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    MAYOR PAPENFUSE TO ANNOUNCE “SUMMER IN THE CITY” CAMPAIGN TO REBRAND HARRISBURG

    June 11, 2014

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – Mayor Eric Papenfuse will announce details of a new “Summer in the City” campaign at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the atrium of the MLK Government Center, 10 N. Second St.

    The “Summer in the City” campaign will rebrand Harrisburg as a tourist destination featuring sports, family activities, festivals and fun. Billboards and posters will be displayed throughout the city focused on attractions for families and young professionals.

    “We have worked with the Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitor’s Bureau to create a new brand for the city this summer,” said Mayor Papenfuse.  “And we have a great lineup of summer programs and festivities to please both residents and visitors.”

    At the press conference, the Mayor and city officials will provide details about summer enrichment programs for youth and new plans for Fourth of July celebrations.

    The city’s Arts, Culture and Tourism Department is sponsoring the “Great Independence Weekend Walk Around,” July 4-6 at three sites around the city, including Reservoir Park, Italian Lake and City Island.

    For more information about any of these events, visit harrisburgpa.gov. or contact Joyce M. Davis at jdavis@cityofhbg.com; or call 717 255 3015.

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