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  • Boat race funding request on TCLA agenda Thursday

  • The Tri-County Lodging Association will hold its regular monthly meeting at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Redbud Room at Tan-Tar-A.
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  • The Tri-County Lodging Association will hold its regular monthly meeting at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Redbud Room at Tan-Tar-A.
    The TCLA did not meet in February because of inclement weather, and many of those items are carried forward.
    Agenda items will include:
    •A financial report showing that lodging tax receipts Year to Date are up 2.31 percent from the previous year after in November and December.
    •Funding request for the Lake of the Ozarks Boat Race 2013 June 6-9 in the Bagnell Dam Strip area and the 0-4-mile mark of the Main Channel. The request is $5,000 with $2,500 being used to advertise and promote the event. The organizers have been invited to make a presentation. Up to 100,000 spectators are expected.
    •Consideration of a $12,400 bid from H2R Research for an advertising effectiveness study
    •Consideration of a motion to increase the 2013 budget by $2,500 for a 50/50 split with the Convention and Visitor Bureau for a proposal from Steady Rain to upgrade the CVB’s website.
    •A request for $450 for a guest survey card that would be distributed at front desks of the various lodging facilities at the lake.
    •Reminder of an educational seminar on social media from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 2.
    •Various committee, marketing and legislative reports.
    The public is invited.
     
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