Thursday, October 29, 2009

Ogio Bags

These are the newest styles for ladies. These Hobo style bags are manufactured by Ogio and all you have to do is sling this roomy bag over your shoulder and hit the road in style! These bags are made out of either alpaca yarn or suede. They have a satin liner, a large main compartment and a smaller pocket for your cell phone or keys! It's the perfect size for any need!

Would you like to have one of these bags? You can! Just comment on them and vote for which one you like best and you will be registered to win one of these bags! But, you have to vote by November 11 because we will be drawing a name that day! So, hurry and vote and one of these stylish bags could be yours!

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Community Partners

Recently Apex High School students from the schools Academy of Information Technology program were able to put their classroom experience into real life practice by assisting at a recent holiday showcase for a local Apex company called Promotional Partners. The program for these high school students is designed to have them complete paid internships, during which time they receive hands-on exposure, professional supervision, and practical work experience. This allows students to begin the process of building a resume while "trying on" their future professional roles. Students are selected for these industry-specific placements on the basis of interviews and their fulfillment of coursework requirements. Also attending the showcase was a guest appearance from "Crew" the Peak City Film Festival mascot. Crew and team are gearing up for the final exciting weeks leasding to the first annual international film festical for general audience rated films! The venue for the film festival is set int he historic district of downtown Apex. Many of the festival events will be anchored in the Halle Cultural Arts Center. The Halle, nestled in the heart of the historic district, also provided the perfect backdrop for Promotional Partners holiday showcase held for their clients and partners in the local community. Promotional Partners brought a taste of NC companies to their clients in need of holiday ideas for branding as well as acknowledgment to employees and local business partners. Company owner, Olivia Scott, created the show for their clients to have the opportunity to learn how her company could design programs featuring NC made products that would assist with their client's branding needs. Utilizing the students that support their company intern program was a way to provide a "fun marketing moment" for students. Olivia comments "When clients see the opportunities to partner with local business, schools and new events like the Peak City Film Festival, it strengthens the bond of community partnership."