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Savannah Morning News
Garden City implements new three-year employee pay planone tractor and two Ford trucks. • Appointed George Mingledorff, owner and ope
Savannah Morning News / Posted 3 hours ago
one tractor and two Ford trucks. • Appointed George Mingledorff, owner and operator of Low Country Customs, and Garden City resident Pat Gunn to the Garden City Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Authority for the remainder of the curre... Read more
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The Morning Sun
County approves 2018 budgetcommission’s representation in the search for a replacement B.J. Harris, who mo
The Morning Sun / Posted 4 hours ago
commission’s representation in the search for a replacement B.J. Harris, who moved on from the position of Crawford County Convention and Visitors Bureau director. The commission approved the purchase of an track excavator for use by all three... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Today’s Birmingham elections – Here are the candidates for mayor, city council and school boardBlue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama after more than 20 years. She is currently em
The Birmingham Times / Posted 11 hours ago
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama after more than 20 years. She is currently employed part-time with the Greater Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau. She has been a volunteer with several local organizations in the city including United Way... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Solar eclipse reactions around Mid-Missouricomes down. Once it reaches the upper atmosphere, it pops, and it has an eclips
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 14 hours ago
comes down. Once it reaches the upper atmosphere, it pops, and it has an eclipse to slow its descent." The Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau estimated about 30,000 people visited Jefferson City for Monday's solar eclipse, but much of... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Capitol crowd pleased with what they sawsaid. He added Jefferson City's business and government people did a great job
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 17 hours ago
said. He added Jefferson City's business and government people did a great job organizing the weekend. Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Diane Gillespie said: "We had a lot of great compliments. But it took the... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Jefferson City eclipse turnout lower than expectedJEFFERSON CITY – Jefferson City eclipse events officially ended Monday evening
KOMU Columbia / Posted 18 hours ago
JEFFERSON CITY – Jefferson City eclipse events officially ended Monday evening and, according to Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau Communications Manager Katherine Reed, turnout was not as high as expected. The National Eclipse Task... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Around the areacomes down. Once it reaches the upper atmosphere, it pops, and it has an eclips
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 20 hours ago
comes down. Once it reaches the upper atmosphere, it pops, and it has an eclipse to slow its descent.” The Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau estimated about 30,000 people visited Jefferson City for Monday’s solar eclipse, but much of... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Thousands fill Jefferson City for spectacular solar eclipsefrom several states and abroad said Monday's rare total solar eclipse did not d
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 22 hours ago
from several states and abroad said Monday's rare total solar eclipse did not disappoint. The Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau said at least 25,000 people attended festivities Monday around Jefferson City. About a half... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
In the 'Show-Me State,' one city appends 'Totality' for eclipse eventgot a group here from Japan, a couple from Norway, people from all over the cou
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 22 hours ago
got a group here from Japan, a couple from Norway, people from all over the country," said Megan McConachie of the Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau. "I've never seen the parking lot so full," she said of the town's Cosmo Park, a center for... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Total solar eclipse elicits joy, wonder in Columbia“I cried during it.” Approximately 10,000 people gathered for the city-sponsor
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted yesterday
“I cried during it.” Approximately 10,000 people gathered for the city-sponsored party at the park. In one parking lot, Convention and Visitors Bureau spokeswoman Megan McConachie said, 72 of 99 cars bore out of state plates. The weather made... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
'I cried': Total solar eclipse elicits joy, wonder in Columbia“I cried during it.” Approximately 10,000 people gathered for the city-sponsor
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted yesterday
“I cried during it.” Approximately 10,000 people gathered for the city-sponsored party at the park. In one parking lot, Convention and Visitors Bureau spokeswoman Megan McConachie said, 72 of 99 cars bore out of state plates. The weather made... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
The Alter Egos of Southeast TexasFESTIVAL PIRATE Cat5 Alter ego : Renaissance festival pirate Meghan Ruth Seim
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted yesterday
FESTIVAL PIRATE Cat5 Alter ego : Renaissance festival pirate Meghan Ruth Seim, 27, who works at the Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau, takes on the persona of pirate Captain Maggs O'Garrigan when she attends Renaissance... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Hopkinsville gears up for Great American Solar EclipseIn Hopkinsville, totality will last two minutes and 40 seconds. Cheryl Cook wi
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted yesterday
In Hopkinsville, totality will last two minutes and 40 seconds. Cheryl Cook with the Hopkinsville-Christian County Convention and Visitors Bureau said, “I hope everybody finds a spot and everybody makes it to Hopkinsville." Cook says all... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Sign fixed; Godspell not playingTheatre said "NOW PLAYING Godspell May 31 - June 25" ... last week. Gretchen H
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Theatre said "NOW PLAYING Godspell May 31 - June 25" ... last week. Gretchen Hall, president and CEO of the Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau, explained, "We have been working through some [software] bugs with uploading and being able... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Capital City kicks off eclipse celebrationand part of Daily Plan-It, which is leading the organization of the Capital Ecl
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
and part of Daily Plan-It, which is leading the organization of the Capital Eclipse Celebration with the Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau. He said they have been planning for more than a year and are expecting about 40,000 visitors.... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Jefferson City prepares for eclipse eventsCol. Michael Hopkins, an astronaut and a Richland native. Katherine Reed, comm
KOMU Columbia / Posted 3 days ago
Col. Michael Hopkins, an astronaut and a Richland native. Katherine Reed, communications manager for the Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau, said the bureau has been planning for over a year now. "The last month has been pretty... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Charleston businesses ready to capitalize on rare total solar eclipsethroughout this coastal city are hoping to go into the black as well. With the
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 3 days ago
throughout this coastal city are hoping to go into the black as well. With the spotlight on the city, Charleston Area Convention and Visitors Bureau vice chair Michael Tall says business owners are prepared to seize the moment. (SOUNDBITE)... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Amana Colonies Listed as Area of White Supremacist Activity, Residents Disagreesay the town shouldn't be on that list. "There is no hate group in the Amana C
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 3 days ago
say the town shouldn't be on that list. "There is no hate group in the Amana Colonies," said David Rettig of the Amana Convention and Visitors Bureau. Despite assurances from officials in the Amana Colonies, the Southern Poverty Law Center... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Lookout Mountain, Ga., Residents Concerned About Speeders; Town Eyeing Tax IncreaseBill Pickering said he has learned that the additional two percent would have t
The Chattanoogan / Posted 4 days ago
Bill Pickering said he has learned that the additional two percent would have to be administered by an agency such as a convention and visitors bureau. It could not be self administered. The council had hoped to use the additional money for... Read more
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The Newton Kansan
Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts celebrates 35 yearsfive performances by world-renowned or regionally acclaimed artists each year.
The Newton Kansan / Posted 4 days ago
five performances by world-renowned or regionally acclaimed artists each year. HBPA is funded in part by the Hesston Convention and Visitors Bureau, the city of North Newton, Excel Industries and Hustler Turf Equipment (Hesston), the North... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Optimize eclipse-viewing experienceexperience. Basic equipment needed for eclipse For those who don't already ha
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
experience. Basic equipment needed for eclipse For those who don't already have eclipse glasses, the Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau will be selling them at its 700 E. Capitol Ave. office until the day of the eclipse, CVB... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
RailRiders executive to become new Lackawanna County tourism directora certified destination management executive, was formerly vice president of ma
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
a certified destination management executive, was formerly vice president of marketing at the Panama City Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau and marketing director for Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau — both in Florida —... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Couple uses Airbnb to provide extra lodging for the eclipseover 95 percent full for the upcoming eclipse weekend. Megan McConachie, Strat
KOMU Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
over 95 percent full for the upcoming eclipse weekend. Megan McConachie, Strategic Communications Manager for the Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau, said Columbia will see a major increase in people. "We’re kind of saying that if the weather... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Here are candidates for mayor, city council and board of education on Tuesday’s ballotBlue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama after more than 20 years. She is currently em
The Birmingham Times / Posted 5 days ago
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama after more than 20 years. She is currently employed part-time with the Greater Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau. She has been a volunteer with several local organizations in the city including United Way... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Businesses prepare for influx of eclipse visitorsfirst total solar eclipse visible over the contiguous United States since 1979.
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
first total solar eclipse visible over the contiguous United States since 1979. Because of its rarity, the Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau is preparing for up to 50,000 visitors. Randy Allen, president of the Jefferson City Area... Read more
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Bizjournals
As Wake County sets tourism records, consultants hired to drive future growthDennis Edwards, president and CEO of the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitor
Bizjournals / Posted 6 days ago
Dennis Edwards, president and CEO of the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau. Which is why, he says, the CVB has decided to hire an outside consulting firm, JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group, to launch what will be the county’s first... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Debate on Starkville alcohol ordinance moves forwardwith much higher percentages of alcohol since the state legislation took effect
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
with much higher percentages of alcohol since the state legislation took effect. Starkville's Main Street Association, Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Greater Starkville Development Partnership have all submitted the city letters... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
South Florida, state tourism industry posts strong first half, fueling optimism for record yeara record year for visitation,” said Rolando Aedo, executive vice president and
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
a record year for visitation,” said Rolando Aedo, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau. “We’re seeing some strong domestic growth. “It’s definitely strengthened significantly... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Nancy Hicks: Women only on dotted line of beltway documentThe Convention and Visitors Bureau will have 3,500 glasses available at Monday'
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
The Convention and Visitors Bureau will have 3,500 glasses available at Monday's Saltdogs game for people who have paid to attend the game, and another 2,000 to 3,000 for those attending a science fair outside the stadium, said Jeff Maul, the... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Extensive infrastructure planning preceded solar eclipsefirst total solar eclipse visible over the contiguous United States since 1979.
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
first total solar eclipse visible over the contiguous United States since 1979. Because of its rarity, the Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau is preparing for up to 50,000 visitors. Each Independence Day, Jefferson City's Salute to... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Solar eclipse to bring boost in tourism in Quincyoffering train rides to Quincy from Chicago for people to get a better view of
WGEM Quincy / Posted 7 days ago
offering train rides to Quincy from Chicago for people to get a better view of the eclipse. Holly Cain with the Quincy Area Convention and Visitors Bureau said they will provide a free shuttle to the riverfront for events the day of the eclipse. She... Read more
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The Morning Sun
KC Metro hotels booked solid for eclipsetotality — or as near to it as the KC Metro — it will see a 94 percent totality
The Morning Sun / Posted 7 days ago
totality — or as near to it as the KC Metro — it will see a 94 percent totality of the eclipse. However, Crawford County Convention and Visitors Bureau Director B.J. Harris said Pittsburg is not seeing the influx of visitors that are flocking to... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
St. Joe prepares for massive eclipse crowds; some expect population size to doublein St Joseph. McClintick says they've been planning for the day for months, ev
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 7 days ago
in St Joseph. McClintick says they've been planning for the day for months, even years, now. "Several years ago, the convention and visitors bureau got a phone call letting them know the eclipse is coming. It's going to be a big deal. St. Joe... Read more
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NJ.com
After rebuff, N.J. fencing names Newark native as new chairfrom within the Garden State's closely-knit fencing community when he rebuffed
NJ.com / Posted 7 days ago
from within the Garden State's closely-knit fencing community when he rebuffed an invitation from the Greater Newark Convention and Visitors Bureau to help organize an event. "Please tell Mayor Ras Baraka that the NJ Division of USA Fencing... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Woodward Dream Cruise to drive nearly $240 million into local economythe metro Detroit economy — an annual impact rivaled only by the North American
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 7 days ago
the metro Detroit economy — an annual impact rivaled only by the North American International Auto Show, the Metro Detroit Convention and Visitors Bureau says. Spanning 16 miles of Woodward Avenue from Pontiac to Ferndale, the cruise of classic... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Jefferson City embraces its place in history of total solar eclipsepartake in the ancient ritual and look skyward once again. To make visitors fee
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
partake in the ancient ritual and look skyward once again. To make visitors feel as welcome as possible, the Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau turned this two-minute event into a three-day festival. The CVB estimates as many as 50,000... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Grounded Freighter Delays Shipping, Increases Tourism In Sault Ste. Marieextra boat nerds here. There was a lot of people coming and going taking pictur
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 8 days ago
extra boat nerds here. There was a lot of people coming and going taking pictures, it was an attraction in itself,” said Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Linda Hoath. One of the reasons for so many flocking to see the back-up,... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
The Wayfarers to perform aboard the Lorena Sternwheeler in ZanesvilleThe Lorena Sternwheeler is docked at Zane's Landing, located on the west end of
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 8 days ago
The Lorena Sternwheeler is docked at Zane's Landing, located on the west end of Market Street in downtown Zanesville. For more information or to reserve tickets, call the Zanesville-Muskingum County Convention and Visitors Bureau at 740-45... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Visitor Bureau’s Blount works with stakeholders for economic developmentfull-time jobs. Blount first visited the Monterey Peninsula in 2010 when she c
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 8 days ago
full-time jobs. Blount first visited the Monterey Peninsula in 2010 when she came here as the CEO of the Tacoma Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau and part of an advance team with the United States Golf Association before the U.S. Open.... Read more
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The Morning Sun
County looks at costsand other tourism-related business. Harris has taken a job with eXplore Lawrenc
The Morning Sun / Posted 10 days ago
and other tourism-related business. Harris has taken a job with eXplore Lawrence and will finish his job at Crawford County Convention and Visitors Bureau at the end of this month. Murphy reported that he planned to purchase a 72-inch root grapple... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Hopkinsville tourism officials prepare for eclipse visitorsmy first email asking, have we started preparing for the solar eclipse," said C
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 11 days ago
my first email asking, have we started preparing for the solar eclipse," said Cheryl Cook, Hopkinsville Christian County Convention and Visitors Bureau. Crews are putting the finishing touches on the new visitors center where everything from... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Hopkinsville tourism officials prepare for eclipse visitorsmy first email asking, have we started preparing for the solar eclipse," said C
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 11 days ago
my first email asking, have we started preparing for the solar eclipse," said Cheryl Cook, Hopkinsville Christian County Convention and Visitors Bureau. Crews are putting the finishing touches on the new visitors center where everything from... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
I-29 northbound from Kansas City expected to be packed with eclipse-travelerstotal solar eclipse. St. Joseph, Mo., is a prime location for viewing the eclip
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 11 days ago
total solar eclipse. St. Joseph, Mo., is a prime location for viewing the eclipse in its totality. Folks at the St. Joseph Convention and Visitors Bureau say they've been fielding dozens of calls, emails, and texts every day to their office alone,... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Ya, you betcha: 13 signs you live in the Midwestwhere frustration or anger could be justified," says Danella Myers, digital mar
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
where frustration or anger could be justified," says Danella Myers, digital marketing manager at the Fargo-Moorhead Convention and Visitors Bureau. "(It's about) not wanting to cause conflict or create uncomfortable situations — just going... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Regional tourism continues to feed economywere in part attributed to the presence of the Thomson prison. Diane Bausman,
SaukValley.com / Posted 12 days ago
were in part attributed to the presence of the Thomson prison. Diane Bausman, executive director of Blackhawk Waterways Convention and Visitors Bureau, said leisure travel continues to be the region's calling card thanks to a wealth of natural... Read more
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KXXV Waco
City holding send-off for Lufkin Little League teamand ceremony for the Lufkin Little League team on Friday, a day before the play
KXXV Waco / Posted 12 days ago
and ceremony for the Lufkin Little League team on Friday, a day before the players leave for the World Series. Lufkin Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Tara Watson-Watkins said the players and coaches will be loaded into fire... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
City holding send-off for Lufkin Little League teamand ceremony for the Lufkin Little League team on Friday, a day before the play
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 12 days ago
and ceremony for the Lufkin Little League team on Friday, a day before the players leave for the World Series. Lufkin Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Tara Watson-Watkins said the players and coaches will be loaded into fire... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
City holding send-off for Lufkin Little League teamand ceremony for the Lufkin Little League team on Friday, a day before the play
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 12 days ago
and ceremony for the Lufkin Little League team on Friday, a day before the players leave for the World Series. Lufkin Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Tara Watson-Watkins said the players and coaches will be loaded into fire... Read more
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Broward-Palm Beach New Times
Crave GFL Offers Dining Deals at Fort Lauderdale Restaurants Throughout September"Greater Fort Lauderdale," it can also mean "good food and libations," says Jes
Broward-Palm Beach New Times / Posted 12 days ago
"Greater Fort Lauderdale," it can also mean "good food and libations," says Jessica Savage of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau. Before it was Crave GFL, the event was called Dine Out Lauderdale. This is the first year... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
South Haven holding lighthouse photo contestSOUTH HAVEN – The South Haven/Van Buren County Convention and Visitors Bureau i
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 12 days ago
SOUTH HAVEN – The South Haven/Van Buren County Convention and Visitors Bureau is holding their 2017 South Haven Lighthouse Photo Contest this month. Amateur and professional photographers are invited to submit their photos of the South Pierhead... Read more
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