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Travel Rally held in Carthage

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The Carthage Convention and Visitors Bureau joined a number of travel entities across the country to show how travel has helped the local and national economy.

Participants stood on the steps of the Jasper County courthouse for Travel Rally Day, wearing blue to create a visual image showing unity among travel workers and supporters.

"The Carthage Travel Rally is an effort to get all those in the tourism industry together just to celebrate the kickoff of tourist season," says Wendy Douglas, the Executive Director of the Carthage Convention and Visitors Bureau.  "As you can see it's probably stopped snowing for the season, and the sun is out and it's a bright shiny day and we're ready to welcome our tourists."

Travel Rally Day is a national event in cooperation with the U.S. Travel Association.

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