Directions awaited from DPP

first_imgAdvertisement Email NewsLocal NewsDirections awaited from DPPBy admin – January 24, 2012 616 THE DIRECTIONS of the DPP are awaited on a man charged with the alleged possession of a .22 Anschutz rifle, one round on ammunition and €25,000 worth of ecstasy tablets.21-year-old Gary Curtin, with an address at Railway House, Old Cork Road, is accused of the offences contrary to section 27A of the Firearms act 1965 and sections 15 and 3 of the misuse of drugs act at Spitland, Old Cork Road, on dates between June 10 and 14, 2011.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Facebook WhatsApp Previous articleCertainty sought on future of Shannon AirportNext articleLimerick foodies called to the @foodieforum admin Linkedin Twitter Print The matter was adjourned until February 29.last_img read more

VMG Health Acquires Health Care Futures, a Business Strategy and Consulting Firm

first_img Twitter WhatsApp WhatsApp Pinterest VMG Health Acquires Health Care Futures, a Business Strategy and Consulting Firm Previous articleBlackfoot Communications Is Expanding Its Home and Business Service CoverageNext articleOAT020321_Ratliff_Vaccine_JF_04 Digital AIM Web Support Twitter Facebookcenter_img TAGS  By Digital AIM Web Support – February 3, 2021 DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 3, 2021– VMG Health, the market leader in providing full-service healthcare transaction advisory and consulting, is pleased to announce it has acquired Health Care Futures, a business strategy and consulting firm with offices in Minneapolis and Chicago. The transaction was recently closed, and the two firms will be fully integrated in the first quarter of 2021. VMG Health is owned by VMG Employees and Northlane Capital Partners, LLC (“NCP”). NCP invested in the company in March 2020. Health Care Futures was founded in 1996, with a focus to meet the needs of healthcare executives and board members by providing creative strategy and innovative business advice for both current and anticipated challenges. Health Care Futures provides a full suite of strategic services associated with health system, hospital and medical group positioning, mergers and acquisitions, and financial and capital planning to its clients. The Health Care Futures team will comprise VMG Health’s Strategic Advisory Services division. With Health Care Futures’ extensive experience providing strategic operational insight to hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, and medical groups, VMG Health will now be able to seamlessly provide its current clients with these value-added services. Similarly, the Health Care Futures client base will benefit from VMG Health’s long-standing reputation of expertise in healthcare transactions, compliance, and physician alignment. “We are thrilled to announce the addition of the Health Care Futures team to VMG Health. Our firms share the same commitment to providing unmatched expertise and responsiveness to our healthcare services and institutional customers. We are committed to providing a broader array of services to meet the needs of our customers as their markets continue to evolve,” said Greg Koonsman, Founder and CEO of VMG Health. Cordell Mack, former partner at Health Care Futures and now Managing Director at VMG Health, commented, “The Health Care Futures team is excited to start its partnership as part of VMG Health. We look forward to continuing to provide our clients with high value advisory services and expanding our reach throughout the existing VMG Health network. The healthcare market is only increasing in complexity, and the combined expertise of VMG Health and Health Care Futures will benefit business leaders in accessing a broader suite of consulting and transaction services.” Eugene Krichevsky, Partner at NCP, added, “Health Care Futures represents VMG Health’s second acquisition, and further validates that strategic M&A is a compelling initiative to complement VMG Health’s proven track record of market leading service quality, organic growth, and service line expansion.” About VMG Health VMG Health is a recognized leader in healthcare transaction advisory and consulting services. Known for providing high-quality, independent advice in a timely manner, VMG Health has been delivering thought leadership and solutions to clients related to all types of healthcare organizations, facilities, and compensation arrangements since 1995. VMG Health provides compliance related transaction services including business, real estate, and asset valuation, physician compensation plan design and valuation, buy side and sell side quality of earnings / financial due diligence, coding compliance services, litigation and dispute services, and reimbursement consulting. For more information, please visit About Northlane Capital Partners Based in Bethesda, MD, Northlane Capital Partners is a middle market private equity firm focused on key segments within the healthcare and business services sectors, where its principals have invested $1.5 billion of equity capital. NCP’s strategy is to partner with industry leading companies and great management teams, aligning incentives to accelerate growth and build value. Northlane Capital Partners was recently named to Inc.’s 2020 Private Equity 50 list of the top founder-friendly private equity firms. For more information, please visit View source version on CONTACT: Abbey Chandler Senior Marketing Coordinator VMG Health 972-616-5925 [email protected] KEYWORD: TEXAS UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA INDUSTRY KEYWORD: GENERAL HEALTH CONSULTING HOSPITALS HEALTH PROFESSIONAL SERVICES SOURCE: VMG Health Copyright Business Wire 2021. PUB: 02/03/2021 01:00 PM/DISC: 02/03/2021 01:01 PM Facebook Local NewsBusiness Pinterestlast_img read more

Childhood friends hit the runway with unique designs

first_imgLatest Stories Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson You Might Like Tucker Floyd re-enacts the Battle of Pickett’s Charge Re-enactments at historic Gettysburg draw spectators to the site year after year. As the battle raged and men fell all… read more Published 11:00 pm Friday, August 16, 2013 Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Print Article Childhood friends hit the runway with unique designs The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Neither of these “fashionable friends” ever believed that the two of them would be working together to design fashions for the “now” generation.“The only person I ever considered and trusted to be my CEO was Christy but I just never thought it was a possibility,” Carter said. “I was so excited when everything worked out for her to come on board and work with me.“Christy saved me from making fashion mistakes in seventh grade and now I’ve created this brand from my own personality and taste level. We want young girls and women who shop DéJà Vu and wear Judith March to feel confident, beautiful and appropriate.” By Jaine Treadwell The two designers from Pike County attended a Kay Unger fashion show in New York where Christy Carlisle Smith was a senior designer.Stephanie Carter, founder of Judith March women’s clothing line, announced the formation of Southern Fashion House, a new company to serve as the parent brand for her various fashion lines on Aug. 7, 2013.Carter also announced Christy Carlisle Smith, former senior designer with Kay Unger fashion brand in New York City, as chief executive officer.The storyline was Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, August 7, 2013 and the article hit newspapers nationwide. But, perhaps, nowhere will that article be of more interest than in rural Pike County in Southeast Alabama where Carter and Carlisle Smith are native daughters. Sponsored Content 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? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe 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 InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Carlisle Smith’s dream was to be a fashion designer in New York City. Never did she think that she would achieve that dream and then leave the Big Apple for a design cottage on the Gulf Coast.“Stephanie and I have been friends for so long that I can’t even remember how we met,” Carlisle Smith said. “I know she backs up every decision that I make and I do the same for her. There’s something very comfortable about taking risks with someone you trust so much.“Stephanie and I took two very different career paths and we never dreamed that both paths would lead us back together. The sky is the limit when we get on a roll.”Carlisle Smith graduated from Auburn in 2003 with a degree in apparel design and an international minor in human sciences. She moved to New York to do an internship with Kay Unger and was hired as a fulltime employee before her internship ended. She moved through several divisions of the company and was given her first collection to design at age 25. Skip Book Nook to reopen By The Penny Hoarder “After eight years with the company, I achieved my dream job to design the evening collection of Kay Unger New York and Phoebe Couture,” said Carlisle Smith.While Carlisle Smith was working to achieve her dream, her close friend and former schoolmate at Pike Liberal Arts School, Stephanie Carter, was following her dream. Carter graduated from Troy University in 2004 with a degree in marketing and continued selling via trunk shows, which she started in college.In 2005, Carter opened a 100-square-foot Deja Vu kiosk in Seacrest beach and quickly began to understand the demographics of the customer that vacationed in that area.She expanded Déjà Vu retail brand to Pier Park in Panama City in August 2008 and Seaside in March 2009.I wasn’t finding from the supplies that I needed for success in my store,” Carter said. “So,in 2009, I decided to fill a void for production in my stores by launching my own collection, Judith March.”Neither Carter nor Carlisle Smith could have known but that was when the foundation of Southern Fashion House was laid.‘I helped Stephanie connect with a manufacturer with an agent in New York,” Carlisle Smith said. “Stephanie designed her first collection of Judith March out of my junior one bedroom apartment in New York in June 2009.”Carlisle Smith helped Carter do the technical requests for her first samples and encouraged her to hire a past colleague, Megan Crane, who had worked at Kay Unger.Carter and Crane picked up with production of that first collection. Carter and her team attended her first apparel market in January 2010 to debut the Judith March collection at FAME in New York City.Carter was off and running and has not slowed down. Carter views the world as one great runway and she’s got designs to show.Now, with Carlisle Smith as CEO of Carter’s Southern Fashion House, the sky is the limit for the fashionable friends. Email the author Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kitslast_img read more

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first_imgTicket holders can request a refund or choose to apply their payment toward Pride tickets for next season.___Bowling Green has dropped baseball as part of a move to ease financial stress due to the COVID-19 pandemic.The school says it’s reducing its athletic budget by $2 million.“This is a very difficult, but necessary, decision,” athletic director Bob Moosbrugger said. “As a baseball alumnus, my heart breaks for the families affected by this decision.” The International Tennis Hall of Fame’s 2020 induction ceremony for Goran Ivanisevic and Conchita Martinez has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. So has the annual men’s grass-court Hall of Fame Open tournament.The induction was scheduled at the Hall in Newport, Rhode Island, for July 18. That is the same day the tournament was supposed to finish.But the COVID-19 outbreak has resulted in the suspension of all sanctioned tennis competition since March and at least until the end of July.Ivanisevic and Martinez now will be honored alongside any Class of 2021 inductees in July 2021.The Hall of Fame announced the cancellations and says ticket-holders can use their tickets in 2021, convert them into a tax-deductible donation to the Hall or get a refund. Moosbrugger added the school will honor scholarship agreements through graduation and will assist student-athletes who want to transfer.Bowling Green’s move came one day after Akron, another member of the Mid-American Conference, dropped three sports because of fiscal hardship caused by the virus outbreak. Earlier this week, the MAC announced it is eliminating postseason tournaments in eight sports, including baseball and softball, to save money.___The IMSA sports car series will resume racing on July 4 at Daytona International Speedway.The track and the series are both owned by NASCAR, which is resuming its season Sunday in South Carolina. The IMSA race will be without spectators and technically fills a void created when NASCAR this season ended its annual holiday race weekend in Florida for Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Michigan tournament where the LPGA Tour hoped to resume has been canceled.The LPGA says the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational will not be played July 15-18 because of the coronavirus pandemic. The tour did not offer any other specifics except for Commissioner Mike Whan emphasizing the long-term health of the tour is paramount.This is the only team event on the LPGA schedule. Whan says Dow has extended its title sponsor contract and the LPGA will return to the Great Lakes Bay region next year and beyond.The cancellation means the LPGA now hopes to return July 23-26 with the Marathon LPGA Classic in Ohio.___ Among the signers of the letter from the Players Coalition are NFL players Devin McCourty, Kelvin Beachum and Sebastian Joseph-Day. The coalition was formed in 2017 and aims to advance social justice and racial equality. The letter asks the House and the Senate to pass the HEROES Act, which would secure internet access for millions of economically disadvantaged students during the pandemic. The Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act proposed by the House would provide nearly $60 billion in relief funding to kindergarten through high school districts, as well as funding for schools and libraries to provide internet services for students and families.“The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the existing digital divide as millions of students struggle to get online, adjusting to distance learning without internet access,” said McCourty, a safety with the New England Patriots.___ The third division was scheduled to resume on May 26 amid the coronavirus pandemic but the federation says that can’t happen without the go-ahead from authorities around the country. Games in the first and second divisions will resume Saturday.The third division still has 11 rounds of games to play.The pandemic has put several third-division clubs under strain.Leader MSV Duisburg has financial problems and second-place Waldhof Mannheim told local newspapers on Thursday that it stopped training because it doesn’t have coronavirus tests.Two teams are barred from playing until May 27 by the state of Saxony-Anhalt and can train only in small groups. The federation also decided that the number of teams in the first division next season will increase by two to 14. There will be no relegation this year but two teams from the second division will move up.The first division will revert to 12 teams the following season with four teams relegated and two teams promoted.___The Russian soccer league will restart on June 21 after a break of more than three months because of the coronavirus pandemic.The league intends to pack eight rounds of games into just over one month to finish on July 22. League president Sergei Pryadkin says all games will be held in empty stadiums. The International Gymnastics Federation is creating a fund to financially assist athletes and national federations struggling amid the pandemic.The fund will give about $400,000 to various groups in hopes of easing what FIG President Morinari Watanabe calls a “grave crisis.”This fund will be managed by the FIG’s Foundation for Solidarity. The foundation supported hundreds of athletes and federations in need through scholarships, financial aid following an accident and equipment donations since its inception in 2002. The criteria for applying for a grant will be released soon.The federation also said member organizations will not be required to pay 2020 dues. The FIG takes in about $120,000 from dues.___ The Latest: xxxxxxxxxxxxxx IMSA will then go to Sebring International Raceway July 17-18 for another race in Florida without fans.The sports car series had completed just one event, the Rolex 24 at Daytona in January, before the coronavirus pandemic. IMSA now has nine upcoming events on its revised schedule that is set to conclude at Sebring in mid-November.___Lionel Messi says the long stoppage of play caused by the coronavirus pandemic could be a boon for Barcelona. ___Atlético Madrid defender Renan Lodi has returned to training after having reportedly been cleared following a previous positive test for the coronavirus.The Spanish soccer club says Renan trained on his own.Spanish media reported that Lodi had tested negative after spending several days confined following an initial positive result.Spanish teams have returned to training at club facilities but players must respect social distancing. Messi tells Sport on Friday, “maybe this stoppage will end up benefiting us.”Messi didn’t cite his reason for thinking the stoppage would be good for Barcelona, but the return of strike partner Luis Suárez from injury will surely be a lift.Barcelona and the rest of Spain’s soccer league hasn’t played since March 12, when La Liga halted action because of the COVID-19 virus outbreak. Over 27,000 Spaniards have died from the disease.Teams have recently returned to practice at club facilities, but they are training individually and undergoing tests to make sure there is no spread of the virus.The Spanish league says it wants to return to playing matches on June 12, but it will depend on the public health situation. ___Soccer clubs in England’s professional fourth tier league are backing the season being prematurely ended.The English Football League say that’s the “preferred direction of travel” of League One clubs but the decision requires approval from the footballing authorities.If the season is abandoned, the final standings would be determined by a points-per-game system. The clubs want to scrap relegation this season, so two sides don’t drop into the semiprofessional fifth tier.But the top three teams would still be promoted automatically to League One. Playoffs between the next four sides would still be required to determine the final promotion spot. Aussie rules football will kick off again on June 11, with the second round of the Australian Football League to be played almost three months after the competition was suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic.Australian Football League chief executive Gillon McLachlan on Friday announced the matches for the next four rounds of the condensed season would be released within 10 days. The AFL, Australia’s most-watched sports league in terms of attendance and TV audience, was suspended on March 22 after one round.Quarantine requirements and travel restrictions from some states means players and staff from the four AFL clubs from Western Australia and South Australia — the West Coast Eagles, Fremantle Dockers, Adelaide Crows and Port Adelaide — will be temporarily be relocated to hubs on the Gold Coast, an hour south of Brisbane. ___More AP sports: and,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6center_img NASCAR has yet to receive the green light to race in Pennsylvania.Gov. Tom Wolf says he spoke to NASCAR officials about the status of the June 27 and 28 races at Pocono Raceway. The stock car series announced this week it will stick to Tennessee, Georgia, Virginia, Florida and Alabama for June races — all of them without fans. NASCAR has now set plans for 20 races — including nine in the elite Cup Series — as it returns to the tracks after being shut down for more than two months by concerns about the coronavirus. The revised schedule didn’t address the scheduled doubleheader weekend at Pocono and the rest of season.“We actually had conversations with NASCAR and I told them Pennsylvania is not ready to make a decision,” Wolf said. “The area that they want to have this gathering in is actually in the red right now, red zone, red phase, so I told them Pennsylvania is not ready to make a decision.”The Cup Series is scheduled to resume this Sunday at Darlington Raceway and run four times in 11 days at the South Carolina track and at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina. The Russian Cup will also continue with the final on July 25. That means some clubs face up to 11 games to finish the season.A planned promotion-relegation playoff has been dropped with only the bottom two clubs in the top division relegated automatically as usual.The league has also adopted a rule change allowing up to five substitutions per match.___The German soccer federation has delayed the restart of the men’s third-division because it doesn’t have political approval. ___World Rugby has postponed July test matches involving southern and northern hemisphere nations because of ongoing restrictions on international travel during the coronavirus pandemic.The sport’s international governing body issued a statement Friday saying the mid-year test window will be rescheduled when cross-border travel and quarantine regulations are relaxed.New Zealand had been scheduled to play Wales and Scotland, Australia was set to play Ireland and Fiji and South Africa had planned to host Scotland and Georgia. World Rugby said the postponement is due “to ongoing government and health agency COVID-19 directives.”___ May 15, 2020 ___The professional tennis tours are extending their suspensions caused by the coronavirus pandemic through at least the end of July.The total number of tournaments scrapped by the ATP and WTA since March now tops 40.Both tours say they will make further scheduling announcements in June.The top tours already had been on hold at least until July 13. That was announced on April 1 on the same day that the All England Club said it would be canceling Wimbedon for the first time in 75 years because of the outbreak. The EFL says its “board will now consider the implications of the division’s preferred approach at their next meeting.”In a statement, the EFL says League One clubs had not yet reached an agreement on whether to curtail or not, while the Championship teams were committed to resuming the season.___An unnamed Werder Bremen player must go into quarantine for two weeks after a close family member tested positive for COVID-19.Bremen is due to host Bayer Leverkusen on Monday in its first Bundesliga game back since the league was forced to take a two-month break due to the coronavirus outbreak. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___A coalition of players is urging Congress to pass a coronavirus relief bill that would provide critical funding for elementary and secondary education. ___The Cypriot soccer federation has called off the season because of the coronavirus pandemic.The decision came after a team of medical experts rejected a set of health protocols drawn up by the federation and insisted that its own guidelines are followed.The federation said it couldn’t overcome the expert group’s demand that an entire team be quarantined for two weeks if any player tests positive for the virus.Omonia Nicosia, Anorthosis Famagusta, APOEL Nicosia and Apollon Limassol were the top four teams in the standings when the league was suspended and will represent Cyprus next season in European tournaments. Miami Dolphins fans will be given a chance to view Don Shula’s statue at their stadium in the first of a series of events to celebrate the late coach.Access to the statue by vehicle will be permitted next Friday and Saturday. Fans will be required to practice social distancing and are discouraged from bringing any items with them.The Dolphins will host a public memorial for Shula at the stadium once coronavirus concerns ease.Shula led the 1972 and 1973 Dolphins to Super Bowl championships. He died on May 4 at the age of 90.___ ___The National Women’s Hockey League has canceled the Isobel Cup championship game between the Boston Pride and Minnesota Whitecaps.The game was scheduled March 13 in Boston, before the initial postponement because of the coronavirus pandemic.NWHL founder and commissioner Dani Rylan calls the decision “disappointing” while adding “this global health crisis transcends sports.”The league is focused on preparing for next season. Its scheduled to open in mid-November, with a sixth team after the addition of an expansion franchise in Toronto. Associated Press The club says the affected player has consistently tested negative for COVID-19, but “the decision to place him under quarantine was made in conjunction with the Bremen health authorities.”All players and staff members of the club have undergone five rounds of testing with no positive results so far.Bremen sporting director Frank Baumann says, “As a result, our team and our staff are not under any risk. This shows that the medical protocol is working and that infected individuals can be identified early on.”The Bundesliga is due to resume on Saturday with six games. All matches are to take place without spectators and with strict hygiene measures in place for the rest of the season. ___last_img read more

Flood Watch for Treasure Coast through Saturday

first_imgWATCH LIVE RADAR: Expect heavy rainfall and thunderstorms in the Treasure Coast and Palm Beach County.A flood warning is in effect for eastern Martin County until 6:15 p.m. A flood watch is in effect for Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Okeechobee counties until Saturday afternoon.last_img