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
Charles Lunney, LMT
Charles Lunney draws upon his extensive study of human anatomy and physiology to help clients overcome stress and pain. In addition to staples like Swedish and deep-tissue massage, Charles is also skilled at neuromuscular massage, sports massage, chair massage, and myofascial release. And, to help balance the flow of energy throughout the body, he can use reiki—an ancient Japanese healing technique that can help reduce stress and encourage feelings of peace.