Wilmington, N.C.: With the Cape Fear River as its focal point, the 34th annual Riverfest (October 5-7, 2012) in Wilmington, North Carolina’s historic river district, celebrates the river’s heritage, culture, and natural beauty. This year’s festival theme—“Bringing Generations Together”—focuses on tradition and family. Many festival-goers who attended Riverfest years ago with their parents now enjoy the annual event with their own children. What began in 1978 as a small riverfront event to bring people to Downtown Wilmington has grown into a weekend festival that’s filled with family-friendly events, exhibitions, and live performances. Riverfest fun begins this year on Friday, October 5 with the arrival of The Raven pirate ship (5pm), complete with cannon firings, followed by a street dance in […]
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Tony Stewart Signs First Flag for “Express Your Thanks” Program to Benefit Wounded Warrior Project at Bank of America 500
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart joined officials from Charlotte Motor Speedway and Bank of America to kick off the “Express Your Thanks” flag program to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. Fans attending the Oct. 13 Bank of …
Britt Motorsports 6431 Market St. Wilmington, NC 28405 Sunday, October 7th, 2012 Registration Starting at 9:30am First Group Out at 10:30am Registration fee of $20 Per Person Includes T-shirt, Food and Clue Sheet Door Prizes – Raffles – Live Auction Car Show/Cruise In Motorcycles & Cars Welcome All Proceeds Benefit “The Pink Ribbon” New Hanover Regional Medical Center Foundation Benefits Local Women in Their Fight Against Cancer For More Information Contact email@example.com or 910-791-8321
Junior Lori Beth Adams posted her second straight top 10 finish to lead UNCW in the final round of the Cardinal Cup Tuesday.
Raleigh, NC – Today, Romney for President announced the Leadership Team of North Carolina Farmers and Ranchers for Romney. These leaders will guide the campaign’s statewide outreach to the agriculture community. Farmers and ranchers are the backbone of America and not only play a critical role in ensuring Americans have access to safe and affordable food but they also employ millions of Americans across the country. Obama’s policies have failed to bolster the economy and his Administration’s policies of regulatory overreach have stifled growth and cost jobs in the agriculture community. Farmers and ranchers are looking for a leader who understands the private sector and believe that Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan’s plan to strengthen the middle class will help […]
Food Lion AutoFair to Highlight Unique Collection of Vintage Motorcycles At Charlotte Motor Speedway, Sept. 20-23
An international array of motorcycles that showed Americans the joy of two-wheeled transportation will be featured during the Sept. 20-23 Food Lion AutoFair at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Charlotte Motor Speedway is set to get even louder when country rockers Big & Rich “crank it up to eleven” at the Bank of America 500 Pre-Race Show Presented by Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on Saturday, Oct. 13, as p…
Board features four new members that will help chart course for chapter MORRISVILLE, N.C. (September 18, 2012)—Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina announced today its Board of Directors for fiscal year 2013. The board helps chart the course for the local chapter of the nation’s largest wish-granting organization. In addition to supporting the efforts of President and CEO Kristen Mercer Johnson, the board contributes a vast array of experience and skills necessary to enhance the chapter’s public standing. Led by Board Chair John Elmo and Chair Elect Rick Deckelbaum, the board serves to protect the chapter’s assets, ensure its accountability and maintain its legal integrity. Mr. Elmo returns for his third year as Board Chair. Mr. Elmo co-founded Doe & Ingalls […]
Wilmington, NC September 18, 2012 — As severe weather threatens the East Coast this Tuesday, the American Red Cross urges residents to be prepare themselves and their families. “Disasters can happen anytime, it’s important that everyone has a plan,” said Bill Brent, Regional CEO for the Eastern NC Region of the American Red Cross. “Simple steps such as talking with your family about what to do if there is an emergency and building a preparedness kit can offer peace of mind when faced with emergency situations.” Take the appropriate steps to be prepared Learn about your local community’s emergency warning system for severe thunderstorms Discuss thunderstorm safety with all members of your household Pick a safe place in your […]
13 Fireworks Shows Highlight Schedule Fort Mill, SC – The Charlotte Knights, the Triple-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox, are pleased to announce their schedule for the 2013 season. After beginning the season on the road in Gwinnett (April 4-7) and Norfolk (April 8-10), Charlotte will officially open Knights Stadium with its 2013 home opener against the Gwinnett Braves on Thursday, April 11 at 7:15 p.m. Knights Stadium will host six games from April 11-16, including a special 11:15 a.m. game on Tuesday, April 16 against the Durham Bulls. 13 thrilling fireworks shows highlight the 72 home game schedule. The Knights will light up the sky for all 11 Saturday home games and will host three of the 11 […]