Texas Rising September/October 2008

A River Runs Through It

Rural counties partner to tout recreational offerings.

Hunting has long been a boon to tourism for McCulloch, Menard, Kimble and Concho counties in Central Texas.

County leaders and landowners appreciate the big influx and economic impact of hunters each year. But a few years ago they decided they could do a better job of promoting the region’s other outdoor offerings.

For more information on the Central Texas Hills and Rivers Region and the region’s upcoming events, visit www.cthrr.org.

For tools and resources maximizing your community’s recreational offerings for economic development, visit the Comptroller’s Local Government Assistance and Economic Development Division Web site at www.TexasAhead.org or call (800) 531-5441, ext. 3-4679.