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January 15, 2006 News and Notes

first_img News and Notes Paige Stover Hague co-presented “Fiduciary Responsibilities for Our Clients Who Collect Art, Antiques, and Other Valuable Stuff” at two locations in Florida. Dan Abrams, MSNBC host and chief legal correspondent for NBC News was the keynote speaker at Marketing Partner Forum 2006 sponsored by Legalworks. Anthony S. Battaglia of Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & Wein received the George C. Carr Memorial Award by the Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. Thomas C. Dearing of Fowler White Boggs Banker in Jacksonville was elected to the board of directors of Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Northeast Florida. Martin A. Soll of Salmon & Dulberg Mediation Services was admitted to The National Academy of Arbitrators. Rhea F. Law of Fowler White Boggs Banker in Tampa was elected to the Florida Council of 100’s Executive Committee. Judge Shirley Green of the Seventh Judicial Circuit in Volusia County attended a workshop on “The Judge as a Fact Finder and Decision Maker” at the American Academy of Judicial Education. Jack A. Weiss of Fowler White Boggs Banker in St. Petersburg was elected vice chair of the Pinellas County Metropolitan Planning Organization’s Citizens Advisory Committee. Roland Gomez of Miami was elected to the board of directors of Pet Rescue. The Miami Lakes Optimist Club also gave $1,000 scholarships to an outstanding boy and girl in honor of Gomez, who coached youth events for the Optimist Club for 20 years. Neil A. Roddenbery of GrayRobinson was appointed by Gov. Jeb Bush as a circuit judge for the 10th Judicial Circuit which includes Polk, Highlands, and Hardee counties. Harvey V. Cohen of Cohen Battisti was interviewed by Danny Ramos on Hispanic Achievers TV on Orange TV Channel 9 about his volunteer efforts to assist juveniles who are being prosecuted. Andrew J. Markus of Carlton Fields spoke at the annual meeting of the U.S. Mexico Law Institute in Dallas. Markus spoke on “The Use of U.S. Business Organizations in Cross Border Investment.”The Ft. Lauderdale office of Greenberg Traurig was a major corporate sponsor of the “Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs” exhibit underway at the Museum of Art in Ft. Lauderdale. Ben Phipps presented a paper at the 2005 Annual Property Tax Symposium of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation in San Antonio. Jason M. Murray of Carlton Fields in Miami was elected to membership in The American Law Institute. Thomas A. Dye of Carlton Fields in West Palm Beach wrote a chapter in the book Inside the Minds: Winning Legal Strategies for ADR, published by Aspatore Books. Dye’s chapter focuses on applying negotiation strategy to litigation, arbitration, and mediation. Thomas Katz of Ruden McClosky in Ft. Lauderdale spoke on “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Charitable Contributions of Real Property and Other Illiquid Assets, and Hot Topics for Like-Kind Exchanges” at a continuing education seminar sponsored by the Gulf Coast Community Foundation of Venice. Anna Marie Hernandez of Kubicki Draper was elected to serve on the board of directors of the Cuban-American Bar Association for 2006. She was also elected to serve as secretary of the organization for the same term. Rep. Jeff Kottkamp, R-Cape Coral,of Morgan & Morgan in Ft. Myers was appointed chair of the Judiciary Appropriations Committee by the speaker of the Florida House of Representatives. January 15, 2006 News & Notes January 15, 2006 News and Noteslast_img read more

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“It’s not in the budget” is just an excuse

first_img 10SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr “It’s not in the budget.” “We don’t have the budget for that now.” “We didn’t budget for that item this year.”If you have ever worked in a credit union or bank, you have surely heard those words. Or should I say excuses? Because that is what those phrases are.Technology, marketing and training. Those seem like the areas hardest hit with the budget axe. But the “not in the budget” excuse can strike every part of the operation.How do you avoid the excuse trap? Here are four ideas:Shift dollars—The budget is probably the budget. There are certain net income numbers you are striving to hit. But that doesn’t mean when a new idea or project arises that you should automatically rule it out because you didn’t budget for that item. Just pull the dollars from another project. For example, if you don’t have the budget for a marketing audit then pause an advertising campaign because you feel the audit will improve your overall marketing efforts. Admit it’s not a priority—You need to align the budget with what is most important to your financial institution. So be honest when it comes to talking numbers. Is there really no room in the budget for a particular item or is the honest truth you don’t want to spend the money on it? For example, you may say you want to be a fast follower in technology but your financial priorities are more important than offering an awesome mobile platform. continue reading »last_img read more

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NBA free agency news: Kawhi Leonard says he hasn’t bought property in Toronto … yet

first_img NBA Finals 2019: Kyle Lowry speechless when kid calls him ‘icon all over Canada’ “No, I didn’t,’’ Leonard said when asked if he had indeed bought property north of the border. “It didn’t happen yet, no.”Kawhi Leonard when asked if he had purchased property in Toronto 🤔pic.twitter.com/pI8YFh2og5— Ball Realm (@TheBallRealm) June 9, 2019That discreet “yet” in Leonard’s response undoubtedly perked up a few ears in Canada. Related News Kevin Durant injury update: Warriors star (calf) listed as questionable for Game 5 This isn’t the first installment of property watch with Leonard. The Los Angles Times reported in January that the three-time All-Star had purchased a Tuscan-style estate in a San Diego County community for $13.3 million using a corporate entity he manages.However, Leonard bought the West Coast mansion before this storybook run through the playoffs and the outpouring of affection from the city of Toronto.”Coming in, I wanted to be able to contribute to the team and be able to get them to this point, and we’re doing it so far. I just feel like I did something special for them, just this group, just being able to be the first team to get to the NBA Finals for Toronto,” Leonard told reporters after winning Game 1 of the NBA Finals. “That’s how fans are. Everyone out here they love, not just me. If you walk through the city or if I’m with one of my teammates, they show them a lot of love as well. It’s a great support group out here with the fans and with everyone in Toronto.” NBA Finals 2019: Warriors’ Andre Iguodala wants to make ‘another run’ at championship next year Kawhi Leonard and the Raptors are one win away from winning the first NBA Finals in franchise history, but even with that milestone on the horizon, the superstar is still fielding questions about his future beyond this month.After practice Sunday, Leonard was asked about circulating reports that he had purchased a property in Toronto — a report that gave Raptors fans hope they would re-sign Leonard in free agency this summer. He shot the rumor down, sort of. Leonard, who will be only 28 years old when free agency opens in July, is one of the crown jewels of a 2019 class that features Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Kemba Walker and Klay Thompson, among others.During his radio show last week, Toronto sports radio host Michael Landsberg said Leonard had purchased a property in Toronto. His report was corroborated by his guest, David Thorpe of TrueHoop.com.“Everyone that I’ve talked to and is connected to his group agree the Raptors have done what they needed to do (to sign Leonard),” Thorpe said. “That doesn’t mean he can’t change his mind, of course he can, but as it stands today it’s hard to imagine that he would go somewhere else.“Now he’s not going to sign a long-term deal, I wouldn’t think. He doesn’t have to. But it’s fair to guess he’s going to give at least a year or two more to Toronto to continue that relationship and see where it goes.”last_img read more

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Leicester in talks with French international defender over possible move

first_img Marseille defender Rod Fanni could join Leicester Marseille right back Rod Fanni is in talks with Leicester City about a move to the Premier League, according to reports in France.Leicester have already made five summer signings this summer and could be about to make their sixth if a move for the French international goes through.According to France Football, the player’s representatives are due to fly to England this week in an attempt to thrash out a deal for the 32-year-old.Fanni’s arrival would add experience to the Foxes’ back line, with the right back boasting 88 appearances for Marseille and five caps for France. 1last_img

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COIMÍN AND TAOBHÓG LAND COUNTY BUNSCOIL TITLES

first_imgBy Micheál O Dochartaigh: Coimín NS and Taobhóg NS win County Football titles in Glenfinn.In sun-drenched Páirc Taobhóige, Glenfinn, eight schools battled it out to become this year’s Allianz Cumann na mBunscoil County Div 2 champions in both girls and boys football.In the girls competition the following schools took part: Scoil Treasa Naofa, Malin; St Naul’s, Keelogs; Sraith Mór, Glendowan and Scoil Taobhóige, Glenfinn. This year saw one of the most thrilling games ever at schools level with Taobhóg and St Naul’s needing extra time to separate them. Taobhóg eventualling winning by a few points. In the boys section Scoil an Choimín, Glenfinn; Gaelscoil Cois Feabhail, Moville; Fintra NS, Killybegs and Sraith Mór, Glendowan took part. There was certainly some fine displays by the young players and in the end Scoil an Choimín emerged victors for the second successive year with a strong skilful performance all day.Cumann na mBunscol would like to thank Glenfinn club for the use of its excellent facilities, referees Jason Friel and Gerard McHugh, the ladies from Glenfinn for providing refreshments, and County Star Frank McGlynn who presented the prizes.COIMÍN AND TAOBHÓG LAND COUNTY BUNSCOIL TITLES was last modified: June 12th, 2014 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) Tags:Allianz Cumann na mBunscoilScoil an ChoimínTaobhóglast_img read more