Grant to help Portsmouth High tech center, chamber bolster connection with local industry – News –


PORTSMOUTH — Enhancing connection between local industry professionals in the hospitality, computer science and health science fields with local high schoolers is the push behind a recent grant awarded to the Portsmouth High School Career Technical Center and the Chamber Collaborative of Greater Portsmouth by the N.H. Charitable Foundation.

The chamber has teamed with PHS-CTC to help facilitate opportunities for industry and education to meet in real-world partnerships related to these three, in-demand business sectors.

The $9,940 grant will be used in the following manner:

The partnership between PHS-CTC, the chamber, postsecondary and local business partners will be used to

Curating lifestyle treats to thank healthcare workers, Home & Design News & Top Stories


Thanking healthcare workers was not enough for Mr Adrian Tan.

The head of Ad Planet Group, Singapore’s largest local independent communication agency, corralled the creative forces of his team in May – when Singapore was in the midst of the circuit breaker – to “do something more”.

The result is a one-stop online platform called Lions of Healthcare We Thank You, which was launched last Wednesday and encourages companies in Singapore to reward healthcare staff with lifestyle treats.

Mr Tan, 64, says: “It all started in April, when my wife and I discussed how we could play a role in

Interest in kayaking grows: Outdoor enthusiasts flock to water sport during pandemic | News


PRINCETON — People who didn’t think much about outdoor recreation are giving it a try now as the pandemic continues, and one of those ways involves the water sport of kayaking.

Outdoor enthusiasts do things like ride ATV trails and hike, but more individuals and families seeking something new to do are taking to the water in kayaks. Interest in kayaks has been growing during the last five years, but now more people are discovering the boats.

“I think what you’re seeing is a lot of folks finding new hobbies and exploring the outdoors, and one way you can do

A first for Ford … and Automotive News

A first for Ford … and Automotive News

We couldn’t have hand-picked a more fitting news story to unfold before the first issue of this newsletter, designed to bridge the weeks in our automotive lives.

Jim Farley will be Ford’s 10th CEO since Henry Ford II when he takes over Oct. 1. But he will be the first in that span to have worked for another automaker.

That’s right — the five 20th century successors to Hank the Deuce were all Ford lifers, as of course was Bill Ford Jr. (2001-06). Since then, it’s been two auto industry outsiders —