Who doesn’t like to open their mailbox and find a little money has come their way?Once again, Red River Co-op is returning money to its membership, this year to the tune of $28.3 million.
If Bragg Creek area residents don’t shop local, the owner of the hamlet’s only grocery store says it could put her business or others at risk of having to close their doors.
“If a grocery store can’t make it out here or is having difficulties making it, what is a gift store going to do, what is the restaurant going to do?” said Lori Gildemeister, owner of Bragg Creek Foods. “So yes, it’s a call to shop local. It’s a call to shop at the independents.”
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