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Mar-24-2009

FLM President Pegeen Hanrahan urges use of Backyard Card to help citizens and local businesses

TALLAHASSEE - Florida League of Mayors (FLM) president Pegeen Hanrahan, Mayor, Gainesville, joined Governor Charlie Crist and a coalition of business and other organizations today to announce a new incentive for Floridians to spend their money locally. The "Florida Backyard Card" unveiled today rewards consumers who spend their money with hundreds of participating businesses across the state. The Florida League of Mayors has joined the grassroots campaign to support Florida-based businesses and boost the economy in cities throughout the state