City Officially Proclaims Saturday after Thanksgiving "Small Business Saturday"
The staff at the RDA is excited to announce that the City of Rochester has officially announce the Saturday after Thanksgiving as "Small Business Saturday."
Signed by Mayor Ardell F. Brede, the proclamation comes just as the RDA prepares for its first official Small Business Saturday event taking place Downtown Rochester!
The proclamation states the importance of small business on our community and the local economy.
It reads, “…according to the United States Small Business Administration, there are currently 23 million small businesses in the US, they represent more than 99 percent of American employer firms…and employ over 55 percent of the working population…”