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Monday November 25, 2019

VisitMartinsville is launching a holiday shopping initiative next week in efforts to promote the numerous craftspeople and shops in Martinsville – Henry County and some of the unique products and experiences available locally.

The advent calendar – style campaign will be launched on the VisitMartinsville Facebook page on Tuesday, November 26th, and each day the VisitMartinsville team will reveal one local shop and a unique gift that can be purchased from that location. Throughout the duration of the 25 days, VisitMartinsville will also be doing giveaways from some of the stores being showcased. You could choose to keep this for yourself or give as a wonderful gift this holiday season. We encourage you to stay tuned for more to come and the chances to win. 

“We want to increase the awareness of the unique products and experiences available here in Martinsville – Henry County, VA”, says Beth Stinnett, Assistant Director of Tourism for Martinsville – Henry County. “This year we are challenging folks from near and far to get out and explore our community – make memories, try new experiences and take home that perfect gift for that hard-to-shop-for person on your list.”

According to Forbes Magazine, 74% of Americans prioritize experiences over products, and that’s why this campaign will feature experiences as well as traditional gift offerings.

To learn more about local shopping opportunities, go to www.VisitMartinsville.com/shop

The mission of the Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corporation is to create new job opportunities and expand the tax base for the area.  The organization strives to support and develop local industry, as well as market Martinsville-Henry County globally as an exceptional place to live, work and play. The EDC is a public-private partnership between the City of Martinsville, Henry County, the Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce, the Martinsville-Henry County Chamber’s Partnership for Economic Growth (C-PEG) and the Harvest Foundation of the Piedmont.

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