Frances Padilla, Colorado District Director of the U.S. Small Business Administration, and Fort Collins Mayor Wade Troxell of Fort Collins are participating in a Black Friday tour of small businesses. Their hope is to remind Colorado that shopping the next day, Small Business Saturday on November 25, and throughout the holiday season at small businesses supports America’s thriving small businesses. The tour of the local small business owners and merchants will occur at Jessup Farm Artisan Village, and will commence at Bindle Coffee at 11:30amMT. Mike O’Connell, Larimer County Small Business Development Center Director, the local SBA-funded and community-funded resource partner, will join Padilla and Troxell. Together, they will share about business technical assistance, capital and other local resources available to support Larimer County’s small businesses.