Green Drinks is held at Duke’s Alehouse & Kitchen from 5 pm until 7 pm, 110 N Main Street in Crystal Lake. First Wednesday of each month.
Our Green Drinks guest for February 1st is Visit McHenry County. Visit McHenry County was started in August of 2005 as the McHenry County Convention and Visitors Bureau. In 2014 the DBA Visit McHenry County was adopted. The Purpose of Visit McHenry County is to encourage, enhance and promote tourism related business and special events in McHenry County; to further the promotion of tourism and publicity for the area; to promote McHenry County as a tourist destination throughout the state, regionally, nationally and internationally; and to protect and preserve the quality of life valued by its citizens. The mission states that Visit McHenry County will strive to create economic growth for McHenry County through effective marketing of its tourism product and supporting the development of new physical tourism products.
Visit McHenry County staff will be sharing information about how they promote ecotourism in McHenry County.
Jaki Berggren is the Executive Director. She was first hired in 2009 as the Sales Manager and was promoted to Executive Director in 2012. Jaki has been a resident of Huntley for nine years.
Kristine Austin is the Sales & Marketing Manager. She was hired in November of 2016. Kristine is a resident of Lake in the Hills and grew up in Johnsburg.