It's that time of year again! A common sight on Black Friday is hordes of people lined up in front of chain stores with wallets open wide, looking for terrific deals. Put on your "local economist" glasses and you may see it in a new light: the pipelines of chain store commerce pumping all of that money out of the communities made up of the hard-working people that earned it, right back to their corporate headquarters. But hey, cheap gadgets!
So what can we do? How about skipping the long lines and spending your money on unique items from local businesses! Not only will your gifts be fresh and original, you will be supporting the local businesses that in turn support their community.
Buy Local Week
November 25 - December 4, 2011
To sweeten the deal, check out these terrific local offers from these businesses in your neighborhood! (Keep checking back, this post will be continuously updated)
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Food Tolerance Testing with Stacey Bouffard - $20 (regular price $40). With Food Tolerance Testing, you will receive immediate feedback from your own body about which foods are optimal for you and which are best avoided. For many, this is an essential first step in changing body composition or healing chronic conditions.
This holiday season have your teeth examined and cleaned so you can bring in the New Year on a healthy note! Make your pearly whites sparkle to start 2012 by visiting Hammel Dentistry to have a Comprehensive Exam, Xrays and Cleaning (certain restrictions apply) for $200. That is a $100 savings for keeping your dental needs local!
Kathrine Hammel DMD, PLLC
5717 E 5th St
Black Friday Only! Antigone Books: Plaid Friday Special! Come in the day after Thanksgiving and you get 20% off any three (or one or two!) items, 10AM to 9 PM.
411 N. 4th Ave
Massage Gift Certificates on sale! Mention Local First AZ and Buy Local Week for a 15% discount on any Gift Certificate. (Limit four.) Valid for 60-, 90-, and 120-minute sessions. Gift Certificates may be purchased in person or by phone.
Lotus Massage & Wellness Center
2850 E. Grant Rd
Mildred & Dildred
2905 E. Skyline Dr. #186
Morning Star Traders
2020 E. Speedway
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Tuxedos on Broadway
2644 E. Speedway Blvd
13 N. Stone Ave
Come November 25th or 26th and have refreshments while you shop and enter to win one of our three free gifts:
-$25 gift card to Carrabba's Italian Restaurant
-Free basic beading class (supplies included), $25 value
-Gift basket, $50 value
2612 E Broadway
Alvernon Optical has a terrific Black Friday only special: 50% off frames (w/ purchase of lenses) and deeply discounted exams! Check out the details here!
Artistry in Glass
Mention "Local First Arizona" for 10% off all tabletop and cabinet glass orders placed in November!
Black Friday Only! Buy four admissions valid for any ATC performance and receive two additional admissions free – a savings of up to 68% off regular single ticket prices!
Contact your local ATC Box Office for more details: