With about a month remaining before Christmas, consumers in the Riverbend may be preparing for the peak of their holiday shopping season and State Representative Dan Beiser (D-Alton) wants to make sure you remember to support your local small businesses during the holidays.

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Beiser says it's important to remember the businesses in their community because they are vital to our economy and economic growth in ways that people don't always see. It's estimated that if each household in Illinois spent $10 a month in Illinois products, an additional $2.4-billion would be generated in economic activity. For more information on small business visit www.smallbusinesssaturday.com

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