Owensboro Rotary club welcomed Mark Calitri as guest speaker

Owensboro Rotary club welcomed Mark Calitri as guest speaker
Owensboro Rotary program chair Gary Sisk introduced speaker and fellow Rotarian Mark Calitri, President & CEO of the Owensboro Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB). Mark began his presentation by showing a recent promotional video produced in partnership with WLEX. He followed with a discussion of some of CVB’s current initiatives including: • A vibrant downtown • A renewed photo wall at the airport • Introduction of John Wayne’s family Bourbon, Duke’s, at O.Z. Tyler • A program to prepare frontline workers (restaurant servers, hotel clerks, etc.) to tell Owensboro’s story • Promoting a renovated Jack Fisher Park with a commercial featuring Pete Rose. Mark concluded his presentation by encouraging Owensboro residents to talk positively about the community

Visit Owensboro is the official destination marketing organization for Owensboro and Daviess County Kentucky. www.visitowensboro.com Mark Calitri serves as President/CEO.

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