Every year, in conjunction with National Travel & Tourism Week, convention and visitors centers around the country recognize and award businesses, organizations, events, and attractions that significantly promote tourism and travel within their relative communities and beyond.

The USS Orleck Naval Museum, Inc. is proud and honored to be recognized as a recipient of the "2011 Partner in Tourism" Award, presented by the Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Members of USSONM Board of Directors and Staff officially accepted the award during the SWLA CVB's VIP Reception, on May 11, 2011 at the SWLA Convention and Visitors Bureau.

For more information about the SWLA Convention and Visitors Bureau, please go to: www.visitlakecharles.org.