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Stetson Mansion Tours and Events Named Finalist in the First Annual Bright House Networks Regional Business Awards in Central Florida

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stetson Mansion Tours and Events announced today that it has been named a finalist in the first annual Bright House Networks Regional Business Awards in Central Florida. Stetson Mansion was named a finalist in the Small Business category for the awards, which honor the companies, organizations and people who have impacted, with their products, services, and thought leadership, the Central Florida community.

Potential Car Accident Prompts New Product Launch

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Dec. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arlene Mathews, registered nurse and owner of Care Dynamics, Inc., not only learned from a near car accident, but took it to the next level and launched a new product – the ‘Automotive Tissue Valet.’ The Automotive Tissue Valet holds a standard-to-large sized box of tissues and can be placed within easy reach of the driver or passengers.

Vallejo California Celebrates the Mad Hatter Holiday Festival throughout the City during December

VALLEJO, Calif., Nov. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City of Vallejo, California celebrates the Mad Hatter Holiday Festival throughout the city combining a parade, tree lighting, festival, boat parade, museum exhibit, grand homes tour, city hall exhibit and free bus service to and from the festival throughout the city!

‘Drive Safer Sunday’ is November 30: Reminds Drivers of Special Danger on Year’s Busiest Travel Day

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 10th annual observance of Drive Safer Sunday is on November 30, 2014, and Road Safe America reminds Americans taking holiday road trips ‘to focus on being rested and attentive to dangers inside and outside their cars.’ The observance is sponsored by Road Safe America, a non-profit dedicated to reducing collisions between tractor-trailers and passenger vehicles.

Four Seasons Christmas Trees helps decorate Stetson Mansion’s ‘Christmas Spectacular!’ Nov 15 – Jan 15

DELAND, Fla., Nov. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It snowed inside the Stetson Mansion this week thanks to a tree flocking company in Central Florida. ‘Four Seasons Christmas Trees has helped transform our reception parlor into a frozen forest,’ said owner JT Thompson. ‘You can’t tell the inside from the outside anymore! The funny thing is we all found out that anything can be flocked!’ Stetson Mansion ‘Christmas Spectacular!’ Tours run Nov. 15 thru Jan. 15 2015.

VegasTourism.com – The Budget Traveler’s Guide to Las Vegas!

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s not hard to lose money in Las Vegas says VegasTourism.com. Remember the phrase, ‘The house always wins’? For the most part, gone are the days when hotel/casino heads figured that if they could get the tourists there, they’d spend so much money gambling it was worth it to sell prime rib plates for $4.99 and offer cheap entertainment.

Quilt Shop of DeLand and Quilting Guild of the Villages combine creative forces with the Stetson Mansion for a ‘Christmas Spectacular!’

DELAND, Fla., Oct. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Quilt Shop of DeLand and the Quilting Guild of the Villages will be partnering with the 1886 Stetson Mansion for a unique holiday quilting event Nov. 15 thru Jan. 15. The combination of quilting with the artistic talents of various Orlando designers at the annual Stetson Mansion ‘Christmas Spectacular!’ will be a must see during the holiday season.

Florida’s Most Popular Attraction opens the ‘Stetson Mansion Christmas Spectacular’ on November 15

DELAND, Fla., Oct. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The holiday season is coming up soon and if you are in need of a sure-fire way to get in the holiday spirit, plan to experience ‘The Stetson Mansion Christmas Spectacular.’ Over-the-top designer decorations from around the world dress up Florida’s largest, grandest and most historic home ever built before the 20th century. The 1886 private estate is open to the public for 8 weeks starting November 15, 2014.

2014 Mad Hatter Holiday Festival Celebrating our 5th Year Anniversary

VALLEJO, Calif., Sept. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City of Vallejo, Calif. has gone Mad for the month of December – Mad Hatter that is – with its popular ‘Mad Hatter Holiday Festival’ that attracts thousands to the historic downtown district with its whimsical and fire-shooting Wonderland recreation that turns the city into a fantasy world for children and adults alike!

It’s Not Your Daddy’s RV: Luxury RV Rentals Are Filled with Surprises

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the 1950s, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz gave into the romantic notion of cruising America’s highways and byways in ‘The Long, Long Trailer.’ If they had to do it all over again, they would likely have been a lot better off in a luxury RV rental, says Allstar Coaches.

Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival Announces Musical Lineup: Headliners include The Bad Examples, Shape Shifter and Brushville

CHICAGO, Ill., July 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chicago’s Northwest neighborhood, Jefferson Park, plays host to its ever-popular three-day Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival Friday, July 25 through Sunday, July 27, 2014. The festival takes place on the grounds of Chicago’s Jefferson Memorial Park. Jeff Fest is presented by 45th Ward Alderman Arena, Jefferson Park Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Jefferson Park Advisory Council and the Chicago Park District.

Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership to feature Garden Debut The Rising Sun Redbud PP21451

PARK HILL, Okla., June 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two hundred The Rising Sun(TM) Redbuds PP21451, from Greenleaf Nursery and Garden Debut(R), are to be planted in the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Living Legacy Tree Planting Project. The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership will host a Living Legacy Tree Planting Project ceremony on Sunday, June 29 at 2:30 p.m., at Oatlands Historic House and Gardens in Leesburg, Va., to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

Due Diligence Makes a Difference for RV Renters

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association reports that U.S. ownership of RVs has reached record levels, but what if an RV traveler prefers to rent? Allstar Coaches says more and more people are choosing this route.

New Site Shows the Cheapest and Quickest Way to do Hundreds of European Rail Journeys

BOURNEMOUTH, U.K., June 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tim Robins announces the launch of itinerail – a new site providing an independent and objective guide for anyone considering traveling in Europe by train. 100 percent free to use, it shows clearly and impartially who offers the cheapest tickets for practically any European rail journey.

Luxury RV Rental Market Heats Up

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — There are signs all around. RV travelers are becoming more discerning and businesses are taking notice. Allstar Coaches, the leading provider of luxury RV rentals in the United States, is just one example of who is catering to this crowd.

Win a Free Private Wine Tasting and Overnight Stay at the Kief-Joshua Vineyards Summer Concert Series

TUCSON, Ariz., May 20, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kief-Joshua Vineyards asks: With Arizona’s temperatures rocking a sweltering 100 plus degrees in the valleys, why not visit the state’s Southern Wine Growing Region and jam out to a cool 85 degrees?

New Tamper Evident Baggage Security Initiative Offered at El Dorado Airport, Bogota Colombia

BOGOTA, Colombia, April 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Securoseal tamper evident luggage seal shall be offered to departing passengers in both the International and Domestic departure terminals of El Dorado Airport, Bogota, Colombia.

Top Cities Holiday Attractions Guide – TripIndicator combines all the travel information needed to plan the perfect trip

CARLUKE, Lanarkshire, UK, March 31, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Property Dimensions Service Ltd have announced the launch of TripIndicator, a fantastic new website which puts all the information needed to plan a perfect holiday in one place. Included are a wealth of travel guides which cover a massive range of cities. These tourist city guides contain everything the traveller might need to know about each destination, particularly its top tourist attractions.

New Artist-in-Residence Exhibit to open at Kelso Depot Visitor Center’s Desert Light Gallery

BARSTOW, Calif., March 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Creating a fine art exhibit for Mojave National Preserve’s Artist-in-Residence program requires reflection, introspection, and then interpretation,’ says Linda Slater, Chief of Interpretation, ‘because artists have to develop a thematic from 1.6 million acres of visual communities and millennia of history.’

Makro Productions releases Flight Map app, provides travelers with on-board, personal flight tracker

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, Jan. 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Makro Productions today announced the release of Flight Map, a unique Android app that gives air travelers the ability to personally track their flights in real-time, just like the flight tracking programs offered by airlines on some long-distance flights.

Las Vegas Urban Limo Offers New Transfer Option for Travelers

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Jan. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Business visitors to Las Vegas now have another resource for elegant yet economical shuttle traveling from the airport, with the recent announcement of a new transfer service by Las Vegas Urban Limo. The company has provided notice on its website that its Las Vegas airport limo service will provide convenient transfers, in five different packages ranging from sedan pickup, SUV, traditional limousine, to reserved bus depending on the size and nature of the party needing a lift to the hotel and casino strip.

Adventure Destinations Across the Nation Gear Up for Seasonal Hiring in Partnership with Cool Works

GARDINER, Mont., Jan. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cool Works, the premier online board for seasonal jobs in great places, announced today that hiring for the 2014 summer has officially started. For job seekers interested in a summer adventure, Cool Works offers thousands of job openings in national parks, guest ranches, resorts and other adventure destinations across the nation.

Biggest Skiing in America Makes a Bigger Online Presence

BIG SKY, Mont., Jan. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With an average winter snowfall of 400+ inches, Big Sky, Montana is known for the Biggest Skiing in America – and with good reason. Earlier this year, Big Sky Resort merged with Moonlight Basin Resort. It’s now truly the Biggest Skiing in America, with 5,750 acres of skiable terrain. Under one lift ticket, skiers and riders have access to three mountains.

Fearrington House Executive Chef and Wine Director Receive Rising Stars Awards from StarChefs

FEARRINGTON VILLAGE, N.C., Dec. 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fearrington Village announces that Fearrington House Restaurant Executive Chef Colin Bedford and Wine Director Maximillian Kast will showcase their talent and receive their Rising Stars of the Carolinas awards today, at the StarChefs Rising Stars Gala in Charleston, South Carolina. StarChefs is the award-winning online magazine for culinary insiders.

Ultimate Gift Combination GoPro and Quik Pod Pole

MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quik Pod(R) Extendable Poles from Fromm Works, Inc. allow the photographer to be included in the shot at all times. Great for snowboarding, paragliding, diving, skateboarding and hiking. GoPro(R) shots are taken when no one else can assist with a photo opportunity, the Quik Pod is the original handheld pole for selfies and action shots.

Tippecanoe Christmas in the Village Announces Additions

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Nov. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Tippecanoe Christmas in the Village Tour Committee is pleased to announce additions to their upcoming historic home tour during the first weekend of December. After several years of successful home tours in Tipp City, this year’s committee has some exciting additions to offer for the 2013 holiday season.

Pacific Pinball Museum Signs Letter of Intent to Secure Alameda Carnegie Library as its New Home

ALAMEDA, Calif., Nov. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After more than a decade of preserving and promoting the game of pinball, the Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) is excited to announce it has signed a Letter of Intent with the City of Alameda to restore the vacant Carnegie Library as their new home. This magnificent 1902 building has sat vacant since 1998. This location will more than triple the museum’s display capacity. The facility will also provide space for community events, classrooms, exhibits and many other expansions to PPM’s already exciting programs.

Tomorrow is Treasure Island Day: Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale shares common thread with Spanish warship buried on Assateague Island

KITTY HAWK, N.C., Nov. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Maritima Press’ John Amrhein, author of the award winning book ‘Treasure Island: The Untold Story’ (ISBN 978-0983084303), reminds everyone that November 13 is ‘Treasure Island Day,’ and among the many locations which played a role in a true story of buried treasure that inspired Robert Louis Stevenson is Assateague Island.

Abstractionist Cindy Walton’s Work Featured in National Juried Exhibition of Encaustic, Wax Artists

CERILLOS, N.M., Oct. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Noted abstraction fine artist Cindy Walton, Asheville, N.C., has been chosen as one of 49 encaustic and wax artists from across the United States to show her selected work, ‘Wind Swept,’ at the Third Annual Juried Encaustic/Wax Exhibition of the Encaustic Art Institute in New Mexico.

Woods of Terror Partners with the American Heart Association to Outrun Heart Disease at 5K Zombie Mud Run

GREENSBORO, N.C., Sept. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Woods of Terror and American Heart Association are partnering to get your heart tough! Woods of Terror’s First Annual 5K Zombie Mud Run on September 14 at 9:30 a.m. will benefit the American Heart Association in the Triad. Two dollars ($2) from every registration fee will go to the American Heart Association to help eradicate heart disease. All funds raised for the AHA will benefit heart disease and stroke research and prevention education.

‘Sailing Through Pinball’ opens at the Pacific Pinball Museum August 30, 2013

ALAMEDA, Calif., Aug. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) is excited to announce the opening of a new art show celebrating the America’s Cup Race with a collection of pinball machines and art featuring sailing and yachting. Since the 1930s, pinball machines, a uniquely American invention and art form, were principally manufactured in Chicago and shipped to all corners of the world. Pinball was imbued with an optimistic, vibrant energy of adventure, excitement and escapism.

Allstar Coaches Gives Jennifer Aniston the Ride of a Lifetime in ‘We’re the Millers’

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Allstar Coaches, the leading provider of luxury RV rentals in the United States, is no stranger to the entertainment industry. Most recently, it partnered with Warner Bros. to provide RV rental assistance for its new blockbuster movie, ‘We’re the Millers’ starring Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis.

Chicago’s Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival Announces Craft Beer Offerings, Food Truck Lineup, Local Landmark Restaurants and Neighborhood After-Party Destinations

CHICAGO, Ill., July 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival three-day event kicks off Friday, July 26th (6 p.m. – 11 p.m.), Saturday, July 27th (noon to 11 p.m.) and Sunday, July 28th (noon – 10 p.m.) on the grounds of Jefferson Memorial Park located at 4822 N. Long Avenue on Chicago’s Northwest side. Admission is $7 per person, or $5 before 5 o’clock. Children under 12 are free.

Florida RV Rental Dealer Announces Hot New Locations

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Florida-based RV rental dealer – Allstar Coaches – announced this week two new RV rental location openings in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. and Orange County, Calif.

Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival Announces Three-day Musical Lineup with Dot Dot Dot, Magic Box, and Michael McDermott Band

CHICAGO, Ill., May 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival is pleased to announce its three-day musical lineup and headliners including Dot Dot Dot, Magic Box and the Michael McDermott Band. Jefferson Memorial Park’s lush green lawn and ball fields transform into a giant backyard for all to enjoy over the course of the three-day festival from Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28, 2013.

New Book Shares Adventure Travel Memoirs of Aloha Wanderwell Baker

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starting at the age of 16, Aloha Wanderwell Baker became the first woman to travel around the globe in an automobile. ‘Aloha Wanderwell: Call to Adventure’ (ISBN: 978-1484118801) is a new book published by the Nile Baker Estate and Boyd Production Group that journals those adventures.

One Woman’s Mission: Empowering Rural Villages, Transforming Lives

AKUM, Cameroon, May 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cameroon Partnership in Development today announces a program, Cameroon Cultural Travelling and Volunteering, started by Anja Schwarz from Germany, an adventure traveler interested in cultures, who prefers experiencing another culture as a member of that community, and in the process, finds opportunities to transform lives in communities in need.

Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Music Festival Set for April 20th and 21st at Kief-Joshua Vineyards

TUCSON, Ariz., April 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kief-Joshua Vineyards announces the Second Annual Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Festival, featuring 18 Arizona Wineries in one location, is slated for April 20 and 21, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Kief-Joshua Vineyards in beautiful Elgin, Arizona.

Flathead Community Foundation claims title sponsorship for 2013 Montana Dragon Boat Festival

KALISPELL, Mont., Feb. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When the Flathead Community Foundation climbed on board as the title sponsor for the 2012 Montana Dragon Boat Festival, they knew they were in for a wild ride. After a rip-roaring success in 2012, including the $75,000 raised by local non-profits, the Flathead Community Foundation returns as this year’s lead sponsor, it was announced today by the Kalispell Convention and Visitor Bureau.

Media Advisory: You Are Invited: Permanent History?

FELICITY, Calif., Feb. 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Appropriately on Washington’s Birthday, Feb. 22, 2013, at 10:45 a.m. PST, the Museum of History in Granite is having the first and only preview for the press of the 100-foot granite ‘History of the United States of America’ monument.