The Metropolis of Union proclaimed Saturday, November 28 as Small Enterprise Saturday within the metropolis.
A proclamation was issued earlier this month by the town fee, led by Commissioner Eric Dulaney. It was introduced to John “Lefty” Bernard who operates Lefty’s Barbershop on Outdated Union Street.
“This yr, maybe greater than another, it’s essential to point out our help for small companies in Union,” stated Mayor Larry Okay. Solomon. “With the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been a difficult yr for all companies, and particularly these locally-owned companies which might be very important to our metropolis’s success. By issuing this proclamation, we remind everybody to buy domestically once they can and to help their mates and neighbors who maintain our financial system rising within the metropolis.”
The Metropolis of Union has greater than 50 small or locally-owned and/or franchised companies positioned inside the town limits, with quite a few others positioned within the rapid space of Union, a information launch stated.
Small Enterprise Saturday was a motion began in 2010 by the American Categorical bank card firm, to assist elevate consciousness and help for locally-owned companies through the peak of the 2010 financial despair. The hassle was acknowledged in 2011 by the U.S. Senate.