Also at the meeting, the board contracted with an advertising service, Ad Success Process, to design a Web site and revise the commission's logo. The company will also be doing marketing and promotional campaigns.
Turner said the company hopes to have the Web site finished within the next several weeks.
The financial report for April and May was unanimously approved by the board, which also voted to purchase an insurance policy for officers and executives.
Turner said there will be a video shoot in the next couple of weeks in conjunction with the Central Kentucky Civil War Train.
Board members also talked about the Tour the Gorge race this Saturday, which will come through Winchester and Clark County between 10:30 a.m. and 1:10 p.m.
This is a professional qualified race. It will also be held July 14-15.
Turner said the race will be a great tourism opportunity for the community.
During the meeting, the director's report was given, and the state auditor's report was presented.
There will be a meeting next Tuesday to go over these studies and ensure the commission is in compliance.
Turner said the Kentucky River Foothills Development Council has purchased a trolley that will be used for special events and tours.
She also presented an article that was in the Garden & Gun magazine about a non-profit organization founded by the Iroquois Hunt Club. The article is about how the fox-hunting club retires its hounds so they can live out their golden years.
Turner announced her re-election as chairman of the Bluegrass Tourism Region.
Sandra Stults, director of the Bluegrass Heritage Museum, reported that the third floor of the museum is now open to the public.
Lara Thornbury, Winchester First director, announced the Sip and Stroll Wine Tasting Event will be in August.
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