Five young Macon, Ga., community leaders are encouraging residents of the city to show some love for where they live by signing a pledge stating they will promote the area’s positive attributes, reports the Macon Telegraph.
“It’s a little silly, but it’s meaningful as well,” said Josh Rogers, who came up with the idea to promote Macon along with Julia Mullins Wood, Pilar Wilder, Wes Griffith and Heather Bowman Cutway. “People who are choosing to be here should sign (the pledge).”
The group, which is trying to get 10,000 signatures by the end of the year, has been awarded small grants from the Knight Foundation , the Community Foundation of Central Georgia and the Peyton Anderson Foundation to produce postcards, stickers, T-shirts and other items to help spread the word about the campaign, the newspaper said.
The pledge is available on the postcards, which are mailed back to the group, or can be signed on Facebook, Twitter, or the group’s homepage at www.ilovemacon.org.
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