It took a little while, but once everything was in order, the completion of the Springdale and Area Chamber of Commerce's kiosk soon followed.Located near Springdale Junction in a small wooden structure are several medium sized billboards displaying businesses in town.
For anyone new, or visiting Springdale, it will provide them with invaluable information, especially for tourists.
There's nothing more frustrating than visiting a place hoping you'll be able to get a hot cup of coffee and bowl of soup, but only to find out the restaurant in town closed last month.
Not only will it be an informative tool, it will also draw people into town, with hopes they'll inject new money into the local economy.
For a town nearly 15 minutes from the Trans-Canada Highway, it's essential for travellers to know what the town has to offer. Because if travellers don't know, or don't want to explore, they will simply stay on the TCH and head to Deer Lake or Corner Brook going west, or Grand Falls-Windsor going east.
Promotion, promotion, promotion is the way forward for small towns branching off from the province's main highway. We're in a period where most don't consciously think or care about microeconomics, but instead the plausibility of a town having a place to purchase a hot cup of coffee.