Philip Edward Hartmann was a Canadian–American actor, comedian and graphic designer. Born in Brantford, Ontario and his family moved to the United States in 1958. After graduating from California State University, Northridge with a degree in graphic arts, he designed album covers for bands including Poco and America. Hartman joined the comedy group the Groundlings in 1975 and there helped comedian Paul Reubens develop his character Pee-wee Herman. Hartman co-wrote the film Pee-wee's Big Adventure and made recurring appearances as Captain Carl on Reubens's show Pee-wee's Playhouse. In 1986, Hartman joined, he won fame for his impressions of President Bill Clinton, stayed on the show for eight seasons. Nicknamed the "Glue" for his ability to hold the show together and help other cast members, Hartman won a Primetime Emmy Award for his SNL work in 1989. In 1995, after scrapping plans for his own variety show, he starred as Bill McNeal in the NBC sitcom NewsRadio, he voiced various roles on The Simpsons, most notably Troy McClure.
He had roles in the films Houseguest, Sgt. Bilko, Jingle All the Way, Small Soldiers, the English dub of Kiki's Delivery Service. Hartman divorced twice, their marriage was troubled by Brynn's drug use. On May 28, 1998, Brynn shot and killed Hartman while he slept in their Encino, Los Angeles home committed suicide. In the weeks following his death, Hartman was celebrated in a wave of tributes. Dan Snierson of Entertainment Weekly opined that Hartman was "the last person you'd expect to read about in lurid headlines in your morning paper... a decidedly regular guy, beloved by everyone he worked with." He was posthumously inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame in 2012 and the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2014. Phil Hartman was born Philip Edward Hartmann on September 24, 1948, in Brantford, Canada, he was the fourth of eight children of Doris Marguerite and Rupert Loebig Hartmann, a salesman specializing in building materials. His parents raised their children in that faith; as a child, Hartman found affection hard to earn and stated: "I suppose I didn't get what I wanted out of my family life, so I started seeking love and attention elsewhere."Hartman was ten years old when his family moved to the United States.
The family first lived in Maine. There, Hartman attended Westchester High School and acted as the class clown. After graduating, Hartman studied art at Santa Monica City College, dropping out in 1969 to become a roadie with a rock band, he returned to school in 1972, this time studying graphic arts at California State University, Northridge. He developed his own graphic arts business, which he operated on his own, creating over 40 album covers for bands including Poco and America, as well as advertising and the logo for Crosby, Stills & Nash. In the late 1970s, Hartman made his first television appearance on an episode of The Dating Game. Working alone as a graphic artist, Hartman amused himself with "flights of voice fantasies". Citing the need for a more social outlet for his talents, aged 27, began in 1975 to attend evening comedy classes run by the California-based improvisational comedy group The Groundlings. While watching one of the troupe's performances, Hartman impulsively decided to climb on stage and join the cast.
Phil's first movie appearance was in 1978's Stunt Rock, an Australian film directed in Los Angeles by Brian Trenchard-Smith. After several years of training, paying his way by re-designing the group's logo and merchandise, Hartman formally joined the cast of The Groundlings. Hartman met comedian Paul Reubens and the two became friends collaborating on writing and comedic material. Together they created the character Pee-wee Herman and developed The Pee-wee Herman Show, a stage performance which aired on HBO in 1981. Hartman played Captain Carl on The Pee-wee Herman Show and returned in the role for the children's show Pee-wee's Playhouse. Reubens and Hartman made cameos in the 1980 film Cheech & Chong's Next Movie. Hartman co-wrote the script of the 1985 feature film Pee-wee's Big Adventure and had a cameo role as a reporter in the film. Although he had considered quitting acting at the age of 36 due to limited opportunities, the success of Pee-wee's Big Adventure brought new possibilities and changed his mind.
After a creative falling-out with Reubens, Hartman left the Pee-Wee Herman project to pursue other roles. In addition to his work with Reubens, Hartman recorded a number of voice-over roles; these included appearances on The Smurfs, Challenge of the GoBots, The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo, voicing characters Henry Mitchell and George Wilson on Dennis the Menace. Additionally Hartman developed a strong persona providing voice-overs for advertisements. After appearing in the 1986 films Jumpin' Jack Flash and Three Amigos, Hartman auditioned for NBC's variety show Saturday Night Live, he told the Los Angeles Times, "I wanted to do because I wanted to get the exposure that would give me box-office credibility so I can write movies for myself." In his eight seasons with the show Hartman became known for his impressions, performed as over 70 different characters. Hartman's original SNL characters included Eugene, the Anal Retentive Chef and Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer, his impressions included Frank Sinatra, Ronald Reagan, Ed McMahon, Barbara Bush, Charlton Heston, Phil Donahue and Bill Clinton.
Multyfarnham or Fearbranagh is a townland in County Westmeath, Ireland. It is located about 10.82 kilometres north of Mullingar. Multyfarnham or Fearbranagh spans two civil parishes; the townland covers 260.67 acres. The neighbouring townlands are: Lismalady and Multyfarnham to the north, Killintown to the east and Tyfarnham to the south and Ballindurrow and Rathganny to the west. In the 1911 census of Ireland there were 9 inhabitants in the townland. Map of Multyfarnham or Fearbranagh at openstreetmap.org Multyfarnham or Fearbranagh Townland, Stonehall civil parish at the IreAtlas Townland Data Base Multyfarnham or Fearbranagh Townland, Tyfarnham civil parish at the IreAtlas Townland Data Base Multyfarnham or Fearbranagh at Townlands.ie Multyfarnham or Fearbranagh at The Placenames Database of Ireland
Alfred Kern was an American novelist and professor. Born Alfred Cohen in Alliance, Ohio, he changed his name in 1946. During World War II he served in the U. S. Army Air graduated from Allegheny College and New York University, he served as the Frederick F. Seely Professor of English at Allegheny College in Meadville, from the 1950s until his retirement in the mid-1980s. During the 1979–1980 academic year, Kern was Distinguished Visiting Professor of English at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, which inspired several articles relating the arts to the military; these were published in the USAF journals. During the 1980s, he experimented with writing poetry using computers with an Allegheny College colleague, James Sheridan. According to a family member, he lived in Pittsburgh after retiring from Allegheny for about 10 years, where he is still remembered, he died June 2009 in Wilmington, North Carolina. The Width of Waters, novel. Made in U. S. A. novel. The Trial of Martin Ross, novel.
"Hang the Enola Gay", published in War, Literature, & the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities Vol. 7, No. 1, USAF Academy. Anthologized in Understanding the literature of World War II by James H. Meredith, Greenwodd Publishing Group, 1999, ISBN 0-313-30417-3, ISBN 978-0-313-30417-0 "Waiting for Euripides", published in Journal of Professional Military Ethics, USAF Academy, April 1980. Anthologized in Military Ethics: Reflections on Principles, edited by Maham M. Wakin, James Kempf. DIANE Publishing, 1994, ISBN 0-7881-1311-9, ISBN 978-0-7881-1311-6 "Humanities at the Hanoi Hilton",War, Literature, & the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities, USAF Academy. Vol 10, No. 2 Fall/Winter 1998 "Barcelona", A Poem, Literature, & the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities, USAF Academy. Vol 1, No 2 1989–1990 From "Vows and Infidelities", War, Literature, & the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities, USAF Academy. Vol 7, No. 2 Fall/Winter 1995 "About Literary Wars" War, Literature, & the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities, USAF Academy.
Vol 16, Nos.1&2 2005 Double Issue Basic Writing: The Student as Programmer, Paper presented at the 1986 ADE Summer Seminar at the USAF Academy. Referenced by Robert E. Cummings in Coding with power: Toward a rhetoric of computer coding and composition, published in Computers and Composition Volume 23, issue 4 2006 pp 430–443 "GOTO Poetry", published in Perspectives in Computing #3, pp 44–52 1983. Cited in The Quest for Meaning by Louis Marinoff, in Mind Versus Computer: Were Dreyfus and Winograd Right? By Matja Gams, Marcin Paprzycki, Xindong Wu, Penn State Press, 1997 ISBN 4-274-90181-5, ISBN 978-4-274-90181-2 Contemporary Authors Online; the Gale Group, 2002. PEN: 0000053569
First Nations Bank of Canada is the first Canadian chartered bank to be independently controlled by Indigenous shareholders. FNBC is a Schedule 1 Federally Regulated Bank in accordance with the Bank Act and received its charter on November 19, 1996; the bank headquarters are located in Saskatoon, Canada. As of 2014, Indigenous Canadian groups own 80 percent of the bank, it began as a venture initiated by First Nations in Saskatchewan and was established in 1996 as a strategic alliance of the Saskatchewan Indian Equity Foundation, the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations, now the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations, TD Bank. The first branch opened in Saskatoon. A ceremony was held in Toronto in 1996 to celebrate the bank's launch; the bank focuses on commercial customers in markets dominated by Indigenous peoples, including Indigenous businesses, Indigenous governments and organizations, non-Indigenous businesses serving Indigenous markets. The bank has a growing volume of personal loans and mortgages focused in its growing branch network of nine full service branches and eight community banking centres in markets with significant numbers of Indigenous peoples.
At the end of 2009, the First Nations Bank had lent $160.2 million, with assets totalling $266.5 million. The profit increased from 2008 to 2009 from 8,000 to 157,000 dollars. In 2010, the bank reported an income of $10.2 million. The bank de-coupled from TD Bank in 2012; the two banks had entered into a seven-year partnership starting in 2007. The bank is majority owned by 78 Indigenous shareholders that hold, in aggregate, over 80% ownership interest in the shares of the bank. FNBC offers services focused on Indigenous and non-Indigenous customers: Deposit accounts Investments Commercial Loans Mortgages Micro Loans Cash Management Credit Products ABM access Corporate Offices: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan - Head OfficeFNBC Branches: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Cree Nation of Chisasibi, Quebec Walpole Island First Nation, Ontario Winnipeg, Manitoba Whitehorse, Yukon Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan Iqaluit, Nunavut Yellowknife, Northwest Territories Enoch Cree Nation, Alberta Community Banking Centres: Buffalo River Dene Nation, Saskatchewan Cree Nation of Nemaska, Quebec Baker Lake, Nunavut Pond Inlet, Nunavut Kugluktuk, Nunavut Pangnirtung, Nunavut Arviat, Nunavut Whapmagoostui, Quebec FNBC is a member of the Canadian Bankers Association and registered member with the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation, a federal agency insuring deposits at all of Canada's chartered banks.
Álvaro Barba López is a Spanish racing driver and brother to fellow racer Marco Barba. Barba began his single seater career in 2002 driving in the Spanish Formula Junior 1600 series, where he finished runner up to fellow countryman Adrián Vallés. In 2003 he moved up to the Spanish Formula Three Championship, the first of three seasons in the category. During his time in the series he accumulated nine podium positions, including three race wins, with his best season coming in 2005 when he finished 5th in the championship, he raced in that year's Marlboro Masters event at Zandvoort, finishing in 24th place. In 2003 Barba raced a full season in the World Series Lights championship, which acted as a support event to the World Series by Nissan. Barba took two podium positions during the year to finish 10th overall. In 2006 he stepped up to the Formula Renault 3.5 Series with the Swiss team Jenzer Motorsport, taking nine points to finish his debut season 26th overall. He joined top Italian team International DracoRacing for the 2007 season, taking two podium positions, including his first race win at Donington Park.
He finished the season 8th overall. For 2008, Barba continued in the World Series, this time switching to the Italian squad Prema Powerteam, with his brother Marco taking over his seat at Draco Racing. After taking a podium in the opening event of the season, he took a further three podium places and a fastest lap to be classified 10th in the championship. In July 2008, he teamed up with his brother to race a Mosler MT900R in the International GT Open event held at the brand new Valencia Street Circuit, in December 2008, it was announced that Barba will race for the Advanced Engineering team in the 2009 season. Official website: Career details
PT Indomobil Sukses Internasional or popularly called Indomobil Group is a car and motor vehicle manufacturer located in Jakarta, Indonesia. It was founded in 1976 by the unification of the two former competitors PT Indohero and PT Indomobil; the company operates plants in Jakarta and Purwakarta. The Indomobil Group is operating following manufacturing plants, joint ventures and distributing rights: PT Garuda Mataram Motor PT Hino Motors Manufacturing Indonesia PT Indotruck Utama PT Indo Traktor Utama PT Kreta Indo Artha PT National Assembler PT Nissan Motor Indonesia PT Suzuki Indomobil Motor PT Suzuki Indomobil Sales PT Vantec Indomobil Logistics Chery Foton Great Wall Infiniti Marvia Mazda Renault Ssangyong Volvo Since July 2014: President Commissioner: Soebronto Laras Vice President Commissioner: Pranata Hajadi Commissioners: Gunadi Sindhuwinata, Eugene Cho Park, Soegeng Sarjadi, Hanandi Rahardja, Mohamad Jusuf Hamka President Director: Jusak Kertowidjojo Directors: Bambang Subijanto, Josef Utamin, Santiago Navarro, Alex Sutisna, Evensius Go Official IndoMobil Group website