One of the Slovenian Business Club’s main focuses is social responsibility. Thus the Club has taken over the co-management of the Red Ball Foundation, the institution that carries out numerous charities with the purpose of helping socially disadvantaged and people in need of help. Within the framework of the Charity section Red Ball we look after the realization of SBC’s sustainable projects.

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2Oct
720 children and Skaza ran together for swimmers with Down’s syndrome

720 children and Skaza ran together for swimmers with Down’s syndrome

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On Saturday, 30 September, Velenje hosted 2nd Skaza charity run Child to Child. Lake Velenje saw as many as 720 children under 15 this year, who ran for Delfinčki (Little Dolphins), swimmers with Down’s syndrome from Velenje Swim Club. After the registration, where each runner received their T-shirt and a bag with gifts, different workshops for children followed. The children could paint, have fun overcoming various challenges on the obstacle course, or choose face painting. Some of them will remember the charity run because they had their photo taken in a special photo corner. Before the start, Tanja Skaza, CEO...
28Aug
Last Saturday Entrepreneurs and Athletes Raised a Record Sum

Last Saturday Entrepreneurs and Athletes Raised a Record Sum

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On Saturday, the renovated Royal Bled Golf Course hosted the 7th Charity Golf Tournament with Anže Kopitar and Joc Pečečnik and his Interblock Group. At the event, a record sum of €110,971.80 was raised with the help of successful Slovenian companies, athletes, and individuals. The event was supported by numerous companies, including some of the members of the Slovenian Business Club: Akrapovič; Arkas; Avto hiša Vrtač; Accentec; Avto Aktiv; Blažič, robni trakovi; Conditus; Cvetličarna Khaya; Dat-con; Dr. Glass; Elvez; E-branjevka; Elbacom; Eurocom; GEC Plešce; Golf igrišče Royal Bled; Icepeak; Iskratel; Jezeršek Gostinstvo; Kirurgija Bitenc; Lotrič Meroslovje; Lumar; Makplast; MennYacht; Mebor;...
24Aug
The seventh charity tournament to help people in need

The seventh charity tournament to help people in need

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World class athlete Anže Kopitar and compassionate entrepreneur Joc Pečečnik again show that they are made of the right stuff as they prove for the fifth year in a row that charitable work strengthens solidarity and feeds hearts. For this purpose they are organising the seventh or fifth charity tournament in their common organisation at the traditional but completely renovated location of the Royal Bled golf course on the last Saturday of August, the 26th. As in the years before their charitable efforts are supported by Anže’s team AK11 and many notable names from sports, as well as friends and...
18Apr
CUDV Radovljica Rejoices upon Winning New Medals

CUDV Radovljica Rejoices upon Winning New Medals

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The Red Ball Foundation has been cooperating successfully with the Matevž Langus Radovljica Centre for Training, Work, and Protection for the past two years, and rejoices at the results achieved by their members. This institute is intended for children, teenagers, and adults with moderate, greater, and severe mental disorders. Its users are offered a programme of education and support for children and teens, accommodation, health care, and rehabilitation as well as additional activities, including sports programmes. Athletes from this organisation participate in the competitions organised by the Special Olympics at home and abroad, they are regular participants in various recreational...
30Dec
Santa Claus did not Forget the Little Ones

Santa Claus did not Forget the Little Ones

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Can you still remember how when we were children the most magical time was the last month of the year with its festive events even though the gifts were much more modest back then? The one thing that has not changed is the magic of a child’s enthusiastic writing of letters, the expectation and counting of days, the incredible joy this traditional gift giving bring to the hearts of each and every child, including those whose parents are in financial difficulties and cannot afford any additional financial burdens. This has not escaped our notice and this is why we try...
29Aug
Anže Kopitar and Joc Pečečnik raise a Record Sum with their Friends

Anže Kopitar and Joc Pečečnik raise a Record Sum with their Friends

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On August 27, 2016, on a warm summer night, Anže Kopitar and the main organiser and sponsor of the 6th Charity Golf Tournament Joc Pečečnik with his Interblock Group, together with numerous entrepreneurs, athletes, and other individuals committedly gathered funds until the last auction item was sold. The climax of the evening was when the amount of money raised was announced and symbolical cheques were presented to the recipients, a moment which brought tears to many an eye. »It surprises us anew every year when we see how many caring people join our, now already traditional, event,« said Joc Pečečnik,...
22Aug
Sixth Time for a Good Cause on Saturday

Sixth Time for a Good Cause on Saturday

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Although living and working abroad for years, the new LA Kings captain, Anže Kopitar, and one of the most successful Slovenian businessmen, Joc Pečečnik, return to their motherland time and again in order to bring together people to help other people. For this purpose they are organising the sixth overall or the fourth joint charity tournament at the traditional location of Golf Course Bled, taking place on the last Saturday in August, 27. 08. 2016. Their endeavour will be, as always, supported by Anže’s team AK11, together with numerous celebrities from the world of sport and many friends and businessmen...
12Apr
Concert in the Memory of Arsen Dedić Had a Strong Impact

Concert in the Memory of Arsen Dedić Had a Strong Impact

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In the name of Slovenian – Croatian friendship, the Gallus Hall in Cankarjev dom last month hosted a concert dedicated to the memory of the recently departed Croatian composer, writer, poet, singer-songwriter, and translator Arsen Dedić. The event was marked by Croatian and Slovenian celebrities, in particular Arsen’s wife Gabi Novak, who was the discovery of the Slovenian composer and conductor Bojan Adamič and who with her recognisable voice completely won over the audience of our former common country. An important contribution was made by his son Matija Dedić, who is one of the best jazz pianists in the world...
22Feb
Theme Camps for Talented Pupils during Winter Holidays

Theme Camps for Talented Pupils during Winter Holidays

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The project »Making dreams come true!«, the general sponsor of which is the Red Ball Foundation in cooperation with the Slovenian Business Club, continues to achieve its purpose and goals – through camps at which talented children from all over Slovenia develop and add to their knowledge, talent, and creativity. The project is based on the idea that children and young people should be able to develop their creativity. It is intended for all talented children, especially those from socially deprived families, who are able to develop their talents with the help of the project. Right on cue, the first...
24Dec
Santa Claus once again Brought Smiles to Children’s Faces

Santa Claus once again Brought Smiles to Children’s Faces

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December is a magical month, a time of holidays and giving, the time we all look forward to but none more than children who year after year write their wishes to Saint Nicholas, Santa Claus or Father Christmas. Sadly, in our region there is an increasing number of children who are disappointed in their expectations and their parents are even more miserable as these holidays bring a lot of pain and a sad reminder of everything they cannot give their children. To help those parents and to bring joy to children, this year the Slovenian Business Club, in cooperation with...