The City is launching a campaign to raise the visibility and importance of buying local. Shop & Dine Rancho Santa Margarita promotes local businesses and encourages residents to do their shopping and dining within the City of RSM.
The effects on local businesses due to the coronavirus shutdown have been devastating. By patronizing local services within our neighborhoods whenever possible, our community will help local businesses to remain unique, thriving, and vibrant as we navigate together through the reopening and reintroduction of social dining into our daily routines.
Shop & Dine Rancho Santa Margarita is designed to build momentum now, as the “dine” component of the program is limited to takeout. When dine-in restrictions are lifted by the Governor’s Office, we hope that Shop & Dine RSM will serve as the impetus for the City’s new policies and procedures, which will allow restaurants to establish new temporary outdoor dining areas or to expand already existing outdoor dining temporarily.
Using social media, we’ll share information daily as businesses begin the reopening process. Daily specials, family meal deals, incentives, discounts, special hours, and more will be posted to promote local businesses.
Participation in the program is as easy! Simply complete the Shop & Dine form and upload the information or advertisement/menus, and we’ll take it from there.
We hope you’ll consider joining us in spreading the word about what our local businesses have to offer, which in turn will support jobs and our local economy.