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 July 17, 2017.
A potential option would be a monthly newsletter included in the monthly water bill. A third party mailing service could provide the service and the Chamber could assist in the paying for the service.
SHPD and SHFD will host the annual bike skills clinic at the SGO parking lot on June 3. The event is a partnership between the departments and the Reno County Development Group.
The Salt Fest Car Show was the second weekend in June.
The Fiesta at OLG Church was the first weekend of June.
Concert in the Park was July 1 featuring live music and fireworks show. Next year's event will be set for July 3, 2018.
The 2017 Trunk or Treat event is scheduled for Saturday, October 28 from 4-6PM.
The Food Policy Council is hosting a Farmer’s Market on Tuesday nights, 4-7PM from May to September at a new location, the Simply Good Overstock parking lot.
Citywide Garage sales were June 17
Citywide Clean-up was June 18-25 and recorded 21.26 tons of waste removed.
National Night Out will be held August 1 from 6-9PM at Journey Mennonite Church to promote community interaction with City services.