Soup supper set for Thursday
McKinney Christian Church will have a soup supper hosted by the Lydia Circle beginning at 4:30 p.m. Thursday. The cost is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children. The menu includes soup, sandwiches, desserts and drinks.
Shaker Village wins awards for excellence in tourism marketing
Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill has received five awards in the 2012 Kentucky Travel Industry Association’s Traverse Awards for Excellence in Tourism Marketing competition.
Shaker Village received the awards on Oct. 23 during the Traverse Gala held in Bowling Green as part of the 2012 Kentucky Travel Industry Association annual conference.
Kentucky travel and tourism businesses and marketing organizations compete for awards in 21 separate categories during the annual competition produced by the Kentucky Travel Industry Association. A panelof out-of-state experts judged entries from across the state for this year’s presentation of awards.
Shaker Village was received the following: First place in The Holidays at Shaker Village marketing campaign; first place in From Seed to Table direct promo; first place in Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill brochure; second place in The Chamber Music Festival of the Bluegrass marketing campaign; and honorable mention in Shaker Village Facebook and YouTube pages-social media.
“This year we had almost 300 entries for the Traverse awards,” said Laura Cole, KTIA president and CEO. “Our professional judges were amazed by the quality of work they saw.”
“We are honored to be recognized among tourism professionals across Kentucky. Shaker Village works hard in its marketing efforts, and we are pleased to see the results of that work,” said Aimee Reed Darnell, Shaker Village publicist.
Traverse Awards for excellence in tourism marketing are open to Kentucky Travel Industry Association and Kentucky Hotel & Lodging Association members marketing a tourism product or service in Kentucky. All entries must have been published or distributed within the past year. Each entry is judged for concept, creativity, design and how well it relates to its audience.
The Kentucky Travel Industry Association is a state association that represents every segment of Kentucky’s tourism industry. The 950-member Association offers continuing education programs, works in the area of governmental relations, produces statewide travel conferences and provides legislative advocacy for Kentucky’s travel industry.
Lincoln County Drug-Free Coalition — 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Word of Life Church on South U.S. 27. The meeting date was changed due to election day.
Boyle County Public Library Trustees — 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the library.
Lancaster City Council — 7 p.m. Thursday at city hall. It is a special-called meeting to discuss the water plant project.