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Monroe County, Florida

Monroe County is a county in the state of Florida. As of the 2010 census, the population was 73,090, its county seat is Key West. Monroe County includes the islands of the Florida Keys and comprises the Key West Micropolitan Statistical Area. Although 87% of the county's land area is on the mainland, that region is part of the Everglades and is uninhabited with only 60 people in total. Over 99% of the county's population lives on the Florida Keys. Monroe County was created in 1823, it was named for James Monroe, the fifth President of the United States, who served from 1817 to 1825. The Monroe County Public Library was South Florida’s first public library. By September 1892, the new library was established; the original Key West library had 1,200 volumes, it was funded by the dues and fees of its members. The Key West Library Association rescinded its charge of the library in 1896, the library was run by various civic groups for the next nineteen years. In 1915, the Key West Women’s Association took charge of the library.

This club ran the library for 44 years. Through fundraising activities, this group was able save enough money to build a new library that opened in November 1959; the new library was the official Monroe County Public Library, it serves as the Key West branch of the Monroe County Public Library. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,738 square miles, of which 983 square miles is land and 2,754 square miles is water, it is the largest county in Florida by total area. More than 99 percent of the Monroe County population lives in the island chain known as the Florida Keys. Two thirds of the large area in what local residents call "mainland Monroe" is uninhabited by virtue of being part of the Everglades National Park, the remainder by the Big Cypress National Preserve in the northeastern interior; the area named Cape Sable Census County Division, is uninhabited. As of the Census of 2000, this area had 86.9 percent of the county's land area, but only 0.075 percent of its population.

The Census Bureau defines this area as Census Tract 9701 of Florida. With a population density of only 0.0267/km², if it were a separate county or county-equivalent, only the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area of central Alaska would have a lower population density out of all U. S. counties. The only three populated places appearing on detailed maps and in the USGS geographic name database are Flamingo and Trail City. Flamingo, on the south coast and at the end of State Road 9336, is the location of the Flamingo Lodge and the Flamingo Ranger Station. 11 km northeast on the highway is the West Lake Trail. Pinecrest, located in the northern interior of the county on Loop Road, hosts the Loop Road Education Center. Trail City is 6 km west of Pinecrest on Loop Road. Loop Road can be found on most maps as CR 94, although the roadway no longer has a numbered designation and is now managed by the National Park Service. Between the south coast of Florida's mainland and the Florida Keys is Florida Bay, encompassed by the Everglades National Park and contains numerous islets or keys.

Collier County – north Miami-Dade County – east and north As of the census of 2010, there were 73,090 people, 32,629 households, 18,219 families living in the county. The racial makeup of the county was 89.5% White, 5.7% Black or African American, 0.4% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 1.4% from other races, 1.8% from two or more races. 20.6% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. As of the census of 2000, there were 79,589 people, 35,086 households, 20,384 families living in the county; the population density was 80 people per square mile. There were 51,617 housing units at an average density of 52 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 90.65% White, 4.77% Black or African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.83% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.55% from other races, 1.78% from two or more races. 15.77 % of the population were Latino of any race. In 2005 Monroe County had a population, 75.1% non-Hispanic white, 17.7% Latino, 5.4% African-American and 1.1% Asian.

In 2000 there were 35,086 households out of which 20.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.80% were married couples living together, 7.30% had a female householder with no husband present, 41.90% were non-families. 28.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.20% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.73. In the county, the population was spread out with 17.10% under the age of 18, 6.30% from 18 to 24, 31.10% from 25 to 44, 30.90% from 45 to 64, 14.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 113.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.80 males. The median income for a household in the county was $42,283, the median income for a family was $50,734. Males had a median income of $31,266 versus $25,709 for females; the per capita income for the county was $26,102. About 6.80% of families and 10.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.80% of those under age 18 and 8.80% of those age 65 or over.

As of 2010, 77.57% spoke English as a first language, while 17.56% spoke Spanish

Jeanette Reinhardt

Jeanette Reinhardt is a Canadian video artist. Early in her art career, Reinhardt was part of a group of Vancouver artists, along with Paul Wong, Kenneth Fletcher, Deborah Fong, Carol Hackett, Marlene MacGregor, Annastacia McDonald and Charles Rea who were collectively known as the Mainstreeters. In 1984, with the Mainstreeters, Reinhard was part a planned exhibition Confused: Sexual Views at the Vancouver Art Gallery, cancelled by the gallery during the fallout from the National Gallery of Canada's Voice of Fire controversy. In 1980 Reinhardt founded Video Out, a Vancouver-based non-profit distributor of LGBT video art and documentary works. In 1988 she was part of the exhibition Video: New Canadian Narrative at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, her work is included in the collections of the National Gallery of Canada and the Museum of Modern Art, New York

Battle of Medina de Rioseco

The Battle of Medina de Rioseco known as the Battle of Moclín, was fought during the Peninsular War on 14 July 1808 when a combined body of Spanish militia and regulars moved to rupture the French line of communications to Madrid. General Joaquín Blake's Army of Galicia, under joint command with General Gregorio de la Cuesta, was routed by Marshal Bessières after a badly coordinated but stubborn fight against the French corps north of Valladolid. Bessières exploited the poor coordination between Blake and Cuesta to defeat the Spaniards in detail, with Blake being ejected from a low ridge while Cuesta sat to the rear, Cuesta failing to recapture the ridge with his own troops; the Army of Galicia was the only formation capable of threatening the French advance into Old Castile—Cuesta's command having been destroyed earlier at Cabezón—and its destruction marked a serious blow to Spain's national uprising. But in the event, Medina de Rioseco proved to be the solitary French triumph in an invasion of Spain that failed to seize the country's major cities or to pacify its rebellious provinces, which met outright disaster at Bailén, forcing French forces—Bessières' victorious corps included—to fly over the Ebro in retreat.

A fresh campaign, conducted by Napoleon himself with the bulk of the Grande Armée, would be needed to redress the situation. Recent French operations in the region had come far short of Napoleon's expectations; the Galician and Biscayan provinces were ideally suited as a base for resistance against France: remote and mountainous. In June, Marshal Bessières' flying column, marching on Santander in an attempt to secure French communications in Galicia and guard the coast against a possible British landing, had been forced back by popular resistance. Stung by these and other reverses, Napoleon formulated a new strategy. In July he ordered Bessières to renew his western offensive. Snaking toward the French were the columns of the Army of Galicia under General Joaquín Blake who supplemented his force with Cuesta's motley levy of militia and regulars from isolated provincial garrisons—debris from Cuesta's destroyed Army of Old Castile. Cuesta, quite undeterred by his defeat the previous month, proposed a rapid coup de main toward Valladolid, astride the French communications Cuesta mustered some 350 horse—a precious, if token, considering Galicia and Asturias combined could not furnish as many—and several infantry battalions, but not a single cannon.

The northern Juntas received Cuesta's proposals coolly. A professional officer of considerable talent, Blake questioned the wisdom of facing the Grande Armée in open country, preferring the broken ground and hills of the north to neutralize the superiority of French arms. Of particular concern to Blake was the dilapidated Spanish cavalry, with which a descent into the plains of Castile seemed a sorry prospect; the Galician commander advocated holding and fortifying the rugged terrain of Léon and Galicia, but deferred to Cuesta. Between them the two Spanish generals raised about 25,000 men, many of them dispirited and in poor condition. In May British ships had disembarked some 5,000 former Spanish prisoners of war with arms and munitions, notably Cuesta's 800 colonial regulars—the Colorados battalion—taken prisoner in Montevideo and, for lack of Spanish uniforms, bedecked in full redcoats. Cuesta, citing his seniority, claimed supreme command and set his columns marching on 12 July, against Blake's objections.

Cuesta, for lack of cavalry, advanced blind to French movements, expecting to find Bessières concentrating near Valladolid. By 14 July Cuesta had drawn up the Spanish force near Medina de Rio Seco, with Blake commanding the forward position on a small elevation and Cuesta hovering about a mile to the rear, with many of the best troops, their meagre cavalry detachment stood by the road between the two corps. Bessières, well-informed of the Spanish plans by virtue of an enterprising double-agent, advanced from Burgos 9 July in the aim of preventing Blake's junction with Cuesta, resolving to concentrate his effectives en route. Receiving part of a division at Palencia on 10 July, Bessières assembled 14,000 with 40 guns and marched to meet Blake and Cuesta, approaching the Spanish positions along the cultivated plains of Medina de Rio Seco at dawn on the 14th; the French army contained elements of three divisions, decidedly mixed in quality: a reserve division, a division of veterans expedited from France, Imperial Guard units dispatched from Madrid.

Blake, separated from Cuesta by a glaring gap, faced off against the French with his flanks uncovered and his line of retreat far from secure. Bessières understood his enemies' weakness and moved to seize the central position, allowing him to dispatch the two Spanish wings in detail by keeping Cuesta at bay with a screening force while elements of two divisions stormed the ridge under his supervision; the Imperial artillery, with twenty pieces arrayed on the Monclin Mound opposite Blake, blasted t

Cisco College

Cisco College is a community college in Cisco, Texas located in Eastland County between Fort Worth and Abilene, where Highways 183, 206, 6 intersect Interstate 20. The main campus is 92 acres outside of Cisco, the Abilene Educational Center is 38 acres in Abilene; the college is accredited to award associate degrees by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Cisco College's athletic teams are known as the Wranglers, they compete in football, softball, women's basketball, women's soccer. They are a member of the North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference of the NJCAA. However, the NTJCAC does not offer football, so for football Cisco College competes in the Southwest Junior College Conference. Wayne Coffey, American football player John Davis, American football player James Dixon, American football player Clint Dolezel, American football player Bo Kelly, American football player V'Keon Lacey, American football player Sid Miller, Republican former member of the Texas House of Representatives from Erath County.

Saint Mary the Protectress, Irondequoit

St. Mary the Protectress, Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church, located in Irondequoit, New York, is an Orthodox church; the church is located on 3176 St. Paul Boulevard, New York, USA; the parish was founded in 1950 by Ukrainian immigrants that settled in the Rochester, New York area after the post World War II period. The parish purchased a church building in 1954 and was located on Clinton Avenue in the inner Rochester, New York city limits. In 1970 the parish committee decided to buy 5-acre parcel of land; the parish built a church hall in 1975 and used the proceeds from the rental of the hall to collect funds for the construction of the church. After the Metropolitan Mstyslav blessed the site of where the church was built in 1978, the majority of the construction was guided by the active parish priest Rev. Anatolij Sytnyk; the church was consecrated October 1982 by Archbishop Mark. The current pastor is the Very Reverend Ihor Krekhovetsky. On the church grounds is a rectory; the rectory was built in 1976 and consecrated in 1977.

The church hall is a facility which has held many of the parish events including liturgies until the church was built. It was destroyed by fire in the 1990s and was rebuilt. By the church there are some dedicated monuments in memory of the Holodomor of 1932–33 and the Chernobyl disaster of 1986. Behind the church hall is a soccer field used by the Ukrainian American Sports Club. Official Parish Website

Scouting Antiano

Scouting Antiano is the national Scouting organization of the former Netherlands Antilles. It serves 1,600 members in 25 Scout groups, 21 Scout groups on Curaçao, two on Sint Maarten, two on Bonaire, none on Saba and Sint Eustatius. Since 2016, Scouting Antiano is a full member World Organization of the Scout Movement; until it was an associate member of the Interamerican Region of the World Organization of the Scout Movement. In 1997, two Scout associations, Antilliaanse Padvinders Vereniging, the Katholieke Verkenners Nederlandse Antillen merged. On April 15, 2000, Aruba got Scouting Aruba. Scouting Antiano share their headquarters with the "Padvindstersvereniging van de Nederlandse Antillen" and other Netherlands Antillean youth organisations. Scouting Antiano follows the Dutch system of Scouting; the Scout Motto is Ser Prepara, Be Prepared in Papiamento, Wees Paraat in Dutch. On 27 February 2016, the World Scout Committee recognized Scouting Antiano as the National Scout Organization of the Curaçao and conferred it with Full WOSM Membership with voting rights.

The membership certificate was presented to the organisation in the 41st World Scout Conference, conducted in Baku of Azerbaijan in 2017. Scouting in Guadeloupe et Saint Martin Padvindstersvereniging van de Nederlandse Antillen