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Conversations on the Canal – Wine Tasting Cruise

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Name: Conversations on the Canal – Wine Tasting Cruise
Date: September 23, 2017
Time: 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
Trip Builder: View Trip
Event Description:
Wine-Tasting Cruise with Sand Castle Winery Sand Castle Winery owner, Joe Maxian, returns for an encore performance of last year’s sell-out cruise that left passengers in awe of the “nectar of the gods” grown at Maxian’s expansive winery in Erwinna, Bucks County. Joe will introduce passengers to his finest products and Culinary Experts of Allentown will provide food pairings for each of Joe’s selections. Musician Dave Matsinko will provide the evening’s music. Everyone receives a complimentary wine glass. This cruise sells out quickly, so make your reservations early. This cruise will include a lift lock experience in Lock 47 at the lower end of the canal in Hugh Moore Park. You’ll experience how canal boats were lowered and raised in the old days as they traveled from one section of the canal to another. Cruise includes a meal provided by The Culinary Experts. For information and reservations call Loretta at 610-923-3548 Ext 221 or e-mail at loretta@delawareandlehigh.org
Hugh Moore Park 2750 Hugh Moore Park Rd Easton PA 18042
Date/Time Information:
September 23, 4:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Contact Information:
Loretta at 610-923-3548 Ext 221 or e-mail at loretta@delawareandlehigh.org
$50.00 per person
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Carbon County Hotel Tax Grant


Next Deadlines for Submission are February 28th & September 30th.


Room Tax Allocation Committee (RTAC) 
As Authorized by: The Office of the Carbon County Commissioners


The Carbon County Commissioners have delegated to the RTAC certain responsibilities concerning the solicitation, evaluation and recommendation of tourism-related projects to be funded in part by proceeds from the Hotel Room Tax imposed throughout the County.

This Committee has developed and submitted to the Office of the County of Commissioners a protocol that include: general guidelines, guidelines, application criteria and an evaluation procedure.

General Guidelines


1. Twice annually, the RTAC will provide releases to the media and place advertisements informing eligible non-profit organizations in Carbon County of the availability of grants for tourism-related projects (that primarily bring tourists into Carbon County and encourage overnight stays) and soliciting their inquiries.

2. The RTAC will provide an application to interested organizations together with a timetable of deadlines for submission.

3. Following each deadline, the RTAC will convene to evaluate all applications that have been received and will record its recommendations for funding. 

4.The RTAC will send the report to the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau, Inc. (PMVB) for final approval per ACT 18.

5. Invoices from vendors for marketing expenditures will be sent directly to PMVB for payment up to the amount approved by the RTAC.

6. Funding recipients will be required to submit a summary of all expenditures and pertinent project information to the RTAC within 12 months of the conclusion of the funded project.

7. PMVB Branding guidelines will be provided. Branding materials should be added to print/digital advertising including, but not limited to, websites, billboards and brochures. Any questions should be directed to Brian Bossuyt, Director of Marketing (PMVB) bbossuyt@poconos.org 570-421-5791 x 3120.

8. Upon approval of funding, marketing invoices should be sent to Staci Barkalow, CFO (PMVB) staci@poconos.org for payment.

Please be sure to indicate the organizations name along with your contact information on each marketing invoice.