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Armistice Day

The Mayor, Councilor Godfrey Bland, will meet with representatives of the Royal British Legion at the War Memorial in Royal Tunbridge Wells on Friday 11 November from 10.45am to commemorate the Armistice. There will be a brief ceremony and the traditional two minutes’ silence will be marked at 11:00 am by the sound of maroons.

At 11.30am the Mayor and members of the Royal British Legion will lay wreaths at Victoria Cross Grove in Dunorlan Park, Royal Tunbridge Wells.

All are welcome.

Watch Remembrance Sunday live

For those unable to attend, the service will be streamed live. See twbc.online/remembrance.

remembrance sunday

You are invited to the Memorial, Thanksgiving and Dedication Service on Sunday 13 November at 10.45am at the War Memorial, Royal Tunbridge Wells.

The service will be led by Chaplain Gareth Jones 129 (Tunbridge Wells) Squadron Air Training Corps, Pastor of Pantiles Baptist Church.

Wreaths are laid by members of the Civic Party, representatives of service organizations, political parties and local groups, and members of the public.

After the service and wreath laying there will be a March Past for the service and other organizations to pay their respects. Mayor and Councilor Godfrey Bland will take the salute from the War Memorial.

Event at Tunbridge Wells Cemetery

At 12.30pm the public is invited to visit Tunbridge Wells Cemetery for the civic ceremony during which the Mayor will lay wreaths at the four war memorials in the cemetery. The first wreath will be laid by the Mayor at the Sacrifice Cross in the WW2 Garden of Remembrance followed by other organizations laying their wreaths.

The cemetery contains 73 Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) WW1 war graves, 63 CWGC WW2 war graves and 18 civilian WW2 war graves.

traffic and road closures

On Sunday 13th November there will be traffic delays in Royal Tunbridge Wells town centre, particularly around the Town Hall area. Please note that roads may be temporarily closed from approximately 10:00 AM to approximately 12:00 PM and on-street parking may be restricted. It is recommended to allow extra time for trips.

across the district

Memorial services will also be held in towns and villages throughout the county, please visit local websites for details.

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Memorial events in Windsor and Slough – Photo 1 of 1 https://memorial-memories.com/memorial-events-in-windsor-and-slough-photo-1-of-1/ Thu, 10 Nov 2022 16:15:00 +0000 https://memorial-memories.com/memorial-events-in-windsor-and-slough-photo-1-of-1/

The fallen will be remembered when Windsor and Slough hold memorial services this week.

The Windsor Worship Service will be held at the War Memorial on Windsor High Street in front of the Parish Church of St John the Baptist on Sunday 13 November and will be attended by Deputy Mayor, Councilor Gary Muir.

This will begin at 10:50 a.m. and the national two-minute minute’s silence will be observed at 11:00 a.m.

The services will be organized in partnership with nearby branches of the Royal British Legion who will be in attendance along with SX service, uniform and youth organizations who will attend the wreath laying ceremony.

The ceremonies will be followed by the usual service at Windsor Parish Church.

The Mayor, Councilwoman Christine Bateson, said: “I invite all residents to attend our services if they are able, and join us in remembering those who sacrificed so much for freedoms in past wars or conflicts have that we enjoy today.

“Also, this year’s Poppy Appeal was recently launched, so please remember to show your support by donating to the appeal and wearing your poppy with pride.”

In Slough, a service begins at 10.40am on Sunday in the town square in High Street, leading to St Mary’s Church in Church Street for the main service and wreath-laying ceremony.

In the event of rain, there will be no activities in the town square and the service will begin at 10:50 am in St. Mary’s Church.

Other memorial services will be held in smaller communities in East Berkshire and South Bucks this week. See the parish and parish websites for details.

Donations to the Poppy Appeal can be made online at https://www.britishlegion.org.uk/get-involved/poppy-appeal

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BBB Tip: Protecting America’s Veterans from Fraud https://memorial-memories.com/bbb-tip-protecting-americas-veterans-from-fraud/ Sun, 06 Nov 2022 18:00:00 +0000 https://memorial-memories.com/bbb-tip-protecting-americas-veterans-from-fraud/

Prior to President Eisenhower’s Veterans Day proclamation in 1954, November 11 was known as Armistice Day, a celebration recognizing the end of fighting during World War I at 11 a.m. on November 11, 1918 (the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11 month). In recognition of the sacrifices and honor bestowed upon military veterans, official ceremonies will be held on November 11 at 11 a.m. in the memorial amphitheater built around the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, with the laying of a Presidential wreath, often straight from the hands of the sitting US President.

Approximately seven percent of the adult population are U.S. military veterans ranging in age from 18 to over 100 and have served in various conflicts such as the Korean War, Vietnam War, the Global War on Terrorism, and World War II. Regardless of the years of service or the age of the veteran when they leave the military, many servicewomen and men face numerous personal and professional challenges as they return to civilian life. Unfortunately, veterans and military retirees are also disproportionately targeted by scammers and scammers, further complicating an already stressful time in their lives.

According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), veterans and retired military personnel have lost more than $482 million to fraud since 2018. Almost a quarter (23.2%) of all lost funds went to either corporate or government scammers, with a median loss of $950 and $1,500, respectively. Prize, sweepstakes and lottery scams continue to take a heavy toll on veterans, with the highest median loss of any scam being $2,200 per report.

A recent BBB report, which analyzed over 300,000 online purchase scam reports to BBB Scam Trackers since 2015, found that military consumers lose significantly more money from these scams than non-military consumers. So far in 2022, US veterans have reported more than $3 million in scams to BBB Scam Tracker, with nearly $400,000 lost to online purchase scams.

To protect veterans from becoming victims of fraud, BBB offers the following tips:

Please investigate. The first line of defense is often the strongest. Take the time to research a company before purchasing their services or goods. Check business profiles on BBB.org and check government websites to see if the service needs to be licensed, e.g. B. from interstate movers or companies that use pesticides. Get a full understanding of why a company needs access to your military records or government benefits on request, and what that information will be used for.

Avoid aggressive sales tactics. Companies and businesses that pressure consumers to order their services immediately without taking time to seek bids or estimates from competitors should be treated with caution. While it is good practice for businesses to engage with potential customers and clients, aggressive sales tactics can mean that the business is not investing in the best interest of the consumer. Be especially cautious if the contractor requires full payment for the project upfront, or claims to have worked on a nearby property and has spare material to use on your project at a discount.

Use protected payment methods. Money sent via bank transfer, gift cards, or peer-to-peer payment apps is extremely difficult to track and can be difficult to get a refund. BBB recommends using a credit card for online purchases whenever possible. Charges on credit cards can be more easily challenged and refunded if you deal with a business that doesn’t offer the services or goods you purchased.

Audit government, law enforcement, and corporate communications. Scammers often get in touch with their target by masquerading as either a government or business representative, or a local utility company. You can claim that the recipient has unpaid taxes, tickets, or bills that need to be paid in full immediately. Even Better Business Bureau is not immune to these scams. Often, communications from companies are designed to appear to come from a representative of the Fraud Prevention Department and claim that “suspicious activity has been detected on your account”. Conveniently, the recipient can check their account details via a provided link. Under no circumstances does BBB recommend following links provided in unsolicited emails, text messages or QR codes. Instead, contact the organization directly to resolve potential issues using the methods listed on their official website.

Visit BBB.org/Military for more tips and resources to protect serving and veteran military personnel from working with fraudulent companies.

The FTC provides resources focused on military consumer protection at MilitaryConsumer.gov.

Current and former military personnel who have encountered a scam are encouraged to report their experience to BBB Scam Tracker. The information provided may prevent another person from becoming a victim.

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Plant-Based Foods Help Cut the Fat From Your Grocery Budget | magazine https://memorial-memories.com/plant-based-foods-help-cut-the-fat-from-your-grocery-budget-magazine/ Fri, 04 Nov 2022 08:00:00 +0000 https://memorial-memories.com/plant-based-foods-help-cut-the-fat-from-your-grocery-budget-magazine/

If you’re feeling stressed out by the rising cost of meat and other groceries, this may be the time to “hang out,” say local experts. By substituting plant-based menus, you can reduce your expenses — and add new color, nutrients, and healthy fiber to your diet. You may even find that today you have more energy to face all of life’s challenges!

A recent study in the Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition found that vegetarians spend an average of $750 less per year on groceries than meat eaters. Today, with rising costs, that number is likely to be even higher. A publication called The Beet estimated the savings at $23 a week in a Sept. 9 article.

“You can do such beautiful things with plants,” enthused Linda Sloop, a registered nutritionist who teaches a healthy lifestyle series through the Yakima Seventh-day Adventist Church. “You have all the color, while flesh basically has one color.” Sloop fires the imagination with descriptions of a rich “ricotta lasagna”, crispy tacos with beans and fresh “Buddha Bowls” with spicy sauce.

She also cites health benefits ranging from being able to lower cholesterol, blood pressure and blood sugar, to preventing diseases like cancer — and even losing some weight.

At Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital, “due to rising costs, we actually had to eliminate some items from our menu,” said Katie Wolff, director of food and nutrition services. These items include more expensive cuts of beef and salmon. “We cannot justify passing the cost on to customers,” she said.

You have to be creative, said Wolff. Memorial’s cafeteria has seen “high demand” for menu items where the customer chooses toppings ranging from grilled tofu to chicken, beef and/or chickpeas. Cereal bowls for breakfast or lunch with veggies, maybe quinoa, a sauce and a choice of protein were “very popular.”

Chris Brown, owner of Wray’s Marketfresh IGA stores in Yakima, has noted that when it comes to grocery shopping, “there’s a bit of a trade down” when it comes to meat. T-bone and New York steaks are being supplanted a bit by less expensive steaks, he said. Customers could also buy smaller portions – pork chops, for example. Brown didn’t have readily available statistics on whether plant-based foods might sell better, but noted that it’s always wise to “pay attention to what’s being advertised.”

Good plant-based protein sources like tofu can be bought for about $1.79 for 14 to 16 ounces, and a can of chickpeas costs about 79 cents, said Elaina Moon, owner of Healthy Eats Nutrition Services in Yakima.

In the classes she teaches, “I’m noticing more people saying, ‘I’m trying to be more plant-based,'” observed Moon. People may be surprised to learn that such a diet “can be very satisfying. There’s no lack of taste and enjoyment.” In plant-based cuisine, “you don’t just splatter a piece of tofu onto a plate,” she emphasized.

But even vegan (avoiding meat, poultry, fish, seafood, dairy, and egg) and vegetarian (which may include egg, dairy, and/or fish) diets need to consider the way the food you buy has been handled. Whole foods that haven’t been processed, leading to additives and/or a reduction in nutritional value, are ideal, she said. Fresh or frozen foods are best, with canning as an alternative, perhaps rinsing off salt used in the canning process, Wolff said.

Read the labels on the meat substitutes, Moon said, checking what might have been added and for the nutritional value. Also check the prices – which can be as high as some regular meat products.

With a little practice, you can serve oatmeal with appealing fruit, nuts, and grated coconut for breakfast. Lunch can be as simple as a bagged salad to which you can add your choice of beans, nuts or seeds, broccoli, tomatoes and cucumbers, and spices. Dinner can be a simple bean soup.

Just don’t try to switch to a plant-based diet overnight, experts advise.

“It doesn’t have to be all or nothing,” Sloop said. For example, it took her “three years” to fully adjust to drinking soy milk instead of cow’s milk, she recalled.

Nutritionists agree that suddenly eating lots of fiber or drastically cutting back on what you’re used to eating can be too extreme, leading to digestive issues and a very short-lived experiment. Instead, try a “meatless Monday,” a bean-based “taco Tuesday,” or just start putting more veggies on your plate and leaving less room for meat, they say. Then you can gradually increase your intake of whole foods. You can also try trying a plant-based dish when you dine out, Moon said.

There are a number of websites, books, and cooking classes that can help you avoid hot water while adjusting to a healthier diet. Some of the sites mentioned by Sloop are rainbowplantlife.com, forksoverknives.com, and minimalistbaker.com. Moon has written a book called Healthy Cooking. Or just search “plant-based diet” online.

Some people also need an occasional treat to break away from anything plant-based.

Alan Riches, co-owner of Yakima Steak Company, noted that even amid rising meat prices, “there’s been no drop in activity. … People who want to eat well, who want a steak, they just come in.” Birthdays and anniversaries, for example, are still celebrated, he said. They “are looking for an experience. They want a nice place to go.”

Even Sloop, who says she hasn’t eaten meat since she was 17 (“I’m 60 now”), treats herself to a little treat every now and then. While it may not be the chocolate cake you or I would choose, she will occasionally indulge in a berry or apple crisp. OK, she makes it with whole wheat flour and reduces the amount of sugar in the recipe, but it’s still a dessert!

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Hospital system advocates sued for data breach https://memorial-memories.com/hospital-system-advocates-sued-for-data-breach/ Mon, 31 Oct 2022 22:17:28 +0000 https://memorial-memories.com/hospital-system-advocates-sued-for-data-breach/

An Illinois man is suing Advocate Aurora Health and Facebook after the hospital system revealed it may have disclosed the information of up to 3 million patients using its online patient portals and other tools.

The lawsuit, which seeks class-action status, was filed Friday in the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois against the hospital system and Meta Platforms. It accuses Advocate Aurora and Facebook of violating the law and various privacy rights.

“Advocate shares its patients’ personally identifiable patient information and PHI (personal health information) together in a single transmission to Facebook,” reads the lawsuit, which was filed by Alistair Stewart of Illinois. “This transfer occurs despite the fact that patients have not shared (or consented to the sharing of) such information.”

Attorney Aurora said in a statement Monday afternoon, “We take patient privacy very seriously, employ robust internal controls to protect patient information and are committed to complying with all laws applicable to our operations.”

Advocate Aurora, which has 27 hospitals in Illinois and Wisconsin, recently posted a notice on its website citing pixel technology as the cause of the breach. The pixels are pieces of code that businesses can use to track how consumers use their websites and applications.

Attorney Aurora said in a recent statement that he learned that pixels and similar technologies installed on his patient portals, as well as on some of his scheduling widgets, sent patient information to the outside vendors that supply the pixels. People who were logged into their Facebook or Google accounts at the same time may have been particularly affected, attorney Aurora said.

Attorney Aurora has said disclosed data may have included IP addresses; dates, times and/or locations of scheduled appointments; a patient’s proximity to an Advocate Aurora Health location; Information about the patient’s provider; types of appointments or procedures; and communication between patients and others on MyChart.

The hospital system said it had launched an internal investigation and did not believe Social Security numbers, financial accounts, credit card or debit card information was leaked. The system said the breach is unlikely to result in identity theft or financial damage, and found no evidence of misuse of information or fraud.

“Like others in our industry, we have used internet tracking technologies to enhance the consumer experience on our websites and to encourage individuals to plan for the necessary screening,” the hospital system said in a statement. “We thoroughly evaluate the information we collect and track. As part of this assessment and as a precaution, we have disabled pixels and associated analytics tools on our online properties.”

With the lawsuit, Advocate Aurora joins a growing list of hospital systems being sued for their use of pixel technology. Locally, the Rush University System for Health and Northwestern Memorial Hospital are also facing lawsuits.

The new lawsuit seeks damages and other relief.

Attorney Aurora has reported her violation to the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights. Healthcare systems must report breaches of protected health information involving 500 or more people to this office, which publishes reports on a public website nicknamed the Wall of Shame. The Office of Civil Rights investigates such violations and may impose fines on healthcare systems, depending on the severity.

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Beach Haven, NJ lottery player scores $200,000 winning ticket https://memorial-memories.com/beach-haven-nj-lottery-player-scores-200000-winning-ticket/ Wed, 26 Oct 2022 08:21:37 +0000 https://memorial-memories.com/beach-haven-nj-lottery-player-scores-200000-winning-ticket/

As the Powerball jackpot in New Jersey and elsewhere continues to grow – it currently stands at $700 million – there is one very lucky lottery player who bought a winning ticket in Ocean County.

New Jersey Lottery officials say a winning ticket from Monday, Oct. 24’s drawing is worth $200,000. The winning ticket matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball numbers. The lucky winner also chooses to purchase with Power Play – quadrupling their prize to $200,000! The winning ticket was purchased at the 7-Eleven store at 1001 North Bay Avenue in Beach Haven.

Three other players also hit the same numbers – but without the power play – and won $50,000 each. These tickets were sold at Wawa, 2802 South Delsea Drive in Vineland; Ivy Liquors, 521 Irvington Avenue, Newark; and at Baldwin News and Food Store, 138 Baldwin Road in Parsippany.

Monday’s Powerball winning numbers were 18, 23, 35, 45 and 54. the Red one Powerball number was 16 That Power play was 4X.

SOURCE: New Jersey State Lottery.

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Advocate data breaches affecting up to 3 million https://memorial-memories.com/advocate-data-breaches-affecting-up-to-3-million/ Thu, 20 Oct 2022 16:08:54 +0000 https://memorial-memories.com/advocate-data-breaches-affecting-up-to-3-million/

A data breach at hospital systems giant Advocate Aurora Health may have exposed the information of up to 3 million patients using its online patient portals and other tools, the system said.

Advocate Aurora, which has 27 hospitals in Illinois and Wisconsin, said disclosed patient data could include IP addresses; dates, times and/or locations of scheduled appointments; a patient’s proximity to an Advocate Aurora Health location; Information about the patient’s provider; types of appointments or procedures; and communication between patients and others on MyChart.

Attorney Aurora said in a statement on his website that he had launched an internal investigation and did not believe any social security numbers, financial accounts, credit card or debit card information was leaked.

The system said the breach is unlikely to result in identity theft or financial damage, and found no evidence of misuse of information or fraud.

The health system cited the pixel technology as the cause of the breach. The pixels in question are pieces of code that companies use to track how consumers use their websites and applications.

Attorney Aurora said in the statement that he has learned that pixels and similar technologies installed on its patient portals, as well as on some of its scheduling widgets, are sending patient information to the outside vendors that supply the pixels. People who were logged into their Facebook or Google accounts at the same time may have been particularly affected, attorney Aurora said.

According to the statement, the hospital system has since disabled or removed the pixels. A spokeswoman could not immediately answer a question Thursday afternoon about when those pixels were removed or disabled.

“We take patient privacy very seriously, employ robust internal controls to protect patient data, and are committed to complying with all laws that apply to our operations,” Advocate Aurora said in a statement. “Like others in our industry, we have used internet tracking technologies to improve the consumer experience on our websites and to encourage individuals to take the necessary precautionary measures. We thoroughly evaluate the information we collect and track.”

Other hospital systems have also been dealing with privacy issues related to pixel technology in recent months. A lawsuit filed against Meta in federal court in California alleges that hundreds of hospital and medical provider websites use the technology.

A patient at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, who lives in Skokie, filed a lawsuit against Northwestern, Meta and Facebook in federal court in August, alleging that the hospital, Meta and Facebook “used Meta Pixel to collect the private medical information of patients at the… Northwestern Memorial Hospital to unlawfully collect and use that data for its own benefit,” the complaint reads. This lawsuit is seeking class action status.

Two patients of the Rush hospital system filed a similar lawsuit in federal court on Sept. 30, alleging that the Rush University System for Health “discloses personally identifiable patient information of plaintiffs and group members, including their status as patients and the content of their communications with Rush.” , to third parties, including Facebook, Google and a digital advertising company.” This lawsuit also involves pixel technology.

Rush said in a statement, “RUSH is deeply committed to patient privacy and takes with the utmost urgency any conclusion that data has been inappropriately shared. We are aware of and investigating the lawsuit and intend to vigorously defend RUSH against the plaintiffs’ claims.”

A spokesman for Northwestern said Thursday the system does not comment on pending litigation.

North Carolina-based system WakeMed Health & Hospitals notified patients on its website last week that some of their information may have been exposed through pixels provided by Facebook.

Attorney Aurora reported her violation to the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights. Healthcare systems must report breaches of protected health information involving 500 or more people to this office, which publishes reports on a public website nicknamed the Wall of Shame. The Office of Civil Rights investigates such violations and may impose fines on healthcare systems, depending on the severity.

Advocate Aurora’s breach is the largest healthcare data breach reported to the bureau this year.

Data breaches have plagued hospital systems across the country for years as hospitals try to keep up with ever-changing technology, evolving cybercriminal activity, and competing demands for their money and time.

Patients with questions about Advocate Aurora’s violations may call 866-884-3206 Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m

lschencker@chicagotribune.com

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Savvy Senior: How Much Does an Average Funeral Cost? https://memorial-memories.com/savvy-senior-how-much-does-an-average-funeral-cost/ Wed, 19 Oct 2022 19:37:58 +0000 https://memorial-memories.com/savvy-senior-how-much-does-an-average-funeral-cost/

Dear accomplished senior,

How much does a typical funeral and burial cost today? My wife and I are interested in arranging our funerals in advance but would like to have an idea of ​​the cost before we go in so we can plan and budget appropriately.

plan ahead

dear planning,

It is definitely worth knowing what costs to expect when planning a funeral in advance. Most people have no idea and can often sell thousands of dollars worth of additional services that they may not want or need. Here’s a breakdown of what to expect.

By Jim Miller

funeral prices

The first thing to keep in mind is that funeral costs can vary significantly depending on your geographic location, the funeral home you choose, and the funeral choices you make. With that in mind, here is a breakdown of the average cost of a funeral nationwide, according to the latest data from the National Funeral Directors Association.

Professional Services Fee: This is a non-denial base fee that covers the funeral home’s time, expertise, and overhead: $2,300.

Transfer of the remains: That’s for picking up the body and transporting it to the funeral home: $350

Embalming and body preparation: Embalming is usually mandatory for open casket viewing, otherwise it is not required unless the body is being transported across state lines. Embalming costs $775. Other body supplements, which include hairdressing and cosmetics, cost $275.

Funeral Service and Funeral Service: If the viewing and burial ceremony takes place at the funeral home, you will be charged for use of the chapel and any necessary staff. Cost: $450 for viewing and $515 for memorial service.

metal box: This is a big moneymaker for funeral homes, with markups of up to 300 percent over the wholesale price: $2,500.

funeral transport: use of hearse and driver; $325 to transport the body to the cemetery. Use of service car/van: $150.

Memorial printed package: This includes printed programs and a memorial guest book: $183.

In addition to these costs, there are also a number of cemetery costs such as the property or mausoleum fee, the vault or tomb insert that most cemeteries require, and the opening and closing of the tomb, all of which can range from $2,000 to $3,000; and the tombstone, which typically costs between $1,000 and $3,000.

You must also provide related expenses such as flowers for the funeral ($200 to $400), newspaper obituary fee ($100 to $800 or more), clergyman’s fee ($200 to $300), and additional copies of the Allow for death certificate ($5 to $35 per copy, depending on state).

All told, the average cost of a funeral in the United States today, including viewing and burial, is around $12,000.

ways to save

If this is more than you are willing or able to pay, there are ways to save. For starters, you should know that prices can vary significantly depending on the funeral home, so it’s a good idea to shop around. If you need help, there are websites you can turn to farewell.com So you can easily compare prices online depending on what you want.

When evaluating funeral providers, make sure you get a detailed price list of the services and products so you can accurately compare and choose what you want.

The main way to save is by requesting “direct burial” or “direct cremation.” With these options, you and your wife would be buried or cremated shortly after death, skipping the embalming and viewing. If you would like a funeral service, you can hold it at the grave or at your place of worship without the body. These services typically cost between $1,000 and $3,000, not counting cemetery fees.

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Submit your senior questions to: Savvy Senior, PO Box 5443, Norman, OK 73070, or visit SavvySenior.org. Jim Miller is a contributor to the NBC Today Show and the author of The Savvy Senior.

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Brescia University ranked 2nd best in Kentucky, KWC ranked 10th https://memorial-memories.com/brescia-university-ranked-2nd-best-in-kentucky-kwc-ranked-10th/ Mon, 17 Oct 2022 21:24:29 +0000 https://memorial-memories.com/brescia-university-ranked-2nd-best-in-kentucky-kwc-ranked-10th/

WalletHub recently conducted a study to determine which colleges and universities in Kentucky are the best. The University of Brescia received good marks in the report published by the Personal Finance website. Here’s why they ranked at the top of the pack.

We all know that choosing the perfect college can be a daunting task. You want to choose the right school for you and your education. Local schools are often overlooked when considering where to go. We have a few here in our garden that could be a perfect match. When it comes to college towns, Owensboro is a great option. The first Early Decision college application deadline is November 1st, so it’s time to explore your options.

My husband is a graduate of Brescia University and always has positive things to say. He loved their business program, which made the choice easy for him. He’s not alone.

I’m a second year student in Brescia and I absolutely love it! The campus is just the right size, every teacher I’ve had has been very helpful and caring about your education, and I’ve made so many good friends. – Hannah Rumble

Great experience!! The Brescia family has not only changed the life of me but also of my family because of the support and quality education they provide. Well done! – Georgiana Couden

SELECTING THE BEST COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY IN KENTUCKY

To help college-bound seniors choose the best schools in their states, WalletHub compared over 900 higher education institutions across the US based on 30 key metrics organized into seven categories, including student selectivity, cost and funding, and career outcomes. The data set ranges from the student-faculty ratio to the graduation rate and the median salary after graduation.

School snapshot: University of Brescia (1 = best; 9 = average; 18 = worst):

• 2nd – Entrance fee
• 8th – Net Cost
• 4. – Student-faculty ratio
• 5. – Crime on campus
• 3rd – Gender and racial diversity
• 10th – Completion Rate
• 17th – median salary after participation

TOP 10 COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES IN KENTUCKY

1. Center College
2. University of Brescia
3. Bellarmine University
4. University of Louisville
5. Asbury University
6. University of Kentucky
7.Murray State University
8. University of Transylvania
9. University of Northern Kentucky
10. Kentucky Wesleyan College

KEY RESULTS

My son is an international student and baseball player. The support goes beyond any other university we spoke to. The atmosphere is comfortable, respectful and focused on helping their students become young, responsible adults who will make a difference in their community. My son has Matières and has grown so much as a person thanks to the support of the university and the flexibility they offer for his baseball career and education. Will always support this university! – Veronique Dewilde

Even though this school is over 700 miles from where I live, every professor made me feel like I was a dorm student. I really felt like I was part of the school and I’m glad I was part of the Brescia University experience! – Geneca JacksonCollins

You can also get rankings of colleges and universities by region and from across the country. Just click the “More Info” button below.

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Woman faces charges in Dallas police officer Jacob Arellano’s death – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth https://memorial-memories.com/woman-faces-charges-in-dallas-police-officer-jacob-arellanos-death-nbc-5-dallas-fort-worth/ Fri, 14 Oct 2022 21:26:04 +0000 https://memorial-memories.com/woman-faces-charges-in-dallas-police-officer-jacob-arellanos-death-nbc-5-dallas-fort-worth/

Dallas Police say a woman is being charged in the death of a Dallas police officer who died after being hit in an accident on lane 408 Tuesday night.

Officer Jacob Arellano was on his way to work after police said a wrong-way driver hit him near Keist Boulevard just before midnight. He died Wednesday morning from unspecified injuries sustained in the accident.

Mayra Rebollar, 31, is facing a manslaughter charge for intoxication related to the fatal accident, according to the Dallas Police Department. Rebollar is still in the hospital and has not yet been charged.

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Arellano was assigned to the Northwest Patrol Division and joined the Dallas Police Department in June 2019. A monument to Arellano grows on his cruiser, parked in front of the department’s substation.

Arellano is survived by a girlfriend, a young son, and three siblings, including a brother who is also a Dallas police officer.

Arellano’s funeral arrangements are pending.

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