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Clear Creek County, Colorado

Clear Creek County is one of the 64 counties of the U. S. state of Colorado. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,088; the county seat is Georgetown. Clear Creek County is part of CO Metropolitan Statistical Area. Clear Creek County was one of the original 17 counties created by the Colorado legislature on 1 November 1861, is one of only two counties to have persisted with its original boundaries unchanged, it was named after Clear Creek. Idaho Springs was designated the county seat, but the county government was moved to Georgetown in 1867. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 396 square miles, of which 395 square miles is land and 1.3 square miles is water. Jefferson County - east Gilpin County - northeast Park County - south Summit County - west Grand County - northwest I-70 US 6 US 40 SH 5 SH 103 Central City Parkway Pike National Forest Roosevelt National Forest James Peak Wilderness Mount Evans Wilderness American Discovery Trail Continental Divide National Scenic Trail Grays Peak National Recreation Trail Mount Evans National Recreation Trail Guanella Pass Scenic Byway Mount Evans Scenic Byway Clear Creek County tends to be somewhat divided between Republicans and Democrats.

In the 2012 election, Barack Obama won over Mitt Romney 54% to 42%. As of the census of 2000, there were 9,322 people, 4,019 households, 2,608 families living in the county; the population density was 24 people per square mile. There were 5,128 housing units at an average density of 13 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 96.37% White, 0.28% Black or African American, 0.73% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.02% from other races, 1.20% from two or more races. 3.87 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 4,019 households out of which 28.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.60% were married couples living together, 6.90% had a female householder with no husband present, 35.10% were non-families. 27.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.30% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.81. In the county, the population was spread out with 22.60% under the age of 18, 5.60% from 18 to 24, 32.60% from 25 to 44, 32.20% from 45 to 64, 7.10% who were 65 years of age or older.

The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 108.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.20 males. The median income for a household in the county was $50,997, the median income for a family was $61,400. Males had a median income of $41,667 versus $30,757 for females; the per capita income for the county was $28,160. About 3.00% of families and 5.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.80% of those under age 18 and 5.60% of those age 65 or over. Idaho Springs Empire Georgetown Silver Plume Downieville-Lawson-Dumont Floyd Hill St. Mary's Upper Bear Creek Georgetown Loop Historic Mining & Railroad Park Georgetown-Silver Plume National Historic District Outline of Colorado Index of Colorado-related articles Arapahoe County, Kansas Territory Montana County, Jefferson Territory Colorado census statistical areas Denver-Aurora-Boulder Combined Statistical Area Front Range Urban Corridor National Register of Historic Places listings in Clear Creek County, Colorado Clear Creek County Government website Clear Creek County Colorado Tourism and Visitors Site Colorado Historical Society

America's Promise

America's Promise Alliance is the nation’s largest cross-sector alliance of nonprofit, community organizations and government organization dedicated to improving the lives of young people. The organization was founded on the idea that children and youth need “Five Promises” to thrive—caring adults, safe spaces, a healthy start, effective education, the opportunity to serve—but that not nearly enough young people have access to these basic resources. America’s Promise works to raise awareness about the importance of these resources and inspire actions that help more children and youth receive them; the organization does this by leading national public awareness campaigns, conducting research, hosting events and convening summits, partnering with hundreds of national and community organizations that work directly with youth. America’s Promise is chaired by Alma Powell and was led by her husband and founding chairman, retired Gen. Colin L. Powell; the president and CEO is John S. Gomperts, a former leader of the Corporation for National and Community Service,, the Public Education Network.

The Presidents’ Summit for America’s Future in 1997 – a national summit held in Philadelphia to promote a civic response to many of the country’s problems the challenges facing at-risk youth – led to the creation of America’s Promise Alliance. Presidents Bill Clinton and George H. W. Bush convened the summit, Gen. Colin L. Powell, USA served as the event’s general chairman. Focusing on helping the nation’s young people, Gen. Powell agreed to lead a three-year campaign called America’s Promise – The Alliance for Youth, which set out to improve the lives of 2 million of the nation’s 15 million at-risk youth by 2000. In 2000, the target end-date of the campaign, General Powell determined that America’s Promise should continue its work and continue to operate as a nonprofit organization. Ending the work now, he said, would be “kind of like saying we'll be out of Bosnia in a year."Early in its history, America’s Promise drew criticism for not being able to prove it had achieved its goals. A analysis from the National 4-H Council, the nation’s largest youth development organization, agreed that while the organization’s impact was difficult to document, “much of the increased focus on youth and positive youth development…can be attributed to the visibility and funding America’s Promise brought to youth work.”In the years since, the work of America’s Promise has grown to encompass awareness building, academic research, cross-sector collaboration, events that bring people together.

In July 1995, former Michigan Governor George Romney outlined his vision of “a summit at which all living presidents and leaders from all sectors of society would gather to support citizen service and show it was not a partisan issue.” Only four days after completing this outline, Romney died of natural causes. Before his death, Romney shared his vision of this bipartisan summit focused on volunteerism with former U. S. Senator Harris Wofford, who had become CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service and Bob Goodwin, president of Bush’s Points of Light Foundation. Wofford and Goodwin agreed to enlist their organizations in fulfilling Romney’s plans for the summit, so Romney “died knowing that the summit would go forward.”In his 1997 State of the Union address, President Bill Clinton laid out the overarching theme and goal of the summit: "to mobilize America's citizen power in a united effort to solve our common problems those that threaten our young people." Three months Presidents Clinton and George H. W. Bush co-convened the Presidents’ Summit for America’s Future in Philadelphia.

Retired Gen. Colin Powell served as the chairman of the event, four out of the five living presidents attended, with Nancy Reagan representing her husband Ronald Reagan. More than 20 governors, nearly 100 mayors, 145 community delegations, many prominent business leaders and celebrities attended the summit. With the official slogan, “Two Million by 2000,” the summit encouraged business, government and community leaders across the country to work together to improve the lives of 2 million of the nation’s 15 million at-risk youth by 2000. In 1998, Gen. Powell responded to criticism that the summit and ensuing America’s Promise campaign were little more than symbolic gestures and reported that, as a result of the summit, among other things, Big Brothers and Big Sisters amassed a 22 percent increase in adults enlisting as mentors. S Chamber of Commerce committed to helping 3 million young people find summer jobs. Gen. Colin L. Powell, USA served as the founding chair of America’s Promise and remained board chair until 2001, when he stepped down to become U.

S. Secretary of State. Former governor of Montana Marc Racicot took over as chair, followed by former U. S. Senator Harris Wofford in 2002. Alma Powell, a respected audiologist and General Powell’s wife, became chair in 2004, she published two children's books in America's Promise and My Little Wagon. In 2004, America’s Promise – The Alliance for Youth changed its name to America’s Promise Alliance to place a greater emphasis on the strength of Alliance partners. "We see ourselves as a convener, a catalyst for action, we help our partners and communities that focus on the measurable goals," said then-CEO Marguerite Kondracke. Kondracke retired as pre

Mary Homer

Mary Elizabeth Homer is a British businesswoman. She helped expand Topshop globally before leaving for The White Company in March 2017. Homer was born in south-west Essex, she joined Topshop in 1985. In 2007, Jane Shepherdson left as Managing Director of Topshop, Karyn Fenn, the buying director, Homer, the commercial director, took over the running of the stores as joint managing directors. In 2007, Karyn Fenn left Topshop and Homer became Managing Director. Homer went on to work at The White Company. Homer is in charge of homewares and fashion at The White Company. From 2008-10 she was on the board of the British Fashion Council. Sergio Bucher, Chief Executive of Debenhams since October 2016 Helen Connolly, Chief Executive of Bonmarché


Busko-Zdrój is a spa town in Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, Poland. It is the capital of Busko County. In 2010, its population was 32,274; the origin of Busko goes back to the 12th century, when a group of shepherds settled around St. Leonard's church. In 1185, Knight Dersław, the owner of Busko and its surroundings, brought Norbertine nuns, whom in his will he inscribed i.a. the village of Busko. Dersław was killed in the Battle of Chmielnik in 1241. In 1251, it received a revenue privilege from King Bolesław V the Chaste allowing the convent to use the salt water; this is the first record of the use of Busko's mineral waters. In 1287, Busko was granted civic rights by King Leszek II the Black; the advantageous location of the town on trade routes led King Władysław Jagiełło to grant local burghers the right to have a weekly market and two fairs a year beginning in 1412. The 15th and 16th centuries were considered the "heyday" of the town, it was famous for its cloth production. 1166 – Dzierżko, knight of the Janina family, founded the first church, where the NPNMP church is today.

1166 – The first written mention of Busko-Zdrój was made in a papal edict and recorded in Kraków's diocese chronicle about Busko-Zdrój. The record mentions the church. 1180–1186 – Dzierżko founded the Norbertine priory attached to the church. It is a branch of the Witowski convent, founded by Dzierżko's brother – bishop of Płock, Wit from Chotla. 1252 – The oldest write-up on a salt spring in Busko. Bolesław V the Chaste granted the priory a treasure immunity and right to boil the salt. 1287 – Prince Leszek II the Black granted city rights to the colony and established Busko–Zdrój agreeably to law of Środa Śląska. 1347 – Jan from Busko became a secretary, in 1360 he became deputy chancellor of the king Kazimierz Wielki. 1661 – The town suffered the Great Plague. 1783 – Under the privilege of Royal Charter, as a result of the work of Stanisław Staszic, a salt company was founded in Busko, to produce salt on a large scale from the Busk springs. 1784 – King Stanisław August Poniatowski visited the city and salt-works.

1809 – Busko-Zdrój was incorporated into the Duchy of Warsaw. 1815 – Agreeable to decisions of Congress of Vienna, the city was incorporated into the Kingdom of Poland, annexed by Russia. 1819 – Seizure of the Norbertine priory. Busko, as a religious good, was transferred to the government of Poland; the government leased Busko to Feliks Rzewuski. 1820 – A fire burnt a large portion of the city. 1828 – Official opening of the health resort, with the first list of visitors. 1836 – Surrendered the baths to use location of Sanatorium "Marconi". This date marks the beginning of Busko as a health resort. 1869 – The city rights were lost. 1916 – The city rights were restored. 1939 – On 9 September, the battle of the 22nd Mountain Infantry Division against the German detachment at Bronina village. In this battle, 200 Polish soldiers died. 1939–1945 – German occupation during World War II 1945 – On 13 January, Busko was liberated by the Soviet forces 1966 – Busko won first place at a competition for most beautiful health resort in Poland.

1987 – Celebration of the allocation of city rights. Busko is located in the south part of the Świętokrzyskie voivodeship, 50 kilometres from Kielce and 80 km from Kraków; the city is in the part of the Świetokrzyskie voivodeship called Ponidzie, whose name came from the river Nida. According to information from 2002, the area of the Busko–Zdrój is 12.28 square kilometres. Parish: all soil – 23,588 hectares forests: 1,532 hectares waters: 207 hectares rivers: 16.7 hectares Busko-Zdrój composes 4.95% of the surface area of the parish. Busko's climate is continental; this weather is typical about 39% of the days of the year. The number of'hot and scorching' days -13%,'very cold' – under 1.5%. The average year-round temperature is 7.8 °C. The minimum average temperature of the year is −8.2 °C. The maximum average temperature of the year is 23.4 °C. In Busko, there are 1151 hours of sunshine per year; the average humidity is between 71% to 80%. Parish church Niepokalanego Poczęcia NMP 1592-1621, renovated in 1820.

St. Leonard's church built in 1699. St. Anna's chapel, built from 1884 to 1886. Sanatorium Marconi built in 1836. Dersław's castle – Construction of the castle began in 1911 by a doctor at the health resort Wasyl Wasylewicz Jakobs. A few years Leon Sulimierski finished building the castle. During the First World War, on May 13, 1915, after an offensive on Nida, General Stanisław Szeptycki, a commander in the Austrian army, arrived in Busko and set up residence in the castle. Villas: Bagatela, Sanato, Słowacki, Oblęgorek, Zielona, Bristol The national road NR73 passes through Busko between Kielce to Tarnów, it is 3.3 km long. Three regional roads pass through Busko: DW767 Busko – Pińczów, 5.3 km long DW776 Busko – Kraków, 2.7 km long DW973 Busko – Żabno, 14.4 km longThe Car Transport Company in Busko has maintained 132 buses. The partnership supports long distance connections with Warsaw, Kraków, Karpacz, Łódź, Katowice, Tarnów, Częstochowa and Wrocław. There have been 23 registered cab companies in the municipality.

The nearest international airport is Kraków -- Balice, in Warsaw-Okęcie. In Masłów, near Kielce is sport's airport. In Busko is Airport Health in'Łowiska'. There is a railway from Kielce, b

Kabir Mulchandani

Kabir Mulchandani is an Indian-born, Dubai-based businessman and philanthropist from Mumbai. He is the CEO of FIVE Holdings with interests in real estate and hospitality, he is ranked as Most Powerful Indians in the Persian Gulf region. He pursued his undergraduate studies at Stanford University, in the United States, where he majored in industrial engineering, earlier graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy. Prior to that he attended John Connon School in Mumbai. Mulchandani served at Baron International and Baron Electronics, two Mumbai-based, family-owned firms that specialised in the distribution and sale of consumer electronics, he was termed as'Mumbai's Marketer' by The Economist magazine in 1998. Baron faced with great financial difficulty and conflict with its foreign partners resulted in an end to this business under Mr. Mulchandani's management. In 2011, he founded a Dubai-based real estate investment firm. In 2013, SKAI revealed plans for a luxurious hotel on Dubai's manmade Palm Jumeirah, signed up Viceroy, the Los Angeles based hotel management company to brand and manage the property.

He was celebrated as the come back king of Dubai in the local media, along with his French educated Lebanese partner and architect Nabil Akiki and his long time friend Aloki Batra. Kabir's circle of trusted friends expanded to include Indian educated consultant-cum-site supervisor-cum-hotelier Jaydeep Anand and his CFO Dhananjai Cadambi. In the end of 2016, SKAI completed building the $1.17 billion Viceroy Palm Jumeirah Dubai hotel with 477 rooms and 221 residences. In 2017, Kabir changed his company's name from SKAI to FIVE, symbolized by “V”, the Roman numeral five; the Viceroy Palm Jumeirah hotel opened on 31 March 2017, with much of its beach off limits for guest use due to the ongoing construction works by master plan developer Nakheel. In June 2017, FIVE terminated Viceroy as its hotel manager, the Viceroy Palm Jumeirah was rebranded as FIVE Palm Jumeirah. Since the new operator has completed all the unfinished works including the beach, salon and 8 F&B outlets. A few weeks before Viceroy's termination, Mulchandani announced the first hospitality REIT in the Middle East.

The REIT launch was delayed indefinitely, there has been no mention of it after the initial announcement. In December 2017, Luxury Travel Intelligence, a members-only resource for travelers, labeled Five Palm Jumeirah as one of the worst new hotel openings of the year. LTI said the hotel is impressive but attributed the legal battle with the previous operator as the reason for the ranking. In the two years since rebranding to FIVE Palm Jumeirah, the property has won a host of international and local recognitions, including; the property, which boasts 269 pools, has 247 rooms and suites as well as 254 one and four-bedroom hotel apartments. The hotel has won a number of design awards, including the Tall Buildings prize at the Architectural Review MIPIM Future Projects Awards and the prestigious Developer of the Year at the Middle East Economic Digest Awards. In 2009, Kabir was arrested in Dubai for a publicized case of real estate fraud, he was first let out on bail, acquitted of all these charges in 2010.

His legal battle with Viceroy over operator rights of the Palm Jumeriah hotel was publicized, continues to play in multiple jurisdictions. Viceroy's termination took place on the same day Viceroy's UAE shareholders announced their plans to wholly own the company. Viceroy's web page has a clear note on it distancing itself from the property. In 2017, entities affiliated with Kabir have been the source of two out of a total of eight cases reviewed by the Dubai Joint Judicial Committee; the first case by Assas Investments Limited against FIUS Capital Limited, the second one between ASSAS OPCP and VIH Hotel Management Ltd.. In 2012, he married his second wife Nadia Zaal, an aspiring real estate developer in her own right, in a three day wedding ceremony on a remote Maldivian island. Kabir and Nadia live in Dubai with their four children. Mulchandani, who won Philanthropist of the Year at the CEO Middle East Awards 2017, supports a number of charities. In March 2017, his company FIVE launched Project Udaan with the aim of saving a life every day in India.

The project provides daily life-saving surgery to children born with congenital heart defects, whose families could otherwise not afford the medical costs

Division of Bendigo

The Division of Bendigo is an Australian electoral division in the state of Victoria. The division was proclaimed in 1900, was one of the original 65 divisions to be contested at the first federal election, it is named for the city of Bendigo. The division is situated on the northern foothills of the Great Dividing Range in North Central Victoria, it covers an area of 5,496 square kilometres and provides the southern gateway to the Murray–Darling basin. In addition to the city of Bendigo, other large population centres in the division include Castlemaine, Heathcote and Woodend; the current Member for the Division of Bendigo, since the 2013 federal election, is Lisa Chesters, a member of the Australian Labor Party. In the early years of federation the seat consisted of little more than Bendigo itself, but on boundaries the seat has included towns such as Echuca, Castlemaine and Seymour. Bendigo has been a marginal seat, changing hands between the Labor Party and the conservative parties. However, it has remained a Labor seat since the 1998 federal election.

Unlike most marginal seats, Bendigo is not a barometer for winning government. Since 1949, all but one of its members has spent at least one term in opposition. Indeed, during two elections that saw a change of government, it elected an opposition MP, its most notable members have been its first representative, Sir John Quick, a leading federalist, Prime Minister Billy Hughes who, although from Sydney, represented Bendigo for two terms at a time when the federal Parliament met in Melbourne, who moved to the seat after leaving the Labor Party over conscription, holding the seat as the leader of the Nationalist Party. John Brumby, who held the seat from 1983 to 1990 became Premier of Victoria. Brumby was defeated in Bendigo at the 1990 election by a former state Legislative Councillor, Bruce Reid, who retained the seat narrowly in 1993 and 1996, before retiring at the 1998 election, when a 4.3% swing delivered the seat to Labor's Steve Gibbons. Reid has a minor claim to fame through being the third candidate in the contest for Liberal leadership between John Hewson and John Howard after the party's 1993 election defeat.

Reid attracted one vote his own. Division of Bendigo - Australian Electoral Commission