Ivy Tech Foundation awarded $2,500 from REMC Operation Program

first_imgLawrenceburg, IN—Ivy Tech Community College’s Lawrenceburg Nursing department, in conjunction with Aurora Elementary, will be hosting a Remote Area Medical (RAM) event in Aurora, Ind. on June 13-14 to provide dental, vision, and medical care to the community. Along with the care being provided, there will also be information booths offering free information and education about food, medical, and other needed community resources.Remote Area Medical is a major non-profit provider of free mobile clinics. Their mission is to prevent pain and alleviate suffering by providing free, quality healthcare to those in need via their free mobile clinic program. Since its founding in 1985, RAM’s Corps of more than 135,000 licensed dental, vision, medical and veterinary professionals’ volunteers, more than 785,000 individuals, and 68,000 animals worth $135 million of free care.The southeastern Indiana REMC operation roundup program awarded the Ivy Tech Foundation $2,500 for the RAM clinic to purchase t-shirts, water, training of volunteers, and more. The grant money is made possible through the generosity of the REMC membership by ‘rounding up’ their monthly electric bill to the nearest dollar amount.This event will give the students at Ivy Tech the opportunity to have hands-on experience with a diverse population of patients. Service-learning through experiential and meaningful community outreach is key to developing empathetic, compassionate, and conscientious healthcare leaders for tomorrow.last_img read more

City of Riviera Beach Employee Dies of Coronavirus; Most Depts to Go Remote

first_imgA local government employee has died from COVID-19.The Riviera Beach staff member has not been identified, but City Manager Jonathan Evans confirmed that six to eight other employees have self-quarantined as a result of their colleague’s death.“To the victim’s family and the individuals who work in the organization, it is a horrific day for the City of Riviera Beach. We are certainly doing everything we can to protect the safety and the welfare of our employees and the public,” Evans told our news partner, WPTV NewsChannel 5. “This is serious and it happened right here at home for us all. It is a painful reminder that we have to listen, and we are going to have to make some tough decision to be able to get through this for better days here in our community.”The city has established a hotline for employees who feel they are developing symptoms.Officials are still investigating whether or not the victim contracted the virus during travel or through direct contact with someone in the community.“The individual had previous health-related issues that certainly, probably exacerbated the issues associated with COVID-19,” added Evans.Completely Remote City Operations https://t.co/vwi9AwrqT4— City of Riviera Beach, FL. (@Rivierabch) April 1, 2020 As a result of the employee death, Evans is asking all departments to go “full-remote” by April 6. The city’s Fire-Rescue, Police and Utilities departments would be exempt from the full-remote order.last_img read more

Betway looks for future racing prospects sponsoring Wollacott Devon stable

first_img Real Betis selects Betway as its official shirt sponsor August 10, 2020 Submit StumbleUpon Share Alan Alger – BetwayBetway marketing continues to expand its presence in UK horseracing, confirming that it will sponsor the Devon stable of Kayley Wollacott.Wollacott took control of the stable earlier this year, after husband and champion trainer Richard Wollacott passed away.Despite the tragic loss of Richard Wollacott, the Devon Stable continues to develop top studs, as Lalor won the ‘Grade 1 Betway Top Novices’ Hurdle at Aintree in April, and will now embark on a novice chasing career this upcoming season, with his first start pencilled in for Tuesday 23rd October at Exeter.Betway’s Alan Alger said: “This partnership really goes back to Aintree in April when Lalor was a hugely emotional winner of the Betway Top Novices’ Hurdle.“We could all see in the paddock how much that win meant to everyone involved and racing as a whole. Kayley has had an incredibly difficult time over the past nine months and we were all in awe of her strength when being interviewed in the winners’ enclosure.In its update, Betway marketing details that it will sponsor tee Wollacott stable, which will include branding around the yard, on the horsebox and clothing worn by Kayley and her staff.Furthermore, Kayley Woollacott will provide a personal blog and video content for Betway, tracking the progress of Lalor and other Devon stable prospects.Kayley Woollacott added: “We’re really grateful to Betway for sponsoring our yard. There’s a strong connection thereafter Lalor’s win at Aintree, which was obviously a very emotional day for all of us because Lalor always meant so much to Richard.“We can’t wait for the season to really get started. Lalor is pencilled in for his first start over fences in the Best Mate Beginners’ Chase at Exeter on Tuesday 23rd October and we’ll then take it from there.“He won a Grade 1 over hurdles and we’ve always thought that he would be a better chaser, so let’s hope we end up back at the big spring festivals. I’m looking forward to updating everyone on his progress, as well as our other horses, via the Betway Insider blog.” Related Articles Share ESI Digital – No Drama Please… Esports growth should be treated as business as usual  August 20, 2020 Betway and Dafabet grow La Liga sponsorship portfolios August 14, 2020last_img read more