Monthly Archives: April 2011

Sumter is working (and playing!) towards sustainability

Weather-wise, this Saturday is supposed to be glorious!  As the tourism staff, we are always somewhat concerned about the forecast, because it makes a difference to the traffic at the Visitors Center and where we direct people who are looking … Continue reading

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All Summer Long!

I don’t normally blog about things after the fact, and I didn’t intend to start now.   But we are entering our busiest season of the year at the Swan Lake Visitors Center, so I do need to back up just … Continue reading

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“Like” Sumter!

When the City of Sumter joined the brave new world of social media in 2009 with our introductory Facebook page, we had no idea of the overwhelming response it would receive!  As of this morning, we have 5,003 “friends” on … Continue reading

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Festival on the Avenue

April 8th and 9th will mark the Festival on the Avenue, a cultural celebration that has grown by leaps and bounds in the four years since it began.  This celebration of the South Sumter community features ethnic art forms, performances … Continue reading

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