Libraries computerised thanks to Hospitals Donation

first_img Electricity Cost of Service Study among the big agenda items at September 11 Cabinet meeting #MagneticMediaNews The Luxury of Grace Bay in Down Town Provo Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, TCI, February 9, 2017 – Libraries in the country which were without computers will see that changed thanks to a generous and modern donation by the TCI Hospitals this morning.Education Minister, Josephine Connolly with the Cecil Graham, Chief Librarian for the country were overjoyed at the gift of eight new computers which will add to the compliment already in Grand Turk and Provo and the HP desktops will give three other libraries what they do not have: computers.   “I’m happy that organizations like yours see it fit to step up to the plate, to help our children achieve their goals, and I can assure you also that they will look after these computers.”“With these available now the children are able to do their research because not all the time we are able to have the books, so they need to go on the internet.” – Cecil Graham, Chief LibrarianDaniel Carriere, CEO of TCI Hospitals says this is a gift from InterHealth Canada Corporate and that it is all about adding to the quality of life and ease for a good education.   “This is a small component of what InterHealth tries to do every year in terms of returning money and also our attention back to the community.”Detorrie Tennant, the Information Systems Manager at the Hospitals said the machines are not only new and state of the art, but they are earth friendly.   “Green, in that it has a very small power supply which burns not much electricity, and the screen which is the  most obvious thing is 21.5 inches, its very sharp.”Grand Turk and Provo libraries will each get one computer; two new computers will go to South Caicos, two to the library in Bottle Creek, North Caicos and two computers are earmarked for Kew, also in North Caicos.   The handover happened this morning at the Cheshire Hall Medical Centre. Recommended for youcenter_img Related Items:#magneticmedianews ALERT # 2 ON POTENTIAL TROPICAL CYCLONE NINE ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY THURSDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER, 2019 AT 9 PM EDT Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApplast_img read more

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Christmas Services Schedule For Wilmington Churches

first_imgShare this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedChristmas Services Schedule For Wilmington ChurchesIn “Community”Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Schedule For Wilmington ChurchesIn “Community”Christmas Services Schedule For Wilmington ChurchesIn “Community” Thank You To Our Sponsor: WILMINGTON, MA — Below is information on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day services for all Wilmington churches:Abundant Life Church — Christmas Eve: 4pmCongregational Church in Wilmington — Christmas Eve: 7pmGrace Chapel — Christmas Eve: 3pm and 4:30pmSt. Dorothy’s — Christmas Eve: 6pm; Christmas Day: 7:30am and 11amSt. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church — December 23: Family-Friendly Christmas Service at 10amSt. Thomas — Christmas Eve: 4pm and 10:30pm; Christmas Day: 9amWilmington United Methodist Church — Christmas Eve: 5pm (Family Service), 7pm (Traditional Service), 11pm (Candlelight Service)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.last_img read more

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Poker no more just a traditional game before Diwali

first_imgDespite lavish poker parties and informal tournaments being the major attractions, particularly during Diwali, playing it as a proper sport or making a career out of it still remains a taboo, though some youngsters are trying hard to change that perception.There is huge money in poker and youngsters are making somewhere between Rs 10 lakh and Rs 1 crore every month. One such player is Aditya Agarwal.Agarwal, the face of Indian poker and who has managed to make a name for himself at the international level and earn millions of dollars, says that it is still awkward for him to tell people that he actually does “gambling” for a living. Also Read – A league of his own!“Coming from an Indian family, I was always in denial that I could actually take it up as a career. I always liked playing it but thought that once I complete my graduation, I would get a job. But by the time I graduated, I was already doing well and was making a lot of money. In fact, I became somewhat famous,” recalled Agarwal.“At that time, I thought that doing anything else other than this would be stupid and that’s how I got into it,” he told PTI. Also Read – Domingo named new Bangladesh cricket coachAgarwal, who hails from Kolkata, had recently made headlines when he bagged a massive USD 96,445 at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, which is considered one of the biggest tournaments in poker.“Although most other casino games are about luck, Poker is a game where you need to have some skills. Being good at mathematics is an advantage as there are a lot of numbers involved. You also need to understand the psychology of your opponents and judge their behaviour. Besides, mental fitness is a must to be able to make good decisions every single time. Sometimes for 10 to 14 hours at a stretch when you are playing tournaments.“Best players are those who are good at all these aspects,” explained Agarwal, who along with his brother Rajat, founded PokerGuru.in, a website dedicated to the game.Agarwal started playing over a decade ago when he was student in the Philadelphia, USA, and recalled that the telecast of World Series Poker in 2003 on the television got him and many others hooked to the game.“The World Series was won by an amateur. People watched it and got interested. I was 18 and in college. I started playing and gradually got better. I had a knack for the game. I started playing online as well and did well. It made me work harder and I also got mentors to teach me. Soon I was travelling the entire circuit,” said the 31-year-old.last_img read more

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Lower Your Card Processing Fees

first_img Ever feel that credit card processing fees are taking an exceptionally large bite out of your profits? You may be right, says Bob Carr, CEO of Heartland Payment Systems, a card processing company based in Princeton, New Jersey. “Transaction costs have increased to the point where some merchants are paying as much as 3 percent of the total sale,” says Carr, who recommends five steps to manage processing and reduce the costs of credit card processing.1.Understand your bill. Know what services you are getting and how much you are paying for each one. “Most [business owners] don’t know this is something you can negotiate once you understand the billing,” says Carr.2.Scout out surcharges. At a minimum, processing fees involve the credit card company, the bank that issued the card and the processing company. “There can be up to 10 middlemen between the merchant and their money,” says Carr. “Ask your processing company, ‘Who am I paying, and what are they doing for me?'”3.Know your numbers. Fees differ by card type, so learn which ones your customers use most often, and negotiate processing accordingly. “Merchants [can] get quoted a lowball rate on one category, such as debit cards, and pay a much higher rate on others,” Carr explains.4.Buy, don’t rent. Processing equipment suitable for small businesses can be purchased outright for $300, yet many merchants fall prey to leases priced at $40 to $50 per month or more.5.Shop around. Says Carr, “The best way to buy is the way the big guys buy: talking to multiple companies and negotiating the lowest possible price.”Jennifer Pelletis a freelance writer specializing in business and finance. October 1, 2006 2 min read Growing a business sometimes requires thinking outside the box. This story appears in the October 2006 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe » Free Webinar | Sept. 9: The Entrepreneur’s Playbook for Going Global Register Now »last_img read more

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