For privately held businesses, there are various pathways to transition: inter-generational (if the firm is family-owned); transfer between partners; sale to management, employees or a third party; partial sale or recapitalization; and orderly liquidation. (Obviously, the last pathway is least desirable.) And in some cases, the Boomer-owned business may wish to transition by first purchasing a competitor to gain more market share and increase overall value before selling — and perhaps starting a new business, since seniors represent one of the fastest growing demographics for starting new businesses. … [Read more...] about Baby Boomer-owned small businesses can help resuscitate urban economies
Another thing Palin won’t be able to do with SarahPAC is employ her old Washington cronies. In 2002 HillPAC was already under scrutiny for how much money it spent on legal fees and salaries for old Clinton White House employees. Since the only cronies Palin takes along with her are pals from Wasilla, don’t expect her to spend much political capital maintaining those alliances. But she can solidify her base of support in her home state, the way Hillary did by creating HillPAC-NY to fight for Democratic causes. And, as a bonus, unlike Hillary, the Republican Palin won’t have to spend so much energy targeting one particular testy group of allies: the superdelegates. … [Read more...] about So Sarah Palin Started a Political Action Committee. What Does That Mean?
With safety equipment in hand, the WTEF resumed outdoor tennis in early June amid strict protocols, Borden said. All students and coaches had their temperature checked before stepping on a court. No more than four students and one coach were permitted on a court at a time. And masks were mandatory for coaches and parents, as well as for students the moment they stepped off the court. … [Read more...] about Chris Evert works to jump-start tennis at Grand Slam, grass-roots level in pandemic’s wake
"We are temporarily shutting off power for customers located in the high-risk fire zone near Mt. Hood," Portland General Electric tweeted. "We do this to protect lives and property during these wildfire conditions. We’ll restore power as quickly as safety allows." … [Read more...] about Washington ‘firestorm’ destroys 80% of small town as wildfires rage in Pacific Northwest
But when the pandemic hit in March, filming came to a screeching halt. Pittsburgh Film Office CEO Dawn Keezer says, “It’s amazing how quickly it all had to stop and go away. Here in Pittsburgh, we’re looking at at least 5,000 people that are unemployed due to the shutdown.” … [Read more...] about Filming Starts To Pick Up After Pandemic Puts It On Pause