JOHNSTOWN - Twin Cities
Sports Promotion received the Tourism Partner Award at the Fulton
County Regional Chamber of Commerce & Industry's annual awards
dinner at the Holiday Inn Friday night.
Chamber Tourism Director Alison
Swartz said Twin Cities is a "hidden gem" that has
spent thousands bringing in visitors from across the east.
Since 1990, Swartz said, Twin
Cities Sports Promotion and its owner, Mike Hauser, have promoted
more than 100 sports events.
"Six years ago, Twin Cities
Sports Promotions started the annual Adirondack Outdoorsman Show,
which is held at the Johnstown Loyal Order of the Moose," Swartz
said. "This event brings in thousands of people to our area
Hauser said he greatly appreciates
being honored for doing something he loves. He said his business
began as a hobby, and through the help of his family and other
local businesses, it grew into something more.
"It's a labor of love," he
said. "It's something I'm passionate about."
Hauser thanked his family for
allowing him to chase down his passion and turn it into a business.
He said the award should go to his wife and family for their
"It turned out to be something
bigger than I ever thought it would be," he said.