30 Nov '13, 1pm

It's Small Business Saturday!

It's Small Business Saturday!

When Small Business Saturday started in 2010, it partnered with the National Trust for Historic Preservation. This made a whole lot of sense; as NTHP President Stephanie Meeks said at the time: When we invest in small businesses, we are investing in Main Streets - the places that give our towns and cities a unique sense of place. By celebrating Small Business Saturday and shopping at independent businesses, everyone can play a part in strengthening our economy and supporting revitalization on our Main Streets. Since then, it has become more and more clear that the best tool for greening our lives is Urbanity- building communities that you can get around in without a car. Where you can get what you need within walking or biking distance. That's where small businesses come in to play. They are local, they support the community, and they make our main streets come alive. More...

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