Monday, 1 December 2014


 A thought planted five years back has brought about an enrichment that will advantage Christ the King Parish's Knights of Columbus Council for quite a long time to come. 

At the point when the Most Rev. John C. Wester, Bishop of Salt Lake City, and authorities of the Catholic Foundation of Utah went by the Cedar City area in 2008, they talked about the open door for parishioners to give long haul budgetary backing to the ward by making enrichments. The knot aggregate for the gifts is contributed and the investment circulated every year to the recipient assigned by the individual who builds the enrichment. The base sum for a named enrichment is $10,000. 

The CFU was created in 1984 and now administers 284 enrichments, the latest which came to fruition as an issue of that 2008 gathering, despite the fact that it required some serious energy to create. 

Norita (Kay) Sheehan went to the gathering however didn't promptly follow up on the data displayed. Her spouse, William A. Sheehan, had passed away the prior year, and "I simply thought in the once more of my psyche, 'You, know, that is something I'd like to do in his memory.'" 

The Sheehans moved to Cedar City in 1973 and both were dynamic in the ward. Around then, "we were such a modest area, to the point that it took every one of us cooperating to accomplish things down here," Kay Sheehan said. 

Case in point, when the old church on 200 West was torn down and modified, "that new church was developed with a ton of area volunteer work," she said, including that her spouse was among the three men who were regarded a while later for having helped the most volunteer hours at the revamping. 

"At whatever time that the congregation required a volunteer for a task, Bill was up front," said Sam Kravetz, a past Grand Knight of the Cedar City Council and current District Marshal for the Fourth Degree of the Utah Knights of Columbus. "He simply couldn't do what's necessary for other individuals in the congregation." 

William Sheehan likewise taught religious instruction, assisted with the ward's Diocesan Development Drive, aided in the Saint Bridget Parish in Milford (which was then a mission of the area) and was a contract part of the Knights of Columbus Council, Kay Sheehan said. Along these lines, when she considered creating an enrichment in his name, she thought first of having it advantage the ward's building store, then for the area as an issue. 

"At the same time my considerations held returning to the Knights of Columbus and I at last chose, 'Guess what? I think some person's attempting to pound me on the head, and this is the place this enrichment needs to go, to the Knights of Columbus,'" she said. "I simply felt it was something I needed to accomplish for this specific board in his memory." 

While making her arrangements, Kay Sheehan additionally thought about holding up to build the gift until her will was executed. In any case, "I concluded that I could do this now," she said, so she put aside a smidgen of cash every month until the William A. Sheehan Endowment for the Knights of Columbus Council 11246 Cedar City was secured on Nov. 15. 

"I've not denied myself of anything that I've needed to do or required to do or detracted anything from my family," she said.

Thursday, 14 March 2013


Money is any object or record that is generally accepted as payment for goods and services and repayment of debts in a given socio-economic context or country. The main functions of money are distinguished as: a medium of exchange; a unit of account; a store of value; and, occasionally in the past, a standard of deferred payment. Any kind of object or secure verifiable record that fulfills these functions can be considered money. Money is historically an emergent market phenomenon establishing commodity money, but nearly all contemporary money systems are based on fiat money.

Fiat money, like any check or note of debt, is without intrinsic use value as a physical commodity. It derives its value by being declared by a government to be legal tender; that is, it must be accepted as a form of payment within the boundaries of the country, for "all debts, public and private". Such laws in practice cause fiat money to acquire the value of any of the goods and services that it may be traded for within the nation that issues it.

Thursday, 8 December 2011

Snowy Egret

Adults are typically 61 centimetres (24 in) long and weigh 375 grams (13.2 oz) They have a slim black bill and long black legs with yellow feet. The area of the upper bill, in front of the eyes, is yellow but turns red during the breeding season, when the adults also gain recurved plumes on the back, making for a "shaggy" effect. The juvenile looks similar to the adult, but the base of the bill is paler, and a green or yellow line runs down the back of the legs.

Their breeding habitat is large inland and coastal wetlands from the lower Great Lakes and southwestern United States to South America. The breeding range in eastern North America extends along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts from Maine to Texas, and inland along major rivers and lakes. They nest in colonies, often with other waders, usually on platforms of sticks in trees or shrubs. Their flat, shallow nests are made of sticks and lined with fine twigs and rushes. Three to four greenish-blue, oval eggs are incubated by both adults. The young leave the nest in 20 to 25 days and hop about on branches near the nest before finally departing.

In warmer locations, some Snowy Egret are permanent residents; northern populations migrate to Central America and the West Indies. They may wander north after the breeding season, very rarely venturing to western Europe—the first bird sighted in Britain wintered in Scotland from 2001–2002.
The birds eat fish, crustaceans, insects and small reptiles. They stalk prey in shallow water, often running or shuffling their feet, flushing prey into view, as well "dip-fishing" by flying with their feet just over the water. Snowy Egrets may also stand still and wait to ambush prey, or hunt for insects stirred up by domestic animals in open fields.

At one time, the beautiful plumes of the Snowy Egret were in great demand by market hunters as decorations for women's hats. This reduced the population of the species to dangerously low levels.
Now protected in the USA by law, under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, this bird's population has rebounded.

Thursday, 6 November 2008

Marketing Tips

Using email is a great way to market and promote your e-commerce business. With people being so busy and getting junk mail, how do you make your email stand out? Here are some helpful tips to get you the most benefits from this effective marketing tool. It is important to do some research and attempt to get your marketing sent to a target market that will likely be interested in the products or services you are offering.

Some companies randomly send emails to people who have absolutely no interest in what is being advertised. You will get a very low response from such marketing methods.

If your website asks for consumer information including an email address, but respectful. Ask if they are interested in receiving e-mail advertisements and promotions. If they choose not to then don’t add them to your data base for marketing by email. Make sure you have the permission of the consumer to send them such materials. You are required by law to include an opt out link in the event
the consumer no longer wants to receive such emails from you.