Stephen Curry: “I never want to have a reality show of my life”

first_imgOAKLAND – Unlike the Kardashians, Simon Cowell and Donald Trump, Warriors star Stephen Curry has vowed not to break this self-imposed rule.“I never want to have a reality show of my life,” Curry told Bay Area News Group.So when he weighed his latest venture with Facebook Watch, Curry admitted feeling “very skeptical” on agreeing to the project. He only did so once he realized this could be another platform to highlight his storied NBA career, while also promoting his Christian faith and …last_img read more

Raiders’ Gareon Conley reflects on neck injury that had him carted off field

first_imgALAMEDA — Gareon Conley admitted to some concern while laying on the sideline after being inadvertently hit in the head with the thigh of teammate Johnathan Abram.Yet by the time medical personnel had removed Conley’s facemask, strapped him to a cervical board were taking him from the Coliseum on a stretcher, the cornerback’s concern had shifted to his family.“I don’t want my family to think something is more than what it is,” Conley said Friday as the Raiders wrapped up preparations to …last_img read more

Key Takeaways for Professionals on Building Trust & Credibility

first_imgOn Wednesday the MFLN Military Caregiving concentration hosted their monthly webinar on ‘Empowering Those We Help: Building Trust and Credibility’ to military helping professionals that may be working with family caregivers of wounded service members and those caring for someone with special needs.The professional development training was more of a “back to basics” guide that focused on principles to effective services on empowering families and increasing resilience, while recognizing that families have expert-level knowledge regarding their own experiences and key insight into the needs of their loved one.Upon completion of the webinar, presenter Alicia Cassels, Extension Professor from West Virginia University, provided key takeaways for professionals to think about as they go forth in their work with military families.  As you read the following key takeaways, think about how these may affect your work experience. Do these represent your current work environment or are there areas for improvement?Effective service provision empowers families and helps increase resilience.Effective service providers recognize that families have expert-level knowledge regarding their own experiences and key insight into the needs of their loved ones.Communication styles, family culture, base culture, special needs and other factors impact family decisions to seek support. Professional skills, personal attributes and experiences influence provider interactions with families.It is important for providers to learn as much as possible about the cultures that they serve.Effective helping professionals convey key characteristics when collaborating with families. These characteristics include: unbiased, emotionally mature, culturally competent, non-judgmental, accepting, empathetic, objective and empowering.Comprehensive needs assessments should be conducted prior to goal setting and should identify family strengths and needs.Periodic reviews of goals should be conducted in order to address changing family needs and priorities.Providers are ideally seen as hubs for accurate information, family support and needs-based referrals.Collaborative working relationships with organizations that serve your population will increase your capacity to help families access necessary services.It is important to assist families in adjusting expectations regarding services based on knowledge of typical timelines and experiences.If you missed Wednesday’s MFLNMC webinar there is still time to watch the recording and receive continuing education credit or a certificate of completion for training hours. Simply go to, ‘Empowering Those We Help: Building Trust and Credibility’ to learn more.This MFLN-Military Caregiving concentration blog post was published on August 21, 2015.last_img read more

Turks and Caicos makes the grade fiscally set to get 16 million

first_img Recommended for you TCI European Union money could be lost due to UK referendum on membership Related Items:European Union Development Fund, Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability, washington misick Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 28 May 2015 – The outstanding accolades keep on coming in and this time the Turks and Caicos may see its credit rating significantly upgraded after a Standard and Poor’s review due in the next few weeks. The Minister of Finance, Washington Misick said the Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability or PEFA assessment result came in on Wednesday and shows that the Turks and Caicos has rated very, very well. “The timing of this announcement could not be better in bolstering our nation’s rapidly improving financial reputation,” said the Minister of Finance and he explained the Public Financial Management performance or PFM is widely used by the World Bank and the European Union to gauge government’s fiscal performance. The review examined: Credibility of the Budget; Comprehensiveness and transparency; Policy-based budgeting; Predictability and control in budget execution; accounting, recording and reporting; external scrutiny and audit and donor practices. The Turks and Caicos outdid the results of the last review in 2011 and is now cleared to receive EU funding of €14.6 million euros in direct budget support to the education sector under the 11th European Union Development Fund. You can go to to see that PEFA report for yourself, we have the link. LINK: Preview of Budget reveals salary hikes, millions is saving with retired of UK bail out loan Cabinet Ministers get to spend more, CFO stays on the job Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApplast_img read more

Police Investigate Sudden Death

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppTurks and Caicos, May 23, 2017 – Providenciales –  Officers of the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force are awaiting an Autopsy report to determine the exact cause of death of 62 year old Dale Noris of Georgia, United States that occurred on Thursday 18th May 2017 on the Beach in the Lower Bight.Around 11:37AM, Police and Medical Personnel arrived on the beach in the vicinity of Coral Gardens where officers met persons administering Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation on an unresponsive male who was later pronounced dead at 12:22pm by a Doctor. Inquiries revealed that the 62 year old male was out in the water when witnesses noticed his body floating in the water. Upon making checks they noticed he had no pulse and was unresponsive. His body was transported to the morgue and is awaiting an autopsy which is scheduled for later this week.Press Release: RTCIPF#policeinvestigatedrowning Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items:#policeinvestigatedrowninglast_img read more

BJP to organize nationwide protest programmes over Purulia killings

first_imgKolkata: The BJP leadership is planning to organize nation-wide agitation against the alleged killing of two party workers in West Bengal’s Purulia district, a senior party leader said today.The party has planned to hold protests and demonstrations in all the state capitals and New Delhi between June 18-June 24 against the alleged killing of two BJP activists Dulal Kumar and Trilochan Mahato, BJP national secretary Rahul Sinha said.”During this agitation programme we will speak about the reign of terror in West Bengal under TMC rule. We will also organize similar agitation programmes in all West Bengal districts during the same time,” he told PTI. Also Read – Heavy rain hits traffic, flightsA senior state BJP leader said at a time when TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is trying to pitch herself as the fulcrum of the anti-BJP alliance, the nation wide agitation will “expose the reign of terror TMC in Bengal”.Two BJP activists – 35-year-old Dulal Kumar and 20-year-old Trilochan Mahato were found hanging in West Bengal’s Purulia district on June 2 and May 31 respectively.BJP president Amit Shah will visit Purulia’a Balrampur area, where the bodies of two men were found hanging allegedly in the wake of panchayat elections. He is scheduled to pay a two-day visit to the state from June 27, BJP state general secretary Sayantan Basu said. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Merc, 2 B’deshi bystanders killedAfter the death of Mahato, Shah had tweeted “Deeply hurt by the brutal killing of our young karyakarta, Trilochan Mahato, in Balarampur, West Bengal. A young life full of possibilities was brutally taken under state’s patronage. He was hanged on a tree just because his ideology differed from that of state sponsored goons.”The BJP president had tweeted again after the death of Dulal Kumar. “Distressed to know about yet another killing of BJP karyakarta Dulal Kumar in Balarampur, West Bengal. This continued brutality and violence in the land of West Bengal is shameful and inhuman. Mamata Banerjee’s govt has completely failed to maintain law and order in the state.”The alleged killings had created a political controversy as the BJP had performed well against TMC in Balarampur area of Purulia district in the recent panchayat elections.The BJP had alleged the deaths were “political murders” and demanded a CBI inquiry into the incidents.The BJP had alleged that the TMC was behind the killing. TMC has denied the charge.last_img read more