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Chamber, DBI want citizens to ‘Think Local’

Posted: Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

• Crazy Days replaced by five ‘Think Local Weekends’

BROOKINGS – How often do you give any thought to the community you live and work in?

If a joint effort of the Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Brookings Inc. is successful, you’ll be “thinking local” a lot more often.

The two business groups on Wednesday rolled out their long-anticipated “Think Local” campaign, a concerted effort to get Brookings residents thinking about – and patronizing – city businesses.

Think Local is an awareness campaign designed to educate and motivate Brookings residents and businesses alike to purchase their goods here in Brookings, said Jamison Lamp, assistant director of the Chamber.

More than a “shop at home” promotion, however, Think Local hopes to get people to buy into the concept of “Brookings first.”

For the complete article see the 05-02-2013 issue.

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