Vermont celebrates national entrepreneurship week

first_imgA celebration of entrepreneurship in Vermont featuring the announcement of the winners of the annual high school poster contest and a Governor’s Proclamation will be held Thursday, February 9th at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Montpelier from 10:30 am to 1 pm. The event is part of the national Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education’s (http://www.nationaleweek.org(link is external) ) week-long activities.  Beginning at 10:00 a.m., in the Governor’s Ballroom of the Capital Plaza there will be a 30-minute workshop on starting your own business, followed by entrepreneur presentations, and an opportunity to network with entrepreneurial students, entrepreneurs and technical assistance providers.    Following this will be the Governor’s Proclamation of Vermont Entrepreneurship Week and announcement of the winners of the statewide high school poster contest and lunch.  Students submitted digital or hand-drawn posters to highlight how and why developing entrepreneurship skills will help them now and into the future.   Students enrolled in Career and Technical education programs including DECA, Future Business Leaders of America, Future Farmers of America, and Skills USA will inform legislators and the public about their programs in the statehouse cafeteria from 8 ‘ 9am.  The Vermont celebration is sponsored by Johnson State College, the Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies, Vermont Small Business Development Center, Champlain College BYOBiz, Vermont REAL Enterprises, the Vermont Auditor of Accounts, Lamoille Economic Development Corporation, Merritt & Merritt & Moulton, the Vermont Commission on Women and the Vermont Department of Economic, Housing and Community Development. For more information, or to register for the event, visit www.vermontentrepreneur.org(link is external).last_img read more

Walter Presents: Ride Upon the Storm season 2 coming to Channel 4 in April

first_img Credit: Tine Harden / Walter Presents Credit: Tine Harden / Walter Presents Credit: Tine Harden / Walter Presents Credit: Tine Harden / Walter Presents Credit: Tine Harden / Walter Presents Walter Presents: Ride Upon the Storm will debut on Channel 4 on 5th April at 11pm.The series comes from Adam Price and stars Lars Mikkelsen, Ann Eleonora Jørgensen and Simon Sears.18 months on from the tragic death of August, each member of the Krogh family is coping in different ways. Wracked with grief, Johannes continues his spiralling path of self-destruction while Elisabeth tries to make contact with August in the spiritual world. If their marriage is to survive, some truths must be shared.Emilie, now a single mother, has distanced herself from the church and Christian buries himself in his writing, trying to avoid his guilt of being unable to prevent the catastrophic accident. Have the family’s past mistakes tempted the devil? Or could this be a chance to prove their unwavering faith? After all, God works in mysterious ways.Lars Mikkelsen an International Emmy for his role as besmirched priest Johannes and Ann Eleonora Jørgensen, who plays Elisabeth, won two Best Actress awards at the Danish Film Awards.Walter Presents: Ride Upon the Storm season 2 will premiere on Channel 4 at 11pm on 5th April. The full boxset will be available on All 4 immediately after the transmission of the first episode. Preview the series with our gallery below: Credit: Tine Harden / Walter Presentscenter_img Credit: Tine Harden / Walter Presents Credit: Tine Harden / Walter Presents Credit: Tine Harden / Walter Presents Credit: Tine Harden / Walter Presents Credit: Tine Harden / Walter Presentslast_img read more

Browns Name Gregg Williams Interim Head Coach

first_imgBEREA –  The Cleveland Browns have reportedly named Defensive Coordinator Gregg Williams Interim Head Coach.This comes after the team fired Hue Jackson earlier today.  Williams will be taking over amidst a three game losing streak by the Browns.It was reported earlier that Senior offensive assistant Al Saunders was taking over for Jackson, but now it’s Williams’ show to run. Related TopicsGregg Williams Patrick Kennedylast_img

Pitrītis / Reliņš enters the ‘play-off’ tournament in Vilnius, Briede /…

first_imgLatvian beach volleyball duo Ardis Bedrītis / Arnis Reliņš will start the elimination games from the first round on Saturday in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius during the one-star stage of the World Tour, but Kristīne Briede / Krista Paegle have already reached the quarterfinals. Content will continue after the ad Advertising Bedrītis / Reliņš gave up the Lithuanian duo Roberts Juhņevičs / Artūrs Vasiljevs 0-2 (15:21, 18:21) in the fight for the first place in the group, who were given the first number in Vilnius, and the playoffs will start with the first round.It has already been reported that the Latvian duo with the eighth number defeated the Poles Pyotr Grošek / Jan Krasinkski in the first group A game with 2-1 (11:21, 21:13, 15:10), who were awarded the ninth number.While Marta Ozoliņa and Luīze Skrastiņa were waiting for their opponents in the “play-off” in the second round, they won their compatriots Kristīne Briedi / Kristu Paegli 2-0 (21:16, 21:17) on Friday in the first duel of group A and with 2-1 (21:18, 19:21, 16:14) – Lithuanian Viteni Vitkauskaitė / Urtu Andrjukaitīte, who was awarded the first number, Paegle and Briede had to win the fight “off” in the first round with housewives Lilija Frelikas and Vladas Oganauskiena ( 10.).The Latvians celebrated the victory with 2-1 (18:21, 22:20, 15: 8) and reached the quarterfinals, where they will meet with housewives Ieva Dumbauskaite and Karoli Virbickaitė.All three Latvian duos participating in the competition in Vilnius will also start next week at the European Beach Volleyball Championship in Jūrmala. In the men’s competition, this is the fourth World Tour competition after the break caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, while in the women’s competition this is the third tournament.last_img read more

Eli Tomac becomes oldest rider to win Supercross championship

first_img Written By FOLLOW US Last Updated: 22nd June, 2020 10:30 IST Eli Tomac Becomes Oldest Rider To Win Supercross Championship Eli Tomac became the oldest rider in Supercross history to win his first championship in the premier 450 division as Zach Osborne won the 2020 season finale on Sunday. SUBSCRIBE TO US First Published: 22nd June, 2020 10:29 IST COMMENTcenter_img LIVE TV Eli Tomac became the oldest rider in Supercross history to win his first championship in the premier 450 division as Zach Osborne won the 2020 season finale on Sunday.Tomac, 27, clinched the title with a fifth-place finish that snapped a streak of seven consecutive podiums in the Monster Energy AMA Supercross.In the 250 East/West Showdown, Dylan Ferrandis got a tough start and was running seventh when Austin Forkner, the other title contender, crashed hard on the second lap while running second. An injured Forkner wasn’t present for the race’s full restart, handing the championship to Ferrandis (who finished fourth in the main event despite another fall) for the second consecutive year.In the 250 East class, Shane McElrath caught a tough break when the race was restarted, wiping out a big lead he had on championship rival Chase Sexton. After the restart, Sexton got a better start and worked with teammate Jett Lawrence to get past McElrath and into the lead.Sexton won the main event (his fifth of the season) and his second consecutive 250 championship while McElrath finished second. Associated Press Television News WATCH US LIVElast_img read more

Justice Hill Named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week

first_imgTrue freshman Justice Hill has been named the Big 12 newcomer of the week for the third time this season, the league announced Monday.#Big12FB: Hill carried the ball 22 times for 162 yards and a touchdown in @CowboyFB’s win over Kansas. pic.twitter.com/ulrQWThisS— Big 12 Conference (@Big12Conference) October 24, 2016Hill had his most impressive performance of the season Saturday, setting a career high with 162 yards and averaging more than 7 yards per carry. Hill now has 565 total rushing yards this season and 4 touchdowns on 109 attempts, already surpassing Chris Carson’s 2015 production of rushing 517 yards.Oklahoma State kicker Ben Grogan, who surpassed Dan Bailey as OSU’s all-time points leader this weekend, was named the Big 12 special teams player of the week. While you’re here, we’d like you to consider subscribing to Pistols Firing and becoming a PFB+ member. It’s a big ask from us to you, but it also comes with a load of benefits like ad-free browsing (ads stink!), access to our premium room in The Chamber and monthly giveaways.The other thing it does is help stabilize our business into the future. As it turns out, sending folks on the road to cover games and provide 24/7 Pokes coverage like the excellent article you just read costs money. Because of our subscribers, we’ve been able to improve our work and provide the best OSU news and community anywhere online. Help us keep that up.last_img read more

James Washington Exits Colorado Game With Apparent Hand Injury

first_imgThe star of the Valero Alamo Bowl, without question, has been junior wide receiver James Washington. With 9 receptions for 171 yards and a touchdown, he’s been slicing up the Colorado secondary.But his day may be over after suffering an apparent hand/finger injury.Here he is after the play holding up his finger on the broadcast: Ouch! pic.twitter.com/Z6EvFraPy3— Tim Holland (@tholland76) December 30, 2016And here’s the play with video where it happened:According to the ESPN broadcast, Washington will not return to the game and suffered what they labeled as a “left hand injury”. His parents were also seen down by the locker room area. So the injury ends what was a dominating day for Washington, who now has to start the offseason a quarter ahead of his teammates.UPDATE: 10:49 p.m. CTJames Washington back on the sideline, splint on his injured finger. #okstate pic.twitter.com/OQ2cen7UV7— Carson Cunningham (@KOCOCarson) December 30, 2016 While you’re here, we’d like you to consider subscribing to Pistols Firing and becoming a PFB+ member. It’s a big ask from us to you, but it also comes with a load of benefits like ad-free browsing (ads stink!), access to our premium room in The Chamber and monthly giveaways.The other thing it does is help stabilize our business into the future. As it turns out, sending folks on the road to cover games and provide 24/7 Pokes coverage like the excellent article you just read costs money. Because of our subscribers, we’ve been able to improve our work and provide the best OSU news and community anywhere online. Help us keep that up.last_img read more

Big Recruiting Weekend on Tap for OSU Spring Game

first_imgCollin Clay — 2019 defensive end — Oklahoma City, Okla.Jayce Medlock — 2019 wide receiver — Lancaster, TexasOSU signees Oklahoma State has picked up commitments during the spring game in each of the last two seasons, and on Saturday the coaching staff has a chance to go back-to-back-to-back. If nothing else, it’s a big day for recruits to visit and see facilities, interact with players, coaches and prospective recruits. Here’s a look at some of the prospects we’re expecting to be in Stillwater. As a note, we will continue to update this post as more confirm their visits.Recruits While you’re here, we’d like you to consider subscribing to Pistols Firing and becoming a PFB+ member. It’s a big ask from us to you, but it also comes with a load of benefits like ad-free browsing (ads stink!), access to our premium room in The Chamber and monthly giveaways.The other thing it does is help stabilize our business into the future. As it turns out, sending folks on the road to cover games and provide 24/7 Pokes coverage like the excellent article you just read costs money. Because of our subscribers, we’ve been able to improve our work and provide the best OSU news and community anywhere online. Help us keep that up.last_img read more