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Stephen Waguespack Discusses Supporting Small Businesses


March 23, 2020
By Brian Haldane
Originally Posted on Talk 107.3 FM

Stephen Waguespack from LABI was on the show today to explain the economic impact that the stay-at-home order is having on small businesses as a response to the Coronavirus outbreak. Stephen says that a lot of local businesses in Louisiana might not recover from closing for at least a month. In order to encourage people to support local businesses in during this difficult time, LABI has set up the Gift Card Challenge. The Gift Card Challenge allows people to order a gift from a local restaurant or business and post a picture on social media with the hashtag #giftcardchallenge. This is a great way to get the word out to convince people to support these businesses. To learn more about the Gift Card Challenge, visit labi.org.

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