In reading Laurel Kane's blog about her adventures at Afton Station, I learned today that a merry band from Norway is making their way along Route 66 on a grand adventure. If this highway isn't America's most famous attraction it must rate somewhere near the very top of the list.
Another series of exciting announcements came from the publishers of 66 The Mother Road this week. The November/December issue will be a special trip planning issue that will contain a calendar of events and it will showcase a new feature as a pilot program - an insert profiling a particular community.
It would seem the efforts spearheaded by Carol Young, Josh Noble, and Kristi Turman that manifested in the massive gift basket containing what amounts to a complete weekend for two in Kingman, a prize for the Big Palooza contest, are about to bear some very serious fruit. The first community to be profiled in the new featured community insert will be my adopted hometown.
I should also note that effective immediately there will be a new advertising package to ensure the initial goal of providing a voice for the Route 66 community continues into the magazines third year.
This is the response to my inquiry about the advertising package: