Monday, March 16, 2009

The Value of Local Spending

"Druggist Danny Cottrell didn't wait to see how federal stimulus efforts will help his hometown of Brewton, Ala. His own plan uses $16,000 worth of $2 bills to demonstrate the value of spending locally."

Cottrell gave his 24 employees cash, and told them to divide it between charitable organizations and local businesses. Click "Listen Now" to hear the whole story here on NPR: A Pharmacist's Prescription for Economic Aid

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