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
Tiffanie Prota at Salon Bella Vita Pittsford
At Salon Bella Vita, stylist Tiffanie Prota snips and colors tresses with on-trend artistry. She reaches for Redken and Pureology products as she creates flattering ‘dos and Pippi Longstocking braids. Highlights add sun-kissed streaks or face-framing hues to hair, while full doses of all-over color cover grays or change looks for the season.
“Very nice ladies, very busy place will definately go again! LOVE the color on my hair!”
“Does the best cut anywhere!”
“Both Tiffani and Mellisa are fine stylists. ”