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The Peak of the Perseids August 12th!

  It’s August, and that means that we are approaching the peak of the Perseids Meteor shower. The peak will occur over two nights – August 11-12 and August 12-13, 2018. The best time to see the greatest number of meteors would more-than likely be in the wee hours, just before dawn. The good news, we have moon-free nights for…

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White Spot’s Pirate Pak Day returns August 15!

Ahoy! On Wednesday, August 15, buccaneers both young and young-at-heart can re-live childhood memories by ordering an Adult Pirate Pak at 62 White Spot restaurants throughout British Columbia and three locations in Alberta. For the ninth consecutive year, a toonie from the sale of every Pirate Pak will be donated to Zajac Ranch for Children, a local charity that provides…

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Sanrio Collaborates with Megan Bomgaars on Sanrio megology Capsule Collection

Global lifestyle brand Sanrio has teamed up with artist, entrepreneur and megology brand founder Megan Bomgaars to create Sanrio ♥ megology, an inspiring new capsule collection of fashion graphic t-shirts. Megan Bomgaars is a self-advocate with Down syndrome who lovingly shares her life experiences to inspire and encourage others. The Sanrio ♥ megology collection of fashion t-shirts and sweatshirts, produced in…

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CIEE and CMSI Celebrate the 2018 Frederick Douglass Global Fellows

Last week, the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) and the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions (CMSI) hosted a celebratory event in Cape Town, South Africa, highlighting the 10 meritorious students from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) who were selected to be part of the second cohort of the Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship program. The Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship, named in…

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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Offers $3 Classic Pulled Pork Sandwiches and $6 Westerners

This August, in celebration of National Sandwich Month, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit offers two smokin’ deals all month long. These include two of Dickey’s favorites with $3Classic Pulled Pork Sandwiches and $6 Westerners. Dickey’s Classic Pulled Pork Sandwich features slow-smoked pork pulled to perfection and placed on a warm brioche bun. The Westerner includes two hickory-smoked meats of the guests’ choice…

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Guadeloupe Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of legendary “Route du Rhum” solo sailing race

On Wednesday, August 1, 2018, The Regional Council of Guadeloupe in partnership with the Guadeloupe Islands Tourism Board held a press cocktail reception at the Flatiron Hotel Penthouse rooftop in honor of the 40th Anniversary of the “Route du Rhum.” The legendary solo sailing competition links Saint Malo, Brittany to Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe, every four years. The race will leave St….

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