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Orange County Government’s COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program: Applications and hotline to…

first_img Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate From Orange County Government, FloridaDue to the overwhelming response of residents and with more than 20,000 applications, Orange County Government will close its COVID-19 Rental Assistance Hotline and online application effective 5 p.m. on April 1, 2020.The launch of the local program was meant to function as a stopgap measure to help Orange County residents until federal and state funding was available.Orange County Government intends to fully process all applications and vet them appropriately. The Orange County COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program was launched by Mayor Jerry L. Demings on Friday, March 20, 2020. This was a one-time benefit for one month’s rent assistance for Orange County residents only with specific qualifications.The program, which is taxpayer funded, was initially set up to help 1,500 families with a budget of $1.8 million.“We ask for residents’ patience as we process their applications and appointments,” said Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings. “We have increased our staff and our facilities to accommodate the demand. We will bring the program’s additional funding needs to our Orange County Board of County Commissioners at an upcoming Board meeting.” TAGSCOVID-19Orange County Government FloridaRental Assistance Program Previous articleTop Takeaways: Orange County Government’s News ConferenceNext articleFlorida’s consumer confidence has plummeted, repercussions depending on COVID-19 recovery Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR The Anatomy of Fear Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here 1 COMMENT Jessica April 2, 2020 at 7:22 amcenter_img Please enter your comment! Reply Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your name here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I only received $600, not 1 month’s rent, which is $1200. I’m grateful for the assistance. But it’s not the “one month’s rent,” assistance mentioned in articles. I received less than $600 total from my employer in the month of March due to the coronavirus effecting my hours. I have 2 children and I’m pregnant. I typically bring in over $2000 per month. My car payment is behind because I felt something like this would happen and I need cash for gas and other expenses. My car insurance is due in 5 days. Why are some Orange County residents not receiving an amount equal to one month’s rent, so that we can allocate our funds elsewhere until federal funds arrive?last_img read more

Individuals seek and receive donations online

first_imgIndividuals seek and receive donations online If you thought your charity can’t raise funds online, try visiting some of the Web sites of individuals who have seemingly persuaded others to making donations to help them pay off their credit card debt.There are generous people on the Internet. Some of them seem to be a little too generous in that they are giving to some causes that are, shall we say, a little less pressing than a cure for cancer or an end to starvation.A number of people have set up sites asking for donations to swell their own private coffers. Some of these online beggars say that they need help such as paying off their credit cards. And they are successful, it would seem. Karyn Bosnak at SaveKaryn.com was able to pay off her $20,000 credit card bills by November 2002 due to the online generosity of people who gave her $13,323.08. Advertisement Tagged with: Digital Giving/Philanthropy Penny Hawkins has set up a similar site to generate funds for herself at helpmeleavemyhusband.com. Rich Schmidt has raised £3,000 for himself so far at sendmeadollar.com.At least savethesuburbanites.com are honest about their pitch. The site, which doesn’t look as if it has been updated since 1999, reads: “Looking for a worthwhile charity to donate to?… Then you’ve come to the wrong place!… We want your money so we can quit our jobs for a year and see the world.”Some of these begging sites are amusing, others the result of some degree of need, and others are plain greedy. Still, they do demonstrate that people will give to the most unusual causes online. Most charities should be able to use their Web sites to convey a more truly compelling need for financial support. 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.center_img  30 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 25 January 2003 | Newslast_img read more

Need to Network for Business? Here’s the Ultimate: LA’s Largest Networking Mixer Comes to Pasadena

first_img Business News Community News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Subscribe Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Make a comment Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday First Heatwave Expected Next Week Community Newscenter_img Uncategorized Need to Network for Business? Here’s the Ultimate: LA’s Largest Networking Mixer Comes to Pasadena From STAFF REPORTS Published on Thursday, July 19, 2018 | 7:05 pm HerbeautyBohemian Summer: How To Wear The Boho Trend RightHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou’ll Want To Get Married Twice Or Even More Just To Put Them OnHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Questions To Start Conversation Way Better Than ‘How U Doing?’HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyTop 9 Predicted Haircut Trends Of 2020HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyStop Eating Read Meat (Before It’s Too Late)HerbeautyHerbeauty ShareShareTweetSharePin it Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy More Cool Stuff Top of the News LA’s Largest Mixer, which bills itself as the region’s premiere business networking event, is scheduled to take place on Thursday, July 26, at the Pasadena Convention Center.Join are chambers of commerce and business organizations at this mixer and expo, which provides the opportunity for businesses to gain new relationships, build leads and obtain a better knowledge of the number of networking groups in the Pasadena and LA areas.This unique event helps individuals to network and spread the word on their services and products, and connects businesses to businesses and other like-minded organizations. It’s also an opportunity to discover new ways to grow and improve your business, connect with potential customers and clients, and gain new referrals, as well as enjoy samples from local restaurants and caterers.The event is open to the general public and the entire business community.Since it first started in 1998, the primary mission of the Largest Mixer has been to bring a diverse group of people together with the idea that relationships are what build sustainable businesses. Since then, tens of thousands of business people from across Southern California and Southern Nevada have attended a Largest Mixer event.Largest Mixer participants do not need to preregister to attend. Tickets are $20 and available online or at the door on the day of the event.Checks or credit cards will not be accepted at the door.For more information, visit www.largestmixer.com/events/los-angeles or www.visitpasadena.com/events/2018-las-largest-mixer. EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

Meagre rate reduction agreed

first_imgA 0.5% reduction in the commercial rate has been unanimously agreed by all of the city councillors, following its proposal by Cllr Diarmuid Scully.The €153,311 saving to pay for this comes from a reduction of that amount in the provision for lump sum payments to retiring members of City Council staff.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Cllr John Gilligan had proposed an increase in the rate by 1% to fund repairs to the water supply in St Mary’s Park but withdrew his proposal when he was given an assurance by the city manager that St Mary’s Park would be dealt with as a matter of priority within the existing budget.Cllr Joe Leddin, who proposed a reduction of 1% in the rate, failed to identify any savings and did not get a seconder to his motion. Advertisement Twitter Previous articleFinal section of M7 opens unceremoniouslyNext articleShortt’s ‘quit’ plea falls on deaf ears admin NewsLocal NewsMeagre rate reduction agreedBy admin – December 23, 2010 384 Linkedincenter_img Facebook Email Print WhatsApplast_img read more

MP High Court Directs ‘Mental Check-Up’ Of Advocate Who Allegedly Sent Objectionable Birthday Messages To Lady Judge

first_imgNews UpdatesMP High Court Directs ‘Mental Check-Up’ Of Advocate Who Allegedly Sent Objectionable Birthday Messages To Lady Judge Sparsh Upadhyay28 March 2021 10:08 PMShare This – xThe Madhya Pradesh High Court on Friday (26th March) directed that a mental check-up of a lawyer be done, who allegedly sent objectionable birthday greetings to a Lady Judge on her official mail ID. During the course of hearing of his regular bail plea, the Bench of Justice Rohit Arya noted that the primary allegation against him was that he indulged in highly objectionable…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Madhya Pradesh High Court on Friday (26th March) directed that a mental check-up of a lawyer be done, who allegedly sent objectionable birthday greetings to a Lady Judge on her official mail ID. During the course of hearing of his regular bail plea, the Bench of Justice Rohit Arya noted that the primary allegation against him was that he indulged in highly objectionable unethical activity “unbecoming of an advocate while causing embarrassment to a lady judge” through WhatsApp and on social media portals. Significantly, the Court remarked, “It appears expedient to direct for his mental checkup through a qualified Doctor or a psychiatrist and submit report before this Court.” “Additional Advocate General present in the Court is directed to ensure the compliance of aforesaid direction through Superintendent of Police and other authority, if required”, added the Court. The matter in brief It may be noted that the bail applicant is a practicing advocate at District Court Ratlam (M.P.) and allegation against him is that on the occasion of Lady Judge’s birthday, during midnight, he sent an indecent comment on her official Government E-mail Id. Before the Court, it was also submitted that he had been harassing the lady judge in her courtroom, and on various occasions, he tried to establish contact with her by initiating useless and intimate conversation. As reported in the media, advocate Vijay Singh Yadav took a print of a cover photo from her Facebook ID and created a forged card by editing his photo, E-mail ID, address, Mob. Number etc. Further, on the forged card, he wrote a quotation in filthy language and sent that forged card to her courtroom via speed post. Subsequently, the lady judge lodged a complaint before the Station House officer, Station Road, Ratlam, and thereafter, a First Information Report for the offence under section 420, 464 468, 469 of the Indian Panel Code, 1860 and under section 67 and 41 of the Information Technology Act, 2000 was registered against Advocate Vijay Singh Yadav. The Lady Judge also made a complaint to the President, Madhya Pradesh Nyayadish Sangh in connection with the alleged activities of the Advocate.On February 13, four days after the arrest, a lower court had rejected the Advocate’s bail plea, thereafter, his family had approached the Indore bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court for bail. Case title – Vijaysingh Yadav v. The State Of Madhya Pradesh [MCRC-11991-2021] Click Here To Download OrderRead OrderNext Storylast_img read more

‘Pledge line’ hosts reunion

first_img Twenty-nine years ago, the brothers of Kappa Alpha Psi at Troy University celebrated Homecoming as college kids. On Saturday, Oct. 24, they will once again be together, this time as contributing citizens of their communities.“But still brothers at heart,” said David McNabb, a 1977 graduate of Charles Henderson High School and a 1993 graduate of Troy University. “This will be the first time that most of us have seen each other in 29 years and we are all excited about this reunion of our pledge line.“It’s been a long time and we’ve all gone our separate ways but, when we get together this weekend, it will be just like old times and it will be a good time.” Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Acid Reflux (Watch Now)Healthy LifestyleIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Print Article Published 8:02 pm Wednesday, October 21, 2009 Book Nook to reopen Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits You Might Like University seeks community support in Homecoming events Troy University homecoming activities officially kicked off Monday, but activities for the whole community begin today. “Homecoming is off to… read more ‘Pledge line’ hosts reunion Email the author Having grown up in the church and very strong in his faith, McNabb strongly encouraged the brothers in his pledge line to attend church with him.“They would say, ‘You mean we’ve got to go to church on Sunday and during the week, too,?’” McNabb said, laughing. “But we sang with the chorus and we did work – outside work — for people that couldn’t do for themselves. And, we didn’t just do for our church members; we did for people all over town. People really seemed to appreciate what we did.”McNabb had a vested interest in his community and his love of community was so strong that his brothers became just as committed.“I owe a lot the people of Troy,” McNabb said. “Especially The Mooneyhams, Virginia and Spergeon, and Evelyn Morgan. I worked at Mooneyham’s and Oliver’s and those people raised me. They taught me how to meet the public and how to treat people and, of course, how to sell. I’ll always be grateful to them, to all of Troy. It’s a great place to live.” By The Penny Hoarder Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Members of the pledge line include, McNabb, Leviticus Palmer, Bonnie Hill, Edward Bush, Breck Upshaw, Lonnie Turner, Allen Sidney Bryant, Ernest Powe, Elvis Allen, Percy Johnson and Walter Myres.Kappa Alpha Psi became a chapter at Troy University in 1975 and was the first black social fraternity at the university.“There were 11 of us on our pledge line and we were all good friends,” McNabb said. “We did what we could to be a part of the community and to make a good name for ourselves. My mother, Annie Lois McNabb, believed in going to church. When I was growing up, we were at the church every time the doors opened. My mother didn’t send me to church, she took me.” Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Latest Stories Sponsored Content Troy University also has a special place in McNabb’s heart and, in the heart, of the brothers of his pledge line.“Everybody is anxious to get back to Troy and to the university and some of them are really going to be surprised to see the changes that have been made,” he said. “We’re going to tailgate on Saturday and attend the Homecoming game and on Sunday, we’re going to do what we did when we were in college. We’re going to get together at church, at First Missionary Baptist Church.The Rev. Percy Johnson, one of our pledge line brothers, will deliver the 11 a.m. message and special music will be presented by the Troy University Gospel Choir. All Troy University alumni and students are invited to be a part of this wonderful service.” By Jaine Treadwell Skip Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Daylast_img read more

Equal e-learning for the disabled

first_img Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. Equal e-learning for the disabledOn 1 Feb 2003 in Personnel Today NETg is claiming to be the first company to enhance its complete IT anddesktop e-learning courses to ensure that workers with disabilities have equallearning and development opportunities. The Thomson Learning Company recently hosted a roundtable event at whichrepresentatives from the disability, training and learning sectors unanimouslyagreed that many UK companies are unaware how to address the issue ofaccessibility when implementing learning programmes for the disabled. “Many organisations believe there are huge cost and time implicationsinvolved in introducing accessible learning solutions – something which doesn’thave to be the case,” says Richard Orme, head of technology in learningand employment at the Royal National Institute of the Blind. “Unfortunately, this fear means that accessibility is quickly thrownout of the window. The result? The wrong learning solutions are in place forthe wrong people, which not only ends in disabled workers being at adisadvantage, but all workers.” Organisations don’t have to buy separate NETg courses for disabled usersbecause the accessibility functionality is built into every course and can besimply switched on. NETg worked with TecAccess, a technology companyspecialising in accessibility for the disabled, and the functionality ispresent on a range of its IT and desktop programmes ranging from MicrosoftOffice applications to C++ programming courses. “Many UK companies are neglecting the training requirements of theirdisabled staff. This is leading to many workers not reaching their fullpotential,” says Jon Buttriss, operations and services director at NETg. “As we have shown with our courses, UK plcs shouldn’t be ignoring theneeds of disabled workers, but neither should they be making a special case forit. All learners should be able to use the same course and enjoy the sameresults regardless of any disability.” NETg has partnered with Safari Books Online to provide an electronic referencelibrary to supplement its portfolio of courses. www.netg.com Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more

A Tropical Mess for Memorial Day

first_imgSundayIncreasing clouds, humid. Showers after 8pm.Temps around 70.Wind: South 10 mphUV Index High We’ve had great start to the Memorial Day weekend, unfortunately it will not last. A Tropical Depression (or could be Tropical Storm Bonnie if it strengthens) located off the coast of South Carolina will hamper the end of our vacation weekend. With “Bonnie” to our south and an approaching cold front, a persistent southeast flow will pump ample moisture through the region. The threat of heavy rain exists heavy along with scattered storms into Ocean City late Sunday night into Monday. Wind will not be a factor with this system only localized heavy rain. Until then we still have a great Saturday and a decent Sunday as clouds will increase along with the humidity.Today:Sunshine, breezy, pleasantTemps: around 70.Wind: South 10mphUV Index: Very High Memorial DayShowers, t’storm mainly early in the day.Temps in the upper 60s.Winds: SE 10 mphUV Index Lowlast_img read more

Haiti: 3 Years, 6 Months

first_imgLiving in the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, most of Haiti’s nine million people are subsistence farmers. Poverty and malnutrition are exacerbated by poor health care and a low vaccination rate.last_img

College announces three valedictorians for upcoming commencement

first_imgSaint Mary’s students strive for academic success, but every class has students whose academic devotion puts them at the top of their class. On March 25, the College released the names of the three young women who will be the class of 2019’s valedictorians.Though all three students wanted to excel academically, none of them set out to receive this honor. Communicative science and disorders (CSD) major Elizabeth Priester was simply looking for individual success in each of her classes.“I just wanted to be really successful in all of the classes I was in. It just kind of led to being valedictorian,” Priester said.A similar sentiment was reiterated by fellow CSD major and valedictorian Natalie Dock.“I definitely didn’t think that I would be valedictorian coming into Saint Mary’s — I was just looking to get the most out of my experience,” she said.Monica McGrath, the third valedictorian, also said she did not seek the title of valedictorian but instead had more personal motivators.“[I am] always looking for self-improvement,” she said.In the summer between their junior and senior year, the students were told there was a possibility they would be named valedictorians of their class.Dock said she tried to make sure this possibility did not change the way she went about her day-to-day life.“I tried not to let it affect me, because I didn’t want to be motivated by that,” Dock said. “I wanted to do the best that I could. … I didn’t want that to be on my mind.”Although honored to receive the title, Dock tried not to place much value on the award. Though she considers it an accomplishment, she said she wanted to evaluate it against some of the other things she has done in her life both academically and personally.“I think in terms of a title it is a great accomplishment,” Dock said. “I guess I try not to be too proud of titles and those big things but also the little things in my life, but this is definitely one of my greatest accomplishments.”All three women recognized they did not get to the top of their class without help. McGrath said she wanted to share her pride with the people who surround her life.“I am really proud for my friends and family who supported me,” McGrath said. “I am almost more proud for them than for me. My parents and my friends were always pushing me helping me when I was struggling just being there when I was stressed or just helping me.”All three valedictorians said being at Saint Mary’s was crucial to their success, and it means something different to each of them. Priester appreciated that the College allows for all students to express themselves and their talents, and said the school offers them a place to show what they have to offer.“One thing that I really cherished about my Saint Mary’s education is Saint Mary’s is a place that truly recognizes all the gifts and talents that we bring to the world, and it’s a place of community,” Priester said. “It sets up a network of belonging where students feel recognized as both who they are and who they plan to become. I just love this environment and how they allow us to explore and dream and discover our passions.”Though all of the students said that they focused on academics throughout their career, McGrath said the College also helped them to grow as individuals and people.“I feel like there was a very good balance here,” she said. “Saint Mary’s helped me grow academically and I definitely feel very prepared for any challenges that I am going to face. I feel educated as a whole. That is something that Saint Mary’s always said on the tours — ‘We don’t just educate academically but as a whole person.’ I have grown to be a better version of myself than who I was when I came here.”When describing themselves, none of the valedictorians used the words intelligent or smart — they instead focused on traits that helped them get to where they are. They spoke about patience, focus and drive.“I’m pretty positive, I like to reflect on things that I am grateful for … I’m pretty patient,” McGrath said.Dock said her grades have always been a primary focus.“I have always considered myself a very detailed-orientated person. I have always been fairly focused on my grades — maybe that is just in my nature, I always wanted to strive to do my best,” Dock said.Priester said her academic career has taught her important life skills. McGrath, Dock and Priester will deliver a joint address to their class during commencement on May 18.“[The road to becoming valedictorian] definitely has given me a good work ethic and a drive for success,” Priester said.Tags: 2019 commencement address, Saint Mary’s College, smc valedictorian, valedictorianslast_img read more