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Village of Homewood gets creative in reaching out
2018-04-26

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The Village of Homewood has launched a new marketing campaign that asks Chicago to "Think Homewood" if they are considering a move.

The campaign focuses efforts on commuters and residents on the near south, west and north neighborhoods. Homewood comic book artist and graphic designer Marc Alan Fishman was contracted to create the artwork and Homewood residents served as the models for imagery. A new website was created where all the comics can be viewed and visitors can learn more about Homewood. The advertisements are in place in April and May with the expectation of an extension. For more information and to view all the artwork visitThinkHomewood.com .

"It's exciting to have Homewood represented in this creative and dynamic way, which really represents our unique spirit," said Village President Richard Hofeld. "This is the beginning of a campaign to let Chicagoans know about the wonderful amenities of Homewood and to make a sincere pitch to city dwellers to 'Think Homewood' so they can make the right move."

The "Think Homewood" campaign is comprised of three comic strips that address different aspects of life in Homewood. The themes include affordability, schools and park district and community and creativity. They said they want to also show they are LGBTQ inclusive.

See thinkhomewood.com .


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