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Russell County Tourism is Up

Russell County Economic Development and CVBAccording to the latest data released from Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, Russell County Tourism has increased 9.5 percent since 2010.

Russell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Executive Director Janae Talbott says the growth is due largely in part to several Russell County communities, businesses and event coordinators that have worked very hard with her Eco Devo and CVB office.

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Talbott also encourages everyone to celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week, which will be held May 4 through May 12 this year. Russell County Eco Devo and CVB will host a What's Up In Russell Coffee on May 7 at 8:15 AM at the Dream Theater in downtown Russell to further explain and promote travel and tourism in Russell County.

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