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April - 2010 Edition: Some information may be out of date.

Spring into Action, Shop Fort Collins First

Do you have a graduate in the family? How about a mom or dad? Will you purchase gifts or garden supplies this spring? If so, shop in Fort Collins and help support local jobs, local businesses and the local economy.

Shop Fort Collins First is a community campaignthere are no memberships or fees or regularly scheduled meetings. It's a state of mind and action.

By reminding our residents to shop in Fort Collins first, we keep local jobs, maintain a diverse selection of businesses, and support community services offered by the City. Watch for a special Fort Collins shopping guide in the Sunday, May 2 Coloradoan. To learn more about retail in Fort Collins, read the Sunday, May 9 Coloradoan---they are printing a special Good News section with stories of our local shops and establishments.

If you drive on the roads, ride your bike on City trails, or have ever needed police or fire protection, you know the importance of funding these community services. For every dollar you spend in Fort Collins, 3 cents goes to the City's General Fund. Thanks for supporting our community through your purchases!