• N.S. schools looks to partner with WWIS for concession management, indoor sports venue
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    N.S. schools looks to partner with WWIS for concession management, indoor sports venue

    NORTH SMITHFIELD – With high school sports games set to begin in the coming weeks, the North Smithfield School Committee has approved a short-term vendor agreement to get the new concession stand by the athletic fields up and running. And the district is negotiating a possible long-term contract with town-based business Wide World of Indoor Sports to provide not only concessions, but also a long list of services that includes a shared facility agreement, providing a potential alternative venue for student sports teams in the case of inclement weather. The committee unanimously approved a 45-day contract for concessions with Cagney’s Food Service at their meeting on Tuesday, August 16, also…

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  • Former Stageworks next act will be as indoor sports venue | News
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    Former Stageworks next act will be as indoor sports venue | News

    SHREVEPORT, La. – Mayor Adrian Perkins’ administration wants to turn a huge, empty building downtown into a revenue-producing sports venue. It’s the old Expo Hall along Clyde Fant Parkway. It was later leased out to the film industry under the name Stageworks. It’s now going to become the Shreveport Indoor Sports Complex. That’s after $4.7 million in renovation work. “I foresee a lot of youth sports coming downtown and playing in our center. We’ll have community events there, as well. So I see it bringing a bunch of people downtown, which is a good thing for us,” Mayor Perkins said. The improvements will include a new wooden floor, covering 48,000…

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