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Cabinet wants Legislation to Deal with Sexual Offences Fast Tracked

first_imgRelatedPrime Minister Golding Announces Cabinet Changes Cabinet wants Legislation to Deal with Sexual Offences Fast Tracked ParliamentOctober 4, 2012 FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Cabinet has instructed the Ministry of Justice to ensure that priority is given to the passage of legislation such as the DNA Bill and regulations to accompany the Sexual Offences Act. This follows extensive discussions on the recent spate of sexual offences against women and children. Speaking at the Jamaica House press briefing on October 3, 2012, Minister with responsibility for Information, Senator the Hon. Sandrea Falconer, said the additional legislative support will assist with the successful apprehension and punishment of offenders. The Information Minister disclosed that Cabinet also discussed the abolition of preliminary enquiries to ensure that cases are dealt with more speedily in the courts, “and of course for the reduction of the trauma on victims.” She informed that a public education programme is also to be developed in an effort to bring awareness about issues relating to sexual abuse and sexual violence. Senator Falconer said that discussions were held with the Media Association of Jamaica and the Press Association of Jamaica on the need for more sensitive reporting of issues relating to sexual offences. As it relates to children, she informed that an inter-ministerial and interagency committee, headed by the Minister of Youth and Culture, Hon. Lisa Hanna, has been meeting to develop a plan of action to deal with the welfare of children, who come in contact with the law. “Ministers Peter Bunting and Mark Golding are also members of that committee. Minister Hanna has been instructed to return to Cabinet with recommendations and proposals for an action plan after stakeholder consultation,” Ms. Falconer said. “The Parenting Act, which was tabled both in the House of Representatives and in the Senate, is to be fast tracked and as well as the setting up of the Parenting Commission,” she informed. RelatedCabinet wants Legislation to Deal with Sexual Offences Fast Trackedcenter_img RelatedCabinet wants Legislation to Deal with Sexual Offences Fast Tracked Advertisementslast_img read more

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Ogilvy leads Barracuda Champ. through 54 holes

first_imgRENO, Nev. – Geoff Ogilvy got up-and-down for birdie from a greenside bunker on the par-5 closing hole to take a three-stroke lead Saturday in the Barracuda Championship. In the modified Stableford event, players receive eight points for double eagle, five for eagle, two for birdie, zero for par, minus-one for bogey and minus-three for double bogey or worse. Ogilvy, the Australian who won the 2006 U.S. Open, had seven birdies and two bogeys in a 12-point round at Montreux to push his total to 35. He’s making his first appearance in the event since 2002 after failing to qualify for the World Golf Championship-Bridgestone Invitational. Nick Watney, the leader after each of the first two rounds, was tied for second with Jason Allred. Watney scored six points, and Allred had 14.last_img read more

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News / Truckers bite into the rail operators’ share of North American intermodal traffic

first_img Intermodal traffic on North America’s railways lost out to cheaper trucking alternatives last year.More haulage capacity opened up, pushing full-year revenues at intermodal operators down across the board.Of the six major North American railroads, only Norfolk Southern (NS) and Canadian National (CN) reported volume growth. The Warren Buffet-owned BNSF does not report its numbersUnion Pacific (UP) experienced the biggest dent in its intermodal revenues, which tumbled 9% year-on-year. At Canadian Pacific (CPR) and Kansas City Southern (KCS), the declines exceeded 5%; while CN, CSX and NS declines were more muted, at around 1%. By Alexander Whiteman 26/01/2017 A UP spokesperson declined to provide any further explanation than that offered by chief marketing officer Beth Whitehead at the company’s full-year results. She said total intermodal volumes would have been up 2% instead of down 6% were it not for the collapse of Hanjin.CN saw volumes rose 2% year-on-year against declining revenues, and chief marketing officer Jean-Jacques Ruest said international volumes had remained flat following the bankruptcy.“But we are well on our way to recovering the volumes with other shipping lines, especially with the DP World terminal expansion [in Prince Rupert] coming in July and the reshaping of the world’s shipping alliances,” he said.While not openly admitting the impact of trucking on its results in 2016, Ms Whitehead said UP expected to benefit from tightening truck capacity this year, a view echoed by her opposite number at NS, Alan Shaw, where a modest upturn in volumes did little to prevent declining revenues.“We expect intermodal volumes and revenue per unit in 2017 to benefit from tightening capacity within the trucking market, particularly, later in the year,” said Mr Shaw.Increasing revenue per unit did little to salvage CSX’s year, with both revenues and volumes down 1% year-on-year in stark contrast to average annual growth of 7% over the last decade. A spokesperson told The Loadstar that a cycle of international account loss had been partly responsible.Available truck capacity, combined with specific short-haul losses, led the domestic volume declines in the fourth quarter.KCS chief marketing officer Brian Hancock said the Mexico-US cross-border operator had seen a similar trend.“Our intermodal business continued to see significant competition from inexpensive trucking and industry consolidation among major ocean shipping lines.”According to DAT, which supplies trucking volumes and rates data, volumes carried by road hauliers in the US increased for the sixth straight month in December, up 8% on November and almost back to a June-high. Rates also edged up 1% compared with December 2015.Data from the American Trucking Association depicted a year of yo-yo fortunes for road hauliers – although it was a year in which volumes closed 2.5% up compared with 2015, despite a depressed end-of-year performance with December volumes marginally down 0.7% on 2015.ATA chief economist Bob Costello said: “I don’t recall a year with so many large swings on a month-to-month basis [month-on-month, November volumes increased 8.2%, while December volumes declined 6.2%].“Looking ahead, there are some positive signs for truck tonnage, including the continued spending by consumers, larger wage gains and solid home construction,” he added.President and chief commercial officer of CP Keith Creel said the company would be further focusing its efforts on taking back the trucking sector’s share of the intermodal market.“I am talking about competing with truck share and taking trucks off the road and putting them on the rail,” said Mr Creel.Similarly, CSX expects a strong demand for its intermodal product long-term, and will focus on its highway-to-rail conversion scheme this year, which aims to tempt shippers away from trucks to rail.“The addressable market for highway-to-rail conversions remains about 9m truckloads in the eastern US,” the spokesperson told The Loadstar.“Longer term, we expect domestic intermodal growth in the 5-10% range, and on the international side, we are experiencing growth with several customers.”last_img read more

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Paul Stuart sweeps up new lease on Broome Street

first_imgBrokers declined to provide asking rents or the term of the deal. But in the area, depending on size and location, rents now range from $100 to $400 per foot, according to sources.The clothier decided to take advantage of what’s been a tumultuous but potentially advantageous retail market for tenants in New York City to open a store to support the collection, according to a spokesperson. Paul Stuart, whose flagship has been open at Madison Avenue and East 45th Street since 1938, also just opened a new store at 50 Main Street in Southampton.Ripco’s Josh Siegelman, who represented the tenant in the deal, says the space is “a good fit” for them as the area has blossomed with other menswear retailers including Suitsupply, Indochino and Golden Goose.“It’s a nice co-tenancy to support what they want to do,” Siegelman said. “It’s a historical, iconic brand and super excited about these new stores and entering the Soho marketplace.”Paul Stuart will replace the Italian brand Michele Negri, which will vacate by the end of August.Deeds show that the small building was owned by developer Harry Macklowe in the 1970s.Goldfarb, who bought the building in 1996, said there were two retailers competing for the spot. Brokers say retailers have come out of a pandemic stupor over the last two weeks to take advantage of the drop in pricing and to start focusing on future occupancies.In May and June, protests over the killing of George Floyd turned violent in some instances. Stores in Soho like the Balenciaga shop on Mercer Street were looted. Many retailers resorted to boarding up their storefronts — some had already done so when they shuttered earlier in the pandemic. Since then, other retailers have begun reopening.Chris Owles and Sarah Shannon of Sinvin represented Goldfarb in the transaction, which started as the virus hit but was just finalized.“There has been softness for a while and it’s created opportunities for brands to enter the market,” Owles said.Update: This article previously misstated Chris Owles’ name. TagsRetailRetail LeasingSoho retail 505 Broome Street (Google Maps)UPDATED, Aug. 15, 2020, 3:28 p.m.: As retail tenants and their landlords battle over unpaid rent, one high-end brand has struck a deal for a new store in Soho.Paul Stuart has signed a lease for 1,000 square feet across a two-level spread at Scott Goldfarb’s 505 Broome Street, according to the deal’s brokers. It is located adjacent to the Oliver Peoples eyewear store at the corner of West Broadway.Known for its menswear, Paul Stuart is opening its first customLAB boutique at the site. Similar to Suitsupply and MySuit, the brand launched the made-to-measure experience last year.Read moreSoho retailers assess damage after lootingLandlords sue big retail as missed rent payments pile upPacSun takes retail space in Soho for NYC debut Share via Shortlink Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare via Email Share via Shortlinklast_img read more

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Director of Systems and Networking Services

first_img* Do you have the ability to climb ladders, lifts, andplatforms?YesNo * Do you have three years of experience managing network teams?YesNo * Do you have a master’s degree, an MSEE or MBA?Yes- Master’s degreeYes- MSEEYes- MBANo * Are you capable of lifting, carrying, and/or maneuveringequipment weighing up to 75 pounds?YesNo * Do you have a Microsoft MCSE certification?YesNo * Are you proficient in current server operating systems(Windows, Linux, and VMware)?YesNo * Do you have five years of leadership experience in a networkoperations environment?YesNo Position DetailsPosition TitleDirector of Systems and Networking ServicesPosition Number000963Position SummaryWe are seeking an exceptionally driven and passionate individual tolead our Systems and Network Services. Specifically, you will bethe technical lead overseeing all the technical infrastructure.Your work will directly contribute to the success of InformationTechnology Services ( ITS ) and Washburn University.Essential Job Functions of PositionThe Director of Systems and Networking Services is accountable forthe network and systems responsible for the connection,aggregation, and connectivity of devices and systems in thenetwork. The Director is an advanced technical role managing thetechnical personnel in the Systems and Network Services unit.• As the team leader and motivator, the Director of Systems andNetworking Services will maintain a healthy, fair, and inclusivework environment by promoting diversity, exercising teamwork, andcollaboration.• Will actively promote a professional workplace culture of mutualrespect and collegiality for all members of the institution andwork to build positive and cooperative relationships with staff,encouraging them to work toward individual and departmentalgoals.• The Director of Systems and Networking Services evaluates theperformance and effectiveness of assigned staff and providesfeedback and professional development opportunities. Supervise,support, and manage the team to maximize employee performance andfacilitate professional growth. Provide direct reports the guidanceand support needed to achieve their career path and leadershipgrowth objectives.• The Director is responsible for managing resources to design,implement, configure, support, and maintain all aspects of thenetwork infrastructure for health and performance. Accountable forthe maintenance and scalability of the entire networkinfrastructure on a 24/7 basis to ensure key performance objectivesare met.• Responsible for effectively communicating ITS’s goals anddirection to the Systems and Networking Services team to ensureresource alignment with the entire department and networkvision.• The Director owns all network issues and is responsible forseeing them through to resolution. Ensures the correct level ofurgency and severity is communicated to the Chief InformationOfficer, internal teams, and vendor resources.• Works closely with vendors to strategically drive the ITS andorganization’s direction. Supports processes alignment with theorganization’s network vision and strategy. Find new vendors asneeded.• Oversees the team’s technical training and confirms all personnelare qualified to perform their respective duties. Manages atraining program that raises the Systems and Network Servicesteam’s baseline knowledge and provides deep technical knowledge forsubject matter experts.• Interfaces with and maintains open communication with internalleadership stakeholders to confirm the unit provides excellentservice and receives the same level of support in return.• Identifies and communicates automation opportunities to removepain points related to repetitious operational tasks, improvednetwork monitoring tools, configuration generation andstandardization, and new circuit and peer implementations.• The Director is also responsible for gathering and definingrequirements for new products leveraging our networks, includingtechnical documentation for all relevant processes andtechnologies, and oversees the implementation, operation, andmanagement of network storage and data backup.• Performs additional job-related duties as assigned or asappropriate.Non-Essential Job Functions of PositionEducation and Experience• Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline ( BSEE, ComputerScience or related field) or equivalent experience required.• Five years of leadership experience in a network operationsenvironment.• Three years of experience managing network teams.PREFERRED : Master’s degree ( MSEE or MBA ) or equivalentexperience.Proven experience in designing, documenting, and writingdeliverable plans for network implementations and supportingprocesses.Visio diagramming and network documentation knowledge.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities• Must be proficient in current server operating systems (Windows,Linux, and VMware), structure, and best practices; and varioustransport technologies, including switches, routers, andfirewalls.Licenses, Certifications & Registrations• Must obtain Microsoft MCSE and Cisco CCNA within 6 months ofemployment.Additional Requirements (e.g. Physical Demands)• Ability to lift, carry and maneuver equipment weighing up to 75pounds, and may have to climb up ladders or lifts.Campus Security AuthorityNoSpecial Instructions to ApplicantAdvertised Pay90,000Work ScheduleRegular Business HoursFull-time/Part-timeFull TimeAverage Hours per Week40Months per Year12FLSAExemptFTE1EEO StatementWashburn is dedicated to providing a student-centered and teachingfocused academic environment and a curriculum that engages thediversity of human experience across the globe. We seek candidateswho are committed to Washburn’s efforts to create a climate thatfosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, andwe encourage applications from members of groups that have beenhistorically underrepresented in higher education. Applicationmaterials should clearly articulate how the candidate willcontribute to the University’s commitment to diversity andinclusion through their teaching, research, and/or service.Washburn University is an EOE . Washburn University provides equalaccess to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, andemployment without regard to race, color, religion, age, nationalorigin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, genderidentity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital orparental status.Posting NumberS0216PBackground Check Required?YesDriving History Checked?NoDrug Screen Required?NoAnticipated Start DatePosition End Date (if temporary)For earliest consideration apply by04/27/2021Posting Close DateOpen Until Filled?YesQuick Link for Direct Access to Postinghttps://washburn.peopleadmin.com/postings/3282Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Do you have a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)certification?YesNo * Do you have a bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline(BSEE, Computer Science, or a related field) or equivalentexperience?YesNo Documents Needed to ApplyRequired DocumentsResumeCover LetterTranscriptsOptional Documentslast_img read more

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Rescuers Train for Farm Accidents

first_imgStudents spent Friday evening learning through lectures, said Scottie Emerson, one of three instructors and a Winston-Salem firefighter. “They are actually trying to disentangle their patient from an overturned tractor,” Kelly Emerson said as she led the group through the rescue. But when everything from overturned tractors to injuries associated with grain bins do occur, rescue personnel want to be ready. The injured person might be found hours after the accident occurs. The farm equipment might still be running. Many Understanding engineering principals and learning how to remove that equipment without causing more harm to the patient or to the people doing the rescue are key.“The farm accident is not an everyday occurrence so that in and of itself is a challenge,” Kelly Emerson said. “… This type of program benefits all rescuers and EMS personnel.” About 45 paramedics, volunteer firefighters and other rescuers from across the state spent the weekend learning what to expect when faced with a farm-related accident as well as the techniques necessary to per form safe rescues. The Farmedic course, a nationally recognized program designed at Cornell University, was offered through Alamance Community College. Typically, rescuers are taught about adhering to the “golden hour,” which means getting an injured patient from the scene of an accident into surgery at the hospital within an hour, Scottie Emerson said. When dealing with farm accidents, rescue personnel have to abandon that mindset. Students had to navigate their way through a variety of scenarios, including an overturned tractor, a person riding on the back of tractor, falling off and getting pinned beneath a tire as well as a person getting run over by a tractor while changing implements. “Tractors and farm implements are not like everyday cars and trucks on the high ways that most rescuers are used to dealing with,” Kelly Emerson said. “They are using techniques that require lifting and stabilizing so they do no further harm.” Performing rescues for farm-related accidents or accidents involving heavy equipment, which can take place on interstates as well as city roads, creates challenges that paramedics, emergency medical technicians and fire fighters don’t face every day in motor vehicle wrecks. If accidents occurs on a farm, it’s often miles from a roadway in the middle of a field that can be tricky to access. “Rescue vehicles can’t get out there,” said Richard Franklin, a full-time firefighter at Altamahaw-Ossipee Fire Department and volunteer training officer with the Alamance County Rescue Squad. “If it’s out in the field, you have to haul everything out to the patient.” Terrain, distance, weather, fuel leakage as well as catastrophic injuries all pose unique challenges. Even the shape of the equipment can make rescue much more complicated. Farm-related accidents don’t happen often in Alamance County, N.C. “It’s not like going to a typical house call,” Scottie Emerson said. Hearing about how to perform the rescues was important, but it was during the two days of hands-on exercises Saturday and Sunday at Byrd Tractor & Supply in Burlington that class participants were able to understand how to do the job. “You can sit and learn everything but until you actually put your hands on it — feel it, do it and understand the amount of work — there is nothing that can substitute that,” said Franklin who worked to get the course offered in Alamance County. “You could not do this with just a lecture,” said Kelly Emerson, a course instructor and retired paramedic. “You have to do the hands on and get what won’t work. They have to see what won’t work and learn from that because it is not the everyday rescue.” The students were separated into three groups led by Scottie and Kelly Emerson and a third instructor, James Young, who is a law enforce ment officer with the Alleghany County Sheriff ‘s Department.last_img read more

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Getting to the Gate: Luton Town

first_imgHere’s the key information with everything you need to know ahead of City’s match against Luton Town. Free parking is available with official matchday shuttle buses. Full information including route maps, timetables and fare information can be found at www.bcfc.co.uk/travelThe 13.25 train service from Weston-super-Mare to London Paddington will depart from Weston 2 minutes earlier than previously advertised and call additionally at Parson StreetGWR are now operating a new timetable across the region. Fans are advised to check their journey at www.gwr.comThere is an amended train timetable to/from London Paddington. Buses are also replacing trains between Bridgend, Cardiff Central, Newport and Bristol Parkway. For full information visit www.GWR.com/ChristmasWith a large crowd expected fans are advised to leave plenty of time for their journey and use matchday shuttle buses or public transportFor full information about how to get to and from Bristol City games, please click on our travel page below.Match sponsor – Bespoke DisplaysBRISTOL CITY TRAVELlast_img read more

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People on the Move: September 2016

first_imgProfessional advancement and building a successful loss prevention career can mean many things to many different people. For some individuals it may mean reaching a top leadership position at a particular company, perhaps serving as a director or vice president of loss prevention/asset protection. For others, it may involve gaining experience in multiple professional fields in order to establish a unique and versatile role that capitalizes on all of our various skill sets. Some aspire to be the very best at a particular skill or discipline, building a base of knowledge and expertise that sets us apart from the rest. There are those that strive to leave a professional legacy, leaving a lasting mark on the present and future of the loss prevention industry. And there are still others that simply want the recognition that comes with reaching a particular level of performance and the security that it provides.There are many different ways to evaluate our career vision and professional aspirations. But what is most important is that we find the path that fits us best. We need to fashion and follow a professional development plan that leads us forward and builds our future. Especially when involved in a profession that is evolving as quickly as retail loss prevention, career growth is essential to professional survival. Whatever our professional goals and aspirations might be; whatever skills and experiences have helped forge our personal loss prevention career path, we have to find and seize the opportunities to learn, grow, and progress.All of us throughout the loss prevention community are proud of the accomplishments of those that have worked hard and earned a new place along the loss prevention career path. Please join us in congratulating the following individuals on their recent career moves and promotions.- Sponsor – September 2016 Blue Montez was named Director of Loss Prevention at TorridJessica Lynn Martinik is now a District Loss Prevention Manager at Sephoracalandra MacGregor is now a District Loss Prevention Manager at SephoraChris Holbert was named Senior Manager of LP Operations in Distribution and Logistics at Ross Stores  Click here to learn moreJeremy Henderson was promoted to Regional Loss Prevention Manager at TJX CompaniesSteve Kang, CFI was promoted to Director of Asset Protection Operations & Analytics at lululemon athletica  Click here to learn moreReginald Hightower was named Senior Director, Global Security for JC PenneyKishalyn Martin was named Senior Director of Asset Protection – North for JC PenneyJason Knight was promoted to Supply Chain Regional Asset Protection Manager at Macy’sCandi Gray is now National Account Manager at Protection 1 Security SolutionsJennifer Thomason, CFI was promoted to Director of Loss Prevention- Emerging Markets at Nike  Click here to learn moreJeff Bevins is now a District Manager of Investigations at MacysMark Odell was promoted to Director of Loss Prevention at Advance America  Click here to learn moreRyan Cutsforth was promoted to Market Asset Protection Manager at Wal-MartJessika Gordon Fields is now a District Asset Protection Manager at Stage StoresBriana Burgess, CFI, LPC is now a District Loss Prevention Manager at MarshallsJason Guiste, LPQ was promoted to ORC Market Manager at LowesTimothy Hatten, LPC is now a Regional Loss Prevention Manager at Dollar GeneralJohn Slutz is now a Regional Loss Prevention Manager at Family DollarLisa Low was promoted to Sr. Regional Asset Protection Manager at Coach LeatherwareChad Barnhill, CFI, LPC is now a District Loss Prevention Manager at Dick’s Sporting GoodsScott Wancus is now a District Loss Prevention Manager at NAPA Auto PartsBrian Rhue was promoted to Senior Investigator CIT Western Division at The Home DepotJonathan Grogan, CFI is now a Regional Loss Prevention Manager PBM at CVS HealthCasey Wright, CFI was promoted to Director of Warehouse Operations at Eby-Brown CompanyMatt Quealy was named Zone Asset Protection Manager for Rent-A-CenterRosamaria Sostilio has been named Vice President of Loss Prevention for Barnes & Noble  Click here to learn moreOscar Mejia is now a Regional Loss Prevention Manager at EquinoxSteve Womer has been promoted to Director of Network Design at Vector Security  Click here to learn moreJim Kallin has a new position; Regional Loss Prevention Manager – Finish Line (Information provided by Loss Prevention Recruiters)Kathleen Avariano was promoted to Area Loss Prevention Manager at Hermès of ParisJohn Lee was promoted to Central Investigator at The Home DepotBryan Miller was promoted to Northern Division Internal Investigator at The Home DepotAldo Lopez CFI, CFE, LPC, PI is now a Regional Loss Prevention Manager at Spirit HalloweenRick Peck has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Director of Loss Prevention at Marmaxx  Click here to learn moreAhmad Lightfoot has been promoted to Vice President, Loss Prevention Director at T.J.Maxx  Click here to learn moreJacquelinne Aderhold, CFI has a new position; AP Team eCommerce Fraud Manager – Sears Holdings Corporation (Information provided by Loss Prevention Recruiters)Mason Willard, CFI has a new position; Regional Loss Prevention Manager – Aeropostale (Information provided by Loss Prevention Recruiters)Alex Melo has been named Director of Sales the Security Systems and Integration (SSI) division at USSMike Campbell has been named a National Account Manager for USSChad Mackiewicz was promoted to Divisional Loss Prevention Manager at AutoZoneMarlene Weber promoted to Director of Loss Prevention-Global William Sonoma (Information provided by Loss Prevention Recruiters)Bart Fuller named Director, Asset Protection at Walgreens (Information provided by Loss Prevention Recruiters)Merrissa Nacht named Director of Investigations & Compliance at Century 21 (Information provided by Loss Prevention Recruiters)Bryan O’Brien promoted to VP of LP, Banana Republic, Athleta & Intermix with Gap, Inc. (Information provided by Loss Prevention Recruiters)Michael Oren named Director, Loss Prevention & IA at Natural Markets Food Group (Information provided by Loss Prevention Recruiters)Tim Humble is now a Regional Loss Prevention Manager at Smart & FinalDavid Della Fave is now Senior Manager of Loss Prevention at Bed, Bath, & BeyondJordan Rivchun, MBA was promoted to Director of Loss Prevention at DSW  Click here to learn moreJoshua Vote is now a District Manager of Assets Protection at Abercrombie & FitchJohn Goldyn has been named Loss Prevention Director – Store Operations at Ulta Beauty Stores  Click here to learn moreDaniel Perkins is now a Regional Loss Prevention Manager at LP InnovationsAmye Segura Goady was promoted to Manager of Investigations at Stage StoresMatt Barnett was promoted to Regional Loss Prevention Manager at Belk To review the August “People on the Move” click here.Many of the Loss Prevention / Asset Protection career moves and promotions are reported to us by our career advisor partners. We are grateful for their collective efforts and diligence in delivering this information. If you would like to provide information pertaining to a recent promotion or career move that is not listed below, we welcome your submissions by clicking here. Stay UpdatedGet critical information for loss prevention professionals, security and retail management delivered right to your inbox.  Sign up nowlast_img read more

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Keven Parker’s Soul Food Cafe Brings Upscale Swank To Reading Terminal

first_imgKeven Parker at Soul Food Cafe in Reading Terminal Market(Courtesy of Reading Terminal Market) If you’ve ever gone on your lunch break wishing you could find food as good as grandma used to make it, your prayers have been answered. Next time you step into Reading Terminal, be sure to check out Keven Parker’s all new Soul Food Cafe. Keven Parker is already known for his swanky brand of soul food ventures—including the one-and-only Ms. Tootsie’s Restaurant Bar Lounge on South Street—and now his new cafe offers the same southern specialties his restaurants are known for. Get ready to indulge in soulful classics such as fried chicken, fried fish, macaroni and cheese, a selection of salads, desserts and much more.  Not only is Parker’s cafe serving up a delicious menu, the decor is top-of-the-line as well. Spend your lunch break tucked-away from the busy crowds in the terminal, and enjoy upscale decorum including white-leather upholstered chairs, gorgeous centerpieces and an intimate seating arrangement. Get ready to give your taste buds a reason to celebrate. Find the Soul Food Cafe on Avenue A at 5th Avenue. Check out the menu here.Soul Food Cafe Reading Terminal Market 12th & Arch Streets Open: Monday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.last_img read more

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IPL 2014 Venues: Wankhede stadium, Mumbai

first_imgThe ground located in Mumbai is one of the ten IPL venues in India this season With a capacity of 45,000 spectators, the Wankhede stadium is one of the premier stadiums in India. Located in Mumbai, the stadium is the home ground for IPL franchise Mumbai Indians.Built in 1974, the Wankhede stadium hosted its first Test match when India locked horns with West Indies on January 23, 1975. The first One-Day International(ODI) at the stadium took place on January 17, 1987 when India played against Sri Lanka.One of the highlights of the stadium is the suspended cantilever roofs. The Teflon fabric roof is lighter in weight and heat resistant. There is no beam support for the roof to ensure that the spectators will have a better view. On the roof there are exhaust fans which suck the hot air from the stands and allow the breeze from the West to flow in. The stadium has 20 elevators for North and South stands.Total T20Is Hosted: 1First T20I: India vs England on December 22, 2012.Highest Total(T20Is): England’s 181/4 against India on December 22, 2012.Lowest Total(T20Is): India’s 177/8 against England on December 22, 2012.Best Bowling figures: Indian spinner Yuvraj Singh’s 3/17 against England on December 22, 2012.last_img read more

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