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Community meeting to start local currency in PDX

What if Portland had it own money? Come to the community meeting on Sun 9/23 from 7-9pm at People's Food Coop and learn about local currency design and implementation.
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Many communities around the world have successfully implemented local currencies that help their businesses attract and retain customers while promoting sustainability. Imagine our very own money that would circulate in tandem with federal dollars. Local currency would invigorate our economy as well as our community.

If you want to see what local currency is all about see these sites:
 http://www.berkshares.org/
 http://calgarydollars.ca/

Come to the community meeting on Sun 9/23 from 7-9pm at People's Food Coop and learn about local currency design and implementation. All are welcome. Contact  alan@themoneyfix.org

homepage: homepage: http://www.pdxhours.org


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