One way to feel better about the economy…Buy Local!

While on Facebook today I had a friend who posted this cool website http://www.independentwestand.org/ and this website is promoting buying local in your own community.  All you have to do is enter your zipcode to find businesses that are in your local community and if YOU ARE a BUSINESS you can add it to the list.

For instance I wanted to see the impact on my Community of Warner Robins Ga and this is what it said:

If Every Family Spent An Extra $10 A Month Locally, We Would All Feel Better About The Economy.

Just think. If every family in the country spent an extra  $10 a month with a locally-owned, independent business instead of a national chain, over $9.3 billion* would be directly returned to local economies. That means better schools, better roads, more support for police, fire and rescue departments and stronger local economies.
Find out what kind of economic impact you could make by doing the same in your metro area.

If every family in the Warner Robbins metro area spent just $10 a month with a locally-owned, independent business instead of a national chain, over $4,306,114* would be directly returned to the Warner Robbins community. That means better schools, better roads, more support for police, fire and rescue departments and stronger local economies.


Try it out for yourself and post your response..it would be cool to see how much of a difference we can make!

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