Celebrating a ground breaking year in music from Limerick NewsLocal NewsSmart idea for Daffodil DayBy Alan Jacques – March 20, 2014 662 Print Linkedin Email Emma Langford shortlisted for RTE Folk Award and playing a LIVE SHOW!!! this Saturday WhatsApp THE Irish Cancer Society have teamed up with Dell to produce a special Daffodil Day mobile phone app in an innovative approach to generating awareness among young people.The app works on all platforms and has a range of special features including a location mapping function that empowers users to discover nearby Daffodil Day merchandise sellers in their area.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Of course, it is also a powerful charitable giving tool which makes it easier than ever to donate to the Irish Cancer Society on Daffodil Day, which will be held on Friday,March 28 next.Dell Ireland is behind the innovative mobile application which the Irish Cancer Society hopes will be instrumental in attracting a new generation of supporters to the Daffodil Day campaign.“What better way to generate awareness of and support for Daffodil Day among young people than through a free smartphone app. The tech experts at Dell have come up with a range of brilliant features including a dynamic map that lets you track down locations where campaign merchandise is available,” said the Irish Cancer Society’s web service manager Shane Breslin.“You can also use the app to make a donation, to volunteer your time on March 28, or simply to keep up to date with all the latest news and social media posts from the Irish Cancer Society. We’re encouraging everyone to download the free app,” he said.Dell has been the lead partner of the Irish Cancer Society on Daffodil Day since 2011. The company provides marketing, financial and volunteering support for Daffodil Day, with almost every one of Dell’s 2,500 employees in Limerick, Cork and Dublin involved in the campaign in some capacity.Funds raised on Daffodil Day go towards funding the important work done by the Society, including the provision of a night nursing service to those who are seriously ill with cancer and wish to remain at home.The Daffodil Day app is available to download free from Google Play, Windows Phone and the iOS App Store. #HearThis: New music and video from Limerick rapper Strange Boy Advertisement RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR #SaucySoul: Room 58 – ‘Hate To See You Leave’ Facebook Previous articleWandering toddler had lucky early hours escapeNext articleBob building support for leukaemia trust in Limerick Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie TAGSDaffodil DayDELLIrish Cancer SocietyMusic Limerick Watch the streamed gig for Fergal Nash album launch Twitter 10 marathons in 10 days for Cancer sufferers
Atlanta, Ga. — The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) encourages businesses of all sizes, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners and renters to apply for a disaster loan before the July 5 deadline. Anyone in the declared counties in Indiana with damages caused by the severe storms and flooding from Feb. 14 through March 4, 2018 should apply for the disaster recovery loan program.The disaster declaration covers Carroll, Clark, Elkhart, Floyd, Harrison, Jefferson, Lake, Marshall and St. Joseph counties in Indiana, which are eligible for both Physical and Economic Injury Disaster Loans from the SBA. Small businesses and most private nonprofit organizations in the following adjacent counties are eligible to apply only for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans: Cass, Clinton, Crawford, Fulton, Howard, Jasper, Jennings, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lagrange, Newton, Noble, Porter, Pulaski, Ripley, Scott, Starke, Switzerland, Tippecanoe, Washington and White in Indiana; Cook, Kankakee and Will in Illinois; Carroll, Hardin, Jefferson, Meade, Oldham and Trimble in Kentucky; and Berrien, Cass and Saint Joseph in Michigan.Businesses and nonprofits can apply up to $2 million to repair or replace disaster damaged real estate, machinery, equipment, inventory, and other business assets. Loans for working capital, known as Economic Injury Disaster Loans, are available even if the business did not suffer any physical damage. Homeowners can apply up to $200,000 to repair or replace disaster damaged real estate. Homeowners and renters can apply up to $40,000 to repair or replace damaged personal property including automobiles.Interest rates are as low as 3.58 percent for businesses, 2.5 percent for private nonprofit organizations, and 1.813 percent for homeowners and renters, with terms up to 30 years. The SBA customizes loan amounts and terms based on each applicant’s circumstances.Applicants may be eligible for a loan amount increase up to 20 percent of their physical damages, as verified by the SBA for mitigation purposes. Eligible mitigation improvements may include a safe room or storm shelter to help protect property and occupants from future damage caused by a similar disaster.Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via the SBA’s secure website here.To be considered for all forms of disaster assistance, applicants should register online at DisasterAssistance.gov or download the FEMA mobile app. If online or mobile access is unavailable, applicants should call the FEMA toll-free helpline at 800-621-3362. Those who use 711-Relay or Video Relay Services should call 800-621-3362.Additional details on the locations of Disaster Recovery Centers and the loan application process can be obtained by calling the SBA Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 (800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) or by sending an e-mail to [email protected] .Completed applications should be returned to a recovery center or mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. For more information about SBA recovery assistance, visit sba.gov. The filing deadline to submit applications for physical property damage is July 5, 2018. The deadline for economic injury applications is Feb. 5, 2019.
Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess ‘Rebel attack’ no cause for concern-PNP, AFP “This conference, there are much better imports, more skillful. It’s just another challenge for me,” said Rhodes in the session presented by San Miguel Corp., Braska Restaurant, and Pagcor.“I feel like every game is going to be competitive,” he said. “I just want to help the team. I don’t want to think toward the Finals. I know if we play hard and have a lot of love, we’ll be in the Finals, and then we’ll go from there.”That Rhodes-powered title was the closest the Beermen came to a Grand Slam, before they were ambushed in the semifinals of the Governors’ Cup by sister team Ginebra.“We know the consequences of thinking about the Grand Slam, and that means you’re pressuring yourself,” said Austria. “After winning seven championships, why would I pressure myself?”San Miguel is actually celebrating the 30th anniversary of its 1989 Grand Slam behind a team composed of four-time MVP Ramon Fernandez, Samboy Lim, Hector Calma, former MVP Ricky Brown and current team assistant coach Ato Agustin, among others.ADVERTISEMENT Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games PLAY LIST 01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Two-day strike in Bicol fails to cripple transport DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting LATEST STORIES Catholic schools seek legislated pay hike, too Taiwan Open draws best in region; Jay Bayron only Filipino entered The return of Rhodes gave Austria the confidence San Miguel will be in the running for back-to-back championships.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next It’s a question San Miguel Beer never had problems dealing with in the past. As the Philippine Cup champions of the PBA, the Beermen had been—for the last five seasons—the only squad with a shot at a Grand Slam.And with their talent-rich roster, the Beermen have looked capable of pulling off a triple crown for the past few seasons.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venue Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. After winning a fifth straight All-Filipino crown—a league record that tightened the Beermen’s stranglehold on the league’s prized jewel—San Miguel isn’t talking Grand Slam anymore.“What we’re thinking about is (winning) the next conference,” said coach Leo Austria in Tuesday’s Philippine Sportswriters’ Association Forum at Amelie Hotel.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics“Everybody wants a grand slam, but we have to win another championship in the second conference,” added Austria.Charles Rhodes, the former Best Import awardee who steered the franchise on top of the Commissioner’s Cup in 2017, will shoulder a lot of the burden this conference—and he looks up to the task. Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess View comments