PARKDALE VILLAGE BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT AREA PERFORMS RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS ALONG QUEEN WEST
TORONTO, July 5, 2013 – Be on the lookout throughout July for Parkdale Village (BIA) Business Improvement Area ambassadors brightening the day of residents, businesses and visitors! To say thank-you for visiting Parkdale Village and supporting Parkdale Village BIA member businesses, a team of eight ambassadors will be performing random acts of kindness along Queen Street West, assisting visitors, offering directions and demonstrating the community spirit that’s at the heart of Parkdale. There will be free water and newspapers handed out, street sweepers keeping storefronts clean, handy reusable branded shopping bags, even complimentary parking if you get spotted by an ambassador… all courtesy of the Parkdale Village BIA. The campaign coincides with new brochures highlighting businesses and community resources which will be distributed and on display in over 150 businesses – pick one up today! The Random Acts of Kindness Campaign within the Parkdale Village BIA proudly encourages everyone to shop local, support the community and pay it forward.
Who: Compliments of the Parkdale Village Business Improvement Area
What: Parkdale Village Business Improvement Area ambassadors, dressed in neon-green Parkdale t-shirts and aprons will roam Queen Street West and interact with residents, businesses and visitors by:
- Handing out Parkdale bags
- Handing out brochures
- Handing out water bottles & newspapers
- Paying for parking
- Opening doors
- Sweeping the street
- Handing out yellow City garbage bags (to business owners)
Where: Along Queen Street West within the Parkdale BIA, between Dufferin Street and Roncesvalles Avenue
When: Keep an eye out for Parkdale Village BIA ambassadors throughout July
Why: To welcome and say thank-you to residents and visitors exploring Parkdale Village and supporting its BIA members.
For more information or interview requests:Anna Bartula, Executive Director [email protected] Carolyn Grisold, Communications Associate [email protected] #parkdale