Wisconsin officials encourage people to shop local this holiday season

The holidays are a reminder of how important local gift shops, restaurants, and bakeries are during this season
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LA CROSSE, Wis (WKBT) – As holiday shopping picks up, Wisconsin leaders want to make sure people spend money locally as much as possible.

Local and state leaders are declaring “We’re All In’ for shopping local and keeping Wisconsin businesses and communities strong.

The holidays are a reminder of how important local gift shops, restaurants, and bakeries are during this season.

This event is a statewide initiative created by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and has provided more than $80 million in grants funded by the CARES ACT.

People and businesses are encouraged to show their support for ‘We’re All In’ and participate by following the campaign on social media.