Main Street Washington is encouraging you to continue to shop locally this holiday season. Washington Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tim Coffey says that it supports vital public services. He says you also get a chance to grow a relationship with local merchants which leads to better service. Coffey continues by saying shopping locally also helps support local jobs, helps to attract new businesses and skilled workers and it has a ripple effect to help support other local businesses. To learn more, contact the Washington Chamber of Commerce.