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ACV’s 50% BOGO deal offers sun savings in Mexico & Caribbean

ACV’s 50% BOGO deal offers sun savings in Mexico & Caribbean

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

MONTREAL — Air Canada Vacations is reminding agents that its Buy One, Get One at 50% promotion with deals for summer travel expires Feb. 24.

Clients can save on departures June through September 2019, to Mexico and the Caribbean.

The offer is applicable to new bookings with nonstop flights in Economy Class on select Flight & Hotel packages and departure dates only, and with a minimum seven-night stay.

ACV’s travel protection plans, CareFlex and CareFree, can be added to the booking for more flexibility and peace of mind, as well as extra commission.

With the ACV&ME loyalty program, travel agents who book hotels and…

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‘African American Voices’ event – Lowell Sun Online

LOWELL — The public is invited to “African American Voices,” an event in celebration of Black History Month, on Wednesday, Feb. 13, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at Collegiate Charter School of Lowell, 1857 Middlesex St., Lowell.


Deadline changes for election

TEWKSBURY — Tewksbury Town Clerk Denise Graffeo announced changes to deadlines for the 2019 Annual Town Election. The deadline to submit nomination papers is now Friday, Feb. 15. The last day to withdraw nomination papers is Tuesday, March 5.

The dates have changed, according to Graffeo, “due to guidance recently received from the Elections Division of the Secretary of the Commonwealth. For more information, contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 978-640-4355.


Circle Health hosts open house


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What’s Happening at the Library: Black history on display – Winchester Sun

As you come into the Clark County Public Library lobby this month, linger there a while to look at the Black History Month displays.

In the display case on the right side, there are pictures of prominent African-Americans from Winchester, Clark County and Kentucky.

Included are Joyce Morton, who, among many other distinctions, is the chairwoman of the Winchester Black History and Heritage Committee, and a member of the Greater Clark Foundation board of directors; Jennie Bibs Didlick, who is known as the Rosa Parks of Clark County; and the Rev. Henry E. Baker, who was the first African American Winchester city commissioner and the vice mayor of Winchester from 1980-84.

The left side display case features nationally prominent African-Americans like symphony conductor Roderick Cox;…

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A Setting Sun in Aruba

By the Caribbean Journal staff

The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Robert Workman, who sent in this lovely shot of a setting sun on the beach in Aruba.

Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?

Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the subject line, including your first and last name and the location of the photo.

It could be the next Caribbean Photo of the Week!

— CJ

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Walking in the Caribbean: sun, sea … and treks | Travel

Rendezvous Bay is billed as Montserrat’s only white-sand beach; all the others are volcanic black. When we reached it, the secluded cove was deserted. We followed huge, tractor-like tracks left in the sand by green turtles, and floated in the warm, crystal-clear water as pelicans dived for sprats overhead. Then we dried off – and pulled on our walking boots. This beach doesn’t get crowded because it can only be reached after a stiff hour’s hike.

The Caribbean is not an obvious hiking destination but one company is trying to change that. Hike Caribbean launched last September to offer “holidays with hikes” to people who don’t want to just laze on a beach all day. It is not a full-on hiking trip: most walks take a maximum of half a day, so there is still plenty of time to relax…

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San Bernardino dignitaries celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with prayer breakfast – San Bernardino Sun

In the eyes of at least one religious leader in San Bernardino, Martin Luther King Jr. Day is not a day off, but rather, a day on.

“Dr. King’s message means so much in a community like this, where there’s poverty, crime, disenfranchisement,” Pastor Reginald Young, of San Bernardino Pastors United, said. “We need to lift up this community, and it starts with all of us, because we’re living his dream.”

In that spirit, area dignitaries broke bread with several hundred community members at a prayer breakfast Monday, Jan. 21, to commemorate King’s life inside Coussoulis Arena at Cal State San Bernardino.

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