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‘Shop local’ must be mindset rather than buzzwords

Kentucky Press News Service - June 4, 2018 - 2:21pm
Shop local. Shop local. Shop local. It is a common mantra we hear each year — especially around Thanksgiving and Christmas — but are we ignoring the more important questions that should be asked to go along with this effort? Are all of us really making an effort to spend our money here at home? How much does every dollar spent here impact the local community? Are local government entities doing everything possible to spend their dollars — almost all of which are provided by taxpayers — with local businesses? Are those businesses doing the same when they purchase goods or services? Could more be done to ensure this is a priority for the entire community? 2018-06-04T12:29:39-04:00