QUINCY, Sick. (WGEM) — Greater than 500 swimmers and their households traveled to Quincy this weekend for the twenty seventh annual Titan Firecracker Traditional.
Eating places, lodges, and small companies homeowners stated they’re cashing in from the entire tourism.
Jenni Baldin traveled from Springfield, Illinois to look at her son compete within the Titan Firecracker Traditional.
“We will head again and use the pool at The Atrium and seize a snack, they’ve a restaurant there and have dinner their later and hopefully meet up with a few of our mates,” Baldin stated.
Scotties Enjoyable Spot proprietor Jeff Scott stated occasions like this drive in tourism to eating places, lodges, and small companies which provides them a lift.
“It is nice to see these type of occasions being held once more as a result of once more its nice for the neighborhood, it is nice for our enterprise, it put’s cash in our employees’s pockets they usually can then flip and spend it in our neighborhood,” Scott stated.
Fairfield Inn and Suites Assistant Normal Supervisor Jeremy Tryon stated enterprise is trying nice for them too.
“Through the week we get a number of enterprise folks however on the weekends, occasions like this are mainly what retains us afloat on the weekend,” Tryon stated.
Baldin stated it felt good having the ability to get out with household.
“Nicely it is humorous. We had been at Kelly’s they usually have a salad bar and we had been like oh my gosh a salad bar, we will contact issues! So it has been nice. We’ve not needed to put on our masks and its been a really regular expertise,” she Baldin stated.
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