General Manager Gary Thulander announcedtoday that the Equinox Resort & Spa has been named one of the World’s 500Greatest Hotels by Travel & Leisure Magazine. The Travel & Leisure 500is composed of the 500 hotels that have received the highest overallscores from the 2002 World’s Best Awards survey, taking into considerationrooms/facilities, location, service, restaurants/food and value. “We arethrilled to be recognized as one of the elite properties in the World,”commented Thulander. “This award is a testament to our incrediblydedicated staff. Over the past year we have worked very hard to upgradeour amenities and deliver a memorable resort experience to our guests.It’s gratifying to see those efforts recognized in the form of this award. It’s all part of our goal to be the number one resort in the Northeast.”The Travel and Leisure accreditation is the latest in an impressive arrayof awards bestowed upon the Equinox. During the past year, The Equinox hasreceived; The Golden Key Award 2002 – Meetings & Conventions Magazine,Inner Circle Award 2002 – American Society of Association Executives(ASAE), Silver Metal Award 2002 – Golf Magazine, 100 Best Golf Courses inNew England -New England Journal of Golf, Top 10 Woman Friendly Courses -Golf for Women Magazine, Connoisseur’s Choice 2002 -Resorts & GreatHotels, Excellence in the East -Meetings East and Four Diamond – AAA.The Travel and Leisure award comes on the heels of the opening of two newfacilities at The Equinox. The first new facility is the Rockwell Room,which has created 3,200 additional square feet of flexible,state-of-the-art function space. The Rockwell Room officially opened thispast fall. In January of 2003 the Equinox unveiled the new Avanyu(pronounced ah VAHN you) Spa. The Avanyu Spa is a beautifully appointed13,000 square foot facility that provides the utmost in spa experiencesfor resort guests and the local community. The Spa features a 75’ x 25’indoor pool, 10 treatment rooms, a weight and aerobic room, a relaxationarea and beautiful locker room facilities. Local memberships to the spaare available on a limited basis.
Keep a detailed journalWriting down exactly what you experience in the office will serve many purposes. First, it will help you to vent without having to open up to a coworker or bringing your work drama home with you. Second, on the off chance you’ll need detailed documentation on an incident down the road, you’ll be fully prepared with notes from that exact time period.Keep to yourselfYou don’t have to be friends with your coworkers, you just have to be a good team player. So, if your workplace is wearing on you, just keep your head down and do your work. You are not paid to be social comrades with your colleagues but are compensated for your job performance. Being courteous, cordial, and collaborative are certainly enough so remember to do your job well and avoid trouble by laying low.Decide what’s nextIf your workplace is so toxic that you just can’t bear it any longer, it’s probably time to move on. Because you spend more time at work than you do with your friends and family, it’s critical that you don’t dread going into the office. If you have tried to stick it out but can’t, think about what’s best for your future. The good news is that although things are rough, you do have employment which many job seekers don’t have while on the hunt. So, take your time finding the right new position so your next workplace is better than your current one. 23SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,Wendy Moody Wendy Moody is a Senior Editor with CUInsight.com. Wendy works with the editorial team to help edit the content including current news, press releases, jobs and events. She keeps … Web: www.cuinsight.com Details
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“We lament all deaths, but it’s everyone’s destiny,” Bolsonaro said in front of the presidential residence in Brasilia earlier on Tuesday.Even in states and cities where leaders had previously instituted lockdown orders, authorities have been rapidly loosening restrictions in recent days, despite the number of daily new cases continuing to grow in most regions.Topics : Brazil registered another record number of novel coronavirus deaths over the last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Tuesday evening, as the pandemic in Latin America’s largest country shows no signs of slowing down.The nation registered 28,936 additional cases of the novel coronavirus, the ministry said, and 1,262 deaths. There are now 555,383 total confirmed coronavirus cases in Brazil and 31,199 coronavirus deaths.The fresh record comes as some Brazilian leaders, including right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro, continue to belittle the virus, warning that the economic fallout from quarantine measures will be worse than the virus itself.
Two people were injured after a vehicle collision on State Road 229 near 1450 North Monday night.Emergency personnel responded to the scene of the the two vehicle crash around 5:23 p.m.An investigation led by Batesville Police Officer Ryan Metcalf revealed that Michael Wenning, 58, of Batesville was driving north on S.R. 229 when he traveled left of center and collided head on with another vehicle traveling south.The second vehicle was driven by Kimberly Youngman, 35, of Batesville.According to a witness, Air Care landed at St. Paul’s Crossroads Lutheran Church. Youngman was flown to University of Cincinnati Hospital for serious injuries.Wenning was transported by ambulance to Margaret Mary Health.No word on the current condition of either driver.
Former Hearts of Lions striker,Sadat Bukari scored for FC Astra in a 3-2 away win over Slovan Liberec of the Czech Republic in their second leg Uefa Europa league game. Bukari, who played alongside another Ghanaian youngster, Seidu Yahaya, was brought on in the 78th minute and scored the match winner after 10 minutes.FC Astra will be waiting anxiously for the draw on Saturday to know their opponents in the Europa League group stage. Sadat Bukari and his Ghanaian counterpart progressed to the group stage of the competition on a 6-2 aggregate after winning the first leg by 3-0.Both players were in action in the first leg of the game as their Romanian side defeated Slovan Liberec from Czech Republic by 3-0.FC Astra recorded their 5th win of the season after they won 5-0 over Brasov in their Romanian League in which Sadat Bukari scored his first goal of the season after returning from injury.Sadat Bukari, who was part of the U-17 side that represented Ghana at the World Cup in 2005 in Peru, was transferred from Ghana Premier League side Heart of Lions to Tunisian team Étoile du Sahel in a $1 million jackpot. He was rumored to have signed a deal with Brondby in August 2008. In the summer of 2012 he signed with the Romanian club Astra Giurgiu. Sadat has so far played 16 matches this season for Astra with 5 goals. In a telephone interview, Sadat said, “We are very thankful to the Almighty Allah for giving us victory. We are looking forward to progressing to the next stage of the competion”.He ended by saying “we are, however happy that Sportscrusader finds it important to stay in constant touch with us. We feel abandoned here by the Ghana media. God bless you”.
Qatar Airways has subsequently also become the official “global airline partner” of CONMEBOL, the South American football confederation.Uruguay are the nation with the most Copa America titles, 15, and Cavani said there was a real possibility they could win again.“We have very good chances, we have been playing very well in recent years and had a good competition in Russia,” he said.“Historically, Uruguay is a team smart enough to have won it the most times.“This, I think, gives prestige to Uruguay in this competition.”The draw for the event takes place on January 24. FILE PHOTO: Edison Cavani Doha, Qatar | AFP | Uruguay’s Edinson Cavani admitted Monday that Qatar’s inclusion among teams in this year’s Copa America was a “surprise” but backed the Gulf state’s first ever tournament appearance.The 31-year-old, who plays for Qatari-owned French champions Paris Saint-Germain, said allowing the World Cup 2022 host in to South America’s biggest international competition could prove “special”.“To have Qatar is a surprise and I think it is going to be something very nice,” the Uruguay striker said to reporters at PSG’s winter training camp in Doha.“To have a team from this continent at the Copa America, it’s something very special to bring a new culture and to mix with the South Americans.”The 2019 tournament will take place in Brazil in June and July this year.It was announced in May that Qatar would be one of the 12 teams taking part. Japan have also been invited.The same month it was also announced that Qatar’s state-owned airline, Qatar Airways, would be the shirt sponsor of arguably South America’s biggest club side, Boca Juniors of Argentina. Share on: WhatsApp
Facebook57Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Niki Ruggiero for Radiance Herbs and MassageRecently, communities around the United States celebrated Earth Day. Towns, schools, and community groups spent time picking up trash from parks, roadways, and beaches, educating people on waste reduction, and encouraging individuals and businesses to make more ecologically healthy choices. This year’s theme was End Plastic Pollution.One Olympia business considers every day Earth Day: Radiance Herbs and Massage. Part of their mission statement involves “the ethical and conscientious selection of products and services, remembering that we are all participants in sustaining planetary life.”Radiance Herbs and Massage carries more than 250 bulk products in their downtown Olympia store.To that end, Radiance has long worked diligently to live out that value in their own business practices, as well as in the products they sell. Radiance is part of the Green Power program through Puget Sound Energy. They compost all of their cardboard and paper packaging, as well as office paper products. They focus on repairing their equipment, rather than disposing of items and purchasing new. They recycle all their glass and printer ink cartridges. They purchase post-consumer waste paper products, such as toilet paper, printer paper, and paper towels. They purchase as much of their products in bulk as they can. Radiance considers these efforts, which at times are more expensive alternatives, as “investments in the environment and community.”For customers, Radiance offers many products in bulk or with reusable packaging: teas, herbs, and body care products — many of which are formulated in-house or allow for containers to be refilled! Shoppers are always encouraged to bring their own bottles to fill up. When purchasing from suppliers, Radiance prefers products in non-plastic packaging whenever possible.While these practices on the part of Radiance take more effort than standard business conventions, owners and staff believe that taking these steps is part of living the shop’s foundational values. Radiance has been recognized for these efforts by area organizations, too. In 2015, Radiance won the Green Business Award for Medium Sized Businesses from the Thurston County Chamber.Take advantage of Radiance’s environmental efforts and enjoy the peace of mind knowing that you are making wise, earth-friendly choices with your purchases every day.
Visitors with respiratory conditions or fever will not be allowed.Limit visitors to immediate family only.Visitors must be age 18 or older.All public meetings and gatherings at Providence facilities have been canceled.You can protect yourself from COVID-19 infection the same ways you protect against the common cold or seasonal flu:Clean your hands. Alcohol gel works well in most situations, but hand washing with soap and water for 20-30 seconds, should be performed after going to the bathroom, before eating, or when your hands are visibly soiled.Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash. Then perform hand hygiene. (Putting a tissue on a table contaminates the surface of the table with germs.)Routinely disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces, using a cleaning spray or wipe.Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.Practice social distancing.Stay home when you are sick.At our Providence Medical Group Clinics, we are also taking extra precautions in light of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). All primary care patient appointments are being contacted by MA/RN phone calls asking the screening questions prior to arrival. If the patient needs triage, the call is routed to a RN to triage and give recommendations. Voicemails are left if we are not able to reach the patient asking the patient to contact the centralized triage nurse prior to coming in for the appt. If patients are negative for screening but have respiratory symptoms and insists on being seen, they are instructed to mask upon entry into the clinic and to remain masked throughout the entire visit.Currently, we have two triage RNs taking calls. Any patient who calls the call center with respiratory symptoms is routed to the RN to triage. We are strongly encouraging all patients to treat symptomatically at home if possible and isolate themselves. Do not go to work sick or attend public gatherings if symptomatic.At the Providence Community Care Center, the social service hub in downtown Olympia serving the homeless population, will be closing the day room and outdoor space portion of the center, effective March 17, until further notice. After special consideration and discussion with our Thurston County Health Department, we feel it is necessary to do our part to limit public gatherings and support social distancing.Providence will continue offering mental health and medication services to the vulnerable population who a currently receiving services at the center. This service will be provided by appointment only. No new individuals will be accepted for appointments at this time. We will be screening patients at the door and will only permit access to an appointment, if individual does not have symptoms of infectious disease.These are necessary steps to promote safety and limit the public gathering at all Providence facilities. We will continue to disinfect all areas of the center, and insist guests use proper hand hygiene as they enter the building for appointments.We will not be actively testing for COVID-19 at the Providence Community Care Center. If a guest presents who does have symptoms we are partnering with the Thurston County Public Health to put a plan in place to help meet the need for testing homeless in our community.We are monitoring this matter closely and will make adjustments, as necessary. We appreciate your help in keeping our patients, caregivers and community safe. We expect we will put additional precautions in place over the next few weeks and we will continue to update media outlets as well as the public as the information becomes available.The latest information can be found on www.providence.org/swupdate. Facebook65Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Providence Medical GroupAt Providence, safety is our priority. We are taking extra precautions in light of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). To prevent the risk of spreading COVID-19 or exposing patients, their visitors and our caregivers, we have modified our visitation policy at Providence St. Peter and Centralia Hospital. This allows us to promote safety, and conserve supplies needed to treat and control the spread of infectious disease. This new policy will be effective until further notice. We are monitoring this matter closely and will make adjustments, as necessary.We understand the importance of seeing loved ones while they are receiving care, and know the value visitors bring to our patients. However, during this time, we encourage our patients and their loved ones to communicate more through phone and video calls. If our patients don’t have video capabilities on their personal devices, we will attempt to make this technology available upon request during their stay.Visitor restrictions include:No more than two visitors in the hospital at a time per patient.Please don’t wait to visit in waiting rooms we are asking visitors not to congregate in public areas. Plan ahead and stagger visiting times.