Excitement Builds for Olympic Torch Lighting
from The Vancouver Sun
Some believe the 2010 Olympic Games won't begin until Feb. 12, 2010, when the opening ceremonies are held at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, B.C. Others say it begins earlier than that. They believe it begins at 2 a.m. 10 hours and thousands of kilometers away in Olympia, Greece, actresses performing as priestesses will gather in the Temple of Hera and use the sun's rays to light the Olympic flame in the bowl of a parabolic mirror. More
Recession Won't Stop Nevada Day Parade
from The Reno Gazette-Journal
Even though money is tight, Nevada Day Parade backers say they will manage to stage the state's biggest parade of the year in Carson City, Nev., including a special salute to President Abraham Lincoln and his 200th birthday.
TARP Debt Free, Morgan Putting Name Back on Tourney
from The Sports Business Journal
Morgan Stanley is putting its name back on a golf tournament after repaying its TARP debt. Wells Fargo and Bank of America, which still owe funds, are keeping their names off of events.
China National Games Return Tobacco Companies' Sponsorship Money
from China View
Organizers of China's National Games said that they had returned all sponsorship fees from tobacco companies. The organizing committee of the event sent a circular to the tobacco control office of China's Center for Disease Control, saying it had returned all the money to tobacco companies.
Lights Out for Holiday Parade?
from Central Florida News 13-TV
Could it soon be lights out for a popular holiday event in Brevard County, Fla? Organizers of the Melbourne Light Parade said unless they can raise thousands of dollars, they could be forced to switch off the event this year.
Social Media Marketing Meets Huge Growth
from The Epoch Times
As the digital age offers burgeoning choices for people to network online, businesses are increasingly turning to social media like Facebook, Twitter, and blogs to do their advertising and marketing.
Charisma Floats and Designs is a premier builder of award winning floats for the Tournament of Roses Parade and floral designer for the Academy Awards Oscar celebration. More
Daley Announces Cuts for Summer Festivals
from ABC 7-TV Chicago
Mayor Daley is still looking for ways to solve Chicago's budget mess one day before he presents his spending plan to the city council. Some of the mayor's options include dipping into the reserve fund and canceling some popular summer festivals. More
Coca-Cola Campaign Sends Three Bloggers Around World
from The Associated Press via Forbes
Coca-Cola Co. is launching a new social media push that will send three bloggers to more than 200 countries in a year to uncover what makes people happy, as part of the soft drink maker's "Open Happiness" campaign. More
New Committee to Focus on Downtown Events in Portsmouth, N.H.
The Portsmouth City Council in New Hampshire, is expected to set the framework for a new committee that will focus on determining whether the city hosts too many events downtown. Mayor Tom Ferrini will discuss the structure and mission of the new Mayor's Blue Ribbon Committee on Downtown Events, which Ferrini said will focus solely on engaging a broad cross-section of the community in a discussion on the issue. More
Los Angeles Budget Crisis' Main Event: Gridlock?
from The Los Angeles Times
The budget crisis in Los Angeles may have unpleasant consequences for concert- goers, Lakers fans and even Dodgers fans on the day of the first game of the National League Championship Series: gridlock. More
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