Business & Finance

Yorktown Small Businesses Offer Special Deals This Holiday Season

44f6197f9f4cbfc2088e_48d3137e47ead97ef3fc_Campagna_1.jpg
YSBA founder and president Bob Giordano, left, is joined by small business owners and elected officials at the "Put Your ALL into Shopping Small" kick-off event Saturday.
44f6197f9f4cbfc2088e_48d3137e47ead97ef3fc_Campagna_1.jpg
SHRUB OAK, N.Y. - The Yorktown Small Business Association's “Put your ALL into Shopping Small Program” kicked off Saturday, Nov. 28, at the Shrub Oak Plaza shopping center.
 
The program, which runs the entire month of December, includes special offers and promotions, such as free raffle tickets, from select small businesses. Green balloons and green balloon posters outside the stores and restaurants indicate participating businesses.
A grand prize of $500 cash, merchandise and gift certificates from various participating businesses worth thousands of dollars will be raffled off on New Year's Day, according to YSBA founder and president Bob Giordano.
 
“Local small businesses are the fuel that powers our economic engine and our community," Giordano said. “It is important for our residents to patronize our local merchants, who are so important to the economic vitality of our community.”
 

Shoppers must patronize participating businesses in order to qualify for the free raffle tickets. Requirements for free raffle tickets are set and provided by each participating business.
 
Interested businesses, upon request, will receive a package including flyers, balloons, decals and posters.
 
Giordano was joined at the kick-off event by Councilman-elect Ed Lachterman, Town Clerk-elect Diana Quast and Highway Superintendent Dave Paganelli present, who encouraged residents to patronize local small businesses.
 
Paganelli, a former owner of Travelers Rest restaurant, said: “As a former small business owner and a member of the YSBA, I understand how important it is to support our local small businesses all year long. I encourage our residents to give their all into shopping small.”
 
Small business owner and Councilman-elect Ed Lachterman said: “Small businesses account for 60 to 80 percent of all new jobs every year over the past decade. Sixty-percent of the money spent in small business stays in the community. We need to embrace the small businesses and support them the way they support us.” 
 
The YSBA is offering this program at no cost to all Yorktown local small businesses. All you have to do is contact the YSBA (yorktownsba@optonline.net or 914-874-4347) and request the package. Enrollment will continue until December 15.
 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Yorktown

What Is Cambridge Analytica?

Cambridge Analytica is a research organization. Apparently, it is funded by the Mercer family, second only to the Koch brothers on the liberal hit list. Both, through their philanthropy, spend millions on various needy organizations like hospitals. What makes them liberal targets is their funding of various conservative think tanks and candidates. I digress.

Cambridge Analytica used Facebook ...

The Best of the Best: Albert Capellini

In the spring of 1991, after answering an ad for a judicial race placed in the local Yorktown paper, I was talked into the unenviable position of running for Yorktown councilman as a Democrat in our then solidly Republican town.

Having been a practicing lawyer since 1974, I felt confident about my qualifications for the position of town judge, but being elected to the Town Board was quite ...

‘Sister Act’: A Musical Like Nun Other

Of all the Broadway musicals I’ve seen over the years at Westchester Broadway Theatre, only a handful have elicited the noisily enthusiastic audience response I observed at the recent opening night of “Sister Act.”

There were outbursts of applause in the middle of some numbers, and several clever turns of phrase sprinkled in the dialogue landed squarely, to the delight of big ...

An Open Letter to the Yorktown Town Board

April 11, 2018

The Yorktown Chamber of Commerce proudly serves as the voice of Yorktown’s vibrant business community. A vital part of our mission is to help improve the quality of life for all Yorktowners.

The chamber’s Board of Directors is more ambitious than ever, as we work hard to find new ways to enhance our great community through marketing opportunities and smartly placed commercial and ...

Cleaning the Empty Nest

Part of the shock of being a part-time empty nester is when the kids come back to visit and I have to watch my house transform overnight from a pristine haven of OCD goodness to a place that looks like an explosion happened at Forever 21.

After my kids moved mostly out, I put away whatever tchotchkes they chose to leave behind and then I put on a hazmat suit and cleaned their rooms until they ...

Why Do Kids Hate Math?

Dear Dr. Linda,

I am in second grade and have a problem about math. My teacher just keeps giving me homework and it’s driving me crazy. Because she keeps giving it to me on weekends and spring and summer breaks. And it’s only one level and it’s too hard. But the other people who have special needs get to be moved into a higher or lower group and they learn even more because ...

Upcoming Events

Tue, April 24, 7:00 PM

French Hill School Building - Cafetorium, Yorktown Heights

Save A life Mini Series: Underage Drinking

Health & Wellness

Thu, April 26, 1:30 PM

United Methodist Church, Shrub Oak

IBM Retirees Club

Community Calendar

Guiding Eyes for the Blind Launches Wag-a-Thon Fundraiser

April 18, 2018

On April 17, Guiding Eyes for the Blind, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating and supporting life-changing connections between people with vision loss and exceptional guide dogs, announced its first annual Wag-a-thon, a “virtual marathon in a month” fundraiser beginning on May 1.

The Wag-a-thon is a cumulative marathon that you and your dog can do anywhere, at your own ...