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first_imgEmail Advertisement Twitter Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Print Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Life of a Child at School in the 1916 period – model classroom exhibition, which is currently on display in Mary Immaculate College.Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22by Alan [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Life of a Child at School in the 1916 period – model classroom exhibition, which is currently on display in Mary Immaculate College.Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22AN HISTORIC public performance of Amhrán na bhFiann signed by children from the Mid-west School for the Deaf opened the ‘Changing Faces of Ireland’ photography exhibition at Limerick’s Mary Immaculate College last week.On display as part of the college’s programme of events to commemorate 1916, the exhibition portrays the vibrancy of school life throughout the decades with photos from two of Limerick’s oldest schools, Villiers School and Presentation Primary School. Along with photographs from more recently established schools, Limerick Educate Together East and Limerick School Project, it provides an insightfulsnapshot in time from the 1930’s all the way to 2016.“School photographs are a wonderful way to reflect on the changes which occur in society overall,” said coordinator Brighid Golden.“The faces of children along with the activities, clothing and surroundings in each of the photographs in this exhibition tell the story of how Limerick has evolved over time and gives an insight into Limerick of today.”Opening the exhibition Prof Michael Healy, associate vice president of research at Mary Immaculate College thanked the participating schools for their commitment and enthusiasm to the project.“We believe that the snapshots provided in the photographs speak to the vibrant history of schools in Limerick,” he said.Also available to view at Mary Immaculate College is the “Life of a Child at School in the 1916 Period” exhibition  which includes a life size model of 1916-style classroom currently on public display in the main foyer. Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash TAGS1916limerickMary Immaculate College center_img Previous articleLimerick sisters run for ZondraNext article#Limerick drivers warned of treacherous driving conditions after crashes Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR NewsLocal NewsA snapshot of school life in Limerick through the decadesBy Alan Jacques – March 4, 2016 733 Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival WhatsApp Facebook WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Linkedinlast_img read more

first_img Applicants Shortlisted for interview by selection pane Appointees Ben Broadbent’s expertise has proved invaluable to the Bank and its policy committees, so I am pleased to be reappointing him to another term as Deputy Governor. More information on the Bank’s Court of Directors can be found here. The Chancellor announced today (31 May) that Ben Broadbent, Deputy Governor of the Bank of England with responsibility for monetary policy, has been reappointed for a further term, effective from 1 July 2019.The Chancellor also announced the appointment of three new non-executive directors to the Bank of England’s Court of Directors. Rohinton (Ron) Kalifa OBE, Frances O’Grady and Hanneke Smits will begin their four-year terms on 1 June 2019.Commenting on the reappointment of Ben Broadbent, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, said: We are lucky to have Ron, Frances and Hanneke join Court and I am personally very pleased to be working with them as non-executive directors. The Bank is a unique institution and Court has an important role to play in overseeing all its functions. Ron brings with him an understanding of payment systems and transformational change which will be of great benefit as we renew the Bank’s real time gross settlement system. Frances’ deep knowledge of the world of work from her background at the Trades Union Congress will provide important perspective to Court’s discussions. Hanneke’s leadership within the asset management and private equity industry will undoubtedly further bolster our understanding of the challenges facing that sector. The Bank will need to continue to evolve as the world around it does and I am confident that these additions to Court will help the Bank remain at the forefront of monetary and financial stability in the UK. The appointment of Ron Kalifa, Frances O’Grady and Hanneke Smits to the Bank of England’s Court will bring a vital breadth of experience and wealth of knowledge to the Bank’s board. I would also like to thank Don Robert and Dave Prentis for their dedicated service to the Court over the course of their terms. Brad Fried, Chair of the Bank of England’s Court of Directors, said:center_img Further information on the reappointment of Ben BroadbentThe reappointment of Ben Broadbent was made by the Queen on the advice of the Prime Minister and Chancellor. His term will last until 30 June 2024.Ben Broadbent leads the Bank of England’s work on monetary policy. He is a member of the Monetary Policy Committee, the Financial Policy Committee, the Prudential Regulation Committee and the Bank’s Court of Directors. Further information can be found here.About the CourtThe Bank of England’s Court of Directors acts a unitary board, setting the organisation’s strategy and budget and taking key decisions on resourcing and appointments.Its members are appointed by the Queen on the recommendation of the Prime Minister and the Chancellor of the Exchequer. The non-executive appointment process is regulated by the Office for the Commissioner of Public Appointments.About the appointeesRohinton (Ron) Kalifa OBERon Kalifa is a strategic and operational leader in the field of eCommerce and payment systems His early career was spent at NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland, where he led the development of its online banking services and then led its payments platform, Worldpay. Ron is a leader at the forefront of technology-enabled businesses having led Worldpay for over 10 years including its divestment into private equity ownership in 2010, serving as CEO until 2013 and as Vice Chairman thereafter, remaining as an executive director. He has served on a variety of corporate and public service boards including Transport for London and the Europe board of Visa and recently was appointed chairman of Network International, a leading payments operator across the Middle East and Africa. Ron has also chaired PEACH, a UK charity focusing on autism. He was awarded an OBE in 2018 for his services to financial services and technology.Frances O’GradyFrances O’Grady has been the General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) since 2012. She has been involved in industrial relations and workers’ rights throughout her career and joined the TUC in 1994, where she has campaigned for equal rights for part-time workers, better maternity rights and action to tackle low pay. Frances is a current or former member of numerous public policy committees including the Low Pay Commission, the High Pay Commission and the National Retraining Scheme.Hanneke SmitsHanneke Smits is CEO of leading asset management firm Newton Investment Management and has worked in the asset management and private equity industry for over 26 years. She became CEO of Newton, a subsidiary of the Bank of New York Mellon, in 2016, having previously served as Executive Committee Member and Chief Investment Officer of Adams Street Partners. Hanneke currently serves on the board of the UK Investment Association and has previously served on the board of InvestEurope (previously the European Venture Capital Association). She also chairs Impetus, a venture philanthropy organisation focused on transforming the lives of 11-24 year olds; is a trustee of the Education Endowment Foundation, focused on breaking the link between family income and educational achievement; and co-founded and chaired Level 20, a body set up to inspire women to succeed in European private equity.Further information on appointments to the Bank’s Court of DirectorsAll appointments to the Court are made on merit.Ron Kalifa OBE and Hanneke Smits have confirmed that they have not engaged in any political activity in the last five years. Frances O’Grady has declared she is a member of the Labour Party and has made a declaration as follows: While the TUC is not affiliated to any political party and represents working people to government regardless of political hue, we share history and values with Labour. Given the importance of maintaining an appropriate breadth and balance of skills and experience between all members of Court, Frances O’Grady’s appointment brings complementary trade union experience following Dave Prentis’s departure from the Court on 31 May 2019.The gender and diversity breakdown for the non-executive directors of the Court appointments is below: 53 applicants, of whom 13 women 3 women and 3 men (incl. 2 BAME) 2 women and 1 man (incl. 1 BAME) Commenting on the appointment of Ron Kalifa, Frances O’Grady and Hanneke Smits, the Chancellor said:last_img read more

first_imgNumber of slopes? 9 Average inches of snowfall? 60-80 inches What are the best après ski activities available at the resort and in the area? The Copper Kettle Bar & Lounge offers food and beverage with picture windows overlooking the slopes and features live music on the weekends. Pass prices?   Weekend/Holiday – Adult: $68, Jr./Sr./Military: $62 How many beginner, intermediate, and expert trails are there? Weekday – Adult: $45, Jr./Sr./Military: $40 Number of lifts? 5 surface lifts and 2 aerial lifts Skiable acres? 27 Washington, D.C. – 116 MilesRichmond, Va. – 141 MilesCharlottesville, Va. – 97 MilesRoanoke, Va. – 146 MilesLexington, Ky. – 449 MilesCharlotte, N.C. – 330 MilesWinston Salem, N.C. – 251 MilesAtlanta, Ga. – 567 MilesChattanooga, Tenn. – 503 Miles Face masks will be required for anyone over the age of 5 inside all resort buildings unless eating and drinking, at all lift lines, on the chair lifts, when loading and unloading the chair lift, while snow tubing and ice skating, while interacting with resort staff, and whenever one cannot social distance from someone outside of their party. Our signature trail, Bootlegger, is the perfect intermediate slope, offering an upper section that provides moderate pitch, perfect for carving, and featuring a steep headwall at the end to challenge most skiers and snowboarders. All of our activities, both winter, and summer are geared towards families, young and old for all to enjoy! All reservations must be made online, including lift tickets, rentals, and lessons. We will adjust as needed to meet any new or changing situations and/or guidelines. You can find more information about our procedures online. Are there activities available in the off-season? Base/summit elevation? 1,250 ft/1,750 ft What activities are available beyond the slopes? Do you offer any family-friendly activities? Our onsite Ski Boutique, located in the new Shenandoah Center, offers the latest gear and apparel that will equip anyone for a day out on the slopes. Opening day? Tickets are available starting Dec. 12 but we will start making snow as soon as the weather allows us to so that date may change if mother nature changes in our favor. Driving distance to nearest major cities? Snow Tubing is directly beside the slopes, no skills required. Take a spin on the ice skating rink next to the tubing hill in front of the restaurant. The surrounding mountains offer a variety of hiking trails to explore with unbeatable views. Visit the historic Shrine Mont in Orkney Springs just down the road. You can even stay a night in one of their quaint cabins. What’s new at the resort this year? We cut in about 2 acres off of our green run, Redeye, to create a dedicated terrain park called Thunder Jug. We are also adding an outdoor bar & grill to accommodate for restrictions on indoor seating and to give visitors an option to avoid indoor spaces.  We are confident it will add to the atmosphere of the base area for years to come as well. 2 beginner, 4 intermediate, 1 expert, 1 terrain park What do you offer for beginners who want to learn how to ski or snowboard? First Time Private Package bundles a lift ticket, one hour lesson, and rental equipment for anyone 8 years of age and older looking to take to the slopes for the first time. The award-winning Kinder School features unique and interactive activities designed to teach children ages 4-7 how to get started in the sports of skiing and snowboarding. All of our lessons this year will be offered as private or family/friend pod lessons. Where is the best place to stay in the area? And if they are looking to buy? Where do you recommend visitors buy or rent their gear? Longest run? Redeye at 3,500 feet What are the best runs and why? We are a four-season resort! Dependent on the season, we offer Bryce Bike Park, golfing, scenic lift rides, disc golf, Lake Laura, and more. Several onsite locations are offered through different companies as well as realty companies for those looking to buy. From hotels and condos to slopeside cabins, you can browse all of the options online. What guidelines and protocols have you put in place to keep visitors and employees safe during COVID-19?last_img read more

first_imgBy Greg SoukupEAGLE, Neb. (Sept. 2) – The winners of the last two Sprint Nationals ran 1-2 in Friday’s qualifying fea­ture for this year’s IMCA EMI RaceSaver Sprint Car event.2014 champion Jack Dover led defending king John Carney II across the stripe in opening night action at Eagle Raceway. Chad Wilson and Shon Pointer completed the top four. One hundred and seventeen cars vied at the fourth annual Nationals.“I got a really good jump at the start from fourth. Actually, it was an awesome jump,” Dover said following the $700 checkers. “We set up for a slick track, and after they farmed the track it worked in our favor.”“I can’t wait for the Race of Champions and getting to start on the pole Sunday,” he continued “Hopefully we can bring home the win.”Dover led the opening lap with Andy Shouse, Luke Cranston and Wilson rounding out the top four. Dover pulled ahead to a straightaway lead by lap five.Lap eight saw Pointer move into fourth and two laps later, Wilson advanced to second. Carney jumped up to the third spot as Shouse fell back to fourth.Dover started encountering heavy traffic shortly after that, allowing his pursuers to close in. Dover ran high, low and wherever he had to in order to slice and dice around the lapped cars.With nine laps left, Carney advanced to second and moved in on Dover. Carney needed just three trips around the oval to move to within Dover’s push bumper but try as he may could never complete the pass.Saturday sees the second night of Sprint Car qualifying for Sunday night’s big show plus the Jake Ita Race of Champions.The main event pays a minimum of $2,500 and as much as $5,000 to win.Qualifying feature results – 1. Jack Dover, Springfield; 2. John Carney II, Lubbock, Texas; 3. Chad Wilson, North Richland Hills, Texas; 4. Shon Pointer, Grand Island; 5. Jason Martin, Lin­coln; 6. Andy Shouse, Mustang, Okla.; 7. Trevor Grossenbacher, Hickman; 8. Blake Robertson, Visilia, Calif.; 9. Adam Gullion, Lincoln; 10. Kevin Ramey, Fort Worth, Texas; 11. Luke Cranston, Holcomb, Kan.; 12. Jake Bukak, Arvada, Colo.; 13. Toby Chapman, Panama; 14. Gregg Bolte, Lincoln; 15. Dusty Ballenger, Harrisburg, S.D.; 16. Michael Day, Greenville, Texas; 17. Jaremi Hanson, Dillsburg, Pa.; 18. Tyler Russell, Abbott, Texas; 19. Gene Ackland, Martell; 20. Stuart Snyder, Waverly.Bubak won the “B” feature. Justin Melton, Flower Mound, Texas, won the “C” feature. Chris Kel­ley, Oklahoma City, Okla., won the “D” feature. Dan Satriano, Papillion, won the “E” feature. Doug Lovegrove, Waverly, won the “F” feature. John Ricketts, Burleson, Texas, won the “G” feature.Heat winners were Cranston, Robertson, Snyder, Carney, Ramey, Chapman, Ballenger, Martin, Dover, Wilson, Russell, Gullion, Grossenbacher and Pointer.Race of Champion heat winners were Ty Williams, Arcadia, Okla., Gullion, Robertson and Martin.last_img read more