Shop Small Saturday 2017
The Mount Vernon-Lisbon Community Development Group (CDG) is coordinating another Shop Small Saturday celebration! This event is on Saturday, November 25, 2017 throughout Mount Vernon and Lisbon.
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Attendees can expect hourly community cash giveaways, a Home Business Expo at the First Street Community Center, and various discounts, treats, and giveaways at participating merchants.
Mount Vernon-Lisbon Shop Small Saturday Booth
Attendees can visit the Shop Small booth at 100 1st Street SE in Uptown Mount Vernon. Shoppers will receive a map of businesses participating in the local Mount Vernon-Lisbon event while visiting the Shop Small booth. They also can also enjoy live music and sign up to win Community Cash gift certificates good at any business in Mount Vernon or Lisbon.
Community Cash Giveaways
Shop Small Saturday includes a live show with hourly giveaways including $175 in Community Cash, with one $25 gift certificate given away every hour. Every hour on the hour, the Emcee will reach into the fishtank and draw out one name of a local shopper. That shopper will have 10 minutes to return to the booth to receive $25 in Community Cash good for any business in Mount Vernon or Lisbon. In all $175 in Community Cash will be given away on Shop Small Saturday. Shoppers must be present to win.
Details About Shop Small Saturday
Shop Small Mount Vernon and Lisbon is part of the national Small Business Saturday campaign started by American Express.
“Small businesses, like small Iowa towns, are the back-bone of our nation and economy,” said Catherine Kennedy, Chair of the Mount Vernon project. “Support for small businesses and small towns is support for the growth of our families, our friends, and our country.”
American Express founded Small Business Saturday in 2010. This event encourages shoppers to support small businesses on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. This single day is now a powerful national movement because more businesses and shoppers are participating each year.