Tagged with: Comic Relief Digital mobile Wapple enables Red Nose Day mobile website 67 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Mobile specialist Wapple has again built Comic Relief’s mobile site for Red Nose Day 2011 using its Canvas platform, and is helping with the event’s mobile strategy. Users accessing www.rednoseday.com from a mobile device are automatically redirected to the mobile site where content and functions are automatically optimised for the device they are using, whether they have Android, iPhone, Windows or any other mobile device including handheld games devices or older generation feature phones.Mobile visitors can find the latest information from Red Nose Day including news and TV listings, and they can donate direct from their mobile using PayPal, and show support for Red Nose Day by downloading wallpapers to customise their phones. They can also find fundraising ideas, sign up for email communications, and search for and find fundraisers whom they can then sponsor direct from their mobile. as well as a sponsor search feature that enables supporters to instantly find fundraisers and sponsor them from their mobile.Wapple built and implanted Red Nose Day 2009’s mobile site. “We have great confidence that the new features of the mobile site will help to increase involvement and donations to this very important charity event,” said Anne Thomas, COO at Wapple. “The Red Nose Day site is a true demonstration of why it is important to design usable experiences on mobile and increase consumer confidence in a brand.”www.wapple.net Howard Lake | 11 March 2011 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.
The Upham Beach stabilization project has been temporarily suspended due to projected rough winter weather, the Pinellas County said in their latest release. Two of the four planned rock T-groin structures to slow erosion of the beach have been completed since the project started in August.The contractor, Weeks Marine, will reassess the weather in late January or early February to determine when they can resume the project.A fenced staging area containing stored materials for constructing the northern two rock groin structures will remain at the site. All other areas of Upham beach will be open to the public until the contractor returns to finish the project.Once work resumes in 2018, the contractor estimates it will take an additional three to four months to complete the project.Upon resuming work, the project area restricted from public access will largely be isolated to the north end of the beach, said the county.[mappress mapid=”24721″]
Liverpool are asking residents, fans and local businesses to give their views as part of its planning application which the club expects to submit in the summer. “As part of our proposed stadium redevelopment project we have unveiled the detail of our ambitious plans for an expanded Main Stand and Anfield Road stand and are embarking on a consultation process which will shape and inform our planning application,” said Ayre. “In order to move forward with our expansion plans we need to have certainty that we can navigate the complex planning process and secure the support of the community, local home owners, businesses and other key stakeholders. “This consultation exercise is an important part of this process. “We started this journey just over 18 months ago and a lot of work has already been done, there is still an incredible amount to do, but good progress has been made so far and we are proud to be able to unveil our plans.” Redevelopment of the Main Stand will take its capacity to 21,000 and if planning approval is granted work could start early next year and be completed in time for the 2016-17 season. Incorporating the iconic club crest into the proposed Main Stand’s exterior elevation, the scheme will also include a two-storey podium and a carefully designed cloister which will become the new home for the Hillsborough Memorial. The Main Stand will open onto a wide public concourse which will link the stadium into the wider Anfield area. Liverpool have unveiled their plans for the redevelopment of Anfield which would take capacity close to 60,000 in the next few years. Managing director Ian Ayre described the proposals to add 8,500 to a revamped Main Stand and about 4,800 to the Anfield Road end as “ambitious”. The club’s detailed proposals will be available for public consultation this week alongside exhibitions on what the future holds for the ground and the surrounding Anfield area. Liverpool City Council has confirmed negotiations with the remaining few property owners in the area surrounding the ground are progressing well and all parties are close to agreement but there are still details to be finalised. “This is another important step in our ambitions to transform the Anfield area, bringing new jobs, investment and housing,” said Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson. “The overall regeneration of Anfield will see £260million invested in the local community and will deliver hundreds of jobs – Liverpool Football Club’s proposals for the stadium are a key part of this. “We are all committed to delivering a brighter future for Anfield and the club’s exhibition is a clear signal that real progress is being made with all our plans.” While steps are being made off the pitch, giant strides have been made on it, and manager Brendan Rodgers claims owners Fenway Sports Group are delighted with the progress. Principal owner John W Henry and chairman Tom Werner were both in attendance for the crucial victory over Manchester City 10 days ago which strengthened the Reds’ grip at the top of the Premier League. Rivals Chelsea visit this Sunday in what could be the pivotal game in the title race but with Champions League qualification already assured, FSG are set to reward Rodgers with a significant summer transfer kitty in order to strengthen his squad with the likelihood a new contract will also follow. “I think they saw the development of the club and of the team and they were very complimentary,” the Reds boss told the Liverpool Echo. “It’s important for them to see that progress across the football club. “They are absolutely delighted with what they’ve seen over the past 20 months and we talked about how we can keep the club moving forward because that’s vitally important. “It’s been an ongoing process since I arrived here. We don’t want it to be just for this season, we want to sustain it over a longer period. “That’s something that was pretty clear for us all in the discussions we had when I came in. “We wanted to establish something that would be in place for a long time.” Additional finances guaranteed from next season’s Champions League have been bolstered by the signing of another multi-year commercial deal – this time with sandwich restaurant chain Subway. Press Association
Goalkeeper Petr Cech is confident Arsenal can use the momentum of two strong Barclays Premier League performances to give themselves the perfect build-up for tackling Bayern Munich. Press Association Arsenal put the match beyond the hosts when substitute Olivier Giroud doubled their lead on 68 minutes, and Aaron Ramsey then stabbed in a third. Arsene Wenger’s squad have little time to refocus before they return to Champions League action against the Bundesliga giants, who look in imperious form both in Germany and Europe. Cech, however, believes the manner in which Arsenal dispatched both United and then Watford under testing circumstances can only stand them in good stead as they aim to kick-start their bid to qualify from Group F following successive defeats. “It is always difficult going away for the internationals and you come back home and everyone comes back at different times. You have only one day to prepare and you play away from home against a good team that was very solid at home in their previous games,” he said. “We knew it was going to be a difficult game, so we needed to be patient.” Cech added: “We had a really big game against Manchester United last week before the internationals, so when you win those games (you have to) win another game. “We treat everybody with the same respect, so the three points are vital for us.” Watford manager Quique Sanchez Flores had again set his side up to be hard to break down, a trend which has served them well at home this season since returning to the top flight. The Gunners resumed domestic action following the international break looking to carry on from the rout of Manchester United, and they delivered another impressive display when winning 3-0 at Watford in Saturday’s late kick-off. It took an hour, though, for the Hornets’ battling resistance to finally be broken when the in-form Alexis Sanchez swept home following a swift counter-attack. But despite all of their endeavour – with former Tottenham midfielder Etienne Capoue and captain Troy Deeney leading the charge – the Hornets lacked real sting in the final third. Deeney’s raw power caused the Arsenal centre-backs plenty of problems, and the forward believes focusing on the positives of what was a largely industrious display will be key for the challenges ahead. “It was a harsh lesson in what the Premier League big boys are all about,” Deeney said on Hornets PlayerHD. “We were good for 65 minutes, more than held our own and created a lot of chances, but one counter-attack and that is the difference.” Deeney added: “But let’s be realistic, we have just come into the Premier League, we are not expected to just go and beat Arsenal. “However, we gave the fans something to cheer about and showed what we can do, so the challenge for us now is to make that 65 minutes last 90 minutes against Stoke away (next week).”
Football, men’s basketball and men’s hockey may be the most popular varsity sports at Wisconsin, but last year, the men’s rowing team was the most successful.At the IRA National Championship in Cherry Hill, N.J., the Badger rowing team beat out previously unbeaten and top-ranked Washington to take home the trophy, winning their first IRA title since 1990.“We were going to go out and just have a good race, that’s all that we could do,” junior Ross James said. “We didn’t necessarily know that we were going to win — we were just trying to have a good race.”The Badgers did in fact have a good race, edging the Huskies by 1.5 seconds to claim first place. Although Wisconsin was only a slight underdog, the team still felt overwhelmed by the victory.“No matter how confident you are … it’s definitely pretty surreal,” UW head coach Chris Clark said. “There’s no question that your competitive spirit is flowing so high that it’s just incredible.”James found the victory just as thrilling as Clark did. The sophomore was one of five underclassmen of the team’s eight.“It’s almost overwhelming; it’s kind of hard to grasp at first,” James said. “Eventually it seeps in, and it feels great.”Despite winning the national championship, the Badgers received little recognition from local media and UW fans. Being a non-revenue sport, Wisconsin rowing gets little attention regardless of its success.“Rowing is its own worst enemy like a lot of other sports,” Clark said. “In order to have media coverage, you need a lot more people rowing. … People need to be able to gain a connection to it, then people will start to pay more attention to it.”Few know about the success of the men’s rowing team in part because few, if any, major newspapers have covered it. Even though the Badgers won the national title, Wisconsin rowing has seemingly been neglected by local journalists.“It does get frustrating sometimes when newspapers choose to put out what they think people are really interested in,” Clark said. “Sometimes you see a huge article about a JV basketball team, and varsity sports at a university get ignored. Sometimes, that can get disappointing.”Nevertheless, Clark and the rest of the team are looking beyond the lack of coverage, working hard to compete again this coming season, as the Badgers will boast a veteran squad this season with five returning starters.“We have a lot of guys coming back, and it will be really good to have that leadership, especially for the younger guys who just joined varsity and the freshman who are on the team,” James said.Winning the national championship last year does not necessarily mean things will be easy for Wisconsin this season. Clark knows there is always room for improvement, and the success of the team relies on its ability to stay focused.“We’ve got some good guys on the team. … They’re too good to go slow,” Clark said. “We’re not going to surprise anyone — everyone knows we’re going to be pretty good, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have to work hard to get where we want to be.”As the team moves on from last season, it will try to win back-to-back IRA titles for the first time since it won three straight from 1973 to 1975, when UW was at the top of its game.The Wisconsin team will try to make UW fans and local media give them the recognition they deserves. For now though, the Badgers are just going to forget everything else and try to win.“We’re hoping to build off of what we’ve done,” James said. “But it’s a new season, and we want to keep winning and we can’t keep our past success from getting to our heads.”
There are a rare few who don’t succumb to the punishment, and Golovkin is in that breed. Out of the 390 times Golovkin’s stepped through the ropes — 350 amateur fights and 40 as a professional — he’s never paid a visit to the canvas.SponsorsLike fighters who compete in mixed martial arts, boxers often secure sponsorship. Since Golovkin is at the top of the food chain in the sport, he’s been able to lock in a couple of top-line companies.Golovkin has deals with Samsung, Tecate, Apple and Nike. His association with Nike is part of the Jordan Brand. Golovkin was only the third boxer to be associated with perhaps the greatest basketball player of all time, joining former world champions Andre Ward and Roy Jones Jr. New fighting homeFor over six years and 18 fights, Golovkin fought exclusively on HBO. His last fight on the network was his majority decision loss to Saul “Canelo” Alvarez back in September. The premium network aired a couple more fight cards and then exited the boxing business at the end of 2018. Join DAZN and watch GGG-Rolls: Sign up in U.S. | CanadaAfter being courted by several promotions and media outlets, Golovkin announced in March that he signed a six-fight deal with DAZN that starts with the Rolls bout this weekend. Out with the oldSince August 2010, Golovkin had called Abel Sanchez his head trainer. Sanchez helped mold Golovkin from a virtual unknown coming to the United States to make it in the boxing business and become one of the most ferocious fighters in the sport. Sometimes though, change is needed to gain a fresh perspective. After going 0-1-1 in two thrilling bouts with Alvarez, Golovkin parted ways with Sanchez in April and switched to former heavyweight contender and trainer for former unified heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko, Johnathan Banks. Fighting in his native countryThe 37-year-old native of Kazakhstan has returned home for only one fight as a professional. The homecoming came in his 20th fight when he defended his WBA (regular) title against Nilson Julio Tapia in December 2010. Golovkin put on a show for his hometown fans, knocking out Tapia in the third round to successfully defend the belt for the first time.Winning an Olympic medalAfter winning the 2003 World Amateur Boxing Championships in the middleweight division and defeating former world champions Andy Lee and Lucian Bute along the way, Golovkin tried his hand at representing Kazakhstan in the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. During the tournament, Golovkin beat former world champion Andre Dirrell. But he came up short in the gold medal match, losing to Russian Gaydarbek Gaydarbekov to take home the silver medal.Who really won the Canelo vs. GGG rematch?Knockout streak for the agesWhen you mention the name Gennadiy Golovkin, people bring up his devastating knockout power. Golovkin began his career in May 2006 and finished off his first eight opponents. After going the distance in three of his next five fights, Golovkin went on a remarkable run in which he knocked out 23 consecutive opponents that catapulted him as the most dangerous man in boxing, the unified middleweight champion and one of the sport’s most popular fighters.Middleweight title historyBernard Hopkins holds the record for most title defenses in middleweight history at 20. But they aren’t consecutive because of Hopkins going to a no-contest against Robert Allen in August 1998 when the referee accidentally pushed Hopkins out of the ring.Golovkin broke the record of 14 by the legendary Carlos Monzon when “GGG” made his 15th consecutive defense, knocking out David Lemieux in the seventh round in October 2015.Unique speaking abilityGolovkin was born in Karaganda, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union on April 8, 1982, to a Russian father, who was a coal miner, and a Korean mother, who worked in a chemical lab. Since Golovkin is from Kazakhstan and is half Korean, you might think he speaks both of those languages. That would be incorrect as Golovkin speaks Kazakh, Russian, English and German. BrothersGolovkin grew up with three brothers. He had two older ones named Sergey and Vadim as well as a twin, Max. It was Sergey and Vadim who encouraged Gennadiy to give boxing a try when he was 8. But they were unable to witness their younger brother reach the pinnacle of the sport, as both passed away while serving in the Russian army when Golovkin was a teenager. Max, an elite amateur boxer in his day, and Gennadiy are very close to this day, as the former helps his brother in training camps and is always in his corner on fight night.Granite chinThroughout a career, boxers get hit with some vicious shots to the head. It only becomes a matter of time before you get dropped to the canvas. Gennadiy Golovkin makes his 2019 debut Saturday night when he takes on against Steve Rolls in a super middleweight bout contested at 164 pounds from Madison Square Garden, live and only on DAZN.Before the former unified middleweight champion steps through the ropes one more time, Sporting News takes a look at some things you may not know about the Kazakhstan star.
In the final round, he came in two under par to finish the tournament with a total of 211. Rising junior Temple golfer Conor McGrath finished tied for 7th place and set a Lookaway Golf Club course record on July 28 while participating in the 107th Pennsylvania Amateur Championship from July 27-29. Sophomore golfer Conor McGrath tees off at the first hole during the City 6 golf tournament at Huntingdon Valley Country Club on Nov. 9, 2019. | COLLEEN CLAGGETT / THE TEMPLE NEWS Rising junior Anthony Barr also participated in the tournament. He started with a 69 in the first round, but shot above par in his last two rounds and finished tied for 35th. His score of 141 after two rounds put him only four strokes back from the lead. “I wish I could have that first day back but I’m happy that I was able to make the most of it,” McGrath said. “I’m pretty pleased to have scraped out a top-ten finish because that puts me into all the tournaments for next summer,” McGrath said. “I went out with honestly no expectations for [the second round],” he added. McGrath’s next outing will be at the Joseph H. Patterson Cup in Mt. Laurel New Jersey on August 4-5, he said. McGrath finished the second round with 64 shots, finishing eight under par. This beat his previous personal best of 66, he said. He scored 77 on the first day of play. He wished he could have replayed the round, he said. McGrath spoke to friends and teammates, including his brother Liam McGrath, a rising redshirt-senior, after the round. They encouraged him to put Monday behind him and focus on the next two days.
Letterkenny Gaels Club Notes.Our annual Hurling Presentation evening took place on Saturday last at the Clubhouse to mark our hurlers achievements during 2016.All players, and their families from under 6 up to minor reflected on a great year of hurling.Five Gaels County minor players presented each child with a medal or certificate for participating in blitzes and matches. Club Chairman Charlie Cannon presented the Minors Players Player of the Year award to Brian Diver. Other award winners on the evening were; Under 14 Players Player of the Year; Matthew Winters and Under 16 Players Player of the Year; Patrick Page. Well done to all the players for your efforts in 2016. A special thanks to our coaches, managers and committee. Thanks also to everyone who helped out on the night of the presentation and to the parents and supporters for a great turn out.Applications are invited in writing for our Senior, Reserve, Under 21 and Minor/Under 17 Football Team Manager Posts. Written applications must be lodged with Jim McGlynn, Club Secretary by email or post not later than this Friday, 2nd December 2016.Further Information is available on our Club Website, Facebook and Twitter. The GAA National Draw was launched recently with some fantastic prizes to be won. This is an important fundraiser for the Club with my all the prizes sponsored by Croke Park and proceeds kept by the Club. Priced at only €10 the tickets are on sale from various Club contacts.The Donegal GAA Yearbook which gives a comprehensive round-up of all things GAA in the county will be on sale soon. As well as all the action and stories from the various County teams there are also pages dedicated to each Club including Letterkenny Gaels. These glossy publications would make a great Christmas present or stocking filler.Contact 0872931458 to order one today.Letterkenny Gaels Ladies are delighted to announce their Winter Ladies Football Training program. During the winter months the Circuit based training will take place indoors at the Gaels Clubroom on the Thorn Road. The training for 16’s to adult continues every Friday evening from 6.30-7.30pm. For the younger girls from 12-16 years football/Circuit training is on every Monday from 6.30pm – 7.30pm at the clubhouse.Training is open to all and new members are especially welcome.Letterkenny Gaels in association with AIB are delighted to announce a new and exciting customer offer that sees AIB build their partnership with the GAA and support the re-embedding of AIB back into the heart of local communities.With the purchase of every new AIB Home Insurance policy, they will reward customers with a payment of €50 to Letterkenny Gaels GAA club. And the good news for us is that there is no cap on how many reward payments can be made to our club.The Club is already registered for this offer so don’t forget to nominate Letterkenny Gaels if you take out your policy with them.AIB Home Insurance offer very competitive prices and club members are encouraged to seek a quotation from them when renewing your Home Insurance. Club Passes are available to purchase now through the Club. The Pass initiative was approved by County Committee in respect of Adult League and Championship Club Games only for 2017, including Under 21 but not including Under 18 and below.These Passes would be of benefit to Club members who regularly attend All County League and Championship matches.The cost of the Pass is €149 and can be purchased by contacting 086 2271435.In addition to the Club Pass the GAA Adult + Cards are also available to club members and can be purchased online. The purchasing of the card has benefits for both the holder and our Club. For more details on this please see Club Facebook page.As we count down the weeks until Christmas, club members are reminded that Letterkenny Gaels merchandise, which includes training tops, track-suits, jerseys, hats, scarfs etc. can be purchased in Michael Murphy Sports and Leisure.The indoor Camogie training continues every Friday evening at the LYIT from 6-7pm. Hurls and helmets provided. New players most welcome.The outdoor underage football training has also concluded for the season. Please see Facebook in the coming weeks for dates and venues for indoor training.The indoor underage hurling continues every Thursday from 6.30-7.30pm in the Aura. Helmets and hurls will be provided for new players. The term will run for nine weeks before Christmas and six after. All welcome. Bingo continues every Monday in Arena 7. The Jackpot this week is €3200. Lines are €40 and Houses are €130. Doors from 8pm. Eyes down 9pm. All welcome.For regular club updates and photos see our club web page, Facebook page or follow us on Twitter @LetterkennyGaelLetterkenny Gaels host hurling presentation event was last modified: November 30th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:GAALetterkenny GaelsSport
Carla Viktor, 25, will be competing for the crown of Miss Earth in Austria. The pageant winner is to be crowned on 5 December 2015. (Images: Miss Earth South Africa)Well wishes are pouring in for Carla Viktor, the 2015 Miss Earth South Africa, who will soon be competing for the Miss Earth crown, the international beauty with a cause pageant.Some 92 contests from around the world will compete in the 2015 Miss Earth pageant. They will gather on 18 November in celebration of Miss Earth’s Crystal Year in Eco-Friendly in Vienna, Austria to promote environmental awareness. Viktor, who grew up in Hartbeespoort in North West, and her fellow competitors will focus on climate change through the 5Rs, namely: re-think, reduce, reuse, recycle and respect.The finals of this 15th annual event will take place on 5 December in Vienna. The host country is home to the Austrian alps, which cover 62% of Austria’s total land area. It is also on this continent that COP21 will take place in Paris, at the same time.Watch why Carla Viktor is an environmental warrior:GLOBAL TREE CAMPAIGNMiss Earth South Africa spearheaded a global challenge to the Miss Earth contestants around the world, the local group said. The South African office launched the #BigO2Challenge internationally ahead of the United Nations COP21 conference.This initiative started as a local semi-finalist campaign by Carla Viktor, Milanie Cilliers and Celetia Reynders. Through the tree-planting campaign, individuals, corporates, schools, and the general public were encouraged to get involved and plant trees, with the message: No Trees = No Humans. Miss Earth South 2015 Africa Carla Viktor (in middle) lends a hand to plant trees to show her care for Earth.Ahead of the biggest climate change conference to date, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, COP21, Miss Earth South Africa challenged Miss Earth ambassadors around the world to plant 21 trees on 9 November, marking 21 days before the opening session of the conference.“Climate change will be the biggest challenge we face in our lifetimes,” said Catherine Constantinides, the executive director of Miss Earth South Africa and a Play Your Part ambassador, “and it’s up to us to realise that we will be the catalysts for change that will push our countries towards a greener tomorrow. Planting a tree might seem like a simple act, but in effect it’s about being part of a global movement to secure a future for the generations to come.” Miss Earth South Africa 2015 Carla Viktor says deforestation can be combated by planting trees and building awareness about the environment.Miss Earth South Africa planted 21 trees with Wildlands & Wildroot Environmental Consultants in Mamelodi, Pretoria East and 21 trees with Thornbirds Conference & Wedding Centre in Eikenhof, South of Johannesburg.Willowridge High School planting 21 trees in support of the @missearth_sa #BigO2Challenge #missearth2015 pic.twitter.com/F0UOauI58G — Milanie Cilliers (@Milanie_C) November 9, 2015 Potchefstroom Municipality in North West pledged to plant 21 trees, as did the George Campus of Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, and Kuilsrivier and Durbanville in Cape Town, all in Western Cape. “Not only does (the challenge) combat deforestation, it creates a sense of active participation and raises much needed awareness for this important cause,” Viktor said.Thousands of trees were planted in one day in over 40 countries for the #MissEarth2015 #BigO2Challenge! pic.twitter.com/SyPBv7uHNo — Miss Earth (@MissEarth) November 10, 2015 The campaign was a success, with people joining in and planting 21 trees in countries as diverse as Angola, Austria, Australia, Belize, Bahamas, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Denmark, Democratic Republic of Congo, El Salvador, Fiji, France, Guatemala, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kenya, Kosovo, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Nigeria, Panama, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Reunion Island, Thailand, Trinidad & Tobago, Ukraine, USA and Venezuela.PLAY YOUR PART AMBASSADORS Carla Viktor wears her dress for the international 2015 Miss Earth competition.Having won three consecutive gold awards for National Costume, Sonwabile Ndamase of Vukani Fashions was again asked to produce a unique garment that expressed what it was to be South African. Ndamase, who is a Play Your Part ambassador, said his objective had been to create the vision Viktor had of what it meant to be South African.Her wardrobe was styled by designer Vohni Muthubi. Muthubi grew up in Venda in northern Limpopo.“I want to create a range that is elegant and fun, that expresses youth and appeal, and that is uniquely Miss Earth South Africa, Carla Viktor,” said Muthubi. “This opportunity presents me with an organic opportunity to create something natural, with an environmental message.”WELL WISHESViktor is ready to champion the Earth with a stamp of approval from Minister Edna Molewa of the Department of Environmental Affairs. “Through your international work, you continue to make our country proud. I wish you success in the future and thank you for partnering with government and business, to make a better world,” Molewa said.Commentators on social media also rooted for Viktor ahead of the international competition:@carlaviktor farewell breakfast. Wishing you all the best in Austria. #MissEarth2015 pic.twitter.com/m9ipm4l4RR — Imperial_Toyota (@Imperial_Toyota) November 10, 2015 @lead_sa @missearth_sa @carlaviktor @ChangeAgentSA @Abramjee @EllaBellaC @Derek_Hanekom @BEMolewa @CityofJoburgZA bring home the world title — Paballo Katleho (@kp_paballo) November 10, 2015 You’re going to rock it @missearth_sa @carlaviktor Have a blast and know we’re behind you every step of the way! X https://t.co/HXGeeOKfW9 — Thobile Chittenden (@ThobileITT) November 14, 2015 Good luck to @carlaviktor @missearth_sa as she leaves for Austria for the 15th International #MissEarth pic.twitter.com/2OyBvEl36b — Yusuf Abramjee (@Abramjee) November 10, 2015 To learn more about Carla Viktor, read her biography here.
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