Tuesday, November 18, 2008

STAY LOCAL On Saturday, Nov 22!

Join Stay Local! on Saturday, November 22 and help inject $1.8 million into New Orleans through shopping & dining only locally-owned! Thousands of other conscientious shoppers across the country will be unchaining themselves right along with you.

Your choice of where to spend your money has an impact on New Orleans' public services, its schools, its character, and its eco-friendliness.

Studies demonstrate that dollars spent at locally-owned independent businesses generate three times more economic activity in our community than dollars spent at chains. Gambit Weekly has jumped on the Local First train and is urging readers to stay local with their holiday spending, too, with a special promotion for those who pledge to shop local.

The New Orleans Craft Mafia wants to let everyone know that we have the following Stay Local specials going on, for the November 22nd event and throughout the holiday season:

-a 20% discount on the New Orleans Craft Mafia webshop for NOLA metro area customers on 11/22/08 - use the discount code "staylocal" when checking out!

- a FREE NOCM tote bag with all webshop orders starting on 11/22/08 and running through 12/31/08

- a FREE NOCM tote bag when you spend more than $25 with NOCM members greenKangaroo, Flambeaux Design Company, and Bluebird Art at the Broad Street Market on 11/22/08

Also, NOCM member greenKangaroo will be doing a 25% off discount on her webshop, greenkangaroo.com, on 11/22/08 - the discount code is "staylocal."

Unique Products will also be doing the tote bag giveaway for all purchases over $25 on 11/22/08 at their shop at 2038 Magazine Street, as well as a a FREE 36 oz reuseable water bottle made from BPA-free plastic with their fun NOLA recycling logo on front for all customers who spend more than $75.

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