September 28 – Why Local? Forum at USM Hannaford Hall

Register Today for Why Local? Forum

Our community, like many others, is struggling with an influx of national and multinational corporations displacing local businesses and the consequences of rapidly rising rents. As an organization, it is our mission to support Portland’s locally owned, independent businesses. Portland Buy Local will be hosting a community forum on September 28th, from 1:00 to 5:00 pm, to collectively decide how we want to combat these issues.

What:  Why Local? Forum

When:  Thursday, September 28th from 1-5pm
Where:  USM’s Hannaford Hall (88 Bedford Street)
How much:  Completely FREE 
Why:  To discuss, and work toward combatting, the issues associated with Portland’s influx of national and multinational corporations displacing local businesses and the consequences of rapidly rising rents.