Ukraine Hosts Sea Breeze 2014 Planning Conference

first_imgSea Breeze 2014 planning conference was held in Odesa, Ukraine. The event was attended by Deputy Chief of General Staff of Armed Forces of Ukraine Lieutenant General Volodymyr Khyzhy, Leader of the U.S. Delegation U.S. Navy Capt. 1st Rank John Mosher and Leader of the Ukrainian Working Group of the Ukrainian Navy Capt. 1st Rank Igor Terekhin, and representatives of other invited countries.Lieutenant General Volodymyr Khyzhy stressed how the experience of planning and conducting peacekeeping exercises contributed much to the peacekeeping and the stability in various regions of the world, as well as navigation security in the crisis areas. ”The International Sea Breeze exercises are important and large-scale. I guess their topic meets the current problems of the Ukrainian Navy, modern challenges and threats, these exercises induce security and stability process in the Black Sea area,” noted Lieutenant General Volodymyr Khyzhy.Leader of the Ukrainian Working Group of the Ukrainian Navy Capt. 1st Rank Igor Terekhin informed that this time actions of counter-mining forces will be worked out. “Considering the experience of previous Sea Breeze, I’m sure that joint sea, air, land cooperation contributes much to the enhancement of the professional level of the Ukrainian Navy servicemen,” mentioned Capt. 1st Rank Igor Terekhin. November 14, 2013 Back to overview,Home naval-today Ukraine Hosts Sea Breeze 2014 Planning Conference Share this article [mappress]Press Release, November 14, 2013; Image: Ukrainian MoD Authorities Ukraine Hosts Sea Breeze 2014 Planning Conferencelast_img read more

Community Foundation and Alpena-Alcona Area Credit Union team up to support Youth Advisory Council

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisALPENA, MI — The Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan is leaving their mark on children in the community.The non–profit was selected by Alpena–Alcona Area Credit Union to receive funds which will be allocated to worthy causes. Program Officer at the Community Foundation, Kara Bauer Lemonds, says there was one group in particular that stood out to them.“We are actually going one step further and asking the fundraising to go toward specifically our Youth Advisory Councils. We’re working very hard with our councils. We have 17 across northeastern Michigan, 200 students involved. And we’re working on a lot of fund development right now and this is a wonderful way to kick that off.”The Community Foundation didn’t just choose the group by chance. The Youth Advisory Council has made noticeable improvements across northeast Michigan to give back to the young philanthropists, and youth as a whole.“Some of the projects that they have awarded grants to have been Alpena Gymnastics. They’ve done a couple of mats and tumble tracks, They’ve done a Spanish library at Alcona High School. They’ve done child abuse and prevention services in Alcona. There’s the Young Artists exhibit at Art in the Loft. They’ve contributed to funding for that. So it just goes on and on.If you would like to donate to benefit the Youth Advisory Council Program please reach out to Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union or the Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThis Tags: ], Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union, CFNEM, Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan, Youth Advisory CouncilContinue ReadingPrevious Video of the day July 4, 2019Next Senator Gary Peters makes statement opposing Trump administration’s planned changes to healthcarelast_img read more