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
Optima Medical Hormone Replacement
As a certified family nurse practitioner, Joleen Lake of Optima Medical Hormone Replacement has a professional interest in preventative medicine and keeping people healthy. She knows that sagging hormone levels can be the cause of low energy and physical distress, so she promotes bioidentical hormone-replacement therapy in the form of pellet implants as a means by which to stay full of vim and vigor. In addition to hormone therapy, her office offers Botox, Juvéderm, and vitamin injections.
11912 Elm Street Suite 22
Omaha, Nebraska 68144