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participation in the sixth annual
November 28th and will continue to carry promote it
through the holiday shopping season to support small businesses in
South St. Paul and Inver Grove Heights. Founded by
American Express® in 2010, Small Business Saturday® is a day to
celebrate the small businesses that help support their
neighborhoods and is held every year on the Saturday after
Thanksgiving. Now in its sixth year, Small Business Saturday has
been embraced as part of the holiday shopping tradition as each
year shoppers, businesses and public officials come together to
Shop Small® and show their neighborhood pride.
advocate for small business, but also to be the small business
champion of promoting the local business community.” Said Kelton
Glewwe of Roadware Inc. and the 2015 Chairman of the River Heights
Chamber of Commerce.
Neighborhood Champion program and download free marketing materials
day dedicated to supporting the local businesses that create
jobs, boost the economy and preserve neighborhoods around the
country. Small Business Saturday was created by American
Express in 2010 in response to small business owners’ most
pressing need: more customers.
lawsuits targeting Minnesota businesses that allegedly
are out of step with state and federal accessibility
standards has business leaders and some disability
advocates calling for new legislation. The Minnesota
Chamber of Commerce is working with the State Council
on Disability and other groups to draft a proposal they
plan to present during the 2016 legislative session.
They hope to give business owners an opportunity to
bring their facilities into compliance with the
Minnesota Human Rights Act before a lawsuit could
proceed. Read the full article here.
Progress Plus hosted a booth on behalf of Inver Grove Heights and South St. Paul at the 9th Annual Minnesota Commercial Association of Real Estate/Realtors Expo in Minneapolis to promote bringing business to our region.