Shop small

Aransas County commissioners, at their regular meeting Monday, Nov. 9, proclaimed Saturday, Nov. 28 Shop Small Saturday in Rockport/Fulton, TX. The Rockport and Fulton councils are expected to take the same action. Pictured with the commissioners’ court are representatives from local businesses and the Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce.

The Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce (RFCC) is taking the Shop Small Saturday program seriously and jumping in to take advantage of extra promotion provided by American Express.

Shop Small Saturday® is a nationwide movement to celebrate small businesses and to help the communities understand the importance of their local businesses. Chambers across the nation are encouraging businesses to engage and be a part of this great movement.

To register your business, go online at www.rockport-fulton.org and click on the “Shop Small Saturday Nov. 28” tile and then click “Register >>” on the subsequent page. Participation is open to any business in the Rockport-Fulton area. The goal is to have 50 participating businesses to enhance the joint marketing emphasis. The business participation fee is $25 per business for advertising and promotional materials provided to customers. The deadline for businesses to sign up to be placed on the map is 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19.

For more information, call the Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce (RFCC) at 729-6445 or email membership@1rockport.org.

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