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Village administrator praises ‘Shop Elburn First’ campaign entries

Winner will be picked Sept. 12

ELBURN – The village soon will have a logo as part of a new campaign to convince people to "Shop Elburn First."

The Elburn Economic Development Committee for the past few weeks has been inviting interested parties to submit designs as part of a contest. The deadline to submit entries was midnight Monday.

Village Administrator Erin Willrett said she has received two entries. One of the entries included seven different designs.

"The two we received are very professional," Willrett said. She said the Elburn Chamber of Commerce also might have received additional entries, but that she wasn't able to check because the office was closed Tuesday.

The Elburn Economic Development Committee will review the entries on Sept. 12 and choose a winner, Willrett said. The winning artist will receive a gift basket featuring items from local restaurants and stores.

According to the committee, the "Shop Elburn First" campaign has several goals, including making people think twice about going elsewhere – usually out of habit – to buy products and services that may be available in Elburn. The campaign also is designed to send a message to business owners and entrepreneurs who may be looking at Elburn as their new home, the committee said.

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