One more week for BIA entries

first_imgLate entries for this year’s Baking Industry Awards will be allowed one more week, so make sure you get them all in by Friday 27 May.Awards categories include: Confectioner of the Year, In-Store Bakery of the Year and Bakery Supplier of the Year. See below for a full list of the categories:The Rising Star Award and The Lifetime Achievement Award categories only have longer deadlines; Rising Star is 20 June and Lifetime Achievement is 30 June.This year’s Brazilian carnival-themed event will be held on Wednesday 7 September at the Park Lane Hilton, London.For details on all 11 categories and to download an entry form, visit www.bakeryawards.co.uk or email [email protected] or call 01293 610422.To book your place at this top industry networking event, contact Elizabeth Ellis on 01293 846593 or email [email protected] for tickets.Baking Industry Awards categories:* Baker of the Year – sponsored by Vandemoortele* In-Store Bakery of the Year – sponsored by Dawn Foods* The Craft Business Award – sponsored by ADM Milling* Bakery Supplier of the Year – sponsored by Sainsbury’s* Speciality Bread Product of the Year – sponsored by Bakels* The Innovation Award – sponsored by Asda* Celebration Cake Maker of the Year – sponsored by Renshaw* The Customer Focus Award – sponsored by CSM (United Kingdom)* Confectioner of the Year – sponsored by Barry Callebaut* The Rising Star Award – sponsored by David Powell* Lifetime Achievement Award – sponsored by Délifrancelast_img read more

Cap&Reg makes first Mall fund acquisition

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Governor Wolf Announces Newly Approved Funding for Business Development and Job Creation, Supporting More Than 560 Jobs

first_imgGovernor Wolf Announces Newly Approved Funding for Business Development and Job Creation, Supporting More Than 560 Jobs SHARE Email Facebook Twitter January 24, 2017center_img Jobs That Pay,  Press Release,  Results Harrisburg, PA – Governor Wolf today announced new project approvals through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) totaling more than $4 million in funding to support business development growth in Pennsylvania that will lead to the creation and retention of more than 560 jobs.“Working on behalf of the people, one of the greatest pleasures is to see a beneficial program come to fruition and serve the best interest of the commonwealth and the business community,” said Governor Wolf. “Today’s approvals reflect my administration’s commitment to making government work for everyone by providing funding that allows businesses and communities to achieve their advancement and expansion goals and further contribute to the state’s overall well-being.”Today’s approvals through the CFA mark the first investment made in the newly established Pipeline Investment Program (PIPE) and a new approval for the successfully recapitalized Business in Our Sites program.Last year, Governor Wolf successfully secured funding through the reallocation of two fiscal years of funding from a previously underutilized program to develop the new the PIPE program. The program offers grants of up to $1 million per project in funding to make Pennsylvania’s natural gas available to its residents, manufacturers, and pad-ready sites, hastening the development of low-cost energy and creating new jobs.Today, the CFA approved funding for the first project through this program by awarding a $1 million grant to funding Domtar Paper Company LLC in Elk County for the installation of a three-mile pipeline to its paper mill facility in Johnsonburg Borough.Additionally, the CFA approved funding to support one Business in Our Sites project in Cambria County. A $3,026,352 BOS loan at 2 percent for 20 years was awarded to Green Diamond Services, LLC in Cambria County to assist with the acquisition and redevelopment of the former Bethlehem Steel site located in the City of Johnstown. It is anticipated that this project will result in the creation of 123 new, full-time jobs.For more information about the CFA, or to view a complete list of CFA-approved projects, visit dced.pa.gov.Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolflast_img read more

Tipp team to face Fermanagh named

first_imgThere are two changes on the Tipperary Senior Football team to play Fermanagh in Round 3 of the Allianz Football League this SundayRobbie Kiely returns from his one match suspension and takes over at left half back for the injured Donagh Leahy. Philip Austin comes in at wing forward for the injured Brian FoxThe game at Brewster Park, Enniskillen throws-in at 2 o’clock on Sunday and we’ll have live coverage here on Tipp FM in association with Ormond Tiles, Summerhill, Nenagh and Larkins Gala Store, Ballina. Here the full team announcement on below:last_img read more

Palm Beach schools to close in preparation for Irma

first_imgAll Palm Beach County Public Schools and District offices will close Thursday, September 7, and Friday, September 8, in an effort to allow families to prepare for Hurricane Irma.All afterschool activities, including sports and school meetings, are canceled for Wednesday, September 6, in advance of schools closing on Thursday and Friday.“We have been watching Hurricane Irma closely before making our decision to close schools,” said Superintendent of Schools Robert Avossa. “While landfall is not expected until Sunday, we have a responsibility to ensure our personnel have ample time to prepare before tropical force winds arrive in the area.” Emergency sheltersPalm Beach County’s Department of Emergency Management is to determine when emergency shelters will open.County officials indicated it is important to remember that not all emergency shelters will be open at the same time. Residents are urged to make sure to monitor local media or check the Department of Emergency Management’s website, ReadyPBC.com, for more information. A list of 2017 shelters and evacuation zones is available at ReadyPBC.com, on the Public Shelters link.School District leaders will continue to work closely with County, State and Federal emergency management officials to assess Irma’s impact on the District, and determine when it is safe for schools and offices to reopen.Parents, students and district employees should monitor local media as well as the District’s social media accounts for updates on the District’s operations.Employees will be notified when they should report back to work, based on whether they are in Category A, B, C or D. Updates also will be provided through the district’s main phone number, (561) 434-8000 or toll-free at (866) 930-8402.The District will determine if and when the missed days will be required to be made up at a later date.last_img read more

PACE Management and O’Hara the right fit

first_imgTop international athlete management firm, PACE Sports Management, has revealed that new recruit, Jamaica’s Michael O’Hara, fits well into their philosophy of working with the best current and upcoming athletes, and tipped the ace youth sprinter to go on to become a world beater. PACE’s confirmation follows last Wednesday’s announcement that the teen had signed a professional long-term contract with German sports apparel manufacturer, Puma, and PACE Sports Management, respectively. PACE is headed by Ricky Simms and Marion Steininger. It currently works with some of track and field’s biggest names, including six-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt. The firm has been instrumental in developing the iconic Jamaican into a global superstar, on and off the track. “PACE Sports Management likes to work with the top talents in track and field, and Michael (O’Hara) is certainly one of the world’s top young sprint talents,” Simms told The Sunday Gleaner. “We will now aim to help him make the transition to professional over the next few years,” he added, while noting that no pressure will be on the teenager to prove his worth too quickly. golden boy O’Hara is a recent ISSA/ GraceKennedy Boys Championships golden boy, with four gold medals from this year’s staging. He is also a 2013 World Youth 200 metres champion. He will be working alongside legendary sprint coach Glen Mills and Bolt’s personal manager, Nugent Walker. “He (O’Hara) will be under no immediate pressure. The next few years are about his progression and build-up to peak at the 2020 and 2024 Olympic Games,” Simms stressed. Simms, also a worldwide commercial and competition agent, added: “We are happy to welcome Michael to PACE Sports Management. He has been very successful so far in his career at the school, youth and junior levels.” O’Hara said he does not know how soon he will begin working with Racers Track Club. “I can’t say how soon I will start working with Racers, but I am very elated. I mean, it is a dream come true, so I am happy,” he underlined, while referring other questions to his management team. Other Olympic and World Champions stars from PACE include Britain’s Mo Farah, Christine Ohuruogu and Phillips Idowu, and Kenya’s Vivian Cheruiyot.last_img read more