About Community Branding

 The word 'community' is a broad term used to define groups of people, whether they are stakeholders, interest groups, or citizen groups.  A community may be a geographic location (community of place), a community of similar interest (community of practice), or a community of affiliation or identity such as industry or sporting club.  PBG seeks to better engage the community to help achieve long-term and sustainable outcomes, processes, relationships, discourse, decision-making, or implementation.  

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Non-Profit Branding

Non-profits aren’t selling products or services like other organizations. They’re selling a mission, a goal, or a belief in a cause. We help make your non-profit's mission, one to remember. With the non-profit sector being so crowded, it is important to differentiate yourself from every other nonprofit by trying to start a conversation with your audience.  Whether you’re a new nonprofit looking to build awareness for emerging  issues, or an established organization hoping to increase donations or  recruit volunteers, we have the creativity and expertise to help you  clarify goals. 

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Branding your Chamber of Commerce

Not long ago,  everybody had heard of the local Chamber of Commerce and knew that the Chamber was a well-respected and relevant leadership organization in the community and that it's mission was to represent and ensure the economic health of local business and, by extension, the community as a whole. However, times have changed.  If you asked someone under 40 about the Chamber, they will probably have a confused look.  If they have an idea of what your Chamber does and their feedback is indifferent or negative, then you'd better start making some changes ... FAST!   It is time to start rebranding your Chamber of Commerce to make it relevant again.   Branding is a serious process but it does not have to be difficult and it will be hugely rewarding. And PBG can help!

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Providing the Community with an Identity

Branding is Important to Our Communities because it offers the opportunity to tell the story of our communities through properly building identity for the places where we live, work, pray, and play.   It is about finding the one thing that really sets your community apart and creating a narrative that can have a major impact on who chooses to visit, buy products, or most importantly call that community home. 

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Becoming a Place People are Proud of

At the end of the day, a good community brand is a promise a place makes to people, be it those visiting or those who live there. It is built over time and capitalizes on the imagery, feeling, and allegiance felt when people see the image of their community whether it is a symbol that evokes history (or progress), a tagline that builds pride of place, or colors and typefaces that evoke images or signals sense of place for the community. 

Partner with a local marketing firm who knows youth marketing

 While chamber’s know how to advocate and market with the best of them, it is important to have third party validation and assistance.  In each of your communities, you have amazing companies that represent many impressive national brands.  Partner with them to carry out the plan, connect them to people and carry the torch (it’s what we do best).  While your local agency may have never branded a city, it works on the same principals.  Trust them to love your city, too.   They are the experts in the psyche of an entire generation – young professionals and millenials who want to take over the world and our organizations. 

Family Support Circle, Inc.

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 FSC is a 501 (c)(3), nonsectarian, social service agency that benefits  the national community at large and now international by enhancing the  potential and quality of life of each person and families we serve.  Within FSC’s person-centered philosophy, is a deep commitment to be  providers of supports with specific expertise in education, youth  development, in-home support and community access program for youth,  adults and elderly who are medically fragile and those individuals with  Developmental Disabilities in the United States and quality education in  Haiti.   

June Wood

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June Wood is the current Chair of the Henry County Board of Commissioners and the past Chair of the Henry County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and previously served as the Henry County Chamber of Commerce’s Vice Chair of Government & Education, as well as the Chair of the Henry County Chamber’s Education Foundation. She is the past Chair of the Southern Crescent Technical College Board, is a member of the Piedmont Henry Hospital Board, and is the Founder & CEO of the Virtuous Women Life Academy, a newly established non-profit based in Clayton County to help homeless working women and their children in the Metro South Area.  

Kensley Grace Foundation

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A 501 (c) 3 charitable organization dedicated to opening a world-class, family-oriented, competitive swimming facility in Henry County Georgia. Prior to this date all fund-raising efforts were extremely grass-roots and very successful. The large amount of seed money that we have raised has allowed us to establish a strong non-profit organization and design an amazing facility.  The Kensley Grace Aquatic Center will be a world-class, family-focused competitive aquatic facility. The center will effect the health of any citizen seeking the fitness benefits of water activities. From young kids learning to doggy paddle to older seniors participating in water aerobics and other low-impact exercises, the Kensley Grace Aquatic Center will touch the lives of thousands of residents. 

Walk to End Alzheimer's - Henry County, Georgia

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Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Now Henry County has its very own walk, led by Walk Chair Sylvia Dennis.  This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease!   On Saturday, September 21, 2019, hundreds will be coming together at Alexander Park - West Entrance, 120 Jonesboro Road, McDonoough, GA  30253 to spread awareness and to raise funds to help with advanced dementia research and caregivers support.