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April 24, 2020 - Welcome New Local Businesses

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We'd like to welcome C's Waffles, Eco Taxi, and Kathryn's Beads and Baubles to our growing list of local businesses that offer gift certificates through Shop Small Volusia bring our total to seventeen local businesses. 

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The West Volusia Beacon launches new business solution for local businesses and restaurants

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The West Volusia Beacon launches new business solution for local businesses and restaurants

The West Volusia Beacon news organization is launching two online platforms designed to help local businesses through the COVID-19 crisis — and beyond. Immediately, Shop Small Volusia will provide shoppers who want to support local businesses with an easy and secure way to buy gift certificates. There will be no upfront costs to the hard-hit businesses, many of which have been forced to close temporarily. “The desire in our community to help these independent and very special shops survive is strong, and Shop Small Volusia makes it easy to do that,” Beacon publisher Barb Shepherd said. Long-term, Shop Small Volusia...

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