|250th Anniversary Press Release|
YARMOUTH’S 250TH ANNIVERSARY BEGINS WITH NEW WEBSITE
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, December 9, 2010 – Chosen for being the occasion that is six-months prior to the actual 250th anniversary of this charming county on Canada’s Atlantic coast, ‘Yarmouth 250’ launches a dedicated website hosted by a local Internet service and domain registry, Register.com.
www.Yarmouth250.com is one-stop shopping for anyone who wants to peruse the wide range of activities, special events and signature festivals that will occur in Yarmouth County during 2011.
“We’re pretty excited about this very interactive new website for Yarmouth 250,” said Ken Langille, Yarmouth 250 Town Chairperson and Councillor for the Town of Yarmouth. “The initial design came from senior students at the Nova Scotia College of Art & Design, and the hands-on content has been handled by the experts right here in the county at Register.com.”
Municipal Chair of Yarmouth 250 Carole Hill-Bojarski said, “We think vacationers planning their Maritime fun time in 2011 will be impressed with the wide variety of things to do here in Yarmouth town and county for our big birthday. From a re-enactment of the first English settlers arriving in 1761, to a Mi’kmaq PowWow, to a re-staging of our own musical, The Baltimore - it’s going to be a blast of a party!”
The Town of Yarmouth, the Municipalities of the Districts of Yarmouth and Argyle, and Acadia First Nation, have collaborated to produce a stellar anniversary year for this historic Canadian seaport. First settled by the Mik’maq, and followed by the French in the early 1600s, Yarmouth County came into world prominence in the late 1800s as a competitive shipbuilding and shipping port, rivalling Boston, Massachusetts and Saint John, New Brunswick at the time.
Register.com is leveraging ten years of experience in the domain business with over 2.5 million domain names under management. The company has built a reputation as a leading provider of global domain name registration, web site design and management services. It has a branch office and training facility in Hebron, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia.
The website, www.yarmouth250.com, will be launched with a brief ceremony at Yarmouth Town Hall at 400 Main Street in downtown Yarmouth at 2:50 p.m. on December 9.
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For more information, please call Ken Langille at (902) 742-8700 or (902) 749-3300.