by Patch Small Business Saturday
Small Business Saturday is on Nov. 30 this year, two days after Thanksgiving. It is a day for everyone to support the small businesses that help our communities thrive.
Martha's Vineyard Patch is putting together a list of local Small Business Saturday deals. If you have a small business on the Island, leave your deal in the comments section below, and it will be added to the list. You can also email your deal to firstname.lastname@example.org.
American Express founded the day in 2010 to help small businesses get exposure during the holiday season, when they might be otherwise overlooked. With retailers buzzing around the holidays, it is important to support local small businesses that rely on their neighbors in order to continue prospering and building the local economy in.
An estimated 100 million people nationwide participate in Small Business Saturday by shopping at locally owned stores to help boost the economy and their communities.
You can also “like” Small Business Saturday on Facebook by visiting www.facebook.com/shopsmall.
Shopping on Small Business Saturday is the perfect way to give back to the businesses you know and love in your community.
Do you have Small Business Saturday specials, off-season sales or other Martha's Vineyard deals you want people to know about? Tell us in the comments.