Radio Worcester is pleased to announce that we are working with Discover Central Mass to produce their monthly podcast. In this first edition Hank and Monique Messier, Executive Director of Discover Central Massachusetts, speak with the owner of Hardwick Vineyard and Winery, “Cheers to 25 years,” about their March Maple celebration. Don’t miss the wine slushies and their annual maple barn breakfasts in March. Sandy Dunn, on 40 years of the DCU center and 25 years of the convention center. Great memories and great future with the Railers and Pirates.
Kate McEvoy brings us up to date on events planned for Worcester’s Tercentennial celebration. Save the Weekend of June 10, 11 and 12. Fireworks, road race, parade, festival and more.
Join Hank every Monday through Friday at :35 past the hour for the Discover Central MA Entertainment Report.
DISCOVER CENTRAL MASS
Travel, tourism, and hospitality are important industries in the Central Massachusetts economy. Tourism represents the third largest industry in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. More than 3,220 people are employed in tourism-related jobs in Central Massachusetts alone, accounting for a payroll of over $90 million annually. Travelers spend nearly $500 million in the Central Massachusetts region, resulting in local tax receipts of $10.8 million. Tourist expenditures include everything from lodging, entertainment, dining, transportation, and fuel; local businesses rely on the business of visitors to the region.