September 02, 2016 Governor Wolf’s Week, August 28 – September 3, 2016 By: The Office of Governor Tom Wolf The Blog, Videos, Weekly Update This week, Governor Wolf announced the implementation of 25 additional Centers of Excellence to continue his administration’s top priority of fighting the current opioid abuse epidemic plaguing Pennsylvania. The Governor, joined by Department of Human Services Secretary Ted Dallas, also visited healthcare facilities in Reading and Lackawanna County that have been selected as Centers of Excellence to treat individuals suffering from Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). He also announced $2 million in funding for the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown (UPJ) to help complete the campus’ new chemical engineering program aimed at ensuring career-ready candidates for emerging industries in the region.Governor Wolf also joined Wegmans executives at the Mechanicsburg Wegmans location to toast the kick off of Act 39 liquor reforms by purchasing the first bottle of wine to go at Wegmans in Pennsylvania.Earlier in the week, the governor expressed his support and thanks for Fayette county responders and residents as they work through the challenges caused by serious flooding. Governor Wolf, joined by other elected officials, toured Connellsville on Friday to see the flood damage.Watch: This Labor Day, Governor Wolf reminds Pennsylvania about new wine and liquor reforms.Governor Wolf’s Week, August 28 – September 3, 2016Monday, August 29, 2016GO-TIME: Insurance Department Changes in Investment Managers Will Save $2.7 Million Over Five YearsTo Fight Opioid Epidemic, Wolf Administration Implements 25 Additional Centers of Excellence LocationsTuesday, August 30, 2016Governor Wolf Announces Retal PA to Establish Headquarters Operation in Washington County and Create 88 New JobsPennsylvania State Agencies Supporting Fayette County Responders, ResidentsGovernor Wolf’s Statement on Bruce Beemer ConfirmationWednesday, August 31, 2016Governor Wolf Announces 153 New Jobs with Envestnet, Inc. Facility in Chester CountyThursday, September 1, 2016Governor Wolf Buys Wegmans’ First Bottle of Wine to Go in Pennsylvania, Celebrates Additional Consumer Convenience Under Act 39 Liquor ReformsIn Reading and Lackawanna County, Governor Wolf Discusses 2016-2017 Budget Investment in Battling the Opioid EpidemicFriday, September 2, 2016Governor Wolf Announces $2 Million Grant for Pitt-Johnstown Engineering FacilitiesHighlights from The Blog:Pennsylvania is the New International Tech HotspotI Wish Every Month Was Peach MonthYou Can Now Get Wine & Spirit Coupons on Your Phone!Governor Wolf Announces 25 Additional Centers of Excellence to Combat Opioid Abuse Epidemic (Round-up)How the Wolf Administration is Battling Prescription Opioid Abuse (VIDEO)Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolf SHARE Email Facebook Twitter
Like Edem, Abiodun is also competing in his first major tournament this year started well from the first round of the preliminary when he took down Scotland’s Niall Cameron 4-0 (11-6, 11-7, 11-3, 11-6) to et up a second round tie against Germany’s Cedric Meissner.But the German gave Abiodun a tough challenge when he took a 2-1 (11-9, 5-11, 5-11) lead but the Nigerian international regained the lead to win the last three games at 11-7, 13-11, 11-9 to complete a 4-2 victory and sealed his place in the main draw of men’s singles.Edem and Abiodun will join their compatriot – Olajide Omotayo who is already seeded in the main draw for their campaigns which serve off on Friday February 14 in the elite stage of the competition.But what started well for teenage sensation – Taiwo Mati in his debut in international senior tournament came to an end on Thursday February 13, as he fell to England’s Tom Jarvis 4-0 (4-11, 2-11, 5-11, 5-11) in the second round of preliminary. Mati had on Wednesday pummeled Guyana’s Miguel Wong 4-0 (11-5, 18-16, 11-4, 11-1) to pick some ranking points from the tournament.Unlike Mati who sailed to the second round of the preliminary, Ismaila Akindiya was nowhere that stage as he was beaten early by Switzerland’s Lars Posch 4-1 (11-6, 1-11, 10-12, 3-11, 6-11) to make an early exit while Ganiat Aruna was no match to Italy’s Giorgia Piccolin after the former national junior champion fell 4-0 (1-11, 7-11, 4-11, 2-11) to the Italian star.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Offiong Edem Nigeria’s Offiong Edem and Bode Abiodun worked their way into the main draw of the 2020 ITTF Challenge Plus Portugal Open after their stunning victories on Thursday in the preliminary round of the singles event.Edem, who is competing in her first tournament in readiness for the double tournaments holding this month in Tunisia as her performance against Kazakhstan’s Anastassiya Lavrova confirmed her readiness for the ITTF Africa Top 16 Cup and the Olympic Qualifying Tournament (OQT).Despite going down 3-1 (8-11, 11-4, 3-11, 16-18) in the tie, Edem regained her composure to record a convincing win over the European with 14-12, 11-6, 11-2 win to claim a 4-3 win coupled with a passage to the main draw of the women’s singles.
Go back to the e-newsletterThe Spa & Wellness Centre in Cairo at Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence encourages guests to indulge in pampering, and promotes disconnection from daily routine to maintain a healthy balance.For the month of November 2017, Spa & Wellness Centre guests can enjoy a pampering gift (ranging from a facial scrub to one of the spa’s signature special hand cream or a massage oil) when booking any massage treatment.For early-birds, the spa is offering a offer 50% savings on all massages, facials and body scrubs during Sundays to Wednesdays.Go back to the e-newsletter