SEPTEMBER 2014 STR REPORT IS AVAILABLE ON THE MH&LA WEBSITE To view the report go to mdlodging.org, click on Members - Statistics and Research and look for Maryland Monthly Statistics September 2014. NOTE: This report is provided as an MH&LA member service and requires member log in to access. For assistance with your member log in, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. EARLY VOTING FOR THE GENERAL ELECTION STARTS ON THURSDAY Early voting in the General Election for Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, members of the General Assembly, Maryland members of the U.S. House, and a range of local offices is open from October 23rd through October 30. Early voting locations will be open daily from 10:00 AM until 8:00 PM. POST LABOR DAY SCHOOL START PETITION IS AVAILABLE ONLINE To access the online version of the petition to affirm public support for a post Labor Day school start for Maryland public schools click here. The goal of the petition drive is a minimum of 10,000 signature from across Maryland prior to the start of the next General Assembly session in January 2015. REMINDER -- MARYLAND TOURISM AND TRAVEL SUMMIT (MTTS) IS NOVEMBER 12-14 The Summit is Maryland's premier tourism industry conference for tourism professionals from across Maryland and the Mid Atlantic region. For details on speakers, the program, registration, location, accommodations and sponsorship opportunities click here. THANK YOU GOLF AND FISHING OUTING SPONSORS AND PRIZE DONORS The 20th annual event at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa & Marina in Cambridge was a huge success, due in large part to the outstanding support of our event sponsors and prize donors. To see a list of the sponsors and donors click here. THANK YOU GOLF AND FISHING OUTING COMMITTEE MEMBERS Co Chairs Alison Jones, Days Inn Inner Harbor and Rene Carter, Unlimited Restoration; Mike Rosa, Days Inn Inner Harbor; Mike Nasuti, Holiday Inn Inner Harbor; Chrissy Mayhew, Heartland Payment Systems; Theresa Keysar, Warfield & Sanford; Spencer Neal, Leading Edge Wealth Advisors and Pete Chambliss.