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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Nominations Open for Rogers Family Tourism Awards

NF ROGERS FAMILY TOURISM AWARDS

The San Marcos Convention & Visitor Bureau is now accepting nominations for the Rogers Family Tourism Awards. There are two awards open for nomination: The Rogers Family Tourism Award and Rogers Family Tourism Lifetime Achievement Award. 

The Rogers Family Tourism Award is presented to an individual or organization in recognition of major and lasting contributions to the promotion of San Marcos tourism, or dedication to and development of the San Marcos tourism industry. 

The Rogers Family Tourism Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to an individual or organization in recognition of pioneering or groundbreaking efforts in developing tourism in San Marcos or dedication to and development of the San Marcos tourism industry. 

The deadline for nominations is 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 2, 2021. Winners will be announced virtually during National Travel and Tourism Week, May 3-7, 2021. Nomination forms can be found at bit.ly/SMTXTourismAwards.

“While we always look forward to celebrating and honoring our amazing tourism partners during National Travel and Tourism Week, this year is extra special for us,” said Rebecca Ybarra, Director of the San Marcos Convention & Visitor Bureau. “We are very proud of the way our tourism family has persevered this year and would like to recognize their tremendous efforts during our virtual celebration.” 

Past recipients of the Rogers Family Tourism Award include:

  • Clay DeStefano
  • Dane Adamson
  • Beverley and Billy Ray Mangham
  • Kyle Mylius
  • Andy Heatwole
  • Ruben Becerra
  • John Q. Hammons
  • Arlis Hiebert
  • Michelle Kvanli

Past Lifetime Achievement Award recipients include:

  • Evelyn Te Grotenhuis
  • Lions Club Tube Rental
  • The Heritage Association of San Marcos
  • Honorable Susan Clifford Narvaiz
  • Cathy Dillon
  • Kent Finlay
  • Chandrika and Arun Amin
  • Ron Coley
  • Bob Sappington
  • Buddy Mostyn

For more information, contact the San Marcos Convention & Visitor Bureau at 512.393.5930. For media inquiries, contact communicationsinfo@sanmarcostx.gov

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