Charity dinner held in Marina Kaštela


A charity dinner on behalf of the “Biskup Josip Lang” Foundation for the project “Meeting of Generations” was held on 9 May 2009 on the premises of Marina Kaštela.

The proceedings from the dinner went to the fund for construction of a nursing home and a kindergarten, which will be built on a piece of land, donated by the Kastela citizen Jela Škarica-Žikov. The land has an area of about 4500 sq. meters and is situated in Kaštel Stari.

We are pleased to announce that more than 350 people contributed to this charity Project, The amount of donations and money collected from the auction of paintings, books, exquisite wine and CDs, adds up to more than 100,000 Croatian Kuna.

The participants in the music program for the night contributed to the charity dinner with their talent and enthusiasm: Male klapa “Boduli” from Postir, Vinko Marojević, tenor, Split; Jadran Barišković, bas, Split; and Sister Lidija. The evening was hosted by Pater Mijo Nikić, President of the BJL foundation.
“I am pleased that the organizer of this dinner invested so much effort and love into putting together this event. It is the first time that we from the foundation are just attending the dinner, because everything else has been taken care of at the highest level. God Bless Mr Berket and his family”, stated Pater Mijo Nikić, director of the Foundation.

Some of the sponsors of the dinner include the Winery Krauthaker, Pršut Mataš, and Tangar. The dinner was organized by the Marina Kaštela team. Marina Kaštela partners and an array of well-known companies from Kaštela and Split bought seats at the dinner tables.

“This is the first time that somebody organizes something in Kaštela to help the old and sick”, mentioned Josip Berket, organizer of the charity dinner.
Berket expressed a warm thanks to all those who responded to the charity invitation and those who invested their energy into making it come true. He expressed his admirations to Ms Jela Škarica -Žikov.