Putnam County Looking to Boost Tourism

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(photo courtesy Chris Light) (photo courtesy Chris Light)
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Putnam County is beefing up marketing efforts thanks to a grant from the Indiana Office of Tourism Development. The Putnam County Convention and Visitors Bureau has chosen Indianapolis-based Matchbook Creative to develop a website and marketing and branding.

The $34,500 marketing asset grant aims to increase tourism in Putnam County along with awareness of local attractions, including the county's nine covered bridges, and regional activities.

"It's exciting to uncover the hidden gems in our state, especially so close to our home in Indianapolis," said Donna Gray, chief executive officer of Matchbook Creative. "This website will highlight all of the unique attractions and opportunities close by."

Matchbook Creative says the development project is expected to be complete before the end of the year.

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