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Show to feature local businesses
Rating: 2.67 / 5 (18 votes)  
Posted: 2012 Oct 05 - 01:02

For Hometown News

PORT ST. LUCIE - Shannon Martin, a Port St. Lucie City Council member, is planning a new show to air on the city's cable television channel, PSL TV20, and is asking locally owned businesses to sign up to be featured in brief segments.

The show is intended to be an economic development tool that will encourage residents to shop in their own community. It will include segments with Ms. Martin visiting establishments that sign up, talking to owners and employees and showing the variety of products and services that can be found locally.

"Spotlight on Small Business," the half-hour show will be broadcast several times a month and will be streamed and archived on the city's website. New episodes will be shot and aired monthly, allowing opportunity for many businesses to be covered.

To be eligible for a segment, businesses must:

Have a current business tax receipt from the city of Port St. Lucie.

Be open to shoot on a weekday between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Not have any known business coming before the city council in the following six months (for example, a request for a code variance).

A representative of the business also must be able to explain on camera why they chose Port St. Lucie and their particular location for the business.

Businesses wanting to be featured on the program must sign up at www.surveymonkey.com/s/9LGQ2VP.

If response volume is high, the sign up page may be closed at the discretion of the communications department to allow time for production staff to visit each business.

Segments will be aired on a first-come, first-served basis, so early sign up is suggested.

Segments for the first show will be shot in October and will begin airing the week of the city's second annual community days event, which will be held throughout the city from Nov. 10-12. That event allows businesses to hold a special event sale without a permit and will be heavily promoted on the city website and TV20.




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