Michael Shuman Presents Strategies to Strengthen Independent Businesses

Over fifty people turned out on May 3rd to hear Michael H. Shuman, an economist, author, and director of research for Cutting Edge Capital, speak at SPACE Gallery.

Drawing from his new book, Local Dollars, Local Sense: How to Shift Your Money from Wall Street to Main Street and Achieve Real Prosperity, Shuman outlined more than a dozen strategies for how we could begin redirecting some of our savings away from stocks and bonds and into investments to help locally owned businesses grow.

The presentation was recorded by Strongpaw Productions and will  be available soon for viewing on our website.

The event was sponsored by Portland’s Downtown District, Wild Iris Inn, Strongpaw Productions, Tsunami Tattoo, and Coffee By Design.  We’d like to extend a big thank-you to the sponsors and volunteers who made this terrific event possible!

Thank you sustaining members!

Aikido of Maine   /   Allagash Brewing Co.   /   Andrew and Debra Tenenbaum   /   angela adams   /   BENCHMARK Residential & Investment Real Estate   /   Bull Feeney's   /   Caravan Beads   /   Casco Bay EyeCare   /   Casco Bay Frames & Gallery   /   Coffee By Design   /   CornerStone Building & Restoration   /   CrossFit Beacon   /   The Fish & Bone   /   Green Clean Maine   /   Joan Leitzer   /   Teel Law Office, LLC   /   Liquid Riot   /   Longfellow Books   /   Maine Business Immigration Coalition   /   Malone Commercial Brokers   /   Marsh Agency   /   Max Ashburn   /   Nine Stones   /   No Umbrella Media, LLC   /   Nomads   /   OTTO   /   Philip Spalding   /   Port Property Management   /   Portland Downtown   /   Portland Farmers’ Market   /   Portside Real Estate Group   /   Renys Department Store   /   Rich Nowak   /   Runaways Run Club   /   Sebago Brewing Company   /   Stacy Mitchell   /   Summit Case Management Services, LLC.   /   The SunriseGuide   /   Tsunami Tattoo   /   University Credit Union   /   University of Southern Maine   /   Wellness Connection of Maine   /   Young’s Furniture

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