Video: “Money on Our Mind”

first_img More Cool Stuff EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Sermons and Lessons Video: “Money on Our Mind” Delivered by DR. GREG WAYBRIGHT, Lake Avenue Church Published on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 | 1:06 pm 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the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Make a comment This sermon was delivered by Dr. Greg Waybright, Senior Pastor at Lake Avenue Church, Pasadena on Sunday May 18, 2014.Gregory L. Waybright was president of Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois. He assumed this position on September 1, 1995. Prior to working at Trinity, Dr. Waybright had been pastor of the Arlington Heights Evangelical Free Church in Arlington Heights, Illinois. In his 20 years as a pastor he has also served as senior pastor of Grace Bible Church in Arroyo Grande, California and as assistant pastor of Calvary Memorial Church in Racine, Wisconsin. Prior to 1978, Dr. Waybright served in ministry roles with youth and music in churches in Wisconsin and Illinois. For more than four years he served as music director and soloist for the Guenter Tesch Evangelistic Association, headquartered in Hamburg, West Germany. This mission work provided Dr. Waybright with ministry opportunities throughout Western Europe, Scandinavia, and India.Lake Avenue Church, 393 N. Lake Avenue, Pasadena, (626) 844-4700 or visit www.lakeave.org. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * First Heatwave Expected Next Week Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday HerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Yoga Poses To Overcome Stress And AnxietyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyRemove Belly Fat Without Going Under The KnifeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThe Dos And Don’ts Of Tinder You Must KnowHerbeautyHerbeautycenter_img Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy 6 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Subscribe Community News Business News Community News 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 Top of the News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

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Bookies launch 2018 World Cup masterplans

first_imgShare Related Articles Duma approves overhaul of Russian sports betting laws  July 23, 2020 Matthew GlazierMatthew Glazier of bookies.com looks ahead to next summer’s World Cup extravaganza in Russia, which promises to be typically record-breaking.Aside from an Under-21 European Championship and the glorified group of friendly matches that comprised the Confederations Cup, there wasn’t a lot of football played during the summer of 2017, although at least the latter tournament whetted the appetite for an event twelve months further down the line.While many don’t approve of the way Russia effectively bought the hosting rights for the quadrennial international football tournament, nor its flimsy approach to stamping out racism, it won’t stop football fans all over the world enjoying the latest FIFA World Cup and the various betting opportunities that are presented to them.Football is the most popular betting sport in the majority of countries and the World Cup remains the pinnacle of that sport, with sixty-four matches being played between 14 June – 15 July and there will be action taking place on most of those days.During the group stage of the competition, we can expect three matches to occur daily. As one trader disclosed to bookies.com: “It’s like Sky Sports Super Sunday taking place every day for the best part of a month.”Indeed, punters will aim to soak up as much football as they can and the opportunity to place a pre-match or In-Play bet has never been more tangible. Bookmakers have the customers in the palm of their hand, but can they deliver the sort of World Cup betting service that keeps them coming back for more?Cash Out and Request a Bet enter World Cup pictureFour years is a mighty long time in the world of betting, especially with the sort of technological advances that are now occurring. Cash Out has become commonplace in the lexicon of modern day gambling, although it’s easy to forget this is a pretty new phenomenon unless customers were previously familiar with the workings of the Betfair exchange which relied on liquidity being available.Not content with introducing Cash Out as a product, bookmakers such as bet365 now have a Partial Cash Out facility and it gives customers the perception that they are taking control of their bets. It’s not difficult to see the appeal of Cash Out, especially when it comes to multiple bets where a profit can be realised before the bet is eventually settled.Requesting a bet is another empowering tool which plays to an audience now immersed in social media, especially Twitter whose real-time mechanism has led bookmakers and affiliates to side-line Facebook and focus on using a tool which appears as though it was designed for betting purposes.Bet requesting was discussed in depth at the recent #bofcon2017, with figureheads such as Eoin Ryan of BetVictor and Andrew Wright of Sky Bet considering how the process can be automated ahead of the World Cup. The latter operator has become the market leader with their RequestABet facility and this has obvious connotations for the World Cup.In the United Kingdom, there will be a heavy focus on the England football team, with operators looking to accommodate any number of special bets that apply to the Three Lions and there’s a fair chance that many of them will relate to losing in a penalty shoot-out. However, it’s the match markets where RequestABet really comes into its own.Watching an England World Cup match might ultimately prove to be underwhelming but the hype and feverish anticipation lends itself perfectly to requesting bets outside the usual markets, while games like these are often social occasions watched with groups of friends. The opportunity for an England fan to create their own bet is akin to allowing a child to make their own pizza.Let battle commence Imagine a group of friends who have been drinking all day and are now shouting over each other to be heard. You’ve just painted a picture of what operator competition will look like in the weeks building up to the 2018 World Cup.The operators who are already part of the UK and Irish landscape will have budgets across the marketing mix to ensure that their presence can be felt, while there’ll be a substantial squeeze from new bookmakers wanting to make a splash and gain a foothold into a mature market where online betting has become a mainstream activity.We should expect some fireworks as a result. For Euro 2016, BetVictor went with a “Golden Goal” promotion that promised to give away £1 million to any customer(s) who could predict the First Goalscorer and time of goal in the final. It was an imaginative effort although somewhat scuppered by Portuguese substitute Eder breaking the deadlock after the match had gone into extra-time.Sky Bet will have their usual array of game products such as Super 6 and Fantasy Football where big cash prizes can also be won, while we should expect bet365 to fire up their free In-Play bet facility for several of the big matches including the ones involving England.We’re a year away from the 2018 World Cup but the wheels are in motion when it comes to having a first-class betting product for next summer’s big tournament. It’s an opportunity for operators to not only accrue new customers but also showcase a range of innovative products for the biggest football stage of all. StumbleUpon Share Ilya Machavariani, Dentons – CIS regional dynamics will come to play prior to gambling take-off July 31, 2020 PokerStars moves to refresh global appeal with ‘I’M IN’ August 18, 2020 Submitlast_img read more

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Mary T Sweeney of Castle Grove awarded Ireland’s Host of the Year

first_imgCastle Grove Country House owner Mary T Sweeney has been named as Ireland’s Host of the Year at the 2020 Georgina Campbell Awards.Mrs Sweeney, who has been in business with her husband Raymond for 30 years at Castle Grove, was yesterday recognised as the most hospitable hotelier in the country.The Georgina Campbell Awards are a prestigious recognition for leaders in the food and hospitality industry. Ms Campbell described Mary T as a “very special person” and wrote about her iconic role at the Blue Book hotel outside Letterkenny:“Parkland designed by “Capability” Brown in the mid-18th century creates a wonderful setting for Raymond and Mary Sweeney’s beautiful period house overlooking Lough Swilly. “A reputation for promoting the good food of the area and produce from their own gardens has attracted many a food lover to this hospitable Blue Book property – and, with daughters Karoline and Irene now on the management team, there’s a youthful new dimension to the business. “But fortunately that doesn’t deprive guests of the company of Mary Sweeney who – with a keen interest in just about everything, and exhaustive local knowledge – makes Castle Grove a number one choice for many when visiting Donegal.  “Mary has the gift of making every guest feel special and at home – and, sensing where their interests lie, nothing is too much trouble when it comes to advising on how to spend their time most happily when exploring Donegal.”Castle Grove are celebrating their 30th year in business in 2019, while this is not the first individual award for Mrs Sweeney, who earned the Hall of Fame Award at the Letterkenny Business Awards in 2017.Mary T Sweeney of Castle Grove awarded Ireland’s Host of the Year was last modified: September 16th, 2019 by Rachel McLaughlinShare 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:castle grove country house hotelgeorgina campbell awardshospitalityireland guidelast_img read more

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Giants’ Dereck Rodríguez must prove himself again

first_imgSCOTTSDALE, Ariz.– Giants pitcher Dereck Rodríguez could have brought home Rookie of the Year honors in 2018 with a little bit of luck and less competition.But Rodríguez fell back in the voting thanks to wunderkind National League East outfielders Ronald Acuña, Jr. and Juan Soto plus a late run of dominance from Dodgers right-hander Walker Buehler.Rodríguez’s rookie season still turned heads in San Francisco and beyond.His 2.81 ERA was the lowest by a Giants rookie since 1952 and his 2.4 …last_img

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Ohio Ag Weather and Forecast September 19, 2019

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest The forecast pattern continues to just roll along with minimal changes. We have only 2 threats of rain in the next 10 days, and both threats do not look overly dramatic. Temperatures remain above normal for the rest of this week, and cool back to near normal for next week. Here are the details.Mostly sunny and warm today through Sunday. Clouds will be increasing Sunday afternoon, but we still end up with a pretty nice day. We have no rain in the forecast until Monday. On Monday we have to deal with scattered showers and a few thunderstorms that bring rain potential of .1″-1.1″ with coverage at 90% of Ohio. However, most of the rain totals will be between a tenth and half an inch. The 1 inch totals will be very limited across central Ohio where we may actually see some thunderstorm action around midday on Monday. Everything should be done by late Monday evening.Partly sunny, dry and cooler for Tuesday and Wednesday behind the frontal boundary. However, cooler is a relative term, as we still are going to be near normal. Scattered showers are back Wednesday night late into early Thursday…mostly between midnight and noon. Rain totals will be a few hundredths to .4″ max with coverage at 70% of Ohio.We are partly to mostly sunny and drier again to finish the week Thursday afternoon through next Saturday.10 day rain potentialThe extended period has showers for Sunday the 29th, and then we move into an unsettled period for Monday the 30th through Wednesday the 2nd. We cant rule out showers any of those days,but don’t think we see very many Monday and Tuesday. On Wednesday we can pick up a few scattered showers, but coverage still looks minor. Dry to finish out the extended period for Thursday the 3rd and Friday the 4th.last_img read more

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Volvo wants to automate your weekly garbage pickup

first_imgRyan Matthew Pierson 5 Ways IoT can Help to Reduce Automatic Vehicle… Volvo is working on a project that it hopes will make the job of garbage pickup safer and easier for sanitation workers. If successful, it will also reduce the number of workers required to complete each route.By automating the truck’s bin-to-bin travel, the worker doesn’t have to continually get in and out of the cab to arrange bins or manually load them into the back of the truck. The truck essentially drives itself, freeing the driver up to handle other important tasks safely.See also: Columbus’ smart city win may lead to smart trucksToday in the United States, many sanitation trucks are fitted with an arm that picks up specially-designed cans and dumps them into the back before placing them back in position. A human driver is required to steer the truck into place and deploy the arm. Another human occupant is required to correct any bins that are improperly aligned for the mechanical arm.Many departments still have manual trucks that require sanitation workers to lift trash bags/bins and empty them by hand. This means getting in and out of the cab or riding on the back with only a handle to keep them on board.An automated, self-navigating truck means less manpower required to complete a route. It also puts less strain on the arms and knees of workers as they won’t have to continually enter and exit the cab or cling to the back of a moving truck.How it WorksThe Volvo Trucks include similar self-driving sensors and to the ones you will find in autonomous cars being developed. Using GPS and sensors, it maps out a new route the first time it is taken through a neighborhood. After the first initial introductory route, the truck is able to learn the route, including any obstacles or stops it needs to make.The driver then can step out of the cab and, with the push of a button, direct the truck to drive to the next house. The truck will then drive itself to the destination without any need of human intervention. If a new obstacle appears, it will identify it and navigate around it.The driver can essentially follow the truck through the neighborhood on foot, emptying bins or arranging them as needed. No more endless climbing in and out of the cab at every stop.Unless you live in Sweden, you probably won’t see Volvo’s autonomous refuse truck driving down your street any time soon. For now, it remains a pilot program in coordination with Renova, a Swedish waste management company. This pilot is expected to run throughout 2017. Additional research and development is expected for the next several years.After that, you might just start seeing a garbage truck without a driver in the cab stop in front of your home. For Self-Driving Systems, Infrastructure and In… Related Posts center_img Break the Mold with Real-World Logistics AI and… IT Trends of the Future That Are Worth Paying A… Tags:#Internet of Things#IoT#recycling#Volvo last_img read more

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Ask an Expert Series: Dispelling Myths Related to Dual Language Learners

first_imgThis is the third part of a three-part blog series.  Click here to read part one and here to read part two.Image from Photospin.com/ConstantinStanciu, CC0Following our first webinar of 2018 the FDEI team recognized our audience’s desire for quality resources and information related to dual language learners.  We carefully reviewed your questions and comments and reached out to Elizabeth D. Peña, Ph.D. at the University of California, Irvine.   Dr. Peña, a certified Speech-Language Pathologist, is a professor in the School of Education.  She is also an American Speech Language Hearing Association Fellow. Her research focuses include bilingualism, language impairment, language development, and assessment bias & measurement.  In this three-part blog series Dr. Peña hopes to answer your questions and help dispel common myths.Speaking more than one language to a child can confuse them, so families should be encouraged to choose one language to use with a child.I hear this one so often; but it is nothing but a myth. Children all over the world speak more than one language, and they don’t get confused. We conducted a study of approximately 1000 preschool kids from monolingual English to monolingual Spanish and all levels of bilingualism. The bilingual children were no more likely to fall in the “risk for language impairment” group than monolinguals.Young bilingual children can be delayed in learning language (speech delay) compared to monolingual peers.If you test bilinguals in only one language, of course they can look delayed. There is work by several researchers who demonstrate this fact. But, when what children know across the two languages is combined, these children look perfectly typical.  I reviewed work by Barbara Pearson and Cynthia Core & Erika Hoff on my blog in this post.Having two languages hinders communication/language development in young children – in particular children with disabilities, specifically autism.This is also a myth. Children with language disorders can learn more than one language and they appear to benefit from it as well. What children may lose by having one avenue of communication cut off from them must also be considered (i.e., social and generational connections). Children with developmental language disorder have delays because of the disorder not because of bilingualism. For more on this topic, see this post or refer to this article here.  The home language should be discontinued for children with disabilities.My colleagues and I conducted a study of 400 typically developing bilingual children compared to children with developmental language disorders (DLD). The differences between the more monolingual children with DLD and typical children (on the monolingual end) were the same as the differences between bilingual children with DLD and their typical bilingual peers. If anything, the differences between the bilingual children with DLD and their bilingual typical peers were smaller (on some measures) than the differences between monolinguals with DLD and typically developing monolingual children.This post was edited by Robyn DiPietro-Wells & Michaelene Ostrosky, Ph.D., members of the MFLN FD Early Intervention team, which aims to support the development of professionals working with military families. Find out more about the Military Families Learning Network FD concentration on our website, on Facebook, on Twitter, and on YouTube.last_img read more

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Hampton Roads Looks to Diversify Economy following Defense Downturn

first_img Dan Cohen AUTHOR In past decades, a decline in work at shipyards and other military-dependent industries in the Hampton Roads region stemming from a downturn in defense spending has always been followed by a future upswing in the Pentagon’s budget.But for the first time since World War II, leaders in southeastern Virginia are looking for new industries to diversify the region’s economic base as it becomes clear that defense spending no longer will supply 50 percent or more of the local economy.“We haven’t had a concerted effort in the past because, quite frankly, we haven’t needed one,” Bryan Stephens, the head of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, told the Washington Post.Defense spending in the area has fallen sharply since the 2011 Budget Control Act went into effect, resulting in thousands of blue collar workers losing good-paying jobs. At the same time, Hampton Roads has fallen behind other defense-reliant communities that took steps to cultivate industries that aren’t dependent on the federal budget.“We simply have not been able to diversify the economy,” said Vinod Agarwal, an economist and director of the economic forecasting project at Old Dominion University in Norfolk.Part of the problem is that many of the region’s defense jobs aren’t transferable to other industries, said Christine Chmura, chief executive and chief economist of Chmura Economics & Analytics. Hampton Roads also is contending with a shrinking military presence — there are about 30,000 fewer military personnel in the area than a decade ago.So far, the chamber of commerce and Reinvent Hampton Roads have identified biotechnology and advanced manufacturing as potential growth industries for the region. That effort is ongoing as economic development officials chart the best course ahead.last_img read more

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