I feel really fortunate to live and work in Laguna Beach! One of the things I really love about Laguna is the eclectic vibe of downtown! There aren’t too many places in Orange County anymore that have a really great shopping and eating area that is unique. That is why I have gotten involved with several other locally owned business to promote the 3 50 project. Here is what it is in a nutshell:
3 stand for: What 3 independently owned businesses would you miss if they disappeared? Stop in, Say hello (or in my case, e-mail me) pick up something that makes you smile! Your purchases are what keeps those businesses around!
50 stands for- If half the employed population spent $50 each month in locally owned, independent businesses, it would generate more that $42.5 billion in revenue. Image the jobs and benefits it would bring to our hometowns.
For every $100 dollars spent in a local, independently owned business, $68 returns to the community through taxes, payroll, and other expenditures.
It only takes one person to start a trend and that is you! Help Blue Sky’s Studio, Little, Fairytales and Little Bohemian start a trend in our hometowns to encourage everyone to support our local businesses.
Here are a few great shots from our “Support Local Businesses” photoshoot! Enjoy: