New Website Launched to Promote 2015 Civil Rights Anniversary Events
Monday, March 10, 2014
Montgomery, AL (Monday, March 10, 2014) – A new web site, Dreammarcheson.com, was launched to today to provide information to the public about the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights Marches and the 60th Anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Both anniversaries take place in 2015. The site is created by a partnership between the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce Convention & Visitor Bureau, The City of Montgomery, The City of Selma, The Selma and Dallas County Chamber of Commerce and the National Parks Service Lowndes Interpretive Center.
The site features information on each of the partners with brief explanations of the historic events which took place in each location. It also includes a listing of events taking place in 2015 to mark the important anniversaries. The site is carries the “Dream Marches On” brand, which is inspired by the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whose work in Alabama launched his career as a Civil Rights Leader. The slogan also expresses the idea that the effort to insure equality continues here today.
An increased number of tourists seeking the Civil Rights Heritage experience are expected to visit all three partner locations during the anniversary year. This site is designed to assist the traveler or group tour planner by providing access to event, lodging and sales representatives’ information.
The site will also be an outlet for future news regarding special events and tourism packages for 2015 in Selma, Lowndes County and Montgomery, Alabama.
For more information please contact the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce Convention and Visitor Bureau at 334-261-1100.
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