Students attending Grinnell often bring with them a range of supplies, paticularly those from warmer climates who may find that they need to acquire appropriate outerwear for the colder months. Especially now when airlines are charging extra for checked baggage, it is important to know that most, if not all, school supplies can be purchased right here in Grinnell. Not only is there a national discount store, but the Chamber of Commerce has also worked to ensure that college essentials can be found in town. Please visit the Chamber of Commerce website (www.grinnellchamber.org)for more information on shopping resources. At the Chamber, you may also purchase “Chamber Bucks” at a 10% discount with your Grinnell College ID. Not only does this increase your student’s purchasing power, but it also keeps shopping local, helping the small town economy.