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Fabulous 5 Series Begins!Open up your imagination for boys and girls alike at the Princess & Fairy run. This timed 5k and Fun Run is for the kid in all of us. We encourage you to dress up in costumes, wings, tiaras and glitter for this family-friendly event.
Princess & Fairy 5k - Sat., August 9th
Registration is $30 for the 5k run and $10 for the Fun Run. The course runs through the VA Campus in Johnson City.
FABULOUS FIVE SERIES WELCOMESHOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING GROUP!=Fabulous Five Series, Superfly Events and Goose Chase are excited to have Holston Valley Broadcasting Group on board for media promotion of our event.
FABULOUS FIVE SERIES IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY SUPERFLY FABULOUS EVENTS AND THE GOOSE CHASE
What makes us SUPERFLY FABULOUS ...Superfly fabulous Events had over 24,000 attendees at our events in 2014. From Charlotte to Tricities to Knoxville and beyond, we strive for high quality, EPIC events - and most importantly to have a great time!
The Goose ChaseTo use our God-given talents to help and care for others in need. Our team will do this by creating a movement through social media, marketing, tangible & intangible items. Our goal is to not just sell a product or an event but to help the client tell their story and ultimately reach their desired goal.
Don't Miss the Fourth Annual Kingsport OktoberfestThe 4th annual Kingsport Oktoberfest, sponsored by Yuengling, is the largest Oktoberfest in Tennessee and has been named for the second year in a row, by Blue Ridge Outdoor Magazine, as a 'Top 50′ festival.
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Census News -- Profile America Facts for Features Back to School: 2014-2015
Census News -- Profile America Facts for Features Back to School: 2014-2015
July 24, 2014
Back to School: 2014-2015
By August, summertime will be winding down and vacations will be coming to an end, signaling that back-to-school time is near. It's a time that many children eagerly anticipate — catching up with old friends and making new ones, and settling into a new daily routine. Parents and children alike scan newspapers and websites looking for sales on a multitude of school supplies and the latest clothing fads and essentials. This edition of Facts for Features highlights the many statistics associated with the return to classrooms by our nation's students and teachers.
The estimated amount of money spent at family clothing stores in August 2013. Sales at bookstores in August 2013 were estimated at $1.6 billion. Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services <http://www.census.gov/retail/mrts/www/data/excel/mrtssales92-present.xls>
For back-to-school shopping, choices of retail establishments abound: In 2012, there were 25,421 family clothing stores, 6,945 children and infants clothing stores, 25,455 shoe stores 7,443 office supply and stationery stores, 20,893 sporting goods stores, 7,244 book stores and 8,196 department stores.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2012 County Business Patterns, NAICS: 448210, 44814, 448130, 453210, 451211 and 4521
The number of children and adults enrolled in school throughout the country in October 2012 — from nursery school to college. They comprised 26.4 percent of the entire population age 3 and older. Source: U.S. Census Bureau, School Enrollment – Social and Economic Characteristics of Students: October 2012, Table 1 <http://www.census.gov/hhes/school/data/cps/2012/tables.html>
Pre-K through 12 Enrollment
Percentage of children ages 3 to 6 enrolled in kindergarten who attended all day, as of October 2012. Source: U.S. Census Bureau, School Enrollment – Social and Economic Characteristics of Students: October 2012, Table 3 <http://www.census.gov/hhes/school/data/cps/2012/tables.html>
Percentage of children 3 to 6 years old who were enrolled in school as of October 2012. Source: U.S. Census Bureau, School Enrollment – Social and Economic Characteristics of Students: October 2012, Table 3 <http://www.census.gov/hhes/school/data/cps/2012/tables.html>
Percentage of elementary through high school students who had at least one foreign-born parent in October 2012. Source: U.S. Census Bureau, School Enrollment – Social and Economic Characteristics of Students: October 2012, Table 1 <http://www.census.gov/hhes/school/data/cps/2012/tables.html>
Number of school-age children (5 to 17) who spoke a language other than English at home in 2012; 8.6 million of these children spoke Spanish at home.Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2012 American Community Survey <http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/12_1YR/B16004>
Percentage of college students 35 and older in October 2012. They made up 32 percent of those attending school part time. Source: U.S. Census Bureau, School Enrollment – Social and Economic Characteristics of Students: October 2012, Table 5 <http://www.census.gov/hhes/school/data/cps/2012/tables.html>
Percentage of 18- to 24-year-olds enrolled in college in 2012. Source: U.S. Census Bureau, School Enrollment – Social and Economic Characteristics of Students: October 2012, Table 1 <http://www.census.gov/hhes/school/data/cps/2012/tables.html>
Percentage of students enrolled in college who worked less than full time, year-round in 2011; 20 percent worked full time, year-round. Source: School Enrollment and Work Status: 2011, Appendix Table 1-A <http://www.census.gov/prod/2013pubs/acsbr11-14.pdf>
Number of enrolled high school students who worked less than full time, year-round in 2011; 146,000 students in high school worked full time, year-round. Source: School Enrollment and Work Status: 2011, Appendix Table 1-A <http://www.census.gov/prod/2013pubs/acsbr11-14.pdf>
Field of Degree
Number of people age 25 and over who held a bachelor's degree in business in 2012. Business degrees were reported by 20.5 percent of the population with a bachelor's degree, followed by education (13.5 percent); science—and engineering—related fields (9.1 percent); engineering (7.8 percent); social sciences (7.7 percent); biological, agricultural and environmental sciences (6.2 percent); other (5.3 percent); liberal arts and history (5.0 percent); psychology (4.7 percent); literature and languages (4.4 percent); computers, mathematics and statistics (4.2 percent); visual and performing arts (4.1 percent); communications (3.7 percent); and physical and related sciences (3.3 percent). Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2012 American Community Survey <http://factfinder2.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/12_1YR/B15010>
Percentage of those in 2012 who have a bachelor's degree in science, technology, engineering or math — commonly referred to as STEM — and are not employed in STEM occupations. Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2012 American Community Survey <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/employment_occupations/cb14-130.html>
Rewards of Staying in School
Average earnings of full-time, year-round workers 18 and older with an advanced degree (bachelor's degree or higher) in 2012. Workers whose highest degree was a bachelor's had mean earnings of $70,432. Mean earnings for full-time, year-round workers with a high school diploma (includes GED certificate) was $41,248, while workers with less than a ninth grade education had $26,679 average earnings. Source: Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2012, Series P60-245 <http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/cpstables/032013/perinc/pinc04_000.htm>
Following is a list of observances typically covered by the Census Bureau's Facts for Features series:
Black History Month (February) Labor Day
Super Bowl Grandparents Day
Valentine's Day (Feb. 14) Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct.15)
Women's History Month (March) Unmarried Single Americans Week
Irish-American Heritage Month (March)/ Halloween (Oct. 31)
St. Patrick's Day (March 17) American Indian/Alaska Native Heritage
Earth Day (April 22) Month (November)
Older Americans Month (May) Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month
Cinco de Mayo (May 5) (May)
Mother's Day Veterans Day (Nov. 11)
Hurricane Season Begins (June 1) Thanksgiving Day
Father's Day The Holiday Season (December)
The Fourth of July (July 4)
Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act (July 26)
Back to School (August)
Editor's note: The preceding data were collected from a variety of sources and may be subject to sampling variability and other sources of error. Facts for Features are customarily released about two months before an observance in order to accommodate magazine production timelines. Questions or comments should be directed to the Census Bureau's Public Information Office: telephone: 301-763-3030; or e-mail: <email@example.com>.
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The Claire Lynch Band LIVE Engage Kingsport
For a limited time only...
Be a 'First Rider' of the finished carousel with your donation of $100.As a thank you, you'll receive 6 'First Rider' tickets for the Carousel. Our generous donors will have the chance to ride before the doors are open to the general public. Donations can be made at Able Printers, Blue Ridge Property offices (all 3 locations), the Carousel Carving Studio (2nd floor, Lynn View Community Center), the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Kingsport Association, Kingsport City Hall Cashier, and the Office of Cultural Arts located on the second floor of the Renaissance Arts Center. All donations are tax deductible.
The Claire Lynch band will perform LIVE in Kingsport on August 1, 2014 at the Renaissance Arts Center Theatre.Veteran bluegrass singer-songwriter Claire Lynch has long been recognized as a creative force in acoustic music and at the forefront of women who have expanded the bluegrass genre. She has now earned The International Bluegrass Music Association's "Female Vocalist of the Year" title three times, as well as two GRAMMY nominations.
Renaissance Arts Center - Kingsport
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