first_imgThe pandemic, however, isn’t the only hardship Bronson is dealing with, she’s also fighting cancer. “They love knowing that the support is there for them, and that people do care, and they’re just excited, they’re excited that people haven’t forgotten about them,” she said. Bronson organized gifts at several BOCES meal pick-up sites in the Union-Endicott district. “If it wasn’t for these schools feeding our children, who knows where we’d be?” Bronson explained. A feeling echoed by employee Tina Robinson, saying, “I really appreciate that people take the time to appreciate us.” “Being a single mom is not easy, and it makes it a little bit easier knowing that I can get food for my son,” she explained. A day that brought joy not just to others, but her, too, “it feels really good to give back.” For Bronson, the help of the food service workers even brings a tear to her eye.center_img Jessica Bronson’s son is wrapping up an unusual 9th grade year at Union-Endicott High School along with many others. ENDICOTT (WBNG) — One Union-Endicott mother organized a major thank you Monday for food service workers in her son’s school district. In the midst of the coronavirus chaos, however, she wanted to show her appreciation for the Union-Endicott food service employees who work each week to feed children through the BOCES meal program. However, her diagnosis didn’t stop her from organizing a a whole menu of gifts for employees from the community including food, flowers, gift cards and dozens of encouraging signs. She hopes other district communities catch on to her idea. Longtime district employee Josie Henningsen says for her staff, it’s really nice to be noticed.last_img read more

first_imgAP3 has appointed Pablo Bernengo as its new permanent chief investment officer, overseeing its SEK341bn (€31.7bn) portfolio.Bernengo will join the Swedish state pension buffer fund in November, AP3 said in a statement this morning.He will replace acting CIO Kerim Kaskal, who has been in the position since the death of AP3’s previous investment chief Mårten Lindeborg in August last year.Kerstin Hessius, chief executive of the Stockholm-based fund, said: “I look forward to working with Pablo Bernengo in taking AP3 forward. Pablo is an experienced leader with in-depth expertise in asset management.” Pablo Bernengo, CIO designate of AP3He has previously worked in the asset management sector for companies including Norway’s largest financial services group DNB (previously DnB NOR), Swedish pension provider Skandia, and Carlson Investment Management. His previous roles have included chief executive, CIO and portfolio manager.Bernengo’s appointment comes as the four main buffer funds for Sweden’s state pension system have been granted greater flexibility in the investment strategies.Draft legislation published at the start of this month proposed giving the funds – which run more than SEK1.3trn between them – the ability to make direct investments, rather than buying through pooled vehicles, and to allocate to illiquid credit. Bernengo will join the fund from his current position as chief executive of Swedish asset manager Öhman Fonder, where he has worked since 2011.last_img read more