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Want to boost local economy? Here's how

Published 11/14/2008, Alexandria Echo Press

Do you want to know an easy way to impact the local economy? According to Coni McKay, if every household in Douglas County spent an extra $10 each week locally, it would have an annual $2 million economic impact. The emphasis, said McKay, who is the executive director of the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce, is on the money being spent locally.

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