Rafael Nadal helped clear mud from people’s homes after Mallorca floods

first_imgRafael Nadal helped residents clear mud from their houses in Sant Llorenc after a torrential rainstorm caused flash flooding in his native Mallorca, a region off coast of the Iberian peninsula.Nadal also announced on social media that his tennis academy on the island would offer shelter to people affected by the floods.Taking to Twitter, the Spaniard expressed condolences to the relatives of the deceased and injured by severe floods in the region and further announced that his academy is to open to those who are looking for accommodation in this tough situation. “Sad day in Mallorca. My sincere condolences to the relatives of the deceased and injured by the severe floods in the region. As we did yesterday, we offer the facilities of @rnadalacademy today for all those who need accommodation,” he tweeted the same in Spanish.Roger Federer too offered his help to Nadal and the people of Mallorca.You have our [email protected] offers his condolences to those affected for the recent events in Majorca. pic.twitter.com/Rg1iIsjUuZATP World Tour (@ATPWorldTour) October 11, 2018″Hello to all the people in Majorca,” Federer said in a video release.”I am very sorry about the news and I know how important Majorca is to Rafa. I have been in touch with him and I have seen if I can help with anything. I have seen Rafa helping around the villages where he comes from and it is nice to see and very inspiring.”You have our support. Rafa, we think of everybody in Majorca and we wish you a lot of strength in these difficult times. I hope to be back to Majorca soon at some point. I just want to send all my best wishes here from Shanghai to all the people in Majorca.”advertisement(With inputs from AP and ANI)last_img read more

Scott Stanford to Host The 17th Annual ADAPT Community Network Golf Tournament

first_imgEdward R. Matthews, CEO of ADAPT Community Network announced today that the 17th Annual ADAPT Community Network Golf Tournament will be held at Brae Burn Country Club & Century Country Club in Purchase, New York on Monday, September 17th, 2018.This annual tournament attracts over 250 golfers for a uniquely enjoyable day of golf and entertainment in support of ADAPT Community Network. All proceeds from the event fund the delivery of life-affirming programs and services to children and adults with disabilities and their families.The golf tournament will be hosted by Scott Stanford, Six-Time Emmy Award Winning PIX 11 News Weeknight Sports Anchor & Host of Sunday Sports Rewind“We are so pleased to have Scott Stanford hosting our golf outing again,” says Edward R. Matthews, CEO of ADAPT Community Network. “Scott is a longtime supporter of our organization and he makes the day enjoyable for all who attend.”For the third consecutive year, the event will include a presentation of the ADAPT Community Network Corporate Champion Award, which will be presented to one of ADAPT’s generous supporters, Jeffrey S. Weiss, President, The Weiss Group. This award recognizes individuals who demonstrate the power to inspire and lead as role models for people with and without disabilities.“Jeff Weiss is an invaluable help to our organization. He and his firm have stewarded the pension investments for thousands of our staff to insure their long term stability. ADAPT Community Network is proud to present our 2018 Corporate Champion Award to him.” – Edward R. Matthews, CEO of ADAPT Community Network.The 17th Annual ADAPT Community Network Golf Tournament is presented by the Carmel family.Tournament Schedule9:00 am: Check-In & Breakfast Served10:30 am: Shotgun Start4:00 pm: Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres5:00 pm: Award Ceremony & Raffle7:00 pm: Event EndsScott Stanford, a six-time New York Emmy Award-winner for “On-Camera Achievement,” is PIX11’s weeknight sports anchor for the 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts and the host of Sunday Sports Rewind. Stanford has also served as co-anchor of the PIX11 Morning News. Before joining PIX11, he served as a sports anchor for WNBC, the fill-in host for The Crossover on NBCSN and the news anchor on WNBC’s COZI TV (formerly New York Nonstop.) Stanford is also an in-studio host for WWE.Stanford has also worked in the New York market at WNYW Fox 5 and WWOR My9. Prior to joining My9, Stanford was the full-time afternoon sports anchor on WCBS Newsradio 880, where was twice awarded the “AIR Award,” which recognized him as the best radio sports anchor in New York City. He began his broadcast career at WFAS in Westchester County and WRKL in Rockland County.Stanford has also been a play-by-play announcer for college basketball and arena football. In addition, he has been heard as an announcer and voice-over artist for many national television programs including The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and the GQ Men of the Year Awards. Stanford received a degree in Broadcasting and Communications from the State University of New York at Oswego. He lives in northern New Jersey with his wife and daughters.ADAPT Community Network (formerly United Cerebral Palsy of New York City) is the leading human service not-for-profit and a pioneer in providing cutting edge programs and services for people with disabilities. Every day, we build a more inclusive world for thousands of New Yorkers through education, technology, health, residential and recreational programs in all five boroughs. Our schools and services encompass many people who have challenges beyond cerebral palsy such as autism, Down syndrome, spina bifida and neuromuscular disorders, among others. We are the largest provider of pre-school education for children with disabilities in New York. ADAPT’s 100 comprehensive programs serve over 18,000 children and adults with disabilities and their families.For questions or sponsorship information, please contact Louisa Laverde at 212-683-6700 X1201 or: [email protected]last_img read more