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SHARE Email Facebook Twitter September 10, 2020 Economy, Español, Press Release A medida que las pequeñas empresas continúan sintiendo el impacto económico de la crisis de salud pública de COVID-19, el Gobernador Tom Wolf pidió hoy a la Asamblea General proporcionar fondos adicionales para apoyar a estas empresas. El gobernador estuvo acompañado por la Alianza Económica del condado de York, funcionarios electos locales y defensores de las empresas.“La pandemia de COVID-19 es una crisis de salud pública, pero también es una crisis económica. Para ayudar a la economía de Pennsylvania a recuperarse de los efectos del COVID-19, es vital que continuemos apoyando a las empresas en Pennsylvania, especialmente porque muchas han asumido trabajo y costos adicionales para mantener seguros a sus empleados y clientes desde la reapertura”, dijo el Gobernador Wolf. “Las pequeñas empresas se han visto afectadas significativamente por los esfuerzos de mitigación de COVID-19 y se necesita más apoyo para fortalecer la economía, por lo que pido a la Asamblea General que apruebe fondos adicionales para apoyar a nuestras pequeñas empresas”.Como parte de su agenda legislativa de otoño, el Gobernador Wolf pide a la Asamblea General que proporcione $225 millones adicionales en fondos federales de la Ley de Ayuda, Alivio y Seguridad Económica del Coronavirus (CARES) en forma de préstamos condonables y subvenciones para pequeñas empresas en Pennsylvania a través del Programa estatal de asistencia para pequeñas empresas de alivio COVID-19. Además, el gobernador propone $100 millones en préstamos condonables y subvenciones para las industrias de la hospitalidad, el ocio y los servicios, incluidos restaurantes y bares, salones y peluquerías.Los fondos de Asistencia para pequeñas empresas estatales para alivio de COVID-19 se desarrollaron en asociación con los legisladores estatales y se asignaron a través del presupuesto estatal, que incluyó $2.6 mil millones en fondos de estímulo federal a través de la Ley CARES, de los cuales $225 millones se destinaron al alivio para pequeñas empresas, incluidas las empresas históricamente desfavorecidas. Miles de empresas han calificado para este programa de subvenciones, que continúa distribuyendo fondos.El condado de York está utilizando una parte de sus $40.5 millones en fondos de la Ley CARES que fueron asignados a los condados a través de la Asamblea General y asignados por el Gobernador Wolf para apoyar aún más a las pequeñas empresas en el condado. El condado creó el Programa de subvenciones YoCo Strong Restart, un programa de subvenciones competitivo desarrollado y administrado por la Alianza Económica del Condado de York y Community First Fund para proporcionar $10 millones para apoyar a las pequeñas empresas y $4 millones para apoyar a las organizaciones sin fines de lucro. Las pequeñas empresas elegibles, incluidas las empresas históricamente desfavorecidas e industrias vulnerables como restaurantes, salones de belleza y peluquerías, venta minorista y más, recibieron subvenciones de hasta $35,000.“Tiempos sin precedentes exigen medidas sin precedentes. Nuestras pequeñas empresas necesitan el apoyo continuo de nuestro estado, y todo lo que se ha hecho hasta la fecha nos alienta. Somos optimistas de las propuestas legislativas presentadas y sabemos que estas decisiones son increíblemente vitales para nuestra salud y nuestra recuperación económica continua”, dijo Kevin Schreiber, Presidente y Director Ejecutivo de la Alianza Económica del Condado de York.“La asignación del estado de $225 millones en apoyo a las pequeñas empresas y su expulsión a través de la red CDFI fue novedosa, y ahora es un modelo que otros estados están emulando como una mejor práctica”, dijo Dan Betancourt, Presidente y Director Ejecutivo de Community First Fund. “Esto se adaptó aquí en el condado de York para garantizar que los más vulnerables y los más necesitados reciban acceso a la financiación de manera oportuna y eficiente”.“Me complace que el gobernador Wolf esté dedicando millones de dólares para ayudar a nuestras pequeñas empresas que se han visto afectadas negativamente por la pandemia de COVID-19. Esta financiación, en forma de préstamos y subvenciones condonables, para la hospitalidad, el ocio y el servicio industrias, incluidos restaurantes y bares, salones de belleza y peluquerías, proporcionarían capital de trabajo para las pequeñas empresas de la Commonwealth que más lo necesitan”, dijo la Representante Estatal Carol Hill-Evans (D-York). “Ahora, nosotros, como legisladores, debemos dejar de lado las diferencias políticas para aprobar rápidamente una legislación muy necesaria que ayudará a mantener a flote nuestras pequeñas empresas.”View this information in English. Gobernador Wolf pide acción legislativa para apoyar a las pequeñas empresas afectadas por COVID-19
Character cottage hits the market close to the bay The home at 15 McDonald Drive, Narangba. Picture: supplied.A sprawling family home set on a fenced corner block with swimming pool, big shed and side access has hit the market in Narangba. Owner Lorraine Stirling said the 1339sq m block at 15 MacDonald Drive was private thanks to Colorbond fencing while the neighbourhood was quiet and friendly. “I will miss the peace and quiet. Even though it’s a corner block, it is quite peaceful, “ she said. Built all on one level, the home has a lounge room and study off the entryway and an open-plan living, dining and kitchen area that opens to the big undercover entertaining area. The kitchen has an island bench, stone benchtops, breakfast bar and stainless steel AEG appliances. The main bedroom has a walk-in wardrobe and ensuite while the three remaining bedrooms have built-in wardrobes. There is also a children’s retreat in the bedroom wing, along with a family bathroom, a separate toilet, a laundry and a walk-in linen closet. 15 McDonald Drive, NarangbaMore from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus10 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market10 hours agoOutside the entertaining area overlooks the inground swimming pool and spa with frameless glass fencing along the deck. “The outdoor area and the pool are my favourite parts of the home,” Ms Stirling said. “We only put in the pool with spa two years ago and we spend a lot of time outdoors. “There is also a good front lawn area for our grandchildren. It’s got the six-foot (boundary) fence, pool fence and artificial grass so it’s safe for children to play.” The property has electronic side gates and a separate driveway that leads to the powered, extra high 9mx6m shed, which can accommodate a caravan, boat or trailer. There is plenty of additional parking space on the driveway. There is also a 5KW solar system, NBN connection and water tanks. The property is on the market through Terry Lucas of Remax Living. 15 McDonald Drive, Narangba MORE NEWS: Check out this incredible Queenslander renovation Robin Bailey sells Queensland home
Norwegian technology startup Allianse Innovasjon has become member of the GCE Ocean Technology Cluster.Allianse Innovasjon (AI) has partnered with several companies to provide a more whole approach to solving technology challenges in the ocean sphere.“For us it was natural progression to apply for membership in the GCE Ocean Technology Cluster, since we already are a contributing part of VIS Ocean Industries,” says founding partner Arnt Dietel.“AI does not believe that individual companies can solve the most complex customer needs within technology by themselves. Therefore, we have formed an alliance of companies that complement each other in terms of experience and technology.”“All projects are managed by the alliances’ internal partners in order to reduce the project risk and increase project success rate. – The company is basically based on the principles of open innovation and alliance theory,” says Dietel. “The AI team has a varied background ranging from banking, subsea design to complex automation of manual tasks.”AI Technology helps companies gain competitive advantage by redesigning and eliminating manual tasks in the client organisation. By doing this the client can refocus on their more value adding core tasks.“Often companies do not know what technologies to combine and experience to apply to innovate the company,” says partner and Head of Technology, Geir Opheim. “Therefore, AI teamed up with the leading automation tools, software developers, machine learning specialists and data gatherers to position their clients for future competitive advantage.”
Stuff co.nz 11 May 2016An Indian couple in their 70s are celebrating becoming parents for the first time, thanks to IVF.Daljinder Kaur, who believes herself to be over 70, gave birth to a healthy baby boy after treatment using donor eggs.She and husband Mohinder Singh Gill, a farmer, have been married 46 years but had not conceived, something which can be seen as a curse from God in their culture.They underwent treatment at a fertility clinic in the northern state of Haryana, India after coming into some money following a family feud.Their baby boy, Arman, was born weighing 4.4lb (2kg) – making Kaur one of the world’s oldest mothers.Kaur does not have a birth certificate, which is not uncommon India, but Anurag Bishnoi, embryologist and owner of the National Fertility and Test Tube Baby centre in Hisar, told the Guardian newspaper that he believed she could be 72.READ MORE: http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/asia/79848120/Indian-woman-becomes-first-time-mother-in-her-70s?cid=app-iPhone
Dr Keizer added: ‘Every time a line was drawn, it was also pushed back.’His view, set out in the Dutch Medical Association Journal, amounts to a warning to British right-to-die campaigners.They have pressed in Parliament for a law to allow doctors to prescribe deadly drugs only to terminally ill patients and in recent weeks have revived their attempts.READ MORE: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8729235/Dutch-euthanasia-supporter-warns-UK-wary-slippery-slope.html Daily Mail 14 September 2020Family First Comment: Dr Bert Keizer, one of his country’s most prominent practitioners of euthanasia, said that the type of patients whose lives are ended in the Netherlands has spread far beyond the terminally ill and now includes physically and mentally healthy old people who ‘find that their life no longer has content’.#slipperyslopeA champion of the Dutch euthanasia system has admitted that British critics are right to warn that assisted dying is a slippery slope to ‘random killing of the defenceless’.Dr Bert Keizer said that the type of patients whose lives are ended in the Netherlands has spread far beyond the terminally ill and now includes physically and mentally healthy old people who ‘find that their life no longer has content’.Dr Keizer, one of his country’s most prominent practitioners of euthanasia, said that, in future, assisted dying in the Netherlands is likely to be extended to prisoners serving life sentences ‘who desperately long for death’ and disabled children whose parents believe their suffering is hopeless.He said that after assisted dying was legalised in the Netherlands in 2002 ‘what our British colleagues had predicted years earlier, with unconcealed complacency, happened: those who embark on euthanasia venture down a slippery slope along which you irrevocably slide down to the random killing of defenceless sick people’.
Share Tweet LocalNews Dominica celebrates 33 years as an independent country by: – November 3, 2011 Share 490 Views no discussions Uniformed groups with hands raised in unity.The Commonwealth of Dominica is today celebrating its 33rd anniversary of independence with a parade of uniformed groups highlighting the occasion at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium in Roseau, under the theme; “Celebrating 33, Joining Hands in Unity”.On November 3rd, 1978 Dominica obtained full independence under a republican Constitution with a unicameral legislature consisting of twenty-one elected and nine nominated members; with Prime Minister Patrick John at that time and a Cabinet based on the Westminster model.As this morning’s celebration there were two platoons of Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force Officers, one platoon of Fire and Ambulance Service Officers, One platoon of State Prison Officers, two platoons of Cardet Corps Officers and the Dominica Government Music Lovers Band who formed part of the parade.Sisserou Award of Honor awardee, Mr John FabienFeatured speaker; the Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica Roosevelt Skerrit, outlined some of the achievements of this thirty-three year old country led by the Dominica Labour Party government.The prime minister noted the importance of assessing the country’s achievements over the past thirty-three years of independence.“What have we achieved after thirty-three years? Are there things we could have done differently? What are our present challenges and do we have the collective commitment to overcome them? To adequately and satisfactorily respond to these questions, we need to remind ourselves of this mission that we set out on thirty-three years ago”.According to Prime Minister Skerrit, the mission outlined was “a task of building a nation, of building a people, of building men and women of pride and commitment to country”.Dr Dublin being congratulated by Felix Henderson who escorted him to receive his awardHe further noted that the road to success is dependent on what unites a nation and not what divides, calling on citizens to unite in an effort to further build the country.“The road to success in nation building rests on the foundation of peace, harmony and unity. We must have the qualities of responsibility, respect for the rights of others, hard work and a propensity for saving and investment,” the prime minister said.Mr Skerrit further explained using a story from the bible of the need for unity and told members of the Opposition United Workers Party his office is open to them for consultation on matters of state and also extended an olive branch of peace to them.“Where there is disunity and confusion, men stop listening to each other and can accomplish nothing. I say to the leader of the opposition and all the other members of the opposition that the office of the prime minister is open if they wish to consult him on any matters of state…I extend an olive branch to the Opposition that as we join hands in building this country to overcome the present day challenges and make Dominica a more prosperous nation for our people because if we stand united we could achieve great things, but if we are divided we will not benefit from what God has in store for us,” he said.Mr Rawle Leslie accepting the award on behalf of the East Caribbean Conference of Seventh Day AdventistAs part of the observance of independence thirteen individuals and one group were awarded by the President of the Commonwealth of Dominica His Excellency Dr. Nicholas J. O Liverpool, D. A. H for their contributions toward the development of the country.The Sisserou Award of Honour was conferred upon former minister of health Mr John Fabien for his contribution to public service management, Chairman of the National Development Foundation of Dominica Dr. Damien Dublin for his contribution to private and public sector and the East Caribbean Conference of Seventh Day Adventists for their contribution to evangelism.Cultural Elder 2011 Arthur Massicot of Vieille Case receiving award for Meritorious Service in community developmentThe Meritorious Service Award was conferred upon Mr Arthur Massicot for community development, Mr Michael Murphy for public sector management, Ms Marvlyn Birmingham for public sector management, Rev. St. Clair Mitchell for pastoral leadership and Mr Oliver Sanderson for community development.The Services Medal of Honour was conferred upon Mr Bingsworth Casimir for music, Mr Antoine Raffoul for business, Ms Lullalyn ‘Lyn’ Edwards for agriculture and Mr Loverty Greenaway for mechanical engineering.The Long Service Award was conferred upon Ms Vyleen Hazel for early childhood education and Mr Glenford Andrew for print technology.The uniformed groups saluted President Liverpool in both slow and quick time march past; formed a creative display of 33 and joined hands in keeping with the theme.The parade marched off from the Windsor Park Sports Stadium on to River Street, left on to Bath Road, right on to Hillsborough Street, left on to Dame Mary Eugenia Charles Boulevard, left on to King George Vth Street and left on to Bath Road and Police Headquarters.Dominica Vibes News Share Sharing is caring!
Super Eagles legend Finidi George insists Nigeria should be not be afraid of any opposition that comes her way ahead of today’s draws for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Africa qualifiers slated for Egypt.Advertisement Speaking on Lagos-based Brlia FM, the former Eagles star noted that Nigeria shouldn’t not be talking about countries to avoid or meet, but should concentrate on having a mentality to win every game that comes along during the qualifying campaign.Finidi George“We are the giant of Africa and I think we should not be scared at this point in time to face any country. Read Also: Victor Moses lands in Milan for Inter medical“Nigeria as a country should not be complaining about the 40 countries in the draws. If we do our homework very well, we should be thinking about winning every game. That should be the mentality,” the former UEFA Champions League winner summed up.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… Promoted ContentInsane 3D Spraying Skills Turn In Incredible Street ArtBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of AnimeThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreBehind-The-Scenes Selfies From 10 Popular MoviesEverything You Need To Know About Asteroid Armageddon9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A TattooWhat Is A Black Hole And Is It Dangerous For Us All?Top 7 Best Car Manufacturers Of All TimeWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them
The eight-year-old was well beaten on his Tokyo debut when only ninth in the Pegasus Jump, but he stepped up markedly on that form in landing this richly-endowed Grade One contest. A winner at the highest level at Leopardstown back in December 2011, Blackstairmountain stepped back up in trip to two miles and five furlongs to land first prize in Japan’s premier jump race. Press Association Blackstairmountain claimed a famous success for trainer Willie Mullins and jockey Ruby Walsh in the Nakayama Grand Jump in Japan.
Everton have yet to open talks with Tottenham over the future of on-loan winger Aaron Lennon but manager Roberto Martinez has outlined his transfer spending plans to chairman Bill Kenwright. “We’ve sat down but we haven’t had (the) opportunity to go into real detail on figures,” he said of his meeting with Kenwright. “We want to be very strong next season and that means we need to keep hold of all our good performers. “We’ve identified three or four positions that we need to strengthen but we have nine points to play for before we can plan for any future squad. “I think it is a very significant game at the weekend for Aaron. It is the last home game he will be available for and I think he has had a phenomenal impact in our team. “He has set high standards and made a massive contribution and I would expect exactly the same over the next two games and we want him to finish as strong as he can. “I think he has enjoyed it and over the next two games we want him to carry on with the levels. “After that we will sit down and see where Aaron wants to be and what his thoughts are. “Whatever happens in the future, it needs to be something that the player is happy with. We haven’t had any sort of conversation with Spurs.” Lennon plays his last match at Goodison Park against Sunderland on Saturday as he is ineligible to face parent club Spurs on the final day of the season. Martinez has been impressed with the England international’s impact since arriving in January but accepts there is plenty of ground to cover before they can think about signing the 28-year-old. While mid-tabled Everton could play a significant part in the relegation battle there remains the chance they could still qualify for Europe themselves. The Premier League could gain an extra place in next season’s Europa League via UEFA’s Fair Play table with Liverpool (likely to qualify via their league finish), West Ham and Everton England’s top-three sides. Martinez’s side head to Upton Park next weekend but the manager insists the Fair Play League will not come into their thinking. “It is a league you can’t really control so I’ve learned to put it aside and I don’t want to waste any time on that,” said the Toffees boss. “You wouldn’t play a game having the Fair Play League in your mind because it could go horribly wrong. “There are three games to go and we will see where it will take us.” Qualification could mean the new season starts on July 1 but that does not faze Martinez. “I think this season, if we have learned something, it is to be ready to adapt,” he added. Press Association