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Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you
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.
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
$12 for one hour of facility use in the batting cages, fielding area, and pitching mounds ($40 value)
DACC has state of the art pitching machines, the exact machines that professional baseball teams use at their spring training facilities. From the beginner to the Visalia Rawhide, players of all ages and levels can better their game by training at The Diamond Academy.
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
The Diamond Academy has 10 batting cages, fielding area, 3 clay pitching mounds for our youth to use. We also have a full weight room and outdoor agility area!
What's one tip for first-time students that will make them feel like veterans?
Give the kids an opportunity to fail and make the corrections needed to succeed.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
Our inspiration to run this business is to give the youth a place to train year round and get professional instruction at a fair price.
What do you love most about your job?
We love seeing the students smile after they make an adjustment to better their talent level