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COOPER’S CORNER                                 Mustico

 “WHY BUY LOCAL?”  non-local company, you are directing   The Vallejo Chamber of Commerce is
 the effects of your purchase outside   focused principally on encouraging local   Realty
 “Buy local!” You’ve heard that term   your local area. The links in the chain   economic development activities like
 countless times. “Sure,” you think. “But   do not connect to anyone in your   “buying local” that help our businesses
 I can get it for less online.” Then off   area, except the final link (you) and   thrive. A thriving business community
 you go to your device, clicking and   the means by which you receive it.  creates an environment for entrepreneurs
 scanning until you find what you are   to work on new ideas, to expand on
 looking for. Transaction complete…  When you purchase at a local business,   existing ideas, and to grow. When our
 You feel good because you just   however, those links are far more likely to   businesses succeed, we all benefit!
 purchased what you wanted, at the   be local. For example, the business may   To “buy local,” then, is to help create a
 price you wanted, from your location   purchase its supplies from a local provider;   better quality of life. For you, your family,   Serving Vallejo &  the Community for  over 38 years.
 instead of at a store. Chances are, this   the energy used is likely generated locally;   your friends, and your community.
 wasn’t done with a local company.  you probably store your products close   Representing buyers & sellers of residential
 by; you transport with local services; and   So, when the next time you think about
 A purchase is a link in a chain of activities.  the work is done by local employees.  buying something, think about buying from   and commercial properties.
 Each link in the chain has an economic   someone in Vallejo.
 component, a “transaction” of its own   These are local jobs. These are people   From professional
 that exchanges dollars for a service or   who will get paid to do their job and   services like dentists,
 product. The product must be built with   will spend their money in the local area   doctors, and lawyers
 supplies purchased from another company.   as well. These activities create taxes that   to everyday items like
 Energy, storage, transportation, employees,   go to the local government, who can   groceries, gas, and   707-552-5660
 investors—all are part of the chain.  use that money to improve roads, hire   items for your home—
 police, fix schools, and generally improve   always remember to
 When you purchase online with a   the community’s overall quality of life.  “Shop Vallejo First!”
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 and you  Vallejo  Call Debbie Mustico-Morgan                                                              BRE#00679234
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