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Items of interest from the Think Local Movement

TLF Day on Nov. 17

Thursday November 17 has been declared TLF Day! In recognition of TLF’s many accomplishments and the contributions of its founders to the local business community, November 17 will be celebrated as TLF Day in the City of Santa Cruz and … Continue reading


New Membership Director

TLF now has a paid Membership Director to provide members with a higher level of service than had been possible with volunteers alone.   Liz Kroft has been a realtor in Santa Cruz since graduating from UCSC and has been a very active volunteer in the … Continue reading


Small Business Saturday Prep

The Small Business Development Center in collaboration with the County of Santa Cruz Economic Development office is helping small business prepare for Small Business Saturday by offering “Your Facebook Page for Small Business Saturday” seminars throughout the County. Watsonville, 10/14 Santa … Continue reading


Social Media Volunteer Opportunity

Do you tweet before breakfast? Check Facebook before bed? Put your social media skills to use as the TLF Social Media All-Star!  In just a few hours a month you can have a big impact helping Santa Cruz County independent … Continue reading


Indie Biz Expo was a tremendous success!

What a great vibe! That comment sums up TLF’s Indie Biz Expo on Sept. 16. Throngs of attendees visited dozens of TLF member booths during a high energy evening at the Cocoanut Grove. The evening was a lovefest among locals. … Continue reading