We believe the well being of the residents of Stonewall depends upon a healthy, growing economy. Efforts to attract new employers and encourage others to start new businesses are important. However, we recognize that the expansion and retention of established businesses is the foundation of our economic development.

The objectives of this survey:
· Demonstrate that the community cares about and appreciates local business.
· Identify and help solve problems that area businesses are having.
· Set priorities for long-range business retention and expansion efforts.
· Create awareness of program/services.
· Build community capacity to sustain growth.

The initiative is sponsored by the Town of Stonewall, Stonewall & District Chamber of Commerce and Community Futures East Interlake. Community Futures East Interlake is providing technical assistance for this program.

A note about our survey procedures:
Confidentiality - Your individual answers to this survey are confidential and will not be released.
Your response will be combined with those of others to form an overall result in percentages or averages.
The "Skip It Rule" - If there is a question that you feel you do not want to answer, we will skip it; just let us know. There is no need to explain your reasons.
Final Report - A copy of the summary of the findings and recommendations will be available to all firms that participate in this survey.
8% of survey complete.