South Shore line offering “Buy 1 Get 1 Free” promotion in January

first_img Twitter (Tommie Lee/95.3 MNC) Due to continued COVID-19 impacts on commuters, the South Shore Line will, again, offer a “Buy 1 Get 1 Free” promotion.All monthly tickets purchased for the month of January 2021 will remain valid throughout February.Passengers purchasing a paper January monthly ticket should plan to keep that ticket and use it through February, and passengers purchasing a digital January monthly ticket via the mobile app will see a February ticket uploaded to their accounts prior to February.The South Shore has also extended its Free Weekend Westbound Rides promotion through the end of February. Facebook Google+ IndianaLocalMichiganNews WhatsApp South Shore line offering “Buy 1 Get 1 Free” promotion in January By Jon Zimney – December 30, 2020 0 231 Google+ WhatsApp Previous articleMan, 38, shot and killed while taking off in stolen vehicle in South BendNext articlePublic access to remain limited into mid-January at County-City Building Jon ZimneyJon Zimney is the News and Programming Director for News/Talk 95.3 Michiana’s News Channel and host of the Fries With That podcast. Follow him on Twitter @jzimney. Twitter Pinterest Pinterest Facebooklast_img read more

China unofficial Christian churches petition ministers

first_img Sharing is caring! 90 Views   no discussions FaithInternationalLifestylePrint China unofficial Christian churches petition ministers by: – May 12, 2011 Share Sharecenter_img Shouwang is one of Beijing’s biggest “underground” Churches, with more than 1,000 membersThe leaders of 17 unofficial Christian churches in China have appealed to political leaders to protect their right to worship.A petition was delivered to parliament demanding an investigation into the treatment of Shouwang church members.China’s constitution guarantees freedom of worship but dozens of church members have been arrested in recent months.Of China’s estimated 70m Christians, about 50m worship with unregistered groups known as “house” churches.The rest attend government-approved churches.‘Protection of the liberty’Shouwang is one of Beijing’s biggest so-called underground churches, with more than 1,000 members.Such groups are broadly tolerated, but Shouwang leaders have annoyed the authorities in recent weeks by insisting on trying to hold services in the open, after the lease on church premises was terminated.The petition, which was signed by the pastors of 17 of the leading house churches, was addressed to the National People’s Congress chairman, Wu Bangguo.“We have observed the conflict between state and church unfolding recently in our capital Beijing and have so far seen no sign of the conflict being resolved,” the petition said.It urged ministers for a new law for the “protection of the liberty of religious faith”.China’s Foreign Ministry said Shouwang members had “tried repeatedly to gather illegally in the streets” and the government response was intended to “maintain public order and security”.“The Chinese government safeguards the right of Chinese citizens to religious freedom and freedom of faith in accordance with the law,” spokesman Jiang Yu said at a news briefing.“At the same time, while enjoying their freedom, citizens must respect their legal rights and obligations and cannot harm the public interest.”BBC News Share Tweetlast_img read more

Central Region wins 2019 Beta Malt Interco

first_imgThe Central Region have been crowned the overall champions of the 2019 ‘Beta Malt Interco’: The National Inter-Schools and Colleges Athletics competition held at the Bolgatanga Senior High School in Bolgatanga from September 19-21, 2019. At the end of the 3-day sports festival, Central Region team beat off stiff competition to emerge victorious and take home the ultimate prize. Also, scholarships were offered to Grace Obour and Foster Ametsi for their classic showings as the ‘Best Male Athlete’ and ‘Best Female Athlete’ respectively.The two went home with a sum of GHc15, 000 each that was presented by Accra Brewery Limited (ABL), producers of Beta Malt – a nourishing true malt beverage.This year, ABL, manufacturers of Beta Malt, a nourishing true malt beverage, partnered the Ghana Education Service (GES) to organise the “Beta Malt Interco”. As sponsors of the popular Inter-Schools and Colleges Athletics Competition (Interco), Beta Malt has refreshed hundreds of athletes over the last six months from the preliminary stages all the way through the regionals of the contest. Notably, top-performing athletes have also been rewarded with packs of Beta Malt drinks and branded souvenirs. Head of Marketing, Ms Ewurafua Addo-Atuah, commenting on the accomplishment of the partnership, affirmed that“physical education and sports remained important disciplines that provided holistic intervention to developing the mental and physical aspects of the body of young people and what better way to inspire athletes to go all the way up with Beta Malt”.The opening ceremony for the athletics competition on Thursday,19 September 2019, showcased 720 athletes made up of equal halves of males and females.The Brands Manager for Beta Malt, Portia Offei Asare, closed the festival with a note, thanking the GES and the athletes for such performance and reiterating her brand’s continuous support for the Games. “It has been a long physical and emotional journey for all the athletes who have jumped and sprinted to get here today. To those who could not achieve victory on this occasion, you should not be disappointed but analyse your performance and set out on a further mission. You need to remember that the winner is not twice as much better than a runner up.Beta Malt is a brand that believes in offering experiences that play meaningful roles in the lives of consumers and empowering young Ghanaians to pursue their dreams. We have always believed that with Beta Malt, The Only Way is Up, as you the athletes undoubtedly have exhibited these traits.”—last_img read more