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Loveland businesses cater to sweethearts
Valentine-themed events range from elaborate to simple
By Craig Young Reporter-Herald Staff Writer
LOVELAND -- Indelibly marked as the Sweetheart City, Loveland carries some pretty high expectations when Valentine's Day rolls around. So local businesses are doing their part to make sure that the city doesn't disappoint.
From a two-day romantic getaway to a quick, fun dinner at a fast-food restaurant, local businesses are offering options to sweethearts. In case you're still scrambling for a fun Valentine's Day idea, here's a sampling of local offerings:
My Big Date
Some people in Loveland are tired of the sweetheart theme, said Heidi Kerr-Schlaefer, "mayor" of the travel and festival website HeidiTown.com. "But I say, you know what, you're Love-land; embrace it and run with it."
Kerr-Schlaefer, a Loveland resident who promotes travel across the state, is partnering with two other Loveland businesswomen to sell Valentine's weekend packages featuring local food and drink.