The state leases former tourist resorts

first_imgThe Ministry of State Property has announced a public call for bids for the lease of real estate, more precisely the lease of former tourist resorts.Former resorts are located in Gradac, Rab, Biograd na Moru and Slano and Igrane. Although the real estate is in a very bad condition and needs a complete renovation, at least according to the photos shown, but as it is a lease of real estate for a period of 30 years, there is certainly enough time to return the investment.The deadline for submitting bids is December 10, 2018, and you can see all the details and a photo presentation of the resort in the attachment.Attachment: PUBLIC INVITATION FOR SUBMISSION OF BIDS FOR LEASE OF REAL ESTATElast_img read more

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Vacation nation: Indonesia adds four more days to 2020 public holidays

first_imgRead also: Tanah Lot Festival seeks to revive tourism in Bali The additional collective leave days are: May 28 and 29 (Thursday and Friday), for the celebration of Idul Fitri, which falls on May 24 and 25 (Sunday and Monday). The new arrangement will add to the three existing collective leave days of May 22, 26 and 27 (Friday, Tuesday and Wednesday).Aug. 21 (Friday), for the celebration of the Islamic New Year, year 1442 by the Hijri calendar, which falls on Aug. 20 (Thursday).Oct. 30 (Friday), for the celebration of the Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday, which falls on Oct. 29 (Thursday).“More days off can also encourage the public to get to know Indonesia better [by taking a holiday]. Everyone can make the best of this opportunity,” Muhadjir told the press at the Coordinating Human Development and Culture Minister’s office in Jakarta on Monday, adding that the new arrangements for the 2020 holidays and collective leave days were in accordance with President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s wish to evaluate the previous decision. Read also: Indonesia can afford the coronavirus battle, but…The decision was released in tandem by the Religious Affairs Ministry, the Manpower Ministry and the Coordinating Human Development and Culture Ministry.In response, Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Wishnutama Kusubandio said he was confident that the new arrangement for the 2020 public holidays would have a positive impact on domestic tourism.“The [tourism] industry will have enough room to create more attractive holiday packages, especially for domestic tourists,” said Wishnutama in a statement on Monday. (gis)Topics : Indonesia has decided to add four more days to the list of 2020 public holidays. In total, the country now has 24 days of national holiday or collective leave in the year. Previously, the government had set a total of 20 days of public holiday in 2020. Coordinating Human Development and Culture Minister Muhadjir Effendy said the decision to add more days was to boost the Indonesian domestic economy, especially in tourism.last_img read more

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Sr. Stephanie Zimmer O.S.F.

first_imgSr. Stephanie Zimmer, age 86 of the Srs. of St. Francis in Oldenburg, died Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at the convent.  Born September 18, 1931 in Indianapolis, she is the daughter of Magda (Nee: Blunck) and August Zimmer.  The youngest of four, she grew up on Raymond Street in Indianapolis.She attended St. Catherine of Sienna grade school where she was taught by Sisters of Providence and Sr. Stephanie noted, “I suppose that is here that the growing seeds of a religious vocation first pushed their way above ground.”  She would go on to attend St. Mary Academy where she met the Sisters of St. Francis and commented, “Something in those sisters spoke to me! I knew nothing about St. Francis, but there was a spirit at St. Mary’s that I had never known before and it was good!”  During her senior year her dream of religious life took focus as she was awarded a scholarship to attend Marian College.  Mid-way through her freshman year at Marian, she applied for admission to the Sisters of St. Francis and began her religious life.A teacher, she taught at schools in Indiana, Ohio and Michigan.  Photography would become a favorite hobby that she pursued in later years.  To her, “A picture is beauty immortalized.”  Her ability to capture photos of nature delighted all at the convent and especially those sisters who could no longer enjoy the beauty of the outdoors.  Her pictures have been featured on Oldenburg greeting cards as well as winning “Best of Show” at the Oldenburg Freudenfest.Sr. Stephanie shared a memory of how her family gathered around the player piano their living room at Christmas to sing  carols as she and her siblings took turns feeding the music rolls and pumping the pedals to make the wonderful music.  No gifts could be handed out until they had played and sung all of their Christmas carols.  There were times when they were caught deliberately trying to speed up the music to get to their presents.  In later years she would learn to play the piano, and in her heart, she would relive those treasured family Christmas gatherings around the piano.She is survived by four nieces.  In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by sister Anna and brothers Henry and George.  Visitation is Monday, December 11th, from 1 -3 p.m. at the convent.  Funeral services follow 3 p.m. with Rev. Robert Weakley O.F.M. officiating, followed by burial in the convent cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the Srs. of St. Francis, P.O. Box 100, Oldenburg, IN, 47036 (www.OldenburgFranciscans.org).  Weigel Funeral Home, Batesville, is in charge of arrangements.last_img read more

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The Latest: NASCAR not racing at Watkins Glen in August

first_img July 8, 2020 Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___NASCAR in August will move its road course race from Watkins Glen in upstate New York because of state health restrictions, and the event will shift instead to the road course at Daytona International Speedway. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, NFL games this season are expected to be held without fans or in front of a greatly reduced audience.According to an email sent Wednesday by the Ravens to the owners of Personal Seat Licenses, the team speculated that stadium capacity — if fans are allowed — would be fewer than 14,000 seats per game.If fans are permitted to attend, seats would be sold on a game-by-game basis with season ticket holders receiving a priority opportunity to purchase in advance of any public sale.___Northwestern’s game against Wisconsin scheduled for Nov. 7 at Wrigley Field is being moved on campus to Ryan Field because of uncertainties due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Northwestern announced the decision Wednesday after consulting with the Chicago Cubs, state and local authorities and the Big Ten Conference. Athletic director Jim Phillips cited the possibility of a limited crowd at the famed ballpark even if fans were allowed. He called it “a disappointing conclusion to reach” and said the Wildcats hope to play there again “with a packed house.”In 2010, Northwestern played Illinois in the first college football game at Wrigley Field since 1938. The Wildcats have since played baseball and lacrosse games there.___Stanford has announced it’s eliminating 11 varsity sports programs after the 2020-21 academic year. The Latest: NASCAR not racing at Watkins Glen in August Programs affected include men’s and women’s fencing, field hockey, lightweight rowing, men’s rowing, co-ed and women’s sailing, squash, synchronized swimming, men’s volleyball and wrestling. The university is the first Power Five school to cut any sports programs. It also said Wednesday that it’s eliminating the jobs of 20 support staff as part of the realignment. ___Cleveland Indians outfielder Franmil Reyes has been cleared by the team’s medical staff to return to the field after being isolated for attending a party over the July Fourth weekend.The team kept Reyes away from Progressive Field as a precaution after he attended a holiday gathering without wearing a mask. The Indians learned of Reyes’ off-field actions from social media.center_img The move means the Cup Series will make its debut on Daytona’s road course, which is used by the IMSA sports car series and incorporates part of the famed 2.5-mile oval. The race on Aug. 16 was a necessary move from Watkins Glen because NASCAR cannot meet New York’s quarantine requirements for out-of-state visitors.___The Baltimore Ravens have informed season ticket holders that their seats will not available this year.The team says season ticket holders will be offered the same seats in 2021, and money already spent for this season can be used for next year or refunded upon request. Associated Press Manager Terry Francona says Reyes was re-tested for the coronavirus and may now participate in training camp. He is scheduled to take batting practice Wednesday and speak to the media on Thursday.Also, Indians outfielder Delino DeShields Jr., who tested positive for COVID-19, is traveling to Cleveland after he had one negative test. The team says DeShields experience minor symptoms from the virus. He’ll be tested again when he arrives and can rejoin his teammates as long as he doesn’t test positive again.DeShields is in his first season with the Indians, who acquired him in December from Texas in the trade involving ace Corey Kluber.___The Chicago White Sox are giving fans the opportunity to purchase cardboard cutouts of themselves that will be displayed at Guaranteed Rate Field during the team’s season-opening homestand. The cutouts cost $49 and will be available while supplies last. Proceeds will benefit the team’s charitable arm.The White Sox open with a three-game series against the Minnesota Twins starting on July 24.___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sportslast_img read more

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