East Central FFA teams place in state horticulture competition

first_imgSunman, In. — The East Central FFA Chapter had 19 members that competed in the Indiana 4-H/FFA State Horticulture Career Development Event at Purdue University.Thirty-six teams had to use their knowledge to identify ornamentals, indoor plants, fruits, and vegetables. They also had to complete a general knowledge exam and a plant grading exercise.East Central’s top team placed 5th. The team consisted of Heath Doll, Maria Hartman, Rachel Kraus, and Grace Krause. East Central’s second team placed 8th this team consisted of Amelia Hartman, Travis Foote, Erica Kathman, and Anna Loschiavo. East Central’s third team placed 10th. This team consisted of William Sauer, Bella Woodyard, Adrien King, and Jacob Robbins. Joseph Miller competed as an individual.Congratulations to all who competed!last_img read more

Prisons Ladies handed GhS 5,000 Fine for Assault On Referee Bremansu

first_img Source: Ghana FA The GFA Disciplinary Committee has fined Prisons Ladies FC an amount of GHc5000.00 and has ordered the club to report the supporter who assaulted Referee Theresa Bremansu (on April 7) before the police station with jurisdiction for purposes of prosecution.Below is the Disciplinary Committee’s decision on the case. The full decision has been sent to Prisons Ladies FC:DECISION1. Prisons Ladies FC are fined an amount of GHC 5,000.00 payable within 14 days from April 24 2019, out of which fine an amount of GHC 2,000.00 shall be paid in compensation to Referee Theresa Bremansu.2. The Club is ordered to produce the assaulter identified as belonging to the Club within 7 days from April 23 2019 before the police station with jurisdiction for the purposes of prosecution.  The Club shall accordingly file to the GFA a written report of compliance with this order not later than May 2, 2019.3. The Club shall be liable to a further sanction of 2 home match ban in any competition of the GFA anytime from the date of this decision, upon failure to fully comply with the orders herein.4. On the player and team masseur (the accused) are acquitted and discharged on all counts. Though the Disciplinary Committee finds that their testimonies were not credible and full of inconsistencies, they are acquitted on procedural technical grounds particularly because of a patent defect in the charge preferred by the Prosecutor and also that it has not been proved beyond doubt that they were directly involved in the assault.That notwithstanding, the fact of the assault and the involvement of persons associated with the club is positively established by the evidence adduced before the Disciplinary Committee including documentary evidence by way of the exhibits and official reports.last_img read more

$4.4 Billion Set Aside for PATH Beneficiaries

first_imgA sum of $4.4 billion has been earmarked in the 2013/2014 Estimates of Expenditure, now before the House of Representatives, for the Integrated Social Protection and Labour Programme.The project’s main objective is to support the Government of Jamaica’s efforts to improve human capital and labour market outcomes of the poor by enhancing the effectiveness of key social protection programmes.Anticipated targets for this fiscal year include: the payment of Programme of Advancement Through Health and Education (PATH) grants to approximately 400,000 beneficiaries, effective August 2013, reflecting a 15 per cent increase in payments; payment of post-secondary grants to 2,500 PATH students; introduction of a bus fare assistance programme for PATH students; development of a school feeding policy; and implementation of an on-the-job training pilot project.Physical targets initially envisaged under the programme include conducting baseline studies to support the development of a national employment policy strategy; implementation of a pilot for a parenting education workshop for PATH beneficiary households with children age two to six years old; and upgrading the PATH management information system.The project is being implemented by the Ministry of Labour and Social Security, with support funding from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). It is slated to run from December 2012 to November 2016.By Athaliah Reynolds-Baker, JIS Reporterlast_img read more