GOAL 3: Create and promote a unique identity for South Hutchinson
Goal 3: Objectives
Assign this issue to the City’s current marketing consulting firm with a timeline for completion.
Create a logo to identify the industrial base of South Hutchinson; a community “icon” such as Manhattan’s “Little Apple”.
Promote South Hutchinson as “Jobs Capitol of Kansas”.
Implement elements of the City’s marketing plan to build more recognition of the City’s new logo and position the community for long-term success and recognition.
Explore opportunities for a monthly/quarterly newsletter or community happenings that would encourage more engagement.
Encourage the continuation of annual community events and the development of more opportunities that encourage community interaction.
Progress reports for each goal are provided on a quarterly basis to the City Council.The updated provided only notes the changes from the previous update. A full update is available in the document library.This update was provided to the City Council on August 15, 2016.
Big Fireworks leased Lionette Field on April 22 and provided a fireworks show. The show was for vendors, but a large number of community members attended.
SHPD and SHFD helped host the annual bike skills clinic at the ALCO parking lot on June 4. The event is a partnership between the departments and the Reno County Development Group. Approximately 50 children completed the course
Staff worked with the organizers of the Salt Fest Car Show and helped facilitate the event the second weekend of June
The Fiesta at OLG Church was the first weekend in June.
The 2016 Trunk or Treat event was held on Saturday, October 22 from 4-6PM. The event was heavily attended.
The Food Policy Council hosted a Farmer’s Market on Tuesday nights, 5-7PM from May to October.