May Day flowers for WSU Golden Grads

first_imgWashington State University Vancouver volunteers welcomed spring while honoring some of the university’s oldest graduates Tuesday.Volunteers on this May Day built flower arrangements and delivered them to WSU Golden Grads, people who graduated from the university 50 or more years ago. WSU alumnus Jake Bredstrand, an Evergreen High School graduate, was among the volunteers, bringing the crimson flower arrangements to smiling residents at The Quarry Senior Living center in east Vancouver.Cougs in the Community, operated by WSU Vancouver’s development and alumni relations, organizes several service projects a year for WSU alumni and students. Volunteer teams have hosted community cleanup events, helped at the Clark County and Oregon Food banks, or planted trees on campus.For more information, visit read more

Singapore Tourism Board and MasterCard team up

first_imgSingapore Tourism Board and MasterCard team upThe Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has joined forces with MasterCard, giving travellers a range of exclusive offers to explore and enjoy all that the City in a Garden has to offer.Coinciding with Singapore’s Golden Jubilee campaign, the partnership will give Aussies access to unique events, festivals and more, reinforcing the commitment to deliver exceptional experiences from both parties. Since 2012, Singapore has been a part of the MasterCard Priceless Cities programme, which seeks to connect people to their passions – Shop; Eat; Play; Stay – and help them experience the depth and breadth of Singapore.Whether it’s staying at a five star hotel, shopping at Singapore’s famous Orchard Road, to enjoying authentic Singaporean activities – this partnership gives visitors a range of experiences to taste the real Singapore.“We’re delighted to once again team up with MasterCard, to expand our destination offerings and give travellers a range of unique experiences to explore our strangely wonderful city. This year marks a tremendous milestone for Singapore and this partnership provides visitors access to a range of discounts, offers and special packages, which we are confident will only entice Aussies to visit us again soon,” said Sharon Lam, Area Director Oceania, Singapore Tourism Board. Singapore Tourism BoardSource = Singapore Tourism Boardlast_img read more