FairPoint Communications recently donated $1,000 to Starbase Vermont to help teach science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to elementary school students across the state. Starbase Vermont provides students in grades 4 through 6 an exciting activity-based curriculum conducted over 5 days (25 hours) with a goal to inspire students in STEM fields. The Starbase program typically occurs over a 5-week period and it is free of charge.”We are thrilled that FairPoint is supporting Starbase Vermont again,” said Doug Gliman, State Director of Starbase Vermont. “With support from our community partners, we are able to serve about 1,500 Vermont students annually.” “Starbase Vermont reaches students from every corner of the state and engages them through exciting, real world applications.,” said Eric Barie, Marketing Manager for FairPoint Vermont. “FairPoint is proud to provide assistance to this important program.Through experiential learning, the Starbase curriculum also teaches vital personal development skills including teambuilding, goal setting, and healthy choices. With program sites in Rutland and South Burlington, Starbase Vermont reaches about 80 classes of students annually in Vermont. All public and private schools are eligible to apply for this program, and is there no fee for students to participate. For more information about Starbase Vermont, please visit www.starbasevt.org(link is external)
ILOILO City – Charged with child abuse,a 72-year-old man was caught in Barangay 3, Igbaras, Iloilo. He was detained in custodial facility ofthe Igbaras municipal police station. Baltazar Gaville of Barangay 4, Igbaraswas arrested around 9:46 a.m. on Sunday, police said. The court recommended an P80,000 bailbond for Gaville’s temporary liberty./PN Gaville’s apprehension was staged on thestrength of an arrest warrant, the police added.
Buffer is one of boxing’s most recognizable figures — you’ve definitely heard his catchphrase before — and he sometimes makes cameos in movies and for events like the Stanley Cup Final.But why is Buffer suddenly in a bunch of commercials, and what is his role with the DAZN? Basically, he’s the face of company’s latest marketing campaign after signing an exclusive deal with the company earlier this year. MORE: Join DAZN to watch 100+ fight nights a yearWhat is DAZN?DAZN is an over-the-top streaming service that launched in the United States in September. For $19.99 per month, subscribers can watch the biggest live events in boxing, mixed-martial arts and Major League Baseball on multiple devices. Subscribers also have access to on-demand DAZN content including fight replays, behind-the-scenes features, original shows and live news reports. • Meet DAZN, the first dedicated live sports streaming service• What sports are live-streamed on DAZN?• How much does DAZN’s live sports streaming service cost?Who is Michael Buffer?Buffer is a ring announcer who’s been announcing boxing and professional wrestling matches since 1982. He’s known for his trademark catchphrase “Let’s get ready to rumble!” and distinct announcing style that’s become world renowned. Aside from announcing combat sporting events, Buffer’s appeared in TV shows and movies over his 36-year career — most recently a cameo appearance in “Creed II.” MORE: Streaming giant DAZN aims to fix ‘broken’ PPV system Michael Buffer has been popping on television sets across the United States lately. The legendary boxing ring announcer is featured heavily in commercials for DAZN, the global live sports streaming service that launched in the U.S. in September 2018. And the ads are hard to miss, airing during marquee sporting events promoting DAZN ahead of its Dec. 15 fight between Canelo Alvarez and Rocky Fielding. Michael Buffer & Canelo Alvarez commercialsBuffer has starred in several commercials for DAZN, including this one with Canelo Alvarez — who also signed a record-breaking deal with DAZN back in October.🗣 “Pay-per-view is totally screwed!” 🗣 #CaneloRocky 👉 https://t.co/j4BIUf4XnH pic.twitter.com/fC2bcLp295— DAZN USA (@DAZN_USA) November 15, 2018He’s been the solo star in several other commercials for DAZN as well.🚫🎙 pic.twitter.com/M2MbeQ6ziE— DAZN USA (@DAZN_USA) November 28, 2018It’s time to say goodbye to Pay-per-view 👋Sign-up now to watch #CaneloRocky on 12/15 👉 https://t.co/j4BIUfmyff pic.twitter.com/Jp15wh7X4o— DAZN USA (@DAZN_USA) November 23, 2018DAZN is part of DAZN Group, parent company of Sporting News. read more