Showcasing Detroit as a world-class city for living and leisure, GalaxE.Solutions today released a video short, “Love, Detroit!” at the Mackinac Conference. The core message, as told through the words of a personal letter from the city to a “friend” implores the recipient to: “Come visit. It’s time”.
Displaying city images both iconic and eclectic, “Love, Detroit!”, which refers to the letter’s ending salutation, promotes the limitless lifestyle, artistic, cultural and entertainment resources that are uniquely Detroit – from Belle Isle, Campus Martius, Greektown and Mexican Town to Techno Fest, downtown sports teams and the Nain Rouge Parade.
Voiced by WDET’s Ann Delisi and produced by Detroit-based Skidmore studio, “Love Detroit!” features additional video footage provided by WDIV-TV Channel 4 and the Detroit Opera House.
“I lived in New York City through the 70s and 80s and witnessed that city’s comeback firsthand,” said Tim Bryan, Chairman and CEO of GalaxE.Solutions and creator of “Love, Detroit!” “This city is realizing that same resurgence right now. We want everyone to come to Detroit and experience it for themselves. We think that once they do, they’ll want to stay.”
Ala “Outsource to Detroit”, GalaxE’s “Love Detroit!” campaign will benefit Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit, supporting job creation, training and placement programs that support Detroit area residents as they become “Trained, Trusted and Ready to Work.”
“Love Detroit” t-shirts are available free with a donation of $10 or more via the following:
- Goodwill Industries’ flagship upscale resale stores at 41937 Ford Road in Canton, Michigan and 22451 Michigan Ave., Dearborn, Michigan
- Goodwill Industries’ Ben & Jerry’s PartnerShop at 1014 Woodward Avenue in Detroit in the Compuware building
- Visiting Goodwill Industries online at: www.goodwilldetroit.org (postage/handling charges apply)
- Calling Goodwill at: 1-313-557-8791(postage/handling charges apply)
“GalaxE has proven to Detroiters that they share Goodwill’s mission, with job growth in Detroit as a top priority,” said Lorna G. Utley, President and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit. “We have loved Detroit for more than 90 years, creating nonprofit businesses that create jobs, and we appreciate GalaxE including us in helping to tell that story to the rest of the world.”
Added Bryan: “As we note in our video’s closing ‘p.s.,’ we are hopeful that others will also ‘share the love’, through this video, social media and their own personal invitations, to friends, family, everyone; inviting those who don’t really know Detroit to join us and be a part of something very special.”
GalaxE.Solutions, Inc., is a leading provider of software services and IT business support systems. With over 20 years of experience in the healthcare, retail, and financial industries, the company facilitates the secure sharing of critical information across internal networks and over the Internet to improve client competitiveness, efficiency, and business results. In addition to its corporate headquarters and primary delivery center in Somerset, New Jersey, GalaxE.Solutions has additional offices and delivery centers in Detroit, New York, NY, Toronto, Canada, United Kingdom, Hong Kong and Bangalore and Hyderabad, India. For more information about GalaxE.Solutions and its portfolio of services, including its proprietary Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) process, visit www.galaxesolutions.com, or call +1-732-868-0400.
About Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit
Celebrating 90 years of putting Metro Detroiters back to work, Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit provides people who have disabilities and other employment challenges with opportunities to become independent, self-supporting citizens through training, work experience and employment in the community. Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit is a Michigan Works! affiliate and is funded in part by the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth and Detroit Workforce Development Department. Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. For information, visit www.goodwilldetroit.org.