“People helping people.” It’s a credit union philosophy that defines our industry and promotes our responsibility of community engagement. It’s also a philosophy that should be applied internally to champion the individuals we work with every day.Currently, there is a great deal of discussion within the credit union industry about one particular sector of workers: women. This is good – but it’s almost always being done by women.To some, it would seem odd for a man to attend a women’s leadership event. But we should challenge ourselves to consider the far greater implications of men’s absence from women’s empowerment discussions. After all, good leadership is the embodiment of culture. And it’s important to recognize that having more women in leadership roles is about relatability and community reach, not just parity. This is why credit unions cannot afford to wait when it comes to empowering more women to lead. If we consider how the communities we serve are comprised, we should ask ourselves, “Why don’t our credit unions look more like the people we serve?”Since the April 2019 launch of the African American Credit Union Coalition’s (AACUC) Women’s Power Series, sponsored by PSCU, attendance for each session has grown steadily and interest continues to increase among AACUC members, as well as the credit union community at large. This webinar series is a testament to the power of partnerships. Collaboration and teamwork are fundamental to advancing the credit union movement and empowering employees, members and other players to be part of the change and betterment of the industry. continue reading » ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr
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Image Courtesy: BC FerriesCanada-based ferry owner and operator BC Ferries has officially welcomed Salish Orca, the first of three new Salish Class vessels, into service.The vessel’s inaugural sailings on the Comox-Powell River route started in the morning hours of May 16.Salish Orca is one of the three new ships that are dual-fuel and capable of operating on either natural gas or ultra-low sulfur marine diesel.BC Ferries expects that its use of natural gas for these vessels will result in the reduction of an estimated 9,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent per year, the same as taking approximately 1,900 passenger vehicles off the road annually.The ferries can carry 145 vehicles and up to 600 passengers and crew. With a gross tonnage of 8,728 tons each, the vessels feature two car decks and have a service speed of 15.5 knots.In January, Salish Orca reached British Columbia after a 10,440 nautical mile journey from Gdansk, Poland. Following this, the ship conducted a series of sea trials as part of operational training, verifying the interface with docks at the company’s terminals.BC Ferries’ second of three new LNG-powered ships, Salish Eagle, arrived in British Columbia in late March. Salish Raven, the third ship, departed Poland on April 28 and is currently en route to British Columbia.
Clippers’ Paul George: ‘If I make shots, this series could be a little different’ Mann, whom the Clippers selected 48th overall in the 2019 NBA Draft, appeared in 35 games for the NBA club this season, averaging 1.6 points and 1.1 assists per game. The 6-foot-5 guard from Florida State played 20 games with Ontario, averaging 15.4 points, 8.8 rebounds and 5.7 assists in 35.0 minutes. Clippers hope they can play to their capabilities, quell Mavericks’ momentum Clippers rookie Terance Mann underwent surgery on Tuesday to repair a ligament in his right hand, the team announced Wednesday. There’s no current timetable for Mann’s return to basketball – which, of course, has been put on hold indefinitely more broadly after the NBA suspended the season last week in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.Mann sustained the injury during a game on March 8, while on assignment with the Agua Caliente Clippers of Ontario, the organization’s G League affiliate. The 23-year-old guard played 35 minutes and had 13 points, six rebounds, four assists and two steals in that game, a 117-111 victory over the Texas Legends.Mann also played in the Agua Caliente Clippers’ 123-120 victory over the South Bay Lakers on March 10, contributing 16 points and 11 rebounds.Related Articles Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error What the Clippers are saying the day after Luka Doncic’s game-winner tied series, 2-2 Game 4 photos: Luka Doncic, Mavs shock Clippers in overtime Like virtually every other sports league in the world, the G League also suspended play on account of the pandemic that has infected more than 200,000 people worldwide and killed more than 8,000, pausing all activity on March 12. For Lakers’ LeBron James, Jacob Blake’s shooting is bigger issue than a big Game 4 victory
By Bruce FuhrThe Nelson Daily SportsThe Nelson Bantam Reps shook off some holiday rust to grab two of three games from rival Castlegar in West Kootenay Minor Hockey League action during the weekend.After falling 5-4 to the Sunflower City squad Friday, the Reps outscored the opposition 17-6 to win the three-game set 2-1.“We had not played in a game since December 19th and seemed that the kids were simply rusty,” Nelson coach Jeff Hunt told The Nelson Daily. “That coupled with a lacklustre effort made us doomed to lose.”Trailing 3-2 after two periods, the Castlegar Reps scored twice in the third to eek out a one-goal victory, with Edward Lindsay netting the winner. “In fairness to Castlegar they competed hard and showed a lot of passion — something that was missing on our team — and deserved to win,” Hunt confessed.However, once Nelson shook off the rust, the Heritage City team showed who was boss. Nelson scored seven times in 40 minutes en route to the 9-4 shellacking Saturday. Sunday, Nelson once again jumped out to the early first period lead, scoring three times in the opening frame, to blast Castlegar 8-2.Nolan Percival and Brandon Sookro each scored twice to lead the Reps past Castlegar Sunday.Saturday, Percival had the hat trick while Sookro chipped in with a pair to pace the Nelson Reps.“Saturday and Sunday were quite different,” Hunt explaining the obvious. “We competed hard and we had great performances from key players . . . including most significantly Dylan Whiffen who doesn’t always hit the score sheet a great deal.“And our best offensive players were at their best.” “We also challenged Castlegar’s strong physical presence — emotionally and physically it was a dramatic shift from Friday,” Hunt added.The series win was especially important for the Reps as Castlegar stands in Nelson’s way to gaining a spot in the AA Provincials in Smithers.The playoffs begin February 7.This weekend Nelson entertains Spokane in a pair of games Friday, 6:30 p.m., and Saturday, 1:45 p.m. at the Civic Centre Arena.Sunday the Reps rekindle the rivalry in the Sunflower City, facing Castlegar at 2:30 p.m. in the Pioneer [email protected]
BAFFERT’S ARROGATE DRILLS SIX FURLONGS BEFORE SANTA ANITA’S FIRST RACE IN 1:11.94 AS HE CONTINUES TO PREP FOR REMATCH WITH CALIFORNIA CHROME IN GULFSTREAM’S $12 MILLION PEGASUS WORLD CUP JAN. 28
WITH GARCIA UP, HE WORKS OVER A ‘GOOD’ MAIN TRACK IN COMPANY WITH STABLEMATE UNINVITED ARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 8, 2016)–In preparation for the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream Park Jan. 28, Breeders’ Cup Classic Champion Arrogate drilled six furlongs late this morning over Santa Anita’s main track, which was listed as “good” in 1:11.94.With jockey Martin Garcia up, Arrogate came on the track via the quarter mile chute at 11:45 a.m. PST Sunday and went straight off to the Club House turn as he followed stablemate Uninvited.With Bob Baffert overseeing the drill from a private suite atop Santa Anita’s box seat area, Arrogate broke off behind his stablemate at the three quarter pole and he easily overtook him going into the far turn, breezing solo through the lane and although the work was officially scheduled to be six furlongs, he continued to work through the wire into the Club House turn.Santa Anita Track Timer Dane Nelson clocked Arrogate through splits of 24.51, 47.96 and 59.89 en route to his six furlong time of 1:11.94. Although the work is now posted at six furlongs in distance, Garcia stayed down on the 4-year-old Unbridled’s Song colt around the turn, stopping the watch for seven furlongs at 1:24.56. Nelson had him galloping out a mile in 1:37 flat.“I was happy with the work,” said Baffert, who hadn’t had his stable superstar out for a recorded breeze since Dec. 27. “I still have to see how he comes out of it. It was nice to get the work in. It wasn’t the ideal situation but we knew he likes the mud, an off track. Great horses always like the mud.“I was happy with the way he finished. The other horse, we could have had him a little more in front (at the start of the drill). We got the work in and that was very important. I’d rather work on a nice, dry track. Every time you work on an off track, you’re taking that chance, but I got a nice, stiff work into him so that was very important…“I got him in 1:11 and change, 1:24, out in 1:37 and change. I was on the radio and I could tell…Once he lost his company he’ll just pin his ears. When he has that company, he likes to chase something. He has that tremendous stride. His stride is his biggest weapon.”As for when Arrogate might ship to Gulfstream, or when he’ll breeze again in preparation for the Pegasus, Baffert said, “I’ll just watch the Weather Channel from here on out, basically. It’s just like training in Kentucky, just watch the Weather Channel. There are no set plans for anything–shipping or training.”A record-setting winner of the Grade I Travers Stakes in his first added money assignment on Aug. 27, Arrogate trained up to his half length win in the Breeders’ Cup Classic here Nov. 5 and has been idle since. Owned by Juddmonte Farms, he has five wins from six starts and has earnings of $4,084,600. He’ll be ridden in the Pegasus by Mike Smith, who’s been aboard for his last two wins.
A Judge has told a man with 116 previous convictions that he is in court more often than he is.Letterkenny Court.John Ward appeared before Letterkenny District Court in Co Donegal charged with being intoxicated. The court heard that Ward, 31, of Longlands, Convoy, was arrested by Gardai after an incident on October 16th, 2014.When Judge Paul Kelly heard the accused had 116 previous convictions he told Ward’s solicitor “He’s here more often than me and you.”Garda Inspector Goretti Sheridan ask the Judge if he would like her to read out the list of previous convictions.Judge Kelly replied “ I wouldn’t have time to listen to all the convictions today, Inspector.”He fined Ward €250 for being intoxicated.MAN WITH 116 CONVICTIONS TOLD HE IS IN COURT MORE THAN JUDGE! was last modified: February 19th, 2015 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)
Share Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest We need your assistance in securing up-to-date information about farm custom work rates and machinery rental rates in Ohio. This information is updated every-other year and published by OSU Extension. It is widely used across the state, so we need the best information available. Enclosed is a copy of the Ohio Farm Custom Rate Survey for 2018. Please provide rates that are current including the latest price increases or planned increases.An online option for this survey is available at: OhioFarmCustomRatesSurvey2018or: https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cJa90YBYdWOa6DXWe would ask you to please respond even if you know only have a few operations with data. We want information on actual rates, either what you paid to hire work or what you charged to perform custom work.Deadline for Surveys to be returned: March 31, 2018Further instructions on select sections:Silage Harvest (Pg.2, Middle of 1st Column) Please circle what type of storage that is used:1.Upright, 2.Bunker or 3.Silage Bag.Baling – Large Bale or Stack (Page 2, 2nd Column) Please circle what type of bale or stack you are completing the section for. 1. Large Round Bale – Approx. #1500, 2. Large Round Bale – Approx. #600-1000, 3. Large Square Bale, 4. StackDrainage Installation (Page 3, Top of 1st Column) Please circle what type of Installation Method is being used: 1. Ditching Machine, 2. Drainage Plow.
After the men’s team turned around its fortunes under an Australian coach and exercise physiotherapist, Hockey India (HI) has decided to go down the same route for the women’s side as well.Australian Neil Hawgood was unveiled as the new head coach of the national women’s team on Monday, with compatriot Ben Dascombe as the exercise physiologist. This will be the first time a foreigner will be in charge of the Indian women’s side.The federation must have been enthused by the turnaround, engineered by Michael Nobbs, and David John, which has seen the men’s team qualify for the Olympics after missing out on Beijing 2008.The Indian women failed to qualify for the London Games but the new coach is not looking to the next edition in Rio de Janeiro in four years’ time.”We have 68 days to our next tournament – the Champions Challenge in Dublin. In the long term, we are looking to the year 2014 which has very important tournaments such as the World Cup, Commonwealth Games and Asian Games,” Hawgood said.”We want the team to excel on the world stage. We are ranked 13th in the world and it would take time to reach the top five or six. We want to compete with the top teams and beat them on a regular basis.”Hockey India and Hawgood, however, want incumbent coach CR Kumar to stay on board.”Kumar is not going out. We want him to work with the junior or development sides or be an assistant under Hawgood,” HI secretary general Narinder Batra said.advertisementThe Aussie coach also wanted to have Kumar by his side.”I have a great amount of respect for CR Kumar for what he did with Malaysia and India. I don’t want him to leave. He has a lot of knowledge and a history with this team, and overall, a lovely man,” Hawgood said.The 50-year-old Aussie, a leftsided forward in his younger days, has had Olympic experience as a player and has been a part of the coaching staff of both their men’s and women’s teams. He was assistant coach for the women’s team at the 2006 and 2010 World Cups and the 2008 Olympics.He was also the assistant coach of the men’s team for the Champions Trophy from 2001 to 2003.Both Hawgood and Descombe were coaching at the Western Australian Institute of Sport before coming to India.”I had an interaction with Nobbs in last November. He wanted to know if I was interested. And I also saw the Indian women’s team in action in Australia, as well as the Indian juniors at the recent Asia Cup in Thailand,” he said.
Vine: Northwestern’s Alex Olah Attempts To Take Charge Resulting In Scary Collision With IU’s Hanner Mosquera-Perea
Vine/Jim WeberIndiana is rolling past Northwestern in today’s Big Ten Tournament game, but the Hoosiers got a major scare from a collision under the basket involving forward Hanner Mosquera-Perea. In attempting to draw a charge call, Northwestern center Alex Olah fell into the knee Mosquera-Perea, who was attacking the basket. Luckily, Mosquera-Perea was able to return to the floor after leaving to the locker room following the play.Hanner Mosquera-Perea headed back to the #iubb bench. ESPN reported that no MRI was needed.— Brent Yarina (@BTNBrentYarina) March 13, 2015Hanner Mosquera-Perea walks back onto the court under his own power and with a bag of ice on his right leg. Heavy limp. #iubb— Jordan Littman (@JordanLittman) March 13, 2015Hopefully he will be okay going forward in this Big Ten Tournament. Indiana has no need to risk any further injury tonight. The Hoosiers lead 67-51 late in the second half.