JOTW 09-2020

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JOTW 09-2020

March 2, 2020

The Free Job of the Week Newsletter

www.nedsjotw.com

This is JOTW newsletter number 1,839

 

“If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way.”

– Mark Twain

 

This edition of JOTW comes to you from  Springfield, Virginia.

 

Note:  There was a mixup in the copy posted in last week’s newsletter, and jobs posted from the previous week were inadvertently posted again instead of the new jobs for the week.  I will include the jobs that were supposed to run last week in this week’s edition.  I apologize for the inconvenience.

 

***  Welcome to the JOTW network!

 

This is the award-winning free Job of the Week e-mail networking newsletter for professional communicators, dedicated to the positive unanticipated consequences of networking, or as we call it, “nedworking.”  JOTW is a cooperative service.  That means JOTW relies on the contributions of its members, like you.  We share job opportunities, news and information about the job market, as well as swapping stories about life’s peculiarities.  We connect you with others who are like you, and together we help each other.  What a concept.  Did I mention it’s free?

 

***  To submit a job for sharing on JOTW, please provide the job title, organization or company, and location and send it to Ned at lundquist989@cs.com.   Provide a link or contact info so people can check out your listing or follow up if interested.

 

***  Posting a job is free.    Recruiters can submit up to three jobs for free.  Each job listing may be posted once in the newsletter for free

 

I request that you do not send pdf files that I have to copy and reformat.  I prefer you provide your very brief job description in an email rather than an enclosure.  Please limit the size of your position descriptions (generally to 500 words or less).  “Can’t Wait” blast email priority listings are $300, and “Top Job” placement is $100.  Just send to me at lundquist989@cs.com.

 

***  This is a cooperative service.  It relies on your participation and contribution.  As you receive the benefit of this free newsletter, you should also send in jobs you learn about.  This is especially the case when there are job listings in the companies that you work for.

 

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***  This week’s Can’t Wait postings:

 

None this week.

 

Can’t Wait jobs:  These jobs are forwarded to the entire list as soon as they are received, and do not wait for the Monday newsletter, and are posted prominently on the JOTW website.  Then they are posted first in the weekly JOTW newsletter.  Can’t Wait postings cost $300.  Contact Ned at lundquist989@cs.com.

 

***  This week’s Top Job:

 

None this week.

 

Top Jobs:  Stand above the rest.  Your job can be right here, at the top of the weekly JOTW newsletter.  Top job placement costs $100 per job per week.  To be on top, contact Ned at lundquist989@cs.com.

 

***  If you find out about a job opportunity in communications, send it to me (lundquist989@cs.com),   and I’ll share it with the JOTW network.

 

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***  LAST CALL!!!!

 

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“The survey has grown substantially over the last two years because we’d like to ask important questions that aren’t being examined elsewhere,” said Frank Strong of Sword and the Script Media (http://www.swordandthescript.com/) and partner in this survey.  “The 2019 report was viewed nearly 20,000 times, or about a 2x increase from the 2018 edition.”

 

This year, with input from good people like you, the results will be even better.

 

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This is important to me, so I am asking for your help.

 

The survey is a cooperative effort of Ned Lundquist’s Job of the Week networking newsletter for communication professionals (www.nedsjotw.com) and Frank Strong of Sword and the Script Media (http://www.swordandthescript.com/).

 

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***  Ned’s upcoming travel, maybe, perhaps:

 

Feb. 22-Mar 1                    Catania, Sicily; La Spezia, Italy; London, UK

April 18-29                           Singapore, Bali (Pending resolution of the global health crisis)

 

***  Your Very Next Step!

 

 

 

 

Your Very Next Step newsletter for January / February 2020

By Ned Lundquist

www.yourverynextstep.com

This edition of YVNS was sent to YVNS readers from Catania, Sicily, Italy.

 

The January / February 2020 issue of Your Very Next Step newsletter is now available online

 

At http://www.yourverynextstep.com/2020/02/23/your-very-next-step-newsletter-for-january-february-2020/

 

Lots of travel and adventure news, vacation ideas, tips and features.

8 cool volunteer and internship opportunities

34 travel/conservation/adventure jobs

 

Check it out, because your next adventure begins with your very next step.

“Your Very Next Step” adventure/outdoors/conservation newsletter, published by Ned Lundquist, is a cooperative community, and everyone is invited, no…encouraged, no…urged to participate.   Share your adventures with the network today!  Send to lundquist989@cs.com.

 

To subscribe to YVNS for free: Join our Google Groups Listerv.  If you are already a Google Groups member, just sign up for the “Your Very Next Step” group.  Otherwise, send Ned and email and he’ll get you on the list.  Contact Ned at lundquist989@cs.com.

 

Do you have any interesting travel and adventure stories, tips, suggestions, adventures or destinations to share?  Send to Ned at lundquist989@cs.com for the next issue of YVNS.

 

***  Here are your JOTW job opportunities for this week:

 

***  From Charna Lakhaney:

 

1.)  Senior Account Executive (Digital + Social), Citizen Relations, Vision7 International, Los Angeles, CA

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/cap/view/1713972615/?pathWildcard=1713972615&trk=mcm

 

2.)  Manager, Corporate Communications, IG Wealth Management, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

https://ca.trabajo.org/job-manager-corporate-communications-51-45964e5b52b1

 

3.)  Marketing and Communications Associate, Pomme Natural Market, Calgary, AB

https://canada.intensjobs.com/job/marketing-and-communications-associate-pomme-natural-market-d29a0a0204284c82/

 

***  From Debbie Friez:

 

Hi Ned,

 

How are you doing? We have have a few positions open at TopRank Marketing, and I’m hoping you can help us spread the word to the great B2B marketers in the Twin Cities area? And, the lucky folks would get to work with me! 😀

 

Plus, we have freelance writing opportunities for those not in Minnesota.

 

Let me know if you have any questions and thank you!

 

Best,

 

Debbie

 

Debbie Friez

 

4.)  Content Marketing Strategist, TopRank Marketing, Minneapolis, MN

https://www.toprankmarketing.com/careers/content-marketing-strategist/

 

5.)  B2B Influencer Marketing Strategist, TopRank Marketing, Minneapolis, MN

https://www.toprankmarketing.com/careers/influencer-strategist/

 

6.)  Freelance B2B Marketing Copywriter, TopRank Marketing, Minneapolis, MN

https://www.toprankmarketing.com/careers/freelance-b2b-sales-and-marketing-copywriter/

 

***  From Angela Lapre:

 

7.)  Director of Communications, The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard Law School, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?partnerid=25240

 

***  From Helene:

 

Hello Ned,

 

Can you please include the following three job postings for Clyde Group:

 

Many thanks,

Helene and the Clyde Group Hiring Team

 

8.)  VP/SVP of Client Services, Clyde Group, Washington, DC:

https://clydegroup.com/careers/vp-svp-client-services/

 

9.)  Director of Media Relations, Clyde Group, Washington, DC:

https://clydegroup.com/careers/director-media-relations/

 

10.)  Manager of Public Affairs, Clyde Group, Washington, DC:

https://clydegroup.com/careers/manager/

 

***  From Bill Seiberlich:

 

11.)  Enterprise Technology Communications Specialist, NewRez LLC, Tempe, Arizona  / Fort Washington PA

https://jobs.jobvite.com/newrez/job/oXrhcfwB

 

12.)  Director of Marketing and Communications, PA Small Business Development Center (PASBDC), Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kutztownedu/jobs/2712608/pasbdc-director-of-marketing-and-communications

 

13.)  Communications Director, Air Products, Allentown, PA

PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=25091&siteid=5105&jobid=695158#jobDetails=695158_5105

 

***  From Kristin Marcell

 

Hi Ned,

 

I hope you are doing well. I wanted to share a communications manager position at LSAC.

 

Would you mind sharing this with your network? If you have any questions, please let me know. Thanks!

 

Kristin

 

Kristin Marcell

Director of Content Marketing

Marketing and Communications

Law School Admission Council

 

14.)  Communications Manager, Law School Admission Council (LSAC), Newtown, PA

https://g.co/kgs/bxMgTS

 

***  From Jeff Jones, SPHR

 

15.)  Social Media Manager, SourceAmerica, Vienna, Virginia

 

This role is a data-driven communications function that is essential in driving and leading our content creation and social media engagement strategy across our organization. This person is responsible for both creating a content strategy that supports the organization’s goals, and executing that strategy by developing, editing and pushing content. Goals for this role include improving traffic to the SourceAmerica website through social engagement, and raising awareness of SourceAmerica’s mission, focus and brand.

 

https://recruiting.ultipro.com/SOU1037/JobBoard/8c67a6ac-8cd9-2e75-6a6a-e4db367eee61/?q=&o=postedDateDesc

 

16.)  Communications Manager, Colorado State Forest Service Fort Collins, Colorado, US

https://andrewhudsonsjobslist.com/jobs/communications-manager-in-fort-collins-larimer-county-colorado-us/

 

17.)  Director, Corporate Communications, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ

https://bristolmyerssquibb.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/BMS/job/Princeton—NJ—US/Director–Corporate-Communications_R1519101

 

18.)  Senior Public Relations Specialist, Southcentral Foundation, Anchorage, AK

https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/SOU1048SOFO/JobBoard/ad76c3a2-99d8-4135-8b8f-9da6caf393b7/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=d8a954d8-ab4c-40bc-b62c-18afbf097bae&postingId=bcc8015f-da56-42d0-8a3b-5afc7c1e2896

 

***  From Beth Headrick, APR:

 

19.)  Writer / Reporter, Inside INdiana Business with Gerry Dick, Indianapolis, IN

https://www.insideindianabusiness.com/story/39378890/inside-indiana-business-business-manager

 

20.)  Marketing and Communications Co-ordinator, South Yorkshire Housing Association, Sheffield, UK

https://www.totaljobs.com/job/marketing-communications-coordinator/south-yorkshire-housing-association-job89561736?WT.mc_id=A_RE_JG8PPC_MP1_C24_34_TJ

 

21.)  Director, Communications & Alliances, Emergent BioSolutions, Inc., Gaithersburg, MD

https://www.biospace.com/job/2079521/director-communications-and-alliances/

 

22.)  Creative Content Producer, KGO-TV, San Francisco  CA

https://www.entertainmentcareers.net/kgo-tv/creative-content-producer/job/319179/

 

23.)  Communications Officer, Line Up Ltd, Filton, UK

https://www.totaljobs.com/job/communications-officer/line-up-ltd-job89519842

 

***  From Jeff Carrigan’s Big Shoes Network:

 

24.)  Marketing Communications Specialist, St. Joan Antida High School, Milwaukee, WI

https://www.bigshoesnetwork.com/job/marketing-communications-specialist/st-joan-antida-high-school/19674

 

25.)  Communications Specialist, Dairy Business Association & Edge Dairy, Green Bay , WI

https://www.bigshoesnetwork.com/job/communications-specialist/dairy-business-association-and-edge-dairy/19675

 

26.)  Marketing & Communications Intern, Milwaukee Kickers Soccer Club & Uihlein Soccer Park, Milwaukee, WI

https://www.bigshoesnetwork.com/job/marketing-and-communications-intern/milwaukee-kickers-soccer-club-and-uihlein-soccer-park/19668

 

27.)  Communications & Marketing Officer, Metanoia Institute, West London, UK

https://www.totaljobs.com/job/communications-officer/metanoia-institute-job89470853

 

28.)  External Communications Manager, DUN & BRADSTREET, MILLBURN, NJ

https://www.businessworkforce.com/jobs/search?id=1129916260&tx=IZ7985TYZ&pt=1&aff=F21E59B0-107E-430E-B45C-60F2B70FEE2B

 

29.)  Corporate Communications Intern, Mississauga, PepsiCo Foods Canada, Mississauga, Canada

https://www.pepsicojobs.com/main/jobs/201764BR?lang=en

 

30.)  Senior Director, Corporate Communications, Precision BioSciences, Durham, NC

https://www.biospace.com/job/2070171/senior-director-corporate-communications/

 

31.)  Director, Communications, Communications, Certified Angus Beef, Wooster, Ohio

https://certifiedangusbeef.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=88

 

32.)  Communications/Media Relations Specialist, JBS International, Rockville, MD

https://www.jbsinternational.com/careers/communicationsmedia-relations-specialist

 

33.)  Senior Public Relations Manager, M&T BANK, NEW YORK, NY

https://mtb.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/MTB/job/Park-Avenue/Senior-Public-Relations-Manager_R11798-1

 

34.)  PR Content & Communications Executive-new, Signet Jewellers, Borehamwood, UK

https://www.totaljobs.com/job/communications-executive/signet-jewellers-job89378444

 

35.)  Director, Corporate Communications, Alexion, Boston, Mass.

https://jobs.alexion.com/job/10537045/director-corporate-communications-boston-ma/

 

36.)  Senior Manager, Internal Communications, Alexion, Boston, Mass.

https://jobs.alexion.com/job/10659911/senior-manager-internal-communications-boston-ma/

 

37.)  Senior Director, Portfolio Communications, Alexion, Boston, Mass.

https://jobs.alexion.com/job/10343067/senior-director-portfolio-communications-boston-ma/

 

38.)  Senior Manager Corporate Communications, EMEA, Sony Pictures, London, UK

https://www.entertainmentcareers.net/sony-pictures/senior-manager-corporate-communications-emea/job/292525/

 

39.)  Global Marketing and Communications Director – EMEA, BNY Mellon, London, United Kingdom

https://jobs.bnymellon.com/jobs/1916937?lang=en-us

 

40.)  Corporate Internal Communication Specialist, iRobot, Bedford, MA

http://massachusetts.localjobbulletin.com/seo/job/bedford/38341857

 

41.)  Regional Head of Marketing & Communications – EMEA, Unispace, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM

https://jobs.lever.co/unispace/0202e22e-4249-4741-99e4-96336b019d79

 

42.)  Internet Media Specialist III, Advanced Digital Technology and Analytics, Grant Thornton Public Sector Arlington, VA

https://www.careerbuilder.com/job/J3V4L4736XV4SR8RX0M?HostID=US&Job_DID=J3V4L4736XV4SR8RX0M

 

43.)  Executive Assistant/Corporate Communications, uniQure, Lexington, MA

https://careers.massbio.org/job/executive-assistantcorporate-communications/53169370/

 

44.)  Manager Scientific Communications, Celgene, Summit, NJ

https://www.biospace.com/job/2071614/manager-scientific-communications/?TrackID=403130

 

45.)  Digital Communications and Marketing Specialist, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, Washington, DC

https://re11.ultipro.com/ARC1012B/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*0CEB6259045053F6

 

46.)  Regional Marketing Lead – EMEA, Culture Amp, London, UK

https://uk.jora.com/job/Regional-Marketing-Lead-b988f8947629e581213a9cda98c106a3

 

47.)  Sr. Director, Corporate Communications, Alkermes, Waltham, MA

https://us.jobrapido.com/jobpreview/1311455564

 

48.)  Manager, Corporate Communications, PAYPAL, NEW YORK, NY

https://paypalcareers.dejobs.org/new-york-ny/manager-corporate-communications/28FB5F1AFEC04426B71FF4D3839CE062/job/

 

49.)  Director RRPS Leadership Communications, PAYPAL, New York, New York

https://paypalcareers.dejobs.org/new-york-ny/director-rrps-leadership-communications/88E40E3B5AC9431AB23A7146EA4A9135/job/

 

50.)  Communications Manager, EMEA, PVH, Calvin Klein, Amsterdam, Netherlands

https://www.businessoffashion.com/careers/jobs/marketing/netherlands/pvh/communications-manager-emea

 

51.)  Director of Brand Strategy & Communications, Wrike, San Jose, CA

https://www.wrike.com/careers/#job/1910421

 

52.)  Director, Corporate Communications / Executive Speechwriter, Walt Disney Television, Burbank  CA

https://www.entertainmentcareers.net/jcat.asp?jcat=120

 

53.)  Communications Coordinator, Dashew Center for International Students and Scholars (DCISS), University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1582373487762

 

54.)  CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

https://aidatabot.com/jobs/birmingham-al/corporate-communications-specialist-386912548/

 

55.)  Marketing and Communications Specialist, Shriners Hospitals For Children Sacramento, CA

https://sacramento.jobing.com/shriners-hospitals-for-children/marketing-and-communications-specialist-in-sacramento-at-shriners-hospitals-for-children

 

56.)  Corporate Communications Manager EMEA, XANDR, London, United Kingdom

https://xandr.att.jobs/job/london/corporate-communications-manager-emea/25348/15077877

 

57.)  Sr Manager Internal Communications, XANDR, New York, New York

https://xandr.att.jobs/job/new-york/sr-manager-internal-communications/25348/15077788

 

58.)  Manager – Communications, XANDR, NEW YORK, NY

https://xandr.att.jobs/job/new-york/manager-communications/25348/15399274

 

59.)  Corporate Communications Intern, Inspire Brands, Atlanta, GA

https://careers.inspirebrands.com/us/en/job/JR2919/Corporate-Communications-Intern

 

60.)  Head of External Communications, U.S. Bank, Montgomery, AL

https://usbank.jobs/montgomery-al/head-of-external-communications/2d48fe517f4a4a8486174a5208831175/job/

 

61.)  Communications/ Community Engagement IV, 12 months assignment, offered by Airswift,  San Ramon, California

https://www.oilandgasjobsearch.com/Oil-and-Gas-Jobs/corporate-communications-jobs/communications-community-engagement-iv/Details/1921061

 

62.)  Senior Director, Corporate Communications, Aegion Corporation, Chesterfield, MO

https://www.oilandgasjobsearch.com/Oil-and-Gas-Jobs/Corporate-Communications-Jobs/Senior-Director-Corporate-Communications/Details/1961401

 

63.)  Senior Manager, Corporate Relations, Meridian International Center, Washington, DC

https://www.daybook.com/jobs/64E9mrLrRHwg8WPMw

 

64.)  Senior Communication and Public Affairs Advisor (Superior Refinery), Husky Energy, Superior, Wisconsin,

https://jobs.iabc.com/job/senior-communication-and-public-affairs-advisor-superior-refinery/53242247/

 

65.)  Manager, Communication Services, Husky Energy, Calgary, AB, Canada

https://jobs.iabc.com/job/manager-communication-services/53242242/

 

66.)  Communications Manager, The Institute for New Economic Thinking, Oxford Martin School, Oxford, UK

https://www.prweekjobs.co.uk/job/438191/communications-manager/

 

67.)  Corporate Communications Specialist, Lidl, South West London, UK

https://careers.lidl.co.uk/en/jobsearch/Corporate-Communications-Specialist-Full-Time-Wimbledon-South-West-London-29369

 

68.)  Corporate Communications Manager EMEA, Xandr, AT&T, London, UK

https://www.att.jobs/job/-/corporate-communications-manager-emea/117/15412782

 

69.)  Corporate Communications Director (Issues Management), Enterprise Rent-A-Car, St. Louis, MO

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/corporate-communications-director-issues-management-at-enterprise-rent-a-car-1755196804/

 

70.)  Head of Marketing and External Communications, Associated British Ports (ABP), London, UK

https://www.prweekjobs.co.uk/job/438406/head-of-marketing-and-external-communications/

 

71.)  PR and Multimedia Manager, Goodwill Industries International, Inc. Rockville, MD

https://jobs.iabc.com/job/pr-and-multimedia-manager/53230521/

 

72.)  Corporate Communications Assistant, Informa, London, UK

https://careers.informa.com/displayjob.aspx?jobid=10447

 

73.)  Vice President Corporate Communications, Agilent Technologies, Santa Clara, California

https://jobs.iabc.com/job/vice-president-corporate-communications/53200139/

 

74.)  Media Officers x 2, City of London, London, UK

https://www.prweekjobs.co.uk/job/438285/media-officers-x-2-/

 

75.)  In-Country Communications Consultant- South Africa, Global Health Advocacy Incubator, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, South Africa

https://www.daybook.com/jobs/tz9N6D952mgvdy7a7

 

76.)  Coordinator of Strategic Communications and Marketing, Rupertsland Institute, Edmonton, AB, Canada

https://jobs.iabc.com/job/coordinator-of-strategic-communications-and-marketin/53063968/

 

77.)  Managing Director, Communications and Public Engagement, Government of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

https://jobs.iabc.com/job/managing-director-communications-and-public-engagement/53064420/

 

78.)  Global Government & Public Affairs Director, Nike, Beaverton, OR

https://www.daybook.com/jobs/GzoPvWnXejjhEkRbR

 

***  Your JOTW alternate selection for this week:

 

79.)  FDA CHAPERONE (NEW MEXICO), FDA Center for Tobacco Products, JBS International, Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

The FDA Center for Tobacco Products requires the assistance of a Chaperone to accompany the FDA Commissioned Inspector and Youth Participant to carry out an attempt to purchase tobacco products. This position is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

 

https://www.jbsinternational.com/careers/fda-chaperone-new-mexico

 

***  Weekly Piracy Report:

 

022-20   18.02.2020: 0020 UTC: Posn: 06:17.53N – 003:14.16E, Lagos Secure Anchorage Area, Nigeria.

Three persons in a small boat approached an anchored tanker and attempted to board via the anchor chain. Duty crew on routine rounds noticed the attempted boarding and raised the alarm. Seeing the alerted crew the persons aborted the boarding and escaped in their boat. The incident reported to Port Control.

021-20   15.02.2020: 0300-0500 UTC:

 

08:43.4S – 013:17.5E, Luanda Anchorage, Angola.

Duty crew onboard an anchored support vessel noticed the paint store broken into and ship’s stores stolen.

 

020-20   08.02.2020: 1820 UTC: Posn: 01:15.6N – 104:09.7E, Singapore Straits.

Duty crew onboard a bulk carrier underway noticed six armed robbers in the engine room and raised the alarm. Crew mustered and incident reported to Singapore VTIS. Seeing the alerted crew, the robbers escaped with stolen ship’s properties. Singapore Police Coast Guard boarded the vessel for inspection.

 

019-20   14.02.2020: 0759 UTC: Posn: 01:33N – 005:19E, Around 102nm NW of Sao Tome Island, Sao Tome and Principe.

Armed pirates in two boats approached and boarded a container ship underway. Master raised the alarm, sent distress message, stopped the ship and all crew members mustered in the citadel. Upon receiving the distress message, the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre (IMB PRC) immediately alerted the Authorities in the Region, and commenced liaising with the authorities and vessel operators. A security vessel with a Nigerian Navy team was dispatched to assist. The Sao Tome Navy/Authorities requested a nearby Portuguese patrol boat to assist as well. The crew emerged from the citadel after the Nigerian navy personnel boarded and searched the ship. Some ships equipment were reported as damaged. Under the escort of the security vessel the ship proceeded to a safe port.

 

018-20   07.01.2020: 2015 UTC: Posn: 01:16.20N – 104:16.15E, Singapore Straits.

Duty motorman on routine engine room rounds, onboard a product tanker underway, noticed an unauthorized person armed with a knife in the steering gear room. As the motorman challenged the person, a second person was noticed escaping towards the poop deck. Alarm raised. Incident reported to Singapore VTIS. On searching the tanker, nothing was reported stolen.

 

***  Ball cap of the week:   NATO Research Vessel Alliance

 

***  Coffee mug of the week:   Threadneedle Autograph Hotel

 

***  Polo-Shirt of the week:   IABC

 

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