“Colorado’s small businesses, entrepreneurs and restaurants are an economic engine for so many communities across Colorado, and while the pandemic has created unique challenges, we are resilient and will build back stronger,” Polis said in announcing the new program set up by the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade. “I encourage every Coloradan to shop local this holiday season and purchase superior grown-in-Colorado and made-in-Colorado products so we can support our small businesses that create local jobs, strengthen our communities, and fuel our economic momentum.”
Small businesses along Fairfax Street in the Park Hill neighborhood are already getting vocal about local shopping. They’ve banded together to release the first-ever Park Hill Pass, a booklet of discount cards and exclusive deals at outfits in the area. “We are hoping to foster a deep sense of community between Denver’s small businesses and Park Hill residents,” says Nina Khosravi, director of community for Park Hill Commons. Booklets were distributed to 20,000 households in the area.
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