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LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) is proud to continue its support of the local small business community in anticipation of Small Business Saturday on November 25th.

Originally initiated by American Express in 2010, this annual shopping holiday unfolds on the Saturday following Thanksgiving, encouraging patrons nationwide to rally behind small businesses during one of the peak shopping seasons.

“By supporting small businesses on Small Business Saturday, we play a vital role in making the Greater Lansing area a more vibrant place to live, work, and raise a family,” said Michelle Rahl, vice president of membership and marketing, LRCC). “Each purchase contributes to the unique character of our community, fostering a dynamic and thriving local economy that benefits us all.”

Amidst the season of giving, the LRCC encourages residents to demonstrate their support for local businesses. We invite everyone to patronize their favorite local and independently owned retailers, restaurants, and other small businesses by purchasing their goods or services.

As a designated “Neighborhood Champion” for Small Business Saturday, the LRCC is provided with materials to distribute to select businesses. The provided kit includes branded items designed to raise awareness of Small Business Saturday on November 25th.

The businesses that received the kits from the LRCC include:

• Bradly’s HG
• Buff City Soap
• Country Stitches
• Curvaceous Lingerie
• Dusty’s Cellar
• Douglas J Salon
• Elderly Instruments
• Middle Village Micro Market
• Nothing Bundt Cakes
• The Peanut Shop

About Small Business Saturday
November 26 marks the twelfth annual Small Business Saturday. The annual observance supports local businesses that create jobs, boost the economy, and preserve neighborhoods. Small Business Saturday was created in 2010 in response to small business owners’ most pressing need: more customers.

About the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce
The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce works relentlessly to help businesses connect, grow, and thrive. For more nearly 120 years, the Lansing Regional Chamber has served as the voice of the Lansing region business community. More information about the Chamber, its programs and services can be found online at, Facebook (@LansingChamber), Instagram (@lansingregionalchamber), Twitter (@LansingChamber), and LinkedIn.