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  • TCLA to consider funding request

  • Tri-County Lodging Association will hold its regular monthly meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Quail’s Nest Inn & Suites in Osage Beach.
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  • Tri-County Lodging Association will hold its regular monthly meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Quail’s Nest Inn & Suites in Osage Beach.
    Agenda items will include:
    •A funding request by the Lady Bass Anglers Association for a tournament planned Sept. 12-13, 2014. The request is for $10,000 and 40 complimentary rooms for 50-100 boats.
    •A funding request for the Bassing Bob-Robins Resort Winter Bass Challenge Series of four tournaments: Dec. 28, Jan. 11, Jan. 25 and Feb. 8. Expecting 60-100 boats per tournament. Requesting funds for direct mail piece to anglers.
    •A funding request for the 2014 Short Bus Shuffle Pub Crawl on the westside March 15. Requesting $5,100 for 10 billboards and for 50 percent of the cost of the shuttle buses. Expecting 90 rooms and 1,000 participants.
    •Various committee and legislative updates
    •Financial report that shows Year to Date as of Sept. 30, lodging tax collections were down 5.11 percent from a year ago.
    •A report showing that inquiries about the Lake of the Ozarks through print products are down 25.4 percent and through www.funlake.com are down 7.6 percent.
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