Kearney's City Manager Wins 2023 Celebrate Tourism Award

Kearney's City Manager Wins 2023 Celebrate Tourism Award Main Photo

23 May 2023


KEARNEY — In celebration of the 40th annual National Tourism Week, the Kearney Visitors Bureau recognized Kearney City Manager Michael W. Morgan with the 2023 Celebrate Tourism Award for his impact on tourism and making Kearney a wonderful place to live and to visit.

Morgan has been Kearney’s city manager since 2005 and has helped develop Kearney into the thriving community it is today, the bureau said in a release. Most recently, Morgan's work helped to create the Kearney Sportsplex that will bring more visitors and events to Kearney.

A celebrate tourism luncheon was held May 11 at The Archway in Kearney. Mayor Stan Clouse and Kearney Visitors Bureau Board President Paul Younes presented Morgan with the award. Joining in the celebration was Morgan’s family: wife Jill Morgan, daughters Katie Autry and Kelsey Janssen, and her husband Jason Janssen and their children Holden and Henley.

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