Donations Sought by Caribbean Equine Disaster Relief Fund

first_imgMore from News:MARS Bromont CCI Announces Requirements For US-Based RidersThe first set of requirements to allow American athletes and support teams to enter Canada for the June 2-6 competition have been released.Canadian Eventer Jessica Phoenix Reaches the 100 CCI4*-S MarkPhoenix achieved the milestone while riding Pavarotti at the inaugural 2021 CCI4*-S at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event.Tribunal Satisfied That Kocher Made Prolonged Use of Electric SpursAs well as horse abuse, the US rider is found to have brought the sport into disrepute and committed criminal acts under Swiss law.Washington International Horse Show Returns to TryonTIEC will again provide the venue for the WIHS Oct. 26-31 with a full schedule of hunter, jumper and equitation classes. SIGN UP In 2017, the Caribbean Equine Disaster Relief Fund was established in response to the devastation caused by hurricanes Irma and Maria and through it, hundreds of horses, horse people, farms and riding schools received aid. The Fund was once again called into action in 2019 as hurricane Dorian battered the Bahamas, providing feed, shelter, containment and support to horses and equestrians in need.Mark Samuel, CEDRF Chair, FEI Vice-President and FEI Group IV Chair, has announced that the fund is seeking donations in the wake of the recent volcanic eruptions on the island of St. Vincent which have destroyed facilities, displaced horses and coated everything in ash. Neighbouring islands are also feeling the effects of La Soufrière’s eruptions.In response to this emergency, the leaders of the CEDRF are collaborating with Pan American Equestrian Confederation (PAEC) chair Cesar Hirsch and have authorized an emergency budget of $10,000 to help with securing clean, safe feed and water for the affected horses, as well as safe containment and interim shelter.In order to expedite this effort, the CEDRF is asking for donations from fellow horse people; US Equestrian will accept donations through the USEF Equine Disaster Relief Fund which assists equines of any breed who are impacted by natural disasters. However, as donations made via their website are not restricted to support a specific disaster, they ask that for any donations of $500 or greater to contact Mark Coley at [email protected] to identify the donation.USEF has already generously donated $4,000 from their Equine Disaster Relief Fund to assist the St. Vincent relief effort, and Finish Line Feeds of Dania, FL, are coordinating and accepting regional “in-kind” donations.***The Caribbean Equine Disaster Relief Fund is a joint fundraising and relief effort by US Equestrian, Equestrian Canada, the Pan American Equestrian Confederation and the Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation that supports horses impacted by major natural disasters in the Caribbean. Tags: Mark Samuel, Caribbean Equine Disaster Relief Fund, St. Vincent, volcano, Horse Sport Enewscenter_img Subscribe to the Horse Sport newsletter and get an exclusive bonus digital edition! We’ll send you our regular newsletter and include you in our monthly giveaways. PLUS, you’ll receive our exclusive Rider Fitness digital edition with 15 exercises for more effective riding. Email*last_img read more

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Director of Undergraduate Admissions

first_img* Are you a Christian?YesNo If no, please explain (required):(Open Ended Question)* Are you both familiar with and not in conflict with thefundamental doctrines and practices of the California SouthernBaptist Convention as stated in the Baptist Faith and Message datedJune 14, 2000? (Please see above link for more information)Yes (I am familiar and not in conflict)No (I am in conflict or not familiar) Posting NumberS740P Classification Title Supervisory Responsibilities Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents Optional DocumentsResumeCover LetterOther DocumentOther Document 2Other Document 3Other Document 4 Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; or one totwo years related experience and/or training; or equivalentcombination of education and experience. Other duties may be assigned.1. Conducting regular staff meetings monitoring the efforts made byall staff to achieve enrollment goals.2. Use data and technology to target recruitment efforts.3. Model and expect outstanding customer service to all prospectivestudents and families.4. Evaluate Undergraduate Admissions staff following Universitypolicy.5. Collaborate with the Dean of Admissions in establishingenrollment goals.6. Work closely with the Dean of Admissions in preparing annualbudget.7. Approve all time cards for professional staff.8. Oversee the travel planning for Undergraduate AdmissionsCounselors.9. Monitor the implementation of new programs introduced toUndergraduate Admissions that will enhance productivity andcustomer contact.10. Maintain knowledge of effective marketing strategies that applyto undergraduate admissions.11. Attend workshops and training that will keep the office currenton trends in admissions.12. Travel as needed to reach goals which could include holidaysand/or weekends.13. Evaluate files as needed.14. Valid CA driver’s license and reliable transportationrequired. Job TitleDirector of Undergraduate Admissions Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Other Knowledge Skills and Abilities To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able toperform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listedbelow are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilityrequired. Skill in the use of personal computers and related softwareapplications. Ability to make administrative, and procedural decisions andjudgments on sensitive, confidential issues. A thorough knowledge of: Business English and arithmetic; generaloffice methods, procedures and practices. Ability to plan, develop, and coordinate multiple projects. Ability to read and write at a level appropriate to the duties ofthe position. Ability to use independent judgment, and to manage and impartconfidential information. Ability to gather data, compile information, and preparereports. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability towork effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and studentbody. Ability to supervise and train staff, including organizing,prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments. Strong organizational skills and detail oriented. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Excellent telephone courtesy, knowledge and experience. Ability to coordinate and organize meetings and/or specialevents. Knowledge of standard budgeting, and expenditure controlprocedures and documentation. Ability to interpret, adapt, and apply guidelines andprocedures. Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions andjudgments. Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials. Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions andjudgments. Ability to resolve customer complaints and concerns. Ability to investigate and analyze information and to drawconclusions. Manages and oversees the day to day operations of UndergraduateAdmissions. Providing leadership that models working aggressivelyto achieve the enrollment goals. Open Until FilledYescenter_img Education and/or Experience Remove from Web Directly supervises employees. Carries out supervisoryresponsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies andapplicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing and trainingemployees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraisingperformance; disciplining employees; addressing complaints andresolving problems. Nondiscrimination Statement State and Federal law permit California Baptist University todiscriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill itspurpose. The University does not discriminate contrary to eitherState or Federal law. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Posting Details Open Date08/07/2019 Quick Link to Postinghttps://jobs.calbaptist.edu/postings/4991 * Do you attend church regularly?YesNo Special Instructions to Applicants Summarylast_img read more

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Colleges offer free vacation residence to students from areas affected by coronavirus

first_imgThe university gave advice to students who may be affected on its website, saying: “If you live in Mainland China (excluding Hong Kong and Macau), you are advised not to return for the vacation. If you are travelling to, or have family travelling from, other affected areas, you should consider the risks of exposing yourself and the University to the virus, and speak to your college in the first instance if you need any further advice.” Oxford colleges have been asked by the university to make accommodation available for students who cannot return over the Easter vacation due to the spread of coronavirus. The university has always requested that they “consider sympathetically any requests for vacation residence grants”. He added: “On a similar note, there have been some instances of people being mistreated or making jokes about this subject (the coronavirus). “This is a sensitive topic for people with family in affected regions, so please avoid that and call out people who are being insensitive on the topic.” Vice Chancellor, Louise Richardson, sent an email to Oxford students on the 3rd of March outlining the university’s response to the outbreak. She said: “The University and the Conference of Colleges have been working closely together and co-ordinating all our activity. We have identified facilities that we will be able to use should we need to provide central testing or isolation facilities, and Colleges have been working with their students to make arrangements for those who are unable to travel home for the holidays.” center_img New College and Magdalen are among the first of the colleges to offer free vacation residence to affected students. During a JCR meeting at New College, JCR President Josh Atwell announced a meeting for those who wanted to ask questions about the available accommodation. Oxford University has alsoadvised students and staff to heedthe guidelines provided by theForeign and Commonwealth Officeregarding travel to affected areas.Staff have been informed that theymust revisit their risk assessmentwith their manager. They add: “Alltravel on behalf of the Universitymust go through the University’srisk assessment process outlinedon the Safety Office website.” She went on to say: “This is a time for us to come together as a community and to support not shun one another. We are a truly global institution and delight in bringing together diverse cultural norms, and we are, above all, a community of scholars and students coming together to learn, to research and to improve the world around us.”last_img read more

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Thank you so much for including CASA on 2018 power list

first_imgBest,Beverly SavageExecutive DirectorHudson County CASA Dear Editors:You have all been such good friends to CASA and I want to thank you sincerely for the terrific coverage you have given the organization and its work. I was thrilled to see a new category had been created on the list-Protector of the Children-and that CASA was at the top!You have been instrumental in the growth and development of CASA and are directly responsible for connecting scores of committed volunteers to foster children. I have been with CASA since 2005 and in that time 2,312 children have been served with 495 of them achieving permanent homes-that translates into 166 adoptions, 235 reunifications with family and 94 placements with a legal guardian. The Reporter has been with me every step of the way-thanks you so much for your loyalty and for your compassion for children who sorely need it.last_img read more

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Martin Z. Mollusk May Move Indoors to See His Shadow on Thursday

first_imgWhen you seeYour shadow todaySummer will come a week faster!And we’ll shoutHip! Hip! Hooray!Martin you are the Master! Martin Mollusk…Martin Mollusk…You are clawsome and clever-Martin MolluskMartin MolluskPlease keep predictingForever… Martin Mollusk…Martin Mollusk…You are clawsome and clever-Martin MolluskMartin Mollusk,Please keep predicting forever… Martin Mollusk 40th Anniversary Tribute Song(To be sung to the tune of “Edelweiss” after Martin sees his shadow) Martin Z. Mollusk casts a shadow and predicts and early summer for Ocean City, NJ in 2013.In an amazing feat of meteorological chance and “blind” faith, Martin Z. Mollusk has seen his shadow and predicted an early summer for Ocean City 38 times in 39 years.Once, reportedly, he saw only a partial shadow, and summer arrived 3½ days ahead of time.But Ocean City’s hermit-crab mascot has his work cut out for him in the annual Martin Z. Mollusk ceremony at 11 a.m. Thursday (May 1) — when a slow-moving storm system will be just starting to move away from Ocean City.In the event of rain, the event will be held inside the Ocean City Music Pier at Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace, starting 11 a.m. (Otherwise, at its usual location on the beach adjacent to the Music Pier.)Ocean City’s version of Groundhog Day takes place on May 1 each year and marks the approach to summer.The Ocean City High School Band will play “Pomp and Circumstance” to herald his arrival. A bevy of “celebrities” will join the goofy annual procession. They include former City Commissioner Marilyn Moore, who with Mayor Tom Waldman and Commissioner Luther Wallace sanctioned the first event. Suzanne Muldowney, as Shelley the Mermaid, will sing “Some Enchanted Morning” before Martin enters the Circle of Truth. Mr. Mature America 2014 Frank Faralli and former TV news anchorman Dick Sheeran, who covered Martin’s early exploits, also will attend, and small replicas of Martin will be given away to mark the occasion.Below is Martin’s 40th Anniversary song to be sung to conclude the “clawsome” ceremony.last_img read more

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Stop the Week: online

first_imgWe look at the popularity of a foodie freebie and (at last) an end to age-old problems with unspreadable butter in our tongue-in-cheek Stop the Week. Innately wired to love a freebieHave you ever noticed that people quite like a freebie? Food tastes better when it’s free and it is vital to eat free food even when suffering not a pang of hunger.This philosophy was once again proved when Dr Oetker gave away 1,000 free chocolate cakes to promote its home baking line. They didn’t last long with each 10-slice cake swiftly being swiped by commuting consumers.It sounds greedy – why not distribute sweet little individual cakes – because the point was that the lucky fed-for-free would go on to their respective offices and share their good fortune. Like that happened.The London Bread and Cake Company made the cakes up to Dr Oetker’s recipe also supplying the packaging. The cakes carried labels such as ‘Take me’ and ‘Eat me’ – no problem there.The ones emblazoned with ‘Share me’ may not have been so popular.Cold butter problems solved worldwideWe at British Baker love a nifty invention and were thrilled to see A Proper Knife For Cold Butter. It deserves capital letters because consumers have for years wrestled with over-cool butter that then mangles your beautiful bread – and even toast if it’s cold enough. Who has ever inwardly seethed with rage when out to dine and the euphoric high on the delivery of heavenly, warm (and free) bread is just as quickly negated by butter straight out of the freezer?We shall suffer no more, because an angel in Australia has recognised the problem and developed an ingenious stainless steel butter knife with tiny slits in the blade. It scrapes up “silky ribbons” (divine) of hard butter ready for a smooth slather. The ButterUp knife costs $20 and we say that’s money well spent.Yes, patience in waiting for the butter to come up to room temperature is another option, but we don’t want to wait.Fancy a snack on gold?So sometimes people grumble that everyday goods are getting a little on the pricy side. London, in particular, is to blame for these financial gripes with beer lovers often having to part with a fiver or more for a pint. Even coffee has got a bit big for its boots of late and it’s not unusual to find yourself £2.30 out of pocket for a doughnut.£2.30? It’s a bargain. Canadian bakery Dolicious Donuts, in West Kelowna, has developed a gold-plated $100 deal. Well, the Donutopia is not actually gold-plated, but it is decorated with 24-karat gold flakes and edible sugar ‘diamonds’, served in a sugar bowl. The batter is made with Bling H2O – a ‘luxury water’ (what?) from the mountains of Tennessee, which is sold at $29 per 200ml bottle.Pinot Gris ice wine has been added to the cream filling, and the chocolate icing is infused with imported balsamic vinegar, which also contains gold flakes.We can only assume the residents of West Kelowna have more money than sense.last_img read more

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Ivan Neville Discusses Chris Robinson Supergroup At Fool’s Paradise On Jam ON

first_imgWith the first ever Fool’s Paradise set to get underway in a little less than a month, master entertainer and funk maestro Ivan Neville stopped by the SiriusXM offices in New York City to chat with Jam On’s Ari Fink last weekend. Talking about what to expect from his collaboration with Chris Robinson’s Soul Revue, which includes Neville, Robinson, Eric Krasno, Neal Casal, Nikki Glaspie, George Porter Jr. and The Shady Horns, Neville indicates that the group has quite the set list in the works. He says the band has some vintage R&B stuff ready, having already seen a list of songs that the group wants to tackle. Neville makes mention of Robinson’s southern roots and they’re shared tastes, also noting Robinson’s hit record with the Black Crowes, “Hard To Handle,” which is of course an classic Otis Redding number.Quite simply, as Neville expresses, “The group of musicians that are gonna be hangin’ out playing is sick.” Listen to Ivan Neville’s brief chat with Ari Fink of Jam On below. Tickets for the inaugural Fool’s Paradise are on sale now and can be found here.last_img read more

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Watch Devon Allman, Duane Betts, & More Collaborate On Allman Brothers Classic “Blue Sky” At Volunteer Jam

first_imgVolunteer Jam XX: A Tribute To Charlie Daniels Live Album Track ListingDisc 1Trudy – Blackberry SmokeBrand New Star – The Oak Ridge BoysSweet Louisiana – Brent CobbEvangeline – Sara EvansSimple Man – Justin Moore(What This World Needs Is) A Few More Rednecks – Chris JansonTexas – Steep Canyon RangersMy Town – Eddie MontgomeryThe Legend of Wooley Swamp – Lee BriceBlue Sky – Devon Allman & Duane Betts with Chuck LeavellMidnight Rider – Devon Allman & Duane Betts with Chuck LeavellDisc 2Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd SkynyrdModern Day Bonnie and Clyde – Travis TrittIt’s A Great Day to Be Alive – Travis TrittDrinkin’ My Baby Goodbye – Chris YoungWe Had It All One Time – Ricky SkaggsLa Grange – Billy F GibbonsThe South’s Gonna Do It Again – AlabamaMountain Music – AlabamaTennessee Fiddlin’ Man – Charlie Daniels & The Charlie Daniels BandThe Devil Went Down to Georgia – Charlie Daniels & The Charlie Daniels BandOne Way Out – All Star FinaleView Album Track Listing[H/T Rolling Stone] On Wednesday, March 7th, an impressive roster of artists came together for Volunteer Jam XX: A Tribute to Charlie Daniels in Nashville, TN. Charlie Daniels started the Volunteer Jam tradition way back in the early ’70s. Notes Rolling Stone, “A Tennessee tradition since 1974, this year’s Volunteer Jam celebrated Charlie Daniels’ legacy by shining a light not only on the songwriter himself, but the generations of Southern rockers who’ve followed in his wake.”Now, AXS TV has announced that they will premiere a TV concert special taped at the event on Sunday, August 19th, at 10 p.m. Eastern. Ahead of the airing of the concert film, Rolling Stone has shared a clip from the show of Devon Allman and Duane Betts (the sons of Allman Brothers Band members Gregg Allman and Dickey Betts) performing “Blue Sky” with a slew of high-profile players including mandolinist Sam Bush, songwriter Jamey Johnson, Blue Note Records president and decorated musician/producer Don Was, guitarist Audley Freed, and former Allman Brothers keyboardist Chuck Leavell, which you can watch here. You can also check out fan-shot footage of “Blue Sky” from Volunteer Jam XX below:Duane Betts, Devon Allman, & More – “Blue Sky” [Allman Brothers Band cover, Fan-shot][Video: Teresa Cash]In addition to Allman and Betts, the event’s 20th installation in 2018 featured The Charlie Daniels Band, Chuck Leavell, Billy Gibbons, Blackberry Smoke, Ricky Skaggs, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Steep Canyon Rangers, Alabama, Sara Evans, Chris Young, Chris Janson, Eddie Montgomery, Justin Moore, Lee Brice, The Oak Ridge Boys, and Travis Tritt. Blue Note Records president and decorated musician/producer Don Was served as the show’s musical director, while Ken Wortman served as its producer.An audio compilation featuring the highlights from the day’s festivities will also be released as a two-disc live album later this year. You can check out the full track listing below. Pre-order your copy today via the Blackbird Presents website.last_img read more

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