Canyons & Plains of Southeast Colorado will be holding its regional meeting in Eads Thursday April 13 at 10:00 a.m. at the Cobblestone Inn meeting room. The presentation will be about tourism in Kiowa County, including Jackson Pond and Sand Creek Massacre site.
There will also be an update about the upcoming Come Together 2017 Southern Colorado Tourism Summit in La Junta May 17-19. The summit will address enhancing rural Colorado's economic Growth by offering authentic tourism experiences that will entice visitors to step-off the beaten path and come closer to Colorado's hidden gems. Registration for the summit is available online at https://www.socotourismsummit.com
Canyons & Plains is a heritage tourism development organization. Formed in 2003, C&P serves six counties - Baca, Bent, Crowley, Kiowa, Otero, Prowers. The non-profit group promotes visitation and stewardship of the unique historical, natural and cultural assets of southeastern Colorado among residents, state, national and international audiences. Since its formation, C&P has garnered over $1 million in funding for projects in this area.