Local businesses encouraged to post welcome signs for returning students | KLBK | KAMC
LUBBOCK, Texas (press release) – The following is a press release from the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce:
The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce encourages all local businesses as well as the entire Lubbock community to display banners, flags and signs welcoming students to Lubbock from now until the weekend of Labor Day.
The fall semester begins during this period for Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock Christian University, Wayland Baptist University – Lubbock, and South Plains College – Lubbock.
“We want students and family members arriving at Lubbock to help move in, feel welcome in our community,” said Eddie McBride, President and CEO of Lubbock Chamber. “We want them to know that the community of Lubbock is a safe place and that we are all happy to see them in town. “
Companies are reminded to follow these instructions:
- Signs / banners cannot be placed within the 25 foot vision triangle at any street intersection.
- Signs / banners must be set back at least 10 feet from the property line (not behind the curb).
- Signs / banners must display the least possible identification of the company; the objective is to welcome students to Lubbock.
Visit the Lubbock Chamber Online Business Directory for a list of local businesses that can produce posters and banners.
(Lubbock Chamber of Commerce press release)