Simbisa Brands Limited (SIM.zw) 2017 Abridged Report

first_imgSimbisa Brands Limited (SIM.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Food sector has released it’s 2017 abridged results.For more information about Simbisa Brands Limited (SIM.zw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Simbisa Brands Limited (SIM.zw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Simbisa Brands Limited (SIM.zw)  2017 abridged results.Company ProfileSimbisa Brands Limited is the largest fast-food restaurant operator in Zimbabwe and owns, operates and franchises a selection of well-known Quick Service Restaurant brands. These include Pizza Inn and Chicken Inn, and Nandos and Steers of South Africa. Simbisa Brands Limited has an extensive footprint in Africa, with outlets in Zimbabwe and 10 African countries including Kenya, Ghana, Mauritius, Botswana, DRC, Malawi, Swaziland, Lesotho and Zambia. The fast-food restaurant group is a spin-off from Innscor Africa, a ZSE-listed manufacturing group in Zimbabwe. Simbisa Brands Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchangelast_img read more

What is Warren Buffett’s investment philosophy?

first_img “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” See all posts by T Sligo Image source: The Motley Fool Warren Buffett is an investing legend.From 2008 to 2018, his company, Berkshire Hathaway, cumulatively returned 119.7% in comparison to the S&P 500 Index returns of 73.2%. This is a huge difference and goes some way to explaining the Sage of Omaha’s vast wealth.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…As individual investors, we are lucky that over the years he has shared some of his wisdom and insight in interviews and letters to shareholders.So, what do we know about Warren Buffett’s investment philosophy?Buy what you knowHistorically, Buffett has only invested in businesses that he understands. If you look at some of the past companies he has bought a share of, you will note that many are operating in traditional industries like consumables, banking, and insurance.If you don’t understand how a business makes its money, then you cannot grapple with the dynamics of its industry and where it comes under threat from competitors. If he doesn’t understand how a business can return value to an investor, he moves on to another opportunity. This strategy has helped Buffett avoid disasters like the dot-com bubble. Wonderful companyAs a value investor, Warren Buffett’s priority is finding wonderful companies. He has stated that “it is better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price”.Although he’d rather buy a company trading at a price below its intrinsic value, I think he realises sometimes quality businesses are only ever valued fairly.His investing style has evolved since his early years when he would seek out “cigar butt” companies. Normally, these businesses had suffered from a previous hiccup but might offer a final glimmer for the investor to sell at a nice profit – like a cigar butt found on the street, only offering one last puff.Buy stocks as if you are buying the whole businessAnother piece of Buffett advice is to imagine you are buying the whole business. If you’re anything like me, thinking like this will make your due-diligence checks more thorough. For example, you’ll probably look at the management of the company in more detail.A quick internet search of the CEO of a company could spring up an interesting fact about their qualifications for the role. The more knowledge you have about the company, the better.Favourite holding periodBuffett has stated that his preferred holding period is forever. He doesn’t buy a company with a mind to how much it will be worth in the future.I think this principle leads an investor to stop chasing the next big thing and unwittingly buying into a bubble.I believe Buffett’s advice helps to take some of the adrenaline and emotion out of investing. It’s best to slow things down and take a moment to ensure you’re making a decision that you are comfortable with. 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. Enter Your Email Address T Sligo | Monday, 27th January, 2020 | More on: BRK-A BRK-B I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool.center_img T Sligo has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK owns shares of and has recommended Berkshire Hathaway (B shares) and recommends the following options: long January 2021 $200 calls on Berkshire Hathaway (B shares), short January 2021 $200 puts on Berkshire Hathaway (B shares), and short March 2020 $225 calls on Berkshire Hathaway (B shares). Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares What is Warren Buffett’s investment philosophy? Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. 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Cuerpo de Servicio de Adultos Jóvenes de la Iglesia Episcopal:…

first_img Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Submit a Press Release Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rector Knoxville, TN Featured Jobs & Calls AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Press Release Service Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Curate Diocese of Nebraska Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Submit an Event Listing Rector Tampa, FL Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Rector Albany, NY 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 Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector Belleville, IL The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Smithfield, NC Rector Shreveport, LA Rector Martinsville, VA Rector Collierville, TN Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Course Director Jerusalem, Israel New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector Pittsburgh, PA Cathedral Dean Boise, ID This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 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 Featured Events Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Submit a Job Listing Posted Oct 18, 2018 Cuerpo de Servicio de Adultos Jóvenes de la Iglesia Episcopal: se aceptan solicitudes para plazas vacantes para el ciclo 2019-2020 Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Director of Music Morristown, NJ Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Youth Minister Lorton, VA 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 Bath, NC Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Associate Rector Columbus, GA [18 de octubre de 2018] El Cuerpo de Adultos Jóvenes de la Iglesia Episcopal (YASC, por sus siglas en inglés) ofrece atractivas oportunidades para servir, aprender y compartir, por un año, viviendo y trabajando con comunidades alrededor del mundo.“Desde trabajando como capellanes invitados en barcos como parte de la Misión para Marinos en Hong Kong y Nueva Zelanda, hasta enseñando en escuelas de primaria y secundaria dirigidas por la Iglesia en Costa Rica y Tanzania, o trabajando en apoyo de la transformación a un desarrollo sostenible en las Filipinas, los voluntarios de YASC construyen relaciones con las comunidades de la Comunión Anglicana, desarrollando perspectivas amplias sobre la vida y la fe que permanecerán con ellos toda su vida” dijo Elizabeth Boe, funcionaria encargada del Personal de Misión de la Iglesia Episcopal. “Vemos este ministerio como una manera de apoyar a los adultos jóvenes en su desarrollo del liderazgo mientras exploran su fe de maneras nuevas y se interrelacionan con personas con puntos de vista diferentes, ofreciendo sus dones y destrezas en contextos nuevos”.Las solicitudes están abiertas, a los episcopales entre los 21 y 30 años de edad, para las plazas durante el período 2019-2020 en el Cuerpo de Servicio de Adultos Jóvenes, que es el programa misionero internacional de la Iglesia Episcopal. Los voluntarios de YASC en la actualidad sirven en todos los rincones del mundo donde está la Comunión Anglicana y trabajan junto a sus socios en las áreas de administración, agricultura, comunicación, desarrollo y educación. Estos voluntarios sirven en ministerios en Costa Rica, Inglaterra, Hong Kong, Nueva Zelanda, las Filipinas, Puerto Rico y Tanzania.Entre las posibles asignaciones para el período 2019-2020 están (pero no se limitan a) Brasil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Inglaterra, Honduras, Panamá, las Filipinas, Sudáfrica, Taiwán y Tanzania.La solicitud para el ciclo 2019-2020, junto con información adicional e instrucciones, está disponible aquí.Jared Grant, quien fue voluntario de YASC, describe su experiencia en el programa como “una experiencia transformadora en todos los sentidos. Yo llegué a este programa con el punto de vista pesimista de que el ‘trabajo de misión’ era algo anticuado, mal informado que no estaba al corriente con la Iglesia que yo conocía y quería. YASC me dio la oportunidad de trabajar con ministerios y también desarrollar ministerios que respetan la humanidad en todos nosotros, ministerios que protegen la santidad de la creación, ministerios que buscan alcanzar esa loca idea de la paz en un mundo que parece decidido a ir en sentido contrario. Sin embargo, resultó ser que mi idea del ‘trabajo misionero’ era lo que estaba obsoleto y no el trabajo misionero en sí. Sigo estando orgulloso de llamarme un misionero de la Iglesia”. A partir de su servicio en YASC en Lesoto y en Italia, Grant decidió explorar la educación teológica en el Seminario Teológico de Virginia, donde ahora estudia.La fecha límite para enviar solicitudes es el viernes 11 de enero de 2019. El Rdo. David Copley, director de Alianzas Globales y Personal de Misión dijo que “YASC construye sobre la base de la fe, el conocimiento, la educación y la experiencia que los adultos jóvenes traen consigo cuando sirven y les ofrece la oportunidad de enfrentar retos y ser transformados al involucrarse plenamente en otro lugar del mundo de Dios. El servicio misionero es ante todo un acto de fe y una manera de actuar como Iglesia”.Para obtener más información comuníquese con Elizabeth Boe.Hay información adicional sobre YASC, vídeos y blogs en episcopalchurch.org/yasc. Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Rector Washington, DC Rector Hopkinsville, KYlast_img read more

House in Tel Aviv / Neuman Hayner Architects

first_img “COPY” Save this picture!© Amit GosherText description provided by the architects. The house was planned for a family of four. Two cubes separated by a passage combine into an “L” shaped house. The front cube, of double height space, holds the public areas: entrance, living room, kitchen, dining room (all on the ground floor) and a study on the first floor.Save this picture!© Amit GosherRecommended ProductsWindowspanoramah!®ah!38 – FlexibilityEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreWoodSculptformTimber Click-on BattensWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CurvedThe passage, 4 meters wide, continues the patio, which is the center of the house, and separates the public wing and the private wing.The rear cube, (the private wing) has 3 floors: The ground floor holds a living room, two children rooms, a laundry room and a guests w.c.Save this picture!© Amit GosherThe 1st floor holds the master bedroom, and a bridge passage to the library (on the front cube).Save this picture!1st Floor PlanThe basement is well lightened and ventilated by a large patio, and holds a guest’s room, a safe room, and a storage room.Save this picture!© Amit GosherThe bridge “casts a shadow” on the ground floor, enhanced by a 120 cm wide concrete strip. The kitchen island aligns accordingly. The bridge is composed of white pine wood, and continues as a strip into the master bedroom and the adjacent open bathroom, with concrete flooring on both sides. Save this picture!© Amit GosherThe tree barks cover the front yard, are also used in the passage and enhance the concrete strip. The swimming pool is covered by marblite and flows into a waterfall towards the bamboo trees. Dry bamboo is used as railings and outdoor walls. The house includes many hanged objects, like swings, as well as outdoor sittings and a bed in the children rooms.Save this picture!© Amit GosherProject gallerySee allShow lessHow a Soviet Governmental Residence, the K-2 Dacha, Became a “Manifestation of the F…ArticlesEco Bar / Giuseppe GurrieriSelected Projects Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/783727/house-in-tel-aviv-neuman-hayner-architects Clipboard House in Tel Aviv / Neuman Hayner Architects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/783727/house-in-tel-aviv-neuman-hayner-architects Clipboard House in Tel Aviv / Neuman Hayner ArchitectsSave this projectSaveHouse in Tel Aviv / Neuman Hayner Architects Photographs 2014 CopyAbout this officeNeuman Hayner ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesTel Aviv-YafoTel AvivIsraelPublished on March 15, 2016Cite: “House in Tel Aviv / Neuman Hayner Architects” 15 Mar 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic BrassGlassMitrexSolar GreenhouseLouvers / ShuttersTechnowoodSunshade SystemsFaucetsDornbrachtKitchen Fittings – EnoWoodSculptformTimber Tongue and Groove CladdingMembranesEffisusFaçade Fire Weatherproofing Solutions in Design District Project LondonHanging LampsLouis PoulsenPendant Lights – KeglenBlinds / Mosquito Nets / CurtainsBANDALUXPleated ShadesEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAWoodBlumer LehmannCNC Production for Wood ProjectsMaterials / Construction SystemsCaneplex DesignPoles – Tonkin BambooFibre Cement / ConcreteTegralFibre Cement Slate Roofing – Thrutone Endurance SmoothMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Projects Area:  380 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project center_img Photographs:  Amit Gosher Architects: Neuman Hayner Architects Area Area of this architecture project Year:  “COPY” Houses Israel ArchDaily CopyHouses•Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel Save this picture!© Amit Gosher+ 38 Sharelast_img read more

Jungle for fundraisers

Jungle for fundraisers  14 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 17 October 1999 | News It might be a jungle out there for fundraisers, but the fundraisers at The Rainforest Foundation are rather pleased about that. They’ve teamed up with new UK online retailer jungle.com as the adopted charity.You can’t have failed to miss the launch of jungle.com in August: as well as extensive launch publicity the company also ran a £10 million give-away and competition. The charity’s logo appears on the front page, with at least two links through to their site.It’s a little unfortunate then that the links to the donation page on the Foundation’s site don’t appear to work. 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. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Digital read more

Screwfix Foundation celebrates raising £3m for charities

first_img 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. The Screwfix Foundation has now raised over £3 million for charity since its 2013 launch and is inviting charities to apply for a share of its funding.The Screwfix Foundation was set up with the aim of raising funds to support projects to fix, repair, maintain and improve properties and community facilities for those in need throughout the UK. It has now helped over 800 local projects by raising £3.3 million for worthy causes.Over £1.1 million in microdonations has been raised in partnership with Pennies Foundation, the digital charity box. This equates to over seven million individual donations. John Mewett, trustee of The Screwfix Foundation said: “We’re so delighted to be celebrating both the fifth anniversary of the Screwfix Foundation and an amazing £1.1 million milestone, achieved by the Pennies Foundation partnership. We’d like to thank our wonderful staff and customers for all their hard work, commitment and generous support over the last five years. We look forward to continuing to support our communities in the years ahead.”Charities are invited to apply online for a share of the funding at www.screwfixfoundation.com. Advertisement Screwfix Foundation celebrates raising £3m for charities Tagged with: corporate corporate fundraising AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis18center_img  213 total views,  1 views today  214 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis18 Melanie May | 15 November 2018 | Newslast_img read more

Busy Week for Indiana St Department of Ag

first_img Previous articleSenate Farm Bill Set for Summer DebateNext articleProposal to Extend Electronic Trading Hours Amended Andy Eubank Home News Feed Busy Week for Indiana St Department of Ag SHARE Former state FFA officer and current Indiana Agriculture Director, Joe Kelsay is happy to be headed for Sullivan, Indiana Thursday night for the Sullivan FFA Banquet and a ribbon cutting for their new Agriculture Learning Center. Kelsay told HAT he’s thrilled with the ag education efforts of Sullivan schools and the FFA chapter there.“As I understand it the corporation has given them about 10 acres of land behind the elementary and junior high school where they’re going to build a building and have the opportunity for lots of hands on learning experiences for kids K through 12 on up through adults, with some added opportunities for outreach about the realities of agriculture.”Plant and soils labs and a livestock area are planned for the learning center.[audio:https://www.hoosieragtoday.com//wp-content/uploads//2012/05/Joe-Kelsay-update.mp3|titles=Joe Kelsay update]Also this Saturday afternoon Jerod Chew and Jordan Seger from ISDA will attend the Indiana Wildlife Awards Banquet and accept the Agriculture Conservation Award along with other members of the Indiana Conservation Cropping Systems Initiative group.“This is an award we’re really proud of and surprised in fact that we were named to this. The CCSI, as it’s known, is a group that promotes a systematic approach to production agriculture. That includes things like continuous no-till or strip till, cover crops, precision farming, and nutrient and pest management. And how do you do all those things in this agricultural system? It really helps to educate and bring farmers up to a level of understanding that one action can really build upon the previous action.”Jordan Seger from the environmental stewardship team and Jill Pritchard in Diversified Agriculture are new staffers at ISDA. Kelsay explains more about those changes in the HAT interview.[audio:https://www.hoosieragtoday.com//wp-content/uploads//2012/05/JoeKelsayMay2012.mp3|titles=Joe Kelsay ISDA Director]Audio Playerhttps://media.blubrry.com/hoosieragtoday/p/www.hoosieragtoday.com//wp-content/uploads//2012/05/Joe-Kelsay-update.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSS By Andy Eubank – May 16, 2012 Facebook Twitter Busy Week for Indiana St Department of Ag SHARE Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Villwock and Orr Honored with AgriVision Award

first_imgHome News Feed Villwock and Orr Honored with AgriVision Award Facebook Twitter SHARE Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann presented the 2015 AgriVision Award today to Dr. Don Orr of JBS United and Don Villwock (pictured) of Indiana Farm Bureau at the Celebration of Agriculture event at the Indiana State Fair.The award, now in its ninth year, is given to a Hoosier who has demonstrated exemplary leadership to maximize the potential of Indiana agriculture.  This year marks for the first time the award has been given to two individuals.“The passion and commitment Don Orr and Don Villwock bring to Indiana agriculture exemplifies the spirit of the AgriVision Award,” Lt. Governor Ellspermann said.  “Through their leadership, Indiana agriculture is recognized as a global leader in technology and innovation.”“This award recognizes a deep commitment and vision for Indiana agriculture, two items that both Don Orr and Don Villwock embody,” said Ted McKinney, director of the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA). “They are outstanding examples of the drive it takes to further promote and advance the best of Indiana agriculture.”Dr. Orr is the president of Sheridan, IN based JBS United, a worldwide company known for its research farms, genetic and technological advancements, and farm management practices. As the landscape for agriculture in Indiana has changed over time, it’s hard to find an area where he has not been involved. His passion for animal nutrition and the industry as a whole has led him to serve on many boards and committees within the agricultural industry.  Dr. Orr serves as the Director of Texas Tech Swine Research Center and as Chairman for the American Feed Industry Association.  His dedication to the improvement of technology and nutrition within the livestock industry exemplifies precisely why he is receiving this award today.Dr. Orr has risen as a leader not only in the Midwest or the United States, but globally in the area of animal nutrition and technology.  Through his leadership skills, willpower and passion for animal science and research he is leading Indiana agriculture to become a global leader.Mr. Villwock is another excellent example of the best of Indiana agriculture. He is the president of Indiana Farm Bureau and Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance and owns a farm in Knox County that produces white corn, soybeans, seed soybeans and seed wheat.A recipient of the Sagamore of the Wabash, Mr. Villwock’s passion for agriculture has also taken him to the national stage; from being appointed by President George H.W. Bush as State Executive Director of the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation to serving as the state agricultural liaison for U.S. Senator Richard Lugar. His willingness to help is boundless.  He currently serves as the National Vice President for the Farm Bureau Bank, American Agricultural Insurance Company and American Farm Bureau Insurance Services.Mr. Villwock has become a leader for both Indiana agriculture and agriculture across the United States.  Because of his leadership, dedication and passion for agriculture he is helping make Indiana one of the top agricultural states in the nation.The Purdue Women in Agriculture Awards were also presented at the Celebration of Agriculture. This year’s recipients are:2015 Leadership Award Winner: Beth ArcherBeth Archer is the executive director of AgrIInstitute, where she helps to advance and promote leaders in agriculture on local, state, national and international levels.  She will soon celebrate 25 years at AgrIInstitute, starting as the coordinator of the Agricultural Leadership Program (ALP).  This program helps those in agriculture develop leadership skills for their business and communities.Over the past several years, Beth has served on the Indiana Rural Development Council and the Indiana Cooperative Development Center as Chairperson for both organizations. She volunteers to help with the National FFA Convention as well as other organizations that focus on agriculture, youth development, leadership and rural development.  Beth’s tireless belief in agriculture allows her to help prepare the future leaders of the agriculture community.2015 Achievement Award Winner: Linda Baird.Linda Baird is an owner and operator of Cornucopia Farm, an agritourism destination and grain operation in Washington County.  Linda is an integral part of the day to day activities at Cornucopia Farm, caring for livestock, financial work, marketing, and overseeing all details for the 5,000 visitors their farm hosts each fall.  She manages this all while working part-time off the farm.Linda is also one of the five women who founded SWAG (See What Ag Gives) for Washington County in 2014.  Through her efforts, over 31 local agribusinesses and farmers supported this event. In its first year, 625 farm and non-farm community members participated, highlighting the need for agriculture education in the community. Linda has a talent for finding new and innovative ways to promote agriculture.(ews Release from ISDA) SHARE Villwock and Orr Honored with AgriVision Award By Andy Eubank – Aug 19, 2015 Facebook Twitter Previous articleClosing CommentsNext articleWeekly Ethanol Production Unchanged Andy Eubanklast_img read more

“Modern ’til Midnight” brings fine arts to Fort Worth

first_imgFacebook printThe Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is gearing up for a night filled with fine art experiences.It’s all part of “Modern ’til Midnight,” an annual event that has brought eclectic music mixed with artwork to Fort Worth for the past 13 years.The event is scheduled for Saturday from 6 p.m. until midnight.This year’s theme, “Beats and Baroque,” will feature a variety of fine arts experiences, including an eclectic lineup of live music and spotlight tours in the galleries.  Other entertainment will include a DJ for dancing and prizes.The night is in conjunction with the exhibition “Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic.” Throughout the night, the exhibition will be on display, as well as selected works from The Modern’s permanent collection.Live music begins at 6:45 p.m.  According to The Modern’s website, music will be played outside around The Modern’s reflecting pond.The full list of performers includes Kirk Thurmon, Kaela Sinclair, Sam Lao, Valise and Ronnie Heart.  There will also be a special appearance from the Fort Worth Opera.While listening to live music, attendees can grab a meal at Café Modern and the Lobby Bar.In addition to Modern appetizers and Café Modern food service in the restaurant, attendees can share a picnic basket for two for $40 at Café Modern.It costs $25 to purchase tickets at the door and $20 if tickets are purchased in advance.  The event is free for Modern members.  Advance tickets are available for purchase online.For additional information about the exhibit or musical acts at the event, visit The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s website. Caitlin Andreenhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/caitlin-andreen/ ReddIt Linkedin Caitlin Andreenhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/caitlin-andreen/ ReddIt Grains to grocery: One bread maker brings together farmers and artisans at locally-sourced store Facebook “Modern ’til Midnight” brings fine arts to Fort Worth Paschal High School head football coach named coach of the week Previous articleTCU students mentor Fort Worth ISD studentsNext articleOne Million Reasons reaches hundreds of students Caitlin Andreen RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Caitlin Andreen Linkedin HSNT “Trick or Trot” to raise money for North Texas animals Caitlin Andreenhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/caitlin-andreen/ Twitter Twitter HSNT “Trick or Trot” to raise money for North Texas animals + posts Fort Worth set to elect first new mayor in 10 years Saturday Abortion access threatened as restrictive bills make their way through Texas Legislature Caitlin Andreenhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/caitlin-andreen/last_img read more

Imprisoned journalist will not be freed regardless of outcome of Azerbaijan’s appeal

first_img Organisation Help by sharing this information ————————————————————————————-6 July 2010Journalist’s additional 30-month jail sentence is unfair and politically-motivated Azerbaijan’s representative to the European Court of Human Rights, Chingiz Askerov, has told the BBC that the reason his government appealed against the court’s 22 April ruling, calling for the release of imprisoned journalist Eynulla Fatullayev, was that it was “contrary to international norms.”Even if the court’s Grand Chamber upholds the original decision, Fatullayev will not be released without a favourable ruling from Azerbaijan’s supreme court, Askerov added.As regards the European Court’s call for Fatullayev to be paid 25,000 euros in compensation for being illegally detained, Askerov said the money has not been paid because Azerbaijan has appealed against the decision, and the ruling will no longer be valid if the Grand Chamber rules in favour of the appeal.Reporters Without Borders is outraged by the Azerbaijani government’s persistence in persecuting Fatullayev, who has been held on spurious charges since 2007. The refusal to release him shows what little heed the authorities pay to press freedom and the decisions of international bodies such as the European Court.—————————————————————————————–16 july 2010Government appeals against European Court ruling ordering journalist’s releaseAzerbaijan’s representative to the European Court of Human Rights has announced that his government appealed yesterday against a ruling issued by the court in April ordering Azerbaijan to free Eynulla Fatullayev, an opposition newspaper editor who has been held since 20 April 2007.Reporters Without Borders is concerned about what will happen to Fatullayev and regards this announcement as further confirmation of Azerbaijan’s total disregard of the European Court and press freedom.In a ruling issued on 22 April, the European Court not only ordered Azerbaijan to free Fatullayev at once but also to pay him 25,000 euros in compensation.The ruling was completely ignored by a court in the Baku district of Garadag on 6 July, when it imposed an additional 30-month jail sentence on Fatullayev on a trumped-up charge of possession of heroin. The judge also ruled that the sentence would be counted from the day of the sentencing rather that the day in December when Fatullayev was moved from his regular cell to pre-trial detention after the drug was allegedly discovered in his clothes. This had the effect of adding another six months to the sentence.Azerbaijan’s appeal will be examined by the Grand Chamber of the European Court. Fatullayev’s lawyers hope that the Grand Chamber will quickly uphold the original decision ordering his release. But would that have any effect after all the efforts undertaken by the Azerbaijani authorities to keep him in prison? RSF_en News “We’ll hold Ilham Aliyev personally responsible if anything happens to this blogger in France” RSF says AzerbaijanEurope – Central Asia June 8, 2021 Find out more News AzerbaijanEurope – Central Asia Reporters Without Borders is appalled by the additional 30-month jail sentence that a court in the Baku district of Garadag imposed today on Eynulla Fatullayev, an opposition newspaper editor who has been detained since 20 April 2007. The court convicted him of illegal possession of a narcotic – 220 mg of heroin allegedly found in his clothes during a search of his cell in Prison No. 12 on 29 December.“We strongly condemn the imposition of an additional sentence on this journalist,” Reporters Without Borders said. “We regard it as politically motivated and as yet further evidence of the government’s determination to silence its critics. It shows the contempt with which the authorities regard the European Court of Human Rights, which called for his release in a 22 April ruling.”The press freedom organisation added: “We point out that this conviction comes just days after a visit by US secretary of state Hillary Clinton, who expressed concern about two imprisoned bloggers, Adnan Hadjizade and Emin Mili. Like Fatullayev, they were also jailed on trumped-up charges.”Reporters Without Borders is also astonished that the judge ruled that that Fatullayev’s new jail sentence should take effect from today rather than from 31 December, the day he was transferred to Prison No. 12 and placed in pre-trial isolation.Fatullayev described his latest conviction as a flagrant example of the lack of justice in Azerbaijan and of how “under criminal and authoritarian regimes, the journalist’s best reward is the sentence he receives.” His father, Emin Fatullayev, said the sentence was imposed in response to “a political order from the president’s office.”A respected journalist recognised as a political prisoner by the international community, Fatullayev was the editor of two newspapers which have been closed down, the weekly Realny Azerbaijan and the daily Gundelik Azerbaijan. Following his arrest in 2007, he was convicted the following year on charges of “insulting the honour and dignity of the Azerbaijani people,” refusing to pay taxes and making “terrorist threats” in an article that accused the Azerbaijani armed forces of sharing responsibility with their Armenian counterparts for the deaths of hundreds of civilians during an attack by Armenian troops in 1992 on the village of Khojali in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.Both Azerbaijan and Armenia claim sovereignty over Nagorno-Karabakh. 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