Take me out to the ballgame

By Carla Bass – City Editor

ItourAccording to Kelly Schilling, local Tourism Director, “The Tourism Bureau of Jefferson, along with the marketing assis­tance of iTOUR USA™, is giving one lucky person a chance to win two tickets to a Texas Rang­ers home game each month from July – October 2017!”

For the July Drawing, two tickets for Section 35 Row 23 on Sunday, July 30th at 2:05 p.m., some lucky person will get to see the Texas Rangers vs the Baltimore Orioles at Globe Life Park, Arlington, Texas.

There are four simple steps to qualify for the drawing which be held on July 10, 2017. First, take a photo of yourself beside an iTOUR USA™ Site Marker in Jefferson, Texas. Then go to Facebook and mark LIKE on the Visit Jefferson Texas Face­book Page at http://www.facebook. com/VisitJeffersonTexas and mark LIKE on the the iTOUR USA™ Facebook Page at www. facebook.com/iTOURUSA. Post your photo to Facebook and tag it with @VisitJeffersonTexas and @iTOURUSA.

The winner will be randomly selected by the Jefferson Texas Tourism Bureau and notified by way of Facebook. Find out more about Jefferson by go­ing to http://www.visitjeffersontexas. com

iTOUR USA™ is a free, on-location, internet-based per­sonal tour that may include multimedia presentations such as interactive maps, streaming video, photographs, immersive 360-degree panoramic pho­tographs, audio podcasts, and other media specific to a partic­ular iTOUR USA™ site through access by a QR code posted at the site.

There are currently 12 loca­tions with the QR signage, al­though there are many more locations eligible for the des­ignation. Those which already display the sign are Angell Manor, Auntie Skinners, Aus­tin St. Cottages, Delta St. Inn, Kahn Saloon, General Store, The Grove, Jefferson Hotel, Mu­seum of Measurement & Time, Jefferson Railway, and Tourism Center.

Visitors simply use their mo­bile device to scan an iTOUR USA™ site marker using a QR Code Reader application to un­lock an adventure! Along with the ability to access documen­tary videos, personal inter­views, listen to historical audio clips, and browse fascinating photos, users are also present­ed with a site-specific directory listing nearby amenities, addi­tional attractions, and business services.

Local businesses participate by joining the iTOUR USA™ di­rectory…

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