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  • AN Act of courage in Montgomery Sparked a National Movement... Montgomery is home to Mrs. Rosa McCauley Parks. Rosa Parks became a Civil Rights pioneer in Montgomery by courageously taking a stand and not giving up her seat which sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum and Library is a tribute to that memorable movement.
  • Paddles Up!…the Montgomery Dragon Boat Festival was the first in Alabama and is now the largest Dragon Boat Festival east of the Mississippi and one of the largest attended festivals in the River Region.

Text, Click & Save for all Things MGM

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Montgomery, AL, September 25, 2014 – Visitors and residents of Montgomery, AL have a new way to find out what’s the city has to offer at their fingertips.

Texting “MGMAL” to the number 313131 will now result in a response text containing a link to the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce Convention & Visitor Bureau’s (MCVB) mobile enabled web site. Clicking the link on a smart phone will take users to a simple, easy to read page offering links to lists hotels, restaurants, attractions, a calendar of events and more.

Smartphone users can also save a link to the mobile enabled web site to their home screens to have quick access to all things Montgomery all of the time.

Signage directing visitors to this text service will be placed at entry points to the city including the Montgomery Regional Airport, the Montgomery Visitor Center, hotel lobbies, attractions, at Maxwell and Gunter Air Force Base, etc.

“We know every visitor may not come in to the Visitor Center, pick up a visitor guide or have conversations with our staff. This provides one more way for many travelers and locals to gain access to the information we provide,” said Dawn Hathcock, Vice President of the MCVB.

Montgomery, “A Cool Capital City on the Move”
Centrally located along the Alabama River in the heart of the Southeast; Montgomery is steeped in the history of world-changing events and is in the midst of another change – a complete reemergence. From a revitalized downtown to an array of new museums, restaurants, attractions and accommodations, the riverfront capital city is quickly becoming one of the newest must-see travel destinations in the South. Learn more about all that Montgomery has to offer at                                                                                 
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