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MainStreet Rockville Keeps the Local Spirit Alive

MainStreet Rockville Keeps the Local Spirit Alive

Main Streets look a little different this year, but Main Street organizations continue to spread local spirit. Through closures, re-openings and the uncertainty still to come, Main Street groups keep the community connected.

Gallery Furniture Helps Texans Get Back to Work

Gallery Furniture Helps Texans Get Back to Work

Small businesses are ready to get back to work. After months of shutdowns due to the Covid-19 pandemic, communities across the country are taking measured steps toward reopening. For small businesses, that means getting their teams back to work in the safest ways possible. But for one small business, it’s about getting the entire community back to work.

Patronicity Raises More Than $1 Million for Main Streets

Patronicity Raises More Than $1 Million for Main Streets

Unprecedented challenges demand innovative solutions—and buy local groups are stepping up. As small businesses and Main Street organizations across the country begin to rebuild and, in many cases, continue to cope with the fallout from the COVID-19 crisis, crowdfunding platform Patronicity is helping them access much-needed capital. Patronicity’s small business program has raised more than $1.2 million for Main Streets and their businesses since the outbreak began. Patronicity is a…read more →

Chic Lumber Delivers Hope to Local Families

Chic Lumber Delivers Hope to Local Families

At Chic Lumber, building the community takes place both inside and outside the store. The family-owned Do it Best Corp. member business has been in the St. Louis, Missouri, community for more than 40 years but still finds new ways to give back, with a particular focus on local families.

Dane Buy Local Takes the Buy Local Movement Online

Dane Buy Local Takes the Buy Local Movement Online

Schools, jobs and family gatherings aren’t the only things to move online amid the coronavirus pandemic. As it turns out, support for small businesses has also gone virtual. In Dane County, Wisconsin, the buy local movement moves on thanks to Dane Buy Local.

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