Taisha Perea affixes a Shop Local sticker to the window of a local business as the Artesia Chamber of Commerce and Artesia MainStreet gear up for Thursday’s Light Up Artesia event and the Shop Local campaign. Grace Miller - Daily Press

Taisha Perea affixes a Shop Local sticker to the window of a local business as the Artesia Chamber of Commerce and Artesia MainStreet gear up for Thursday’s Light Up Artesia event and the Shop Local campaign. Grace Miller – Daily Press

ARTESIA — The Artesia Chamber of Commerce and Artesia MainStreet are marking the start of the holiday season with the Shop Artesia campaign and Light Up Artesia event.

“Be Local. Think Local. Shop Local.” is the slogan for this year’s shopping campaign, which encourages Artesians to spend their dollars here in order to reap the benefits of a healthy local economy. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.