May 9, 2017 BGALA Meeting Minutes

May 9, 2017 BGALA Meeting Minutes

Attendees: Ashley Crisp ABVI, Angela Turner CWS, Madison Wagner CWS, Megan Mitchell HIE, Drue Eberhardt HIE, Jacob Klein HIE, Andrea Woosley HGI, Jane Simmons WKU, Jeff Anderson AH6, Bruce Hunt SBS, Morgan Staley SBS, Shannon Miller SBS, Asmira Memic CIS, Vicki Fitch  CVB, Jade Mosgrove HIAP, Jessica Warren HIUP, Katie Davenport FIS/TPS, Joy Jolly FIS/TPS, Katie Frasinelli  NCM, Amanda Claxon LRC, Tara White HAMPTON, Craig Poland  HAMPTON, Diamond Darling HAMPTON, Rachel Balt HYATT, Kimberly Pierce HYATT, John Anderson AHG, Kirsten Kellersberger RAILPARK, Bobby Rebel RAMADA, Jamie Johnson RAILPARK, Debbie Eaton NCM

Attractions report:

National Corvette Museum:

– The Museum will be hosting an exhibit in celebration of Kentucky’s 225th Anniversary as a state. The exhibit will focus on transportation in Kentucky over the past 225 years.
– Corvette Plant Tours will be suspended for 18 months (so until last 2018 or early 2019).
– The NCM Motorsports Park now has the go-karts. They will operate daily. $20 for an 8 minute sessions.
– Trek at the Track is Tuesday nights from 5-7pm and is free. Walking, running and bike riding are welcome.

Historic Rail park:

  • The solar express event will be held on August 21 at 10 am. This is a great event for the whole family to enjoy the 2017 solar eclipse. More details to come.

Lost River Cave:

  • “I love BG” day will be June 4 from 9am to 5 pm. Enjoy ½ price boat tours and experience one of Bowling Green’s hidden treasures!
  • They will also be having the Annual Butterfly Celebration on June 25th at 1pm! Visit the Lost River Cave Facebook page for more details!

Old Business:

  • Hospitality Olympics will be held as our July meeting! More information to come as we continue to plan this event! Please start gathering teams of 5 as we will be having team signups soon!
  • BGALA will be sponsoring a race during the Checkered Flag Chase. We are still looking for a race in September or October to sponsor.

 

New Business:

  • We will be ordering t-shirts for the members of the lodging association. Please get your order sheets with sizes to Joy as soon as possible!
  • Like our Facebook page! facebook.com/bgalodging

Speakers:

State Representative Michael Meredith and SoKy Jobs

 

Thank you to Staybridge Suites for hosting this month’s meeting!

Our June meeting will be held at Beech Bend Park on June 13, 2017!

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