Wednesday, November 24, 2021
As the shopping season kicks off this weekend with Small Business Saturday, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber is encouraging shoppers to support local retail this holiday season.
The Chamber is relaunching its “Stand Tall, Shop Small for OKC” campaign. The Chamber wants residents to make sure to support the local shops and restaurants that help make Oklahoma City the community we all love.
“When spent locally, the impact of every dollar is magnified,” said Roy Williams, president & CEO of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber. “Those dollars stay in the community and help employ our family, friends and neighbors. They also provide the funding for critical city services.”
It has been estimated that for every dollar spent at a locally owned business, 67 cents stays in the community. City services in Oklahoma City are funded by sales tax which makes local spending vital to Oklahoma City’s continued growth.
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