Top 5 Reasons to Buy Local
- You invest in YOUR community.
For every $100 you spend at one of our local businesses, $68 will stay in the community.
- You help reduce our Carbon Footprint.
Locally owned businesses can make more local purchases thus requiring less transportation. This reduces automobile use, habitat loss and air and water pollution.
- You create jobs.
The better our businesses do, the more they will grow, expand and have a need to hire hard-working people from our community.
- You inspire creativity and your neighbor’s dreams.
Entrepreneurship is the foundation of the American economy. When you buy from local businesses it helps them succeed and continue to dream big.
- You make a difference.
Local business owners have a vested interest to continue to beautify the area, Not only are you helping entrepreneurs and small businesses, you are also helping non-profit organizations because they receive an average of $250 more support from smaller business owners than from large businesses.
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It Pays to Buy Local
- Spend $25 or more in Downtown West Palm Beach (Clematis District) or in Northwood Village and receive a FREE Buy Local tee or reusable tote bag. Just bring your receipt to the Downtown Development Authority office at 301 Clematis St. Suite 200 during normal business hours: Mon.-Fri. 8:30am-5pm and pick up your swag!
- How would you like to win a $50 gift certificate to your favorite place Downtown Clematis or in Northwood Village? All you have to do is tell us about your favorite restaurant, shop, or hole in the wall “hidden treasure” that you just can’t live without. Write or post a video at facebook.com/downtownwpb or facebook.com/northwoodvillagefanpage and the most creative one will walk away with a $50 gift certificate to their favorite place!
More Importantly, Get Involved!
Visit the 350project.net to learn how YOUR business can make a difference in our community.