Thursday, March 8, 2018

2018 “BEST OF” Abingdon, Virginia

2018 “BEST OF” Abingdon, Virginia

Do you have a favorite breakfast spot? Do you have a favorite grocery store? We are searching for Abingdon’s BEST- chosen by you.

The month of May is Business Appreciation Month throughout Virginia. Town of Abingdon, VA Mayor, Cathy Lowe, and the Town of Abingdon Economic Development department have collaborated to create the “BEST OF” Abingdon, VA initiative.

This initiative will help promote businesses throughout the Town of Abingdon, and give them extra promotion during the month of May. Abingdon businesses play an essential role in strengthening our community through their innovation, creation, expansion, and employment of area workforce that preserves the economic well-being and quality of life for all our citizens. This initiative is a small token of the town’s appreciation for all the businesses and what they do for our community.

“As a previous small business owner for nearly 30 years,” said Mayor Cathy Lowe.  “I appreciate the challenges that small business owner’s face and it is my goal to continue to promote small business development in Abingdon, VA.”

The “BEST OF” initiative will feature a public driven survey with twenty-eight (28) different categories. No one knows Abingdon better than the people who live here do or visit here do, so cast your VOTE for the “BEST OF” Abingdon, VA.  The survey will run from March 8, 2018 to April 5, 2018. Click the link to participate in the survey-

*Note: Only ONE ballot per email address. The email addresses will only be used for the survey and not shared in any way.

At the May 7, 2018 Abingdon Town Council Meeting, Mayor Lowe will present this initiative and read a proclamation designating May, 2018 as Business Appreciation Month. The winners of each category will be announced on the Town of Abingdon, VA Mayor facebook page and the Town of Abingdon, VA facebook page within the following weeks of May. Mayor Lowe and members of town staff will visit each winning business to give them their awards.

Thank you for your participation in the survey and for helping share the town’s passion for small business!


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