Lotteries after lockdown – Part 2

first_img Topics: Lottery Marketing & affiliates Strategy Lottery Lotteries after lockdown – Part 2 28th May 2020 | By contenteditor Email Address AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwittercenter_img In the second part of Joanne Christie’s analysis of how lotteries must evolve after lockdown, discussion turns to the content and channels of marketing campaigns, and the importance of a digital fallback for the core retail offering. In the second part of Joanne Christie’s analysis of how lotteries must evolve after lockdown, discussion turns to the content and channels of marketing campaigns, and the importance of a digital fallback for the core retail offering. Read part one here.Advertising pivot As well as the changes to its site, Chvatal says Sazka has also shifted its media mix towards online media to attract more players.Drew Svitko, executive director at Pennsylvania Lottery, says it took a similar approach. “We have slightly shifted our advertising strategy. For example, we are increasing our digital and TV buys as lottery players are staying home instead of purchasing outdoor billboard space.”In this respect, Firestane says the problems experienced in the sports betting industry have created some opportunities for lotteries. “We have started spending a bit more on Google and PPC than we did before because there are opportunities for keywords that weren’t there in the past. Because the whole sports betting industry has collapsed, effectively there is less competition on those keywords.”It’s possible this has also led to a demographic shift, he says. “One thing I can say cautiously and it is anecdotal, is that surprisingly we are getting more younger people online than we used to. I don’t know what to attribute it to, whether it is the targeting that we are doing in our advertising or just younger people having more time on their hands right now and thinking that it’s an interesting proposition for a good cause, but I am seeing more of them. It’s a silver lining.”However, some lotteries have found what they were already doing marketing-wise has given them an unexpected boost. “We do a lot of TV advertising so there are actually more people sitting watching television at the moment because they are inside so we are getting a bit of a benefit from that,” says David McMorrow, managing director at the Scottish Children’s Lottery.Consequently, he says “our normal business levels are holding up well, with no downside”, thanks to increases in online offsetting any fall in retail sales. He adds, however, that its business is somewhat insulated to the falls seen elsewhere due to the fact a high percentage of its players have subscriptions.Good causes push And while the Scottish Children’s Lottery has largely stuck with its usual media channels, McMorrow says it has adapted its message. “There is quite a lot of charity focus at the moment in terms of the NHS and lots of other things, so people are probably thinking more charitably at this point,” he says. “We’ve upweighted that aspect of what we do. Rather than ‘buy tickets to win cash’, it’s been more of a charity-led message in this period to fit in with the mood of the nation. We don’t want to be too commercial in this period.”Camelot has taken a similar approach, says Brocklehurst. “The National Lottery Community Fund recently announced that up to £300m will be used to support the most vulnerable in communities across the UK. And the National Lottery Heritage Fund has set up a £50m emergency fund for British heritage sites after almost 50% said they will not survive beyond six months if the coronavirus shutdown continues.“To highlight this contribution, we very quickly turned around advertising to support the £300m community-focused fund – this uses user-generated video content from a wide range of beneficiaries across the UK thanking National Lottery players for their enormous contribution during this difficult time.”Indeed, the impact on both charities and state coffers from the decline in lottery sales is likely to be stark, especially in the US where in many states there is no online fallback.“We estimate that lottery contributions to the state could be $50m lower than projections for fiscal year 2020 as a result of the Covid-19 virus,” says Gordon Medenica, director at the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency.“Maryland would of course benefit from online sales, especially in times such as these, but implementation would require buy-in from both lawmakers and our retailers, many of whom still believe, against all evidence, that online lottery sales would hurt traditional brick-and-mortar businesses.“In Maryland, state law prohibits online lottery sales unlike states like Pennsylvania, which introduced online lottery products in June 2018. Anecdotal evidence shows that states offering tickets online have seen those sales surge.”In actual fact, the evidence is more than anecdotal. “Before the pandemic hit, Powerball and Mega Millions online sales were making up about 2% of total weekly Powerball and Mega Millions sales. In recent weeks, online sales are making up an average of 6% of total Powerball and Mega Millions weekly sales. However, we have had days above 10%,” says Svitko.This isn’t enough to make up for the retail shortfall, though. “While we are happy to see that growth online, a majority of our sales still come from our traditional games, which have decreased 25% since mid-March, and it’s important to note that the increase in online sales is not enough to offset the sales the lottery has lost on the traditional side of the business,” he says.Still, the evidence that states with iLotteries are mitigating the impact in some way is likely to prompt others to consider going online. While Maryland is prohibited by statute from doing so, most other states without iLotteries could set them up if they chose.“We have spoken with some other states regarding how New Hampshire approached our iLottery programme,” says Cleland. “Given that Covid-19 could come back this Fall, I imagine many states are determining how they can help their programmes become quasi-pandemic-proof to ensure they maintain revenues for good causes.”New Hampshire has some pretty impressive statistics from the Covid-19 period, with e-Instant sales up 92% between 21 March and 25 April and online draw-based games up 39% over the same period.Cleland says even slightly before month-end, April was a record month for both total deposits and net gaming revenue.Numbers like these are certain to provide food for thought for those US lotteries that have– thus far been dragging their heels on iLottery. Elsewhere, Covid-19 looks set to continue to prompt lottery operators to focus their attention online to try and recoup the losses being seen in retail.  Tags: Mobile Online Gambling Subscribe to the iGaming newsletterlast_img read more

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Throwback Thursday – Jonah Lomu shows glimpse of what’s to come during 1994 Test debut

first_imgFriday Nov 20, 2015 Throwback Thursday – Jonah Lomu shows glimpse of what’s to come during 1994 Test debut Today’s Throwback Thursday features a very young Jonah Lomu on the day he played his first ever Test match. It was the first Test against France in 1994, and Lomu became the youngest ever All Black at 19 years and 45 days, a record that still stands to this day.ADVERTISEMENTThe great man, who tragically passed away earlier this week, went on to play 67 times for his country, before his career was cut short due to the illness he suffered from since late 1995.The All Blacks lost this Test 22-8, and Lomu wasn’t on his best form in the second Test either, which they also lost, 23-20. He was up against great French winger Emile Ntamack and despite getting the better of him with this run, was shown up due to his inexperience.While he didn’t have a great debut, there were occasional flashes of brilliance, like this run early in the second half, where he got to stretch his legs and beat some tackles down the left wing.By the time the 1995 Rugby World Cup came around, Lomu had just two caps to his name but was included in the squad, and the rest is history. His exploits will live on forever. May he rest in peace.Follow Rugbydump on InstagramADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error See it to Believe it Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Experts explain what actually happens… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Leigh Halfpenny makes yet another… 26 WEEKS AGO Parisse alley-oop magic sets up brilliant… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyWrinkle Remedy Stuns TV Judges: Forget Surgery, Do This Once DailySmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items With A Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. 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 InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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Llorell House in La Costa Brava / DOSARQUITECTES

first_img “COPY” Architects: DOSARQUITECTES Area Area of this architecture project Save this picture!© Simon Garcia+ 15 Share Llorell House in La Costa Brava / DOSARQUITECTES Photographs:  Simon Garcia Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project CopyHouses•Tossa de Mar, Spain Manufacturers: RapselStructural Design Collaborator:Amanda Colom CalsinaTechnical Architect:Lluís Serrat TarrésBuilder:Rehabilitació i Construcció Salichs S.A.Installations:SINOPHOS GROUPCity:Tossa de MarCountry:SpainMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Simon GarciaRecommended ProductsWoodEGGERWood-based materials in EGGER HeadquartersWoodLunawoodThermo Timber and Industrial ThermowoodEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAWoodHESS TIMBERTimber – GLT HybridText description provided by the architects. Description
A house situated in the heart of the Costa Brava with incredible views to a coast bay.
The challenge was to fit a big program in a volume with some formal contrast with the nature of the place. So we propose some cubes placed as if they were randomly thrown, like if they were fallen from the sky, but finally they really derive from the fan-shape of the plot.
Save this picture!© Simon GarciaThose cubes have the same size: 7 by 7 meters. They are absolutely open by one side, in order to have the sea views and the best solar orientation, even that they are protected by those very special big blinds (operated by hydraulic system). The situation and position of those cubes project the directives of the rest of the levels of the house.
Save this picture!First Floor PlanUnder levels have been integrated in the field with a big spaces opening to the sea.Ground floor that is the main level is situating the most important used pieces in open and direct connection with the outside terraces, swimming-pool and gardens. Three patios help to increase natural lighting and ventilation of this level. Also the serve to distribute the uses of the different spaces: guest apartment, main entrance and study, or the kitchen area and main living room.Save this picture!© Simon GarciaLower level is in contact with the grass garden designed in micro-dunes. Here we can find the Spa and Hammam and a rest area. Separated there is also an apartment for the service of the house (housekeeper, babysitter). 
Save this picture!Floor PlanTwo main materials have been proposed for the façades:-  Travertine stone of the ventilated façade for the upper volumes, that is giving a noble 
character to this part of the house 
-  And the gabions filled with stones of the area, used for the basement of the house 
and for the walls and protections of the garden.Save this picture!© Simon GarciaAnother important aspect of the Project is the compliance to accomplish the principles of sustainable architecture, taking energy-saving measures into the design of the house and in the 
selection of the materials.Swimming-pool is overflow as an infinity pool and protected by an automatic cover. 
Save this picture!© Simon GarciaProject gallerySee allShow lessItalian Architects to Build Tree-Inspired Lookout Tower in BruneckUnbuilt ProjectTake A Look At Milan Expo’s 2015 Pavilions on Opening DayArchitecture News Share “COPY” Projects Spain ArchDaily CopyAbout this officeDOSARQUITECTESOfficeFollowProductsGlassStoneConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesDabasHouses3D ModellingTossa de MarSpainPublished on May 01, 2015Cite: “Llorell House in La Costa Brava / DOSARQUITECTES” 01 May 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogVentilated / Double Skin FacadeTechnowoodClick Façade SystemWindowsMitrexSolar WindowMetal PanelsAurubisOxidized Copper: Nordic BrownAcousticKvadrat AcousticsAcoustic Panel System in AMOREPACIFIC HeadquartersStonesCosentinoSilestone® Surfaces – Loft SeriesWoodLunawoodThermo Timber and Industrial ThermowoodLightsLouis PoulsenOutdoor Lighting – Flindt PlazaTiles / Mosaic / GresiteLove TilesPorcelain Tiles – NestAluminium CompositesMetawellAluminum Panels for Interior DesignMetallicsRHEINZINKZinc Roof Systems – Double Lock Standing SeamStoolsWilkhahnOffice Stool – Aline-SBulbs / Spots / Wall LightsUniosHorticultural Luminaire – Kobe FloMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?布拉瓦海岸 Llorell 别墅/ DOSARQUITECTES是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/623463/llorell-house-in-la-costa-brava-dosarquitectes Clipboard Area:  2000 m² Photographs Llorell House in La Costa Brava / DOSARQUITECTESSave this projectSaveLlorell House in La Costa Brava / DOSARQUITECTES ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/623463/llorell-house-in-la-costa-brava-dosarquitectes Clipboardlast_img read more

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Brunswick West House / Taylor Knights

first_img “COPY” Projects Manufacturers: Artemide, Dulux, Hanson, Ligne Roset, ZINTRA Area:  50 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project “COPY” CopyAbout this officeTaylor KnightsOfficeFollowProductsWoodBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentRenovationBrunswick WestAustraliaPublished on May 07, 2018Cite: “Brunswick West House / Taylor Knights” 07 May 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogAluminium CompositesTechnowoodWood Siding in KSR Villa BodrumRailing / BalustradesMitrexIntegrated Photovoltaic Railing – BIPV RailingMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Surface: Nordic DécorWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CorneringWoodBruagRoom Acoustics – Interior Cladding PanelsSinksBradley Corporation USASinks – Frequency® FL-SeriesMetal PanelsTrimoInternal Walls – Trimoterm, Qbiss OneGlassSolarluxWintergarden – SDL Akzent plusSystems / Prefabricated PanelsInvestwoodCement Bonded Particle Board – VirocPaintKEIMMineral Paint in Hunters Point LibraryCabinetsburgbadMid-Height Cabinet – EssentoSignage / Display SystemsGlasbau HahnMuseum Display CasesMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Australia ArchDaily Building Surveyor:Fotia GroupStyling:Ruth WelsbyDesign & Project Architect:James TaylorDesign Architect:Peter KnightsCity:Brunswick WestCountry:AustraliaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Tom BlachfordRecommended ProductsWindowsFAKRORoof Windows – FPP-V preSelect MAXWindowsLibartVertical Retracting Doors & WindowsWoodGustafsWood Veneered Wall & Ceiling PanelsWindowsOTTOSTUMM | MOGSWindow Systems – BronzoFinestra B40Text description provided by the architects. Brunswick West House is a small-scale, 50-square-meter alteration and addition to a Californian Bungalow home. The addition forms a low-volume, compact intervention on the project’s site, that aims to re-engage the home with the generous north-facing garden beyond.Save this picture!Proposed Floor Plan – SketchThe modest nature of the project called for simple, incisive moves that would sidestep the need for an arduous and costly re-configuration of the existing home. In turn, our strategy looked to repurpose an ivy-lined sideway, creating a new, central entry for the home.Save this picture!© Tom BlachfordThis approach enables the home to operate succinctly in two halves: the original rooms now accommodate more private activities, while the addition forms its new social heart. These new living spaces are arranged in and around three sculptural masonry walls, creating nooks and reveals within the open plan – spaces that could offer a place to sit and share with family or retreat within at other times.Save this picture!Plan – SketchProject gallerySee allShow lessLens Office / TAO – Trace Architecture OfficeSelected ProjectsKanye West’s New Architecture Venture: Who, What, Why and… Really?Architecture News Share Year:  Save this picture!© Tom Blachford+ 17Curated by María Francisca González Share Builder: 2017 Photographs Houses CopyHouses, Renovation•Brunswick West, Australia Photographs:  Tom Blachford Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/893910/brunswick-west-house-taylor-knights Clipboard GC & F Constructions Brunswick West House / Taylor KnightsSave this projectSaveBrunswick West House / Taylor Knights R. Bliem & Associates ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/893910/brunswick-west-house-taylor-knights Clipboard Brunswick West House / Taylor Knights Architects: Taylor Knights Area Area of this architecture project Structural Engineer: last_img read more

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Sharma Springs / IBUKU

first_imgArchDaily Houses Architects: IBUKU Area Area of this architecture project CopyHouses•Abiansemal, Indonesia ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/641170/sharma-springs-ibuku Clipboard Projects Area:  750 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Save this picture!© Rio Helmi+ 29Curated by Fernanda Castro Share Photographs Photographs:  Rio Helmi, Errol VaesBamboo Engineer:AsharSaputra, PhDFoundation Engineer:Ketut SudarsanaMep Engineer:CV Solusi StrategisLighting Designer:Phil WilsonSite Area:2602sqmCity:AbiansemalCountry:IndonesiaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Errol VaesRecommended ProductsWoodBlumer LehmannFree Form Structures for Wood ProjectsRenders / 3D AnimationEnscape3D Real-Time Rendering SoftwareMetallicsTECU®Copper Surface – Classic CoatedWoodHESS TIMBERTimber – GLT HybridText description provided by the architects. Sharma Springs was designed for the Sharma family as a jungle fantasy escape. It is a 6-level, 4-bedroom 750sqm home overlooking the Ayung river valley, built almost entirely of bamboo. The entry to the house is via a dramatic tunnel-bridge that brings you directly to the open-air living, dining, and kitchen spaces on the 4th level.Save this picture!© Errol VaesSave this picture!SectionSave this picture!© Rio HelmiThe staircases circle around the central tower to the levels below: a play room, as well as four bedrooms and a library that are each enclosed for air-conditioning with full length spinning glass windows and doors. The 6th-floor lookout is a front-row seat to the amazing sunset views over the Ayung river valley and Green Village.Save this picture!© Rio HelmiMaster metal smiths custom-built the shower stalls; stone carvers from Java carved boulders into counter slabs. Our team also custom-designed each item of furniture in this house. Ibuku, Gardens follows permaculture design principles, designed the surrounding gardens.Note: This project was originally published in June 11, 2015Save this picture!© Rio HelmiProject gallerySee allShow lessPombal Castle’s Visitor Centre / COMOCOSelected ProjectsMangueira House / Celso Laetano ArquiteturaSelected Projects Share “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/641170/sharma-springs-ibuku Clipboard Sharma Springs / IBUKUSave this projectSaveSharma Springs / IBUKU Sharma Springs / IBUKU Indonesia Year:  2012 “COPY” CopyAbout this officeIBUKUOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesBambooIcebergAbiansemalIndonesiaPublished on October 19, 2019Cite: “Sharma Springs / IBUKU” 19 Oct 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodSiding Façade SystemWindowsMitrexSolar WindowMetal PanelsAurubisPatinated Copper: Nordic Green/Blue/Turquoise/SpecialMetal PanelsDri-DesignMetal Panels – CopperIn architectureSikaBuilding Envelope SystemsExterior DeckingLunawoodThermowood DeckingMembranesEffisusFaçade Protection – Breather+Metal PanelsPure + FreeFormCustom Metal Cladding – Legacy Fund 1 BuildingWood Boards / HPL PanelsInvestwoodWood Fiber Partition Walls – ValchromatDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile FILO 10 Vertical Pivot Door | BrezzaSkylightsFAKROEnergy-efficient roof window FTT ThermoToilets / BidetsBritexToilets – Accessible Centurion PanMore products »Read commentsSave想阅读文章的中文版本吗?巴厘岛温泉会馆 Sharma / IBUKU是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

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Bmycharity seek to share ideas on interactive fundraising

first_img Howard Lake | 16 March 2005 | News  20 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Digital Events Online fundraising company Bmycharity is invting “creative and innovative fundraisers” to share ideas and explore concepts of interactive fundraising to help create “the next generation of fundraising events”.Bmycharity’s founder Ben Brabyn is convinced that it is time to offer donors “a moreinteractive, exciting and involved role in sponsored event fundraising”. For too long, he says, “the donor has been asked for cash and then ignored”. He has been struck by the success of reality TV shows which illustrate how donors are prepared to participate in fundraising activities if their participation can have aninfluence on outcomes – whether that’s voting for your favourite celebrity or deciding what task awaits the occupants of the Big Brother House. Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img He is therefore looking for other creative online events fundraisers who share his interest in bringing in the donor ‘from the cold’. He hopes to be able to “share ideas and explore concepts surrounding interactive fundraising on an open-source basis.” 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. Bmycharity seek to share ideas on interactive fundraisinglast_img read more

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Self-made billionaires more likely to become philanthropists than those who inherit wealth

first_img[message_box title=”Billionaires’ motives in charitable giving” color=”blue”]The 10 main motives identified by the Southampton study were:1. No need – pledgers could give away money because they their needs were already met.2. No inheritance – pledgers wanted to avoid the “pernicious” effects of excessive inherited wealth on their descendants3. Warm glow – giving money brought joy and happiness4. Impact – the desire to change the world for the better5. Legacy – it was important to pledgers to be remembered in the way philanthropists such as Carnegie and Rockefeller are.6. Received example – pledgers were influenced by philanthropic roles models7. Provide example – by pledging they can set and example and become role models for others8. Values – pledgers cited moral values and a sense of responsibility to give back.9. Luck – pledgers recognised the role that luck had played in their accumulation of wealth.10. Blessing – citing their wealth as a ‘blessing’ or explicitly referring to God.[/message_box] Self-made billionaires are more likely to pledge to donate their money to charity than people who have inherited their wealth, an investigation into the motives of signatories to the Giving Pledge has revealed.The study, Why Give Away Your Wealth? An Analysis of the Billionaires’ View, was conducted by economists from Southampton University, looked at the personal characteristics of billionaires that predict whether they will join the pledge. This showed that those who had made rather than inherited their money were significantly more likely to pledge.But this could mean the number of philanthropists declining in future as the children and grandchildren of self-made billionaires inherit their wealth.The richer people are, the more likely they are to pledge with richest 25 per cent of billionaires being significantly more likely to sign up. While the study concedes this might make common sense, it says it was not a foregone conclusion since richer people are pledging to donate bigger amounts of money.Female billionaires are less likely than their male counterparts to pledge to donate half their wealth. The study points out that this is because most of the world’s richest women have inherited rather than accumulated their wealth.Why billionaires have givenThe study also looked at the reasons given by billionaires for joining the Giving Pledge, identifying 10 main motives by examining the pledge letters that all signatories have to make.Making an impact was by far the most common reason, both in terms of the number of pledge letters that cited it (80 per cent) and how much pledgers wrote about it (43 per cent all the text in the pledge letters related to making an impact and changing the world).And pledges often phrased their desire to make an impact with a “business-like attitude”. The authors of the study recommend that an “essential tool” for fundraisers when approaching people sufficiently wealthy to join the Giving Pledge is to provide them with a “detailed business plan, clearly pointing out the objectives of the philanthropic activity and the necessary means to achieve them”.‘Making an impact’ was followed by a sense of personal moral values and a responsibility to give (40 per cent of mentions and 12 per cent of volume); while 35 per cent of pledge letters cited the ‘warm glow’ and the joy of giving.About The Giving PledgeThe Giving Pledge was set up by philanthropist Warren Buffett sand Bill and Melinda Gates in 2010. The Giving Pledge’s 127 Members -– who include America’s oldest billionaire, 99-year-old David Rockefeller Sr, Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, Richard Branson and British philanthropist John Caudwell – pledge to give away at least 50 per centre of their wealth during their lifetimes.  91 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Howard Lake | 6 October 2014 | News Tagged with: Major gift Research / statistics 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. Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Self-made billionaires more likely to become philanthropists than those who inherit wealthlast_img read more

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Public Tours of Tournament House Begin for 2020

first_img Make a comment Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Community News Top of the News “Our doors are open, and you’re invited!” Guided tours inside Tournament House, the iconic Southern California landmark, open to the public. Tours will be offered, at no cost, every Thursday at 2 and 3 p.m. beginning today, February 6. Tournament of Roses® volunteers from the Heritage Committee, knowledgeable of the organization’s history and details of the house, conduct the tours.The Rose Bowl Game® room renovation at Tournament House is complete and open to the public for viewing. Highlights include new touch screens highlighting Rose Bowl Game Hall of Fame inductees , a Pac-12 and Big Ten helmet wall, video playback of Rose Bowl Game history, depictions of Offensive and Defensive Player of the Game, a celebration of the B-2 Flyover, information about the Lawry’s Beef Bowl , the Leishman Trophy, and more.Tournament House serves as the official headquarters of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses, its staff and the 935 volunteer members who work year-round to organize the annual Rose Parade® presented by Honda and Rose Bowl Game.Located in Pasadena, the house was once the home of chewing gum mogul William Wrigley Jr. and his wife, Ada. After Ada’s death in 1958, the Wrigley family presented the property to the city of Pasadena, with the request that it become the base of operations for the Tournament of Roses. The Wrigley family enjoyed the Rose Parade as it unfolded just beyond their front yard.Surrounding Tournament House are the Wrigley Gardens, which feature a floral display of roses, camellia and annuals. The gardens feature the All-America Rose Selections (AARS) award-winning Tournament of Roses rose developed especially for the Tournament of Roses Centennial in 1989.Groups of 10 or more may call (626) 449-4100 for tour reservations.About the Pasadena Tournament of RosesThe Tournament of Roses is a volunteer organization that hosts America’s New Year Celebration® with the Rose Parade® presented by Honda, the Rose Bowl Game® and a variety of accompanying events. 935 volunteer members of the association will drive the success of 132nd Rose Parade themed “Dream. Believe. Achieve.,” on Friday, January 1, 2021, followed by the 107th Rose Bowl Game. For more information, visit www.tournamentofroses.com. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. More Cool Stuff faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Donald CommunityPCC- COMMUNITYVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Business News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *center_img Community News Herbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyStop Eating Read Meat (Before It’s Too Late)HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWhat Is It That Actually Makes French Women So Admirable?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Most Influential Women In HistoryHerbeautyHerbeauty Subscribe First Heatwave Expected Next Week Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Community News Public Tours of Tournament House Begin for 2020 STAFF REPORT Published on Thursday, February 6, 2020 | 12:18 pm 10 recommendedShareShareTweetSharePin it Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

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TD calls for sulky racing ban

first_imgFacebook NewsTD calls for sulky racing banBy Staff Reporter – January 25, 2018 4515 Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live TAGSlimerickniall collinssulky racing WhatsApp Linkedin WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Twitter Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Print Advertisement Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Previous articlePublic apology demanded from Limerick Twenty Thirty chairmanNext articleTwo soulful keyboard warriors Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Sulky racing Email LAWS banning sulky racing on public roads needs to be enacted to protect the safety of law abiding road users, a Limerick TD has said.The call came from Fianna Fail Deputy Niall Collins who was responding to details of an incident where a pregnant woman was forced to swerve her car off the road and was hit from behind after she encountered several cars driving across both lanes as they protected a sulky race. Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Sunday’s morning incident happened on the N20 Limerick to Cork road when more than ten cars blocked both lanes of the road to protect racing sulkies.Limerick City and County Council last year adopted bye-laws to ban sulky racing on public roads. Those bye-laws came in to effect this January under the Control of Horses Act covering the licensing of horses and regulating sulky racing.TDs are now being asked to consider national legislation to tackle sulky racing.Deputy Collins told the Limerick Post that sulky racing should be banned from the public roads and only permitted in exceptions and by license of An Garda Siochana.“I frequently receive complaints from road users who have experienced sulky racing in very dangerous circumstances. This is often accompanied by very aggressive, threatening and abusive behaviour being directed towards law abiding people.”Last week, Dublin Coroner’s Court heard the tragic details of the death of a 12-year-old boy killed after he was thrown from a sulky in February 2016.The inquest recommended the introduction of suitable laws to regulate the practice of sulky racing.See more news here Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” last_img read more

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OPD Honor Guard traveling to Washington D.C. for National Police Week

first_imgLocal NewsLaw Enforcement WhatsApp Pinterest MCSO, OPD, MPD, ECSO logos For the second year, the Odessa Police Department’s Honor Guard will travel to Washington D.C. for National Police Week.OPD spokesperson Cpl. Steve LeSueur said the department’s honor guard will travel to the nation’s capital Sunday.National Police Week begins Sunday and continues until Saturday.LeSueur wants to encourage citizens throughout the Permian Basin to replace their porch lights with blue bulbs throughout the week.“It’s nice to know that we are appreciated,” LeSueur said about driving through neighborhoods that have blue porch lights.OPD’s Honor Guard was previously at the Texas Peace Officer’s Memorial Ceremony on Monday in Austin. LeSueur said that ceremony in Austin honor all of the peace officers who were killed in the line of duty over past year.In addition to the Honor Guard traveling to Austin and Washington D.C., OPD will host a police memorial service at 10 a.m. Friday at Sunset Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home. The memorial service will honor nine peace officers that have been killed in the line of duty.The five from OPD are Cpls. Abel Marquez, Arlie Jones, Scott Gardner, Gordon Terry Toal and officer Scott Stanton Smith. Ector County Sheriff’s Office will honor Deputy Sheriff Thad Dewitt West, Midland County Sheriff’s Office has Sgt. Michael Joe Naylor, while Midland Police Department will remember officer Nathan Hayden Heidelberg. Lubbock Police Department will be there to honor patrolman Rodney Raylyn Kendricks, who is buried in Odessa.“People can pay their respects by attending the police memorial service,” LeSueur said. “It’s nice to know that (those fallen officers) are being remembered.” Previous articleBowie Middle School Outstanding StudentsNext articleAdamas Pharmaceuticals Announces Pricing of Follow-on Public Offering Odessa American Facebook By Odessa American – February 24, 2021 Pinterestcenter_img Facebook WhatsApp Twitter OPD Honor Guard traveling to Washington D.C. for National Police Week Twitter TAGS  last_img read more

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