BIBA and Bank of New Hampshire announce Buy Local Advantage Card

 LACONIA — Belknap Independent Business Alliance (BIBA) announced today their Buy Local Advantage Card. This loyalty card provides consumers various discounts, promotions and special offers from a wide variety of locally owned businesses in the Lakes Region. Simply present the card to any of the participating businesses listed on BIBA's website,, and receive the current offer.

BIBA is also announcing a Shift Your Shopping Campaign to encourage shopping at local businesses rather than at national chains and hopes that it will become an annual tradition that strengthens the local economy.

BIBA says that thanks to the Bank of New Hampshire's generous donation it is able to kick of this campaign and provide consumers with the Buy Local Advantage Card. Craig McKeon, Bank of New Hampshire's Graphic Design & Media Specialist designed the card.

"Bank of New Hampshire is dedicated to the communities where we work and live," stated Vickie Routhier, SVP – Director of Marketing & Public Relations for Bank of New Hampshire. "Supporting organizations such as BIBA is what makes us more than a bank. We truly love New Hampshire."

The cards are free and are currently available at All My Life Jewelers, The Studio, The Insurance Outlet, various Bank of New Hampshire offices, as well as real estate offices throughout the Lakes Region. Additional locations will be updated on the website and Facebook. BIBA's website lists current offers are from the merchants participating.  To participate or learn more about BIBA, contact Kate at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

BIBA is an affiliate of the American Independent Business Alliance, a non-profit organization helping communities sustain their local independent businesses and keep opportunities alive for local entrepreneurs.