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Branding Katy: Initiative Aimed at Creating a Unified Identity For the Greater Katy Area

Author: Your Houston News – Kevin Koloian

The Katy-Area Economic Development Council began a study in May aimed at establishing a recognizable ‘brand’ for the Katy area. Called the Placemaker Initiative, the stated goal is to “create an engaging gateway to a unique identity for the greater Katy Area.”

With as much community participation as possible, the council hopes to understand how Katy residents view themselves. “It will be more than just a slogan, but also who we are and what we stand for, all the distinguishing characteristics about Katy and what separates us from other communities,” said Lance LaCour, president and CEO of the Katy-Area Economic Development Council.

The Nashville based marketing firm ChandlerThinks was hired to lead the project. It previously worked with 45 other cities across the United States on similar projects.  “Through some of the work the committee did, they realized that we needed to establish a more unified brand that included the city of Katy and the three county area,” LaCour said. “Part of the reason for that is due to the fact that people in Katy live in different political jurisdictions like Cinco Ranch and the city of Katy.”

The branding will be evident through signs welcoming people to Katy at key entrance points and expand the theme to major intersections. “The branding process will give businesses a stronger identity to market to the Katy area,” LaCour said. “It will also build a stronger sense of place for Katy.”

Currently the survey is asking greater Houston residents via email their perception of Katy, LaCour said. The project should be finished in October. The marketing plan will then be developed and the br

via Katy Real Estate and Events Blog.

Fourth of July festivities set for Katy, sans fireworks – Your Houston News:

Fourth of July festivities set for Katy, sans fireworks By REBECCA BENNETT Houston Community Newspapers

Even though you’re prohibited from setting off fireworks due to recent drought conditions, there’s plenty of chances to check them out elsewhere for July 4.

The Katy Heritage Society will be having an Independence Day Children’s Bike and Trike Parade for children ages 3 to 8 at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Katy Heritage Park as part of an old-fashioned celebration.

via Fourth of July festivities set for Katy, sans fireworks – Your Houston News:.

KATY TX – Summer Camp: Katy Summer Fun

KATY TX – Summer Camp: Katy Summer Fun

6/9 – 6/10    VFW Hall    6202 George Bush Dr.

The City of Katy will offer a variety of summer camps including: Lego Logo, Lego Mania, Fashion Designer, Camp Barbie, and Kindergarten Jumpstart. Each camp session is $89. Times and ages vary per camp. For more information visit cityofkaty.com or call 281-391-4840.

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Katy Texas Events and Entertainment on Digital Katy

Check out this great list of featured events in Katy TX, found on Digital Katy.  Found on DigitalKaty.com. 

Katy Texas Events and Entertainment on Digital Katy.

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