Steinberg: Buying local stimulates RI economy, community

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PROVIDENCE, R.I (WPRI) –Black Friday isn’t the only shopping opportunity this weekend.

Just ahead of Small Business Saturday, there was a statewide campaign underway to encourage people to shop at locally owned businesses this holiday season.

Rhode Island Foundation CEO Neil Steinberg, joined Eyewitness News This Morning to discuss their Buy Local RI campaign.

Steinberg explained that not only are you doing business with your friends and neighbors, but you’re also keeping money in the Rhode Island Economy.

To hear what Steinberg had to say, watch the video above.