"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.
Steel Panther parodies heavy metal with its absurdly profane and over-the-top lyrics. Band members perform under stage names like Michael Starr, Satchel, Lexxi Foxxx and Stix Zadinia. This mock heavy metal band's first album, Love Rocket, was released in 2001.
Jolly Holiday Lights is a spectacular light display all in a 3.3 mile route through Water Works Park. This annual Make-A-Wish Foundation of Iowa fundraiser has raised millions of dollars, granting wishes to numerous children in Iowa.
Tonic Sol-fa is an all-male a cappella group originally from St. Paul, Minnesota. The guys in the band write generally uplifting music in a pop-choral style, frequent themes being in love and family. Tonic Sol-fa have released a good deal of self-produced albums including a few Christmas LPs. The group is named after the word to describe a sight-singing technique that uses hand gestures to cue tonal scales.
The athletic teams that represent Northern Illinois University arereferredto as the "Huskies." Members of NCAA Division I and the Mid-AmericanConference, theathleticprogram is made up of seven men's sports (baseball, basketball, football, golf soccer, tennis andwrestling) and ten women's sports (basketball, cross country, golf, gymnastics, soccer, tennis, track, volleyball). Located in DeKalb, Illinois, the school's sports teams have become somewhat of alocalizedsensation among sports fans in the Northern Illinois region.