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  • Archive for August 17th, 2011

    Bring Love To Your Town

    by Dave | Posted on August 17th, 2011

    LOVE Sign - Virginia is for Lovers

    LOVE Sign - Virginia is for Lovers

    The Virginia Tourism Corporation is out to prove that love is at the heart of every Virginia vacation – in a big way!

    21 Virginia towns nominated themselves for the VTC Bring Love To Your Town event. Fans of the Virginia is for Lovers Facebook page will decide which town will get the LOVE artwork – a 16 feet wide eight feet tall installation to promote family vacations in Virginia.

    Vote for your favorite but hurry – the vote closes at 5 pm on August 18. VTC will install the artwork on August 31 in the winning locality where it will be on display through September.

    UPDATE:

    Thank you to all who voted in the Bring Love to Your Town event.  We appreciate your LOVE of Virginia’s travel destinations.  Out of the 21 towns who nominated themselves, Abingdon received the most votes and will display the LOVE artwork in September at the Barter Green.

    Thanks to all the towns who nominated themselves to showcase that love is at the heart of every Virginia vacation.

    Waynesboro – Constitution Park              481
    Kilmarnock – Town of Kilmarnock Town Centre              572
    South Hill – In front of the Norfolk & Western Caboose next to the Depot          1,096
    Bedford Area Welcome Center              324
    Norfolk Visitor Information Center              236
    Lynchburg – Blackwater Creek Trail          1,031
    Virginia Beach Visitor Center              453
    Lexington/Buena Vista – First Catch Fish Market              451
    Fredericksburg – Riverfront Park          1,535
    Bath County – The Jefferson Pools and Visitor Gazebo in Warm Springs              220
    Abingdon – Barter Theatre Green          5,665
    Franklin & Southampton – Parking lot of EVB Bank              501
    Newport News Visitor Center              251
    Gloucester County Visitor Center, Roane Building                61
    Mathews County – Mathews Court Green                47
    Chesapeake Convention & Visitors Bureau – Great Bridge Lock Park          1,267
    Fauquier County – Barrel Oak Winery              469
    Alleghany Highlands – Humpback Bridge          4,944
    Smithfield & Isle of Wight – Windsor Castle Park              129
    Rappahannock County Visitors Center                92
    Roanoke – Gateway to Downtown          3,590



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