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We've all heard the term "Shop Local" but have you ever stopped to think how shopping local effects you and your community?  

When you shop at small/local establishments you are not paying towards bonuses for shareholders or for a CEO to buy his own jet.  Instead, you are paying towards ballet lessons, start-up costs, vet bills, local mortgage, etc. That, in itself, should motivate you to support your local businesses! In fact, for every $100 spent at a chain retailer, only $43 of those dollars stay within the local economy. For every $100 spent at a small/local business there is an astounding $73 that stays in and gets reinvested into the local economy.  

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