Requests for proposals opened last week, and interested agencies are asked to submit types of tourism-related research the agency can provide, along with samples of experience with destination and tourism marketing.
Thanksgiving 2010 has faded into the past, but Donna Pierce of Southport is still very thankful. Shortly before that holiday, tragedy struck some of those close to her, but the community responded in a big way.
Sherri Grimes does not get paid for the 15-plus hours a week she volunteers with Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter. And the patients she visits, suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s, many times don’t remember her name.