Haslam touts tourism at state broadcasters conference
Gov. Gillis/DNJ7MURFREESBORO Gov. Bill Haslam encouraged broadcasters Wednesday to help the state promote tourism because it attracts jobs and generates revenue to improve education.
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"That drives everything," Haslam said before introducing his commissioner of tourism, Susan Whitaker, to the audience.
Whitaker told the broadcasters that the state worked with the tourism industry to develop a strategic plan that promotes Tennessee as "a global music destination of choice" while recognizing the state being at "the crossroads of American history and renowned scenic beauty."
She showed the broadcasters a couple of video advertisements to help get the message across that the state is "the sound track of America made in Tennessee."
"It makes you proud to be in Tennessee and let's use it to make some money," said Whitaker, who also praised the governor Methenolone Enanthate Para Que Sirve for increasing funding to her department by $8 million last "Achat Anabolisant Belgique" year and $4 million this year.
After hearing the speeches, "Buy Cheap Jintropin Online" Murfreesboro WGNS radio station owner Bart Walker was pleased to hear the governor and Commissioner Whitaker promote tourism.
"Murfreesboro and Rutherford County have been blessed by increased tourism," said Walker, noting how the broadcasters association "buy cheap jintropin online" used to hold its conferences in Nashville before the Embassy Suites and Conference Center and neighboring The Avenue Murfreesboro shopping center opened. "We've been here for five years. We are the heart of Tennessee. You can't beat it. It is the easiest "Oxandrolone Powder India" place to come."
Another benefit of tourism is that the state and local governments don't have to Buy Cialis Norway spend much money on education or infrastructure to provide services for visitors, the governor said.
Haslam also asked the broadcasters to help get the message out about educational opportunities, such as the Nov. 1 deadline Masteron Subq to apply for the "Tennessee Promise" that provides free tuition for two years of community college or technical school for the state's high school graduates.
The governor said Tennessee Promise will help the state meet his "Drive to 55" goal of improving the percentage of adults 25 and older who have at least a technical school certificate or two years of college from 32 percent to 55 percent by 2025.
Haslam said the state must improve the post secondary education level of its residents because many jobs in the next 10 years will require such training.
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