Trump invites Musk to tech summit, but will he accept?

first_imgTrump invites Musk to tech summit, but will he accept?The Tesla/SolarCity CEO has conflicting work interests, reports say, as President-elect Trump gathers together some of the U.S. tech world’s leading lights in New York on Wednesday. December 12, 2016 Ian Clover Manufacturing Markets Markets & Policy Share Fears that Donald Trump would snub cleantech poster boy Elon Musk in a gathering of tech luminaries to meet the President-elect this week appear to have been allayed, with the Wall Street Journal reporting that the Tesla/SolarCity CEO has been invited. However, it is not yet clear whether Musk will accept the invite, with recode (which first broke the news that Musk had been invited) writing that he has a series of work commitments that could keep him away. As one of the few entrepreneurs capable of meeting Trump’s blustery rhetoric on creating manufacturing jobs in the U.S. – the Tesla Gigafactory in Buffalo could employ up to 6,500 people by 2020 – Musk certainly meets the President-elect’s criteria. But Musk’s slick operations in the cleantech industry put him at odds with Trump’s avowed distrust of climate change, and the subsidies that Musk’s companies have benefited from (such as federal clean energy tax credits) could be viewed as part of the “swamp” that Trump has pledged to drain. That said, Musk’s ventures in U.S. industry have created more than 35,000 jobs and given thousands and thousands of U.S. homeowners the chance to become energy independent. Further, Musk’s PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel now works for Trump, and it was he who extended the invites last week to such figureheads including Apple CEO Tim Cook, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Google CEO Larry Page, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Musk and Thiel remain good friends, making it even more likely that he will move things around in his diary to fit Trump in. The Tesla/SolarCity CEO has been critical of Trump following his combustible campaign, but the opportunity to have the President-elect’s ear during this critical phase of power could prove too tempting for Musk. From solar power and electric vehicles to future transportation rules around self-driving cars, Musk’s expertise and strength of character could be just the tonic to convince The Donald that the old way of doing things needs to change, and that the U.S. cannot reverse the progress it has made on tackling climate change in recent years. 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The money behind the New York tenant movement

first_imgFrom left: New York Communities for Change director Jonathan Westin, Neighborhood First Fund program director Joan Byron, and Ford Foundation president Darren Walker (Credit: NYC Communities, LinkedIn, and Ford Foundation)With just 11 days left before the rent laws expired, a chain link of tenants formed along the stairs that led to the New York State Assembly chambers, refusing to let anyone — especially real estate lobbyists — in or out.Their chants filled the hallway outside the chamber doors, where lobbyists and others vied for a chance to influence lawmakers. Clad in red “housing justice for all” t-shirts, the protestors held signs calling on Senate Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie to pass nine bills that would radically overhaul New York’s rent stabilization system. Over 60 tenants would be hauled away in handcuffs that day. The acts of civil disobedience dominated the news cycle; the Senate released a statement of support hours later. “Vito López long ago said, ‘I’m going to defeat you every time.’ When you’re the house, everyone expects you to win every time. But you can’t,” — Rent Stabilization Association president Joe Strasburg Across the street at Wellington’s in the ornate Renaissance Albany Hotel, real estate lobbyists gathered around a partially concealed table for a quiet lunch, working as they prefer — behind the scenes.While industry trade groups spent millions on a traditional ad campaign that highlighted the plight of small landlords and even brought in a powerful union to amplify their message, their opponents pushed a multi-pronged strategy that largely relied on protests and direct contact between tenants and elected officials.Through over a dozen interviews and an analysis of lobbying disclosures, tax filings and advertising data, The Real Deal assembled the clearest picture yet of how a coalition of 70 different tenant organizations raised half-a-million dollars — still outspent by more than five to one — and set into motion a strategy that helped ultimately turn the tables on the real estate industry, which had held a grip on Albany politicians for a generation.Bargain huntingBy November, it was clear to the real estate industry that their business interests were under serious threat. A number of far-left-wing candidates, some endorsed by the Democratic Socialists of America, had just picked off reliable incumbents, and they made it clear that rent reform would be a top legislative priority. Though the real estate industry had tangled with activists before and generally came out on top, the political climate felt different this time.“Vito López long ago said, ‘I’m going to defeat you every time.’ When you’re the house, everyone expects you to win every time. But you can’t,” Rent Stabilization Association president Joe Strasburg said.Real estate trade organizations such as the Real Estate Board of New York, Community Housing Improvement Program and Rent Stabilization Association quickly began amassing a war chest and outlining a strategy for the upcoming battle. Over the next six months, they would buy media ads and hire well-connected lobbyists to ensure reforms would be incremental, not radical.Between March and June, the industry’s umbrella lobbying group, dubbed the “Responsible Rent Reform” coalition, spent $2.8 million on print and social media advertising buys, according to lobbying disclosures. They aired television ads from Niagara Falls to Manhattan, and their social media ads reached households as far as Scranton, Pennsylvania, according to advertising data from Facebook. In all, the industry’s campaign spent $73,000 on Twitter and Facebook ads (though none of the ads were targeted, according to Facebook data). Between January and June, at least $750,000 more went to lobbyists hired by LeFrak, Blackstone Group, Cammeby’s International, RSA and REBNY to gin up support from elected officials in the Capitol, according to public lobby disclosures.(Click to enlarge)Their opponents operated quite differently.The Upstate/Downstate Alliance, a coalition of more than 70 tenant organizations responsible for the historic legislative defeat of the real estate industry in June, raised a little over $500,000 for their campaign, our analysis shows. That figure is actually smaller than previous legislative campaigns by rent reform groups in Albany, and dramatically smaller than past progressive campaigns like minimum wage.The $500,000 went toward paying the salary of one full-time coordinator, chartering buses, purchasing vouchers for cafeteria meals for tenants while in Albany, hiring a strategic communications firm, and a handful of targeted Facebook ads (the group spent just $123 on targeted Facebook ads between March and June).“[Real estate] chose to go on the airwaves while we went to Albany to talk to lawmakers,” said Jonathan Westin, the director of New York Communities for Change, one of the 13 tenant groups that formed the governing body of the coalition. “It was a grassroots coalition, supported by a number of allies on a shoestring budget, that went up against the largest industry in New York that spent millions on commercials, lawsuits and litigations. The Upstate/Downstate campaign was about organizing tenants.”Coordinated “Tenant Tuesdays” highlighted tenant narratives from around the state. Tenants’ organizing efforts were amplified by volunteers, bolstered by a digital strategy put into action by staff from NYCC. Organizations including the Met Council and the DSA led canvasses and collected data and stories from tenants in key districts. The coalition assembled weekly “digital toolkits” to even the playing field for upstate tenant organizations with fewer staff resources than their downstate coalition partners, while low-cost Facebook ads targeted lawmakers in the final days of the session.Kawanais SmithWithout a lot of money to spend, the movement relied on tactics largely carried out by volunteers, including direct lobby visits, strategic amplification of tenant stories and dramatic protests.Rochester tenant leader Kawanais Smith went to Albany 30 times during the legislative session, staying at local apartments in the capital arranged by other tenant organizers. Smith was among the 61 arrested outside the Senate chambers on June 4.“It’s hard to convince tenants to do anything, but you have to stand up for something,” she said. “I’d have been so quiet before. But I’ve changed, I found my voice, now I speak up for other tenants.”Where the money came fromThough much of the tenant groups’ strategy relied on sympathetic tenants publicly appealing to lawmakers, the source of the tenant group’s money is not a matter of public record. Because the Internal Revenue Service does not require nonprofit organizations to disclose their revenue sources (except for private foundations and political organizations), it’s impossible to fully determine who funded the tenant movement. “[Real estate] chose to go on the airwaves while we went to Albany to talk to lawmakers,” said Jonathan Westin, the director of New York Communities for Change Here’s what we do know about the movement’s backers:The Ford Foundation appears to be the biggest funder of progressive housing issues in New York, and the nonprofit has increased its funding levels in the last two years. TRD’s analysis found that the Ford Foundation has granted at least $6.7 million to New York nonprofits for housing-related issues since 2018.In 2018, it gave $700,000 to a general fund operated by NYCC, following a series of similar grants from 2014 to 2016. The Upstate/Downstate Alliance is mentioned in a $438,000 expense line in 2017, that states the fund “is working with and on behalf of tenants throughout New York.” The description also says the funding will go toward taking action “to win housing justice for all.”<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span>A spokesperson for the Ford Foundation — which has not previously been identified in news reports as a key backer of New York tenant causes — said the grant was not earmarked specifically for rent reform, and NYCC was permitted to spend the money as it saw fit.The Ford Foundation has also funded several other nonprofits in the tenant coalition, including Make the Road, to which it gave $3 million through a 2017-2018 grant.Ford Foundation president Darren Walker (Credit: Melissa Bunni Elian via Flickr)“The funding levels have risen in recent years as we have made multi-year grants to build the organizational capacity of key grantees working in multiple issue areas across the state,” a spokesperson for the Ford Foundation said in a statement to TRD.Other prominent nonprofit backers include the Oak Foundation, a family foundation based in Geneva, Switzerland, which gave $750,000 to NYCC from 2018 to 2021; and the North Star Fund, which gave $10,000 to Tenants and Neighbors, $5,000 directly to the Upstate/Downstate Alliance and $2,000 to Met Council.NYC-based Neighborhoods First Fund, which is also funded by the Oak Foundation, the Ford Foundation and Deutsche Bank, gave $150,000 directly to the tenant campaign.Neighborhood First Fund program director Joan Byron said that the grants her organization made were to support housing nonprofits’ ongoing work, and that philanthropy has been “responding to the [movement’s] agenda, not setting it.”Though they were outgunned by the real estate industry, several of the 70 nonprofits in the coalition have sizable budgets. In 2017, NYCC reported $2.9 million in revenue and Make the Road reported $22 million in revenue, though they work on far more than just tenant causes.Union alliancesMany of the tenant groups and their allies also committed to providing employee hours and facilities, like meeting space in New York City and Albany. Ellen Davidson, an attorney from Legal Aid Society, reiterated that support for the campaign wasn’t just from grants— her organization, like others, committed to providing staff hours. And 307 individual donations from donation platform Action Network, while not the lion’s share of the money received, paid for events and direct actions.Cara NoelThe support of organized labor also played a crucial role in the campaign: while 32BJ backed the industry campaign and sent members to Albany to highlight how the new rent laws would affect construction workers, 1199 SEIU, a union that represents healthcare workers, paid for buses and lunches for tenants and members who went to Albany to testify, according to 1199 SEIU spokesperson Cara Noel. Twelve other unions — including 1199 SEIU, United Auto Workers and Hotel Trades Council — wrote of their support for universal rent control in a May 13 letter, just one month before the new rent law was signed. Still, a campaign with the full backing and financial support of organized labor would have been very different.“When all of the unions throw their weight behind a campaign there’s a much much bigger budget. More earlier would have been helpful,” a tenant coalition leader said.Money doesn’t completely account for the tenants’ stunning victory, but it is unlikely they would have succeeded without any. In a series of upcoming profiles, TRD will take readers inside the tenant movement, examining key strategic figures who helped topple the real estate industry, waging a complex state-wide campaign from social media to the state capitol, from Rochester to Ridgewood, eventually wresting control of Albany politicians from the real estate industry.Additional reporting by Kathryn Brenzel This content is for subscribers only.Subscribe Nowlast_img read more

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EHF CL: Flensburg win drama in Zagreb

first_imgShareTweetShareShareEmailCommentsSG Flensburg won in Zagreb after dramatic finish – 26:25. Goalkeeper Benjamin Buric saved two important shots in the last two attacks to save points for his team.Steinhauser was TOP scorer for the winners with 7 goals, while Sipic (8) and Mandic (6) were leaders in home squad.STANDING:1. Barcelona 10 9 0 1 356:278 182. Szeged 11 8 2 1 323:277 183. Paris SG 10 8 0 2 314:277 164. Aalborg 11 5 1 5 328:337 115. Flensburg-H. 11 4 1 6 291:299 96. Celje 10 3 0 7 251:302 67. Elverum 10 1 1 8 258:294 38. PPD Zagreb 11 1 1 9 263:320 3 SG Flensburg beat THW Kiel in German derby Related Items:RK PPD Zagreb, SG Flensburg Handewitt Recommended for you ShareTweetShareShareEmail “HE TURNED THE CIRCLE”: Filip Ivic again at RK PPD Zagreb Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.Comment Name Email Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Click to comment HANDBALL SUSPENDED IN CROATIA! Is this only a wish of one team to save trophy?last_img read more

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TfL starts move to collecting bus fares again

first_imgTransport for London (TfL) will return to collecting fares on 85 routes from Saturday 23 May. The measure will be reinstated on single-door buses, New Routemasters and the BYD ADL Enviro200EVs used by Go-Ahead London on services 507 and 521.In the latter two cases centre door-only boarding will remain in place. Passengers will be required to use Oyster and contactless card touch points located there.Partial resumption of fare collection is the first step to returning all of London’s buses to being able to accept payments once further safety measures have been put in place to protect drivers, TfL says.It suspended the requirement to pay a fare on all buses in the capital on 20 April, the same date that it introduced centre door-only boarding (where applicable) after an earlier trial.The requirement to once again touch in will be extended to more routes over coming weeks. TfL says that collection of fares will allow the gathering of accurate data on passenger numbers. That will help route planning.Bus service levels in London increased to 85% of normal in the week prior to the reintroduction of fare collection. TfL says it is working to achieve 100% as soon as possible, but its advice remains that social distancing needs mean that capacity is still “hugely reduced.”TfL is funding enhanced sick pay for bus staff who suffer from coronavirus COVID-19 symptoms or who must self-isolate for up to 14 days. It says that is to ensure those employees do not feel forced to attend work when they should not.last_img read more

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Housing white paper: Rental failure

first_imgDespite predictions, the housing white paper did not deliver the ground-breaking advances we were hoping to see for build to rent in London. Although the brief recognition of future relaxation on planning rules for councils and longer term tenancy support is encouraging – market sale predictions and incentives for developers should have been addressed, to make this a far more viable option for the city.Professionalising rental housing as a legitimate – and potentially superior – alternative to home ownership for today’s millennials must be further addressed. Receiving national recognition as a tenure to be included in local plans across the UK will help normalise rental, which, unlike in other European countries, is currently viewed in the UK as an option for those who can’t get onto the property ladder, instead of a genuine preference. The “Right to Buy” phenomenon is a relatively new concept that has developed over the last 60 years, and is something the UK could start to move away from as the Build to Rent model becomes more popular.A key limitation of the announcement is the lack of clarity on how viability of build to rent will be assessed against market sale The government, working with developers and local authorities on longer, more secure tenancies will be somewhat beneficial, although in my experience this is not a deal-breaker issue for today’s tenants. What this measure will do, however, is offer more security. The three year tenancy agreement, with the option of a six-month tenant break clause, puts tenants in control and tips rental into a customer service model. This is something that is becoming increasing popular in big cities such as London, where the likes of Get Living London are revolutionising rental by giving tenants both flexibility and stability – a stark contrast to the short-term leases offered by private landlords.Build to rent gives the option to offer high-quality, affordable accommodation without the need to down-spec. It’s encouraging to see how the councils and developers that we work with are approaching affordable housing through discount market rent instead of offering a segregated, lower-grade product, especially as integrated living is the bedrock of service-led, multi-family culture of Build to Rent.A key limitation of the announcement is the lack of clarity on how viability of build to rent will be assessed against market sale. At the moment sales prices are still high, putting housing developers in the strong position of being able to spend more for prime sites. The government must ensure the correct incentives are there to encourage developers to invest in a build to rent model, instead of the traditional tried-and-tested residential models that offer a quick return.If build to rent had been higher on the government’s agenda, a clear message would have been sent that it is time to acknowledge this housing option, rather than concentrate on intensifying traditional housebuilding across the country. Higher quality rental accommodation at a genuinely affordable price is scarce in London, but this should be the rule, not the exception.Simon Saint is associate principal at Woods Bagotlast_img read more

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Volleyball events to stay in Japan

first_imgLAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND – The men’s and women’s volleyball World Cups, which double as qualifiers for next year’s London Olympics, will go ahead in Japan as scheduled in November and December.Final confirmation that the tournaments would take place was made Saturday during a meeting between the International Volleyball Federation and the Japan Volleyball Association. Japan’s hosting of the tournament had been thrown into doubt following the massive March 11 earthquake and tsunami that triggered a nuclear crisis which is still ongoing.Sendai, which took the brunt of the earthquake and tsunami, had been scheduled to host some of the World Cup games but its place will be taken by a venue in western Japan. GET THE BEST OF THE JAPAN TIMEScenter_img IN FIVE EASY PIECES WITH TAKE 5last_img read more

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New Name/Logo Coming for Tomah HS

first_img 0 SportsLogos.Net Share on other sites By jtsteward, October 25, 2006 in Sports Logo News 0 New Name/Logo Coming for Tomah HS 2,305 Posted October 25, 2006 Posted October 25, 2006 133 posts paynomind jtsteward Go To Topic Listing Recommended Posts jtsteward slapshot 4 721 slapshot Share on other sites 0 Posted October 25, 2006 AceTen Forums Home Sports Logo News New Name/Logo Coming for Tomah HS Share this post To quote a famous philosopher,”ROTFLMFAO” Share on other sites 6 4 This topic is now closed to further replies. Tomah Wisconsin’s HS is being urged to change there mascot name.Here was the logo looks like.Here are some sotries and whats going to happen.http://www.indiancountry.com/content.cfm?id=1096412362http://www.tomahjournal.com/articles/2006/…news/01logo.txthttp://www.tomahjournal.com/articles/2006/…3hillcolumn.txthttp://www.weau.com/home/headlines/3713156.htmlDo you guys have any ideas for what they could change it to? I like Army’s nickname of the Black Knights. I think they could go with something like that. Sign in to follow this   139 posts Link to post 2,305 Brian in Boston 0 0 Share on other sites Forums Home 9,940 posts Brian in Boston Posted October 25, 2006 Sports Logos 721 Location:Lax WI I heard last year they had a school vote with names… and the names included.Thundercyclonesjacketdand some other i cant remeber Link to post Share this post Link to postcenter_img 0 I’m surprised that someone hasn’t suggested the obvious way for Tomah High School to skirt the intention of the Wisconsin State Department of Public Instruction’s wishes with regard to Native American-themed nicknames and logos.If they really wanted to thumb-their-nose at the Department of Public Instruction, they’d announce that they’d adopted a bird of prey as their mascot and renamed their athletic teams the…Tomah Hawks. AceTen All Activity I’m surprised that someone hasn’t suggested the obvious way for Tomah High School to skirt the intention of the Wisconsin State Department of Public Instruction’s wishes with regard to Native American-themed nicknames and logos.If they really wanted to thumb-their-nose at the Department of Public Instruction, they’d announce that they’d adopted a bird of prey as their mascot and renamed their athletic teams the…Tomah Hawks.This is hereby, the funniest thing our resident comedian has ever posted on our dear CC boards. Congrats, dear BiB.. for this is brilliance. Share this post Link to post Medical Crab 17,857 posts 0 6 2,305 6 Members Followers 0 Link to post Link to post Posted October 25, 2006 All Activity Posted October 25, 2006 This is hereby, the funniest thing our resident comedian has ever posted on our dear CC boards. Congrats, dear BiB.. for this is brilliance.Thank you, kind sir. The shame of it is, I have to believe it wouldn’t make a smooth transition from the CCSLC to the mainstage at The Comedy Store. Followers 0 Sports Logo News 4 Share this post 721 Share on other sites Sports Logos Members Members 2,305 SportsLogos.Net 2,305 Members Share this post Share this post Sign in to follow this   Share on other sites Banned 2,305 6,320 posts Moderators Brian in Boston 0 9,940 posts paynomind 0 Was I supposed to stay uncool, please remind me Brian in Boston New Name/Logo Coming for Tomah HSlast_img read more

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NPFL: Rampant Plateau Maul Enyimba 4-0

first_imgNigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) champions Enyimba were mauled 4-0 by a rampant Plateau United FC at the Jos Township Stadium yesterday.Uche Onwuasoanya gave the Plateau team a 1-0 lead going into the half time leaving Enyimba with hopes of a possible fight-back in the second half of the Match-day 12 clash.However, former Enyimba striker Ibrahim Mustapha, compounded the problem, extending the lead for Plateau United before a brace from Abba Umar completed the rout of the People’s Elephant. Elsewhere in Port Harcourt, Rivers United put up a professional display to easily take apart MFM FC 2-0.Ossy Martins and Esor Nelson were the goal scoring heroes for United who now move up to third on standings having started the day in fourth.Technical manager of United, Stanley Eguma handed recalls to Bakary Bamba, Kunle Odunlami and captain Festus Austin who all missed the club’s last game – the 2-0 win over Adamawa United in Gombe a week ago.In Lafia, Nasarawa United against FC Ifeanyi Ubah FC saw four spots kicks awarded and were evenly shared by both teams but the host edged the five goal thriller 3-2 to pick maximum points.‎Abubakar Lawal opened scoring for the home team from the spot following a handball incident in the box , a lead which lasted till the half time break.Esosa Igbinoba made it 2-0 for the Solid Miners with a tap-in in the box few minutes before FC IfeanyiUbah were awarded a spot kick which was converted by Jimoh Gbadamosi to bring scores to 2-1.Lawal scored his second goal of the game from the spot to once again restore the two goal lead of the home team but the lead didn’t last long when goalkeeper Danlami Umar fouled Samuel Kalu in the box leading to another penalty, this time to the visitors which Gbadamosi converted for his second of the game from the spot and reduced the deficit to 3-2. A score that stayed same till the final whistle.Abia Warriors hung on for 75 minutes away to Kwara United in Ilorin before caving in to goals from Alamayo Abdulrazaq and Stephen Adah respectively to lose 0-2.In Gombe, a late goal from Atule Joseph five minutes from time helped Katsina United to a point against Wikki Tourist with the game ending 1-1. Manu Garba got Wikki’s only goal of the game.Heartland FC of Owerri came from a goal down to pip Enugu Rangers 2-1. Traore Issif gave the visiting team the lead but it was cancelled by a strike from Abiodun Thompson before substitute Sadiq Abubakar sealed the win with a goal five minutes from full time.Kano Pillars suffered a late disappointment in front of their fans against Warri Wolves when Charles Atsimene scored in the 90th minute to cancel out Auwalu Ali goal to end the game 1-1.Two late goals from Ebube Duru and Abdulkarim Mumuni in the 81st and 92nd minute did the trick for Lobi Stars as it handed them a 2-0 win over hard fighting Sunshine Stars of Akure in Makurdi.Dakkada FC fairytale run in the NPFL continued with a 4-1 thumping of Adamawa United thanks to a hat-trick from Moses Effiong and a solitary strike by Femi Ajayi. Eka Unegbe scored the only goal for the Yola based side.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

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Thatchers Cider Monday Pool League

first_imgKhao Noi Sports62044050-106 Lucky Time60062169-480 Results: Black Moonies 12 – 3 Khao Noi Sports, Blue Moonies 7 – 8 Leks Bar, Brass Monkey BVN 8 – 7 Moonies Kitchen, Diva Devils 7 – 8 Full Moon, Honeybees 6 – 9 Diva Sports Bar, Thirsty Beaver 12 – 3 Lucky Time Thirsty Beaver6303454509 TeamPWDLFA+/-Pts. Diva Sports Bar650153371615 Diva Devils6303474349 Leks Bar640256342212 Moonies Kitchen640252381412 Brass Monkey BVN64024743412 Honeybees63034446-29 Results & Standings August 14 (week 6) Full Moon6303474349 Black Moonies64024941812 Blue Moonies61053951-123last_img

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Hawks to dedicate 3rd refurbished court of the summer at Cliftondale Park

first_imgFulton County Police Department and Fulton County Parks & Rec to Announce Launch of Police Athletic LeagueThe Atlanta Hawks also helped dedicate a new basketball court at Grant Park earlier this year.The Atlanta Hawks Foundation and Fulton County Parks and Recreation will unveil a newly-renovated basketball court at the Cliftondale Park Recreation Center on Saturday, Aug. 20 at 10 a.m.Hawks Guard/Forward Thabo Sefolosha and Fulton County Chairman John H. Eaves will be joined on the program by Fulton County Commissioner Emma L. Darnell of District 6, Parks and Recreation Director Tony M. Phillips, and Fulton County Police Chief Gary Stiles. The Fulton County government officials will announce the launch of a new Police Athletic League.The new Hawks court at Cliftondale Park Recreation Center should be similar to this one at Grant Park.Hawks PA Announcer and V-103 radio personality Ryan Cameron will serve as emcee, with team organist Sir Foster set to perform musical selections. Team mascot Harry the Hawk is also scheduled to attend on behalf of the organization.The free community celebration will feature activities and refreshments for guests and is open to the public. The refurbished court at the Cliftondale Park Recreation Center is the third renovation completed by the Hawks Foundation and developer CBA Sports in 2016.WHO:  Thabo Sefolosha, Atlanta Hawks Guard/ForwardJohn H. Eaves, Fulton County ChairmanGary Stiles, Fulton County Police ChiefEmma I. Darnell, Fulton County Commissioner, District 6Tony M. Phillips, Fulton County Director of Parks and RecreationRyan Cameron, Atlanta Hawks PA Announcer/V-103 Radio PersonalityWHEN:                   Saturday, Aug. 20                                10 a.m. – 12 p.m.WHERE:                  Cliftondale Park Recreation Center                                4645 Butner Road                                Atlanta, GA 30349last_img read more

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