Visit Corvallis, www.visitcorvallis.com, is a destination marketing Non-Profit Organization with a mission to bring more tourists, conventions and activities to Corvallis and Benton County.
Mary Pat Parker, the organization's Executive Director (pictured at left in sunglasses with Greeter participants), shed light on Visit Corvallis' programs, materials and funding to about 35 guests.
VC receives the bulk of its operational funding from tourism taxes generated by local hotels, motels and inns. The money is used for operations and to promote area attractions, events and tourism activities. The 501 c 3 Non-Profit has three full-time employees and is located in the Chamber of Commerce building (www.corvallischamber.com), at 420 NW Second St. For more information, call 541-757-1544.