House of Bishops Spring 2017 meeting: Video Daily Account for…

first_img Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Tags This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Press Release Service Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Dick Fish says: Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 March 12, 2017 at 7:02 pm Your open & honest approach to growing out of — outgrowing — division: this is why I love this church. Many thanks to all our leaders for your hard emotional & intellectual work. Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Rector Hopkinsville, KY Rector Collierville, TN Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Tampa, FL House of Bishops, Rector Bath, NC Curate Diocese of Nebraska Rector Shreveport, LA New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Featured Events Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Submit a Job Listing Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rector Pittsburgh, PA Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS 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 Comments are closed. Rector Smithfield, NC [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Bishop Prince Singh of the Diocese of Rochester, left,  and Bishop William Franklin of the Diocese of Western New York reflect on the second day of the Spring House of Bishops  meeting, March 11, at Kanuga Conference Center in North Carolina.3:12 Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET House of Bishops Spring 2017 meeting: Video Daily Account for March 11 Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Video Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector Knoxville, TN Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Rector Martinsville, VA Director of Music Morristown, NJ An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Comments (2) Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Featured Jobs & Calls Submit an Event Listing Submit a Press Release Youth Minister Lorton, VA Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Rector Belleville, IL 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 Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Rector Albany, NY House of Bishops Spring 2017, Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Posted Mar 12, 2017 Susan Paynter says: 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 March 12, 2017 at 1:26 pm Glad you all are going slowly because it sure is very complex.last_img read more

Family House in Taipei / Preposition Architecture

first_img “COPY” 2013 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard “COPY” Family House in Taipei / Preposition ArchitectureSave this projectSaveFamily House in Taipei / Preposition Architecture Family House in Taipei / Preposition Architecture Save this picture!Courtesy of Preposition Architecture+ 33 Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Projects Taiwan (ROC)center_img ArchDaily Save this picture!Courtesy of Preposition ArchitectureRecommended ProductsDoorsSaliceSliding Door System – Slider S20DoorsJansenDoors – Folding and SlidingDoorsSolarluxBi-Folding Doors – EcolineDoorsLibartVertical Retracting Doors – Panora ViewText description provided by the architects. Site This single family house is located in a gated community on a hill near Taipei. Ever since the beginning of the design, a portion of the land property right was not clearly defined (the issue had been resolved later) hence the structure is limited to be in the North-West of the site. The result is that only 98 sqm of the land is permitted to be developed on this 280 sqm site and the building has to grow vertically with each interior floor area varies from 46 sqm to 76 sqm only (including stair case & elevator shaft).Save this picture!Floor PlanOne main challenge is to satisfy the needs of a multi-generational life style (grandparents, parents, and kids living together) consists of 6 family members in such a limited space. Another main challenge is to respond the local climate which is characterized by intensive heat & sunlight, frequent rain, and high humidity. Save this picture!Courtesy of Preposition ArchitectureOne Identity, Multiple Fronts The House is at a corner between a 6M wide community major rout and a 4M wide lane. The neighboring houses are all facing the 4M lane on the South-West side. The design follows this pattern making its South-West facade to be perceived as a building front from exterior. This is the first “front” of the house. Only few limited openings are created on this first front due to privacy requirements and western exposure to direct sunlight. All the major openings are facing South-East allowing natural light from this direction. Therefore, from the interior, the “front” of the house would be perceived as the one facing the garden instead of the one facing the lane – the “front” turns 90 degrees from outside to inside. The garden keeps the major route in a distance to provide adequate privacy. This is the second “front” of the house. Save this picture!Courtesy of Preposition ArchitectureRight by the site, the major community route makes a big turn and directs all uphill views toward this house. To address this significant direction, a volume is created on the East wing and angled towards this specific direction. When approaching the house uphill, this angled facade becomes the “front” of the house. This third front also connects the other two and completes the totality and identity of the house. Save this picture!Courtesy of Preposition ArchitectureExploring the Characters & Possibilities of Suburb Taipei The area has the distinct characters of suburb Taipei: high density development within natural surroundings. They are small urban blocks between mountains. Most land lots are very small with very limited open space. We concentrate the volumes on one side of the site leaving nearly half of the site being a garden – a sufficient open space to itself. Shortly after the project completion, birds, bees, frogs… quickly settled in the garden. The solid and the void play equally important roles in the project; they counter weight each other and being a backdrop for each other. Multiple levels of outdoor space were created allowing open space extends from ground level up.Save this picture!Courtesy of Preposition ArchitectureMicro-climate Control via Design Strategies Located in sub-tropical zone, Taiwan has long and intensive summer hence reducing heat absorption is an issue needed to be addressed carefully. The building is a RC structure which stores large amount of thermal energy and affect physical environment. Rather than relying on mechanical equipments, this project responds the heat attack through design strategies. The volumetric arrangement plays a role as the first defense at a larger scale. The West rectangular volume is substantially larger and taller than the East triangular volume, and the East volume has more setback distance than the West volume has. Save this picture!Courtesy of Preposition ArchitectureThis arrangement makes the West volume being a sun-shelter to the East which will be completely under the shadow of the West volume after 2PM in summer hence reduces the radiant heat absorption. The West volume is covered with louvers blocking direct sunlight from the West and South. The laundry room and bathrooms inside the West volume are placed at the very West corner and protrude outside to further block direct West sunlight to bedroom exterior wall and help reducing the humidity in the laundry room and bathrooms.Save this picture!Courtesy of Preposition ArchitectureProject gallerySee allShow lessNew Images of Herzog & de Meuron’s Latest New York Condo BuildingUnbuilt ProjectSteven Holl: “Architecture Needs to be Rekindled with the Other Arts”Videos Share Architects: Preposition Architecture Area Area of this architecture project CopyHouses•Taipei, Taiwan (ROC) Area:  350 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  Houses CopyAbout this officePreposition ArchitectureOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesTaipeiTaiwan (ROC)Published on January 13, 2016Cite: “Family House in Taipei / Preposition Architecture” 13 Jan 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Neil Laybourn & Jonny Benjamin announced as Fundraising Convention Plenary Speakers

first_img  486 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis4 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis4 About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via Melanie May | 16 April 2019 | News Neil Laybourn & Jonny Benjamin announced as Fundraising Convention Plenary Speakerscenter_img Tagged with: National Fundraising Convention The Institute of Fundraising has announced that Neil Laybourn, Founder of This Can Happen, and mental health campaigner Jonny Benjamin MBE will be the Plenary Speakers for July’s Fundraising Convention.Laybourn (main image: left) and Benjamin (right) will speak on the second day of Convention, Tuesday 2 July. Jonny Benjamin MBE is an award-winning mental health campaigner, film producer, public speaker, writer and vlogger. At 20 he was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder and ten years ago met Neil Laybourn when he stopped to talk to Benjamin who at the time was sitting by Waterloo Bridge contemplating suicide. Talking to Laybourn persuaded him to take a step back, and his 2014 social media campaign with Rethink Mental Illness to #FindMike: the man who talked him out of jumping off the bridge, went viral and led to Benjamin becoming a prominent spokesperson on the subject of suicide.He now speaks publicly about living with mental illness and has written articles and given interviews on TV, radio and in print around the world to help educate and break stigma. He has also produced and presented documentaries on BBC Three and Channel 4 on the subjects of mental health and suicide.In 2016 Benjamin also launched ThinkWell, a mental health programme for schools, and in 2017 wrote the first of two books on mental health entitled The Stranger On The Bridge. Laybourn was also recognised for his part in the #FindMike campaign, with a Pride of Britain award in 2014. In 2017 he came up with the idea for This Can Happen – a mental health conference tackling challenges in the workplace. In the same year he co-founded the international mental health campaigning organisation You Alright Mate? to bring business leaders, fellow campaigners and international support organisations together.Most recently Laybourn co-founded the charity Beyond Shame Beyond Stigma to raise funds for preventative mental health and young people’s mental health solutions and in July was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Bristol University for work in mental health campaigning and advocacy work, alongside Benjamin.Together, the two men have spent the last four years helping organisations from schools and universities to large corporates in the UK and across the world tackle the stigma of mental health and offer support to workers and students facing challenges.More information on the Convention programme is available on the site.  485 total views,  2 views today Advertisementlast_img read more

Fired for striking, grad students win reinstatement

first_imgGraduate student workers at the University of California-Santa Cruz, represented by United Auto Workers Local 2865, have won the rehiring of 41 teaching assistants fired in February for striking. “In large part, this is a win for Santa Cruz workers — for workers in general,” said Veronica Hamilton, the UAW 2865 Santa Cruz unit chair and one of the 41 fired. (Santa Cruz Sentinel, Aug. 13)University of California-Santa Cruz students support striking teaching assistants, Feb. 13.The struggle began in 2019 after a contract between Local 2865 and the statewide university system was ratified. Santa Cruz teaching assistants went on a wildcat strike — not permitted under the contract’s “no-strike” clause — to demand a Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) increase. They argued that their $2,400 monthly income was not enough to cover the high costs of rent and other necessities in that part of the country, and withheld grades for that semester. On Feb. 10, they escalated the fight to an all-out strike, and graduate students at several other campuses joined their “COLA4ALL” campaign.The movement for a livable income won support among the student body, the faculty and the community, with several militant demonstrations blocking traffic. The firings prompted solidarity actions around the state.The university retaliated against 75 Santa Cruz strikers, firing over half and denying others teaching work. Those with the lighter punishment won a path to reinstatement in an earlier agreement. Now with the latest mediated settlement, all those disciplined will have the opportunity to work this fall.Disciplinary records will be expunged, including those of 245 who were given warning letters for withholding grades.This is still only a partial win for the student-workers; reinstatement could be revoked if they strike again. While the UC management extended a $2,500 yearly “housing allowance” during the strike, teaching assistants still need the COLA raise. But as Hamilton told the Sentinel, “Some of our most brilliant scholars are able to return and that’s excellent.”FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Senate Finishes Work on Farm Bill Until June

first_img Facebook Twitter Home Indiana Agriculture News Senate Finishes Work on Farm Bill Until June SHARE Previous articlePence Signs Farm Transportation BillsNext articleSenate Vote to Cut Crop Insurance Funding Angers Corn Growers Gary Truitt Facebook Twitter SHAREcenter_img By Gary Truitt – May 23, 2013 Senate Finishes Work on Farm Bill Until June The Senate will not hold additional votes on amendments to the Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2013 until they return from the Memorial Day recess. That means the next vote is scheduled for Monday, June 3rd. On Thursday – Senators voted on three crop insurance amendments. An amendment to end crop insurance subsidies for tobacco was rejected 44 to 52. Ninety-four Senators voted to approve an amendment to authorize the use of the insurance fund to reduce fraud and maintain crop insurance program integrity. That amendment was sponsored by North Carolina’s Kay Hagan. Senators also agreed to an amendment from Dick Durbin of Illinois and Tom Coburn of Oklahoma to limit premium subsidies for those with an average adjusted gross income above 750-thousand dollars. The vote was 59 to 33.Senate Ag Chair Debbie Stabenow urged Senators to vote against the Durbin-Coburn amendment. She said it would raise premium costs by 40-percent for the affected farmers and would reduce the amount of acreage that must comply with federal conservation standards. According to an analysis of the amendment from former USDA Chief Economist Keith Collins – released by the American Crop Insurers Association Thursday – the affected farmers would be looking at a 37-percent increase in the cost of their premiums if they are buying 70-percent coverage because the amendment would reduce the government’s premium support by 15 points. A farmer purchasing 50-percent coverage – according to the analysis – will see a 45-percent increase.The vote for the Durbin-Coburn amendment wasn’t just a defeat for the crop insurance industry – but also for the coalition of farm and conservation groups that reached the agreement to link crop insurance to conservation compliance with no income restrictions on subsidies. Other groups – like the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition – supported the amendment. Source: NAFB News Servicelast_img read more

Going, going, gone: Baker selected on Day One of MLB Draft

first_imgFacebook Garrett Podell Twitter Garrett Podell Men’s basketball scores season-low in NIT semifinals loss to Texas TCU rowing program strengthens after facing COVID-19 setbacks Linkedin Facebook Listen: The Podell and Pickell Show with L.J. Collier Boschini: ‘None of the talk matters because Jamie Dixon is staying’ Previous articleLate-game walks doom TCU in 11-inning defeat to Baylor, 6-5Next articleConstruction set to begin on Amon G. Carter Stadium expansion Garrett Podell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Garrett Podell Boschini talks: construction, parking, tuition, enrollment, DEI, a student trustee TCU baseball finds their biggest fan just by saying hello TCU’s Luken Baker (19) celebrates with his teammates after hitting a home run against Coastal Carolina during the second inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game, Tuesday, June 21, 2016, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik) Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award + posts printThree years ago, one TCU baseball player wrote a letter to all 30 major league ball clubs warning them to not draft the pitching and hitting dynamo, despite his status as the Gatorade Player of the Year.First baseman Luken Baker wrote the letter during his senior year of high school, which read, “Dear major league baseball teams, please don’t waste a pick drafting me. I’m going to TCU.”Draft eligible once again as a junior, the MLB has come calling, and it’s likely that Baker has played his last game as a Horned Frog.Baker was selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the second round compensation portion of the 2018 MLB First-Year Player Draft Monday as the 75th player off the board. Baker is the eighth-highest draft pick under the guidance of head coach Jim Schlossnagle.Although his season was cut short by injury for the second year in a row, he led the team with nine home runs in 2018. Baker was hitting .319 with 26 RBIs at the time of his injury. In total, Baker played in 145 games in his three seasons in Fort Worth, hit .347 with 26 doubles and 28 home runs while driving in 129 runs.As a freshman, Baker earned Big 12 Freshman of the Year accolades in addition to garnering consensus All-American honors. He was named the 2016 MVP of the Big 12 Tournament. He is a two-time All-Big 12 performer.TCU’s Luken Baker, right, celebrates with Elliott Barzilli after hitting a home run against Coastal Carolina during the second inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game, Tuesday, June 21, 2016, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Ted Kirk)During his first year on campus, Baker clubbed one of the most memorable home runs in program history with his go-ahead three-run blast in the top of the ninth inning against Texas Tech in the opening game of the College World Series.In Jim Schlossnagle’s 15 seasons as head coach, TCU has seen 71 players drafted by 26 organizations. Baker is the sixth Horned Frog drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals organization where he joins one of TCU Baseball’s most notable alumni, All-Star infielder Matt Carpenter. Twitter Garrett Podell ReddIt ReddIt Garrett Podell Garrett is a Journalism and Sports Broadcasting double major. He is the Managing Editor for TCU360, and his passions are God, family, friends, sports, and great food. Linkedinlast_img read more

Calhoun Vision Names Rick A. Heinick Chief Executive Officer

first_img First Heatwave Expected Next Week Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Subscribe Community News Make a comment Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena HerbeautyNutritional Strategies To Ease AnxietyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Questions To Start Conversation Way Better Than ‘How U Doing?’HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Gorgeous Looks That Have Been Classic Go-tos For DecadesHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou Can’t Go Past Our Healthy Quick RecipesHerbeautyHerbeauty More Cool Stuff 6 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday center_img Community News Company News Briefs Calhoun Vision Names Rick A. Heinick Chief Executive Officer From STAFF REPORTS Published on Thursday, March 19, 2015 | 11:27 am Top of the News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Business News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Calhoun Vision, Inc. today announced that Rick A. Heinick has been named Chief Executive Officer and President, effective March 30. Mr. Heinick brings more than 25 years of leadership experience positioning organizations for growth and profitability. Prior to Calhoun, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources and Transformation Officer at Bausch + Lomb Incorporated. During his tenure, Mr. Heinick contributed to the company’s strong bottom-line performance, culminating in its sale to Valeant Pharmaceuticals in August 2013.Rick’s experience and proven leadership ability is crucial to Calhoun as we focus on the vital task of obtaining FDA approval for the Light Adjustable Lens. Rick has a demonstrated track record of forming and leading high performance teams that get results,” said Andy Corley, Chairman of Calhoun’s board of directors.“Calhoun’s novel LAL technology allows ophthalmologists to tailor the power of an intraocular lens after implantation in the eye following cataract surgery, providing unparalleled customization for patients,” said Mr. Heinick. “I look forward to working with the Calhoun team to advance this groundbreaking technology to address unmet needs in ophthalmology, as well as positioning the company for continued growth and success.”Most recently, Mr. Heinick was Executive Vice President of AECOM, where he led the company’s human capital area and organizational integration with URS. Earlier in his career, Mr. Heinick served in various entrepreneurial and consulting roles, including Senior Partner at Schaffer Consulting and Founder and CEO of Personal Performance Software.Mr. Heinick currently serves on the board of directors of Amydis Diagnostics, and has served on the boards of the Association of the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Rochester Business Alliance. He holds an International Masters in Management from McGill University and a Bachelor of Science from Boston University.Calhoun Vision Inc., 171 N. Altadena Dr # 201, Pasadena, (626) 685-2000 or visit Calhoun VisionCalhoun Vision, Inc. is a privately held company that is redefining lens implant surgery by developing intraocular lenses that, when combined with a custom-designed digital light source, enable surgeons to change the power of a lens after it has been implanted. This offers the potential to provide unparalleled visual outcomes and customization to the specific visual needs of each patient. Calhoun’s Light Adjustable Lens (LAL(R)) is CE Mark approved in Europe, and is commercially available in Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Spain, Mexico and the Czech Republic. LAL is currently in a pivotal Phase III clinical trial for astigmatism in the U.S.Disclaimer: The Light Adjustable Lens (LAL) is an investigational device and is not approved or cleared for sale within the U.S. Limited by Federal law to investigational use. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *last_img read more

Out of this world experience for Limerick students

first_imgLimerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories Email WhatsApp A panoramic view of Lough Gur (pic by: Tony Grehan)SECONDARY school students from County Limerick had an out of this world experience at Lough Gur Heritage Centre last week.Teenagers from Hospital were briefed by astronomy experts from CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory on the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Rosetta Mission. The specifically created workshop, in association with the European Space Education Resource Office (ESERO), was run as part of Engineers Week 2015.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Astronomy professionals from the observatory chose Lough Gur as one of three Irish field trip sites during Engineers Week to offer a workshop about the electronic systems controlling space missions such as Rosetta.The students from Hospital secondary school were first in to secure the limited and coveted places for this once in a life time opportunity, which featured space-based discussions with onsite experts as well as web live links to European Space Agency staff.John Power, chartered engineer and director general, Engineers Ireland, explained, “In the past few decades, engineers have changed the world by creating the internet, mapping the human genome and helping to send astronauts into space. Right now, engineers are working on innovative projects from solar energy to synthetic organs, driverless cars to virtual reality headsets.”“Students of engineering develop an invaluable set of skills that serve as a strong career foundation and it is important that we educate students and parents about the opportunities in engineering. Engineers Week allows us to engage with pupils and spark their enthusiasm for engineering,” Mr Power enthused.Running from February 8 to 14, the week is coordinated on a national basis by Engineers Ireland as part of the STEPS programme, which is a strategic partner of Science Foundation Ireland’s (SFI) Discover Programme. Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live TAGSCIT Blackrock Castle ObservatoryEngineers Week 2015European Space AgencylimerickLough Gur Heritage CentreRosetta Mission Print Advertisement Linkedincenter_img WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Twitter Facebook Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Previous articleCall on Minister Nash to ban zero hours contractsNext article#newmusic DJ/Producer MESC Alan Jacques NewsLocal NewsOut of this world experience for Limerick studentsBy Alan Jacques – February 18, 2015 747 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more

Fed Opts Out of Rate Hike For Now

first_img“. . .the federal funds rate is likely to remain, for some time, below levels that are expected to prevail in the longer run.”Federal Open Market Committee Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago About Author: Xhevrije West in Daily Dose, Featured, Government, News The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) once again stood still on raising the federal funds rate this month due to disappointing economic indicators, leaving the looming question of when the Fed will make its move.The Fed determined that since the last meeting in April, the pace of improvement in the labor market has slowed while growth in economic activity appears to have picked up, according to a release Wednesday.Job gains diminished, even though the unemployment rate fell. In addition, household spending increased, while the housing sector as a whole “has continued to improve.” The Committee also noted that inflation is still running below the 2 percent goal.”Against this backdrop, the Committee decided to maintain the target range for the federal funds rate at 1/4 to 1/2 percent. The stance of monetary policy remains accommodative, thereby supporting further improvement in labor market conditions and a return to 2 percent inflation,” a release from the meeting said.As for future rate increases, the Fed stated, “In determining the timing and size of future adjustments to the target range for the federal funds rate, the Committee will assess realized and expected economic conditions relative to its objectives of maximum employment and 2 percent inflation.””The Committee expects that economic conditions will evolve in a manner that will warrant only gradual increases in the federal funds rate; the federal funds rate is likely to remain, for some time, below levels that are expected to prevail in the longer run. However, the actual path of the federal funds rate will depend on the economic outlook as informed by incoming data,” the Fed continued. Fed Opts Out of Rate Hike For Now Previous: Nearly Half of Foreclosures Wrapped up in Five States Next: Watchdog Finds Problems With CFPB’s Internal Controls Federal Funds Target Rate Federal Reserve U.S. Economy 2016-06-15 Brian Honea June 15, 2016 1,168 Views National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) Chief Economist Curt Long said, “The decision to leave rates the same was widely expected, especially after the disappointing job numbers in May. July is still a possibility if employment data is better this month, but it is more likely the committee will now wait until the third quarter or later.”Prior to the little-improved gross domestic product (GDP) report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the lower-than-expected Employment Summary from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, many in the industry, including Fed Chair Janet Yellen, believed that it “likely would be appropriate for the Committee to increase the target range for the federal funds rate in June,” minutes from the last meeting said.The GDP bounced back slightly in the second estimate for Q1. The Bureau of Economic Analysis reported GDP growth at annual rate of 0.8 percent for the second estimate, still down from Q4’s GDP growth rate of 1.4 percent.Long stated in response to this data, “While first-quarter GDP remained low despite the upward revision, there are a number of reasons to anticipate a rebound in the second quarter. Incoming data has been noticeably stronger, the drags from low oil prices and a strong dollar were less than previously estimated, and there is still a possibility that the government’s seasonal adjustment continues to underestimate GDP in the first quarter while boosting it in subsequent quarters. Overall, this is another in a string of positive data releases which will provide plenty of ammunition for the Fed to raise rates no later than July.”The most recent employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that the labor force participation rate fell by 20 basis points down to 62.6 percent and has fallen by 40 basis points over April and May to offset first-quarter gains, after hitting its lowest level since the 1970s in 2015. Not only did job gains total only 38,000 for May, but March and April totals were downwardly revised by a combined 59,000 jobs down to 186,000 and 123,000, respectively, making the average monthly job gain over the three-month period from March to May a less-than-stellar 116,000.“The employment data issued today is the weakest monthly job creation report since September 2010. This greatly diminishes the likelihood of the Federal Reserve raising rates in June, which would be a net positive for housing demand this spring,” Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke said. “But diminishing job growth also raises concern about longer-term demand for housing later this year and into 2017. Although some of this decline could be temporary, the deceleration we are seeing in job creation will eventually impact the pace of household formation. Fewer households being formed will impact the demand for homes, both to rent and to buy.” Tagged with: Federal Funds Target Rate Federal Reserve U.S. Economy Share Save Xhevrije West is a talented writer and editor based in Dallas, Texas. She has worked for a number of publications including The Syracuse New Times, Dallas Flow Magazine, and Bellwethr Magazine. She completed her Bachelors at Alcorn State University and went on to complete her Masters at Syracuse University. 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Dale County sheriff to speak at Brundidge Rotary

first_img By Jaine Treadwell Email the author Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Latest Stories Dale County sheriff to speak at Brundidge Rotary Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Sponsored Content Skip By The Penny Hoarder Published 11:20 pm Monday, March 4, 2013 You Might Like Boil raises $25,000 for Sav-A-Life The annual Pike County Sav-A-Life fundraiser might no longer be called the “Low Country Boil.” From now on, it could… read morecenter_img “Sheriff Olson will speak around 12:45 p.m. and we encourage people to come early and have lunch at the Wagon Wheel before the program begins,” Davenport said. “It will be an interesting and informative program.” The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Dale County Sheriff Wally Olson will be the guest speaker at the Brundidge Rotary Club Wednesday and the public is invited to attend.Olson will be the guest of Rotarian and Brundidge Police Chief Moses Davenport. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Book Nook to reopen “I feel sure that a lot of people would be interested in hearing Sheriff Olson,” Davenport said. “He will talk about the recent hostage situation in Dale County that attracted national interest and attention. We hope that nothing like that ever happens again but we also know that situations occur that we never expect. It’s good to know that there are those who are trained to handle those situations. It will be interesting to hear about how law enforcement agencies prepare for and then work together to alleviate those situations.”The Brundidge Rotary Club meets at the Wagon Wheel Restaurant in Brundidge and the public is invited to join the Rotarians for Olson’s program on Wednesday. Print Article Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more