Show a restaurant some love with a review! [8 Weeks of Thanks]

Posted on December 2, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under 8 Weeks of Thanks, Economic Development, Frederick, Maryland, Giving Back, Small Business.

Welcome back to our “8 Weeks of Thanks” celebration! Every week until the end of the year, we’re highlighting a different way to give thanks to our communities, businesses, or loved ones. It’s a way to end the year on a high note and create a ripple effect of positivity throughout our communities. This week, …

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Support local small businesses by shopping! [8 Weeks of Thanks]

Posted on November 24, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under 8 Weeks of Thanks, Economic Development, Frederick, Maryland, Giving Back, Small Business.

Welcome back to our “8 Weeks of Thanks” celebration! Every week until the end of the year, we’re highlighting a different way to give thanks to our communities, businesses, or loved ones. It’s a way to end the year on a high note and create a ripple effect of positivity throughout our communities! Last week, …

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We’re kicking off 8 Weeks of Thanks! Join us?

Posted on November 11, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under 8 Weeks of Thanks, Economic Development, Frederick, Maryland, Giving Back, Small Business.

Here at Platinum PR, we want to encourage you to finish the year on a high note. It’s been a hard year for all of us. However, through acts of kindness and generosity, we all have the power to create a ripple effect of positivity throughout our communities. So, we’re kicking off 8 Weeks of …

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How will you support local businesses over the holiday season?

Posted on October 8, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under COVID Pivoting, Economic Development, Small Business, Storytelling.

As we get closer to the holiday season, it’s important to think about how we can support our local shops, restaurants, and other retailers in the community. Last year, we might have just given local businesses specialized attention on days like Small Business Saturday. This year requires more strategic and purposeful planning about how to …

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Why not make this 3-day weekend a “staycation?”

Posted on July 1, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Business Development, COVID Pivoting, Small Business, Travel & Tourism.

The past few months have been some of the most stressful ever for anyone in economic development and tourism industries. Along with supporting our communities, it’s important to also figure out how to support our teams, clients, and ourselves during this time! Taking some time off this summer is a great way to do that! …

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[Guest Blog] Happy Hour at Home

Posted on May 29, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Blog, COVID Pivoting, Small Business.

It’s no surprise that I’m all about cultivating relationships, especially with my team. And that hasn’t stopped because of a pandemic! Caitlin Propheter, our marketing intern, shares her thoughts on our first virtual team happy hour.  “Cheers!” Sandy said as we each took a sip of our local drink of choice. I can’t say I pictured myself …

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