Facebook0Tweet0Pin0North Coast Electric, in cooperation with Puget Sound Energy, will be hosting a “Brighten Your Business” energy efficientlighting event at Cabinets by Trivonna in Lacey on July 31, from 12 – 3 pm, and from 4:30 – 7:00 pm. Cabinets by Trivonna recently retrofitted all of their track lighting to light emitting diode (LED) bulbs. “The new LED lights are great, they’re the perfect brightness and really show off our model custom cabinets,” says Trivonna Irwin, owner ofCabinets by Trivonna.Any non-residential Puget Sound Energy customer may be eligible for “instant rebates” and other incentives for upgrading their lighting systemwith newer, more energy efficient technologies.“We are committed to helping our customers conserve energy and are pleased to promote our new LED rebates to local businesses,” said Farra Vargas,PSE’s Efficiency Outreach Manager. At the Brighten Your Business event Thurston County businessesmay:Receive free LED light bulbsReceive “instant rebates” on top quality LED light bulbsLearn about utility incentives to help pay for lighting upgradesSpeak with energy efficiency experts from PSE and North Coast ElectricSign up for a site visit and free energy audit from a lighting specialistSee some of the latest in energy efficient lighting fixtures and bulbs including the new LED bulbs installed at Cabinets by Trivonna building and other Thurston County businesses. About Puget Sound Energy:Washington State’s oldest local energy utility, Puget Sound Energy serves 1.1 million electric customers and more than 750,000 natural gas customers in 11 counties. A subsidiary of Puget Energy, PSE meets the energy needs of its customers, in part, through cost-effective energy efficiency, rocurement of sustainable energy resources, and far-sighted investment in energy-delivery infrastructure. PSE employees are dedicated to providing great customer service that is safe, dependable and efficient. For more information, visit www.PSE.com. WHEN:Tuesday, July 31,2012 from 12 noon – 3, and 4:30 – 7:00.WHERE:Cabinets by Trivonna4444 Lacey Boulevard SE, Suite GLacey WA 98503About North Coast Electric:Seattle based North Coast Electric, family owned and operated since 1913, is one of the largest and fastest growing electrical distributors in the nation with 33 locations operating in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, and Arizona. www.northcoastelectric.com
MANCHESTER CITY and Tottenham are both interested in Rangers midfield sensation Ianis Hagi, the player’s agent claimed.The 21-year-old – son of Romanian legend Gheorghe Hagi- made the switch to Ibrox from parent-club Genk in January on a six-month loan.4 Manchester City and Tottenham are on course to rival Rangers for the signature of Ianis Hagi this summerCredit: PA:Press AssociationAnd he started his spell in Scotland in fine form with three goals and two assists in his 12 appearances.Rangers do have the option to make the deal permanent in the summer for £4.5million.But now his agent suggests they look set to face competition from the pair of Premier League heavyweights – but knows who he thinks are favourites to land his man in the summer.Giovani Becali said: “I have been asked personally by Jose Mourinho and [City director of football] Txiki Begiristain about Ianis Hagi.”They wanted to know about him and how he was getting on.”There’s a lot of top people in European football who know all about Ianis and what he can do.”I happen to think Ianis is on a good plan at Rangers.”I think Rangers will sign him because he is a player who has that little extra piece of creativity and skill.4 Ianis Hagi was key to a stunning Rangers comeback against BragaCredit: Reuters4″He has many other qualities and is actually more graceful than his father ever was.”He runs like a gazelle compared to him! I think he is improving all the time at Rangers.”He will continue to get better if he signs for them I think.”City already have the likes of Kevin De Bruyne and Phil Foden while Spurs have Dele Alli, Gedson Fernandes and Giovani Lo Celso who can all play in the No10 role.But the chance to pick up the Genk youngster would certainly appeal to both Pep Guardiola and Mourinho.The Rangers playmaker, who can also play out wide, is the son of former Real Madrid and Barcelona hero Gheorghe.Hagi Snr spent two years at the Bernabeu from 1990 to 1992 and then the 1994/95 and 1995/96 seasons at rivals Barca, winning the Supercopa de Espana at both clubs.Latest transfer newsLive Blogblues newsChelsea news LIVE – Latest updates from Stamford BridgeLive Blogunited newsMan Utd news LIVE – Latest updates from Old TraffordLive BlogGunners newsArsenal news LIVE – Latest updates from the EmiratesGossipGOING DUTCHChelsea ‘to grab Mbuyamba on free deal’ with defender set to leave BarcelonaDEPAY CHARTMan Utd flop Memphis used computer data and analytics to quit Old TraffordLive BlogBLUES NEWSChelsea news LIVE: Latest updates and transfer gossip from Stamford BridgeGossipFIT IN HIS BELEArsenal turn attention to Lyon striker Dembele as Lacazette replacementGossipGUNNER MAKE A MOVEArsenal weighing up transfer move for Barcelona star RafinhaHis son came through at his very own esteemed football academy based in Romania before being picked up by Viitorul Constanta.After breaking into the first team, he left in 2016 for Serie A side Fiorentina but it did not quite work out as planned, making just two league appearances, and he returned to his former side after one season.Hagi signed for Genk last summer before but is already showing the talent to progress beyond the Belgian top flight.4 Hagi’s dad Gheorghe played for both Real Madrid and Barcelona in the 1990s and scored 35 goals in 124 international capsCredit: AFP – GettyPeter Lovenkrands relives his Rangers Scottish Cup Final winning moment versus Celtic as he broadcasts live on Instagram
Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Norvell had 28 points, hit six 3-pointers and grabbed 12 rebounds, leading Gonzaga back into the Sweet 16 with a 90-84 victory over Ohio State in the West Region on Saturday night.“I call him our spiritual leader; he gets us going every practice, even the ones they don’t want to be at,” said Gonzaga coach Mark Few, who brought back his celebratory headstand in the locker room. “He’s just a fiery guy with some swag from Chicago and we need that.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkA redshirt last season, Norvell averaged 12.3 points to help Gonzaga sweep the WCC regular-season and tournament titles.The 6-foot-5 shooting guard has elevated his game on the sport’s biggest stage, hitting a late tiebreaking 3-pointer against UNC-Greensboro in the opening round to help the Zags advance. Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert, left, and Killian Tillie (33) celebrate following a second-round game against Ohio State in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament Saturday, March 17, 2018, in Boise, Idaho. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)BOISE, Idaho — Zach Norvell Jr. pulled up for 3-pointers, drove fearlessly to the rim and bulled his way into the trees to snare rebounds.A spectator during Gonzaga’s Final Four run a year ago, the confident, extroverted freshman could be the ticket for a return trip.ADVERTISEMENT The player known as “Snacks” — all he wanted was candy and chocolate as a kid — made 6 of 11 from the arc against Ohio State to lead Gonzaga (32-4) into the Sweet 16 for the fourth straight season — two wins from a second straight Final Four.“I always have confidence on the offensive end, but helping the guys on the boards was big,” said Norvell, who shot 8 of 18 overall.The Bulldogs jumped out to a big early lead, withstood a second-half Ohio State charge and made the big plays down the stretch to earn a spot in the West Region semifinals against the Xavier-Florida State winner in Los Angeles.Rui Hachimura added 25 for Gonzaga.The resilient-all-season Buckeyes (25-9) rallied from an abysmal start and an 11-point halftime deficit to take a brief second-half lead before Gonzaga went on an 11-0 run to snatch it back.ADVERTISEMENT In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown The Buckeyes got even more shots to fall coming out of halftime and forced a rash of Gonzaga turnovers during a 12-2 run to go up 58-54.Gonzaga answered with an 11-0 run, going up 73-67 on Hachimura’s 3-pointer at the shot clock buzzer — a run that propelled them back to the Sweet 16.BIG PICTUREOhio State came up short of its first Sweet 16 since 2013, but the season could hardly be considered a failure. The Buckeyes were picked to finish 11th in the Big Ten in Holtmann’s first season, but ended up second and won a game in the NCAA Tournament.“Obviously, you’d like to see it end differently, but we’ve evolved as a program,” Holtmann said. “This group really turned a corner and flipped a switch.”Gonzaga did not play particularly well in its opening NCAA Tournament game, but looks like it could make another Final Four run after getting past the Buckeyes.PERKINS’ IMPACTWhile Norvell and Hachimura were handling most of the scoring duties, junior guard Josh Perkins was aptly running the offense. He had 10 points and eight assists, helping the Zags shoot 53 percent and make nine 3-pointers.“Josh Perkins has put together two really, really solid games, kind of managing the throttle of our offense,” Few said.UP NEXT Kansas holds off Seton Hall to reach Sweet 16 Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew LATEST STORIES Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters Keita Bates-Diop had 28 points and Kam Williams 19 for Ohio State.“They are really good and could make another Final Four run,” Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann.Ohio State and Gonzaga met four months ago in the PK80 Invitational.It did not go well for the Buckeyes.The Zags shredded Ohio State’s defense while shooting 59 percent and held the Buckeyes to 35 percent in an 86-59 thrashing.The Buckeyes said they are a better team now. Their record reflects it, too: 25 wins, a second-place finish in the rough-and-tumble Big Ten Conference and a return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2015.The Zags looked a little rusty in their opening 68-64 win over UNC-Greensboro. They looked more like the team that blew out BYU in the WCC title game early against the Buckeyes.Gonzaga scored the game’s first 15 points while hitting six of nine shots and blocking two of Ohio State’s. The Buckeyes had three of their first seven shots roll off the rim early and didn’t score until Jae’Sean Tate hit a 3-pointer at 14:18Ohio State righted itself on offense, but struggled to slow the zigging Zags, who made 18 of 31 shots to lead 44-33 at halftime.“We weren’t locked in on defense and just tried to stay calm,” Bates-Diop said. “I’m proud of how we fought back.” Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims Gonzaga will face the Xavier-Florida State winner at the West Region semifinals in Los Angeles. 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…suspected getaway car abandoned in Agricola backdamPolice are investigating a robbery under arms committed on a 22-year-old cashier at the C&F Mall located at Bagotstown Public Road, East Bank Demerara, by two males, one of whom was armed with a handgun.An investigation revealed that at about 10:25h on Thursday morning, the victim was in the cashier cage of the Western Union section of the supermarket which is located on the upper flat of the two-story building, when she was approached by the suspects, one of whom pointed a gun at her and demanded cash. She complied and handed over an undisclosed amount of cash, after which the men exited the building.The victim immediately made an alarm and the owner of the business who was in a nearby office and is a licensed firearm holder responded and gave chase after the bandits who entered a waiting motor car, which sped through Water Street, Bagotstown.During the chase, the licensed firearm holder discharged several rounds in the bandits’ direction. It is not known at this time if the bandits were injured.Investigators have since impounded what is suspected to be the getaway car and are currently processing a vehicle. Police said the vehicle, which was found abandoned in Agricola Backdam, carries a hire car registration number and has several suspected bullet holes at the rear.The Police in a statement said stringent efforts are being made to have the perpetrators arrested and brought to justice.
Mainstream auto exhibitions will return to Guyana in a big way as the Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club gears up to host its “Platinum Auto Expo” next month.The lucrative competition will allow for mechanics, technicians, graphic designers and vehicle owners (cars, buses and bikes) to show off their prized and fully decked out vehicles.Come August 5, vehicles will be judged in various categories such as graphics, face and sound, just to name a few. The competition currently has a total of 27 categories, all of which will have a trophy or cash prize attached for the winners. In the sound department the organisers are contemplating the use of technology over the human ear, so as to make the competition much fairer.Guyoil, under its Super 95 brand, and ANSA McAL, under its Stag brand, are on board as the major sponsors of the event.“ANSA MCAL believes in innovation and achieving excellence in anything that weThe head table at Tuesday’s launchdo. As such, we believe that Platinum will deliver an exhibition to the highest standard. We expect that throughout the years there will be an increase in qualitative development within this industry and we look forward to cooperation,” ANSA McAL’s Saekwon McGarrell said.For other attractions, the event will feature performances by popular entertainers such as “Granny Ivelaw”, “Chiney Man” and “Chow Pow”. Also, several businesses will have their products and services on display.The organisers have collaborated with the Malteenoes Sports Club, which is adjacent to the GMR&SC. The grounds of Malteenoes will be used for parking, and the organisers have guaranteed that all security measures are in place for those who wish to utilise the facility.The registration fee stands at $1500 and interested persons can contact the organisers on 617-2651 or 627-2369 or register at Golyn and Sons. Registration is currently opened and will remain open until 12:00h on competition day, August 5. Patrons can uplift their tickets at Golyn and Sons locations, A Ally and Son, M&M Snackette and Medicare Pharmacy.
Newcastle have made a loan offer for AC Milan striker M’baye Niang, according to reports in Italy.The 20-year-old has found himself out of the Serie A club’s first-team plans this season, making just three appearances in all competitions.Niang is reportedly hungry to see more action and as result he has proposed to Milan that he goes on loan for the remainder of the season.And now, according to Sky Italia, Newcastle have made a formal approach for the Frenchman.The Premier League club are willing to take Niang on a six-month loan deal, providing that an option to buy the striker outright at the end of the season is included.Niang has been attracting interest from several clubs and Newcastle will have to fight off interest from Olympiakos and Udinese if they want to secure his signature. M’baye Niang 1
BREAKING NEWS: A woman has died after the car in which she was traveling crashed into a fence in Bundoran.The accident took place yesterday at The Ross, at approximately 3.50pm yesterday.The 82 year old woman was rushed to Sligo General Hospital but she was pronounced dead en route. The road was closed to allow for a Garda Forensic Examination of the scene.The pensioner’s identity has not yet been released.Gardai are now appealing for anybody who may have witnessed the crash to contact them at Bundoran Garda Station on 071 9841203, The Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any Garda Station. ELDERLY WOMAN KILLED AFTER HER CAR CRASHES INTO FENCE was last modified: August 19th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:accidentbundorandeathGardaiwoman
15 June 2009 The 2009 Fifa Confederations Cup kicked off at Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg on Sunday afternoon with an opening ceremony bursting with youthful exuberance and African flair, bringing the tournament’s slogan, “Ke Nako” (It’s Time), to life in spectacular fashion. Over 45&nbps;000 enthusiastic specatators filled the stadium, with a strong police presence in and around the venue, and hundreds of stewards on hand to assist the fans. The vibrant opening ceremony, co-produced by Lebo M, the award-winning co-producer of the Lion King musical, featured world-renowned musicians Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Hugh Masekela, Bhekumuzi Luthuli, Siphokazi, penny-whistling brothers Kwela Tebza. Bodies moved across the stage in colourful costumes representing the people from the east, west, north and south of Africa, and 700 schoolchildren moved in flawless synchronisation to form the words “Ke Nako”, followed by a giant South African flag. Addressing the crowd before the kickoff of the opening match between South Africa and Asian champions Iraq, Fifa president Sepp Blatter thanked the people of South Africa, who he referred to as “brothers and sisters”, for hosting Fifa’s “Festival of Continental Champions”. “The world of football trusts you as you are hosting this event,” Blatter said. President Jacob Zuma welcomed participating countries Brazil, Egypt, Iraq, Italy, New Zealand, Spain and the USA to South Africa. “Today we are making history,” Zuma said. “Today is the day. The time has come. Let us show the world.”SAinfo reporter Would you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See: Using SAinfo material
17 February 2016Despite the economic downturn, South Africa remained a country with great opportunities and was an attractive destination for investors seeking sustained returns, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said yesterday.He was speaking at a breakfast meeting with the Keidanren, the Federation of Economic Organisations of Japan, in Cape Town. The meeting was held as part of moves to build closer ties with the Asian country in an attempt to realise the goals of South Africa’s National Development Plan.He said the country had a solid record of prudent fiscal management and sound macroeconomic policies, with a vibrant and resilient democracy.Keidanren is Japan’s most influential business federation, representing the top Japanese multinational companies with the highest volumes of global business. The federation is on a four-day visit to South Africa.“We are an attractive investment destination,” Ramaphosa said. “We are pursuing measures to fundamentally transform our economy, ensuring that it is more productive, more inclusive and more sustainable.“South Africa also has a diversified economic base with developed industries in areas like resources, manufacturing, retail and services; advanced financial and communications infrastructure and extensive road, rail and port facilities.”The country also had a young workforce that was poised to power a new wave of production and growth.The breakfast followed a working visit by Ramaphosa to Japan in August 2015.See more from that visit:He used Tuesday’s meeting to call on the Japanese to explore how investment and trade between the two sides could contribute to key objectives such as job creation, industrial development, human resource development and innovation as part of implementing the National Development Plan.Japan could help emerging black industrialists in accessing markets, skills and technologies, said the deputy president.“We look to Japan to assist our country in the development of a thriving hydrogen economy. We look to Japan to invest in our ocean economy and aquaculture and provide training in boat building and ports management.“We look to Japanese companies to work with our businesses and people to invest in water and sanitation projects, agriculture and agro-processing. Japan’s companies are well poised to work with us in the beneficiation of our mineral wealth.”The government, he added, was already in the process of making it easier to do business in the country.“We are fast-tracking the implementation of the Invest SA initiative, which is a one-stop investment shop to assist investors in meeting all the necessary legislative and regulatory requirements.”This would reduce the cost and complexity of investing in South Africa and would ensure government departments and agencies were more efficient and responsive.South Africa’s growth plan included an injection of new entrepreneurial support for previously disadvantaged groups.“We are supporting the emergence of a new generation of black industrialists. We are using this programme for skills development and improving standards, quality and productivity. We are also providing access to finance and assisting with entry into new markets.In addition to the breakfast meeting, Keidanren will engage with Business Leadership South Africa and Black Business Council within the framework of Japan – South Africa Business Forum, says the Presidency.Japan is South Africa’s third largest trading partner. There are about 130 Japanese companies in South Africa, employing over 150 000 people.During his 2015 visit to Japan, Ramaphosa expressed appreciation for the relationship between the two countries. He invited Japanese businesses to explore opportunities presented by the National Development Plan’s ambitious programme for fundamental economic and social transformation.Source: South African Government News Agency
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