Burlington, Monday, February 7, 2005 – City Market, Onion River Coop presented the Committee on Temporary Shelter (COTS) with a large check in the amount of $3,719 from funds raised through the sale of Christmas trees this past holiday season.$222 of the money raised was matched through a new Neighbor to Neighbor program through Shurfine, a conventional grocery supplier to City Market. Shurfine gives City Market credit, which accrues over time. City Market can then use the money as matching funds for their own efforts. The Trees for COTS project meets the criteria for the matching funds program.Cumulatively, over the past 7 years, City Market has raised a total of $15,780 for COTS, through the Trees for COTS program. All proceeds are used to provide shelter and services to Vermonts homeless families and individuals.ADDITIONAL NOTES:City Market is searching for a new tree farmer for the Trees for COTS program for more information, please contact Jodi Harrington, City Market, 863-3659Since 1982 COTS has been providing emergency shelter, services, and housing for people who are without homes or who are marginally housed. Each year COTS serves 1,600 homeless children, women and men through nine locations in Burlington, VT.WHO COTS SERVED IN 2004:” Waystation: 487 people served, 9,589 bednights Average of 29 per night” Daystation: 781 people served, 19,149 sign-ins Average of 52 per day” Case Management Services provided service to 675 individuals” Family Shelters and Family Services (includes all people who stayed in shelters and people not in shelter who worked with our case managers): 137 families for a total of 411 persons (adults and children).” COTS housed 56 families and 86 individuals in 2004.###
Share Share Tweet 67 Views no discussions LocalNews The Importance of Ownership of Our Tourism Industry. by: – May 7, 2011 Share Sharing is caring! The Month of May is Tourism Awareness Month and the Head of Marketing Ms. Elizabeth Wayland is reminding the public of the importance of ownership of the Tourism Industry for the survival of our economy.She is making that call keeping in mind that there will be no Cruise Ship calls for the summer.In an interview with Dominica Vibes News Ms. Wayland spoke of the impact of the loss of the ship Carnival and the effect it has on the hotels, vendors, tour operators, bus Drivers and taxi Drivers.Click here to listen to audio: News Reporter: Ms. Grace HendersonDominica Vibes News
(CMC) – Keemo Paul produced a sensational spell of fast bowling to spur the Delhi Capitals to a spectacular 39-run victory over the Sunrisers Hyderabad.Paul grabbed three wickets for 17 runs from his four overs to help trigger a dramatic collapse as Hyderabad were dismissed for 116 in pursuit of the Capitals’ total of 155 for seven from their 20 overs.Led by a half-century opening stand between David Warner and Jonny Bairstow, Hyderabad seemed to be cruising at 72 without loss inside of ten overs.But once Paul, who was voted Man-of-the-Match, accounted for Bairstow’s scalp, it all went downhill for Hyderabad.Keemo Paul (left) took three wickets to lead the Capitals to a shocking winHe followed that up by dismissing captain Kane Williamson for three and then Ricky Bhui for seven, to leave the score 101 for three.From thereon, Kagiso Rabada ran through the middle order claiming four scalps, including the prized wicket of Warner for the top score of 51, as Hyderabad lost their remaining seven wickets for just 15 runs.So embarrassing was Hyderabad’s batters that only Bhui made more than the five extras which were conceded by the Capitals.In another match, both Sunil Narine and Andre Russell failed with the bat as the Kolkata Knight Riders went down by five wickets to the Chennai Super Kings.Opening the batting, Narine made just two from seven balls, while Russell hit two boundaries in his knock of 10, as KKR could only muster 161 for eight in their 20 overs.Chennai then got up to 162 for five with two balls to spare, thanks hugely to an unbeaten 58 from Suresh Raina and 31 not out from Ravindra Jadeja.Narine did manage to claim two wickets for 19 runs from his four overs, while Russell’s solitary over went for 16 runs.
Basketball club Spars from Sarajevo has once again confirmed the domination in working with young players of B&H. After having won titles in all youth categories during the last season, Spars continues the same way even this season.Spars team in competition of pioneers and cadets during the final tournament held last weekend in Srebrenik won the title of B&H Champion.“The path that Spars team continues will surely bring more titles to B&H and the European basketball will know about Spars. Also, we are waiting semifinal and final tournament in B&H in junior competition with realistic ambitions and also we expect that our juniors will repeat the last year’s success with which we would complete another successful season”, announced Basketball Club Spars.(Source: Fena)