The Columbiana Merchants and Professionals to Celebrate Small Business Saturday November 29

The Columbiana Merchants and Professionals will host the fifth annual Small Business Saturday on Nov. 29. (Reporter Photo/Graham Brooks)

The Columbiana Merchants and Professionals will host the fifth annual Small Business Saturday on Nov. 29. (Reporter Photo/Graham Brooks)

FROM STAFF REPORTS

COLUMBIANA– The Columbiana Merchants and Professionals announced its participation in the fifth annual Small Business Saturday, Nov. 29 to support independent businesses in Columbiana.

Founded by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday is a day to celebrate the small businesses that help support your neighborhood and is held every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving.

Now in its fifth 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.

Understanding the important contributions small businesses make to their communities, Columbiana Merchants and Professionals announced its participation in Small Business Saturday and the Neighborhood Champion program. Be sure to stop by to support local businesses and receive shop small giveaways like tote bags, buttons and balloons.

CMPA is a non-profit organization founded in 2000 to promote Columbiana. Its mission is to enhance and improve the economy and physical structures, locations and all areas of Columbiana and Columbiana establishments, merchants and professionals, including all industries and businesses.