Johnson County Library prepping to ‘let loose’ with revamped concept for annual fundraiser this weekend

first_imgThe “Library Lets Loose” event returns to the central resource branch Saturday. Photo courtesy Johnson County Library Foundation.For 20 years, the Johnson County Library Foundation’s signature fundraising event was a formal sit-down dinner held at Johnson County Community College. It was a great setting to honor community leaders with the foundation’s annual Pinnacle Awards. But, being held off site, it didn’t always feel like a showcase for the work the foundation goes to support.Register to continuelast_img

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PVL to start with Open Conference this 2020

first_img“Naka-quarantinetayo, and ang mga teams walangtraining kasi nga bawal. Even afterthis quarantine, I think hindi rinenough ang time to train kasi teams will need at least a month ortwo para makapag-training,” he added. “We cannot say kung kailan kami makakapag-meeting dahil nga dito sa coronavirus. Lahatnga ng sports natigil din. Nakakahinayang nga rin yung UAAP.Hopefully, maging maayos na lahat bythe end of April,” Palou further said./PN PVL was expected to start on May 30.However, the government extended the enhanced community quarantine imposed inLuzon until April 30 and could make it still last longer. “Initially, May 30 sana ang openingwith the Reinforced Conference. But with our current situation with thecoronavirus, I don’t think we can proceed with that,” he said. “I’m going topropose to the team owners that we will start with the Open Conferenceinstead.” Premier Volleyball League (PVL) will start the 2020 season with its Open Conference rather than the usual Reinforced Conference. The league was scheduled to begin on May 30, but the coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak in the country halted the plan. ABS-CBN SPORTS MANILA – The Premier Volleyball League(PVL) will kick-start its fourth season with the Open Conference instead of theusual Reinforced Conference, PVL president Ricky Palou said.According to Palou, adjustments have been by the league since teams will havedifficulties flying in foreign reinforcements due to the current situation ofthe coronavirus disease 2019 in the country.“In the current situation kasi, baka ‘yung mga foreign players mag-hesitate pumunta dito and bakamahirapan na ang mga teams namakakuha ng imports,” Palou said in a statement, adding that the tournamentschedule must be adjusted.last_img read more

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Kyowa to make fourth title defense

first_imgJapan-based Thai boxer Eagle Kyowa will make his fourth WBC minimum weight title defense when he takes on ninth-ranked Japanese contender Akira Yaegashi on June 4, their boxing gyms said Monday.Yaegashi has a chance to claim a world title at the fastest pace set by a Japanese boxer, if the former OPBF minimum weight champion beats Kyowa at Pacifico Yokohama in the seventh match of his career. IN FIVE EASY PIECES WITH TAKE 5 Former WBC bantamweight champion Joichiro Tatsuyoshi and WBA super flyweight champion Nobuo Nashiro needed eight bouts to capture their titles. center_img GET THE BEST OF THE JAPAN TIMESlast_img

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