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By Jennie Melvin
URA and Main Street Administrator 

Notes from Town Square: Shopping small on Small Business Saturday


November 8, 2017

It’s November so you know what that means! The holidays are coming up quickly and shopping is on our minds. Green River URA/Main Street would like to remind everyone to shop small and support our local businesses. Small Business Saturday is Nov. 25 and is the perfect opportunity to find those special gifts for our loved ones.

Why should we shop and spend money locally?  

Helps to stimulate the local economy

When you purchase at locally owned businesses rather than nationally owned stores, about 70 cents of every dollar stays local. Only 40 cents of every dollar spent stays local when...

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