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Precious Paws benefits from United Way funding

first_img Md: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch) Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Email the author Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Print Article By Blood Sugar Blaster 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 Precious Paws benefits from United Way funding Latest Stories You Might Like ‘A true Trojan’: Community mourns Hawkins Dr. R. Douglas Hawkins, shown here in his art studio in late 2014, was known for his passion for the… read more The Pike County United Way supports 18 charitable agencies and organizations countywide. Most of them have been supported by the United Way for several years.However, new agencies and organizations are added when a need has been identified.This year, the Pike County United Way has added The Precious Paws Sanctuary to its list and is providing financial support to assist in the sanctuary’s efforts to rescue small animals, mainly dogs and cats.center_img Published 11:11 pm Monday, September 7, 2015 Griffin said Precious Paws Sanctuary is self-supporting and operates primarily on donations.“I greatly appreciate the support of Pike County United Way, which makes a quarterly donation to Precious Paws,” she said. “It’s good to know that every three months those funds will be available.”Griffin owns and operates The Freckled Frog Boutique in Troy, which, along with her husband’s construction company, are the major “contributors” to Precious Paws.“August had been a busy month with a lot animals rescued and a lot of expenses,” she said. “We rescued 17 kittens that were on ‘death row’ at a shelter. After the rescue, we found that several of them had respiratory problems or leukemia. The medical expenses were high, as were the expenses for Charlie, an emaciated dog we rescued off the animal control truck. He was at the vet’s for a week and then we took him home hoping to build him up for a blood transfusion that could save his life. But, after three weeks, we lost him.” Next UpSymantha Griffin, founder of the non-profit animal rescue sanctuary, said its primary purpose is to rescue abandoned and/or abused companion animals.“The animals may be found on the streets, in shelters or even relinquished to the sanctuary,” she said. “Precious Paws is a sanctuary for animals that are hurting. Our goal is to care for the animals and restore them to good health so they will be adoptable.” Sponsored Content Griffin said the cost of providing medical care for rescued animals quickly reaches the thousands of dollars.“So, donations like the support of the United Way go a long way in caring for these helpless animals,” she said. “But right now, we have we are at our limit. We can’t financially take any more animals. I say that, but then we got a call the other day about a dog that had been hit by a car and was laying a ditch. We couldn’t just leave it there.”The dog was rescued at an initial veterinarian cost of $200.To raise funds for Precious Paws, Griffin has extended The Freckled Frog to include Rescue Rags Upscale Resale Store. Rescue Rags includes T-shirts with the Rescue Rags logo and cute quips about dog and cats. Rescue Rags may also be purchased at Confetti Carte in downtown Troy. All sales benefit The Precious Paws Sanctuary.Donations may be made to the Precious Paw Sanctuary, c/o Symantha Griffin, 220 Elba Highway, Troy, AL 36079 or at The Freckled Frog. All donations are tax deductible. By Jaine Treadwell Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Book Nook to reopenlast_img read more


Golden Jaguars to know 2021 Gold Cup preliminary opponents on September 28

first_imgTHE Golden Jaguars, Guyana’s senior men’s national football team, will know their 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup preliminary round opponents on September 28, after the Victor Montagliani-led Confederation announced on Wednesday, their attempt to deliver a football-first philosophy, and to add more anticipation for fans across the region.Golden Jaguars had finished second in Group C of League B of the CONCACAF Nations League and will be joined by The Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Cuba, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Haiti, Montserrat, St Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad & Tobago in the Gold Cup preliminary tournament.The tournament will be played as a direct elimination format from July 2 to 6 in 2021, in a centralised location in the United States.After a knockout format, the remaining three teams at the end of the Preliminary Round will qualify for the Gold Cup Group Stage.By virtue of winning the CONCACAF Nations League, League A and League B, Canada, Costa Rica, Curacao, El Salvador, Grenada, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Suriname and the USA gained automatic qualification to next year’s Gold Cup.Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup Champions, Qatar, will compete as a guest in next year’s Gold Cup as part of a major collaboration between CONCACAF and the host country of FIFA World Cup 2022.CONCACAF and the Asian Football Confederation’s longstanding relationship, which was formalised through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed in May 2017, has resulted in various joint initiatives which have served to greatly develop football in both regions. The MOU established a framework for strong collaboration between both Confederations and paved the way for a strategic partnership between CONCACAF, Qatar Football Association (QFA) and the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), the organisation charged with delivering the infrastructure and operations for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.The partnership includes Qatar National Team competing as a guest in the 2021 and 2023 Gold Cups.The Qatar team are the current regional champions, having won the 2019 AFC Asian Cup. Additionally, the team participated in the 2019 Copa America in Brazil, providing strong opposition for South American national teams in the group stage.Qatar will be the second AFC national team to compete as guest in the Gold Cup, following South Korea who played in the 2000 and 2002 editions.Montagliani, who sits as FIFA’s vice-president, said “the CONCACAF Gold Cup continues to grow as a competition and we are hugely excited at the prospect of the 2021 edition, particularly as it falls in the Confederation’s 60th anniversary year.” Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, the Asian Football Confederation president and Senior FIFA vice-president, on behalf of the AFC and the entire Asian football family, thanked Montagliani and his members for the invitation that they have extended for the AFC Asian Champions, Qatar, to play in what he has called a “a prestigious tournament as the Gold Cup”.“When AFC and CONCACAF signed their Memorandum of Understanding in May 2017 we saw the obvious opportunities for both Confederations to help and improve each other both in terms of performances on the field – of teams, players and match officials as well as operations staff – and, just as importantly, the continued development of the game across our continents,” Al Khalifa said.last_img read more


Trojans need past to become present

first_imgHistory is on USC’s side. Recent history, that is.If anyone has learned anything from the trend of losses to inferior, unranked opponents, it’s this: One loss does not end a season. Usually.Somehow, some way, a strange brew of events over the last three years seems to give one-loss USC a shot at getting back in the national title picture.Last year was an odd case. The voters and computers and everything else determined that USC’s one loss was worse than Florida’s one loss.That is, a loss on the road on a Thursday night against a good Oregon State team after a blowout win over another BCS contender was worse than a loss at home to a good Mississippi team.Scheduling Virginia, Ohio State and Notre Dame in non-conference games apparently carries less weight than Hawaii, Miami, the Citadel and Florida State.But I digress.So, two out of the last three years, one loss didn’t end the Trojans’ season.Three years ago, the 6-0 Trojans were teetering on the edge with each passing week. They beat three straight conference opponents by an average of 6.3 points before the wheels fell off in Corvallis with a 33-31 loss to Oregon State.But that didn’t end USC’s title hopes.No, the Trojans were back in the national title picture a few weeks later, and all they had to do was beat UCLA at their place.13-9, and that was done. But it was the second loss — not the first — that did USC in.What about the next year, 2007? A 4-0 USC team falls 24-23 at home to Stanford.But with the rallying cry that one loss doesn’t decide USC’s fate, the Trojans rebound with a 20-13 victory over Arizona and a 38-0 drubbing of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., led by backup quarterback Mark Sanchez.Only after the 24-17 loss in Eugene to Oregon were USC’s national title hopes officially laid to rest.So how was this made possible? Let’s just say that ESPN’s college football motto is, “Every week can change the season.”In 2006, being ranked in the top five was a curse. Texas, LSU, Notre Dame, Auburn (twice), Florida, USC (twice), West Virginia, Louisville, Michigan and Arkansas all lost in that position.In 2007, more of the same. Appalachian State delivered the keynote address with its stunning victory over Michigan in Ann Arbor.Florida, Oklahoma (twice), West Virginia (twice), USC, Wisconsin, LSU (twice), Cal, South Florida, Boston College, Arizona State, Ohio State, Oregon, Kansas and Missouri all lost while ranked in the top five.See where this is going? This year, the Trojans have already been joined by Oklahoma and Oklahoma State in the top-five-teams-that-get-upset category.Yes, the Sooners lost because quarterback Sam Bradford was injured. But the Trojans were without Matt Barkley and Taylor Mays (if you ask me, one of the more underreported reasons for losing the game) in Seattle.Injuries played a key role in 2007, when No. 2 Oregon went to Tucson in mid-November, only to see quarterback Dennis Dixon injure his knee and the Ducks’ national title hopes disappear.Injuries happen; they’re the great equalizer. They’re impossible to predict, and often devastating.That’s not to say that injuries will continue to play a significant role in this season’s title game chase, just that they might. They’ve happened before, and they can happen again.So recent history is on USC’s side. But the history being written right now? Not so much.The Trojans still have to run the gauntlet of ranked Pac-10 opponents on the road, which doesn’t even take into account the game in South Bend in a month.They have to do with inexperience at quarterback, youth on defense (although that has yet to be an issue) and problems on special teams (which is a topic for an entire story itself).So can it be done? Yes. The chips have been in place before. But will it be done? Let’s just say that a lot has to happen.Luckily for USC, a lot has happened in the past.“Thrilla on Manilla Paper” runs every other Thursday. To comment on this article, visit dailytrojan.com or email Grant at [email protected]last_img read more


Long injury not believed to be too serious

first_imgThe Striker was taken off in the second half of their 2-0 defeat at Bournemouth a few minutes after colliding with defender Steve Cook.Harry Arter limped off the field for the hosts in the second half and his condition remains unknown.last_img


Boris Miljević and Sarah Delić entered Red Bull F1 talent search program

first_imgOne of the most successful car racers in BiH has attracted the attention of Red Bull scout which applied him for Red Bull F1 talents, confirmed Dino Čolaković, manager of communications for BiH and Croatia to PunGas.com and announced big Red Bull event in Banja Luka at Zalužani track, and confirmed that Red Bull is especially interested in Sarah Delić.‘After success of Vettel which was discovered in a similar program, Red Bull started investing in this program of search for F1 talents. So far we didn’t searched for talents in BiH, but after writing of PunGas.com on Sarah Delić and Boris Miljević we’ve seen that there are talents that need to be included in this program. If they show good results, they might have a career in one of Red Bull F1 teams’, said Dino Čolaković.He confirmed that the trainings will be held on Zalužani track this summer in Banjaluka, and after Sarah Delić and Boris Miljević go through the test, all interested will have the opportunity to drive GP 2 model if they pass the karting with good time.last_img read more


Title, not invincible tag, the most important goal for Salah

first_img“Unbeaten or not, it’s not necessary – we want to win the Premier League.”Liverpool could move a massive 30 points clear of United with victory on Sunday, but the Red Devils are the only side to take points off them this season after a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford in October.Salah missed that match through injury and is keen to make up for lost time in the clash between English football’s two most successful sides.“We need to win, we need to carry on in our way – the way we’ve been doing since the beginning of the season and since last year,” added the Egyptian.“Of course we know it’s big for the fans, for the city and for us. But at the end of the day, we play the game to win.” London, United Kingdom | AFP | Mohamed Salah says Liverpool’s focus is solely on ending a 30-year wait to win the Premier League title, rather than doing so by going the whole season unbeaten.Jurgen Klopp’s men have dropped just two points in 21 games to set a new record for Europe’s top five leagues of 61 points from a possible 63 to start the campaign.That has propelled the European champions into a 14-point lead over title holders Manchester City with a game in hand, but Salah insists the Reds are still taking their title challenge one game at a time ahead of Manchester United’s visit to Anfield on Sunday.“We don’t think about being unbeaten until the end of the season. If we do that, it would be great, but at the end of the day we just want to win the Premier League. That’s the most important thing,” Salah told Premier League Productions. Share on: WhatsApplast_img read more