Students of two Vinkovci high schools, Secondary Vocational and Carpentry Technical, presented their project Meeting Point Sopot for the realization of which they received a non-refundable 20 thousand kuna at the public invitation of the Ministry of Tourism to secondary vocational and art schools.The Ministry of Tourism, with the aim of promoting and strengthening the competencies of vocational professions, awarded a total of 395 thousand kuna in grants, up to 20 thousand kuna per school, for 15 projects of secondary vocational and art schools, and Vinkovci are very proud to recognize their idea. As stated in the call, grants are awarded to projects that promote a new tourism product to strengthen the overall competitiveness of the destination where the school is located, based on linking public, civil, private sector and science, positive environmental effects and the inclusion of strategically defined special forms tourism.Sopot is a favorite picnic spot of Vinkovci residents and a locality of top potential, and it was named after the culture that was developed in the area of the oldest European city, from the Neolithic period, and that is the reason why this project was nominated. a trail that stretches all the way along the Bosut River and thus additionally connects the Sopot picnic area with the city, and offers the people of Vinkovci and their visitors additional content on the promenade itself. As explained by Mirjana Jakšić, initiator and leader of the Meeting Point Sopot project, professor of professional subjects in tourism at the Secondary Vocational School, the goals achieved by the implementation of this project are in line with the Tourism Development Strategy of the Republic of Croatia until 2020.The project was realized in the synergy of students from two vocational schools, so the idea was for students of the Secondary Vocational School, tourist high school and tourist-hotel salesman, to collect material on Sopot culture, make a brochure on the educational trail and promote Meeting Point Sopot as a new tourist product. students of the Carpentry Technical School, occupation carpentry technician and carpentry technician designer, making boards. “The project wants to show that the historical heritage is a very important aspect of the offer of the city of Vinkovci, in which it should be continuously invested and placed on the market as a unique product. We want to create awareness of the importance of tourism, which is manifested through the general raising and creating positive attitudes of the population about tourism, we improve the tourist offer with additional content, and in our case it is arranging an educational trail through the interpretation of cultural and historical heritage. culture and recreation services. Also one of the goals of the project is to strengthen the partnership and cooperation of various stakeholders in tourism as well, and certainly the environmental orientation of the project presupposes the rational use of available resources and promotes healthy living related to walking or cycling along the river Bosut”, Says Mirjana Jakšić, adding that their desire is to develop historical tourism, as a subtype of cultural tourism, but in a way that the contents of the educational boards are easily understood by all. He reminds that according to the existing tourist infrastructure of Vinkovci – three hostels and five hotels of various categories – the Meeting Point Sopot project is very realistically set according to the target market segments: students, lovers of culture and history, business guests.
Wellington Police notes: Wednesday, July 6, 2016:â€¢8:55 a.m. Darren S. Archambeau, 28, Winfield, was issued a notice to appear for speeding 44 mph in a 30 mph zone.â€¢10:22 a.m. Officers took a report of suspicious activity in the 1000 block E. Harvey, Wellington.â€¢11:49 a.m. Officers investigated a theft of wallet and contents in the 800 block E. Harvey, Wellington.â€¢1:30 p.m. Officers investigated theft by deception in the 100 block N. A, Wellington by known suspect.â€¢2:33 p.m. Officers took a report of found wallet by known owner in the 100 block S. High, Wellington.â€¢3 p.m. Linda M. Feiock, 54, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for Speeding 43 mph in a 30 mph zone.â€¢4:45 p.m. Officers investigated a trespass incident in the 1300 block N. A, Wellington by known subject.â€¢4:52 p.m. Officers investigated criminal damage to an air conditioner in the 700 block N. H, Wellington.â€¢7:53 p.m. Officers took a report of a Mental Subject in the 1000 block W. College, Wellington.â€¢10:17 p.m. Officers investigated an aggravated assault of a known suspect in the 1100 block N. A, Wellington.