CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - The Cape Girardeau Convention and Visitors Bureau is asking businesses to host pit stop and welcome parties to help the city win the hospitality sward for the Great Race 2013.
Businesses along the race route from Kingshighway to Broadway are invited to host parties celebrating the arrival of over 100 racers to the Cape Girardeau area on Tuesday, June 25.
According to the Cape Girardeau Convention and Visitors Bureau, Pit Stop Parties will be judged on visibility (signage, balloons), originality and creativity.
The winning business will receive the Pit Stop Party Spirit Award to be displayed in their store.
Businesses and organizations in the Riverfront District from Water, Main and Spanish Streets are also encouraged to take part in the Great Race celebration with welcome parties.
Businesses will be judged on extended hours, special deals or sales and visibility of the celebration.