Large Turnouts Expected at Lagos Lawn Tennis Club Walk for Life

first_imgIn his address, chairman planning committee of the programme, Mr. Bala Yesufu, said the walk would be a special day in the calendar of events of the club.“In the spirit of sportsmanship, we have extended invitation to other recreation and sports club within our vicinity, such as Ikoyi Club, Yoruba Tennis Club, Club Arcade amongst others,” Yesufu said.On return from the walk, the club would kick start the earobics programe of the club.The walk will take through outer Marina, Bonny Camp, Ozumba Mbadiwe, Law School to the interchange bridge on Awolowo Road, Ikoyi and then back to LLTC.Meanwhile, one of the major sponsors of the event, Access Bank, has promised continued support for the initiative, saying the romance would be a long standing one.Representative of Access Bank, Group Head Strategy and Communication of the bank, Shina Atilola, said the bank is partnering with Lagos Lawn Tennis Club’s Walk for Life initiative because it agreed with one of the values of the bank.“For you to create wealth you must be healthy. It was a good thing that the initiative coincides with the world hypertension week and walking reduces hypertension.“Walk for Life combines two things that are very important- sports and health. Walking has several benefits and it does not cost much, 15 minutes’ walk can help burn a minimum of 200 calories. It’s very critical that we partner with an organisation that cares about the health of the people. Our philosophy at Sterling Bank is enriching life. Therefore, we are in this partnership for a long hug,” Atilola assured.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Over 300 people are expected at Saturday’s Walk for Life, an event put together by Lagos Lawn Tennis Club as part of activities aimed at ensuring wellness and healthy lifestyle.The event is expected to be flagged off by the Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club’s car park.Speaking at a press conference at the Molade Okoya-Thomas hall, to herald the programme, Vice President of the club, Gbenga Lufadeju said, Walk for Life was born as part of activities to celebrate the club’s 120 years of existence last year, but the president decided to make it an annual event.last_img read more

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Sumner-Cowley Electric Cooperative, Inc. has opening for accountant

first_imgSumner-Cowley Electric Cooperative, Inc. has an immediate opening for an accountant to work at the Wellington headquarters.Sumner-Cowley Electric Cooperative is a member owned electric utility which provides electric service to about 4,400 accounts. Our service territory consists of 2,000 miles of electric distribution lines, 43 miles of high voltage transmission facilities, 17 miles of underground distribution lines and 14 substations and metering points.This position works under the general direction of the CEO.Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Experience in public accounting of utility accounting is highly preferred.Sumner-Cowley Electric offers a competitive salary and benefits package which includes: •Medical insurance.•Long term disability.•Life insurance.•Business travel insurance.•401K Retirement plan.•Defined benefit pension.•Paid time off pay plan.•Holiday pay.Please send resume with experience and salary requirements to:Sumner-Cowley Electric Cooperative, Inc.Attn: Coni AdamsP.O. Box 220Wellington, Kans. 67152.Resumes can be sent electronically to Coni Adams at [email protected]last_img read more

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Woman who left moms body at store faces sentence

first_imgPORT HURON, Mich. — An Oregon woman who left her mother’s body behind a thrift store near Port Huron is returning to court for her sentence for manslaughter.Kelly Rhodes had been charged with murder but last month pleaded guilty to a lesser charge. Authorities believe neglect had a role in the death of 89-year-old Mary Grenia of Salem, Ore., last March.Grenia died inside a truck at a truck stop after she and Rhodes were turned away from entering Canada on the Blue Water Bridge. An autopsy revealed heart and lung disease but no sign of trauma.The 49-year-old Rhodes is scheduled to get her sentence Monday in St. Clair County court. Her attorney has said Rhodes and Grenia were trying to relocate to Canada with a truckload of possessions.last_img

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