This year, shop owners and community organizations are encouraging you to save your holiday dollars to support local business on Small Business Saturday. Founded by American Express, the nationwide event serves to encourage people to shop at small businesses.
With Westbury and Carle Place nestled minutes away from several major malls, this event is a great reminder to not forget the “little guys,” said Westbury Business Improvement District (B.I.D.) President Bernard Ramchatesingh.
“Across the country, this event has picked up steam in driving home the message that it’s important to shop small and take care of local business owners. We want to support the downtown community and local business owners who are working hard by providing business to customers,” said Ramchatesingh. “And a lot of these local business owners are from the community.” [Read more...]