Seminars take place again on site at banz monastery

Seminars take place again on site at banz monastery

After two and a half months, the hanns seidel foundation was able to open its doors on 30 june. May open again for seminar participants. Since then, there is again continuous activity in the conference center. The only days when the doors of banz monastery are normally closed are the days between christmas and new year’s day. "Over the calendar year we pay between 35000 and 40000 participant days, there are over 700 events per year", reports michael moslein, director of the hanns-seidel foundation. Seminars were held seven days a week – including weekends and holidays.

With the corona lockdown in mid march, the seminars could be held from one day to the next only online. "The building had to be shut down completely – we then immediately began to implement an extremely complex health and safety concept, in close cooperation with the relevant authorities", moslein remembers the days after the disaster was declared in bavaria.

Fewer guests on site

Before the outbreak of the corona pandemic, 150 people could be trained at the same time in ten different conference rooms at banz monastery. Now, the capacity limit is 60 people. "We can not accommodate more than 15 participants divided into four seminars. We want to maintain the regulation until the upcoming summer vacations", says moslein. A reduced number of participants, however, was better than a continued discontinuation of operations. "We are, after all, also a commercial enterprise, the house costs money and has to be maintained. Fearing for their jobs, the closure was also a psychological challenge for the employees."

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Invisible qr codes to prevent money fraud

Invisible qr codes to prevent money fraud

This was announced by the south dakota school of mines. Using a mixture of nanoparticles and blue and green fluorescent ink, the researchers printed square codes on paper that are invisible in normal light. Only under a special infrared-like laser did the codes become recognizable and love to be read out with a smartphone. With the help of the codes, traders and consumers could find out whether they were holding a real or a counterfeit bill.

Up to now, the QR codes, which originated in japan, have mostly been used for advertising purposes. The images, which consist of black-and-white geometric patterns, can be photographed with a cell phone camera and converted into a link. They then usually went on to more in-depth content on the internet. Companies use this method to announce their web address on advertising posters, for example, and save smartphone users the trouble of typing in long addresses. Because the complex images are difficult to copy, they could soon be used in security printing as well, the U.S. Researchers suspect.

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A baroque gem in fridritt

A baroque gem in fridritt

The church door remained open, because the day was so springlike that even in the evening it was still warmer outside than inside. That evening the parish and pilgrimage church maria himmelfahrt and st. St. Laurence in fridritt is the destination of the "city walk in the framework of "oh!Wieschonistmunnerstadt".

Miracle cures

Supported by erich schopf, christa eckert had a lot to tell about this true gem of baroque architecture. Thanks to the miraculous healings that the miraculous image from the 14. The idea of a pilgrimage is said to have had an effect in the 18th century. For this reason, the bildhausen monastery in the 18th century called for the. The new building of the church in the nineteenth century, which as a village church looks unusually coarse and magnificent.

Only the tower is still from the earlier, much smaller chapel. The fridritter’s relationship with bildhausen was not always untroubled, however. Once they planned to bring a neglected figure of christ from there to their village, in order to give it back the recognition it deserves. The plan failed, but the fridritters have since been dubbed "hergottsdiebe" (god’s thieves).

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Cheaper natural gas for eon: consumers are left out in the cold

Cheaper natural gas for eon: consumers are left out in the cold

Eon expects a positive earnings effect of one billion euros already for the first half of 2012, the company announced in dusseldorf on tuesday. The agreement that has now been reached will apply retroactively until 4 january 2009. Quarter 2010.

According to consumer protection experts, eon will initially be the sole beneficiary of the agreement. It is uncertain whether the price reductions will reach end consumers, holger krawinkel of the verbraucherzentrale bundesverband told dpa. This depends above all on the competitive situation on the gas market, the consumer user emphasized. It is conceivable that competition will now be fueled by eon’s more favorable purchasing conditions. For the end customers, however, the price development for gas is currently running in exactly the opposite direction.

After prices had been on the decline in recent years – a trend that even eon could not escape – many utilities have been announcing price increases to their customers for some months now. Just a few days ago, eon announced price increases for its five regional utilities of up to almost six percent on average as of 1 january 2009. September announced.

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Old school holds new opportunities

Old school holds new opportunities

These were intense weeks, very intense. "We have done it, that is the most important thing", says BBZ school director georg gibler. 1500 moving boxes had to be packed and unpacked again. "There is a bit of melancholy in it", admits the principal. A little bit. "We are very much looking forward to the new school building", he says. With the final handover of the old BBZ to mayor michael kastl (CSU), the city of munnerstadt can now dispose of the huge complex, including its inventory. For the upcoming feasibility study, the head of the city wanted to set a direction. That’s why the city council of munich visited the site on saturday.

Together with the schoolchildren, the teachers packed the boxes in the week before the vacations. Although new tables, cabinets and chairs are available in the new BBZ, the teaching materials are needed. This includes pots, pans and crockery as well as musical instruments and even a grand piano. With six schools united in the BBZ, a lot of things are coming together. It was possible to combine what was useful with what was necessary. Because moving is on the curriculum at both the vocational school for nutrition and care and the school for special needs education. It is hard to get more practical than this. Everyone involved was happy that the district office sent karsten scheuring to munnerstadt for four weeks to coordinate the entire move. He will also be at their side for a few more days.

For the actual move a company was available, but the boxes had to be unpacked again during the vacations. That’s why teachers, administrators and janitors were concerned. No one was free during the vacations. They have worked really hard, confirms the deputy principal christian zintl. He was at the BBZ for seven years and has been a teacher for 21 years. Principal georg gibler has been with the school for 31 years. No wonder there is a bit of melancholy in the air. What they won’t miss: the fear in the morning that the heating has broken down again or that water has penetrated through leaking windows. "We now have a very modern building that is completely digitalized, says christian zintl. It is the most modern school in the county and beyond.

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Meeder’s trouble with the roads

The municipal council of meeder has decided in its youngest meeting on monday for a full extension of the connecting road between the estate and the municipality of kleinwalbur, that is, to the county road CO17. Previously, civil engineer jurgen kittner had explained the facts of the case in detail. The bottom line is that three possible offers remain. However, the three companies agreed that they did not want to give any guarantees for a real success of the deep-tree acceptance tests. This has already created some suspicion among council members. After kittner's detailed presentation and an equally extensive debate, the town council decided in favor of the full expansion; nine town council members were in favor and six against it. Another idea was to simply resurface the road. Norbert gleichmann () was one of the skeptics: "there is no need for a full expansion." Matthias korn (CSU/landvolk) suggested that first of all the necessary costs should be determined and any possible demands explored. "We still have many vines in the same condition", said korn. In fact, some things are still unclear at the moment. On request, engineer kittner estimated the possible costs for a full expansion at around half a million euros. The possible demand is uncertain, and it is also uncertain what the construction companies are prepared to offer in view of the current demand.

There was also a great need for discussion before a decision was taken to draw up a "project-related development plan" in the kleinwalbur district for the "grobwalburer rothen" area. The agricultural contractor sebastian oppel is currently based in wiesenfeld. But the company needs more space than before and therefore wants to relocate to kleinwalbur. A machine hall with a workshop, sanitary facilities, staff rooms and a small gas station are to be built there. The construction of a single-family house is planned; in this house will be later also the office. A photovoltaic plant is also planned. Authorities, local authorities, nature conservationists and other various public interest groups have been able to express their opinions in the course of the procedure. There was in the council a huge package of beschlussen. The reason: the area itself is designated as agricultural flat and as such already enjoys some privileges. But sebastian oppel's business is classified as an "agricultural farm" a commercial enterprise under building law.

Defense confirmed

The municipal council approved a change in the development plan for the purpose of extending schierleinsgasse in grobwalbur. The issue is the possibility of new building land. The council also approved the election of new commander joachim scheler and his vice dietmar halboth at the fire department ottowind. 

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Hard times for ozil – playing his way back to normality?

hard times for ozil - playing his way back to normality?

This weekend, mesut ozil was finally able to return to where he feels most at home: on the soccer pitch. Chances are good that the arsenal pro will make his first appearance of the season early saturday evening in the away game at champions league winners liverpool fc.

After the attempted robbery, concerns for his safety and his absence due to illness on matchday two, an appearance at anfield could bring some normality back to ozil’s everyday life.

Just over a year after the furor over the erdogan photos, the botched world cup and his resignation from the german national team, which was accompanied by accusations of racism, the media-shy professional is once again the center of public attention because of non-sporting matters. After a promising preparation, the 30-year-old should be all about football this season. But so far ozil has not had the opportunity to do so.

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With initiative and motivation, the people of kronach achieve a lot

With initiative and motivation, the people of kronach achieve a lot

But purely practical needs were also the topic of the 2. Kronach engagementborse in the heart of the city.

Not only gudrun brendel-fischer, the bavarian honorary commissioner for voluntary work, found inspiring words, but many of the participants promoted their association or institution. "Initiative through perspective," says called it rainer kober of "kronach creativ.

An incredible 1500 associations in the district

Moderator uli noll ("radio eins") could only marvel: "in the city of kronach alone, there are 385 organizations and associations where you can get involved on a voluntary basis. There are an incredible 1500 in the circle. They offer a wide range of opportunities to get involved and experience creative moments."

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Csu makes opnv an issue

The 2019 district budget and the further development of local public transport (opnv) were the main topics of the regular closed-door meeting of the CSU district council caucus. Party chairman walter nussel had invited andreas mader, one of the two VGN managing directors, as an expert, according to the party.

A large part of the discussions was devoted to the increasingly harsh criticism of users regarding the high fares in the area covered by the network. Considerations such as a 365-euro ticket were very attractive at first glance, but ultimately had to be financed seriously, according to a preliminary conclusion shared by VGN managing director mader. He took a clear position: "if something is to become cheaper, someone has to compensate for it!"

County levy should decrease

For the CSU district council, there is no question that we must continue to work on optimizing the public transport system in the district, including, above all, the attractiveness of the service, stronger networking of different modes of transport and a more user-friendly infrastructure such as standardized ticket vending machines. The CSU faction supports the proposal of district administrator alexander tritthart to increase the funds for the opnv in the budget by 100,000 euros. The district is in an excellent financial position, so this is possible without hesitation. In the 2019 budget year, it will be possible to get by without new debt. Tritthart’s proposal to reduce the county levy by 1.35 percent was therefore also particularly welcomed.

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New photovoltaic plant planned for 26 hectares

The change of the land use plan and the creation of a development plan "hauslein" for the already discussed new photovoltaic field in the area of the aussiedlerhofe was presented by martin beil of the commissioned planning company in the meeting of the community council.

Wattmanufactur, a renewable energy company based in schleswig-holstein, germany, plans to build a photovoltaic plant on 26 hectares of land. With the necessary marginal strips and compensation areas, around 31 hectares of agricultural land are to be used for the new plant to be built. The costs for the new plans are borne by the energy company, which has already concluded preliminary contracts with the landowners.

Species protection is examined

With regard to the development plan, a possible soil monument in the plan area must be taken into account. With regard to the existing fauna, species protection assessments are still to be carried out. Beil explained that if the project proceeds according to plan, the plant is expected to be completed in the first half of 2010. The project is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2021. The municipal council gives its approval to the preliminary draft of the plan. Mayor rainer morper (ABB/community of interest) noted that the community wanted to create opportunities for renewable energy to help protect the climate. The plans will now be forwarded to the public authorities, the authorities involved and the neighboring communities for their comments. The plan for the early participation of the citizens is to be implemented in short and for the first time also on the internet.

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