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Tourism Division

Marsha Henderson, Vice Chairman

Goal: Implement activities, encourage participation and increase promotion of tourism in the Terrell area.

Host / Coordinate / Promote Tourism-related activities

  • Host the 40th Annual Terrell Jubilee
  • Coordinate July 4th Fireworks Event and manage the relocation of the show to Terrell Municipal Airport in 2021
  • Promote the British Flying Training School Museum all year long and support their annual events
  • Support and Promote community activities that attract visitors to Terrell:
    • Happy Days in Terrell America (Celebration of National Mom & Pop Business Day)
    • “Run for the Wall” event in May
    • North Texas Antique Tractor & Engine Club Show in June
    • Shop Terrell Summer Passport Event in July
    • Journey of Hope / Ability Experience (cyclists) in July
    • Allied Remembrance Ride in September
    • Welcome Fall Y’all shopping event in October
    • Shop Home for the Holidays (Small Business Saturday)
    • Social Science Club Tour of Homes - December
  • Create and launch a geocaching tour showcasing Terrell attractions
  • Create and launch a digital guided tour map of historic homes and murals
  • Explore new opportunities to attract visitors to Terrell

Tourism Promotion

  • Director of Tourism to develop a network for tourism and to achieve high visibility for our community
  • Launch the Discover Terrell website and Visit Widget to promote and advertise tourism related activities, attractions, accommodations, restaurants, shopping and more
  • Continue to utilize the Terrell Chamber of Commerce / CVB website to promote and advertise tourism related events and crosslink to the Discover Terrell website
  • Develop and launch social media accounts to promote tourism
  • Distribute Terrell America tourism information to Visitors’ Centers throughout Texas
  • Explore opportunities for local industries / hotels to strengthen business relationships

Community Affairs

  • Work with small businesses and promote downtown events (Christmas Parade, Downtown Trick-or-Treat, shopping events)
  • Support BFTS museum
  • Attend and help coordinate business mixers
  • Support TISD Adopt-A-Classroom
  • Provide recognition gift for campus “Teachers of the Year”

Members wishing to participate with the committee directing the Tourism Division should contact:

Marsha Henderson
U-Rent-It Sales & Service
2280 W Moore Avenue, Terrell, Texas 75160
972- 524-7368

Tourism Division Committee Members

Joy Weaver, Protocol Enterprises
Ali Schmidt, Cruise Planners
Bill Hutchmacher, Bluebonnet Ridge RV Park
Talana Morris, Terrell Chamber of Commerce/CVB
Dora Trejo, Terrell Chamber of Commerce/CVB

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