To whom it may concern,
As current president of Harvest Homecoming, it is important for me to address the advertisement on the front of our annual HHC tabloid. The News and Tribune has full control over selling the advertisements and the front of the tabloid always has an advertisement. The ads make the circulation to the community possible. For many years that space has been purchased by a local car sales company. This year, they opted to not purchase the ad. With the space up for grabs, The Tribune sold the ad to the Democratic party. This is was completely out of our control and I was not aware of the advertisement until it was published.
For 50 years, HHC has been a non-partisan organization supporting all facets of our community. It is important that we continue this tradition of celebrating our great festival and the wonderful diversity of the New Albany-Floyd County community. I ask that we put politics aside, join together as a HHC family, and show this community an outstanding festival.
President – Harvest Homecoming