Hedge funds play an important role in society

first_imgMonday 20 December 2010 8:10 pm whatsapp by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailMagellan TimesThis Is Why The Roy Rogers Museum Has Been Closed For GoodMagellan TimesBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite HeraldHealthyGem”My 600-lb Life” Star Dropped 420 Pounds, See Her NowHealthyGem Tags: NULL ONE of the biggest popular misconceptions about the hedge fund industry is that it is unregulated and wishes to stay that way. Not only are managers vigorously and effectively regulated at a UK level, but they will soon also be subject to EU regulation, with the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) soon to be approved by the European Council. With new EU regulation approaching on areas like derivatives and short-selling, it’s worth remembering why the hedge fund industry is a good thing. The traditional defence of the industry is that it provides liquidity and price discovery to markets, and that is all true. But the industry actually has an important social role and provides value to the broader economy, beyond facilitating market efficiency.For example, the industry provides a lot of jobs, both directly (for managers) and indirectly (for advisers and service providers like lawyers and accountants) – about 40,000 in total in the UK alone, according to our research. It generates significant tax revenues too – we think about £3bn a year. That’s not chump change in these times. And because it is increasingly institutional investors like pension funds who make up the majority of assets managed, the industry has an important social role as the guardian of people’s pensions, of university endowments and charitable investments.Hedge funds do a good job protecting and growing those socially valuable investments because the investment strategies it employs – like short-selling – allow it to “hedge” and help prevent losses when markets fall. That’s why the industry delivers such solid returns for its investors.The figures suggest that institutional investment now makes up about two-thirds (and rising) of all assets being managed by the hedge fund industry. These institutional investors do extensive due diligence on the hedge fund managers they appoint. If they think it’s worth investing in hedge funds, surely it is worth listening to them?And there is another important market function hedge funds provide. They assume risk on behalf of other participants who are less able to do so.It’s better for everyone if risk is dispersed among lots of small, diverse players, rather than concentrated among a few big guys who all do similar things. The “biodiversity” that hedge funds provide actually helps reduce systemic risk and thus prevents financial instability. Andrew Baker is chief executive of the Alternative Investment Management Association. whatsappcenter_img More From Our Partners Brave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.org Hedge funds play an important role in society KCS-content Share Show Comments ▼last_img read more

Border Timbers Limited 2017 Abridged Report

first_imgBorder Timbers Limited (BRDR.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Agricultural sector has released it’s 2017 abridged results.For more information about Border Timbers Limited (BRDR.zw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Border Timbers Limited (BRDR.zw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Border Timbers Limited (BRDR.zw)  2017 abridged results.Company ProfileBorder Timbers is a forestry and sawmilling company in Zimbabwe, with a long history in Manicaland. The company operates five forest estates and three sawmills; with the principal products being pine and eucalyptus. Established in 1979, Border Timbers is the amalgamation of three organisations; Border Eastern Forest Estates, Renfee Timbers (Pvt) Limited and Forestry Management Services. The company is a subsidiary of the Rift Valley Corporation, boasting a plantation size of 47 800 hectares. The forest estates are in Sheba, Charter and Tilbury; with a combined annual output of over 160 000 cubic metres, 95% of that is pine. Rough sawn timber is processed at factories in Mutare, and sold directly to the public. The Paulington Factory manufactures products for the veneer, plywood and blockboard market, and the Nyakamete Factory produces doors, shelves and other timber products for export. Border Timbers is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Medine Ltd (MSE.mu) Q32019 Interim Report

first_imgMedine Ltd (MSE.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Tourism sector has released it’s 2019 interim results for the third quarter.For more information about Medine Ltd (MSE.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Medine Ltd (MSE.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Medine Ltd (MSE.mu)  2019 interim results for the third quarter.Company ProfileMedine Limited is involved in the agriculture, education, property, as well as leisure and hospitality activities. Through these segments, the company plants and mills sugar cane for the production of sugar and sugarcane by-products, generates and sells electricity through bagasse, offers provision landscaping and nursery services, produces vegetables and fruits, operates poultry farming, provides nursery, pre-primary, primary school, secondary school, higher education, and executive training services. Medine Limited also deals in property development activities, rental of office and commercial buildings, and other related land transactions. In addition, the company operates Casela World of Adventures park, Tamarina golf and spa boutique hotel, sports aquatics and recreation centre, a full-fledged sports, health, and leisure complex, Yemen lodge, Yemen Pavilion, as well as offers deer ranching and hunting services. Medine Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

House ALD / SPACE

first_img “COPY” CopyHouses•Cuernavaca, Mexico Photographs House ALD / SPACE ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/470595/casa-ald-space Clipboard 2013 ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/470595/casa-ald-space Clipboard “COPY” Houses Architects: SPACE Area Area of this architecture projectcenter_img Manufacturers: Prodema, Hunter DouglasLighting Project:LUA , Kai DiederichsenConstructor:Bruno VadilloFurniture:DWR y CoalesseArchitect In Charge:Juan Carlos BaumgartnerCity:CuernavacaCountry:MexicoMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!SectionRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesRodecaRound Facade at Omnisport Arena ApeldoornEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsText description provided by the architects. This weekend retreat is projected on a land of little over 1,000 square meters and it is articulated in two main volumes: a prism into which another rectangular wooden prism is embedded.Save this picture!© Luis GordoaSince the very beginning, the purpose of this project was clear: to create a house in which a balance between modernity and coziness was struck. Therefore, we chose to use few materials in order to achieve a quick reading of the volumes.Save this picture!© Luis GordoaThe first prism consists of a black metal structure that ends on an exposed concrete staple. The two fronts of this volume are made of glass, which helps create a transparency to the interior area and gives a feeling of permanently being in touch with nature.Save this picture!© Luis GordoaThe second volume is a cantilevered wooden cube, under which a terrace is generated. Requirements for the design of this project included a swimming pool, and we fulfilled them by creating one and covering it with black venetian glass tiles. In this way, the swimming pool was turned into a water mirror that reflects the house.Save this picture!© Luis GordoaFor this project, we decided to integrate art into architecture so that the selected works became a part of the design instead of functioning as mere decorative items. With this principle in mind, we commissioned a hyper-realistic 2 x 6 m painting of a Porsche 78; which was placed in a double height space. In addition to the painting, Juan Carlos Baumgartner designed a mural that works both as the visual end of the swimming pool and as the vestibule of the house entranceSave this picture!© Luis GordoaThe house has four bedrooms, a double-height living room and an open plan kitchen that is integrated into the space. In the living area, a modern cast glass sphere chandelier hangs from the ceiling. By using few but carefully selected materials, we created delightful areas that met our clients’ expectationsSave this picture!© Luis Gordoa As in all the projects of SPACE, we followed sustainable design guidelines when designing House ALD. We used recycled content materials low in Voc levels and wood from certified forests. Furthermore, the lighting is almost entirely Led based. Project gallerySee allShow lessTesistan Warehouse / CoA arquitectura + Estudio Macias PeredoSelected ProjectsBiotechnology Research Institute / De La Fuente + Luppi + Pieroni + Ugalde + WinterSelected Projects Share House ALD / SPACESave this projectSaveHouse ALD / SPACE Save this picture!© Luis Gordoa+ 22 Share Projects Photographs:  Luis Gordoa Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Area:  1100 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Mexico Year:  CopyAbout this officeSPACEOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlassSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesCuernavacaWoodHousesMexicoPublished on January 28, 2014Cite: “House ALD / SPACE” 28 Jan 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogFaucetshansgroheKitchen MixersVinyl Walls3MExterior Vinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ Fine WoodPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Zenith® SeriesCultural / SportsPENT FitnessFitness Equipment – BANKA™ Weight BenchSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – B-ClassConcreteKrytonCrystalline Waterproofing – KIMMetal PanelsTrimoQbiss One in OfficesBricksFeldhaus KlinkerFacing Bricks – Waterstruck VascuWood Boards / HPL PanelsInvestwoodViroc Nature for FurnitureCurtain WallsMetawellFacades – Aluminum Curtain WallsHeatingFocusFireplaces – PaxfocusPatios / TerracesGlas MarteGlass Pavilion – GM Pavillon360More products »Read commentsSave世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

Arts fundraising online

Arts fundraising online  14 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Beth Kanter, ArtsWire Education Coordinator, writes about online fundraising at Idealist.org. Her article focuses particularly on how non-profit arts organisations can fundraise online, but it contains information applicable to charities in other sectors.Read Exploring Online Fundraising for Nonprofit Arts Organizations by Beth Kanter at Idealist.org. About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Advertisement Howard Lake | 14 February 2000 | News read more

TCU vs Maryland Soccer Preview

first_img Previous articlePurple covers Campus Commons for watch partyNext articleTask force tightens regulations for Stockyard overlay design Alex Gaffigan RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Breakdown: TCU fall graduate numbers and majors Twitter Warmer weather starts gardening season early, with some negative impacts + posts Twitter Alex Gaffigan Iconic Fort Worth Beer Can House to be torn down Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award Alex Gaffigan is a Junior Journalism major with minors in Business and Spanish. He covers the Administration beat for TCU 360 ReddIt Alex Gaffiganhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/alex-gaffigan/ Facebook Alex Gaffiganhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/alex-gaffigan/ Alex Gaffiganhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/alex-gaffigan/ ReddIt Emma Heckendorn dribbles the ball against Texas Tech TCU baseball finds their biggest fan just by saying hello Students react to spring concert announcement Alex Gaffiganhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/alex-gaffigan/ Facebook Linkedin TCU rowing program strengthens after facing COVID-19 setbacks Linkedin printTCU women’s soccer team will face the University of Maryland Terrapins on Friday night.Maryland will enter the game Friday with a record of 3-1, while the Frogs picked up their first win of the season at Illinois State University on Sunday. After three tough road games against the traditional powerhouse schools University of Arkansas, University of Missouri, and University of Illinois, the TCU women found their stride against ISU in a comfortable 2-0 win.The Frogs are going to need to rely on their defensive stalwarts, Bobbi Clemmer and Lauren Sajewich, to help stifle a Maryland attack that has scored in three of its four games this season.Maryland sophomore forward Alex Anthony is off to an electric start in 2015, leading the Terps with three goals in four starts. She leads the team with ten shots on goal (SOG), making herself a nuisance to every back line Maryland has faced thus far.Not only will the TCU back line have Anthony to contend with, but also redshirt junior forward Gabby Galanti.A year removed from an ACL injury that caused her to miss a majority of her sophomore season, Galanti is eager to prove herself alongside Anthony, her strike partner. A breakout game against TCU would only help to solidify Galanti’s spot in Maryland’s starting 11.If the TCU strikers hope to get on the board early Friday night, they will need to find a way to break down senior defensive duo Shannon Collins and Kayla Shea. The anchors of a back line that has conceded only one goal in four games, Collins and Shea have already established the Maryland defensive unit as a force to be reckoned with.Kickoff for the game is at 7 p.m at Garvey-Rosenthal Soccer Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas.last_img read more

Couple Donates $50 Million to Caltech

first_imgPeople Couple Donates $50 Million to Caltech In one of the largest acts of philanthropy in Caltech’s history, Ron (MS ’62, PhD ’64) and Maxine Linde have pledged at least $50 million to the Institute. By WAYNE LEWIS Published on Thursday, March 5, 2015 | 3:50 pm Top of the News Ron (MS ’62, PhD ’64) and Maxine Linde. Photo Credit: Bob PazTheir gift, structured to provide Caltech with flexibility to address emerging priorities, creates an endowment without a specific permanent designation. In this way, the Lindes’ newest contribution, like many of the couple’s previous gifts to Caltech, is earmarked to advance promising initiatives in their early stages. Once those initiatives are well established and positioned to garner additional external support, the endowed funds can be redirected to “the next important project Caltech should be undertaking,” as Ron Linde describes it.“The Lindes’ exceptional generosity will have a far-reaching and enduring impact on Caltech,” says President Thomas F. Rosenbaum, holder of Caltech’s Sonja and William Davidow Presidential Chair and professor of physics. “They understand deeply the Institute’s fundamental values and appetite for bold research endeavors. The Lindes’ remarkable gift is an evocative endorsement of our community of scholars and the contributions they make to science, technology, and society, geared to the future.”The focus on tomorrow is a key element of the Lindes’ unusual brand of philanthropy, whose built-in flexibility is expressly aimed at empowering Caltech to adapt to the unknown. “Our philosophy is to allow for flexibility because you can’t know the future,” Ron Linde says, “and science is about exploring the unknown.”The couple’s connection to Caltech reaches back more than 50 years, to Ron Linde’s time as a graduate student who earned the Institute’s first doctorate in materials science. Maxine Linde, a mathematician, worked as a scientific programmer at the Caltech-managed Jet Propulsion Laboratory during the early days of the U.S. space program.Ron Linde was elected to the Institute’s Board of Trustees in 1989 and has involved himself deeply in Institute governance. Now a senior trustee and vice chair of Caltech’s board of trustees, he serves on eight committees and subcommittees of the board. The Lindes have provided substantial financial support to the Institute over the past 25 years, making several multimillion-dollar gifts.“Our giving is not just a matter of loyalty,” Ron Linde says. “We measure the success of our philanthropic investments by the impact achieved per dollar spent. Caltech’s long track record speaks for itself. A dollar invested in Caltech can provide unparalleled returns.”Adds Maxine Linde, “As informed investors, we see Caltech as the best opportunity we will ever encounter to have a significant, lasting, personal impact on the world.”Partners in life and in business, Ron and Maxine Linde are chairman and president, respectively, of The Ronald and Maxine Linde Foundation. Ron previously was founder, chairman, and CEO of Envirodyne Industries Inc., a company where Maxine served as general counsel and chief administrative officer.As philanthropists, the Lindes have supported a wide range of Institute priorities over the years, and the imprint of their generosity is evident across campus. One of their gifts helped establish the cross-divisional Ronald and Maxine Linde Center for Global Environmental Science and aided in refurbishing its campus home, the Linde + Robinson Laboratory. Another contribution helped create the interdisciplinary Ronald and Maxine Linde Institute of Economic and Management Sciences. A faculty chair the couple endowed has migrated across fields to meet Caltech’s needs as it has changed occupants over the years. The chair is currently held by Alexei Kitaev, the Institute’s Ronald and Maxine Linde Professor of Theoretical Physics and Mathematics and inaugural winner of Yuri Milner’s Fundamental Physics Prize. A challenge grant from the Lindes made possible the Ronald and Maxine Linde/Caltech Alumni Laboratories at the Institute’s Broad Center for Biological Sciences. Other Linde gifts have supported specific research programs.“Through their exceptional approach to philanthropy, Ron and Maxine help us to address our most fundamental need—to stimulate and support in perpetuity boldness and creativity in our faculty and students,” says Provost Edward M. Stolper, holder of the Carl and Shirley Larson Provostial Chair and William E. Leonhard Professor of Geology. “And it has paid off in helping to retain and recruit outstanding professors, expanding the educational horizons of our students, and enabling the Institute to move in new directions. We turn to the Lindes with needs and opportunities that are at the core of what distinguishes Caltech, yet are the most difficult for which to raise funds. They then dig in and help us craft solutions that address these needs and opportunities. I want to emphasize how rare are partners of this sort and how lucky we at Caltech are to count Ron and Maxine among our friends and supporters.”The Lindes’ latest and largest commitment was made in the hope that it would both advance key Institute priorities and motivate others to follow their lead.“In addition to the dollars we put in, we are confident of Caltech’s ability to leverage our investment to find further support down the line,” Ron Linde says. “This gift is not an end in itself. It’s more of a beginning.”Other Institute leaders agree that the Lindes’ vote of confidence may have a multiplier effect.“In their energetic engagement with the Institute, Ron and Maxine are an inspiration to the entire board and to me personally,” says David Lee (PhD ’74), chair of Caltech’s board of trustees. “They know this place so well, and see so clearly the ways in which their giving can do the most for Caltech. When leaders like the Lindes choose to expand upon their past support, others will take notice and be inspired to make their own commitments.”Because the principal of their gift will remain part of the Institute’s permanent endowment, generating annual payout to supply programmatic funding, the Lindes are creating a lasting legacy at Caltech. According to Ron Linde, that impact over the years to come is one attractive element of their contribution.“The most important impact is the impact we can’t even imagine yet,” he says. “It’s very exciting to help Caltech create the future, to provide support for things that are going to be happening centuries from now.”The Lindes also describe their historic contribution as a sign of their belief in the entire Caltech community and its continuing ability to create knowledge that changes the world.“Ultimately we’re betting on people—both on the people at Caltech today and on the future generations that Caltech will be able to attract,” says Maxine Linde. Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Community News Your email address will not be published. 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Huntington Hospital Signs Letter of Intent to Join Cedars-Sinai Health System

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Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Business News Huntington Hospital Signs Letter of Intent to Join Cedars-Sinai Health System Letter of Intent Provides for Continued Local Governance, Ongoing Community Commitment STAFF REPORT Published on Monday, March 9, 2020 | 3:25 pm Business News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Subscribe Huntington Hospital and Cedars-Sinai Health System today announced the signing of a Letter of Intent for Huntington to affiliate with Cedars-Sinai Health System.Huntington Hospital’s Board of Directors – Back row, from left: Rosemary Simmons, Ellen Lee, Stephen A. Ralph, Christopher G. Hedley, MD, Brandon Lew, DO, Harry Bowles, MD, Paul Johnson, Akila Gibbs, Wayne Brandt, Elizabeth Graham Olson, James Shankwiler, MD, Robert Y. Yu, Louise Henry Bryson, Michelle Quinones Chino. Front row, from left (seated): David Kirchheimer, Simon Li, William J. Bogaard, Allen W. Mathies, Jr., MD, Jaynie Studenmund, Armando L. Gonzalez, Renee Ying, Ronald L. Havner, Jr., Chris Mitchell. Not photographed: Reed Gardiner, John Mothershead, Kathleen Good Podley, Debbie WilliamsCedars-Sinai Health System was established in 2017 to provide a platform for high-quality healthcare institutions to collaborate and share resources and expertise. It currently comprises Cedars-Sinai (which includes Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital, as well as its network of physicians and medical offices throughout Southern California) and Torrance Memorial (which includes Torrance Memorial Medical Center, its network of physicians and medical offices throughout the South Bay).The Letter of Intent includes commitments for continued investment in Huntington Hospital—in enterprise information technology, ambulatory services and physician development. It resulted from a strategic review by a special committee of the Huntington Hospital Board of Directors, led by Chair Jaynie Studenmund.“I am delighted to announce this first step toward creating an affiliation between Cedars-Sinai Health System and Huntington Hospital that will further strengthen the communities we serve,” said Studenmund. “After reviewing a variety of alternatives, it became clear to our board that connecting our trusted brand of care to Cedars-Sinai Health System is the right choice to secure our future, enabling us to continue to provide high-quality care to the community for years to come.”Studenmund continued, “Cedars-Sinai Health System is among the nation’s top hospitals across a variety of metrics and has demonstrated a commitment to build on the strengths of its affiliates to advance clinical quality and outcomes, provide outstanding patient care and engage with the communities it serves. This step will allow for a continued focus on quality patient care, excellence in our nursing and medical staff, and the ongoing fulfillment of our historic mission for the benefit of our physicians, employees and the communities of the San Gabriel Valley.”“Huntington Hospital’s longstanding commitment to the community, its reputation for quality and its outstanding physicians, nurses and other staff make it a very good fit for Cedars-Sinai Health System,” said Vera Guerin, chair of the Cedars-Sinai Health System Board of Directors.“Collaborations and sharing of resources throughout the health system will further strengthen Huntington’s ability to serve the community for decades to come.”Huntington Hospital anticipates that the shared clinical expertise from affiliating with a system that includes one of the nation’s most esteemed academic and research medical centers—Cedars-Sinai Medical Center—will benefit its patients, physicians and allied clinical staff in many ways in the years ahead.The Letter of Intent sustains Huntington’s 128-year legacy and its connection to the communities it serves. It provides for an ongoing commitment to advancing Huntington’s existing mission and unique culture as a community institution governed by its local community board. In addition, philanthropy and volunteer support will remain locally controlled and utilized for Huntington Hospital and its existing community.For now, it remains business as usual at Huntington Hospital. There is currently no plan for a change in job positions based on the Letter of Intent.Dr. Lori Morgan, CEO of Huntington noted, “Cedars-Sinai Health System has demonstrated a commitment to build on the strengths of its affiliates to advance clinical quality and outcomes, provide outstanding patient care and engage with the communities it serves, making it the clear choice for Huntington and our stakeholders. We expect that Huntington would be both a strong contributor to this world-renowned, nonprofit system and enjoy the benefits of joining a larger, regional organization to preserve our legacy of compassionate, community-based care well into the future.”“The Huntington board, along with Lori Morgan and her colleagues, has a great vision for Huntington’s future, which will further strengthen an already outstanding institution for the benefit of the community,” said Thomas M. Priselac, Cedars-Sinai Health System president and CEO. “Being part of Cedars-Sinai Health System would help them achieve that vision, as well as enable collaborations with other health system members to increase access to high-quality care throughout the region.”With the Letter of Intent completed, Cedars-Sinai Health System and Huntington Hospital now begin work on a definitive agreement. Completing the affiliation is subject to customary closing conditions, including securing necessary regulatory approvals.About Cedars-Sinai Health SystemCedars-Sinai Health System was established in 2017 to bring together a collaborative network of high-quality healthcare institutions to share resources and expertise. Expanding patient access to convenient and affordable clinical care is a fundamental goal of the health system. Currently, the Cedars-Sinai Health System comprises Cedars-Sinai (which includes the 890-bed Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and the 145-bed Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital), joint ventures with California Rehabilitation Institute and Cedars-Sinai Providence Tarzana Medical Center, as well as its network of physicians and ambulatory services at more than 40 locations throughout Southern California and Torrance Memorial (which includes the 470-bed Torrance Memorial Medical Center, its network of physicians and medical offices throughout the South Bay). The institutions in the health system serve nearly 2 million people each year.About Huntington HospitalHuntington Hospital, www.huntingtonhospital.org, is a 619-bed not-for-profit hospital in Pasadena, California. We are named among the top hospitals in California and nationally ranked in two specialties by U.S. News & World Report. Learn more about us on Facebook www.facebook.com/huntingtonmemorialhospital and on Twitter @huntingtonnews. faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Darrel Done BusinessVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimescenter_img Community News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Community News Your email address will not be published. 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Flipp Retains Alida to Help Drive Continued Growth Through Customer Experience

first_img Facebook Pinterest Facebook TAGS  By Digital AIM Web Support – April 6, 2021 Flipp Retains Alida to Help Drive Continued Growth Through Customer Experience WhatsApp Pinterestcenter_img Previous articleCapitol defenders cite missed intelligence for deadly breachNext articlePrude’s family says videos show crime; Officers say no Digital AIM Web Support WhatsApp Twitter TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 24, 2021– Alida (formerly Vision Critical), creator of the world’s first CXM & Insights Platform, today announced that Flipp, a North American leader in retail technology, has selected Alida to better understand its users, their shopping habits and to make strategic business decisions informed by direct customer insight. “Over the past three years, Alida has been a critical partner in helping elevate Flipp’s customer experience practice. Alida’s cutting edge platform and world-class customer success team have enabled my team to drive tremendous impact for Flipp,” said Dave Chen, Director of Consumer Insights at Flipp. “By delivering relevant and impactful insights in a timely fashion, we’ve been able to continue to grow and remain competitive in the market.” The Alida platform will continue to support the fast-growth of Flipp by allowing them to proactively understand the deeper ‘how’ and ‘why’ of its continuously evolving customer behaviours. Flipp can further contextualize this behavioural data and make all teams — from product and sales, to marketing — more empowered to make customer-centric decisions. “Flipp focuses on what matters most to them – their customers. They’ve been able to reinvent the way people shop through better understanding their customer’s opinions and motivations on a continuous basis,” said Ross Wainwright, CEO at Alida. “They’ve made many strategic business decisions that keep their customers at the centre of everything they do and I know our partnership will continue to drive value, brand loyalty and growth for their savings and deals app.” Alida helps customer-centric brands create a consistent flow of deep customer insights through its digital insight community product, Alida Sparq. Brands will be able to use a relationship-based approach to progressively profile and segment customers at every interaction, producing rich customer insights to make decisions with their customers, not for them. Customer truths like motivations, preferences, and beliefs are translated into actionable data points. With Alida’s full CXM & Insights Platform, brands turn customer truths into actions that improve customer experience, accelerate innovation, increase revenue, and mitigate decision risk. About Flipp Founded in 2007, Flipp is a retail technology company that is reinventing the digital shopping experience. The largest retailers and brands in North America use the Flipp marketplace to connect with millions of highly-engaged shoppers every day. With over 50 million mobile downloads, the Flipp app helps North Americans make the shopping process seamless and affordable by delivering local digital content to get the most out of their shopping and savings experience. Consumers use Flipp as the go-to weekly shopping tool to plan and find the best deals, helping shoppers save up to $45 weekly on their weekly bill across categories including grocery, home improvement, electronics, pharmacy, apparel, pets and more. For more information, visit corp.flipp.com and follow @getflipp on social media. About Alida Alida believes in a world where customers are the ultimate source of truth. A world where the best business decisions are those made with customers, not for them. That’s why Alida created the world’s first CXM & Insights Platform to turn customer truth into action. For over 20 years, iconic brands like BuzzFeed, LinkedIn, and Red Bull have chosen Alida, formerly Vision Critical, as their secret weapon. Alida’s unique approach of coupling broad feedback with deep insights creates meaningful and lasting customer relationships and builds brands that stand the test of time. Follow us at www.alida.com and engage with us on social media @alidaCXM. View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210224005051/en/ CONTACT: Media Genevieve Raveau Public Relations Manager, Alida [email protected] KEYWORD: NORTH AMERICA CANADA INDUSTRY KEYWORD: CONSULTING ONLINE RETAIL OTHER RETAIL RETAIL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES SOURCE: Alida Copyright Business Wire 2021. PUB: 02/24/2021 09:00 AM/DISC: 02/24/2021 09:01 AM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210224005051/en Local NewsBusiness Twitterlast_img read more

Christmas trees on display at JCA

first_img Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day You Might Like Last-minute holiday shopping event is Downtown Sunday Christmas is almost upon us but a last-minute shopping event in downtown Troy on Sunday will give one last push… read more The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Print Article The magnitude of the Christmas Tree Extravaganza at the Johnson Center for the Arts cannot be measured in feet and inches. It must be measured by the joy it brings to people of all ages.Charles Walker sat quietly and enjoyed the towering Christmas trees that fill the JCA’s upper gallery with the magic and wonder of the Christmas season.For Walker, the towering, brightly and gaily decorated Christmas trees are not like any Christmas trees he remembers as a boy. Published 8:10 pm Wednesday, December 18, 2019 Wiley White, JCA exhibition coordinator, said the art center’s Christmas Tree Extravaganza is one of the JCA’s most popular exhibitions.“Who doesn’t love a Christmas tree,” White said. “And, the JCA’s Christmas trees are very special because they are decorated by students in schools in Pike County and sponsored by local businesses.”White said the 2019 Christmas Trees include a towering 20-foot Christmas Tree sponsored by Horn Beverage and decorated by students in the Troy City Schools.Schools that decorated trees for Christmas 2019 are Banks, Goshen, Covenant Christian and Pike Liberal Arts. By Jaine Treadwell Latest Stories Email the author Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Skip “That was a bad time for people back then,” Walker said. ��If we had a Christmas tree, and I remember one, we went to the woods and cut a tree from a pine stand. And, for Christmas, if we got an apple or two and an orange, that was a big Christmas.’Walker said he gets great joy from watching the children who visit the Christmas Tree Extravaganza.“It’s a lot of fun to watch the kids as they hunt for the ornaments they made for their school’s tree,” he said. “The Christmas trees at the center bring in a lot of people. Family members come with the kids. The Christmas trees are worth all the time and effort it takes to get them up for people to see and enjoy.” Sponsored Content Tree sponsors are KW Plastics, Troy Cable, Horn Beverage and Piggly Wiggly.The Christmas Tree Extravaganza also includes a Chrismon Tree which is sponsored by Jo Harvell and her family.White said the Chrismon tree symbolically tells the story of Christmas and the real reason for the season. “Chrismons are ornaments made from Christian symbols,” she said. “The torch represents Jesus who is the Light of the World. The manger Chrismon is symbolic of the humble beginnings of the Savior of the World.”Fish represent Jesus’ call to Peter and John to follow him and will make them fishers of men. The shepherd’s staff represents Jesus, the Good Shepherd, and the Alpha and Omega symbols represent the Beginning and the End. There are many Chrismons and each has a story to tell about the Baby Jesus who was born on Christmas Day.Also on the JCA’s upper gallery in the Tile Gallery is the late Susan Berry’s Nut Cracker collection which is now a permanent collection of the JCA.The Challenge 14 Exhibition is featured in the JCA lower gallery. The exhibit features artwork of nine Pike County artists and several from the Wiregrass and River regions and also from Florida and Georgia.The Johnson Center for the Arts will be open on a limited schedule during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. The arts center be open today and Friday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and until 3 p.m. on Saturday.  The JCA will be open on Saturday, December 28, and on January 3 and 4, during museum regular hours. Admission to the JCA is free and the arts center is aglow with holiday spirit. Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Christmas trees on display at JCA By The Penny Hoarder Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Book Nook to reopen Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? 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