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This is Tourism: Tar Heel Steve

“That’s why when you think of what’s in the museum, is Carolina basketball, but it’s about bringing people to the whole campus.  You hope that when a group comes through, and maybe they’re coming specifically to the Basketball Museum, but they also then go see other parts of campus. They come to Chapel Hill, they come to Franklin Street. I know when I go elsewhere, if I go to Fenway Park in Boston, I’m going to get a T-Shirt, or a hat, I’m going to get my kids something that says “Hey, I was there!” And that’s when the...

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Focus on Women Entrepreneurs (5 of 5)

So, it’s literally impossible for me to make any kind of list without including Oprah. And I certainly cannot leave her off a list of women entrepreneurs. Her story continues to amaze me. A woman of color who survived and overcame abuse and trauma to become a broadcaster, publisher, and philanthropist.

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This is Tourism: Community Player Deryl

On April 5, 2018, Ron Stutts interviewed Deryl McGuire, the founder of Orange Community Players (OCP), a community run theatrical group based out of Hillsborough, North Carolina. They have produced over 30 shows since 2005 and entertain patrons from across the country and from the local region. Ron could not help but sing aloud when he learned about the next OCP production for the summer, Oklahoma.

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Focus on Women Entrepreneurs (4 of 5)

Kristen Smith Young @kcs_tarheel | Chapel Hill native and troublemaker “I thought what if once a day I featured a woman business owner or entrepreneur and so I started March 1st, I featured folks that are local, folks that are national, and just as a way to highlight different women business owners and entrepreneurs,” said Young. “Some folks have had Chapel Hill High School connections, UNC connections, some are local, but I just want an opportunity to highlight the woman, encourage people to purchase their goods or services and then inspire others because even folks who have seen my posts have...

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This is Tourism: Artistic Leader Katie

On March 29, Director at the Ackland Art Museum, Katie Ziglar talked to Ron Stutts about the increase in visitors to the Ackland as a result of the terrace gallery displaying Patrick Dougherty’s Step Right Up “stickwork”. They also discussed all of the opportunity for visitors that comes as a result of a generous gift, including northern European works on paper from Sheldon and Leena Peck.

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