Small Business Saturday celebrates your local lifesavers—TODAY!

This is a real question: What would you do without them?

By Gary Meyer, TME

Have you ever found yourself, after a long day, just needing to relax and let someone else do the cooking?

Have you needed parts for that weekend project at home and said, “I’ll be back in a few minutes, I’m going to the hardware store.”?

How about the grocery store where you can get fresh foods? How about the mechanic who fixes your car? The museum where you can get books, attend events and learn all about the local history around you?

Because we live in such isolation up here in the Mountain Communities, we depend on our local small businesses for…

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This is part of the November 23, 2018 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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