21Jul/17

Get the word out – blood donation is good for donors – The Straits Times

The Straits TimesGet the word out – blood donation is good for donorsThe Straits TimesWhile presenting awards to champion blood donors on World Blood Donor Day last month, Minister for Health Gan Kim Yong emphasised that Singapore needs to increase blo…

21Jul/17

Warrant issued for mountain biker after RCMP determine barbed wire encounter on trail never occurred – CTV News


CTV News
Warrant issued for mountain biker after RCMP determine barbed wire encounter on trail never occurred
CTV News
“We can confirm that the campaign organizer Stelios Psaroudakis, closed the campaign and all donors have now been refunded,” said Rachel Hollis, communications manager for GoFundMe in Canada. “Stelios Psaroudakis has also been banned from using …

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21Jul/17

UofL cuts five staff positions in advancement office following 25 percent decrease in gifts last fiscal year – Insider Louisville

UofL cuts five staff positions in advancement office following 25 percent decrease in gifts last fiscal year
Insider Louisville
UofL spokesman John Karman tells IL that five “support staff” positions were cut last week in the university advancement department as part of a reduction in force and “ongoing university belt-tightening related to the budget shortfall. … While gifts

21Jul/17

Bristol Woman Mixes Love Of Running With Organ Donation – Hartford Courant

Bristol Woman Mixes Love Of Running With Organ Donation
Hartford Courant
She is trying to get enough people interested (she needs 400) to have the DMV offer organ donation license plates, a sample of which she is holding. Centurelli is a … “She can see today because someone was an organ donor,” Centurelli said. Centurelli

21Jul/17

NDP abruptly changes course on political action committees. Jason Kenney is unimpressed. – Calgary Herald


Calgary Herald
NDP abruptly changes course on political action committees. Jason Kenney is unimpressed.
Calgary Herald
Speaking Thursday, Kenney said he supported the government’s legislation passed last November, which requires third-party organizations to publicly disclose donations and expenditures related to political advertising. And he noted that Gray more

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21Jul/17

Western donors freeze support for ‘obsolete’ South Sudan peace deal – Channel NewsAsia


Channel NewsAsia
Western donors freeze support for ‘obsolete’ South Sudan peace deal
Channel NewsAsia
NAIROBI: Western donor nations will commit no further resources to support implementation of South Sudan’s peace deal, until East Africa’s leaders find a credible way of relaunching an agreement ripped apart by a worsening conflict. Signed in 2015, the …

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