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Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

The Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award is awarded periodically by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the Governors Awards ceremonies for an individual's "outstanding contributions to humanitarian causes". Prior to 2009, this award was presented during the main Oscars ceremony; the award category was instituted in 1956 and first awarded at the 29th Academy Awards, in March 1957. Unlike the Academy Award of Merit, the nomination and voting for this award are restricted to members of the Board of Governors of AMPAS; the award is named after Danish American screen actor and humanitarian Jean Hersholt, who served as president of the Motion Picture Relief Fund for 18 years. He served as president of AMPAS from 1945 to 1949. Winners of the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award are presented with an Academy Award Oscar statuette; as of the 92nd Academy Awards, there have been 39 awards presented. List of posthumous Academy Award winners and nominees

Mike Soroka

Michael John Graydon Soroka is a Canadian professional baseball pitcher for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball. The Braves drafted him 28th overall in the 2015 MLB draft, he made his MLB debut in 2018. Soroka was an All-Star in 2019. Soroka attended Bishop Carroll High School in Alberta, he pitched for the junior national team, coached by Chris Reitsma. He committed to play college baseball for the University of Berkeley. Prior to the 2015 draft, he was ranked 88th in Baseball America's annual rankings of prospects. After being drafted and signed by the Braves, he reported to the GCL Braves, where he posted a 1.80 ERA in ten innings pitched before being reassigned to the Danville Braves, where he finished the season, going 0–2 with a 3.75 ERA in six starts. Soroka spent the 2016 season with the Rome Braves. There, he posted a 9–9 record with a 3.02 ERA. Soroka spent 2017 with the Mississippi Braves, posting an 11–8 record with a 2.75 ERA in 153.2 inning pitched. As one of the youngest players in Double-A, Soroka participated in the All-Star Futures Game in July.

Soroka began the 2018 season with the Gwinnett Stripers of the Class AAA International League. On May 1, 2018, the Braves promoted Soroka to the major leagues, he faced the New York Mets that night, pitching six innings, yielding one run, recording five strikeouts. He began feeling inflammation in his right shoulder after May 12, was placed on the disabled list soon thereafter. Rehabilitation in the minor leagues followed throughout June; because inflammation continued to be a problem, Soroka returned to the ten-day disabled list that month. On June 27, he was transferred to the sixty-day disabled list. In July, it was reported that Soroka would be permitted to begin a throwing regimen by the middle of August. However, in late August, Braves manager Brian Snitker stated that Soroka would miss the remainder of the season. Overall with the 2018 Braves, Soroka registered 5 starts, a 2-1 record, 3.51 ERA, 21 strikeouts in 25​2⁄3 innings pitched. Before the 2019 season began, Soroka was expected to be one of several pitching prospects to spend some time in the Braves' starting rotation.

During the first week of spring training, Soroka disclosed shoulder discomfort first felt during an offseason workout in January 2019. Soroka maintained that the newly reported discomfort was a right trapezius strain, not an issue with his right scapula, which affected him during his debut season. Soroka was cleared to play catch followed by throwing batting practice. Soroka was sent to minor league camp without appearing in a spring training game. Soroka made his season debut against the Arizona Diamondbacks on April 18, 2019, became the youngest pitcher in the National League upon taking the mound; when he was placed on the National League Roster for the 2019 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, Soroka set another age-related record, as the youngest Atlanta Braves pitcher to be named an all-star. That year, the Braves became the first team to send two players younger than 22 to the All-Star Game, as both Soroka and Ronald Acuña Jr. received that honor in 2019. With 29 starts in the 2019 season, Soroka pitched to a 13-4 record, 2.68 ERA, 142 strikeouts in 174​2⁄3 innings.

He was runner-up in NL Rookie of the Year voting to Mets first baseman Pete Alonso, he placed 6th in NL Cy Young Voting. Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or Baseball-Reference Mike Soroka on Instagram

Union Lake (Michigan)

Union Lake is an all-sports, 465-acre lake in Oakland County, United States. The lake lies within Commerce Township, it is the tenth-largest third-deepest lake in Oakland County. Union Lake is considered one of the leading walleye fishing lakes in the state; the lake has one public boat-launch. The ten largest lakes in Oakland County are: Cass Lake 1,280 acres Kent Lake 1,200 acres Orchard Lake 795 acres Walled Lake 670 acres Pontiac Lake 640 acres White Lake 540 acres Sylvan Lake 532 acres Lake Orion 506 acres Lake Angelus 477 acres Union Lake 465 acresThe ten deepest lakes in Oakland County are: 1. Cass Lake 123 feet 2. Maceday Lake 117 feet 3t. Orchard Lake 110 feet 3t. Union Lake 110 feet 5. Walnut Lake 101 feet 6t. Van Norman Lake 90 feet 6t. Pine Lake 90 feet 8. Lake Angelus 88 feet 9t. Loon Lake 73 feet 9t. Silver Lake 73 feet

Eucalyptus × chrysantha

Eucalyptus × chrysantha is a mallee, endemic to Western Australia. It is a putative hybrid between E. preissiana and E. sepulcralis and has lance-shaped to curved adult leaves, flower buds in groups of between three and six, white to yellow flowers and cylindrical to urn-shaped fruit. Eucalyptus × chrysantha is an erect mallee that grows to a height of 2.4–8 m and has rigid, angular branches. The adult leaves are oblong to lance-shaped or curved, dark green on both sides, 50–100 mm long and 10–20 mm wide, tapering to a flattened petiole 15–20 mm long; the flower buds are arranged in groups of between three and six in leaf axils on a peduncle 25–45 mm long. Mature buds are 10 -- 12 mm wide with a conical operculum 9 -- 10 mm long. Flowering occurs between August and December and the flowers are white to yellow; the fruit is a oval to cylindrical or urn-shaped capsule 22 -- 27 mm long and 15 -- 20 mm wide. This eucalypt was first formally described in 1938 by William Blakely and Henry Steedman who gave it the name Eucalyptus chrysantha and published the description in Journal and Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales.

It is a presumed hybrid between E. E. sepulcralis. The specific epithet is derived from the Ancient Greek words chrysos meaning "gold" and anthos meaning "flower". Eucalyptus × chrysantha grows on flats and around rocky outcrops in the Fitzgerald River National Park; this mallee is classified as "Priority Two" by the Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife, meaning that it is poorly known and from only one or a few locations

Battle of Sorel

The Battle of Sorel occurred on June 19, 1610, with Samuel de Champlain supported by the Kingdom of France and his allies, the Wyandot people, Algonquin people and Innu people that fought against the Mohawk people in New France at present day Sorel-Tracy, Quebec. The forces of Champlain armed with the arquebus engaged and killed or captured nearly all of the Mohawks; the battle ended major hostilities with the Mohawks for twenty years. The Battle of Sorel was part of the Beaver Wars, which pitted the nations of the Iroquois confederation, led by the dominant Mohawks, against the Algonquian peoples of the Great Lakes region, supported by the Kingdom of France; the Beaver Wars continued intermittently for nearly a century, ending with the Great Peace of Montreal in 1701. Before 1603, Champlain had formed an offensive alliance against the Iroquois, a precedent was set that the French would not trade firearms to the Iroquois, he had a commercial rationale: the northern Natives provided the French with valuable furs and the Iroquois, based in present-day New York State, interfered with that trade.

The transition from a seasonal coastal trade into a permanent interior fur trade was formally marked with the foundation of Quebec City on the St. Lawrence River in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain; this settlement marked the beginning of the westward movement of French traders from the first permanent settlement of Tadoussac at the mouth of the Saguenay River on the Gulf of St. Lawrence, up the St. Lawrence River and into the Pays d'en Haut around the Great Lakes. What followed in the first half of the 17th century were strategic moves by both the French and the indigenous groups to further their own economic and geopolitical ambitions; the first deliberate battle in 1609 was fought at Champlain's initiative. Champlain deliberately went along with a war party down Lake Champlain. Furthermore, this battle created 150 years of mistrust that poisoned any chances that French-Iroquois alliances would be durable and long lived. De Champlain wrote, "I had come with no other intention than to make war".

In the company of his Huron and Algonkin allies and his forces fought a pitched battle with the Mohawk on the shores of Lake Champlain. Champlain singlehandedly killed three Iroquois chiefs with an arquebus despite the war chiefs having worn "arrowproof body armor made of plaited sticks". During the 1600s the Kingdom of France realizing the ongoing conflicts, established a military of New France consisting of a mix of regular soldiers of the French Army, French Navy and Canadien volunteer militia units; the French built many Forts including Fort Richelieu, established at the mouth of the Richelieu River, near Sorel, in 1641. The fort was built by Charles Huault de Montmagny, first Governor and Lieutenant-Governor of New France and named in honour of Cardinal Richelieu, chief minister to Louis XIII. Fort Richelieu was burned down by the Iroquois in 1647 rebuilt in 1665 by the Carignan-Salières Regiment, under the direction of Pierre de Saurel; the French and Indian Wars continued with a series of intermittent conflicts between the years 1688 to 1763 as follows: King William's War.

The Treaty of Paris was signed on 10 February 1763 by the kingdoms of Great Britain and Spain, with Portugal in agreement, after Britain's victory over France and Spain during the Seven Years' War. The signing of the treaty formally ended the French and Indian Wars and marked the beginning of an era of British dominance outside Europe; the two nations returned much of the territory that they had each captured during the war, but Britain gained much of France's possessions in North America. The treaty did not involve Prussia and the Habsburg Monarchy as they signed a separate agreement, the Treaty of Hubertusburg, five days later. Colonial militia in Canada French colonization of the Americas List of conflicts in Canada Military history of Canada Military of New France Barr, Daniel.. Unconquered: The Iroquois League at War in Colonial America. Santa Barbara: Praeger Publishers. ISBN 978-0275984663 Hackett Fischer, David.. Champlains Dream. New York City: Simon & Schuster. ISBN 978-1416593324 Jaenen, Cornelius..

The French Regime in the Upper Country of Canada During the Seventeenth Century. Toronto: Champlain Society. ISBN 978-0969342571 Samuel de Champlain

Álvaro Valles

Álvaro Valles Rosa is a Spanish footballer who plays for UD Las Palmas Atlético as a goalkeeper. Born in La Rinconada, Andalusia, Valles finished his formation with Real Betis, he made his senior debut with the reserves on 16 October 2016, starting in a 3–0 Tercera División away win against CD Guadalcacín. On 6 September 2017, after being used, Valles was loaned to CD Gerena still in the fourth division, for one year. On 10 July of the following year, he moved to another reserve team, UD Las Palmas Atlético in Segunda División B. Vallés made his first team debut for the Canarians on 13 October 2019, playing the full 90 minutes in a 3–0 home defeat of Deportivo de La Coruña for the Segunda División championship. Beticopedia profile Álvaro Valles at BDFutbol Álvaro Valles at La Preferente Álvaro Valles at Soccerway