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‘Small Business Saturday’ encourages shopping small, local this weekend

Sentinel staff report-- Shoppers are being encouraged to "shop small" this Saturday for the 13th annual Small Business Saturday campaign. Started in 2010 as an initiative...

Small Business Saturday encourages shopping small, local amid pandemic

With small businesses in Citrus Heights around the country struggling during COVID-19, many are hoping for a financial boost this Saturday from the 11th annual “Small Business Saturday” -- a day designed to encourage consumers to support small, local businesses in their communities.

‘Small Business Saturday’ encourages shopping small, local this weekend

Sentinel staff report– While big box stores are banking on Black Friday's shopping frenzy to boost sales, small businesses around the country and in Citrus Heights are looking forward to an expected financial boost this Saturday from the ninth annual "Small Business Saturday" — a day designed to encourage consumers to support small, local businesses in their communities. Small Business Saturday began in 2010, quickly receiving official recognition and support from the president on down to governors, mayors, and senators around the country. By 2012, American Express reported an estimated $5.5 billion was spent at small, independent businesses on Small Business Saturday — with that number nearly tripling by 2016. Although initially launched and heavily promoted by American Express, Small Business Saturday is now sponsored by a wide coalition of organizations and businesses. “Shopping small has a significant and positive effect on local communities, and we hope...

Citrus Heights News Briefs: update on paralyzed man, cop support, shopping local

Latest news briefs include Citrus Heights police sending Honor Guard members to the memorial of a fallen deputy, a local report on Small Business Saturday, and an update on a local man who was able to return home for Thanksgiving after being paralyzed in Hawaii three months ago. CHPD Honor Guard sent to slain deputy's memorial-- On Tuesday, Citrus Heights police sent a motorcycle unit and several members of its Honor Guard to attend the memorial of Deputy Dennis Wallace, who authorities say was shot twice in the head at point-blank range in Stanislaus County earlier this month. Lt. Jason Russo said...

Small Business Saturday encourages shopping small, local on Nov. 28

The day after Black Friday's expected shopping frenzy, small businesses around the country are anticipated to gain an additional financial boost from the sixth annual Small Business Saturday on November 28 -- a day designed to encourage consumers to support small, local businesses in their communities...

Citrus Heights This Month: what’s happening in November

Updated Nov. 3, 1:01 p.m.-- Local events and activities planned around Citrus Heights this November include three craft fairs, a Veterans Day ceremony, various community meetings and more. Here's some highlights of what's happening this month...

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