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DTWR, Chamber finalists for award
Downtown Walnut Ridge and the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce have been announced as finalists for the Community Tourism Development Award division of the 2012 Henry Awards.
The award is presented annually to an individual or organization, which has achieved substantial success in the enhancement of its local resources through imaginative and innovative development efforts.
The 2012 Henry Awards will be presented at the 38th Annual Arkansas Governor's Conference on Tourism on March 6 in West Memphis.
Other finalists in the category are the city of Bentonville and "Let's Paint Stuttgart," Stuttgart.
The Henry Awards honor Henri de Tonti, the man historians consider to be among the first "Arkansas Travelers."