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Santa Monica holds festival to promote buying local

ABC Channel 7 News:  Good health and good food were on tap in Santa Monica. 

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BUY LOCAL Health and Fitness Festival


Buy Local Santa Monica Teaches High School Students To Buy Local

Independent We Stand:  Located in Los Angeles' backyard, Buy Local Santa Monica represents more than 800 Southern California businesses and thousands of local employees.  The group supports these businesses with marketing assistance, event discounts, and networking opportunities, while highlighting the work that its businesses do for local schools.   

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Local shoppers keep millions centered in Santa Monica

SM Daily Press:  Buy Local Santa Monica is celebrating 2015 as another successful year for the economic development program with $45 million generated for the local community.

The Santa Monica Buy Local program is a partnership between local businesses and the City that encourages shoppers to spend money within city limits, particularly at mom and pop stores.

Any business located in Santa Monica is eligible to join the program but organizers say their priority is to support locally owned, independent businesses. Members receive marketing and promotional support, discounted advertising rates, exhibitor opportunities and event discounts.  Read more > > >


Coming Up: Next's Last Event of 2015, Buy Local Holiday Sidewalk Sales, Meet Me Under the FIG, and Santa Monica Pub Crawl 2015

SM Next:  Buy local and save this weekend with several sidewalk sales in town. Keeping your shopping nearby means less driving and stress. It also means supporting local businesses, schools, and city services. So, instead of driving to a distant outlet mall, hop on a bike, a bus, or take a walk to your neighborhood commercial district when shopping for gifts this year.

The Buy Local for Holidays Sidewalk Sale on Main Street, Montana Avenue and Pico Boulevard is taking place the weekend of December 4 to 6 and “includes free family festivities and exciting events for Santa Monica locals and visitors alike to enjoy the holiday season in each of Santa Monica’s neighborhood commercial districts,” according to a press release put out by Buy Local Santa Monica.  Read more > > >