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2020 Vitality Blast Live: Babar Azam signs up to play for Somerset Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter By Kunal Dhyani – August 29, 2020 Facebook Twitter Football ENG-W vs IND-W: Sneh Rana reveals England sledged a lot but we did not pay attention He will be re-joining Somerset from September 2nd to October 4th and will therefore be available for the last seven group matches plus the knock-out stages, should Somerset qualify.Somerset Director of Cricket, Andy Hurry said: “We originally agreed terms and announced Babar’s signing prior to the impact of Covid-19. However, since then there have obviously been revisions to the domestic and Vitality Blast schedules. Since the confirmation of the 2020 fixtures we have been working collaboratively with the ECB, PCB, Babar and his management team to ensure that we could all make the necessary adjustments that would enable him to join us to fulfil the pre-existing agreement. .“Babar already being in England for the Test & IT20 series against England has helped us significantly and we are very grateful to Babar and his management team for their understanding of the current challenges and their flexibility.“He is a great player, is so easy on the eye and fitted brilliantly into our environment last year. We consider Babar to be one of our own and our Members and supporters will I am sure be really looking forward to seeing him perform for Somerset again via our Live Stream service or if it is permissible, here at the Cooper Associates County Ground.”2020 Vitality Blast Live: Babar Azam signs up for Somerset, will play for the club after series against EnglandAfter agreeing to return to Somerset, Babar Azam said: “I really enjoyed playing for Somerset last year and I can’t wait to get back to the Club. For obvious reasons, this year has been very different from what we were all expecting, and I fully appreciate the challenges the game has faced globally as well as here in England.“We have all had to adapt and I’m just really pleased that we could find a way to make this happen. I hope that I can help to contribute to success on the field for Somerset again.”As well as his outstanding performances with the bat in 2019, Babar Azam also played his part off the field and was one of a number of Somerset players who lent their support to the Super 1s initiative for disability cricket. Pakistan batsman Babar Azam will once again represent the English Country Cricket Club Somerset in this year’s 2020 Vitality Blast.The 25-year-old was a sensation for Somerset in 2019, scoring more runs than anyone else in the competition (578) at an impressive average of 52.54. Cricket Cricket Latest Sports News Previous articlePakistan’s Babar Azam available for T20 Blast, will play Somerset’s last seven group gamesNext articlePremier League 2020-21 : Leeds sign Rodrigo from Valencia for Premier League comeback season Kunal DhyaniSports Tech enthusiast, he reports on Sports Tech industry and writes on sports products. PSL 2021 Playoffs LIVE – How to watch Pakistan Super League Playoffs Live Streaming on your Mobile, Laptop Cricket Tokyo Olympics: BCCI provides fuel in Indian Olympic flame, to contribute Rs 10 crore RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR BCCI Apex Council Meet: BCCI to bid for 3 major global events in next tournament cycle starting from 2024; Check Cricket Cricket TAGS2020 Vitality Blast LiveBabar Azam – SomersetPak vs Eng 2ndT20 Live streamingPak vs Eng T20 Live StreamingPakistan vs England T20 Series live SHARE PSL 2021 Qualifier 1 ISL vs MUL LIVE: best way to watch Islamabad United vs Multan Sultans Live Streaming in your country, India, Follow… Cricket WTC Final Day 3 LIVE Score: R Ashwin draws first blood; NZ 72/1 (38 ovs)- Follow Live Updates WTC Final: Sunil Gavaskar reacts to Ajinkya Rahane dismissal says, ‘Only explanation is that he was going for his fifty’ YourBump15 Actors That Hollywood Banned For LifeYourBump|SponsoredSponsoredPost FunThese Twins Were Named “Most Beautiful In The World,” Wait Until You See Them TodayPost Fun|SponsoredSponsoredPast Factory4 Sisters Take The Same Picture For 40 Years. Don’t Cry When You See The Last One!Past Factory|SponsoredSponsoredHollywood TaleHow Victoria Principal Looks At 71 Is HeartbreakingHollywood Tale|SponsoredSponsoredMaternity WeekA Letter From The Devil Written By A Possessed Nun In 1676 Has Been TranslatedMaternity Week|SponsoredSponsoredDefinitionTime Was Not Kind To These 28 CelebritiesDefinition|SponsoredSponsored Euro 2020, Switzerland vs Turkey LIVE: Shaqiri doubles Switzerland’s lead after Seferovic opener; Follow Live Updates Cricket Cricket WI vs SA 2nd Test Day 3 Live: Start delayed due to wet outfield, SA lead by 149 runs – Follow Live Updates WTC Final IND vs NZ: Virat Kohli displays his dancing skills on the beats of Bharat Army’s Dhol; Watch video CricketLatest Sports NewsSport
TAGSIndia Vs Australia SeriesInsideSport Poll Results – Fans want Rohit as India’s captainRohit Sharma’s record as captainThe Captaincy Debate -Virat Kohli or Rohit SharmaVirat Kohli as India’s ODI Captain SHARE InsideSport Poll Results : 77% fans want Rohit Sharma to replace Virat Kohli as India’s ODI, T20 captain IND vs NZ Live Streaming for free with Jio, Airtel and Vodafone Idea, Check out the best Recharge Plan Previous articleHonor of Kings is the Top Grossing Mobile Games in November, Genshin Impact No. 2, PUBG no.3Next articleISL 2020: Comeback against Jamshedpur will give us confidence against Mohun Bagan; says Odisha FC head coach Stuart Baxter Kunal DhyaniSports Tech enthusiast, he reports on Sports Tech industry and writes on sports products. The Captaincy Debate –Virat Kohli or Rohit Sharma – InsideSport Poll Results : It is for the BCCI and the Indian selectors to decide on who to chose as captain of the Indian team or who to replace. But when that power is given to the cricket fans – you will be surprised and shocked with the results. Catch India vs Australia 3rd ODI Live ball-by-ball commentary and LIVE Score hereIndian cricket team has lost their second successive ODI series and fans along with the cricket experts are not too happy with these results. Earlier in the month of February India lost to New Zealand 3-0 in the ODI series in NZ and then now they are staring at another whitewash against host Australia. Virat Kohli’s team India has already lost the 2 match series. The team captained by Kohli looked rudderless, clueless and often short of ideas on how to tackle rampaging Kangaroos. This has led to cricket experts and fans calling for Kohli’s removal as India’s white-ball captain. <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter As expected, most of the votes Rohit Sharma has garnered, they come from his home region Western India – while Virat got votes in his favor from Northern India. Cricket RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR West Indies v South Africa 2nd Test: WI vs SA Full Schedule, Full squads, Live Streaming, Date, Time, Venues – All you need to… Happy Father’s Day: ‘We Miss You’, Hardik Pandya pens emotional message for his father WTC Final LIVE Day 3: No rain for now but dark clouds & bad light threaten India vs New Zealand Day 3 77.28% of these votes are in favor of removing Virat Kohli as India’s ODI & T20 Captain. 52282 fans have voted in favor of appointment of Rohit Sharma as India’s next ODI & T20 Captain. Kohli could only garner 15370 votes in his favor. ICC WTC Final LIVE commentary: AIR, DD Sports to live stream & broadcast India vs New Zealand for free Cricket CricketIndia tour of Australia 2020-21Latest Sports NewsSport Facebook Twitter ICC WTC Final Weather Prediction Today: ‘It’s cloudy but no rain,’ Dinesh Karthik shares weather update ahead of Day 3 WI vs SA 2nd Test Day 3 LIVE: How to watch West Indies v South Africa LIVE Streaming in your country, India By Kunal Dhyani – December 2, 2020 Cricket WTC Final 2021 LIVE: 5 Ways to watch India vs New Zealand World Test Championship LIVE Streaming for free Cricket Cricket Cricket WTC Final Day 3 LIVE Score: Virat Kohli & Ajinkya Rahane ready to battle Kiwi bowlers, follow IND-NZ Day 3 Live Updates Poll Result – Who should captain India in T20 & ODI’S – Virat or Rohit ? WTC final LIVE broadcast: ICC’s mega broadcast plan, India vs New Zealand live streaming starts today in 195 countries Cricket Cricket Cricket Cricket Past Factory4 Sisters Take The Same Picture For 40 Years. Don’t Cry When You See The Last One!Past Factory|SponsoredSponsoredUndoYourBump15 Actors That Hollywood Banned For LifeYourBump|SponsoredSponsoredUndoMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStory|SponsoredSponsoredUndoPost FunThese Twins Were Named “Most Beautiful In The World,” Wait Until You See Them TodayPost Fun|SponsoredSponsoredUndoDefinitionTime Was Not Kind To These 28 CelebritiesDefinition|SponsoredSponsoredUndoNext RefinanceThey Drained Niagara Falls — They Weren’t Prepared For This Sickening DiscoveryNext Refinance|SponsoredSponsoredUndo InsideSport on Monday morning did a simple poll on whether it is time to remove Virat Kohli as India’s ODI & T20 Captain and replace him with Rohit Sharma ? The results are completely shocking. Till 3 PM on Tuesday 67,652 fans responded to the poll.
N.E.M. Insurance Company (Nigeria) Plc (NEM.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Insurance sector has released it’s 2014 interim results for the first quarter.For more information about N.E.M. Insurance Company (Nigeria) Plc (NEM.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the N.E.M. Insurance Company (Nigeria) Plc (NEM.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: N.E.M. Insurance Company (Nigeria) Plc (NEM.ng) 2014 interim results for the first quarter.Company ProfileNEM Insurance Company (Nigeria) Plc offers all classes of life and non-life insurance products to the personal and corporate sectors in Nigeria. Personal products include travel, motoring, professional indemnity, goods in transit and fire and special perils. Products for small-to-medium businesses include cover for burglary, product liability, fidelity guarantee, personal/group personal accident, travel, money and motor insurance. Corporate products include cover for general business, marine, aviation, oil and gas, engineering, bonds and motor insurance. NEM Insurance Plc was established in 1948 as an agent for Edward Turner & Co.; became a Nigerian branch of NEM General Insurance Association Limited of London in 1965; and merged with Vigilant Insurance Company Limited to transact all classes of general insurance. The company has expanded its operations into the West Africa sub-region in 2009 through its subsidiary NEM Insurance (Ghana) Limited which subsequently merged with Regency Alliance to form Regency NEM Insurance (Ghana) Limited in 2016. The company’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. NEM Insurance Company (Nigeria) Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange
Diamond Trust Bank of Kenya Limited (DTK.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2020 presentation For more information about Diamond Trust Bank of Kenya Limited reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations visit the Diamond Trust Bank of Kenya Limited company page on AfricanFinancials.Indicative Share Trading Liquidity The total indicative share trading liquidity for Diamond Trust Bank of Kenya Limited (DTK.ke) in the past 12 months, as of 5th June 2021, is US$4.52M (KES489.3M). An average of US$376.34K (KES40.78M) per month.Diamond Trust Bank of Kenya Limited Presentation DocumentCompany ProfileDiamond Trust Bank of Kenya Limited is a financial services and insurance group providing products and services to clients in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Burundi. The company offers a diverse range of products for transactional banking as well as a full service offering for mortgages, asset financing and an insurance premium finance facility. Its treasury services include spot and forward foreign exchange transactions, cross currency swaps and deals, fixed income securities, corporate bonds, fixed income securities, structured treasury products and money market products. Its trade finance services include letters of credit, documentary and clean collections, negotiation of export bills, suppliers credit financing and bank guarantees. Formerly known as Diamond Trust of Kenya, the company changed its name to Diamond Trust Bank Kenya Limited in 1997. Its head office is based in Nairobi, Kenya. Diamond Trust Bank of Kenya Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange
LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Jones first signed for Edinburgh Rugby in 2009 after some stirring performances for former club Selkirk.Just a season after signing straight from Scotland’s domestic divisions, the Heriot-Watt graduate was excelling in the 2010 Commonwealth Games and in the HSBC Sevens World Series, before coming into his own in his second season at the capital club. Wing Lee jones seen celebrating a try against London Irish during the pool stages of the Heinieken CupScotland and Edinburgh Rugby winger Lee Jones has capped a breakthrough season with an extended deal that will keep him at the Murrayfield club until 2014.As one of the season’s stand-out performers, the young Borderer has shown an extraordinary strength and guile as a line-breaking, try-scoring winger, running in five scores in 16 appearances so far this season, two of which bookended the club’s historic pool campaign in the Heineken Cup.Jones kick-started the club’s fight-back away against London Irish in round one and the last secured the all-important bonus-point against the same opposition at Murrayfield in round six to earn home advantage in the quarter-final against Toulouse on Easter weekend (Saturday 7 April).As a player who has shown consistent improvements since turning professional in 2009, Jones was rewarded with selection in Scotland’s 2012 RBS 6 Nations squad, making his debut against England at Murrayfield before being reselected for the second Test against Wales. Edinburgh Rugby head coach Michael Bradley said: “Lee [Jones] has grasped all the opportunities presented to him improve and perform. His performances have undoubtedly lifted the team on a number of occasions and he has an exceptional engine which always helps him to hunt out scores from the opposite wing.“Some of his highlights would certainly be his covering defensive work and an incredible strength in the contact area that regularly takes teams by surprise. Few can afford to give him a glimpse of a gap or he’ll be away. His work rate is exceptional and he’s a great professional. He brings great energy to squad and we’re delighted to have such a committed player extend his time at the club.” EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND – JANUARY 22: Edinburgh Rugby wing Lee Jones (l) celebrates with Stuart Mcinally after scoring the fourth try during the Pool two match between Edinburgh Rugby and London Irish at Murrayfield Stadium on January 22, 2012 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Samsung Hope Relay app to raise £1 a mile 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. 60 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis4 Tagged with: app corporate Events Samsung is encouraging people to take part in its Hope Relay to celebrate the Olympic Games in London this year, and to leave a lasting legacy by raising funds for three charities.Anyone can take part by downloading a mobile app and taking part. Samsung will donate £1 for every mile completed. The money will be donated to Kids Company, London 2012’s international sports legacy programme International Inspiration, and an IOC designated charity. It will donate up to up to £667,000 or $1 million.Chef Jamie Oliver and Olympic champion track Cyclist Victoria Pendleton launched the Samsung Hope Relay in London, and completed a mile along a specially laid track in front of London’s City Hall on the banks of the Thames. The campaign is also supported by supported by David Beckham, Phillips Idowu and Zara Phillips.After the UK launch, the campaign will be expanded to approximately 20 countries around the world.Participants can use the app to share details of their runs, to create a team of runners, and to have their face appear on the side of the Samsung bus that will accompany the Olympic Torch Relay.www.samsung.com/london2012 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis4 Howard Lake | 16 May 2012 | News
ReddIt 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
Home 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 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 thatâ€™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 patientsâ€™ 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 doctorâ€™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 pm
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 ProofHerbeautyHerbeauty 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 Stuff