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New Group Unveils "Buy Local" Campaign

By Mark Scott

Buffalo, NY – A local, non-profit group called Buffalo First server is encouraging area business owners to join a "buy local" campaign. More than 100 firms have already signed on. This Thursday, the group will launch a "Buy Buffalo Week" promotion.

The "buy local" campaign sends a message about the social and economic benefits locally-owned businesses bring to the community. Amy Kedron and Brendan Biddlecom are co-founders of Buffalo First. They joined us in studio to talk more about the campaign to educate people about the benefits of shopping locally.

Click the "listen" icon above to hear Mark Scott's interview now or use your podcasting software to download it to your computer or iPod.

The "buy local" campaign kicks off this Thursday night at 6 with a "Buy Buffalo Bash" at The Church on Delaware Avenue.