12 Jul
2021

TPS Eastern Africa (Serena) Limited (TPSE.ke) 2018 Annual Report

first_imgTPS Eastern Africa (Serena) Limited (TPSE.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Tourism sector has released it’s 2018 annual report.For more information about TPS Eastern Africa (Serena) Limited (TPSE.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the TPS Eastern Africa (Serena) Limited (TPSE.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: TPS Eastern Africa (Serena) Limited (TPSE.ke)  2018 annual report.Company ProfileTPS Eastern Africa (Serena) Limited owns and operates hotels and lodges in Kenya for the business and tourist sectors. The company owns and operates 35 hotels as well as a selection of resorts, safari guest lodges, safari camps, palaces and forts located in strategic sites in Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Rwanda, Uganda, Mozambique, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan. Subsidiary companies include TPS (Kenya) Limited which owns Nairobi Serena Hotel, Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge, Mara Serena Safari Lodge and Kilaguni Serena Lodge; TPS (Zanzibar) Limited which owns Zanzibar Serena Hotel; TPS (Tanzania) Limited which owns Kirawira Serena Camp, Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge, Serena Mivumo River Lodge and Selous Serena Camp; and TPS (Uganda) Limited. Other properties owned and managed by TPS Eastern Africa (Serena) Limited include Lake Victoria Serena Resort in Uganda and Polana Serena Hotel in Mozambique. TPS Eastern Africa (Serena) Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

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12 Jul
2021

Britam Holdings Limited (BRIT.ke) 2020 Annual Report

first_imgBritam Holdings Limited (BRIT.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Investment sector has released it’s 2020 annual report.For more information about Britam Holdings Limited reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations visit the Britam Holdings Limited company page on AfricanFinancials.Indicative Share Trading Liquidity The total indicative share trading liquidity for Britam Holdings Limited (BRIT.ke) in the past 12 months, as of 4th June 2021, is US$5.25M (KES564.04M). An average of US$437.5K (KES47M) per month.Britam Holdings Limited Annual Report DocumentCompany ProfileBritam Holdings Limited is an investment holding company providing solutions for insurance, investment management and property management for the personal, commercial and corporate sectors. The company services markets in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan, Malawi and Mozambique. Britam Holdings Limited also offers solutions for short- and long-term insurance, asset management and property management. Personal and corporate solutions are available for individual and group life, pension, medical, micro and general insurance. Its insurance product offering covers unit-linked products and plans for education, whole-life plans, life, critical illness, disability as well as products covering fire, aviation, engineering, motor, marine, personal accidents, liability, theft and workers compensation. Britam Holdings Limited specialist divisions deal with discretionary/segregated portfolio management, wealth management and unit trusts. The company has interests in purchasing and selling properties and developing, leasing or renting land. Formerly known as British-American Investments Company (Kenya) Limited when it was founded in 1920, the company changed its name to Britam Holdings Limited in 2015. The company head office is in Nairobi, Kenya. Britam Holdings Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

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19 Jun
2021

Surprising plea deal in Anderson case maddens victim’s family

first_img You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here TAGSRichard Anderson Previous articleApopka Burglary Report and MapNext articleAlexander Smith announces his first campaign event Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Please enter your name here Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter The memo also stated that “no one witnessed the accident occur but several passing motorists saw the aftermath of the crash and stopped to render assistance. These witnesses did not see either driver exit their respective vehicle. Falcon was located on the side of the road near the entrance to Rock Springs Run State Reserve. A white male was reported to have been walking around the scene and near the Dodge Ram truck. The white male later left the scene without speaking to law enforcement.”Also from Curington’s memo were FHP’s interviews with witnesses at the scene of the crash.FHP Trooper Gregory Reed of the Florida Highway Patrol responded to the crash scene and conducted the initial investigation. Reed found the driver’s door of the Dodge Ram to be open when he arrived. A firearm was in the driver’s door pocket in plain view. Reed seized the firearm and placed it into evidence. He then arranged for the vehicles to be towed from the scene.FHP Trooper Joshua Evans conducted the investigation into the hit and run portion of the crash. Evans met with the three witnesses who stopped to render aid after the crash. Janae Okonewski was on her way home from work as a server at Gator’s Dockside in Lake Mary. She had a first aid kit in her vehicle and stopped to help Falcon. Okonewski said she saw a white male standing near the Dodge Ram. She described him as being between the door and the interior of the truck on the driver’s side, reaching into the vehicle. Okonewski positively identified Richard Anderson in a photo lineup as the person she saw outside the Dodge Ram.Evans interviewed Edwin Vasquez. Vasquez said he called 911 to report the crash. He said while he was on the phone with them, an older white male approached him. He described the male as “an older white male with white hair and a facial scrub who resembled Colonel Sanders”. Evans interviewed Matthew Moore, who arrived at the crash scene shortly after the crash occurred. Moore said he saw a man standing by the open driver’s door of the Dodge Ram. Moore said while he was on the phone with 911 the male approached him and asked, “What road is this?” Moore identified Richard Anderson in a photo lineup as the person he saw standing between the open driver’s door and the body of the Dodge Ram.Evans interviewed Matthew Moore, who arrived at the crash scene shortly after the crash occurred. Moore said he saw a man standing by the open driver’s door of the Dodge Ram. Moore said while he was on the phone with 911 the male approached him and asked, “What road is this?” Moore identified Richard Anderson in a photo lineup as the person he saw standing between the open driver’s door and the body of the Dodge Ram.Phone records also indicated that Anderson placed 10 calls shortly after the crash (between 1:25 am and 1:57 am on April 5, 2016). The majority of the calls were placed to attorneys Nicole Guillet and Frank Kruppenbacher. Both have claimed attorney-client privilege as it pertains to the content of any conversation with Anderson. Anderson did not make a 911 call after the crash, according to phone records.Guillet worked with Anderson in Apopka as deputy chief administrative officer and community development director for the city of Apopka while Anderson was City Administrator. She is currently the County Manager of Seminole County.Kruppenbacher is a lawyer with Morgan and Morgan, who was the Apopka City Attorney while Anderson was City Administrator.According to Currington’s memo, the State’s reason for accepting the plea was that accident reconstruction expert Christopher Stewart concluded there were two people in Anderson’s truck at the time of the crash. Currington writes:“On March 17, 2017, the deposition of Christopher Stewart, listed by the defense as an expert witness, was conducted. Stewart is an engineer with extensive training in accident reconstruction. Stewart testified that in October 2016 he examined the Dodge Ram truck at a salvage yard in Sanford. He conducted a visual inspection of the vehicle and downloaded the data contained on the event data recorder in the vehicle. Stewart concluded that both front seats of the Ram were occupied at the time of the crash. Airbags and knee bolsters on both the driver and passenger sides of the vehicles deployed. The seat belts pretensions on both sides of the vehicle were engaged, which is indicative that both seats were occupied at the time of the crash. The glove compartment was broken apart and separated from the dashboard, which is indicative of an impact. The windshield on the passenger side of the vehicle is broken. Stewart also concluded the Ram was traveling westbound in the eastbound lane of travel. He testified the point of impact was completely across the center line when it struck the Corolla at approximately 45 miles per hour.”Because of Stewart’s testimony, Currington says the State could not prove Anderson was behind the wheel.“The State is unable to rebut the testimony of Christopher Stewart that there was a passenger in the vehicle at the time of the crash,” she writes. “There were no witnesses to the crash, and none of the motorists who stopped shortly after the crash saw Anderson behind the wheel of the Dodge Ram. Accordingly, the State is unable to prove beyond and to the exclusion of every reasonable doubt Anderson was driving the Dodge Ram at the time of the crash. The State is unable to rebut a reasonable hypothesis of innocence that Anderson was not the driver but rather the passenger in his truck at the time of the crash. Thus there is no factual basis for the crimes of Reckless Driving Causing Serious Bodily Injury and Reckless Driving Causing Property Damage. Accordingly, a nolle prosequi will be filed as to Counts II and IV of the Information.”Currington also stated that investigators from the Florida Highway Patrol took no photos of the vehicles at any point after the crash, did not examine the event data recorder, and did not collect or submit DNA analysis from the airbags.Before the verdict was read, two of Falcon’s six children asked the court to give Anderson a harsh sentence.Falcon’s daughter, Heather, 24, read a statement on behalf of the family that described the injuries her father suffered, which included a concussion, a punctured lung, a fractured sternum, three herniated discs, a broken hand and two broken wrists.“He (Falcon) pried himself from his car in pain,” she said. “In fear he would die on the highway… while Anderson paced on the phone near his truck. It was cruel and the fact that Anderson was a licensed paramedic was an extra slap in the face. Mr. Anderson’s actions should not be taken lightly. It’s should not be okay to leave the scene of an accident.”Amber Falcon, 17, echoed her sister’s thoughts.“As my father lay bleeding on the ground he (Anderson) walked away – a trained paramedic. The anniversary of this tragic event has passed, but not the memories. I pray Anderson has reflected on his actions. People are watching. I ask today that Anderson be punished.” UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Anderson’s 2014 Dodge Ram slammed head-on into Falcon’s 2007 Toyota Corolla (pictured in the feature photo). Please enter your comment! Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom State Attorney drops two felony counts, Anderson sentenced to probationRichard Anderson stood quietly by his attorney Warren Lindsey in a Lake County courtroom Tuesday morning and listened as Circuit Court Judge Lawrence Semento read his plea agreement into the record. It was a sentence that did not please Micheal Falcon or his family.Richard AndersonThe Lake County Attorney’s Office charged Anderson with leaving the scene of a crash with serious bodily injury, leaving the scene of a crash with property damage, reckless driving with serious bodily injury, and reckless driving with property damage. All of the charges are third-degree felonies, which in Florida has a maximum punishment of five years in prison, five years probation, and a $5,000 fine per count. However, the State dropped two of those charges – reckless driving with serious bodily injury and reckless driving with property damage because they could not prove Anderson was driving his vehicle at the time of the crash.According to the agreement, Anderson pled no contest (nolo contendre) to leaving the scene of a crash with serious bodily injury and leaving the scene of a crash with property damage. Semento sentenced him to three years probation for the first charge and six months probation on the second. Both sentences will run concurrently, and adjudication of guilt was withheld in both charges, which means Anderson will not have a felony record from these charges if he completes his probation successfully. Anderson’s driver’s license was also suspended for three years, but he can apply for reinstatement upon completion of an impact panel or completion of a department-approved driver improvement program. He may also apply for early termination of probation after successful completion of half the period of probation.“It doesn’t seem there was any justice at all,” said Renee Falcon, Falcon’s former wife. “It’s nothing. Probation is nothing. What message does it send to the community?”Despite the inability to prove Anderson was sitting in the driver’s seat at the time of the crash, the State Attorney was able to present a strong case against him leaving the scene of a catastrophic head-on collision.At approximately 1:20 am on April 5th of 2016, Falcon responded to an alarm at his workplace. He got into his 2007 Toyota Corolla and headed towards the Seminole County wastewater treatment facility where he is a supervisor. He turned onto SR46 in Lake County from 46A and shortly after was struck head-on by a 2014 Dodge Ram going 45 miles-per-hour, according to a memo written by Assistant State Attorney Emily Currington.The 2014 Dodge Ram was owned by Richard Anderson, the former City Administrator of Apopka.Anderson’s 2014 Dodge Ram slammed head-on into Falcon’s 2007 Toyota Corolla (pictured in the feature photo).last_img read more

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16 Jun
2021

NCVO and CAF report UK public gave £8.2 billion last year

first_img Howard Lake | 13 December 2005 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Giving/Philanthropy Research / statistics  31 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis NCVO and CAF report UK public gave £8.2 billion last yearcenter_img The report can be downloaded at no charge frm NCVO or CAF’s websites. NCVO and CAF have published new data on charitable giving in the UK revealing that people gave an average of £14.17 each per month to charity.The statistics are based on a survey conducted by ONS. The UK public gave £8.2 billion to charity during 2004/05, with an average gifts of £14.17 per person per month, or about £170 a year.CAF and NCVO have broken down the data by gender and age, and by region. Advertisement 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

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16 Jun
2021

Tickets.com adds CCR’s data cleansing services

first_img Howard Lake | 8 October 2013 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  33 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tickets.com adds CCR’s data cleansing servicescenter_img Online ticketing specialists Tickets.com has integrated CCR Data’s data cleansing and enrichment tools with the service, with the aim of providing more in-depth understanding of audiences and marketing campaigns for its clients.Tickets.com provides fully integrated event ticketing technologies, solutions, and services for thousands of top arts and entertainment organisations worldwide, including arts and cultural charities and organisations.Derek Palmer, Managing Director, Executive Vice President, International at Tickets.com said: “The benefits of data cleansing are considerable and by working with CCR Data, we will not only be able to save our clients’ money but provide them with a greater understanding of who their target audience is”.Photo: Tickets by Oleksiy Mark on Shutterstock.com 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

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13 Jun
2021

Ash Wednesday marks start of Lent

first_imgTaylor Boserhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/taylor-boser/ Twitter ReddIt Taylor Boserhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/taylor-boser/ Taylor Boserhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/taylor-boser/ Twitter Majority of faculty votes yes on DEI ballot I am a senior journalism major from the great city of Chicago. Watching E! News while eating a Chipotle burrito is my favorite pastime. Go Cowboys! Listen: Celebrity Dish (Season 2): Episode 3 Facebook TCU will have an Ash Wednesday service and two masses. Taylor Boserhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/taylor-boser/ World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution ReddIt Facebook Linkedin Taylor Boser + posts Welcome TCU Class of 2025 printAsh Wednesday marks the start of Lent, a Christian holiday that happens for the six weeks leading up to Easter.People may have black ashes on their foreheads in the shape of a cross, which is a sign of repentance.TCU will have an Ash Wednesday Service Wednesday at noon in the Robert Carr Chapel. A mass will be held Wednesday at 8 a.m. in the Robert Carr Chapel and 5:15 p.m. in the Brown Lupton University Union Ballroom.TCU will have an Ash Wednesday service and two masses.Churches around the area will also have Ash Wednesday masses and services.  Linkedin Previous articleHenry leads way as No. 20 TCU dominates SFA 19-3Next articleMarathon runner attacked on Trinity Trails Taylor Boser RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Counseling available as TCU mourns a student’s death TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history CASA of Tarrant County advocates for children in foster carelast_img read more

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12 Jun
2021

“Tell Us What You Think” Public Safety Discussions in Sierra Madre

first_imgGovernment “Tell Us What You Think” Public Safety Discussions in Sierra Madre Published on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 | 5:54 pm EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS 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. The City of Sierra Madre invites members of the community to participate in an upcoming meeting for the Sheriff’s Contract Proposal Review Committee. The Committee will be interviewing the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department as a potential contractor at that time and, based on their findings, will formulate a recommendation to the City Council. The recommendation is set to be presented at the next City Council meeting being held on October 27th.The committee was created in an effort to manage City resources in the wake of a diminishing UUT (Utility User Tax). The tax is set to decrease to 6% from the previous 8% on July 1, 2016; the equivalent of a $400,000 reduction in general fund revenue. The UUT makes up the second largest source of the City’s general fund revenue and has already seen a $500,000 reduction from the previous fiscal year.Lacking additional sources of revenue to replace the lost UUT, coupled with an inflationary growth in expenditures, the City could reach a million dollar deficit in 2016. While Sierra Madre seeks to continue operating efficiently and maintain the quality services its residents have come to enjoy, the budgetary impact could lead to severe cuts in local amenities including public safety.The Sheriff’s Contract Proposal Review Committee will meet in City Hall Council Chambers on Monday, October 26, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. This committee meeting is NOT televised. We invite those unable to attend to submit their questions and concerns via email at: [email protected] the latest information on these committees and more, visit the City’s website at www.cityofsierramadre.com. Subscribe faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Make a comment More Cool Stuffcenter_img Community News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Business News Top of the News Community News First Heatwave Expected Next Week Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday HerbeautyAmazing Sparks Of On-Screen Chemistry From The 90-sHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyTop 9 Predicted Haircut Trends Of 2020HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Ways To Power Yourself As A WomanHerbeautyHerbeauty 0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it last_img read more

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4 Jun
2021

Biology students get hands-on experience at University of Limerick

first_imgJennifer Frawley, Ailish Cramer and Amy Crawford from Ardscoil Mhuire, Corbally, Limerick at the University of Limerick biology workshop..Photo: Sean Curtin Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Advertisement 1 of 5 Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival At the UL Biology workshop wereNaomi Hannon and Emma Healy from Ardscoil Mhuire.Photo: Sean Curtin Previous articleHousing units were proposed for Limerick Opera Centre siteNext articleLimerick students will be able to track their academic progress Editor TAGSBiological Sciencesbiology studentsengineeringLeaving CertificatelimerickMunsterpractical experimentsProfessor Sean Arkinsscienceteacherstechnical teamUniversity of Limerick Erin Fitzgerald and Hannah Purcell, Ardscoil Mhuire at the biology workshop in University of Limerick.Photo: Sean Curtin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Zoe Roche, Ardscoil Mhuire conducting practical experiments at the University of Limerick.Photo: Sean Curtin 450 Leaving Certificate biology students from all over Munster are getting hands-on experience of the state-of-the-art laboratories at the University of Limerick this week.The Department of Biological Sciences at UL are giving the students an opportunity to conduct the laboratory practical experiments set on the Leaving Certificate Biology curriculum in a third level environment.The Leaving Certificate Biology Practical Sessions were first presented by the Department of Biological Sciences at UL eleven years ago.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “Many biology leaving cert students throughout the country do not get the opportunity to actually carry out and practice the experiments included in their course work and a lot of secondary school laboratories simply don’t have the facilities to allow this” explained Professor Sean Arkins of the Department of Biological Sciences, UL.“Our biology laboratories have the most up to date experimental equipment to facilitate in depth research and experimentation.  It’s also a great opportunity for secondary school students to practically engage with the University. NewsEducationBiology students get hands-on experience at University of LimerickBy Editor – January 8, 2018 3099 Facebook WhatsApp Linkedin Amy Noonan and Ciara Clancy from Ardscoil Mhuire, Corbally at the UL biology workshop.Photo: Oisin McHugh Email WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Ben Heinz, Newport College conducting laboratory practical experiments at the UL biology workshop.Photo: Oisin McHugh Twitter “The departments technical team as well as post graduate students and final year BSc Ed students who will be qualified as second level biology teachers at the end of this semester, will be present in the laboratories to assist students throughout the week and instruct them in conducting the experiments.The biology students will also be given information on programmes offered by the Biological Sciences Department and the Faculty of Science and Engineering at UL.More education news here Print Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clashlast_img read more

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4 Jun
2021

HSE Mid West Community Healthcare and UL Hospitals Group urges public…

first_imgLinkedin Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener NewsHealthLimerickHSE Mid West Community Healthcare and UL Hospitals Group urges public to avoid household visits and social gatherings for St Patrick’s DayBy Staff Reporter – March 17, 2021 84 Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads TAGSHSE Mid WestKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick PostSt Patrick’s Day Facebook Previous articleCJ Stander: A Hero For A GenerationNext articleRECAP: 2021 Cheltenham Festival kicks off in style Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie center_img Print WhatsApp Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Email Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live THE Department of Public Health Mid-West, HSE Mid West Community Healthcare, and UL Hospitals Group are strongly urging people in Limerick, Clare, and North Tipperary to avoid any form of social gathering this St Patrick’s Day, as we continue to manage a high rate of multi-household outbreaks as a result of social mixing. Public Health Mid-West is currently investigating more than 55* household situations, involving at least two cases each, across the Mid-West region since March 1. Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up  These “situations” are in households where a more in-depth Public Health risk assessment has been undertaken because of either having a suspected or confirmed outbreak. Appended to this statement is a visual example of a complex community outbreak of more than 20 cases, occurring as a direct result of social mixing among multiple households, which occurred in the Mid-West region in recent months. Each household was exposed to other settings, including workplaces and extended families, resulting in further spread of infection outside the household. One household cluster was linked to a workplace outbreak of more than five cases, which then spread to the household of a staff member, resulting in a family outbreak. Dr Mai Mannix, Director of Public Health Mid-West, said: “Many will feel that a once-off social visit to a friend or family member might be harmless, but if small gatherings occur on a regional scale across a number of communities, this could be the start of another serious community outbreak. “The people of Limerick, Clare and North Tipperary have shown great resolve in suppressing the virus after a challenging two months that resulted in significant levels of illness and death. We owe it to our most vulnerable to continue following the Public Health guidelines, so we can give them a chance to be vaccinated.” HSE Mid-West Community Healthcare Chief Officer, Maria Bridgeman said:“Concurring with my colleagues in public health and the acute hospitals, it is vital we adhere to Public Health advice this St Patrick’s Day. It’s really important that we all stay local, celebrate virtually, do not travel around the country and do not mix households. “The efforts we have all made are making an impact as we see infection rates drop. Combined with the roll out of the vaccination programme it gives us reason to be hopeful as we approach St Patrick’s Day and head into Easter, but it remains vital the public continue to play their part to save lives. Please keep a distance of two metres between you and anyone outside of your household; wash your hands regularly and wear a face mask to help reduce the spread of Covid-19.” UL Hospitals Group CEO Colette Cowan stated: “It’s important for the people of the Mid-West to hold firm to the public health guidance that has helped to hold back the spread of COVID-19 in our communities over the past two months.” “We ask the people of the Mid-West to celebrate St Patrick’s Day without any one-off visits to friends or family this year. It’s a big ask for people who have already given so much, but we have to continue doing everything we can to prevent another COVID surge of the kind that resulted in such significant illness, hospitalisations and death this January and February,” Ms Cowan said. Advertisement Roisin Upton excited by “hockey talent coming through” in Limericklast_img read more

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2 Jun
2021

PPG’s Humbert Recognized With American Chemical Society Pittsburgh Award

first_img By Digital AIM Web Support – February 9, 2021 Previous articleExasol Rated Best-in-Class Across 10 Measures in Dresner’s ADI Report 2021Next articleInspur’s 4-Socket Server Achieves SPECpower Benchmark Record, Performance-to-Power Ratio up by 52.4 Percent Digital AIM Web Support WhatsApp Facebook WhatsApp Local NewsBusiness Pinterest PPG’s Humbert Recognized With American Chemical Society Pittsburgh Awardcenter_img Leigh-Ann Humbert, PPG senior research manager, automotive OEM coatings, was recognized with the American Chemical Society (ACS) Pittsburgh Award for her achievements in the innovation and development of industry-leading coatings technologies. Twitter Pinterest TAGS  Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

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