Memories and the Future of The Shawshank Tree

If a tree falls in the middle of an Ohio field and no one hears it, does it matter?It does if it is the Tree of Hope from Shawshank Redemption. This post shares the great images from the friends and fans of the movie Shawshank Redemption and the Shawhank Trail in Ohio....

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CVB Events Calendar Gets Targeted Search

The Mansfield/Richland County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) announced new improvements in the promotion and accessibility of events on its website, The widely used Calendar of Events (COE) now includes a search feature to make accessing specific dates faster. “The improvements are part of the CVB’s overall mobile strategy and Strategic Planning Process to increase the organization’s effectiveness in achieving its mission to promote and develop our County’s tourism product to attract and retain money for the local economy”, according to Bureau President Lee Tasseff. “The easier and smarter we make our tools, the better for the visitor and ultimately the community.”...

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Bowling tournament at Park Lanes to bring 564 women

MANSFIELD – More than 500 bowlers from the Ohio Women’s Bowling Association Senior Tournament will descend on Park Lanes this weekend and again Oct. 25 and 26.

According to association director Nancy Frombaugh, about 500 women are expected over the two weekends, many of whom will be staying in local hotels, including the Holiday Inn downtown, said Kim Miers, marketing/meetings director for the Mansfield/Richland County Convention & Visitors Bureau....

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Racing returning to Mansfield Motorsports Park

MANSFIELD – It took Kevin Ruic five years, but the longtime motor sports showman will finally promote events at Mansfield Motorsports Park.

Racing will return to the half-mile oval in 2015.

The Avon Lake businessman said he reached a deal in principal with MMP owner Grant Milliron to bring up to six special events to track. Attempts to reach Milliron were unsuccessful....

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The Ohio Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus (OACVB) held its 17th Annual Awards of Excellence Luncheon in Columbus, Ohio on Wednesday, September 24, 2014. MIDDY Awards are presented for destination marketing and tourism development. Mansfield / Richland County CVB wins 3 marketing awards for Shawshank videos and the new Bike Trail map brochure. ...

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