Shop Small Saturday 2018

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Shop Small Saturday 2018

 2 Girls With Shop Small Saturday Bags November 2017Shop Small SaturdayThe Mount Vernon-Lisbon Community Development Group (CDG) is coordinating another Shop Small Saturday celebration!  This event is on Saturday, November 24, 2018 throughout Mount Vernon and Lisbon.

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.

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Mount Vernon-Lisbon Shop Small Saturday Booth

Shop Small Saturday Signs

Attendees can visit the Shop Small booth 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 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.

MVL-Shop-Small_vert smallDetails 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.

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Nov 24 2018


9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Uptown Mount Vernon, Iowa
1st Street and Iowa 1


Joe Jennison
(319) 210-9935
[email protected]