Small Business Saturday helps dollars stay local

Market Street in Potsdam,pictured Friday, has started to show its holiday colors. Small Business Saturday, on Thanksgiving weekend, helps local businesses gain additional exposure and encourages customers to shop within their own community during the holiday season. Christopher Lenney/ Watertown Daily Times

POTSDAM — Small Business Saturday is celebrated Thanksgiving weekend, this year on Nov. 26, across the country as a day of appreciation for small and locally owned businesses.

Small Business Saturday is not so much an event as a movement, according to Benjamin R. Dixon, executive director of the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce.

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