Summer, Outdoors & Vacations Feature Package

May 15, 2014, 05:05 ET from PR Newswire Association LLC

NEW YORK, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following feature package is a roundup of feature stories dealing with summer, the outdoors, and vacations, and is appropriate for special sections and for general use. 

For each story included in this package, you will find the first paragraph of the feature release below, as well as its headline linked to the full text.

This is the latest in a series of topical feature packages PRN will carry as part of its regular Feature News Service.  Coming up in 2014 are features on: 


Package Name


Distribution Date

Pets (II)


May 21

Travel & Leisure (II)


May 22

Soccer & Sports


May 29

Father's Day


Jun 4



Jun 12


Summer, Outdoors & Vacations Feature Package

1. PEEPS® Brand Supports Diorama Contests From Around the Country Awarding Creativity and PEEPSONALITY®

BETHLEHEM, Pa., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Who would have thought one day current events and pop-culture would be expressed with marshmallows? From Bridgegate to the Walking Dead, creativity is popping up all over the country just in time for spring. Just Born Quality Confections, the makers of PEEPS® Marshmallow Candies, will continue its annual tradition of donating prizes to support PEEPS® Diorama and Art Contests from around the country this Spring.  

2. Summer Camp Enrollment is Here!

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As most of the country would agree, it's been a long and stormy winter. But we're starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer camps are right around the corner! The Little Gym is now enrolling for two brand-new, age-appropriate and interest-driven summer camp programs: Super Kids' Quest Summer Camp for children ages 3 to 8 years and Skill Thrill Summer Camp for children ages 6 to 12 years.

3. May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month

ST. LOUIS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE: EMN), manufacturer of LLumar® window film, is educating consumers on the risk of sun damage in places that may surprise people. To help kick off Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Eastman will be providing skin protection tips and hosting a sweepstakes on their Facebook page May 8-30th. The sweepstakes winner will receive free window film professionally installed on their vehicle and $1,000 Visa® prepaid card. Additionally, the company has partnered with The Skin Cancer Foundation to make a free, downloadable brochure (PDF) about window film available to the public, dermatologists and window film distributors. The brochure outlines the danger of UV rays that can penetrate glass, and discusses how window film can protect people while in their home, in the office and while driving.

4. Celebrate Summertime Events with El Gaucho and AQUA by El Gaucho

SEATTLE, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The perfection of summertime in the Pacific Northwest is almost upon us and El Gaucho Hospitality today announced a series of upcoming events for our guests to revel in all its glory.

5. Lands' End Getaway Tour Offers Complimentary Professional Swimsuit Fittings and Style Sessions

DODGEVILLE, Wis., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swimsuit season is right around the corner! While finding the most flattering and perfect fitting swimsuit should be effortless, most women find this challenge to be nearly impossible. Announcing the Lands' End Getaway Tour!

6. Don't Be "Board" With Your Deck

UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Memorial Day holiday less than two weeks away, you may have realized your backyard deck is a wreck. But even if you have no deck at all, it may be time to start dreaming of something bigger and better.

7. Escape to UNDISCOVERED (and Uncrowded!) Plumas County in Northeastern California: A Pristine Outdoor Lover's Paradise

PLUMAS COUNTY, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arriving in Plumas County, the first-time visitor is often agog at the sheer majesty of the scenery with more jaw-dropping-beauty-per-mile than seems imaginable. Here in Northeast California's high Sierra mountains – just a short drive from Reno International Airport – is a landscape offering an activity-packed menu for summer tourists including over 1,000,000 acres of tree-studded National Forest, more than 100 glassy lakes, and 1,000 miles of wild rivers and streams.

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