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Help Your Main Street's Businesses Grow Online

Main Street America has teamed up with ecommerce leader eBay to extend a special invitation to our network as we head into the holiday shopping season. Main Street small businesses, whether they're just getting started in ecommerce or looking to expand their online presence, are invited to enroll in eBay’s six-week Seller School guided course, which will help them learn to grow their business on eBay's global marketplace in just a few hours a week. The course offers a dynamic virtual learning experience, including on-demand lessons, exclusive weekly webinars, and live coaching from expert...

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Rotolo’s Craft & Crust Makes its Debut in Alexandria

Rotolo’s Craft & Crust Makes its Debut in Alexandria Popular pizzeria to open its doors Monday, September 28th with an official grand opening celebration to follow starting at 10:30AM – First 25 people in line win free pizza for a year!!   Alexandria (Sept. 28, 2020) – Alexandria will soon be home to Rapides Parish’s first Rotolo’s Craft and Crust – the Baton Rouge-based pizzeria known for its good food, good vibes and the best craft beer selection.   Rotolo’s Craft & Crust, located at 112 Versailles Blvd, will open its doors to the public at 11 a.m. on September 28, 2020. This will...

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City Launches Open Safely Business Campaign

Alexandria, La. (June 10, 2020) — As Alexandria and other cities across Louisiana enter Phase 2 of the reopening plan from COVID-19 businesses are working to adopt safety protocols necessary to ensure the health and safety of their employees as well as their customers. To help consumers identify local businesses that are following the latest Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and state public health guidelines, the City of Alexandria has created the Open Safely campaign. Local businesses that have made a commitment to following the health and safety guidelines from the state and federal...

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