NBC Chicago - B.J. Lutz, Phil Rodgers - If you like a locally-owned business if your community, patronize it. That's
the message the South West suburb of Lemont is actively promoting in an
effort to keep local money local.
Officials have asked the village's 17,000 residents to pick three local
businesses they would miss if they were gone and to spend at least $50 per
month there to help them to survive.