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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.

International Chanteuse brings ‘THE LORD’S LOVER’ A Spiritual Sexpose to Hollywood’s Los Globos Cabaret Theater

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Written and directed by international chanteuse, Juliet Annerino, ‘THE LORD’S LOVER’ breaks conventional boundaries of modern stage with cabaret, performance art, live music, dramatic theater, exotic dance, and cutting edge video imagery. The intricacies of human sexuality and controversial themes of desire and free will are explored and celebrated.

Ely Winter Festival Celebrates 20 Years with Snow Sculptures and ArtWalk Turning City into Veritable Art Gallery

ELY, Minn., Jan. 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 20th annual Ely Winter Festival runs from February 1st through the 10th in the northern Minnesota tourist city known for its local beauty and wilderness. The volunteer Board has announced a celebratory, expanded schedule of events with something for all ages and interests taking place over the Festival’s 10-day period for 2013.

Rare French Machine now at the Pacific Pinball Museum

ALAMEDA, Calif., Dec. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) welcomes the public to experience pinball with a European flair. Play a game on the newest addition to their exciting collection of more than 80 playable games: a 1967 Rally West Club. This game marks the one resident of their collection not produced in the United States. Rally was a French pinball manufacturer designing games for the European market.

Bierstube Celebrates Year Round Lobstoberfest with ‘German Four Play’ in Old City

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Dec. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bierstube asks what better gift on the Feast of Saint Nicholas (Santa Claus) than to announce year round celebration of another red love, Lobstoberfest? Bierstube’s Lobstoberfest kicked off Oktoberfest serving over 200 pounds of fresh Maine Lobster in two days. This feast is now available every Sunday and includes a fresh 1-1/4 lb Lobster and vegetable for the value price of $14.99.

John Waguespack Exhibits ‘New Works’ at 111 Minna Gallery

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Having just been selected as one of nine artists nationwide to be showcased at Art Basel Miami in December 2012, in conjunction with Russell Simmons’ Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation and the Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series, John Waguespack will exhibit his ‘New Works’ at 111 Minna Gallery November 16, 2012 through January 26, 2013.

Allstar Coaches: Luxury RV Rentals Serve Multiple Markets

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Luxury RV rentals are not just for special occasions. Staff at Allstar Coaches will tell you that it gets creative and practical client requests as well.

Wilhelm Family Vineyards announces their 3rd Annual Patriot Salute Wine Festival

SONOITA, Ariz., Oct. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wilhelm Family Vineyards (WFV) is hosting their third annual Patriot Salute Wine Festival Saturday and Sunday, Nov 10 and 11, 2012, located at 21 Mountain Ranch Drive, Elgin, AZ 85611. Numerous activities and vendors are planned for the entire family.

More Than 200 Gather at The Quail & Olive

CARMEL VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Quail and Olive celebrated its grand opening with nearly 250 new friends last Saturday at 3 Pilot Road, Carmel Valley, CA 93924. The olive oil fustis had to be refilled as customers walked out with California-grown varieties of extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegars, olives and other fine gourmet gifts.

Pit Stop Players Present: ‘Paranormal Activities’ – Halloween Concert Offers Three World Premieres

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pit Stop Players, a fourteen-member instrumental ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, launch their fourth season with a concert of creepy classics and petrifying premieres at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music on Monday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m.

See What’s Inside The Presidential Candidates’ Heads

WINTERSET, Iowa, Sept. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pumpkin Ranch owners, Dave and Jennifer Handsaker and a crew of creative, dedicated hands have accomplished what most political pundits and media have been trying for years – a path through the intricate minds of our presidential candidates. Think of it. How would you like to take a stroll through the mind of Mitt Romney or President Barack Obama? Imagine the things you would discover.

Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) Launches Campaign to Create the Smithsonian of Pinball

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pacific Pinball Museum, founded ten years ago in the Bay Area city of Alameda, has dedicated its non-profit mission to preserving the art, science and history of pinball. The museum currently has 90 games set to free play for one admission price at its Alameda location. With the ongoing success of its mission, PPM has begun bursting at the seams and needs a new location. The board has set a goal of relocating to the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. To that end, Executive Director Michael Schiess has launched an indiegogo.com-based fundraising campaign.

Arizona Winery Gives Back, Supports Local Students, Crowns Grape Stomping King and Queen

ELGIN, Ariz., Aug. 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since the foundation of the Arizona Wine Industry, the Harvesting of the Vine Fine Wine Festival has awarded scholarships and helped to fund local law enforcement programs such as DARE. According to The Village of Elgin, it has also allowed wineries to showcase the fruits of the Arizona vine and provided festival goers with arts, crafts, foods and music. The festival annually crowns the Arizona Grape Stomping Royalty.

Visible Pinball Exhibit Opens at Exploratorium

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) proudly announces the recent purchase and delivery of the Visible Pinball Mark III to the Exploratorium of San Francisco. The Exploratorium’s acquisition marks the first such exhibit to sell from PPM’s unparalleled collection of pinball-related science, art and history exhibits.

Allstar Coaches Redefines Luxury RV Travel

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Traveling in a luxury RV rental just got even better. Allstar Coaches is paving the way and setting new standards in the luxury motorhome rental market. RV rentals continue to grow in popularity. The Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) attributes this growth to flexibility and convenience, comfort, family appeal, affordability, lure of the outdoors, versatility and availability of rental RVs.

New Eco Glamping Company Goes Mobile

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Destination Earth (www.destination-earth.org) has announced the launch of an all-inclusive luxury camping experience. This concept is the brain-child of Jud Yaski and Steve Juba, co-founders. Unlike traditional ‘glamping’ companies that are stationary, Destination Earth has created a resort that travels to the best destinations in California.

Running of The Bulls in New Orleans Makes Super Move in 2012

NEW ORLEANS, La., June 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If past years are any indication, the crowd of partiers may double for the 6th Annual San Fermin in Nueva Orleans 2012 (SFNO) from July 12 – 15, hosted by Nola Bulls, LLC. The New Orleans incarnation of Running of the Bulls features roller derby skaters Big Easy Roller Girls and roller derby skaters from around the world as RollerBulls(TM): horned-helmet wearing, plastic bat wielding, crowd chasers. (VIDEO)

Epic Airfares Help Drive RV Rental Business to Record Levels

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Allstar Coaches, the RV rental industry is poised to have its best year ever; thanks in part to the highest airfares seen in more than three decades. The airline industry’s seemingly relentless commitment to create innovative new ways to bilk consumers is finally driving them away.

Father’s Day Gift Your Family Will Remember 30 Years from Now

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Quik Pod(R), by Fromm Works Inc., allows Dad to be included in every photo and video without asking strangers for help. Just in time for Father’s Day get the man in your life the world’s first handheld extendable monopod for smartphones.

Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) Receives Large Donation of More Than 100 Vintage Machines

ALAMEDA, Calif., May 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) proudly announces the addition of more than 100 rare items to their massive collection through a donation made by business entrepreneur and renowned philanthropist Richard Foos.

Jefferson County Judge’s Fire Safety Day and Sulphur Springs ‘FUN Park’ Ribbon Cutting

PINE BLUFF, Ark., April 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The community of Sulphur Springs, County Judge Mike Holcomb, the Jefferson County Mutual Aid Association (JCMAA), and the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) will hold a fire safety day and a ribbon cutting on May 5, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Save 20K in One Year? Teach English Abroad in South Korea

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Goodwin Publishing, LLC announced today the release of its new audio and e-book, ‘Teaching English Abroad: A Financial Prayer Answered’ (ISBN: 987-1-937860-20-2), by Jonathan Goodwin.

Fare Buzz Corporate Travel Program Saves Companies Time and Money

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fare Buzz, a travel company located in New York City, has been growing their corporate travel division over the past year to cater to large and small companies for their travel needs. The division aims to help businesses save both time and money with their business travel needs.

Villa Estrella-Costa Rica Becomes Top Rated All-Inclusive Vacation Villa in Costa Rica on Trip Advisor Travel Website

PLAYA OCOTAL, Costa Rica, Feb. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Villa Estrella-Costa Rica (VillaEstrella-CostaRica.com) has announced that it has become the top rated all-inclusive vacation villa in Costa Rica on Trip Advisor’s website. Trip Advisor is the world’s largest travel site with more than 50 million unique monthly visitors, and over 60 million reviews and opinions.

Fare Buzz Releases New Pre-Paid Car Rental Deals – New Rates Aim to Save Customers Time and Money

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fare Buzz, a travel company based in New York City, is now offering pre-paid car rental deals at net rates to save customers money on their daily, weekly or monthly car rentals.

Inaugural ‘SUMMER SHOW’ is a Summer Fun Extravaganza for all Ages

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Summer is the season for unlimited adventures, and the ‘Summer Show’ is the place for unlimited choices! Fun seekers of all ages will discover hundreds of new and creative summer fun ideas, activities, active sports, and hobbies under one roof at the Los Angeles Convention Center from May 4 – 6, 2012.

Gingrich Foundation Recognizes the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Gingrich Foundation has recognized the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. as its January Charity of the Month. The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation cares for two of America’s most iconic historical sites – Lady Liberty and Ellis Island.

Fare Buzz Launches Vacation Rentals

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fare Buzz, a travel company based in New York City, has recently launched a vacation rental option in a move to set the company apart from other online travel companies. It also looks to improve the company’s revenue within a crowded travel industry.

New Restaurant Guide Includes Professional Restaurant Review Sources for More Than 40 Cities

CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Deborah Gonderil, publisher of ‘Restaurants Recommended,’ could not find a restaurant ratings guide that not only incorporated multiple cities, but one that provided unprejudiced and genuine opinions of professional reviewers. As a result, she set out to compile a series of sources of reviews from professional food critics. ‘Restaurants Recommended’ (ISBN: 978-1466283176) is the end result.

New Eco Tourism Company Changes Lives of Locals and Gives Guests a Travel Experience of a Lifetime

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Destination Earth (destination-earth.org) has announced the launch of their unique Voluntourism Travel concept with a tour to Cambodia and Vietnam. This adventure highlights their business model, which offers fun, safe adventure tours to those who would like to travel responsibly and give back while enjoying their vacation.

RV Rentals Offer Best Value for Holiday Travelers says Allstar Coaches

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Airfares have been steadily on the rise and weary travelers are searching for alternative means of travel as holiday season approaches. Rob Tischler, CEO of Allstar Coaches said ‘When considering the cost of airfare, hotels, and meals out, it’s no wonder that people are turning to RV rentals. The savings are substantial, even when you incorporate fuel costs. A family of four can literally save thousands over traditional air-hotel itineraries.’

Extreme Video Cameras Take a Dive This Christmas!

TORONTO, Ontario, Dec. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Take your own self-image underwater with the new rugged, waterproof handheld tripod, the Quik Pod(R) DSLR (www.quikpod.com/dslr.asp), and a GoPro, Contour or similar waterproof camera. From Fromm Works Inc., the all terrain Quik Pod DSLR extends to 53-inches and weighs only 9 ounces.

Bay Area New Year’s Eve at San Ramon Marriott Includes Two Free Drinks, Champagne Toast, Casino Gaming for Prizes

SAN RAMON, Calif., Dec. 5, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professionals Guild (PGuild.com) announced today it is hosting a Huge East Bay New Year’s Eve Party for singles at the San Ramon Marriott Grand Pavilion. This is a beautiful, new venue with cathedral style windows, a huge dance floor, balloon decorations everywhere, multiple chandeliers, and special dream-like lighting. Couples are welcome to attend.

Divi Resorts Group Performs Above Market Average – First Half Results Shine despite Tough Economy

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Divi Resorts Group reported first half operating results, showing a healthy revenue increase of 11.2 per cent over the same period last year. The resort development and management company based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, outperformed its competition in the first half of 2011, exceeding revenue measures in the premium sector of the Caribbean market, where Divi’s properties are located.

Inside Story of How Houdini’s Missing Bust Was Recently Secretly Restored to His Gravesite in New York City

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 3, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Houdini Museum, a 501(c)3 nonprofit museum in Scranton, PA, had a secret project to restore Houdini’s grave site bust for over 20 years. It reached full intensity in the past year. The original statuary bust was installed after Houdini’s death in 1926. It was destroyed by vandals in 1975.

Cancer Cure Lottery: 10 Vaccine Treatments to Be Given Away Over 5-Week Period

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 13, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Regenerative Cellular Therapy (RCT) of Puerto Penasco, Sonora, Mexico, is holding its first annual treatment giveaway. Over the next five weeks, starting September 13, two lucky winners per week will receive state-of-the-art regenerative cellular cancer treatments free of charge.