6-Year-Old Dies In Switzerland Co. ATV Accident

first_imgSWITZERLAND COUNTY, In – A 6-year-old boy was killed in a crash involving an ATV and pickup truck in Switzerland County Tuesday evening.Investigators say Alex Scudder, 6, was attempting to cross McCreary Ridge Road in Florence, Indiana, on his ATV when he was struck by a Chevy truck around 5:30 p.m.The pickup driver, Miles Hunt, 42, was traveling south on the road when he collided with the ATV.Scudder was pronounced dead at the scene.Indiana Conservation Officers strongly encourage riders to always wear a helmet and necessary equipment when operating an ATV.The crash remains under investigation and no charges have been filed.last_img read more

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Zenith Bank holds health walk for staff and Customers

first_imgStaff of Zenith Bank including its customers on Saturday embarked on health walk in Accra on the theme,” Our Customers our pride”.The walk which started at the Accra Sports Stadium through other major street of Accra was graced by members of some key major bodies with other medical outfits who provided free medical screening.Daniel Asiedu, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Zenith Bank Ghana commended all for taking part in the health walk which is held every quarter of the year by the bank.He said the walk was organized because the bank value the health of its staff, partners and customers and urged all to work towards living a healthy lifestyles to prevent pre mature deathsHe also disclosed that, after 9 years of operation in Ghana, they will celebrate it on September 16.  Meanwhile he believes each aspect of the bank’s operations has empowered and equipped its staff with the requisite skills to always provide excellent service to customers and partners“The vision of the Bank still remains to be the reference point in the provision of prompt, flawless and innovative banking products and services in the Ghanaian banking industry,” he said. Went ahead to assure that the bank would continue to deliver exceptional services that are geared towards providing convenience to its customers.He therefore urged all customers to sign up for the servicelast_img read more

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11 West African Ministries Explore Practical Policy Tools to Turn Extractives into Development Outcomes

first_imgNatural resources make significant contributions to economic growth in most African countries. But how can countries turn extractives-driven growth into development outcomes?This was at the heart of a workshop co-organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Collaborative Africa Budget Reform Initiative (CABRI) on September 7, in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Thirty policymakers from Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, Mali and Nigeria attended the workshop and discussed practical policy tools to help countries improve development outcomes derived from extractives.The sessions were led by policy experts from the African Natural Resources Center (ANRC) and the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) of the AfDB, and CABRI.The workshop aimed at strengthening the capability of public officials in negotiating extractives contracts, leases and concessions. It also focused on how to use financial models for appraising extractives projects and managing extractives revenue for growth and development.Among other things, the workshop participants conducted peer learning sessions and shared best practices, with a focus on experiences in West Africa.“Negotiating extractive contracts, leases and concessions, and using financial models for appraising extractives projects are key to getting more value out of projects,” said Modibo Traore, Officer-in-Charge of the African Natural Resources Center.“It is vital for governments to get their decisions right across the natural resource value chain,” he said.Nana Boateng, Program Manager at CABRI, pointed out that CABRI has done research and case studies around revenue management in the extractives sector over the past two years. Boateng highlighted the critical need for officials from ministries responsible for extractive sector to collaborate with their colleagues from finance or budget.“This needs to be further strengthened by building capabilities within these ministries,” Boateng said.Turning minerals in the ground into sustainable development outcomes will play a key role for Africa to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the High 5s – the AfDB contribution to the SDGs. The AfDB and CABRI believe that supporting peer learning and lesson sharing can equip policymakers with the right tools and build capacity.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Fancy a fabulous Christmas Party Night at the Station House Hotel?

first_imgThe Station House Hotel is set to be the top destination to celebrate the festive season as they host three spectacular Christmas Party Nights.Christmas is the most special time of the year when we gather with friends, family, entertain clients and colleagues. The Station House Hotel located in the heart of Letterkenny is without a doubt your perfect choice to celebrate this Christmas! Their party nights always attract a lively crowd that thoroughly enjoy the atmosphere and all the essential ingredients such as the festive ambience, the good music, the great craic, the quality and great value for money along with award-winning hospitality, food and accommodation. This year the Station House Hotel are hosting 3 wonderful Christmas party nights with special accommodation rates, and to top it all off they will give the organiser for all Christmas Party Night bookings with 10 or mores guests a FREE place!This year their party nights run on December 9th, 15th and 16th at a very reasonable price. Everyone knows that Christmas is all about the food and atmosphere and both are always at the heart of the Station House Hotel. Their festive inspired 4 course menu offers a delectable array of freshly made starters, a variety of freshly carved roasts, fish and vegetarian dishes served with potatoes, seasonal vegetables and a selection of delicious homemade sauces followed by homemade desserts, some freshly brewed tea/coffee served with mince pies, and all dietary requirements can be catered for! The Station House Hotel have a vastly experience team and are also able to cater for bespoke and private party events with incredible menu options.Ruaile BuaileSaturday 9th December €28.00 per personWarm mulled wine reception on arrival from 7.30pmFollowed by a delicious 4 course festive banquetA famous and fabulous Irish four piece modern day pop/folk group and award winning musicians from Co. Offaly. From a small start to the world stage in only a few short years this incredible band have become a household name  on the festival scene around the world with their own style of high energy, ground thumping Celtic beats with a little Irish charm and flare. They have gained huge support from music fans and festival goers across Ireland, the UK, Germany, Holland, France, United Emirates and America to date, with interest from festival organisers in Sweden, Austria and Australia coming on board next year. After Ruaile Buaile a resident DJ will continue the Party and Christmas celebrations into the night. The YetisFriday 15th December €28.00 per personWarm mulled wine reception on arrival from 7.30pmFollowed by a delicious 4 course festive banquetAn outstanding 3 piece multi-genre group from Northern Ireland, whose infectious brand of music has delivered high energy performances all over the Country for the last few years. With the Yetis you’re in for a great night, they are guaranteed dance floor fillers!After the live performance the Yetis DJ will hit the decks and continue the party and Christmas celebrations into the night.DJ Marty MacSaturday 16th December €25.00 per person Bucks Fizz reception on arrival from 7.30pmFollowed by a delicious 4 course festive banquetA DJ guaranteed to keep the dance floor full all night with games, spot prizes and a disco through the decades! Including the Cure, Madness, Madonna, New Order, Depeche Mode, Duran Duran, U2, Whitney Houston, INXS, Ace of Base, Oasis, Spice Girls, Rihanna, Kings of Leon, Eminem, Katy Perry, Simple Minds, Nirvana, Christmas Classics and so much more!The Station House Hotel have Christmas 2017 all wrapped upIf you’re looking for a Christmas Party night out, a festive lunch, a private Christmas party or seeing in the New Year, the magic this Christmas is happening at the Station House Hotel and they’ve got it all wrapped up with a great selection of seasonal celebrations. So this year why not let the Station House Hotel host an unforgettable festive celebration for you, your friends, your family, clients and colleagues. Please check out their Christmas Party Night brochure and for more information please contact the Station House Hotel on 00353(0)749123100 or email [email protected] warm festive welcome awaits you at the Station House HotelSupervalue offers also available at the Station House HotelFiver Friday Madness – Roast Dinner with mash potatoes and vegetables served every Friday from 12noon to 3pm excluding public holidays.Midweek Madness! Lunch from just €7.50 served from 12noon to 3pm.Table D’hôte – Delicious 4 course meal for just €25.00 per person served every day from 3pm to 9pm.Steak Night – 10oz Sirloin with all the trimmings and a side order only €27.50 for 2 people!Delicious 4 Course Sunday Carvery Lunch – for only €18.50 per person Children from only €4.90Download the Christmas Party Night Brochure to plan your nights now!Fancy a fabulous Christmas Party Night at the Station House Hotel? was last modified: October 10th, 2017 by Rachel McLaughlinShare 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:CHristmasStation House Hotellast_img read more

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