“READERS FORUM” FEBRUARY 5, 2017

first_imgWHAT IS ON YOUR MIND TODAY?Todays “READERS POLL” question is: Do you feel that our elected officials should push the State to include Ivy Tech in the IU-Evansville Medical school project?We urge you to take time and click the section we have reserved for the daily recaps of the activities of our local Law Enforcement professionals. This section is located on the upper right side of our publication.If you would like to advertise or submit and article in the CCO please contact us City-County [email protected] County Observer has been serving our community for 17 years.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

11 things to do with your money in the first five years after college graduation

first_imgA lot changes during the years that separate college graduation from five-year reunion. After caps and gowns come first jobs and apartments, then–far too often–bad bosses and roommates, leading to second jobs and apartments. A few years later your Facebook news feed will become a sea of engagement photos, foretelling weekends inundated with weddings. In the meantime, former classmates will become lawyers, doctors, MBAs–and occasionally parents.Throughout all this you’ll wonder how you became old enough for a lease, for taxes, for a bridesmaid’s dress. You may also ask yourself: How am I going to afford all this? As your life evolves in the early years of adulthood so do your finances, the relationship you have with your money and what you need it to do for you.If you are at the start of this journey, congratulations. Now is the best opportunity you will have to keep out of financial trouble and develop a solid foundation. But if there is no need to panic if you’ve already got a few working years under your belt, you’re not old yet. Small changes can still go a long way. continue reading » 60SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

The fourth Istrian Wine Run is over – a great concept that connects two passions and experiences and thus gives a great motive for coming to Istria

first_imgAnother great story has been taking place in Istria for three years now – Istria Wine & Walk. Istria Wine & Walk is an excellent tourist product northwestern Istria which takes guests through a walk through the Istrian vineyards where they taste Istrian wines and indigenous cuisine. The concept is simple, and so ingenious. At the start, guests pick up a tasting glass and a map of the trail and go on an 11km long walk through vineyards and nature, and on the way they are met by 9 top Istrian winemakers, 7 local producers and caterers and 7 refreshing stops.Istria Wine & Walk has expanded to the coast of northwestern Istria and has received its sea “extension” and will be held for the first time on 23.9. in the area of ​​Novigrad called Wine & Walk by the Sea. Also, TZ Baranje successfully organized Baranja Wine & Walk in Slavonia according to the same model.Feel free to use this event as a model and a good example of the development of a new tourist product and a quality product, and you can also contact the organizers, I am sure they will meet your good advice.Istrian Wine Run and Istria Wine & Walk and Wine & Walk by the Sea connect two passions and experiences and thus give a great motive for coming to Istria. They combine an authentic gastro and wine story and running as a lifestyle, and everything in a great combination gives a unique experience and experience.Hm… I think out loud, why through Istria Wine & Walk or Run as excellent examples would not connect our islands – Wine Run & Walk Islands? The fourth edition of the most fun athletic race in Croatia, Istrian Wine Runa, gathered competitors from as many as 36 countries around the world in Umag’s Stella Maris.Despite the storm, which was accompanied by strong winds and hail in some places, the determined runners did not allow themselves to be accommodated and ran the attractive route of the race, which passes through the picturesque landscapes of northwestern Istria, to the very end.Slovenian Mujel Janez from AK Radovljica did best in challenging weather conditions, who celebrated in the marathon category ahead of second-placed Vedran Dakić from Torpedo Runners with a time of 03.06. This is the first time that the main prize, the amount of top Istrian wine in the weight of the winner, went beyond the borders of “Lijepa naša”. “At the end of the sports program, due to the relentless rain and strong hurricane wind that carried everything that arrived and thus ruined our bills, unfortunately there was no continuation of the entertainment program. But judging by the positive comments to the competitors, who had a lot of fun at the start of the half marathon and relay in Brtonigla, but also along the route, where they were animated by entertainers at refreshment stations, another unforgettable race is behind usand “, said the representative of the organizers Senad Hodzic.Istrian Wine Run  is a unique athletic race that combines competitive running and tasting of excellent Istrian wines. It is held for the fourth year in a row with the aim of promoting the wine and gastronomic offer of northwestern Istria by providing additional and innovative tourist content. On the attractive route that connects the picturesque Momjan, Brtoniga, Buje and Umag, cheerful runners had the opportunity to taste different wines from as many as 16 renowned Istrian winemakers such as: Cattunar, Coronica, Kabola, Novacco, Vina Prelac, Capo, Ravalica, Sinkovic, Veraldo, Gambaletta , Kozlović, Degrassi, Benčić, Franković, Cuj and Matošević.Istria wine & walklast_img read more