Mid West companies become more disability confident

first_imgMunster winger Liam Coombes braced for Benetton battle Facebook NewsMid West companies become more disability confidentBy Staff Reporter – June 14, 2016 961 Print Linkedin WhatsApp Twitter COMPANIES in Limerick and Clare are becoming disability confident as a result of a six-month pilot project delivered by the National Disability Authority.The project, which was funded by the Department of Justice, was delivered by EmployAbility Clare and Shannon Chamber, in conjunction with EmployAbility Limerick and Ennis and Limerick Chambers.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Four Limerick companies, Garry IT, Thomond Park, Northern Trust and E-Fone, were among the twelve local businesses nominated as disability champion companies. The results of a disability-awareness and participation survey were published last week along with the launch of a new website, www.disabilityconfidence.ieAcknowledging the role of the job shadow participants, EmployAbility Limerick team leader, Ursula Mackenzie said: “We had such a positive response across Limerick and Clare with a record number of businesses hosting job shadow opportunities for jobseekers with a disability; it is so encouraging for the future.”EmployAbility Clare team leader Helen McQuillan added: “It’s the simple things done with grace that make these companies exemplary. There is scope for a lot more companies to become involved in our programme so we would encourage businesses to avail of grants for disability awareness training. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR TAGSE-FoneEmployAbility LimerickGarry ITNorthern TrustThomond Park center_img Limerick Post Show | SOS Thomond Park Sleepout WATCH – Holland in top shape ahead of the new season Riverfest postponed and arts venues cancel Previous articleMissing Limerick woman found safe and wellNext articleCourt told man broke in to house carrying large butcher’s knife Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Advertisement Support Shannon RFC’s ‘No Show Charity Game’ Email Ireland’s first female Steeplejack makes “last climb” at Thomond Park last_img read more

Troy home destroyed in fire

first_img Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe 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 Sponsored Content Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Print Article “The fire fighters worked so hard to put the fire out and keep it out,” she said. “They would get it out but it would keep coming back. At one point when the fire was out, several of the firefighters went in one of the bedrooms and threw out some pictures. We were so thankful for that.”Robin said, it took more than three hours to put the fire out completely.“Hopefully, there is something that we can save,” she said. “There’s one antique bed we may be able to save. We are hoping to find some of the sentimental things but we won’t know until we can go through everything.Robin expressed appreciation to the fire fighters from Troy, Hamilton Crossroads, Henderson, Goshen, Springhill, Meeksville and Brundidge and Haynes Ambulance for their diligence in bringing the fire under control and out.“They all worked so hard,” she said. “I was afraid for them.  We can’t thank them enough.” Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Email the author Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson “My dad went home for a few minutes and discovered the fire,” Robin said. “My brother was in the house but, thankfully, he got out. The animals got out somehow so we were blessed in that. But the house is a total loss. Everything my parents own is gone.”Neighbors gathered in support of the Motes family.“My mother became very upset so a neighbor took her to her house, but my dad just stood and watched,” Robin said.  “It was heart-wrenching.” Published 8:05 pm Friday, March 20, 2020 Skip Robin Powell stood with her dad and husband and watched as flames consumed her mom and dad’s house on Burnt Out Bridge Road Thursday afternoon.“All we could do was stand there and watch,” Powell said. “We were helpless. It was surreal.”Around 5 p.m. Thursday, Robin’s dad and mom, Kenny and Barbara Motes, were at her house just up the hill from their own on Burnt Out Road, off Smart Road in Troy. By Jaine Treadwell By The Penny Hoarder Robin said her parents’ home was also a second home for her 11-year-old daughter.“She says with my parents while I work,” Robin said. “She has toys and clothes there. It was a second home for my brother’s grandchildren.  This is hard for them, too. Daddy did good until today when he went down and saw the damage in the daylight. This is very hard for my parents. They are still somewhat in shock.”Robin said the cause of the fire has not been determined but it is thought the fire started in the laundry room area.Robin said the family is grateful for the response of the fire departments. Troy home destroyed in fire The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Latest Stories Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Book Nook to reopen You Might Like Troy University, American Red Cross to hold blood drive to address shortage during COVID-19 Coronavirus Barbara Patterson, director of student involvement and leadership at Troy University, still remembers the university’s blood drive of Sept. 12,… read morelast_img read more