Small Business Saturday was established in 2010 to recognize entrepreneurs and to focus on what their businesses bring to our community. This year’s date is Saturday, November 29th and thousands of businesses will be participating nationwide!
If you’re an American Express Card Member, you can spend $10.00 and get. $10.00 back. Up to 3x. If you aren’t a member, no worries, you can still participate! Here’s how:
Register Your Own Business
If own a small business in Pittsford, or know someone who does, register! There’s still time and you can create custom materials for your business for free, even if your business doesn’t accept American Express!
The #shoplocal movement truly begins with YOU! Pledge to shop locally for your gifts this holiday season. Spread the word; here’s a great picture you can use (FB, twitter, wherever!)
Find out where to shop using the Shop Small Map.
Just use this link, plug in your zip code and you’ll have all the listings, a map and the contact information you need.
In the Pittsford area alone there are over 100 shops & restaurants participating! You can find all the gifts you need right here in town- PLUS great specials at your local favorite eateries! You gotta keep you strength up for all that shopping, right!?
Here are some of our favorite spots to shop (and eat!) locally!
- The Pittsford Dairy– one of our favorite spots year round to grab a tasty treat!! They’ve got their famous eggnog in again, pick up a pint!!! And don’t forget to say hello to their sweet baby calves! Unfortunately Sugarpie and Honorable aren’t for sale 😉
- Or, if you need to refuel, hit up the Village Bakery & Cafe! Breads, pastries and a delicious cup of coffee- oh my!!
- The People’s Pottery is a great spot to get unique gifts- perfect for a hard to shop for mother-in-law! They have beautiful handmade jewelry & Twirly Girl dresses just in!
Small Business Saturday is a great event to rally our community together! Not only can you get your shopping done, but half of the money you spend will stay local! That’s good news for EVERYONE!
Black Friday? How about True Blue Small Business Saturday?! As small business owners ourselves, we not only sell houses, we sell communities and do what we can every day to support local business. It would be an honor to help you too!