This week, you may notice a little extra love in the air. On
April 2, the Chamber launched its ‘I <3 GNV’ campaign, a community-wide
effort to show our local businesses some love.
As a thriving business in the Gainesville area, you help
build our thriving community. During the Chamber’s Operation Thank You last
week, Chamber volunteers and staff delivered a new, highly visible I <3 GNV
decal to be displayed at your business. In return, we will encourage residents
who love Gainesville as much as you do to shop locally at business that <3
Beginning this week, you should notice radio, TV and print ads encouraging residents to show
their love for the area’s best businesses and to shop where they see an I <3
or scan the QR code included on the decals, to connect with other members and
the community through the Chamber Facebook page.
I <3 GNV is an extension of the Gainesville Buy Local
program, designed to encourage Gainesville-area residents to support local
If Chamber staff and volunteers were not able to meet with
you personally at your business, you should receive your I <3 GNV decal in
the mail this week. If you’d like a personal visit, contact Theresa
Edwards-Capen at firstname.lastname@example.org
to let us know.
Special thanks to 92.5 WIND FM, The Classic Rock Station,
and 93.7 K COUNTRY for helping us to create this great campaign, and to the
wonderful Chamber Diplomats and volunteers who helped deliver the decals.
Get out there and show Gainesville some love!
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