NI cancer charity shows big increase in income

first_imgNI cancer charity shows big increase in income 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. Tagged with: Celebrity Finance Northern Ireland  23 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The ‘Rory McElroy’ effect has had a very positive impact on fundraising for the Cancer Fund for Children (CCF), a Northern Ireland charity which has become a special cause of the world’s number one golfer.‘Short’ accounts for the organisation up to March 2014, which provide more limited information on a charity’s finances, show that unrestricted funds have grown from £111,000 to nearly £1.5 million since 2013. Unrestricted funds are funds which a charity has raised for its general expenditure and can be spent on any cost associated with the charity’s activities.Restricted funds have declined from nearly £700,000 to under £4,000, probably related to CCF’s expenditure on the organisation’s respite facility, Daisy Lodge.Rory McElroy announced early last year that he was making a £1 million donation to CCF spread over four years in support of Daisy Lodge’s running costs.CCF has a strong community fundraising presence in Northern Ireland, particularly with fundraising events while its corporate fundraising has grown in recent years.Photo: Rory McIlroy – photo: Edbalaun on Flickr.com AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 23 January 2015 | Newslast_img read more

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Finally, the Evidence Emerges: It Looks Likely that ALDI Really is Coming to Altadena

first_img Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Community News First Heatwave Expected Next Week Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy More Cool Stuff Make a comment Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes 0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it HerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyTips From A Professional Stylist On How To Look Stunning In 2020HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyA Mental Health Chatbot Which Helps People With DepressionHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeautycenter_img Community News top box 4 Finally, the Evidence Emerges: It Looks Likely that ALDI Really is Coming to Altadena Published on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 | 7:17 pm At Tuesday night’s Land Use Committee meeting of the Altadena Town Council, the attached documents were available showing detailed plans filed with Los Angeles County which clearly show an ALDI market at the corner of Calaveras Street at Lake Avenue.These plans are the first solid, convincing documentary evidence on record that seemsto prove an ALDI will be opened at that location.See the plans for yourself! Click here Aldi_ElevationsAs recently as August 25, public relations officials for ALDI refused to reveal if the market was planning to come to Altadena.“As you can imagine, there are many factors involved when ALDI opens a new location. Aspects such as population density, proximity to competition, cost of the property and, with this being California, even traffic patterns are evaluated,” wrote Eniko Bolivar, Vice President of ALDI-hired PR firm Weber Shandwick.Looks like Los Angeles County may have blown their smokescreen away. Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Business News Top of the News Subscribe 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.last_img read more

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Watch Tank And The Bangas Bring The Love To Hulaween [Videos]

first_img“Come Down (Make Money)” Tank and the Bangas have had a wonderful run this year and rolled into the 2017 Suwannee Hulaween with a head of steam. After their win of the Tiny Desk concert challenge hosted by NPR (and judged by Trey Anastasio), the New Orleans based band have seen their stock sky-rocket! The band’s crowd during their day set on the Spirit Of The Suwannee‘s beloved Amphitheater stage was one of the most boisterous of the entire festival, and for good reason.The Best Things We Saw At Suwanee Hulaween 2017Simply put, Tank and the Bangas has it. Their soulful, energetic, funny, emotional, complex spirit was the perfect fit for the diverse festival lineup. The 2:00 PM set was packed, with many making it their duty to enter the festival early to catch their set specifically. The many that made it to were rewarded with a fresh and unique live music concept that really resonated with the Hulaween crowd.EXCLUSIVE: Tarriona “Tank” Ball of Tank and the Bangas Contemplates Inspiration, Poetry, And ConfidenceTank is a star, a true front-woman who knows how to work a crowd. The Bangas really cook and know how to bob-and-weave between the musical styles that comprise their sound. This band has the potential to be a true powerhouse, and their abilities were on full display at Suwannee Hulaween.Check out a few videos from their feel good mayhem below!“Party With Me”last_img read more

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48 seniors elected to Phi Beta Kappa

first_imgForty-eight seniors were recently elected to the Harvard College chapter of Phi Beta Kappa (PBK), Alpha Iota of Massachusetts.The Alpha Iota of Massachusetts chapter of Phi Beta Kappa was first established under a charter in 1779. Shifting from a social and debating club in its early years to an undergraduate honor society in the 19th century, PBK is known as the oldest academic honor society in the country.Under the national Phi Beta Kappa mission to foster and recognize excellence in the liberal arts and sciences, election to Alpha Iota of Massachusetts signifies that an undergraduate has demonstrated excellence, reach, originality, and rigor in his or her course of study. The honor society recognizes those whose course work exemplifies not only high achievement but also breadth of interest, depth of understanding, and intellectual honesty. Twenty-four juniors are elected each spring, 48 seniors each fall, and a further number sufficient to bring the total membership to no more than 10 percent of the graduating class in the final election shortly before Commencement.This group will be inducted at a formal ceremony on campus on Dec. 6.Adams House: Davida Fernandez-Barkan, Benjamin Lerner, Alexander SherbanyCabot House: Johnny Hu, Dayan Li, Charles Liu, Timothy Maher, Andrea SpectorCurrier House: Richard Kwant, Jessica YuanDunster House: Samuel Barr, Tess Hellgren, Cameron Kirk-Giannini, Jacob McNulty, John StokesEliot House: Eric Dong, Joseph Jampel, Kevin Liu, Alexandra Lu, Ezekiel Nadler, Nicolas Roth, Emily ShireKirkland House: Jennifer Kurdyla, Basima Tewfik, Emily Wilkinson, Baltazar ZavalaLeverett House: Sarah Hallett, Elizabeth Pezza, Daphne Xiao, Dianne Xiao, Taylor YiLowell House: Keru Cai, Courtney Fiske, Akeel Rangwala, Jonathan WarshMather House: Peter Bernard, Jessica Newman, Tannis Thorlakson, William WeingartenPforzheimer House: David Gootenberg, Catherine NtubeQuincy House: Zachary Frankel, Alexander McNaughton, Shervin TabriziWinthrop House: Grace Baumgartner, Daniel Lage, Kwee Boon Seah, Nihar Shahlast_img read more

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DTI moots regular small business census

first_img9 February 2012The Department of Trade and Industry wants to run a regular small business census to help improve its support and funding to the sector as part of a revised policy to boost support to small businesses.Briefing a National Council of Provinces’ select committee in Cape Town this week, the department’s Mojalefa Mohoto said the department would approach the South African Revenue Service (Sars) to run the census.Unlike countries such as India and Malaysia, South Africa does not have a government-run census on small businesses, leaving the government to rely on adhoc reports on small business by the private sector when it wants to access statistics on the challenges facing local small enterprises.Mohoto said a small business census would be important to create a baseline study and defuse confusion about the number of small businesses operating in South Africa.The department is seeking to revamp its 2005 Integrated Small Business Policy and amend the 2005 Small Business Amendment Act by strengthening partnerships, capacity at small business support institutions and by broadening small firms’ access to markets.It also wants to strengthen the role of the National Small Business Advisory Council, which advises the Trade and Industry minister on issues affecting small businesses, promotes the interests of the sector, and monitors the effectiveness of government policies, programmes and institutions designed to develop the sector.Working with business chambersThe department also plans to work more closely with business chambers so that chambers help the government to deliver some of its support programmes, said Mohoto, adding that the department was already looking at improving chambers’ capacity – particularly those in rural areas.Over time, the idea is to delegate certain basic functions to sector associations, Mohoto said.To improve the quality of business mentors, a problem which has long frustrated small enterprises, the department will meet with Business Unity SA (Busa) and the Institute of Business Advisors (IBA) to formulate a national programme to develop and accredit quality business advisors.It is already working with the Department of Higher Education to standardise training for business mentors.Creating more business incubatorsThe department has also mooted the idea of providing SMME support agencies with core funding and getting them to bid for the remainder of their funding by submitting proposals for project funding.It department is further looking at expanding the number of business incubators, from the current 30 to 250 in the next few years. It has already received 20 new proposals for incubators and is working with major companies to bring these to fruition.Source: BuaNewslast_img read more

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Cavs opt not to show Kyrie Irving tribute video on opening night

first_imgBSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight Giannis Antetokounmpo powers Bucks in bounce back win over Celtics PLAY LIST 02:29Giannis Antetokounmpo powers Bucks in bounce back win over Celtics00:50Trending Articles00:36Manny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremony01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Kin of Misamis Oriental hero cop to get death benefits, award — PNP Ateneo holds off NU to keep perfect slate Meanwhile, Carper clarified that the decision was not in any way related to the horrific injury suffered by the Celtics’ Gordon Hayward, who appeared to fracture his ankle just five minutes into the game.READ: Gordon Hayward suffers gruesome ankle injury in Celtics’ season-openerBefore packing his bags to Beantown, Irving donned the Cavs’ colors for six seasons and was an instrumental figure to the team’s first ever NBA title run in the 2015-2016 season. /raADVERTISEMENT Read Next Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients center_img MOST READ Boston Celtics’ Kyrie Irving, left, and Gordon Hayward look on from the bench during the first quarter of a preseason NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Boston, Monday, Oct. 9, 2017.  AP PHOTO/Winslow TownsonThe Cleveland Cavaliers were supposed to honor their former point guard Kyrie Irving on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) as he stepped foot inside the Quicken Loans Arena as member of the Boston Celtics for the first time.But even after the Cavs survived a thrilling nail-biter against the visiting team on opening night, the video tribute never aired.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments LATEST STORIES Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH READ: Cavaliers hold off Celtics in NBA openerAccording to Cleveland.com’s Jason Lloyd, several Cavs officials—including majority owner Dan Gilbert—decided not to show the video after failing to find the “right moment.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“We were expecting to run it at a floating opportunity based on the right moment, and we felt that moment never presented itself,” the team’s spokesman Tad Carper told the sports writer.Irving’s former teammates were also reportedly irked upon learning about the tribute video, after the four-time All-Star publicly asked to be traded this off-season. Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong Citylast_img read more

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Micromax launches X44 Bling in India at Rs 3000

first_imgPhone maker Micromax has recently launched X44 Bling in India at Rs 3000. The dual-SIM phone is made using Swarovski ‘Zirconia’ diamonds.According to reports, the new Bling X44 features a 2MP camera, 2.2-inch QVGA screen, FM radio and Bluetooth. It also has 256MB RAM, 512MB internal storage memory that can be enhanced to 8GB with a microSD card.This bar style phone is powered by a 950mAh Li-ion battery that offers standby time of 248 hours and talk time of 8 hours. Users can also access Mi Zone and Mi Store for Micromax apps and content.Earlier adding it to its Superfone lineup, Micromax has launched Android-based A80 Infinity. Priced at Rs 8,490, the smartphone is a dual-SIM (GSM + CDMA) touch phone.According to reports, the A80 Infinity runs on an 800 MHz processor, sported by a 3.6 inch display and carries an Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)OS. It sports a 3.75 inch TFT touchscreen, 5MP camera with Flash and 0.3 MP front facing camera.Its voice recognition tool AISHA performs variety of functions including, social networking sites update, phone status, operate functions of the device, find locations, language translations, inquire date and time, weather conditions, and pose knowledge questions.last_img read more

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Familiar territory

first_imgDuterte wants probe of SEA Games mess DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Philippine Arena Interchange inaugurated Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments Austria: Ginebra is playing like a ‘well-oiled machine’ PLAY LIST 01:32Austria: Ginebra is playing like a ‘well-oiled machine’02:525 years since last Finals clash, different San Miguel, Magnolia cross paths03:15Beermen celebrate with fans as Grand Slam talks continue02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss LATEST STORIES Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles MOST READ Tan helps Team PH to two more bowl medals in Asian youth championshipscenter_img Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid Alex Cabagnot had 22 points, 15 of them off triples, while five-time Most Valuable Player June Mar Fajardo completed a three-cornered battering ram for the Beermen by finishing with 17.Tiny point guard LA Revilla fired 15 points and led a searing Phoenix fightback in the fourth quarter that just fell short as the Fuel Masters ended their most impressive conference in the league with a losing semis stint.San Miguel’s entry to the best-of-seven title series will also mark the first time that two-time scoring champion Terrence Romeo will play in a championship playoff.“Although he didn’t score that much [in this game], his two points [late] was crucial,” Austria said of the team’s off-season acquisition.Meanwhile, try as Chito Victolero might, it’s quite hard to disassociate the Finals with another Magnolia victory over Rain or Shine.ADVERTISEMENT Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting “Hopefully this could serve us in our upcoming series as Rain or Shine and Magnolia are both very competitive teams,” added Austria after sealing his eighth title series appearance as the storied franchise shoots for its 26th title starting next week.Up next for the Beermen would be either the Hotshots or the Elasto Painters, with Magnolia taking the first of two shots it has to close out Rain or Shine at 7 p.m. at Ynares Center in Antipolo.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsChris Ross had a sterling performance on both ends, scoring 24 points—his most in the series—while adding six steals, as the Beermen closed this half of the semifinals, 4-1, by winning the last two games.“They really brought out the best in us,” added Austria in respect of their foes, the top-ranked team in the eliminations who won Game 3 last Sunday. Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte “It’s not in our minds right now,” Victolero said after holding off the Elasto Painters, 82-74, on Wednesday night at Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay. “The goal is to win the series and we will try to close it out.”Leading 3-2, that goal can be realized at 7 p.m. Friday at Ynares Center in Antipolo, where the Hotshots will be shooting for a fourth straight win and send the Painters packing.With two chances to wrap up their best-of-seven series, that’s how close Victolero and his crew are to the Finals.Meanwhile, Gilas Pilipinas will play at least three friendlies before flying to the Fiba World Cup later this year, including one game in Russia against a yet-to-be-named European foe.Coach Yeng Guiao can also start holding twice-a-week practices starting June and then will have his players practicing every day starting August as he can get his pool members from the PBA teams that will be eliminated from the Commissioner’s Cup playoffs.Al Panlilio, the president of Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP), told the Inquirer over the phone that two of those friendlies will be held close to the third week of August so that Guiao “could make adjustments based on what he sees in those games.”Panlilio also said that the SBP has gotten an invitation from the Russian basketball federation to play there, where the Filipinos could see action for a maximum of two games against world-class opposition.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next PBA IMAGESSan Miguel Beer is back to a place it is most familiar with, and in getting there, the Beermen got just the perfect workout they needed.“Phoenix pushed us to the limit. And we love it,” coach Leo Austria said on Thursday night, minutes after a 105-94 Game 5 victory that bundled out the Fuel Masters in their rugged semifinal series at Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

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Rivals Has Added 2 Sixth-Graders To Its Football Recruiting Database

first_imgSixth-grade phenom Daron Bryden gets a Rivals profile.It’s no secret that college football coaches are pursuing recruits at younger and younger ages. But should there be an age that’s considered too young? This week, Rivals.com has added two sixth-grade players to its database. One – Daron Bryden – is a 5-foot-2, 105-pound quarterback. The other – Tyson Thornton – is a 5-foot-11, 170-pound running back. News of their inclusion on the site has been making the rounds.Rivals announces it will now monitor 6th graders for football (H/T @JeffDLowe, @USATODAYsports) pic.twitter.com/BIElTQ1Z7Q— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) February 16, 2015If you’re wondering what film of a sixth-grade football star looks like, well, here you go. Bryden’s father has been campaigning for his son for years.It’ll be interesting to see if either actually winds up playing collegiate football in the end.last_img read more

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