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Your Coronado Chamber Of Commerce Says ... #ShopEatPlayLocal, This Holiday Season

With over 200 food, retail and activity options right here on the island, Coronadans have their gift purchases all wrapped up!If you think about it, shopping local is a bit like using a store loyalty card that gives you bonuses down the line, only instead of a free pastry or a sample-size mascara you get a thriving community! It is exciting to think just how much this mutual benefit is in our hands (and wallets!). If every household in Coronado spent $100 shopping locally, that would bring a $100,000 to the island. During the holiday season the potential is even greater - according to the finance experts at Fortunly, Americans spend an average of $500 on gifts, yet high income households are the ones doing the greatest percentage of their gift shopping online - 59%! With Shop Small Saturday coming up this weekend we have more incentive than ever to support our local businesses, many of whom are offering fun free gifts and refreshments along

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