You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Reply May 30, 2016 at 9:42 am May 28, 2016 at 4:43 pm This summer, the Coca-Cola Company is launching a special limited edition patriotic packaging to honor and celebrate the nation’s service men and women and to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Company’s longstanding partnership with the United Service Organizations (USO).The limited-edition Share a Coke® and a Song packaging will feature the classic patriotic song lyric, “I’m Proud To Be An American.” The custom designed red, white and blue 16-ounce Coca-Cola® cans are available in select convenience and grocery stores nationwide now through July 4th while supplies last. Additionally, 20, 24 and 35 family packages of 12-ounce Coca-Cola® cans will be wrapped with the patriotic design. As NASCAR’s top drivers prepare to rev their engines at the Coca-Cola 600—the country’s largest Memorial Day celebration— the Share a Coke® and a Song fan activation at Coca-Cola 600 will feature kiosks where race fans can read about Coca-Cola’s 75-year partnership with the USO and join the “Campaign to Connect” which encourages them to help the USO send one million thank you messages to service members globally. Coca-Cola and the USO will honor 75 service members and USO volunteers at the beginning of the race and Grand Marshal, General (Retired) George W. Casey, Jr., Chairman, USO Board of Governors will give the command to get the Coca-Cola 600 underway.“Our partnership with the USO dates back to 1941 and we have worked together for 75 years to help keep service members refreshed all over the world,” said Erika von Heiland Strader, director, Community Marketing, Coca-Cola North America. “The custom patriotic packaging is Coca-Cola’s special way of commemorating and thanking the USO for its many years of impactful work to help keep the nation’s military men and women connected to family, home and country throughout their time of service.”This Memorial Day weekend, Coca-Cola 600 attendees will also get a taste of the official Share a Coke® and a Song experiential tour where they can listen to popular tunes while flaunting their lip syncing skills and staying refreshed with ice-cold Coca-Cola beverages. “This is an exciting year for us and we are thrilled that our longtime partner Coca-Cola is playing a large role in the USO’s 75th anniversary celebration,” said Kymm Carlson, USO director of corporate alliances. “Enduring support like Coca-Cola’s has a great impact on how the USO is able to deliver refreshments worldwide to our men and women in uniform that leaves them feeling connected to the country they serve.”The patriotic celebration will continue through July 4th weekend as part of the Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola at Daytona International Speedway. Happy Memorial Day Weekend everyone! Don’t forget Fido, he wants some burgers, bar-b-q too! Don’t leave the grill with the drippings, or backyard cookout leftovers in the garbage, as a big old black bear will be licking his chops, ready to jump into your garbage cans!!! May 28, 2016 at 4:39 pm TAGSCoca-Cola Previous article3 Strawberry Inspired Desserts for Memorial Day WeekendNext articleMemorial Day: How to Honor the Fallen Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 Coca-Cola can “wrap itself” in whatever it wants. It’s still the high calorie drink that most of us don’t need most of the time. I’m not impressed by their alleged “patriotism”. Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Mama Mia Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom Reply Please enter your name here Reply I drink Coca-Cola and Pepsi products both, but I am a Coca-Cola gal. My favorite. Diet Coke, Coke Zero, that is. So glad we have a Coca- Cola company here in our area. I saw the Christmas Coke cans that opened out into a red bow, on the internet, that were marketed in the UK. I don’t think they were sold in the US. I wanted one to open out into the bow, and to see them, instead of seeing them on the internet. I have seen the Coke cans with people’s first names on the cans. Never did see my first name on any of the cans at the store, Mama Mia! LOL! Mama Mia Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 Bobski 3 COMMENTS Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.
Vodafone: now 90p for every £1 text donation goes to charity 46 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis From today, Vodafone UK is increasing the amount that charities will receive when its customers make a donation via text message. Charities will now receive 90p of every £1 donated by Vodafone customers when they give £1 or more via a five digit ‘short code’ number which starts 70.“Donating by text message is an easy and simple way for customers to give to charity and this change will make it more attractive,” said Libby Pritchard, Head of Corporate Responsibility at Vodafone UK. “Research by nfpSynergy has shown that people understand there may be a small charge how ever they chose to donate.”Vodafone say that the 10p that is kept covers network and third party costs. VAT is no longer payable on the donation itself and is passed to the charity.John Low, Chief Executive of the Charities Aid Foundation said: “Vodafone are the UK’s second biggest mobile phone operator so this is a very significant announcement… This is a huge step forward in the campaign to make text donations a good way to give to charity and means that all charities benefit, not just one off major appeals such as Comic Relief and BBC Children in Need when all mobile phone companies have generously waived their fees”.O2, the UK’s biggest mobile phone operator, reduced their rates in November 2009 to pass on 90% of each text donation.Low added: “I hope other mobile operators will follow because giving by text is a great way to fundraise since it is easy and spontaneous for donors.”Roger Craven, Director of mobile fundraising solutions provider Vir2 Ltd, has supported the campaign to secure higher donations from texts, said: “Text donation is a competitive option for small value payments on more and more networks. Text is also more spontaneous, it appeals to a younger audience and unlike cheques, there are no plans to phase it out by 2018.”www.vodafone.com/index.GB.html Howard Lake | 26 February 2010 | 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. Tagged with: corporate Digital mobile sms AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis
832 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. Melanie May | 26 May 2020 | News [youtube height=”450″width=”800″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YSeVHqp2eQA&feature=emb_logo[/youtube]Hobbitathon COVID 19 AppealActor Andy Serkis’s reading of The Hobbit for NHS Charities Together and Best Beginnings has raised over £300,000 so far.Andy Serkis embarked on the feat on 8 May, reading the entire The Hobbit novel, cover to cover in 11 hours.All donations will be split equally between NHS Charities Together and Best Beginnings, for which Serkis has been an ambassador for more than six years.HarperCollins and the Tolkien Estate have also agreed to make Chapter 5, ‘Riddles in the Dark’ available online for a limited period, until 5 June.On the Hobbitathon’s GoFundMe page, Alison Baum OBE, CEO of Best Beginnings, said:“During Covid-19, the need for our NHS approved Baby Buddy app has increased as pregnant families and parents with young babies are isolated from their normal support network and are experiencing increased anxiety levels.“Along with many other charities, Best Beginnings’ income has been severely hit by the pandemic and our continued work was in jeopardy. We will be forever grateful to our ambassador and friend, Andy Serkis, for conceiving and delivering the Hobbitathon to raise vital money to support our continued work and the work of NHS Charities Together.” Billy Bragg photo: Copyright Murdo Macleod Tagged with: Celebrity Save the Children’s Save with StoriesThe Duke and Duchess of Sussex marked their son Archie’s first birthday by releasing a short film that shows Meghan reading him one of his favourite books, Duck! Rabbit!, to support Save the Children’s Save With Stories initiative, aimed at helping children hardest hit by the Covid-19 crisis both in the UK and around the world.The film, shot by Harry in California and posted on Save the Children’s Instagram account, shows Archie on his mother’s lap, turning the pages of Duck! Rabbit! as she reads.Save the Children UK Ambassador Poppy Delevingne has led the initiative for Save With Stories in the UK and stars joining in so far include Micheal Ward, David Tennant, DJ Cuppy, Julie Walters, and Rita Ora. Launched by Ambassadors Amy Adams and Jennifer Garner in the US, the initiative has already raised more than £1m in America.New videos are posted every day at 5pm on Save the Children UK’s Instagram and Facebook pages. To donate, people can visit savethechildren.org.uk/savewithstories or text STORIES to 70008 to give a one-off donation of £5. All money raised will support the most vulnerable families in the UK and around the world, helping to provide supermarket vouchers, essential household items, virus protection and early learning packs. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis2 Two more ways celebrities are helping charities:[youtube height=”450″width=”800″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DgBcu6ogM74&feature=youtu.be[/youtube]Barnardo’s celebrity video callsDame Helen Mirren and David Walliams are offering members of the public the chance to win a 15-minute video call with each of them to fundraise for Barnardo’s.The celebrities are among the Barnardo’s ambassadors and supporters offering the chance to win a 15-minute video call with them. Other famous names offering calls include Dame Emma Thompson, Russell Howard, Catherine Tate, Jamie Vardy and Lennie James, with more to follow in the coming weeks.Entry is via the Givergy site and costs £5 a time, with all proceeds going to the Barnardo’s emergency coronavirus appeal, to help the charity continue its work supporting vulnerable families across the UK during the crisis.Dame Helen Mirren said:“In partnership with Barnardo’s, I am offering one of you the exclusive opportunity to join me for a Q&A over video conference, with all the money raised going towards their coronavirus appeal, helping them continue their vital work with the UK’s most vulnerable children.“You will have the chance to ask me a series of questions – they could be about a role I’ve played, about becoming an actor or actress or anything else that you’ve always wanted to ask about my work – within reason of course!”David Walliams said:“I’m working with Barnardo’s to give you the chance to have a special one to one video chat with me. Perhaps if you have children I could read them a bedtime story, or you can ask me questions – or if you really want I can dance for you like a monkey!” A host of stars are supporting charities this month by reading famous and favourite stories aloud to raise funds for their appeals, from Andy Serkis’s Hobbitathon, to Cate Blanchett, Eddie Redmayne and others helping out with a reading of James and the Giant Peach. [youtube height=”450″width=”800″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=59&v=EJNSg_oMrOQ&feature=emb_logo[/youtube]James and the Giant Peach with Taika and FriendsAcademy Award-winning filmmaker Taika Waititi is reading James and the Giant Peach in full, across 10 episodes, joined by a number of famous faces in a Roald Dahl Story Company’s fundraising campaign for global health non-profit Partners In Health, which is operating on the front line in the battle against Covid-19 in some of the most vulnerable parts of the world.The collaboration between Roald Dahl, Taika Waititi and the celebrity guests is part of Partners in Health commitment to give £1 million to Covid-19 impacted charities, including Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity, which provides specialist nurses to seriously ill children in the UK – and Partners In Health, a global health non-profit operating at the Covid-19 front line in some of the most vulnerable parts of the world.The first four episodes, featuring Meryl Streep, Benedict Cumberbatch, Nick Kroll, brothers Chris and Liam Hemsworth, Eddie Redmayne, Cate Blanchett, Cara Delevigne and more, are available now at youtube.com/roalddahl, with new episodes available every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6pm BST.Episode three, for example, sees Taika Waititi lead an all-star cast with Cate Blanchett playing Centipede, Eddie Redmayne voicing Miss Ladybird, Kumail Nanjiani as Miss Spider, Ruth Wilson playing the Earthworm and Sarah Paulson as Old-Green-Grasshopper.Those who tune in can donate on the Partners in Health site. Celebrity story time: stars reading to raise funds for charity Covers for CarersBilly Bragg is the latest musician to take part in #CoversforCarers, to raise funds for the RCN Foundation COVID-19 Support Fund.Covers for Others is a music project where musicians cover a song to raise money for causes they care about. Frank Turner, Declan McKenna, Låpsley and Lauran Hibberd have also taken part in the challenge in the past month and raised £12,253 to date.Once an artist or band has agreed to take part, Covers For Others sets up a campaign page for them with five different songs for fans to pick from. For five days fans vote for the song they want to hear by donating money at £1 per vote. At the end of the voting period, the song with the most votes is announced, and the artist is given a couple of days to reinterpret the song. The performance is then live streamed on Saturdays at 8pm.From 25-29 May, Billy Bragg fans can pay £1 to vote for the cover they want to hear from him, with all the money raised going to front-line healthcare workers via the RCN (Royal College of Nursing) Foundation’s COVID-19 Support Fund, which helps staff who are experiencing economic or psychological difficulties.Bragg’s five potentials are Only the Young by Taylor Swift, Before the Deluge by Jackson Browne, The Kids Don’t Wanna Come Home by Declan McKenna, Fuck all the Perfect People by Chip Taylor & the New Ukrainians, and If I Can Dream by Elvis Presley. Taylor Swift’s song is currently in the lead.Deepa Korea, RCN Foundation Director, RCN Foundation said:“Donations to the RCN Foundation COVID-19 Support Fund through the Covers for Others music project will make a real difference to the many front line health and social care workers who are making an invaluable contribution at the very forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are very grateful for the support of the Fund, which will not only help those individuals who may be experiencing personal hardship as a result of COVID-19 but will also help to address some of the psychological implications associated with working on the frontline at this difficult time.“ 833 total views, 3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis2
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News UpdatesExtortion Case Against Power TV Channel MD: Karnataka High Court Refuses To Quash FIR & Interfere In Police Investigation [Read Order] Sparsh Upadhyay10 Nov 2020 2:23 AMShare This – xThe Karnataka High Court on Thursday (05th November) refused to interfere in an on-going police investigation and quash FIR filed against the Managing Director of Power TV (a Kannada TV Channel) Rakesh Shetty for alleged extortion.The Bench of Justice Suraj Govindaraj was hearing the plea of Power TV Managing Director Rakesh Shetty seeking quashing of the Complaint and FIR dated…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 Karnataka High Court on Thursday (05th November) refused to interfere in an on-going police investigation and quash FIR filed against the Managing Director of Power TV (a Kannada TV Channel) Rakesh Shetty for alleged extortion.The Bench of Justice Suraj Govindaraj was hearing the plea of Power TV Managing Director Rakesh Shetty seeking quashing of the Complaint and FIR dated 24.09.2020.The Case against Power TV MD Rakesh ShettyIn the FIR, it was alleged that the Petitioner news channel (Power TV) has been running a program with regard to the allegations of corruption and illegal financial dealings, as well as interference in the day-to-day administration of the State Government by the family members of the present Chief Minister Sri. B. S. Yediyurappa.Further, it was alleged that the first telecast of the program (by Power TV) with the title “Raja Parivarada Rochaka Vrutanta” was aired on 2.9.2020, containing a three-minute alleged audio conversation between Sri. B.S.Vijeyendra, s/o Sri. B.S.Yeddyurappa, and a reporter of Power TV.Further, it was alleged that an audio clipping was put out in the public domain for the consumption of the people of the State, was an exposé with regard to the collection of Rs.12,00,00,000/- from one Chandrakantha Ramalingam (Respondent No.4/Ramalingam Construction Company Limited director), a contractor, who was carrying out works with the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) by one Sri. Shashidhara Maradi, the grandson of the Chief Minister.Allegedly, under the very same head, another episode was telecast on 17.09.2020 with regard to certain amounts of money alleged to be collected from the same contractor Sri. Chandrakant Ramalingam (Ramalingam Construction Company Limited director) by the Chief Minister’s son and grandson.Subsequently, Chandrakantha Ramalingam (Respondent No.4) on September 24, in a police complaint, accused Power TV MD Rakesh Shetty of forcing him into saying that he made payments to politicians for the purpose of obtaining contracts, and he further complained that the conversations were recorded.Thereafter, Bengaluru Police Crime Branch began investigations into the allegations of extortion filed against Shetty him by Chandrakanth Ramalingam.Arguments put forthThe Counsel of the Petitioner argued before the Court that the Complaint, which has been filed is motivated, and is at the instance of the family members of the present Chief Minister inasmuch as the filing of the same is post the telecast by Petitioner’s channel.It was also argued that the Complaint was filed on account of political vendetta, and “It is only in order to stifle the voice of the free press that the present complaint has been filed since the news reported by the channel was unpalatable to the Chief Minister and his family”Shetty’s Counsel also argued before the Court that the investigating agency had retained the user name and password of social media/digital platform like Facebook and YouTube pending investigation and equipment of TV channel was seized by the investigation agency.It was also alleged that Ramalingam (the Contractor/Complainant) “had voluntarily provided and shared the details of the manner in which money was illegally and by corrupt means obtained from him by the family members of Chief Minister became a turncoat under pressure and influence of the ruling class in the State”.On the other hand, the state government argued that there is no political vendetta in the matter and the allegations made are genuine grievances of the Complainant.It was also argued that the Complaint as filed “is not influenced by the family members of the present Chief Minister. Hence, there is no manner of political vendetta. The Complaint is a genuine grievance of the Complainant.”The Advocate General further argued that “if at all the Complaint is alleged to have been initiated on the ground of the said telecast, then the police authorities would have removed the videos since such videos are still continuing to be available on Facebook and YouTube, the same would indicate that the Complaint and the investigation is not at the behest of the Chief Minister. The investigation has been carried out in the normal course on the basis of a complaint filed by Respondent No.4 (Chandrakant Ramalingam).”Court’s Order”An investigating agency can not retain the user name and password of social media/digital platform like Facebook and YouTube pending investigation, the investigation agency can download the data required from such account and thereafter has to give back the changed credentials to the person who owns the said social media. The Respondents are therefore directed to handover new login credentials of the Facebook and Youtube account of the Petitioner within seven days from the date of receipt of the certified copy of the order”, the Court ruled.The Bench further said, “I am of the considered opinion that it is only the data in such servers which are required for the purpose of verification by investigating agency, the hard disk could always be cloned and after retaining the original hard disk the cloned hard disk along with servers, laptops, etc could always be returned.”Further the Court said,”In the present facts and circumstances, it cannot ex-facie be said that the offences alleged against the Petitioner have not been committed, I am of the considered opinion that the same would require investigation by the competent and independent authority. Without such an investigation, the truth of the matter cannot be found out.”The Court specifically held that the Petitioners couldn’t make out any ground for interference in the present matter under Article 226 read with Section 482 Cr.P.C.Therefore, the Court observed that the prayers as sought for by the Petitioner for quashing of the Complaint or the panchanama couldn’t be granted.Lastly, the Petition was partly allowed and the petitioner was given the liberty to approach the trial Court by filing an application under Section 451 r/w 452 of Cr.P.C. for return of the equipment seized.The Court directed that the application would be considered by the trial Court in terms of the High Court’s Order and the seized items to be returned to the petitioner on such terms and conditions as the trial Court may deem fit and proper.Case title – Rakesh Shetty v. State of Karnataka and others [W.P.No.11169 of 2020]Click Here To Download Order[Read Order]Next Story
Teddy Hall Ball has been cancelled following poor ticket sales. The event, with a Drop Dead Gorgeous theme, was scheduled to take place on the 7th May, but could not compete with the other high profile balls taking place in Oxford this summer. The ball website had promised an evening of “Gothic decadence and desires”, during which guests could expect to “indulge in a gluttonous feast and and explore Teddy Hall’s labyrinth of tricks and fancies, to be captivated by intriguing, intimate performances in the glittering front quad.”Ticket sales suffered due to a lack of interest both outside and from within the college. One member of the college commented that £85 was too much to pay for what they labelled would be nothing more than “a glorified bop”. However, Ball Committee President Genevieve Wastie blamed competition from “large balls, like Catz for example, which was much larger than normal non-commemoration balls.”She told Cherwell that, “a great deal of effort went into planning the event and we are all still sad that in the end a cancellation was necessary.”Wastie reported that only around half of the tickets had been sold, but that no money had been lost by either the Ball Committee or the JCR. She also confirmed that everyone who had bought a ticket for the Ball had already been given their money back.Teddy Hall JCR President Josh Coulson claimed that “for a number of reason the Ball Committee felt a smaller event would be more appropriate.”The ball will be replaced by a summer barbeque. Coulson commented, “The JCR is very excited about the summer party this week…Everyone seems to be happy about this and we are expecting a good Teddy Hall attendance at what should be a fantastic event this weekend.”
Stagani, 23, was 4-2 with a 2.60 ERA in seven games at West Liberty as a senior in 2017. Stagani struck out 49 and walked 14 in 34.2 innings pitched, earning a birth on the All-Mountain East Conference second team.Stagani was 5-5 with a 3.07 ERA in 11 games for the Hilltoppers as a junior in 2016.A native of Richmond, Ohio, Stagani began his collegiate career at Mount Vernon Nazarene University.The Otters will face the Washington Wild Things at Bosse Field on May 11 to open the 2018 Frontier League regular season.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmail Evansville, Ind. (Dec. 11, 2017)–The Evansville Otters have signed starting pitcher Greg Stagani of West Liberty University to a 2018 contract.
Read Full Story Mental health and well-being appear to be connected to biological processes and behaviors that contribute to cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to an American Heart Association statement published in Circulation on Jan. 25, 2021. The statement, co-authored by Laura Kubzansky, Lee Kum Kee Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and co-director of the School’s Lee Kum Sheung Center for Health and Happiness, outlines the substantial body of evidence in the field. Key among its findings is that health care providers should consider their patients’ psychological health when evaluating them or treating them for heart disease.“Clinicians should strive to treat not just the disease state but the patient and the person as a whole,” the researchers wrote. To help achieve this aim, they call for psychological health status screening for patients at risk for CVD.According to the researchers, psychological health can affect cardiovascular health both negatively and positively. For example, chronic stress can lead to dysregulation in the nervous system, increased inflammation, and a cascade of negative health effects. On the other hand, positive psychological attributes such as optimism are associated with lower levels of inflammation.Behavior may be another pathway linking mind, body, and heart health, according to the researchers. People who feel happier and more optimistic tend to eat healthier diets, exercise more, and be less likely to smoke than people who are experiencing negative mental health.