Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighborhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience by removing the local economy’s dependence on a single industry. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
As a result, patronizing a local business like this is an act of community building. Check out their website to learn more about the local experience you can discover today.
Did You Know?
- 48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
- Local businesses have generated 65% of the country’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
Glory MMA & Fitness
With three current UFC fighters serving as teachers and a 6,000-square-foot studio, Glory MMA & Fitness promises expert instruction and plenty of room for students to master MMA, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and muay thai. Glory offers classes for adults and children of all skill levels, and its schedule has more than 40 class times to accommodate clients with hectic workdays. During every class, the instructors strive to impart a balance of martial-arts skills, exercise, and mental discipline.
823 NW Commerce Dr
Lee'S Summit, Missouri 64086