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Pulling Together

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To keep kids and families engaged with its 4th of July celebration, River Oaks Country Club organized a race for which participants made their own boats, using just cardboard and duct tape. Like most modern clubs, the members of River Oaks Country Club in Houston, Texas are skewing younger and younger, with more families joining […]


Pure Adventure

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The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes is encouraging little ones to engage in real-life adventures on the property’s 500 acres As more and more children fuel their technology addictions with constant screen time, The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes in Orlando, Fla., is encouraging little ones to engage in real-life adventures on the property’s 500 acres, while […]


Keeping the Noise Down

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Champions Run added a surprising element to its formal New Year’s Eve party by renting headphones and creating a “silent disco.” While enjoying the Austin City Limits music festival in Austin, Texas last year, Ben Lorenzen, Creative Director of Champions Run in Omaha, Neb., discovered a peculiar sight. It was a tent, filled with thousands […]


Rebirth of an Era

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The most successful theme to date for Southern Hills CC’s signature event is a speakeasy, complete with a 12-piece band, burlesque dancers, and tarot card readers. For the past six years, after Southern Hills Country Club closes down for a couple of weeks each January, the Tulsa, Okla., club has offered a signature event to […]


A Good Night’s Rest

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Westin Hotels’ Project Rise: ThreadForward initiative upcycles bed sheets to create the pajamas for children in need. Last year, Westin Hotels & Resorts challenged staff from all of its properties to come up with ideas for campaigns that fit within its six pillars of well-being: sleep well, eat well, move well, feel well, work well, […]