ICYMI: Governor Wolf’s #PAbudget Facebook Town Hall

first_imgLike Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolf By: The Office of Governor Tom Wolf February 22, 2017 ICYMI: Governor Wolf’s #PAbudget Facebook Town Hall   SHARE  TWEET SHARE Email Facebook Twitter Budget News,  The Blog,  Videos Yesterday, Governor Tom Wolf hosted a Facebook Town Hall to answer your questions about his 2017-2018 Budget Proposal and other topics, including Medicaid expansion, REAL ID, and property taxes.The governor responded to questions posted by Facebook users from Altoona, Erie, Philadelphia, Warren, Wilkes-Barre (and more) — and also accepted an invitation by Mayor Anthony Celeste to visit Coraopolis.If you didn’t get to watch the live stream on the governor’s Facebook page, you can watch a replay of the town hall below.Skip to the governor’s answers on topics that matter most to you by clicking on these subjects.Affordable Care Act (1:32)Property Taxes (2:36)REAL ID (4:18)Unemployment Compensation (5:57)Property Taxes (8:18)Rural Health (9:52)Legalizing Marijuana (11:40)Minimum Wage (12:36)Intellectual Disabilities (15:07)Pensions (15:50)Severance Tax (17:48)Libre’s Law/Anti-Animal Cruelty (19:56)Unification of Health and Human Services & Aging Services (20:44)Public Safety (22:28)Substance Abuse Epidemic (24:54)LGBT Equality (28:43)Retirement Incentive (30:03)Veterans (31:16)Online Poker (32:16)To learn more about the governor’s budget proposal, you can visit the Governor’s Executive 2017-2018 Budget web page.last_img read more

DABA Closing Ceremony

first_img 66 Views   no discussions Share Share Tweet Sharing is caring!center_img The Dominica Amateur Basketball Association(DABA) closed the basketball season with a grand closing ceremony held at the Public Service office building on Valley Road. Attending the ceremony were Marketing person from Lime (Main Sponsor) Ms. Ferdina Frampton, other sponsors, players, coaches and referees.The activity started at around 7.30 pm with the national anthem, welcome remarks by the president Dave Baron and remarks by Ms. Frampton representing Lime. After this official part of the ceremony the awards were handed out to deserving officials and players/Coaches.The Following referees were recognized for their long service to the game of basketball, Mr. Augustus Harris, Donald Burton, Allan Morris, Leroy Dover, Russell Moreau, Harold Julian and Yuhedi John. In addition all referees who participated and volunteered their services were given appreciation awards.Also all the coaches who participated in the coaching clinics were also recognized and certified by the DABA, the individuals were Brian Longin, Garth Joseph,Mickey Joseph, Perry Payne, Garry Benjamin, Derek Alexander, Edgar Robinson, Bob Christmas, Shannon Vidal, Kevin Stephenson(Spikes). The president of the association Mr. Dave Baron announced that the following two coaches Mickey Joseph and Garth Joseph were recommended by the expert to Federation of International Basketball to become license international coaches.Following the above activities the trophies and awards were presented to the champion teams and top players, see below for list1.Lime National Champions Premier Division – Gatorade Blazers2.Lime National Champions Division 1 – Wesley Raptors3.1st Runner up Premier Division – No Look4.1st Runner up Division 1 – Goodwill Starz5.Regular Season Champion Premier Division – Signman X-Men6.Regular Season Zone A Division 1 – Goodwill Starz7.Regular Season Zone B Division 1 – Paix Bouche Snipers8.MVP Premier Division Finals – Thomas Felix of Gatorade Blazers9.MVP Division 1 Finals – Steve Hypolite of Wesley Raptors10.Top Scorer Premier Division – Garth Joseph11.Top Scorer Division – Yannick Regis12.Coach of the Year Premier Division – Mickey Joseph of Signman X-Men13.Coach of the Year Division 1 – Bob Christmas of Wesley Raptors14.Most Rebounds in Final Game of Premier Division – Sean Reid of Gatorade Blazers15.Most Discipline Team – TF Gand Fond Balltricks The President of DABA also gave special appreciation awards to Mickey Joseph and Edgar Robinson for their years of dedication and service to the sport of basketball. The Aid Bank contributed financial assistance in the amount of 3500 dollars to the basketball association at the closing to assist the Dominica National Team. The DABA based on a request from the Head Boy of Convent Prep for basketballs to assist in their basketball program and was approved by the President. Two mini basketballs were then presented to a member of the family of the head boy who could not be present at the function.In conclusion the PRO Mickey Joseph of the association thank all the sponsors, players, coaches, referees, media for all their support and assistance during the 2011 basketball season. Mickey JosephDominica Amateur Basketball Association NewsSports DABA Closing Ceremony by: – October 17, 2011 Sharelast_img read more