With the sunrise at Cave Point acting as a backdrop, the Door County Visitor Bureau held its annual meeting Tuesday evening at the Stone Harbor Resort in Sturgeon Bay. Actually, during the early part of the get-together, the photo of the iconic Door County venue was covered up, awaiting its unveiling as the wrap-around cover of the tourism agency’s new visitor guide. Jack Moneypenny, Visitor Bureau President & CEO, credited Platypus Advertising & Design of Pewaukee for the multi-colored cover. With the group Copper Box playing in the background, Jennifer Laughlin, Chairman of the organization’s Board of Directors, talked about the visitor guide cover…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/N1687.mp3|titles=Jennifer Laughlin]
Laughlin said the photo captures the natural beauty that attracts so many people to Door County…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/N1688.mp3|titles=Jennifer Laughlin]
During the business part of the annual meeting, members of the Door County Visitor Bureau approved a slate of candidates for the board of directors. Those elected to a second term included Roger Cherney of the Stevenson Pier mini mart, Jennifer Laughlin of I Design & Branding, & Jon Pinkert of the Pinkert Law Firm. Those elected to first terms on the board included Inga Bacon of Inge Alverson Bacon, CPA, Kevin Grohskopf of Ministry Door County Medical Center, Rich Hoffman of the Coachlite Inn of Sister Bay, Missy Lebelle of the High Point Inn, Kristin Seaquist of Seaquist Orchards, & Greg Stillman of Parkwood Lodge & Foremost Property Management. Moneypenny, who acted as master of ceremonies at the meeting, also reserved time to recognize the twelve-person staff at the Door County Visitor Bureau & the folks who are working as certified tourism ambassadors.