Studies show local businesses generate 70% more community economic activity than big box stores. When you spend your money at a locally-owned business it generates 3.5% more wealth for our community than when you spend that same money at national chain stores.

If every family in the U.S. spent just $10 more a month at a locally-owned, independent business, more than $9.3 billion more would be returned to the U.S. economy. We wish we had the numbers specific to our community, but one can imagine the difference we could make if we made a commitment to give local this year.

Nothing To Sign. Nothing To Do Here Other Than To Make A Deliberate, Committed Mindset Shift - Think Local First For Every Single Gift Purchase For Hanukkah And Christmas This Year.