Look this month for the "Shop the Mountain" issue of The Mountain Pioneer. The spirit there is about much more than finding treasures for those on your gift list (although it is about that, too). It is also about saying ‘thanks’ to the hundreds of people who help make our lives on the mountain fun, exciting and convenient. "Shop Local" is a way of saying "use it or lose it" in these economic times.
The choice we make to "shop local" can help strengthen our own neighborhoods this year. Support the merchants who step up every week to support our community schools, children’s sports leagues, cultural activities and all the rich surprises of goodwill that make life here so special.
-Patric Hedlund, Editor
This is part of the November 28, 2008 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.
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