Hubbard to moderate JBS lecture

first_img Hubbard to moderate JBS lecture By admin – January 14, 2018 Olympic Champion Jackie Joyner-Kersee has been dubbed “The Greatest Female Athlete of the 20th Century” by Sports Illustrated. The University of Texas of the Permian Basin’s John Ben Shepperd Public Leadership Institute will host an upcoming lecture entitled “An Evening with Olympic Champion Jackie Joyner-Kersee” at the Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center. The lecture is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday and moderated by CBS 7 anchor Tatum Hubbard. As part of the Shepperd Distinguished Lecture Series, the University of Texas of the Permian Basin’s John Ben Shepperd Public Leadership Institute will host an upcoming lecture entitled “An Evening with Olympic Champion Jackie Joyner-Kersee” at the Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center at State Highway 191 and Farm to Market Road 1788.The lecture is scheduled for 7 p.m. Feb. 20 and moderated by CBS 7 anchor Tatum Hubbard.Tickets are $10 a person. Students from area schools, colleges and universities may show their student ID to obtain a ticket free of charge. Tickets can be purchased at wagnernoel.com, ETIX: 1-800-514-3849, or the venue box office from noon to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.Joyner-Kersee has been dubbed “The Greatest Female Athlete of the 20th Century” by Sports Illustrated. By the conclusion of her career in the heptathlon and long jump events she had amassed six Olympic medals (three gold, one silver, two bronze) and four World Champion titles over four consecutive Olympic Games.Less well known are her efforts and accomplishments as a philanthropist and an advocate for children’s education, health issues (in particular asthma from which she has suffered throughout her life), racial equality, social reform and women’s rights.The Shepperd Institute encourages audience members to submit their questions to Joyner during the lecture using their phones, texting their question to the moderator. The text number will be provided in the program. WhatsApp Local NewsEducation Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Facebook Pinterest Pinterest Twitter Previous articleA SHARP LIFE: Quality time in the family carNext articleHART: Laud, Laud, the Celebrity Award Season Begins adminlast_img read more

Senator Eileen Flynn meets with Taoiseach

first_img Twitter Senator Eileen Flynn meets with Taoiseach By News Highland – July 1, 2020 Ardara based Senator Eileen Flynn met with Taoiseach Micheal Martin today to discuss her hopes and aspirations in the Seanad.Speaking to Highland Radio after her nomination by the Taoiseach at the weekend, Senator Flynn, a member of the Travelling Community, said she will very much operate as an independent, with a particular emphasis on representing people from ethnic minorities. Twitter Previous articleThree more Covid 19 deaths reported this eveningNext articleCharlie McConalogue appointed a junior minister News Highland Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Google+ WhatsApp Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Facebookcenter_img Pinterest Pinterest DL Debate – 24/05/21 Google+ WhatsApp Facebook Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Homepage BannerNews RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic last_img read more

Cannabis industry’s lobbying on track to hit a new record

first_img ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr As the cannabis industry keeps growing, it’s on track to set a fresh record in its spending on lobbying Washington.After shelling out $2.7 million to influence lawmakers and regulators in 2018, the industry has disclosed outlays of at least $1.6 million in 2019’s first half, putting it on pace for a new spending record by year’s end. This year’s total at the halfway mark already slightly beats 2017’s overall figure. continue reading »center_img The outlays on lobbying come as members of Congress roll out a range of bills that would affect the industry, such as the STATES Act, which aims to protect U.S. states that have legalized marijuana, and the SAFE Banking Act, which seeks to help banks that serve cannabis companies.last_img read more