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
Me Plus Massage
The licensed and certified therapists at Me Plus Massage unkink knots and pent-up tension using a wide range of modalities, including Swedish massage, deep-tissue techniques, foot reflexology, and hot stone therapy. They also extend their expertise to help expectant mothers and absurdly empathetic husbands find relief from pregnancy-related aches with prenatal massages. To round out their menu even further, they perform sports massages for athletes interested in relaxing overused muscles and preventing future injuries.
To ensure they're able to help a wider spectrum of clients, staffers speak English, Korean, and Japanese, as well as travel to homes to accommodate clients with physical disabilities.