continue reading » 18SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr Although they are barely in the first stages of recovery from destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey, leaders of the Cornerstone Credit Union League are already overwhelmed with the outpouring of support they have received from the credit union system.“While we never want to live through a natural disaster of this magnitude, the cooperative spirit of credit unions always rises to the top,” said Caroline Willard, president/CEO of the Cornerstone Credit Union League. “I thought I knew what ‘people helping people’ meant, but this week, I’ve been schooled.”As of Thursday afternoon, the National Credit Union Foundation’s CU Aid and the Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation have collected more than $500,000 to support the needs of employees and volunteers of credit unions. Roughly $100,000 has come in through the Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation with the remaining contributions having been made to CU Aid. Additionally, 18 phase one $1,000 disaster relief grants have already been approved by the Cornerstone Foundation, 15 of which have already been funded. Further aid is still needed.
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Kaepernick later filed a collusion case against the NFL, alleging that the NFL and teams have made a coordinated effort to keep him out of the league because he initiated protests of social injustice by kneeling during the national anthem. Related News LeBron James has been an outspoken supporter of Colin Kaepernick in the past, and he reminded everyone of that Friday with a fashion statement.James sported a black jersey with Kaepernick’s No. 7 as he got off the team plane ahead of the Lakers’ game against Golden State. #LakeShow touching down. 🛬 pic.twitter.com/BdU6bJvb8P— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) February 2, 2019Kaepernick has been one of the storylines heading into Super Bowl 53. Several high-profile entertainers, including Rihanna and Cardi B, turned down opportunities to perform during halftime as a show of support for the former 49ers quarterback. Kaepernick, of course, has been unable to find a job since opting out of his contract in March 2017. View this post on Instagram Jay Gruden says Redskins aren’t signing Colin Kaepernick: I think we’ll go in a different direction The quarterback has become a civil rights icon for some since he began his protests. Warriors star Kevin Durant is among those donning a black “#ImWithKap” jersey this week as a show of support. Kaepernick thanked Durant on Instagram, saying, “Thank you to my Brother @easymoneysniper for rockin with me, especially this week!” Shunned Colin Kaepernick still working out, wants to play, report says Thank you to my Brother @easymoneysniper for rockin with me, especially this week! 📸: @1johnpapiA post shared by colin kaepernick (@kaepernick7) on Feb 1, 2019 at 9:43am PSTKaepernick is expected to have a hearing in his collusion case early this year in Philadelphia.
England has named two strong teams to defend next week’s Women and Girls’ Home Internationals at Conwy Golf Club, Wales, from 3-5 August. The girls’ team are targeting their ninth consecutive win, while the women have won their title four times in the last five years. The women’s team includes four of the players who helped England become European champions earlier this month: Emma Allen, Meghan MacLaren, Lizzie Prior and Olivia Winning. They will be joined by the new English women’s champion Sammie Giles, Gemma Clews and Sophie Lamb. The reserve is India Clyburn (Woodhall Spa). The girls’ team is made up of all six members of the team which contested the European girls’ championship, together with 14-year-old Annabell Fuller, who is making her debut at this level. The other players are Louisa Brunt, Sharna Dutrieux, Lily May Humphreys, Emily Price, Bel Wardle and Amelia Williamson. Humphreys and Williamson were both in the top 20 after the qualifying rounds on the European championship. The reserve is Martha Lewis (St George’s Hill). Women’s team Emma Allen, 19, (Meon Valley, Hampshire) had four top ten finishes in her freshman year at the University of Missouri. Last year she was in England’s winning team at the girls’ Home Internationals, winning all six of her games. (Image © Leaderboard Photography) Gemma Clews, 21, (Delamere Forest, Cheshire) leads the England Golf women’s order of merit, having tied 4th in the English women’s amateur, reached the last 16 in the British women’s championship and been 5th in the Welsh strokeplay. Sammie Giles, 21 (St Mellion, Cornwall) has just won the English women’s amateur and also holds the English stroke play title. She is a past winner of the English mid-amateur championship. Sophie Lamb, 18, (Clitheroe, Lancashire) tied fourth in the English women’s amateur and was leading qualifier at the English women’s open match play championship. Meghan MacLaren, 22, (Wellingborough, Northamptonshire) scored the winning point for GB&I at the Curtis Cup. She is a past British and Irish stroke play champion and has won eight times on the US college circuit. Lizzie Prior, 18, (Burhill, Surrey) was runner-up in the English women’s amateur for the second year in a row. She won her first event after starting university in the USA and returned to successfully defend the Critchley Salver. Olivia Winning, 21, (Rotherham, Yorkshire) won the Helen Holm Scottish open stroke play championship for the second time this year and tied 12th in an LET Access Series tournament in Spain in May. Girls’ team Louisa Brunt, 17, (Royal Birkdale, Lancashire) won the Pleasington Putter last week, was third in the Sir Henry Cooper Junior Masters and has had top 20 finishes in the German girls’ open and the St Rule Trophy Sharna Dutrieux, 17, (Wrotham Heath, Kent) tied second in the Critchley Salver, was third in the Hampshire Rose and shared fourth place in the Sir Henry Ccooper Junior Masters. Annabell Fuller, 14 (Roehampton, Surrey) won the Sir Henry Cooper Junior Masters and was second in the Scottish U18 girls, the Frilford Heath Salver and the Spring U16 championship. Lily May Humphreys, 14, (Channels, Essex) won the 2015 English U14 girls’ champion and has followed up this season with a win in the Fairhaven Trophies, second place in the Critchley Salver and third in the Frilford Heath Salver. Emily Price, 16, (Cleobury Mortimer, Worcestershire) enjoyed a spectacular run of three wins in a week capturing the Scottish girls’ open championship, the Leveret and the Whittington Ladies’ Trophy. Bel Wardle, 16, (Prestbury, Cheshire) was eighth in the St Rule Trophy, 16th in the Welsh women’s stroke play and made the cut in the Portuguese women’s amateur championship. Amelia Williamson, 15, (Royal Cromer, Norfolk) was sixth in the English women’s amateur and successfully defended the English schools’ championship for the second year in a row. She was runner-up in the Fairhaven Trophies. 25 Jul 2016 England teams named for Home Internationals defence