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Secretary Decker to Present New Economic Impact Data During National Travel & Tourism Week Rally in Concord

Wednesday, May 7 at 9:00am

Governor Pat McCrory has proclaimed May 3-11, 2014, as Tourism Week in North Carolina. To kick off Cabarrus County’s breakfast celebration Sharon Allred Decker, North Carolina Secretary of Commerce, will visit Where Racing Lives to present newly released data on tourism’s impact on the North Carolina economy in 2013. Destination research expert Berkeley Young will also deliver a presentation on tourism in Cabarrus County.

WHO
Sharon Allred Decker, North Carolina Secretary of Commerce
Donna Carpenter, CEO of the Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau
Berkeley Young, President of Young Strategies, Inc.

Meet & Greet with Leonard Wood, NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee

(May 16, 2013) - The Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau invites race fans to the Visitor Information Center for a meet and greet with Class of 2013 NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee Leonard Wood.

Leonard Wood is a former crew chief and engine builder for Wood Brothers Racing, the oldest continuously operating NASCAR Sprint Cup team dating back to 1950. As a mastermind of pit road technology, Leonard is responsible for the team’s reputation as the innovator of the modern pit stop. With older brother Glen and an array of NASCAR stars behind the wheel, Leonard achieved 96 wins, 117 poles and 990 starts throughout his career in racing.

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