State Rep. Joe Bellino of Monroe will host office hours on Wednesday, July 26 to meet with residents in Monroe and Wayne counties.“I always enjoy the opportunity to connect with people directly,” Rep. Bellino said. “I encourage residents to attend so I can listen to their concerns and learn how I can better serve them.”Rep. Bellino will meet with residents at the following times and locations:7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Biggby, 26614 Telegraph Road in Flat Rock;9 to 10 a.m. at Farmers Cafe, 105 Medical Center Dr. in Carleton; and6 to 7 p.m. at McGeady’s, 39 S. Monroe St. in Monroe.Appointments are not necessary during office hours. Anyone unable to attend is encouraged to contact Rep. Bellino’s office at (517) 373-1530, email JosephBellino@house.mi.gov or visit www.RepBellino.com. 19Jul Rep. Bellino announces July office hours Categories: Bellino News
Categories: Runestad News 12Mar Rep. Runestad recognizes local Girl Scout at state Capitol State Rep. Jim Runestad welcomed Girl Scout leader Haley Whitmore of White Lake to the House floor on Wednesday. Whitmore successfully developed a suicide prevention program that reached over 9,000 students in the Huron Valley School District for her Girl Scouts community project.Rep. Runestad was joined by Whitmore’s family and Lakeland High School activities director, Scott Rolando.“I’m honored to welcome Haley, her family and Scott Rolando to the Capitol today for her tremendous work in suicide prevention,” Rep. Runestad said. “Haley, in addition to the entire Girl Scouts organization, continuously better communities with incredible projects and initiatives.”PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Jim Runestad welcomed Haley Whitmore, of White Lake to the Capitol on Wednesday. Whitmore was recognized on the House floor for her Girl Scouts service project on suicide prevention. Haley was joined by her mother, Kristen Rowell. read more
Sony has made its digital channel Crackle available on Windows phones in the UK.The Crackle app allows user to watch ad-supported Hollywood movies and TV series and original digital series. Crackle is already available on Apple phones and devices, the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 games consoles and Bravia TV sets.
AsiaSat 9 takes offThe AsiaSat 9 satellite has successfully been launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on board an ILS Proton launch vehicle.AsiaSat 9 is a replacement satellite for AsiaSat 4 at 122°E with multiple C, Ku and Ka-band payloads.The satellite carries the world’s first dedicated Ku-band Myanmar beam, new Ku-band beams for Indonesia and Mongolia, two enhanced Ku-band beams serving Australasia and East Asia and a wider high-power C-band coverage across the Asia-Pacific region.The five Ku-band beams onboard the Space Systems Loral-build craft are equipped with cross-strap beam switching capability to provide flexible coverage, according to the operator.“With Proton’s unique optimised delivery to orbit, extending the lifetime of the AsiaSat 9 satellite, AsiaSat is once again creating exceptional value for our services in Asia. AsiaSat 9 will provide additional and enhanced services to a wide region of Asia and some ground-breaking capabilities in power and efficiency in some new regions. Sincere thanks to all of the AsiaSat 9 team members for a perfect mission and launch,” said Andrew Jordan, President and Chief Executive Officer of AsiaSat.ILS president Kirk Pysher said, “This is our fifth launch with AsiaSat over our long history with them, having launched over half of AsiaSat’s operational fleet. We are proud to have played a key role in the growth of AsiaSat’s business over the years. We appreciate the AsiaSat, ILS, Khrunichev, SSL mission teams for their dedication to ensuring a successful launch.” read more