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Spring Views at West Virginias State Parks Include Nature Walks, Educational and Entertainment Programs and Discounts

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014

Spring wildflower walks, birding programs and quiet cabin settings are spring tonics at West Virginias State Parks and Forests. Many spring-related events, programs and discounts are available to visitors in April and May.

A mid-week cabin rental promotion that reduces costs and recognizes the amazing quiet of mountainous West Virginia appeals to travelers looking for fewer distractions. Fifteen parks and forests offer a 20 percent discount mid-week from dates in April through May 2014.

Migration of birds is an April-through-May anticipation, said Sissie Summers, programming coordinator with West Virginia State Parks. Winter feeders have hosted cardinals, juncos, various woodpeckers and more; but in spring, the treetops burst with song as migrants return. Songbirds and warblers returning from their winter locations create excellent bird watching opportunities statewide.

A banding program at Tygart Lake State Park May 2-4 and spring bird walks at Pricketts Fort State Park on three separate Saturdays are some of the nature-based activities scheduled. Spring wildflower walks showcase the vast numbers of species that can bee seen in spring. Kanawha State Forest and Chief Logan State Park offer excellent hikes. Special events and nature-based activities are posted on the State Park calendar of events at http://www.wvstateparks.com.

Beginning Memorial Day weekend (May 24, 2014) through August, special entertainment and educational programs are scheduled at West Virginia State Parks. Pipestem Resort State Parks outdoor amphitheater has a full schedule of evening programs that start at 8 p.m. The admission is $ 6 with some evening programs at no charge. For the first time, the park is offering a Summer Season Pass that includes all shows and also allows the pass holder can bring a friend or guest at no additional charge. Other parks with amphitheater programs in the summer include Chief Logan State Park, North Bend State Park, and Pricketts Fort State Park.

Campgrounds in West Virginias state parks and forests typically open mid-April through October. Online reservations are available at Pipestem Resort and Beech Fork state parks. Other areas have an application process or phone reservations for reservable sites from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.

Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park, the only West Virginia state park that is a river island, opens for the season May 1. Access to the island is via the sternwheeler Island Belle. Blennerhassett Island is located in the Ohio River near Parkersburg. This island features special events such as Brunch with Margaret and Mansion by Candlelight. Horse-drawn wagon rides are some of the activities groups and individuals enjoy when they come to the island. http://www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com 304-420-4800

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park gears up for the 2014 season with Rail Fan Weekend May 16-18, 2014. The popular event is dedicated to train enthusiasts and photographers. Advance registration and payment required. Train season begins a week earlier in 2014 at Cass Scenic Railroad with the first trains departing for Whittaker Station a 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 20. A full schedule is posted online at http://www.cassrailroad.com or call 304-456-4300.

To learn more about West Virginias state parks and forests, visit http://www.wvstateparks.com.


Photo Courtesy of the West Virginia Department of Commerce.

Spring nature hikes are among popular activities available at West Virginia State Parks and Forests.

Next Generation Trust Services Prepares to Celebrate 10th Anniversary in Business with Community Outreach Programs and Charitable Giving

Roseland, NJ (PRWEB) December 30, 2013

In 2014, Next Generation Trust Services, LLC in Roseland, N.J. will enter its tenth year in usiness serving investors who self-direct their retirement plans. Founded in 2004, Next Generation has grown from startup to holding nearly half a billion dollars in assets today, offering comprehensive account administration and transaction support for self-directed accounts; these include IRAs, SIMPLE and SEP IRAs, HSAs, Coverdell Education Accounts, and solo 401K plans.

I started the company out of my own desire to make real estate investments within my retirement accounts but being unable to find someone to help me make those transactions, said founder and CEO Jaime Raskulinecz, who is also a certified property manager, licensed real estate broker, and a long-time real estate investor. After doing my own research into the administration of self-directed retirement plans, I was inspired to start my own firm to help others build their retirement portfolios with nontraditional investments.

In honor of its tenth anniversary and the companys success, Next Generation Trust Services will start a nonprofit foundation in 2014 to support charitable organizations and programs that have special meaning to Raskulinecz and her staff. Raskulinecz said that the formation of a foundation will enable the firm to better formalize its philanthropic endeavors company-wide.

It is important to all of us here to help nonprofit organizations continue their good work, and to support those in need in our communities. We look forward to putting together some charitable initiatives through our foundation in 2014.

A History of Growth and Service

Next Generation Trust Services was originally founded under a different name as part of a national network of third-party administrators of self-directed retirement accounts. Within five years, Raskulinecz built the company from start-up to over $ 150 million in holdings. She decided to break away from the national network to start her own truly independent firm and in 2011 the company emerged as Next Generation TS, LLC, an independently owned and operated corporation that currently holds nearly $ 500 million in assets.

Next Generation Trust Services has undergone a complete corporate rebranding, updated its website, and upgraded office technology to provide greater security and efficiency for its clients and staff. It recently launched an in-house education program to provide continuing education courses and a reference library to its employees so they may better serve clients. All employees are cross-trained to provide immediate and effective customer service, which, combined with the conveniences of Next Generations online tools, is central to the companys success.

Account holders of self-directed retirement accounts make all their own investment decisions; Next Generation Trust Services executes the transactions, manages all the mandatory paperwork and report filing, and ensures its clients are investing within IRS guidelines. Self-direction allows for a much broader array of investment types including non-publicly traded alternative assets; these include residential and commercial real estate, precious metals, commercial paper, mortgages, hedge funds, and much more.

Were so appreciative of our clients support and of Next Generations steady growth through the years; giving back to the community is a powerful way for us to express that appreciation, said Raskulinecz.

For more information about self-directed retirement plans or to open a new account, contact Next Generation Trust Services at (888) 857-8058 or Info(at)NextGenerationTrust(dot)com, or visit http://NextGenerationTrust.com.

About Next Generation Trust

Next Generation Trust Services (NGTS), headquartered in Roseland, New Jersey, is a professional third-party administrator of self-directed retirement plans. NGTS provides education, administrative support, and account maintenance to individuals interested in self-directing their retirement portfolios with a wide variety of investments that are not typically found in an IRA, such as real estate, precious metals, notes and mortgages, private placements, accounts receivables, limited partnerships, hedge funds, and much more. Next Generation Trust Services serves clients globally via its website, http://www.NextGenerationTrust.com. For more information on self-directing a retirement plan, call 973-533-1880, 888-857-8058 (toll free), or e-mail Info(at)NextGenerationTrust(dot)com.

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Dr. Mike Hamilton of Inception Chiropractic Websites Announces the Release of Twelve Free Chiropractic Marketing Programs

Clinton, IA (PRWEB) December 15, 2013

Internet marketing expert, Dr. Mike Hamilton, has recently announced the release of twelve free chiropractic marketing programs. This is a compilation of work that helped Dr. Hamilton and his wife Dr. Aimee Hamilton build a 500 visit per week practice in less than two years.

When contacted at his office, Dr. Hamilton said, We’re coming to that time of the year when chiropractic offices are slowing down and doctors have time to start working on their marketing plans for next year. Most chiropractors spend thousands of dollars investing in rehashed programs that don’t get to the core of what they need. I decided this year to give a huge gift to the doctors that need help. All of the detailed marketing information that we used in our office is now available on our website at no cost.

Dr. Hamilton went on to say, Most doctors fail at marketing because they don’t understand the real secret to success. They believe that someone else is going to do it for them if they throw enough money at it. The reality is that they need to become marketing expert themselves. It saves them money and produces much better results.

Finally, Dr. Hamilton said, The one problem with what I’m doing is that most doctors ignore things that are free. If I charged $ 2000 for this information I would probably have more people actually implement the ideas, but at this point I want everyone to have access.

To learn more about the free marketing programs, please visit Dr. Hamilton’s website at: http://www.inception-chiropractic-websites.com/chiropractic-marketing-101.html

Dr. Mike Hamilton is the co-owner of Inception Chiropractic Websites. He and his wife work each and every day to help doctors of chiropractic reach their online marketing goals. They hope that the information they provide can help you grow your chiropractic business.

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