Dickies Work Wear Still a Number-One Outdoor Apparel Choice

By on December 30, 2020

first_imgIt doesn’t have to say Patagonia on it to be great outdoor wear.Of all the apparel I’ve tested and used over the last dozen or so years, I keep coming back to one of my all-time favorite brands for working and playing in the outdoors. You’ll even see me trail running and climbing in their gear. That’s right, Dickies is awesome for all things outdoors, and is one of the best trail-to-bar brands out there. And this year, they are introducing even more performance fabrics and fashion-forward styles.The new 11” Lightweight Duck Carpenter Shorts have added comfort to help you focus on the job at hand, whether that be changing the battery in your motorcycle or belaying your wife on a lead climb. They sit just below the waist and feature Dickies lightweight cotton duck fabric, outfitted with utility pocket and hammer loop. (MSRP $23.99)Dickies Ultimate Work Shirt (SS300)The new Dickies Ultimate Work Shirt is part of the Dickies Performance System. This stylin’ piece of iconic gear features wicking technology, UPF 50 sun protection and a mesh-lined vent in the back for breathability, perfect for muggy Blue Ridge days outdoors. (MSRP $36-38.99)The brand’s new Softshell Light Jacket offers DWR protection and interior storm flaps — as well as a three-piece adjustable hood, lots of pockets and cinch cords. (MSRP $66-79.99)Regular Fit Straight Leg Cargo Pant (WP595)For backpacking and bushwhacking, the new Regular Fit Straight Leg Cargo Pant is as bomber and respected as Dickies work pants have always been. They sit below the waist with a straight leg and traditional fit through the seat and thighs, crafted from a flexible poly/cotton twill work cloth. They resist wrinkles, feature easy-care stain release and wick moisture. With the multi-use pocket and cargo pocket, what else could you ask for? (MSRP $29.99)Also of note, the Dickies 1922 line includes limited edition, authentic replica pieces and heritage-inspired work wear, all manufactured in one of the oldest factories the country. Check out their classic Truck Driver jacket here.Visit your local retailer or Dickies.com.last_img read more

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Trail Mix – September 2015

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first_img Copy and paste this code to your site to embed. By Your Side Tedo Stone Dear Heloise Tommy Keene Slow Rider Bridget Kearney & Benjamin Lazar Davis 3:53 Tetherball Triumph Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey Radio Steep Canyon Rangers 4:35 Hana Glenn Mercer 3:08 5:01 3:28 Who Says Dreams Don’t Come True The Karpinka Brothers 4:29 Sad Heart of Mine Caspian 5:28 3:49 4:47 Seven Wonders Holly Golightly Wide Awake Kinsey Slippin’ Slidin’ Slim Twig Booker John Ellis & Double-Wide 2:47 Young Man Two-Thirds Goat 3:56 Pictures on Pictures GUIDES The Turnpike Troubadours highlight another tasty collection of tunes on this month’s Trail Mix.The only thing in Oklahoma hotter than The Turnpike Troubadours is the interstate asphalt that takes this quintet down to Texas, where they have established themselves as one of the hottest musical acts to catch in the Lone Star State.And the buzz is growing. After a run of dates to celebrate the release of their eponymous debut record this month, the band heads east in October, with shows in Alabama, Georgia, Virginia, and North Carolina on tap.To hear what the buzz is about, take listen to “The Mercury” on this month’s mix.Trail Mix is also excited to feature a track from Anton Fig, the long time drummer for David Letterman’s house band. On the groovy “Inside Out,” Fig is joined by longtime R&B icon Aaron Neville.This month’s mix also provided me a moment of time travel, so to speak, as Poi Dog Pondering, a band whose handbills I used to find stapled to telephone poles across campus during my undergrad years in the early 1990s, has returned with a brand new record. Perhaps “returned” is the wrong word, as they never really left. The band did slip off my radar for much of the last twenty years, though, and “All Saints Ascension,” from the band’s new record, has made for a most pleasant reunion.Another score for the September edition of Trail Mix was grabbing a track from the brand new release from Craig Finn, lead singer of The Hold Steady. Finn’s new record drops on September 11th and Trail Mix is happy to feature “Maggie, I’ve Been Searching For Our Son.”Also featured this month are Los Colognes, Kinsey, John Ellis & Double Wide, Holly Golightly, Pugwash, Mocean Worker, Slim Twig, The California Honeydrops, Barrence Whitfield & The Savages, and many, many more.The Trail Mix blog has some great stuff coming this month. Next week, we’ll hear from Steep Canyon Rangers about Mountain Song, the band’s yearly festival that celebrates its tenth anniversary next weekend. Also on tap are chats with Lucero, John Mark Nelson, and Ben Gilmer.The September mix comes in at over thirty tracks and two hours of music. Enjoy it. Play it loud. Spread the word about an artist or two you dig to a friend.And, as always, get out there and support these artists who are giving Trail Mix music to share with you. Catch them live. Buy a record or two. They will appreciate it.Photo by Justin Voight. 4:29 Pink Lemonade Monogold Turn On (The Radio) Jason Heath & The Greedy Souls 5:53 2:58 The Gold Standard Marrow Embed Went Looking for Warren Zevon’s Los Angeles Lucero 4:29 4:23 3:27 Kicking And Screaming Pugwash Incarceration Casserole Barrence Whitfield & The Savages Maggie I’ve Been Searching For Our Son Craig Finn 4:02 3:40 4:39 Jolie The California Honeydrops Middle Ground Superhuman Happiness 4:20 Baby, You Can’t Have Both Los Colognes Soul Swing Mocean Worker 5:58 The Mercury The Turnpike Troubadours Up of Stairs James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg 3:17 2:15 3:20 Audio PlayerBen GilmerTastes Like Hard LoveUse Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.00:000:00 / 4:44 Dead In The Water Randall Bramblett 3:20 1:59 4:27 Dream Last Night John Mark Nelson 3:43 4:44 2:33 3:49 3:14 Tastes Like Hard Love Ben Gilmer Guitar Child Tom Chapin Inside Out Anton Fig All Saints Ascension Poi Dog Pondering Brown Bird The Blackbery Bushes Stringband 4:03 last_img read more

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How to keep your credit union’s brand top of wallet

By on December 17, 2020

first_img ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr This is placeholder text continue reading » This post is currently collecting data…center_img With more payment options available than ever before to consumers, keeping your credit union card top of wallet can be challenging in today’s competitive landscape. A standout card can strengthen your credit union’s brand and drive member engagement. Here are some tactics to consider that can help get your traditional and digital cards to stand out to cardholders.Debit, credit, ATM and prepaid cards that you issue members represent a tactile and visual connection to your brand and value. For instance, metal cards have grown in popularity as a sturdy status symbol. Here are some questions to address as you plan your card strategies:Are you offering various print options, i.e. traditional (embossed) lettering or flat, unraised lettering, or laser printing? And more importantly in today’s COVID-19 environment, is your card contactless?Is your card vibrant? Using various color options, card finishes, color cores and magstripe options can bring your card to life.last_img read more

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Joško Stella, SDZ Tourist Board: Only sustainable tourism development can ensure long-term competitiveness of tourism

By on November 18, 2020

first_imgThe Tourist Board of the Split-Dalmatia County was the first in Croatia to commission a scientific study of the carrying capacity of tourism, which is being prepared by the Institute of Tourism.The main goal of this Study is to increase the economic effects of tourism in the County on the basis of sustainable development, ie taking into account the resource base and tourist attractions and limitations arising from environmental protection and the social environment.The tourist boom of the whole of Dalmatia in the last few years has certainly additionally burdened the entire infrastructure, which has a negative effect on both the local population and tourists, ie the final tourist product. Thus, a record 2017 million tourists and 3,2 million overnight stays were realized in the Split-Dalmatia County in 17, which is 17 and 12 percent more than in 2016, while the Split-Dalmatia County participates in the total tourist traffic of Croatia with 19,2 percent . According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, there are about 213 thousand tourist beds available in the county, of which about 32 thousand are in hotels and similar facilities, 164 thousand in private accommodation, about 14 thousand in camps, and that number is increasing day by day. growing, especially in private accommodation.In accordance with the growth of tourism, there are also problems related to congestion on beaches, roads, in urban centers. Public infrastructure (sewerage, water supply, electricity, municipal waste disposal) is maximally burdened and / or insufficient in that period. The ratio of the number of inhabitants and tourists is increasingly unfavorable, and the problem of labor shortage is already appearing today. “The idea is the sustainable development of tourism with the maximum satisfaction of the local population, and the aim of the study is to see the limitations of tourism from all aspects. Dalmatia has not reached the upper limit and there is still room for development, of course there is much more space in June and September than in July and August. ”Points out Joško Stella, director of the Split-Dalmatia Tourist Board, which commissioned the study, and adds that the study will be completed in May 2018.Also, the study should be the basis for the development of county development strategies and planning and development documentation of tourism in Split-Dalmatia County, the Ministry of Regional Development and European Union funds and the Master Plan and Tourism Development Strategy of the Republic of Croatia, ie the basis for strategic and sustainable development of the entire destination.Based on the analysis of current accommodation capacities, possibilities of reception and arrangement of beaches, traffic and communal infrastructure and natural and cultural resources, it will be found out how many nights and arrivals of tourists can be in the county during the year, especially in the “peak” season in July and August. , without endangering the sustainable development and quality of life of the local community. The priority areas to which the calculation of load capacity should be directed, according to the clusters are: Split Riviera, Makarska Riviera, Dalmatian Zagora, Brač, Hvar, Vis and especially the City of Split. “The situation in the Split-Dalmatia County is satisfactory in terms of infrastructure, but we have problems in some segments. We will emphasize these problems and point to a solution. It is a destination that must choose what kind of guests it wants and how to integrate them into the local economy and how to create a quality destination management that will satisfy primarily the local population, and thus will be maximally satisfied and tourists. Stella pointed out.We are constantly talking about extending the tourist season, and the Split-Dalmatia County certainly has all the potential for a much longer tourist season. Apart from the islands, there is also a rural area which, in addition to tourist activities through rural, gastro, sports, adventure and other forms of tourism, should also support tourism at sea through agriculture. That there is a lot of room for growth in the pre- and post-season is certainly shown by the fact that from June to October almost 90 percent of the total number of tourist nights in the Split-Dalmatia County is realized.We have been promoting the Dalmatian hinterland for more than 12 years and working on the integration of the Dalmatian hinterland and the coast, and recently the Imotski area is an indicator of how fast the Dalmatian hinterland can develop, Stella points out, adding that creating a tourist product is one of the most complex tasks. of the directions are certainly selective forms of tourism that extend the tourist season “Of course, there is great potential for growth in the pre- and sub-season, but also SDŽ had the most overnight stays of all counties in October 2017 in Croatia, and the first three months of this year 25% more overnight stays, so we realize our plans by selective forms of tourism such as: active, cultural tourism, enogastronomy, cyclo tourism, etc.Said Stella.Rural House Kod Slapa, Bogatic / Bookin.comIn the end, Stella points out that the main strategic goal in the next ten-year period of SDŽ is sustainable tourism with an emphasis on maximum benefits for the local population.. “Only the sustainable development of tourism can ensure the long-term competitiveness of tourism, because in that way tourism resources will be preserved for generations to come.” Stella concludes.The study of the carrying capacity of one destination should have been done long before all tourist destinations, and not first to build accommodation facilities and only then to build a study. All the problems that are present in the tourism sector are the result of the elements and not strategic development. But again, better than ever, more things can be corrected and directed to the right path of sustainable and strategic development. This is great news for the future of tourism in the Split-Dalmatia County, and I sincerely hope that other tourist destinations will follow this positive example.And the capacity study is the first prerequisite for strategic and sustainable development. &lt;/p&gt;<br />
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DERA frees up Surrey site

By on October 20, 2020

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NFL Pro Bowl rosters 2020: Full list of selections, voting results, snubs & alternates for AFC, NFC teams

By on August 14, 2020

first_imgAFCPos.PlayerTeamVotesQBLamar JacksonRavens704,699RBNick ChubbBrowns539,768FBPatrick RicardRavens152,877WRDeAndre HopkinsTexans275,684TEMark AndrewsRavens331,796TOrlando BrownsRavens188,787GMarshal YandaRavens192,580CMaurkice PounceySteelers152,128DEJoey BosaChargers252,555DTCameron HeywardSteelers221,693OLBT.J. WattSteelers251,248ILBDevin BushSteelers150,548CBMarcus PetersRavens231,601SSJamal AdamsJets186,068FSMinkah FitzpatrickSteelers209,245KJustin TuckerRavens187,814PBrett KernTitans93,586RSMecole HardmanChiefs91,358STTyler MatakevichSteelers87,863NFCPos.PlayerTeamVotesQBRussell WilsonSeahawks539,768RBDalvin CookVikings431,748FBKyle Juszczyk49ers384,200WRMichael ThomasSaints371,365TEGeorge Kittle49ers340,624TDavid BakhtiariPackers194,207GZack MartinCowboys121,529CTravis FrederickCowboys140,449DENick Bosa49ers358,911DTArik Armstead49ers273,403OLBPreston SmithPackers166,347ILBBobby WagnerSeahawks207,026CBRichard Sherman49ers259,476SSVonn BellSaints98,449FSMarcus WilliamsSaints93,593KWil LutzSaints106,747PMichael DicksonSeahawks101,965RSDeonte HarrisSaints84,085STRaheem Mostert49ers113,638Biggest Pro Bowl snubs 2020While it seems the quarterbacks chosen were mostly appropriate, Cowboys fans could perhaps claim Dak Prescott (26 TDs to 11 INTs) deserved a spot, particularly if he winds up leading a messy Dallas team to the playoffs. That said, it’s extremely difficult to make a convincing case Prescott belonged over Brees, Rodgers or Wilson. It’s a bit unfair, then, to label Prescott a snub.At running back, Raiders rookie Josh Jacobs (1,150 rushing yards) and Aaron Jones (14 rushing touchdowns) were possibly in the Pro Bowl on some fan lists. Instead, they barely missed the cut.Elsewhere, Saints tackle Ryan Ramczyk, Packers linebacker Za’Darius Smith and Broncos safety Justin Simmons had strong cases.NFL teams with the most Pro Bowl selectionsPro BowlersTeam12Ravens7Saints6Chiefs5Steelers/Eagles Eighty-eight players will participate in the event in total, though a handful of the initial nominees will miss out due to postseason obligations, giving alternates the chance to step in. MORE: Which NFL head coaches are in danger of being fired?The Pro Bowl, which will be played in Orlando, Fla., is scheduled for 3 p.m. ET on Jan. 26, 2020.Here are the full Pro Bowl rosters for the AFC and NFC, as well as the biggest snubs and NFL teams that carry the most selections:Pro Bowl rosters 2020: AFC selectionsOffensePos.PlayerTeamQBLamar JacksonRavensQBPatrick MahomesChiefsQBDeshaun WatsonTexansRBDerrick HenryTitansRBNick ChubbBrownsRBMark IngramRavensFBPatrick RicardRavensWRKeenan AllenChargersWRTyreek HillChiefsWRJarvis LandryBrownsWRDeAndre HopkinsTexansTEMark AndrewsRavensTETravis KelceChiefsTTrent BrownRaidersTRonnie StanleyRavensTLaremy TunsilTexansGDavid DeCastroSteelersGQuenton NelsonColtsGMarshal YandaRavensCRodney HudsonRaidersCMaurkice PounceySteelersDefensePos.PlayerTeamDEJoey BosaChargersDECalais CampbellJaguarsDEFrank ClarkChiefsDTGeno AtkinsBengalsDTCameron HeywardSteelersDTChris JonesChiefsOLBVon MillerBroncosOLBMatt JudonRavensOLBT.J. WattSteelersILBDarius LeonardColtsILBDont’a HightowerPatriotsCBStephon GilmorePatriotsCBMarlon HumphreyRavensCBMarcus PetersRavensCBTre’Davious WhiteBillsFSMinkah FitzpatrickSteelersFSEarl ThomasRavensSSJamal AdamsJetsSpecial teamsPos.PlayerTeamKJustin TuckerRavensPBrett KernTitansRSMecole HardmanChiefsLSMorgan CoxRavensSTMatthew SlaterPatriotsPro Bowl rosters 2020: NFC selectionsOffensePos.PlayerTeamQBRussell WilsonSeahawksQBDrew BreesSaintsQBAaron RodgersPackersRBDalvin CookVikingsRBChristian McCaffreyPanthersRBEzekiel ElliottCowboysFBKyle Juszcyk49ersWRMike EvansBuccaneersWRChris GodwinBuccaneersWRJulio JonesFalconsWRMichael ThomasSaintsTEGeorge Kittle49ersTEZach ErtzEaglesTTerron ArmsteadSaintsTDavid BakhtiariPackersTTyron SmithCowboysGBrandon BrooksEaglesGZack MartinCowboysGBrandon ScherffRedskinsCJason KelceEaglesCTravis FredrickCowboysDefensePos.PlayerTeamDEDanielle HunterVikingsDENick Bosa49ersDECameron JordanSaintsDTAaron DonaldRamsDTFletcher CoxEaglesDTGrady JarrettFalconsOLBChandler JonesCardinalsOLBKhalil MackBearsOLBShaquil BarrettBuccaneersILBLuke KuechlyPanthersILBBobby WagnerSeahawksCBMarshon LattimoreSaintsCBRichard Sherman49ersCBDarius SlayLionsCBJalen RamseyRamsFSBudda BakerCardinalsFSEddie JacksonBearsSSHarrison SmithVikingsSpecial teamsPos.PlayerTeamKWil LutzSaintsPTress WayRedskinsRSCordarrelle PattersonBearsLSRock LovatoEaglesSTDeonte HarrisSaintsNFL Pro Bowl fan voting results 2020The fan vote counted one-third toward the overall vote to determine each Pro Bowl selection. MVP front-runner Lamar Jackson led all players with 704,699 fan votes followed by Russell Wilson, Patrick Mahomes, Dalvin Cook and Christian McCaffrey. The NFL’s best individual performers were rewarded for their 2019 contributions with Pro Bowl nominations on Tuesday.Lamar Jackson was named the AFC’s starting quarterback, while Russell Wilson received that honor for the NFC. The Ravens equaled the all-time record for Pro Bowl nods with 12.last_img read more

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The Evergreen State College Named Only West Coast “Best Buy” in Fiske…

By on August 6, 2020

first_imgFacebook947Tweet0Pin0Submitted by The Evergreen State CollegeThe “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017” has named The Evergreen State College as one of just 21 “Best Buy” public colleges in the United States, Canada and the U.K.  Evergreen is the only public college or university included from the West Coast and is one of just 46 institutions, public or private, on the list.For more than thirty years, the “Fiske Guide to Colleges” has chosen a select group of schools noted for quality academic offerings and affordable cost for its annual Best Buy list. All of the Best Buy schools fall into the inexpensive or moderate price category and most have four- or five-star academics ratings.The best-selling college guide was created by former New York Times education editor Edward B. Fiske. The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington is a public liberal arts and sciences college nationally recognized for its distinctive interdisciplinary approach, strong academics and focus on undergraduate teaching. The college also has an upper division bachelor’s degree program in Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood. In addition to undergraduate education, Evergreen offers three graduate degrees: Master in Teaching, Master of Environmental Studies and Master of Public Administration, including a distinctive tribal governance concentration. www.evergreen.edulast_img read more

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