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Haymarket Couple’s ‘Cook in Tuscany’ Winner of Travel Weekly’s 2016 Magellan Award

Haymarket Couple’s ‘Cook in Tuscany’ Winner of Travel Weekly’s 2016 Magellan Award

Cook in Tuscany, a Tuscan culinary tour was named winner of the 2016 Magellan Award for Best in Europe for Culture and Arts by Travel Weekly, a premiere travel magazine. Haymarket, Va.-based owners George and Linda Meyers host their worldwide guests on cooking tours in authentic Tuscan kitchens, and guide guests on personalized Tuscan historic tours and truffle hunts. For more information, go to www.cookintuscany.com.

The Magellan Awards is the premier award for the travel industry, which honors the best in travel and is judged by a 14-member panel.  The Travel Weekly Magellan Awards honor the best in travel.   

Coin Up App Helps Holiday Shoppers Forget the Guilt, Donate Change to Charity

Coin Up App Helps Holiday Shoppers Forget the Guilt, Donate Change to Charity

The holiday season is upon us, bringing with it a frenzy of gift shopping for family and friends starting Thanksgiving weekend. In fact, according to the National Retail Federation, during the 2015 Thanksgiving weekend, there were 151 million people who shopped either in stores or online. Their spending averaged $299.60 each. What’s more, the federation estimates that holiday sales this year will reach $655.8 billion. While the focus of holiday shopping tends to be buying gifts for those who already have so much, this year many consumers can do something to feel better about their spending by rounding up the change from each transaction and donating it to those who are in need. 

Hollywood Coins Up: Celebrities Turning to an Innovative Mobile App to Collect Change for Charities

Hollywood Coins Up: Celebrities Turning to an Innovative Mobile App to Collect Change for Charities

When celebrities align with a cause they are passionate about, people notice. In doing so, their efforts can make a major impact by bringing awareness to the charity organizations they support or lead. Four celebrities in particular who are lending their name to charity organizations are making it even easier for their fans to engage in the habit of giving, by “Coining Up” through the new mobile donation app – Coin Up.   

”A celebrity who is committed to making a difference for their charity, combined with a convenient and automated way for their fans to donate to that charity, is a winning formula for major social impact,” explains Leena Patidar, chief executive officer and co-founder of Coin Up. “Celebrities make it easy to build awareness about the causes that they care about, and Coin Up’s mobile app has made it effortless for people to donate their spare change from everyday transactions.”

Target.com Expands Their Oral Care Category With Dr. Sharp Natural Oral Care

Target.com Expands Their Oral Care Category With Dr. Sharp Natural Oral Care

Each year, consumers spend around $20 billion on cosmetic and personal care items, with many of those purchases going to oral hygiene products. There are many brands and varieties of toothpaste, mouthwash, and dental tape, but some of the best natural oral care products, which are safer for families, are not easily found, until now. Beginning November 2016, consumers will have quick access to the high quality all natural premium product line by Dr. Sharp Dentistry, called Dr. Sharp Natural Oral Care right on Target.com

5 Renowned Advisors join Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness Advisory Committee

5 Renowned Advisors join Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness Advisory Committee

Former U.S. Army Surgeon General, Patricia Horoho, Executive Coach, Brian Gast, Customer Service Expert, John Dijulius, Strategic Planning Expert, Rick Houcek and Founder of TRX and Fitness Expert, Randy Hetrick Join Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness Advisory Committee

What do a former Army Surgeon General, an executive coach, a customer service expert, a strategic planning expert, and a former Navy SEAL have in common?  The answer is military and veteran wellness.  And this is exactly why these five world-renowned experts have joined the wellness advisory committee for Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness.

Former Prisoner of War Joins Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Honorary Advisory Board

Former Prisoner of War Joins Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Honorary Advisory Board

Boulder Crest Retreat for Military Veteran Wellness announces that Captain Charlie Plumb, U.S. Navy (retired), joins their honorary advisory board. Captain Plumb graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland and went on to fly the F-4 Phantom jet on 74 successful combat missions over Vietnam. On his 75th mission, with only five days before he was to return home, Captain Plumb was shot down, captured, tortured, and imprisoned in an 8 x 8 foot cell, where he spent the next 2,103 days as a prisoner of war.

‘Cook in Tuscany’ of Haymarket, Va. Supports Colon Cancer Alliance

 ‘Cook in Tuscany’ of Haymarket, Va. Supports Colon Cancer Alliance

Cook in Tuscany, of Haymarket, Va. donated an all-expenses paid Tuscan culinary tour for the Colon Cancer Alliance Blue Hope Bash held in Washington, D.C. at the Fairmont Hotel. The live and silent auctions offered several trips and luxury packages. For more information about the tour, go to www.cookintuscany.com.  

The winner will be able treat themselves in the Tuscan lifestyle and discover the region’s passion for food and fun. The tour provides daily cooking lessons from local “Nonnas”, first class accommodations in the medieval hill-top village of Montefollonico, visits to regional wineries and cheese makers, tours of local and historic sites and many recreational activities.