Officials from the City of Pigeon Forge will give a State of the City Address at a meeting Thursday of the Pigeon Forge Hospitality Association that is open to the public.
Mayor David Wear, City Manager Earlene Teaster, and Executive Director of the Department of Tourism Leon Downey will be the guest speakers for the Pigeon Forge Hospitality Association meeting on March 5, 2015 at the LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge. They will give a State of the City presentation, which will review 2014 Gross City Tax Receipts, upcoming LeConte Center events, progress of Ripken Experience Pigeon Forge, and the Pigeon Forge Department of Tourism 2015 advertising campaign. The event was originally slated for February, but was rescheduled to March 5th due to winter weather.
“The presentation by our mayor and city manager should be continued good news for all of Pigeon Forge as 2014 finished just above 2013 which was a record year,” said Pam Smith, president of the Pigeon Forge Hospitality Association.
Networking begins at 10:45 a.m. with luncheon meeting to follow at 11:30 a.m. Lunch is $15 with registration by 9 a.m. on Tuesday March 3, 2015.
The meeting is open to the public, you do not need to be a PFHA member in order to attend, but please register for the PFHA – Pigeon Forge State of the City meeting by Tuesday.
“We are pleased to work with the city of Pigeon Forge and to sponsor this important meeting for the business community,” Smith said. “Hospitality, tourism and economic growth are vital to the success of our economies in Pigeon Forge and Sevier County and we are excited about the continued growth.”
LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge is located at 2986 Teaster Lane in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.