"Supports Green Initiatives" designates a hotel's participation in an optional environmental program that includes the use of energy-efficient lighting, guestroom towel/linen re-use, and on-premise recycling. "Supports Green Initiatives" does not represent an official certification of any kind.
Damien Jurado is a indie folk singer/songwriter from Seattle who launched his career in the mid-1990s, releasing a number of lo-fi, bedroom recordings on his own cassette-only label, Casa Recordings.After releasing a good amount of material and becoming a fairly recognizable member of the Seattle music scene, he was signed to the prominent indie label Sub Pop Records and released his debut full length, Waters Ave S, in 1997.Having continued to maintain a prolific recording schedule as well as a fairly busy touring regime, Jurado has grown to be regarded as a respected musician who has managed to hold onto his dignity over his long spanning career.
Sensitive, melodic and whimsical, Staten Islandâ€™s Ingrid Michaelson has claimed a respectable amount of fame as one of the quintessential indie pop musicians of our time. Singer, pianist, guitarist and ukulele virtuoso, Michaelsonâ€™s music has been featured on a myriad of television shows, such as Scrubs, Greyâ€™s Anatomy, Bones, One Tree Hill and Ugly Betty. After collaborating with Joshua Radin, Sara Bareilles and Jason Mraz, Michaelson was able to headline her own tour and even once performed for President Obama after the release of her third studio album, Everybody. Though most of her lyrics present a tale of heartbreak, Michaelson utilizes the perfect blend of humor and harmony to lighten the mood.
The Wagner Seahawks represents the athletic programs and
intercollegiate teams of Wagner College in Staten Island, New York. An NCAA Division I school, the university competes in the Northeast Conference and the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision. Wagner fields men's and women's teams in a wide variety of sports, including baseball, basketball, golf, football, lacrosse, tennis, cross country, soccer and softball.
The UNC Greensboro Spartans represents the athletic programs and
intercollegiate teams of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Though the school had NCAA Division II and Division III classification throughout the 1980s, it earned Division I standing as of 1991 and competes in the Southern Conference. Men's and women's sports programs include baseball, softball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis and more. UNC Greensboro won its first Sasser Cup in 1995, which is awarded yearly to the top athletic program in the Big South Conference.
Steep Canyon Rangers is a bluegrass band from Brevard, North Carolina that rose to prominence in 2009 through a series of performances with famed comedian and bluegrass musician, Steve Martin. Since being nominated by the International Bluegrass Music Association for "Album and Gospel Performance of the Year" in 2008, the Steep Canyon Rangers' popularity skyrocketed beyond its members' wildest expectations. Following this performance, Steve Martin temporarily joined the band on banjo and together they performed on television programs and at bluegrass festivals throughout the world. The hard work paid off, because in 2011, the Steep Canyon Rangers and Steve Martin were both named "Entertainers of the Year" by the International Bluegrass Music Association.