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Horse Creek, Wyoming

Horse Creek is an unincorporated community in western Laramie County, United States. It lies between Horse Creek to the north, the South Fork of Horse Creek to the south, along WYO 211 northwest of the city of Cheyenne, the county seat of Laramie County, its elevation is 6,506 feet. Although Horse Creek is unincorporated, it does not have a post office, but it does have a ZIP code of 82061; as of the 2010 census, Horse Creek had an estimated population of 39. Public education in the community of Horse Creek is provided by Laramie County School District #1. WYO 211 - north-south route through Horse Creek,running to Cheyenne to the southeast, Chugwater to the northeast. County Road #228, which becomes County Road #17, runs west from Horse Creek to Laramie

Dennis Uy

Dennis Ang Uy is a Chinese-Filipino businessman and diplomat, a native of Davao City and is the founder of Udenna Corporation which has stakes in various businesses including Phoenix Petroleum. He is the chairman of 2GO Group a Transport and Logistics company based in the Philippines. Dennis Uy was born and raised in Davao City to an ethnic Chinese family based in Davao City and is part of the Uys' third generation. Uy's grandparents, Ega Uy and Tao Sui Eng were ethnic Chinese who settled in Davao as merchants and had a store which sold fishing equipment and bread while his parents ran a small business which sold copra, he is the eldest among siblings. According to his own account, Dennis played basketball as a childhood hobby while at the same time sold school supplies and basketball cards to his classmates. Uy entered De La Salle University in Manila to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Business Management degree and started to trading in the stock market, he graduated from the institution in 1993.

Since he had an average academic performance by his own account he decided against being a lawyer and described himself to be poor in memorization to consider pursuing a career in law. After finishing his tertiary education, Dennis Uy helped ran his family's business and interacted with older businessmen, his family's business was based in Tagum is involved in mining, car dealership among other industries. Uy worked with his family for ten years and at one point ran seven firms simultaneously, he decided to start his own business to gain independence as he felt that he did not have the freedom he aspired for himself working for his family. He started his own business using income he gained from trading stocks while he was still in college and set up Dencio's Kamayan, a barbecue store which shares the same name but unrelated to a Manila-based restaurant chain, he started his business portfolio independently without the aid of his family members. The barbeque chain grew to at least eight outlets before handing over the business to his sister when he decided to focus on participating in the petroleum industry.

He operated two community newspapers which served Davao City but both became defunct. In 2002, he along his wife founded Udenna Corporation a holdings company that would manage his business interests in various industries. Within the same year, Phoenix Petroleum known as the Oilink Mindanao Distribution Company was established. In 2004, the company was renamed as Davao Oil Terminal Services Corp; as part of this business Uy set up a six million-barrel oil terminal serving businesses in the Davao region. Phoenix Petroleum adopted its name in 2006 and was listed in the Philippine Stock Exchange in 2007 and became the first Davao City-based company to join the stock market, he founded Chelsea Logistics Holdings Corp., involved in the shipping and logistics industry and controls 2GO, a passenger ferry company. In 2016, Uy's Udenna Corporation had various acquisitions. Udenna secured permission from the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation to develop a casino resort near the Mactan-Cebu International Airport.

It entered the liquefied petroleum gas industry and acquired Enderun Colleges. In November 2017, Udenna took over the development of the former Global Gateway Logistics City at the Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga, relaunched as Clark Global City, and in 2018, a consortium between Udenna's Mislatel and China Telecom won the government-sanctioned bidding that would allow the consortium to become the third major telecommunications provider in the Philippines challenging the duopoly of PLDT and Globe Telecom. Aside from being a businessman, Dennis Uy is a diplomat, he has been the honorary consul to Kazakhstan since November 2011 and is tasked to develop the bilateral ties of the Philippines with the Central Asian nation. Uy through his company Phoenix Petroleum, owns a franchise in the Philippine Basketball Association; the team known as the Phoenix Pulse Fuel Masters joined the PBA in 2016 as the Phoenix Fuel Masters after their parent company bought the Barako Bull Energy franchise. In July 18, 2016, Uy was appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte as the presidential adviser for sports.

Dennis Uy is married to Cherylyn Chiong, a graduate of Business and Finance from the Ateneo de Davao University with whom he has three children. He considers other businessmen such as Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, Chuck Feeney as his idols, he is a close friend of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and is a major donor of his friend's presidential campaign in 2016

Maizerets

Maizerets is a neighbourhood of the la Cité-Limoilou borough of Quebec City, Canada that had a population of 14 700 in 2011. Le Domaine de Maizerets is a 27-hectare park owned by the Commission de la Capitale Nationale du Québec; the park is operated and maintained by the Société du domaine Maizerets, a non-profit organization, mandated to that effect. The park offers 11 kilometers of walking trails. Bird watchers and locals visit the park for its beautiful oasis of nature, located inside an urban area; the park features an arboretum, created in 1997 and replaces a vacant lot used as a snow dumping site in the winter. The Arboretum has been recognized as one of the province of Québec's 20 most beautiful gardens. In winter, the park is accessible for skiers and offers ice skating and trails for snowshoeing; the park has several buildings, one of, the Château Ango des Maizerets, a 16th-century mansion built by the French, as well as a modern observation tower overlooking the Saint Lawrence River.

The stone barnand the Château are two of the oldest buildings in the borough and both the barn and the Château are classified as patrimonial heritage by the city of Québec. Access to the park is free and is regulated by the Quebec City by-laws. Media related to Domaine de Maizerets at Wikimedia Commons Domaine de Maizerets - Commission de la Capitale Nationale du Québec Société du domaine Maizerets

Daynes Music

Daynes Music, located in Midvale, Utah, is the oldest retail business and continuously operated family business in Utah. It is the 76th oldest family-owned business in the country. What began as a small music and jewelry store in a log building in 1862, has grown to be a fourth-generation family business. Founder John Daynes was a native of England, but he and his wife Eliza Miller Daynes and their family converted to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and left England in 1862 to travel to the Utah Territory, they brought several instruments with them, including a melodeon, which their 11-year-old son, Joseph J. Daynes, played well. Joseph grew to be the first organist for the Mormon Tabernacle Choir at age 16, a position he held for 33 years. John Daynes was a watchmaker by trade, but music was his hobby and passion, he was able to make it his business in Salt Lake City when he recognized the craving that Mormon pioneers had for music, they had been unable to bring instruments with them across the Great Plains.

John convinced Steinway & Sons to ship him one of their pianos in 1873. This piano had to be shipped to San Francisco and carted over Donner Pass through the Sierra Nevada; this purchase, as well as subsequent purchases from Steinway, makes Daynes Music the oldest Steinway dealership in the United States and the second-oldest music store in the United States. John Daynes ran his business until 1902. Royal ran the business for 49 years until his son Gerald Daynes became its president in 1950. Current president, Skip Daynes, became president in 1967, turned Daynes Music from the brink of bankruptcy to a successful business; the business, running for 150 years has had its ups and downs. The company was nearly dissolved after the Great Depression, but Gerald was able to rebuild it. Determination and hard work were still necessary when Skip took over the business and its $97,000 deficit as its fourth-generation owner, it took many rounds of trial and error and hard work for Skip to get the business back on its feet.

He recognized that, "A successful owner is willing to participate on every level of his business." Skip learned something from his heritage: "If people are in the business to make money, they cannot continue a family business. They have to be oriented around service to the community."In a 2006 Music Inc. article, Skip explained some of the business wisdom he has learned and used over the years including: Get a second, disinterested opinion. Adapt your services and image to the needs of your customers. Offer extra services to make return customers out of first customers. Donate to and participate in local arts. Daynes Music has had to learn to adapt. Computers and technology have revolutionized the music industry. Skip has noticed that developments in technology have brought instant gratification and cheap instruments to the forefront, rather than pianos, he has noticed in his business that music "stabilizes the family," and by using technology, he has expanded the versatility of pianos with the Story & Clark and QRS Music system of PNOscan.

This technology can turn a traditional piano into a teaching tool with limitless implications. PNOscan uses a small optic sensor, installed under the keyboard, to make any piano into a digital piano. Software is available to hook this system up to a computer and turn your piano into a full orchestra, to compose your own music, to help students expand their music education. Daynes Music has been involved in community arts. In 1940, Royal Daynes helped establish the Utah Philharmonic Symphony. In 1963, Gerald R. Daynes housed the offices and scenery of the Utah Civic Ballet. In 1976, Skip Daynes housed the new Utah Opera Company in his store until it grew enough to provide its own facility. Skip provides both instruments and financial aid to the Grand Teton Music Festival. Official website of Daynes Music Official Daynes Music Facebook Page Skip Daynes Interview - NAMM Oral History Library

1975 Lamar Cardinals football team

The 1975 Lamar Cardinals football team represented Lamar University in the 1975 NCAA Division I football season as a member of the Southland Conference. The Cardinals played their home games at Cardinal Stadium now named Provost Umphrey Stadium in Beaumont, Texas. Lamar finished the 1975 season with a 1–10 overall record and a 1–4 conference record; the 1975 season was coach Vernon Glass's final season as the Cardinals' head football coach. Playing the Southern Miss Golden Eagles in the Superdome and the Houston Cougars in the Astrodome, the Cardinals became "...the first collegiate team to play games in two domed stadiums in the same season"