Jerry Garcia Foundation To Join Dead & Company’s Charity Outreach Initiative

first_imgAnyone who has attended a Dead & Company show this summer has surely seen Participation Row, the charity outreach program spearheaded by both HeadCount and REVERB. The organizations have put together a place for charity representatives to get together and share information about their respective causes, with auctions and outreach efforts to entice participation.Today, we’ve learned that Manasha and Keelin Garcia have added their charity, the Jerry Garcia Foundation, to the list of charities at Participation Row. The Jerry Garcia Foundation supports meaningful causes through arts and music, and their booth will encourage fans to write on the #StoriesofGratitude board.“We are honored to be a part of The Participation Row charity village in the presence of music that continues to uplift and inspire,” said Manasha Garcia in a statement about their joining the cause. “The Foundation is very grateful to Dead & Company, HeadCount and Reverb for their generosity.”The Jerry Garcia Foundation’s guest charity partners, including Musicians On A Mission, 1% for the Planet, Alive Inside Foundation, Shimer College, Fender Music Foundation and Playing for Change Foundation, will share the table at Participation Row on designated event dates. It looks to be an excellent way to inspire change throughout the community.last_img read more

Spain may quarantine UK visitors, foreign minister tells BBC

first_imgTopics : Spain counts on tourism for about 12 percent of its economy and more than one in eight jobs, making it essential for the country to try and salvage some of the summer holiday season.Britain’s Finance Minister Rishi Sunak told Sky News on Sunday that the quarantine was among measures it would review, saying the government could make changes including introducing travel corridors with specific countries.Spain’s foreign ministry did not immediately respond to a request for comment.  Britain, with more than 41,000 documented coronavirus-linked deaths, and Spain, with more than 27,000, have been two of the countries hardest hit by the pandemic.Both, along with other European countries, are in the process of easing lockdown restrictions that have included border closures.Spanish officials gave no mention of any quarantine curbs on Sunday, when the government moved forward the date for allowing European visitors back into the country to June 21 from July 1.In recent weeks, Spain has caused some confusion in neighboring countries by repeatedly changing the date and conditions for lifting the ban on foreign visitors it imposed in March in response to the epidemic.center_img Spain is considering imposing a quarantine on visitors from Britain when it re-opens its borders next week, Spain’s Foreign Minister said, in response to a similar policy introduced last week for travellers to Britain.Arancha Gonzalez Laya told the BBC she hoped Britain would lift its restriction, making a reciprocal Spanish one unnecessary.”We will be in a dialogue with the UK to see whether or not we should be introducing reciprocity as they have different measures than the rest of the European Union,” she said in an advance excerpt from current affairs program HARDtalk.last_img read more

Friday people roundup

first_imgLyxor Asset Management, Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners, Burges SalmonLyxor Asset Management – Lionel Paquin has been appointed chief executive, replacing Inès de Dinechin, who will leave the group. Paquin has been head of the Lyxor Managed Accounts Platform since 2011. He has also held the position of chief risk officer and head of internal control at the firm, and has been a member of executive committee since 2007. Before then, he served as managing director and principal inspector for Inspection Générale at the Société Générale Group. He began his career in 1995 in the French Ministry of Finance.Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners – Chris Morser and Peter Vasiliadis, who work in the hedge funds group, and Jonathan Costello, who works in the private equity group, have been promoted to managing directors. Andrew Malek, Adam Piro and John Zaleski, who work in hedge funds; Edward Goldstein and Andrew Murray, who work in private equity; and Andrew Robinson, who works in real estate, have been promoted to executive directors. Brian Ksenak and Pennapa Tantiyakul (hedge funds); Silva Sevdalian and Pamela Fung (private equity); and Daniel Spear (real estate) have been promoted to vice-president.Burges Salmon – The UK law firm has appointed Caroline Harwood as director of Incentives in its Pensions and Incentives practice group. She joins from Grant Thornton, where her role was director and head of equity reward.last_img read more