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NacChat Episode 28- We Have a Nac For That!

Learn all about the new Nacogdoches Visitors Center's new marketing campaign: We have a Nac for that! Amy sits down with our CVB Director, Sherry Morgan, to discuss what makes Nacogdoches so unique. Sherry also gives us the latest update on our Pet Ambassador, Charlie Doches!

Larissa joins the Podcast to discuss what's going on with SFA and the positive effects that the college has on our community.

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Amy visits with Sherry Morgan about the new CVB marketing campaign that will begin on October 1, 2018. (00:57)

Sherry explains the five pillars of the marketing campaign-- history, outdoors, arts and culture, unique shopping, and meeting venues. (3:01)

This new campaign will kick off with the October edition of Texas Highways. The Zion Hill Baptist Church will be the spotlight of this debut! (5:54)

The October edition of Texas Monthly will feature our live music niche to show another great thing that is regularly offered in Nacogdoches (7:40)

Joanna Temple, CVB Director of Sales, is working to establish Nacogdoches as a certified Texas music community. (8:08)

Charlie Doches, our #CityofNac Pet Ambassador, is now 8 months old and is ready to report for duty! (10:19)

Mike Bay, CVB Coordinator of Visitor Services, is now our official Brand Ambassador for the #CityofNac. (15:42)

Sherry explains that experienced based economy is what people are looking for. Authentic southern charm is in demand, which is great for Nacogdoches! (16:30)

Amy introduces Larissa and discusses what they love most about their jobs (19:09)

Larissa and Amy try figuring out the correct plural of alumni. (19:50)

Amy asked what is going on at SFA. Larissa is the Ambassador to the Alumni Board. (20:25)

SFA passed a historic enrollment number with over 13,000 students!

Amy Mehaffey began her work with the City of Nacogdoches in July 2015. Prior to this, she worked as a 4-H Specialist for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension. In this role she did marketing and promotion for the Texas 4-H Youth Development Program and served as the event coordinator for Texas 4-H Roundup, the agency’s largest event. Amy graduated in May 2015 with her PhD in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Sciences with an emphasis in youth development. During the pursuit of this degree she also received a certificate in Prevention Science and a Certificate in Non-Profit Management from the Bush School of Government and Public Service. Previously, she completed a Master’s of Science in Agricultural Communications at Texas A&M University and a Bachelor’s of Science in the same field at Texas Tech University. Amy is also a freelance photographer and enjoys Texas A&M football in the fall. She is married to John Michael Mehaffey who is a professor of Animal Science at Stephen F. Austin State University. They are proud parents to Hattie Mae Mehaffey, born September 1, 2016 and are expecting another, Hunter Leigh Mehaffey in July 2018.



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