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County ‘Got Choice… Think Local’ campaign extended through August

By Staff | Mar 25, 2010


WAILUKU — Mayor Charmaine Tavares announced that due to popularity and public support, the county’s “Got Choice… Think Local” campaign will be extended through Aug. 31, 2010.

The campaign aims to stimulate the economy by encouraging residents to shop locally through incentives from over 200 participating businesses. It kicked off in February.

“It’s exciting to see the success of this campaign,” said Mayor Tavares.

“‘Got Choice… Think Local’ supports our local economy by spending our money here at home. I’m grateful to the business owners and consumers in our community for participating and rallying behind local businesses. Remember to shop locally and be mindful of who’s getting your dollar. It’s simple and easy, adds up and can have a profound effect on our economy when we all make that choice.”

Promotions, giveaways and radio programs have been added throughout the course of the campaign.

Residents are encouraged to visit www.MauiCountyThinkLocal.com to view the latest happenings.

“Got Choice… Think Local” is cosponsored by the County of Maui, Maui No Ka Oi Magazine, Lahaina News, KAOI Radio Group, KONI 104.7, Maui Cattle Company, Maui County Farm Bureau, Maui Printing Company, The Maui News, Maui TV News, Maui Weekly and Pacific Radio Group.

For more information, visit www.MauiCountyThinkLocal.com or contact the county Office of Economic Development at 270-7710.