Cocoa Processing Company (CPC.gh) 2008 Annual Report

first_imgCocoa Processing Company (CPC.gh) listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange under the Food sector has released it’s 2008 annual report.For more information about Cocoa Processing Company (CPC.gh) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Cocoa Processing Company (CPC.gh) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Cocoa Processing Company (CPC.gh)  2008 annual report.Company ProfileCocoa Processing Company processes raw cocoa beans and manufacturers a range of cocoa products for the Ghana market and for international export. Products produced at The Chocolate Factory in the semi-finished range include cocoa liquor, butter, natural/alkalized cake or powder. These semi-finished products are used as ingredients to produce chocolate and other cocoa-based food products. Products manufactured at The Confectionary Factory are sold under the Golden Tree brand name and include chocolate bars, chocolate-coated peanuts, drinking chocolate powder, chocolate spread and natural cocoa powder. Cocoa Processing Company is the only manufacturing company in the world which processes premium Ghana cocoa beans without blending. The company was founded in 1965 and its headquarters are in Tema, Ghana. Cocoa Processing Company is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchangelast_img read more

The All Blacks outclass Ireland in New Plymouth

first_imgSunday Jun 13, 2010 The All Blacks outclass Ireland in New Plymouth New Zealand trounced Ireland 66-28 in New Plymouth on Saturday as the tourists suffered a humiliating defeat that has now been made worse by the news that Jamie Heaslip has been suspended for five weeks for dropping his knee into an All Black player.Dan Carter became only the fourth ever player to surpass 1000 points in Test rugby as the home romped to a 38-0 lead in the first half before Ireland could score. New Zealand remains unbeaten against Ireland, taking the win record to 23 matches over a period of 105 years.Heaslip was given a straight red card in only the 15th minute of the game, putting his team on the back foot in what was already going to be an uphill battle. He was seen to have kneed Richie McCaw in the head, twice. He admitted it at a hearing earlier today. He did however deny that he made deliberate contact with McCaws head.“The judicial officer, Michael Cashman, came in with a medium-level ruling and they also took into account his being contrite and owning up to it and his attitude at the tribunal itself,” said the Ireland team manager. He will take no further part in the tour.Ronan Ogara was also shown a card in the first half, just a yellow, but it meant Ireland were down to 13 men for ten minutes, a period in which Jimmy Cowan scored twice, while prop Ben Franks also scored.They went on to score nine tries in total, but loosened their defense in the second half as Ireland found some form and scored a few of their own.“The way we started, compared with where we’ve been in the previous few years, I was happy with,” said All Blacks captain Richie McCaw. “I guess there’s still a lot to work on but I’m happy with the way we started.“I’m pleased that all the blokes who had their first games played pretty well. I guess when it comes a bit easy you can lose focus on defence and we leaked a few tries in the second half that we probably shouldn’t.”Highlights of all the other big games will follow soon. Time: 05:03ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedDoctors Stunned: She Removes Her Wrinkles With This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueey30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyShe Was the Most Beautiful Girl in the World. 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Watch: Reforging the Steelers | Episode 2 | RugbyPass Original Documentary In Episode 2 of Reforging the Steelers, we follow the team through rounds two to four as they try to get their season on track after an opening loss to competition powerhouses Tasman. Shock result: Crusaders left to rue costly errors with win over Rebels not enough for final guarantee In a shock result, the Crusaders have failed to record the requisite winning margin needed over the Rebels to book themselves a spot in the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final and are now reliant on the Blues dropping the ball against the Force. ‘I deliberately haven’t mentioned it too much this week’: Tim Sampson keeping mum ahead of Blues battle The Western Force aim to play the role of party poopers on Saturday when they take on the ladder-leading Blues at a venue that shall not be named. 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Hua-Hin Hut / Sea Monkey Coconut

first_img “COPY” Houses Hua-Hin Hut / Sea Monkey CoconutSave this projectSaveHua-Hin Hut / Sea Monkey Coconut Photographs:  Wachirasak ManeewatanaperkText description provided by the architects. For us, this renovation project was not just to make the building looks better but to find a possibility of enhancing the relationship between existing spaces, in and out. The change of use has a big impact on all elements that define spaces. Hua Hin Hut is a conversion of a small warehouse in Hua Hin, Thailand to be a house. The idea is to setting up the dwelling unit on the site where the dweller can live, work, growing food in order to reduce a traveling distance in everyday life. Save this picture!© Wachirasak ManeewatanaperkWe started the project by looking at the opportunity to open up this enclosed building. In a tropical country, the air played an important role to connect the indoor and outdoor spaces. The comfort of an indoor space depends on the location and the type of its opening. There are two issues to be considered here, the flow of the air and a mosquito. In this project, we designed a house, which have a seamless in&out door space so the air and people lived in are free to flow. By putting a mosquito net over the house, it makes the patio useable and free from any insect during the night. All windows and doors can also keep open for the whole night. It is a choice of the dweller to sleep under the roof on the rainy day or just sleep on the patio and watching a clear night sky without worrying about a mosquito. In the end the building has been transformed from an object which contain an isolate space to be an element that define a multi-function and seamless space connect to the whole site. Text provided by Sea Monkey Coconut.Save this picture!© Wachirasak ManeewatanaperkProject gallerySee allShow lessSaint-Michel Soccer Stadium Proposal / Paul LaurendeauArticlesInterpretation and Visitors Center / VAUMM ArchitectsArticles Share Photographs Hua-Hin Hut / Sea Monkey Coconut ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/169221/hua-hin-hut-sea-monkey-coconut Clipboard Architects: Sea Monkey Coconut Year Completion year of this architecture project CopyHouses• Year:  Save this picture!© Wachirasak Maneewatanaperk+ 28 Share 2011 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/169221/hua-hin-hut-sea-monkey-coconut Clipboard ArchDaily Projects CopyAbout this officeSea Monkey CoconutOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesWoodHousesPublished on September 18, 2011Cite: “Hua-Hin Hut / Sea Monkey Coconut” 18 Sep 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogAluminium CompositesTechnowoodWood Siding in KSR Villa BodrumWindowsMitrexSolar WindowMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic RoyalVentilated / Double Skin FacadeSTAC BONDAssembly Systems – GluedLightsLouis PoulsenLamps – LP Slim BoxUrban ApplicationsIsland Exterior FabricatorsPublic Safety Answering Center II Envelope SystemPodsTrimoModular Space SolutionsHanging LampsAxolightPendant Lights – HoopsStonesFranken-SchotterFlooring and Wall Tiles – Dietfurt LimestoneVentilated / Double Skin FacadeULMA Architectural SolutionsPaper Facade Panel in Nokia LibraryCabinetsburgbadWall Cabinet – Sys30AcousticUnika VaevAcoustics – Ecoustic® Foliar TileMore products »Read commentsSave世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream “COPY”last_img read more

Five Houses / Weber Arquitectos

first_imgArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/793079/five-houses-weber-arquitectos Clipboard Architects: Weber Arquitectos Year Completion year of this architecture project Houses Five Houses / Weber Arquitectos Manufacturers: Cemex, Henkel, Aldamaq, CASTEL, Comex, Fester, Helvex, Home Depot, Interceramic, canteras moreno, construrama, pisos natura, puertas montealbán maderería hnos. sánchezCollaborators:Edgar Cedillo, Carlos CandiaSite Supevision:Gerardo VázquezModels:Carlos CandiaFraming:Gustavo Romero GómezSite Area:7 000 m2Project Architect:Fernando WeberInterior Design:Anina Schulte-TruxCity:Valle de BravoCountry:MexicoMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Rafael GamoRecommended ProductsWindowsJansenWindows – Janisol PrimoWoodBlumer LehmannFree Form Structures for Wood ProjectsWindowsFAKRORoof Windows – FPP-V preSelect MAXWindowspanoramah!®ah!38 – FlexibilityText description provided by the architects. The project Five Houses proposes to realize the dream of living in a forest dominated by ancient pines and lush vegetation, in a privileged place. The site is located 3 minutes from the junction of the new Toluca – Avándaro road, which includes a bicycle path. Its location is strategic, between the center of Valle de Bravo and Avandaro Golf Club, 10 minutes from the lake. For the construction of the project we took into consideration saving the largest possible number of trees in the nearly seven thousand square meters of land area, in order to respect the environment as much as possible. This, together with the use of the slope of the site, accentuates the feeling of being immersed in the forest from the built spaces.Save this picture!© Rafael GamoSave this picture!Site PlanSave this picture!© Rafael GamoThe project: shared privacyThe design and layout of the elements of each house as well as the project on the ground create a sense of privacy. Thus, the inhabitants of Five Houses enjoy the tranquility of the forest.Save this picture!© Rafael GamoTo access the project and each of the houses, we drew up a dirt road from the entrance, passing through the parking areas of each house and ending in a common paddle tennis court, with minimal disruption to the environment.Save this picture!© Rafael GamoFive Houses is a horizontal condominium with private area, divided into five lots totaling 7,000 square meters, of which 5,800 are green areas. In addition to the built area, each lot has a large open field where it is possible to integrate a jacuzzi.Save this picture!© Rafael GamoThe houses: balanced spacesEach house is a sum of spaces with contemporary spirit, where comfort is an essential aspect. Their rural location, with full respect for nature, and clearly avant-garde design, are their main attractions.Save this picture!© Rafael GamoBalance is one of the central features of the houses. It is felt everywhere: between the buildings and the nature that surrounds them; between the proportion of the built space and the site; between the privacy of each house and their openness to the forest; between the property of each house and the common area, and between the materials used, light and open, and at the same time, solid and welcoming.Each house occupies an area of 300 square meters, divided into three volumes:1. Living area and Terrace, separated by sliding glass doors that expand and link the spaces, or divide them. Both benefit from fresh wind during warm seasons. In cold weather, a fireplace covering two walls heats both spaces. The view opens to the forest, through the cantilevered roof onto the terrace, and gives the feeling of being in nature.Save this picture!© Rafael Gamo2. Four Bedrooms, connected with the family area, maintain their independence. Three of them are on the ground floor, one of them with private terrace. The family room is on the first floor and the large master bedroom, whose bathroom is characterized by a very special element: its roof is glass, overlooks the treetops.Save this picture!Plan3. The service area is located on a separate rectangular volume, which rises above the sloping ground and includes kitchen, pantry, laundry room and utility room.In addition to these three volumes, there are two interior courtyards whose function is to link the spaces. One is located to one side of the main entrance, overlooking the living room, and the other is a visual end to the bedroom hallway.Save this picture!© Rafael GamoThe materials include wood, glass, steel and concrete. Flattened walls contrast with the wood ceilings, and the glass windows with steel frames.From the design and the materials used, the project aims to create light, open, welcoming and balanced environments, immersed in the woods.Save this picture!© Rafael GamoProject gallerySee allShow lessProject Meganom’s Yuri Grigoryan: “Freedom is When You Realize that Anything is Poss…InterviewsSee Oscar Niemeyer’s Unfinished Architecture for Lebanon’s International Fair GroundsArchitecture News Share Save this picture!© Rafael Gamo+ 19 Share 2015 Projects Year:  “COPY” CopyAbout this officeWeber ArquitectosOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelStone#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesValle de BravoMexicoPublished on August 12, 2016Cite: “Five Houses / Weber Arquitectos” [Cinco Casas / Fernando Weber] 12 Aug 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodPanel Façade SystemRailing / BalustradesMitrexIntegrated Photovoltaic Railing – BIPV RailingMetal PanelsAurubisPatinated Copper: Nordic Green/Blue/Turquoise/SpecialPlastics / FibersRodecaTranslucent Building Elements in Downton Primary SchoolSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylights – LonglightBathroom FurnitureBradley Corporation USAToilet Partition CubiclesSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – One-offAcousticFabriTRAK®FabriFELT™ for Walls and CeilingsBoardsStructureCraftStructural Panel – Dowel Laminated TimberThermalSchöckInsulation – Isokorb® Concrete to SteelDoorsJansenSmoke Control Door – Economy 60Louvers / ShuttersShade FactorExternal Venetian BlindsMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Photographs:  Rafael Gamo Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project CopyHouses•Valle de Bravo, Mexico Five Houses / Weber ArquitectosSave this projectSaveFive Houses / Weber Arquitectos Photographs “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/793079/five-houses-weber-arquitectos Clipboard Mexicolast_img read more

New itison initiative to help charities provide respite to people in need

first_imgNew itison initiative to help charities provide respite to people in need Melanie May | 8 May 2019 | News Daily deals service and online marketing company itison has launched a new charity initiative, itison us, which aims to help charities provide people with much needed respite through the giving of experiences.Each month itison us will matchmake local charities with businesses on itison to give them experiences such as a night away dinners, and family days out.  Charities can then use these vouchers to provide respite for the people they support, the volunteers giving their time to the charity or to fundraise. itison will also absorb all admin costs and labour with the aim of making it simpler for businesses and charities to get involved.itison us will launch initially in Glasgow, supporting three local charities in the first month: Home Start Glasgow North; The Haven Centre Blantyre and The Coming Home Centre with a plan to roll out across other cities shortly.  246 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis7  245 total views,  2 views today Tagged with: corporate donated services AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis7 With 1.5 million members across the UK, itison hopes that sharing its platform will also put the spotlight on these small, local charities and raise awareness of the work they do.The company has previously raised over £2million for Social Bite, which supports the homeless.Oli Norman, CEO at itison said:“When you think about charity you don’t often think about the power of respite or giving a smile, that’s exactly what itison us will do.“Every day tens of thousands of our members enjoy incredible experiences that put a smile on their faces. We’re extending that mission to those people who need it most – people going through tough times and the volunteers that work tirelessly to help make their lives better.“Every month we’ll donate hundreds of vouchers to brilliant local charities to use for those experiencing hardship – to enjoy a meal out or an overnight stay – something to give them and their families respite from what they’re going through – all on us and the amazing businesses we work with.“itison members don’t need to do anything – we’re not only going to donate if you buy something or ask you to pay anything at all. We’re not doing this to increase sales, we’re doing it because we can.” About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.last_img read more

Senate Confirms Ibach to USDA

first_img Facebook Twitter By Hoosier Ag Today – Oct 26, 2017 Senate Confirms Ibach to USDA On Thursday afternoon, the Senate confirmed Greg Ibach to the Department of Agriculture. Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts announced the approval of Ibach as the Under Secretary of Agriculture for Marketing and Regulatory Programs at USDA. Ibach previously served as the Nebraska Director of Agriculture. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue welcomes the approval, saying Ibach “will bring experience and integrity to his new role at USDA.” The Senate Agriculture Committee held a hearing regarding Ibach’s nomination earlier this month. He was favorably reported out of the committee with a bipartisan voice vote and has the support of more than 60 farm and conservation organizations.Source: NAFB News Service SHARE SHARE Home Indiana Agriculture News Senate Confirms Ibach to USDA Facebook Twitter Previous articleRyan Martin’s Indiana Ag Forecast for October 27, 2017Next articleDairy Industry Applauds Introduction of School Milk Nutrition Act Hoosier Ag Todaylast_img read more

Updated – Flu hits TCU early – more than 50 cases reported

first_imgFacebook Twitter Welcome TCU Class of 2025 ReddIt Brandon Kitchinhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/brandon-kitchin/ Linkedin ReddIt FILE – In this Sept. 16, 2014 file photo, a sign telling customers that they can get a flu shot in a Walgreen store is seen in Indianapolis. Kids may get more of a sting from flu vaccination this fall: Doctors are gearing up to give shots only, because U.S. health officials say the easy-to-use nasal spray version of the vaccine isn’t working as well as a jab. Needle-phobic adults still have some less painful options. But FluMist, with its squirt into each nostril, was the only ouch-free alternative for children, and has accounted for about a third of pediatric flu vaccinations in recent years. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File) World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution + posts printNot even two weeks into classes and the flu has already made its way around campus. As of Thursday, there were 56 confirmed cases of the flu on campus according to the TCU Health Center.Kelle Tillman, associate director of the Health Center, said about 1,500 flu vaccines – which are free to faculty, students and staff – have been given on campus so far by the Health Center and the Harris College of Nursing. Flu shots are also available at pharmacies such as Tom Thumb, Kroger, Albertsons, CVS and Walgreens. Tillman said ways to prevent getting sick include increasing efforts to keep common areas such as the dorms and study rooms clean, using good hygiene and watching the way you and others cough and sneeze. Junior chemistry major Gianna Mejia works at the Kroger Pharmacy and said she is lucky she isn’t sick after being around the line of people with the flu trying to get treatment. She said once the pharmacy sent out an email saying they were giving out shots, people came in that day.“It came as a real shock when people started showing up with symptoms,” Mejia said. “Flu season typically starts in October. Usually we’re prepared with all the typical medications for the flu when the time comes around, but since it came so early we were wiped clean.”Grant Garvin, a senior communications major, said he got sick the weekend before school started and had to miss two days of school.“It was definitely tough to be able to keep up with classes and to try not to get behind in classes but fortunately I’m not behind,” Garvin said.After going to classes Monday and Tuesday he went to the Health Center and found out he had the flu.He said the Health Center told him to stay home from classes resting up until he was able to go a full day without running a fever. It took him two days of rest. Garvin said he had gotten the flu vaccination earlier in the year.Students were advised to seek a healthcare provider if they begin to experience flu-like symptoms in a campus-wide email from medical director of the Health Center Jane Torgerson on Friday, Aug. 25. Those symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache, chills, feeling tired and sometimes vomiting and diarrhea.Students who have a fever over 101°F are advised to isolate themselves and avoid going to class for 24 hours to help prevent spreading sickness.Tillman also shot down the longtime campus-wide rumor that a certain percentage of students getting sick would shut down the university, no such rule exists. The TCU Health Center is providing free vaccines to students, faculty and staff this week. For more information, questions or concerns, call the Health Center at 817-257-7940 or visit the Tarrant County Public Health website. Brandon Kitchin is a junior Journalism major and TCU 360 line editor from Grand Prairie, Texas. If you ever get the chance to meet him, he is such a positive person that you might just have your day made. You can find him in the loudest section of the Amon G. Carter Stadium or on the field at halftime with “The Pride Of TCU,” the Horned Frog Marching Band. He plays bass drum for the TCU Drumline. Nelson Mandela’s former prison guard visits campus to reflect on their unlikely friendship TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Brandon Kitchinhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/brandon-kitchin/ Linkedin Twitter Previous articleTCU alumna organizes football tickets for Houston familiesNext articleTCU Women’s Cross Country Sixth in Preseason Rankings Brandon Kitchin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Brandon Kitchinhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/brandon-kitchin/ ESPN’s ‘The Undefeated’ writer visits campus, talks media coverage on Nike, Kaepernick ad Brandon Kitchin Memorial to commemorate MLK Jr. to come to downtown Fort Worth Brandon Kitchinhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/brandon-kitchin/ Facebook Campus organizations to host ‘Black Panther’ screening, discussionlast_img read more

Teenager went into custody to gain street cred

first_imgNewsTeenager went into custody to gain street credBy Staff Reporter – January 31, 2014 773 Facebook WhatsApp Email Twitter Linkedincenter_img by Andrew CareySign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up [email protected] SIXTEEN-year-old teenager insisted that he be taken into custody at the Oberstown Detention Centre to gain “street credibility”.The boy, who can not be named for legal reasons, was charged with the theft of a bicycle on St Patrick’s Day, a breach of the Public Order Act in July and a burglary last October.Appearing before Judge Eugene O’Kelly last week, he asked his solicitor Sarah Ryan not to seek bail and allow him be remanded in custody at the boys detention facility.He was remanded on the charges and ordered to appear in court a week later.However at last Monday’s sitting of the court, Ms Ryan said the boy contacted her after just three nights and asked her to seek bail on his behalf. She told Judge O’Kelly that he asked her to get him out as he didn’t want to be there any more.“There was an element of him trying to gain street credibility by going inside, but that quickly changed”, she added.Appearing in court a week later, the boy said he would go back to school and obey a curfew and all requirements of his bail.Judge O’Kelly said he would grant the application for bail after there was no Garda objection.The case was adjourned until February 18. Print Advertisement Previous articleZach back behind bars for ten yearsNext articleTeens arrested in suspected Limerick arson attack Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ielast_img read more

Mortgage & LGBT Leaders Work Toward Diversity and Inclusion

first_imgHome / Daily Dose / Mortgage & LGBT Leaders Work Toward Diversity and Inclusion On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, the American Mortgage Diversity Council (AMDC), in partnership with Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) of Chicago, hosted a town hall discussion with leaders from the Chicago LGBT community. The meeting was the second in a series of town halls to be convened by the AMDC with LGBT community leaders from major cities across the nation.“This conversation was a catalyst toward a new industry-wide conversation around solutions for fairness in LGBTQ housing and mortgage finance,” said Steve Thomas, Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago.As John Rieger, Executive Director for the American Mortgage Diversity Council, explained, “The American Mortgage Diversity Council is a membership-driven organization of companies in the financial services industry working collaboratively to advance the conversations around diversity and inclusion by focusing on challenges faced by minority- and women-owned businesses, creating solutions through advocacy, education, and training. This latest town hall, the second in a series, provided information to be used in the creation of a white paper on the subject for the financial services industry.””I’m thankful that the AMDC has stepped forward to identify and fix the barriers that LGBT individuals face in obtaining home ownership and affordable housing,” said Jerome Holston of the LGBT Chamber of Commerce.Charmaine Brown, Diversity and Inclusion Leader at Fannie Mae, said, “Discussing these issues and examining possible solutions are important steps toward equality and inclusion for the LGBT community.”“The AMDC is leading the industry in extending an olive branch to the LGBT communities across the country,” said Michelle Matteson, Senior Operations Manager at Bank of America. “I had the opportunity to attend the AMDC LGBT town hall in Dallas, Texas, and was amazed at the perspectives and stories that were brought to the table. I am proud to be a part of the AMDC LGBT events, as I am both representing Bank of America and the LGBT community. I applaud the AMDC for their efforts to get to know the LGBT community and their unwavering support as an ally.”The schedule of topics for the Chicago AMDC town hall included Homeownership and Fair Housing in the LGBT Community, Workplace Inclusion, and Gender Identity Discrimination, and LGBT Youth Homelessness.“My CEO gave me the opportunity to get involved in something that I was passionate about,” said Kim Morris, SVP, Tax Operations, Accumatch. “I looked at several different options before landing on the American Mortgage Diversity Council. Being an out, lesbian executive, it seemed like a cause I could get behind and help make a difference in my industry. My expectations have been exceeded twofold by the AMDC. When I suggested that we have a town hall to gather data about LGBT, the AMDC stepped up and not only set up a roundtable in Dallas but in three additional cities. Sitting at the first roundtable in Dallas, listening to the stories and understanding how the mortgage industry can make a difference, was simply amazing.”Participating organizations for the event included Accumatch, Associated Bank, Bank of America, Chicago House, CSH, Equality Illinois, Fannie Mae, Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, Flagstar Bank, Lambda Legal, LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois, Milwaukee Metropolitan Community Church, Metropolitan Milwaukee Fair Housing Council, National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals, National Tax Search, and Wintrust.“The partnership between the AMDC and the LGBT community is paramount to begin working towards solutions that will help build a better tomorrow,” Matteson said. “The journey is long, there is much to be done, but this is a great place to start.”For more information on the AMDC, click here to view the official website. 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first_img Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson By News Highland – July 18, 2012 Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Facebook Twitter Google+ WhatsApp Facebook Pinterest News Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny The Prime Minister of Mauritius has told the Irish Independent, that he knows who leaked the photographs of Michaela McAreavey’s dead body to a newspaper.In an interview published in today’s paper, Navin Ramglooam says the source of the pictures did NOT come from within the police force itself, but from someone else close to the case.He says the source of the leak will be confirmed within the coming days – and that the journalist who wrote the article in last week’s Mauritian Sunday Times has been interviewed by police.Meanwhile the Prime Minister of Mauritius is to invite Gardai and the PSNI to help in the investigation into the murder of Michaela McAreavey.He’s now writing a letter to the PSNI and Gardai inviting them to help with the investigation after two men were acquitted of the killing last week.Justice Minister Alan Shatter says although the request hasn’t yet been received the response is likely to be favourable:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/shatt830.mp3[/podcast]center_img Google+ Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Twitter Journalist who wrote article that published McAreavey photos arrested in Mauritius 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today WhatsApp Previous articleSenator O Domnhaill says cutting subsidiary bus service escalates costsNext articleStimulus package slammed as forgetting about Donegal once again News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Pinterestlast_img read more