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Momentum Matters
December 2020
Preserving Pieces from the Past
“I've been saying to people, if we can run a vintage store in Calgary and get through a pandemic, then I think we can do anything!” Myra used to run her consignment store in pop up markets. With Momentum's support, she opened her store in a retail location and is able to give back.
Read Myra's story!
Shop at the Be Local store this holiday season
Get that perfect gift for the coffee lover on your list, or pick up some of the best beauty products around. The Be Local network has put together a holiday gift guide in partnership with Ethical Entrepreneurs Calgary, so that you can get something for everyone on your list while supporting local companies who care about community.
Start your holiday shopping at the Be Local Store

Up and coming... 

Join us for our Holiday Open House Online

You're invited to our Holiday Open House, online edition, on December 10th, 12:30pm - 1:00pm. We are hosting a fun holiday gathering where we'll feature several of our Be Local Store businesses. You'll also get the chance to win Be Local store gift cards.
Join us for holiday cheer!
Are you running a home-based business?

The Home-Based Business Community is a new community providing entrepreneurs a place to share resources, receive access to webinars, and get more visibility within their community. If you’re a community-minded home-based entrepreneur looking for support, this is the group for you! 

Online sessions happen one evening per week and are devoted to improving your marketing skills and strengthening your community. Sessions start January 11! 

Join our community!

Start feeling good about your Emergency Fund

Did you know that you should feel good when you spend your emergency fund? Did you know that emergency savings are meant to be spent? If you want to get a boost for saving your money for your emergency fund, we have just the program for you.
Tell me more about boosting my emergency savings!
Be Local - In the media

CTV News Story

A local community first network aimed at encouraging Calgarians to shop local is going the extra mile.

LiveWire Calgary

Calgary business network is offering Calgarians a prime chance to shop local.


“If we all spent just 10 per cent of our money more on local businesses, it could create over 30,000 new jobs.”
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