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first_imgConstance Hotels Services Limited (CHSL.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Tourism sector has released it’s 2010 abridged results.For more information about Constance Hotels Services Limited (CHSL.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Constance Hotels Services Limited (CHSL.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Constance Hotels Services Limited (CHSL.mu)  2010 abridged results.Company ProfileConstance Hotels Services Limited is a Mauritian company engaged in the management and ownership of hotels and resorts that include Ultimate hotels and Unique resorts in the Indian Ocean. The Ultimate hotels collection includes Constance Le Prince Maurice- Mauritius, Constance Lemuria- Seychelles and Constance Halaveli- Maldives whilst the company’s Unique resorts collection includes Constance Belle Mare Plage- Mauritius, Constance Ephelia- Seychelles, Constance Moofushi- Maldives and Constance Tsarabanjina- Madagascar. Constance Hotels Services Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

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first_imgFidelity Bank Plc (FIDELI.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2016 presentation results for the third quarter.For more information about Fidelity Bank Plc (FIDELI.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Fidelity Bank Plc (FIDELI.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Fidelity Bank Plc (FIDELI.ng)  2016 presentation results for the third quarter.Company ProfileFidelity Bank Plc is a financial services institution in Nigeria offering banking products and services for the individual, commercial and corporate sectors. Its extensive full-service personal and business offering ranges from transactional accounts, online banking, loans and term deposits to money market, treasury services loans and advances, commercial support overdrafts, equipment leasing finance and trade, working capital, project, asset and syndicate finance. Fidelity Bank Plc operates through 225 business offices, 730 ATMs and 3 853 point-of-sale channels. Founded in 18=987 and formerly known as Fidelity Union Merchant Bank, the company changed its name to Fidelity Bank Plc in 1999. Its head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Fidelity Bank Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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first_imgNiall O’Connor was one of the stars of the weekend despite being on a losing side. Connacht fought right to the death to see an end to their losing streak but a last gasp try from Gloucester’s Jonny May prevented that from happening.Connacht head coach Eric Elwood said “We felt this was the night we would end our losing streak and after the effort and commitment, it is a quiet dressing room.” LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS DUBLIN, IRELAND – DECEMBER 17: Luke Fitzgerald of Leinster scores a try during the Heineken Cup match between Leinster and Bath at Aviva Stadium on December 17, 2011 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images) Luke Fitzgerald scores a try for Leinster against Bath. Just one of seven of their triesRound 4 of the Heineken Cup saw return fixtures offering plenty of surprises, writes Rugby World reader Sam Durham. Leicester held off Clermont, Gloucester narrowly beat Connacht at Kingsholm whilst Leinster thrashed Bath in a seven try thriller, writes Sam Durham.Leinster had an outstanding performance, putting seven tries past Bath in front of over 45,000 people at the Aviva Stadium. Leinster chief coach, Joe Schmidt said “Some of our handling and some of the running lines were superb.”But Schmidt expected his players to put maximum effort in throughout and said “We are obviously delighted to get five points, but we eased off towards the end which was disappointing.”Clermont couldn’t manage back-to-back wins against Leicester but coach Vern Cotter expressed their players motivation to reach the final stages of the tournament. “We’ve had one quarter-final in the Heineken Cup and our boys would love to have recognition on the European stage – it would be great.”But Cotter remained realistic about their chances and said “Ulster are still in, Leicester are still in and we are still in. I know this Leicester team is capable of getting a result against Ulster so nothing is done yet.” He added “We were in control of our own destiny and to lose it like we did after all the good rugby we played was difficult to take.”Other results included Edinburgh beating Cardiff Blues at Murrayfield, Biarritz taking down Treviso, Ulster thrashing Aironi, Racing Metro beating London Irish and Montpellier drawing with Glasgow 13-13. Whilst Harlequins beat Toulouse 31-24, Northampton thrashed Castres by 45 points to 0 at Franklins Gardens to round off the weekend.last_img read more

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first_img 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 (FT or PT) Indian River, MI The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Director of Music Morristown, NJ Anglican Communion, An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Rector Bath, NC Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Ecumenical & Interreligious Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector Albany, NY Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Shreveport, LA Curate Diocese of Nebraska Rector Washington, DC Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Submit a Job Listing Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest 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 Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Communiqué of the sixth meeting of the Anglican-Jewish Commission Featured Jobs & Calls [Lambeth Palace] The sixth meeting of the Anglican-Jewish Commission of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel and office of the Archbishop of Canterbury was hosted by the latter, at Mansfield College Oxford, on 31st July and 1st August 2012 / 12th and 13th Av 5772.The Commission’s mandate is taken from the provisions of the joint declaration of the Archbishop and the Chief Rabbis made at Lambeth Palace on 6th September 2006 and confirmed at their subsequent meeting in Jerusalem.The meeting opened with the reading of a message from the Archbishop of Canterbury expressing his appreciation of the important ongoing relationship that the Commission represents and his own warm relationship with the Chief Rabbis of Israel with whom he had met earlier in the year in Jerusalem.At the opening session the Rt Revd John Pritchard, Bishop of Oxford, welcomed the members of the Commission to Oxford in the context of positive local Jewish Christian relations. The members of the Commission sent their wishes for a full and speedy recovery to Rabbi Shear Yashuv Cohen, Chair of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel’s Committee for Interreligious Dialogue. The Commission also congratulated the Rt Revd Michael Ipgrave on his appointment as Bishop of Woolwich and Canon Guy Wilkinson (a past Anglican coordinator of the Commission) on his investiture as CBE.The theme of the Commission’s meeting was ‘Religion and Democracy’ in both traditions. The paper presented by Dr Jane Clements on ‘Anglicanism and the Secular State’ explored the dynamic between the Kingdom of God and the earthly realm in accordance with the method of scripture interpreted in the light of tradition and reason.Rabbi Dr Rasson Arousi’s presentation explored ‘Democracy in Judaism’s Political Vision’. He compared contemporary democratic values and practices with Judaism’s ideals of governance, participation and accountability of even the highest political authorities to religio-ethical values.The programme included a visit to the Bodleian Library and a fascinating survey of  Medieval Jewish Oxford.  Rabbi Prof Avraham Steinberg then delivered a highly illuminating lecture on Jewish Medical Ethics at the Oxford Chabad Society attended by local multi faith audience.The commission discussed various matters of concern, including the recent Private Member’s Motion that related to Israel/Palestine at the Church of England’s General Synod. There was acknowledgement that this had caused much distress within the Jewish community in Britain and also within the Christian community as well as in Israel and beyond. At the same time, appreciation was expressed for the efforts of all those who were engaged on the issue to introduce greater understanding and a wider perspective. The Commission discussed steps that could be taken to address the complexities of the challenges raised.The participants looked forward to their next meeting in 2013.The Most Revd Michael Jackson                   Rabbi Dr Rasson AroussiThe following are members of the Commission:Delegation of the Chief Rabbinate of IsraelRabbi Dr Rasson ArousiRabbi Dr David Rosen CBE, KSGRabbi Prof Abraham SteinbergRabbi Professor Daniel SperberMr Oded Wiener, Director General, the Chief Rabbinate of IsraelDelegation of the Archbishop of CanterburyThe Most Revd Dr Michael JacksonThe Rt Revd Dr Michael Ipgrave OBEMrs Clare AmosDr Jane ClementsThe Revd Dr Toby Howarth Secretary for Inter Religious Affairs to the Archbishop of CanterburyThe Revd Rana Youab Khan, Archbishop of Canterbury international Inter-religious Dialogues Assistant An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Rector Knoxville, TN Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Tags Cathedral Dean Boise, ID 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 Rector Martinsville, VA Rector Pittsburgh, PA Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Rector Smithfield, NC Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Rector Hopkinsville, KY Featured Events AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Submit an Event Listing In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Tampa, FL Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector Collierville, TN Submit a Press Release Posted Aug 8, 2012 Press Release Service Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Rector Belleville, ILlast_img read more

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first_img Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Featured Jobs & Calls Submit a Job Listing 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 Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Rector Martinsville, VA Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Associate Rector Columbus, GA Submit a Press Release Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Rector Smithfield, NC Rector Albany, NY Curate Diocese of Nebraska Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Rector Collierville, TN Rector Knoxville, TN Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Rector Tampa, FL Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Press Release Service New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Rector Bath, NC An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud: Crossing continents and cultures with the most beautiful instrument you’ve never heard Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rector Hopkinsville, KY Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Director of Music Morristown, NJ Posted Mar 27, 2015 Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 El informe del 2015 a la Iglesia está disponible en español La innovadora revista en línea detalla el trabajo de la Sociedad Misionera Doméstica y Extranjera The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Rector Pittsburgh, PA Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET El informe del 2015 a la Iglesia, una revista en línea innovadora que detalla la misión, el ministerio, y los logros de la Sociedad Misionera Doméstica y Extranjera, durante el trienio actual, está disponible en español aquí.Samuel McDonald, Director de la Misión y Director Deputado de Operaciones de la Sociedad Misionera Doméstica y Extranjera, dijo del  Informe del 2015 a la Iglesia que es “un emocionante, creativo e integral informe misional de la Iglesia sobre algunos de los efectos de nuestras asociaciones en la misión de la Iglesia y del ministerio en lo que va del trienio”.“Estamos en medio de tratar de crear un cambio en la cultura de la Sociedad  Misionera Doméstica y Extranjera de ser un organismo regulador a ser una organización de servicios de apoyo y contribución a la misión a nivel local”, comentó el obispo Stacy Sauls, Director de Operaciones de la Iglesia Episcopal. “Tratamos todos de aprovechar los recursos únicos que se pueden poner a disposición a nivel de toda la Iglesia, financiando a los niveles locales de menores recursos y a los recursos humanos para complementar los esfuerzos realizados en el campo de acción, y lograr así que haya misión donde, de lo contrario, no  podría haberla. La Sociedad Misionera Doméstica y Extranjera es por naturaleza toda ella misión, todo el tiempo y en todos los niveles de la Iglesia. Ya logramos progresos. Nos comprometemos a seguir avanzando con la ayuda de la gente de la Iglesia Episcopal”.Con un enfoque en las Cinco Marcas de la Misión, el Informe del 2015 a la Iglesia es una revista interactiva que incluye videos, fotos y relatos que detallan cómo los recursos de toda la Iglesia se han puesto a la disposición de los niveles locales. La página del documento 200 + incluye un extenso apéndice organizado por diócesis para una referencia rápida.Dado que el presupuesto de la Iglesia Episcopal se basa en las Cinco Marcas de la Misión, “esto nos permitió juntamente, al personal y al Consejo Ejecutivo, en colaboración con gente de toda nuestra Iglesia, desarrollar este trienio algunos de los ministerios más creativos y de impacto convincente”, dijo McDonald.“El propósito del informe es involucrar al conjunto de la Iglesia Episcopal en una conversación acerca de la misión con el fin de dotar a todos los episcopales a que sean misioneros que involucren al resto del mundo en la transformación que encontramos en el evangelio”, dijo Alexander D. Baumgarten, Director de participación pública y comunicaciones de misión de la Iglesia Episcopal. “A lo largo del informe, verá la pregunta: ´¿Cómo podemos colaborar con usted?’ Esperamos que los episcopales respondan ampliamente a esta pregunta en toda la Iglesia, y la página del informe en nuestro sitio web tiene para ese fin un formulario de respuesta”.El Informe del 2015 a la Iglesia se centra en las Cinco Marcas de la Misión: Proclamar la Buena Nueva del Reino; enseñar, bautizar y nutrir a los nuevos creyentes; responder a las necesidades humanas a través del servicio caritativo; tratar de transformar las estructuras injustas de la sociedad, para desafiar a la violencia de cualquier tipo y buscar la paz y la reconciliación; esforzarse por salvaguardar la integridad de la creación y sostener y renovar la vida de la tierra.McDonald explicó que el “Informe del 2015 a la Iglesia es amplio, aunque no se pudieron incluir todas las misiones y los esfuerzos de este ministerio”. Entre los detalles que se presentan están: nuevas iglesias y ministerios iniciados durante este trienio; trabajo por la justicia racial; la buena nueva del programa diocesano de asociaciones; el Cuerpo de servicio de jóvenes adultos, y otros esfuerzos para hacer normativa del servicio misionero; sostenibilidad de la IX Provincia; ministerios universitarios; ministerios del jubileo; subvenciones y becas; zonas misioneras; el evento de la juventud episcopal (EYE14).McDonald llegó a la conclusión de que el “Informe del 2015 a la Iglesia se ha creado para celebrar el increíble trabajo que el personal ha realizado en colaboración con muchos otros a través de la Iglesia Episcopal y de la Comunión Anglicana. En él se informa de nuevo sobre nuestros objetivos específicos y resultados mencionados en nuestro actual presupuesto. Esperamos que exprese la emoción que sentimos por la misión como el latido del corazón de la Iglesia, y la inspiración del Espíritu de Dios que encontramos en esa misión”. Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Rector Shreveport, LA Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Youth Minister Lorton, VA Submit an Event Listing 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 Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Featured Events Rector Belleville, IL Rector Washington, DC Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis 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 last_img read more

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first_imgFriday Jun 28, 2013 2013 British and Irish Lions players as cars This is something a bit different, as the guys at motors.co.uk have come up with a graphic of the Lions players and their car counterparts. Some of the picks were made a while back so it isn’t 100% accurate with the starting XV, but there are some amusing comparisons. Any others you can think of?ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error British & Irish Lions 2013 Related Articles 235 WEEKS AGO Warren Gatland confirms British & Irish Lions… 399 WEEKS AGO Brian O’Driscoll’s incredible skill at training… 413 WEEKS AGO Montage of Amazing Lions Test series in Australia,… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life Reports10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Next year’s New Statesman’s Upstarts Awards, which promote the idea of social enterprises and entrepreneurs, are now open for nominations.Launched in 2001, the Upstarts Awards are open to all qualifying UK businesses and residents. They aim to recognise and reward individuals and enterprises that demonstrate extraordinary vision, good business practice and social responsibility. They also showcase working models of social enterprises “that present innovative and sustainable solutions to social problems.”There are five award categories, including social enterprise champion, and overseas impact award. Winners received trophies and a range of IT and energy audit prizes. Advertisement Upstarts Awards 2005 open for nominations  25 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Nominations close on 6 January 2005.center_img Howard Lake | 12 October 2004 | News Tagged with: Awards 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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first_img–Report and photo by Gloria RubacFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare this Rodrick Reed stands beside Sandra Reed and Pam Perillo (above) at a rally held March 20 for Rodney Reed, an innocent man on Texas death row. The rally was held to build up support for a May 17 evidentiary hearing which could set Rodney Reed on his path to freedom. His mother, Sandra Reed, told the crowd: “In my mind, in my spirit, I feel that change is in the air. And change is long overdue. In this courthouse there’s inequality, racism, conspiracy, prejudice against the poor. But we, the Reed family, are staying strong.” A highlight of the rally was the introduction of Pam Perillo, who had spent 39 years in Texas prisons, 19 of them on death row, and had faced two execution dates. Another speaker gave an update on the critical health of political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal and all got a copy of the new Jamal Journal to learn more information. Rodrick Reed, one of Rodney Reed’s six brothers, ended the rally saying, “All we are asking for is a fair trial. Give Rodney a fair trial and Rodney will free himself.”last_img read more

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first_img SHARE Home Indiana Agriculture News CME Group Mulling Changes to Corn and Soy Contracts Facebook Twitter SHARE Facebook Twitter Previous articleNew Records for U.S. Beef Export Value, Pork Export Volume in 2017Next articleLobbyists Suggest Cotton, Dairy Fixes in Disaster Bill Hoosier Ag Today CME Group Mulling Changes to Corn and Soy Contracts CME Group is mulling potential changes to corn and soybean markets to address concerns the contracts’ prices are not accurately reflecting the underlying U.S. cash grain markets. Reuters reports that CME Group says it is “only in listening mode,” and that no changes are permanent. CME Group has been talking with customers about potential adjustments, as the discussions signal a new way in which the oversupply has been affecting day-to-day operations in the U.S. farm sector.Reuters says that farmers who rely on CBOT futures are beginning to lose faith in a critical hedging tool to offset the risk of raising crops and defend themselves against price swings. At issue for CME is a discount for corn and soybeans in the U.S. cash markets, where farmers sell their physical harvests, relative to the company’s soybean and corn futures contracts. Normally, the global futures benchmarks come together with cash prices at delivery points along the Illinois River when the futures contracts are expiring. But, some have not in recent months. By Hoosier Ag Today – Feb 7, 2018 last_img read more

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first_img Close up of a fossilized shark tooth. Students in summer school at Nimitz Middle School are experiencing the connection between art and science with the help of University of Texas Permian Basin and the Ector County ISD Innovation Department.UTPB Associate Professor of Art Chris Stanley said the innovation department wanted to make the connection between art and science. On Tuesday, they were creating ceramics out of soda ash as part of a variety of enrichments that have been added to summer school classes this year.Students also looked at 89 million year old shark’s teeth under the microscope.“We use it in a way that the indigenous potters of the Americas would have used it to create burnished pottery in the style of Maria Martinez the potters of the Candil Alphonso Pueblo House. Those are in the kiln right now. Then we’ll bring the trailer up in a couple of days and horse manure fire those, so they’ll be mirror black,” Stanley said.“This week, we’ve been playing with Egyptian use of salt, or soda ash, the material that was called Egyptian paste. One of the most famous pieces of Egyptian faience was William the Hippo. They think William was made about 4,000 years ago,” Stanley added.The method will help them learn the effects of the soda ash, which Stanley said will eventually make a glaze just through evaporation and firing.Chief Innovation Officer Jason Osborne was trying out some of the material. He said the students were saying how hard it was to work with.“These are opportunities for kids to be creative during enrichment and be exposed to things they normally don’t do in the school,” Osborne said. “The pottery is something we want to start embedding into classrooms, as well.”He said they want to tie it across curriculums such as social studies, geology and math.Osborne said the innovation department and content coordinators with ECISD are working together to see what that will look like.“Mr. Stanley is super excited, too, because obviously that exposes more kids to art and creativity so it’s just another addition to a wonderful partnership with UTPB,” Osborne said. “I think it’s cool, too. He’s teaching them an ancient art form, something that a lot of folks really don’t know about …”He added that the enrichment classes have been hugely successful this year.Matthew Hulsey, an 11-year-old going into sixth grade in the fall, was making a cat with a crown.“It’s kind of hard, but it’s pretty cool how you can make it into different kinds of shapes,” Hulsey said of the material. “I do a lot of art with pencils. I draw real amazing robots and stuff and animals sometimes. I have a little bit of experience with my hands.”Eleven-year-old Haylee Vigil, who also is going into sixth grade, said she thought the clay was easy to work with. She was making a turtle.“It’s fun,” Vigil said of summer school. “It’s better than regular school.”Clarabel Olivas, a UTPB student who was helping with the enrichment class, said the enrichment classes are beneficial.“I think that the enrichment helps present the information … in a bite-size manner. It makes it easier for the kids to comprehend and also they’re having fun while they’re doing it,” Olivas said. Students learning ancient ceramic methods Pinterest Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Twitter Pinterestcenter_img TAGS  Facebook WhatsApp By Digital AIM Web Support – February 24, 2021 Local News Previous articlePET OF THE WEEK: ZaraNext articleBasin rig count up two as oil prices continue to rise Digital AIM Web Supportlast_img read more