Winnebago Buy Local hosts kickoff celebration

ROCKFORD (WREX) – Business owners and more came together to celebrate their successes when it comes to buying local.

Winnebago Buy Local hosted its 2019 Kickoff Celebration on Tuesday. More than 250 locally owned business have worked with Winnebago Buy Local, a group that is dedicated to encouraging and inspiring local businesses to collaborate, as well as put more exposure on local businesses to the community. People at the event got to talk about last year’s accomplishments and goals for this year.

“We just really hope to help local businesses succeed because they really make our city really special,” said Lauren Davis, who is the President of Winnebago Buy Local. “They make us stand out to other cities, make us a little different.”

The celebration also featured opportunities for attendees to network and a guest speaker.

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