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Residents urged to support local businesses

Shopping at an Oak Park business this holiday season helps strengthen the local economy and reduces the community’s carbon footprint by reducing travel distances. Retail sales benefit not only local retailers, but the entire Village since 2 percent of every retail sale comes back to municipal coffers to fund vital public services. For many retailers, the holiday season is the most important time of the year.

Find local shopping options online…Have you started to plan your holiday shopping? This year, Pick Oak Park and shop local. Get inspired and plan for your holiday shopping by visiting, an online directory that offers information on more than 900 local licensed businesses by type and district. The website also offers a listing of initiatives unique to the community, like the Downtown Oak Park’s Shopper’s Rewards program.