Advocate for the poor - Caritas Vukovar

VukovarNot a day goes by that we are not confronted with a horrible tragedy somewhere in the world. Be it an ongoing war, a traumatic traffic accident or a major nature disaster, innocent victims are often left behind with only their clothes on their back.

Caritas’ and ‘Charity’ are words that show up immediately after a catastrophe hits the news. They are pleas for donations and support to help those in need to get back on their feet, either by handing out food, clothing, shelter or moral support. Charities are usually organized by groups or foundations, people with heart who want to protect and help the needy.

Centered in the county of Vukovar-Srijem and located at the confluence of the Vuka River and the Danube, Vukovar has been recognized as the biggest river port in Croatia, and as a city and municipality that has, in the last decades, fallen victim to devastatingly hard times. During the Croatian War of Independence (1991-1995) the city of Vukovar was destroyed almost beyond recognition. Many innocent citizens were killed and the devastated survivors were left with nothing but ruins. Read the rest of this entry

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Marquee Hire – An Excellent Way To Show Off Your Business

When planning a party with many guests, it is important to remember that marquees, a specialized tent, are the perfect venue for a number of great reasons. Marque applications are pretty much unlimited, which can be quite beneficial for key events such as weddings, birthdays and other private parties, or corporate and company celebrations. They not only help to create a relaxed, open and ultimately professional atmosphere, but also can save you lots of organizational headaches. Read the rest of this entry

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Insurance Alternatives

Millions of American families are living without the security of health insurance because they cannot afford the over priced plans offered at their jobs. However, these people are truly suffering from a lack of information. Employer sponsored medical insurance is just one of several options people can choose from when looking for insurance coverage. Read the rest of this entry

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Insomnia is more than just simply not being able to fall asleep at night. Waking frequently during the night, or waking extremely early are also common in insomnia sufferers. While most of us have dealt with insomnia at some time or another, it is estimated that over 30% of the general population are true insomniacs. That is, they have recurring difficulty getting tosleep, or staying there. Read the rest of this entry

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Who Makes Ambulance Vehicles?

Emergency Vehicle

Ambulances are designed and constructed by a specialised vehicle manufacturer that focus on the needs of the customer as well as the best use for the vehicle. They specialise in providing their clients with what they want and when they want it. They deliver the quality their customers desire, with only the best possible service in mind. Many ambulance designers and manufacturers offer after-sales service to ensure that their customers continue to get the quality support they desire, long after the vehicle is purchased. Life-long solutions are a necessity when dealing with a specialised vehicle manufacturer. Read the rest of this entry

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Using Resellers To Get More Back Links

Search Engine OptimizationEstablishing a genuine link base is an important part of any search engine optimisation or SEM strategy, and it is a technique that is used by both SEO professionals and even those who are just getting into the field. If you are in charge of developing and maintaining an SEO campaign for any company, getting links from the company’s resellers is one of the best marketing strategies around; and this is true for several reasons. Read the rest of this entry

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Schools Should Be Given Automated Defibrillators

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) happens when the heart stops beating without warning due to chaotic impulses in the electrical system of the heart. These chaotic impulses, called arrythmias, stop the blood from being pumped by the heart to the brain and other organs. 500,000 people die every year from SCA. If cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is not immediately followed by automatic external defibrillation death occurs. An AED provides a electric shock to the heart that helps to restore a normal heart rhythm. It has been estimated that one of every 200,000 atheletes will experience SCA. Although statistics have shown that SCA is quite rare among athletes, the sudden death of a student creates a negative impact on the community. Read the rest of this entry

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Caloundra Hotels and Accommodation

Caloundra accommodationCaloundra, Queensland, Australia is a lovely, charming seaside city of 20,000 on the more southern coast of Queensland. It is on the southern cusp of what is considered the beginning of the Sunshine Coast. Caloundra is a popular vacation destination and holiday resort area, and has a great variety of hotels and resorts for the holiday traveler. Whatever accommodation any traveler might desire, Caloundra has it – from luxury resorts to more frugal hotels.
There are two beaches considered best in Caloundra – Bullock Beach and Golden Beach. Many fine resorts and hotels are found along or close to these beaches, as well as Kings Beach. Bullock and Golden are considered the most family-friendly.
There is a sheltered harbor, which is an excellent area for water activities and sports, including swimming, kayaking, and sailboarding. Catamarans are also for hire here, too. Between the mainland south of Caloundra and Bribie Island, there is Pumicestone Passage, a long, large area of water also perfect for water pastimes.
As mentioned, there is a wide array of choices of Caloundra accommodation for the weary traveler to rest in Caloundra, or for the vacationer to enjoy relaxation in luxury and comfort. Here are just a few of the hotels resort areas which have received rave reviews from those who stayed there.
Rydges Oasis resort is an idyllic resort area on 10 acres of well manicured palm gardens, located on North Street, Landsborough Parade, Golden Beach. It boasts an a la carte restaurant, The Deck, situated on a lovely water lily pond. There is a choice of rooms ranging from spa rooms to personal, individual apartments and villas. Guest facilities abound, including tennis, pool, laundry, wireless internet availability, and many others.
Other highly rated Caloundra hotels include Gemini Resort, also on Landsborough Parade, Golden Beach. From here, as well as from other hotels along the beaches of Caloundra, are kayaks, catamarans, and sailboards for hire. For those who love golf, this will be like golf heaven, as there are two well-acclaimed golf courses nearby – Caloundra Gold Course and Pelican Waters.
Mariner’s Resort, 10 Saltair Street, is on King’s Beach. It has many apartments available also, 2-3 bedrooms, and even penthouses. From here, Steve Irwin’s Australia Zoo is within 20 minutes.
Belaire, 34 Minchinton Street, is a hotel that has an apartment modified for disabled persons, and also has a spa suite among its luxury accommodations.
Rolling Surf Resorts, also on King’s Beach, offers luxury apartments and many amenities for vacationers’ comfort and enjoyment.
There are other places of accommodation such as Cheltenham Apartments or Lindomare Apartments, Portobello by the Sea (on Dickey Beach), Currimundi Lakeside Bed and Breakfast, or Caloundra City Backpackers. All of these have received reasonably good to excellent reviews by previous guests.
Whatever your need or wish for accommodation in Caloundra, you are sure to find something satisfying!

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Personalized Kid Books

My ChildbookWhen I was a kid, I loved to read my books. I had so many! I can remember my mother reading to me, replacing my favorite characters names with my own. My favorite book to read was ‘Walt Disney’s Happy, Healthy Pooh Book”. My mother would read it to me as if I was Christopher Robin and I loved to imagine that I was friends with Winnie the Pooh, Eeore, Piglet and Tigger. Read the rest of this entry

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Canes and Walking Sticks


Sooner or later you are likely to need a cane or walking stick. Whether it is because you hurt yourself, or you are unsteady on your feet, a cane can improve your mobility and stability. Canes and walking sticks come in so many materials, heights and styles that it would be impossible to name them all. Here are some of the basics. Read the rest of this entry

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