With three floors of interactive exhibits, Imagine Nation keeps tykes aged 2–10 and their parents engaged for hours of synapse-firing fun. Tunnels filled with natural decor await youngsters in the museum's indoor jungle-themed playscape, where they can shake excess energy out of their bounding legs in preparation for naptime or hibernation season. In the ESPN center, kids can pretend to be sportscasters as they sit behind the desk of a model TV set, replete with real equipment from the Worldwide Leader in Sports.
The museum also boasts a health exhibit in which children can don hospital attire and explore a model newborn nursery and an operation table, ideal for parents trying to nudge their child toward a career as a hypochondriac. After whippersnapper's minds have been blown learning about the cosmos at the space exhibit, they can unwind with drinks and snacks at the old-fashioned soda fountain, which winds the clock back to the 1940s with the help of a player piano.
Since its humble beginnings in 1935 as a small health-food store that specialized in yogurt, GNC has evolved into the world's largest specialty retailer of nutritional products. The chain's more than 4,800 retail locations throughout the country stock numerous vitamins and supplements, all of which meet the company's strict standards for truthful labeling, ingredient safety, and product potency. They carry supplements that aid in sports nutrition, protein intake, diet, digestion, and beauty. Equally as dedicated to customers' shopping experiences as it is to product quality, the company created GNC University, an online learning platform, to help staff members bone up on nutrition and fitness knowledge. The knowledgeable sales associates field questions about everything from weight-management plans to stacking supplements for optimum earlobe strength.
Jenks Productions has been handling the nuts and bolts of consumer trade shows for 33 years. Partnering with local and national businesses, Jenks specializes in home, bridal, and pet shows, which fill sprawling spaces with vendors eager to share their wares and visitors looking for inspiration. The services that Jenks Productions provides are extensive, as the team can do everything from onsite event management and budget planning to marketing efforts such as developing newsletters, logos, and jingles that rhyme the words “impending nuptials.”
Driven by a love of family and memories, Amy Paradis snaps shots of her clients' milestones from weddings to house sales. Her portraits run the gamut from maternity or professional styles to senior pictures. Additionally, her wedding photography captures all the frenetic energy of the ceremony before her editing removes any wedding-crashing bears from the photos. She also helps local businesses generate revenue and incite customers' hunger pains with real estate and food photography.
Photographer Kelly Madison understands the patience and compassion it takes to capture a youngster's innocence and milestones—she developed her passion for children's photography while taking photos of her own son, Owen. At Owen Smiles Photography, she channels these personal and professional experiences into each maternity, newborn, and children's photo shoot, capturing portrait-style and candid images on location. After each shoot, Kelly edits the images to bring out the angelic sparkle in each child's eyes and cover up any glints of malice.
Each portrait ordered from Owen Smiles Photography can be framed in one of JasperLilly's artistic, colorful frames.
We are a full service photography studio specializing in family portraits, high school seniors, weddings and events. Portrait sessions can be done in our studio and beautiful outdoor surroundings, or on location. Please see our website for pricing information and samples of our work. We are a husband and wife team.