ATHENS Ala. – Small Business Saturday, November 25, 2017, is a great time to explore Downtown Athens’ unique shopping opportunities.

“From clothes to camping gear, sweet treats to awesome tees or antiques to the whimsical – you’ll find it as you enjoy our friendly and historic Downtown Athens,” said Athens Main Street Executive Director Melanie Newton.

By shopping our small businesses – you help our community, our entrepreneurs, and our economy.

On Small Business Saturday take a selfie in front of a business, of your purchases, etc and tag the business and Small Business Saturday.

Skip the mall – shop small.

Note: Participating Small Businesses will be announced in the coming days!

MORE ABOUT SHOP SMALL: In 2010, small businesses are hurting from an economy in recession. To support these local places that make our communities strong, American Express launched Small Business Saturday on the Saturday after Thanksgiving — hoping to help bring more holiday shopping to small businesses. Small business owners embrace the day, and the impact is felt on every corner. Through their own promotional efforts and customer outreach, small business owners generate an estimated $15.4 billion dollars on Small Business Saturday in 2016. https://www.americanexpress.com/us/small-business/shop-small/about?linknav=us-open-shopsmall-home-nationallanding-sbshistory

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