Loyal to Local Participant Sign up and Order Form:

Forms and checks can be sent to:

P.O. Box 594
Iron Mountain, MI 49801

If you would like to pay through credit card contact Lois Ellis at loyaltolocal@daeda.org or 906.360.4653

What is Loyal to Local?

Get social with us!

Have you heard us on the radio? Check out the new ads.

Loyal to Local – Gift That Keeps Giving

Loyal to Local – Planting A Seed

Loyal To Local – Life of A Dollar

Loyal To Local – Doesn’t Add Up



Have you seen us on the front page of the Iron Mountain Daily News? Check out the new ads.


Quarterly Winners of a $500 advertising package from WJMN TV Local 3

1st Quarter Winner, Sarah Ash from Maxsells Restaurant in Florence, receiving her certificate from Rich Mortl.
2nd Quarter Winner, Gary Thomas from the Miller Agency in Iron Mountain, receiving his certificate from Rich Mortl.















Check out some of the businesses participating in Loyal to Local!

Our Proposed Plan

  • To spend $25,000 over the next 12 months creating a culture/educating our community on the importance of shopping local – being Loyal To Local
  • Radio & Newsprint advertising will be used
  • Majority of advertising dollars will be spent on social media


What We Plan to Give

  • 1 Yard style sign to all supporting businesses
  • 100 Loyal To Local stickers given to all supporting businesses for you to put on your bags or used as you wish
  • 100 Loyal to Local Business Cards to all supporting businesses
  • Loyal to Local flags will be available for purchase.


So How Do We Fund This Proposal?

Let’s Say you had $250 to spend

  • Radio Stations

You would get yourself 25 to 30 – 30 second ads on ONE station

  • Daily News

You would get yourself (1) 4 Column x 3” ad with spot color

    • Social Media

You would get yourself around two weeks of help with Facebook posting including $50 in boost ads

Remember – You get to choose only ONE of the above for your $250 investment

The Power of Numbers

With The Participation of 100 Businesses

  • Radio Advertising
    • We Will Get 140 – 30 second ads per month (on all four stations) for 12 consecutive months (That’s 560 ads per month)
  • Newsprint
    • We Will Get the Front Page Featured Business Bottom Ribbon Ad once a month for 12 months
  • Social Media
    • Media Creation, strategy, management & support of the social media calendar
    • One (1) Video Creation & Business Story Spotlights/mo
    • Numerous postings on six different social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube & Vimeo)

Click here for the full Loyal to Local presentation.


For more information about Loyal to Local, contact Lois Ellis at (906) 360-4653 or lois.ellis@daeda.org