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first_imgThis week’s “4th Annual Thirst Gala” helped put a spotlight on The Thirst Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to building fresh water wells and providing developing countries with clean water.Supporters from all over the world gathered at the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel to honor those that have gone above and beyond to help raise awareness for the organization, raise money for fresh water wells and bring attention to the global water crisis.The star studded evening included a silent auction, live auction, five star three course meal and performances by Coco Jones and Jenn Bostic with the John Burroughs show choir. Special guest in the audience was Sibusiso Shiba, The Thirst Project ambassador on the ground in Swaziland, Africa. Sibu’s village in Swaziland received a fresh water well thanks to the organization, after he had shared that his daughter was sick due to dirty drinking water.Pauley Perrette (NCIS) received the Pioneering Spriting Award for her incredible support of the organization over the last year including co-hosting the 3rd Annual Thirst Gala which helped raise $188,000, shooting PSAs and personally funding several wells. Her heart. support and influence was acknowledged and celebrated at last night’s gala. Robbie Brenner, president of production at Relativity, was awarded the 4th Annual Vision Award for leading the way in supporting the important work that the Thirst Project does in combatting the world water crisis. Relativity has been a longtime sponsor of The Thirst Project’s events and in 2011 the company gave up its employee holiday gifts and funded a freshwater well in Uganda. Robbie continues to push her company to take up the call to meet the needs of those who are suffering most in the world. Additional honoree include Chelsie Kent, Student at St. Lucy’s Priory High School in Glendora, CA who received the Power of Youth Award and Paola Nilsen, Teacher at West Islip High School in West Islip, NY, who received the Volunteer Award.Presenters for the evening included Audrina Patridge (Scary Movie), Charisma Carpenter (The Lying Game), Christian Serratos (The Twilight Saga), Crystal Reed (Teen Wolf), Josh Sussman (Glee), Michael Welch (The Twilight Saga), Camila Banus (Days of our Lives), Roshon Fegan (Disney Shake It Up!), and Tahj Mowry (ABC Family’s Baby Daddy),The following celebrities were in attendance Aaron O’Connell (The Haves and the Have Nots), Alice Greczyn (The Lying Game), Allie Gonino (The Lying Game), Amy Paffrath (Sullivan & Son), Andrea Bowen (Desperate Housewives), Arianne Zucker (Days of Our Lives), Audrey Whitby (AwesomenessTV), Cassie Scerbo (Make It Or Break It), Chrishell Stause (Days of Our Lives), Christian Alexander (The Lying Game), Drake Bell (Diving with the Stars), Drew Seeley (Lovestruck: The Musical), Gracie Dzienny (Supah Ninjahs), Jen Lilley (Days of our Lives), Jordan Wall (The Glades), Melissa Ordway (The Young and the Restless), Mike Faiola (Awkward), Mollee Gray (Teen Beach Movie), Molly Tarlov (Awkward), Olesya Rulin (Family Weekend), Stevie Lynn Jones (NBC Crisis), Taylor Spreitler (Melissa & Joey) and Tyler Lepley (The Haves and the Have Nots).last_img read more


first_imgSky Sports pundit Paul Merson has made his Premier League weekend predictions and has tipped Manchester City to continue their fine run away from home.It’s matchday 3, and Paul Merson has given Sky Sports his thoughts and predictions on all 10 matches this weekend.Wolves v Man City“City look relentless, completely unbelievable. I thought they might take some time to get going after the World Cup, but they’re the only team who can rest a load of players and beat the lesser teams comfortably. ”Manchester City to win 3-1Watford v Crystal Palace“This is a tough one to predict, because Palace do have a bit about them. They sat 10 behind the ball against Liverpool and hoped Zaha would do something special. But I think they’ll win this game.”Crystal Palace to 2-1Newcastle v Chelsea“Chelsea don’t look amazing at the back, Arsenal ripped them apart at times, but Newcastle don’t have what Arsenal have going forward. Maurizio Sarri said he wants Chelsea to be pressing at all times, and it’s a danger when they don’t, even for 20 minutes.”Chelsea to win 2-1Man Utd v Tottenham“Over the last three or four years, you see Manchester United turn it on in these type of games, when the pressure is on. They’ve done it to Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool, Tottenham, everyone.”Manchester United to win 2-1Arsenal v West Ham “I don’t see anything other than an Arsenal win here. West Ham have struggled,”English Premier League flops of the week Taimoor Khan – August 25, 2019 The third round of English Premier League football is pretty much over and we need to take a look at players and coaches who…Arsenal to win 3-0Bournemouth v Everton“Bournemouth have had two good results. I know Everton won easily against Southampton, but Saints had good chances and it was open. I like this game, I’m going 2-2”2-2 drawHuddersfield v Cardiff “Huge game, but I think the hosts will just steal it.”Huddersfield to win 1-0Southampton v Leicester “It was still a bad result for Saints at Everton, but the overall performance was decent. Ings looked lively, and they had some good chances. I need to see more from them but I expect them to win this.”Southampton to win 2-0Liverpool v Brighton “It’s going to be Liverpool, but by how many? Brighton had a great result against United, no doubt about that, but Liverpool are a different kettle of fish at home.”Liverpool to win 3-0Fulham v Burnley “It’s a must-win for Fulham.”Fulham to win 1-0last_img read more


first_imgThe new Rossoneri CEO Ivan Gazidis has arrived in Italy after ten years in the English Premier League with ArsenalIvan Gazidis spent ten years with Arsenal in the English Premier League as an executive.Now he has arrived in Italy to be the new AC Milan CEO.“It’s a great honor to have been chosen to lead AC Milan into a new era as its chief executive,” he told Gianluca Di Marzio.Cristiano Ronaldo, JuventusSerie A Betting: Match-day 3 Stuart Heath – September 14, 2019 Considering there is a number of perfect starts so early in the Serie A season, as well as a few surprisingly not-so perfect ones….“I’d like to assure the clubs millions of fans all over the world that I will work with my heart and soul to do the very best job that I can.”“To achieve what we all want for this great football club, the hard work will start now and it will require teamwork both on and off the pitch,” he added.“I’m extremely excited about the opportunities ahead, and although the journey will be challenging, I’m confident that together, we can bring AC Milan back to where it belongs. Forza Milan.”last_img read more


first_imgThe Sterling Highway is now open while the Skilak Lake Road remains closed. Construction will resume on the highway and pilot cars and flaggers will be used in these areas. Continue to drive with caution in the fire area. Minimal fire activity with isolated pockets of torching with some surface fire was reported on the fire line yesterday. Similar fire behavior is expected for today’s operations. Yesterday, a new fire progression map was made. Note, that the acreage on that map was not updated to our current 162,328. Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享Update 6:55am:Last night an infrared flight was flown. This flight indicated an increase in 149 acres. The Swan Lake Fire in now 162,328 acres. Original Post: 6am: The Swan Lake Fire remains at 162,179 acres with 719 personnel assigned, and at 29% containment. Firefighters are utilizing the overnight moisture to assist in mop up operations to further contain the fire. Dan Nelson, Incident Manager with the Kenai Peninsula Borough: “Make sure that you are ready to evacuate or take action as needed. However, this shows a good significant shift in fire behavior, and it  show that the crews have made good progress in getting those areas contained.”  Chainsaw and mop up operations are being conducted on the southwest side near Sterling to clean up tree debris along the fires edge from past wind events, so be aware when driving through the area. Travelers will see smoke and downed trees while passing through the fire area. Fire crews may also be working along the road cleaning up trees that have fallen so drivers are encouraged to drive safely and remain alert. The reduced fire activity allows firefighters to build line closer to the fire’s edge, south of Resurrection Pass Trail. The priority is to reduce potential fire spread toward Cooper Landing, if fire activity picks up again. Chipping operations will continue in the Cooper Landing area to reduce slash and larger debris material.A joint community meeting was held in both Sterling and Cooper Landing last night to update the  residents on the current status of the fire and the downgrade of evacuation status for both communities. All restrictions for outdoor activities due to air quality, and activity related travel between Sterling and Cooper Landing on Sterling Highway were removed effective on Tuesday for the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District. Cooper Landing School will reopen Wednesday on a normal schedule. In a letter from the district, thank you to everyone for your patience throughout the past 14 days while these restrictions were in place for student and staff safety.last_img read more