Shop Small/Shop Local event will be held in Belpre

Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce invites area shoppers to experience all the Belpre area has to offer at its Shop Small/Shop Local event Saturday, July 18 during regular business hours in the Belpre and SR 339 areas, according to Karen Waller BACC Executive director.

Member businesses have been encouraged to offer specials that day and/or sponsor a drawing for a gift certificate or card usable at their location. Shoppers should watch for special Shop Small/Shop Local signs in from of Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce businesses, according to Waller.

More than 40 retail businesses, services and non-profits are joining as partners to encourage shoppers to investigate the retail, tourism and service stops to be found in the local area. Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce member businesses from across the Mid-Ohio Valley include Belpre Historical Society and Museum, Integrity Air, Donato’s Pizza of Marietta, Burger King of Belpre, Wendy’s of Belpre, Fitness with Phyllis, Bob’s Market, Belaire’s Bistro, Unicorn Wine Guild, Back to Basics Log Cabin, Wendy’s of Belpre, Giovanni’s Pizza, Frostee Shoppe, Smitty’s Pizza, Peddler’s Junction, Givens Trading Post, Napoli’s/McHappy’s, Changed Plate at Memorial Health System (Open Mon.-Fri.), Givens Trading Post, Comic Sense Comic Book Shop, Village Cakery, White Oak Pharmacy, Hickory Grove Market, Palmer Square Market, Hendershot Motorsports, Subway of Belpre, Main and Farson Car Washes, Deb Lorentz Photography, Belpre Furniture, Maka Mia Pizza (Parkersburg), Unity Cafe (Parkersburg), Ohio Valley Timber Products, Zenergy Massage, Law Heating and Cooling, Wellness sisters (Parkersburg), Napoli’s/McHappy’s of Belpre, Kroger of Belpre, Belpre Aquarium, Utah Dave’s Golf Shoppe, Unity Cafe and Crepary (Parkersburg), Irvine’s Camper Sales, Utah Dave’s Golf Shoppe, Palmer Square Market, Circa At The Elms, Sno Biz, Boxer’s Bed and Biscuits, and Pioneer Cleaners, and Donato’s Pizza (Marietta).

According to Waller, “The unity in our small and/or local businesses is amazing. Our Chamber has seen growth in that sector, both in membership and the strength of businesses supporting each other. Together, the effort to remind shoppers of the advantages of local purchasing is stronger when we work as a unit with our partners. The current health situation makes it even more vital for us to support businesses who provide jobs plus safe shopping and eating environments. We remind everyone to Shop Small/Shop Local.”

For more information, call Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce at 740-423-8934 or check out Belpre Chamber of Commerce Facebook page.


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