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Vice President's Message

03 May 2016 7:07 PM | Deleted user

When thinking about the Pasadena Business Association and why you might support our member businesses, think about some great reasons to Shop Local!

Buy Local - Support Pasadena
When you do business with an independent, locally-owned business that is a Member of the Pasadena Business Association, rather than a nationally-owned business, significantly more of your money is used to make purchases from other local businesses and service providers and it helps strengthen the economic base of our local Pasadena community.

We Support Community Groups
Community groups like schools, sport teams and local charities receive more support from smaller local business owners and the PBA than they do from large businesses.

Keep our Pasadena Community Unique
Where we shop, where we eat and have fun -- all of it makes our Pasadena community home. Our one-of-a-kind businesses are an integral part of the distinctive character of Pasadena. Pasadena Businesses should do business with other Pasadena Businesses.

Create more good jobs
Small local businesses are the largest employer nationally, and in our Pasadena community, provide the most jobs to residents. Buy local and keep your paycheck in Pasadena.

Get Better Service
Local businesses often hire Pasadena residents with a better understanding of the products they are selling and take more time to get to know customers. Taking care of our neighbor. 

Invest in Community
Local businesses are owned by people who live in this community, are less likely to leave, and are more invested in the community’s future.

Encourage Local Prosperity
It is clear that local entrepreneurs and skilled workers are more likely to invest and settle in communities like Pasadena that preserve their one-of-a-kind businesses and distinctive character.

Doug Cashmere
Ace Hardware & Hearth

Pasadena Business Association
P.O. Box 861, Pasadena, MD 21123-0861 | Phone: 410-360-4PBA | Fax: 410-544-7060 | pasadenabusinessassociation1@verizon.net 

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