Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray this week unveiled the town's “We’re open for business,” television advertising, direct mail and Internet promotional campaign geared toward boosting sales at Long Island’s Sandy-slammed South Shore businesses.
Joined by business recovery initiative partners, the town detailed the hardships businesses endured as a result of the superstorm, the challenges faced during reconstruction and the financial obstacles ahead as they struggle to recover.
The partners also discussed components of their business boosting initiative for South Shore restaurants and businesses that were impacted by the superstorm.
The supervisor unveiled a 30-second television commercial that is airing on several cable television networks between May 23 and June 24.
Newsday [paid link] reported that the commercial, which will air approximately 475 times, cost $25,000.
Featuring several storm-impacted businesses, the public service announcement urges neighbors to “go coastal” and return to storm-ravaged businesses to spend money and leisure time.
Dems Announce Hempstead Town Candidate Slate
The Town of Hempstead Democratic Committee (TOHDC) Tuesday nominated its candidates for Hempstead Town Supervisor, Hempstead Town Clerk and Hempstead Town Council.
The Democrats have tapped Franklin Square resident and registered Republican Felix Procacci to run against long-time Town Supervisor Kate Murray.