During an event hosted last week by Grand Hotel Sofianu in Ramnicu Valcea, ASTRA Insurances company officially announced its partnership with CS Oltchim Ramnicu Valcea women’s handball club, several times winner of the European title. ASTRA Insurances will offer a life insurance policy to the club’s players and managers. The event was attended by the leadership of the Oltchim company, that of the club, and by the team’s technical leadership. ‘We are a successful company and we have only powerful partners to match us,’ Radu Mustatea, president of ASTRA Insurances’ directorate, stated during the even. Mustatea received from the club’s leadership the number 10 jersey and a plaque as a sign of gratitude for his involvement in women’s handball and his support for high performance.
donation for Haiti
A pair of boxing gloves used by Romanian boxer Lucian Bute during training was sold for USD 3,000 during a charity event that sought to raise funds for reconstructing a hospital in Haiti, a country devastated by an earthquake, the Canadian press informs, being quoted by Agerpres. The charity event was organized in Montreal by Henby Whyne, president of a Canadian sports photography agency. The boxing gloves belonging to Lucian Bute, world IBF super-middleweight champion, and Jean Pascal, world WBC light heavyweight champion, were among the objects included in the auction. Lucian Bute’s boxing gloves were bought for USD 3,000, while Pascal’s boxing gloves were bought for USD 2,000.