Print Friendly Version Following the Drake Invitational, the Bulldogs head to Tulsa, Okla. for the ITA All-American tournament on Oct. 1. DES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University men’s tennis team hosts the Drake Invitational on Friday through Sunday at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center to open the fall season. The Bulldogs welcome six teams; Creighton, Gustavus Adolphus, Lewis, North Dakota, Northern Illinois and Northwest Missouri State. Action will get under way at 4 p.m. on Friday and return at 9 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Fifth-year head coach Davison Kozlowski returns seven letter winners, juniors Calum MacGeoch, Bayo Philips, Ben Stride, Ben Wood and sophomores Ben Clark, Vinny Gillespie and Tom Hands. The squad welcomes two freshmen, Jackson Guilford from Indianola, Iowa and Barnaby Thorold from England.
Go back to the e-newsletter >Merivale has launched the first of three new properties on Oxford Street, with the opening of The Paddington on Tuesday 24 November. Located in the centre of the historic inner-Sydney strip, The Paddington (formerly The Paddington Arms) will serve a rotisserie-led menu by Executive Chef Ben Greeno, cocktails by Palmer and Co.’s Sam Egerton and Toby Marshall and wine curated by the award-winning Franck Moreau and Adrian Filiuta.Justin Hemmes, Merivale CEO, said: “We are extremely excited to open in Paddington, I have very fond memories of what Oxford Street used to be and we are looking forward to bringing some of that magic back to such an iconic part of Sydney. Ben is an undeniable culinary talent, arguably one of the best in the world, and he is going to deliver something truly special at The Paddington”.Specially-imported, custom-made French rotisseries form the centrepiece of the pub. Think dishes such as lamb rump with red pepper and almonds; wagyu beef with artichokes, pickled mustard seeds and watercress; whole fish stuffed with olives, lemon and thyme; and of course, roast chicken with French fries.The rotisserie is accompanied by a delicious selection of small plates including octopus, potato, confit tomato and black olives; smoked trout with English muffin and duck egg; spelt, roast cabbage, kombu and prawns; and parmesan custard with sprouted pulses.Adrian Filiuta, winner of the 2015 Australian Ruinart Sommeliers Challenge, has collaborated with the revered Franck Moreau MS to create a fun yet classic wine list to complement the rotisserie and appeal to all tastes and budgets.The Paddington will also be home to an impressive cocktail bar, led by Sam Egerton and Toby Marshall, the talented team behind the award-wining Palmer & Co.The Paddington has been brought to life by a design team including Kelvin Ho and Emilie Delalande of Akin Creative, stylist Amanda Talbot and Justin and Bettina Hemmes. Designed as if it was an old local butcher, it boasts a relaxed, quintessential British charm with white glazed ceramic tiles, painted timber panelling and dark timber furniture.Upstairs the space becomes more intimate with booth seating, panelled walls, a leather-fronted cocktail bar and mirrored tables. The private dining room is surrounded by a floor-to-ceiling distressed landscape mural painted by local Sydney artist Desmond Sweeney.Go back to the e-newsletter >
The Preparation of the Peace Road ActivityDue to several actions from some civil society against the government, it was very necessary to use a strategy in order to receive the authorization from the Angola government and show that we are just an educational and peace organization with the purpose of helping the country, educating people. That’s why we added some public conferences during the preparation of the Peace Road activity. The Youth Federation for World Peace and the public conferenceOn August 21, from 10am to 2 o’clock pm, the Youth Federation for World Peace organized the conference inside of the family federation headquarters hall guided by the Professor Gilberto Joao Evangelista, the director of education of the FFWPU- Angola with the central them: the sexual ethic and the youth responsibility.In the end of that educational activity, some young people were nominate as ambassadors for peace and the special responsibility was given to them in this occasion. the peace conference. as our central Peace Road theme was: the fundamental key for the peace and living to search othersThe Family Federation for World Peace organized the conference into the government hall named the Union of Angolan Writers. Led by the national leader Rev. Kinambuta Sambu Pedro, around 40 people attended, from religious, political, media and civil society areas. Rev. Pedro explained about Rev. Dr. Sun Myung Moon, s vision of peace, his international road project, his general work and the Peace Road. Also we could distribute some true father, s biography books to several people from several areas that conference had started on the same day, August 21, from 3 pm to around 6 o’clock pm. FFWPU Angola, Kinambuta Sambu Pedro: The Peace Road in Angola took place on August 22, 2015 in Luanda city the capital of Angola with 210 participants. Actually the preparation of that providential activity started some months ago however, it was necessary to request the authorization from the government because honestly speaking during period in Angola, it is not at all easier to be authorized by the government to do any kind of public activity which involve a number of people due to some civil society recent actions against the government. Fortunately our Heavenly Father and True Parents help in this process, finally we received the authorization from the Angola government. The Peace Road Activity in AngolaFinally, on Saturday 22, from 10 h 30 minutes, we had start our Peace Road in the place named the Carrefour of schools, from that place until the Independence Place where the main activity took place, it is around 1 km. the Independence Place is consider as the historical place since November 11, 1975 the day that the first Angola president, Dr. Antonio Agostinho Neto had proclaimed the independence of the country. Actually, August 22 was an historical and excited day for our providence in Angola, we felt the presence of our True Parents and all good ancestors of Angola attended that event. The Angola Ministry of the Interior gave some effective of police, cars, motorcycles to protect and guide our members during the Peace Road activity using the public road until the independence historical place while members were sing the holy song.In the Independence Place, the national leader rev. Pedro explained during 12 minutes about our True Parents, s vision of peace and after that some VIPs holding their signatures in the banner and after some of members did the same. Finally, the great victory was declared together: Uog mansei for Heavenly Father, True Parents, for the unification of the Korea Peninsula, for vision 2020, for Peace Road in Angola, Africa and the worldwide. After all activity, members share the jus, cakes and water as the symbol of unity between all family members. Aju.