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Celebrity round up for July 2018

first_imgCelebrity round up for July 2018 Here are five of the causes currently receiving celebrity support, from actors, musicians, a historian, a weather presenter, and one very famous car. The Bridge’s Porsche & WaterAidThe 1977 Porsche 911S from Scandi-noir series The Bridge, is to be offered at Bonhams Festival of Speed Sale on 13 July at Goodwood, with proceeds going to WaterAid, courtesy of the producers of the series, Filmlance, part of Endemol Shine Group, and Nimbus Films. Tagged with: Celebrity  362 total views,  2 views today Ray Winstone & EHAATRay Winstone, Patron of Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT), has done a day of volunteering for the charity. The screen and TV star donated a day of his time to film videos and record messages that will be used over the coming year to boost support for EHAAT across Essex and Hertfordshire. Sean Batty & STV Children’s AppealSTV weather presenter Sean Batty is jetting off to Shetland for a day of tea parties to raise funds for children affected by poverty in Scotland. Sean Batty’s Tunnock’s Tea Party, supported by Loganair, will see him enjoy a cuppa – or several – as he joins Shetland locals for tea parties and other fun events on Wednesday 29 August, all in aid of the STV Children’s Appeal. STV will be filming Sean’s day on the island for its special Appeal programming later this year. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis16center_img David Starkey & Kent Mining Heritage FoundationHistorian, author and TV personality David Starkey has become the first Patron of the Kent Mining Heritage Foundation (KMHF). The Foundation is helping build the Kent Mining Museum, a Green Energy Centre and upgrade the leisure and recreation facilities at the old Betteshanger Colliery site, as part of the Betteshanger Project. The project is already in its first phase, and includes a new £9.5m Visitor Centre, encompassing the Kent Mining Museum and Green Energy Centre. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGCo-FCYdKM[/youtube]Celebrities & Send a CowA band of well-known faces have joined together to raise awareness of Burundi. The film created by international development charity Send a Cow and includes musician Bob Geldof, actresses Jane Horrocks and Michelle Keegan, and television presenters Michaela Strachan and Prue Leith. The one minute video entitled Unheard Voices tells the story of Dionésie; a mother of four living in the remote hills of Burundi and tells her story of hunger, hard work and hope through the voices of 16 actors, presenters, comedians, writers and musicians, all of whom volunteered their time. The charity’s latest campaign, which features the video, seeks to raise awareness of the issues facing people in the small African country of Burundi and encourage more support as Send a Cow launches a new project in the country. Advertisement Melanie May | 10 July 2018 | News  363 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis16 About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.last_img read more

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Family, friends eagerly await 900th’s return

first_img Book Nook to reopen Whether the 98th Army Band from Fort Rucker plays “When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again” or not, one thing is for sure, there will be a lot of “hurrahs” shouted at noon today when the 900th Maintenance Company comes marching home from Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.The homecoming ceremony is set for noon at Bulldog Stadium at Pike County High School and the public is invited to be there to welcome the soldiers home.Family members and friends have waited for this day for a year and the soldiers will be welcomed with shouts, hugs and many tears of joy. Around the WebDoctor: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Health VideosIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? 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We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Every morning, Davis turned on the television to catch the news and watch the ticker in hopes that no troops had been lost across the big water.Davis said that when a loved one is on active duty in a country where there is conflict, it’s almost as if you’re holding your breath all the time.Davis said that he and his family didn’t really breathe any easier until they learned that the 900th was leaving Germany.“It had taken them three to five days to get out of Afghanistan but, when they left Germany, we knew they were on the way home,” Davis said. Next UpLarry Davis said Thursday that he is anxiously awaiting the arrival of the 900th and especially that of his son, Allen Davis.Davis knows what it’s like to serve his country in a foreign country. He and his son both served with the 900th during Desert Storm but “that was different.”“I was there with Al and I felt better because I knew the people and the leadership,” Davis said. “This time most of what I knew about what was going on, I got from the television.” Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Family, friends eagerly await 900th’s return Print Article You Might Like ‘Yellow Dot’ program seeks to save lives The Troy Woman’s Club is participating in the “Yellow Dot Program” and is encouraging others to consider doing the same…. read more Published 11:00 pm Thursday, August 11, 2011 Plans underway for historic Pike County celebrationcenter_img By The Penny Hoarder Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Davis said that he was proud of the service of the 900th and the outstanding spirit of patriotism the soldiers displayed and the tradition they continued.“This unit started in the late 1950s and it has a strong foundation that was laid down by two men that I especially remember – Lawrence Bowden and (the late) Reynolds Wallace,” said Davis, who retired for the Alabama National Guard with 42 years of service. “The 900th also served during the Berlin Crisis so this unit has a long tradition of outstanding service. And, from what I understand, these soldiers did an outstanding job in Afghanistan. We’re proud of them and proud to have them home.”The homecoming convoy will be led along Highway 231 from Troy to Brundidge by state troopers and several motorcycle clubs with retired military memberships.Cindy Sneed, chair of the 900th Maintenance Company’s family readiness group, said the 98th Army Band will play prior to the arrival of the 900th and as the soldiers march into the stadium.“Seating for the public will be on the home side of the stadium for the homecoming ceremony which will last no longer than 30 minutes,” Sneed said. “The soldiers will be anxious to be dismissed to be with their families.”The Brundidge Business Association will have refreshments for the soldiers and their families following the ceremony at the stadium concession stand.Brundidge Mayor Jimmy Ramage said that everyone is encouraged to welcome the 900th home by attending the ceremony at the stadium, lining the streets of the downtown area or displaying yellow ribbons or American flags at their homes or businesses.“We want the soldiers of the 900th to know how much they are appreciated,” he said. “Not just on the day of their homecoming but in the coming days as they become ‘active’ in our community again.” Sponsored Content The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Email the author Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day By Jaine Treadwell Latest Storieslast_img read more