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Idell Johnson

By on January 26, 2021

first_img Idell is survived by her three sons, Tim Johnson and his wife, Laura of Groves; Benny Johnson and his wife, Terry of Beaumont; KevinJohnson and his wife, Renee of Katy, her thirteen grandchildren, Kimberly, Aaron, Jason, Danny, Melissa, Tommy, Suzette, Justin, Misty,Clint, Charlsye, Douglas and Kelsey, seventeen great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.She is also survived by her sister, Audrey Hebert of Groves along with several nieces and nephews.Visitation will be on Monday, October 26, 2020 from 9:00 AM till 10:00 AM at Clayton Thompson Funeral Home in Groves.Service to honor Idell’s life will be at 10:00 AM Monday in the Thompson Memorial Chapel at Clayton Thompson. Idell Johnson, 93, of Groves passed away on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at her home in Katy, Texas.She was born on December 26, 1926 in Turkey Creek, Louisiana to her parents, Nathan Deville and Eula Ardoin DeVille.Idell was a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School in 1943. Next UpShe was a longtime resident of Port Arthur before moving back to her home town of Turkey Creek Louisiana following the retirement of her late husband, following his death she moved to Groves for the last 23 years.Idell was a devoted homemaker in raising her four sons along with her husband, Douglas.She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Douglas Johnson and her son, Nathan “N. L.” Johnson.center_img Graveside service will be at 3:00 PM Monday at Turkey Creek Cemetery in Turkey Creek, Louisiana.Due to the Covid 19 crisis we are currently in, all visitors are required to wear face mask or covering and practice social distancing as mandated by state and county officials.last_img read more

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Neches FCU & employees go virtual for Wounded Warrior fundraiser

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first_imgNeches Federal Credit Union raised $2,252 this week to support the Wounded Warrior Family Support. The funds were raised by way of a virtual walk/bike/run that the credit union hosted Wednesday.The event was promoted and hosted internally by Neches FCU, and employees were encouraged to ride their bike, walk or run.Every donation contributed by the Neches FCU team was matched by the credit union.Nearly 200 participants from Neches FCU participated in the virtual event and were encouraged to post their picture on Neches FCU’s Facebook page using the hashtag #NechesWalksForVets.last_img read more

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QSC Announces Availability of the Attero Tech by QSC

By on December 20, 2020

first_imgQSC announced the availability of new Attero Tech by QSC, including additions to the Axon family of network audio interfaces and Axiom family of analog audio I/O extenders, as well as a new purpose-built network amplifier.Axon Series Network Audio Interfaces:The Axon D2i is a single-gang Dante/AES67 network audio I/O wallplate, allowing for integration of analog devices into network audio applications. It features two XLR+quarter-inch TRS combo inputs for on-ramp of microphones, instruments or mixer outputs in applications where conveniently located audio connectivity is a must. It also includes an Axiom port for integration of Attero Tech by QSC Axiom wallplates (USB, Bluetooth or XLR) for additional I/O customization.The Axon DBU is a surface-mount Dante/AES67 network audio interface offering bi-directional USB and stereo Bluetooth audio I/O for the Q-SYS Ecosystem. It allows users to connect their personal devices to integrate the room’s audio into their web conferencing applications (such as Microsoft Teams, Zoom and Google Meet) via USB or Bluetooth. Its compact form factor allows maximizing system design flexibility with capabilities to mount under a table or in a rack.Axiom Series Analog Audio I/O Extenders:The Axiom AXPio audio expander includes two Flex I/O channels, allowing integrators to pair the AXPio with up to two Axiom wallplates (Axiom ML1, USB1, BT1) to simply and cost-effectively integrate analog audio devices into a room’s audio system, including QSC Business Music mixers and amplifiers. In addition, the AXPio provides RS-232 connectivity for control integration into Q-SYS.The Axiom USB1 provides bi-directional USB audio connectivity for education, corporate or hospitality applications. With the USB1, users can interface a device’s USB audio with the room’s audio system. It also offers BYOD support, allowing users to connect their laptops and integrate the room’s audio into web conferencing applications.The Axiom BT1 is a bi-directional Bluetooth audio wallplate that allows users to connect consumer-grade devices to a room’s audio system for music playback or Bluetooth conference call bridging, making this ideal for education, corporate or hospitality AV systems.See related  QSC Intros New Two-Way Loudspeaker SystemAttero Tech by QSC Network Amplifier:The Axon DTH1620 is a Dante/AES67 network amplifier specifically designed to support high-channel, low-power applications, such as theme park rides, attractions and immersive exhibits. It offers 20 watts to each of its 16 channels in a ruggedized and compact form factor. It specializes in its ability to support both traditional passive transducers and haptic transducers for specialized audio applications.last_img read more

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Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run this Sunday

By on December 19, 2020

first_imgCredit unions, their trade organizations – including NAFCU – and members of Congress joined Thursday on Capitol Hill for a press conference kicking off the April 6 Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run in Washington, D.C., and California.Proceeds from the race, $487,000, were donated to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in a check presentation during Thursday’s press conference. This is the 42nd year of the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run in Washington. Sunday’s run will include about 15,000 runners.NAFCU lobbyists attended the press conference and Katie Marisic, NAFCU vice president of political affairs, said it is an honor to be part of an event like this, which helps to show credit unions’ spirit of community and outreach at their best. NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger will attend Sunday’s race.Among those in attendance at Thursday’s press conference were Reps. Daniel Webster, R-Fla., and Mike McIntyre, D-N.C., and event host Charlie Mallon, president and CEO of NAFCU-member Congressional FCU. continue reading » ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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Legal Roundup

By on December 18, 2020

first_img December 15, 2007 Regular News Legal Roundup Insurance Lawyers to Meet: The Insurance Law Committee of the Orange County Bar will meet December 17 at the Orange County Bar headquarters building on Orange Avenue in Orlando. Ned N. Julian, Jr., the Seminole County School Board attorney will speak on how he identifies types of insurance that are needed, and how to obtain them, analogous to a General Counsel of a large Corporation. The group will meet again January 16. Jeanne C. Schreiber will speak about types of health insurance coverages and their requirements. Firm Helps Raise Funds: The Orlando law firm of Zimmerman, Kiser & Sutcliffe was the exclusive partner of Civitan International for the 14th Annual Civitan Breakthrough Golf Tournament benefitting developmental disabilities research. The firm’s Robert L. Dietz organized the tournament that raised $307,000 to benefit the Civitan International Research Center at the University of Alabama – Birmingham. Money Raised for GAL Program: Voices for Children Foundation, the fundraising arm of the 11th Judicial Circuit Guardian Ad Litem Program, raised nearly $140,000 at its Halloween luncheon to benefit the abused, abandoned, and neglected children in Miami-Dade County. Earth Jurisprudence: The Center for Earth Jurisprudence recently cosponsored a mini-conference on water at Barry and St. Thomas universities, titled “Water World: H20, Water & the Future.” Journalist Cynthia Barnett, author of Mirage: Florida and the Vanishing Water of the Eastern U.S., identified five critical water issues affecting both local and global populations: supply and demand; over-consumption in much of the developed world; water quality; water conflict; and climate change. “Having students and faculty aware of the water challenges facing the South Florida bioregion can be a motivator for engagement in local actions congruent with the needs of the whole planet,” said Sister Patricia Siemen, director for the Center for Earth Jurisprudence. More Money for Scholarship: Ft. Lauderdale attorney Fred Karlinsky, a 1992 graduate of the Florida State University College of Law, has increased his original commitment to the Karlinsky Family Scholarship by $75,000, bringing his total gift to the endowment to $100,000. This gift will be eligible for a 50 percent match from the state, creating a total endowment of $150,000. The income generated by the endowment will be used to recruit top students to Florida State. Gunster, Yoakley Supports United Way: Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart made a $5,000 donation to the United Way of Palm Beach County that was used to help feed the hungry throughout the community. The firm in November also coordinated a month-long food drive, with proceeds to be donated to the West Palm Beach-based Hibiscus House. Nova Students Volunteer: First-year law students from Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad Law Center volunteered with the Florida Rights Restoration Project at a workshop to help former convicted felons in restoring civil rights. The students provided legal assistance to former offenders seeking to regain their rights November 10 at the Better Way House of Bargains in Miami. Holiday Party Set: The South Palm Beach County Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers will host a holiday party December 17 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Bank of New York Mellon located at 1801 N. Military Trail in Boca Raton. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served. The event is for members and their significant others. For more information call Holly O’Neill at (561) 353-3880 or e-mail honeill@mandolaw.com. Legal Rounduplast_img read more

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Shutts Orlando supports the Seventh Annual Fire in the Park Chili Cook Off For A Cure

By on December 17, 2020

first_imgShutts Orlando supports the Seventh Annual Fire in the Park Chili Cook Off For A Cure SHUTTS & BOWEN in Orlando participated as the presenting sponsor of the “Seventh Annual Fire in the Park Chili Cook Off For A Cure” fundraiser on January 25, which focused on raising money for pediatric oncology. Shutts Orlando Partners Eric C. Reed and Stefan A. Rubin also joined in on the festivities, ultimately receiving three third place trophies for “Best Homestyle Chili,” “Team Fundraising Awards,” and the “People’s Choice Chili.” Since its inception in 2013, the chili cook off has raised in excess of $85,000, with funds donated toward finding a cure for cancer. Jan 11, 2020 News in Photoslast_img read more

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CARICOM Secretariat to launch state of biological diversity report in Egypt

By on October 20, 2020

first_img Environment Is Our Most Important Asset – UNEP… Loss of mangroves, land for agriculture in focus as CARICOM… You may be interested in… May 22, 2020 Nov 26, 2018 CARICOM Secretariat emphasizes involvement of local communities in biodiversity capacity buildingThe Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is actively participating in the 14th Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) underway in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, 17-29 November 2018. A series of interactive dialogues and workshops were held on the side-lines of the global summit in the Rio Conventions Pavilion with…November 26, 2018In “CARICOM Secretariat”International Day of Biological Diversity – Statement by CARICOM Secretary-GeneralThe year 2018 marks 25 years since the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) entered into force on 29 December 1993 after the 30th ratification.  It is significant that five CARICOM Member States ratified the Convention (Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados and Saint Kitts and Nevis) or acceded to it…May 22, 2018In “General”CARICOM Secretariat urges sound ecosystem management(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) – Future regional economic development will depend on sound management of natural resources since healthy ecosystems improve a country’s ability to bounce back from catastrophic events,” Ambassador Colin Granderson has said. The Assistant Secretary-General for Foreign and Community Relations, who is also acting as…October 25, 2018In “CARICOM”Share this on WhatsApp CARICOM Secretariat emphasizes involvement of local… May 22, 2020 Nov 6, 2019 As World observes International Biodiversity Day CARICOM… The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat is set to launch, internationally, the recently released study report on the state of biodiversity management in the Caribbean. The report will be launched in Egypt on 23 November to an international audience at a United Nations Environment (UN Environment) event, on the side-lines of the 14th Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). The global summit on biological diversity is being held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt from 17-29 November 2018. This UNEP side event is expected to discuss support for the implementation of the Post-2020 global biodiversity framework and the long term strategy for capacity building which will be adopted at the CBD COP-15. It is within this context that CARICOM will present the report which examines how Member States have progressed in meeting their commitments under the Aichi Biodiversity Targets within the framework of the Convention on Biological Diversity. Titled: The State of Biodiversity in the Caribbean – A review of the progress towards the Aichi biodiversity targets, the report was originally launched in Georgetown, Guyana on 24 October 2018 at the opening of the Caribbean Regional Preparatory Workshop for the 14th Conference of the Parties (COP) for the CBD and Regional Consultation for Phase III of the Programme for Capacity Building related to the Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) in the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP). The preparation of the report was a unified effort among the CARICOM Secretariat, UN Environment, CARICOM Member States and regional biodiversity experts.  It was funded by the European Union with the implementation support from UN Environment, under Phase II of the ACP-MEAs Project. Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… last_img read more

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Jason Tolleson Appointed to Lead SEMA Action Network

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first_imgWASHINGTON — SEMA announced this week that it has appointed Jason Tolleson as the new director of the SEMA Action Network (SAN), the association’s grassroots hobbyist organization. Tolleson will also serve as SEMA’s government and public affairs manager. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement As SAN director, Tolleson will work as liaison between SEMA and the SEMA Action Network, informing members of federal and state legislative and regulatory initiatives that affect the aftermarket industry. He will also serve as editor of The Driving Force, SAN’s official monthly publication. Passionate for the automotive and automotive aftermarket industry, Tolleson began attending cars shows and auctions at a young age and spending countless hours working in his father’s garage. Raised on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii, he enjoyed turning heads as he cruised up to the beach in a 1977 Triumph Spitfire. In addition to rebuilding and refurbishing on his own vehicles, he used his automotive skills to put himself through college. Tolleson previously served as an aide on Capitol Hill, and more recently as a lobbyist representing local governments and transit agencies. He currently resides in Arlington, Va., and can be reached at jasont@sema.org, or 202/783-6007, ext. 39. For more information about SEMA, visit: www.sema.org. _______________________________________ Click here to view the rest of today’s headlines.last_img read more

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New Mexico COVID-19 Cases Now At 23,160 With 6 New Deaths And 10,182 Patients Recovered

By on October 19, 2020

first_imgSTATE News:SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials have announced this afternoon 175 additional positive tests for COVID-19.Los Alamos County remains at 24 cases today that have tested positive for COVID-19.Today’s update announces 6 additional death reported in New Mexico related to COVID-19.The New Mexico Department of Health reported today the most recent cases: 40 new cases in Bernalillo County1 new case in Catron County14 new cases in Chaves County3 new cases in Cibola County8 new cases in Curry County30 new cases in Doña Ana County3 new cases in Eddy County14 new cases in Lea County6 new cases in Lincoln County1 new case in Luna County17 new cases in McKinley County3 new cases in Quay County1 new case in Roosevelt County3 new cases in Sandoval County12 new cases in San Juan County5 new cases in San Miguel County9 new cases in Santa Fe County2 new cases in Taos County3 new cases in Valencia CountyThe 6 additional death in New Mexico reported today include:A male in his 90s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of the Good Samaritan Society facility in Las Cruces.A male in his 50s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.A male in his 70s from McKinley County. The individual had underlying conditions.A female in her 70s from Rio Arriba County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.A male in his 30s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.A female in her 70s from San Juan County. The individual had underlying conditions.The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 703.Previously reported numbers included two cases that have been identified as duplicates (one in Bernalillo County, one in Eddy County) – these have now been corrected. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 23,160 COVID-19 cases:Bernalillo County: 5,303Catron County: 6Chaves County: 518Cibola County: 377Colfax County: 18Curry County: 583Doña Ana County: 2,602Eddy County: 352Grant County: 72Guadalupe County: 32Harding County: 1Hidalgo County: 90Lea County: 890Lincoln County: 150Los Alamos County: 24Luna County: 256McKinley County: 4,104Mora County: 6Otero County: 204Quay County: 44Rio Arriba County: 323Roosevelt County: 170Sandoval County: 1,152San Juan County: 3,084San Miguel County: 51Santa Fe County: 681Sierra County: 32Socorro County: 75Taos County: 114Torrance County: 62Union County: 30Valencia County: 449County totals are subject to change upon further investigation and determination of residency of individuals positive for COVID-19.The Department of Health currently reports the following numbers of COVID-19 cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the following facilities:Cibola County Correctional Center: 314Otero County Prison Facility: 280Otero County Processing Center: 159Torrance County Detention Facility: 44The Department of Health currently reports the following numbers of COVID-19 cases among individuals held by the New Mexico Corrections Department at the following facilities:Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County: 25Lea County Correctional Facility: 4Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County: 1Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 1Otero County Prison Facility: 472Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County: 1Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County: 4As of today, there are 125 individuals hospitalized in New Mexico for COVID-19. This number may include individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 out of state but are currently hospitalized in New Mexico. This number does not include New Mexicans who tested positive for COVID-19 and may have been transferred to a hospital out of state.As of today, there are 10,182 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.The Department of Health has identified at least one positive COVID-19 case in residents and/or staff in the past 28 days at the following long-term care facilities:Advantage Assisted Living in Rio RanchoAlbuquerque Heights Healthcare and Rehabilitation CenterBear Canyon Rehabilitation Center in AlbuquerqueBeeHive Homes of Farmington in FarmingtonBelen Meadows Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in BelenBonney Family Home in GallupBrookdale Santa Fe in Santa FeCamino Healthcare in AlbuquerqueCasa Arena Blanca Nursing Center in AlamogordoCasa de Oro Center in Las CrucesCasa de Sunview in AlbuquerqueCasa Maria Health Care Center in RoswellCasa Real in Santa FeClayton Nursing and Rehabilitation in ClaytonDesert Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in HobbsFort Bayard Medical Center in Santa ClaraGoodLife Senior Living in CarlsbadGood Samaritan Society Las Cruces in Las CrucesGood Samaritan Society Socorro in SocorroHeartfelt Manor in RoswellLadera Center in AlbuquerqueLakeview Christian Home in CarlsbadLas Palomas Center in AlbuquerqueLife Care Center of Farmington in FarmingtonLife Spire Assisted Living in AlbuquerqueLittle Sisters of the Poor in GallupLovington Healthcare in LovingtonMcKinley Care Center in GallupThe Meadows Home at the New Mexico Behavioral Health Institute in Las VegasMission Arch Center in RoswellMontebello on Academy in AlbuquerqueMorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care in Rio RanchoThe Neighborhood in Rio RanchoNew Mexico State Veterans’ Home in Truth or ConsequencesNorth Ridge Alzheimer’s Special Care Center in AlbuquerquePrinceton Place in AlbuquerqueRavenna Assisted Living in AlbuquerqueRed Rocks Care Center in GallupRetirement Ranches in ClovisThe Rio at Las Estancias in AlbuquerqueRio Rancho Center in Rio RanchoSaint Anthony Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in ClovisSagecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Las CrucesSandia Ridge Center in AlbuquerqueSombrillo Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Los AlamosSierra Health Care Center, Inc. in Truth or Consequences Sierra Hills Assisted Living in Truth or ConsequencesSierra Springs Assisted Living in Los LunasSpanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites in AlbuquerqueTender Heart Assisted Living in AlbuquerqueWelbrook Senior Living Las Cruces in Las CrucesWheatfields Senior Living in ClovisWhite Sands Healthcare in HobbsThe Woodmark at Uptown in AlbuquerqueThe Department of Health has detected community spread in the state of New Mexico and is investigating cases with no known exposure. The agency reports that given the infectious nature of the virus it is likely other residents are infected but yet to be tested or confirmed positive. To that end, all New Mexicans have been instructed to stay home except for outings absolutely necessary for health, safety and welfare. These additional restrictions have been enacted to aggressively minimize person-to-person contact and ensure spread is mitigated. New Mexicans are strongly urged to limit travel to only what is necessary for health, safety and welfare.The New Mexico Department of Health has active investigations into the positive patients, which includes contact-tracing and swabs of symptomatic individuals who have had contact with the positive cases.Every New Mexican must work together to stem the spread of COVID-19. Stay home, especially if you are sick. Wear a mask or face covering when in public and around others.New Mexicans who report symptoms of COVID-19 infection, such as fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, and/or loss of taste or smell should call their health care provider or the NMDOH COVID-19 hotline immediately (1-855-600-3453).The Department of Health strongly encourages the following groups to get tested:Symptomatic people displaying the COVID-19 symptoms of fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, and/or loss of taste or smell;Asymptomatic people who are close contacts or household members of people in their infectious period who have already tested positive for the coronavirus;Asymptomatic people who live or work in congregate settings such as long-term care facilities and group homes; andPatients who are scheduled for surgery and whose provider has advised them to get tested before the procedure.New Mexicans who have non-health-related questions or concerns can also call 833-551-0518 or visit newmexico.gov, which is being updated regularly as a one-stop source for information for families, workers and others affected by and seeking more information about COVID-19.last_img read more

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