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
Portraits of a Pregnancy
Photographer Erwin List helps moms-to-be forever remember the glow of pregnancy by snapping artistic portraits at his studio, Portraits of A Pregnancy. Erwin’s five years of maternity-photography experience and friendly demeanor help models feel at ease as they enjoy unlimited poses and clothing changes during their photo shoots.
100% of 22 customers recommend
“pictures were amazing”
“The photographer was very professional and creative My pictures could not have turned out any more perfect”