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Adventure Cycling Announces First-Ever Bike Your Park Day

Registration is now open for a national event on September 24, 2016, for people of all ages and abilities to discover their parks and public lands by bicycle.

MISSOULA, MONT., January 12, 2016 —Adventure Cycling Association today announced the inaugural Bike Your Park Day, which will inspire and empower thousands of people to bike in or to a national park, state park, wildlife refuge, or other public lands on the same day — September 24, 2016. Anyone interested in participating can now

The Blind Tiger coming to The Great Lawn at Harrah’s Gulf Coast

The open-air bar and restaurant will bring a fresh dynamic to the resort’s impressive catalog of award-winning amenities and will add to the growing excitement and energy taking place in East Biloxi

Biloxi, Miss. (August 5, 2016) Harrah’s Gulf Coast will soon offer another enticing draw to its resort when The Blind Tiger opens on The Great Lawn. The laidback, open-air bar and restaurant that has garnered a large, loyal fan base of food lovers at their Bay St. Louis location, has

July 18, 2016

Erin Kenna

Public/Media Relations Manager



Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast Announces New Team Members

Mississippi Gulf Coast, Miss. – The regional destination marketing organization charged with promoting tourism within Hancock, Harrison and Jackson counties in Mississippi announced its newest team members this week.

Ari Strutton joins as destination services coordinator, supporting the organization by enhancing group experiences and by providing support for all sales efforts.

New members named to Coast tourism board

Sun Herald

Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast has two new board members and two returning commissioners on its board.

LuAnn Pappas, CEO at Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort in D’Iberville, has been appointed by Harrison County. She replaces Jeff Descher.

Nikki Moon, owner of Bay Town Inn Bed and Breakfast, was appointed by Hancock County, replacing Jimmie Ladner.

Rich Westfall with Charter Bank was reappointed by Jackson County, and IP Casino Resort General Manager Duncan McKenzie was reappointed by Harrison County.

For immediate release:



Corey Christy

Director of Marketing and Development

WAMA, 228-872-3164


Updated Mississippi Gulf Coast Attractions Pass

Ocean Springs, May 26, 2016 (Press Release) – Biloxi/Ocean Springs, Ms.- The "Ocean Springs/Biloxi Museum Pass" has been renamed the “Gulf Coast Attractions Pass” and will be expanded to include The Pascagoula River Audubon Center and Infinity Space Center in Pearlington, MS. The new price will be $35 for all seven attractions, this is a


Tuesday, May 10, 2016


Andy Chapman





GULFPORT, MS -- Today, Eat Y’all is pleased to join with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources / Mississippi Seafood Marketing to announce that the 7th annual Mississippi Seafood Cook-Off will be held on May 26 in downtown Gulfport as the anchor event of an expanded culinary experience called the Mississippi Seafood Experience. Making its


For Immediate Release – May 6, 2016

Media Contact: Cynthia Dobbs Sutton
1000 Washington Avenue
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
Ph: 228-875-4424 Fax: 228-875-0332
Email: cynthia@oceanspringschamber.com

Vote Now for Ocean Springs as the Coolest Small Town

(Ocean Springs, MS) – Budget Travel has opened its voting for the final round of America’s Coolest Small Town. Ocean Springs is in the running and needs your votes!

Budget Travel is asking its readers to vote for your favorite small town in the final round of

(Gulfport, MS) - The Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra ends its 2015-16 classical concert series much the way it started: with a classical favorite and introducing a rising young star.

The Symhony will present “Classics IV”, the final classical concert of the season, on Saturday, April 23, at 7:00 p.m. at the Saenger Theatre in Biloxi.

Under the baton of conductor and music director Dr. Peter Rubardt, the concert will feature Jean Sibelius’ classic Finlandia and Max Bruch’s Scottish Fantasy. The dazzling sounds of Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony –

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center for Children Announced as a 2016 Recipient of Nation’s Highest Museum and Library Honor

National Medal for Museum and Library Service Recognizes Gulfport, MS

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center’s Community Contributions

GULFPORT (April 19, 2016) – The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced Lynn Meadows Discovery Center for Children of Gulfport, MS, as one of 10 recipients of the 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor given to museums and libraries for service to

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INFINITY Science Center Announces Multi-Phase Plans to Relocate, Restore and Display Last Remaining Piece of Apollo Flight Hardware

Saturn V first stage booster to be transported to INFINITY for new Apollo program exhibit


(Pearlington, MS) April 12, 2016 – The state of Mississippi is getting a new front door. Next month, guests to INFINITY Science Center, a not-for-profit 501(c)3 located in southeast Mississippi along the Gulf Coast,

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