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Shop Locally in Occoquan on Small Business Saturday on Nov. 24

Start your holiday shopping at locally owned stores during Small Business Saturday.

Small Business Saturday is on Nov. 24 this year, two days after Thanksgiving. It is a day for everyone to support the small businesses that their community thrives on.

American Express founded the day in 2010 to help small businesses get exposure during the holiday season, when they might be otherwise overlooked. With retailers buzzing around the holidays, it is important to support local small businesses that rely on their neighbors in order to continue prospering and building the local economy in Occoquan.

Last year, 100 million people nationwide participated in Small Business Saturday by shopping at locally owned stores to help boost the economy and their communities.

Here's a sampling of 10 Occoquan businesses taking part in Small Business Saturday: 

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Dermabelle Salon and Spa

Glory Be

Madigan's Waterfront

Mom's Apple Pie

Olde Dominion Wine Shoppe

Personally Yours

Quinn's Goldsmith

Salt & Pepper Books

Willow Street Decor

You can also “like” Small Business Saturday on Facebook by visiting www.facebook.com/shopsmall.

Everyone has locally owned businesses in their community, and shopping on Small Business Saturday is the perfect way to give back to the businesses you know and love in your community.

Tell us: What small businesses do you patronize in Occoquan and what makes them great? Share in the comments below. 

Sherry Welzel Mangas November 20, 2012 at 12:12 PM
The Blue Arbor Cafe is a perfect small business resturant to have a breakfast or lunch during this great shopping day in Occoquan.
jacquie lopez November 20, 2012 at 03:50 PM
Cock & Bowl Belgian beer bistrot is also participating! The *complete* list of participating small businesses in Occoquan can be found by entering Occoquan Zip Code 22125 https://www.americanexpress.com/us/small-business/Shop-Small/ C'mon down!
Denise Bush November 20, 2012 at 09:25 PM
Here's some of the local merchant's using Square-up that are participating in Small Business Saturday: https://squareup.com/directory?cmpId=amex&location=22125
julie bigelow November 21, 2012 at 10:25 PM
HairStudio14 will have holiday gift specials on Small Business day. Kevin Murphy color bugs Pink,Purple and Coral. All three for a speacial price of $54. Jingle Bell rings only $3. Maroubo Pens for a $1. Pins for $3. Free gift for mentioning Patch.

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