John Wild and Cat Bobo, Auburn and Opelika Tourism Bureau, Speak

On January 10, John Wild (left), President, and Cat Bobo, (center) Communications Specialist, both with the Auburn and Opelika Tourism Bureau, spoke to the Auburn Lions Club about the Bureau. The Bureau has a budget of around $350,000/yr. funded by a lodging tax, and has an impact of $3,000,000/yr. They are active in promoting the AHSAA football tournament every other year and the Barbasol PGA Golf Tournament every year. They are also developing a new website and are active in the Social Media to promote tourism. .As part of its community service the Auburn Lions Club provides some of the staffing for the Bureau’s projects. Pictured also is Auburn Lions Club President Keith Ryland. For more information visit their website at . #AuburnOpelika