BCEF announces 2019 scholarships

first_imgCaleb RaabBatesville, In. —The Batesville Community Education Foundation (BCEF) is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2019 scholarships to Batesville High School (BHS) graduates. These scholarship awards total $18,500, according to BCEF executive director Anne Wilson.Thanks to the fundraising efforts of the family of BHS alumnus Sgt. Chad Keith, who was killed in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom, a new scholarship was established this year. The $500 scholarship was awarded to Caleb Raab.The Mary C. Horstman Scholarship was established from money donated to BCEF by Horstman, who wished for the funds to be used to assist students with post-secondary expenses. A $1,000 scholarship was awarded to each of the following BHS graduates: Hope Flaspohler, Monica Gerstbauer, and Grace Lamping.BCEF’s top scholarship, worth $5,000 each to three recipients this year, is the James E. Fritsch Memorial Scholarship. Fritsch left a sum of money upon his passing to assist students who are pursuing post-secondary study. This year’s recipients included Ashlyn Czerniak, Daniel Gutzwiller, and Trey Heidlage.The Batesville Community Education Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, was established to provide additional funding for innovative learning opportunities that go beyond the basics in academics, athletics, and the arts in the Batesville public schools, enhancing the educational environment for all students.  More information about BCEF may be found online at BatesvilleEducationFoundation.org or by calling Wilson at (812) 934-2194.Ashlyn CzerniakGrace LampingTrey HeidlageHope FlaspohlerDaniel GutzwillerMonica Gerstbauerlast_img read more

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Salad products on recall due to possible E. Coli

first_imgStatewide—Missa Bay, LLC, is recalling approximately 97,272 pounds of salad products because the lettuce might be contaminated with E. coli.According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), the products were from October 14 through October 16 and sold in Alabama, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and Wisconsin.The products have the establishment number “EST. 18502B” inside the USDA mark of inspection. Specific product information can be found on this spreadsheet.FSIS lists this recall as a high health risk, meaning “there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences,” according to the recall.The recall comes after the Maryland Department of Health collected an unopened package of the product, and the lettuce tested positive for E. coli. All products from the same lot of lettuce are included in the recall. FSIS is concerned that some product may be in distribution centers, restaurants, or institutional refrigerators or freezers.Consumers with questions regarding the recall can contact Mary Toscano, Consumer Affairs Manager for Bonduelle at 1-800-800-7822.To read the full recall click here. See the full list of recalled products below.last_img read more

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Caricom, it’s time for a paradigm shift!

first_imgDear Editor,Some readers might find it is interesting, while others might find it appalling to learn that throughout its existence, Caricom has selectively remained silent on the political plights of Guyana. While from time to time, individual leaders have broken their silence and spoken out against the Burnham-Hoyte-led Governments, such utterances have been far apart. Interestingly, they found their collective voice in the wake of post-1997 elections unrests.However, questions have arisen as to the true motive of this odd potpourri of leaders who are yet to dance in unison, to send the ‘three wise men’ to Guyana. The team had brokered, among other conditions, an unconstitutional shortened term of office for President Janet Jagan, vis-a-vis the Herdmanston Accord. Guyanese are now left to ponder Caricom’s muteness despite numerous calls across the media and by leaders in light of the current political and legal quagmires.Clearly, Mr Granger and his APNU/AFC Administration have continued to poke fun at the CCJ. The ‘cat and mouse’ game continues as Granger speaks with a forked tongue. On one hand, he says he is committed to upholding the decisions and orders of the CCJ; on the other, he has not only defied those very orders, but has attempted to reinterpret and write his own orders.With regards to the appointment of the GECOM Chair, he has insisted on submitting a list of names in what he referred to as integral to his active participation in the consensus-dialogue with the Leader of the Opposition. Similarly, he stated that he has accepted his caretaker or interim Government role but refused to accept the resulting constitutional and CCJ-reinforced limitations on such a role.Further, the GECOM proposed House-to-House Registration is yet another clear defiance of the CCJ orders. The CCJ concluded that the process that led to Patterson’s appointment was flawed, and, therefore, unlawful. Patterson’s subsequent resignation is a testimony to his acceptance of the decision/order.It follows, therefore, that many of Patterson’s decisions as Chair of GECOM were flawed/unlawful. However, while we cannot rollback those that have been acted upon due to completion or time-lapse, we must put a halt on all those proposed/future actions, with House-to-House Registration being at the core. GECOM is also in defiance of the CCJ orders which stated that it should be ready for elections by September 18.Meanwhile, Caricom remains selectively mute. Their tight-lipped posture may not only signal acquiescence of Granger and his Administration’s flouting of the CCJ, but may also torpedo the CCJ’s future as the court of last resort for the entire region.Critics and supporters alike understood that the CCJ represents a manifestation of aspirations to promote the building of ethical legal processes by fostering due process and the rule of law, among other ideals. Today, this very Court, born out of a collective desire to concretise self-determination, national and regional politics, economic integration, and human rights obligations, is being severely undermined by Granger and his Administration.In a nutshell, Caricom must, out of necessity, step off the fence. Regional leaders cannot continue to be mute; through conscience-viagra, they must voice their disapproval of Ganger and his Administration’s blatant disregard for the CCJ. Granger’s ‘cat and mouse game’ snubs the CCJ, defies logic and signals a political degenerative process. These actions clearly contravene the democratic goals and ideals of Guyana and the region as a whole; they derail national and regional progress and prosperity, and ultimately, the rights and well-being of the people. Caricom, it’s time to shift your paradigm!Yours sincerely,Ronald Singh(Barrister andSolicitor)last_img read more

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ATHLETICS: ROSSES AC NOTES

first_imgCongratulations to our 8 under 13 and under 15 athletes who competed in Birmingham at the UK Sportshall Athletics Finals representing Donegal and Ulster. Their coach and Donegal team manager Louise Gillespie was hugely impressed with the strong competition and some great performances. This is a great experience for our athletes. Well done to Tara Harley – Braade, Jessica Oglesby – Keadue, Saskia Boyle – Keadue, Caoimhe Boyle – Mullaghduff, Ultan Boyle, Nicole Boyle – Ballymanus, Sarah Doherty – Calhame and Fola Mc Fadden – Gaoth Dobhair.There was a great turnout to the last race in our 5k Spring Series. John McCallion ran out race winner on the day closely followed by the ever improving Eamonn O’Donnell and Johnny Wilson. Noreen McGee lead the ladies home from Deirdre Diver and Hazel Scorer. There were many category winners and well done and huge thanks to all who ran, walked and supported in any way. Special thanks to the Donegal Airport for the use of the excellent facilities. There are pictures on facebook so check them out.The Thursday evening session at the Industrial Estate in Gweedore will continue for another few weeks up to the North West 10k where we will look to get a strong showing from all senior athletes in the club that day. It is a great family event to jog, run or walk. New vests are now in stock so please contact Ita Gallagher on 087 1309536 for details.  ATHLETICS: ROSSES AC NOTES was last modified: April 9th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Rosses AC noteslast_img read more

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