VBSR Builds Bridge Between Vermont Businesses and College StudentsVermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) announced that the Vermont Department of Labor has renewed a grant that funds a program to connect students approaching graduation from Vermont colleges and universities to exciting job opportunities with member companies. VBSRs Internship Program helps member businesses define intern positions and then finds qualified students who are interested in learning more about similar career positions. A recent survey of U.S. employers showed that 62% of college hires last year had held internships and that 31% of new college hires had come directly through an internship program.”We are thrilled to provide this bridge between talented college students who want to stay in Vermont and growing Vermont businesses who need talented young employees,” says Executive Director, Will Patten. “Thousands of students graduate from our colleges each year and go home because they dont know about all the career opportunities with our innovative new business community. This is a big win-win!”The initial grant from the Department of Labor, awarded in January of 2008, enabled VBSR to match 30 students with VBSR member businesses and organizations anticipating growth in the near future. This grant renewal will enable VBSR to focus on making 30 more matches in the year 2009 through relationships with Vermont institutes of higher learning.Businesses interested in creating opportunities for students, in exchange for finding valuable potential employee prospects, should get in touch with Tara Pfeiffer-Norrell by e-mailing TaraP@VBSR.org(link sends e-mail), or calling 802-862-8347.VBSR is a statewide business membership organization made up of 600 Vermont companies representing over 30,000 employees and $4.5 billion in annual sales. VBSR member companies are committed to VBSRs mission to foster a business ethic in Vermont that recognizes the opportunity and responsibility of the business community to set a high standard for protecting the natural, human and economic environments of our citizens.For more information contact Will Patten at VBSR at 802-862-8347 or WillP@VBSR.org(link sends e-mail)###
Pep Guardiola put his players through their paces this weekend.Read Also: Dutch legend confirms contact over Barcelona jobIf they are excluded, fifth would be good enough for the riches of next season’s Champions League, which are all the more valuable during the economic crisis caused by coronavirus.Just six points separate United from Crystal Palace in 11th leaving plenty to play for in the final nine games of the season once the Premier League restarts on June 17.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Kevin De Bruyne’s future could be placed in doubt if Man City’s appeal fails“Two years would be long. One year is something I might be able to cope with,” De Bruyne told Het Laatste Nieuws last month.City banked 93 million euros from prize money and television rights alone by reaching the quarter-finals of last season’s Champions League.The added loss of gate receipts and commercial revenue would make it extremely difficult for the club to meet FFP regulations in the future without cutting costs.City have steadfastly refuted UEFA’s allegations.“Based on our experience and our perception, this seems to be less about justice and more about politics,” said CEO of the City Football Group Ferran Soriano.UEFA has been under pressure, most publicly from La Liga president Javier Tebas, to impose a harder line on clubs backed by states, like City and Qatari-owned Paris Saint-Germain.European football’s governing body also have plenty riding on the case. Lose the appeal and the future of UEFA’s FFP regulations will be called into question.– Premier League impact –The hearing will be held by videoconference due to coronavirus restrictions from Monday to Wednesday.If no verdict is immediately announced after the hearing, the decision “could be made during the month of July,” said Matthieu Reeb, secretary general of CAS.Even if City’s appeal to CAS fails, the English champions could present a further appeal before the Swiss Federal Court.A delayed outcome would leave a cloud hanging over the return of the Premier League season.City seem certain to secure Champions League qualification on the field with a 12-point lead over fifth-placed Manchester United. Loading… However, billions of investment in players and managers has not yet been able to deliver the club’s first ever Champions League title. City are still involved in this season’s competition and will be allowed to compete should the 2019⁄20 edition of Champions League return in August no matter the outcome of the appeal. – Financial hit – But a two-season ban from the competition would represent a huge blow to the club’s prestige, finances and hope of hanging onto manager Pep Guardiola and key players like Kevin de Bruyne and Raheem Sterling. City are accused of overstating sponsorship revenue to hide that they had not complied with UEFA’s financial fair play (FFP) rules between 2012 and 2016 and were also handed a 30 million euro ($34 million, £27 million) fine. UEFA’s case was prompted when German magazine Der Spiegel published a series of leaked emails in 2018 that purported to show how City manufactured extra sponsorship revenue from a series of companies with connections to the club’s Abu Dhabi-based owner Sheikh Mansour. Under the Sheikh’s ownership, City’s fortunes have been transformed from perennially living in the shadow of local rivals Manchester United to winning four Premier League titles in the past eight years.Advertisement Manchester City’s appeal against a two-year ban from European competition will be heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) from Monday in a case of wide-reaching repercussions.
Weekend Area Girls Basketball ScoresSaturday (11-23)Batesville 33 South Ripley 27Switzerland County 51 Franklin County 41 North Decatur 59 South Decatur 37SW-Hanover 52 South Dearborn 41 Waldron 51 Rising Sun 21 Anderson 77 Connersville 37 Rushville 65 Beech Grove 38Indian Creek 71 Edinburgh 62 Salem 68 Madison 59 Friday (11-22)Jac-Cen-Del 47 Oldenburg 40Seymour 69 Batesville 46Lawrenceburg 36 South Ripley 26 Union County 42 Franklin County 24 Greensburg 67 South Decatur 22Switzerland County 56 Rising Sun 22 Waldron 34 Hauser 18 Connersville 60 Centerville 29Beech Grove 41 Morristown 33 Shelbyville 45 SW-Shelby 38 The JV Lady Bulldogs had a good weekend beating two good teams on the road. Friday night the girls played Seymour. Defense was the key to the game. After trailing for three quarters the Lady’s played a lockdown 3/4 court press that led to several turnovers and easy buckets. Final 42-34. Scoring- Makayla Granger-Young, Sarah Ripperger- 12, Calley Kaiser- 7, Olivia Raab, Ava Hanson- 4, Gabby Elston- 2, Madalyn Pohlman-1. Saturday night, the girls beat South Ripley 23-18. The Lady Bulldogs struggled to find the bottom of the net but played well enough to come home victorious. Once again defense led the way causing turnovers and quick basket opportunities. Scoring for the Bulldogs- Calley Kaiser-5, Sarah Ripperger, Ava Hanson, Madalyn Pohlman-4, Gabby Eston, Makayla Granger Young, Sophie Meyer- 2. Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Clint Pride.