"THE FRIENDLY CITY"
Founded in 2018, The Paragould Advertising & Promotion Commission is responsible for the allocation of taxes collected from visitors who stay in hotels, motels, or bed and breakfasts within the city limits of Paragould.The tax is levied at 3% of the total costs of lodging for any given stay. The Paragould Advertising & Promotion Commission utilizes this tax money to fund activities, events, and advertisements/promotions that stimulate tourism into the city of Paragould.
The Commission holds meetings on the 2nd Thursday of each month at Paragould City Hall. Meetings begin at 5:15pm.
The Paragould Advertising & Promotion Commission holds regular meetings to discuss and deliberate on allocation of funds to encourage tourism into the city of Paragould. Potential applicants for funding from the A&P Commission, may visit our 'Funded Programs' page. More information regarding funding is available on our FAQ page. If you have further inquiries, or would like to contact The Paragould Advertising & Promotion Commission please use our simple online contact form to reach out to us.
RECENTLY FUNDED PROGRAMS
The Promote Paragould Commission reviewed applicants for funding at the June 2019 meeting and 3 entities were chosen for funding.
The Greene County Historical Society received funding for their Heritage Fair to be held April 25th, 2020.
Paragould Youth Baseball was also awarded funds to assist with the Cal Ripken Tournament held in June of 2019.
A Commitment for Funding in the amount of $50,000 per year for the next 5 years for the Future Fund to use in saving the old Power Plant in Uptown Paragould was approved.