CVB 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (10/11/13) – After about a month on the job as the new executive director of the local Convention and Visitors Bureau in downtown Owensboro, Shannon Wetzel said she is glad to be able to return to her roots at a time when those roots are getting stronger.

Wetzel told SurfKY News she found a posting of the job online and decided to apply for the position while working in marketing with a business planning agency based in Nashville, Tenn. She said there were several elements of the opportunity that attracted her to it, including the “excitement about being part of revitalization and being a part of the community.”

Wetzel said in her time so far, she’s spent a majority of it meeting people in the community and learning more about how the different organizations work together “for the common good.”

Dennis Beard
SurfKY News

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Dr. H.S. Jackson to Retire from Urology Practice after 44 Years

MURRAY, Ky. (8/28/15) — Dr. H.S. Jackson, a urologist well known and respected in the community, has announced he will… Read More

Owensboro Board of Commissioners Commission Meeting Sept. 1

OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/28/15) — The Owensboro Board of Commissioners will hold a Commission meeting at 5 p.m., on Tuesday,… Read More
1 DOW 16,643.01
-11.76 (-0.07%)    
2 S&P 1,988.87
+1.21 (0.06%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,828.33
+15.62 (0.32%)    

Most Read This Week

August 24, 2015 11016

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 6118

Alleged Burglar Calls 911 to Report Fire

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 5051

UPDATE: Four Dead, Two Survive Boating Accident

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 4593

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 4239

MPD Coducting Sobriety Checkpoints

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 16082

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 11016

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 28, 2015 1544

Two Webster County Residents Injured in Hopkins…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 1506

'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 1390

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 1213

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 1080

UK Part of First Study on Marijuana Compound…

by SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 1062

Rep. Montell Proposes Bill to Stop Sweeping of…

by SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 1037

All Occasions Formals to Host Celebration to…

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 29, 2015 988

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 779

Kentucky High School Football Schedule

by Steve LeMaster
August 28, 2015 753

Rep. Gooch, Others Argue against Burden Caused by…

by SurfKY News