High Point Convention & Visitors Bureau Hosts Dog-themed First Friday Event with Costume Contest
HIGH POINT, N.C., Jun. 25, 2018- The High Point Convention & Visitors Bureau’s (HPCVB) upcoming First Friday Event will be held on Friday, July 6 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Regional Visitors Center located at 1634 North Main Street in High Point.
Activities will include a “Most Patriotic Animal Costume Contest.” Registration will be from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., with judging beginning at 6:15 p.m. All dogs attending the event will receive both a prize and a homemade treat. Winners of the contest will receive additional prizes. “We love to involve pets at some of our events as people really do enjoy dressing them up having them participate in fun activities,” says Kimberly Mozingo, HPCVB group services coordinator.
Businesses and organizations that will attend the event include Fur Babies Boarding and Grooming, High Point Police Department’s K-9 unit, Juliet’s House Animal Rescue, Loving Pet Inn, Northwood Animal Hospital, and Susie’s Hope. The event is free and open to the public.
About the High Point Convention & Visitors Bureau: The High Point Convention & Visitors Bureau (HPCVB) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote and encourage economic development in High Point through travel and tourism. The HPCVB works closely with meeting planners to bring events to High Point and to enhance their experience here, providing white glove assistance with event planning tasks including registration, transportation, and coordination among various venues. These services ensure that every group event will be successful down to the last detail because we want each visitor to make yourself at home. Established by state legislation in 1984, the HPCVB is an independent 501(c) 6 nonprofit organization funded by a self-imposed three percent room occupancy tax on local hotels. No taxpayer funds – city, county or state – are used to fund the HPCVB. The Regional Visitors Center is located at 1634 N. Main St., Suite 102, High Point, N.C. For more information, visit www.highpoint.org.