National Trust staff appear in fundraising calendar

first_img Advertisement About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Tagged with: calendar Recruitment / people Trading National Trust staff appear in fundraising calendar The National Trust staff are all fully clothed, unlike many other charity fundraising calendars. It features faces of all ages from across the Trust, including a gardener, chef, woodsman, cider maker, master mason and farmer. The calendar costs £7.95 and will be on sale from 4 December in forty of the National Trust’s shops and online.www.shop.nationaltrust.org.uk  44 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1center_img Sue Herdman, Editor of The National Trust Magazine, who came up with the idea, said: “It would be a travesty if Seaton Delaval Hall, Sir John Vanbrugh’s great Baroque masterpiece, was sold privately and not saved for the nation. Everyone involved in the calendar project, including the designer, photographer and printer, has either offered their services for free – or at a substantial discount – for this terrific cause.” Howard Lake | 1 December 2008 | News The Trust has raised £1 million so far, but needs to raise a further £2 million in order to secure the purchase. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 The National Trust has published its ‘Men at Work’ calendar featuring “thirteen of the Trust’s finest” to raise funds to purchase Seaton Delaval Hall in Northumberland.last_img read more

Home grown: Fryer says litter is a large problem for Pike County

first_img Home grown: Fryer says litter is a large problem for Pike County Sponsored Content Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Latest Stories His efforts are almost fruitless but not thankless.“In the morning, I’ll pick up every piece of litter, from the railroad tracks to the bend in the road but, by afternoon, it’s already littered again,” Fryer said. “It’s sinful that people don’t care any more about their community or themselves than to throw trash on the side of the road.”As Fryer walked the roadside Monday, picking up trash with a pickup tool and depositing it in a plastic garbage bag, Jerry Coleman stopped to thank him for caring enough “to pick up somebody else’s garbage.” You Might Like Webinar to focus on bugs, good and bad Alabama Extension will continue using a modern approach to learning about bugs – good and bad – with a series… read more Print Article Skip Frank Fryer is a homegrown resident of Brundidge. He now lives in Illinois but, when he’s back home he is picking up litter.MESSENGER PHOTO/JAINE TREADWELLFrank Richard Fryer’s family has owned farmland on County Road 4408 for more than 165 years.The county road first served the farming community and, although the dirt road was well traveled, only sandspurs and beggars’ lice cluttered the roadside. Then, the road was paved, houses sprung up and the road provided a convenient shortcut from Barbour County, as well as local travel, to Troy. The sandspurs and beggars’ lice gave way to litter.As a homegrown product, who now lives in Naperville, Illinois, Fryer spends many hours of his time back home in Brundidge picking up trash along County Road 4408 in Pronto. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? 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We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Published 3:00 am Tuesday, January 20, 2015 “Not many people come out and pick up trash because people throw it right back down,” Coleman said, in expressing appreciation to Fryer for his efforts to keep Pronto “presentable.”“A lot of people do stop and say ‘thank you’ but they are not the ones who are throwing trash on the roadside,” Fryer said. “I ask them to encourage others to stop littering and, hopefully, they do.”Fryer said there’s no single profile of a litterbug.“I’ve picked up everything from personal hygiene products to diapers – dirty diapers,” he said. “I’ve picked up fast food restaurant sacks and wrappers, cola cups and beer bottles, including six- and 12-pack beer boxes with empty bottles in them. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits “Cigarette packages and smokeless tobacco containers are all along the road and all kinds of plastic bottles that have been used as spit cups and are still filled with spit. Some spit bottles have the caps on them. The others I have to empty before sacking them.”Fryer said motor oil containers are common among highway litter as are wrappers from items from quick stops and include tops from pop-top snacks, such as potato chip and Vienna sausage cans.“It’s amusing that, while stopped at a railroad crossing, motorists will empty their ashtrays and leave a pile of cigarette butts right on the pavement or on the roadside,” he said. “The large bags of thrash that are throw out, probably belong to people who throw their trash on the side of the road rather than pay a garbage pickup fee.“Litter is a big problem and it’s not just on County Road 4408. It’s all around the county. And, it is shameful.”Fryer said, on a 1,000-mile trip across five states, from his home in Illinois to Utah, the roadways were almost litter free.“Most of the small amount of litter we did see was in the Chicago area,” he said. “Out West, they just don’t litter. I don’t know why we don’t take the same amount of pride in our hometowns and home state that those people take in theirs.”For 15 years, Fryer has been picking up trash on the roadside in Pike County every time he’s back home. But, he said there are those who are out on the roadside picking up trash year round and they deserve a huge pat on the back because they are true community servants. By Jaine Treadwell Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day This Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s… Book Nook to reopen Email the author By Secrets Revealedlast_img read more

Live Asian Games 2018, Day 13: Indian women’s hockey team loses to Japan, gets silver

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Asian Games News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: The Indian women hockey team’s dream of reclaiming the gold at the Asian Games after 36 years remained unfulfilled as it lost 1-2 to Japan to settle for the silver medal on a penultimate day (Day 13) at the ongoing 2018 Asian Games.ALSO READ: Asian Games 2018: Day 13 India full schedule, IST Timings and moreEarlier, Day 12 witnessed India adding more medals to their medal tally as Jinson Johnson won the men’s 1500m gold while the quartet of Hima Das, V Vismaya, Saritaben Gayakwad and M Poovamma bagged the shiny gold in women’s 4×400 metre relay. Seema Punia and Chitra Unnikrishnan settled for bronze in their events respectively. Round up from Asian Games 2018 Day 12 hereAsian Games 2018 Day 3 Updates:# Silver for India: Women’s hockey team misses golden chance, loses to Japan in the finals. They settle for silver. # Hockey: India is facing Japan in the finals of women’s hockey. At the halftime, India 1-1 Japan.# BOXING: India’s Amit Panghal enters finals of men’s 49 kg category.# SQUASH: India gets bronze after losing to Hong Kong in Squash men’s team semi finals# SAILING: Varsha Gautham and Sweta Shervegar win silver in the 49er FX, Harshita Tomar wins bronze in the Open Laser 4.7# ROLLER SKATE: Aarathy Kasturi and Varsha Sriramakrishna finish seventh and eighth respectively in women’s Road 20km race# SOFT TENNIS: In Women’s team Preliminary Group A match – India lost 0-3 to Republic of Korea# SOFT TENNIS: In Men’s team preliminary group C match – India lost 0-3 to Indonesia# DIVING: Ramananda Sharma qualifies for men’s Springboard final# BOXING: Vikas Krishan has apparently pulled  out from his semi-final bout due to an eye injury and has settled for a bronze in men’s 75kg category: PTI# SQUASH: HUGE NEWS! Women’s squash team to fight for gold as they beat Malaysia 2-0 in the semi-finals.# TABLE TENNIS: Manika Batra eliminated by China’s Manyu Wang in women’s singles Round of 16. She lost by 4-1.# TABLE TENNIS: Sharath Kamal crashes out after losing 2-4 to Chinese Taipei’s Chihyuan Chuang in men’s singles Round of 16# JUDO: Rajwinder Kaur’s journey ends as she loses out to Jiawen Tsai of Chinese Taipei in women’s +78kg Repechage round. # VOLLEYBALL: India lose 0-3 to Chinese Taipei in women’s classification match.# VOLLEYBALL: India trail 0-2 against Chinese Taipei after losing the second set by 16-25.# JUDO: Avtar Singh loses to Ivan Remarenco in men’s -100kg Round of 16.# VOLLEYBALL: India lose the first set 21-25 against Chinese Taipei.# VOLLEYBALL: India are leading 9-7 against Chinese Taipei in the first set of women’s classification match.last_img read more