On “Jobs that Pay” Tour, Governor Wolf Visits WebpageFX In Harrisburg

first_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitter January 04, 2017 Jobs That Pay,  Press Release Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf visited WebpageFX, Inc., a full-service Internet marketing and web design agency in Harrisburg. In October, Webpage FX announced that it would expand its national headquarters and create at least 80 new jobs.“Through this expansion, WebpageFX will nearly double its employee headcount from 92 to 172 high tech positions,” said Governor Wolf. “Not only does this represent significant, positive growth for the company, but also a wealth of new opportunities for the area’s recent graduates seeking high skill jobs that offer quality training and development options and work environment well-being amenities. We applaud WebpageFX for its continued success, and expansion, as a Pennsylvania-based business.”WebpageFX has purchased and will renovate a 12,000-square-foot office building at 1711 North Front Street in Harrisburg, adjacent to its current location, and connect the two buildings to create a technology campus. The company plans to invest at least $2.65 million in the project, which will include the purchase of the property and its renovation into a modern office space designed to promote technical innovation. WebpageFX has also committed to the creation of 80 new, full-time jobs and to the retention of 92 existing positions over the next three years.“Online marketing is an essential component of growth for all businesses in today’s marketplace,” said WebpageFX President Bill Craig. “The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, as well as the region’s outstanding universities and colleges, have successfully created an environment to foster technical innovation, allowing WebpageFX to provide our clients with a competitive advantage.”WebpageFX received a funding proposal from the Department of Community and Economic Development that includes a $240,000 Pennsylvania First Program grant, $160,000 in Job Creation Tax Credits to be distributed upon creation of the new jobs, and $68,000 in WEDnetPA funding for employee training.The project was coordinated by the Governor’s Action Team, an experienced group of economic development professionals who report directly to the governor and work with businesses that are considering locating or expanding in Pennsylvania, in collaboration with the Capital Region Economic Development Corporation.Earlier this month, Webpage FX was also awarded a $500,000 Impact Harrisburg grant to support this expansion project.WebpageFX is a full-service Internet marketing, web design, and web development agency offering integrated web solutions for businesses around the world. The company’s team, made up of award-winning designers, developers, and marketers, aims to help clients create an Internet marketing plan that fits their businesses’ unique strengths and goals. Last year, WebpageFX was named a ‘Top 75 Employer in the US for Millennials’ and was the first place winner of ‘Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania.’ It has also been named one of the ‘Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies in PA’ for the past four years.For more information about WebpageFX, call 888-449-3239 or visit www.webpagefx.com.For more information about the Governor’s Action Team or DCED visit dced.pa.gov.Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolfcenter_img On “Jobs that Pay” Tour, Governor Wolf Visits WebpageFX In Harrisburglast_img read more

Ladies rule starting line-up for William Hill’s Sports Book of the Year Award 2017

first_img SBC Magazine Issue 10: Kaizen Gaming rebrand and focus for William Hill CEO August 25, 2020 Share Share Submit William Hill accelerates transformation agenda to overcome COVID realities August 5, 2020 StumbleUpon Related Articles Gamesys tops list for GambleAware Q1 donations July 10, 2020 FTSE bookmaker William Hill has announced its official longlist for the 2017 ‘Sports Book of the Year’ award, the most prestigious prize in English sports literature.Hosting its 29th edition of the award, William Hill presents a diverse line-up of renowned sports authors and first-time writers competing to win the £29,000 prize which will be awarded on 28 November at BAFTA London.Presenting its longlist, William Hill was pleased to announce that its 2017 award would feature its highest ratio of female authors, with five books making the ‘starting line-up’. A total of nine female writers (5 authors/4 co-authors) will be represented in this year’s sports book contest.Female contenders include tennis mother Judy Murray’s ‘Knowing the Score: My family and Our Tennis Story’ (penned by Alexandra Heminsley). ‘Four Mums in a Boat’, the diaries of four working mothers; Helen Butters, Niki Doeg, Frances Davies and Janette Benaddi who took on the Atlantic to break a world record, rowing 3,000 miles for charity and in turn captivating the nation.Swimming historian Jenny Landreth’s ‘Swell: A Waterbiography’ which details the struggles of the ‘swimming suffragettes’ makes the bookmakers longlist, alongside ‘Centaur’ the story of jockey Declan Murphy by Ami Rao.Graham SharpeRich in subtext, William Hill’s distinct longlist deals with a number of far-reaching themes. ‘Redemption: From Iron Bars to Iron Man’, tells the story of career criminal John McAvoy’s rehabilitation through endurance sports. Whilst the highs and lows of the life as a professional gambler as seen through the eyes of Harry Findlay, which include a one-year prison, are detailed by author Neil Harman in Gambling for Life.Presenting William Hill’s initial longlist, Chairman of Judges and Co-founder of the Award, Graham Sharpe said:“Judging the Award is a sport in itself. This year’s submissions were of an extremely high standard – excellent for the health of sports-writing, not necessarily so good for those of us embarking on the challenge of seriously considering, debating and ultimately deciding on which worthy titles will make our starting line-up. In any competition decided by opinions, there will be those who feel dismayed and disappointed. I have now been through this process 29 times. It never gets any easier or more enjoyable, I’m afraid! Congratulations to those who made the cut, commiserations to those who missed it.”William Hil expects to announce its official  ‘Sports Book of the Year’ 2017 Shortlist on 24 October.William Hill 2017 Sports Book of the Year Award – Longlistlast_img read more

REPORT: Ashantigold coach Bashir Hayford home burgled

first_imgThe home of Ashantigold coach Bashir Hayford in Tema was burgled with cash and other valuables items stolen.The house which is located at Michel Camp in Tema was broken into while he was away in Obuasi to attend to club duties.The burglers made away with an mount believed to be around $3,000 and several several electronic devices.There was no occupant in the house at the time it was broken into.“Yes you heard right. Robbers went into our home and made away with many items including $3,000 and several cedis,” Mrs Agnes Hayford told a local station.“I was not in the house when the incident happened. The CCTV camera of a neighbor has been activated and two suspects have been identified. “I have informed my husband (Bashir Hayford) and he is on his way to Tema.”Hayford is enjoying a blistering start in the Ghanaian top-flight with Ashantigold lying comfortable on top of the table.last_img read more