Religious Convention Boosts Local Economy
Sold out. it's something Best Western of Gainesville's Henry Montgomery has told plenty of people this weekend trying to get hotel rooms.
Most of those vacancies were filled by the Jehovah's Witnesses who recently held their yearly district convention at the O'Connell Center.
For the past eight years the city has used their business as a way to pump much needed dollars into the local economy. But in order to keep the relationship going they rely on Witnesses coming back every year.
and they came from kingdom come.... as welcome visitors rather average tourists.
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