Texarkana, USA to Participate in Celebrating Small Business Saturday


Today the Cities of Texarkana, Texas & Arkansas in partnership with the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Texarkana announced its participation in the sixth annual Small Business Saturday on Nov. 28th to support small businesses in Texarkana.

Founded by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday is a day to celebrate the small businesses that help support their neighborhoods and is held every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Now in its sixth year, Small Business Saturday has been embraced as part of the holiday shopping tradition as each year shoppers, businesses and public officials come together to Shop Small® and show their neighborhood pride.

Understanding the important contributions small businesses make to their communities, Texarkana, USA is pleased to announce its participation in Small Business Saturday and the Neighborhood Champion program. On Nov. 28th, shoppers can stop by to support local businesses and receive Shop Small® giveaways like tote bags, buttons and balloons.

For free marketing materials and to learn how to participate, go to www.shopsmall.com where more information and a list of other participating businesses is available. Consumers can also visit the site to find small businesses to shop at on Small Business Saturday.

About Small Business Saturday

November 28th marks the sixth annual Small Business Saturday, a day dedicated to supporting the local businesses that create jobs, boost the economy and preserve neighborhoods around the country. Small Business Saturday was created by American Express in 2010 in response to small business owners’ most pressing need: more customers.

For more information, contact Lisa Thompson at lisa.thompson@txkusa.org or (903) 798-1743.

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