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Shop the Block Event Puts $13,000 Into Bentonville Businesses

D. Caruth
Participating retailers, like Two Friends Books in Bentonville, are reimbursed for the vouchers with money donated by The Walmart Museum and First Security Bank.

Over the weekend,Downtown Bentonville distributed $13,000 in vouchers to customers to spend at participating retailers during the Shop the Block event. The initiative aims to boost revenue at businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic over the last year. 

Daniel Caruth is KUAF's Morning Edition host and reporter for Ozarks at Large.
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