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LF101: Recap!

Thank you to everyone who came to our first LF101 event! In case you missed it, here's a recap:

Range of businesses present

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    Newest: 2 years

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    Oldest: 85 years

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    Smallest: 0 full-time employees (volunteer-run!)

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    Biggest: 500+

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    Industries: agriculture, consulting, marketing, photography, construction, finance, retail, and more!

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Presentation Summary

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    Purchasing goods and services in a community with locally-owned businesses is relational not just transactional.

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    Regions with higher numbers of locally-owned businesses are better off by every social and environmental indicator 

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    73{6be771524f35e681d5eb1711abbe9ad08f29540a742404ae9fff00be7e8f65de} more money stays in our community when we support local businesses

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    The growth of locally-owned businesses provide our consumer with conscious choice and buying power

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    Nearly 3/5 West Michigan residents recognize Local First branding (window clings + digital logo)

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