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Entries in City of SM (25)

Sunday
Sep092018

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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Wednesday
Aug292018

Promote a Healthy and Happy Lifestyle at Santa Monica's Buy Local Health and Fitness Festival

SantaMonica.gov:  This event will raise awareness about the economic, environmental, and community benefits of thinking local first.

The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce and the City of Santa Monica will host the Buy Local Health and Fitness Festival on Saturday, Sept. 8 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Reed Park. This free event brings together Santa Monica’s local businesses, services and non-profits for a fun filled day while raising awareness about the economic, environmental, and community benefits of thinking local first.  Read more>

Monday
May072018

Congratulations to our Most Loved Santa Monica Business Winners of 2018

Seascape:  Thanks to everyone who voted in the 5th Annual Most Loved Santa Monica Businesses Contest!  Created to encourage people to shop, eat and play locally, this contest is an initiative of the Buy Local Santa Monica Committee and the Santa Monica Daily Press, in partnership with our local business improvement districts (Downtown SM, Main St, Montana Ave + Pico Blvd), the SM Chamber, SM Pier Corp., the SM Travel + Tourism and the City of Santa Monica.  Read more (p. 11) >

Wednesday
Mar142018

Ride with Mayor, multi-modal in March

SM Spoke:  Ride with the Mayor is going multi-modal with two great options in March –
Plus, HandleBar Happy Hour #HBHH at Lunetta All Day – Everyone Welcome!  Read more >

Tuesday
Nov212017

The Santa Monica Gift Guide

City of Santa Monica Blog:  You have the opportunity to "vote with your dollars" this holiday season. Every year, Buy Local Santa Monica puts together the Tis the Season to Buy Local Gift Guide. If you're not familiar, Buy Local is a campaign by the Santa Monica business community and the City of Santa Monica to encourage supporting local businesses. A 2008 study by Civic Economics found for every $10 spent at a Santa Monica business, almost $7 stays in the community. 

The Buy Local Gift Guide is packed with ideas, so we pulled a few of our favorites guaranteed to make any Santa Monica resident cheerful (and pleased that you supported local business). 

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