MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - As the holiday season begins, and many of you join in on the shopping blitz at the big box stores and online, don't forget about the small businesses that play such an important role in our communities.
Consider This: Sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is Small Business Saturday. It's a day to support the local businesses that create jobs, boost the economy and preserve neighborhoods around the country. Small Business Saturday began in response to small business owners' most pressing need: more customers.
Small businesses are the backbone of communities and it is important to help them survive and thrive. So as you prepare for the holidays think about helping your community with your wallet. Shop Local. Shop Small.
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