Small Business Sat 11/25/17

Small Business Saturday is November 25th

Small Business Saturday, aka SBS, was first celebrated in 2010 in response to Black Friday, which focuses on national chains and Cyber Monday, which promotes e-commerce.  SBS encourages shoppers to patronize small local businesses – the “Mom & Pops” – that once lined every town’s Main Street. Small businesses have a huge impact on the economy and their communities.  Small …

Celebrate Recycling! America Recycles Day 2017

This year is the 20th  anniversary of America Recycles Day.  “ARD” is the only nationally recognized event that promotes recycling in the US.  “America Recycles Day is a call-to-action to motivate individuals to actively pursue a #BeRecycled lifestyle 365 days a year,” said Brenda Pulley, senior vice president, recycling, Keep America Beautiful which manages the program.  ARD reminds us of the …