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Thursday, June 9, 2011

Get Local Business Fest Supports and Highlights University Place Businesses and You Can Too

University Place, it's time to get local!

The city of University Place is holding a Get Local Business Fest  on Saturday, July 30th from
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM on the Market Square directly in front of the new University Place Library. All University Place businesses and citizens are cordially invited to participate in this exciting event that blends information, community building, and fun all into one.

Local business participants will have the opportunity to showcase their products and services. Retailers, service provides and home-based businesses are all encouraged to join the festivities.

For University Place residents, at this free event, you will have the chance to meet and learn about all the great businesses in your community. Shopping locally not only supports the local economy, but it helps a community thrive and grow. 

There's more. All proceeds from the Get Local fest benefit a local non-profit organization: the University Place Community Supported Parks and Recreation. This terrific organization supports youth, teen, and senior citizens in the community.

Want to get involved? For more information or to reserve a vendor space for $100, please contact Patty Mannie at 253-208-0135 or email her at


Patricia Mannie said...

Thsnk you for the promotion, Kim! We are looking forward to a successful event!

JosephMcG said...

Exciting. Wonderful support for building community. Thanks.

Kim Thompson said...

You bet! Love telling good news stories!

Staci Burruel said...

Yes, supporting the local economy does help a community progress and be known by other local communities, maybe even internationally. Events like these are good ways to boost tourism, which may also help in building a thriving community.