WNEP – Five people were sent to the hospital after a vehicle collided with an ambulance late Friday night in Luzerne County. Hunlock Creek ambulance officials said they were transporting a young child to the hospital after a seizure when her father, while rushing home, collided with the ambulance carrying her.
LocalNews United for Children Club to walk for abuse awareness by: Dominica Vibes News – June 30, 2016 Share 171 Views no discussions Share The recently formed United for Children Club of the Convent High School (CHS) will host a walk from the Dame Mary Eugenia Charles Boulevard to the Botanical Gardens in Roseau on Saturday July 2 from 8 a.m.This is aimed at raising awareness of child abuse and to encourage reporting, a press release from the club stated.The United for Children Club was formed by CHS students, who were “outraged” by child abuse; especially when young children are sexually abused by pedophiles or when underage teens are exploited by older adults.“We stand with survivors of child abuse and say be strong, be courageous, do the right thing and report child abuse,” the release stated.The group is also encouraging people to help by reporting information about such cases by calling 1 -800-744-3629, the Dominica National Council of Women (DNCW) hotline to talk about their experiences “however long ago it was, it still helps to talk”.The walk, described as “nonpolitical” and “non-denominational” led by the youth, will end at the Gazebo in the Botanical Gardens.The speeches will commence from at 10 am where the youth who are leading United for Children Club will give addresses.Other speakers will include Tina Alexander from Lifeline Ministries, Tina Alfred who was recently presented with The Queen’s Young Leader Award and Carnival Princess Rayne Benjamin.Persons interested can purchase United for Children t-shirts from the DNCW’s office on King George V Street for EC$15 or on the Bayfront before the walk.Mrs Josephine Dublin principal of CHS, Miss Lewis, Mrs Delia Cuffy-Weekes, Ms Tina Alfred and Sister Tina Alexander, the NGO Coalition for the Protection of Children, the youth and corporate partners have collaborated with the students giving support to the club. Sharing is caring! Tweet Share
Both venues are part of IMCA’s Side Biter Chassis North Central Region for Modifieds and EQ Cylinder Heads Northern Region for Stock Cars. IMCA Late Models were first sanctioned at Lee County in 1990 and last ran there weekly in 2010. The Deery Brothers Summer Series is in town on Aug. 2. “It’s going to be a big plus. Everyone we’ve talked to likes the idea and we’ve already heard of a lot of new cars being built,” said Gaylord. “We want to build the car count numbers up and that will help increase numbers in the grandstand.” Lee County has a perfect Saturday night partner in 34 Raceway. The West Burlington track also brings Late Models back to weekly shows this season and has the same other four IMCA classes on regular race programs as well. Late Models will be one of five sanctioned divisions featured this season at Lee County, with opening night on April 12. The IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing point season continues through Aug. 23. “IMCA has a long history at Lee County Speedway and we’re glad to be adding a new chapter with the return of Late Models to Friday night events,” noted Jim Stannard, vice president of operations for the sanctioning body. DONNELLSON, Iowa – IMCA Late Model drivers can look forward to a warm reception when they return to Lee County Speedway this spring. The division headlines Friday night programs at Donnellson and promoter Brian Gaylord said news of the division’s return has generated a 100 percent positive response. IMCA Modifieds and IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars have both run weekly at Donnellson for more than 20 years. Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods have been sanctioned since 2009, Mach-1 Sport Compacts since 2012.