“When you buy local you support schools, police and fire departments. When you shop small, the bulk of the money you spend and most of your taxes stay local — helping schools, paving streets, keeping you safe. According to the research firm Civic Economics, for every $100 you spend: In a local small business, $68 stays in your community. At a local branch of a chain store, $43 remains. Online, virtually no money stays local” – USA Today
Shopping local makes your property value increase. Vibrant towns with strong shopping is considered an advantage when selling a home and the businesses help make your property more valuable.
When you shop local, you are supporting a dream. You’re helping a little boy or girl get a baseball jersey. You’re helping a mother put food on the table. Love where you live. Support Local.