Build Community: Shop Local

Did you also know that for every $1 spent at a local business, 45 cents are reinvested locally, 
whereas for every $1 spent at a corporate chain, only 15 cents are reinvested locally. 
Did you know that 97% of apparel and 98% of shoes sold in the US are made overseas? 
We should all try to limit our shopping to only the necessities, but there are ways to make our purchases have a positive impact on our community, our economy and our environment.

Two simple ways to do that are to shop local and
independently owned, 
and buy Made-in-the-USA products whenever possible.
 Studies suggest that over 10,000 new jobs would be created if every American spent an extra $3.33 on American-made materials.

8095736282?profile=originalLocal businesses are owned by people who live in the community, are less likely to leave, and are more invested in the community's future. 

Read more about Made in the USA and Buying Local.

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