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Thompson Derailment Doesn’t Stop Fun Seekers

(PRWEB) August 4, 2006

Having such a short summer in B.C forces everyone to appreciate the weather and enjoy it while its here. Hence it was no surprise that CPs Train Derailment on Monday just outside of Lytton came as a shock to the local tourism businesses that often only operate during the summer months. The pristine crystal clear waters of the Thompson River attract locals and tourist who partake in hiking, camping, sightseeing and white water river rafting.

Warren Cove who is the head rafting guide and owner of Hyak Wilderness Adventures stated that White Water River Rafting continued after the derailment but it took extra work. We had to stop the river rafting trip just before the bridge and have the rafters hike up a short trail. The boats were left on the river since there was no room to bring a trailer in. Since our operating season is so short, shutting down was not an option. CP Rail gave us the go ahead, so things will be back to normal this weekend. Also we will be able to move our boats to a location to pick them up with a trailer.

Anyone that has a trip planned to Lytton in the immediate future should double check to make sure everyone is running back to normal.

Lytton is one of the hottest summer spots in B.C reaching temperatures well into the 30s. Lytton has also become a haven for thrill seekers that raft the mighty Thompson River.

River Rafting information can be found at http://www.hyak.com or by phoning 1.800.663.7238.

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NAELA Commends Reps. Thompson and Pallone for Protecting the Rights of Individuals with Disabilities


Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 23, 2013

The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) supports Reps. Glenn Thompson (R-PA) and Frank Pallone (D-NJ) in their dedication to improving the lives of individuals with disabilities. On Thursday, May 23, Rep. Thompson introduced the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2013 (H.R. 2123). Rep. Pallone joined the fight as the lead Democratic sponsor of the bill.

New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson, Jr. to Headline DC Finance’s Annual Israeli Institutional Investor Conference 2009

Tel Aviv, Israel (PRWEB) April 23, 2009

DC Finance, a leading producer of financial conferences in Israel, is pleased to announce that the Tel Aviv Annual Institutional Investment Conference will be held on May 10, 2009 at the Dan Panorama Hotel in Tel Aviv. DC Finance is currently seeking sponsors who are interested in reaching Israel’s leading institutional investors, through speaking about or advertising their services and investment solutions.

The conference provides a venue for the investment decision makers of insurance firms, provident funds, pension funds, continuing education funds, mutual funds, banks, large companies and other nostro managers to discuss current trends in the financial industry both domestically and abroad. The above mentioned organizations collectively manage more than US $ 200 billion (not including capital managed by CFOs of large cap companies).

The Conference Keynote Address will be delivered by the Comptroller of the City of New York, Mr. William C. Thompson, Jr., currently serving his second term in the position. He is known as a leader among institutional investors in advancing crucial corporate governance and corporate responsibility reforms.

Current Sponsors include Deutsche Bank, Hamilton Lane, Pimco, Vanguard Investments, Clal Finance, Psagot Investment Bank, Tachlit ETF, Poalim IBI, Excellence Investment House, Harel Capital Markets, Wellington Management, Migdal Capital Markets, REIT 1, Continental Airlines, Capital IQ and Barroway Topaz Kessler Meltzer Check.

Registration page: http://dcf.co.il/semi2/eng/.

About DC Finance:

DC Finance (“DCF”) assists global firms in effectively gaining access to Israel’s elite business sector using its unique position as a distinguished coordinator and developer of business conferences. Founded in 2003, DCF is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel and is led by Denny Chared, MBA, a financial journalist and economist. Mr. Chared was one of the first online financial journalists in Israel as the Wall Street section editor of Globes Magazine Online. Since its inception, DCF has grown to produce or sponsor more than 30 events each year, attended by thousands of business professionals from Israel and across the world. For more information, please visit: http://www.dcf.co.il/eng/default.asp.

Company Contact:Denny CharedDC Finance Ltd. Tel: 972-3-677-7701 Info (at) dcf.co (dot) il