Small Business Saturday &
41st Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair
Although not mandatory, mask-wearing and social distancing in the KC Hall and in all stores are highly recommended and strongly encouraged.
Small Business Saturday is an annual holiday shopping tradition started by American Express in 2010 to support the Shop Small Movement. In an effort to support their local communities, organizations across the country sign up to serve as Neighborhood Champions, bringing their communities together with events on Small Business Saturday (the Saturday after Thanksgiving) and throughout the year.
The Greater Fort Kent Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to be a part of this campaign.
According to an AMEX-commissioned study 2018 Small Business Economic Impact Study, every time you purchase a hand-made good from a local artist, or shop at a local small business, “an average two-thirds of every dollar ($0.67) spent at small businesses in the U.S. stays in the local community…. Further, every dollar spent at small businesses creates an additional 50 cents in local business activity as a result of employee spending and businesses purchasing local goods and services…”