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first_img Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Collierville, TN Advocacy Peace & Justice, Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Director of Music Morristown, NJ Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector Hopkinsville, KY In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Anglican Communion, Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Curate Diocese of Nebraska AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET [Episcopal News Service] La Agencia de las Naciones Unidas para los Refugiados de Palestina (UNRWA, por su sigla en inglés) ha finalizado su apoyo económico al hospital Ahli Arab de Gaza, una institución dirigida por la Diócesis Episcopal de Jerusalén y el Oriente Medio.La decisión, tomada el 1 de junio, reduce el presupuesto del hospital casi a la mitad.La obispa primada, Katharine Jefferts Schori, junto con 101 obispos de la Iglesia Episcopal procedentes de 43 estados y el Distrito de Columbia le han escrito al presidente de EE.UU., Barack Obama, pidiéndole su intervención para revertir la decisión que, según ellos dicen, podría tener “desastrosas consecuencias para más de dos millones de residentes de Gaza, que ya viven en condiciones de profunda necesidad humanitaria”.Los obispos dicen que la decisión de la UNRWA, luego de casi dos décadas de alianza con el hospital, se produce “sin justificación pública … y amenaza debilitar al hospital, a su personal de 120 empleados y a los muchos miles de gazanos que dependen de él para atención y tratamiento tanto primarios como de urgencia” [El texto completo de la carta puede verse aquí].Fundado como misión de la Iglesia Anglicana en 1882, el hospital se convirtió en parte de la diócesis en 1982. En la actualidad se cuenta entre más de 30 instituciones administradas por la diócesis, con sede en Jerusalén.El hospital brinda atención primaria y de emergencia a la población de Gaza, casi exclusivamente musulmana, “y lo hace sin proselitismo y sin discriminar por razones de religión, etnicidad, política o identificación social”, señalan los obispos. “Es la única instalación de esta clase en la Franja de Gaza que no está dirigida por el gobierno de Hamás y como tal puede ofrecer atención sanitaria sin interferencia externa o cálculos políticos. Su continuo funcionamiento responde por tanto a los intereses intrínsecos del gobierno de Estados Unidos”.Suhaila Tarazi, directora del hospital, dijo, en una entrevista reciente para ENS, que la institución era “un lugar de paz, un lugar de reconciliación, un lugar de amor”.El hospital le presta servicios a unos 42.000 pacientes externos y a 4.800 pacientes internos por año, y dirige programas específicos para niños y ancianos. Ofrece servicios de cirugía general, medicina general, ginecología y obstetricia, pediatría y ortopedia, entre otras especialidades.“Ofrecemos atención médica a todos, especialmente a los pobres, sin ninguna discriminación”, dijo Tarazi. “Como un hospital cristiano contamos con el pleno respeto de toda la comunidad porque estamos al servicio de todos”.Jefferts Schori, principal signataria de la carta de los obispos, se reunió con Tarazi en marzo de 2008 cuando visitó Gaza y el hospital. La obispa primada fue testigo de primera mano de algunas de las desesperadas condiciones de vida a que se enfrentan diariamente los palestinos que viven en Gaza. Aunque los niveles de desempleo han descendido del 80 hasta aproximadamente el 42 por ciento en los últimos cuatro años, más del 70 por ciento de los gazanos aún vive por debajo del límite de la pobreza que marca la Organización Mundial de la Salud.El comercio y los servicios a Gaza son en su mayor parte controlados por Israel, que considera al gobierno de Hamás y a los militantes islámicos como una amenaza a su seguridad. Los ataques aéreos israelíes a Gaza continúan como respuesta al lanzamiento de misiles por parte de militantes islámicos hacia el sur de Israel.La frecuente interrupción de la energía eléctrica, así como la escasez de agua y alimentos, y la falta de combustible le imponen una inmensa presión a los servicios médicos que brinda diariamente el hospital.“Hay escasez de suministros médicos, en particular de anestesia”, dijo Tarazi. “De manera que muchas veces hemos cancelado operaciones”.Tarazi le dijo también a ENS que la mayoría de los días el hospital funciona sin electricidad entre 16 y 23 horas.“No es una hipérbole decir… que las condiciones humanitarias en la Franja de Gaza son de las más graves de la tierra, o que el hospital Al Ahli es una fuente singular y absolutamente vital de auténticas buenas nuevas en ese contexto”, escriben los obispos en su carta. “La decisión de la UNRWA de cancelar su apoyo al hospital es absolutamente indefendible y debe ser revocada”.La contribución de la UNRWA asciende aproximadamente a $1 millón al año, o casi la mitad de los $2,4 millones del presupuesto del hospital.“Señor Presidente, al solicitar su intervención personal, apelamos a usted como persona de fe que ha hablado conmovedoramente de la necesidad de reconciliación entre los hijos de Abraham. El hospital Al Ahli está llevando a cabo la obra que usted ha propuesto, pero a fin de continuar, necesita del respaldo de amigos de todo el mundo”, afirman los obispos. “Profesionalmente magnífico como es el hospital, no puede sobrevivir sin el apoyo de la contribución internacional, la mayor parte de la cual ha provenido hasta ahora de la UNRWA.“Esta desafortunada decisión agrava una situación desesperada y desesperadamente triste”, dijo Anne Lynn, directora de los Amigos Americanos de la Diócesis Episcopal de Jerusalén, en declaraciones a ENS. “Si no revocan esta decisión, la capacidad del hospital de servir a los necesitados se reducirá drásticamente. El pueblo de Gaza ha dependido de esta instalación por 130 años”.Los Amigos Americanos de la Diócesis Episcopal de Jerusalén ofrecen alguna ayuda económica al hospital que atiende a la población, predominantemente musulmana, de Gaza.Encomiando a Tarazi y a los profesionales médicos del Ahli por su “valeroso ministerio”, Lynn dijo: “En un lugar de temor y violencia, el hospital es un oasis de calma y paz. Como comunidad de fe debemos aunar esfuerzos para garantizar que este ministerio continúe”.Suheil Dawani, obispo anglicano de Jerusalén, le dijo a ENS en una entrevista reciente que Cristo está presente en el hospital Ahli a través de la obra de curación. “Las instituciones son el medio de dar testimonio del Señor en esta tierra”.— Matthew Davies es director y reportero de Episcopal News Service. Traducido por Vicente Echerri.En inglés:  http://bit.ly/L3mVSP 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 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 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 Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Submit a Press Release Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Faith & Politics, Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Featured Jobs & Calls Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK center_img House of Bishops, Por Matthew DaviesPosted Jun 11, 2012 Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector Washington, DC Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector Tampa, FL Rector Martinsville, VA Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Rector Bath, NC Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector Smithfield, NC Rector Belleville, IL Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Rector Shreveport, LA Submit a Job Listing Rector Albany, NY The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Submit an Event Listing Obispos instan a Obama a intervenir en la reducción de fondos de la ONU para un hospital de Gaza Featured Events Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Press Release Service Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector Knoxville, TN Middle East Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Tagslast_img read more

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Rio Lava Cabin / Lorena Troncoso Valencia

first_img Area:  2583 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project Rio Lava Cabin / Lorena Troncoso Valencia ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/958356/rio-lava-cabin-lorena-troncoso-valencia Clipboard Projects CopyHouses•Pinto, Chile CopyAbout this officeLorena Troncoso ValenciaOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesPintoOn FacebookChilePublished on March 12, 2021Cite: “Rio Lava Cabin / Lorena Troncoso Valencia” [Cabaña Río Lava / Lorena Troncoso Valencia] 12 Mar 2021. 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 Rio Lava Cabin / Lorena Troncoso ValenciaSave this projectSaveRio Lava Cabin / Lorena Troncoso Valencia Houses “COPY” ArchDaily “COPY”center_img Save this picture!© Gustavo Burgos+ 45Curated by Clara Ott Share Year:  Chile ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/958356/rio-lava-cabin-lorena-troncoso-valencia Clipboard Photographs Manufacturers: Algifol, Feltrex, Ferrex, Joist LPCollaborators:Renata ArriagadaCity:PintoCountry:ChileMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Gustavo BurgosRecommended ProductsPartitionsOTTOSTUMM | MOGSInternal PartitionsWoodAccoyaAccoya® CanalsWoodBruagBalcony BalustradesWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CurvedText description provided by the architects. The Rio Lava cabin is the register between the encounter of lava and forest, of wood and stone, it is a kind of amalgamation of volumes, voids, and platforms that juxtapose each other.Save this picture!© Gustavo BurgosSave this picture!Plan – 1st floorSave this picture!© Gustavo BurgosThe protruding volumes with their pronounced angles give the project a robust and raw character, but with the color combination, it becomes light.Save this picture!© Gustavo BurgosSave this picture!Plan – 2nd floorSave this picture!© Gustavo BurgosMany formal situations happen; An elongated parallelepiped is observed, truncated at the top, and undermined at one end. A regular volume is juxtaposed asymmetrically on top of it, floating in the front part and settling in the back part, a small sectioned and suspended volume is attached to it, which in turn struggles with the presence of other strong elements. In the front part, there is a wide and thick terrace that virtually ties both volumes.Save this picture!© Gustavo BurgosSave this picture!© Gustavo BurgosThe project is developed on three levels, accessed through the second functional level, leaving the first for the installation of service elements. The project is accessed slowly by a ramp parallel to the open terrace, which connects with the common spaces (living room, dining room, and kitchen). The private area on the second floor is accessed through the vertical connection path, separated from the first floor.Save this picture!© Gustavo BurgosSave this picture!Section 1 and 2Save this picture!© Gustavo BurgosRio Lava is located at the foot of the Nevados de Chillan Volcano, in the Cordilleran Zone called Las Trancas, a town that belongs to the commune of Pinto. The area surrounded by nearby mountain peaks offers a varied landscape panorama during the year, the mixture between deciduous and evergreen forest, the presence of snow makes the cabin behave in a static way, in the place, it is a kind of stoic refuge that observes as the exterior changes.Save this picture!© Gustavo BurgosThe structure of the perimeter base is made of reinforced concrete, on which the main volumes are drawn in steel, filled, and covered in wood. The volumetric variability outside is smoothed and regularized inside.Save this picture!Save this picture!© Gustavo BurgosProject gallerySee allShow lessPhil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact / Ennead Architects …Selected ProjectsCall for Submissions from the Istanbul Design Biennial: “Designing Resilience”Call for Submissions Share Photographs:  Gustavo Burgos Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project 2020 Architects: Lorena Troncoso Valencia Area Area of this architecture projectlast_img read more

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Nominations open for Muslim Women Power List 2009

first_img Nominations are now open for the Muslim Women Power List 2009.The Muslim Women Power List is designed to celebrate the achievements of Muslim women in business, the arts, media, voluntary and public sectors. Its organisers, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), want it to raise awareness of Muslim Women’s social and economic contribution to British working life.Trevor Phillips, Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, said: “By celebrating the success of British Muslim women in business, the arts, media and the public sector, the Power List will challenge stereotypes”.The EHRC claim that this is the first time an organisation has sought to identify and celebrate professional Muslim women in the UK in this way. The project is being piloted this year with a view to maintaining a network of women who can benefit from each others’ experiences of forging a career.Any British Muslim woman over the age of 18 and in employment may apply; nominations may be submitted by or on behalf of an individual.Submissions close on 13 February 2009.  50 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Awards Recruitment / people women Nominations open for Muslim Women Power List 2009 Howard Lake | 15 January 2009 | News Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  49 total views,  1 views today 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 GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

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Police concerned for missing man last seen in Omagh

first_img By News Highland – February 4, 2021 Google+ Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Facebook Pinterest Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows WhatsApp WhatsApp Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Pinterestcenter_img Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Police concerned for missing man last seen in Omagh Police in the North say the family of missing Jason Coles are becoming increasingly concerned for his welfare.The 36 year-old was last seen in the Seskinore area of Omagh at a quarter to 3 on Tuesday afternoon.He’s 5ft 10″ tall, of medium build with brown hair and it’s believed he may have travelled to a forest in that area.Police are also keen to track the movements of his silver Peugeot 307 – TKZ 1203. Facebook Homepage BannerNews Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Previous article75 covid related deaths and further 1,318 cases confirmedNext articleNew build for local Gaelscoil a step closer News Highland Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Google+last_img read more

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Highland’s €10,000 Cash Giveaway!!!!

first_img Facebook Homepage BannerNews Highland’s €10,000 Cash Giveaway!!!! By admin – March 5, 2021 Facebook Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Google+ Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Twitter WhatsApp Is your home in need of some improvements, What would you change if you had €10,000? Would it be a new Kitchen, new Windows or would you transform your Garden?Highland Radio have €10,000 Cash up for grabs. Yes €10,000 Cash must be won!!On April 1st, on the Nine to Noon Show, one lucky winner will walk away with 10 grand in Cash.Tickets are now on sale by clicking here, simply log on follow the link and answer the question.Tickets are €10 each or you can purchase 6 for €50Good Luck! Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA center_img Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Twitter Previous articleCovid vaccine rolled out to over 70s on Tory IslandNext articleSlight drop in people on Live Register in North West admin WhatsApp Pinterest Pinterest Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more

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Woman gives birth on JetBlue flight from Puerto Rico to Florida

first_img@YQRamos/Twitter(MIAMI) — “Baby on board” was given a whole new meaning on one JetBlue flight late Friday.JetBlue flight 1954 was en route from Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in South Florida when a passenger gave birth to a baby boy, airline spokeswoman Tamara Young told Miami ABC affiliate WPLG.The crew and medical professionals on the plane helped to deliver the baby, Young said.The plane left San Juan at 9:44 p.m. AST and landed in Florida two hours and 40 minutes later at 11:24 p.m. EST — with one more passenger added to the itinerary.“We’d like to thank the crew and medical professionals on board for their quick action under pressure, and wish the new mother and son all the best,” Young said.Both mom and baby are doing well, the airline said.Yaqui Ramos, with JetBlue ground operations, shared photos on Twitter of Broward County paramedics attending to the new baby in the jetway bridge at the airport.Coincidentally, the name of the airplane, which Ramos said was newly in service, was “Born to Be Blue.”And even with the new baby on board, the plane arrived 11 minutes early. Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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£2m pledged for cancer care

first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article The Government has pledged £2m on educating and supporting district andcommunity nurses in England to provide care for cancer patients at home. The commitment was unveiled by the Government’s National Cancer DirectorProfessor Mike Richards in July, with the money split between 34 cancer networksover the next three years. It will be used to support and educate about 10,000 community nurses todeliver palliative care for patients dying at home. Professor Richards said, “District and community nurses have a vitalrole in caring for patients with advanced cancer in their own homes andsupporting their relatives and carers. This will enable more patients to remainat home if that is their wish.” www.doh.gov.uk/cancer £2m pledged for cancer careOn 1 Sep 2001 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. last_img read more

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Two-Year Prison Sentence Affirmed For Convict With Leukemia

first_imgTwo-Year Prison Sentence Affirmed For Convict With LeukemiaOlivia Covington for www.theindianalawyer.comA divided 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed the two-year sentence handed down to an older man being treated for leukemia, though the dissenting appellate judge had serious questions about the Bureau of Prisons’ ability to meet the man’s medical needs.In USA v. Jeffrey Rothbard, 16-3996, Jeffrey Rothbard was on probation for a forgery conviction when he launched a wire fraud scheme that ultimately earned him more than $200,000 in illegal funds. Acting as an agent of “GreenCity Finance,” Rothbard would purport to arrange for financing for energy saving upgrades for companies wanting to improve their facilities, then would pocket the companies’ deposits for his personal use.After pleading guilty to wire fraud, Judge Richard Young of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana sentenced Rothbard to 24 months in prison. Rothbard challenged his sentence on appeal, questioning the ability of the Bureau of Prisons to care for his health needs.In 2005, Rothbard was diagnosed with a “particularly virulent” form of leukemia, and before his sentencing, Rothbard’s probation officer recommended a more lenient sentence of 12 months’ detention in a halfway house and another 12 months in home confinement due to his illness, which also included mental health concerns. Additionally, Rothbard filed a pre-sentencing memorandum that argued that a custodial sentence would be unreasonable because the BOP could not guarantee that he would receive the medical care he needed.In his sentencing decision, Young considered a letter from a BOP medical director who wrote that inmates who may require daily nursing care can receive services from the Medical Referral Center, which is staffed 24 hours a day and which contracts with community specialists. Additionally, the director said that the BOP permits medical providers to request certain drugs, such as the ones Rothbard uses for his leukemia treatment, through an expedited approval process.The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals granted Rothbard’s request for a stay of his report date, then requested additional information about what Rothbard could expect if he were incarcerated in a BOP facility. Chief Judge Diane Wood noted in a Friday opinion that it is unusual to supplement the record on appeal, but said her court justified taking such a step because the stakes were high.Through the requested additional information, the 7th Circuit learned that since 2010, ten inmates with the same condition as Rothbard have requested the drug prescribed to him, and all 10 requests were approved. Thus, a divided 7th Circuit affirmed Rothbard’s sentence.Judge Richard Posner dissented, writing in a separate opinion that Rothbard was right in his argument that the BOP cannot guarantee adequate medical attention. While the bureau has provided the necessary drug to other inmates suffering from the same condition, it will not commit to providing it to Rothbard, Posner said.“Essentially the prosecution, the district court, and now my colleagues, ask that the Bureau of Prisons be trusted to give the defendant, in a federal prison, the medical treatment that he needs for his ailments,” Posner wrote. “Yet it is apparent from the extensive literature on the medical staff and procedures of the Bureau of Prisons (a literature ignored by my colleagues), that the Bureau cannot be trusted to provide adequate care to the defendant.”Rather than affirming the 24-month sentence, Posner wrote that he would reverse that sentence and instead impose the sentencing recommendation from Rothbard’s probation officer, or reverse and remand the case with instructions to “appoint neutral expert witnesses drawn both from the medical profession and from academic analysis of prison practices and conditionsFacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

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Vincent Ingui Takes 1st in Spelling Bee Sponsored by The Colony Club and OCIS

first_imgBy Diane Root The Multi Purpose Room at Ocean City Intermediate School was filled with excitement and anticipation. Twenty-seven 5th graders competed in the third annual Ocean City Spelling Bee. The Spelling Bee is sponsored by the Ocean City Colony Club.The Colony Club is a women’s club committed to helping the community. The Colony Club is part of the New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs, which in turn is part of the National General Federation of Women’s Clubs, established in Washington D.C. Both the local Colony Club and the New Jersey State Federation participate in projects to benefit charities and non-profits. They also provide scholarships for young people going to college. Matthew Lenko came in 2nd spelling the word “arithmetic”. Liam Goucher came in 3rd. In preparation for the Spelling Bee each 5th grade class held practice spelling bees. Christine Franckle coordinated the efforts of the fifth grade teachers at the Intermediate School. Teachers chose both spelling and vocabulary words from novels the students are reading. From those practice spelling bees the teachers recommended five students from each class. An alternate from each class was also recommended to participate.For the actual Spelling Bee competition, the word list came from the New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Club.The top local winner will go on to compete in the New Jersey Federation of Women sponsored spelling bee on March 4th, in New Brunswick, New Jersey.Principal Geoff Haines did a fabulous job reading the words and providing a context sentence when asked. The judges were Marianne Zelinski, a 6th grade English, Language Arts teacher, Megan Duffey, a 7th grade English, Language Arts teacher, and Patricia Pepe, an 8th grade English, Language Arts teacher, along with Karen Mahar, the director of Ocean City Library. The Colony Club was grateful for them volunteering their time.Twenty-seven 5th graders competed in the third annual Ocean City Spelling Bee. The Spelling Bee is sponsored by the Ocean City Colony Club.Also in attendance were two Ocean City representatives, City Councilman, Michael DeVlieger and Director of Community Services, Michael AllegrettoThe Ocean City Spelling Bee started with twenty-seven students. By the end of the 5th round all but three students were eliminated. The 6th round determined the winning order. Liam Goucher came in 3rd. Matthew Lenko came in 2nd spelling the word “arithmetic”. Vincent Ingui came in 1st spelling the word “frugal”.  The boys all indicated they enjoyed reading. They had studied the classroom spelling bee words at home with an adult. Matthew said he broke the spelling words down into “chunks” in his mind and spelled them out loud. Vincent relied on the spelling rules to spell his words correctly.The Colony Club awarded a $25 gift card to the 2nd and 3rd place winners.  The first place winner received a $50 gift card. In closing, the Colony Club co-chair person, Susan Newkirk, acknowledged the efforts of all the participants.Good luck to Vincent Ingui in the New Jersey State competition on March 4th!The Colony Club was grateful for their all-star team of volunteer judges. Download (PDF, 528KB)center_img Vincent Ingui came in 1st spelling the word “frugal”. last_img read more

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Trey Anastasio And Dan Kanter To Interview One Another On Upcoming Tom Marshall Podcast Episode

first_imgA few weeks ago, longtime lyrical Phish contributor Tom Marshall began a podcast looking at the band from all sorts of unique angles. Titled “Under The Scales,” Marshall talked to numerous members of the community to shine a light on all things Phishy. Today we’ve learned that one of the band members will finally appear on the show!On February 6th, Marshall will welcome his old friend and the band’s guitarist, Trey Anastasio. Not only that, but Anastasio will be interviewed by Dan Kanter, best known for his work as guitarist for Justin Bieber. Kanter is a well-known fan of Phish and the Grateful Dead, and even converted Bieber into a Phish fan during the height of Bieber’s popularity.You can see Kanter recording the podcast in the Twitter post below: We can’t wait for this new episode! In other Phish news, the band has just announced 13 performances at Madison Square Garden this summer – find out more about that here.last_img read more

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