As Atlanta prepares to host Superbowl 53 at Mercedes-Benz stadium, a surviving military spouse from Atlanta is also getting ready to attend the big game.Read More
ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46)- Imagine if an NFL player showed up at your doorstep. On top of that with Super Bowl tickets for you and a guest.
That’s exactly what happened to one metro Atlanta woman who lost her husband in the line of duty.
“I thought I was going out to dinner with some friends, and the doorbell rang, and I opened the door, and Ben Garland from the Falcons was standing there,” said Kami Kennedy.Read More
ICON Attractions has been selected by Lodging Hospitality Management (LHM) to operate The St Louis Wheel, a 200-foot tall observation wheel under construction at Union Station. The firm will also operate a carousel and other family-friendly attractions, all part of a $150-million entertainment complex in historic downtown St. Louis.Read More
If you've never been to a professional Putt-Putt competition, you're missing out!
The 59th Annual Professional Putters Association (PPA) National Championship is going on at Putt-Putt FunHouse in Webster from September 10 through September 14.
Putt-Putt golf may typically remind you of a warm summer night with friends, but soon the game will be on the national stage at the 59th Annual Professional Putters Association (PPA) National Championship.Read More
Dion Marketing secures news coverage for two clients in one news article about Stars for Scholars, Dion Marketing’s turnkey fundraiser being held at Hawaiian Falls on behalf of Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation.Read More
A lesson in philanthropy is being taught at All Star Adventures in Wichita. Employees are helping promote Stars for Scholars, a nationwide fundraiser to benefit Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation (Fallen Patriots). The mission is to provide college scholarships and educational counseling to those who have lost a parent in the line of duty.Read More
On Father’s Day, Haley Hartwick usually stops by Texas Roadhouse, which was her father’s favorite restaurant, to get a take-out dinner of steak and potatoes. She then likes to go home and watch the movie “Quest for Camelot,” a film they enjoyed watching together.Read More
Larry Stottlemyer, owner of Adventure Park USA in Monrovia, Maryland, believes that a day care should go hand in hand with FECs. He has operated Adventure Park Academy from the FEC’s second floor for the past decade. The day care helped him stay afloat during the Great Recession, and the revenue has more than tripled since its inception, making it one of the most profitable components of his facility today.Read More
Andy Alligator’s has announced that the 2018 season opening of Norman’s premier family water park is Saturday, May 12. The water park boasts an 800-foot lazy river called Paradise River; The Banzai Pipeline, a thrilling tube ride with unexpected curves, drops and loops; Cowabunga Cove, a water complex with over 100 ways to get wet; Bubbler’s Beach, perfect for younger guests; and Riptide Racer. The only one of its kind in Oklahoma, the Riptide Racer stands at 45 feet tall and features four lanes perfect for the whole family to race down together.Read More
Thunder Road at Wylie Park will be open from 1 to 8 pm Saturday and Sunday.Read More
Keely Schild was only 7 years old when she lost her father in the Iraq War. The Yankton woman was left not only with grief but with an uncertain future.Read More
A San Diego man stopped in the Old Pueblo to talk about his mission of biking across the country to raise money for the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation.Read More
Held as a special thank you to the DC region, the anniversary event includes free carousel rides and Capital Wheel rides at select times, a kid’s corner with special activities, and even a community parade!Read More
The National Harbor is celebrating 10 years of fun this weekend and "Frozeti the Yeti" was excited about the new Dippin' Dots location at the Capital Wheel and the newest flavor of dots, "Capitalice."Read More
On a hot July afternoon in 2005 two uniformed officers came to the door of Laura Youngblood’s brother’s house. She was visiting him in New York. Back in Illinois, her house was prepped for a homecoming. Her husband Travis Youngblood would be returning from Iraq soon, and she already had the “Welcome Home” signs up. But that day, she saw the two officers and knew immediately why they were there. The Sebastian resident had met her husband in boot camp. Theirs was a love story defined by life in the military and upon Travis' tragic death. Laura's coping with the loss of the man who gave up everything for his family.Read More
Air National Guard Sgt. Gregory Skurupey was on a plane in 2001, hours from ringing in his 35th birthday. The plane carrying Skurupey and 17 other national guardsmen crashed in a Georgia field. A little over a week ago, Sheridan Skurupey counted 17 years since the last time she saw her father. She was five years old. This Sunday, Sheridan will lace up her sneakers and run 26.2 miles in the Shamrock Marathon in honor of her fallen father. By running, she'll also raise funds for other Gold Star children.Read More
Two decades after her father died in a Fort Bragg training accident, Hannah Davis isn’t quite sure what memories are real. The faint recollections of her childhood — Davis was 3 when her father died — have merged with stories shared with the family over the past 20 years.Read More