Saturday, June 04, 2011
Port Townsend was selected as one of the final 100 national finalists competing for the 2011 This Place Matters Community Challenge sponsored by Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company and The National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Image: Port Townsend Main Street Program "This Place Matters" Microsoft Tag business card. To download a Tag reader, visit gettay.mobi with your smartphone.
The Port Townsend Main Street Program is using QR Codes and Microsoft Tags on business cards and posters to encourage tourists and residents to vote for "The Hastings Building", a historic landmark in the heart of downtown Port Townsend, in the national competition. There is only one vote per e-mail address and voting ends June 30. The organization with the most votes will win a $25,000 grant.
The 2D codes link savvy smartphone users to the above YouTube video that is hosted by Heather Dudley Nollette, the great great great grand-daughter of Lucinda and Loren Hastings, the builders of "The Hastings Building" back in 1889.
For more information and to vote, goto PortTownsendMatters.com
NOTE: I helped produce the video with Heather Dudley Nollette and designed the QR Code and Microsoft Tag business cards.
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