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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,...

2010-06-29 12:27:00

NEW YORK, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Mount Airy Casino Resort welcomes internationally acclaimed musician, Sergio Mendez, Saturday, August 14th at Gypsies Lounge and Nightclub, Mt. Pocono, PA, at 6:00 pm & 9:00 pm. Tickets are $40, $65 and $100 at the door. Tickets can be purchased in advance at mountairycasino.com or by calling 1-877-682-4791. Legendary Brazilian maestro Sergio Mendes gained critical acclaim in the early '60s during his Bossa Rio Sextet tours in Brazil which led to his...

2010-06-25 06:50:00

NORWOOD, N.J., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Winners were selected today from over 200 entries for New Image Weight Loss Camp's 4th Annual Essay Contest. Ten kids were awarded a three-week campership at Camp Pocono Trails in Reeders, PA, each valued at $4190. Camp Pocono Trails, founded and owned by Tony Sparber, boasts an impressive 350 private acres, including a lake and two swimming pools, and provides the most comprehensive summer weight loss program for pre-teens and teenagers in the...

2010-06-08 07:20:00

NORWOOD, N.J., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The pound dropping power of Camp Pocono Trails is huge. This summer will mark a total of 100,000 pounds lost since the camp's inception in 1999. Over 700 children ages 7-19 will attend Camp Pocono Trails in Reeders, PA for an average of 4-5 weeks. They are expected to lose an average of 5 pounds per week. Summer 2011 includes the most diverse group of campers yet, coming from 30 states and 6 countries, including Venezuela, Guatemala, Saudi Arabia,...

2010-05-07 13:19:00

MOUNT POCONO, Pa., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Mount Airy Casino Resort, the re-born travel destination offering incomparable casino gaming, picturesque setting, ambiance, fine dining, luxury accommodations, outdoor activities and unrivalled amenities today announced Vincent L. Jordan has joined the company as Vice President of Player Development Administration. With more than 14 years strategic planning, marketing, sales personnel and operations management experience, Jordan's primary...

2010-04-30 19:30:00

BUSHKILL, Pa., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- May is the time for moms and Fernwood Hotel and Resort in the Poconos has created a no cook weekend with a Mother's Day Package May 7 - 10, that includes two tickets to the Mother's Day Buffet, a complimentary late check-out at 3 pm on Sunday and hotel accommodations for two nights for just $199. Gina Bertucci, spokesperson for Fernwood Hotel and Resort, said, "This is the perfect way to give mom a break. Take her to a Pocono Mountain getaway. You...

2010-04-28 14:12:00

CHICAGO, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The ECHO Chain Saw Carving Team plans on "Keeping the Dream Alive" by carving masterpiece wood sculptures at Pocono Raceway from June 4-6 to benefit Victory Junction, a special camp for children with serious medical conditions, founded by Kyle and Pattie Petty and now a NASCAR community project. Competing and using their special talents to carve for a charity is not new to ECHO Carving Team members Mark Colp (Lakeport, CA), Jason Emmons (St. Croix, IN),...

2010-04-23 09:36:00

BOSTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (NYSE: PG) - Gillette® [PG], the world's leading grooming brand, today announced that it will sponsor the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway on June 6, 2010. The event will be titled the Gillette Fusion ProGlide 500 Presented by Target. The date of the race coincides with the official launch of the Gillette Fusion ProGlide(TM) shaving system, a significant advancement in shaving performance and comfort. All...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.