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By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Cottrell brings back his $2 bill stimulus

Pharmacy employees given $200 in $2 bills with instruction to spend it locally

 

April 23, 2020

Joe Thomas

Cottrell, right, hands out $2 bills to Flomaton Medical Center Pharmacy employees, from left, Leslie Edwards, Laura Bryan and Hannah Helton

In 2009, Danny Cottrell made national news with his $2 bill stimulus package during the recession. The owner of Flomaton Medical Center Pharmacy in Flomaton, Brewton Medical Center Pharmacy in Brewton and Cottrell's Pharmacy in East Brewton has brought the $2 bill program back.

On April 14, Cottrell gave each of his 30 employees $200 in $2 bills. His only instructions were to spend the money at their local businesses.

"A lot of businesses are struggling through this coronavirus," Cottrell said. "They need us to shop locally. I want them to spend the money at local restaurants and local busi...



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