Arena bags Olympic contract

first_img Show Comments ▼ whatsapp whatsapp by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryPeople TodayNewborn’s Strange Behavior Troubles Mom, 40 Years Later She Finds The Reason Behind ItPeople TodayMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItZen HeraldNASA’s Voyager 2 Has Entered Deep Space – And It Brought Scientists To Their KneesZen HeraldBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeWanderoamIdentical Twins Marry Identical Twins – But Then The Doctor Says, “STOP”Wanderoam The UK’s largest racecourse operator Arena Leisure said yesterday it had won a catering contract for the 2012 London Olympics, which was expected to boost its profit. The company, which would provide catering services at two venues for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012, said its 2012 net profit contribution from the contract would be up to £1m. For the six months ended June, the company had posted an adjusted pre-tax profit of £1.2m. Arena, which supplies catering services across each of its seven racecourse venues, established its own catering business in 2007. Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofChicken Bao: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofCheese Crostini: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofNew England Patriots’ Cam Newton says no extra motivation from Mac Jones’Sportsnautcenter_img KCS-content Share Arena bags Olympic contract Tags: NULL Thursday 10 February 2011 8:32 pmlast_img read more

The origins of Cinco de Mayo

first_img Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 Benito JuarezIn 1861, Benito Juárez—a lawyer and member of the indigenous Zapotec tribe—was elected president of Mexico. At the time, the country was in financial ruin after years of internal strife, and the new president was forced to default on debt payments to European governments.In response, France, Britain, and Spain sent naval forces to Veracruz, Mexico, demanding repayment. Britain and Spain negotiated with Mexico and withdrew their forces.France, however, ruled by Napoleon III, decided to use the opportunity to carve an empire out of Mexican territory. Late in 1861, a well-armed French fleet stormed Veracruz, landing a large force of troops and driving President Juárez and his government into retreat. From the History ChannelHint: It’s not Mexican Independence DayCinco de Mayo—or the fifth of May—is a holiday that celebrates the date of the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War (1861-1867). A relatively minor holiday in Mexico, in the United States Cinco de Mayo has evolved into a commemoration of Mexican culture and heritage, particularly in areas with large Mexican-American populations. TAGSCinco de MayoHistory Channel Previous articleA brief history of Orange County Parks and RecreationNext articleUCF Business Incubator in Apopka turns 5 this month Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replycenter_img Confusion with Mexican Independence DayMany people outside Mexico mistakenly believe that Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of Mexican independence, which was declared more than 50 years before the Battle of Puebla.Independence Day in Mexico (Día de la Independencia) is commemorated on September 16, the anniversary of the revolutionary priest Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla’s famous “Grito de Dolores” (“Cry of Dolores”), a call to arms that amounted to a declaration of war against the Spanish colonial government in 1810. Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 Please enter your comment! The battle of PueblaCertain that success would come swiftly, 6,000 French troops under General Charles Latrille de Lorencez set out to attack Puebla de Los Angeles, a small town in east-central Mexico. From his new headquarters in the north, Juárez rounded up a ragtag force of 2,000 loyal men—many of them either indigenous Mexicans or of mixed ancestry—and sent them to Puebla.The vastly outnumbered and poorly supplied Mexicans, led by Texas-born General Ignacio Zaragoza, fortified the town and prepared for the French assault. On May 5, 1862, Lorencez gathered his army—supported by heavy artillery—before the city of Puebla and led an assault.The battle lasted from daybreak to early evening, and when the French finally retreated they had lost nearly 500 soldiers. Fewer than 100 Mexicans had been killed in the clash.Although not a major strategic win in the overall war against the French, Zaragoza’s success at the Battle of Puebla on May 5 represented a great symbolic victory for the Mexican government and bolstered the resistance movement. In 1867—thanks in part to military support and political pressure from the United States, which was finally in a position to aid its besieged neighbor after the end of the Civil War—France finally withdrew.The same year, Austrian Archduke Ferdinand Maximilian, who had been installed as emperor of Mexico in 1864 by Napoleon, was captured and executed by Juárez’s forces. Puebla de Los Angeles was renamed for General Zaragoza, who died of typhoid fever months after his historic triumph there. Cinco de Mayo in MexicoWithin Mexico, Cinco de Mayo is primarily observed in the state of Puebla, where Zaragoza’s unlikely victory occurred, although other parts of the country also take part in the celebration.Traditions include military parades, recreations of the Battle of Puebla and other festive events. For many Mexicans, however, May 5 is a day like any other: It is not a federal holiday, so offices, banks, and stores remain open. Cinco de Mayo in the united StatesIn the United States, Cinco de Mayo is widely interpreted as a celebration of Mexican culture and heritage, particularly in areas with substantial Mexican-American populations.Chicano activists raised awareness of the holiday in the 1960s, in part because they identified with the victory of indigenous Mexicans (such as Juárez) over European invaders during the Battle of Puebla.Today, revelers mark the occasion with parades, parties, mariachi music, Mexican folk dancing and traditional foods such as tacos and mole poblano. Some of the largest festivals are held in Los Angeles, Chicago and Houston. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.last_img read more

Planned Giving: Workbook (Wiley Nonprofit Law, Finance and Management Series)

first_img Howard Lake | 31 January 2009 | News Tagged with: legacies AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  19 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img Planned Giving: Workbook (Wiley Nonprofit Law, Finance and Management Series) About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

Places available on fast-tracking charity career course

first_imgPlaces available on fast-tracking charity career course Places are available for a 12-week part-time course aimed at accelerating people’s charity careers.Charity Fast-Track Foundation, from social enterprise Utopy and sponsored by Child.org, is aimed at two groups of people: those looking to get into the charity sector, and those who have just started in the sector, and are possibly still in their first year.It aims to make it easier for people from all walks of life to have careers in the charity sector, and is also subsidised by Child.org – reducing fees to £250 – to help charities invest in staff new to the sector.  In addition, for every ten Fast-Trackers who sign up to the course, Utopy will offer a place to someone who otherwise would not get the chance to take part.Through a set of modules, which include How Charities Operate, How Charities Communicate, and how Charities Deliver Impact, students learn how the third sector works and study the key principles of creating social impact. They also gain practical experience of ‘the business of charity’, which includes completing a practical fundraising challenge. This is subsidised by Child.org and sees participants lead a team of volunteers to raise funds to help children in Kenya and Sierra Leone.The course starts on 1 November, but applications will remain open until 8 November. The course is online and mobile friendly so students can work at their own pace with learning modules comprising a mixture of videos, blogs, and discussion topics. There is also a bootcamp where everyone gets together in person for a full day event packed with speakers and workshops.Emma Whelan, Co-founder of Utopy, said:“There is a clear and growing sector need to access and support a more diverse group of talented, ambitious people: people who understand the complexities of running a charity and have a greater sense of where they can best have an impact rather than just a broad desire to ‘work for charity. We’re delighted to be able to offer a learning & development opportunity for those at the start of their charity career – laying the foundations for years of social impact.”Originally the 10-month Charity Apprentice course, it has been streamlined and re-branded as Charity Fast-Track to be much shorter and more focused. Utopy will also be developing variations to suit different time commitments and to allow more people to boost their skills at various points throughout their careers. Tagged with: careers Charity Careers Melanie May | 14 October 2019 | News Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis8  218 total views,  2 views today  219 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis8 About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.last_img read more

WWP candidates condemn shooting of Minneapolis Black Lives Matter activists

first_imgThe following is a Nov. 24 solidarity statement from the 2016 presidential campaign of Workers World Party candidates Monica Moorehead and Lamont Lilly to the Black Lives Matter movement in Minneapolis.The Moorehead/Lilly 2016 election campaign condemns in the strongest terms the shootings of Black Lives Matter activists at the hands of white supremacists in Minneapolis, Minn., at 10:45 p.m. Nov. 23. This attack happened outside the Fourth Precinct Police Station where a protest was taking place demanding justice for Jamar Clark, a 24-year-old unarmed Black man who was fatally shot in the head by the police on Nov. 15 while he was handcuffed. Once the shooting took place, almost on a daily basis, a Black-led vigil has been held directly outside the police station to protest the shooting. Activists have organized demonstrations, including shutting down streets and a major interstate despite being sprayed with mace, arrested and subjected to general harassment by the police. One of the BLM’s demands is for the police to release the videotape showing the Clark shooting. They are also demanding that those responsible for the shooting of the activists be arrested and brought to justice.  What is going on in Minneapolis is a reflection of what is going on across the country.  While the police continue to escalate their racist war against Black and Brown people, especially the youth, with a judge-jury-executioner mentality, that war has also been extended to the anti-racist movement, especially the organized Black Lives Matter upsurge, be it in the community or on campus.  Make no mistake about it: The cops and white supremacists work hand in hand, whether they wear a badge or an expensive three-piece suit like Donald Trump. Racist state repression boils down to domestic terrorism, all rooted in the current capitalist economic crisis. This repression cannot be separated from the terrorism that Muslims, Arabs and immigrants face after being displaced by war and occupation initiated by the U.S., France, Belgium and other imperialist countries. The cowardly attack on the Black Lives Matter struggle in Minneapolis is an attempt to send a dangerous message: that any protest against police brutality is subject to be demonized and even shut down under the phony guise of “fighting terrorism.”  The powers-that-be are using everything at their disposal — the police, bourgeois media, neofascistic mouthpieces like Trump, mass incarceration and more — to intimidate and push back the Black Lives Matter movement.But as the great abolitionist, Frederick Douglass, said, “Repression breeds resistance.” And resistance will result in broader anti-racist solidarity from the progressive movement and the workers.   Jamar Clark’s life matters. The life of Laquan McDonald, the 16-year-old Chicago youth slaughtered by 16 police bullets, matters. The lives of the Black activists shot in Minneapolis matter. ALL Black Lives Matter!Let’s continue to organize independently and fight back against all forms of white supremacy and all forms of bigotry!!  FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Tarrant County College to celebrate “50 Years of Success Within Reach”

first_imgGrains to grocery: One bread maker brings together farmers and artisans at locally-sourced store Twitter Previous articleFort Worth Carnival Food Store and Fiesta Mart celebrate being named Blue Zones Project Approved Grocery StoresNext articleFWISD to host Back to School Night for parents and students Caitlin Andreen RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Caitlin Andreenhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/caitlin-andreen/ HSNT “Trick or Trot” to raise money for North Texas animals Caitlin Andreen ReddIt Linkedin “Modern ’til Midnight” brings fine arts to Fort Worth Paschal High School head football coach named coach of the week “Modern ’til Midnight” brings fine arts to Fort Worth + posts Facebook Caitlin Andreenhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/caitlin-andreen/ Facebook ReddIt Linkedin Caitlin Andreenhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/caitlin-andreen/ Caitlin Andreenhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/caitlin-andreen/ Fort Worth set to elect first new mayor in 10 years Saturday printTarrant County College is celebrating its 50th anniversary this Saturday with a free community event at Panther Island Pavilion.The event will is celebrating TCC’s “50 Years of Success Within Reach,” and will be held on the banks of the Trinity River Campus, one of the college’s five campuses.“It’s a significant milestone,” Joe McIntosh, executive director for the Tarrant County College Foundation, said.  “We feel very gratified that the community has entrusted to us the opportunity to serve and to meet its educational needs these past 50 years.”Panther Island Pavilion’s website says the event promises to be a good time and to be a great celebration of TCC’s past and future.This family-friendly day will include a variety of activities and performances, with everything from a kids’ zone with face painting and treats to the opportunity to contribute a photo to TCC’s 5oth anniversary time-capsule.Activities will include:Doing-Up the Decades: performances from each of TCC’s five campusesThe Education Try-Way: showcases of TCC’s latest programsYou Were Here: a time-capsule to submit a photo of attendees at the eventVida Van Sampling Team: The Dr Pepper’s brand ambassadors will host “Pepper Pong” and “four flavors to savor”The Texas Rangers’ Captain: Schedule to bring promotional goodies. This will also include photo opportunitiesThe Fort Worth Vaqueros: The team will present soccer skills, demos and lessons, along with the opportunity for free tickets to the gamesToro: TCC’s mascot will attend for photo opportunitiesKids’ Zone: balloon artist, face painting and treatsFood: Hot dogs, chips and desserts to enjoyKISS-FM will be on-siteThe celebration is schedule to take place on Saturday, Aug. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Free event parking will be available on Peach Street and Henderson.For additional information about the event, visit Panther Island Pavilion’s website.Watch TCC’s 50th Anniversary video below to see how TCC has grown and changed over the past 50 years. Abortion access threatened as restrictive bills make their way through Texas Legislature Twitterlast_img read more

Violence against the press in Haiti: RSF and CPJ write to Minister of Justice

first_img RSF_en Related documents Open Letter: After increasing threats and violence against the press in Haiti, RSF and CPJ writes to Minister of JusticePDF – 151.03 KB November 14, 2019 Violence against the press in Haiti: RSF and CPJ write to Minister of Justice The Committee to Protect Journalists and Reporters Without Borders, independent press freedom advocacy organizations, write to express our concern about increasing threats and violence against the press in Haiti, and the failure of government officials to adequately respond. We urge you to use your authority as Minister of Justice and Public Security to take the steps necessary to guarantee independent and comprehensive investigations into all cases of violence against journalists, and communicate the results to the public in a timely manner.  News After the increasing threats against the press in Haiti, and the failure of government officials to adequately respond, RSF and CPJ urge the Minister of Justice and Public Security to take the steps necessary to guarantee independent and comprehensive investigations into all cases of violence against journalists HaïtiAmericas Condemning abusesProtecting journalists Freedom of expression Even when journalists do report credible death threats to relevant authorities, there are few indications that the cases progress past the initial report, or that journalists receive any official measures to ensure their safety. In two separate incidents this summer, unidentified attackers shot at the vehicles of journalists who had previously reported threats to police. Luckson Saint-Vil, a reporter for Loop Haiti, was attacked on August 6, just days after he filed a complaint with judicial police about threatening text messages. Television and print journalist Kendi Zidor, who survived a shooting attempt on July 16, had also filed a police report after receiving threatening messages. As far as we know, police have not followed up with either journalist on their complaints. HaïtiAmericas Condemning abusesProtecting journalists Freedom of expression Over the last two years, CPJ, RSF, and local organizations such as the Association of Haitian Journalists have documented an uptick in violence against Haitian journalists and media workers. On multiple occasions, journalists covering breaking political news or protests have been shot at by protesters, security forces, and even elected officials. In a recent one-week span, Senator Jean Marie Ralph Féthière injured journalist Chery Dieu-Nalio after firing a pistol into a crowd of demonstrators, and a police officer wounded cameraman Edmond Agenor Joseph during clashes in Port-au-Prince. We urge you to use your authority as Minister of Justice and Public Security to ensure police respond appropriately to reported threats against the press, undertake comprehensive and independent investigations into cases of violence against journalists, and make public the results of these investigations in a timely manner. News The consistent and specific nature of some of these attacks suggests that they are not simply collateral damage from violent protests or results of general insecurity, but part of a pattern of intentional, targeted aggression against journalists because of their reporting. In order to put an end to this vicious cycle of violence and impunity and uphold freedom of the press, authorities must send a clear and unambiguous message—to society at large and especially to those under their supervision—that violence against journalists will not be tolerated in Haiti, and that those who harm journalists will face justice.  News News The few investigations that have been opened are characterized by slow progress and an opaque process during which the public receives little information, or the investigation simply tapers off with no official conclusion or prosecution. Consider two examples: Follow the news on Haïticenter_img One week after journalist Pétion Rospide was killed in Port-au-Prince on June 10, city commissioner Paul Éronce Villard said an investigation led by the Prosecutor’s Office and Judicial Police was on a “good track,” and promised to make public the results at the appropriate time. More than four months later, authorities have not provided any updates.  In an even more egregious case, authorities have still not released any official findings about the disappearance of photojournalist Vladjimir Legagneur, who went missing in March 2018 in Port-au-Prince, despite promises from authorities in the following months to conduct a full investigation and make its results public. Police have still not shared the results of forensic testing conducted on remains believed to be Legagneur’s, more than a year after they were found. to go further Sincerely,Joel SimonExecutive DirectorCommittee to Protect JournalistsChristophe DeloireSecretary-GeneralReporters Without Borders October 11, 2019 Find out more M. Jean Roudy AlyMinister of Justice and Public SecurityCC:M. Normil RameauNational Police chief of HaitiM. Joany Canéus Head of Haiti’s judicial police (DCPJ)November 14th September 14, 2018 Find out more Receive email alerts Disturbingly, police and security forces responsible for ensuring the ability of journalists to work safely can be the aggressors. Earlier this month, officers with the General Security Unit for the National Palace (USGPN) beat journalist Raynald Petit-Frère while he attempted to cover a public event, and threatened to kill him if he took a picture of their license plate. In the case of the journalist Néhémie Joseph, who was found dead in his car in Mirebalais on October 10, there are allegations that Haitian security forces or public officials were involved or even ordered the attack. Before his murder, Joseph mentioned in social media posts that he had received threats from two politicians, including a sitting senator. Another journalist murdered in Haiti Dear Minister Aly, Journalist shot dead amid anti-government protests in Haiti June 11, 2019 Find out more Help by sharing this information Six months later, nothing known about Haitian journalist’s disappearance Organisation last_img read more

PCC’s Season Opener Marks 56th Contest With Long Beach City College

first_img Subscribe Community News HerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Instagram Girls Women Obsess OverHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThis Is What Happens To Your Face After DermaplaningHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyFinding The Right Type Of Workout For You According AstrologyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyA Mental Health Chatbot Which Helps People With DepressionHerbeautyHerbeauty 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. More Cool Stuff Top of the News First Heatwave Expected Next Week Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Sports PCC’s Season Opener Marks 56th Contest With Long Beach City College By ROBERT LEWIS Published on Thursday, September 1, 2016 | 7:09 pm Saturday’s season opener marks the 56th football meeting between Pasadena City College and Long Beach City College. The Lancers have never played more contests against a single opponent and hold a 29-24-2 all-time series edge.Despite the rivalry, the two teams haven’t met in a decade with PCC winning, 39-27, in a 2006 Mission Conference game. The conference was disbanded after 2007 and the SCFA was created in 2008. LBCC last beat the Lancers in 2005, 31-10.This is the first time that the colleges will meet in a season opener. The last time the Lancers won a season opener was in 2011 against Glendale (49-28).PCC head coach Tom Maher holds a modest 1-6 record v. the Vikings, winning his only matchup during the Lancers’ 10-1 Mission Conference championship season in 2001. The Lancers won in their regular season finale over LBCC, 55-14.Long Beach captured the National Central League title last year and advanced to the SoCal Regional championship game, losing to Saddleback. Vikings head coach Brett Peabody has compiled a 19-4 record the past two seasons.LBCC was ranked No. 2 in the JC Athletic Bureau pre-season state poll.The Lancers are in their first year playing in the SCFA American Metro League. Last season, they were members of the National Northern League. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *center_img Community News Business News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  3 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA 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’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

Over 100 free workshops at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival

first_imgLimerick Post Show | Lifelong Learning Festival BusinessNewsOver 100 free workshops at Limerick Lifelong Learning FestivalBy Staff Reporter – May 20, 2021 105 WhatsApp Previous articleJohn Kiely “happy to correct the record and apologise” after simulation commentsNext articleNational Award for Limerick Students at Enterprise Finals Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Facebook The last dance for a Limerick cultural institution Limerick social entrepreneurs honoured for Covid project Shannon firm makes transport safer for sick children Email Printcenter_img TAGSLifelong Learning FestivalLimerick Post Keeping Limerick Posted Limerick #ThrowbackThursday: This week’s look back at our Out & About photos Advertisement At the launch of the festival were Eimear Brophy, Learning Limerick; Prof. Ann Ledwith, UL; Mayor Michael Collins and Roisin Ross, Limerick City and County Council.Photo: Alan PlaceTHE Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival will be held as a virtual event next week with the very appropriate theme of ‘New Futures, New Adventures in Learning’.The festival has not let the ongoing pandemic impede it and continues to explore many different forms of learning. In fact, learning is not always in the classroom and there are now many opportunities for learning by doing and actively learning online.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up With over 100 free workshops and events in this year’s programme, there is certainly something for everyone to choose from; Painting for Recreation and Pleasure, Politics in a Time of Crisis, Mindful Walking, Language tasters, Transition to Higher Education, a Virtual Self-Portrait Exhibition, a Community Wellness Activity Workshop and LinkedIn for Learning and Networking.The flagship event this year is a live interview and panel discussion event with the Learning Limerick Ambassadors. One of the Learning Ambassadors, Lylian Fotabong, will be interviewing her fellow Ambassadors about their learning adventures and future plans for both their careers and continued learning.The Learning Limerick Steering Group is a member and award winner of the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC) which supports and improves the practice of lifelong learning in the world’s cities.A full list of events is available on www.limerick.ie/LoveLearning#LimerickPost #KeepingLimerickPosted #sc Cars driving on footpath at Hassett’s Cross Linkedin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitterlast_img read more

Is the Mortgage Industry Ready for LIBOR’s End?

first_img The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Related Articles Share Save Previous: Fannie Mae Transfers $30.7B in Unpaid Principal Balance Next: Fannie Mae Invests $50M in Disaster Areas Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Government, News Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago About Author: Seth Welborn Sign up for DS News Daily Seth Welborn is a Reporter for DS News and MReport. A graduate of Harding University, he has covered numerous topics across the real estate and default servicing industries. Additionally, he has written B2B marketing copy for Dallas-based companies such as AT&T. An East Texas Native, he also works part-time as a photographer. Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago LIBOR, the London Inter-Bank Offered Rate, is nearing its end, and set to expire sometime after 2021, with the Secured Overnight Financing Rate, or SOFR taking its place. In the meantime, lenders and servicers must be prepared, and according to a study from the Urban Insitute, market participants will look to Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and their regulator, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), for guidance on how to handle the shift from LIBOR to SOFR with minimal disruption to the US mortgage market.Jacqueline Doty, Executive, Product Management, Collateral Risk Solutions at CoreLogic, explained that the end of LIBOR will impact $1.2 trillion dollars in adjustable-rate mortgages.”It means that lenders with loans or lines of credit based on the LIBOR index will need to identify and review the terms of all of their LIBOR loans,” said Doty. “A portfolio of loans likely contains a wide variety of terms regarding LIBOR, and this will need to be assessed.”LIBOR’s end is likely to impact more than lenders and borrowers. According to Fitch Ratings, U.S. RMBS servicers showed an improved awareness of difficulties and implications tied to the anticipated expiration of LIBOR at the end of 2021.One challenging issue to resolve in the transition to a new index, Urban notes, is how to address the existing or legacy adjustable-rate mortgages.“These assets, which are in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgage-backed securities, as well as private-label securities and bank portfolios, generally allow the noteholder to choose a new rate if LIBOR is permanently discontinued,” said Urban.Also, a concern is the possibility of “zombie” LIBOR, if the Intercontinental Exchange continues to publish LIBOR. Some noteholders may continue to use this LIBOR index, which generally represents bank funding costs but is not necessarily tied to market rates, and other noteholders may switch to the more reliable market-based SOFR. This divergence could cause significant confusion among the 5 million homeowners with adjustable-rate mortgages. Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago March 5, 2020 1,480 Views Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / Is the Mortgage Industry Ready for LIBOR’s End? Fannie Mae Freddie Mac LIBOR SOFOR 2020-03-05 Seth Welborn Is the Mortgage Industry Ready for LIBOR’s End? Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago  Print This Post Tagged with: Fannie Mae Freddie Mac LIBOR SOFOR Subscribelast_img read more