure was based on a projection of average growth of 2.75 per cent per year over the next four years.“It’s based on the fact growth both internationally and domestically is no longer going to be as good as what we expected this time last year,” he said.Finance minister Brian Lenihan forecast growth of 3.3 per cent for 2011 when he unveiled the 2010 budget. But economists polled by Reuters expect 2.8 per cent and the central bank has said its forecast of just 2.4 per cent is in danger of being trimmed.Ahern said the government has yet to decide what proportion of the cuts would be front-loaded into 2011. Share whatsappcenter_img Ireland doubles its budget target to €15bn as outlines push for austerity Read This NextRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe WrapCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The Wrap’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe WrapNewsmax Rejected Matt Gaetz When Congressman ‘Reached Out’ for a JobThe Wrap’Sex and the City’ Sequel Series at HBO Max Adds 4 More ReturningThe Wrap2 HFPA Members Resign Citing a Culture of ‘Corruption and Verbal Abuse’The Wrap Ad Unmute by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryUndoTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastUndoNoteabley25 Funny Notes Written By StrangersNoteableyUndoMoneyPailShe Was Famous, Now She Works In {State}MoneyPailUndoSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesUndoMagellan TimesThis Is Why The Roy Rogers Museum Has Been Closed For GoodMagellan TimesUndoElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite HeraldUndoZen HeraldThe Truth About Why ’40s Actor John Wayne Didn’t Serve In WWII Has Come To LightZen HeraldUndomoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comUndo Tags: NULLlast_img read more

first_img Show Comments ▼ KCS-content More From Our Partners Astounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Tags: NULL Share whatsapp FSA faces calls to publish details of investigation into RBS and Goodwin center_img Sunday 5 December 2010 11:32 pm by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastPeople TodayNewborn’s Strange Behavior Troubles Mom, 40 Years Later She Finds The Reason Behind ItPeople TodaySerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBemoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comZen HeraldNASA’s Voyager 2 Has Entered Deep Space – And It Brought Scientists To Their KneesZen HeraldAlphaCute30 Rules That All “Hells Angels” Have To FollowAlphaCuteDefinitionDesi Arnaz Kept This Hidden Throughout The Filming of ‘I Love Lucy’Definition THE Chancellor is considering changing a law which the Financial Services Authority (FSA) has blamed for preventing it from publishing the findings of its investigation into Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and its former chief executive Sir Fred Goodwin.George Osborne could announce an investigation into the Financial Services and Markets Act (FSMA) as early as this week after the FSA said the law prevented it from publishing the details of its joint investigation with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) into the actions of RBS in the lead up to the financial crisis two years ago. Osborne is believed to be keen to act before the FSA completes it investigations into toxic loans at HBOS and the collapse of Bradford & Bingley for fear they may be subject to the same restrictions. The regulator says the FSMA allows it to only publish details of investigations which result in it taking enforcement action against an individual or company. In the case of RBS the regulator found both the bank and Sir Fred innocent of any specific wrongdoing. As a result, the FSA says, it must seek the permission of those who were the subject of its investigations before it can go ahead and publish the report. But this weekend Goodwin’s friends suggested he would have no objection to publication of the FSA findings. Goodwin himself has refused to comment on the issue.The Treasury meanwhile issued a simple statement claiming that whether to publish the report or not was a “regulatory matter.” Since the findings were announced last week the FSA has come under pressure to publish, as have Osborne and Business Secretary Vince Cable. whatsapplast_img read more

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first_img KCS-content Thursday 27 January 2011 7:18 pm ROLLS-ROYCEUBS rates the engineering giant “sell” with a 12-month target price of 500p. The broker has cut its earnings per share estimates by five per cent for the year due to expected low delivery of new planes.HISCOXGoldman Sachs rates the insurer “sell” with a target price of 380p. The broker has cut its 2010 earnings forecasts slightly as winter losses in the UK were largely offset by higher investment returns.RESOLUTIONCiti rates the insurance-focused buy-out vehicle “buy/high risk” with a lowered target price of 331p after revising its enterprise value. The firm remains Citi’s preferred restructuring play in the UK. whatsapp whatsapp Show Comments ▼ More From Our Partners Astounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comWhy people are finding dryer sheets in their mailboxesnypost.comUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comMark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comMatt Gaetz swindled by ‘malicious actors’ in $155K boat sale boondogglenypost.com980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comPuffer fish snaps a selfie with lucky divernypost.comcenter_img BEST OF THE BROKERS Share by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.comElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite HeraldDrivepedia20 Of The Most Underrated Vintage CarsDrivepedia Tags: NULLlast_img read more

first_imgLottery Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Opportunity for allWith younger generations focussing more on mobile, web and internet services, Richard Mifsud, CEO at Helio Gaming says: “There’s a great opportunity for lottery providers who want to do lottery in a better way and give the opportunity to the new generations to have gaming the way they want it.”He sees the vertical as an opportunity for many countries, and in particular in emerging markets, identifying Asia and Latin America as areas of significant growth. Additionally, Mifsud highlights Africa, where there are already a number of operators.He says: “The players in these markets have the same aspirations as in any other market, however, in this very unique market, what they want more is the excitement of low stakes and big win games.”Lottery equals loyaltyAs well as the company’s aim of working with state lotteries, Helio Gaming hopes to partner with various other operators such as casinos and sportsbooks, with Mifsud saying: “Up until today, they aren’t really benefitting from all of the opportunity that is being created by the new lottery vertical coming to the market.”Denis Wittebrood, sales and partnership relationship management at Helio Gaming says that loyalty is inherent to lottery players, which is something the company capitalised on with its portfolio of games and solutions.For instance, the solution enables operators to run campaigns to maximise on this loyal nature. Wittebrood says: “You can reward your loyal customers with free tickets, which also appeals to lapsed and dormant players. We’ve found in previous cases about 20% of player re-activation after a campaign.”Looking towards the futureAiming to keep pace with the evolving audience expectations, Helio Gaming is looking towards new opportunities in the lottery vertical.Casey Muscat, business analyst at Helio Gaming says: “We’re extremely excited about international lotteries – these are proven to be extremely popular. But what we’re really excited about is the introduction of live lotteries. We’ll be filming these from our Malta-based studios and really do believe these could be as popular as a live dealer is within a casino.With opportunities appearing across countries and for various types of operators, Helio Gaming puts forward a strong case for lottery as a solution to some of the concerns facing the industry. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter 15th January 2019 | By Louella Hughes No matter what, growing your audience and increasing customer loyalty is always a priority for operators.With evolving player expectations and the oversaturation of the online gambling market, succeeding in these aims can be quite the undertaking.In a recently released video featuring a series of interviews from their subject matter experts, Helio Gaming, the lottery solution and game developers explain why they think lottery is the way forward. Big wins for lottery vertical Topics: Lottery Email Addresslast_img read more

first_img4th September 2020 | By Joanne Christie Despite the Gambling Commission’s stated aims of attracting a number of bidders for the fourth licence competition, there’s a possibility of yet another two-horse race, says Joanne Christie. Email Address Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Lottery Despite the Gambling Commission’s stated aims of attracting a number of bidders for the fourth licence competition, there’s a possibility of yet another two-horse race, says Joanne Christie. When the Gambling Commission kicked off the fourth National Lottery licence programme in late 2018, it looked as if Camelot was set to face stiff competition to hold on to the UK lottery.The Commission appeared to be casting the net far and wide in a bid to avoid the two-horse race of the previous two National Lottery tenders.It also made all the right noises about encouraging innovation and courting those with strong tech leanings. Indeed, in the early days even Lottoland said it was considering a bid.In the middle of last year, Gambling Commission chief executive Neil McArthur said he expected four or five companies to bid for the tender, and certainly the reported number of interested bidders supported this view.Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group was an early rumoured contender, Health Lottery operator Northern & Shell declared an intention to bid and Czech gaming conglomerate Sazka Group also seemed keen.Once a manager was brought in to oversee the process, rumours started to fly about other potential bidders, with Australia’s Tabcorp, France’s La Française des Jeux and Dutch postcode lottery operator Novomedia all names that were bandied about.But fast forward to last week’s official launch of the competition and the field seems to have narrowed.Even before novel coronavirus (Covid-19) hit, potential bidders were becoming disgruntled by delays to the process, which they saw as favouring Camelot.The pandemic brought about not only further delays – and an extension to Camelot’s licence – but also big changes in circumstances for some of the potential bidders. Narrowing field In early May it was reported that Branson was abandoning his bid due to the travails of other Virgin businesses, particularly its airlines.Shortly afterwards, Northern & Shell owner Richard Desmond came under fire over a controversial planning approval, which prompted Shadow Culture Secretary Jo Stevens to express concerns over his suitability to bid.Since then there’s been no confirmation as to whether or not Northern & Shell is still bidding, though it’s worth pointing out that even Camelot and Sazka have shied away from making a firm commitment.At this point, it’s hard to say with absolute certainty that any particular company will bid. Kamlesh Vijay (pictured, right), group CEO and director at Sugal & Damani, which lost out to Camelot last time the licence was up for renewal, says he doesn’t think the Commission has done enough to encourage bids.“We find it a little bit uncomfortable and see the Gambling Commission as not pursuing a process that attracts many parties, or not creating encouraging conditions for them to bid.“There is nothing at stake as far as the Gambling Commission is concerned. They are not taking even minor risks while searching for a new party. They are comfortable that they already have one party in hand. Whether other parties come in doesn’t make any difference to them.”Sugal & Damani, which operates licensed lotteries in India, as well as supplying technology solutions for lotteries in various other countries via its Skilrock Technologies arm, had publicly attacked the 2007 decision by the previous regulator, the National Lottery Commission (NLC), to award the licence to Camelot, threatening legal action. Similarly, Branson had criticised the NLC and also threatened court proceedings after he failed to secure the licence in 2000.However, Vijay says he did not see the Gambling Commission’s process this time around as being any different from that of the NLC.“The Gambling Commission is basically not changing its position; it just wants to repeat a similar process to what has been done before with a change in optics.“Theoretically, they may be doing everything but practically they are not doing anything for a change. They are asking for suggestions just for the sake of showing it up on their records but then those suggestions are not being seriously considered.”Among the suggestions Vijay says he put forward in his discussions with the Commission about the tender was that it should bear the cost of participation for the successful bidder, and that it should split the licence into multiple licences to encourage competition in the market. However, he says “there was no favourable response”.“They are going with the same single licence concept that practically favours the incumbent and it is going to be very difficult for any participant to replace the incumbent of 25 years.”Significant licence changes For its part, the Gambling Commission would not comment on any suggestions or discussions regarding those it had engaged with during the process, however, it must be noted that significant changes have been made to the licence this time around.For a start, it is fixed for a 10-year period with no possibility of extension by the licence holder. This marks a big shift from the current licence, which although initially for 10 years, Camelot was able to extend by four years back in 2012.Secondly, and perhaps more importantly, is the change in the way Good Causes contributions are calculated.In what is being referred to by the Gambling Commission as the ‘incentive mechanism’, Good Causes contributions will be collected in two parts. The first is a fixed sum that must be contributed irrespective of sales. The amount of this fixed contribution will form part of the bid put forward by each contender.In effect, if the licence holder doesn’t meet its sales targets, it could find itself making a loss as it will not be able to reduce this fixed contribution.In addition, the licence holder will have to give a percentage of any sales over and above the fixed contribution level to Good Causes, meaning contributions will rise in a similar proportion to profits.It is likely this change came about as a result of criticism of the current licence by the Public Accounts Committee back in 2018. It issued a report expressing concerns over the fact that Camelot’s profits had risen 122% since the beginning of the current licence, but that returns to Good Causes had risen by just 2% over the same period.The cross-party group criticised the lack of flexibility in the licence contract, saying: “Camelot has made profits well in excess of what was envisaged in the original 2009 licence, whilst returns for good causes have dropped.”However, Vijay points out that when Sugal & Damani tendered its bid for the last licence, a firm commitment to Good Causes was not enough to sway the NLC.“I would like to draw your attention to the third licence, wherein we had benevolently made a commitment to cap our net profit to 1%, thereby passing on the benefits to Good Causes,” he says. “Why should Good Causes increase only by 2% when Camelot’s profit increased by 122%?”Bidders on the fence Despite reservations about the process, perhaps surprisingly Vijay has not ruled out participating in this competition.“We are very much in the game, we are in the final stages of creating a strong consortium of credible partners, the details of which I don’t want to disclose at this moment.”While not exactly a definitive answer, this is perhaps the least non-committal response by any bidder since last week’s announcement.Northern & Shell has not responded to a request for comment from iGB, while Sazka says it has not yet reached a final decision on whether or not to bid.Even Camelot is keeping quiet over its plans. “We’re not in a position to confirm whether or not we’ll bid at this stage as we’ve not seen the final Invitation to Apply,” says a spokesperson.Despite the parties not confirming their intentions, it seems fair to assume that both Sazka and Camelot will bid. In particular, the former’s appointment last month of UK lobbying firm Flint Global as an adviser seems a pretty clear indication it’s still in the running.Exactly who else is in the running remains to be seen, but with the competition now officially underway, speculation should soon give way to certainty.center_img Déjà vu for National Lottery competition? Topics: Lottery AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Regions: UK & Irelandlast_img read more

first_imgUnited Bank for Africa PLC ( listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2017 interim results for the first quarter.For more information about United Bank for Africa PLC ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the United Bank for Africa PLC ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: United Bank for Africa PLC (  2017 interim results for the first quarter.Company ProfileUnited Bank of Africa Plc is a financial services institution in Nigeria offering banking products and services to the personal, commercial and corporate sectors. The company provides a full-service product offering ranging from transactional accounts, overdrafts and mortgage finance to domiciliary deposits, treasury services, asset management services, bonds, money market deposits and risk management solutions. United Bank of Africa Plc supports the agricultural sector through an agricultural credit support scheme which includes agro processing, an outgrowers scheme, equipment and mechanisation scheme and a tree crops replacement scheme. Founded in 1948, the company  now has an extensive network of some 1 000 branches in the major towns and cities of Nigeria. Its head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. United Bank of Africa Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

first_img July 18, 2016 at 11:35 pm I will always appreciate the role that Bishop Salmon played in my ordination to the priesthood in Charleston in 1998. It is a shame, however, that even in his obituary the Episcopal News Service continues its disingenuous reporting of how the Diocese of South Carolina left the Episcopal Church. The phrase “Mark Lawrence led a number of diocesan members out” of the church sounds as if he somehow duped a small group of individuals into departing. The truth of the matter is that the duly constituted Diocesan Convention voted overwhelmingly to leave, by a vote representing over 80 percent of diocesan membership. The minority who wished to remain in the national church boycotted the convention, which I covered as a journalist for the Episcopal Journal. The departure was an act of Diocesan Convention, not the whimsy or caprice of deluded followers of Bishop Lawrence, as ENS continues to suggest in news stories. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Curate Diocese of Nebraska The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group By ENS staffPosted Jun 29, 2016 Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Rector Belleville, IL Comments (4) Carolyn Duty Banks says: Rector Pittsburgh, PA Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH RIP: Former Diocese of South Carolina Bishop Edward L. Salmon Jr. Rector Albany, NY Submit a Press Release Rector Shreveport, LA Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Associate Rector Columbus, GA Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ The Rev. Canon E. T. Malone, Jr. says: Tags Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector Collierville, TN Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Knoxville, TN Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Press Release Service Featured Events New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Obituary, Comments are closed. carolyn yost says: Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Director of Music Morristown, NJ July 11, 2016 at 2:39 pm I first met Ed when he lived next door to my parents, Lois and Jeff Duty. He and my father became fast friends. I know they missed him when he moved to Fayetteville but I teased them that their loss was our gain. My son served as an acolyte at Ed’s wedding to Louise. My husband and I spent many good evenings at Ed’s dinner table and in fireside conversations. We missed him when he moved to St. Louis….and I still miss him. He was a good man.center_img Submit a Job Listing Rector Smithfield, NC Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL The Rt. Rev. Edward L. Salmon Jr.[Episcopal News Service] The Rt. Rev. Edward L. Salmon Jr., 13th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina, died June 29 in St. Louis, Missouri, at age 82.A memorial Eucharist for Bishop Salmon will be held July 2 at 11:00 a.m. at Grace Church Cathedral in Charleston, South Carolina. The Rev. Dow Sanderson will preach.The Church of St. Michael and St. George near St. Louis will keep a vigil beginning July 6 and funeral services will follow on July 7.Salmon was born in Natchez, Mississippi, on Jan. 30, 1934. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of the South in 1956. In 1960, he graduated from Virginia Theological Seminary, and was ordained a deacon in 1960 and priest 1961 in the Diocese of Arkansas.He served a number of congregations in Arkansas in the 1960s and 1970s: St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Rogers; St. James Episcopal Church, Eureka Springs; St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Springdale; and Grace Episcopal Church, Siloam Springs. He served as associate rector and rector at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Fayetteville from 1968-1978, then went to the Church of St. Michael and St. George in Clayton, Missouri, where he was rector from 1978-89.He was elected as the 13th bishop of the Diocese of South Carolina on Sept. 9, 1989, and consecrated Feb. 24, 1990. He served until January 2008. In retirement he continued as a member of the House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church and participated in the 78th General Convention in Salt Lake City last summer.Four years after Salmon left the South Carolina see, his successor Mark Lawrence led a number of diocese members out of the Episcopal Church in dispute over policy decisions made by the wider church. Those who wished to remain in The Episcopal Church are now part of what is known as The Episcopal Church in South Carolina, so named since Jan. 26, 2013, as part of on-going litigation related to the dispute.Bishop Provisional Charlie vonRosenberg of the Episcopal Church in South Carolina said June 29 that Salmon had served in South Carolina during a significant part of his time as bishop of East Tennessee, and thus they were colleagues. “Ed had a unique leadership style among bishops, and he could be counted on to offer his particular point of view on most matters,” he said in a statement. “His perspectives and personality were assets among his fellow bishops. He will certainly be missed.”In 2007, Salmon was awarded South Carolina’s highest civilian honor, the Order of the Palmetto. He served on the board of Kanuga Conferences, Hendersonville, North Carolina, and in leadership positions at schools and organizations including the University of the South, Voorhees College, Porter-Gaud School, Bishop Gadsden retirement community, York Place, and the Province IV House of Bishops. He served as dean of Nashotah House Theological Seminary in Wisconsin from 2011-2014. He also chaired the Anglican Digest board of trustees for many years.He married Louise Hack in 1972 and they have two children, Catherine and Edward, III. The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Submit an Event Listing Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT April 24, 2017 at 9:56 am Greatest Christian Gentleman I’ve ever met ! “Good night sweet prince , And bands of angels sing thee to thy rest” Rector Martinsville, VA Youth Minister Lorton, VA Featured Jobs & Calls Rector Hopkinsville, KY Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA People Rector Tampa, FL Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Charles Jeffress says: Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Rector Washington, DC Rector Bath, NC Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET July 11, 2016 at 5:25 pm I knew ED in Springdale, Arkansas,,he and my late husband were good friends, in fact my husband built the rectory for him in Rogers, Arkansas,,many meals we shared with him. He was a strong influence in my husband studying for the diaconate. We visited with him several times in Charleston..He will be missed. God blesslast_img read more

first_img Projects Lead Architect: ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard “COPY” I93 Building / Wolff – Yapur I93 Building / Wolff – YapurSave this projectSaveI93 Building / Wolff – Yapur Photographs:  Herman Schumacher, Mauricio Salas Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project CopyAbout this officeWolff – YapurOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsMexico CityOn FacebookMexicoPublished on June 28, 2020Cite: “I93 Building / Wolff – Yapur” [Edificio I93 / Wolff – Yapur] 28 Jun 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard CopyApartments•Mexico City, Mexico Architects: Wolff – Yapur Area Area of this architecture project Apartments ArchDaily Photographs Area:  670 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Mexico Design Team:Adriana Vega, Selene Yamilet MedinaEngineering:Fernando Callejas SanchezLandscape:Alejandro VargasCollaborators:PramvalaCity:Mexico CityCountry:MexicoMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Herman SchumacherText description provided by the architects. Irrigacion 93 (I93) sits on the corner of Irrigacion Avenue and Presa Santa Rosa, in one of the fastest growing neighborhoods in Mexico City. At 216 square meters, the property is inspired by modern architecture, and designed with a unique approach to production that makes great use of raw materials. With three residential apartments inside, the space is designed to take full advantage of each angle, meeting all the tenants’ needs. Save this picture!© Herman SchumacherSave this picture!Level 3Save this picture!© Herman SchumacherI93 consists of straight, clean lines, that provide the space with an intention and strong presence. You’ll notice a use of concrete that stands out from the basement all throughout the framing, in all three levels of the building, providing subtle accent and structure. Save this picture!© Herman SchumacherOne noteworthy aspect of this project is the simplicity on material used; concrete, black block and iron, which stand out along the two main facades. Another defining characteristic is the use of the core vertical circulations, present in the building‘s volume. Vertical circulations divide the 3 levels while introducing a different perspective to the configuration depending on where you stand. Lastly, the ventilation of the space is designed to keep the original vertical windows, keeping the air feeling very natural. Save this picture!© Mauricio SalasMoving to the interiors of each apartment, practically all the bathrooms, bedrooms and living rooms have natural light and ventilation, demanding the level of comfort that our client wanted to achieve. Each 150 sqm apartment consists of 3 bedrooms (each with its own full bathroom), a study or office, a half bathroom, a living room or dining room, a kitchen, a service area and room, as well as balconies and an additional open space. Standing slightly apart from the others, Apartment 1 has two additional patios, which contribute a feeling of spaciousness to its interior. Apartments 2 and 3 have a private open space at the roof top, giving each a unique added value. Save this picture!© Mauricio SalasSave this picture!SectionSave this picture!© Mauricio SalasAs in many of our projects, finishing touches include landscaping where possible, private rooftops, and of course the use of natural materials as much as possible. Save this picture!© Herman SchumacherTo top it all off, I93 has a parking structure half a level below the sidewalk where tenants can find 24-hour surveillance, parking, pedestrian sidewalk access, and a multipurpose space for homeowners to take advantage of.Save this picture!© Mauricio SalasProject gallerySee allShow lessRemisenpavillon / Wirth ArchitektenSelected ProjectsPP Apartment / Nildo JoséSelected ProjectsProject locationAddress:Avenida Irrigacion 93, Col. Irrigation, Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico City, CDMX, MexicoLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. 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first_imgNew research by In Kind Direct has found that £1.37 billion of surplus and obsolete consumer goods are going to waste every year when a proportion could be donated to needy causes. The in-kind giving charity has called on businesses to give their surplus stock to UK charities.The charity commissioned the report to show the potential for the growth of ‘in-kind giving’. The report identified that each year the consumer goods sector alone produces enough surplus and off-spec products to fill the equivalent of 80 Olympic-sized swimming pools. Instead of being redistributed to those in need, much of it ends up in landfill and external recycling.In Kind Direct is 10 years old this year, and is one of ‘The Prince’s Charities’, a group of not-for-profit organisations of which The Prince of Wales is President. So far it has distributed £60 million worth of products from 700 companies to 4,000 UK charities working at home and abroad. Advertisement Howard Lake | 18 June 2007 | News Tagged with: Research / statistics Trading 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 Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img However, it believes far more could be done. It argues that a further £80 million worth of in-kind giving is possible each year. To help businesses realise what they could do, it has identified the products UK-based charities need most, namely household cleaning products, basic toiletries, toilet paper, office supplies, cookware, tools, toys, linen and clothing.Charity CEO, Robin Boles explained: “Every day in the UK, charities struggle to raise sufficient funds to purchase essential items. At the same time, manufacturers and retailers will send these very same items to landfill, denying charities the chance to use these goods and make a real difference to people in need. “We save businesses time and money by redistributing the surplus and obsolete stock, which can tie up valuable warehouse space and management time, as we have the infrastructure in place to quickly accept donations and track everything through to the thousands of charities that benefit.”  22 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis In Kind Direct says £1.37 billion of surplus products wasted each yearlast_img read more