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. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
Strengthening the community begins by supporting and visiting local businesses like this one. To learn more about this business, check out their website or simply stop by, say hello, and discover—or rediscover—all that this business has to offer.
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
NJ Ballroom Dance Center
Out on the town, dancing the night away, filled with confidence. That's the world NJ Ballroom Dance Center's instructors want to open for their students. With a focus on social dancing, they enthusiastically teach the basics of ballroom and latin dances. They lead private lessons, but even group classes are bolstered by personalized attention. Whether it's the foxtrot, tango, or waltz, they customize instruction to each student's skills and level of progress. Everyone can learn to dance, but the staff know everyone must sashay their way to excellence at their own pace. To let confidence grow even more before clients hit the nightclubs, they also host social dances and competitions where students can strut their stuff in an encouraging-and-lively environment.