Al-Arabiya TV presenter Zeina Yazji resigned

first_img Organisation News Help by sharing this information May 11, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Al-Arabiya TV presenter Zeina Yazji resignedcenter_img RSF_en Al-Arabiya TV presenter Zeina Yazji resigned because she was being harassed by government supporters. last_img

Families Forward’s “Power of Two” Virtual Event and Auction Set to Wrap Up on Friday

first_img Community News 51 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Families Forward Learning Center in Pasadena is set to conclude its Power of Two Virtual Auction, Friday, May 15.In addition to Pre-K student art, prizes include access to a suite in the Staples Center, various sports memorabilia, local trips and a Tequila Basket. The Power of Two auction, is an annual event to raise funds in support of the group’s community programs.Families Forward Learning Center opted to go virtual with Power of Two this year to comply with social distancing guidelines.“During this time, we are maintaining strong connections with our children and families through virtual delivery systems,” a Families Forward Learning Center statement said. “Our teachers and staff connect with our families daily providing home learning activities, read-alouds, music and movement and much needed mental health support and emergency assistance.”The project is almost halfway to a $100,000 collection goal, the statement said.“But we need your help to get there. Many of our families have lost income as a result of the pandemic and so too have many of our donors. That means the support of those of you who can give is more important now than ever before,” the statement continued.Families Forward.says, the Tikun Olam Foundation will match every dollar donated up to $10,000.“This means your gift can be twice as powerful,” a statement by Families Forward said. “Thank you to our generous sponsors and those of you who have donated. Your support through our virtual Power of Two Event and Auction will ensure Families Forward is able to continue to provide continued support.To donate or to register to bid in the online auction, visit www.familiesforwardlc.org/power-of-two-virtual. Bidding started on May 8 and will close at 7 p.m. Friday. 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. EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Make a comment Non-Profits News Families Forward’s “Power of Two” Virtual Event and Auction Set to Wrap Up on Friday By ANDY VITALICIO Published on Thursday, May 14, 2020 | 11:20 am Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Top of the News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Pulse PollVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Subscribecenter_img CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Herbeauty15 Countries Where Men Have Difficulties Finding A WifeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyTiger Woods’ Ex Wife Found A New Love PartnerHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Things You’ve Always Wanted To Know About RihannaHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyTiger Woods Is ‘Different Man’ 10 Years After ScandalHerbeautyHerbeauty Community News STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy More Cool Stuff Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Business Newslast_img read more

Limerick asthmatics not using life-saving service

first_imgPrint Teva Pharmaceuticals Ireland today launches the first national respiratory inhaler recycling pilot Previous articleUHL not worst in Trolley crisisNext articleSlow Riot release Voyeur /Burn in the City this Friday Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Twitter MANY of the 18,000  Limerick people who suffer from asthma are not availing of a free service that could give them a much better quality of life and even save their lives.And the new chief executive of the Asthma Society of Ireland is now calling on them to avail of the society’s Adviceline service.Speaking about Limerick’s calls to the free Adviceline service, Sarah O’Connor said: “18,443 people in Limerick have asthma and we are concerned that they are not availing of the free Adviceline service. We would love to receive more calls so that we can help people with asthma feel well, keep their asthma under control, and lead the fullest life, symptom-free.”Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “The Advicline specialist nurse works through what to do in the event of an asthma attack, follows up an appointment with a family doctor or specialist to answer any questions, deals with what triggers may be setting off a person’s asthma, and helps people to self-manage their condition“This really equips people with the information and skills to improve their health and users have provided extensive feedback that this has had a positive impact on their lives,” Ms O’Connor explained.The Asthma Adviceline is available at 1800 44 54 64.A recent partnership review undertaken jointly by the HSE and the Asthma Society of Ireland provided evidence that the service has an impact for people with asthma or parents of children with asthma, helping them to manage the condition to better effect.Commenting on the partnership, Shirley Keane from the HSE said: “Children miss an average of ten days at school each year due to asthma. Our research shows that the Adviceline service helps 70 per cent of callers aged 50 years and under, avoid missing school or work due to their asthma.”.Callers can avail of the service by calling the free phone number between 09:00 and 17:00 Monday to Friday. A call-back appointment with an experienced respiratory nurse specialist will be scheduled for a time and day that suits each individual caller.“Asthma is a long-term illness which can be complex and the advice and support offered by a specialist nurse can inspire confidence in the message of self-management and reassure callers or families of people living with these lifelong chronic conditions,” Ms O’Connor concluded.For more health news click here  WhatsApp Facebook Emailcenter_img Advertisement Dedicated Mid West virus helpline launched RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR NewsHealthLimerick asthmatics not using life-saving serviceBy Bernie English – March 21, 2018 3755 Linkedin TAGSasthma attackAsthma Society IrelandAsthmaticshelplineinhalerinhalerslimerick last_img read more

John Hassett wins cross country Class C North title

first_imgBELFAST — George Stevens Academy junior John Hassett won the Northern Maine Class C boys’ cross-country title on Saturday.Hassett finished the five-kilometer course first in 16 minutes and 20.09 seconds — 43 seconds ahead of the runner-up, Tristan Butterfield of Orono (17:03.25).The GSA boys placed second with 32 points, closely trailing behind Orono’s winning score of 29. Washburn took third with 122 points.Other top finishers for the GSA boys included Ollie Dillon (fourth in 17:16.40), Will Entwisle (seventh in 17:26.98), and Aylen Wolf (10th in 17:39.03).This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textDeer Isle-Stonington sophomore Brendan Penfold took eighth in the Class C boys’ race with a time of 17:26.99.For the Class B boys, Caribou won easily with 28 points, Waterville took second with 85 and Belfast finished third with 100.Waterville freshman Nick Dall took first among the Class B boys in 16:42.84.Peter Philbrook led MDI (sixth with 160 points) with a 12th-place finish in 17:40.74.Ellsworth sophomores Matthew Frost (23rd in 18:14.59) and Richie Matthews (24th in 18:17.32) led the Eagles — who took ninth with 253 points.Girls’ resultsOrono juniors Tia Hardy, Hannah Steelman and Kassidy Dill took first, second and third with times of 18:34.19, 19:09.32 and 19:45.62 in the Class C girls’ race.Orono won with 19 points, GSA took third with 36, and Mattanawcook finished third with 97.Five GSA runners placed among the top 15: Eliza Broughton (fourth in 19:51.30), Zeya Lorio (fifth in 20:09.13), Mary Richardson (eighth in 20:23.65), Hanna Gutow (14th in 21:29.71) and Tess Williamson (15th in 21:30.34).Bucksport’s Natasha Clement took eighth in 21:17.41.For the Class B girls, Waterville won with 66 points, Caribou took second with 32 and Presque Isle finished third with 94.MDI placed fifth with 112 — one point behind fourth-place Old Town (111).MDI’s Emma Strong (20:32.56) and Emily Banks (21:34.52) led the team with fifth- and 15th-place finishes.The GSA and MDI boys’ and girls’ teams will compete in the state championships on Saturday in Cumberland.last_img read more