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Visit Bastrop Honors Local, Hometown Heroes Amid Worldwide Pandemic

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July 16, 2020
WHO: Visit Bastrop, DMO
WHAT: Visit Bastrop has launched an initiative dedicated to spotlighting the unsung heroes in our lives and communities. We are inviting all of Bastrop to give a “Hometown Holler” to someone who they think has gone above and beyond during these trying times. The mask-making Mama, your favorite cashier at the local grocery store, the neighborhood kid who mows your lawn and anyone in between. Those who receive a “holler” will be entered for a chance to receive some local gifts and prizes, we’re talking about the good stuff. So, come get loud and let's hear a holler for our heroes.
WHEN: Now through July 31, 2020
WHY: “We are taking this time to engage our local community shine the spotlight on these special folks in our hometown. The goal of this project is simple. To highlight our local heroes and give them a little thank you for all they do.” according to President/CEO Susan Smith.  
MEDIA CONTACT: For media inquiries, please contact Ashton LaFuente at  or (512) 308-5231.
Visit Bastrop is the official tourism marketing destination for the City of Bastrop, an original Texas town with a fresh approach to life. Visit Bastrop strives to promote its special brand of Texas hospitality, diverse lodging properties and provide tourists and business travelers with helpful resources. Bastrop is home to a bustling art scene, vibrant nightlife, quaint restaurants offering home-cooked meals and breathtaking nature with abundant outdoor activities. From the moment visitors step foot on its charming downtown streets, they feel welcomed - Welcome To It All. To learn more about accommodations, dining and things to do in Bastrop go to or call 512.332.8990.

Ashton LaFuente, Marketing Manager, (512) 332-8993

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