Launch of the Think Local Campaign
What: Local government and business partners will gather at a press conference to announce a regional “We Think Local” initiative, asking businesses and individuals in Northern Nevada to consider local vendors and employees when looking to purchase, contract, hire, eat, support and serve within the region. When: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 | 10 a.m. *To schedule advance interviews with local officials and businesses contact
Meghan Wagonseller – 775.343.2630 or Wagonseller@edawn.org Where: Peppermill Resort Spa Casino – Tuscany Ballroom 5 Who: Mike Kazmierski, president/CEO, EDAWN Rob Hooper, president/CEO, NNDA
Representatives from: City of Reno City of Sparks Washoe County The Chamber Reno-Sparks Local Business Co-Op Local businesses and individuals in support of the regional “We Think Local” Campaign Why: The “We Think Local” campaign is a community initiative to build awareness of the economic benefits of doing business locally. This effort enhances the livability of our community, the stability and diversity of the local economy and the retention and expansion of local businesses, while increasing awareness of the personal, community and economic benefits of choosing to “Think Local” first. Businesses and individuals are asked to sign a “We Think Local” pledge at the event or online.