For someplace that actually generates some tourist and souvenir traffic,
it made sense.
It is negligible cost to produce, and is a much easier sell for
Professor Harold Hill than convincing the townfolk that they need to start
a youth band to counteract the trouble, right here in River City, of the
"You don't want YOUR business to be left off of the map"
But when they do a "chamber of commerce" sell for every town and exceed
saturation it doesn't work so well. Berkeley, Albany, El Cerrito, . . .
Grumpy Ol' Fred cisin(a)xenosoft.com