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Think Local! 7 Reasons Why Supporting Local Business is Good for Your Community Posted on Aug 6

Think Local!  7 Reasons Why Supporting Local Business is Good for Your Community

In lean times, consumers pinch pennies and eliminate most luxuries. From cutting back on extras to more prudent spending and budgeting, people inject a degree of caution into their financial habits. In such a volatile environment, smaller, local businesses count on your patronage in order   …Continue Reading Think Local! 7 Reasons Why Supporting Local Business is Good for Your Community

5 Ways to Build Community During National Volunteer Week Posted on Apr 23

5 Ways to Build Community During National Volunteer Week

Last week, the people of Boston, the Commonwealth, and our nation were stunned by the tragedy that struck the Boston Marathon. In the wake of these events, people throughout Massachusetts and around the world united to support those affected by the bombings: people who had   …Continue Reading 5 Ways to Build Community During National Volunteer Week