Fittest loser
Article updated: 11/29/2013 2:16 PM

Small Business Saturday in Arlington Heights

text size: AAA
By Brandon M. Noel

The holiday shopping season is about to start, but when deciding on those special gifts, think about looking in unusual places, small shops, boutiques -- the kind of places that make Main Street America so special. Just beyond the lights and decorations, there are stores where little dreams can be found. Nov. 30 is Small Business Saturday, which is designated to encourage holiday shoppers to stay local. It's a small but special way that Arlington Heights consumers can support the small businesses in their own community.

The Illinois Taekwondo State Association (ITSA) would like to encourage Arlington Heights shoppers to participate in this event. Retail shops, coffee houses and even taekwondo schools need the support of those residing in their area.


"I'm a small business owner myself, so I know how important it is to receive the support of the folks in your own community," said ITSA President Luciano Medina, explaining the organization's interest in promoting local shopping. "Arlington Heights-area taekwondo schools are small businesses too; they're run by local entrepreneurs, employ local residents and provide services to shoppers."

When deciding to open a business in Arlington Heights, entrepreneurs take many aspects into consideration, including the fact that they are committing themselves to the area. This Saturday, and throughout the holiday season, ITSA would like to encourage Arlington Heights residents to return that commitment by shopping in Arlington Heights because you never know where dreams can be found with big smiles to follow.

This article filed under

Latest Video


Most Commented
Top Jobs

    View all Top Jobs Place a job ad



    • Newspaper next section - Newspaper next section Report card checker - report card checker
    • Dh innovation award 2 - Dh innovation award 2 Zillow /real estate page
    • Discuss refer On Guard series
    • Newspaper archives -- Monday or anyday Mike North



    Connect with a business or service in your area fast. First select a town, then enter a search term or choose one of the listed popular searches:

    Don't see your town listed? Visit our full directory to begin your search.