The hospital organization originally began using TurningPoint for the executive staff meetings and is now exploring ways to use it with additional groups.
Rockford, Illinois will soon be home to one of the largest indoor amateur sports complexes in the Midwest. The Rockford City Council recently approved financing for the project that will span 115,000 square feet and open in 2014.
All three levels of the center have gone through several renovations including upgrades to the sound system, lighting and security, wall treatments and door hardware.
Leo Jakobson was recently named the Incentive Travel Council’s (ITC) Advocate of the Year for 2012. Jakobson is currently the senior editor of Successful Meetings Magazine and executive editor of Incentive Magazine
"It was really unexpected and very flattering," Jakobson said. "It’s makes one feel good that people are reading our publications, going on our websites, and seeing value in what we do. It’s a team effort among our entire staff to cover the incentive industry, and they deserve a lot of credit for what they do."
The city of Wabasha will be home to the 20th Annual Grumpy Old Men Festival on February 23. The packed day will celebrate Grumpy Old Men with many movie-themed activities from morning till night.
The morning will consist of an ice fishing tournament while the afternoon will be packed with activities. Guests can choose from minnow races at the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), a Cribbage tournament, Bingo, sponsored by The American Legion, or Slippery’s Annual Texas Hold’em Tournament. Hockey games, one youth and one old timer’s, will also be played.
Brad Kent has recently joined the Choose Chicago team as the Senior Vice President of Sales & Services.
The shuttle runs between nine ski resorts on weekends and holiday weeks through March 31. This is the first time a free service like this has been used in the region.