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By Amy Smith | Published December 6, 2018
I’ve always lived in this same small town. Maybe that makes my world a little narrow but I don’t think so. I think it makes me a conscientious member of an elite group, with concern for one another and our environment. We see evidence of this every time something happens in our small communities, be it tragic or joyous. We band together and help one another or celebrate together whichever the case may be. In our everyday lives we also have the opportunity to exercise our choice to live in these wonderful communities by supporting the local businesses and services provided here.
Top 10 Reasons to Support Locally Owned Businesses
Locally owned businesses build strong communities by sustaining town centers and social relationships.
Local business owners know you, and you know them.
Support for non-profits
Studies have shown that local businesses donate to community causes at more than twice the rate of [ … ]