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Tuesday, April 24, 2012
You're invited to a Business Insights with Michael Shuman, author of Local Dollars, Local Sense: How to Shift Your Money from Wall Street to Main Street and Achieve Real Prosperity. Enjoy finger foods, wine, and a short lecture followed by a book signing. Books are $15 each, with all proceeds benefiting Boys & Girls Club, and ZINO Society members will receive one complimentary copy of Mr. Shuman's book!
RSVP to Christine Gilbert to reserve your copy!
Michael H. Shuman is an economist, attorney, author, and entrepreneur, and one of the world's leading experts on community economics. He has authored, coauthored, or edited eight books. His most recent book, just published by Chelsea Green, is Local Dollars, Local Sense: How to Move Your Money from Wall Street to Main Street and Achieve Real Prosperity. His previous book, The Small Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition (Berrett-Koehler, 2006), received as bronze prize from the Independent Publishers Association for best business book of 2006. He splits his time between two organizations, the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) and Cutting Edge Capital LLC. He helped co-found BALLE, which represents 22,000 local businesses in North America in 80 communities, and is now a Fellow there. A prolific speaker, Shuman has given an average of more than one invited talk per week, mostly to local governments and universities, for the past 30 years. He has lectured in almost every U.S. state and eight countries.
Michael has joined Your Local Market as a Strategic Advisor to help guide us as we develop our go to market strategy, and as an advisor to the company through the Direct Public Offering Process. Michael's role as an advisor is to support our strategic thinking around localization and the pubic development of this platform for growth through community engagement.
To support the founding of Your Local Market and to now develop our Direct Public Offering we have elected a group of trusted Strategic Advisors to work together with our management team. Each member has unique skills which will further support our company's development both as our business, and to lead us through the Direct Public Offering process.
Your Local Market
410 Bellevue Way NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
Begin the first step in becoming a ZINO Society member by filling out a membership application form today. Applications will be reviewed by our membership committee and you will receive a call within 24 hours of submission. More information...