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Special NGO Award Added to PM’s Youth Awards

first_imgSpecial NGO Award Added to PM’s Youth Awards Office of the Prime MinisterSeptember 28, 2010 RelatedSpecial NGO Award Added to PM’s Youth Awards RelatedSpecial NGO Award Added to PM’s Youth Awards FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail An award will be presented to a non-governmental organization (NGO) that has made sterling contributions to youth development, at the annual Prime Minister’s Youth Awards 2010, scheduled for Sunday, November 28.The deadline for the submission of applications for the “Organization Service Award,” is October 1. Nomination forms can be collected at the National Centre for Youth Development (NCYD), 16A Half Way Tree, Kingston 5 and NCYD Youth Information Centres in St. Ann, St. Mary, St. James, Portmore, Kingston and Portland.Youth Information Specialist, NCYD, Rochelle Brooks, told JIS News that the award was introduced to recognize organizations that have impacted on youth development.“We saw it fit to award organizations that have made significant contributions to youth development and, as such, we thought that it was necessary for another category to be added,” she said, noting that some of the organizations that have applied were started by young persons.Organisations eligible for this award must have been established for at least three years. Additionally the organisation should be making an impact on young persons, between the ages of 15 and 24, in the areas of health, education, employment and entrepreneurship, care and protection, participation and empowerment and living environment.Miss Brooks said nomination forms must be submitted with supporting documents such as pictures, amount of funds used in the campaign, number of young persons who have benefited and efforts made to involve corporate sponsors.“We want to get everybody involved, and we will not block people from applying if they are qualified: So we will be accepting applications, as long as the submissions are sent in before October 1 to be shortlisted,” she said.center_img Advertisements RelatedSpecial NGO Award Added to PM’s Youth Awardslast_img read more

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Portugal Bike Paths Decorated with Poetry (Video)

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMore AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreA new set of bike paths placed along the Tejo river in Lisbon, are filled with phrases from a famous Portuguese poem by Fernando Pessoa, the well known lines inspired by that very river.Translation in English:The river of my village doesn’t make you think about anything.When you’re at its bank you are only at its bank.”Through the Tejo you go to the World.Beyond the Tejo is AmericaAnd the fortune you encounter there.Nobody ever thinks about what’s beyondThe river of my village.Watch a beautiful and romantic video taken of the bike path and set to music.(See full poem on Treehugger)last_img read more

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GRASSLEY DROPPED FROM TAX CONFERENCE COMMITTEE

first_imgSenator Chuck Grassley sent a tweet Thursday morning stating he had been “dropped” as a member of the Congressional conference committee that will come up with a final version of the federal tax bill.He said he won’t be “in the front line fighting” for what he and Trump believe should be in tax package.Grassley is the senior Republican member and former chairman of the Senate Finance Committee that writes tax policy.Last week, Grassley sparked attention with a comment about the estate tax, stating that eliminating the estate tax rewards people who save and invest rather than those who spend “every darn penny they have, whether it’s on booze or women or movies.”This week, Grassley gave an explanation for those comments:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/GRASSLEY.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC…….paycheck to paycheck. :13Grassley told Radio Iowa his comments were about two fictional people — one who saves and one who “doesn’t save anything.”:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/GRASSLEY2.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC……..a death tax. :10Protesters have been leaving empty liquor bottles outside Grassley’s Des Moines office.The Iowa Citizen Action Network released a statement saying Grassley’s earlier comments show just how far removed he has become from the hard working Iowans he is supposed to represent.Radio Iowalast_img read more

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