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‘Think Local First’ study to analyze spending and recreation

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Madera County residents are being asked to complete a short survey to help researchers analyze their spending and recreational habits in hopes of forming an economically sustainable community.

The “Think Local First” campaign’s countywide research study was launched Tuesday by the North Fork Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Fresno State and Yosemite/Sequoia Resource Conservation & Development Council.

The questionnaires will identify the tendency of Western Madera County residents to engage in leisure and recreational activities found in Eastern Madera County areas, while identifying what goods and services Eastern Madera residents demand the most from outside of their communities.

“Anyone living in Madera County can help us out by providing feedback. Completing a survey takes about 3 to 5 minutes, it doesn’t cost respondents a dime, and personal information will not be collected,” explains Madera Board of Supervisor, Tom Wheeler who is also the President of the Y/S RC&DC...


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