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Mike Gordon Announces Free Joy Theater Webcast

first_imgMike Gordon and his band—comprised of guitarist Scott Murawski, keyboardist/organist Robert Walter, drummer John Kimock, and percussionist Craig Myers—are gearing up for their show at New Orleans’ Joy Theater on Friday, and have sweetened the deal for those unable to attend to show.Fans at home are invited to join the fun with a free webcast beginning at 9 p.m. (CST). Head to nugs.tv or LivePhish.com to access Mike Gordon’s free webcast from the Joy Theater.moe. Announces Two-Night Colorado Run, Red Rocks With Mike Gordon & White DenimMike Gordon’s only other currently scheduled show with his solo outfit is the band’s debut Red Rocks Amphitheatre performance in support of moe., set for Saturday, June 1st. Fans should head here to grab tickets before they’re gone!last_img read more

[The Source Podcast] Red Hat OpenStack Ready Bundles: Accelerate Your Open Stack Application Deployment

first_imgThe Dell EMC Ready Bundle for Red Hat OpenStack Platform combines a core validated architecture with select extensions to create an adaptive infrastructure that integrates the best innovations from the OpenStack community with proven Dell EMC and Red Hat technologies. This open, secure, reliable and supported solution is built on validated, integrated components and features rapid, automated provisioning to simplify and speed deployment; helping you can take advantage of cloud benefits sooner.I sat down with, Peter Teeling (@DellTeeling) and Jerry Ness (@Jerry_Ness) at the Dell EMC Forum in St. Louis.  They had just presented the topic during a standing room only breakout session.  We talked Open Stack, Jet Pack Automation Deployment Engine and Accelerating Application DeploymentFor more information check out Dell.com/openstack and  http://dellemccloudbuilders.com/ to learn more.Get The Source app in the Apple App Store or Google Play, and Subscribe to the podcast: iTunes, Stitcher Radio or Google Play.Dell EMC The Source Podcast is hosted by Sam Marraccini (@SamMarraccini)last_img read more

Cortina Inn and Resort Appoints New Conference Sales Director

first_imgCortina Inn and Resort is proud to announce the appointment of Annie Johnson to the position of Conference Sales Director.Johnson will be in charge of conference and meeting sales to the local, domestic andinternational markets. Prior to joining the team at Cortina Inn and Resort, Johnson spent hertime honing her sales skills in Minnesota and New Jersey while employed by Benetton Sportsystem. In New Jersey she was Manager of Sales administration at RollerbladeBrand In-Line Skates and also worked with Nordica, Prince and Killer Loop. She comesto us from the consumer side of conference sales with expertise in customer satisfaction.Cortina Inn and Resort has banquet, meeting and conference facilities for up to 250 peopleand specializes in retreats and seminars that combine recreational activities, great food,attentive service and superb accommodations.last_img read more

World Bank Gives $15 Million to Fight Haiti Cholera

first_imgBy Dialogo January 20, 2011 The World Bank announced on 18 January a $15 million grant to Haiti to fight a persistent cholera epidemic, which has claimed the lives of more than 3,700 people since October. The funds, said the organization in statement, will go towards public campaigns to prevent infection and increase the capacity of Haiti’s health ministry to deal with the emergency. The World Bank approved an extra $5 million grant to go with $10 million first pledged in October to make a total donation of $15 million to combat the health crisis, the statement said. After the January 2010 earthquake, the World Bank Group committed 479 million dollars to the first 24 months of reconstruction, the body said, adding that a year later two thirds of the pledge has been delivered. Haiti’s cholera death toll has risen to 3,838, according to government figures, in what is a persistent but apparently declining daily death toll. The figure marks the total since the outbreak was first discovered in mid-October up to January 11. Total infections rose to 188,967 in Haiti, including 105,827 people who have been treated in hospital.last_img read more

5 New Year’s resolutions for credit union marketers

first_imgThe new year is here and it’s clear that it’s a time of transformational change. New technologies, a new generation, and new competitors are joining to dramatically reshape how financial institutions reach out to both potential and current members.So, what should you do to help your institution keep up?To get you started here are 5 resolutions you can make to help your credit union thrive in 2018:Think mobile. Mobile traffic to top retail banking websites is up 121% since 2014, according to CMO.com, citing research by Adobe Digital Insights and 87% of financial executives say mobile will be an equal or better source of new account origination in the next three years.Promise yourself to double down on growing your mobile channel, both in terms of users and uses. Also, explore how to implement new account origination via mobile. This will pay off in the years ahead, especially when recruiting millennial members. Study the best. It’s easy to preach about going mobile, but personal experience is essential. Each month, dig deep into one mobile app (PayPal, Venmo, Uber, Amazon, or whatever leading, consumer-facing app you want to get to know well). Especially explore leading credit union and bank apps.The point of this research is to hunt for ideas and tools you can adapt for your own credit union. With Amazon, for instance, the use of artificial intelligence to generate shopping choices is dazzlingly good—how can your credit union do something similar? Ask these kinds of questions about each leading app you explore. Go local. Credit union marketers will tell you that real success focuses on the value of a credit union’s local roots. In an age when money center banks are getting ever bigger, an emphasis on the credit union as a local business is a winning strategy. In fact, Snap Retail, citing Edelman Digital, says 40% of millennials prefer shopping locally.Come up with marketing messages that highlight your credit union’s local roots. Run online ads (geo-targeted to local consumers) that feature local places and people. At every turn, remind members and prospects that your credit union is run by and for locals. Embrace analytics. Make 2018 your year of data analytics. You might be thinking this is too expensive or too difficult and time-consuming for your credit union. A half-decade ago it was, absolutely. However, now CUSOs and consulting firms are developing data analytics tools that are specifically designed to usher credit unions into this revolution, making the process easier and more affordable. It’s important. A credit union that has mastery of its data analytics—really knowing their members’ wants and needs—is that much closer to success. Data analytics takes the guesswork out of decision-making. That’s why just about all the top credit unions admit (at least off the record) that they are investing substantial resources into their data analytics efforts. Let go. Where to find the time to do your new resolutions? Easy. Stop doing other things. “Like what,” you ask?A lot of credit unions do the same-old marketing, year in and year out. These include using the same statement stuffers, direct mail pieces (sent via US Mail), print ads, and sponsorships. Make a resolution to track how each of your campaigns performs, and be ruthless about eliminating the duds.Say that to many senior credit union marketers, and they agree it’s a good strategy. Yet they encounter a significant obstacle when the board or the CEO expects to see those kinds of more typical campaigns. In that case, speak up. Explain that the performance just doesn’t warrant the cost in this ever-evolving financial services industry. The numbers will do your persuading. Getting the idea? Transforming a credit union for 2018 doesn’t have to be difficult. It starts with a few resolutions. Stick with them, and you will see results.Wishing you all a happy, healthy, and successful new year! 53SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,Robert McGarvey A blogger and speaker, Robert McGarvey is a longtime journalist who has covered credit unions extensively, notably for Credit Union Times as well as the New York Times and TheStreet, … Web: www.mcgarvey.net Detailslast_img read more

Ex-Nassau Police Commander’s Sentence Stayed Pending New Appeal

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A judge granted an ex-Nassau County police commander’s request to postpone serving his jail sentence for a misconduct conviction while New York State’s highest court decides if it will hear his appeal.Leslie Stein, an associate judge at the state Court of Appeals in Albany, granted Monday the stay of execution of a 60-day jail term that William Flanagan, a former deputy Nassau police commissioner, was sentenced to after he was convicted of misconduct and conspiracy two years ago.“Stay is granted only pending this court’s determination” of whether it will hear Flanagan’s attorneys argue why they think the court should overturn his conviction, the judge wrote in her order. The conviction was upheld two weeks ago by the state Supreme Court Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department.Prosecutors have said that Flanagan helped quash the case against Zachary Parker, of Merrick, who stole thousands of dollars worth of electronics from his alma mater, John F. Kennedy High School in Bellmore, shortly before he graduated in 2009 while he interned with the Nassau police Ambulance Bureau. The burglar’s father, Gary, was volunteering for the nonprofit Nassau County Police Department Foundation when he asked Flanagan for help with the case.Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas had opposed the request to stay Flanagan’s sentence. The appellate division in Brooklyn first stayed the execution of his sentence pending the first round of appeals.Flangan’s attorney, Donna Aldea, head of the Appellate Practice Group for Garden City-based Barket Marion Epstein & Kearon, LLP, said that she is confident that the Court of Appeals will overturn the conviction. Her argument is that he didn’t receive a fair trial due to prosecutorial misconduct, prejudicial statements and insufficient evidence.Singas’ office stands by the conviction. A panel of four judges in the appellate division wrote in their decision upholding the conviction that any errors prosecutors made were mitigated by “overwhelming evidence of the defendant’s guilt.”Two other ex-police commanders—John Hunter, the retired Deputy Chief of Patrol, and Det. Sgt. Alan Sharpe—both pleaded guilty to misconduct and were sentenced to probation in connection with the case, which stemmed from a Press expose into police favoritism for the nonprofit’s donors. Zachary Parker pleaded guilty to burglary and was sentenced to prison after violating his probation. He has since been released.last_img read more

Michael Owen makes Premier League predictions for Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea vs Manchester City

first_imgPhil Foden starred as Manchester City thumped Burnley on Monday night (Picture: Getty)Owen’s former club, Manchester United, play host to Sheffield United on Wednesday for what could be a decisive match in the race for a top-four finish. Predicting a ‘relatively comfortable’ 2-1 victory for the Red Devils at Old Trafford, Owen said: ‘Manchester United’s point at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium on Friday means that they are now unbeaten in their last 12 games in all competitions (won eight) and have pretty much picked up where they left off prior to the lockdown.‘Sheffield United on the other hand, will be playing their third game in a week and they certainly haven’t been able to get back to pre-lock-down form. ‘Their 3-0 defeat at the hands of Newcastle United was their biggest loss since losing by a similar score to Middlesbrough back in August 2018.‘Back to back matches without scoring a goal will undoubtedly have knocked the Blades’ confidence and with a relatively small squad to choose from as well as the absence of on-loan keeper Dean Henderson due to the conditions of his loan move, I fancy Manchester United to continue their impressive form with a relatively comfortable 2-1 home victory.’What will the result be at Old Trafford?Manchester United win0%Draw0%Sheffield United win0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your results Comment Advertisement Michael Owen makes Premier League predictions for Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea vs Manchester City Michael Owen has delivered his predictions for the Premier League’s upcoming games (Picture: Getty)Michael Owen predicts both Manchester United and Arsenal will secure their first wins since the season’s restart over the coming days and has backed Chelsea to hold Manchester City to a draw at Stamford Bridge in his tips for Matchday 31.Premier League teams have had more than three months without top-flight action to prepare for the run-in and managers will by now hope their players are up to speed from both a mental and physical perspective.Liverpool’s stalemate with Everton in Sunday’s Merseyside derby at Goodison Park gave second-placed City the opportunity to close the gap to *just* 20 points at the top of the table. Pep Guardiola reflects on Man City’s 5-0 win over BurnleyTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 8:22FullscreenPep Guardiola reflects on Man City’s 5-0 win over Burnleyhttps://metro.co.uk/video/pep-guardiola-reflects-man-citys-5-0-win-burnley-2196906/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.And Pep Guardiola’s side did so in style with a thumping 5-0 victory over Burnley at an empty Etihad on Monday night. AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTThe champions travel to Chelsea on Thursday night and Owen believes the points will be shared in an ‘entertaining’ draw at Stamford Bridge.‘After hammering Burnley 5-0 on Monday night, Manchester City sent a clear message to everyone that they aren’t going to take their foot off the pedal between now and the end of the season,’ the ex-England striker said in his BetVictor column.‘They have won six of their last seven matches against Chelsea, in all competitions, but I think this Chelsea side look made of sterner stuff than some of the Chelsea teams of recent times.‘Chelsea showed real character in coming from a goal down at Aston Villa at the weekend and they have plenty of promising young talent as well as a nice mix of seasoned pros.‘Both teams have a goal threat everywhere you look and I really do think we could be in for a treat to round off Matchday 31. I’m going for an entertaining 2-2 draw.’What will the result be at Stamford Bridge?Chelsea win0%Draw0%Manchester City win0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultscenter_img Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 23 Jun 2020 3:00 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.8kShares Manchester United and Tottenham shared the points on Friday evening (Picture: Getty)Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta can be under no illusions at the size of the task now facing him after back-to-back defeats to Manchester City and Brighton since the season’s return. AdvertisementAdvertisementHowever, Owen is confident the Gunners can bounce back with three points ahead of their trip to Southampton on Thursday evening. ‘The Arsenal rebuild job looks to be a big one and back to back defeats since the re-start look to have put paid to any hopes they may have had about Champions League qualification,’ he said.‘I’m sure that Mikel Arteta will have been in no doubt about the size of the task in front of him when he took the manager’s job and will be looking for greater consistency and fewer mistakes between now and the end of the season.‘Southampton enjoyed a comfortable 3-0 win away at Norwich in their first game after the re-start and only Liverpool and Manchester City have won more away games in the Premier League this season. ‘However, things are not so rosy at home and despite Danny Ings becoming the first Saints player to score more than 15 goals in a Premier League season since James Beattie in 2002-03 I feel that Arsenal will bounce back with an important win.’ Arsenal are yet to pick up a point since the season’s return (Picture: Getty)What will the result be at St Mary’s?Southampton win0%Draw0%Arsenal win0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsDiscussing Crystal Palace’s upcoming trip to Anfield, Owen said: ‘Liverpool picked up another point against Everton which was their first goalless draw in 39 games in the PL and in fact, since their last visit to Goodison Park back in March 2019. ‘That point means, at the time of writing, they now only need 5 more to guarantee their first Premier League title. There’s no doubt that they’re not playing at their fluent best and that was also the case, prior to lock-down. Advertisement‘However, they have built such an unassailable lead that winning the title can surely only be a matter of time.‘Crystal Palace certainly won’t be gifting anything to Liverpool as they are on a great run themselves and will be looking to finish as high in the table as possible. More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errors‘They easily dispatched Bournemouth in their first game back after the break and have now won four Premier League games on the spin. One more would equal the club’s best ever in the competition and would match the exploits of 1992 and 2014.‘However, I think that Liverpool will have now shaken off any rustiness and even without a roaring crowd behind them at Anfield I fancy an entertaining game with Jurgen Klopp’s men taking all three points.’What will the result be at Anfield?Liverpool win0%Draw0%Crystal Palace win0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsElsewhere, Owen said Leicester would have ‘too much’ for Brighton at the King Power Stadium, backed Tottenham to come out on top in a ‘tight and cagey affair’ with West Ham and fancied Newcastle to get the better of Aston Villa. Owen also predicted that Everton’s trip to Norwich would end in a 1-1, backed Wolves to win comfortably at home to Bournemouth and predicted a ‘low-scoring draw’ between Burnley and Watford.Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page.MORE: Burnley star Dwight McNeil slams Darren Bent’s ‘disrespectful’ tweet over ‘White Lives Matter’ banner flown at EtihadMORE: Ally McCoist slams Matteo Guendouzi after claims Arsenal midfielder taunted Brighton players with money jibeslast_img read more

EPL: Newcastle in takeover talks with Saudi Crown Prince after Man Utd bids

first_imgMike Ashley is in talks to sell Newcastle to the Saudi Arabia sovereign-wealth fund, it has been claimed. The influential Wall Street Journal are reporting the Saudi’s are considering buying the Tyneside club for £340m. It is the latest stage of Saudi Arabia focusing on sports and entertainment as part of economic reforms to improve the countries standing. Amanda Staveley watches on from the stands The WSJ are reporting that the prospective buyer is the Public Investment Fund, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s key investment vehicle. Newcastle fans will be sceptical after several years of aborted or false claims being made from parties said to want to buy the club.There have been many businessmen trying to scrape together the cash to meet Ashley’s demands, but he has pledged only to sell if to someone with the clout to invest and revamp the club.The financier Amanda Staveley is mentioned by the WSJ as organising investors to join the buy-out. She has lurked for a couple of years, including claiming bids had been made, but never been able to strike a deal. A Saudi buy out would be controversial and reopen the debate about the nation’s “sportswashing” using events like golf and boxing to improve the country’s image. Promoted ContentInsane 3D Spraying Skills Turn In Incredible Street Art6 Ridiculous Health Myths That Are Actually True5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?Who’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?Can Playing Too Many Video Games Hurt Your Body?12 Celebrities Who Almost Ruined Their Careers With One MovieThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More7 Of The Wealthiest Universities In The World8 Most Interesting Sylvester Stallone Movies40 Child Stars Who Look Incredibly Gorgeous As AdultsPlaying Games For Hours Can Do This To Your Body Loading… center_img Journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered when visiting the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul in October 2018, leading to international condemnation. Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley Read Also: Newcastle target Diarra to leave this month, Gomes The human rights abuses in Saudi, including beheadings, could lead to protests from fans if a takeover happened. Newcastle have yet to comment on the claim. Ashley, who bought United for £134m and has loaned the club £110m, met Steve Bruce two weeks ago and sanctioned January transfer plans. The club is looking secure in the Premier League and likely to avoid relegation, making it a more saleable asset. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more

Joy Ann Youngman

first_imgJoy Ann Youngman, age 85, of Napoleon passed away, in the comfort of her family on Monday June 1, 2020. Joy was born in Batesville on October 27, 1934 the daughter of the late Patsy and Myrtie (Martin) Sidell. She grew up in the Batesville community.Joy was a graduate of Batesville High School Class of 1952. After school Joy cared for her parents for many years. She had met her forever partner Aloyisus “Wish” Youngman, and they were united in marriage on April 18, 1970. They built their new home on Millhousen Road and spent the rest of their lives there.Joy was a faithful member of St Maurice Catholic Church in Napoleon. She was loved to be able to help provide meals for the church whether it be a wedding or funeral, she was always willing to pitch in. She enjoyed being a part of anything the church ladies were involved with. She could spend hours shopping the aisles of Kroger’s and just looking at all the items. It was mentioned early on Thursday night was date night with “Wish” and they would simply go grocery shopping.Joy is survived by Joe Sidell, Randy and Darlene Sidell, Larry and Tami Sidell, Peggy and Barry Lecher, numerous niece and nephews in Idaho, and brother in law Henry Youngman. She was preceded in death by husband Aloyisus Youngman, her parents, brothers Dick, Harry, Charles, and Melvin, and sister Viola Schene, along with niece Bonnie Sohngen.A public Mass service will be held on Friday June 5, 2020 at 11:00 am at St Maurice Catholic Church in Napoleon. Doors will open at 10:00 am for a public visitation. Social distancing rules will be applied. Memorials may be given to St Maurice Church in care of Neals Funeral Home. Online condolences can be placed at Nealsfuneralhome.netlast_img read more

Pilkington blow for Canaries

first_img Press Association The Republic of Ireland international will not be back in contention until the new year after sustaining a grade two tear. News on Robert Snodgrass’ knee problem is slightly better, with Hughton saying he will be out for a few weeks but not as long as Pilkington. Norwich manager Chris Hughton expects Anthony Pilkington’s hamstring injury to sideline the midfielder for up to six weeks.center_img “Anthony has had a scan which shows a grade two strain which usually means five or six weeks out,” canaries.co.uk reported Hughton telling the club’s annual general meeting. “Robert came back from international duty with Scotland and felt his knee at the beginning of training on Friday. “He travelled with us to Newcastle as we hoped it would settle down, but unfortunately it didn’t, and he could be out for a few weeks but not as long as Anthony.” Striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel (toe) is expected to be fit for the home match against Swansea in mid-December but the comebacks of Mark Bunn (ankle), Alex Tettey (ankle) and Elliott Bennett (cruciate ligament) will all be longer. Injuries have not helped the Canaries’ run of form which has seen them win just once in their last six matches, dropping them to 16th in the Barclays Premier League. “You go through good periods where you’ve got no injuries, you keep doing things the same, and then you can pick up some,” added Hughton, in comments reported by the Norwich Evening News. “It’s just unfortunate we’re going through one of those periods at the moment, but we have to be able to cope with that, and it’ll give others an opportunity. “I’m not going to sit here and say I’m completely happy with our performances. “Are we where I’d hope we would be at the moment? No, we’re not. It’s my responsibility to make sure we do something about that, starting with Crystal Palace on Saturday.” last_img read more