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
805 Pro Proformance
When former NFL player Ronnie Jenkins retired from football, he began a career helping others reach their fitness potential. As the owner and trainer of 805 Pro Proformance, he works with clients of all ages and athletic abilities one-on-one. The rest of his staff members are retired NFL players and collegiate athletes certified in personal training, and they help athletes gain speed and strength to excel in sports such as basketball, soccer, and football.