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Sweetwater Sound unveiled a new 15-foot-tall, 28-foot-wide high-def billboard on Tuesday that will be used to promote the area and events to visitors.

Sweetwater unveils high-def community billboard

Sweetwater Sound hopes it’s a sign of good things to come.

The online music equipment retailer Tuesday unveiled a high-def sign it says will serve as a community messaging center for residents and visitors traveling on U.S. 30.

The idea behind the banner is to hype local tourist events and attractions, such as the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, TinCaps baseball team, Voices of Unity Youth Choir and Three Rivers Festival.

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