The Impact of Supporting Local
By choosing to patronize locally owned establishments, you make a positive impact on our community in many ways. Here are just 5 of them:
Voicing Your Opinion:
You are voting with your dollar to say, “Hey, I like this place and the neighborhood wouldn’t be the same without it.”
Local businesses buy more often from other local businesses, so the money you spend is retained in the community in a more concentrated fashion.
The experience at a local establishment is completely unique – providing the local flavor of the area
Local entrepreneurs are more connected to our community, because they live here, too. They are more likely than their non-local businesses to get involved in community efforts.
Environment: By buying things made closer to home, you’re cutting down on fossil fuel use, reducing your carbon impact and saving money.
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