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ADRIAN, MI (Toledo News Now) -
development leaders in Adrian are using social media in an effort to increase communication
with the public and improve their community.
using Facebook to get input from the community on the types of businesses they
want to see fill the empty buildings. Those responses will be used as Downtown
Development Authority (DDA) leaders work with local entrepreneurs and those
thinking about bringing their business to Adrian.
the community doesn't buy into it, if they don't see the value in what we've
done or what we've brought, it's not going to be sustainable," said Chris
Miller, of the DDA.
in the area agree.
think it's very important, because if they're not in touch with the people and
what the people want, I think they have less of a chance of their business, or
whatever they bring in, succeeding," said Jennifer Durell.
like teamwork. We're all working together," said Victoria Horn.
can sit in an office and look at things and think about things and go, ‘Yeah,
this works. This doesn't work.' But when you get immediate feedback from a
significant number of folks who are paying attention, that's really cool,"
far, a grocery store and bakery are the top things people want to see downtown.
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