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2011-05-16 12:58:00

HAWLEY, Pa., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Somewhere in the depths of Lake Wallenpaupack a largemouth bass, walleye or a rainbow trout may be swimming with a $1 million tag and waiting for a juicy worm as part of the nationwide "Wanna' Go Fishing for Millions?" contest sponsored by Cabela's®, a leading outfitter of hunting, fishing and outdoor equipment. "Lake Wallenpaupack is a popular destination for anglers throughout the year, and now they have another reason to come...

2011-04-11 08:49:00

NEW YORK, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Halo Group, a New York based branding and marketing communications agency, launches today a multi-million dollar rebranding advertising campaign "It's Mountain Time" for legendary Pocono escape Mount Airy Casino Resort, redefining the picturesque mountain retreat. Bringing the spirit of the brand to life, the new creative campaign features a surprise, humans interacting with local animals sharing the mountain getaway experience. "In a category...

2011-04-08 14:27:00

MT. POCONOS, Pa., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 11, Mount Airy Casino Resort will reveal a brand new $5.6 million multi-medium advertising campaign, which focuses on the property's unique location in the picturesque Poconos Mountains. Themed "It's Mountain Time," the campaign stakes claim to Mount Airy Casino Resort's setting and leverages this valuable equity. The print and broadcast ads feature animals that are charming, and represent the hospitality aspect of the property...

2011-04-02 00:00:28

Pocono Mountains and Hudson Valley Media Groups have joined forces to bring you eGreen, an email newsletter highlighting local and national environmental happenings and ideas to help you transform your life and your environment. Middletown, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) April 01, 2011 The race is on to save planet earth! That's why Pocono Mountains and Hudson Valley Media Groups have joined forces to bring you eGreen, an email newsletter highlighting local and national environmental happenings and...

2011-02-09 10:13:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A six-year project to improve electric service for homes and businesses in northeast Pennsylvania and the Pocono Mountains was announced Wednesday (2/9) by PPL Electric Utilities. "Existing electrical facilities in the area are no longer adequate to serve customer needs," said Gregory N. Dudkin, senior vice president of operations for PPL Electric Utilities. "By making these improvements, we will ensure that people living and working in the...

2010-11-09 13:09:00

MOUNT POCONO, Pa., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Mount Airy Casino Resort is excited to welcome the table-flipping star of Bravo TV's The Real Housewives of New Jersey, Teresa Giudice, on Saturday, January 22. From 2 to 4 p.m., all guests of Mount Airy Casino Resort will be allowed to meet Teresa as she signs copies of her best-selling book, Skinny Italian. Teresa will also be hosting a "Skinny Italian" dinner later that evening from 6 to 8 p.m., which includes a private tasting menu and...

2010-10-05 12:38:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Conservation and Natural Resources officials today hailed acquisition of 664 acres in Pike and Monroe counties that will serve as a vital connector to the Delaware State Forest and have long been popular with hunters, hikers and other outdoors enthusiasts. Camp William Penn, purchased from the Philadelphia Industrial Development Authority, will be deeded to DCNR's Bureau of Forestry and will expand the Delaware State Forest...

2010-08-18 16:09:00

OAKLAND, N.J., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroFirst, Inc., a leading provider of digital content and technology, has agreed to deliver an extensive line-up of gaming options for the Mount Airy Casino Resort, based in Mt. Pocono, Pa. The technology company has leveraged its in-house production team and considerable experience in graphic design to create an interactive experience that resort patrons will not find anywhere else. "With our two decades of gaming industry experience," said John...

2010-08-11 15:49:00

MOUNT POCONO, Pa., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Lisa DeNaples, owner and managing trustee of Mount Airy Casino Resort, has announced the appointment of Jennifer Grieves as the new Director of Advertising and Promotions. Grieves is coming to Mount Airy Casino Resort with more than three years experience managing special events and promotions at Harrah's Chester Casino Racetrack in Chester, Pennsylvania. As part of her responsibilities at that property, she managed casino promotional events...

2010-07-08 12:00:00

BUSHKILL, Pa., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Fernwood Hotel and Resort has joined with Shawnee Mountain to create a two day Wurst Festival package for the Shawnee Mountain Wurst Festival July 17 - 18 from 12:00 noon to 7:00 pm on Saturday and noon to 6:00 pm on Sunday. Fernwood Hotel and Resort Wurst Festival packages include four tickets to the Shawnee Mountain Wurst Festival and Fernwood Hotel accommodations starting from $348. Gina Bertucci, spokesperson for Fernwood Hotel and Resort, said,...