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Chamber pitches aggressive tourism campaign


Chamber of commerce Manager Peggy Nevsimal presented an aggressive promotion program for 2014 to the Electric City council last Tuesday night.

Electric City, as well as Grand Coulee and Coulee Dam, finances part of the chamber’s tourism promotion activities with hotel/motel taxes collected for that purpose.

Nevsimal outlined a $62,000 promotion schedule for the upcoming year, nearly double the chamber’s $34,000 promotional efforts in 2013.

She pointed out that lodging establishments are 70 percent empty in the winter and 20 percent empty during the summer months.

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