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Bucks County Dragon Boat Festival Raises Money for Hunger

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The second annual Bucks County Dragon Boat Festival was a big event executed by a small sta of volunteers.

Chris Wetzel, vice president of the Bucks County Dragon Boat Association, got the idea for his organization to host its own event after he got hooked on the sport of dragon boat racing and started attending competitions.

Ring Leaders Turned a Cirque-Style Show into a Performing Arts Tour

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Ten years ago, when Jeff and Julie Jenkins wanted to raise money for their local Chicago park, they turned to something they knew best: the circus. 

Event Profile: 2016 Travel Blog Exchange

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This past Memorial Day weekend, the Mall of America was abuzz when over 500 bloggers gathered for the Travel Blog Exchange (TBEX), the world’s largest gathering of travel bloggers, writers, new media content creators and social media travel industry professionals. Here, bloggers spent the weekend networking with one another, finding out how to keep their blogs relevant, and touring both the new and old gems of the Twin Cities.

Portland Party Raises Funds for LGBT Causes

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Few heads turned when Judge Kemp walked into a Office Depot store in Portland, Oregon, one Saturday evening in May 2015 wearing 3-and-a-half-inch goth rocker boots and an above-the-knee, off-theshoulder little red dress. Kemp grabbed what he needed—some last-minute lanyards—and hurried back to The Old Freeman Factory to kick off one of Portland’s most anticipated and colorful charity events of the year: the Red Dress Party.

The Petersen Automotive Museum Reopens with a Party as Distinctive as its Architecture

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The Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles has long recognized that cars, trucks and motorcycles aren’t just modes of transportation. They’re key to the city’s identity, style and history. After closing for a 15-month, $125 million renovation, the museum celebrated its reopening with a December 6 gala attuned to the new look and feel of the museum.

Cascadia Educational Conference heads to Sunriver Resort

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There will be some new faces at the 14th annual Cascadia Educational Conference. A joint venture of the Washington and Oregon chapters of Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the 2016 conference will, for the first time in its history, officially include the British Columbia chapter of MPI. The conference is taking place March 13 to 15 at Sunriver Resort in Sunriver, Oregon, located approximately 20 miles southwest of Bend, Oregon.

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