Commissioners today encouraged residents to shop local on Small Business Saturday, November 25.
“Small businesses are the backbone of our community,” said Commissioner . “They create jobs, provide essential goods and services, and contribute to the unique character of our neighborhoods. We encourage everyone to show their support for small businesses by shopping local on Small Business Saturday.”
Small Business Saturday is a national day of recognition dedicated to supporting small businesses. It is celebrated on the Saturday after Thanksgiving and is a great opportunity to shop local and find unique gifts for everyone on your holiday list.
There are many ways to support small businesses on Small Business Saturday. Here are a few ideas:
- Visit your local shops and restaurants. Many small businesses will be offering special promotions and events on Small Business Saturday.
- Shop online at your favorite local businesses. Many small businesses now have online stores.
- Share your support on social media. Use the hashtag #ShopSmall to show your support for small businesses.
“Every dollar spent at a small business is an investment in our community,” said Commissioner . “We encourage everyone to make a conscious effort to shop local on Small Business Saturday and throughout the year.”
About Small Business Saturday
Small Business Saturday is a national campaign that encourages holiday shoppers to patronize local businesses on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The campaign was created by American Express in 2010 and is supported by a coalition of organizations, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the National Federation of Independent Business, and the Small Business Administration.