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The Bryan-College Station Convention & Visitors Bureau once again hosted their annual Hospitality Celebration luncheon where they honor local businesses and professionals for promoting tourism throughout the year. During the banquet the CVB recognized a few partners as recipients of Hometown Hero Awards for their outstanding service in the Bryan-College Station community.
The following are the winners of the Hometown Hero Awards:
Chris Field, BCS Marathon
Andrew Mendez, Newk’s Express Café
Steve Fullhart, KBTX
Steve Schlemmer, KEOS
Royalty Pecan Farms
Jackie Brewer, Texas Art Education Association State Visual Arts Scholastic Event
Rob Montgomery, Episcopal Diocese of Texas
Sandra Wood, George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
Mary Smith, George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
Exceptional Service Associate: Rudy Medina
Outstanding Service Provider: Abigaile’s Treehouse, City of Bryan Parks & Recreation
Congratulations to the 2012 Hometown Heroes. The recipients were selected by the CVB, hospitality and tourism partners, and the general public.
Each year, during the second week of May The CVB hosts the Hospitality Celebration luncheon as part of a national campaign, National Tourism Week. During this time localized events are presented in cities, states, and travel businesses nationwide to champion the power of travel. The luncheon recognizes the Hometown Heroes and presents the economic impact of tourism on the community.
For more information about the Hospitality Celebration or the economic impact of tourism contact the CVB at 979-260-9898 or go to www.visitaggieland.com