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July 2018 Issues & Info

The CVB staff has been hopping in recent weeks! Tracy celebrated a 30-year employment anniversary, the Ozarks Tap and Pour Craft Beverage Tour launched, lots of conventions and sports events are here and more is underway! Check out those stories and more in this issue of Issues & Info, a newsletter brought to you by […]
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CVB President Reaches 30-year Milestone

Congratulations to Tracy Kimberlin on celebrating 30 years at the Convention & Visitors Bureau! Tracy, president of the CVB, was joined by past and present board chairs on his anniversary date – July 2 – and his current staff to commemorate his service to the bureau. He has seen many changes in the tourism industry […]
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May 2018 Issues & Info

Groups are coming to the city in droves, including the annual NSRA Street Rod Nationals. Learn all about them and more in this issue of Issues & Info, a newsletter produced by the Convention & Visitors Bureau, a nonprofit marketing agency  dedicated to promoting the city as a travel destination. 
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March 2018 Issues & Info

The Convention & Visitors Bureau has plenty of news for you this month, including group events, an upcoming familiarization tour for meeting planners, journalists visiting the city and much more. Check it out here!
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February 2018 Issues & Info

We presented our awards, BIG groups are coming to the city, volunteers are needed for the MSHSAA basketball tournament and more information is available for you in this month's issue of Issues & Info.
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December 2017 CVB Issues & Info

Can you believe it's already December! Where does the time go? For the Convention & Visitors Bureau, time flies because we're always on the go with planning our annual awards event, attending trade shows, producing the 2018 Visitors Guide, keeping our website updated and more. You can read about those projects and others in this issues of Issues & Info.
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October 2017 Issues & Info

The CVB has a lot of useful and interesting news for you this month, including information about a job opening, grants available, a survey, groups coming to the city and more!
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Grants Available from Historical Society

Grants are available for organizations seeking funds to start observances of the bicentennial of Missouri’s statehood in 2021. The State Historical Society of Missouri announced it will offer funding in 2018 to Missouri cultural heritage institutions in support of efforts to preserve historic material and provide programming on local history topics, including bicentennial projects. SHSMO […]
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Bass Pro Purchases Cabela’s

Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s, iconic brands and leaders in the outdoor industry, have officially joined forces with a vision to become North America’s premier outdoor and conservation company. The combined company is poised to provide customers with unmatched offerings spanning premier destination retail, outdoor equipment manufacturing, world-class resort destinations and more with a strong […]
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Dickerson Park Zoo Earns Accreditation

The Association of Zoos & Aquariums granted accreditation by AZA’s independent Accreditation Commission to Dickerson Park Zoo. “Less than 10% of animal exhibitors registered with USDA have achieved AZA-accreditation, so Dickerson Park Zoo truly ranks among the best-of-the-best,” said AZA President and CEO Dan Ashe. “Dickerson Park Zoo has shown its commitment to conservation and […]
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