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York County Convention & Visitors Bureau Announces New Swimming Event

Published: 01/28/2016
January 28, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Andrew Staub
Communications Specialist
York County Convention & Visitors Bureau
717-852-9675, ext. 103 or astaub@yorkpa.org

Louise Heine
Destination Marketing Director
York County Convention & Visitors Bureau
717-852-9675, ext. 109 or louise@yorkpa.org

YORK, PA-Leveraging significant experience in hosting swimming events, the York County Convention & Visitors Bureau will welcome for the first time the Middle Atlantic Swimming Junior Olympics March 3-6.

The Junior Olympics competition will be held at the YMCA Graham Aquatic Center and Central York High School, which will welcome an anticipated 800 total participants ranging in ages from 9 to 14 and generating a total economic benefit for York County of more than $900,000. This event caps the YMCA's 160 years of service to the York County community.

The York County Convention & Visitors Bureau's Sport York initiative is designed to recruit events and generate additional economic impact in York County. Sport York positions York County as Pennsylvania's Premier Sports Destination, highlighting the area's dynamic facilities and central location on the East Coast. For further information about Sport York, visit www.yorkpa.org/sports.

The York County Convention & Visitors Bureau's Mission is to maximize tourism expenditures and their economic impact in York County, PA, through comprehensive tourism sales and marketing programs. The York County CVB's Vision is for a York County where tourism is recognized for the value of its economic impact and its role in raising the profile of York County as a sought-after destination. For more information on the York County Convention & Visitors Bureau, call 1-888-858-9675 or visit www.yorkpa.org.

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