October 16

Southcentral Pennsylvania Leaders Back Gov. Wolf’s Restore Pennsylvania Infrastructure Plan

first_img May 10, 2019 Southcentral Pennsylvania Leaders Back Gov. Wolf’s Restore Pennsylvania Infrastructure Plan SHARE Email Facebook Twittercenter_img Infrastructure,  Press Release,  Restore Pennsylvania Harrisburg, PA – The leaders of communities in southcentral Pennsylvania are voicing their support for Gov. Wolf’s Restore Pennsylvania aggressive infrastructure investment plan.“The capacity to proactively invest in a community’s infrastructure is foundational to its long-term sustainability,” said Susquehanna Township Manager David Kratzer Jr. “Governor Wolf’s proposed Restore Pennsylvania initiative will provide communities with the much-needed financial resources to be able to do just that. As such Susquehanna Township, Dauphin County is proud to support the initiative.”Councils for Susquehanna Township, Swatara Township, the City of Harrisburg, Steelton Borough and Millersburg Borough each issued a resolution calling for support for Gov. Wolf’s Restore Pennsylvania plan. The Dauphin and Lebanon County Borough’s Association issued its own resolution on behalf of its members.Last month, Gov. Wolf visited Millersburg to see the impact Restore Pennsylvania could have on assisting the community with remediating blight.“Millersburg Borough Council applauds Governor Wolf’s efforts to assist local municipalities across Pennsylvania with grant funding targeted at reinvigorating our communities,” said Millersburg Borough Council President Christopher Dietz. “The steadfast will and grit of our local leaders can move mountains, but without adequate funding, even the best laid plans, including those to remediate blight in our community, remain dormant. Restore Pennsylvania will provide much-needed funding that will help our community create a brighter future.”Lancaster Mayor Danene Sorace said in a letter to the Lancaster PA Delegation and General Assembly that Restore Pennsylvania could provide support to assist the city with modernizing its historic infrastructure, including making updates to its stormwater and sewer systems and abating lead in older buildings.“Governor Wolf’s Restore Pennsylvania Initiative, which seeks to invest $4.5 billion in improvements to Pennsylvania’s infrastructure would offer welcome relief, especially as it relates to lead abatement in our aged housing stock and stormwater mitigation,” Mayor Sorace wrote. “Therefore, I urge you to support the Restore PA initiative. Let’s realize the full benefit of our natural gas resources in support of Pennsylvanians.”Mayor Sorace was joined in her support by Lancaster City Council, which approved a resolution formally supporting Restore Pennsylvania.Gov. Wolf visited Marietta and Columbia, both in Lancaster County, to discuss how Restore Pennsylvania could assist in other areas like blight removal and flood mitigation and recovery. Marietta faced devastating flooding last year, while Columbia is struggling to find funding to renovate or demolish blighted buildings.“Pennsylvania is a historic state with legacy infrastructure that has not kept up with the times. With Restore Pennsylvania, we can preserve our history while upgrading our infrastructure to meet today’s needs,” said Gov. Wolf. “Restore Pennsylvania is designed to allow local officials to make decisions on using the funds, allowing them to tailor projects to best meet the needs of the communities they represent.”Restore Pennsylvania is a statewide plan to aggressively address the commonwealth’s vital infrastructure needs. Funded through a commonsense severance tax that the Independent Fiscal Office has determined will be primarily paid for by out-of-state residents, Restore Pennsylvania is the only plan that will help make Pennsylvania a leader in the 21st century.View the full Restore Pennsylvania plan.last_img read more

August 27

GEC Open Golf Tournament returns to Ghana

first_imgIn its fifth year, the Global Enterprise Connect (GEC) Open global golf tournament is set to return to Ghana for a third successive edition with two national qualifying rounds. GEC Open Ghana will engage the creme de la creme of Ghanaian amateur golf fraternity and corporate leaders. The event will kickoff with GEC Breakfast Connect on 24th August followed by competitive golf as Celebrity Golf Club (Tema) on 25th August an9d at The Royal Golf Club (Kumasi) on 8th September 2018. GEC Open 2018 is poised to host 54 qualifying rounds in 34 countries making it one of the biggest corporate golf tournament all around the world. Engaging over 3700 corporate leaders and industry stakeholders, the GEC Open is a unique blend of sporting excellence and networking opportunities for partners and players alike. Two winners from each of the qualifying rounds will get a once in a lifetime opportunity to represent their national colours at the GEC Open World Final – Dubai Corporate Golf World Cup (DCGWC), A 36-hole tournament, DCGWC will be played over two days at Jumeirah Golf Estate and Emirates Golf Club in December later this year where national winners from 34 countries will compete to be crowned global champions. Dubai Corporate Golf World Cup provides amateur and club golfers with a unique opportunity to experience the thrill and excitement akin to a professional player. Speaking about the GEC Open activities lined up from August to September, Kwaku Ofosuhene(COO, Rave Group) explained: “GEC Open golf tournament has the vision to be the unrivalled platform for corporate entities across the globe to share the best practices and nurture future growth mutually. This year’s GEC Open would be preceded by an exclusive business breakfast symposium, GEC Breakfast Connect, hosted by the GEC Ghana ambassador, Mr Kwasi Amoafo-Yeboah. We are looking forward to GEC Open Ghana with great anticipation – Play Local, Connect Global.”  The conference will engage over 60 CXO’s from various industries and will feature keynote speaker presentations amidst general networking. With the support of our generous participants, this years’ tournament will support our local charity partner The S.H.E Rises Foundation with proceeds from all events. About Rave Marketing Solutions: Rave Marketing Solutions, organizers of the GEC Open, is a bespoke ‘Experiential’ that entrench, engage and influence your customers deriving measurable ROI for brands. About GEC Open:  GEC Open made its debut in 2014 with just one golf round in Dubai. In 2015 and 2016, the event grew in popularity and was played in six and eight countries respectively connecting over 1100 corporates in the GEC ecosystem. Since then, GEC open has matured into a global platform for networking, forging everlasting friendships and business relations. The 2017 edition held 29 golf rounds in 18 countries reaching over 2400 corporate leaders under the aegis 800+ global organisations!last_img read more