Fornaro to depart as chief financial officer of IGT

first_img Fornaro to depart as chief financial officer of IGT International Game Technology (IGT) has announced that Alberto Fornaro is to step down as its chief financial officer, with Timothy Rishton set to take on the role on an interim basis. 3rd December 2019 | By contenteditor AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Casino & games International Game Technology (IGT) has announced that Alberto Fornaro is to step down as its chief financial officer, with Timothy Rishton set to take on the role on an interim basis.Also an executive vice president at the supplier, Fornaro will remain with the business until January 31, 2020, after which he will exit in order to pursue other professional opportunities.Fornaro has served in his current role at IGT since 2013, prior to which he was chief financial officer of GTECH for two years before its merger with IGT.“It has been a great honour to serve as IGT CFO and to participate in the company’s success during the last eight years,” Fornaro said. “With the recent completion of important refinancing activity and a strong finance organisation in place, it is the right time for me to move on to a new challenge.”Read the full story on iGB North America. Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Topics: Casino & games Lottery People Strategy Email Addresslast_img read more

Denim’s brand Guess launches sports range

first_img SHARE Facebook Twitter Denim’s brand Guess launches sports range Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Sports BusinessBrandsLatest Sports News by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeCapital One ShoppingThis hack can uncover JOANN discounts you don’t know aboutCapital One ShoppingUndoGrammarlyAdvertisement Avoid Grammatical Errors with This Helpful Browser ExtensionGrammarlyUndoE! OnlineCNN’s Christiane Amanpour Undergoes Surgery After Cancer DiagnosisE! OnlineUndoThe new sports collection includes the best of the styles for women and men. The exquisite collections feature T-shirts, bodysuits, sweatshirts, biker shorts, sweatpants, undergarments and a lot more, the company has stated.The products are being showcased in forest green, purple and heather grey shades.And it’s not just its own collections! Guess has also collaborated with other Los Angles-based streetwear brands such as Babylon, Fontaine Cards, ROKIT, Pleasures, DRx, Medicom Toy and many more.Guess Sport collections are also available on the company’s e-selling space. Cricket WTC Final Live- Ind vs NZ: Kyle Jamieson bags 5th five-wicket haul in 8th Test, rattles India in WTC final YourBump15 Actors That Hollywood Banned For LifeYourBump|SponsoredSponsoredUndoPost FunThese Twins Were Named “Most Beautiful In The World,” Wait Until You See Them TodayPost Fun|SponsoredSponsoredUndoDefinitionTime Was Not Kind To These 28 CelebritiesDefinition|SponsoredSponsoredUndoDaily FunnyFemale Athlete Fails You Can’t Look Away FromDaily Funny|SponsoredSponsoredUndoDefinitionMost Embarrassing Mistakes Ever Made In HistoryDefinition|SponsoredSponsoredUndoMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStory|SponsoredSponsoredUndo Football Cricket Tokyo Olympics: Deepika Kumari to be sole entry to Tokyo Games as Indian women’s recurve team fails to qualify RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Cricket WI vs SA 2nd Test Day 3 Live: South Africa lose early wickets; SA 35/2 (11 ov)- Follow Live Updates Cricket F1 French GP 2021: Max Verstappen pips Lewis Hamilton to win French GP, Perez finishes 3rd Euro 2020, Switzerland vs Turkey LIVE: Shaqiri adds another as Switzerland lead 3-1; Follow Live Updates By Kunal Dhyani – August 31, 2019 Cricket BCCI to form committee to take call on compensating domestic cricketers Latest Sports News WTC Final LIVE: Devon Conway continues red-hot form, slams fifty to provide New Zealand dream start Formula 1 WTC Final IND vs NZ: Virat Kohli displays his dancing skills on the beats of Bharat Army’s Dhol; Watch video Tokyo Olympics: BCCI provides fuel in Indian Olympic flame, to contribute Rs 10 crore PSL 2021 Playoffs: Schedule, Timing, LIVE streaming, list of champions; all you need to know Latest Sports News Previous articlePCB to announce new team management next week; Misbah, Waqar frontrunnersNext articleISL 2019: Chennaiyin FC bid farewell to midfielder Francisco Fernandes Kunal DhyaniSports Tech enthusiast, he reports on Sports Tech industry and writes on sports products. Cricket Global denim’s brand Guess has come out with an sports and athleisure range – Guess Sport.The Guess Sports range is launched at a two-day event at brand’s Los Angeles headquarters.last_img read more

New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd (NVL.ug) 2005 Annual Report

first_imgNew Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd (NVL.ug) listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange under the Paper & Packaging sector has released it’s 2005 annual report.For more information about New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd (NVL.ug) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd (NVL.ug) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd (NVL.ug)  2005 annual report.Company ProfileNew Vision Printing and Publishing Company Limited is a multi-media company with extensive interests in newspaper and magazine publications and television and radio broadcasting. Leading newspaper publications in the New Vision stable include The New Vision, Saturday Vision, Sunday Vision, Rupiny and ETOP; leading magazine publications include Bride & Groom, Flair for Her, Bukedde, Bukedde Lwamukaaga, Bukedde Ku Ssande and Kampala Sun. The company oversees online publications, including sites that advertise jobs, services and activities. New Vision operates a platform for bulk SMSes, polling and aggregation. Radio stations in the media group include XFM, Bukedde FM, Radio West, Radio Rupiny, Etop Radio, and Arua One FM; and free-to-air television channels such as Bukedde TV, TV West, and Urban TV. Its commercial division prints books, annual reports, diaries, calendars and other products corporate stationary needs. Its marketing services division offers expertise in social media and media research services which includes managing online campaigns and organised events. New Vision Printing and Publishing Company is listed on the Uganda Securities Exchangelast_img read more

El Comité Conjunto de la Iglesia Episcopal ofrece un lugar…

first_img This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector Collierville, TN Submit an Event Listing In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Belleville, IL Submit a Press Release Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector Shreveport, LA Cathedral Dean Boise, ID [Oficial de Asuntos Públicos] El Comité Conjunto sobre Programa, Presupuesto y Finanzas (PB & F) de la Iglesia Episcopal ha creado un blog para que se hagan comentarios sobre el borrador del presupuesto aprobado por el Consejo Ejecutivo en enero.http://jscpbf.blogspot.com“El PB & F ofrece este blog como un lugar para que la Iglesia haga comentarios sobre el borrador del presupuesto del Consejo Ejecutivo”, explicó Diane Pollard, presidente del PB & F. “Al mismo tiempo, el objetivo del blog busca también ofrecer al PB & F una forma adicional de escuchar los comentarios sobre el borrador del presupuesto”.Pollard, un diputado de la Diócesis de Nueva York, hizo hincapié en que el blog está abierto a todos: obispos, diputados, suplentes, clero y laicos.El blog fue lanzado el jueves, 8 de marzo y será supervisado por los miembros del PB & F.Tras la aprobación por el Consejo Ejecutivo, el borrador del presupuesto de $ 104,9 millones fue enviado al PB & F para su revisión. En julio, la información compartida en el blog, así como el testimonio recibido en tres audiencias de la Convención General ayudarán a informar sobre el presupuesto que se presenta a la Convención General para su aprobación. El PB & F preparará un proyecto de presupuesto que será presentado en una sesión conjunta de la Cámara de los Diputados y la Cámara de los Obispos el 10 de julio. El presupuesto trienal final será aprobado por la Convención General. Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Course Director Jerusalem, Israel El Comité Conjunto de la Iglesia Episcopal ofrece un lugar para expresar opiniones sobre el borrador del presupuesto de 2013-2015 The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Press Release Service Rector Albany, NY Rector Smithfield, NC Featured Jobs & Calls Submit a Job Listingcenter_img Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Curate Diocese of Nebraska Youth Minister Lorton, VA Posted Mar 8, 2012 Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Rector Martinsville, VA AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Director of Music Morristown, NJ The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Rector Washington, DC Rector Bath, NC Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rector Hopkinsville, KY Rector Tampa, FL Rector Knoxville, TN Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Pittsburgh, PA Featured Events Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZlast_img read more

deNormanville House Extension / Thomas Balaban Architect

first_imgShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/934799/denormanville-house-extension-t-b-a-thomas-balaban-architect Clipboard Canada CopyAbout this officeThomas Balaban ArchitectOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesMontrealOn FacebookCanadaPublished on March 03, 2020Cite: “deNormanville House Extension / Thomas Balaban Architect” 03 Mar 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogBathroom AccessorieshansgroheBath & Shower ThermostatsGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ NaturalPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Mirage®WindowsVitrocsaSliding Window – Mosquito NetSinksBradley Corporation USASinks – Verge LVG-SeriesMetal PanelsTrimoQbiss One in Equinix Data CentreSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – Q-ClassMetal PanelsLongboard®Aluminum Battens – Link & Lock – 4″Sports ApplicationsPunto DesignPunto Fit in Ekaterinburg Public SpaceWoodBlumer LehmannFree Form Structures for Wood ProjectsKnobsKarcher DesignDoor Knob K390 (50)TablesVitsœ621 Side TableMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?蒙特利尔保护小屋扩建 deNormanville / Thomas Balaban Architect是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream ArchDaily 2019 Architects: Thomas Balaban Architect Area Area of this architecture project deNormanville House Extension / Thomas Balaban ArchitectSave this projectSavedeNormanville House Extension / Thomas Balaban ArchitectSave this picture!Courtesy of TBA+ 19Curated by Paula Pintos Share “COPY” CopyHouses•Montreal, Canada deNormanville House Extension / Thomas Balaban Architectcenter_img Manufacturers: Artemide, Belden, Cabano, Mutina, Ramacieri Soligo, Portes Unies St-Michel, Rich Brillant WillingDesign Team:Thomas Balaban, Jennifer Thorogood, Mikaèle Fol, Pascale JulienEngineering:LatéralCity:MontrealCountry:CanadaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!Courtesy of TBARecommended ProductsWindowsLibartVertical Retracting Doors & WindowsWindowsVEKAWindows – SOFTLINE 82 ADWoodParklex International S.L.Wood cladding – FacadeWoodGustafsWood Veneered Wall & Ceiling PanelsText description provided by the architects. Montreal’s shoebox homes emerged on the outskirts of the city in tandem with the development of the tramway system at the beginning of the 20th century. The modest flat-roofed, single storey boxes were built as starter homes, often measuring no more than 600 square feet in area. The shoebox was usually a self-build, designed to be expanded upon in a piecemeal fashion as need and money arose. Save this picture!Courtesy of TBASave this picture!Floor planSave this picture!Courtesy of TBAThe controversial replacement of the typology with low-rise multi-unit developments in recent years has seen equally controversial protective regulations put in place in central Montreal boroughs. DeNormanville is part of a first wave of protection-era additions exploring new avenues for more modest transformation of the city’s ubiquitous one-storey typology. The project responds in a relatively radical way and with limited financial means to the principal challenges of designing a front yard addition to a small structure of architectural interest.Save this picture!Axo diagramTaking the maximum preservation of the site’s mature Siberian elm trees as its primary point of departure, the intervention is created to delicately weave around the trees in the front yard, and provide a series of new room-sized outdoor spaces. While the old structure now finds itself at the heart of the new home, the project establishes on the street the presence of a one storey house, a gesture that is modest, minimal, and remarkable.Save this picture!Courtesy of TBAProject gallerySee allShow lessThe Sanctuary House / Feldman ArchitectureSelected ProjectsTallinn Architecture Biennale 2021 Curatorial CompetitionIdeas Share Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/934799/denormanville-house-extension-t-b-a-thomas-balaban-architect Clipboard Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project “COPY” Area:  153 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Projects Year: last_img read more

Study finds face-to-face fundraising “does not alienate charity supporters”

first_imgStudy finds face-to-face fundraising “does not alienate charity supporters” Howard Lake | 4 November 2003 | News  25 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis More than 90% of individuals surveyed by Bristol Business School “were happy with the recruitment process.”Face-to-face fundraising, which has come under heavy criticism for being unduly pressurising, does not alienate charity supporters, according to the latest research from Bristol Business School, part of the University of the West of England.The School has carried out a study to to find out more about ‘street donors’ and why a proportion of them cancel their regular gift after a relatively short period of time. Advertisement Tagged with: Consulting & Agencies Giving/Philanthropy Individual giving Research / statisticscenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Researchers worked with six major UK fundraising charities drawn from a range ofcauses, undertaking a two-stage programme of qualitative and quantitative research amongst 4,846 active and lapsed face-to-face donors. The researchers looked at why ‘street donors’ stop giving; what their expectations are when they sign up on the street tosupport a charity; and what they think of the communications they receive from the charity they give to.The study revealed that more than 90% of individuals were happy with the recruitment process and that pressure was not a significant factor in them cancelling their support.The study also found that the main reason for lapsed gifts is a change in financialcircumstances, rather than dissatisfaction with the charity or with therecruitment method.The researchers found that both lapsed and active donors have “very favourableexperiences” of the face-to-face recruitment process.Age seems to play a part in lapsed donations. Lapsed donors are significantly younger than those who keep giving. Also, many donors do not plan to keep giving for as long as the charity might hope: half of the lapsed donors planned to give for one year or less when they signed up.Donors were “generally happy” with the communications they received from the charity they donated to, but a common theme was their preference for more choice in what they are sent. In addition over 30% would prefer e-mail communications. Face-to-face fundraising is no longer growing the size of the market of donors, it would seem. Over 80% of the individuals in the study reported that they give regularly to an average of four charities.Adrian Sargeant, Professor of Nonprofit Marketing at Bristol Business School, commented: “Face-to-face (street) fundraising is one of the main routes UKcharities and pressure groups use in recruiting new donors. It has attracteda new cohort of donors, not normally reached by other types of fundraising. The majority of face-to-face recruits are aged 20-40 – a good deal younger than the traditional profile of UK charity givers.“However, many charities have found that a high proportion of donors recruited on the street cancel their regular gift after a relatively short time, and this ‘drop off’ has led to face-to-face budgets being cutdramatically in some cases.”He concluded: “whilst individual organisations have undertaken research todiscover more about why these donors stop giving, and how they could encourage them to keep giving for a longer period, the fundraising sector generally understands very little about what drives donor retention amongst this audience. We have carried out the study to provide such intelligence to charities and pressure groups.”You can download the report “Retaining and Developing Face-to-Face Donors” at no charge in Word format from Sargeant Associates. 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

North Texans fuel long lines at gas stations

first_imgFacebook printCars line up in front of the 7-Eleven on West Berry Street and South University Drive. (Photo by Shane Battis.)Some Fort Worth residents are lining up at the pumps as North Texas begins the Labor Day weekend with a limited supply of gasoline.The dwindling supply is the result of ten South Texas refineries going offline due to disruptions from Harvey. These refineries account for 16 percent of U.S. gasoline production, which totals over 3 million barrels per day.Several gas stations in Fort Worth say they can’t guarantee they will have gas to supply customers through the weekend. The shrinking gas supply has caused gas prices to go up in the Fort Worth area. Gas prices spiked to an average of $2.40, up from $2.17 earlier this week, according to fuel price tracking website GasBuddy.At the Exxon on Bellaire Drive, employee Ralph Hudson said their gas prices are at $2.54 and may be expected to continue rising. “With the concerns of gas shortages, customers who have come in have been nervous and I have heard from many customers that some stations don’t have gas,” he said.Plastic bags covered the majority of the pumps at the Mobil on South University Drive leaving a growing line of cars Thursday afternoon.Cars packed in Exxon’s parking lot on South University Drive and scrambled to find gas, only to find out that every pump is unavailable and out of gas.“I live in Fort Worth but I commute two times a week to Denton so if anything, that’s the only thing I’m worried about,” Leah Thornton said. “I’m not really panicking but I didn’t realize it would escalate. I heard on the radio this morning that gas stations were pretty crazy but this is another level. I’m just glad I was able to come here before the rush from after work.”Another Exxon customer would rather stay away.“I plan on driving less until this problem goes away,” Dean O’Connell, an Exxon customer said. “I wasn’t planning to travel this Labor Day weekend, but now I am certainly not.”While some stations are being drained by the surge of customers, not everyone is worried about this weekend’s supply.Zee Mehmod, owner of the 7-Eleven on West Berry and South University Drive, said cars have been lined up since 6 a.m. waiting to fill their vehicles and he expects more throughout the day. He said many stations in the area have run out of gas, but his station got a 9,000 gallon delivery Thursday morning and is confident his customers will have gas tomorrow.“People have purchased $11,000 as 11:30 a.m. today. I just had a man buy 101 gallons of gas that totaled $300,” Jehan Khan, a 7-Eleven employee said. “We only have 2,500 gallons of [regular] gas left and at this rate we should be out in the next hour. Our deliveries come from Waco, Oklahoma and Fort Worth. If we run out of gas it is because the media has scared everybody, not because a shortage of fuel.”Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton tweeted Thursday that there isn’t a shortage.There is no #gasshortage. Get the details: https://t.co/4mNQTi6FbD— Ryan Sitton (@RyanSitton) August 31, 2017Mayor Betsy Price backed him up with a similar tweet.#TxRRC addresseses unnecessary rush to gas stations out of fear from fuel shortages. $230Million+ barrels. Price gouging criminal issue! https://t.co/hI61mFMDr7— Betsy Price (@MayorBetsyPrice) August 31, 2017However, many residents still expressed worry over their next fill up and some frustration at gas stations.“I’m freaking out about the gas shortage because everybody else is freaking out,” Lauren Harris said. “My family planned a trip to Austin this weekend, but we have all filled our gas tanks so I think we will be okay.”Harris isn’t the only one with a road trip ahead.“I had a business meeting in College Station that I had to cancel because of the gas shortage,” lawyer Ken Link said. “I should’ve gotten gas last night but I didn’t realize it would be so bad. The Costco on Overton Ridge was at least 50 cars deep.” Edrick Garner said trying to get gas in Fort Worth wasn’t pleasant. “I spent an extra 30 minutes to an hour going to four different gas stations,” he said. “I went around 8-8:30 this morning and it was pretty crazy. My wife and I got gas last night so I’m not really worried about it. Not yet at least.”  Zamamba Martinez, a 7-Eleven customer, has no intention of leaving her house unless absolutely necessary.“Whatever gas I use today; I will be back tomorrow to fill my car up again,” Martinez said. “Even if it is just a quarter tank.”Katie Carter, Makenzie Keely, Alexis Guerrero, Lana, Wynn, Ryan Myers and Taylor Sutton all contributed to this story. Shane Battis ReddIt Twitter Linkedin Previous articleRenovated campus bookstore increases focus on apparelNext articleQB Kenny Hill looks to ‘change the narrative’ entering his final season Shane Battis RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR + posts Abortion access threatened as restrictive bills make their way through Texas Legislature Grains to grocery: One bread maker brings together farmers and artisans at locally-sourced store The Leap: 10 April Fool’s pranks to try this year Fort Worth set to elect first new mayor in 10 years Saturday Lead On committee co-chairs share goals with students Twitter ‘The Big Switch:’ Student spends a day in the chancellor’s shoes Shane Battishttps://www.tcu360.com/author/shane-battis/ Facebook ReddIt Shane Battishttps://www.tcu360.com/author/shane-battis/ Shane Battishttps://www.tcu360.com/author/shane-battis/ Office of Religious and Spiritual Life affirms Muslim students in light of online threats Linkedin Shane Battishttps://www.tcu360.com/author/shane-battis/last_img read more

Meat District Co’s Street Dog: A Hit on the Streets

first_img Community News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Subscribe 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 Herbeauty11 Signs Your Perfectionism Has Gotten Out Of ControlHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty11 Ayurveda Heath Secrets From Ancient IndiaHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Tips To Rejuvenate Winter Dry, Chapped LipsHerbeautyHerbeauty Business News 17 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS More Cool Stuff Top of the News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenacenter_img Restaurant Reviews Meat District Co’s Street Dog: A Hit on the Streets From STAFF REPORTS Published on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 | 12:05 pm Are you a big fan of hotdogs? Avocadoes? Both?You’re in for a superb treat as Meat District Co. recently launched its Street Dog, a foot-long hotdog made with American Wagyu Beef and topped with avocadoes.Scott from Meat District Co. enumerates the other ingredients that make Street Dog the newest star in their menu: “It’s bacon wrapped. It comes with caramelized onion, cheddar cheese, avocado, and spicy ketchup. The bacon really just put it over the edge.”For $11, you can enjoy the Street Dog that isn’t just yummy, but also substantial. The hotdog alone, Scott says, is a total winner. “I mean, you can eat that hotdog plain and it’s just a top quality, very good hotdog. Plus it’s footlong, [so really] it’s a meal.”Scott proudly announces that the Street Dog has never disappointed anyone who’s ever tried it. “When you see it, when it comes out on the plate, there’s never a dull reaction,” adds Scott.Meat District Co. is located at 69 N. Raymond Ave. Pasadena. For more information, call (626) 765-9902 or visit www.meatdistrictco.com. Community News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Make a comment First Heatwave Expected Next Week 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

ECISD board approves agreement with nonprofit to operate Ector Middle School

first_img Facebook By admin – April 30, 2018 Facebook Pinterest Twitter After a rollercoaster day, the Ector County Independent School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved an agreement between the district and Ector Success Academy Network, a nonprofit entity, to operate Ector Middle School starting in time for school next fall.ECISD has eight campuses on improvement required status under state accountability regulations. Ector Middle School, Noel and Zavala elementary are in their fifth year. If the campuses don’t come off the list, they will face closure or the Texas Education Commissioner will appoint a board of managers over the whole district.At 4:45 p.m. April 27, the district was notified that its memorandum of understanding with Texas Tech University College of Education would not be sufficient to meet statutory requirements under Senate Bill 1882, which allows these types of partnerships.Board President Carol Gregg opened Monday’s special meeting with an explanation of how things got to this point. She said this is the first time this legislation has been implemented and all parties involved, including TEA, had to work through the obstacles.The board spent about 40 minutes in closed session before coming out and approving the agreement unanimously. The Texas Education Agency still has to approve it.Late Monday, Texas Tech issued a statement regarding last week’s events.“Texas Tech University is unable to move forward with the proposed plans for a partnership with Ector County ISD. We appreciate the work of both sides, but the university is not able to adequately address the detailed requirements of a performance contract at this time,” the statement said.Superintendent Tom Crowe said earlier Monday that the district talked to Robert Bleisch, a lecturer and doctoral candidate at Texas Tech College of Education, about the possibility of forming a nonprofit, which has filed paperwork for. Bleisch presented the concept of Ector College Prep Success Academy in April to a packed house in the Ector Middle School auditorium.Bleisch, who also is director of Safety Net Domain for the East Lubbock Promise Neighborhood Grant, said the Texas Tech Turnaround model will be implemented. It is designed to provide academic and behavior support to struggling students. This includes at-risk students, English language learners, special education and intentional non-learners who show excessive misbehavior, office discipline referrals, in school and out of school suspensions, an executive summary provided by Bleisch said.He said the discipline will be similar to ECISD policy.“We’re coming in with a really strong student piece where discipline is going to be taken care of. It’s going to be a mandatory type thing where kids are going to have to come to school. They’re going to have to behave. They’re going to have to do their homework,” Bleisch said.“That’s something that it should not be negotiable. Kids that are two or three years behind should not have the option of not coming to school, so we have some strong systems that we believe will take care of most of it right away. It’s going to be a work in progress. There’s no perfect system out there, so there are a lot of similarities between our system and the one the district uses,” he added.On the curriculum front, Bleisch said he will first listen to people and talk to them about what’s already been done.“We want to come in meet with the principal, meet with the staff, watch, listen, learn and then kind of tailor our approach based on the needs of that specific campus,” Bleisch said.He has said he hopes to keep the current administration and teachers at Ector.He added that it will be a few months before the nonprofit becomes official, but it’s his understanding that the process can move forward while that’s happening. He said his role with Texas Tech is still under discussion.Bleisch said things like transportation, food service and special education, for example, will flow through ECISD. The district will bill the nonprofit for the services and get reimbursed, he said.Bleisch said the plan is to keep as many of the teachers and administrators as possible at Ector.He said he has had experience with school turnarounds, but not necessarily using this avenue.Expertise from Texas Tech will still be used and the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, or STAAR test, will still be the measuring stick, he said.The school will have its own board that will meet monthly or quarterly. Currently they include Superintendent of Cloudcroft Municipal Schools Porter Curtell, Ravi Shakamuri, Ron Leach, Sondra Eoff, all Ector County community members, and Zinab Munoz, adjunct faculty at TechTeach at Texas Tech University.Bleisch said he has worked closely with Curtell in the past and he has worked at alternative and early college high school campuses.Board member Delma Abalos said she would recommend that another Hispanic and an African American be added to the board.Bleisch said he plans to be in Odessa the majority of the time, but he’ll probably commute. He said that hasn’t been figured out yet, but he plans to work hand-in-hand with Principal Charles Quintela.He said the agreement, which takes effect in July, could potentially be for 10 years, but if quick success is not achieved they could be out in two years. TEA’s sanctions would be stayed for those two years. “We have a two-year grace period to be able to do this work,” Bleisch said. Crowe said he was pleased that the agreement with the nonprofit being approved, but it’s not a done deal until TEA approves it. “It’s really the same deal as before, it’s just that Tech is not legally responsible or officially involved. But it was his (Bleisch’s) program all along. He’s the one who put it together. He’s the one (who has) done it before, so I’m excited about it. I think it’s going to be great for our community,” Crowe said.Mike Atkins, the attorney for the district, said TEA has 15 days to approve it.Quintela said there’s a lot of hard work to come, but there are no options except to move forward with a student-centered, student-driven program. “… We’re going to have barriers we’re going to have to knock down in order to get parents and students to think school’s doing what’s best for us, so we’ve got to be on board. If they’re not, we’re going to make believers out of them,” he said. 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Samsung Develops Industry’s First High Bandwidth Memory with AI Processing Power

first_img Twitter Local NewsBusiness Pinterest Pinterest Samsung Develops Industry’s First High Bandwidth Memory with AI Processing Power WhatsApp Facebook Previous articleHistoric Black colleges to get $650,000 to preserve campusesNext articleWiggins helps Maryland pull away to beat Nebraska 64-50 Digital AIM Web Supportcenter_img SEOUL, South Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 16, 2021– Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, today announced that it has developed the industry’s first High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) integrated with artificial intelligence (AI) processing power — the HBM-PIM. The new processing-in-memory (PIM) architecture brings powerful AI computing capabilities inside high-performance memory, to accelerate large-scale processing in data centers, high performance computing (HPC) systems and AI-enabled mobile applications. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210216006156/en/ First High Bandwidth Memory with AI processing power (Graphic: Business Wire) Kwangil Park, senior vice president of Memory Product Planning at Samsung Electronics stated, “Our groundbreaking HBM-PIM is the industry’s first programmable PIM solution tailored for diverse AI-driven workloads such as HPC, training and inference. We plan to build upon this breakthrough by further collaborating with AI solution providers for even more advanced PIM-powered applications.” Rick Stevens, Argonne’s Associate Laboratory Director for Computing, Environment and Life Sciences commented, “I’m delighted to see that Samsung is addressing the memory bandwidth/power challenges for HPC and AI computing. HBM-PIM design has demonstrated impressive performance and power gains on important classes of AI applications, so we look forward to working together to evaluate its performance on additional problems of interest to Argonne National Laboratory.” Most of today’s computing systems are based on the von Neumann architecture, which uses separate processor and memory units to carry out millions of intricate data processing tasks. This sequential processing approach requires data to constantly move back and forth, resulting in a system-slowing bottleneck especially when handling ever-increasing volumes of data. Instead, the HBM-PIM brings processing power directly to where the data is stored by placing a DRAM-optimized AI engine inside each memory bank — a storage sub-unit — enabling parallel processing and minimizing data movement. When applied to Samsung’s existing HBM2 Aquabolt solution, the new architecture is able to deliver over twice the system performance while reducing energy consumption by more than 70%. The HBM-PIM also does not require any hardware or software changes, allowing faster integration into existing systems. Samsung’s paper on the HBM-PIM has been selected for presentation at the renowned International Solid-State Circuits Virtual Conference (ISSCC) held through Feb. 22. Samsung’s HBM-PIM is now being tested inside AI accelerators by leading AI solution partners, with all validations expected to be completed within the first half of this year. About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Samsung inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies. The company is redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, digital appliances, network systems, and memory, system LSI, foundry and LED solutions. For the latest news, please visit the Samsung Newsroom at http://news.samsung.com. View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210216006156/en/ CONTACT: John Lucas for Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. [email protected] KEYWORD: CALIFORNIA SOUTH KOREA UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA ASIA PACIFIC INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY MOBILE/WIRELESS SEMICONDUCTOR OTHER TECHNOLOGY NANOTECHNOLOGY SOFTWARE HARDWARE DATA MANAGEMENT CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SOURCE: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Copyright Business Wire 2021. PUB: 02/16/2021 09:00 PM/DISC: 02/16/2021 09:01 PM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210216006156/en TAGS  Facebook By Digital AIM Web Support – February 16, 2021 Twitter WhatsApplast_img read more