Promotion and Development Ltd (PAD.mu) 2018 Abridged Report

first_imgPromotion and Development Ltd (PAD.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Investment sector has released it’s 2018 abridged results.For more information about Promotion and Development Ltd (PAD.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Promotion and Development Ltd (PAD.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Promotion and Development Ltd (PAD.mu)  2018 abridged results.Company ProfilePromotion and Development Limited is a company based in Mauritius which deals in the shares investment, property development, and supply and provision of services associated with such activities in Mauritius. The company has property, shares, and security segments that it operates through. Promotion and Development Limited also rents properties and provides security and property protection services, as well as sells equipment. Promotion and Development Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

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Forget the Cash ISA! I’m backing the Standard Life Aberdeen share price for its 8% yield

first_img Enter Your Email Address Image source: Getty Images. 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. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Harvey Jones has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. 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. 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 The Standard Life Aberdeen share price is recovering strongly from the stock market crash. Better still, the FTSE 100-listed asset manager now offers one of the most generous yields on the entire UK stock market.Today, Standard Life Aberdeen (LSE: SLA) gives you dividend income of 8.22% a year. That is incredible, especially when you consider the alternatives. Such as leaving your money to die a slow death inside a Cash ISA.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…Generating growth and income from FTSE 100 dividend stocks like this one is a great way to build your long-term wealth. You can reinvest the dividends while you are still working, and draw them as income in retirement.The Standard Life Aberdeen share price recoversI would much rather invest in Standard Life Aberdeen than leave my long-term wealth inside a Cash ISA. At the start of the year, the average easy-access Cash ISA paid a derisory 0.85%, according to Moneyfacts. Today, savers get just 0.45%. That is beyond derisory.The Bank of England is likely to keep interest rates near zero for years. This means there is no respite in sight for savers. You can try shopping around for a best-buy Cash ISA, but banks and building societies now pull their top deals quickly, after being swamped with demand. High street banks aren’t even competing for your savings.Investing in FTSE 100 shares is riskier than leaving money in cash. At least in the short term. Dividends are not guaranteed either. Almost half of all FTSE 100 companies have cut or suspend their shareholder payouts, during the pandemic.By contrast, Standard Life Aberdeen has stood by its payout, which has helped to support its share price.This FTSE 100 income stock aims to pleaseIn April, chairman Sir Douglas Flint made a clear statement of responsibility to shareholders, saying: “Many of our small shareholders rely on a dividend cheque. I think if companies can maintain their dividend in times like these, then it helps enormously.”That is why I find Standard Life Aberdeen so irresistible today. It offers one of the highest yields in the UK, and feels a duty to pay it when possible. Better still, Flint said the group can afford it.No wonder the Standard Life Aberdeen share price is up 20% in the last month. With dividend income in short supply, the attraction is clear. Its performance is particularly impressive given that asset managers typically struggle in a downturn. The reason is obvious. Funds perform poorly, and custom outflows rise.This also makes them a good way to play the recovery. The Standard Life Aberdeen share price is on the up. While markets are likely to be volatile, as the global economy eases out of the lockdown, the long-term outlook should be brighter.For the Cash ISA by contrast, the future looks grim. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Harvey Jones | Wednesday, 24th June, 2020 | More on: SLA Forget the Cash ISA! 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What would I do now with Greatland Gold shares?

first_img Stuart Blair has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. 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. If you bought Greatland Gold (LSE: GGP) shares at the start of the year, you would have seen the value of these shares rise by more than 1,000%. In fact, the incredible rise of the gold miner these past few months has seen its market capitalisation reach £1bn. This is despite the fact that the company is still in its exploration stages and is therefore unprofitable. As a result, is this high share price justified, or is it now the time to bank profits?Results at HavieronA fundamental reason for the rise in the Greatland Gold share price has been its very positive results from its Havieron deposit in Western Australia. In fact, CEO Gervaise Heddle has highlighted the “potential for a bulk tonnage mining operation at Havieron”. He has also pointed to “excellent results” in the early stages. The Australian mining engineer David Lenigas also reckons that Havieron is a “once in a generation find”.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…This optimism bodes well for Greatland Gold shares. If Havieron does end up coming to fruition, it should be very profitable for the gold miner. The share price rise is therefore understandable and there is certainly a significant amount of promise for the AIM-listed firm.What are the risks?While this all sounds very promising, there are also risks associated with the company. For example, at the moment, the firm is still pre-revenue. Although this is expected while it is in its exploration stages, Greatland Gold shares are still a speculative buy. This means that, like many other gold miners in their exploration stages, there is a possibility that it will run out of money. While I don’t think that this will happen with Greatland Gold (due to a number of promising opportunities), it is still something to be aware of.There is also the issue of the falling gold price. While gold has thrived throughout the crisis, the last few weeks have seen it fall back from its highs of over $2,000 per ounce to around $1,900. If this decline is to continue, it may also place pressure on the Greatland Gold share price.Would I buy Greatland Gold shares?Evidently, there is significant optimism around this gold miner. As such, it is a very tempting buy with the short-term direction of the stock looking positive. Even so, I am slightly more worried about its long-term future. For a company not making any revenues, a market capitalisation of around £1bn seems very high. Consequently, I believe that any disappointing news surrounding the stock will be met with a sharp decline in the share price. Any good news already looks priced-in to the stock and expectations are already very high. As a result, I am not buying into this optimism and believe that now could be a decent time to bank some profits. See all posts by Stuart Blair Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Image source: Getty Images. Stuart Blair | Monday, 5th October, 2020 | More on: GGP Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. 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Stock market crash: I’ll avoid this one cheap share but another looks promising

first_img I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Andy Ross | Friday, 30th October, 2020 | More on: CINE RNK Image source: Getty Images Even though the stock market crash took place back in March, the FTSE 100 is yet to recover. Especially after this week’s sharp falls. This means there are still opportunities for investors to pick up bargain UK shares. However, as always with cheap shares, there’s a need to watch out for the ones that may be on a slippery downwards slope that won’t stop sliding – perhaps until an abrupt end. Like Carillion.One company I don’t see much room for a recovery from is the indebted cinema chain Cineworld (LSE: CINE).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…The stock market crash can’t even tempt meCineworld wasn’t doing well pre-covid. The pandemic, especially if it goes on much longer, could see the share price fall further. That’s despite it falling already for most of the past 18 months.The big problem the chain faces is debt. Management sought to scale up the business pre-pandemic by making huge acquisitions. Any experienced investor will tell you though that leverage will work against you in bad times. Unfortunately just as the balance sheet is creaking under debt, we’ve hit tough times, especially for non-essential businesses like cinemas.All hope for the share price now seems to rest in a takeover by a Chinese tycoon who has built up a stake approaching 10% as the shares have fallen. I think shareholders will be very lucky to make any money even if the company is taken over.It doesn’t seem realistic to think a premium will be paid for the shares when the industry, and the company specifically, face so many problems. For me, Cineworld is a share to avoid. That’s even after the stock market crash has made the shares look very cheap.One share that could have a swift recoveryRank (LSE: RNK) has also been hit hard by covid because its bingo halls are typically frequented by older customers who are more vulnerable to the virus. Unlike Cineworld however, its shares were doing quite well pre-pandemic.The group’s share price was performing well pre-covid because Rank management had lifted profit expectations. The transformation programme was going well and digital revenues were rising. Fortunately, the latter are still doing fairly well in this environment. Its online operations may well help it through this difficult period when bingo halls and casinos are understandably struggling. Indeed digital net gaming revenue rose 23%. A lot of savings have been found to cope with the impact of less customer visiting premises.Longer term a focus on digital, which the pandemic necessitates, may help the business grow its online revenues even quicker. This would be a real upside for investors, as digital businesses tend to be more popular and higher rated by the market.In a better environment post covid will customers return to bingo halls and casinos? I think yes. 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Don’t miss our special stock presentation.It contains details of a UK-listed company our Motley Fool UK analysts are extremely enthusiastic about.They think it’s offering an incredible opportunity to grow your wealth over the long term – at its current price – regardless of what happens in the wider market.That’s why they’re referring to it as the FTSE’s ‘double agent’.Because they believe it’s working both with the market… And against it.To find out why we think you should add it to your portfolio today…center_img Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares There’s a ‘double agent’ hiding in the FTSE… we recommend you buy it! See all posts by Andy Ross Stock market crash: I’ll avoid this one cheap share but another looks promising Andy Ross has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. 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Presiding Bishop brings message of hope to quake-ravaged Ecuador

first_img Rector Collierville, TN Rector Shreveport, LA AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Featured Jobs & Calls Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Province IX Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem By Clara Villatoro and Mary Frances SchjonbergPosted Jul 5, 2016 Rector Hopkinsville, KY Featured Events Submit a Job Listing Director of Music Morristown, NJ Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Tampa, FL Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Edgar Giraldo says: Tags Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Cathedral Dean Boise, ID This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. 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Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Rector Washington, DC Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Course Director Jerusalem, Israel [Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s visit to the Episcopal Diocese of Ecuador Litoral last week was meant to show that the people hard hit by the April 16 earthquake and its aftermath are not alone.Curry assured the congregation assembled June 30 for Eucharist at Catedral Cristo Rey (Christ the King Cathedral) in Guayaquil, the diocesan see, that he brought with him the prayers of the rest of the Episcopal Church and its pledge to walk with them through the post-earthquake period.Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and Diocesan Bishop Alfredo Morante España participate in Eucharist June 30 in Catedral Cristo Rey (Christ the King Cathedral) in Guayaquil, the diocesan see. The Eucharist came near the conclusion of Curry’s visit to the Episcopal Diocese of Ecuador Litoral. Photo: Edgar GiraldoThe presiding bishop also encouraged the congregation to look outward. “Go out into this world and help us make a better world,” he said at the close of his sermon. “Go out into this world and show them that love is the only way. Go out into this world and join hands with all people until all of us can say: ‘We are not alone; we’ve got a God and with God we cannot fail.’”Diocesan Bishop Alfredo Morante España said Curry brought with him a message of hope for his June 27-July 1 visit to the area where a 7.8-magnitude earthquake killed 650 people and injured more than 16,600, displaced more than 30,000 people and caused billions of dollars in damage.“The presence of the presiding bishop reaffirms the pastoral work we are doing here,” Morante said in an interview.  “And clearly this accompaniment goes beyond material resources and is also the spiritual accompaniment that we offer our communities. As a church we’ve remained united: clergy, lay people and communities. The presiding bishop’s presence inspires us to continue on, and we pray that other international churches continue to support us.”Curry visited the Province of Manabí June 28-29 to spend time with people affected by the earthquake in the cities and towns of Manta, Portoviejo and La Pila.  On the evening of June 28 Curry gathered with others at San José Obrero (St. Joseph the Laborer) Episcopal Church in Manta to celebrate Eucharist in memory of those who died in the temblor.Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and Monsignor Monsignor Lorenzo Voltolini, the Roman Catholic archbishop of Portoviejo-Manabi, greet each other June 29 during Curry’s visit to the Episcopal Diocese of Ecuador Litoral. Photo: Edgar GiraldoHe spent the evening of June 29 and all day June 30 in Guayaquil where he met with lay and ordained Episcopalians to discuss the challenges facing the church in the 21st century. And he preached at the cathedral Eucharist.In a video message to the rest of the Episcopal Church recorded outside the cathedral, Curry said the stories he heard throughout the diocese “have simply been remarkable.”“We’re hoping and working so that the church can be a pastoral presence for those who are living in camps, and to be of help and assistance in various communities where homes are going to need to be rebuilt,” he said, noting that four Episcopal churches in the quake-hit area were severely damaged and must be repaired or rebuilt also.“There’s work to do but this is a diocese, as it says in the Book of Nehemiah, where the people have a mind to work, and so it’s a joy to be here with their bishop, with their clergy and all the people to encourage this work,” Curry said.The presiding bishop spoke surrounded by a group from Church of the Holy Trinity on the peninsula of Santa Elena on Ecuador’s coast. He noted that a women’s group at the church helps other women build community and come to know Jesus, and that a men’s group works in recovery ministry. Those activities, he said, are just a small part of the congregation’s mission.“They go out into the neighborhoods, sharing the faith, reaching out to others and they are simply a remarkable congregation,” he said. “And if I ever had to show you an example of what the Jesus Movement is, you’re looking at it.”Turning to the people around him, Curry said, “I am proud to be your brother in faith.”Morante said that as they visited the areas affected by the earthquake and saw the destruction left behind Curry “could also see and evaluate the work being done by the church here in Ecuador.”That work, the bishop said, now involves looking forward and is focused on three issues.The first focus is the reconstruction of homes and Morante said the diocese is organizing families to provide them with materials to rebuild their own houses.Another area of development is an entrepreneurship program. “People in shelters not only want to receive food, but also want to continue their lives, to feel useful and to work,” he said. “We are supporting these families with micro credits to help them establish small businesses.”Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and others walk in the Refuge Esteros #2 camp in Manta, Ecuador, home to some of the thousands displaced by a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck April 16 just off the country’s coast. Photo: Edgar GiraldoThe third focus is spiritual and pastoral care, which Morante said has been vital since the tragedy.“We’re working with very little resources, but it is a start and we offer what we have,” he said.Morante invited people around the world to support the diocese’s work so that it can continue to help people. “The funds we have are few, but if someone also wants to support us with their knowledge as an engineer, architect, or other professional, any help is welcome,” he said.  “We also ask for prayers for these communities as they continue rebuilding their lives.”The Rev. Jairo Chiran Quiñonez, a deacon and the vicar serving Santiago Apostol (St. James the Apostle) Episcopal Church in La Pila, a small community a 40-minute drive from Manta, told ENS that Curry’s visit “leaves a mark and gives a path forward, and we are very grateful that he came to comfort us and is willing to support us. He’s doing what Jesus preached: walking alongside communities.”Presiding Bishop Michael Curry blesses a woman living in the Refuge Esteros #2 camp in Manta, Ecuador. Photo: Edgar GiraldoIn the rural areas that were hardest hit, the poorest are suffering the most, Chiran said. “Poor people are, sadly, accustomed to losing everything, but there is a God who loves them and the church can help them get ahead.”Chiran said he told the presiding bishop he identified with him since Curry is the first African-American person to hold the office of presiding bishop and he is the first Afro-Ecuadorian person to be ordained a deacon in the diocese.Chiran lost part of his own home and he said he is just one of many who face the same situation, or worse. “Personally, I take refuge in my pastoral work and my daily work as a nurse,” he said. “Starting again from zero is difficult, and you can’t help but remember everything we experienced on April 16.”In the neighborhood of St. James the Apostle in La Pila, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry visited and prayed with several people affected by the April 16 earthquake. Photo: Edgar GiraldoCommunities are in the process of reconstruction now, demolishing what little remains. This phase last into early next year, he said. “There are so many people that need to rebuild and many that simply can’t.”The deacon said a man recently told him he had worked a lifetime for his home but now would “have to work the rest of my life to pay the government for it again” because the government is only offering rebuilding loans of up to $10,000, not direct aid.“Motivating ourselves to move on has been very difficult, but we know that prayers from our brothers and sisters, regardless of the congregation, have helped to encourage us,” Chiran said.  “We are beaten and worn down, but there is hope that good will still come out of this. We thank the international community for their support.”– Clara Villatoro is a journalist based in San Salvador, El Salvador. The Rev. Mary Frances Schjonberg is an editor and reporter for the Episcopal News Service.Editor’s note: A previous version of this story incorrectly identified the Roman Catholic archbishop with whom the presiding bishop met, had an incorrect last name for the Rev. Jairo Chiran Quiñonez, and included information about a planned meeting with the ecumenical community that did not occur. 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The partnership between Florida Hospital and the UCF Knights…

first_imgShare on Facebook Tweet on Twitter This New Year’s Day, the University of Central Florida will play under one of the most glaring spotlights in college football: the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.Whether the players can tune out the distractions that accompany a top-tier bowl game may mean the difference between preserving their undefeated season and ending with a loss.As the official hospital for UCF Athletics, Florida Hospital has sports medicine professionals who work with the team yearlong to keep their body and at the peak of health.As the bowl game approaches, this team concentrates on helping the players meet this exciting post-season game with the same level of focus as they did during the regular season.With years of experience working with the UCF football team and as the on-campus Florida Hospital physical therapist who works assists with the treatment of many UCF athletes, Klausner is dialed into the obstacles these athletes face during bowl season.“The biggest challenge faced by college football players before a bowl game is distraction,” says Klausner. “The players are challenged to stay focused and realize their objective is like any other game: to win.”Especially in one of the top bowl games, called the “New Year’s Six,” it takes discipline to focus on the game itself. There will be a parade, pep rally and other high-profile events in Atlanta in the days leading up to the game, and plenty of free time.“Players have to really stay committed and stay focused on their goal of playing football just like they’ve played all year long,” Klausner says. “That’s harder than it looks. The public sees all the fun and excitement, but this is business, this is real.”Finding discipline will mean preserving the routines that have so well served the nation’s only unbeaten team. The Florida Hospital sports medicine team weighed in on four tactics they will use to help the team during the post-season.Reviving the routineLike all bowl teams, the Knights had a hectic end-of-semester schedule. In UCF’s case, that meant coming off the high of a double-overtime conference championship win, but with final exams fast approaching.“Every football player has to shift gears and focus on exam week, which means a week off practice,” Klausner says. “Afterward, they have to return to their normal practice schedule and start with a fresh focus on the bowl game.”The NCAA allows bowl teams to practice for four hours a day or 20 hours a week in the span leading up to a bowl game.Key elements of staying in sync physically and mentally are eating and sleeping right, especially on the road, Klausner says.“Staff work so hard to help the players preserve the same meal schedule and same sleep schedule.”That also means avoiding temptations such as staying out late and celebrating excessively.In the week leading up to a bowl game, visiting teams will typically find a local high school or college to mirror their normal practice schedule, Klausner says.“They want players to have that sense of consistency and to go through a normal routine, just like in the regular season,” she says.The mental gameThe Knights are under the regular pressures of a premier bowl game, but they’re magnified by other factors. To some, at least, they may have something to prove.Thanks to a relatively light schedule, the Knights’ 12-0 season was only good enough to earn a No. 12 ranking. Observers are wondering whether their high-scoring offense, with a first-in-the-nation 49.4 points per game, will measure up against a defensive squad like Auburn’s.Beating the Tigers would show the skeptics that the Knights were a first-class team all along.Plus, the Peach Bowl is Scott Frost’s last game as coach before moving to Nebraska.That said, rivalries and intense scrutiny can be a distraction or motivational fuel. Which it becomes is up to each player.“It’s your choice: You can choose to let it bother you or you can choose to let it psych you up,” Klausner says.Meanwhile, athletic trainers are also feeling the stress and pressure of a major bowl game. Klausner manages in part by staying as positive and upbeat as possible. The bowl game is a reward, like icing on the cake.Staying in shapeEven when the players aren’t practicing, they still spend time in the weight room and track to keep their bodies engaged.“It’s important to keep your body performing at a high level, even with decreased practice time on the field,” Klausner says.On game day itself, the routines of the regular season tend to be largely unchanged, she says.“Stay with what works. The routine is successful, so use the same routine.”Plus, habit can be a healthy counterbalance to the spectacle of a bowl game, she says.As the official hospital of UCF athletics, Florida Hospital is proud of everything they’ve accomplished this season. We’re honored to have our sports medicine team working with them through this bowl game prep and can’t wait for the big game! Click here to for more information on Florida Hospital and UCF’s partnership. Gov. 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Sonoma Residence / Cooper Joseph Studio

first_img Jacobsen Landscaping Architects: Studio Joseph Area Area of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/399347/sonoma-residence-cooper-joseph-studio Clipboard RedHorse Constructors “COPY” Houses ArchDaily “COPY” Landscaping: Sonoma Residence / Cooper Joseph Studio photographs:  Elliott KaufmanPhotographs:  Elliott Kaufman, Courtesy of Cooper Joseph Studio Photographs 2010 Year:  Tysinger & Associates Structural Engineerscenter_img Area:  2849 m² Area:  2849 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project CopyHouses•Geyserville, United States ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/399347/sonoma-residence-cooper-joseph-studio Clipboard Save this picture!© Elliott Kaufman+ 16 Share Sonoma Residence / Cooper Joseph StudioSave this projectSaveSonoma Residence / Cooper Joseph Studio General Contractor: United States Structural Engineers: 2010 Associate Architect:Richardson ArchitectsArchitect In Charge:Wendy Evans Joseph, Chris CooperDesign Team:Chris Good, Read LangworthyCity:GeyservilleCountry:United StatesMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Elliott KaufmanRecommended ProductsWoodEGGERWood-based materials in EGGER HeadquartersSkylightsFAKROWooden pivot roof windows FYP-V proSkyWoodAccoyaAccoya® CanalsSkylightsVELUX CommercialLonglight 5-30° – Modular SkylightsText description provided by the architects. This agricultural property in Sonoma, California is the home of two scientists who are involved in various farm projects including the production of olives, olive oil, honey, as well as bee keeping, extensive gardening and other endeavors that take advantage of the area’s climate, soils and siting. And as part of the “locavore” movement, they bring their produce to local markets and restaurants. Save this picture!© Elliott KaufmanThe Owners requested an efficient renovation that would maximize hillside views and connect the two levels to allow for a more open living experience. They also requested that wood be a dominant material. Save this picture!© Elliott KaufmanThe house is 2,200 square feet on two levels. The main exposure faces north, taking advantage of the view, breezes and indirect light. The existing north façade, stair and porch were removed and replaced with a new glass wall and balcony structure. We maintained most of the original wood framing for the house itself including board and baton siding (stained dark grey) and a gable roof structure. Inside, the upstairs living room was removed, opening the lower level den to the full height of the volume. Instead of having a dark living room on each of the two levels, they now have one exciting living space with open views and light. Save this picture!© Elliott KaufmanThe balcony is the iconic form that redefines the image and focus of the house. Ipe is used as a screen and framing device. This material brings warmth to the cool California light, creating a more intimate setting and focusing views on the surrounding landscape. Ipe was chosen specifically for its strength and ability to span the entire depth of the porch without intermediate support. It will weather naturally over time, resulting in a more artistic patina against the dark background. Save this picture!© Elliott KaufmanInside, oak is the primary material of choice. A consistent cut-size and grain direction was used for all floors, kitchen cabinetry, wall panels, stairs, and railings. The countertop is a butcher block. Save this picture!First Floor PlanProject gallerySee allShow lessDaniel Libeskind to Design Physics Building at Durham UniversityArchitecture News’Sa(ndy)licornia’: MOMA PS1 Rockaway Call for Ideas Winning Proposal / Daniel J WilsonUnbuilt Project Share Projects Year:  CopyAbout this officeStudio JosephOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesGeyservilleHousesUnited StatesPublished on July 15, 2013Cite: “Sonoma Residence / Cooper Joseph Studio” 15 Jul 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Entries open for DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards

first_img Howard Lake | 2 February 2012 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Entries open for DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards Tagged with: Awards Digital YouTube Last year’s winnersWatch the winning entries from last year.To enterVideo submissions will be accepted until 29 February 2012. There are four categories:• Best Small Organisation Video• Best Medium Organisation Video• Best Large Organisation Video• Best Video Storytelling (awarded to the organisation that uses video to tell the most compelling, human stories).Finalists will be announced on 5 April. The winners will be determined by public vote on YouTube.www.youtube.com/nonprofitvideoawardscenter_img  29 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The best charity videos from around the world can win a cash prize and receive promotional coverage on YouTube. Entries are now open to the 6th Annual DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards.The awards, presented by See3 Communications and YouTube, are designed to recognise “the creative and effective use of video to promote the work of the nonprofit sector in catalysing social good”.Jean Case, CEO of the Case Foundation, one of the sponsors, said: “Through the DoGooder Nonprofit Video awards, we have seen firsthand how compelling images and dynamic stories amplified by the social web can inspire and activate the masses.”Holly Ross of NTEN added: “As nonprofits, we want to do more than simply tell people what we do, we want to show the impact it makes on our communities. Nothing lets us do that like video.”PrizesTechnology provider Cisco will provide $14,000 in cash prizes and up to $6,000 in products to be divided amongst the winning organisations. The four contest winners will be featured on the YouTube homepage and receive free registrations to the Nonprofit Technology Network’s (NTEN) signature event, the Nonprofit Technology Conference.EligibilityTo enter nonprofits or charities must be members or signed up for the YouTube Nonprofit Programme, YouTube’s programme that helps nonprofits achieve their missions through video.The contest is open to nonprofits in the USA, Canada, Australia and the UK. Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

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Wood for Trees launches reporting suite for charities

first_imgWood for Trees launches reporting suite for charities  356 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis9 Wood for Trees has launched InsightHub for Charities: a reporting suite for non-profit organisations.Wood for Trees has been delivering a range of fundraising reports to clients for over ten years to help them with monitoring and understanding their fundraising programmes, and to support their strategy and decision making.To date these standard reports have been built from a variety of databases including Care, Raiser’s Edge, ThankQ, and Salesforce, and delivered securely via Excel or other desktop tools.Wood for Trees has now launched its automated software as a service reporting portal, delivering at first a standard set of its most requested reports and insights directly to fundraising or supporter engagement teams through a web browser. It will also provide the option to create additional bespoke reports that can be delivered via the same portal if there is a requirement for non-standard reports.J Cromack, Chief Innovation Officer said:“We feel that InsightHub for Charities will make a massive difference to the way non-profit organisations share and consume insight by democratising data and making it available to all in a standard and structured way. InsightHub for Charities will help organisations with fundraising decision-making and strategies by presenting reports to enable understanding of key trends and insights about their supporter base – all wrapped in an easy to use and powerful reporting suite.“Adopting a standard Wood for Trees data model which has been built on our many years’ experience of the sector will enable us to also provide a powerful benchmarking service to our clients.”A webinar from the launch is available on the Wood for Trees site. Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis9 Tagged with: data insight Technologycenter_img Melanie May | 18 October 2019 | News  355 total views,  2 views today 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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Funding to Improve Wildlife Habitat is Available to Indiana Landowners

first_img SHARE Funding to Improve Wildlife Habitat is Available to Indiana Landowners Home Indiana Agriculture News Funding to Improve Wildlife Habitat is Available to Indiana Landowners For more information about the Environmental Quality Incentives Program visit our webpage:  https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/in/programs/financial/eqip/. To locate the NRCS office nearest you go to www.in.nrcs.usda.gov/contact/directory/field_offices.html SHARE Anyone interested in these voluntary programs should contact their local NRCS office. The previously announced EQIP application deadline of May 16, 2014 will also apply for applications that target wildlife habitat.  Applications received by this deadline will be evaluated and considered for funding in this fiscal year.  Applications received after this deadline will be considered in future rounds of funding. EQIP is a key program to improve soil health and address soil erosion, air and water quality, wildlife habitat, and other resource concerns on cropland, forestland, pastureland, and livestock areas.  Although the Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program is now rolled into EQIP, the core mission and focus of these programs enables increased opportunities to address wildlife habitat resource concerns through EQIP.  State Conservationist Jane Hardisty encourages landowners to think about introducing or improving wildlife habitat on their land. “The benefits of these habitats reach well beyond their boundaries,” said Hardisty.  “Not only do these habitats provide ample food and shelter for wildlife but they also help filter and cleanse water; prevent flooding in local communities by holding water; and improve soil profiles.” The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Indiana is accepting applications from landowners interested in establishing wildlife habitat through NRCS’ Environmental Quality Incentives Program’s (EQIP).  The former Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) has been folded into the EQIP and funds will be available to target eligible applications containing a core set of wildlife habitat development practices.  Facebook Twitter Previous articleUSDA Accepting Applications for 2015 Export Development Program FundingNext articleYouth PQA Plus Program Revised Gary Truitt Facebook Twitter By Gary Truitt – Apr 16, 2014 last_img read more

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