NP Krka is arranging the Lozovac entrance with EU funds

first_imgThe public institution “NP Krka” is one step away from awarding grants for the arrangement of the Lozovac entrance, which is the second EU project in a year after the approved funds for the project Unknown Krka.Namely, the project proposal Visiting Management Center of the Krka National Park – Lozovac has successfully passed all stages of evaluation and the adoption of the Financing Decision is expected. The total eligible costs of the project amount to HRK 84.351.360,63, and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) co-finances 85% or HRK 71.698.656,53 in the form of grants from the Operational Program Competitiveness and Cohesion 2014-2020 – Promoting sustainable use natural heritage in national parks and nature parks (Project Code KK.06.1.2.01).The public institution “Krka National Park” will thus implement another strategic project aimed at sustainable development and quality management of visits with EFRD funds, because last year funds were approved for the project. Unknown Krka: hidden treasures of the upper and middle course of the river Krka, aimed at developing the upstream visitor infrastructure.The aim of the project is to increase the attractiveness of NP “Krka” as a tourist attraction, strengthen educational capacities for interactive education and information of visitors, achieve better spatial and temporal distribution of visitors, and overall social, economic and environmental well-being by building infrastructure for receiving and managing and educating visitors. . “In the Krka National Park we have many reasons for satisfaction. One of the most successful years is behind us, and in 2018 we will start one step closer to the award of grants for the second EU project in a year. Since most visitors enter the Park at the entrance Lozovac, the new Visitor Center will provide quality reception, education and spatial and temporal schedule of visitors in order to relieve Skradinski Buk, and timely information about upstream sites in the newly built information and educational infrastructure. On the other hand, JU ‘NP Krka’ will use its own funds to finance the arrangement of a new port in Skradin for eight tourist boats. All this will contribute to reducing crowds, and thus a better experience of the Park and preserving the natural balance, which is our primary task.”, Said the director of the Public Institution” National Park Krka “mr. sc. Krešimir Šakić.The construction and commissioning of the Lozovac entrance complex includes the construction and equipping of the Visitor Center building, which will contain multimedia, presentation, administrative and catering facilities, arranged in four blocks, as well as a sanitary block, and the construction and arrangement of roads, parking lots and pedestrian areas. It will be located in the area of ​​the current buffet and will extend to the existing toilet. The building, whose architectural solution is the work of studios Atmosphere from Zagreb, together with a unique lookout will be a kind of attraction in itself.It remains to wait for the final decision on financing and signing of the Contract, when the Project will be officially presented to the public in detail, after which the Public Institution “Krka National Park” will start preparing the procedure for selecting contractors, given that all necessary permits have been obtained. Sakic.Related news: UNKNOWN KRKA – NEW SUSTAINABLE AND QUALITY PROJECT OF KRKA NATIONAL PARKlast_img read more

Free ‘pandesal’ for city residents

first_imgThe Uygongco Flour Mill volunteered to provideflour while the Carlos Uy Corp. would supply the other needed ingredients. It can also be complemented with butter,margarine, cheese, jam, peanut butter, chocolate spread, or other fillings likeeggs, sardines and meat. ILOILO City – For 15 days beginning Monday,April 6, residents here will be treated to free pandesal. Pandesal(also spelled pan de sal) is a popularyeast-raised bread roll in the Philippines. It is made of flour, eggs, yeast,sugar and salt. Three companies are joining forces to producethe popular bread so no one would go hungry while the city is under an enhancedcommunity quarantine to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). “Angimportante makalampuwas kita sini nga dala naton tanan nga mga Ilonggo.When we get through this, hopefully, no one will be left behind,” said Treñas. Individual loaves are shaped by rolling thedough into long logs which are rolled in fine bread crumbs. These are thenportioned, allowed to rise, and baked. The enhanced community quarantine will end onApril 14 unless lifted earlier or extended.center_img Around 43,000 pieces of “Ilonggo pandesal” would be baked and distributed daily, according to Mayor Jerry Treñas. Angelina Bakeshop would bake the pandesal. The city government woulddistribute the bread. Treñas lauded the three home-grown companiesfor their “sense of bayanihan.”  Most bakeries bake pandesal in the morning for breakfast consumption, though some bakepandesal the whole day./PN “They are doing this for the love of IloiloCity,” he said. Pandesalis most commonly served hot and may be eaten as is, or dipped in coffee, hotchocolate or milk. last_img read more

The Latest: Louisville Slugger making masks for public

first_imgThe tournament said the 2021 event remains set for its May dates. This year’s PGA Championship in San Francisco was moved from its original dates next month to early August.___The Spanish government says professional athletes in the country can resume training individually next week.The government made the announcement while revealing a four-phase plan to get the country back to normal following the coronavirus outbreak.Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez says “basic” training for professional athletes will be permitted beginning Monday. It’s the start of the first phase of the plan aimed at easing the lockdown measures that have been in place since March 14. April 28, 2020 High-performance sports facilities will be allowed to reopen in the second phase of the plan, which will begin as early as May 11, depending on the situation in each province.Sánchez did not say when sports competitions, such as the domestic soccer league, are expected to resume. The Spanish league has said it doesn’t plan to restart before the end of May. The league has already sent clubs a detailed protocol with safety guidelines on how to return to practice.___The Sugar Bowl Committee is donating $500,000 to several organizations in an effort to help soften the financial hardship caused by the new coronavirus in the New Orleans area. The money will go to assist the Second Harvest Food Bank, the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s Service and Hospitality Family Assistance Fund and the Hospitality Cares Pandemic Response Fund, which is managed by United Way of Southeastern Louisiana. The French government says the rest of the soccer and rugby seasons won’t be completed because of the coronavirus pandemic.Prime Minister Edouard Philippe says “the 2019-20 season of professional sport … won’t be able to resume.”The top two divisions in French soccer both had 10 league games left to play. Rugby’s Top 14 league had reached the semifinal stage.France is expected to end its lockdown on May 11.___ The ACC is headquartered in Greensboro, which has hosted the tournament 27 times, the most of any location. Last month’s event was canceled after two days of play, with regular-season champion Florida State being presented the tournament championship trophy in accordance with league bylaws without even playing a game.In a statement, commissioner John Swofford said returning to Greensboro in 2023 was “the right thing to do” while calling the relationship between the ACC and the city “extremely special.”The ACC Tournament will be held in Washington next year and in Brooklyn in 2022.___Texas Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt says the school will cut nearly $7 million from the athletic budget in the upcoming school year, including eliminating performance bonuses for himself and Red Raiders coaches. “This organization’s primary mission is to generate tourism through amateur athletics,” Sugar Bowl Committee President Ralph Capitelli said Tuesday. “With the COVID-19 outbreak, we’re temporarily on hold, but that doesn’t mean we can sit on the sidelines. With this donation, our aim is to help people in need, especially those in the hospitality industry whose livelihoods have been so negatively impacted by the coronavirus.”The Sugar Bowl was founded in 1934, partly as a response to the Great Depression, and first played on Jan. 1, 1935. It started as the marquee event in a New Orleans-area economic development initiative launching a midwinter carnival of sporting events. ___The Atlantic Coast Conference will bring its men’s basketball tournament back to Greensboro, North Carolina in 2023 after this year’s tournament there was canceled near the midway point due to the coronavirus pandemic.The league announced the move Tuesday. Louisville-based Hillerich & Bradsby Co. says in a release its Maskonic masks are reusable, water repellent and treated with a bactericide that lasts for up to 10 washes. Inspired by its Bionic gloves line, company president and CEO John Hillerich said, “this was a natural progression, particularly in a time of global crisis.” He cited the need for protective equipment in preventing the spread of COVID-19 and added that H&B has channeled its production and supply chain toward making masks for the public.Maskonic will sell the masks online at www.maskonic.com and www.bionicgloves.com with free shipping. Partial proceeds from sales will go to Feeding America food banks. The 164-year-old company is also shipping masks to its employees. ___Navy football coach Ken Niumatalolo is waiting out the coronavirus pandemic with his family in his native Hawaii.“We were planning on being here a week, and we’ve been here two months now,” he said Tuesday. The roundtable will be shown on the NBA’s Twitter page. Former NBA player Caron Butler will host.The roundtable coincides with several teams and players directing efforts to help meet the needs of those neighborhoods.Cash was a three-time WNBA champion player and now is the vice president of basketball operations for the New Orleans Pelicans.She says players “have really just tried to focus in on saying, ‘Look, we want to help the people that are losing their jobs, but we also know that there is a serious crisis dealing with the African-American and minority community.’”___ Coe says the fund was the idea of 1,500-meter world record holder Hicham El Guerrouj. The Moroccan runner will be part of the team examining applications from athletes.___The end of the Argentine league soccer season is expected to be ratified by the national association executive committee.AFA president Claudio Tapia says there will be no relegation until 2022 to ease club finances burdened by the coronavirus pandemic.The end of player contracts on June 30 will be honored. The cuts are needed because of the economic shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic, and deeper cuts may be needed if college football can’t play a full season, Hocutt told A-J Media in Lubbock, Texas.Hocutt did not say the school was cutting any jobs or sports. Most of the cuts will come from reducing administrative and operational expenses. Eliminating the bonuses for the coaches and himself will save nearly $2 million, he said.“The starting point here is simply we’re not spending any money right now that we don’t have to, and we’re not spending much,” Hocutt said.___Swin Cash and Kyle Korver are among the guests on the debut of a new NBA weekly roundtable series that will discuss how minority communities are being impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. ___Athletes in track and field can apply for money from a $500,000 fund to help them get through the coronavirus pandemic.World Athletics and the International Athletics Foundation have launched the fund to help athletes who have lost income because competitions are suspended.World Athletics president Sebastian Coe says the fund will try “to help as many athletes as possible.”It’s unclear when or if the track season can begin. Diamond League meets and the Olympics have been postponed. Boca Juniors won the title shortly before the AFA suspended all soccer on March 15.How teams qualify for the 2021 Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana is also to be resolved.Tapia tells TNT Sports “everyone wants to play again when we can, and if we have to play in January because we couldn’t do it earlier in the year, we will.”___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6 Associated Press The French Rugby Federation has announced a support package worth 35 million euros ($38 million) to help ease the financial concerns of its amateur clubs during the coronavirus pandemic.Amateur rugby competitions in France were canceled for the season on March 27 after strict social measures were put in place to deal with the outbreak.The FFR has now arranged a package that will see 14 million euros ($15 million) go to clubs to cover losses and fees for this season and a further 21 million euros ($22.5 million) for the 2020-21 season.It means they will not have to pay for such things as insurance costs and license fees.Rugby officials are waiting to see what rules the government sets out following the end of lockdown before definitively deciding if a resumption is possible in the country’s top league. Niumatalolo arrived for spring break at the beginning of March, and when the pandemic shutdown began he and his family decided to stay. He has a home in Hawaii and is there with his wife, his daughter and her family, and one of his two sons.“This is a pretty bad time, but we’re OK,” he said. “It’s actually a blessing to be together.”___The 2021 PGA Championship at Kiawah Island’s Ocean Course is delaying the start of ticket sales until August. Tickets were originally set to go on sale to those who registered online in May. Instead, PGA Championship tournament director Scott Reid said that with the world grappling with the coronavirus pandemic it was not appropriate to ask potential spectators to make purchasing decisions at this time. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___ The maker of Louisville Slugger baseball bats for Wilson Sporting Goods is producing non-medical masks to help benefit food banks. The Latest: Louisville Slugger making masks for publiclast_img read more

WEEKEND PICTURE SPECIAL FROM LETTERKENNY SUPER-PUB SISTER SARA’S

first_imgSister Sara’s Weekend Picture Special: A superb weekend of entertainment was provided for customers at Letterkenny Super-pub Sister Sara’s.The venue was packed to rafters as always, and the lively crowd present enjoyed themselves and made their presence felt on Friday and Saturday night.Above are a selection of images taken from the weekend which captures everybody in great form. Sister Sara’s is continuing to become more popular as every week passes and 2015 promises to be a brilliant year with lots of top-class entertainment lined up. WEEKEND PICTURE SPECIAL FROM LETTERKENNY SUPER-PUB SISTER SARA’S was last modified: January 25th, 2015 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:EntertainmentFeaturesnewsSister Sara’slast_img read more