Vestavia Hills Living


Official magazine published by the Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce for the City of Vestavia Hills which details the quality of life, education, shopping and lifestyle of Vestavia Hills.

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60 v e s tav i a h i l l s l i v i n g 2 0 1 5 I Pigs at Work This year, the concept of the Vestavia Hills pigs has exploded: Rather than rotating three pigs around the city, a number of local businesses have ordered their own pigs to display permanently. "We want residents to remember that when they shop local, they are investing in their own community," says Karen Odle, president of the Chamber of Commerce. "We thought pigs were perfect because they are reminiscent of a piggy bank, or the idea of investing for the future. When residents visit a business with a pig out front, they are shopping local and helping to build a brighter future for Vestavia Hills." Nathan Marcus, owner of an Allstate Insurance agency on Montgomery Highway, was one of the first business owners to bring a Vestavia Hills pig home to his office. His pig, emblazoned with his company's logo, serves as a branding tool for Marcus' business as well as for the city. "We are big supporters of the efforts of the Vestavia Hills Chamber, and we appreciate original ideas," Marcus says. 0 15 , t he Ves t avia Hills I I f Co mmer c e u n v eiled I I , Dine , Play" ini t ia t ive I I w i t h f ou r mem o rable I I s co t s , fiberglass pigs. I I e pi g has remained at the Chamber office, I I r three funkily painted fiber g lass pets have I I g local businesses, remindin g shoppers and I I that when they frequent local businesses, I I ng the city and the future of Vestavia Hills. I I 60 v e s tav i a h i l l s l i v i n g 2 0 1 7

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