National Small Business Week

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Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners.

More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create about two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. each year.

As part of National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration takes the opportunity to highlight the impact of outstanding entrepreneurs, small business owners, and others from all 50 states and U.S. territories.  Every day, they’re working to grow small businesses, create 21st century jobs, drive innovation, and increase America’s global competitiveness. More via sba.gov

Please take a moment to think before you walk in to the big chain stores and wonder in a different direction to a locally owned business that can provide the same products and services.  Luling has a great variety of small businesses from local produce to construction needs to numerous general merchandise/gift shops and some wonderful locally owned, professional service providers.  Let’s start thinking small and local!

 

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