The purpose of Discover Jefferson City is to work cooperatively with the Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau, to develop and promote tourism and tourist sites in the central Missouri area and to educate residents and tourists as is more specifically provided hereafter. The corporation is organized and shall be operated exclusively for charitable, educational, scientific and literary purposes, including the carrying on of projects and activities cooperatively with the Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc., which cooperative projects and activities are consistent with this corporation’s charitable, educational, scientific and literary purposes.
Such purposes include but are not limited to:
Educating the residents, potential visitors and visitors to the Jefferson City area about the diverse cultural, historic, educational, scientific, civic and athletic attractions and events available to the public in the Jefferson City area;Providing information, advice and assistance to the residents, potential visitors and visitors to the Jefferson City area regarding issues related to tourism, including directions, transportation and safety; andOrganizing and operating one or more visitor’s centers in the Jefferson City area to carry out the purposes described above.
The corporation may carry out its purposes directly or by making gifts, grants or other payments to other qualifying organizations. Initial goals of the foundation include adding Jefferson City Welcome Signage and Banners and Downtown Wayfinding Signage. Recently, due to the popularity of Missouri State Penitentiary Tours, the Foundation also supports expansion and enrichment of tour offerings.
Discover Jefferson City MO
Jefferson City, MO 65109