The city of Odessa in west Texas has used the “City of Contrasts” slogan since at least 1981, when a trademark was registered. In 1999, Odessa advertised: “It’s a city where cowboys and culture, oil and ostriches, sports and jazz live together in harmony.”
Many other cities have also been called a “City of Contrasts,” including the city of Odessa in the Ukraine.
Wikipedia: Odessa, Texas
Odessa is a city in Ector and Midland Counties in the U.S. state of Texas. It is located primarily in Ector County, of which it is the county seat. Odessa’s population was 90,943 at the 2000 Census, with a 2005 census population estimated projection of 93,546. The Midland–Odessa metropolitan area had a population 251,842 as of the July 1, 2006 estimate. The city was named after the city of Odessa in Ukraine. In 2008 Odessa’s population rose to about 98,000 (city proper) and a total of about 130,000 with combined West Odessa.
Nickname: City of Contrasts
THE CITY OF CONTRASTS Odessa.
From: Religious Conference Manager
Date: June 1, 1999
BIG BEND COUNTRY
It’s a city where cowboys and culture, oil and ostriches, sports and jazz live together in harmony. It’s a place where hospitality is the order of the day and a West Texas sunset just can’t be missed.
Adventure awaits every member of the family at the Water Wonderland where Tumble Wave, Tiny Town and more will be soaking good fun. If you’re looking for fast-paced excitement, the Odessa Jackalopes Professional Hockey team could provide you with some fun.
Golf enthusiasts will enjoy Ratcliff Ranch Golf Links with bent grass greens, sand traps, natural hazards and lakes for a superior golfing experience—all on one of the top-rated public golf ...
Odessa: the city of contrasts; big bend country. (Advertising Supplement).(attractions in Odessa, Texas)(Brief Article)
Religious Conference Manager, June, 2002
It’s a city where cowboys and culture, oil and hockey, steel guitars and jazz live together in harmony. It’s a place where hospitality is the order of the day and a West Texas sunset just can’t be missed.
Odessa has something for everyone. It is home to the 2nd largest meteor crater in the United States. The Presidential Museum is the only museum in the country dedicated to the office of the President. And for a bit of Elizabethan England, come see The Globe of the Great Southwest, a recreation of Shakespeare’s original Globe. Take a tour at the Ellen Noel Art Museum or the ...
6 August 2002, Midland (TX)
Odessa’s dominant slogan is “The City of Contrasts.”
17 August 2002, Midland (TX) Reporter-Telegram:
Odessa’s slogan is “City of Contrasts.”
Word Mark CITY OF CONTRASTS
Goods and Services IC 035. US 100 101 102. G & S: Chamber of Commerce services, namely, promoting business and tourism in the Odessa, Texas greater metropolitan area. FIRST USE: 19810000. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19810000
Mark Drawing Code (3) DESIGN PLUS WORDS, LETTERS, AND/OR NUMBERS
Design Search Code 14.05.03 - Wrenches
22.01.07 - Autoharps; Fiddles (musical instrument); Harp; Mandolins; Violins
26.11.03 - Incomplete rectangles; Rectangles (incomplete)
26.11.21 - Rectangles that are completely or partially shaded
Serial Number 76270350
Filing Date June 13, 2001
Current Filing Basis 1A
Original Filing Basis 1A
Published for Opposition April 9, 2002
Registration Number 2588147
Registration Date July 2, 2002
Owner (REGISTRANT) Odessa Chamber of Commerce CORPORATION TEXAS 700 North Grant, Suite 200 Odessa TEXAS 79761
Description of Mark The mark consists of a design of Violin with “monkey wrench” as neck. The stippling is for shading purposes.
Type of Mark SERVICE MARK
Live/Dead Indicator LIVE
Texas (Lone Star State Dictionary) • (0) Comments • Tuesday, June 10, 2008 • Permalink
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