Crown Paints Kenya (BERG.ke) 2018 Abridged Report

first_imgCrown Paints Kenya (CRWN.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Building & Associated sector has released it’s 2018 abridged results.For more information about Crown Paints Kenya (CRWN.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Crown Paints Kenya (CRWN.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Crown Paints Kenya (CRWN.ke)  2018 abridged results.Company ProfileCrown Paints (Kenya) Limited manufactures and sells a range of paints and adhesives for the home decor, construction and industrial sectors. The company supplies markets in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somali, South Sudan and the DRC. Its retail paint range includes emulsion water-based paints, roof paint, wood finishes, textured finishes and special effects, floor paints and gloss/oil-based paints. Its construction and industrial division range includes Polyfilla, primers, undercoats, fillers and skimming products as well as an automotive range which includes metallic paint and 2K acrylic systems and nitro cellulose systems. Other products produced by Crown Pains Kenya include paint for road markings, and applications for tiles, leather, wood, fabricators and paper. Service operations include computerized tinting machines capable of dispensing a range of over 6 000 shades in a few minutes. Formerly known as Crown Berger Kenya Limited, the company changed its name to Crown Paints Kenya Limited in 2012. The company has its head office in Nairobi, Kenya. Crown Berger (Kenya) Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

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Okomu Palm Oil Plc (OKOMUO.ng) Q12020 Interim Report

first_imgOkomu Palm Oil Plc (OKOMUO.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Agricultural sector has released it’s 2020 interim results for the first quarter.For more information about Okomu Palm Oil Plc (OKOMUO.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Okomu Palm Oil Plc (OKOMUO.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Okomu Palm Oil Plc (OKOMUO.ng)  2020 interim results for the first quarter.Company ProfileOkomu Palm Oil Plc manufacture and market Banga Palm Oil in Nigeria as well as a range of Noko 10 rubber bands. The company was established in 1976 as a Federal Government pilot project set up to rehabilitate oil palm production in Nigeria. At the time, the pilot project incorporated 15 589 hectares of which 12 500 hectares was planted with oil palms. In 1985, Okomu Palm Oil Plc installed a 1.5 tonne fresh fruit bunches/hour mill. The company was privatised in 1990 and has grown to become Nigeria’s leading oil palm company with some 14 000 hectares of land currently planted with palm oil trees and 8 000 hectares of rubber trees. By 2020, an additional 4 000 hectares of palm oil trees and 1 500 hectares of rubber trees will have been planted on the 33 000 hectares of private land owned by Okomu Palm Oil Plc. The company operates two 30-tonne/per hour oil mills and an additional two 30-tonne/per hour mills will be operational by 2020/21. Its technical partner, SOCFINAF (Luxemburg), has a 53.32% stake in the business. SOCFINAF (Luxemburg) was founded in 1912 and was the first industrial company to plant oil palm trees in Africa and Indonesia. Today, it has plantations and oil palm operations in Sierra Leone, Ghana, Cote D’Ivoire, Liberia, Nigeria, Cameroon, the DRC, Sao Time and Cambodia. Okomu Oil Palm Plc’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Okomu Palm Oil Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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I’d listen to Warren Buffett’s advice to buy undervalued shares today

first_img Get the full details on this £5 stock now – while your report is free. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Enter Your Email Address Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares FREE REPORT: Why this £5 stock could be set to surge See all posts by Peter Stephens Image source: The Motley Fool I’d listen to Warren Buffett’s advice to buy undervalued shares today I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Peter Stephens | Thursday, 4th March, 2021 Warren Buffett has a long track record of buying undervalued shares. In doing so, he’s been able to use the market cycle to his advantage. Over time, this has contributed to him outperforming the wider stock market over the long term.Even after the recent stock market rally, there could be opportunities to buy undervalued stocks. They may offer greater scope for capital growth in a stock market rise. As well as a more stable performance should there be another stock market crash.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Warren Buffett’s focus on undervalued sharesAs a value investor, Buffett has always sought to buy undervalued shares. This doesn’t necessarily mean that he purchases companies trading at cheap prices. Instead, he aims to buy a high-quality business for less than he believes it’s worth. Sometimes, this can mean paying a higher price than sector peers are currently trading at.However, should the company in question have attributes such as a wide economic moat, Buffett has often purchased it in the past.The result of this strategy has been very successful for Buffett. He’s outperformed the wider stock market over a period of many years. Following a similar strategy could be worthwhile, since it may allow an investor to generate relatively high returns. After all, a stock that’s priced for less than it’s worth may be able to deliver stronger capital gains versus fairly-priced or overpriced shares.The potential for a stock market crashWarren Buffett’s strategy of buying undervalued shares could also be appealing due to the potential for a stock market crash. Predicting when this will occur may be challenging. However, through buying companies that don’t trade on excessively high valuations, it may be possible to outperform the wider market in a downturn.Clearly, this doesn’t mean that losses will be avoided. After all, no stock is guaranteed to produce positive returns over any time period – even if it seems to be undervalued when bought. However, it can mean an investor’s portfolio which is focused on undervalued shares is less negatively impacted by weak investor sentiment and falling stock prices.Such companies may already trade at discounts to their intrinsic values, while overpriced shares decline to their real worth.Opportunities to buy undervalued shares todayThere may be opportunities to follow Buffett’s strategy in today’s stock market. A number of stocks and sectors are yet to fully recover from the 2020 stock market crash.Certainly, some industries are trading at high prices and global stock markets have hit record highs of late. However, sectors such as retail and consumer goods could contain undervalued shares that represent buying opportunities. Through capitalising on these businesses, it may be possible to earn attractive total returns in the coming years. Are you on the lookout for UK growth stocks?If so, get this FREE no-strings report now.While it’s available: you’ll discover what we think is a top growth stock for the decade ahead.And the performance of this company really is stunning.In 2019, it returned £150million to shareholders through buybacks and dividends.We believe its financial position is about as solid as anything we’ve seen.Since 2016, annual revenues increased 31%In March 2020, one of its senior directors LOADED UP on 25,000 shares – a position worth £90,259Operating cash flow is up 47%. (Even its operating margins are rising every year!)Quite simply, we believe it’s a fantastic Foolish growth pick.What’s more, it deserves your attention today.So please don’t wait another moment. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee.last_img read more

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Zambia’s disabled refugees need more security, better prostheses

first_img Rector Tampa, FL By Bellah ZuluPosted Feb 7, 2013 Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs 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 Anglican Communion, Refugees Migration & Resettlement Press Release Service Course Director Jerusalem, Israel AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Zambia’s disabled refugees need more security, better prostheses Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET 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 Curate Diocese of Nebraska An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Collierville, TN Rector Knoxville, TN Rector Bath, NC Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Featured Events Submit an Event Listing Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Rector Smithfield, NC New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Featured Jobs & Calls Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Submit a Press Releasecenter_img Tags Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Youth Minister Lorton, VA Director of Music Morristown, NJ Rector Martinsville, VA Rector Washington, DC Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector Hopkinsville, KY In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Rector Belleville, IL Africa, Rector Shreveport, LA Submit a Job Listing Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Associate Rector Columbus, GA Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC 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 An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA [Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Communion’s development, relief and advocacy platform has revealed that disabled refugees in Zambia need more security, better prostheses and a comprehensive reporting of their special needs.The call for better treatment of people in one of Africa’s oldest refugee camps Mayukwayukwa came in a report compiled by Tania Nino, the Anglican Alliance’s relief and programmes manager, after her visit there.“There is an overwhelming need for prostheses and other mobility devices for people who have lost a limb,” the report read. “People have rudimentary coping devices that make everyday activities and life difficult.”The replacements for limbs range from crudely fashioned peg legs to a boot packed with mud.Mayukwayukwa refugee settlement, in the western part of Zambia, was established in 1966 and has a population of around 10,000 refugees from Angola, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi.The World Food Programme (WFP) recently revealed that refugees with severe disabilities and elderly people without support systems are among the most vulnerable refugees.The Anglican Alliance report pinpointed the major causes of disabilities in the refugee settlement: “The majority of the impairments are as a result of the conflict that people experienced in Angola: landmine injuries, firearms injuries and injuries sustained while running away.“The second major cause is related to conditions linked to old age. Many of the refugees who arrived during that period (1966) are now of an advanced age.”Concerns about inadequate security come out prominently in the report which suggests there is a correlation between poor security and gender-based violence.An example of this was a 35-year-old woman with “complex physical disabilities” and “learning difficulties” with a four-month-old baby. The report stated: “This woman who came to the camp from Angola in 2001 had substantial and complex needs [but] there is no information about the exact nature of her disabilities.“She is unable to walk, requires round the clock supervision, and can only communicate with her mother. Given the woman’s inability to communicate, it has to be assumed that she did not give consent to the sexual relations and the man responsible for this atrocity is unknown.”The lack of information on the cause of some disabilities was also a concern for the Anglican Alliance. One 12-year-old girl who had had her arm amputated could only refer to her misfortune as “magic.”The Anglican Alliance decided to visit Mayukwayukwa as a first step in scoping out the challenges facing people with disabilities, and how the church community can best respond to their needs.To read the full report click here. Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector Albany, NY last_img read more

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$6000 prize for the most blogged about charities

first_imgOnline publisher service Zemanta, together with the Social Innovation Greenhouse at Weber Shandwick have launched the “Blog For A Cause” competition offering $6,000 to the most blogged about charities.Zemanta is encouraging bloggers to dedicate a portion of their posts over the next few weeks to charitable causes close to their hearts. The company aims to inspire bloggers, regardless of the topics they normally write about, to give exposure to their favourite charities, to highlight the social power of the web.Zemanta will split the prize money between the five charities that get the most bloggers to endorse or feature them over the course of the month ending 6 June 2009. Advertisement $6000 prize for the most blogged about charities To take part, bloggers have to cut and paste a shot element of HTML at the end of their post(s) about a charity, so that Zemanta can track entries to the competition.Earlier this month Zemanta won second prize at the Change The Web Challenge, announced at NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference in San Francisco, for its Related Social Actions for Bloggers project. The project provides bloggers with contextually relevant actions (i.e. volunteer, sign a petition, donate) to include in their posts from over 50 websites such as VolunteerMatch, Idealist.org, and DonorsChoose.org.Zemanta will be donating their $3,000 prize money to charities chosen via the “Blogging For A Cause” challenge, while the Social Innovation Greenhouse at public relations agency Weber Shandwick will be matching that amount.Ales Spetic, Zemanta’s CEO, said: “It doesn’t matter what you normally blog about, we want you to write at least one post this month about the cause or charity that matters the most to you.“Encouraging more engagement and inspiring more conversations around civic actions is vital in this period of economic downturn, when charities need our help more than ever. With our Social Actions integration we wanted to make it really easy for bloggers everywhere to bring topical causes to their readers, as we know how effective blogging can be at spreading the word online about important issues.”www.zemanta.com/bloggingforacause AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  14 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img Tagged with: Digital Funding Howard Lake | 19 May 2009 | News 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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Ten rights groups write to UN special rapporteurs about torture of three journalists

first_img Help by sharing this information March 17, 2021 Find out more News Ten human rights groups have written to Frank La Rue, the UN special rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression, and Juan Méndez, the UN special rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, asking them to investigate the arrests, detention and torture of three Bahraini journalists: reporter Mohamed Hassan, photographer Hussain Hubail and cameraman Qassim Zain Aldeen.All three journalists face trial on charges relating to their reporting on recent protests against the government of Bahrain. They were arrested within a few days of each other in August 2013. The journalists have all reported that they were subjected to torture. Mr Hubail and Mr Zain Aldeen remain in detention, while Mr Hassan has been released on bail.Read the 15 December letter signed by Media Legal Defence Initiative, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain, Arabic Network for Human Rights Information, Bahrain Centre for Human Rights, Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights, International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), Gulf Centre for Human Rights, Lawyer’s Rights Watch Canada, PEN International and Reporters Without Borders. Follow the news on Bahrain German spyware company FinFisher searched by public prosecutors to go further BahrainMiddle East – North Africa December 20, 2013 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Ten rights groups write to UN special rapporteurs about torture of three journalists Tenth anniversary of Bahraini blogger’s arrest RSF_en News Receive email alerts Coronavirus “information heroes” – journalism that saves lives News BahrainMiddle East – North Africa October 14, 2020 Find out more June 15, 2020 Find out more News The letter Organisation last_img read more

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‘Unfortunate series of events’ leads to Limerick man’s ninth injury claim

first_imgPrint A MOST “unfortunate accident-prone man” has secured €10,000 settlement with legal costs in his ninth personal injury claim before Limerick Circuit Court.Father-of-two, Anthony Lynch (38) of Dromroe, Rhebogue, claimed general damages as a result of a road traffic accident near Thomond Bridge on March 26 last year.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up He told Judge James O’Donohue that while he was stopped at a junction in his work van, a car “came out of nowhere” and collided with his vehicle from behind, resulting in a “significant impact”.His van was written off and, after he phoned his boss, he was told to stay in the van as the other driver sped off from the scene, mounting the kerb and hitting the wall of Thomond Bridge as he left.Mr Lynch was on disability benefit for an earlier back injury and only allowed to work for a limited number of hours. He went to his GP the following day and had to endure six months of neck, shoulder and lower back pain. There were also “psychological issues” and he was still receiving pain management injections.During cross-examination by counsel for Liberty Insurance, Emmett O’Brien BL, the court heard details of Mr Lynch’s eight previous claims spanning 15 years.He suffered an injury to his back as a result of a bed collapsing under him in January of last year but no legal proceedings arose out that incident.References were also made to a recent out-of-court settlement after Mr Lynch swallowed a chicken bone while eating a chicken nugget.Mr O’Brien put it to him that he had five previous cases relating to injuries suffered to his to shoulder, neck and lower back and those exacerbated his injuries on each occasion.In his ruling, Judge O’Donohue said that Mr Lynch was a “very unfortunate accident prone individual”.“He has been well compensated in the past”, Judge O’Donohue added as he awarded Mr Lynch €10,000 and legal costs. Jury told teacher raped pupil at Limerick primary school Advertisement TAGSAnthony Lynchclaimcompensationlimerick circuit courtpersonal injury Paedophile on remand as victims share harrowing effects of abuse Email WhatsApp HistoryA SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTSAnthony Lynch successfully sued Eircom for €12,000 and legal costs for a ‘trip and fall’ accident in August 2013.In January 2013, he was awarded €7,500 against Silvercrest Foods after he claimed he ate horse meat the day the scandal broke in Ireland.On December 13, 2010, he was awarded €20,000 and costs when he sued a woman for damages sustained in a traffic accident.On July 12, 2010, he was awarded €20,000 against Homebase House and Garden Centre Limerick after he had an accident involving a defective toilet seat.He sued Limerick City Council in 2008 when he claimed he was exposed to noxious fumes and was awarded €13,000 plus his legal costs.He sued the Limerick Bread Company for damages caused by an accident at work, and was awarded €11,000 plus his legal costs.On January 29, 2001, he was awarded €14,000 and costs after he was involved in a road traffic accident.A traffic accident on March 24,1998, resulted in a €6,000 damages award and legal costs.He was also involved in an accident in 1996 but the matter did not come before court. Daughter of Limerick killer jailed over savage attack Retrial ordered after ‘tiger kidnapping’ conviction quashed Previous articleGAA – Na Piarsaigh GAA Victory BallNext articlePrimal Scream are ready to party Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Sunville House burglars to be sentenced Twitter Facebook News‘Unfortunate series of events’ leads to Limerick man’s ninth injury claimBy Staff Reporter – November 28, 2016 1172 Court offers tributes, applause and a smile for the late John Devane Linkedinlast_img read more

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Appalachian ‘Keillor’ coming to town

first_img Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe 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 InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Of Carden’s own book, “Mason Jars in the Flood,” award-winning author Lee Smith, said, “Half the time I can’t decide whether to slap my knee of burst into tears. This is the loveliest language that has ever been put on paper.”Carden will entertain at the luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on, Thursday, June 9 and at the Supper Show at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, June 10.Tickets are $20 for each performance and include pre-show music, the lunch/ supper and the storytelling event. Group rates are available. Tickets are on sale at Rue’s Antiques in Brundidge and at The Messenger in Troy or by calling 334-735-3125 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 735-3675 other times. Latest Stories Email the author You Might Like Farmer’s market expands hours Fresh, local produce fills the stalls at the local farmer’s market, which is now open three days a week. The… read more The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Published 6:46 am Wednesday, June 1, 2011 By The Penny Hoarder Sponsored Content By Jaine Treadwell Book Nook to reopen Storyteller and folklorist Gary Carden is coming to the We Piddle Around Theater in Brundidge for the annual June Buggin’ Tale Tellin’ on June 9 and 10.Carden, from the mountains of Western North Carolina, is regarded as an Appalachian Garrison Keillor.Carden’s mother left him on the doorsteps of his grandparents after his dad, a mountain musician, was murdered by a local drunk when he was two years old.He was raised by his grandparents in a house filled with the past. He grew up listening to Grady Cole and Renfroe Valley on the radio while his grandfather tuned musical instruments with a tuning fork and sang hymns from a shape note hymnal. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Appalachian ‘Keillor’ coming to town Print Article He grew up with June apple trees, comic books, the Farmers’ Federation and Saturday movies.He told his first stories to 150 white leghorn chickens in a dark chicken house when he was six years old and he’s never stopped “telling.”Carden is a master storyteller and he’s also an award winning author and playwright. He wrote the one-woman play, “Birdell,” that was so well received at the We Piddle Around Theater in the summer of 2008. Carden’s one-woman play was the initial performance in summer “spoken word” events at the We Piddle Around Theater.Carden is one of the storytellers featured in the recently published book, “Southern Appalachian Storytellers.”last_img read more

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Subsea Operations Vessel Windermere Joins Australian Navy

first_img Subsea Operations Vessel Windermere Joins Australian Navy View post tag: Subsea View post tag: Operations View post tag: Naval View post tag: Australian View post tag: Windermere October 13, 2011 View post tag: joins View post tag: Navy Australia’s Minister for Defense Stephen Smith and Minister for Defense Materiel Jason Clare have announced that the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) will lease the subsea operations vessel Windermere from Hallin Marine, a Superior Energy Services company, to reinforce the RAN’s amphibious capability during the Australian region cyclone season which commences in November.The vessel was chartered through P & O Maritime Services in a A$9.4 million contract. The Windermere is being chartered from 14 October 2011 to 31 January 2012 with the option of extending to the end of February 2012.Designed and built to Hallin’s specification, the Windermere was launched in 2010 and the vessel is capable of supporting 100 passengers plus 20 crews. Facilities on board include a 700 m2 deck plus an elevated helipad at the bow.The Windermere will operate as part of a three-vessel fleet including HMAS Choules which is scheduled to arrive in December and HMAS Tobruk which is currently being prepared for duty. The Windermere will form a key element of the RAN’s humanitarian relief obligations, operating as an accommodation support vessel in support of the RAN activities.Windermere is the second of two vessels from the Hallin fleet to be mobilised to Australia with the Carlisle already operating off Western Australia on the Gorgon Development and has the versatility to provide additional subsea and saturation diving services if required.The 2011 to 2012 Australian region cyclone season is an event in the ongoing cycle of tropical cyclone formation. It will officially start on 1 November 2011 and end on 30 April 2012. Tropical cyclones in the region are monitored by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology in Perth, Darwin, and Brisbane; TCWC Jakarta in Indonesia; and TCWC Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea.[mappress]Source: hallinmarine, October 13, 2011 View post tag: News by topic Back to overview,Home naval-today Subsea Operations Vessel Windermere Joins Australian Navy View post tag: vessel Industry news Share this articlelast_img read more

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Sailors from USS Lincoln Welcome Students Back to School

first_img View post tag: Defense View post tag: from View post tag: school September 5, 2013 Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) greeted students from Newsome Park Elementary School on their first day back to school as part of an ongoing community relations project to build a stronger relationship with the school Sept. 3.“The program started about mid-year last year by having Sailors meet and greet the students,” Victor Martinez, principal of Newsome Park Elementary School. “Sailors would greet them in the morning, help out during the day in the cafeteria, and even help out with dismissal.”Twelve Sailors were waiting for students when they stepped off buses and greeted them as they walked into the school to start their first day of class.“Sailors help improve the schools and the community by being a positive role model for the students,” said Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class Datrel Johnson, a Lincoln Sailor who helped coordinate the event.Newsome Park Elementary School is hoping to expand their outreach program beyond the usual meet and greet by modeling Lincoln’s involvement in other schools with mentoring programs, career days and classroom sponsorship where a Sailor could be assigned to a specific classroom and help during a day of the week.Martinez said that at one point last year, Sailors were at the school every day for at least four weeks positively impacting the lives of the students they interacted with.“It showed me that the Sailors were becoming part of their lives in a positive sense,” said Martinez. “That’s when I knew that this program is a really good thing.”Lincoln is currently undergoing a refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) at Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries.Lincoln is the fifth ship of the Nimitz-class to undergo a RCOH, a major life-cycle milestone. Once RCOH is complete, Lincoln will be one of the most modern and technologically advanced Nimitz-class aircraft carriers in the fleet and will continue to be a vital part of the nation’s defense.[mappress]Press Release, September 05, 2013 Sailors from USS Lincoln Welcome Students Back to School View post tag: Welcome View post tag: students Back to overview,Home naval-today Sailors from USS Lincoln Welcome Students Back to School View post tag: News by topic Training & Education View post tag: sailors Share this article View post tag: Lincol View post tag: Naval View post tag: USS View post tag: Navy View post tag: back View post tag: Defencelast_img read more

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