Girl Scout leaders wanted
If you want to make a difference in a girl’s life and you want to help guide the leaders of tomorrow, become a Girl Scout leader. For more information contact Sara Olson, at 919-271-1183 or Mary Lundberg, at 919-779-2626.
Free car seat inspections
Wake County Human Services and Safe Kids Wake County are offering free car seat inspections by certified child passenger safety technicians from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, in the Target parking lot, 1000 Shoppes at Midway Drive, Knightdale. For more information, go to safercar.gov/parents or call 919-250-3989.
Cape Coral’s water park is offering a discount to all as its season come to an end. Admission to Sun Splash Family Waterpark during its final two weekends – Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 12-13, and Sept. 19-20 – is only $10, plus tax. Residents and non-residents are eligible.
No special coupon is required.
“Everybody gets in for a $10 ticket,” Sandi Greiner, the water park manager, said.
With the special offer, residents can save between $3 and $5. Non-residents can save $6 to $8.
“So it’s a substantial savings,” she said.
The normal daily parking fee of $5 per vehicle will apply.
Markets may face a wild ride, but there will be strong investing opportunities, according to one leading economist.
“We have a bumpy road ahead of us, but I keep on stressing, it will create a lot of attractive opportunities,” he said, adding that investors may want to key in on a fundamental shift in economic conditions—rather than Federal Reserve
PLM is constantly expanding into new industries. From its roots in technologically advanced products like aerospace and automotive, it has reached new and, from a complexity standpoint, surprising areas.
One interesting example is chartered tourist travel. Few people would initially make a connection between complex IT systems and sandy beaches with palm trees swaying in the sun.
But the charter business is no longer what it once was. The one-size-fits-all charter trips are being replaced by tailored travel experiences. Customers want to “configure” their trips individually, by personally choosing their hotel, food, activities, degree of sustainability and many other options.
PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Contributed by Dollywood) – Dollywood continues to rack up accolades from Amusement Today’s annual Golden Ticket Awards, this year earning three “best of” awards and placing in the top-five in seven additional categories during the magazine’s 2015 awards ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 12 at Luna Park in New York City.
“Every time they announce the Golden Tickets results, I am so proud to hear how much folks love and respect Dollywood,” Dolly Parton said. “This is
Here are five great things you should do in Southern California this week, from art to food to music to an adventure we’ll call the Wild Card from the makers of the 5 Every Day app. Get this as a new podcast in iTunes. If you want five hand-picked things to do in Los Angeles every day, download the free 5 Every Day from the App Store.
Art: The Broad Museum
It’s not every week that a major contemporary art museum just falls into our civic lap. But after years of planning, downtown’s new Broad Museum is finally opening this weekend.
TULSA, Okla. – There is some big news at Big Splash—the local water park closed its famous ride, “The Silver Bullet” for good, Sunday. The water slide was one of the main attractions at the park for 31 years.
Sunday was the last day for thrill seekers to ride the 72-foot slide one last time.
“A lot of people here today to come and see, take their last ride and to say their goodbyes,” said park manager, Amber Woessner.
“It’s really steep and that’s the kind of stuff I like, because I like to challenge myself,” said Ryan, who took the Silver Bullet
ERIE, Pa. — When travel writers visited Gettysburg for three days in 2005, they produced more than 80 stories about the Civil War battlefield and related pieces over 18 months.
VisitErie, Erie County’s tourism promotion agency, hopes for similar publicity about Erie when 40 travel writers, including nine from Canada, and representatives of 48 travel promotion groups see Erie on Sept. 23-25.
VisitErie will host this year’s Mid-Atlantic Tourism Public Relations Alliance Media Marketplace, a three-day event that will feature tours, receptions and interaction between travel writers and Destination Market Organizations, which are groups that promote their destinations.
On Sunday, September 13, 2015, San Antonio residents will join upwards of 4,000 participants from 19 cities for an annual coast-to-coast event: The Torch Relay for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, which raises funds for local children’s hospitals. The San Antonio segment of the event will benefit Children’s Hospital of San Antonio.
The Torch Relay for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals takes place in multiple cities across the country each fall, with participants running or walking to raise funds for their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.
With families impacted by Children’s Hospital of San Antonio joining hundreds of registered participants, the San Antonio 5k
By ELLY GRIMM
• Leader Times
For the 14th straight year, it is again time for citizens of Liberal to get their ducks in a row.
The 14th annual Duck Race Festival in Blue Bonnet Park will be the place to be Saturday, Sept. 19, with festivities beginning at 9 a.m. and the big race taking place at 2 p.m. at Ducky Downs. There will be the big chili, soup and sweets cook-off sponsored by United Way from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the park and National Beef will also be cooking hamburgers for attendees.
“It’s a great time