Support Small Business Saturday Nov. 26

Small Business Saturday will take place Saturday, Nov. 26, the day after what is known as “Black Friday.” The day is designed to drive shoppers to local merchants on one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year. The idea is that if we all “shop small” at our favorite local stores, we will help fuel the economy and make a huge impact.

Facebook, Google, Twitter and other innovators are joining with American Express to offer a toolkit designed to help small business owners get the cash registers ringing this holiday season. The business owner toolkit is available at facebook.com/ShopSmall. All small businesses, not just those that use or accept American Express, are able to participate.

American Express wants to help consumers make a difference. American Express cardholders can get a one-time $25 statement credit when you register an eligible American Express Card and use that card for a purchase of $25 or more at a small business on November 26. Registration, which can be done at americanexpress.com, is limited.

There are many local businesses, over 300 in Peachtree City and 400 in Fayetteville, where people can shop and earn that credit. Visit the facebook page to look for the local businesses you can support.