DC Rubell Museum Appoints Director – and more art news – ARTnews.com

To get Morning Links delivered to your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. Header lines DIRECTOR’S CHAIR. Miami Rubell Museum tapped Caitlin Berry to be the manager of its next branch in Washington, DC, on art diary reports. Berry led the Cody Gallery at Marymount …

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Booker leads colleagues in introducing resolution designating July as Muslim-American Heritage Month

washington d.c.. — U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) led his colleagues to introduce a resolution recognizing July as Muslim-American Heritage Month and celebrating the accomplishments of Muslims living in the United States. The resolution highlights the “incredible contributions” that American Muslims have made across multiple sectors of society – from …

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The Bristol Press – ‘Night at the Museum’ supports heritage tourism at the Lock Museum of America

PLYMOUTH — The Lock Museum of America hosted its “Night at the Museum” event Saturday night to celebrate local history in its mission to continue to draw visitors to the Terryville area and encourage “heritage tourism.” “We’ve lived in the city for 33 years and drive all the time,” visitor …

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Federal tourism aid funds gas stations, trash cans and jazz

Located along a secluded stretch of Highway 395, the Fort Independence Travel Plaza offers a dozen gas pumps, clean restrooms, and cooked-to-order meals for travelers visiting California’s Eastern Sierra. The facility, which provides income to a Paiute Indian tribe, is set to quadruple thanks to an $8 million federal grant …

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Federal tourism aid funds gas stations, trash cans and jazz

Located along a secluded stretch of Highway 395, the Fort Independence Travel Plaza offers a dozen gas pumps, clean restrooms, and cooked-to-order meals for travelers visiting California’s Eastern Sierra. The facility, which provides income to a Paiute Indian tribe, is set to quadruple thanks to an $8 million federal grant …

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The museum tells the story of segregated education in Virginia County

SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. (AP) — With summer vacation still a few weeks away, supporters of the John J. Wright Educational and Cultural Center museum hope families will bring their children to learn more about the history of education separate in Spotsylvania County. “This should be on every kid’s bucket list for …

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Is shark activity becoming a tourist attraction in Cape Town?

It’s been a busy week for shark activity on Cape Town during ‘Shark Week’. The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy’s Sharktivity app was receiving numerous alerts for tagged sharks off the Outer Cape. The peak of the great white shark season is just beginning along the Cape. Coastal Cape Cod has …

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Heritage Trades Day on Sunday | News, Sports, Jobs

BAILEY PARK – The West Shore Fishing Museum invites the public to Heritage Craft Day Sunday from 1-4 p.m. CT. The rich history of 19th and 20th century life will come to life in the showcase of artisans and volunteers demonstrating skills and practices from bygone eras, according …

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The Connecticut Civilian Conservation Corps Museum is open again

July 28 — STAFFORD SPRINGS — After being closed last year, the Connecticut Civilian Conservation Corps Museum is officially reopening for the season. The museum is open Memorial Day through Columbus Day weekend on Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. It is located at 166 Chestnut Hill Road in Stafford …

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Russia’s invasion of Ukraine threatens cultural heritage shared by both countries, including Saint Sophia’s Cathedral

(The Conversation is an independent, nonprofit source of news, analysis, and commentary from academic experts.) J. Eugene Clay, Arizona State University (THE CONVERSATION) More than 160 Ukrainian cultural sites have been damaged or destroyed since Russia invaded the country in February 2022, according to UNESCO. The Ukrainian government says the …

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NYC Jackie Robinson Museum opens to honor baseball and its legacy

Jackie Robinson, one of New York’s pioneering sports icons, will see his legacy honored in the city where he played for nearly a decade. The Jackie Robinson Museum, which opened on Manhattan’s Varick Street in a ceremony on Tuesday, showcases the life of the baseball legend, who broke the sport’s …

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FCBuzz Weekend July 29-August 1: Westport Museum Scavenger Hunt, Levitt Pavilion Incendio (and MORE arts and culture!)

FCBuzz weekend from July 29 to August 1 HamletHub is proud to partner with the Fairfield County Cultural Alliance and FCBuzz to elevate arts and culture in Fairfield County! Each week, find a list of weekend events and activities. The Fairfield County Cultural Alliance celebrates the vibrancy and diversity of …

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Heritage Music Gathering 2022: American History in Song | Local announcements

WINDHAM – On the 200th anniversary of US Grant, the Heritage Music RE-Gathering returns to the Windham Civic Center August 5-7, after more than two years of trials, heartaches and tribulations due to the COVID pandemic -19 . Throughout its 22 years, the Rassemblement has presented popular songs and tunes …

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Free admission for children this summer at the Norwalk Historical Society Museum

Discover the Norwalk Historical Society Museum this summer! Enjoy nine exhibits that showcase Norwalk’s rich history. Self-guided tours are Wednesday through Saturday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. General admission is: $5 for adults, $3 for people aged 65 and over, $3 for young people aged 4 to 17. All …

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Calendar of heritage walks unveiled

A schedule of heritage walks is now available, with excursions starting in September. Heritage walks / Contributing photo The Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area announces the 20th annual “Housatonic Heritage Walks” over five weekends: September 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, and September 1 and October 2. Over 80 free guided …

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Free Museum Program Returns to CT for Summer

Children in Connecticut can visit more than 130 museums for free this summer through Connecticut Summer at the Museum, according to an announcement from Governor Ned Lamont. The program began in 2021 and comes at a time when many students have missed out on hands-on educational opportunities. Aimed at providing …

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Family of civil rights leader Mays visits his SC museum

GREENWOOD, SC (AP) — Chris Thomas adjusted a stack of magazines on a table outside the museum. Loy Sartin wiped down and dusted the oil lamps in the cabin. It was a great day for the Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Historic Preservation Site. Less than an hour later, a busload …

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One of the busiest tourist times from Green Bay to Oshkosh

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Northeastern Wisconsin and the Fox Valley are gearing up for what could be the region’s busiest weeks for tourism in years. More than 77,000 tickets have been sold for an international soccer match on Saturday at Lambeau Field featuring Bayern Munich of the Bundesliga and …

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Fears for Heathrow slots after ‘hit’ for Clare tourism

There are fresh concerns over the future of Shannon slots at Heathrow following the latest ‘hit’ to tourism and business following a reduction in some weekly flights to meet the cap at London Airport on the number of passengers. Aer Lingus has decided to cut one of its flights to …

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In a first, Karnataka will use rural employment funds to develop heritage sites

In what authorities say is a one-of-a-kind initiative, the state government has decided to use funds from the Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme for the “protection and development” of heritage and archaeological sites. . Karnataka has 1,453 protected monuments and “many sites are in a state of neglect due to lack …

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How Shuttlecocks Got to the Nelson-Atkins Museum in Kansas City

Claes Oldenburg, the Swedish-born artist whose monumental renderings of everyday objects – a clothespin, lipstick, binoculars and, of course, steering wheels – made him a major force in pop art, died July 18 at his New York home. He was 93 years old. To remember him, we revisit some of …

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The Mattatuck Museum offers activities for children and adults

WATERBURY – The Mattatuck Museum, 143 Main St., Waterbury, has announced its programs for the month of August. The museum is open 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, and is open late Thursday with reduced admission from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 …

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Hardline pro-abortion Democrats push to expand ‘sanctuaries’ nationwide

Pro-abortion activists are angry. They want Democrats in Washington to come up with a cohesive plan to limit or reverse the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision that overturned Roe v. Wade. Democrats, in turn, are scrambling to do all they can to expand abortion on demand, something they might take for …

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Parkland Victim’s Parents Launch NRA Children’s Museum

When Joaquin Oliver was 12, he wrote a letter to gun owners imploring them to support background check legislation to help prevent gun violence in America. When he was 17 he was shot and killed in a hallway outside his creative writing class at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in …

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Finnish American Heritage Society celebrates 35 years

Katrina Bousquet, member of the Finnish American Heritage Society in Canterbury with a table loom, which is used to make scarves, belts, neckerchiefs and small table runners. Robert Harmon, left, and his brother, Richard Harmon, carry on a tradition of “relief sculpture”. During Finland’s Winter War (1939-1940), soldiers carved scenes …

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Bristol Press – Carousel Museum benefits from increased visitor numbers this summer thanks to state program

BRISTOL – One of the city’s hidden gems is seeing plenty of new faces this summer, thanks to a statewide initiative. The Connecticut Office of Tourism’s Summer at the Museum program has drawn an influx of new and returning visitors to the New England Carousel Museum at 95 Riverside Ave. …

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The Bruce Museum Announces New Board Additions and Continued Success at Annual Meeting

Chairman of the Board of Trustees, James B. Lockhart III, led the Bruce Museum’s Annual Meeting and, together with General Manager, Robert Wolterstorff, reported on the exciting progress of the New Bruce construction program and the remarkable progress since the closing ceremony last June. Having raised over 90% of the …

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The Italian Heritage Festival returns to Avenue Hertel

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) — For the first time since the pandemic, the Italian Heritage Festival is back in Buffalo and on Hertel Avenue. People of all ages take to the streets to soak up the sun, taste good food and above all show their love for their heritage. There were …

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Connecticut’s Immigrant Heritage Hall of Fame inducts four outstanding individuals for its ‘Year of the Woman’ – Hartford Courant

Aida Mansoor is a chaplain who builds bridges between people of different faiths. Judith Altman is a Holocaust survivor who teaches children how to respect and appreciate each other. Dr. Radenka Maric is a director of research at UConn who serves as interim president. Marilda Gandara is a lawyer who …

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New Britain Herald – Packed house backs Immigrant Heritage Hall of Fame’s celebration of women

PLANTSVILLE — The hall was filled with love, support and admiration as the Immigrant Heritage Hall of Fame celebrated the Year of the Woman at its annual gala and induction ceremony Thursday night. Guests snacked on crackers and cheese, drank wine and socialized with each other at cocktail hour while …

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The Lyman Allyn Art Museum in Connecticut Removes Works Deemed ‘Inappropriate’

The National Coalition Against Censorship has written to the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London, Connecticut, urging them to restore a censored work. A video of a guest-curated exhibit was taken down because it “disturbed the public” and was considered by the museum to be “inappropriate for children”. This …

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Lynx Celebrate Native American Heritage Night Presented by Treasure Island Resort & Casino and the Prairie Island Indian Community on July 14

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL- The Minnesota Lynx will celebrate Native American Heritage Night, presented by Treasure Island Resort & Casino and the Prairie Island Indian Community, on Thursday, July 14. Minnesota hosts the Dallas Wings at Target Center with a warning scheduled for 7 p.m. CT. The annual night celebrates the Native …

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The New England Civil War Museum will be open on weekends this summer

VERNON, CT — The New England Civil War Museum and Research Center will be open weekends this summer as part of Connecticut’s “Summer at the Museum” program. The program provides children with free admission to more than 130 museums across the state during the summer months. It runs from July …

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Heritage Insurance (NYSE:HRTG) Stock Price Breaks Below 50-Day Moving Average of $3.29

Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRTG – Get Rating) stock price broke below its 50-day moving average during Monday’s trading session. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $3.29 and is trading as low as $2.64. Heritage Insurance shares last traded at $2.64, with volume trading at 76,630 shares. …

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The 2022 Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce Trade Expo is back

July 7, 2022 The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce is now accepting early bird registration for the “Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce Business Expo 2022”. The event will take place on Wednesday, October 19 during “Chamber of Commerce Day” at the DoubleTree by Hilton, located at 42 Century Drive. This …

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Jacqueline Stewart will lead the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

Film scholar Jacqueline Stewart has been named the next director and president of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles. The organization’s board said Wednesday that Stewart, who previously served as the museum’s artistic director and director of programming, will succeed Bill Kramer to guide the museum’s vision …

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Conny the Whale May Stay in West Hartford as Children’s Museum Finalizes Move – We-Ha

The Children’s Museum has issued an RFP for the cost of moving Conny across the street to land along Trout Brook Drive in West Hartford, and is seeking to temporarily move the Museum’s operations to the old space. Emanuel Synagogue preschool. By Ronni Newton Conny, the 45,000-pound, 62-foot-long replica of …

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The Broadway Museum will open November 15 in Manhattan

Jul 06, 2022, 11:54 a.m.Updated 5 days ago By: John Bathke There will be a Broadway opening this fall that is not a show. The Museum of Broadway will open November 15 on West 45th Street in the heart of the Theater District. The museum will feature interactive exhibits, costumes …

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Designer Sarah Sham’s Mumbai home breathes new life into a heritage structure

While most contemporary homeowners fear over-stimulating the visual palette, Sham took inspiration from yellow, green and red patterned floors to indulge in a show of color and pattern. “With my old space, I questioned myself a lot, because I’m an interior designer and I always felt like people were just …

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The 4th of July celebration is grand (and historic) at the Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center

The Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center (KTM&HC) was the place to be on this glorious 4th of July! Not a cloud in the sky, a warm breeze and the sounds of children’s laughter reminded us how lucky we are to live in America and in Ridgefield, Connecticut. KTM & …

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Bridgeport places renewed emphasis on culture and tourism as an economic driver

The Bridgeport Regional Business Council (BRBC) held its 2022 Annual Meeting and Luncheon on June 21 at the Knowlton Boathouse in Bridgeport, overlooking the Pequonnock River. The theme of the meeting was “Arts, Culture and Tourism as an Economic Driver”, and the adjacent Armstrong Gallery was the site of an …

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CT Summer at the Museum is giving Connecticut kids free admission to the Maritime Aquarium

Exciting encounters with seals, sharks, sea turtles and – for a limited time – beautiful tropical butterflies highlight visits to the Norwalk Sea Aquarium this summer, especially for children in Connecticut who enjoy a free admission as part of the “CT Summer at the Museum” initiative. The Maritime Aquarium is …

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Hong Kong Palace Museum Opens to Public, Using Unique Cultural Heritage to Tell China’s Story

Hong Kong Palace Museum Photo: IC The Hong Kong Palace Museum officially opened to the public on Sunday, displaying more than 900 precious cultural relics selected in Beijing, including 166 first-class national cultural relics, to tell the public about China’s long history and unique culture. . The museum was due …

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Westport Museum welcomes Yale’s first women

WESTPORT — Connie Royster grew up around Yale University. Her grandfather was a chef for Skull and Bones, a secret society at Yale, and other parents cooked for fraternities and other places on campus. But although she had attended functions on campus since childhood and grew up in New Haven, …

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This is the Place Heritage Park to unveil the monuments of the first black pioneers

SALT LAKE CITY – Just in time for the upcoming Pioneer Day holiday, a new monument is being dedicated at This is the Place Heritage Park in Salt Lake City. How the monuments at This is the Place Heritage Park came to be The monument will include sculptures of early …

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Good May May Chart Reports for Nevada Casinos and Tourism

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A trio of economic reports show May was a strong month for tourism and gambling in Nevada, including passenger traffic characterized as the third-busiest on record at the international airport. Harry Reid from Las Vegas. The Nevada Gaming Control Board said Thursday that casinos across the …

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🌱Man Arrested After Pushing Boy Off Bike + Free CT Museum Tours

Hello everyone. Karena Garrity here with your new copy of the Essex-Chester-Deep River Daily, full of everything you need to know about what’s happening locally. Without delay… First, today’s weather forecast: Partially sunny. High: 86 Low: 64. Here are today’s top stories in Essex-Chester-Deep River: According to an article in …

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The Bristol Press – Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce Business Expo 2022 is back

@brianjohnsonBP BRISTOL – The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce is now accepting early bird registration for the “Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce Business Expo 2022.” The event will take place on Wednesday, October 19, Chamber of Commerce Day, at the DoubleTree by Hilton, located at 42 Century Drive. This will …

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Lt. Michael P. Murphy Navy SEAL Museum Dedication Ceremony before opening

June 28, 2022, 11:50 a.m.Updated 36 months ago By: News 12 Staff The Lt. Michael P. Murphy Navy SEAL Museum will soon open in West Sayville. After five years of construction, a groundbreaking ceremony took place this morning before the opening. News 12 Long Island learned that a Suffolk Certificate …

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New Mexico Department of Tourism Distributes $3.87 Million for Tourism Advertising | Company

Country the United States of AmericaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, Republic …

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Danish Queen opens new museum telling refugee story

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Queen Margrethe of Denmark opened a new museum on Saturday that tells the story of the generations of refugees who shaped Danish society, beginning with the Germans who fled the Soviet advance during World War II. world. Flugt – The Danish Refugee Museum was established on …

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The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry will present OUR MAGNIFICENT MONSTER CIRCUS in Betsy Paterson Square

As part of its 2022 Summer Saturday Puppet Show Series, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will once again present Our Magnificent Monster Circus by Massachusetts-based CactusHead Puppets on July 9 at 11 pm ET at Betsy Paterson Square. In the event of inclement …

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The world is slowly starting to travel again: United Nations Tourism Organization

COVID-19 Travel Restrictions: A Global Look at Tourism, United Nations Tourism Organization, the specialized agency of the United Nations examines the measures of 217 destinations around the world, as of May 18. The report reveals that 3% of all destinations have taken action to ease restrictions. Seven destinations have eased …

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The Bristol Press – Tickets for the 31st Annual Central Connecticut Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament are now on sale

BRISTOL — Tickets are on sale now for the 31st Annual Central Connecticut Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament, which will also support the Craig Yarde Foundation. The tournament will take place on Monday August 1 at the Tunxis Country Club at 87 Town Farm Road, Farmington. Registration begins at 10:30 …

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Must-See Pieces from the St. Louis Art Museum Collection of Ted and Maryanne Simmons | Arts and theater

Last year, Hall of Fame baseball player Ted Simmons and fine art printer Maryanne Ellison Simmons handed over a collection they had spent decades building. It was a partial gift, a partial purchase by the couple from the St. Louis Art Museum, which paid just over $2.3 million, or about …

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Tourism efforts step up in Ararat

June 22, 2022 Surry Community College recently announced the 2022 Spring Semester President’s List. Students who qualify for the President’s List must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours of college-level coursework and maintain a 3.8 semester grade point average with no final grade below “C”. Students on …

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Newport, RI, tourism will not be affected by high gas prices

Inflation and its impact on tourism in Rhode Island this summer Tourism this summer and inflation are expected to collide. Gasoline prices are part of the inflation equation that will likely change travel habits. Wheeler Cowperthwaite, The Journal of Providence Discover Newport asks every tourist who enters its Welcome Center …

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History camp this week at the Warren Heritage Society – Royal Examiner

After a full morning of jury selection involving a large number of 75 to 80 or more jurors, many of whom are disqualified for personal, professional or even family ties to the defendant or potential witnesses, a 10-person jury including three yet-to-be-named substitutes heard opening argument in the tort case …

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CT Tourism Board Plans to Launch Tourism Websites

Two years after the COVID-19 virus cratered tourism nationwide, Connecticut is trying to attract a new kind of visitor — workers with the flexibility and financial means to work remotely for extended periods. , who might consider a long-term rental in a Connecticut town within reach of family-friendly activities. The …

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For the third consecutive year, the Audrain Automobile Museum welcomes Bentley Boston, the … | New

Newport, Rhode Island, June 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — For the third consecutive year, the Audrain Automobile Museum welcomes Bentley Boston, New England’s first factory-authorized Bentley dealership, as a proud supporter of the Audrain Newport Concours & Motor Week. “We have a unique mix of the most luxurious, desirable and …

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Homer Glen Ability Awareness Group purchases specialty swing set for Heritage Park

Volunteers from the Homer Glen Abilities Awareness Committee are raising money during this year’s Homer Fest to purchase a specialized swing for children with special needs. Committee members and friends and family will work in the Homer Fest beer tent beginning at 4:30 p.m. Friday, hoping festival-goers will enjoy the …

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Chance the Rapper hosts Juneteenth 2022 at DuSable Museum, festivities ensue at St Sabina, Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church

CHICAGO (WLS) — It was a day of celebration through song and dance. A resounding noise echoed through the Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in Fuller Park as the singers spoke for their voiceless ancestors. “Thousands of enslaved African Americans had no idea that emancipation was over, lived through a long …

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Free ‘Juneteenth’ celebration at the Florence Griswold Museum this afternoon with a jazz quartet and poets

Poet Marilyn Nelson speaks at a Witness Stones event in 2021. OLD LYME – The Witness Stones Poets will join the Nat Reeves Quartet in a June 19 jazz and poetry festival on the lawn of the Florence Griswold Museum on Saturday afternoon June 18 at 2 p.m. Acclaimed Connecticut …

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Historic sailboat promotes STEM education for girls at HR Maritime Museum

The crew members of the Young lady. (Photos by Dion Ogust) Now 59 and licensed to use the letters MBE after her name, Tracy Edwards is an international sports legend, the first woman to receive the Yachting Journalists’ Association’s Yachtsman of the Year trophy. She put together the first-ever all-female …

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The Cleveland Museum of Art says the Italian government has not contacted about a possibly stolen sculpture: The Wake Up for Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Subscribe to Alarm Clock, cleveland.comThe free morning newsletter from , delivered to your inbox weekdays at 5:30 a.m. Northeastern Ohio is under a heat advisory today, with temperatures expected to reach 96 degrees with sunny skies. The humidity will make it as hot as 106 degrees. It will stay clear …

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Who runs travel and tourism? | City & County

Should a former volunteer board member be eligible for a lucrative contract the year after leaving? This question was at the center of a heated meeting of the Jackson Hole Travel and Tourism Board on Thursday, when elected officials and prominent business people debated the ethics, optics and process of …

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Flag Day 2022: Stars and Stripes Flying in North Central Connecticut

NORTH CENTRAL CONNECTICUT – Stars and Stripes were on display throughout North Central Connecticut on Tuesday as the nation observed Flag Day. According to the United States military, Flag Day is observed on June 14 to commemorate the adoption of the American flag on June 14, 1777 by the Second …

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Scientists Create First-Ever Guidelines to Help Caribbean Tourism

“Our growing alliance with the tourism industry is key to our mission in the Caribbean,” said Dr. Rob Brumbaugh, Executive Director of TNC’s Caribbean Division. “Because tourism in the region depends on a thriving natural world, there is a strong economic incentive to support conservation. But, beyond that, one thing …

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Higher fares could put a damper on Florida tourism

Hotel room rates, driven by demand over the past year, could now hamper tourism amid rising inflation, state tourism officials said. As tourism marketing agency Visit Florida celebrated record first-quarter tourist numbers at its meeting last week in Orlando, staff and board members also expressed concern that the increase in …

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The 2022 Plains 4th of July Heritage Celebration in Sterling, CO

REGION SELECTION RectangleCreated with Sketch. New Plains heritage returns to Pioneer Park. Monday, June 13, 2022, 4:40 p.m. MDT Updated: Monday, June 13, 2022, 5:17 p.m. MDT STERLING, Colo. – Heritage on the Plains will be a four-day celebration at various locations around Sterling. Heritage on the Plains at an …

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Darien unveils the latest additions to the Heritage Trail

DARIEN, CT — History is often said to be one of life’s greatest teachers. Now those who visit the Darien Heritage Trail will be enriched and educated for years to come. Last Friday, the city unveiled four new markers on the trail with groundbreaking ceremonies. Then, the most recent markers …

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The Day – Connecticut Blue Heritage Trail launches with signs in Groton, New London, Waterford

Eight new signs in Groton, New London and Waterford mark sites important to Connecticut’s marine environment, maritime economy and culture. The signs, which mark the first phase of the Blue Heritage Trail, are located at Bluff Point State Park and Coastal Reserve, Fort Trumbull State Park, Fort Griswold Battlefield State …

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Mónica Ramírez-Montagut appointed director of the Parrish Art Museum

It’s official. The Parrish Art Museum has a new chef at the helm. On June 8, Parrish Board Co-Chairs Alexandra Stanton and Frederic M. Seegal and Co-Chairs Sean Cohan and Timothy G. Davis announced that Mónica Ramírez-Montagut had been named the next director of the Parrish Art Museum. A former …

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Amy Smith-Stewart appointed chief curator of the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art

Amy Smith-Stewart has been named the new chief curator of the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, Connecticut, becoming the first woman to lead the non-collecting institution since its founding in 1964. Smith-Stewart, curator at the Aldrich since 2013, has an established track record of showcasing the work of emerging …

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Hispanic Society Museum & Library, NY, hosts exhibition of watercolors by American painters

Orville Houghton Peets’ artwork titled Jacaranda Tree. Mohammad Yusuf, Feature Writer The Hispanic Society Museum & Library (HSM&L) in New York presents a new exhibition, American Travellers: A Watercolor Journey Through Spain, Portugal, and Mexico (June 17 – October 16). It focuses on major watercolors by American artists painted in …

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The Mattatuck Museum offers walk-in tours

WATERBURY – The Mattatuck Museum offers 30-minute walk-in tours on Saturdays. Staff guide patrons through the museum’s special exhibits, collection gallery, or historical exhibit. After the visit, visitors can continue to explore the museum on their own. Saturday, July 2: Visit to the history collection of the Mattatuck Museum Saturday …

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Modern U.S. coins showcased in June Heritage auction showcase

Auctions are now open in Inheritance Showcase auction of modern collectible American coins and bullionwith the final live session scheduled for 6:00 p.m. CT on Monday, June 13. This auction mainly focuses on US bullion currencyas well as a small but important selection of modern commemorative coins. From 2006 to …

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Japan eases foreign tourism ban, allows guided package tours

TOKYO (AP) — Japan eased its borders for foreign tourists on Friday and began accepting visa applications, but only for those on guided tour packages who are willing to follow the wearing of masks and other anti-virus measures as the country cautiously tries to balance business and infection worries. Friday …

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Heritage Insurance (NYSE: HRTG) Price target reduced to $6.00

Wealth Insurance (NYSE: HRTG – Get an Appraisal) had its target price reduced by Piper Sandler stock analysts to $6.00 in a research note released Thursday, Stock Target Advisor reports. Piper Sandler’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 52.28% from the company’s previous close. Other research analysts have …

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The Trolley Museum kicks off the season with the “Museum In Motion” festival on June 25

EAST HAVEN, CT – All aboard for awesomeness. On June 25, the Shore Line Trolley Museum kicks off its 2022 summer season with “Museum In Motion,” a day of parades, photo ops, trolley rides and bluegrass. This annual event features meticulously restored antique trams, work equipment, subway cars and electric …

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Sports tourism market size [USD 2936.4 million] | Assessment, key drivers and challenges by 2031

Sports tourism market The global sports tourism market size is expected to grow from USD 1413.7 Million in 2018 to USD 2936.4 Million by 2028, at a CAGR of 7.60%. NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, USA, June 9, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Growth will come from North America for “Sports Tourism …

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Rising fuel prices impact local tourism

MYSTIC, CT- (WFSB) — Southeast Connecticut is the mecca of state tourism, and mystic is a must-stop for many out-of-state residents. But as fuel prices rise above $5 and $6, people are rethinking their travel plans. “It’s an advantage for us here at Mystic. I think we’ll continue to see …

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African Heritage, Inc. kicks off June 16 with annual “Freedom Day” celebration in Appleton, Wisconsin

African Heritage, Inc. Celebrates Graduates at Juneteenth Festival 2021 in Appleton “This year marks our organization’s 12th annual celebration in Appleton, and we’re excited to extend the Juneteenth experience through July 4 with a series of virtual seminars.” APPLETON, Wis. (PRWEB) June 08, 2022 AfricanHeritage, Inc., a non-profit organization …

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Overview of ‘The 52 Artists of the Aldrich Museum: A Feminist Stage’

In 1970, protesters descended on the Whitney Museum of American Art to demand that its annual exhibition (overwhelmingly male) contain at least 50% of works by women, and that half of these women be black. The Women’s Art Ad Hoc Committee – which included artists Faith Ringgold, Poppy Johnson and …

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Reports Show Cannabis Tourism Industry Valued at $17 Billion

The cannabis-related tourism industry is valued at $17 billion and could begin to grow rapidly post-COVID. A report presented in Forbes claims that 50% of millennials think access to adult cannabis is important when planning a trip, and that 43% of millennials specifically choose a destination because of legalization. According …

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The Bristol Press – Lock Museum of America, Plymouth Historical Society will hold an open house

PLYMOUTH — The Lock Museum of America and the Plymouth Historical Society will host open houses on June 11 to celebrate Connecticut Open House. Open houses will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 11 at the Plymouth Historical Society at 572 Main St. and the Lock …

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Westchester County Tourism & Film Wins Coveted ‘Best Use of Social Media’ Award

The Instagram campaign also won gold in the Adrian Awards from the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) In a competitive category spanning all industries, Westchester County Tourism & Film’s Instagram’s organic work – designed to position the county as a destination “beyond the everyday” and support the recovery …

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2022 Preservation Award winners announced by Heritage Foundation

heritage foundation photo The 2022 Preservation Award winners were announced last month at the Williamson County Heritage Foundation’s Fifth Annual Preservation Symposium at the Williamson County Enrichment Center. For 46 years, as part of its nonprofit mission, the Heritage Foundation has recognized preservation projects and individuals who have made significant …

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Marijuana Tourism

Connecticut is investing $3 million in a new advertising campaign to promote tourism in our state. But here’s a theme you won’t hear mentioned…yet. “Whether you’re just taking a stroll or splashing in the surf, cannabis can add fun to your beach visit. That was the promise of a private …

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Labor shortage hits tourism in North Platte

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) – In May 2022, U.S. employers added 390,000 jobs. According to the United States Chamber of Commerce, if every unemployed person in the country found a job, there would still be 5.3 million vacancies. The labor shortage is causing major setbacks for employers nationwide. Locally, companies …

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Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) Presents The Covers of Norman Rockwell’s Saturday Evening Post: Tell Me a Story | New

Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) is pleased to present by Norman Rockwell Saturday Evening Post Covers: Tell Me a Story, organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA. Highlight of the Year of Narrative Art MMoA, the exhibition will take place from From June 18 to September 18. MYSTIC, …

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Submit your fan art to be featured at the Broadway Museum!

Attention Broadway fans! This is your chance to unleash your artistic spirit. BroadwayWorld and the Museum of Broadway invite you to submit your original Broadway-inspired works. Winners will receive two (2) VIP tickets to the Broadway Museum, a bag of branded merchandise, and your work will be commemorated on the …

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Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRTG) Short interest up 24.8% in May

Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRTG – Get Rating) enjoyed significant growth in short-term interest in May. As of May 15, there was short interest totaling 1,110,000 shares, up 24.8% from the total of 889,200 shares as of April 30. Approximately 4.8% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based …

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Bronx artist channels Hispanic and American family heritage through art

June 01, 2022, 12:26 p.m.Updated 3 days ago By: News 12 Staff News 12 spotlights a Bronx artist who uses his talent to channel his family history. Reflecting personal family experiences, showcasing Bronx culture, and paying homage to their ancestors are just a few of the things that fuel artist …

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Zacks: Brokerages expect Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRTG) to report quarterly sales of $154.69 million

Stock analysts expect Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRTG – Get Rating) to post sales of $154.69 million for the current quarter, reports Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have made earnings estimates for Heritage Insurance, with the highest estimate of sales at $161.89 million and the lowest estimate at $147.48 …

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Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month: Feeling Stranger Where We Belong (Podcast) – Employee Rights/Labour Relations

June 01, 2022 Little Mendelson To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. In honor and celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Littler’s attorney Judy Iriye (LA – Century City) speaks with fellow Littler attorney Kevin …

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New Britain Herald – Central Connecticut hospital gets high marks

@Hooks_Ciara NEW BRITAIN – The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) has announced that it has received high marks on all levels for patient safety from an independent organization. According to part of the Spring 2022 National Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades that have been released, HOCC hospitals have achieved four “A” …

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5K to raise funds for the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art

Typically, when people visit a museum, they like to take a leisurely stroll to soak up the art, but for its next fundraiser, the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art asks the public to put on their running shoes. The Run on Art: Run to Celebrate 52 Artists 5K will take …

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Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month Profile: Dr. Andrea Kealoha

To celebrate Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Month, the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) highlights the researcher funded by the NIFA, Dr. Andrea Kealoha. Dr. Kealoha oversees the water quality laboratory at Maui College, University of Hawaii, Pūkoʻa hinaʻole. Tell us about your background in …

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Members of the Pilipinx American Student Society discuss what AAPI Heritage Month means to them

Asian American and Pacific Islander, or AAPI, Heritage Month is celebrated in May to honor Asians and Pacific Islanders who have contributed to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States. The Pilipinx American Student Society, or PASS, at MSU is a member organization affiliated with the university’s Asian …

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Hirono, Grassley Resolution Recognizes Asia-Pacific American Heritage Month

WASHINGTON — Senators Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) introduced a bipartisan resolution marking the month of May as Asia-Pacific American Heritage Month. The resolution recognizes the significant contributions Asian Pacific Islander Americans (APIAs), which include Native Hawaiians, have made to this country and also highlights the racism …

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Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRTG) is expected to post earnings of -$0.09 per share

Equity research analysts expect Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRTG – Get Rating) to report earnings per share of ($0.09) for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts released earnings estimates for Heritage Insurance. The highest EPS estimate is $0.02 and the lowest is $0.19. Heritage Insurance …

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Vernon Civil War Museum Acquires Another Chapter Of Connecticut Wartime History Worn By Killed Soldier – Hartford Courant

The sweat-stained pants of a Connecticut artillery corporal who was killed as an infantryman are the latest piece of the state’s Civil War history at the New England Civil War Museum and Research Center in Vernon. James R. Baldwin, a Winsted from a family of watchmakers, died at the Battle …

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Celebrate Asia-Pacific American Heritage Month by Visiting These 6 Sites

May 30, 2022, 8:57 a.m.Updated May 30, 2022 By: News 12 Staff The National Park Service is helping celebrate Asia-Pacific American Heritage Month by sharing the stories of ordinary and extraordinary Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders preserved in parks, memorials and historic sites across the country. . Some of the …

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The Day – From the museum to the junkyard

During World War II, Electric Boat built 74 submarines. Those not lost in action had a normal lifespan and were later replaced. Six of them defied the odds and survived in maritime museums across the country. That number may soon drop to five. The Clamagore, which was launched at EB …

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The Bristol Press – Hospital of Central Connecticut gets high marks

@Hooks_Ciara NEW BRITAIN – The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) has announced that it has received high marks on all levels for patient safety from an independent organization. According to part of the Spring 2022 National Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades that have been released, HOCC hospitals have achieved four “A” …

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The programming of Olde Mistick Village is still as varied on the eve of the tourist season

A skeleton hangs from a ladder Thursday, May 26, 2022, as shoppers browse Alice’s Haunted Little Bookstore at Olde Mistick Village in Mystic. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day) Mystic – If the list of new tenants at Olde Mistick Village is any indication, Chris Regan is on a roll. After all, …

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Quito Tourism has unrivaled attributes to drive interest in tourism in the United States

Quito Turismo, the Ecuadorian entity responsible for promoting the UNESCO World Heritage city located at 00’00’ latitude has completed its American tour For Quito Turismo, it is imperative that we play an active role in reactivating the tourism industry and bringing back the American traveler who is the most important …

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DuPage’s Heritage Gallery needs to better reflect area’s history, some say

A landmark exhibit that occupies a key hallway on the first floor of the DuPage County Government Administration Building in Wheaton is undergoing an update effort, including the potential profiling of a more diverse set of filmmakers throughout throughout the county’s history. Known as the Heritage Gallery, the exhibit was …

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Gas is so expensive, it’s part of the NJ tourism campaign

We have officially reached the “use this impacting everyone issue as part of our marketing campaign” phase of the gas crisis. With Memorial Day weekend just hours away, East Coast cities are bracing for a massive influx of visitors from all parts of the state, as well as New York, …

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Connecticut Launches Tourism Campaign | Addicted to CT news

CT Visit Website Credit: Contributed / Screenshot / CT.gov Governor Ned Lamont announced Thursday that Connecticut is launching a $3 million tourism campaign called “Find Your Vibe.” “Connecticut is an exciting place that offers all kinds of experiences and the ‘Find Your Vibe’ campaign captures that in a way we’ve …

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Financial comparison: Heritage Insurance (NYSE: HRTG) and The Seibels Bruce Group (OTCMKTS: SBBG)

Seibels Bruce Group (OTCMKTS: SBBG – Get Rating) and Heritage Insurance (NYSE: HRTG – Get Rating) are both small cap finance companies, but which is the better company? We’ll compare the two companies based on their risk strength, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, and earnings. Institutional and insider …

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CT Launches $3M “Find Your Vibe” Summer Tourism Campaign

Governor Ned Lamont on Thursday announced a $3 million campaign to boost tourism in Connecticut after it declined during the pandemic. The “Find Your Vibe” campaign will run all summer. Lamont said the ad should reach a wide audience. The campaign will also include in-flight advertisements, digital billboards in New …

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West Haven Veterans Museum Holds Remembrance Ceremony

Written by Michael P. Walsh WEST HAVEN, CT — The West Haven Veterans Museum and Learning Center will hold a remembrance ceremony at 1 p.m. Saturday. The museum, off Sawmill Road at 30 Hood Terrace, will honor the memory of board members Frank Carrano, Gordon Bergman and Alyce Benson. Carrano …

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Museum Makeover grant funds a more diverse view of Trumbull’s story

TRUMBULL – There’s a lot about Trumbull’s history that people don’t know. Nancy Fisher, president of the Trumbull Historical Society, said it was important to correct this. “There are definitely untold stories and stories that haven’t really been publicized a lot,” Fisher said. “People don’t realize that we had slaves …

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