Door County Buy Local February Mixer in Egg Harbor

Door County Buy Local is holding their next business networking mixer on Wednesday, February 5, from 5:30 – 7 pm at Harbor Hardware, 7960 Highway 42 in Egg Harbor.

Steve Hamming

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The event will feature a presentation by Steve Hamming of Harbor Hardware and Dale Reiser of Peninsula Building Systems entitled “Planning to Expand with Purpose,” a living example of purposeful building expansion, including a discussion on expanding product offering and merchandising. The mixer will also provide time for an update about the status and activities of the Door County Buy Local program.

The networking event is open to anyone interested in learning more about the Buy Local initiative in Door County. Attendees are asked to make a $5 donation to help defray costs. Refreshments and appetizers will be provided, featuring tasty food from Sammi Rae’s Homemade and beverages from Shipwrecked Restaurant & Brew Pub Inn. To RSVP for this event by Monday, February 3rd or if you have questions, please email or call 920.743.3113 ext. 203.

To join Door County Buy Local or to check out the event schedule, visit the Buy Local Website at The site also features a searchable database of Door County businesses and service providers.

The Door County Buy Local program is a grass-roots economic development initiative that seeks to strengthen local businesses, increase employment opportunities and educate the public about the importance of buying locally whenever possible.

The Door County Economic Development Corporation (DCEDC) is a public/private partnership dedicated to improving the economic vitality of the county and its residents. Founded in 1989, DCEDC has been successful in helping existing businesses create and retain thousands of jobs through a myriad of programs and initiatives. Additionally, DCEDC places strong emphasis on fostering entrepreneurial instincts in county residents as well as those who vacation on the Door County Peninsula. Door County Economic Development Corporation offices are located within the small business incubator DCEDC founded in 1997 at 185 East Walnut Street in the Sturgeon Bay Industrial Park.

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