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
ICS Computers Web and Media
The tech experts at ICS Computers Web and Media have worked with major corporations from Coca Cola to L'Oreal. Nowadays, though, they mostly apply their expertise on a smaller scale: in homes and offices. It's at the former that they not only protect computers with anti-spyware and anti-virus software, but also set up networks and printer systems, and even consolidate game consoles and cable boxes into integrated media centers. The team also revamps business webpages, transforming them into functional, aesthetically pleasing sites.