As a local business, we know firsthand, just how important it is to have (and provide) community support. By nature, auto shops typically draw customers from the local residential and business communities. I don’t know of many people who ship their car somewhere to get service! But, there are other local businesses where people do really have a choice as to whether or not to shop local. I was in a toy store the other day, and they were passing out a handout that thanked their customers for shopping local and let them know how it helped them and their community. I loved the idea, and so, I’m spreading the word. Here are ten great reasons to “Go Local” from an auto repair shop’s perspective!