CRDB Bank Plc ( Q22020 Interim Report

first_imgCRDB Bank Plc ( listed on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2020 interim results for the second quarter.For more information about CRDB Bank Plc ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the CRDB Bank Plc ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: CRDB Bank Plc (  2020 interim results for the second quarter.Company ProfileCRDB Bank Plc is a wholly-owned private commercial bank in Tanzania offering a comprehensive range of retail, commercial, corporate, treasury, premier and wholesale microfinance services. The company has an extensive infrastructure of branches, ATMs and deposit and mobile terminals and uses a vast network of Fahari Huduma agents which are microfinance agents. The retail division offers financial solutions which range from current and fixed deposit accounts to home purchase and construction loans, refinancing and cash back services. The corporate division provides financial service across the board; including documentary collection, letters of credit, guarantees, structured trade finance, treasury services and foreign exchange risk management. Established in 1996, CRDP Bank Plc has three subsidiary companies; CRB Bank Plc Burundi, CRDB Microfinance and CRDB Insurance Brokers.CRDB Bank Plc is listed on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Promotion and Development Ltd ( 2020 Abridged Report

first_imgPromotion and Development Ltd ( listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Investment sector has released it’s 2020 abridged results.For more information about Promotion and Development Ltd ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Promotion and Development Ltd ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Promotion and Development Ltd (  2020 abridged results.Company ProfilePromotion and Development Limited is a company based in Mauritius which deals in the shares investment, property development, and supply and provision of services associated with such activities in Mauritius. The company has property, shares, and security segments that it operates through. Promotion and Development Limited also rents properties and provides security and property protection services, as well as sells equipment. Promotion and Development Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img

From ‘swords to plowshares’

first_img TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Submit a Job Listing Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Rector Martinsville, VA Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET July 22, 2016 at 8:57 pm Thank you Sue. Not arriving at St. Alban’s until 1993, I didn’t have a chance to know you. If you’re ever in Indianapolis, please stop by the garden for a tour and an update on your former congregation. I’d like to meet you.Rev. Mike Scime, DeaconSt. Alban’s Indianapolis Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Church-Community Agriculture An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Sue Maxwell says: Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Knoxville, TN Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Associate Rector Columbus, GA Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Comments (2) Featured Jobs & Calls Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Submit an Event Listing Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Featured Events New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Rector Tampa, FL Submit a Press Release Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Rector Belleville, IL Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Rector Washington, DC Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector Pittsburgh, PA The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Curate Diocese of Nebraska Youth Minister Lorton, VA Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL By David PaulsenPosted Jul 21, 2016 Editor’s note: This is the latest in a continuing series about Episcopal Church congregations that are involved in community agriculture. Other stories in the series can be found hereSt. Alban’s Episcopal Church volunteers work around memorial crosses to transplant tomato plants in early June. Photo: Mike Scime/St. Alban’s.[Episcopal News Service] It’s hard to miss the ministry that’s growing outside St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Indianapolis.Heading up Emerson Avenue past 46th Street, any passerby – whether nourished or hungry, devout or spiritually unsure, striving to heal or prone to violence – is confronted by a sight both grim and hopeful: Dozens of white crosses stand as a memorial to the dead while surrounded by the bounty of God’s Earth, crops that eventually will provide fresh food for a neighborhood in great need of it.Each cross planted in the church’s street-side farm field represents one of the city’s murder victims. In some cases, the crosses themselves have become tools of the gardener, supporting strings of peas and taller herbs, like dill. The church’s goal, with the help of a United Thank Offering, or UTO, grant, is to harvest 10,000 pounds of produce from this former baseball field by the end of the growing season and distribute it to several local food pantries.White crosses representing city murder victims are seen in July amid corn and other crops in the farm field outside of St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Indianapolis. Photo: Mike Scime/St. Alban’s“So you have this image of resurrection; where you had a barren field that was representative of death, it’s now becoming something that lives … something that is going to benefit the community that has suffered from the murders,” said the Rev. Mike Scime, a deacon at St. Alban’s and co-director of the garden.The farm program is drawing inquiries from other congregations in Indianapolis and beyond as organizers keep their sights on a long-term goal of improving the nutritional choices and grocery purchasing options of the church’s neighbors.This ministry has been years in the making, and its name, which invokes a passage from Micah, points to multiple influences and missions: The Swords to Plowshares Peace Garden.The project intends to show, that with God’s help, the “barrenness caused by violence” can be transformed “into life-giving food” for the church’s poorest neighbors.Violence was a recurring story in 2014 and again in 2015 in Indianapolis. After more than 130 homicides in 2014, the city set a grim new record last year with 144 homicides, among them the case of a 10-year-old boy killed at a memorial service for a relative and another case involving the discovery of four people dead in a house that had been targeted for a break-in.St. Alban’s is located on Indianapolis’ east side, where a large number of the murders have occurred. The congregation draws its members from a much larger geographic area, but in the neighborhood around the church, fresh produce is hard to find, said Sarah Archer, a member of St. Alban’s who helped create the Swords to Plowshares initiative.“Our neighborhood is what is called for lack of a better term a ‘food desert,’ which is defined by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) as an area where grocery stores are more than a mile away from most of the residences, and so they end up buying all sorts of food at convenience stores, which almost never are able to carry fresh produce,” said Archer, a vestry member who co-directs the project.In addition to a worthy mission, the church had a key resource: three unused ballfields.The church’s baseball ministry had ended several years ago, and congregation leaders had long debated what to do with the fields. Planting an orchard would take too long to yield fruit. There also was talk of creating a garden where community members could rent plots, but such a plan would involve administrative challenges.“We knew that we had to find a different use for that property,” Scime said, and the uptick in violence led to the beginning of a plan. “Some people wanted to do something that would bring to the community’s attention the number of murders.”A response to the violence was incorporated into the decision by the church take on itself the work of farming the field, and Scime and other church leaders also saw its themes of justice, peace and community aligned with the mission of the Episcopal Church’s UTO grant program.Memorial crosses are used to connect string to support the pea plants sprouting in May at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church’s Swords to Plowshares Peace Garden. Photo: Mike Scime/St. Alban’s“The garden gave us an opportunity to also then do something positive in the community where we would be bringing people from all over the neighborhood together from all walks of life … (to) benefit the community where the murders were happening,” Scime said.St. Alban’s began laying plans to cultivate one of the half-acre baseball fields. In December 2014, Scime, with Archer’s help, submitted an application for a UTO grant of about $16,000 that, when combined with other grants and donations, would be used to buy equipment, hire a manager and get the farm up and running.While the church waited last year for a decision on the UTO grant application, melons were planted in about 20 percent of the field to test the soil quality. It proved suitable, and the whole field was tilled to prepare for a full planting the following spring.After the UTO grant was approved, the church held a ceremony last December to dedicate the Peace Garden. About a hundred people attended, including the city’s police chief and representatives from the church’s food pantry partners.By then, Indianapolis was well on its way to topping its 1998 record of 143 murders, and the white crosses representing victims killed in 2015 filled the church’s empty field.“When all the crosses were up at the end of December and one looked across that field of crosses, it was pretty attention-arresting,” said Archer, who works as a public-health nurse.In the spring, the church used the grant money to hire Tate Nielsen as full-time garden director for the 2016 growing season. He developed a plan for about 20 crops, including tomatoes, lettuce, carrots, onions, squash, melons, corn and beans. The crops themselves became an advertisement for the ministry underway.“We wanted to make it visually attractive so people would come up and wonder what was going on and really engage with the garden,” Nielsen said.As of mid-July, 1,200 pounds of fresh produce already had been harvested, much of it lettuce. When the heavier crops are picked later in the season, the farm hopes to hit its goal of 10,000 pounds to donate to local food pantries, he said.At the same time, the farm has drawn support from many corners, with 43 volunteers putting in a total of more than 320 hours to get the food from seed to table.The church already is planning for next year. It took about $25,000 to launch the farm, but the annual cost is estimated at $15,000 – Nielsen’s job is only temporary, and the garden is expected to continue next year with only a part-time manager. Before deciding what will be planted next year, more than 100 food pantry clients are being interviewed to determine what types of produce they prefer, Archer said.Further in the future, the church hopes to work with other local organizations to encourage more food companies to open grocery stores in this and other Indianapolis neighborhoods to address the problem of food deserts.In the meantime, the violence has continued in 2016 – “There are 71 crosses in our garden,” Scime said one Monday morning this month – though Indianapolis is not on pace to match last year’s record death toll. In the face of such violence, St. Alban’s hopes to be a “beacon of light,” Scime said, as it moves forward with its farm ministry.It couldn’t have happened without the UTO program’s support, Scime said. “We have a strong commitment and belief that their initial investment here will result in something that continues on into the future.”— David Paulsen is a freelance writer based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and a member of Trinity Episcopal Church in Wauwatosa. Rector Shreveport, LA Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Rector Albany, NY Comments are closed. Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Rector Hopkinsville, KY Director of Music Morristown, NJ This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Rector Bath, NC From ‘swords to plowshares’ Indianapolis ‘Peace Garden’ seeks to heal, nourish community Tags Rector Collierville, TN Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector Smithfield, NC Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Michael Scime says: Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI July 21, 2016 at 8:08 pm I was a member of St.Albans from 1962 to 1977 and find this article a wonderful testament to this parish. Thank you all for this work and ministry.Sue MaxwellPort Townsend, WA Press Release Servicelast_img read more

Sakharov Prize-winning journalist’s passport confiscated

first_img Organisation May 28, 2021 Find out more BelarusEurope – Central Asia Russian media boss drops the pretence and defends Belarus crackdown May 27, 2021 Find out more RSF at the Belarusian border: “The terrorist is the one who jails journalists and intimidates the public” ———— Prize-winning journalist arrested and charged with defamation10 december 2004russian version Journalist Mikhaïl Afanassiev, who was named winner of the Sakharov Prize, was released from prison in Abakan in the autonomous republic of Hakasia on 11 December but still faces defamation charges. Since his passport was confiscated on his arrest and was not returned, he was unable to travel to Moscow to receive his prize, awarded by the Glasnost Defence Foundation. The Foundation, which was due to present him with the prize on 11 December, has offered to send representatives to Abakan, if the journalist still does not have his passport. “We welcome opening of criminal investigation in Lithuania in response to our complaint against Lukashenko” RSF says December 16, 2004 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Sakharov Prize-winning journalist’s passport confiscated June 2, 2021 Find out more RSF_en Reporters Without Borders called for the immediate release of independent journalist Mikhail Afanassiev, who was arrested as he prepared to travel to Moscow to receive the Sakharov Prize of the Glasnost Defence Foundation.Afanassiev was picked up on 9 December 2004 on a defamation charge as he was leaving a hospital in Abakan, in the autonomous region of Hakasia. “We call for the immediate release of this journalist arrested when he was about to travel to Moscow to receive the Sakharov Prize, awarded to the most courageous journalists,” the worldwide press freedom organisation said.”There can be no justification for holding a journalist in custody when he is only doing his job”, the organisation said in a letter to the chief prosecutor for the autonomous republic of Hakasia, Alexander Beloshitsky. Local police cited Article 129 of the criminal code on defamation, relating to an article carried on 6 December on the website headlined, “A bunch of hunters have taken power”.Afanassiev was preparing to get official permission from the local authorities to travel to Moscow on 11 December to receive the Sakharov Prize, awarded by the Glasnost Defence Foundation.His main work is for the Moscow media and is chiefly investigative. He has often proved himself outspoken about subjects seen as sensitive and has already had five defamation charges laid against him since the start of the year, three of which were subsequently dropped.russian version BelarusEurope – Central Asia News Help by sharing this information News Receive email alerts News News to go further Follow the news on Belaruslast_img read more

New Education Minister for Limerick

first_imgJenny Blake | #WeAreLimerick episode 46 Rape Crisis welcomes publication of O’Malley report Print Limerick Senator has beef with meat industry RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp NewsNew Education Minister for LimerickBy John Keogh – July 11, 2014 761 Linkedin Email TAGSMinister Jan O’SullivanpoliticsReshuffle center_img Previous article35 countries land military aircraft at ShannonNext articleLimerick bucks the trend with increased unemployment John Keogh Facebook Advertisement Twitter Restart Grant Plus will help more Limerick businesses to reopen Enterprise Support Grant should include older self-employed people Local backlash over Aer Lingus threat Housing Minister Jan O’SullivanNew Education Minister Jan O’SullivanLIMERICK Labour TD Jan O’Sullivan has been promoted to a full ministry in the Department of Education following this week’s Cabinet reshuffle.The former Minister of State for Housing and Planning succeeds her party colleague Ruairi Quinn.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Meanwhile, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has retained his position, and Tipperary TD Alan Kelly has been promoted to Minister for the Environment.More to follow…last_img read more

Do Not Drink notice remains in place for Rathkeale Public Water…

first_imgNewsEnvironmentLocal NewsDo Not Drink notice remains in place for Rathkeale Public Water SupplyBy Staff Reporter – October 12, 2018 1932 IRISH Water and Limerick City and County Council staff have been working around the clock to restore a normal water supply to customers on the Rathkeale public water supply where a Do Not Drink notice remains in place.Drilling and other site works have been taking place all this week to develop a new water source for the area. Good progress has been made in opening a new borehole and initial results suggest that this has the potential to provide a much improved supply for the area.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up However, in order to protect public health the HSE has outlined a number of criteria that must be satisfied before this new source can be brought into production. This includes extensive testing of the water over a period of time.It is likely that it would be late next week or early the following week before this new supply could be brought into production, subject to testing and consultation with the HSE.While water quality has improved in the existing source, the turbidity (cloudiness) remains too high. We are continuing to monitor this and if the quality of the water improves it may be possible to lift the Do Not Drink notice earlier.“Irish Water would like to assure customers in the area that we are liaising closely with the HSE and all other relevant agencies in relation to this and are progressing this work as quickly as possible,” said Ian O’Mahony, Irish Water’s Operations Lead.“We will continue to keep the public informed of the situation in the area and if customers have any additional queries, they can contact the 24/7 customer care line at 1850 278 278.”In the meantime, customers in the area are advised that the Do Not Drink notice remains in place. This applies to all areas supplied by the Rathkeale Public Water Supply, including Rathkeale town and surrounding areas and Knockaderry (see attached map).Alternative water supplies will continue to be made available in the area until the notice is lifted. There are currently water tankers in place in The Square, Rathkeale and at the church carpark in Knockaderry.Members of the public can fill their own containers from these tankers if they are unattended. While this water is safe to drink, people are advised to boil the water before use as the containers may not be fully sterile.Supplies of water are also being delivered to vulnerable customers and schools in the area. Elderly or vulnerable customers who need supplies of water in the area and who have not registered with Irish Water can contact 1850 278 278 to do so.We acknowledge that this Do Not Drink notice is causing inconvenience for people living in the area and would like thank them for their patience and support as we work to resolve this issue.Please note that boiling the water does not make it safe to drink.Additional information and advice is available at Water Supply Updates. Email Local backlash over Aer Lingus threat Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Linkedin Previous articleLISTEN: Treaty Talk EP40 with Sporting Limerick and Matt O’CallaghanNext articleLimerick handed tough schedule in 2019 Munster Hurling Championship Staff Reporter Advertisementcenter_img Population of Mid West region increased by more than 3,000 in past year Vicky calls for right to die with dignity Limerick centre needed to tackle environmental issues TAGSEnvironmentLimerick CountyNews RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Print Limerick on Covid watch list Shannon Airport braced for a devastating blow last_img read more

Podcast: Limerick Post News Roundup August 10, 2019

first_imgLifestyleNewsPodcastsNewsRoundupSportPodcast: Limerick Post News Roundup August 10, 2019By Cian Reinhardt – August 8, 2019 68 WhatsApp Print Email Previous articleLimerick lady Dee Morrissey comes out in glam full force to support Focus IrelandNext article262 adults homeless in Limerick Cian Reinhardthttp://www.limerickpost.ieJournalist & Digital Media Coordinator. Covering human interest and social issues as well as creating digital content to accompany news stories. [email protected] Twittercenter_img Cian Reinhardt looks at the content in this week’s Limerick Post newspaper, giving a run-down on this week’s Business, Politics, Sports, Arts and Entertainment news. This week’s podcast is brought to you with Petmania.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up This week’s headlines:900 homes with go-ahead still on drawing board.Limerick graveyards being let go to ruin.Limerick-Shannon transport Strategy. Advertisement Facebook Linkedinlast_img read more

Mother of eleven year old boy stabbed to death, says she…

first_imgTwitter Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash THE mother of an 11-year old boy who was murdered in 2019, said she feels “let down by the justice system” after a legal application to lift restrictions on identifying her son and his killer were adjourned today.RTE first applied for the order to be lifted in the case on Thursday, however Mr Justice Paul McDermott asked for the DPP and the convicted killer to be put on notice and put the matter in for hearing today.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The application, however was adjourned today by Mr Justice Paul Coffey after it was heard the killer’s barrister had not had an opportunity to take instructions from her client, and it was heard that the State’s senior counsel was not available.The convicted man’s counsel said she could not identify any legal objection on which she could argue against lifting the restrictions.The Central Criminal Court imposed a court order banning naming parties in the case following an Appeal Court ruling in October 2020 which found that a restriction on identifying children, who were victims of crimes where criminal proceedings had begun, applied to living and to dead children.This ruling was changed from today, allowing the naming deceased children, however individual applications have to be made to seek the lifting of imposed restrictions relating to a number of individual cases, including this case.Speaking following the adjournment of proceedings this morning, the deceased boy’s mother said: “Last February, I stood on the steps of the courthouse after my son’s killer was jailed for life, and I felt that I played my part in arguing for the amendment to the Children’s Act, and the Minister for Justice heard my call and others’ calls, but I am still left unable to talk about my son publicly.”“I feel very angry and very stressed. I believed that today I would be able to talk about my son. I would have thought that the court order in my son’s case would have been lifted when the law changed, this has been so confusing for me, and I’m sure there are other parents who have lost children who feel the same way.”“I want the court to lift the restrictions in my son’s case as soon as possible to give me the opportunity to speak about my son. I have been silenced for too long.”“I’m very upset over it, I’ve been up all night, and to hear this now, makes me very angry. I just don’t understand it, it’s adding more stress for me.”“It’s so unfair, I should have been able to speak about (son’s name) on the steps of the court, last February. I’ve been silenced from from speaking about (son’s name) and now, even though the law is lifted, I still can’t talk about (son’s name).”The heartbroken mother said the restrictions on identifying her son, was only serving “to hide the killer and what he did to my son”.“What it is doing is it is protecting (killer’s name), it’s not protecting (son’s name), in fact it is silencing the type of child (son’s name) was, and for us to able to speak about him.”“It’s helping to hide (killer’s name) and hide what he has done. I’m very angry and feel let down by the justice system.”The woman’s son was beaten with a hammer and stabbed to death at a location in the State in November 2019.The killer who pleaded guilty to murder said he heard voices in his head telling him to stab the boy. Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Email WhatsApp Advertisement NewsBreaking newsCrime & CourtLimerickMother of eleven year old boy stabbed to death, says she has been “let down by the justice system” after application to name son is adjournedBy David Raleigh – May 7, 2021 1627 Linkedincenter_img Previous articleLimerick’s Paudie O’Connor named Bradford City Player of the SeasonNext articleAer Lingus needs to clarify Shannon plans – Crowe David Raleigh WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Print Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR TAGSCentral Criminal CourtKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick Post Roisin Upton excited by “hockey talent coming through” in Limericklast_img read more

Monahan remembered as ‘compassionate, loving’

first_img Facebook Twitter Pinterest Monahan remembered as ‘compassionate, loving’ Westminster Presbyterian Church was reeling Wednesday with the news that its pastor, the Rev. Buddy Dee Monahan, had died after a Tuesday afternoon traffic accident at University Boulevard and Tanglewood Lane.Annette McDermett, a former elder of the 4901 Maple Ave. church who was on the committee that hired Monahan in September 2015, said he “was like a brother to me.”Noting that he had been hired as interim pastor and was installed permanently in January last year, McDermett said, “Buddy was compassionate, loving, just a great guy.“He was a jokester with a really good sense of humor, and he gave sermons that made you sit up and listen. We were all better for knowing him. I’m heartbroken. It’s going to devastate the church. The people are all reeling. It doesn’t seem real.”When her mother, Dorothy Holloman, died Jan. 31, “Buddy was here within minutes,” McDermett said.“He loved her, and he missed her being in her pew. Hers was the last funeral he did. I make him out to be a saint, but he was probably as close as they come.”McDermett said Westminster Presbyterian would hold a memorial service, but it would probably not be scheduled by the end of the day Wednesday. Sunset Funeral Home is handling local arrangements.Monahans’ wife Dyanna is a medical education program assistant at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, according to the UNM website, and McDermett said their three children are students there.Anne Mackey, the church’s clerk of session, said in a news release that it was “with heavy hearts” that church leaders announced Monahan’s death.Mackey said the Rev. Jan DeVries of Dallas will officiate during the 11 a.m. Sunday Easter service.“We were blessed by the Rev. Monahan’s spiritual leadership, his gift of message through storytelling and his work in the community with UTPB and ECISD students and the Odessa Ministerial Alliance,” she said.Church member Jeanne Beard said Monahan “was one of the kindest, most Christian pastors I have ever been around.“People liked him very much,” Beard said. “He was a special man. He got more young people into church with his outreach to the community. Nowadays, that’s pretty good.”The Rev. Buddy Monahan of Westminster Presbyterian Church was killed in a Tuesday wreck near University Boulevard and Tanglewood Lane.Odessa American File Photo By admin – March 29, 2018 Pinterest Facebook Local News WhatsApp Twitter WhatsApp Previous articleSouthWest Bank named among ‘Best Companies’Next articleStory of Easter relayed to students adminlast_img read more

Non-Foreclosure Solutions Still Total Nearly Half a Million in Q3 Despite Yearly Dropoff

first_img Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Deeds in Lieu of Foreclosure HOPE NOW Alliance Non-foreclosure solutions Permanent Loan Modifications Short Sales 2014-11-20 Brian Honea November 20, 2014 1,009 Views Share Save Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Related Articles Brian Honea’s writing and editing career spans nearly two decades across many forms of media. He served as sports editor for two suburban newspaper chains in the DFW area and has freelanced for such publications as the Yahoo! Contributor Network, Dallas Home Improvement magazine, and the Dallas Morning News. He has written four non-fiction sports books, the latest of which, The Life of Coach Chuck Curtis, was published by the TCU Press in December 2014. A lifelong Texan, Brian received his master’s degree from Amberton University in Garland. Previous: FHFA Director Outlines GSEs’ Strategic Objectives Before Senate Banking Committee Next: Financial Institutions Account for Much of DOJ’s Record $24.7 Billion in Fines Collected in FY 2014  Print This Postcenter_img The number of U.S. homeowners who received non-foreclosure solutions in the third quarter of 2014 totaled approximately 468,000 despite seeing large year-over-year declines in every category of non-foreclosure solutions, according to data released this week by the HOPE NOW Alliance.Overall, foreclosure completions saw a significant decline in the third quarter. About 108,000 foreclosure sales were completed during Q3, which is the lowest total for any quarter since HOPE NOW began tracking the data in 2007. The number of foreclosure sales in Q3 represented a decline of 6 percent (115,000) from the previous quarter and 36 percent (166,000) from the same period in 2013.Non-foreclosure solutions, which include permanent loan modifications, short sales, repayment plans, deeds-in-lieu of foreclosure, and other retention plans, declined by 19 percent from Q3 2013 to Q3 2014 (579,000 compared to 468,000), according to HOPE NOW. Despite the decline, non-foreclosure solutions still totaled more than four times that of foreclosure completions (108,000) in Q3, just as they did in the second quarter. Also despite the large year-over-year drop, the number of non-foreclosure solutions increased by 11 percent from the second quarter of 2014 to the third quarter (421,000 up to 468,000).Foreclosure starts plummeted by 27 percent year-over-year in the third quarter, down to 212,000 from 290,000, according to HOPE NOW. Quarter-over-quarter, however, foreclosure starts jumped 6 percent from Q2 to Q3 (200,000 up to 212,000)About 109,000 homeowners received loan modifications in the third quarter, a decline of about 6 percent from the previous quarter and 40 percent from the same period a year ago. About 79,000 of the homeowners who received loan mods in Q3 obtained proprietary loan mods and slightly more than 29,000 of them received loan mods under the government’s Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP), according to HOPE NOW.Short sales, which are sales of the properties for less than the balance of debts secured by liens against the properties, totaled 30,000 in Q3, a decline of 9 percent (33,000) from the previous quarter and 56 percent from Q3 2013 (68,000), according to HOPE NOW. The number of deeds-in-lieu of foreclosure was reported at 7,000 for Q3, which was a drop of about 7 percent from Q2 (7,500) and 4 percent from Q3 2013 (7,300).Mortgage loans that were 60 or more days delinquent declined 10 percent year-over-year in Q3, from 2.11 million down to 1.89 million, according to HOPE NOW.”While the third quarter did show declines across the board in mortgage solutions, it is important to note that foreclosure sales and serious delinquencies have declined accordingly,” said Eric Selk, executive director of HOPE NOW. “The delinquency trends, quarter over quarter, show a steady improvement in the national market and point towards housing stabilization.”As part of an ongoing community stabilization effort that includes providing assistance to homeowners struggling with their mortgage loans, HOPE NOW has scheduled an outreach meeting for December 6 in the Tacoma, Washington, area that will be attended by Congressman Denny Heck. A large number of military homeowners are expected to attend due to the close proximity (about 15 miles) of Tacoma to Joint Base Lewis-McChord.”As we head into 2015, we will be targeting markets for outreach based on the delinquent portfolios of our members,” Selk said. “The need for partnership between our members and local non-profits, community leaders and others is paramount to our efforts in reaching at-risk families. We will also continue to make outreach to service members a high priority.” Subscribe Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Tagged with: Deeds in Lieu of Foreclosure HOPE NOW Alliance Non-foreclosure solutions Permanent Loan Modifications Short Sales The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Non-Foreclosure Solutions Still Total Nearly Half a Million in Q3 Despite Yearly Dropoff in Daily Dose, Featured, Loss Mitigation, News Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago About Author: Brian Honea Home / Daily Dose / Non-Foreclosure Solutions Still Total Nearly Half a Million in Q3 Despite Yearly Dropoff Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days agolast_img read more