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John Deyell

John Deyell was assistant to the original surveyor of Cavan Township in Durham County and founder of the town of Millbrook, Ontario. He was born in Drum, County Monaghan, about 1775, died on 21 November 1878 in Centreville, Cavan Township; as a farmer who settled on 3rd Concession, Deyell established the first gristmill and sawmill on the stream at what is now called Millbrook. He built the nucleus of a village called Centreville, since his farm was located on the midpoint of the Port Hope to Peterborough highway. In 1833 he endowed land for its first church, the Centreville Presbyterian Church, still flourishing today alongside the Harmony Pastoral Charge. Anticipating commercial traffic, he built a hotel/tavern on his farm, his well-remembered sign, which hung out for several decades, bore the motto – "Live and Let Live." The area's first schoolhouse was built on Deyell's farm - to which he gave a grant of an acre of land. While Millbrook survived and prospered, Centreville never grew beyond a cluster of houses around the church, now graced however with a beautiful stained glass window installed in 1931 in memory of John Deyell and his wife Margaret and Cavan's other early pioneers.

Deyell's headstone is still visible in the church's small cemetery

1983 in architecture

The year 1983 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings. April 19 – Teresa Carreño Cultural Complex, Venezuela, designed by Tomás Lugo Marcano, Jesús Sandoval and Dietrich Kunckel completed. May 1 – Church of the Holy Mother of God, Syria. October 15 – The Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta. October 21 – The Burrell Collection Building in Glasgow, Scotland, UK, designed by Barry Gasson; the Conoco-Phillips Building in Anchorage, Alaska. The Alma-Ata Tower in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Western Canadian Place in Calgary, Alberta Henningsvær Bridges, Norway. Wells Fargo Bank Plaza in Houston, Texas. Williams Tower/ Transco Tower in Houston, Texas. ARCO Tower in Dallas, Texas; the Mellon Bank Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Trump Tower in New York City. One Cleveland Center in Cleveland, Ohio. Manulife Place in Edmonton, Alberta Miami Center in Miami, Florida. High Museum of Art in Atlanta, designed by Richard Meier, Pasilan linkkitorni tower, Finland. Slovak Radio Building in Bratislava, designed by Štefan Svetko, Štefan Ďurkovič and Barnabáš Kissling.

Slovak National Archives in Bratislava, designed by Vladimir Dedeček. Sainsbury Building, Worcester College, England, designed by Richard MacCormac. Forestry department offices, Jēkabpils, designed by Vanda Baulina. Les Espaces d’Abraxas social housing complex, Marne-la-Vallée, designed by Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura. AIA Gold MedalNathaniel Alexander Owings. Architecture Firm AwardHolabird & Root. Pritzker PrizeI. M. Pei. RAIA Gold Medal – Gilbert Nic and Ross Chisholm. RIBA Royal Gold MedalNorman Foster. Twenty-five Year AwardPrice Tower. January 29 – Piloo Mody, Indian architect and politician July 1 – Richard Buckminster Fuller, American architect, systems theorist, designer and futurist June 12 – Clemens Holzmeister, Austrian architect and stage designer August 18 Nikolaus Pevsner, German-born historian of art and architecture, author of a series of county guides to English architecture Jan Zachwatowicz, Polish architect, architectural historian and restorer Giuseppe Samoná, Italian architect


LIFE PAK is a series of vital signs monitors and external cardiac defibrillators produced by medical technology company Physio Control. The LIFEPAK series is produced by Physio-Control, Inc.. Semi-automatic units include the LIFEPAK 12 and LIFEPAK 15 for use by healthcare professionals such as emergency medical technicians and paramedics. Automatic units include the LIFEPAK 500, LIFEPAK 1000 and the LIFEPAK CR Plus for use by members of the public who have been trained to operate them. LIFEPAKs are more than just defibrillators, they monitor heart rates, alert the users to sudden changes. They allow for interpretation; the LIFEPAK 15 models include a CPR Metronome that verbally tells the rescuers when to ventilate the patient. Some LIFEPAKs include options for synchronized cardioversion, external pacing, monitor oxygen saturation, CO2 output for intubation, blood pressure. Ambulance Medical device

Hong Kong Touring Car Championship

The Hong Kong Touring Car Championship was established by the Hong Kong Automobile Association in 2002. All the races are held at the Zhuhai International Circuit in Guangdong province, China, at the Guangdong International Circuit in the same province or during the Macau Grand Prix near Hong Kong; the Super Production Class and N2000 Class Championships each consists of 8 races at Zhuhai. For the Super Production Class, each race is 12 laps of 4.3 mi. Points are awarded to the top 8 finishers in Super Production Class: 10–8–6–5–4–3–2–1. Points are awarded to the top 15 finishers in N2000 Class: 40–35–32–30–28–26–25–24–23–22–21–20–19–18–17. Provisionally, top 10 drivers in the Super Production Class qualifie for the Macau Cup Race. N2000 drivers were invited to take part in the Tourism Cup Race. 1600cc cars were no longer eligible. In 2005, the championship was run for N2000 cars and Super Production cars. After they qualify, 1600cc drivers had to use N2000 cars. Super Production class drivers entered the Macau Cup Race instead of the Guia Race.

The championship competition had two classes of cars: 1600cc Group Super Production. The Macau Grand Prix event qualifiers were the 1600cc drivers and the qualified Super Production drivers entered the Guia Race; the first championship for Super Production cars was won by Henry Lee Junior in a Ford Focus, sponsored by Valvoline and run by GR Asia. Paul Poon became the second champion when he won in a China Dragon Racing run Honda Civic EP3 in 2003; the car was bought by Paul from Mardi Gras Motorsport in the United Kingdom. Kenneth Look has won the championship for 3 years consecutively, in 2004, 2005 and 2006. Fong Wai-Kee won the 2006 inaugural championship for N2000 cars for KK Racing. Tsang Tak-Fan won the 2005 overall championship for N2000 cars for Fusion Racing Team. Championship leader Paul Poon was hit by Kenneth Look's teammate, Ronny Shum, in the fifth race of the 2004 championship and retired from the race; the HKAA's failure to penalize Ronny Shum resulted in China Dragon Racing pulling out of the next race en masse after the warm-up lap.

Kenneth Look subsequently won the 2004 title without much real opposition. In November, China Dragon Racing had to apologize to the HKAA for bringing the sport into disrepute before being allowed to enter the Guia Race in Macau. Phillip Yau Wing-choi, a touring car driver, was killed in a crash during qualifying at the Macau Grand Prix, one day after motorcyclist Luis Filipe de Sousa Carreira died in an accident on the same track. 2006 Kenneth Look – Honda Integra DC5, Cheongs' Speed 2005 Kenneth Look – Honda Integra DC5, Cheongs' Speed 2004 Kenneth Look – Honda Integra DC5, Cheongs' Speed 2003 Paul Poon – Honda Civic EP3, China Dragon Racing 2002 Henry Lee Junior – Ford Focus ST170, GR Asia 2006 Fong Wai-Kee – Honda Integra DC5, KK Racing 2005 Tsang Tak Fan – Honda Integra DC5, Fusion Racing Team Hong Kong Automobile Association Zhuhai International Circuit

Tampa Bay Library Consortium

The Tampa Bay Library Consortium, Inc. with headquarters in Tampa, Florida, is a nonprofit library cooperative that assists hundreds of libraries in the Central and West Florida regions. TBLC serves academic libraries, school libraries and special libraries; the TBLC membership serves 6.3 million people in the State of Florida. The TBLC was created in 1979. There are five multi-type library cooperatives in Florida which are organizations that serve libraries in addition to public library systems; the other cooperatives are NEFLIN, PLAN, SEFLIN, SWFLN. The TBLC is headquartered in Florida, it operates with part-time staff members. TBLC is administered by an executive board with 13 members. Board members are elected from member libraries. TBLC serves 123 members in 18 Florida counties; these counties include: Citrus, Glades, Hernando, Hillsborough, Indian River, Manatee, Orange, Pasco, Polk and Saint Lucie. TBLC membership includes "seven state colleges, three state university system libraries, 35 private academic schools and universities, four public school systems, 41 public and 16 special libraries."Member libraries: The TBLC does not serve patrons directly.

Instead, it provides services to member libraries that help them serve their patrons in a manner, more creative and economically cheaper than if the members were to operate individually. In 2005, TBLC offered a group purchase opportunity for member libraries and these libraries became some of the first in Florida to offer downloadable audio books to users. TBLC operates the Ask a Librarian program. Other services include cataloging services, continuing education, interlibrary loan material delivery, the Florida Navigator Program, e-book purchasing