Things for single people to do on Valentine’s Day

first_imgReddIt Twitter Beth Griffith is a senior journalism major from Cleburne, Texas. She will commission as a 2LT Military Intelligence officer in the United States Army in May. In her free time, she is authoring a clean eating cook book and enjoys volunteering and boxing. IMAGE: Good Karma Fort Worth set to elect first new mayor in 10 years Saturday Beth Griffithhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/beth-griffith/ Facebook Twitter Comin’ Up: saying goodbye to the gang life 6. Do something classic … like a haunted house. Courtesy of giphy.comFew things scream “Valentine’s Day” like actual screams. Grab a group of friends and check out Cutting Edge Haunted House. It’s everything a single person could ask for on the day of love: terror, laughs, cries. It’ll be a great non-traditional way to spend your evening. Beth Griffithhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/beth-griffith/ Facebook + posts TAGSFun timesfunnygifs on gifsSingleValentine’s Day Beth Griffithhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/beth-griffith/ printNothing makes being single seem painful quite like Valentine’s day. But, being alone on Valentine’s day doesn’t have to be awful. In fact, here’s some things you can do to make the day great.1. Treat yo’  self Spend the day doing what your nonexistent lover would do for you. Go to one of the many spas around town like Perfect Touch Day Spa or Mokara Spa at the Omni and treat yourself to a massage or a facial. Enjoy a day celebrating you, because you deserve it. Previous articleDevelopment plan revealed for Berry/University, some express oppositionNext articleDiverse group of students celebrates at TCU lunar festival Beth Griffith RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 7. Be a tourist in your own city via GIPHYThink about it. The water gardens, the Stock Yards, going to ride a mechanical bull somewhere. All those stereotypical Texan things that you really want pictures doing but have never had the chance, here is your chance. Grab a group of friends, go out and do all those things you thought you would do when you moved to Texas but never actually did. Cowboy boots are encouraged but not required.8. Take care of your household chores Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday this year, a day that is often reserved for catching up on all that laundry you didn’t do or all the dishes sitting in your sink. So you can do exactly that. Then when Monday morning rolls around you’ll have your full wardrobe at your disposal and a clean kitchen to brag about. Plus it may even make your life seem much more put together than it really is.via GIPHY9. Do absolutely nothing differentWhen it comes down to it, Valentine’s day is just like every other day. Treat it as such. Tomorrow will be just an ordinary Monday. You do you. 2. Have a partyCourtesy of giphy.comEverybody loves a good ol’ anti-Valentine’s Day party. Invite all your single friends over, stock up on the snacks and drinks and enjoy a night of pure unattached bliss at home. 3. Have a girl’s or guy’s night outGrab your crew, get dressed up in your favorite outfit and hit the club. It’ll be full of single people, so if you’re feeling sappy and lonely, the odds are in your favor. Check out Varsity Tavern on 7th Street or catch a good jazz show at Scat Jazz Lounge downtown. Linkedin Ripple Effect: TCU professor talks gravitational waves Severe thunderstorms moving through Fort Worth 4. Get out of townTake all that money you’re saving by not buying someone a cheesy gift and date night and go on a trip. Take a couple of friends and take a cheap flight to Vegas (the single’s homeland) or drive down to Austin for the weekend. Have yourself a weekend to remember. Abortion access threatened as restrictive bills make their way through Texas Legislature Linkedin ReddIt Beth Griffithhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/beth-griffith/ Grains to grocery: One bread maker brings together farmers and artisans at locally-sourced store 5. Go to the moviesIf you have or haven’t seen it by Valentine’s day, go watch Deadpool. It’s the perfect flick to make you forget all about this day of love. Beth Griffith last_img read more

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Staring Straight At The Lion’s Eye-mobile

first_imgHome of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Subscribe 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. EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Top of the News Community News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Make a comment Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website center_img Business News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Community News HerbeautyBaby Boom: The Stars Are Getting Busy In QuarantineHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Trends To Look Like A Bombshell And 6 To Forget AboutHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Fashion Tips Are Making Tall Girls The Talk Of The TownHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty11 Signs Your Perfectionism Has Gotten Out Of ControlHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeauty More Cool Stuff 9 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it First Heatwave Expected Next Week The gift of sight is one to be cherished and taken care of. All we need to do is see and appreciate its value.Blair Health Academy, together with Men Educating Men About Health (MEMAH), aims to educate the young people on the basics and importance of eye health with the Lions Club’s Eyemobile.The partnership was formed when “we were contacted by MEMAH and asked if we were interested in a partnership and of course we jumped on the opportunity,” says Debbie Curtin, director of the Blair Health Careers Academy.Courtain tells us how “this kind of opportunity, gets our students a chance to be trained and exposed to health professionals, how to work with patients and clients.”The Lions International Eyemobile, is a “a van that’s totally equipped with eye and hearing equipment,” says Curtin.An optometrist and audiologist volunteers their services while students help them by “organizing the patients, taking the patients’ histories and doing the initial eye exam, and then filtering the patients into the eye doctor and the hearing where they do the actual test. The patient would come out of the bus and we would do any referral that the doctor’s recommended,” says Curtin.For the high school students, it is a chance to have them involved in community service. This is important for them, Curtin says, because “all colleges and employers want to look and see what these kids get back to the community before they take them in.”The students will also get to learn the “soft skills which would employ ability skills like customer service, patient care, communication, technical fields, etc.,” Curtin explains.Also, Curtin adds, the students “can use these hours towards their internship. They need to complete 180-hour internship in the health field and so that also helps them to be employable and helps colleges, universities to look at them because they have a little bit more than the average student would have.”The eyemobile is part of the Pasadena Host Lions International, and the students are part of the Leo Club, “which is like the baby Lions,” says Curtin. So in a way, these students are being mentored by the Lions Host by providing the eyemobile and the opportunity to hone and sharpen their skills in health care.To learn about the Pasadena Host Lions Club, visit http://www.pasadenahostlions.org for more information.For more on Blair High School, located at 1201 South Marengo Ave., visit http://blair.pasadenausd.org.Discover what MEMAH is all about by visiting http://memah.org. Health Staring Straight At The Lion’s Eye-mobile The Blair Health Academy, together with MEMAH, bring the Pasadena Host Lions Club Eyemobile By FRANZ A.D. MORALES Published on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 | 12:38 pmlast_img read more

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The City of Pasadena Announces Support Resources for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

first_img faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Make a comment EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Government The City of Pasadena Announces Support Resources for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 Published on Friday, April 3, 2020 | 3:34 pm 62 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * The City of Pasadena has announced a number of resources available to assist Pasadena businesses and employees impacted by COVID-19.COVID-19 Employee Rights & Resources WebinarThe Foothill Workforce Development Board (FWDB) will host a webinar on Monday, April 6, 2020 at 1 PM to help Pasadena workers impacted by COVID-19. Whether you have questions about unemployment and health insurance or financial and job services, this webinar will afford you the opportunity to ask questions and get on-the-spot answers to your questions. To participate, go to https://zoom.us/j/6967524809. Dial-In Option: 1-669-900-6833 (US Toll) or 1-696-752-4809 (US Toll). Meeting ID: 696 752 4809.Understanding Relief Funds For Businesses Impacted By COVID-19The Pasadena Small Business Development Center will host a webinar on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 11 AM to help Pasadena businesses and employers impacted by COVID-19. This webinar will provide a helpful overview to Pasadena business owners on relief funding available under the CARES Act. To participate, go to https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/379302553. Dial-In Option: 1-669-900-6833 (US Toll) or 1-346-248-7799 (US Toll). Meeting ID: 379302553.The City of Pasadena website contains helpful information and resources for businesses impacted by COVID-19. The website contains information about relief options as well as resources for employers and employees. The COVID-19 Information for Businesses webpage is regularly updated and can be accessed here: https://www.cityofpasadena.net/economicdevelopment/covid-19-business-resources/.Beginning today, California small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 crisis can apply for a Paycheck Protection Program loan from the federal government for up to $10 million. The program is first-come, first-serve and eligible Pasadena businesses are encouraged to contact their lender to learn more. Information about the CARES Act can be accessed here: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options .In addition to the above resources, the Pasadena City Council approved a moratorium on evictions for nonpayment of rent by tenants experiencing financial impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic. The City has developed a list of Frequently Asked Questions to assist the community in understanding the tenant protection moratorium. Those FAQ’s can be accessed here: https://www.cityofpasadena.net/wp-content/uploads/COVID19-Eviction-Moratorium-FAQs.pdf?v=1585986455924. Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Community News HerbeautyA Mental Health Chatbot Which Helps People With DepressionHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyAncient Beauty Remedies From India To Swear By For Healthy SkinHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Reasons Why The Lost Kilos Are Regained AgainHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThe Most Heartwarming Moments Between Father And DaughterHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyRed Meat Is Dangerous And Here Is The ProofHerbeautyHerbeautycenter_img Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Business News Subscribe Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Community 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. Top of the News First Heatwave Expected Next Week More Cool Stufflast_img read more

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Cash injection to help disabled tenants in Limerick

first_imgNewsLocal NewsCash injection to help disabled tenants in LimerickBy Alan Jacques – August 14, 2014 542 Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Advertisement Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Email Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live TAGSCllr Joe LeddinCommunity and Local GovernmentLabour PartylimerickLimerick City and County CouncilMinister of State at the Department of EnvironmentPaudie Coffey TD RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Linkedincenter_img Print Previous articleLimerick radio enthusiasts ham it up at Loop HeadNext articleEndurance Challenge aims to raise €500,000 Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories Cllr Joe LeddinLABOUR councillor for City West Joe Leddin this week welcomed news that more than  €300,000 has been awarded to Limerick City and County Council as an additional top-up to help adapt homes for tenants living with a disability.Minister of State at the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government, Paudie Coffey TD, approved the sanction of €315,356 for local authority housing adaptions to meet needs of tenants with disabilities in Limerick.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up According to Cllr Leddin, this “cash injection” will be put to good use in Limerick and will help secure more comfortable accommodation for local authority residents with a disability.“Living with a disability often requires modifications to a standard family home. The Council can get to work on jobs such as widening doors, fitting wheelchair accessible bathrooms, and installing chairlifts, all small things which can make a huge difference,” said Cllr Leddin.“These essential works make the difference between living at home or becoming a long term patient in hospital. At a time when the housing budget is stretched to capacity, it is especially welcome that this money has been prioritised for this usage,” he added.Cllr Leddin also went on to urge Limerick City and County Council, where possible, to prioritise the services of local tradespeople in carrying out these new adaptions, so that the whole county can benefit from this cash announcement.Limerick Fine Gael TD, Dan Neville, also welcomed the funding.“Where new houses can’t be identified for tenants with disabilities, we must do everything we can to ensure that their houses are easier to live in and that is what this funding is intended to do”, said Deputy Neville. WhatsApp Facebook WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival last_img read more

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Councillors in for €8000 pay rise

first_imgNewsPoliticsCouncillors in for €8000 pay riseBy Bernie English – December 8, 2019 618 Twitter Advertisement Linkedin Previous articleArias and Advent with Irish Chamber OrchestraNext articleCall for ban on use of helium balloons in Limerick Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Cllr Michael Sheahan, Fine Gael. Photo: Cian ReinhardtLIMERICK’S Mayor has given the thumbs up to a proposed €8,000 pay rise for local councillors.Mayor Michael Sheahan (FG) a veteran of local politics, told the Limerick Post he hopes that if the proposal is passed it will encourage more young people and more women to take the political road.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “If there was some sort of attractive remuneration, it might encourage more people to become involved in politics,” he explained.“It might encourage young people and particularly women, who may be put off by the financial implications of taking time out of work at a time in their careers when finances can be tough, to get involved.”The government is shortly to get an independent review of the remuneration offered to local representatives.Currently, councillors are paid a basic salary of around €17,000, with unvouched expenses up to €2,667 and vouched expenses of €5,000.Mayor Sheahan said that while people elected to the council don’t do the job for the money “it would be good if there was a better financial incentive to get a wider representation.“This is a fair proposal and it has been carefully and fully researched by someone with no political axe to grind.“We were lucky to get a good influx of new young councillors but the questions is, will they stay? They bring a fantastic new perspective to the work we do and councillors do work long hard hours.”Councillors who  work in the public service are given paid time off to attend monthly meetings but those working in the private sector have to do so mostly on their own time.center_img Email Facebook Print WhatsApplast_img read more

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Almost 1000 homes left without power

first_img NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Facebook 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Almost 1000 homes left without power Google+ WhatsApp Previous articlePrestigious invite for young enterprising brothersNext articlePresident Michael D Higgins in Derry for first official NI engagement News Highland Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterestcenter_img Twitter Newsx Adverts WhatsApp Facebook More than 900 homes were blacked out when they lost their electricity in south Donegal this evening(Sunday).The ESB said it could take two to four hours to establish the cause and fix it in homes between Ballyshannon and Rossnowlagh after the blockage shortly after 4 p.m.The weather was relatively mild but a spokesman said there had been rare previous blackouts unrelated to the weather.He said some stoppages had been caused by swans colliding with lines but he emphasised that they couldn’t identify what caused today’s stoppage until maintenance crews investigated. Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny Google+ Pinterest By News Highland – November 13, 2011 Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector publishedlast_img read more

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Delhi HC Issues Notice On Plea Seeking E-Registration Of Documents & Digitisation Of Sub-Registrar’s Office

first_imgNews UpdatesDelhi HC Issues Notice On Plea Seeking E-Registration Of Documents & Digitisation Of Sub-Registrar’s Office Karan Tripathi2 July 2020 1:47 AMShare This – xThe Delhi High Court on Thursday issued notice in a plea seeking establishment of a system for re-registration of all documents in order to dispense with the physical presence of all the parties.The Division Bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan issued notices to the Centre, the Delhi Government, the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, and the Director of Controller of…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Delhi High Court on Thursday issued notice in a plea seeking establishment of a system for re-registration of all documents in order to dispense with the physical presence of all the parties.The Division Bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan issued notices to the Centre, the Delhi Government, the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, and the Director of Controller of Accounts, Delhi Secretariat. Moved by Mr DC Tuteja, the petition seeks a direction to be issued to the Respondents to formulate policy and bring in line the e-registration of the documents , which shall avoid the unnecessary rush at the Sub-Regsitrar’s office, and ensure the ease of registration of the documentation, the effective manner of registrations and also avoid any red-tapeism or any manner of corruption which may have been existing at the Sub-registrar office.It is the case of the Petitioner that the COVID19, and the resultant lockdown, has seriously affected the process of registration of documents concerning property, transfer of interests, lease, deeds, etc. which has seriously affected the rights of duties of the citizens. For instance, the Petitioner submits, the system of electronically calculating the stamp duty before submitting the document to the Sub-Registrar can be made public so that people could be saved from last minute hassles, corruption would be checked, and the instances of wrong calculation of stamp duty would minimize. The petition states:’The Physical presence of the parties can always be done virtually by making the Sub-Registrar equipped with the virtual portals which would allow the parties to be virtually present before the Sub-Registrar and save the time, money, energy and also the spread of COVID. The said Practise would also reduce the footfall at the Sub-Registrar’s office which can become the breeding ground for spread of COVID-19 or any other such disease in future.’The submission of secret documents, the Petitioner argues, can still be continued to be done through physical presence. The Petitioner has further submitted that the Sub-Registrar office also can become a single window transaction issue where the documents can be collected and deposited.’Documents which are uploaded on the System would itself be proof enough of the execution of the same by the parties and verification of the person executed can be done at the time the parties present themselves virtually before the Sub-Registrar’, the Petitioner mentions. The Petitioner in this case was represented by Mr Gaurav BahlNext Storylast_img read more

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Four dead, 21 others injured in extended mass shooting in Odessa, Texas: Police

first_imgvmargineanu/iStock(ODESSA, Texas) — Five people have been shot and killed by a gunman who opened fire in a series of shootings near Odessa in western Texas, according to authorities.The suspect has been shot and killed, the Midland Police Department said.Police said there were 21 shooting victims.The shooting began with a traffic stop by a Texas Department of Public Safety officer, authorities said. It was not clear what led to the traffic stop.But after the vehicle came to a stop, the officer was shot, officials said.That’s when the suspect fled along I-20 toward Odessa, and kept shooting at people in multiple locations, authorities said.When he reached 42nd Street, he struck several more people, authorities added.Along the way, the suspect ditched his car and allegedly stole a mail truck, police said. He then went toward Cinergy, a local entertainment center, and continued shooting.The suspect, described as a white man in his 30s, was shot and killed, police said.The motive for the shooting was unknown at this time, police said.The Department of Public Safety officer’s injuries were non-life-threatening, Midland Mayor Jerry Morales told CNN.A Midland police officer was also shot and underwent surgery, Morales said.Midland Memorial Hospital has received six patients, three of whom are in critical condition, hospital officials said. The other three patients are in stable condition.Midland and Odessa are in western Texas, about 20 miles apart.“The state of Texas and the Department of Public Safety are working closely with local law enforcement to provide resources as needed and deliver justice for this heinous attack,” Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said in a statement.Abbott said, “We will not allow the Lone Star State to be overrun by hatred and violence. We will unite, as Texans always do, to respond to this tragedy.”He added, “We offer our unwavering support to the victims, their families, and all the people of Midland and Odessa.”Abbott said he’ll go to Odessa on Sunday.President Donald Trump tweeted that he’s been briefed by the attorney general.“FBI and Law Enforcement is fully engaged,” he tweeted. “More to follow.”This story is developing. Please check back for more updates.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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Coronavirus updates: 32 cases, 1 death linked to Maine wedding

first_imgPowerofflowers/iStockBy WILLIAM MANSELL and ELLA TORRES, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A novel coronavirus pandemic has now killed more than 795,000 people worldwide.Over 22.9 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are believed to be much higher due to testing shortages, many unreported cases and suspicions that some national governments are hiding or downplaying the scope of their outbreaks.The United States is the worst-affected country in the world, with more than 5.6 million diagnosed cases and at least 175,409 deaths.Here’s how the news is developing today. All times Eastern. Please refresh this page for updates.8:51 a.m.: 51 students quarantined after positive tests at University of MiamiFour students have tested positive for COVID-19 at the University of Miami, the school said, prompting 51 students to be placed in quarantine.The students who tested positive live in Hecht Residential College, however they were “immediately removed” and placed in another location to isolate, according to a statement from the university.The quarantine for the 51 other students only applies to those living on the 7th and 8th floor of the building.“The University of Miami has taken unprecedented steps to reengineer the campus to ensure physical distancing and create a safe environment,” the school’s statement read. “Facial coverings are required at all times, except when students are in their residence hall rooms.”8:22 a.m.: 15 Minnesota COVID-19 infections linked to SturgisAt least 15 cases of the novel coronavirus in Minnesota have been linked to the massive annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota, according to state health officials. They think those numbers are only going to rise.“I think that we’re expecting to see many more cases associated with Sturgis. Thousands of people attend that event,” Kris Ehresmann, Minnesota Department of Health Director of Infectious Diseases, said at a press conference Friday. “It’s very likely that we will see more transmission.Ehresmann said since it takes time for people to develop symptoms, take a test and for officials to get those results, “these will not be the only cases that we see.”One of those 15 Minnesotans who were in Sturgis and diagnosed with COVID-19, one is currently hospitalized.In all cases, officials said those 15 people were at multiple bars and campgrounds in Sturgis. All those who went to Sturgis were advised to self-isolate for 14 days once they were back home.The city of Sturgis began testing all city employees along with some first responders on Friday, according to ABC News affiliate KOTA.6:10 a.m.: 32 COVID-19 cases, 1 death linked to Maine weddingAt least 32 positive coronavirus cases and now a woman’s death are linked to an Aug. 7 wedding reception at the Big Moose Inn in Millinocket, Maine, according to local health officials.The woman died Friday, 14-days since the outbreak event.Millinocket Regional Hospital reported that it has tested 366 people linked to the wedding reception. The hospital is still waiting on 103 of those tests, it said in a statement Friday.“All positive patients have been contacted directly, given care instructions, and further instructed to quarantine,” Robert Peterson, Millinocket Regional Hospital CEO, said in a statement. “The CDC has initiated contact tracing on all positive patients to ascertain the full extent of the outbreak.”Due to the outbreak, the health care facility said it has a no visitation policy and is limiting its services to essential medical care only through Aug. 30.The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention said 65 people attended the reception and that all confirmed cases, as of Aug. 17, are tied to Maine residents.Maine Gov. Janet T. Mills’ executive order says that indoor capacity is 50 and outdoors is 100 in the state. The state says it’s in contact with the event space about adhered to those requirements in relation to the outbreak.Maine is one of the least-affected states in the U.S., with only 4,286 cases and 129 confirmed deaths since the pandemic began.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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Personal profile

first_imgPersonal profileOn 17 Oct 2000 in Personnel Today Joanne Owen has been promoted to personnel and training manager at the Copthorne Merry Hill hotel, Dudley, having risen through the ranks from switchboard operator. She gains responsibility for staff recruitment and training, and ensuring the hotel builds on its role as a best practice employer.What is the most important lesson you’ve learnt in your career?To think before I speak, and to just listen sometimes.What is the strangest situation you have had to deal with at work?I was once interviewing someone and asked him about his previous experience. He said, “I was Father Christmas”. That was quite strange.You are stranded on a desert island with enough food for only two people. Who would you choose as your companion?My sister, because she lives in Cornwall, so it would give us a chance to catch up.What is the best thing about working in HR?The variety: there’s never a dull moment. Also, working with real people instead of number-crunching.What is the worst?There’s not enough time in the day to do everything.You have stumbled upon a time machine hidden in the vaults of the hotel. What time period would you visit?I’d like to go back to 999 AD to see how they prepared for the new millennium, and whether there was any panic.If you could adopt the management style of an historical character, whose would you adopt?Oliver Cromwell – he believed that if people believed in the cause they would fight harder for it.What is your greatest strength?Being able to juggle everything and retain my sense of humour.How do you get to work?I live five minutes away, so I walk or drive, depending on how late I’m going to be working.What would you do if you had more spare time?Spend more time by the sea and visit new places, particularly in England.If you were to write a book, which subject would you choose to write about?I’d write about the things people say, especially children, and some of the exaggerated tales adults come out with, and expect you to believe.What is your least appealing characteristic?I sing all the time. I sing in tune, it’s just that everyone else is tone-deaf.What is the greatest risk you ever took?When my husband and I decided to change roles, and he became a house-husband and I went back to full-time work. CV: Joanne OwenMay 2000 Qualified as a licentiate member of the CIPDApril 2000 Returned to the Copthorne Hotel Merry Hill Dudley as personnel and training managerMay 1999 Completed studies in human resources management at Wolverhampton UniversityNov 1997 Moved to the Copthorne Birmingham as personnel and training officerNov 1995 Promoted to general manager’s secretary and personnel and training officerJan 1995 Joined Copthorne Hotel Merry Hill Dudley as switchboard operator Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more

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