Alliance and the Buy Ada First Committee will be host the 25 Days of Christmas Buy Local Contest November 24 to December 18. We are currently seeking businesses to partner with on this initiative to encourage people to shop local this holiday season. Any Hardin County business may participate. Businesses would need to display the Buy Local First Hardin County sign and donate a $25 gift certificate. This event will be promoted through local media, on our website and Facebook page. For more information on partnering with the Alliance on the 25 Days of Christmas Buy Local Contest please contact the Alliance. Deadline to participate is November 10.
The 28th Annual
Christmas Around the Square Craft Fair was held on Saturday,
November 8 in the Hardin County Historic
Courthouse in downtown Kenton. The courthouse was
filled with arts, crafts and direct sales vendors on all three floors.
The annual basket auction featured 30 unique baskets which were donated by Alliance
members. Over $4,900 was raised during the event.
The highest bid received during this year's auction was $675 for "Home for the Holidays" donated by the Ladies of the Alliance and purchased by Robinson Fin Machines.
Click on the link below to view photos of the unique baskets, learn who donated, and who purchased them.
Christmas Around the Square Auction 2014
Hardin County's New Logo and Motto Unveiled at Alliance Event
The Hardin County Chamber & Business Alliance, along with the Hardin County Commissioners and countywide mayors, held a joint press conference to announce the new Hardin County logo and motto. more....
New Hardin County Logo
25 Days of Christmas Buy Local Contest
Buy Local First Hardin County Campaign
The Buy Local First Hardin County Campaign is designed to encourage residents to keep their dollars within the community.
Below is the sign and fact sheet, they are free to all business-owners who want to participate.
Buy Local First Sign
Reason to Buy Local First