Joe Saxton on benefits to charities of the Internet

Joe Saxton, director of communications at the Royal National Institute for Deaf People, writes about the Internet in the 22 July issue of ThirdSector. “My life has changed dramatically over the last year. I have become a 50 e-mails a day man,” he says. Joe explains why the Internet is significant to charities. “The real benefit to charities is that many of these technologies allow them to compete on a more level playing field than before.”Joe Saxton, director of communications at the Royal National Institute for Deaf People, writes about the Internet in the 22 July issue of ThirdSector. “My life has changed dramatically over the last year. I have become a 50 e-mails a day man,” he says. Joe explains why the Internet is significant to charities. “The real benefit to charities is that many of these technologies allow them to compete on a more level playing field than before.”However, Saxton points out that the biggest hindrance to charities’ effective use of the Internet is the lack of technological staff. “The biggest problem for many charities is not spotting the technological opportunities but being able to attract and retain the staff to bring them to reality.” This is largely true, but it could be argued that it is not the technological skills that are lacking but the very ability to spot the technological opportunities. Using the Internet to fundraise, for example, requires little technical skill: instead it requires fundraising expertise and personal experience of using the Internet. Charities would do well to ensure they provide such access and experience to their staff. Advertisement 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.  23 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 21 July 1999 | News Joe Saxton on benefits to charities of the Internet AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis read more

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Update on self-regulation for fundraising

first_img Howard Lake | 8 September 2005 | News Update on self-regulation for fundraising  14 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 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. Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) is hosting a one-day event in London in October to examine the challenges and opportunities of self-regulation in fundraising, following the £3 million grant from the Home Office to support this development.CAF’s one-day seminar will discuss the shaper of the regulation framework and encourage discussion of the possible benefits and challenges.Speakers will include Lindsey Boswell, Chief Executive of the Institute of Fundraising; Simon Hebditch, Executive Director, External Affairs at CAF; Stephen Lee, Director of the Centre for Voluntary Sector Management at Henley Management College; Mick MacAteer, Principal Policy Adviser at the Consumers’ Association; and Richard Weatherill, Head of Charities Unit at the Home Office Active Communities Directorate. Advertisement The event will cover powers that a new regulation body should have, the degree of buy-in needed and from whom, how the body will co-exist with the Charity Commission, the right measures to determine the body’s success, and whether self-regulation will make life easier or harder for fundraisers.‘Making self-regulation a reality: challenges and opportunities” will be held at the Royal Society in London on 5 October 2005. There is no fee to attend the seminar. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

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Wayne Hemingway opens new Shelter Boutique

first_img Tagged with: Celebrity charity retail Melanie May | 27 June 2017 | News Shelter has opened its latest Boutique by Shelter charity shop in London’s Blackheath with the help of designer Wayne Hemingway.Hemingway officially opened the Shelter store, which has an interior designed by Hemingway Design in June. The store is the charity’s seventh Boutique: its first opened in October 2016 on London’s Finchley Road, also with an interior by the design company.The new store mixes designer and high-end high street clothing with vintage and one-off items. For opening week, the Shelter team handed out an exclusive Hemingway-designed tote bag in exchange for quality donations of clothing, books, and household items. The charity is also asking people to consider volunteering at the shop with the offer of a National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) in retail skills, team leadership and customer service, which is available to all volunteers.Hemingway said:“I’m over the moon to be able to officially launch the latest addition to the Shelter family of charity shops, which is a bright and friendly addition to this community. I’m sure that the stylish residents of Blackheath will be donating some fantastic items to the team here, not to mention bagging some great pieces themselves from the curated selection on the shelves.”Shop manager Aisha Marie de Salle said: Advertisement Wayne Hemingway opens new Shelter Boutique “We’re delighted to have opened our latest boutique, and can’t wait to meet the community we’ll be serving. We’ve been fighting bad housing and homelessness for over 50 years at Shelter, but sadly we’re needed more today than ever before. That’s why we’re calling on local residents to help support their new shop, so that we can be there for even more families facing homelessness.”  126 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis12 Main image: Wayne Hemingway. Copyright: Kate Stanworth  125 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis12 About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.last_img read more

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TCU Volleyball selected for three nationally televised games

first_imgWorld Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Facebook Branson Nelson ReddIt Branson Nelsonhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/branson-nelson/ Iqbal leads women’s golf to fourth-place finish at Big 12 Tournament Women’s golf heads to Oklahoma for chance at first Big 12 title printThe Big 12 league office announced Thursday that the TCU volleyball team will have three of its matches broadcast on national television.TCU will have its home games Oct. 4 against Kansas State and Oct. 8 against Texas aired on ESPNU and ESPN 2, respectively. The team’s away match against Kansas on Sept. 30 will be televised on the Fox Sports Network.“The environment our TCU volleyball fans have created at our matches is one of the most electric and exhilarating in the country,” Director of Volleyball Jill Kramer said. “Thanks to all of our devoted frog fans, we have ranked in the top 30 in average attendance in the NCAA for the past two seasons.”TCU is one of four Big 12 teams that will have multiple games on national television. The Frogs will have more of its games televised through its third-tier television partnership, and those games will be announced at a later date.TCU will face Texas A&M Saturday at 2 p.m. in The Rickel for an exhibition match before officially beginning the season Friday, Aug. 25 against UTSA in the opener of the Cowtown Classic in Fort Worth.“We look forward to having the opportunity to be on the national stage once again this season for league play and show off our Horned Frog pride,” Kramer said. Linkedin Branson Nelsonhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/branson-nelson/ A COVID-19 Charles Schwab Challenge Twitter Linkedin Photo courtesy of gofrogs.com Previous articleHoroscope: August 18, 2017Next articleA new kicker leaps ahead in tight competition Branson Nelson RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR + posts The College of Science and Engineering Dean, Phil Hartman, retires after 40 consecutive years Branson Nelsonhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/branson-nelson/ Twitter Facebook TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Branson Nelsonhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/branson-nelson/ ReddIt Equestrian earns last seed in NCEA team bracket Branson is a junior journalism major from Fort Worth, Texas. He enjoys writing about all sports and plans to go to law school after graduation.last_img read more

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300 Friends, Neighbors and Activists Launch Portantino’s Pasadena Headquarters

first_img Top of the News Subscribe Community News Community News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * HerbeautyA Mental Health Chatbot Which Helps People With DepressionHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyAmazing Sparks Of On-Screen Chemistry From The 90-sHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Most Influential Women In HistoryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyNutritional Strategies To Ease AnxietyHerbeautyHerbeauty First Heatwave Expected Next Week More Cool Stuff 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. Business Newscenter_img The Anthony Portantino for State Senate campaign was overwhelmed Sunday as 300 friends, neighbors and activists joined #TeamPortantino for an old fashioned campaign kickoff rally. So many people showed up that the speeches had to be moved to the office parking lot where the Pasadena Firefighters from Local 809 were grilling hundreds of burgers and dogs for the giant crowd.Former Monrovia Mayor Mary Ann Lutz emceed the program which included speeches by State Treasurer John Chiang, Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek, Burbank Mayor Bob Frutos, Glendale City Clerk Ardy Kassakhian and former Pasadena Unified School Board President Renatta Cooper. In addition, about 30 local, in district, elected officials were joined by members of ANCA Western Region, SEIU, the Carpenters, UAW, UFCW, Teamsters, several past NAACP* Presidents, Democratic Clubs from across the district and hundreds of local neighbors.“It was quite a day with so many friends there to help us prepare for the final 90 days of the campaign. I was truly overwhelmed by the turnout. Thank goodness we were prepared and the rain held up till evening because there was no way we could have fit 300 people in our office. As I’ve said from the beginning of this journey, all politics are local and yesterday our local grassroots support made that statement better than I could have imagined. Thank you #TeamPortantino,” added Portantino.Portantino’s district support has been strong and consistent.District Democratic Club Endorsements: Bonita Democratic Council, Claremont Democratic Club, Crescenta Canada Democratic Club, Democratic Club of the Pasadena Foothills, Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley, Democrats for Israel, East Area Progressive Democrats, Foothill Community Democrats of Monrovia, Glendale Democratic Club, Helen Doherty Democratic Club, Los Angeles County Young Democrats, SCAD, Southern California Armenian Democrats, West End Democratic ClubLabor Endorsements: California Professional Firefighters (CPF), UFCW Locals 770 & 1428, UniteHERE, Local 11, CSEA, Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters, Cal Fire, Local 281, AFT 1521, SEIU California, California Federation of Teachers, ILWU Local 13, IBEW Local 18, ATU Local 1277, Professional Engineers in California Government, the Sheet Metal Workers Local 105, CWA Southern California, LIUNA Local 777, UA Local 78, The Teamsters Joint Council 42, AFT Local 1521 A College Staff Guild, CAPT ~ the California Association of Psychiatric Technicians, Pasadena Firefighters, Local 809Institutional Endorsements: Armenian National Committee Western Region, the California Small Business Association and the Association of Independent Commercial Producers.Law Enforcement Endorsements: Glendale Police Officers Association, the Association for Deputy Sheriffs (ALADS), the California Association of Highway Patrol, Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC), the California Police Chiefs Association, the Los Angeles County Police Chiefs Associations, the Los Angeles County Professional Peace Officers Association, the Los Angeles Police Protective League and the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun ViolenceAnthony is a Visiting Fellow at USC. He is the father of two great daughters, Sofia who completed her K-12 education in the district and Bella, a middle school student. Ellen Portantino is currently serving as the PTA President for Bella’s middle school and is an executive at Warner Brothers.*No organizational endorsement implied. Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Make a comment Government 300 Friends, Neighbors and Activists Launch Portantino’s Pasadena Headquarters Published on Monday, March 14, 2016 | 4:38 pm Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  3 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

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LIVE BLOGGING with Community Editor Eddie Rivera: Dodgers Rock the Giants, 7-3

first_imgSports LIVE BLOGGING with Community Editor Eddie Rivera: Dodgers Rock the Giants, 7-3 By EDDIE RIVERA, Community Editor Published on Friday, April 15, 2016 | 6:58 pm faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Top of the News Make a comment First Heatwave Expected Next Week More Cool Stuff Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Community News Subscribe 0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  It’s one of those great rivalries  tonight. The Dodgers ace, Clayton Kershaw, faces off against the Giants’ Madison Bumgarner. The two teams are currently tied for first place in the National League West, so every game in the series will be meaningful.The Dodgers and the rest of major league baseball are celebrating Jackie Robinson today, with every player in the league wearing the legendary number “42” tonight.FIRST INNINGTOPThe Giants g0 1-2-3, like that.BOTTOMKike Hernandez kicks things off with a home run on the first pitch.Yasiel Puig (No relation) strikes out.Gonzales singles to left.Justin Turner is so out.As is Howie Kendrick.SECOND INNINGTOPKelby Thompson is out at First.Madison Bumgarner singles to first.Grego Blanco reaches first on an error by KendrickAnother Kendrick error on a single by Pagan scores a run.Someone makes an out, and then another one.Trayce Thompson is out at first.Dodgers 1, Giants 1BOTTOMHernandez hits a 2-0 pitch into the left field stands for his second homer of the game.Gonzales grounds out to first.Puig strikes out.Kershaw flies out.Dodgers 2- Giants 1.THIRD INNINGOk we were late. We’re trying to catch up. I can’t read my own writing.We are in the top of the fourth.Dodgers lead 2-1.FOURTH INNINGTOPLos Gigantes go away really quietly. Don’t get fooled again.BOTTOMTurner singles to right.Kendrick singles to right, and that’s no error.Trayce Thompson goes to 1-2….2-2, runners on first and second…he strikes out.It’s Ellis again. Bumgarner has one eye on the runners. That’s gotta hurt like hell. Ellis is at 1-2. He singles as Joe Panik (Sshhhh…)  cant field it, and the bases are loaded.Charlie Culberson drives in two runs, as the Giants are slow to field and quick to bobble.Panik (Sssshhh!) develops a major case of bobbleitis. And not in a good way.Kike Hernandez has now driven in a total of four runs with a double to left.Gonzales at the plate with runners on second and third. He strikes out to end the inning.Dodgers 6, Giants 1.FIFTH INNINGTopKelby Tomlinson goes to 1-2, 2-2, gets shot down at first by Ellis.Bumgarner gets stricken out by Kershaw.Gregor Blanco also gets himself all stricken out as well, also.Dodgers 6, Giants 1.BottomJustin Turner grounds out to first.Howie Kendrick (No relation)Trayce Thompson grounds right out to first.Dodgers 6, Giants 1.SIXTH INNINGTOPAngel Pagan singles to first, when Turner can’t reach him from third.Joe Panik (ssshhhh!) singles to right, moving Pagan along.All right, be cool. Runners on first and second and Buster Posey is up.Posey grounds out to first.All right, be cool. Runners on second and third and Hunter Pence is up. He gets to 0-2, then Kershaw throws a wild one that scores Pagan.And it’s only one out.Pence is at 2-2,  fouling off a few in a row..and the count is full. Pence singles and scores Pagan.Brandon Belt (No relation) is at 1-1, with only one out. We’re at a full count again. He flies WAY out.Matt Duffy gets to 0-2, per se, and grounds out to first, as such.Dodgers 6, Giants 3.BOTTOMEllis doubles to center field. Who knew?Charlie Culberson follows up with a single, and brings Ellis home to his friends in the dugout.Kershaw singles when Belt can’t buckle up the throw to first, and Culberson goes to second. There is a chat show on the mound.  Cory Gearrin is in to pitch.Kike Hernandez grounds out to first.SEVENTH INNINGTopKershaw strikes someone out.Mac Williamson gets to a full count. Then gets shot down by some completely excellent fielding by Turner to Gonzales.And then the next guy. And then everyone sings.Dodgers 7, Giants 3BottomDerek Law is making his major league debut, right……Now.(Steve Futterman of CBS News just said, “You just sat on your hot dog.”)Justin Turner triples to really deep right.Hendrick’s got nuttin…Trayce Thompson strikes out looking, at what I dont know.(I also dont know who made the second out..)Dodgers 7, Giants 3.EIGHTH INNINGTopThe dapper and dangerous Angel Pagan strikes out.Joe Panik (Ssssh!) grounds out to Senor Gonzales at Primero.Buster Posey strikes out and looks to the heavens for an answer. Don’t get me started.Dodgers 7, Giants 3.BottomAJ Ellis grounds out.Charlie Culberson flies out to leftish-rightish.Joc Pederson gets to first.Kike! Hernandez is at 0-2,…then grounds out to second, so to speak.Dodgers 7, Giants 3.NINTH INNINGTopJoe Blanton is pitching for the Dodgers.Hunter Pence gets himself strucken out by Blanton.Brandon Belt is at 1-1-1., is shot down by Blanton.Matt Duffy (Rhymes with “Duffy”) is at 2-2, then strikes out. Cue “I Love LA…”“Look at these women, look at those trees….”Dodgers 7, Giants 3 FINAL Herbeauty11 Signs Your Perfectionism Has Gotten Out Of ControlHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Questions To Start Conversation Way Better Than ‘How U Doing?’HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyA Mental Health Chatbot Which Helps People With DepressionHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Celebrities People Don’t Love AnymoreHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou Can’t Go Past Our Healthy Quick RecipesHerbeautyHerbeauty In a game that saw some great hitting, some lousy fielding, and some solid, if not sparkling pitching, the Dodger bested their rivals to the north Friday evening, 7-3, before a sell-out crowd of 53,449.Kike Hernandez, playing for Carl Crawford, had a one-in-a-season game, as he said, “Bang Zoom!” to the first pitch he saw from Giant starter Madison Bumgarner, who has knocked the Dodgers around a bit himself. Hernandez followed his lead-off homer with a solo shot in the third inning, eventually driving in four runs.Some-timer Charlie Culberson also had a productive night, bring in three runs with a two-run single in the fourth and adding another RBI single in the sixth.The win was Clayton Kershaw’s second, against no losses, allowing three runs on five hits in seven hits. He also threw two wild pitches which allowed two of the Giant runs.The third consecutive win puts the Dodgers (7-4)  in first place in the NL West. They are also now 3-2 against the Giants this season.The two teams will battle again tomorrow evening and Sunday afternoon.Here’s how we blogged it.                         — Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. 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2019 sets new record for number of Irish passports issued

first_img DL Debate – 24/05/21 Previous articleFF leader fears Brexit will damage Anglo-Irish relationsNext articleLUH restrictions remain in place as national flu figures surpass 2018 News Highland Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty AudioHomepage BannerNews A Sligo, Leitrim and South Donegal TD says the upsurge in people from Northern Ireland and Great Britain applying for Irish passports is a result of Brexit.Over 900 thousand Irish passports have been issued this year – a 7 per cent increase on last year.New figures show nearly 100 thousand first-time applications came from people living in Northern Ireland or Great Britain.On one day, nearly 6 thousand people applied for a passport.Deputy Martin Kenny says it’s clear many people want to remain part of the European Union…………Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/pp13kenny.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. WhatsApp Pinterest Facebook FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Twitter Twitter Facebookcenter_img Pinterest Google+ Harps come back to win in Waterford RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th WhatsApp Google+ 2019 sets new record for number of Irish passports issued Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction By News Highland – December 27, 2019 last_img read more

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Museum will retire flags on Veteran’s Day

first_img Published 11:30 pm Friday, November 4, 2011 “Our local Girl Scout troop has the honor of retiring the first flag,” Greve said. “However, because it takes a lot of time to strip a flag and to properly decommission it, the ceremony will include only the retirement of one flag. The other 39 flags will have been prepared for retirement and they will be decommissioned following the public ceremony.”Greve said her favorite part of the flag retirement ceremony is when the cannon is presented to a veteran and the presenter whispers in the veteran’s ear, “We will always remember.”“It’s very touching,” she said.The Troy Girl Scout troop will assist with the raising of the new flag that will fly over the museum. Those in attendance will join together in saying the Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag and be invited to sing a song honoring America. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Museum will retire flags on Veteran’s Day By Jaine Treadwell Email the author Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day The Flag Retirement ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. Friday and the public is invited.“Many people have never been to a flag retirement ceremony and many aren’t aware of the symbolism of the flag,” Greve said. “To retire a flag, it has to be stripped of it stripes and its cannon and each part of the flag disposed of properly and ceremoniously.”For many years, the Boy Scouts of America were the only youth group commissioned to decommission the flag of the United State of America. In the last few years, the Girl Scouts of America have been given that honor. Skip Following the ceremony, light refreshments will be served in the Museum Village. The Girl Scouts will participate in a short workshop to learn about things they can do to be contributing “patriots,” such as voting, reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and writing their Legislative representatives.“The Girl Scouts who participate will earn patriotism badges,” Greve said.The Girl Scouts and all veterans will be admitted to the museum free of charge on Veterans Day and they are all invited to join the museum staff for the Flag Retirement Ceremony Saturday.Greve said Veterans Day is special to her because her dad, Bobby Jordan, is a veteran and she always wants to honor his service and that of the thousands upon thousands of others who have served.“The American Flag is a symbol of the lives and sacrifices of the brave men and women who served so that we can live in the greatest country in the world,” she said. “Everyone is invited to join us Friday as we honor our veterans and retire the flag under which they served.” Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Print Article The Pioneer Museum of Alabama will host a flag retirement ceremony as part of its Veterans Day recognition on Friday.Rachael Greve, museum director, said the museum has 40 flags to be decommissioned.“We decided that retiring these flags on Veterans Day would be especially meaningful,” Greve said. “We have invited Girl Scout troops from around the area to participate and all veterans to be our honored guests.” Latest Stories Book Nook to reopen Sponsored Content Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Around the WebDoctor: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Health VideosIf 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 HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe 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 By The Penny Hoarder You Might Like AARP seeks tax volunteers If you have a knack for filling out tax forms and a desire to help others, AARP Tax-Aide wants you…. read more The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies…last_img read more

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HR central to NHS strategy

first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. The Government’s shake-up of the NHS will move HR up the agenda in the health service, according to the sector’s personnel body.Issues such as recruitment, retention, training and work-life balance are central to the overhaul, set out by Health Secretary Alan Milburn last month.Karen Bell, president of health service personnel body AHHRM, said the plan supports changes HR professionals have been calling for and is an opportunity for them to take the lead.“Matters surrounding performance management, improving the working lives of staff and change management provide key roles for HR,” she said.“This is making sure the investment on training and developing people is there. It is emphasising some of the softer issues that HR people have always known are important.”Spending on staff will bring in an extra 7,500 consultants, 2,000 GPs, 20,000 nurses and 6,500 therapists, the Department of Health says. Over three years £280m will be invested in staff training, and childcare will be a priority. Consultants’ contracts will be changed to ensure they do most their work in the NHS.Bell said the plan will increase HR’s workload, but could provide for extra personnel staff, as a fixed percentage of the NHS budget is for management support.www.nhs.uk/nhsplan Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. HR central to NHS strategyOn 8 Aug 2000 in Personnel Todaylast_img read more

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Lack of top execs forces firms to search overseas

first_imgLack of top execs forces firms to search overseasOn 2 Apr 2002 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. Employers in the UK are increasingly being forced to look outside theirorganisation and even outside their industry to find top executives of theright calibre, research claims. A study by TMP Worldwide reveals the number of senior executives beingrecruited from outside companies has more than doubled in the last two years.The report also shows an increase in executive reshuffles in the boardroom,with recruitment at this level up by nearly 40 per cent and the number ofexecutives quitting the boardroom up by 35 per cent. Andrew Simpson, European president of TMP Worldwide Executive Search, saidalthough 75 per cent of senior appointments are still made from within, thesharp rise in external recruitment highlights a shortage of capable seniormanagers. “One of the main problems is a shortage of top managers, highlightingtheir need for a resourcing policy which looks beyond their own companies andeven industry,” he said. “Companies need to combine this with keystaff retention, coaching, mentoring and development to keep valuable skills inhouse.” The financial services sector had the highest level of external recruitment,at 38 per cent, during 2001, and the consumer sector the lowest at 15 per cent.The report, The Flow of Senior Executives in Europe, was based on researchof 60 of Europe’s largest multinational companies and also reveals theincreasing proportion of senior managers with international experience. The UKand France top the league with about 30 per cent of board level executiveshaving worked abroad, ahead of Belgium with 20 per cent. The technology, media and telecommunications sectors are most likely toemploy senior executives who have international experience, with 36 per centhaving worked abroad. www.tmpsearch.com/executiveflowsBy Ben Willmott last_img read more

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