As you begin or continue your holiday shopping on Black Friday, the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) and Union State Bank are encouraging consumers to Go Local this holiday season with their purchasing, dining and spending. By supporting small businesses throughout the holidays, consumers will be putting money back to work in their communities.
“As consumers across the country prepare their holiday shopping lists and get started with purchasing either in stores or online, it’s important to remember that many locally owned and operated small businesses offer exceptional products and services,” said John Buhrmaster, ICBA chairman and president and CEO of 1st National Bank of Scotia, N.Y. “By going local for the holidays—even if it’s not every item on your list—you you will make a huge difference in your local economy by putting dollars to work in your neighborhood.”
Union State Bank and its employees realize the importance of America’s small businesses, and are looking forward to continuing our support of them throughout this holiday season. We are proud to support fellow small businesses and play a part in helping our local economy thrive.