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Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin

Fond du Lac County is a county in the U. S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 101,633, its county seat is Fond du Lac. The county was created in the Wisconsin Territory in 1836 and organized in 1844. Fond du Lac is French for "bottom of the lake", so given because of the county's location at the southern shore of Lake Winnebago. Fond du Lac County comprises Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area; the Holyland region is in northeastern Fond du Lac County. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 766 square miles, of which 720 square miles is land and 46 square miles is water. Fond du Lac County Airport serves surrounding communities. Winnebago County – north Calumet County – northeast Sheboygan County – east Washington County – southeast Dodge County – southwest Green Lake County – west Horicon National Wildlife Refuge As of the census of 2000, there were 97,296 people, 36,931 households, 25,482 families residing in the county; the population density was 135 people per square mile.

There were 39,271 housing units at an average density of 54 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 96.16% White, 0.90% Black or African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.87% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.84% from other races, 0.82% from two or more races. 2.04% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 57.7 % were of 5.3 % American ancestry. 95.5% spoke English, 2.1% Spanish and 1.3% German as their first language. There were 36,931 households out of which 32.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.70% were married couples living together, 7.80% had a female householder with no husband present, 31.00% were non-families. 25.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.80% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.04. In the county, the population was spread out with 25.20% under the age of 18, 9.40% from 18 to 24, 28.70% from 25 to 44, 22.40% from 45 to 64, 14.30% who were 65 years of age or older.

The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 95.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.20 males. In 2017, there were 1,066 births, giving a general fertility rate of 57.7 births per 1000 women aged 15–44, the 20th lowest rate out of all 72 Wisconsin counties. Additionally, there were 74 reported induced abortions performed on women of Fond du Lac County residence in 2017. Fond du Lac Ripon Waupun St. Peter Taycheedah Van Dyne Ceresco New Cassel Reeds Corners National Register of Historic Places listings in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin Wisconsin Phalanx Glaze, A. T. Incidents and Anecdotes of Early Days and History of Business in the City and County of Fond du Lac From Early Times to the Present. Fond du Lac: P. B. Haber, 1905. McKenna, Maurice. Fond du Lac County Wisconsin and Present. Chicago: S. J. Clarke, 1912. Fond du Lac County website Fond du Lac County map from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation

2004 Oakland Athletics season

The Oakland Athletics' 2004 season involved the A's finishing 2nd in the American League West with a record of 91 wins and 71 losses. October 9, 2003: Marco Scutaro was selected off waivers by the Oakland Athletics from the New York Mets. November 18, 2003: Ted Lilly was traded by the Oakland Athletics to the Toronto Blue Jays for Bobby Kielty. November 26, 2003: Mark Kotsay was traded by the San Diego Padres to the Oakland Athletics for Terrence Long and Ramón Hernández. December 3, 2003: Wayne Gomes was signed as a Free Agent with the Oakland Athletics. February 6, 2004: Eric Karros was signed as a Free Agent with the Oakland Athletics. March 15, 2004: Mike Oquist was signed as a Free Agent with the Oakland Athletics. April 17, 2004: Kirk Saarloos was traded by the Houston Astros to the Oakland Athletics for Chad Harville. August 3, 2004: Eric Karros was released by the Oakland Athletics. Note: Pos = Position. = Batting Average. The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America.

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CEBEC is a private Belgian rating label for the quality assurance of electrical appliances. It stands for "Comité Electrotechnique Belge/Belgisch Elektrotechnisch Comité". Use of this label indicates; the label is issued by SGS-CEBEC, now part of the SGS group. CEBEC has its own electrical testing laboratory located in Brussels, it is an approved laboratory for the purpose of certifications granted by SGS. The laboratory was set up in 2002. In 2004 it was audited by an international team and at the end of 2004 the SGS CEBEC laboratory was approved as a CBTL under the international IECEE-CB scheme. In 2005, it was approved by EEPCA as a laboratory operating in compliance with the CCA, HAR and ENEC agreements; the following Marks and Certifications can be obtained on the basis of testing performed in the SGS CEBEC laboratory: CEBECMark of compliance with Belgian safety standards. It is recognized in Europe and worldwide and equivalent to the European EN and International IEC Standards IECEE/CBInternational scheme for mutual acceptance of CB test reports and certification, based on IEC standards ENECEuropean mark for electrical equipment safety ENEC+European mark for performance of electrical equipment CCAEuropean scheme for mutual acceptance of CCA test reports and certification, based on European standards LOVAGAgreement for electrical low-voltage equipment used in an industrial environment HAREuropean mark for electrical cables Product categories Products for which certification services are available include: CABL: electrical cable CONT: automatic control equipment HOUS: electrical household appliances INST: installation equipment ITAV: information technology Audio Video MEAS: measuring equipment MED: electro-medical equipment OFF: information-processing equipment POW: power equipment PROT: protection equipment SAFE: transformers TRON: electronics household equipmentSpecial Tests Among others, SGS CEBEC laboratory offers a range of testing services: Flammability TestingTests performed on insulating or plastic materials intended to measure the vulnerability of the material and its potential ignition source through Glow-Wire, Needle Flame or HB, V2, V1, V0 and 5V test IP TestingTests that classify and rate the degree of protection that mechanical and electrical enclosures provide against solids and liquids as defined in IEC 60529 IK TestingTests that define the degree of protection provided by enclosures for electrical equipment against external mechanical impacts in accordance with IEC 62262:2002 and IEC 60068-2-75:1997 Energy Performance TestingTests that measure the energy efficiency of consumer electrics such as refrigerators and heaters and compare the Energy Performance ratings Performance TestingTests that compare the performance of electrical products in accordance with European Regulations Surveillance TestingTests performed on products which are selected on the market or in the factories SGS CEBEC provides professional one-stop testing and certification services for electrical and electronic medical devices including: Testing Certification Regulatory ComplianceWith extensive experience in the EE medical devices sector, SGS CEBEC laboratory offers testing against all relevant standards, certification against: IEC 60601-1 - Safety IEC 60601-2-XX - Performance IEC 60601-1-2 - EMC IEC 60601-1-6 & IEC 62366 - Usability IEC 62304 - Software IEC 62471, 60825-1 - LED & Laser ISO 10993 series - Biocompatibility RoHS & REACH directives Mechanical testing against medical device standards Reliability testing Intended for Software only products for health use, hosted or running on generic devices without specific sensors, the IEC 82304-1 Health Software Product certification and the SGS HSP mark allows you to generate evidence towards presumption of regulatory conformity, based on risk assessment HSP Services: IEC 82304-1 application training Consumer/health device product certification Medical device product certification Pre-evaluation of product readiness and weaknesses Conformance mark CE Marking IEC 60601 SGS CEBEC Electrical Product Conformity SGS CEBEC Services and Certifications brochure The CEBEC Mark brochure


PGIM, Inc. Prudential Investment Management, is the asset management arm of American life insurance company Prudential Financial. Headquartered in Newark, New Jersey, United States, PGIM manages more than $1 trillion in assets across its fixed income, real estate and multi-asset channels, including $189 billion for retail investors, $381 billion for institutional clients. PGIM manages more than $500 billion for its parent company, which has led regulators to designate the company a systemically important financial institution. PGIM traces its history to the founding of its parent company, Prudential Financial, in 1875. PGIM is one of the 10 largest asset managers in the world, with more than 1,100 investment professionals working for the company across 31 offices; the firm is headquartered in the Prudential Tower in Newark, New Jersey, which houses 3,000 employees from a variety of PGIM's investment management divisions. PGIM is divided into eight asset management divisions, each of which specializes in a particular asset class: PGIM Fixed Income is the fixed income investment arm of PGIM, with $681 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2016.

PGIM Fixed Income focuses on investing in the global fixed income markets through offices in the US, London and Singapore. Founded in 1969, Jennison Associates is the fundamental equity investment arm of PGIM, with $168 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2016; the firm invests in active fixed income, with 40% of its total AUM invested in non-equity securities. QMA LLC is a subsidiary of PGIM. Founded in 1975 it has $108.9 billion in assets under management as of 31 December 2018. Prudential Real Estate Investors, PGIM Real Estate is the global real estate investment arm of PGIM, with professionals in 18 cities around the world; the firm has been the largest manager of worldwide institutional assets according to Pensions & Investments, an industry publication, manages $67 billion in global assets. In January 2016, Prudential Investment Management changed its name to PGIM in an effort to unify the brand as the firm expanded its global reach. Prior to the change, PGIM used the pseudonym Pramerica in many countries outside of the United States, where UK-based insurer Prudential plc retained the rights to the Prudential name.

Both PGIM Fixed Income and PGIM Real Estate are signatories of the UN Principles for Responsible Investment. The firm's headquarters, the Prudential Tower, is LEED Gold certified and features a rainwater retention irrigation system, a rooftop garden and walking track, two living green walls, a parking garage outfitted with electric car charging stations

Beppe Devalle

Giuseppe Riccardo "Beppe" Devalle was an Italian painter and collagist, acknowledged as one of the most interesting and appreciated artists of the last few decades of Italian painting. He always refuted the prevailing trends of the day so as to create and distinguish his own individual style: this may explain why Devalle has been overlooked and placed as something of an outsider, he has been known as a master of photomontage and defined as a creator of the'New Epic Italian style'. Devalle was born in Turin on 8 April 1940. During the war his family first evacuated to Cherasco, the birthplace of his paternal grandparents, to Lanzo Torinese, from 1943-1945. On returning to Turin in 1945, he attended elementary and secondary school without much enthusiasm. In 1955 he was admitted to the Liceo Artistico dell’Accademia Albertina, after having studied all summer with the Casoni brothers, on the advice of Felice Casorati, whom he had met through common friends of his parents. During the years of his attendance at the Liceo, he came in contact with the avant-garde world of contemporary art, thanks to his acquaintance with sculptors, Sandro Cherchi and Franco Garelli.

He frequented the USIS Library in Turin, in 1958 he went to the PAC in Milan, to see the exhibition of American painting. In 1958 he was admitted to the annual Promotrice delle Belle Arti in Turin, he completed his diploma at the Liceo and for a few years, worked as a cost estimator in his father's firm, which specialised in metal structural work. At the same time, he enrolled in the Accademia Albertina; the first outcome of this decision was his coming into contact with the thinking and aesthetics of contemporary theatre. In 1961, in an exhibition with Gianluigi Mattia, he exhibited large-scale works at the Circolo degli Artisti. In the same year, Holden Caulfield—the protagonist of J. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye—became his favorite and ideal character is a series of pastels, along with Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll during 1962–63. In 1963, Bompiani Almanac, the exhibition held at the gallery Il Punto of Remo Pastori and Gianenzo Sperone, above all, the friendship with Michelangelo Pistoletto, spurred him to make direct use of photographic images.

In particular, he used the pages of magazines like Look, Life, L'Espresso, Paris Match, in which enquiries and ads all co-existed. Thus he created his first photomontages. In 1963 he graduated from Accademia Albertina and was invited to various important exhibits, among which Alternative attuali. In 1964 his Alice in Wonderland sheets and his large scale acrylic-Pop painting are on a Solo Exhibition at the prestigious Galleria Galatea of Turin, under the curation of Luigi Carluccio. In the following years, Devalle took part in the first Mostra Mercato held in the halls of the Palazzo Strozzi in Florence, in 1965 another Solo Exhibition at the Galleria Milano, where he exhibited a new series of acrylic and coloured pencil works. In those years Devalle received various prizes, among which: the Città di Torino Giovani, the F. P. Michetti Prize, the Città di Spoleto Prize, the San Fedele Prize. In 1965 he was a guest of the XXXIII Venice Biennale by Nello Ponente. In the same year he started to paint the Room-Landscapes, placing extensions of the paintings—parallelepipeds and pyramids—next to canvases in order to modify the apparent placement of the painting, putting it in relation to the room containing it.

In 1967, he took part in the touring Salone Internazionale dei Giovani organised by the PAC, curated by Guido Ballo. He presented these large scale tridimensional acrylic painting in a series of important one-man exhibitions: at the Studio d'Arte Condotti in Rome; this period concluded with the exhibition of his last "room-works" at the XXXVI Venice Biennale in 1972. In the late 1960s Devalle put aside large-scale works and acrylic colours and began to work with photomontages, he used pictures taken from fashion magazines, instead of from news magazines as in his works of 1963–1969. Through rigorous use of geometry, Devalle explored the faces and figures he appropriated from magazines, to produce new structural frameworks, the results of which Devalle called "real surprises". Invited by Renato Barilli, Tommaso Trini and Maurizio Calvesi, he participated in Gennaio'70, the Biennale of young Bolognese artists. After an empirical beginning, which lasted from 1963 to 1970, Devalle began to utilize geometry in a much more systematic way, for executional precision and truth in design obsessed him.

Along with this work with photography there appeared tables that developed the creative process—real diaries of the sequence. Orthogonals and curves became autonomous subjects and in themselves created "effective surprises". In 1973 he held the chair of Theory of Perception at the Accademia Albertina in Turin, his works were shown by Daniela Palazzoli and Luigi Carluccio at the exhibition Combattimenti per una imagine at the Modern Art Gallery of Turin. This participatio


Ravensmoor is a village in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, located at SJ620505. It is split between the civil parishes of Burland, it lies at an elevation of 65 m, around 2¼ miles south west of Nantwich and 6 miles south west of Crewe. The village centres on the crossroads of Baddiley Lane, Marsh Lane, Swanley Lane and Sound Lane, with a small village green adjacent. Much of the village dates from the second half of the 20th century; the village lies within a fork of the Shropshire Union Canal south of the Hurleston Junction. Ravensmoor Brook runs to the east of the village and Edleston Brook to the west; the Baddiley and Ravensmoor Methodist Church a Wesleyan Chapel, is located on Swanley Lane in the north west of the village. Dated 1878, the building is in orange brick with stone dressing and has a prominent circular window and pillars capped with decorative stonework; the Farmer's Arms public house stands at the crossroads. Spinners Wood, a small area of mixed woodland, planted by local volunteers in March 2000 to commemorate the millennium, stands on the edge of the village to the south west.

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