#SupportDownriver Lawn Signs
Contact SWCRC member MI Custom Signs for your #SupportDownriver lawn sign! Call ahead for availability. $9 each. MI Custom Signs will bring them out to you when they are in stock. 734.946.7446.
The Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber and the Downriver Community Conference are launching a campaign to support our local businesses, and to recharge our local economy in a safe, responsible, and effective way. The campaign is called #SupportDownriver, and #SupportSouthernWayneCounty for municipalities represented by the DCC and SWCRC who count themselves as outside of the traditionally recognized “Downriver” communities. We are asking all of our communities and members to participate in this positive and encouraging messaging. Now more than ever, it is vital that we support our Downriver and southern Wayne County job providers, entrepreneurs and workforce.
It is critical that our leaders work closely with our business community to understand their needs, and to carryout an effective plan to reopen our economy and local enterprise in a safe and responsible manner. The federation of chambers of commerce throughout the State of Michigan is committed to this mission and we can get this done responsibly and safely. Local businesses have been forced to close or face restricted operations during this time and they need our help. As one united community, we will save lives, businesses and jobs. While we do everything that is necessary to protect the health and well-being of our community, we cannot standby as our region’s job providers and entrepreneurs lose everything they have worked so hard to gain not only for themselves, but for the people of our region. Downriver’s business community is made up of the people who employ and provide our region with the opportunity to accomplish our dreams. These are the people who sponsor your child’s baseball team, donate pizza for your organization’s event, and who make it happen by investing into the efforts and mission of every one of our communities. Government grants, loans, and tax credits can help businesses to survive, but it’s not enough. Revitalizing our local economy is going to take more. Real impact comes when people unite and work together to accomplish the remarkable. And the remarkable happens when we support local business.
Graphics for All to Use in the Campaign
The campaign includes flyers and Facebook banner images that we are asking each community and business to use in this campaign. There are 2 sets, one for the #SupportDownriver campaign, and the 2nd set for the #SupportSouthernWayneCounty campaign. Communities and businesses can use either set of graphics.
Messaging is critical and this is our moment to make a difference. It’s our duty to come together and support our home community. Our livelihood depends on it and we hope you will do your part and join us. Stay positive and stay committed to supporting our local job providers. Thank you for your tremendous leadership and partnership, and let’s work together to support Downriver in a dynamic way!
#SupportDownriver on WXYZ Channel 7!
SWCRC President & CEO Ron Hinrichs spoke with WXYZ Channel 7 about the #SupportDownriver campaign, and the critical mission to support local job providers and entrepreneurs as we work to reopen economic activity safely. The interview featured several of our Downriver small businesses including The Willow Tree in Wyandotte, Elliott’s Bakery in Trenton, Big Bear Lodge Restaurant in Brownstown, and Bierkeller in Taylor.