We had to let you know about an exciting “brochure story” recently. As we have mentioned before, over the last year, we have been busy distributing the “Come to Fairbury” brochures all over the State of Illinois.
Someone from our group traveled to the Badlands with her family for vacation last summer. On the way, they stopped at Wall Drug and placed some Fairbury brochures in the brochure rack there.
Recently, Diane Pawlowski, owner of Antiques and Uniques, reported, “A couple from Minnesota came into Antiques & Uniques with their daughter who lives in Bloomington. She’s married to a man who grew up west of Fairbury.
“The couple had been to Wall Drug Store in South Dakota. Amongst a HUGE rack of tourism brochures, they spotted the “Come to Fairbury” brochure! So, they picked one up knowing they would be visiting their daughter for Easter.”
“I’m truly amazed at the “magnetic” powers that these brochures are having in bringing people to Fairbury,” says Diane. “Great job getting these brochures out to places far and wide!”
“We have to keep working at it,” says Bobbi McKeon, coordinator of the Specialty Shops group. “We know this is working, and it is exciting!”
“This is a community effort! We need volunteers to take brochures to places they are traveling to in the next several months. It would be good to get Fairbury on any tourism rack possible.” says Bobbi McKeon.
Please call Bobbi at (815) 692-4500 to volunteer or email fairbury@fairburyILattractions.com with any ideas or suggestions as to where to place the brochures.