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Why Shop Local?

It’s vital to the economic growth and sustainability of our community to support local businesses. Shopping our businesses inspires, enhances & promotes economic growth to create opportunities for our community to thrive.

Top 10 Reasons to Not Buy From Strangers

1. Supports economic investment in region

2. Keeps more jobs close to home

3. Helps support community organizations

4. Better selection of local products and services

5. Local business owners are invested in the community and provide better customer service

6. Grows the local economy

7. Supports entrepreneurship

8. Increases the tax base lessening the burden on each individual

9. Encourages local business to business interactions

10. Leads to growth and new businesses – the gift that keeps on giving