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
Lux Salon & Spa with Kendra Shaughnessy
As a 17-year-old, Kendra Shaughnessy suffered injuries from a car accident that left her in pain and affected her job and family life for more than a decade. It wasn't until her husband bought her a gift certificate for a massage that she discovered the healing benefits of the therapy. Today, her migraines and muscle aches are more manageable, and she helps clients find similar solace. At Lux Salon & Spa, deep-tissue massages can relieve persistent pains, and relaxing hot-stone massages soothe musculature.