COL House / Estudio BaBO

COL House / Estudio BaBO

first_img Projects Houses ArchDaily Year:  CopyHouses•Belén de Escobar, Argentina COL House / Estudio BaBOSave this projectSaveCOL House / Estudio BaBO Area:  235 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/782887/col-house-estudio-babo Clipboard “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/782887/col-house-estudio-babo Clipboardcenter_img COL House / Estudio BaBO 2014 Save this picture!Courtesy of Estudio BaBO+ 15 Share Structure :Ing. Carlos CalissanoPlot Size:935 m2Design Team:Francisco Kocourek, Francesc Planas Penadés, Marit Haugen StabellCity:Belén de EscobarCountry:ArgentinaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!Courtesy of Estudio BaBORecommended ProductsWindowsVitrocsaMinimalist Window – SlidingResidential ApplicationsULMA Architectural SolutionsAir Facade Panels in Fonsanta RestaurationWindowsKalwall®Facades – Window ReplacementsWindowspanoramah!®ah!38 – FlexibilityText description provided by the architects. The project consists of a weekend house for a family of three, in a gated community north of the province of Buenos Aires. The layout of the community proposes a natural environment around a series of artificial lagoons, suggesting a very close relationship with suburban utopias common to other latitudes. The house is actually one of the first buildings in the area. The lack of contextual references such as a natural landscape or existing buildings led us to focus on the relationship between the empty lot, its buildable area and the gentle slope towards the lagoon, and to adopt projecting mechanisms similar to those of architectures who propose less direct dialogues with their immediate surroundings.Save this picture!AxonometricThe program is located as an “L” parallel to one of the lots limits, orientating the longer volumes towards the lagoon and the north east. The concave face of the volume is presented to the street, generating a forecourt which works as an entrance atrium to the house. The volume facing the lagoon incorporates the living and dining room, the kitchen, an exterior gallery and the suite. These rooms have been granted a bigger height via the inclusion of a single step on the floor, which accompanies the natural slope and distinguishes them from the main circulation. The volume pointing to the north east gathers three bedrooms linked by an external gallery, enhancing the relation with the exterior and controlling the light incidence.Save this picture!Courtesy of Estudio BaBOMaterials have been chosen for their capacity to create straight, concrete planes. Industrial yellow bricks where used to materialize the closed walls, emphasizing mass and its continuity. Glass, aluminium and wood resolve the volumes which open to the exterior, offering a lighter situation. For the columns, “C” shaped Iron profiles with minimal section. The detail was thoroughly revised so that the articulation between these varying materialities was as abstract and non-hierarchical as possible.Save this picture!Floor PlanThe whole project is lead through a modular condition which helps to solve an extensive program within a limited buildable area, and to sustain certain abstract qualities within a still undefined, but highly potential landscape.Save this picture!Courtesy of Estudio BaBOProject gallerySee allShow lessIf You Haven’t Seen Calatrava’s World Trade Center Oculus In Person, This is Pretty …Architecture News20 Women in Architecture Shortlisted for arcVision PrizeArchitecture News Share Architects: Estudio BaBo Area Area of this architecture project Argentina “COPY” CopyAbout this officeEstudio BaBoOfficeFollowProductsSteelConcreteBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesBelén de EscobarArgentinaPublished on March 10, 2016Cite: “COL House / Estudio BaBO” 10 Mar 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic BrassGlassMitrexSolar GreenhouseLouvers / ShuttersTechnowoodSunshade SystemsFaucetsDornbrachtKitchen Fittings – EnoWoodSculptformTimber Tongue and Groove CladdingMembranesEffisusFaçade Fire Weatherproofing Solutions in Design District Project LondonHanging LampsLouis PoulsenPendant Lights – KeglenBlinds / Mosquito Nets / CurtainsBANDALUXPleated ShadesEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAWoodBlumer LehmannCNC Production for Wood ProjectsMaterials / Construction SystemsCaneplex DesignPoles – Tonkin BambooFibre Cement / ConcreteTegralFibre Cement Slate Roofing – Thrutone Endurance SmoothMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

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Alberta elections shock Canada’s 1%

first_imgThe New Democratic Party, whose roots are in Canada’s labor and social democratic movements, swept Alberta’s elections on May 5, winning 53 of the 87 seats in the provincial legislature. The Progressive Conservative Party, which had run the province for the past 44 years, was ousted. The election results shocked Canada’s bourgeoisie.Alberta is one of the major oil-producing provinces of Canada and the single biggest exporter of oil to the U.S. It is regarded as Canada’s most conservative province. Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s parliamentary seat and main base of support are there.The Toronto Stock Exchange fell to its lowest point in a month after the election news broke. The Conservatives running the federal government were said to be despondent and overcome with a “morgue-like” spirit.The major Canadian news services devoted article after article to analyzing the impact of the New Democratic Party sweep, while its supporters throughout the country were jubilant. One professor, born and raised on a First Nation reservation in southern Alberta, stayed up all night to watch the results because he was so surprised and happy.Some substantive issues were raised in the campaign. The global fall in oil prices has hit Alberta hard, especially since the Progressive Conservative government hadn’t set up a significant “rainy day” fund. The solution their campaign proposed was austerity: laying off 2,000 people, mainly in health care jobs, and slightly increasing taxes on individuals making more than $250,000 (Canadian). User, cigarette and liquor fees and taxes would all rise, and so would parking ticket fines.But while taxes would go up on individuals, so would the deficit. There would be no increase in corporate taxes, and the complicated royalty scheme on oil-sand and gas extraction wouldn’t be touched in the Progressive Conservatives’ budget. (CBC, March 26)The New Democratic Party proposed increasing taxes on wealthy individuals and businesses and cutting back on the extractions of oil sands and other highly toxic materials from Alberta.In a discussion of the economy during a significant campaign debate between Jim Prentice, the Progressive Conservative leader, and Rachel Notley, the New Democratic Party leader, Prentice told Notley, “I know that math is difficult.” (New York Times, May 6) This was considered by many to be a sexist, arrogant comment.Moreover, Notley, who will be the province’s new premiere, is hardly a novice at math; she began her career as a lawyer negotiating contracts for labor unions in Alberta and British Columbia.When Prentice was asked in a radio interview who was responsible for the economic crisis facing Alberta, he arrogantly said, “We all need only look in the mirror.” (nationalpost.com, March 5) After losing the election, he resigned from both his party post and his legislative seat.The New Democratic Party might not have enough of a mandate to push its program through, but its win has certainly shaken up Canada’s political ­establishment.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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A tribute to ‘Ghost’ Commander Mozgovoi

first_imgAlexei MozgovoiWhen I learned that Donbass militia leader Alexei Mozgovoi had been assassinated, I immediately thought of Joe Hill’s famous last words: “Don’t mourn, organize.”I had been talking with Mozgovoi and his press secretary, Anna Aseeva-Samelyuk, to arrange an interview that would allow him to speak directly to U.S. workers about the life-and-death struggle against NATO imperialism and 21st century fascism in Ukraine and the Donbass People’s Republics.The last message I received from Anna was sent just hours before she and Commander Mozgovoi were killed.Like Joe Hill, Mozgovoi was a singer, a poet and a warrior. And like that famous Wobblie musician murdered by U.S. mining bosses, he offered an example of strength, determination and modesty in life and in the face of death. He will continue to inspire working people around the world long into the future.Alexei Borisovich Mozgovoi, commander of the Novorossiyan Ghost Brigade, died on the afternoon of May 23 when his car was attacked with mines and machine guns on the highway between Alchevsk and Lugansk in the Lugansk People’s Republic. He was 40 years old.Four Ghost Brigade members accompanying him were also killed: press secretary Aseeva-Samelyuk, an activist, journalist and mother of three, said to be a key political leader of the Ghost Brigade; bodyguards Alexei Kalascin and Andrej Rjajskih; and driver Alexander Yuriev.Two civilians driving along the same road, a pregnant woman and her spouse, were also killed.A Ukrainian fascist group called “The Shadows” claimed responsibility, but this has not been confirmed. An investigation by the Lugansk authorities, with cooperation from Ghost, is ongoing.Origins of the Ghost BrigadeDuring his all-too-brief leadership of the Ghost Brigade, Mozgovoi displayed many of the qualities of revolutionaries like Che Guevara and Thomas Sankara, with a seemingly inexhaustible integrity, uncompromising principles and ability to inspire and rally people to his cause.Born and raised in Lugansk, and trained as a singer and a soldier, Mozgovoi emerged as a leader of the anti-fascist militia movement shortly after the junta in Kiev launched its bloody war on Donbass in 2014.He enjoyed recounting how the Ghost Brigade earned its name. After repeated claims by the Ukrainian military that they had wiped out the armed resistance in Lugansk, his fighters always re-emerged to strike back like phantoms.Mozgovoi did not call himself a communist or Marxist, yet he displayed a deep class consciousness and openness to learn and grow politically. He welcomed the Volunteer Communist Detachment into the Ghost Brigade and worked closely with its commanders, Pyotr Biryukov and Alexey Markov, who also became deputy leaders of the Brigade.Mozgovoi put Biryukov in charge of military operations during the successful campaign to liberate Debaltsevo, Donetsk, from Ukrainian occupation forces this February.After militant Donetsk militia leader Igor Strelkov was forced out by conservative forces in Donbass and the Russian Federation, Mozgovoi upheld the anti-fascist banner. He attracted many of the fighters most dedicated to serving the people and seeing the struggle through, from the liberation of historic Novorossiya all the way to Kiev, including international volunteers.During an interview with a correspondent of Russian Planet, Mozgovoi joked that after the liberation of Kiev it might be necessary for Ghost to continue marching west to liberate Warsaw and “little hamlets” like Berlin, Paris and London.Mozgovoi was outspoken in his opposition to the oligarchy and fascist reaction in Ukraine. He was unafraid to criticize the Minsk ceasefire agreements, which he saw as an unnecessary and damaging concession to the Kiev junta and U.S. imperialism. He denounced what he saw as the encroachment of oligarchic forces that simply want to remake Donbass in the image of corrupt, capitalist Ukraine, as it existed before the U.S.-backed coup, not as truly liberated people’s republics.Class conscious and internationalistIn videos, teleconferences and interviews, Mozgovoi reached out to the workers and soldiers of Ukraine on a class basis, stating that there could be no winners in a bloody civil war and the common people should unite to fight the oligarchy and neo-Nazis.From Ghost’s base in Alchevsk, Lugansk, he led the Brigade in supporting the local population. They established social canteens where militia and civilians eat side by side, preventing starvation and malnutrition due to the war and blockade. His team pioneered the efficient procurement and distribution of international humanitarian aid to hospitals, schools and pensioners.In the last video Mozgovoi made before his death, he talked about Ghost’s efforts to help revive the local economy and develop self-sufficiency in food production by reopening a large poultry farm.As a person of revolutionary integrity and popularity, faced with such challenging wartime conditions, Mozgovoi had a target on his back and enemies on all sides. He survived several earlier assassination attempts, most recently in March, near the spot where he was killed.In his last days, he welcomed the Second Antifascist Caravan to Donbass and hosted the May 8 International Solidarity Forum on “Antifascism, Internationalism, Solidarity,” with delegates from more than a dozen countries — after anti-communist forces in Lugansk tried to shut it down.In defiance of his political opponents, Mozgovoi held a spirited, internationalist parade in Alchevsk on May 9, the 70th anniversary of the Soviet Union’s defeat of German fascism.In a video statement after Mozgovoi’s death, communist co-commander Alexey Markov said: “A person can be murdered, but not his ideas — the ideas Alexei Mozgovoi had been carrying on since last year, the ones which brought thousands of people to join us.“With the death of one person, the ideas will not die. We are going to carry them through the war, through the misery, through the death. With these ideas, we will live, and build a better life.”Co-commander Pyotr Biryukov noted: “The Ghost Brigade, and communist unit as part of it, will not disappear as a force against fascism. Our volunteers are the proof of this fact, and the people who help us, who trust us and rely on us to defend them.“One of the combatants of the brigade has been killed; the commander. But his work lives with us. We will carry it on.”“Our flag resists,” added Markov. “The Ghost Brigade’s flag will be seen in Lysichansk, Kharkov and Kiev very soon, and will be the best memorial for our commander.”Thousands honored him and his fallen comrades at a public memorial in Alchevsk on May 24 as true inheritors of the best qualities of the Soviet Union and the Great Patriotic War against fascism.Mozgovoi’s spirit of defiance and internationalism will also fuel an international day of solidarity with Donbass called to coincide with the commander’s funeral on May 27. And, no doubt, many battles still to come.For more information, videos and translations about Alexei Mozgovoi and Ghost Brigade can be found at redstaroverdonbass.blogspot.com.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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To defeat fascism, ‘we’ve got to start organizing’

first_imgExcerpts taken from Jan. 14 webinar on “Workers Can Defeat Fascism & Racism” sponsored by Workers World Party. To view the entire panel discussion, go to  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9_NDIKT0vw&feature=em-lsb-ownerLarry HolmesWhen you consider what’s happened since January 6, you see Washington, D.C., is pretty much shut down under martial law, occupied by the army, that may be going on in other areas of the country. As a communist, instead of relying on the cops and the army to protect us from these fascists, from these white supremacists, I’d rather see the formation of large-scale, anti-fascist workers’ defense committees. We may very well need to begin organizing that, once it is clear how real the ongoing threat of violent, racist, white-supremacist, fascist attacks are. On the character of fascism — very, very good learned Marxists have studied the origins of fascism in Europe and elsewhere, and they tend to zero in on the same points. A fascist movement is a symptom of a deeper capitalist economic crisis that the owners of capitalism do not have a solution to. A crisis that is making it harder and harder for the politicians to govern in the normal way. And the crisis holds the potential of awakening the working class and creating the basis for a major working-class upsurge in the struggle against capitalism — an upsurge, ultimately of revolutionary dimensions. So hence, the purpose of fascism is to stop the working class from fighting and from challenging capitalism, from making revolution and taking over, by dividing the working class, by confusing, disorienting or demoralizing it. And in some instances, smashing physically its organizations and its leaders and its militants. The bottom line is the growth of fascism, and whether it succeeds or whether it’s defeated is directly related to the readiness of the workers and the oppressed to fight the capitalist system. If the working class, for whatever reason, is not up to it, and there’s a vacuum — and one could argue that describes the situation to some extent that we have in this country — this is the most dangerous situation regarding fascist developments. What is our response? Every genuine leftist, every militant, every socialist, communist, even anarchist who is oriented toward the workers and the oppressed, we’ve got to work together like never before to rebuild the working-class movement. And not just talk about it, or have it in our literature, which is fine, or waiting for someone else to do it. What happened in the Capitol, and many other things before that, is the handwriting on the wall. We’ve got to do whatever we can to rebuild a fighting working-class movement; we can’t waste time, and we can’t wait for someone else to do it. This is going to take a lot of work; it’s going to take a lot of strategizing; it’s going to take a lot of organizing. It will take whatever it requires to win over the best militants in the Black Lives Matter movement — this tremendous uprising against police terror and racism that we’ve witnessed and been part of over the past six or seven months — to win them over to a stronger working-class, revolutionary working-class perspective. And Workers World Party is dedicated to this. Fascism, then and nowA form of fascism has always existed in the United States, especially in the U.S. South. This was white supremacy, which was not just a cultural thing or a subtle thing, but the law. It was a way to keep Black and Brown people down and in their place, so that white supremacy would be reinforced, and it was also splitting the working class. And it’s an important thing to study the classic examples of the development of fascism that a lot of Marxists and a lot of other good people have focused on to understand fascism. But U.S. imperialism has its own form of fascism. And what we’re seeing now has sort of morphed into something bigger that can’t be defined by a region, the South or the Midwest.  It’s developing at a time when U.S. imperialism is losing its status as the head of the global empire. There is the standard of living of many people, who not so long ago considered themselves to be middle class saying that ‘there’s no class struggle in the U.S.’ That’s the [bull—-] that they give you, that ‘we’re a big middle-class country.’ A lot of the masses bought into that, but something happened to them during globalization, neoliberalism, union–busting, the downsizing of wages and the corporatization of the majority. They’re realizing that their status is crumbling, and larger and larger sections of the masses are freaking out. In some ways, we shouldn’t be surprised, that especially in a vacuum, that there is not being enough of a radical, anti-capitalist, revolutionary, working-class fight-back that has gravity.  In the absence of that, this social crisis creates a vacuum. We should not be surprised that white supremacists and fascists would fill it, because as they say nature abhors a vacuum — but it informs what we have to do. We’ve got to start organizing in a way that we haven’t before. It’s my observation that very good comrades in the struggle, different organizations, whether they know organization or not, that their hearts and minds are in the right place. They’re against capitalism; they see the need for socialism; they hope that it will arrive, while they’re still around, or at least for the benefit of the next generation. But when it comes to actually coming together and doing something serious that could change the situation, they get a little shy, believing ‘we’re too weak; our numbers are too small; let’s talk about it. I don’t know whether we can really do anything.’ If that kind of psychology is part of the movement, we have to warn everyone. That’s not helpful right now. We’ve got to abandon this notion, whether it’s conscious or semiconscious, that we can’t do anything. History is demanding that we do something. What happened to the Capitol, the election of Trump, and so many other things are warnings. We revolutionaries have to get our act together. And we have to deepen our base in the working class and help workers organize. Organizing the working classMost of the workers are not organized. The organized labor movement is about 8 to 9%.  Most of it is in government. They’ve lost over many decades a lot of organized workers. So we start from that reality that 90% of our class is not organized. And 90% of our class don’t even realize that they’re in the working class. A lot of young people who’ve got bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degrees can’t get good jobs. They don’t realize as of yet, although their consciousness is in transformation, that they’re part of the working class, maybe even vital parts of it. The labor movement, the organized labor movement has not opened its arms and welcomed migrant workers. If it was otherwise, the level of the migrant workers would be different. They would be fighting shoulder-to-shoulder, and it would be harder for someone like Trump or whomever in the bourgeoisie to scapegoat them and beat them down. So now, we’ve got to look at all these issues very, very closely, very hard, and at the end of the day, we have to come up with a plan to organize our class. I see the handwriting on the wall, and you can’t deny lessons when they’re in your face. Either we start doing something positive and radical to organize our class on a level unprecedented in the history of this country — something like the 1930s if you want an analogy — or our situation and the situation of the working class is going to sink deeper and deeper into crisis. And there’ll be cause for greater fear of the rise of fascism and also the intervention of the state, which works hand-in-hand with the fascists. Now’s the time we’d like you to join our party. We call ourselves Workers World Party, because we are a party of working people. But whatever you’ve got to do to take that big step forward, we can’t just be worrying about it. We can talk about it, but even that’s not enough. We’ve got to come up with a strategy to rebuild a revolutionary working-class movement. And no matter how weak you may think you are, it’s possible if we start. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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Council take ‘holistic’ approach to Newcastle West traffic issues

first_imgPrint Decision to enter Phase 4 of reopening Ireland deferred to August 10 Advertisement Previous article€1.59 million allocated for housing development in AbbeyfealeNext articleWalking/running guide highlights sights and sounds of Limerick Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie Email Top Fianna Fáil councillor will reject Green coalition deal Fianna Fáil TD Niall Collins appointed as Minister of State Twitter WhatsApp Cllr Seamus Browne calls for multi agency approach to Newcastle West’s traffic issues.THE urgent need for traffic calming measures at a West Limerick secondary school was on the agenda at council offices in Newcastle West this week.Addressing councillors at the municipal district’s monthly meeting, principal of Scoil Mhuire agus Ide, Sheilagh O’Mahony-Kennedy claimed that up to 400 vehicles pass the access gate to the school at Bóthar Buí in a 15-minute period between 8.30 and 8.45am each morning. She described traffic at the post primary school, which has seen its numbers almost doubled to 635 students in the last few years, as a “massive hazard” before urging local representatives to action before an accident occurs.Miss O’Mahony-Kennedy told councillors that efforts had been made by the school to make traffic flow less congested and safer for children but said it remained “chaotic” and needed to be addressed.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Director of Services for Newcastle West Municipal District, Gordon Daly, told her that the local authority were aware of the traffic issues and vowed to take a “holistic” approach while also taking an overview of traffic issues elsewhere in the town.Senior executive engineer Ben Noonan reiterated these comments and said Limerick City and County Council would work with the school and look at “all the options available”.“We are actively looking at this,” he commented.Cathaoirleach of Newcastle West Municipal District, Cllr Michael Collins (FF) said the problem was “there is no solution to offer at this time”.“It is a real difficult problem,” he added.Fine Gael councillor John Sheahan proposed that the council write to the Department of Education calling on them to put a plan in place to address traffic management issues for schools.“It is also a sign of the times that we are living in that parents can’t let their children walk to school. It is not safe anymore,” Cllr Sheahan said.Sinn Fein councillor Seamus Browne called for a multi-agency approach to solving the problem.“This is a real legitimate concern and it would be negligent of us not to act,” he concluded.by Alan [email protected]center_img NewsCouncil take ‘holistic’ approach to Newcastle West traffic issuesBy Alan Jacques – January 12, 2018 3354 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR New role for Cllr John Sheahan Linkedin TAGSCllr John SheahanCllr Michael CollinsCllr Seamus BrowneFianna FáilFine GaellimerickMunicipal District of Newcastle WestNewcastle WestScoil Mhuire agus IdeSinn Fein Mayor welcomes the re-opening of non-essential retail across Limerick Limerick TD says GLAS payments welcome but ‘much more action’ needed to support Agri-sector Facebooklast_img read more

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Kinetic by Windstream Raises More Than $100,000 During Annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving…

first_imgLocal NewsBusiness Facebook Pinterest TAGS  Kinetic by Windstream Raises More Than $100,000 During Annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving Campaign LITTLE ROCK, Ark.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 22, 2021– Because of the generosity of customers, Kinetic by Windstream raised more than $100,000 during the St. Jude Thanks and Giving ® campaign over the holiday season. For every new internet customer during the campaign, Kinetic donated $5 to support the kids and families at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital ®. “The kindness and compassion that our partners share year after year during the St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign is truly invaluable,” said Marlo Thomas, national outreach director for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. “This holiday season was like no other, but one thing remained certain, the outpouring of generosity from our St. Jude family. Our partners, their employees and customers continue to have big hearts for the children of St. Jude and their support helps ensure our doctors and researchers will continue their tireless work to end childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.” Jeff Small, president of Kinetic, agreed. “While 2020 presented unique challenges for both our customers and our employees, we are proud to have met each opportunity to provide critical connections to our customers and also the wider communities we serve through campaigns like this one,” Small said. The campaign unites celebrities, world-class brands and their generous customers to support a common goal – to build awareness and raise funds to support vital research and treatment. St. Jude continues to uphold its promise that no family will receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live. Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped increase the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to more than 80 percent since the hospital opened over 50 years ago. St. Jude will not stop until no child dies from cancer. ABOUT WINDSTREAM Windstream Holdings is a privately held communications and software company. Windstream offers managed communications services, including SD-WAN and UCaaS, and high-capacity bandwidth and transport services to businesses across the U.S. The company also provides premium broadband, entertainment and security services through an enhanced fiber network and 5G fixed wireless service to consumers and small and midsize businesses primarily in rural areas in 18 states. Additional information is available at windstream.com or windstreamenterprise.com. Follow us on Twitter at @Windstream. ABOUT ST. JUDE CHILDREN’S RESEARCH HOSPITAL St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Its purpose is clear: Finding cures. Saving children.® It is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children. Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to more than 80 percent since the hospital opened more than 50 years ago. St. Jude won’t stop until no child dies from cancer. St. Jude freely shares the discoveries it makes, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children. Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live. Join the St. Jude mission by visiting stjude.org, liking St. Jude on Facebook, following St. Jude on Twitter, Instagram and TikTok, and subscribing to its YouTube channel. View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210222005643/en/ CONTACT: Kerri Case [email protected] KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA ARKANSAS INDUSTRY KEYWORD: SOFTWARE MOBILE/WIRELESS NETWORKS GENERAL HEALTH PHILANTHROPY ONCOLOGY TECHNOLOGY HOSPITALS FOUNDATION OTHER PHILANTHROPY TELECOMMUNICATIONS HEALTH SOURCE: Windstream Holdings Copyright Business Wire 2021. PUB: 02/22/2021 02:00 PM/DISC: 02/22/2021 02:01 PM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210222005643/en WhatsApp Facebookcenter_img Twitter Twitter WhatsApp Pinterest By Digital AIM Web Support – April 6, 2021 Previous articleDebinha, Julia score and Brazil downs Canada 2-0Next articleOAT02xx21_NationalMeritStudent_02 Digital AIM Web Supportlast_img read more

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Aphasia Center plans benefit Queen Nation concert

first_img Aphasia Center plans benefit Queen Nation concert WhatsApp WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Twitter By Michael Bauer – April 23, 2021 Pinterest MIDLAND After being forced to sit out last year due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Aphasia Center of West Texas will be bringing back its traditional awareness concert.This year’s concert will feature Queen Nation, which is a tribute band to the group Queen.The event will take place at 8 p.m. May 7 at the Horseshoe Amphitheater at 2514 Arena Trail in Midland.General admission is free to the public, but sponsorship tables are available at different prices.“We have all different levels of sponsorship,” Aphasia Center of West Texas Executive Director Kitty Binek said. “We also have a virtual option this year. This is the first time that we’ve offered a virtual option, but the event will be live-streamed for those who purchase a virtual option and they’ll get a party box with lots of goodies in it.”Binek said the sponsorship prices range from $175 to $5,000.Not counting last year, this will be the 11th awareness benefit that the Aphasia Center of West Texas will be putting on, according to Binek who says they’re hopeful of bringing the community’s attention to the life-altering disease.“It’s really meant to bring awareness to a topic,” Binek said. “It’s more common than muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis or Parkinson’s disease. Yet, if you ask a crowd of people how many have heard about those things, every hand will go up. But then if you ask how many have heard of aphasia, few hands will go up.”Aphasia is an impairment of language, affecting the production or comprehension of speech and the ability to read or write. It is usually due to stroke or traumatic injury to the brain.According to statistics pulled from a 2016 national survey on aphasia awareness, 84.5 percent of people have never heard the term aphasia and only about 8.8 percent of people have heard about it and can identify it as a language disorder.“I think (the reason few people have heard of aphasia) is because aphasia has been a loss of speech and language, usually due to stroke but it can be caused by traumatic brain injury that impacts language in our brain,” Binek said. “If you think about it, it’s a communications disorder. If you can’t communicate, it’s really hard to advocate. I think that’s why so many people know about these things but they don’t know about aphasia.”Binek said the primary purpose of this concert is to raise funds as well as awareness.“What happens, we offer the concert free to the public,” Binek said. “But we sell sponsorship so somebody can purchase a meal, a host bar and all these fun things. If they want to, they can sponsor and it also helps us provide the awareness and it enables us to provide this concert to the community.”According to Binek, past awareness concerts have raised between $100,000 to $125,000, but the goal every year is to raise as much as they can for the Aphasia Center of West Texas.“It’s more about the awareness, but we do raise money, too, which is important,” Binek said.Aphasia Awareness Concert Local News Previous articleKeep Odessa Beautiful’s Plant A Tree For HopeNext articleDAILY OIL PRICE: April 23 Michael Bauer Facebook Pinterestlast_img read more

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Killybegs coastguard involved in harbour rescue

first_img Google+ Facebook Previous articleMcGlynn named in Ireland squad for Denmark and England friendliesNext articlePSNI investigating Tyrone burglaries News Highland By News Highland – August 16, 2019 Twitter News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Homepage BannerNews Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Facebook Twitter Killybegs Coast Guard were called out this morning after reports of a person falling overboard from a trawler in Killybegs Harbour.Killybegs Coast Guard recovered the casualty and transferred him to a waiting HSE Ambulance.The coastguard has paid tribute to the Ambulance Service, Sinbad Marine services and harbour staff for their help during the operation. Google+center_img Killybegs coastguard involved in harbour rescue DL Debate – 24/05/21 WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Harps come back to win in Waterford Pinterest WhatsApp Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Pinterest Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODAlast_img read more

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Jobs boost for west Donegal

first_img News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows By News Highland – November 9, 2020 Facebook WhatsApp Twitter Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Ten new jobs are to be created in west Donegal following confirmation that European consultancy firm, Pangea is to establish its operational hub in Gaoth Dobhair.Pangea’s hub for Finance, Humans Resources and Operations is to relocate to the Donegal Gaeltacht, where it will create 10 new jobs in coming years as it establishes its Irish presence.Currently headquartered in Geneva with offices throughout Europe, the UK and the US, Pangea has been described as a fast-growing company whose business model is to partner with tech companies to accelerate their global expansion.Using their extensive experience drawn from some of the world’s best technology companies, along with a history of successfully growing businesses internationally, Pangea are currently working with some of the most impressive companies in enterprise technology.Pangea has made the decision to establish this strategic presence in Donegal due to the talent available in the region and the value they see in the partnership with Údarás na Gaeltachta and the local community.The company, with the support of Údarás na Gaeltachta in cooperation with IDA Ireland, has chosen to establish an operations hub in [email protected] Dobhair, post COVID-19 lockdown, and recruitment has already commenced in recent weeks.10 new jobs will be created in the Donegal Gaeltacht in the administration side of the company initially from which their global network of business consultants will be managed.Pangea provide their services to a range of clients from large enterprises to start-ups across Financial Services, Life Sciences and other fast-growing sectors. Facebook Community Enhancement Programme open for applications RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Homepage BannerNews Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Google+ Jobs boost for west Donegal Previous articleEU traffic light system for air travel takes off hereNext articleDonegal sees slight decrease in rent prices News Highland WhatsApp Pinterest Twitter Pinterest Google+last_img read more

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DNA leads to man’s arrest for 1993 murder in Minneapolis: Police

first_imgCIPhotos/iStock(MINNEAPOLIS) — A man linked to a cold case through DNA and genetic genealogy is now in custody, 26 years after allegedly killing a Minneapolis woman, according to local police.Jeanne Ann Childs, 35, was found dead in the bedroom of her Minneapolis apartment on June 13, 1993, according to police. Authorities declined to say how she was killed.Nearly 26 years went by without an arrest — until a man was arrested Monday in Waite Park, Minnesota, Minneapolis police said.Police believe the suspect, who has not been named, was not known to Childs.Through DNA left behind at the crime scene, genetic genealogy was used to investigate and eventually identify the suspect, the Minneapolis Police Department said in a Tuesday statement.Spokesmen for the Minneapolis police and the FBI declined to specify where DNA was left at the crime scene, how the suspect’s family tree was investigated and how his DNA was obtained.The novel investigative technique of genetic genealogy takes an unknown killer’s DNA from a crime scene and identifies the suspect through his or her family members, who voluntarily submit their DNA to genealogy databases.The first major public arrest through genetic genealogy was the April 2018 arrest of the suspected “Golden State Killer.” Since then, genetic genealogy has helped identify more than 20 other suspects.“We all hope Jeanne’s family can finally find peace as a result of this tenacious effort by officers and agents,” Jill Sanborn, Special Agent in Charge of FBI Minneapolis, said in a statement Tuesday. “This case underscores law enforcement’s ability use every tool at its disposal to crack a case.”The suspect is being held in Hennepin County Jail on probable cause of murder, pending the filing of formal charges by the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office, according to police.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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