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South Carolina Gamecock Men’s Basketball Visits Fort Jackson

South Carolina Gamecock Men’s Basketball Visits Fort Jackson

COLUMBIA, SC July 28, 2014 – The South Carolina men’s basketball team, along with head coach Frank Martin, spent time at Fort Jackson in Columbia today, holding an event for children at the Solomon Center. The community outreach is part of the “8K In 8 Days” campaign for Gamecock men’s basketball. The event opened with Major General Bradley Becker, the Fort Jackson Commanding General, addressing the crowd and introducing Martin. The team members were next introduced before Major General Becker presented Coach Martin with a gift. The over 250 children in attendance next split into groups and learned fundamentals of basketball, such as dribbling, stretching, lay-ups and more drills, with team members leadings the groups. Coach Martin spoke about why […]

UNCG School of Nursing fast-tracks medically trained veterans

UNCG School of Nursing fast-tracks medically trained veterans

GREENSBORO, NC July 22, 2014 – Obtaining a bachelor’s degree in nursing just became easier and faster for military veterans who have hands-on medical experience. The School of Nursing at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro today announced the launch of an accelerated nursing degree program that provides course credit for military experience. The new program, the UNCG Veterans Access Program (VAP), will start January 2015 with a cohort of approximately 24 veterans. With some prior college credit, veterans who are RNs can earn the bachelor’s of science in nursing (BSN) within nine months, and those earning the BSN leading to RN licensure can complete the program within 18 months. “Many veterans worked as medics, physical therapists, nurses’ aides, […]

Bobcats, Family Dollar and Wells Fargo to Supply 10,000 Care Packages for U.S. Troops Overseas in Military Care Event

Bobcats, Family Dollar and Wells Fargo to Supply 10,000 Care Packages for U.S. Troops Overseas in Military Care Event

Bobcats Team Will Pack Care Kits from 2:00-3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25 CHARLOTTE, NC March 21, 2014 – The Charlotte Bobcats, Family Dollar and Wells Fargo today announced that the three organizations will partner together for the Military Care Event on March 25 at Time Warner Cable Arena. This is a unique community initiative in which members of each organization will prepare, package and donate over 10,000 care kits to military troops overseas. As part of this community impact program with the Bobcats, The Wells Fargo Foundation will also present two local military and veterans organizations with grants to support their work in the Carolinas. “We are excited to create this unique event that benefits U.S. Military service men […]

KISS & Def Leppard announce Summer co-headline tour

KISS & Def Leppard announce Summer co-headline tour

KISS and DEF LEPPARD THE WORLD’S BIGGEST ROCK BANDS SET TO TOUR THIS SUMMER PNC MUSIC PAVILION CHARLOTTE – July 19 WALNUT CREEK AMPHITHEATRE RALEIGH – July 20 LOS ANGELES – March 17, 2014 – This summer two of the world’s greatest rock bands, KISS and DEF LEPPARD, are set to deliver a massive tour dedicated to fans who wanna rock and roll all night! These two legendary rock bands spanning two continents announced today that they will launch the tour as KISS celebrates their 40th year in music. The summer’s biggest hit-fueled rock tour, promoted exclusively by Live Nation, will storm through 40-plus cities throughout North America kicking-off on Monday, June 23 in West Valley City, UT at the […]

Charlotte Bobcats Join Forces With GovX To Honor Military And First Responders

Charlotte Bobcats Join Forces With GovX To Honor Military And First Responders

Bobcats Among First NBA Teams to Take Part in Special Online Ticket Program Through GovX to Extend Specially Priced Tickets to Military & First Responders   CHARLOTTE, NC March 13, 2014 – The Charlotte Bobcats announced today a new multi-year partnership with GovX, the leading website and e-commerce network devoted to serving verified U.S. Armed Forces personnel and government first responders. GovX offers privileged pricing on events, tickets and 20,000+ premium products. As part of this partnership, GovX will sponsor the color guard presentation prior to each Bobcats home game. GovX will have a special section on Bobcats.com as the two parties have partnered for special ticket pricing for military and first responders. The Bobcats will offer up to 50 […]

Sport Clips Haircuts signs a Multi-Year Partnership Extension with Darlington Raceway

Sport Clips Haircuts signs a Multi-Year Partnership Extension with Darlington Raceway

Sport Clips will sponsor the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at the track “Too Tough to Tame” through the 2016 season DARLINGTON, SC Feb. 20, 2014 – Sport Clips Haircuts announced today it has extended its partnership agreement with Darlington Raceway to sponsor the NASCAR Nationwide Series VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200 through the 2016 season. The agreement ensures that Sport Clips and Darlington Raceway will continue to build on an already strong foundation started in 2012. The VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200 is slated to run under the lights at the track Too Tough to Tame on April 11, 2014. DARLINGTON RACEWAY TICKETS “Sport Clips has been a fantastic partner and we are honored it is […]

Grand Strand Heroes

Grand Strand Heroes

CELEBRATING WWII VETERANS MYRTLE BEACH, SC December 26, 2013 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are planning to honor local World War II veterans during the 2014 season with a project called Grand Strand Heroes. Though the project is still in its infancy, plans include the creation of videos highlighting the stories of the Grand Strand veterans who served in WWII. The project will culminate at Pelicans Ballpark on Friday, June 6, the 70th Anniversary of D-Day. The team will recognize of all the local WWII veterans and feature the videos throughout the game. In order to create these videos, the Pelicans are asking that any local WWII veteran submit their story to the Grand Strand Heroes Project. Applications require the […]

Charleston Basketball Hero Day Set For Nov. 15th

Charleston Basketball Hero Day Set For Nov. 15th

Click Here For 2013-14 CofC Men’s Basketball Game Promotions Calendar CHARLESTON, SC November 6, 2013 – All military servicemen and women, veterans and first responders are invited to Charleston Basketball Hero Day as the CofC men’s basketball team takes on UNC Asheville on Friday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. (ET) at TD Arena. As a thank you to our local heroes, they can receive up to four free tickets to the UNC Asheville game. For more information, please call (843) 953-2632 (COFC) or stop by the TD Arena Box Office (301 Meeting Street) by Nov. 14 to reserve your tickets.

Where’s Carrie Peele?

Where’s Carrie Peele?

Helping David Eckstein raise money for the Wounded Warriors Project! Raleigh, NC July 26, 2013 – One of our very own, David Eckstein of Valera Global, is riding through 48 states over the next few weeks to raise awareness and money for the Wounded Warrior Project. Please click here and donate as much as you can to help David reach his fundraising goal of $31,000. To follow his progress in real time and to find other pertinent information about his journey, go to his website: http://www.limoure.com/ This week, I had the honor of hosting David as he rode through the Triangle NC area. I accompanied him to the USO of NC at RDU, where we met Patricia DeZetter, the Assistant […]

Air Parade, Patriotic Flyover and American Bald Eagle Highlight Spectacular Welcome Home Our Troops Coca-Cola 600 Pre-Race Show

Air Parade, Patriotic Flyover and American Bald Eagle Highlight Spectacular Welcome Home Our Troops Coca-Cola 600 Pre-Race Show

Charlotte, NC April 23, 2013 – Charlotte Motor Speedway is continuing the rich tradition of paying tribute to the U.S. Armed Forces with a Welcome Home Our Troops pre-race spectacular at the May 26 Coca-Cola 600. The program will include a one-of-a-kind air parade with 10 vintage warbirds, a patriotic flyover and a flight by an American bald eagle over the infield during the national anthem. “When the sequester took away military flyovers earlier this year, we heard from hundreds of fans who wanted to know what we were going to do at the Coca-Cola 600,” said Marcus Smith, president and general manager of Charlotte Motor Speedway. “Instead of doing less, we’re going to ramp it up and give the […]