The "Shop Local" Impact

This week the #EwingMarionKauffmanFoundation hosted the 10th Annual State of Entrepreneurship Address. Wendy Guillies, president and CEO of the Kauffman Foundation, talked about how many #MainStreet communities are a shadow of their former self. And she went on to propose that supporting small businesses and entrepreneurs is one of the best solutions for this issue, "As a society we need to champion these makers, doers and dreamers." "Every month, just three out of 1,000 Amer