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Go Buy Local with Bill Veeneman

A Podcast Interview with Go Buy Local president and CEO, Bill Veeneman

July 25, 2013

Communities all over the country are experiencing the negative impact of big box merchants (e.g., Walmart) who are decimating local small merchants and putting many of them out of business. But that is only one reason that motivates shoppers to buy locally and certainly affects those of us who live in major cities or their suburbs much less. A much bigger motivator is what an innovative startup called Go Buy Local provides: Supporting local businesses and community endeavors all while the shopper is getting a deal!

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Go Buy Local Presents the 916 Education Foundation with $300 Check During Benefit!

June 21, 2013

Along with proceeds from a charity golf tournament, Go Buy Local, a Twin Cities-based marketing company, founder and CEO Bill Veeneman presented the 916 Foundation with a check for $300.

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Bringing Community Sustainability to Life

May 20, 2013

As a nation, we are celebrating the resurgence and renaissance of the “American-made” concept. From small towns to our bustling cities, new ways that businesses and the community as a whole can champion buy local initiatives and the path to sustainability – as well as reap the benefits – continue to grow.

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$500 Donation to Yellow Ribbon Network and Woodbury Community Foundation

February 1, 2012

The Woodbury Community Foundation and Yellow Ribbon Network recently accepted donations from Go Buy Local on behalf of their growing network of locally owned member businesses...

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Star Tribune - St. Anthony: Veteran tech exec gives back

January 8, 2012

By providing Main Street businesses with Fortune 500-sized tools, Bill Veeneman's Go Buy Local helps even the paying field.

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MAX Fundraising Earns One River Falls Resident a Holiday Surprise

By just participating in a fundraiser for the Rocky Branch Elementary School, Angel Egan earned a $100 local shopping spree!

December 5, 2012

Angel Egan was thrilled to learn she won a drawing at her favorite local grocer. Lightning struck twice for her last Monday, when she was shocked to learn she had won a $100 shopping spree from Dick's Fresh Market…simply by supporting a local elementary school program.

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Fundraising Earns One River Falls Resident a Holiday Surprise

By just participating in a fundraiser for the Meyer Middle School, Shelly Redmond earned a $100 local shopping spree!

December 4, 2012

A spot at Shelly Redmond's table is looking like a pretty good place to be this holiday season! On Monday, December 3rd, 2012, Redmond earned a $100 shopping spree from Dick's Fresh Market...simply by supporting a local middle school program.

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Community Fundraising Earns One Hudson Resident a Surprise

By just participating in a fundraiser for the Hudson High Orchestra, Marlene Videtich won an iPad 2!

December 3, 2012

Marlene Videtich, a parent of a Hudson High School student, was presented with a black iPad 2 simply for supporting the Hudson High School Orchestra.

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Go Buy Local and local businesses give $550 Donation to Hudson H.S.

November 29, 2012

Hudson High School is very grateful for the $550 fundraising donation check they received from Go Buy Local, a sustainability-focused marketing company committed to supporting our community through its shop local - give local programs.

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Shop With a Heart This Holiday and Beyond!

Earn cash and support your community with Deals+Donations from Go Buy Local

November 28, 2012

Deals+Donations - a revolutionary cause marketing service from Go Buy Local - empowers schools and causes to earn cash simply by shopping local businesses that "have a heart." Even better, you get to choose what nonprofits in your community benefit from your purchases.

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Raise Thousands for Nonprofits and 'MAX'imize Community Dollars!

With MAX from Go Buy Local, nonprofits raise thousands of dollars and consumers save money by supporting local businesses

November 27, 2012

With MAX, consumers have dozens of local business discounts and incentives at their fingertips...and Go Buy Local is always adding more! From gas, and groceries to restaurants and home décor, MAX has your everyday needs covered.

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Business Group Donates $2000 to Hudson Schools

November 23, 2012

Local business owners in Hudson participating in Go Buy Local donated $2,000 to area schools on Nov. 8 at Trinity Lutheran School, making a total of $5,000 contributed this year on their behalf...

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"Go Tell Santa" How Good You've Been This Holiday!

This holiday season, kids have a fun, free and "green" way of writing to Santa

November 6, 2012

Now in its third year, Go Tell Santa - the free online service developed by the Go Buy Local team - gives kids everywhere a direct line to Santa to create a wish list they can share with Santa, friends, family and classmates...simply keep your letter on your computer or print it out to show it off. And unlike other similar services, Go Tell Santa is "ad-free" and easy to navigate!

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$500 Donation to Yellow Ribbon Network and Woodbury Community Foundation

February 1, 2012

The Woodbury Community Foundation and Yellow Ribbon Network recently accepted donations from Go Buy Local on behalf of their growing network of locally owned member businesses...

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Star Tribune - St. Anthony: Veteran tech exec gives back

January 8, 2012

By providing Main Street businesses with Fortune 500-sized tools, Bill Veeneman's Go Buy Local helps even the paying field.

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Go Buy Local and local businesses give $115 to North Hudson Elementary

December 20, 2011

North Hudson Elementary was the recent recipient of a $115 donation from Go Buy Local...

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Go Buy Local, Shop Local - Give Local.

December 11, 2011

Bill Veeneman, the president and CEO of the Go Buy Local, says his online marketing business creates a win-win-win situation for consumers, local businesses and the Stillwater community as a whole...

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Five Websites That Offer Deals in Hudson-WI Area

April 27, 2011

From two-for-one tickets for productions at The Phipps Center for the Arts to $1 off a beverage at Hudson Bagel and Coffee Co., Go Buy Local Hudson has an array of advertised specials...

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A big idea from local entrepreneur.

January 13, 2011

Local business owners in Hudson participating in Go Buy Local donated $2,000 to area schools on Nov. 8 at Trinity Lutheran School, making a total of $5,000 contributed this year on their behalf...

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