B4 BUSINESS Wednesday, February 10, 2021 — THE MEDICINE HAT NEWS SOUTHERN ALBERTA NEWSPAPERS Community Marketing Grant The Southern Alberta Newspaper Group has established a $2.1 Million Grant Fund to assist locally owned businesses with marketing during these challenging times. As a locally operated business we are committed to supporting our local partners and helping them reach customers and relaunch their business. Community Marketing Grant WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW • We will provide up to $2,100,000 of matching advertising dollars. Grant funds can be used toward print or digital advertising in your local publication. • Open to locally owned and operated businesses impacted by coronavirus. Applications must be submitted via our online form. • Grants are available for a minimum of $300 and a maximum of $10,000 of matching funds each month. • Grants will be awarded in February, March and April. The matching grant must be used within the month. Visit any of the sites below for your online application. Deadline February 19, 2021 APPLY NOW Eligible Newspapers: Lethbridge Herald - www.lethbridgeherald.com/community-grant Medicine Hat News - www.medicinehatnews.com/community-grant Prairie Post - www.prairiepost.com/community-grant The Lethbridge Shopper - www.shoppergroup.com/community-grant Taber Times - www.tabertimes.com/community-grant Bow Island Commentator - www.bowislandcommentator.com/community-grant Sunny South News - www.sunnysouthnews.com/community-grant Vauxhall Advance - www.vauxhalladvance.com/community-grant Maple Creek News - www.maplecreeknews.com/community-grant Maple Creek Times - www.maplecreeknews.com/community-grant Shaunavon Standard -www.theshaunavonstandard.com/community-grant Westwind Weekly - www.westwindweekly.com/community-grant WHAT DRIVES US We are proud of the support our newspapers are able to provide their communities and local businesses. We constantly strive to preserve the best of our newspaper’s century old traditions while adapting to the modern innovations that will carry them into the future. Our websites are some of the busiest local websites in their markets. During this pandemic we have seen traffic rise exponentially as you rely on us for accurate and timely news and information. Our social media traffic has greatly increased as well. Thank you for trusting us and relying on us to get it right and keep you informed.