SBA Massachusetts Celebrates Small Business Saturday in Plymouth

Advisory Date: 
Monday, November 19, 2018
Advisory Number: 
19-4
Contact: 
norman.eng@sba.gov, 617-565-8510
Public officials to encourage shopping local on November 24

BOSTON—SBA New England Regional Administrator Wendell Davis along with local distinguished elected officials, will be in Plymouth on Tuesday, November 20th to raise awareness about the importance of shopping local this holiday season. Celebrated each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Small Business Saturday allows consumers to make a tremendous impact in their communities by supporting a local small business. Last year, an estimated 108 million nationwide consumers shopped small on Small Business Saturday. 

WHAT:                    Small Business Visits in Plymouth

WHEN:                   Tuesday, November 20th 2018 at 10:00 a.m. – 11:00a.m.

WHERE:                10:00a.m. - 1620 Winery, 49 Cordage Park Circle, Plymouth, MA 02360

                                  10:30a.m. - Flair Floral, 170 Water Street Plymouth, MA 02360

                                  11:00a.m. - Jolly Bean Café, 88 Camelot Drive, Plymouth, MA 02360

WHO:                      William Keating, United States Congressman
                                  Vinny de Macedo, Massachusetts State Senator
                                  Mathew Muratore, Massachusetts State Representative
                                  Kathy LaNatra, Massachusetts State Representative Elect
                                  Kenneth Tavares, Plymouth Board of Selectmen Chairman
                                  Wendell Davis, SBA New England Regional Administrator
                                  Robert Nelson, SBA Massachusetts District Director

 

Small businesses are the engine of our national economy.  According to the SBA Office of Advocacy, there over 652,661 small businesses in Massachusetts and over 30 million nationwide.  This year marks the ninth annual celebration of Small Business Saturday, with communities across the United States hosting events and activities in celebration of Small Business Saturday 2018.  For more information on Small Business Saturday visit www.sba.gov/saturday.

 

Co-sponsorship Authorization # 18-2050-103. SBA’s participation in this cosponsored activity is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any cosponsor or other person or entity. All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.

 

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About the U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration makes the American dream of business ownership a reality. As the only go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA empowers entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start, grow or expand their businesses, or recover from a declared disaster. It delivers services through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov.