Small businesses are key to successful communities.
Many of us understand, certainly, the role of the small business in terms of the economic health of a rural community. And this remains true in larger communities as well.
However, less recognized is the role that small businesses hold in supporting a variety of charitable and community events. They also provide a great deal of human resources in terms of volunteers and leaders in local government and other organizations.
These contributions form a core support of strong, resilient communities. It is not uncommon for a community and its members to overlook such resources when looking to grow a community.
This webinar explains further some of what small businesses can offer to a community.