A $6,000 donation from KeyBank is going to help the American Red Cross provide emergency services in Haiti and here in Vermont.“Efforts to help feed and shelter the earthquake victims continue, and we’re pleased to be able to support the work of the American Red Cross in Haiti,” said Scott Carpenter, President of KeyBank’s Vermont District. “We also recognize the vital role the Red Cross plays when Vermonters are in their greatest time of need.”“KeyBank represents the very best of corporate citizenship,” said Rob Levine, Regional Red Cross Executive. “Not only have they stepped forward to support relief efforts in Haiti, but they also have a deep appreciation for the work of Red Cross volunteers right here at home. This generous donation to our Heroes Campaign helps assure our local teams are better prepared to respond to fires, floods and other disasters across Vermont,” said Levine.March is Red Cross month. For more information, go to www.nvtredcross.org.KeyBank(link is external) N.A. is one of Vermont’s largest financial services companies. A strong proponent for local economic growth, Key companies provide investment management, retail and commercial banking, retirement, consumer finance, and investment banking products and services to individuals and companies throughout the United States and, for certain businesses, internationally. The company’s businesses deliver their products and services through KeyCenters and offices; a network of approximately 2,400 ATMs; telephone banking centers (1.800.KEY2YOU); and a Web site, Key.com, that provides account access and financial products 24 hours a day.Source: KeyBank— # # # —
The Croatian National Tourist Board has opened online applications for Annual Croatian Tourist Awards 2018.It is a joint project of the Croatian Tourist Board, the Ministry of Tourism and the Croatian Chamber of Commerce, which was created with the aim of further encouraging competitiveness, innovation and awareness of sustainable development and raising the quality of services and products in the tourism sector. The concept of the Annual Croatian Tourist Awards consists of six categories: Destination of the Year, Sustainable Tourism Award, Innovation of the Year, Attraction of the Year, Business Sector Award (Tourist Flower – Quality for Croatia) and People in Tourism Award, and applications are open until August 13, 2018These awards are intended to reward, but also to motivate all companies, associations and individuals whose work shows excellence and gives new value to Croatian tourism. The awards are comprehensive and follow world tourism trends, and they encourage everyone to continue to contribute to the growth of Croatian tourism in the international arena.Attachment: APPLICATION for the Annual Croatian Tourist Awards (pay attention to the categories on the left)OPEN APPLICATIONS FOR THE ANNUAL AWARDS OF CNTB / PEOPLE IN TOURISMWe remind you that applications and candidacies for awarding an annual prize “Anton Štifanić” i Lifetime Achievement Award, which are received by natural and legal persons up to August 31, 2018, or for a reward “Man – the key to success, employee of the year” which are received until tomorrow, July 27, 2018. Candidates for the selection of employees of the year can be submitted by tourist boards, ministries, professional associations, companies and local self-government units.You can report our tourism ambassadors HEREAll winners will receive the award at the Days of Croatian Tourism, which are being held this year on Hvar on October 25th and 26th.