LOCAL FIRST Lane County
Promoting locally owned businesses
LOCAL FIRST Lane County campaign is a public education campaign to encourage Lane
County residents to support our locally owned businesses.
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supporting LOCAL FIRST Lane County you:
Support local entrepreneurs,
your neighbors, who create jobs for people who live in this community as opposed
to bringing in workers from other areas,
Recycle more money locally
keep cash from leaving the community),
Help maintain local control over our
Promote carrying a larger
percentage of locally
made goods at local businesses
Care more about our area’s natural environment,
Help maintain the areas uniqueness, vitality, and character adding more choice
to our lives,
Help prevent the catastrophic consequences of large businesses
suddenly leaving the area,
Enhance the “multiplier effect” of recycling a higher
percentage of revenues and profits back into the local economy right here in Lane
Create a stronger web of local social relationships and giving to local
Buy Local Resources:
- A Maine
Study Finds Locally Owned Businesses Better for Local Economy: According to
a recent study, three times as much money stays in the local economy when consumers
buy goods and services from locally owned businesses compared to chain stores.
- The New Rules Project:
Why NEW RULES? Because the old ones don't work any longer. They undermine local
economies, subvert democracy, weaken our sense of community, and ignore the costs
of our decisions on the next generation.
Independent Business Alliance is a group of locally owned and managed independent
businesses that are passionate about their community and about their unique contributions
to it. A.I.B.A. works actively to ensure the success of Austin's local independent
businesses, so that they can continue to contribute to Austin's rich character
and vibrant quality of life.
- An Analysis
Of The Potential Economic Impact Of Austin Unchained: A PDF document on Austin
city's groundbreacking project.
- The Liveable
For every two jobs national retailers bring to a community,
three jobs are lost as local businesses close.
Join us today to support
locally owned businesses.
We are promoting your local business by:
- Advertising in local media and initiating articles and programs to educate about
- Speaking at community events,
- Getting the word out
about local business,
- Working with government agencies and local politicians
to promote more policies and incentives for locally owned businesses,
local manufacturers with local retailers and the public,
- Working with other
groups focused on similar local support such as Unique Eugene and Lane County
INTERESTED?? Help us get the word out in your business circles.
Donations are tax deductible and your involvement is welcomed.
For more information contact us through Helios Resource Network via email
at email@example.com or
www.heliosnetwork.org or call Cary Thompson
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