GVC to report on Harvard research progress at RG symposium

first_img Email Address Strategy 12th November 2019 | By Daniel O’Boyle GVC to report on Harvard research progress at RG symposium Ladbrokes Coral operator GVC will host a symposium at the British Academy in London today (12 November) on the research into safer gambling that it funds.Professors Dr Debi LaPlante and Dr Sarah E. Nelson, from the Division on Addiction within Harvard Medical School’s Cambridge Health Alliance teaching hospital, will outline the Division’s safer gambling research at the symposium.“It is only by taking an evidence-based approach to examining gambling that we can develop better strategies and tools to limit its potential to cause harm,” LaPlante said. “The collaboration with GVC that is at the heart of today’s symposium will play a significant role in advancing our knowledge about the issue of problem gambling and is warmly welcomed.”The Division on Addiction’s research into safer gambling is based on GVC’s player data, as part of a $5.5m multi-year research partnership between GVC and the Cambridge Health Alliance.“As part of our Changing for the Bettor strategy, we at GVC are determined to advance the understanding of problem gambling so that we can more successfully intervene to minimize harm to potentially vulnerable individuals,” GVC chief executive Kenny Alexander added.“Our partnership with Harvard Medical School’s Division on Addiction is vital to this process and we are delighted to be hosting today’s symposium to bring together so many people who share our ambition.”The research will cover areas such as safer gambling limits and the affordability of online gambling, patterns of normal internet gambling behaviour, behavioural markers of harm, the effectiveness of GVC’s safer gambling algorithms and evidence-based approaches to product safety.In addition, the symposium will include a panel discussion on topics such as the effectiveness of responsible gambling intervention messaging, the impact of responsible gaming tools and detection of at-risk behaviours.The panel will be chaired by Sarah Hanratty, chief executive of the Senet Group. It will also feature Paul Buck, chief executive of EPIC Risk Management, Anna Hemmings, chief executive of GamCare and Brigid Simmonds, chair of the Betting and Gaming Council. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Tags: Online Gambling Regions: UK & Ireland US Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Topics: Strategy Ladbrokes Coral operator GVC will host a symposium at the British Academy in London today (12 November) on the research into safer gambling that it funds.last_img read more

How the FTSE 100 crash could help make you an ISA millionaire

first_img Do you know how many ISA millionaires there are in the UK? It’s hard to tell, because the values of our portfolios are not public knowledge. But some informed guesswork has been done on the subject.Hargreaves Lansdown has an ISA millionaire or two among its customers. More than 100 of them, in fact. And Interactive Investor reckoned it had around 90 about a year ago. Overall estimates suggest there are probably around 1,000 ISA millionaires in the UK.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Now, that was last year, and since then we have had a bit of a FTSE 100 crash on the back of the Covid-19 lockdown. The index has lost around 25% of its value. And that will surely have dropped a few big ISA accounts back below the £1 million mark.But I’m quite sure the FTSE will recover the loss and get back to its long-term trend. And history has shown that downturns in the market can provide some of the best opportunities to invest our cash. I even think 2020 could turn out to be one of the best years ever to start a Stocks and Shares ISA.ISA millionaireReaching a million is not easy, I’m not trying to claim that. But if you have the patience to plan a long-term investing future, it is definitely achievable. When I say long-term, how long might it take to become an ISA millionaire, starting from scratch today?Over the long term, I reckon the UK stock market is likely to provide average annual returns of around 6%. That’s a combination of share price gains and dividends. Actually, I think that 6% estimate is probably conservative, but I think that’s better than being overly optimistic.If you can afford to use up the full £20,000 annual ISA allowance, it would take 24 years to become an ISA millionaire at that rate. That’s spreading out the investment cash over the year, assuming a 6% total annual return, and reinvesting all dividends.A million to retire onEven if you’re in your forties, you could still reach a million before you become eligible for your UK State Pension. Isn’t that worth making a serious effort?But what if you’re only 30, and can still invest the full ISA allocation every year? You could break through the ISA millionaire barrier long before you reach retirement age, and be sitting on a cool £1.6m by the age of 60.Of course, not everyone has £20,000 to invest every year. But you can still build up a very nice retirement sum with significantly less. If you can manage to invest £500 per month, after 30 years at 6% per year you’d have amassed a fraction under £490,000. Give it one more year, and you could become half an ISA millionaire (well, you know what I mean).Start during the FTSE 100 crash?So what about this FTSE 100 crash? The panic is scaring everyone away from the stock market, and turning minds away from long-term financial goals.If you go against the crowd, and instead see it as an opportunity to make a start by bagging some shares while they’re depressed, it could make that ISA millionaire goal a bit more achievable. Alan Oscroft has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Hargreaves Lansdown. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. How the FTSE 100 crash could help make you an ISA millionaire Alan Oscroft | Saturday, 25th April, 2020 Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Enter Your Email Address “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997”center_img Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Image source: Getty Images. 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A new stock market crash could be around the corner! This is how I’d buy UK shares today

first_img Royston Wild has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Admiral Group and GlaxoSmithKline. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Enter Your Email Address Investor confidence continued to improve in Thursday business and UK share markets have hit some significant new highs. Take the FTSE 100 for instance. Britain’s blue-chip index has just barged through 6,450 points again and is a whisker off nine-month highs.The recovery in market sentiment is welcome following a nightmare year for UK share investors. But it’s still too early to conclude that the new bull market has finally arrived.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…4 reasons why stock prices might reverseThere are a number of reasons why UK share prices could decline at the end of 2020 and in early 2021:Stock investors reacted positively to news that a Covid-19 vaccine rollout in Britain is imminent. But UK share prices would take an almighty whack if overseas regulators fail to follow suit. Worries about how these ‘magic bullets’ would be rolled out across the globe could also smack stock prices.Investor sentiment has suffered in recent hours as tension surrounding Brexit negotiations has increased. There’s less than a month for UK and EU negotiators to surmount significant disagreements and hammer out a deal. And any accord has to be signed off by sceptical EU members such as France. Image source: Getty Images. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. A new stock market crash could be around the corner! This is how I’d buy UK shares today Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Royston Wild | Thursday, 3rd December, 2020 I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Resurgent fears that central banks are running out of ammunition to fight the global downturn. The Bank of England’s fresh £150bn quantitative easing programme in November has brought it close to its buying limits, for example.The threat of a US government shutdown also casts a pall over stock markets this winter. A fresh shutdown would be the third under the watch of outgoing President Donald Trump and the fourth in seven years. It likely wouldn’t have a devastating effect on UK share prices. But it could exacerbate existing weakness caused by those other issues.UK shares to protect your wealthI’m not concerned about how UK share prices will move in the short term. I buy stocks with a view to holding them for a minimum of a decade. Over this sort of timescale the impact of temporary share price volatility has a minimal effect on total returns.But let’s say that an investor wants to avoid seeing the value of their shares plummet. Or that they buy UK shares with a view to holding them for a much shorter duration. Well I can purchase companies that have classic defensive operations to protect against further stock market volatility.Profits at these companies remain stable whatever broader economic conditions are like. And there are plenty of stocks like this for UK share investors to choose from. I can buy FTSE 100 royalty like defence colossus BAE Systems, electricity generator SSE or car insurance colossus Admiral Group, for example. Or I can plump for other Footsie stocks like medicines maker GlaxoSmithKline or telecoms provider Vodafone Group. I’d happily buy any of these shares for my own Stocks and Shares ISA today. 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AAA Reminds Parents and Caregivers to Never Leave a Child Alone…

first_img UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom Mama Mia LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply TAGSAAAHeat Stroke Previous article3 Steps to Simplify Your Back-to-School Morning RoutineNext articleApopka Burglary Report Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 1 COMMENT Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 Toddler sitting in car seat. (Photo by Fernando Camino/Cover/Getty Images) Don’t leave your pets in the vehicles unattended either, while you run into the stores or run an errand. Too hot here in Florida, and it can quickly kill them, or someone could steal your pet and sell it, or worse, it could become bait for the dog fighting thugs. Please, I beg you, don’t risk it. One person left their beautiful pure-bred Husky dog sitting in the parking lot with the motor running with the ac on, unattended, and the keys in the car at the Lockhart area division of motor vehicle place one day I was there! I was there for almost two hours as they were busy. That is ridiculous someone would do that! You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. August 1, 2017 at 7:11 pm Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here Reply From AAARecord high temperatures have hit many parts of the country this summer and their devastating effects have too often impacted children. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) research shows the risk of a serious injury or death during hot weather is heightened for children left alone in vehicles. Hyperthermia (heatstroke) is the leading cause of non-crash vehicle deaths for children under the age of fourteen.Hyperthermia occurs when a person’s body temperature rises and remains above the normal; 98.6°F. A child’s body temperature can rise up to five times faster than an adult’s. Children left in hot vehicles can suffer from a variety of symptoms such as dizziness, headache, nausea, vomiting, elevated heart rate, brain damage and confusion. Ultimately, coma and death may occur.“Even on a partly sunny day, your vehicle can heat up quickly inside,” said Amy Stracke, Managing Director, Traffic Safety Advocacy for AAA – The Auto Club Group and Executive Director of the Auto Club Group Traffic Safety Foundation. “Children should never be left alone in a vehicle, not even for a minute.”Unfortunately, many of these tragedies with children occur because the caregiver simply forgets they are in the back seat.  Other risk factors include caregivers who aren’t used to driving children or whose routine suddenly changes, being sleep-deprived and distraction. While the majority of deaths are accidental, they are all preventable.Below are some safety tips to help keep children safe:Make it a Habit – Before locking your vehicle, check the front and back seat.Set an Alarm – Consider adding an alarm to your phone that will go off to remind you to check your vehicle.Caregiver Assistance – If you normally drop your child off at a babysitter or daycare, ask the caregiver to call you if your child doesn’t arrive on time for childcare.Add a Reminder– Put your purse/wallet or cell phone in the back seat. This way you are reminded to look in the back seat before leaving the vehicle.Don’t Leave Them Alone – Never leave infants or children unattended in a vehicle—even if the windows are open or the air conditioning is running.Vehicles Aren’t Play Areas – Don’t let children play in an unattended vehicle. Teach them a vehicle is not the right place to play.Put Keys Out of Sight – Always lock your vehicle and keep keys out of children’s reach. If a child is missing, check the vehicle first, including the trunk.last_img read more

Seven of the Best Tries from the South Africa Sevens

first_imgTuesday Dec 16, 2014 Seven of the Best Tries from the South Africa Sevens There were some brilliant team and individual tries scored at the SA Sevens this past weekend. Here is a recap of Seven of the Best, as chosen by World Rugby (formerly the IRB). It includes efforts from Portugal, England, New Zealand, Australia and champions South Africa, with three tries.View match highlights from the South Africa SevensADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Great Tries , Sevens Related Articles 26 WEEKS AGO Incredible athleticism for sensational try… 26 WEEKS AGO ARCHIVE: Suntory score amazing try to upset… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: All 12 tries from EPIC Bristol-Clermont… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

Tribute to Mandela

Tribute to Mandela Tagged with: Digital About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Howard Lake | 22 December 1999 | News  23 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Charities Aid Foundation reports that Joan Armatrading has launched the Online Tribute to Nelson Mandela. Donations made via the site will be shared amongst charities working for the care and education of children, including UNICEF, Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund and The Red Cross Children’s Trust Hospital Trust.At the site, you can download Joan Armatrading’s new song, written especially to celebrate Mandela and this new fund. CAF are handling the online donations. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Advertisement read more

Big Data Big Topic at Upcoming Indiana Forum

first_img By Andy Eubank – Feb 18, 2014 SHARE Big Data at 14 ForumThe Indiana Livestock, Forage and Grain Forum is being held a little later than usual in 2014, but it is now under a month away, scheduled for March 13 at the Marriott Indianapolis, 350 W Maryland Street. The event was moved to help avoid January and February weather issues and that move could really pay off this year.Megan Kuhn from Indiana Corn and Soybean says the Forum is for all Indiana farmers, including those who haven’t yet attended one of these winter events.“For farmers who haven’t been before it really is a great day where we really take a big issue and drill down to explain what it is, why you should care about it and how it affects your farm. It’s a great way to learn about something you might not have thought about before and it’s a great networking opportunity. We do have about 500 farmers and industry folks from around the state and we do have time for people to mix and mingle along with a small trade show.”Farming with Big Data and what it means to your farming operation is this year’s big topic and the keynote speaker is Kenneth Cukier, data editor at The Economist and co-author of “Big Data: A Revolution that Will Transform How We Work, Live and Think.”“He’s taken a look at what big data is and how this revolution as he calls it is going to affect our entire lives. Then we’re going to break that down once we’ve heard that and our minds are blown away on that, we’re actually going to narrow that down and do a panel discussion on what big data means for agriculture. We’re really excited that Sarah Wyant of Agri-Pulse Communications based out of Washington, DC is going to come in and moderate that panel.”Kuhn said they’re hoping for farmers who’ve incorporated data into their operations to be part of the panel, along with industry representatives with data experience.During lunch there is a private, advance screening of the new film, Farmland planned. The movie takes an intimate look at the lives of farmers and ranchers in their ’20s, all of whom are now responsible for running their farming business. The film was made with the generous support of the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance.Registration for the Forum will earn you a copy of Cukier’s best-selling book courtesy of Indiana Soybean Alliance, plus breakfast and lunch, and the fee has been cut in half this year to $25.Pre-registration is required at www.indianasoybean.com/forum. SHARE Facebook Twitter Big Data Big Topic at Upcoming Indiana Forum Facebook Twitter Previous articleVideo Crushes the Myth that Meatless Diets are HealthierNext articleIndiana Farm Bureau Praises House Action on Senate Bill 186 Andy Eubank Home Indiana Agriculture News Big Data Big Topic at Upcoming Indiana Forumlast_img read more

Hillsides Employee Redefines the Meaning of Regifting to Bring Joy to Children in Foster Care

first_imgGiving Back Hillsides Employee Redefines the Meaning of Regifting to Bring Joy to Children in Foster Care From STAFF REPORTS Published on Friday, June 17, 2016 | 4:21 pm Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Community News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy More Cool Stuff 5 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Business News Community News Micaela Tracy. Photo courtesy HillsidesRegifting has a bad name.If a present has been recycled, it’s usually something undesirable.Not so for the 10 girls who live at the Canyon Cottage at Hillsides residential therapeutic treatment program in Pasadena.They are the beneficiaries of a very appealing pass-along gift — $2,000 for tickets to Disneyland.And all because of the generosity of a Hillsides employee.Micaela Tracy, 25, has worked at Hillsides for a year. A former video editor with a degree in film production from Arizona State, Tracy became interested in child welfare when she directed a film, Una Luz, about orphanages in El Salvador.“This made me realize how much I care about children, so I decided to change careers,” she said.Tracy applied to a job opening at Hillsides as a residential childcare counselor at Canyon Cottage, and got the job. Right off the bat, “I knew this was the right field for me,” she says. Her heart went out to the girls, ranging in ages from 12 – 19, who had suffered numerous traumas, including abuse and abandonment. Working with them, she also found the best part of herself.“I have become more empathetic, patient, and understanding not just at work but in all aspects of my life,” said Tracy, who plans on one day pursuing a master’s degree in social work.Like many others, Tracy and her husband Aaron love Disneyland. For the past two years, her in-laws have given the couple season passes to the theme park, for a total value of $2,000.This year, when it came time for Tracy’s in-laws to renew the passes, Tracy started thinking that maybe she didn’t need to visit the Magic Kingdom for the umpteenth time. Instead she knew a few others who might really enjoy such an outing: the girls in the cottage.“I got excited just thinking of how excited they’d be,” she said.She asked her mother-in-law, Kathryn Tracy, if she’d skip the passes this year and instead donate the money to the girls to fund a day at Disneyland, and her mother-in-law immediately agreed.“I was overwhelmed with Micaela’s selflessness,” she said. “We were so happy to support her and all the good things Hillsides is doing.”The trip to Anaheim is set to happen in a few weeks. The girls are counting the days, and so is Tracy, whose one stipulation was that she share the experience with them.Despite being a fan of regifting, that’s one present she decided to save for herself.Hillsides Residential Treatment Services program is one of Hillsides four core programs. Hillsides, founded in 1913, is a premier provider of child welfare services serving more than 6,200 children, youth, and families throughout Los Angeles County, including Echo Park, Baldwin Park, and the San Gabriel Valley. For more information on Hillsides, please visit www.hillsides.org. HerbeautyYou Can’t Go Past Our Healthy Quick RecipesHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyRub This All Over Your Body And He’s Guaranteed To Swoon Over YouHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWhat’s Your Zodiac Flower Sign?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeauty Top of the News center_img Subscribe Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Make a comment Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes First Heatwave Expected Next Week Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

Foothill Family Announces its 90th Anniversary Campaign

first_img Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy More Cool Stuff Foothill Family Chief Executive Officer with Pin Tai, president and director of Cathay Bank.Since its founding in 1926, Foothill Family’s work in the community has spanned more than four generations of change.Foresight and vision have been hallmarks of Foothill Family’s inception, advancement, and expansion in its 90-year history. Generosity for Generations: The Foothill Family Vision Fund Campaign continues that tradition and sets the stage for the organization’s next century of innovation and care.“We are excited for the next chapter in Foothill Family’s history,” said Foothill Family Chief Executive Officer Steve Allen. “In 90 years, the organization has shifted with the cultural and demographic changes in its service areas, anticipating needs, forecasting solutions, adapting to challenges, and responding to the highest needs of our communities. All the while, what has remained consistent is the expertise and compassion of the professionals who are the foundation of our organization, and their focus on FAMILY.”It started with clothes and food for those most in need. During modest beginnings, focus was placed on necessities of living and casework services. As the organization grew from grassroots efforts, emphasis was placed on prevention and early intervention, mental health services, and the importance of family at the core of overcoming challenges and strengthening communities.The Vision Fund is Foothill Family’s investment in the future of the organization. The campaign, currently in a silent phase, will initiate a public launch in the fall as part of Foothill Family’s 90th anniversary.Leadership giving to the campaign includes corporate support from Cathay Bank, which has been an ardent advocate for Foothill Family. Their corporate partnership has been vital to the visibility and progress of the Generosity for Generations campaign thus far.“Cathay Bank is proud to partner with Foothill Family in support of their life-changing programs for children and families,” said Pin Tai, president and director of Cathay Bank. “It is our honor to commemorate their 90th anniversary with a lead gift to their Generosity for Generations Campaign. Our continued collaboration is just one way that Cathay Bank is committed to contributing to positive change that will carry through generations in our local community.”Gifts in this first phase of the campaign currently total more than $400,000 also as a result of the generosity of principal gifts from the Beckman Family and Mr. Frank Tranzow. Additional key contributors have included Foothill Family Board Chair Rob Tolleson and his wife Charisse; development chair Chuck Tapert and his wife Robyn; board member Margaret Juarez, M.D., and board member Tom Chang and his wife, Friends of Foothill Family President Lily Lee.Foothill Family’s programs support multiple stages of human development and often intersect and overlap to provide a continuum of care for clients. “Foothill Family’s expertise in behavioral health and their holistic approach to care empowers individuals and families to navigate challenges and thrive in their daily lives,” said Pamela Ebstyne King, campaign co-chair and Peter L. Benson Chair of Applied Developmental Science at the Thrive Center at the Graduate School of Psychology at Fuller Theological Seminary. “Their programs focus on family in a way that includes parents, children, family members, and friends to establish a scaffold of support, reinforcement, and accountability to ensure lasting change. I am delighted to play an active role in promoting the Foothill Family Vision Fund because I know that by supporting the future of Foothill, I am enacting positive change in the future of my community.”Celebrating 90 years in 2016, Foothill Family was founded in 1926 and provides a range of community-based mental health and social services to at-risk populations in the San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys, Glendale, and Burbank. Its mission, to build brighter futures for children and families, has helped Foothill Family earn a reputation for providing high-quality services aimed at empowering families and strengthening communities. Programs include mental health and school-based counseling for children, child abuse prevention and treatment, domestic violence prevention and treatment, early child development programs, services for pregnant teens and their babies, family counseling, and youth development. Last year, more than 23,000 children and their families benefited from Foothill Family’s life-changing programs. For more information, please call (626) 993-3000 or visit the website at www.foothillfamily.org. First Heatwave Expected Next Week faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. 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Five Acres’ New Volunteer Group Connects Young Professionals to Foster Youth

first_img 6 recommendedShareShareTweetSharePin it More Cool Stuff Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. First Heatwave Expected Next Week Top of the News Community News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena HerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWhy Luxury Fashion Brands Are So ExpensiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyStop Eating Read Meat (Before It’s Too Late)HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou Can’t Go Past Our Healthy Quick RecipesHerbeautyHerbeauty EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDScenter_img Members of The Alliance, Five Acres’ new young professionals volunteer guild, create enriching experiences for foster youth living at Five Acres. Photo courtesy Five AcresFive Acres has launched The Alliance, a new volunteer program which connects young professionals with foster youth living at Five Acres’ Altadena campus. Ideal for those aged 21–45 years, members of The Alliance will have the opportunity to create fun enrichment/educational experiences for foster youth living at Five Acres, serve as first-string volunteers at major Five Acres fundraising events and advocate for foster youth in the community.“There’s a deep need for positive role models and life experiences for the foster youth we care for, who face a greater risk of becoming of homeless, incarcerated or unemployed than other children,” says Sue Lee, manager of Five Acres’ community outreach and volunteer program. “The Alliance gives its members a chance to share their knowledge with our kids, network with likeminded young professionals and gain leadership skills.”Joining The Alliance requires a Live Scan, TB (tuberculosis) test, short interview process with Five Acres and a $100 annual due to fund activities for the children. Monthly meetings will vary include activity planning, networking events or professional development events.The next meeting of The Alliance will take place August 14, 2018 at 6:00 pm at Five Acres’ Zeilstra Training Center at 747 W. Mountain View Street in Altadena. Those interested in attending can RSVP at [email protected] or visit 5acres.org/volunteer to learn more.About Five AcresFive Acres is a child and family services agency ensuring every child has a safe, healthy and permanent family solution through advocacy, prevention and evidence-based services. Established as an orphanage in 1888, today Five Acres offers programs spanning a full continuum of care including community – based counseling and support services, intensive residential care for foster youth, and foster care and adoption services. In 2017, Five Acres served over 8,700 children and their families across five counties. Visit 5acres.org for more information. Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Giving Back Five Acres’ New Volunteer Group Connects Young Professionals to Foster Youth From STAFF REPORTS Published on Monday, July 23, 2018 | 8:32 pm Business News Community News Make a comment faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Subscribe Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *last_img read more