Please join us for a discussion about the future of Maine’s independent
businesses on April 11th at Zero Station in Portland.
How does local ownership of business affect the state’s economic health, oil
dependence, and civic vitality? What can we do to build a more robust local
This will be an informal panel discussion with Portland Buy Local co-
founders, including Bill Duggan, owner of Videoport; Chris Busby, publisher
of The Bollard; Stuart Gersen, co-owner of Longfellow Books; Stacy Mitchell,
author of Big-Box Swindle; and Susan Tran, co-owner of Tsunami Tattoo.
Bring your questions and ideas. This is a Citizen Salon event and will be
held at Zero Station, 222 Anderson Street. Snacks at 6:30, event at 7:00.
More information also at Portland Buy Local