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Longtime North Charleston recreation leader dies, remembered for love of community | News

NORTH CHARLESTON — Gary McJunkin, a longtime recreation and community leader in the Charleston region, died March 28. He was 89.

McJunkin, also affectionately known as “Mr. Mac,” served Lowcountry residents for 25 years as he oversaw the development of North Charleston ball fields and playgrounds and a wide range of recreational programs.

McJunkin, a Greenville native, served two years in the Army before returning to South Carolina and becoming involved with the Cooper River Parks and Playground Commission, which ran the North Area’s athletic programs before North Charleston’s incorporation in 1972.

Though technically a separate entity from the city,

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Vacation rentals see high demand, putting KC in tricky spot says city leader

As public health officials are urging people to not let their guard down from the virus, travelers are seeking out vacation destinations all over the country. “Airbnb’s have been a hot topic of discussion,” said KCMO Councilman Eric Bunch, 4th district. Vacation rental companies like Airbnb and VRBO are seeing a boost in reservations with both of their stocks soaring.”It’s tricky, it’s a mixed bag,” said Bunch. While that’s good news for the Kansas City economy—there’s still some hesitation to welcome visitors.”With things opening up again, and people coming back out, and feeling a little bit more I guess confident, … read more

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The Real Value Of Influencers And Content Creation – ClubHouse Media Group Inc.

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, social media platforms have become businesses’ greatest allies for brand visibility as many struggle to survive. With the recent digital transformation, efficacy rates for traditional advertising strategies using television, magazines, print media, and even the internet have been decreasing. This makes social media influencer-based strategies increasingly important tools for advertisers. Social media platforms are built to harvest attention by elevating the most engaging content to the widest possible audience. It’s a natural fit. Clubhouse Media Group Inc. (OTC: CMGR)

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Travel Leader EF Go Ahead Tours Opens Tour Dates Through 2023 and Sets Private Group Tour Threshold to Seven Travelers, Lowest in Industry

BOSTON, Feb. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — In response to strong consumer demand and new travel preferences emerging from the Covid-19 pandemic, EF Go Ahead Tours (GAT), a premier provider of culturally immersive travel experiences, announces significant flexibility, experiential, and value enhancements to its portfolio of travel offerings.

“Since the announcement of the vaccine this past November, we’ve seen a 30% increase in new reservations for future 2022 travel over the previous quarter,” says Heidi Durflinger, President of EF Go Ahead Tours. “Whether you’re looking forward to traveling this year, next year or in 2023, this allows you to plan

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