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Best Western Center Pointe front desk agents recognized

The Best Western Center Pointe Inn in Branson has received the Signature Training Award for outstanding quality and hospitality. This award recognizes hotels whose front desk agents obtain a perfect score on all five test calls anonymously made each month by Signature Training examiners. “We’ve actually received nine perfect scores out of ten calls within…

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Adoration Parade band, float winners announced

The 56th Annual Adoration Parade and Lighting Ceremony was held Sunday, December 5, 2004 in historic downtown Branson Missouri. Scheduled parade participants included 18 bands and 30 float and walking units. The new parade route went off without a hitch, according to longtime parade chairman Edd Akers of Akers & Arney Insurance Associates, and chairman…

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Branding agency to community: Changing perceptions key to growth

In their presentation to the Board of Aldermen Tuesday, October 26, 2004, the firm hired to conduct a branding study for the Branson/Tri-Lakes Area recommended the creation of a marketing campaign designed to change the perceptions of a targeted segment of non-visitors while reinforcing the attitudes of current visitors. The Sterling Group, a successful national…

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PBS to air national broadcast of “Daniel O’Donnell Live From Branson”

WHEN: Saturday, November 27, 2004, 6:00 p.m. —– 10:00 p.m. (on local PBS stations) The concert will be held at the 2,600-seat Tri-Lakes Center, located on Hwy. 248 in Branson. Call (417) 336-0219 for ticket information. The concert will be broadcast locally on Ozarks Public Television stations KOZK-TV, channel 21 in Springfield and on KOZJ-TV,…

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New Shanghai Theatre in Branson, Missouri, to open May 15, 2005

In 2005, the Acrobats of China featuring the New Shanghai Circus will perform in a brand new theater currently under construction in Branson, Missouri. The New Shanghai Theatre is located at 645 State Hwy 165, just south of Hwy 76 between the Ain’t Misbehaving Theatre and Coffelt Country. The New Shanghai Theatre, featuring modern Chinese…

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Ozark Mountain Christmas offers ‘Top 10’ US holiday vacation experience

BRANSON, MO —– America’s live entertainment capital takes on a dazzling holiday persona during its 2004 Ozark Mountain Christmas celebration. Named a “Top 10 Destination” in the nation for holiday celebrations by USA Today and A&E Network in 2003, Branson comes alive with production shows, world-recognized performers, 10 million holiday lights, and outdoor activities from…

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Brett Family morning show announces new venue for 2005

The Brett Family is excited to announce that Claude McNeal’s AMERICANA THEATRE will be their new home for the 2005 Branson show season. On April 29th, 2005, the Brett’s will kick off their 7th sensational season in Branson. Their new 2005 show time will be 10:00 a.m. “We’ve always loved the Americana Theatre and when…

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“Al Roker’s Country Festival” to feature BransonFest

Show Synopsis… “AL ROKER’S COUNTRY FESTIVAL” Featuring BransonFest – Join nine-time Emmy Award winner and host of NBC’s Today Show, Al Roker for an hour special as he visits Branson, Missouri, the live entertainment capital of America during BransonFest 2004. Nestled between the White River and the Ozark Mountains you’ll find bright lights and scenic…

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Top military reunion destination invites planners to conference

Military reunion planners from across the country now have the opportunity to see for themselves why one of America’s most popular family vacation destinations is also becoming the number one destination for military reunions. Military reunion planners from all branches of the service are invited to participate in the 8th Annual Military Reunion Planners Conference…

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Branson ‘Flips the Switch’ on five million lights

Branson’s Area Festival of Lights Kicks Off November 1 to Mark the Beginning of Ozark Mountain Christmas BRANSON, MO —– More than 5 million twinkling lights will illuminate the skies above the Tri-Lakes Area during the 2004 Branson Area Festival of Lights (BAFOL). A ceremonial ‘flipping of the switch’ will kick off the Ozark Mountain…

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