South County Tourism Council
4808 Tower Hill Road, Suite 101
Wakefield, RI 02879
Celebrate South County at RI State House
South County moved north briefly during the 18th Annual "Celebrate South County Day...and the Rest of the State" at the Rhode Island State House on Tuesday, May 11, the kick-off of the 2010 National Tourism Week.
Celebrate South County Day is a collaborative annual event promoting the power of travel by recognizing the benefits created by tourism as it enhances the economy, security�and perception of the state.
�South County is a wonderful place to visit and live in because it is so beautiful and diverse,� said
South County exhibitors offered a �Taste of South County� with food samples including: Indian pudding from Aunt Carrie�s, samples from Coventry�s Cracker Barrel, Johnny cakes from Kenyon Cornmeal Company, trail mix from US Fish & Wildlife Kettle Pond Visitors Center, George�s of Galilee, Del�s, and chowder from Yawgoo Bakes & Barbeques.�
Other exhibitors include General Nathanael Greene Homestead, RI Resource Conservation & Development,
Offering a delicious version of the South County Tourism region�s scallop shell logo was Sweenor�s Chocolate�s with their scallop shell shaped chocolates, to the delight of legislators and general officers.
�Plumy� the lighthouse shone as the day�s unofficial mascot, greeting visitors and showing off his personalized
The South County Tourism Council is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the towns of