Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

It's Time to Boost a Trader; Shop Local and We'reall Winners

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

It's Time to Boost a Trader; Shop Local and We'reall Winners

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Byline: Rebecca Marshall

GET ready to show your local traders that you care about their business.

Town Proud, the Sunshine Coast Daily campaign designed to encourage more people to shop locally, begins in a matter of days.

It will be a special feature in the paper and online every day in November. It is a showcase of the chambers of commerce and small businesses doing great things in towns from Caboolture and Bribie Island up to Tewantin and most spots in between.

One lucky shopper could win $10,000, five businesses will win one of five prizes valued at $10,000, and a daily Facebook competition will seek public votes on the best businesses in each town.

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland and Suncorp Bank are major Town Proud sponsors this year.

ABS data has revealed that if each employed Queenslander spent an extra $10 a week in local businesses then an additional $23.5 million would be circulating in our economy each week, or more than $1. …

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