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Celebrating the National Park Service

August 17, 2016

Thursday, August 25, is the 100th birthday of the National Park Service, and the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial/Gateway Arch in downtown St. Louis has exciting plans to celebrate it.  At 11 am on the 25th, state and city leaders will gather at Luther Ely Smith Square for a ceremony followed by a picnic, food truck […]

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Lake of the Ozarks Convention and Visitor Bureau

May 16, 2016

 19th Annual Spring Harbor Hop   On Saturday, May 7, 2016 boaters had the opportunity to participate in the 19th Annual Spring Harbor Hop at the Lake of the Ozarks. The Harbor Hop is a poker hop in which participants pick up playing cards in order to build a winning poker hand and become eligible […]

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Shell Rotella SuperRigs Returns to Joplin June 9-11

May 12, 2016

 Highlight will be the “Giants of Joplin” Truck Parade on Friday Night The 34th Annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs Event will roll into the Joplin Convention and Trade Center from June 9 through 11. The event, which is the premier truck beauty contest for actively working trucks in North America, has been themed the “Giants of […]

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People Update: Al Beltranena

March 11, 2016

Al Beltranena recently was named general manager of the St. Charles Convention Center.  He also has served as assistant general manager and director of food and beverage for the property.  Beltranena previously worked as an instructor in food and beverage management at the Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Miami, and the Florida Culinary […]

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People Update: Brenda Newbern

March 11, 2016

The Cape Girardeau Convention and Visitors Bureau has named Brenda Newbern executive director.  Newbern formerly was a sales manager for MidAmerica Hotels Corp. in Cape Girardeau, and has worked in customer service and office operations for retailers and manufacturers.  She also previously served as a group tour manager for the CVB.

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People Update: Mindy Lallier

March 11, 2016

Mindy Lallier has been named director of sales and services at the Overland Park Convention and Visitors Bureau in Kansas.  She joined the CVB in 2003 and formerly served as a senior sales manager.  Previously, she worked for a hotel management company and for the Hotel Thayer at West Point, N.Y.

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Lake of the Ozarks Region

February 23, 2016

Lake of the Ozarks Regional Economic Development Council (LOREDC) is set to Begin Housing Study The LOREDC Board is providing official notice that the first series of stakeholder group meetings will be held on Tuesday, March 8th. These meetings are being held at Osage Beach City Hall. Additional community meetings will be held in the […]

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Convention center renovation options include demolishing Edward Jones Dome

February 18, 2016

By  Kevin S. Held Now that the Rams have left St. Louis, the team’s former home—the Edward Jones Dome—may come down as part of a massive overhaul of the downtown convention center. The St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission created a committee in early 2015 to examine long-term renovation options for America’s Center.The St. Louis […]

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