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When it comes to advice you can trust, who better to hear from than long-time community residents? With BeLocal, there’s no need to wonder where longtime residents go for fun, food, shopping, activities, and more.
Take a peek inside the latest issue for words of wisdom and smart suggestions from true locals.
Starting over in a new hometown is never simple.
But through BeLocal, you can easily explore local living at its finest. Check out the articles below to learn more about some of the best “hidden gems” the community has to offer.
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Are new to the Tri Cities? Do you own a fabulous business in the area? Do you love to support local?
Whatever your answer, I am so thrilled to present you with this amazing resource for all things local to the Tri Cities – St. Charles - Geneva - Batavia. Though I have lived here for 17 years, I remember what it was like when we first moved and had to find everything new again. This drove my passion for helping new residents find things to do, places to go, and great local businesses to use – which in turn helps those businesses to grow.
If you are a new mover, you can feel secure in knowing I have interviewed every business partner in this magazine to be a trusted source for you. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out!
If you are a business that would like the opportunity to be in front of new residents, let's set up a meeting and talk!
Enjoy! Candice Ellensohn
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The publication has been a tremendous asset for me and my family in getting us situated and familiarized with the area. The layout is upscale, easy to navigate, and filled with vibrant color and content. The local tips add an instant trusted connection from one resident to another. Thank you for putting together such a beautiful and helpful piece!
The BeLocal magazine undoubtedly helped my family and I discover what makes Lincoln so special. We feel so warmly welcomed to the area, and our whole family has enjoyed reading and looking through the publication.
BeLocal is a high-quality magazine that demands the attention of anyone that lays eyes on it. I wish I would have had access to it when I moved!