Arklow RNLI issue fundraising plea

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Arklow RNLI is facing a ‘drastic’ crisis after normal fundraising activities had to be put on hold due to Covid-19 coupled with a busy summer of call-outs.

Like other charities, the local voluntary-led life-saving service has been unable to hold its usual fundraising events since March due to Covid-19. However, the organisation still has to cover its outgoings at this time. These include costs of around €1,000 each time the lifeboat is called out on a shout.

The treasurer of the Arklow RNLI fundraising branch Tony Fennell described the fundraising situation as ‘drastic’.

‘We effectively have had no fundraising events since the end of March. With many local pubs and restaurants closed during lockdown, people weren’t throwing their loose change into donation boxes, which we hope they will continue to do,’ Mr Fennell said.

‘We’ve lost out on fundraising as have other charities’.

Other annual fundraising events such as the

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The 25 Best Labor Day Sales (2020): Tech, Laptops, Phones, Outdoors, Etc

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Labor Day sales are the harbingers of the holiday shopping season. This year may be different in many ways, but the onslaught of autumn deals have begun on cue. Below are the best price drops on our favorite gear.

We also have specific roundups for outdoor gear and mattresses, which are two categories where Labor Day sales can outshine even those of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. If being at home more often has you hankering for some new additions, this roundup of deals to make your home an oasis can help.

Finally, we may be biased, but through Labor Day, you can get one full year of WIRED for $5 ($25 off). Subscriptions also help support the work we do every day. Have a good weekend!

Updated on September 6: We’ve added three new deals to the roundup and checked through links to make sure everything is still

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Genus plc to Announce Preliminary 2020 Year End Financial and Business Results on September 8, 2020

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BASINGSTOKE, United Kingdom & MADISON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Genus plc (LSE: GNS), a world leading animal genetics company producing superior breeding livestock through genetic improvement, today announced that it will release its preliminary financial results for the full year ended June 30, 2020, and provide a business update on recent corporate developments in its worldwide porcine and bovine genetics businesses, on Tuesday, September 8, 2020.

Webcast Results Presentation

A pre-recorded briefing by management to discuss the preliminary results for the year ended June 30, 2020 will be held via a video webcast facility and will be accessible at the following link beginning at 7:01 AM BST, 1:01 AM EDT on September 8th: https://webcasting.buchanan.uk.com/broadcast/5f28011c65023062edd7e24a.

An archived recording of the webcast will also be available on the Investors section of the Company’s website.

About Genus

Genus advances animal breeding and genetic improvement by applying biotechnology and sells added value products for livestock

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