The objective of the “Welcome Again Wednesday” program is to entice individuals to spend cash at Fairview companies.
FAIRVIEW, Oregon — The proprietor of Divine Mocha in Fairview was busy Monday afternoon. Barb Sellers was not complaining. She says the previous couple of months have been something however regular.
“The enterprise.. it diminished some,” she mentioned.
Quad’s Backyard, simply down the road from Divine Mocha, has been gradual, too.
“It has been tough,” mentioned Sadie Sifuentes. “We have tried to do new issues to usher in gross sales.”
Town of Fairview acknowledges the hardships as a result of pandemic and they’re now doing one thing about it.
“I simply say purchase native,” mentioned Kathy Kudrna of the Fairview Neighborhood Engagement Committee. “We attempt to promote that in every single place we go.”
Kudrna says each Wednesday for the foreseeable future the committee is choosing one native enterprise and giving them $10 coupons to provide to among the first prospects by means of the door. They’re calling it Welcome Back Wednesday. The hope is that the coupons entice individuals to spend cash at native companies.
“We wish to see them thrive and this has been exhausting,” mentioned Kudrna. “Hopefully this will get the site visitors on the market slightly bit extra.”
Extra foot site visitors is strictly what the supervisor at Quad’s Backyard is hoping for.
“We’re excited town helps us,” mentioned Sifuentes.
Sellers thinks the great gesture from town would be the shot within the arm her enterprise wants. “I believe this may have a constructive affect,” she mentioned.
Whatever the end result, Sellers believes she can be simply superb.
“I simply know,” she mentioned. “The Lord will work it out. That is fantastic and it provides me peace.”