Fire departments and first responders will once again benefit from improved equipment through the Emergency Services Provider Fund. Applications for the Emergency Services Provider Fund are now available. The $500,000 provincial funding program are now available to helps fire departments and first responders purchase equipment such as jaws of life, pumps and hoses. “This fund helps ensure that emergency service providers have the proper equipment to perform their duties safely and effectively,” said Ramona Jennex, Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations. “It helps make life safer for families in every region.” The Emergency Services Provider Fund provides up to 50 per cent of eligible costs, to a maximum of $20,000 for approved projects. The deadline for applications is Oct. 15. Application Forms are available online at www.gov.ns.ca/snsmr/muns/espf .
In this Sept. 10, 2015 photo, contestants in the Miss America pageant compete in Atlantic City, N.J. On Monday Nov. 23, 2015, the Miss America Organization and Dick Clark Productions signed a new deal to keep the pageant nationally televised on ABC through 2018. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry) by The Associated Press Posted Nov 23, 2015 9:06 am MDT Last Updated Nov 23, 2015 at 10:20 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Miss America organization has agreed to a new three-year broadcast deal with ABC.The deal announced Monday between the organization and Dick Clark Productions will keep the pageant on ABC through 2018.The pageant is televised from Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall each September.The Miss America pageant began in Atlantic City in 1921 as a way to extend the summer tourist season for a week after Labor Day. It moved to Las Vegas for six years before returning to Atlantic City in 2013. Miss America organization agrees to new 3-year broadcast deal with ABC