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Main Street Road Trip Celebrates Independents

Main Street Road Trip Celebrates Independents

By Tara Mazzarella, Account Coordinator Six states, 22 cities, 40 interviews and over 2,000 miles were traveled on our sixth annual road trip. With a fitting name the “Main Streets Make Us Better” tour, the purpose of our travel were to interview business owners and community advocates. These interviews will help us create content to further educate communities about the importance and strong economic impacts that America’s Main Streets –…read more →

Independent We Stand Sets Off On A Main Streets Make Us Better Road Trip

Independent We Stand Sets Off On A Main Streets Make Us Better Road Trip

The Independent We Stand team is taking off on our Main Streets Make Us Better road trip, starting on Monday June 29 through Friday July 3. Along the way, we will visit five cities in five states in five days and try to eat, stay, play and shop local the entire day. At the same time, we will interview business owners and community advocates to raise awareness of the importance…read more →

Why Banking Local Matters Just As Much As Buying Local

Why Banking Local Matters Just As Much As Buying Local

To promote growth and investment in your community, shift your banking to a local bank or credit union. You’ll get a customized approach to your finances and your community will reap the rewards of your investment.

4 Main Street Festivals to Visit in June

4 Main Street Festivals to Visit in June

The start of June means the start of summer fun in communities across the country. Whether you’re heading off on a beach-bound road trip or enjoying the sun in your own backyard, make some time for these exciting events, too. They’ll bring your family, your community and your favorite local businesses closer together.

Currituck County Pit Stops on Your Way to the Outer Banks

Currituck County Pit Stops on Your Way to the Outer Banks

Buying local isn’t a trend. Buying local is an investment that reaches far beyond the profit and successes of a single business and contributes to the heart of a community. Every dollar spent at a local business will generate two-to-four times the economic impact than if it were spent at a non-local business. It’s called the Local Multiplier Effect and it means that nearly half of what is spent on a local business recirculates throughout the community.

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