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Christmas Road Trips Down Compared to a Year Ago Though Many Americans Still Hit the Road, Arrivalist Data Shows

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 - 8:54pm

Arrivalist's Daily Travel Index shows that road trip volume over the Christmas holiday was 27.8% lower than during the same period in 2019.

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  • Arrivalist's Daily Travel Index shows that road trip volume over the Christmas holiday was 27.8% lower than during the same period in 2019.
  • The only exception to the downturn was on Christmas Eve, which saw the same level of road trip departures as the same day last year.
  • The periods compared were December 20, 2019 (Friday) to December 29, 2019 (Sunday)versus December 18, 2020 (Friday) to December 27, 2020 (Sunday).The data was compiled from road trips of 50 miles or more.
  • Road trips of less than 50 miles and travel completed by plane are not included in the calculations.

U.S. Senate Federal Credit Union Commits $40,000 to Help Hungry Families for the Holidays

Monday, December 28, 2020 - 9:29pm

WASHINGTON, Dec. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --For many families in the DMV, the Holidays are a particularly difficult time of year.

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  • WASHINGTON, Dec. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --For many families in the DMV, the Holidays are a particularly difficult time of year.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified this with more people turning to food banks than any time in recent memory.
  • One local credit union stepped up to make a difference during this particularly difficult Holiday Season.
  • The United State Senate Federal Credit Union (USSFCU), working with Safeway Foundation, gave away $20,000 in gift cards early Christmas Eve morning in Washington DC's ward 7.

FirstEnergy Foundation Donates to Trees for Troops Campaign

Monday, December 21, 2020 - 9:01pm

AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The FirstEnergy Foundation has donated $15,000 to the Trees for Troops campaign to help make the holidays brighter for service men and women and their families at military bases across the U.S.

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  • AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The FirstEnergy Foundation has donated $15,000 to the Trees for Troops campaign to help make the holidays brighter for service men and women and their families at military bases across the U.S.
  • "We're proud to partner with Trees for Troops to bring a festive spirit and joy to the brave men and women who may be far from home during the holidays."
  • To date, FedEx has helped deliver more than 244,000 Christmas trees since Trees for Troops launched in 2005.
  • Those who donated trees had the option to attach a holiday message for their tree's recipient.

Santa Goes Virtual: Hong Kong Turns to Technology to Dazzle – Online and Offline – This Christmas

Monday, December 21, 2020 - 5:04am

Just like real-life Hong Kong, Christmas Town is surrounded by iconic skyscrapers and all decked out for the holidays, showcasing a towering tree and festive Christmas lodges.

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  • Just like real-life Hong Kong, Christmas Town is surrounded by iconic skyscrapers and all decked out for the holidays, showcasing a towering tree and festive Christmas lodges.
  • To experience the excitement of Hong Kongs one and only Christmas Town, all you need is a computer or mobile device.
  • Take a 360-degree virtual tour of Christmas Town, part of the 2020 Hong Kong WinterFest until 3 January 2021.
  • Enjoy Harbour Citys Christmas Every Day online and offline experiences until 3 January 2021.

Shine a light of hope for the city with Silent Night Chicago

Monday, December 14, 2020 - 12:00pm

says Silent Night Chicago, a city-wide event gearing up to spread some hope and goodwill on Christmas Eve.

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  • says Silent Night Chicago, a city-wide event gearing up to spread some hope and goodwill on Christmas Eve.
  • Here's how you can get involved and shine a light of hope for the city.
  • In addition, Silent Night Chicago will live stream a version of the song on their website on Christmas Eve.
  • This Christmas Eve, Silent Night Chicago wants to create a unifying moment for the entire city, reminding us that there's still hope and that we're all in this season together.

Luby's Christmas Holiday Offerings

Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 9:30pm

HOUSTON, Dec. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Luby's, Inc. (NYSE: LUB) ("Luby's"), is offering Christmas cheer with Holiday Packages so you can spend time with your family and friends while Luby's does the cooking.

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  • HOUSTON, Dec. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Luby's, Inc. (NYSE: LUB) ("Luby's"), is offering Christmas cheer with Holiday Packages so you can spend time with your family and friends while Luby's does the cooking.
  • Holiday Packaged offerings can range from full-blown meal packages starting at $69.95, to individual sides, entrees, and deserts,and even a Trimmings Package to accompany your home cooked meals for $29.95.
  • We will be serving guests up until the day before Christmas, then restaurants will be closed on Christmas Day for our family of employees to celebrate the holiday before we open again on December 26th.
  • The last pick up order time for Holiday Package offerings is December 24th at 4:00 p.m. Central.

Cashouthouse.com LLC is Happy to Announce That They Will Be Sponsoring Two Families for the Christmas Holidays

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 - 1:31pm

Consequently, far too many families have fallen victim and don't have the means to support their families.

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  • Consequently, far too many families have fallen victim and don't have the means to support their families.
  • There was a time when Tirrell was blessed enough to have a friend help him and his family when he was in need.
  • It's not a good feeling during the holidays to not be able to provide for your family.
  • Due to Covid19, all gifts will be ordered online from Amazon, gift warped, and delivered before Christmas!

FedEx Freight and the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation Delivering Joy to Military Families this Holiday Season

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 9:00pm

The company will deliver joy and holiday cheer to military families through the Trees for Troops program, a joint effort led by the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation.

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  • The company will deliver joy and holiday cheer to military families through the Trees for Troops program, a joint effort led by the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation.
  • This year, FedEx Freight will deliver around 15,000 farm-grown Christmas trees to military families across the country.
  • We are honored to lend our world-class operations network to the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation and show appreciation to military families across the country.
  • FedEx Freight is involved with the Trees for Troops program as part of FedEx Cares, the companys community investment initiative.

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Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 8:10pm

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  • Check out Walmarts Black Friday Deals for Days sales event and Amazons latest Black Friday-worthy deals to view more deals available now.
  • The Consumer Post earns commissions from purchases made using the links provided.
  • One of the most iconic pieces of decoration during the holiday season is a Christmas tree.
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AtmosFX Launches Three New Digital Decorations for 2020 Winter Season

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 4:30pm

Including these new titles, AtmosFX now has 16 winter holiday digital decorations and a total of 52 collections for year-round celebrations.

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  • Including these new titles, AtmosFX now has 16 winter holiday digital decorations and a total of 52 collections for year-round celebrations.
  • "In addition to the five new Halloween decorations we released earlier this year, we've got three new winter holiday digital decorations that are perfect for decorating for Christmas, Hanukkah, or other holidays.
  • 'Marley's Ghost', 'Nativity Window', and the upcoming 'Hanukkah Window' are the 10th, 11th, and 12th newest winter-holiday-themed digital decorations available from AtmosFX.
  • 2020 ATMOSFX WINTER DECORATION RELEASES:
    All of AtmosFX Digital Decorations can be found here: https://atmosfx.com/collections/decorations
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