Top 5 reasons to shop local:
1. You strengthen our community by investing in local businesses.
2. It makes our community a destination. The more mom and pop shops that flourish downtown, the more unique and vibrant the town looks to visitors, guests, and potential home buyers.
3. You're supporting job creation!
4. By shopping local you're being environmentally friendly. Less packaging and fuel for transportation, so you reduce your carbon footprint.
5. They're the experts! Small businesses are passionate about what they do and have a vested interest in building their knowledge-base.
So what are you waiting for? Shop downtown!