Leadership Pasadena Names Patti Traglio as Recruitment Chair

first_imgPeople Leadership Pasadena Names Patti Traglio as Recruitment Chair From STAFF REPORTS Published on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 | 7:28 pm Community News Business News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Make a comment Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Subscribe Community News Patti TraglioLeadership Pasadena is excited to announce the appointment of Pasadena resident Patti Traglio as the Recruitment Chair for Leadership Pasadena for 2017-2018. Patti is a current member of the Leadership Pasadena class of 2017 and will work with the Leadership Pasadena Board to expand opportunities for community members who are interested in becoming empowered, inspired and connected leaders of Pasadena’s diverse community. Applications for the next Leadership Pasadena will begin in February 2017. Classes begin in September 2017.“Patti’s professional career in corporate rewards and retention strategy allowed her to immediately see the immense value and ROI of the Leadership Pasadena program to individuals, corporations and community organizations. She is a perfect choice to lead our recruitment drive for the next LP class to begin next September 2017,” according to Board member and volunteer Executive Director Cindy Bengtson.“I’m delighted to become more deeply involved and work with the Leadership Pasadena Board, Alumni and current class members to create a “best in class” service leadership experience. From the first information session to the most recent networking event, I have been extremely impressed with the caliber of leaders and opportunities to gain personal leadership skills and also participate in a service leadership project with a highly notable non-profit organization. Our mission is to make a sustainable difference in our community. My new role allows me to do the work I enjoy the most – networking, program management, problem solving, critical thinking, professional development and working with professional coaches and mentors, and community outreach. A program like this offered in a corporate setting could easily be 2 to 3 times the cost. This is a valuable benefit to employers and employees alike, and we are excited to grow our reach and enable architects of change to enrich our community,” per Patti.Patti grew up in West Covina and attended St. Lucy’s High School and Santa Clara University. She established her professional roots in the San Francisco Bay Area and had a successful sales and marketing career with global organizations including Nedlloyd Lines, Tiffany & Co. and Michael C. Tina. She has over 20 years of professional experience helping organizations appreciate great work and develop inspiring leaders. In her most recent role as a Managing Director of Client Solutions at O.C. Tanner Company, she had the primary relationship responsibility for Fortune 500 clients facilitating reward, recognition and employee engagement business solutions. Her clients have included Northrop Grumman, Jacobs Engineering, Comcast/NBCUniversal, Amgen, American Honda, Caltech, Cedars-Sinai and many more. She is passionate about creating “best places to work” cultures and knows the value of investing in people to drive great work- making a difference people love.“Patti is a creative problem solver and strategist and with her extensive business development skills she will help Leadership Pasadena attract the best and brightest emerging leaders who are looking for opportunities to take their personal and professional development to the next level and immerse themselves in a unique program that benefits the individual, their organization and the community,” per Board member Lisa Cavelier.Leadership Pasadena is a hands-on, community leadership program that immerses you in Pasadena’s rich history, government and world renowned organizations and institutions. This is a unique program for those who want to play an active role in Pasadena’s future. The program provides participants with 24 hours of personal leadership training, 8 hours of one on one executive coaching, 60 hours of Pasadena community education and 40 hours of community service learning. Participants build meaningful connections with the area’s business, government and community decision-makers. With its many civic, non-profit and community organizations and its diverse communities, there is a large need for empowered and connected community leaders to address the concerns and issues of the Pasadena area together with respect and determination and results. Leadership Pasadena creates these leaders. http://www.leadershippasadena.org/ Top of the News center_img More Cool Stuff Your email address will not be published. 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Harvest Moon.

first_img“Shine on, shine on, harvest moon, up in the sky.” More than just a word in an old familiar tune, the harvest moon may hold the key to reaping the most bounty from your season’s work.Certainly, there are proven, scientific ways to know when to harvest. But for centuries, many people have used the phases of the moon as a sign for many farm and garden chores.A Quick PrimerThose who have never turned to an almanac may not be familiar with the signs and phases of the moon. So a quick primer is in order.First, there are 12 signs in a lunar month. They have the same names as the solar signs. So don’t confuse the two. Whereas a solar sign is active for around 30 days once each year, a lunar sign occurs once each month for a little less than two and a half days.The lunar signs are named for constellations as ancient people understood them and are correlated to a part of the body. For example, Aries (or the ram) relates to the head. Leo (the lion) relates to the heart.So when someone says the signs are in the feet, it means the moon is passing through the sign Pisces (the fishes).The signs are further grouped into masculine and feminine signs and also into groups of earth, fire, air and water. For instance, Libra (the scales, kidneys or reins) is a masculine sign and also an air sign.Barren, Fruitful SignsWith a couple of exceptions, signs that represent fire and air, which are all masculine, are barren signs — times for harvesting, clearing land, etc.Signs that represent earth and water, which are all feminine, are fruitful signs — times for planting. Virgo and Libra are the exceptions. Virgo is a barren sign and Libra a fruitful sign.The moon goes through its cycle in 29 days, 12 hours and 44 minutes. During that time, the moon passes through four phases: new moon, first quarter, full moon and last quarter.From new moon to full moon, the moon is growing, or waxing. This is known as the light of the moon. From full moon to new moon, the moon is shrinking, or waning (the dark of the moon).Do It by the MoonSo what does this have to do with harvesting?For many, absolutely nothing. But for a declining segment of rural America, it’s the authority.The signs and phases best for harvest depend on the intended use of the crop. Harvesting crops to be stored without any type of processing is best done when the moon is waning and in a barren sign.Aquarius, Sagittarius or Aries are the weakest of the barren signs and preferred for such harvests. With air and fire signs, the produce is at its lowest water content and thus more suitable for storage. This is important for crops like potatoes and onions.Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces are water signs. So fruit harvested under these signs will have a higher water content and won’t store as well.Harvesting for NowBut for crops that are to be used right away, the water and earth (fruitful) signs, along with a waxing moon, may be preferred because the fruit will be more plump and juicy. However, it may also make them bruise more easily.Produce may get ripe when the signs aren’t right. However, you can target its use based on what’s best for the sign you harvested under.For keeping and storage, harvesting under a barren sign is most important, no matter what the phase of the moon.Now, there may be no scientific basis for using such tools in gardening and farming. But just try to tell that to someone who’s lived by it for the past half-century. Traditionally, the “harvest moon” is the nearest full moon to the beginning of autumn — this year, Oct. 2. But for believers, it’s much more complex than that.last_img read more

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BREAKING NEWS: GARDAÍ IDENTIFY TEENAGE GIRL

first_imgGARDAI have identified the mystery girl found in Dublin’s O’Connell StreetWith the assistance of the public, the Gardaí are now following a definite line of enquiry and will be liaising closely with the Australian Police and the HSE to finalise the matter.A spokesman said: “Gardaí wish to sincerely thank the public and the media for their assistance. They also wish to inform them that no further assistance is required at this time.” The breakthrough came just eight hours after Gardaí went public with a photograph of a girl found in Dublin.Gardaí had thought she was around 15, but now believe she is 19 and relatives in Australia have been informed. BREAKING NEWS: GARDAÍ IDENTIFY TEENAGE GIRL was last modified: November 6th, 2013 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Awe Struck a Superpower Nerve

first_img(Visited 124 times, 1 visits today)FacebookTwitterPinterestSave分享0 Got Awe? Go get some. It’s good.Millions of viewers of August 21’s solar eclipse were undoubtedly awestruck by the phenomenon. Maybe that’s why many of them came in the first place: to feel something wonderful that is lacking in many of our lives.Jo Marchant, writing for New Scientist, says that “awesome awe” is an emotion that gives us superpowers. Well, maybe not literally, but “Awe is so powerful it alters your sense of self, connects you with humanity and boosts your mind and body. And there’s a surprising way to get more of it,” he says: explore nature.Have you ever been stopped in your tracks by a stunning view, or gobsmacked by the vastness of the night sky? Have you been transported by soaring music, a grand scientific theory or a charismatic person? If so, you will understand US novelist John Steinbeck’s response to California’s giant redwood trees, which can soar more than a hundred metres towards the sky. “[They] leave a mark or create a vision that stays with you always,” he wrote. “From them comes silence and awe.”Philosophers and writers have long been fascinated by our response to the sublime, but until a few years ago, scientists had barely studied it. Now they are fast realising that Steinbeck was right about its profound effects. Feeling awestruck can dissolve our very sense of self, bringing a host of benefits from lowering stress and boosting creativity to making us nicer people.It would seem odd to expect evolution to produce a sense of awe. The Stuff Happens Law (aka, natural selection) is only concerned about reproduction. Emotions that bring pleasure, joy, and exuberant satisfaction are not on the to-do list for mutations.Reactions from viewers of the 1991 eclipse (see video on YouTube) all expressed awe, remarking how insignificant it made them feel in the majestic scheme of the universe. Most of them felt it was pretty lucky our planet is set up for that amazing ‘coincidence’ (see 7/06/17). One guy who had waited 35 years to see one said of the eclipse phenomenon, “It’s a gift of God.”We have a better way to get awe: Know your Creator! He is the one that set up the sun, moon, and earth just right so that we could have endless delight exploring the wonders he intelligently designed. Here’s a heads-up announcement: we’re working on an upgrade to the Creation Safaris website. (That’s an additional ministry of Master Plan Association that sponsors Creation-Evolution Headlines). Creation Safaris, an outdoor education ministry, is all about awe! In fact, it uses the word AWE as an acronym for Adventure, Worship and Education. Watch for further news as work progresses. Launch may be in October or November of this year.last_img read more

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Morton Salt operating Union believes fully by end of November

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppInagua, Bahamas – October 31, 2017 –  The Bahamas Industrial Manufacturers and Allied Workers Union says by the end of November, they expect it to be back to work as usual for its members who are employed at Morton Salt in Inagua.Morton is the largest employer on the island, with 145 staff who had been working lesser days due to the damages brought on by the catastrophic Hurricane Irma which slammed the south eastern island on September 7.Morton Salt issued a statement to update as well, saying limited operations are resumed now as the company tries to rebound from the damages to the operation owned by German, K&S Group.Paul Jackiewicz, is not giving an exact time for resumption of full service of the salt producing company, and explains, “At this time, we cannot provide a precise date as to when the site will return to full capacity because of the unique logistical challenges and other variables. Our team, as well as engineering consultants, have had a consistent presence at the site throughout the process to ensure a safe and timely return to full operations.” Related Items:#ingua, #MortonSalt Recommended for youcenter_img Morton Salt plant in Inagua still out of operation Morton Salt plant in Inagua still out of operationlast_img read more

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Scientists make singlephoton sources brighter

center_img This electron micrograph image of the single-photon sources developed at UCSB shows the etched trenches that leave behind large, 20-micron cavities. The different geometries influence the shape of the confined light field inside the cavity and thus dictate the polarization of the emitted photons. Image credit: Stefan Strauf, et al. This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only.last_img

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Registration opens for Sandals 2018 events with a crosscountry list of dates

first_img Share Posted by Monday, April 2, 2018 TORONTO — Sandals is pulling out all the stops for its 2018 cross-Canada travel agent workshop road show, with event details now posted for all 45 Sandals workshops across the country, starting this spring.The workshops fulfill the educational requirement towards becoming a Certified Sandals Specialist, as well as the maintenance requirement for agents already holding CSS status.Each Sandals workshop is also ACTA approved and each travel agent or manager who completes a workshop receives 10 credits towards their Certified Travel Counsellor or Certified Travel Manager designation.Agents will hear about Sandals Resorts International’s Over-the-Water Villas & Bungalows, 5 Star Global Gourmet, ‘Aisle to Isle’ wedding inspirations and more.The majority of workshops take place in the morning (7:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) however in select cities, afternoon (1 p.m. – 5 p.m.) and evening (5 p.m. – 9 p.m.) sessions are available. In Quebec, workshops are offered in both English and French.Space is limited and agents are encouraged to register early. A non-refundable fee of $40 is required at time of registration. All participants will receive a workbook, a supply of the newest collateral materials, a certificate upon completion of the workshop and an exclusive booking incentive.Agents can register online at uvisandals.ca.Here’s a look at the schedule …May 2 – Vaughan, ONHilton Garden Inn Toronto Vaughan, 3201 Highway #7 WestMay 3 – Barrie, ONHampton Inn & Suites by Hilton, 74 Bryne DriveMay 8 – Halifax, NS / EVENING WORKSHOPRoyal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron & Saraguay House, 360 Purcell’s Cove RoadMay 8 – Vancouver, BCCentury Plaza Hotel & Spa, 1015 Burrard StreetMay 9 – St. John’s, NL / EVENING WORKSHOPGlendenning Golf Course, 120 Gabriel RoadMay 9 – Surrey, BCSheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel, 15269 104th AvenueMay 10 – Victoria, BCFairmont Empress, 721 Government StreetMay 15 – Mississauga, ONHilton Garden Inn Toronto Airport West, 1870 Matheson Blvd.May 15 – Edmonton, ABCourtyard Marriott Edmonton West, 10011 184th Street NWMay 16 – Burlington / Hamilton, ONHoliday Inn Burlington Hotel & Conference Centre, 3063 South Service RoadMay 16 – Red Deer, ABRadisson Red Deer, 6500 67 StreetMay 17 – Calgary, ABHilton Garden Inn Calgary Airport, 2335 Pegasus Road NEMay 29 – Toronto, ONYorkville Conference Centre, 150 Bloor Street West Suite 201May 30 – St. Catharines, ONHilton Garden Inn Niagara-on-the-Lake, 500 York RoadJune 5 – Burnaby, BCHilton Vancouver Metrotown, 6083 McKay AvenueJune 6 – Langley, BCSandman Signature Langley, 8828 201 StreetJune 7 – Kelowna, BCHoliday Inn Express, 2429 Highway 97 NorthJune 12 – Ottawa, ONOttawa Conference & Event Centre, 200 Coventry RoadJune 13 – Montreal, QC (English)Holiday Inn & Suites Pointe-Claire, 6700 route TranscanadienneJune 14 – Charlottetown, PE / EVENING WORKSHOPThe Great George Hotel, 58 Great George StreetJune 19 – Winnipeg, MBHilton Winnipeg Airport Suites, 1800 Wellington AvenueJune 20 – Saskatoon, SKHoliday Inn Saskatoon Downtown, 101 Pacific AvenueJune 21 – Regina, SKSandman Hotel & Suites, 1800 Victoria Avenue EastJune 28 – Belleville, ONFairfield Inn & Suites, 407 North Front StreetJuly 3 – Sherbrooke, QC (French)OTL Gouverneur, 3131 rue King OuestJuly 4 – Vaudreuil, QC (French)Holiday Inn Express Vaudreuil-Dorion, 33 blvd. de la Citè-des-Jeunes EstJuly 10 – Saint-Eustache, QC (French)Imperia Hotel & Suites, 570 rue DuboisJuly 11 – Terrebonne, QC (French)Imperia Hotel & Suites, 2935 blvd. de la PinièreAugust 1 – Ajax/Oshawa, ONHilton Garden Inn Ajax, 500 Beck CrescentAugust 2 – Peterborough, ONHoliday Inn Peterborough-Waterfront, 150 George Street NorthAugust 8 – Markham, ONMonte Carlo Inn & Suites, 7255 Warden AvenueSeptember 5 – Laval, QC / AFTERNOON WORKSHOP (French)Le St-Martin Hotel, 1400 rue Maurice-GauvinSeptember 6 – Toronto, ON / EVENING WORKSHOPHoliday Inn Toronto-Yorkdale, 3450 Dufferin StreetSeptember 11 – Edmonton, ABCourtyard by Marriott Edmonton West, 10011 184th Street NWSeptember 11 – Saint-Hyacinthe, QC (French)Holiday Inn Express, 1500 rue Daniel-Johnson EstSeptember 12 – Quebec City, QC / AFTERNOON WORKSHOP (French)Complexe Capitale Hélicoptère, 1688 route de l’AéroportSeptember 12 – Calgary, ABCoast Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre, 1316 33rd Street NESeptember 13 – St. John’s, NLFairfield Inn & Suites, 199 Kenmount RoadSeptember 19 – Kitchener/Cambridge, ONCambridge Hotel & Conference Centre, 700 Hespeler RoadSeptember 20 – London, ONBest Western Plus Lamplighter Inn, 591 Wellington Road SouthSeptember 20 – Ottawa, ON / EVENING WORKSHOPOttawa Conference & Event Centre, 200 Coventry RoadSeptember 25 – Dartmouth, NSBest Western Plus, 15 Spectacle Lake DriveSeptember 26 – Saint John, NBLily Lake Pavilion, 55 Lake Drive SouthSeptember 26 – Mississauga, ONHilton Garden Inn Toronto Airport West, 1870 Matheson Blvd.September 27 – Moncton, NBRoyal Oaks Golf Club, 401 Royal Oaks Blvd.To register go to uvisandals.ca. 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