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Valdosta businesses show off their goods

August 24, 2006

Valdosta - More than 150 businesses showed up "The Happening" at Valdosta State University.

Students, Faculty, and Staff at VSU got to sample the goods of the community.  Valdosta State University is the third largest provider of jobs and spending in the community.

The local businesses and re tailor are hoping to tap into that spending. 
"VSU employees and students have an economic impact of 332 million dollars. Students spending accounts for 191 million dollars of the economic impact," said Cindy Tori, Associate Professor of Economics.

This was the biggest Happening event to date.


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