Alpine Skier Bode Miller Invests in New England “better for you” snack-food companywith plans to expand distribution nationallyBeaver Creek, CO (December 4, 2008) Bode Miller, Olympic Skier and two-time WorldCup Overall Champion, has invested in Madhouse Munchies (MHM), an up and comingsnack-food company based out of Burlington, Vermont. Miller, who recently purchasedan organic farm in Sugar Hill, NH, plans to supply MHM with potatoes in the future forgreater quality assurance and reduced -transportation costs. The announcement cametoday in Beaver Creek, CO as Miller prepares to compete for gold in the 2008 men’sWorld Cup Alpine Ski races.”If you produce a great product, it doesn’t matter that you’re the underdog, you don’tconcern yourself with that, you know you have something great and it’s not hard tochallenge the Superpowers at that point,” states Miller. In announcing the partnership,Miller and Brad Hall CEO of Madhouse Munchies, also kicked off an Internet contest(www.bodegonemad.com(link is external) ) for people all over theworld to impact a campaign bringing the two entities together. Prizes will be awardedfor best script and best video including a Madhouse Munchies van filled with a year’ssupply of chips, a ski vacation at Stowe Mountain Resort in Vermont and a pair of skiesautographed by Mr. Miller. “We’re really excited about this new partnership with Bodeand through the marketing campaign, hope to engage the public in creatively takingMadhouse to a whole new level,” states Hall.Since 1996, Madhouse Munchies has been committed to making chips that are fun,simple and healthy. From their humble beginnings hand-slicing fresh New Englandpotatoes in a small Vermont kitchen, the company’s product line has expanded to nowinclude Sea Salted, Mesquite BBQ, Sea Salt & Vinegar, and Creamy French Onion PotatoChips, and stone ground White and Blue Corn Tortilla Chips. Madhouse Munchies iscommitted to 100% all-natural ingredients, using pure mono unsaturated canola oil, andto making a healthy, great-tasting potato chip. For more information, to find out moreabout the contest or to enroll for a free bag of chips, visit www.madhousemunchies.com(link is external) or call 1-888-MADHOUS.###
Continuation of the Hydrobase refers to the arrangement of the secondary beach in the central zone, which includes the construction of part of the internal communications of the central zone, completion of public lighting, irrigation system, arrangement and equipment of the picnic zone, children’s playground and part of the sports field – basketball court “one on one”. In addition to sports facilities, a smaller “picnic zone” with tables and benches will be arranged and formed, while a children’s playground with a thematic story of the Hydrobase will be arranged for children. Based on the invitation of the Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Croatia for the allocation of grants from the Program for the Development of Public Tourist Infrastructure in 2019, the City of Pula was approved from the Tourism Development Fund in the amount of 400 thousand kuna to be spent on was signed today in the premises of the Ministry of Tourism by the Deputy Mayor of Pula Robert Cvek. The study will aim, among other things, to extend the tourist season, promote sustainable tourism with the support of development strategies, increase visibility, attractiveness, accessibility of peripheral destinations by better use of historical, gastronomic, natural and cultural heritage, increase the use of IT tools for networking offers and more. On that occasion, the Deputy Mayor expressed satisfaction that the Ministry recognized the value and quality of the project of arranging one of the most visited beaches in Pula. “For many years, in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism, we have been investing in the renovation and equipping of Hidrobaza beach and I am glad that we will continue to do so next year.”, Said the deputy. Funds for the upcoming beach renovation works, which are estimated at around 2,5 million kuna, will be planned in the city budget for next year. We would like to remind you that so far around HRK 14,2 million has been spent on the renovation of the Hydrobase, of which the City of Pula has allocated around HRK 10,6 million, while the rest of the grant was received by the Ministry of Tourism. Tourism is an important economic activity for the growth and development of Pula in general, and for its valid and efficient development, proper planning is important. Since Pula is rich in extremely valuable cultural and historical heritage and records an increase in the number of visitors during the tourist season, it is necessary to ensure an integrated approach to tourism development planning by synergy of all sectoral policies related to tourism. PREPARATION OF THE SUSTAINABILITY OF TOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN THE AREA OF THE CITY OF PULA In addition, the Decision on project selection and awarding grants under the Public Tourism Infrastructure Development Program in 2019, the City of Pula, among only 8 cities, approved co-financing in the amount of 100 thousand kuna for the development of a strategic document of the Tourism Sustainability Study action plan. Source / photo: City of Pula
The organisations will focus on developing opportunities and areas for cooperation through joint advocacy initiatives and other activities. The European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan promotes the interests of European companies operating in Taiwan through proactive engagement with government and institutions, and by providing a platform for business networking and development opportunities. “We are certain that this agreement will strengthen the future prospects of offshore wind growth in Taiwan, by collaborating efforts of both organisations to drive the energy transition in Taiwan through information exchange, organising official industry events and other mutual advocacy activities to unlock new opportunities for offshore wind in Taiwan”, GWEC’s press release states. GWEC and ECCT said they shared a view that the promotion and the adoption of sustainable energy are paramount to help Taiwan reduce its carbon emissions and enable the energy transition. “As the voice of the global wind industry, GWEC acts as a bridge between the wind industry, policymakers and other stakeholders in emerging markets in order to build new thriving wind markets and reach the world’s decarbonisation goals. This mission supports ECCT’s efforts showcasing the best European low carbon and clean energy solutions and practices in Taiwan”, GWEC said in a press release. The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan (ECCT) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on joint activities to support offshore wind development in Taiwan.