Shavertown Volunteer Fire Company’s Shop Small Business Saturday event was a hit

By Eileen Godin - egodin@timesleader.com | November 29th, 2017 12:44 pm

KINGSTON TWP. — Whether you were shopping for a friend, family or pet, the Shavertown Volunteer Fire Company’s ‘Shop Small Business Saturday’ event had something for everyone.

The fire company building was converted into a marketplace on Nov. 25, featuring the talents of area artists and businesses.

Merchandise ranged from custom-made jewelry, a selection of wines, natural bath products, home decor and much more.

Janeen’s Concession Kitchen served up a menu of items designed to fill hungry bellies.

Also, door prizes were awarded.

The event showcased the variety of talents and small businesses that included Lula Roe, Agnes & Dora, Younique, Avon, Paparazzi, Tastefully Simple and Scentsy, to name a few.

American Express founded Small Business Saturday in 2010.

Small Business Saturday, which always follows Thanksgiving, is designed to raise awareness of local businesses and their unique merchandise.

A selection of natural bath products by Essentially Blessed were for sale at the Small Business Saturday event on Nov. 25 at the Shavertown Volunteer Fire Company.
http://www.mydallaspost.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_tdp120317shopsmall-.jpgA selection of natural bath products by Essentially Blessed were for sale at the Small Business Saturday event on Nov. 25 at the Shavertown Volunteer Fire Company. Amanda Hrycyna | For Dallas Post
Kel’s Kraftiness had a selection of paintings for sale at Shop Small Business Saturday event at the Shavertown Volunteer Fire Company.
http://www.mydallaspost.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_tdp120317shopsmall-1.jpgKel’s Kraftiness had a selection of paintings for sale at Shop Small Business Saturday event at the Shavertown Volunteer Fire Company. Amanda Hrycyna | For Dallas Post
A variety of custom items were found at the Shavertown Volunteer Fire Company’s Shop Small Business Saturday event including these children’s bows from Kel’s Kraftiness.
http://www.mydallaspost.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_tdp120317shopsmall-2.jpgA variety of custom items were found at the Shavertown Volunteer Fire Company’s Shop Small Business Saturday event including these children’s bows from Kel’s Kraftiness. Amanda Hrycyna | For Dallas Post
Eileen Gallagher, of Shavertown, looks at a necklace from the jewelry stand Paparazzi during Shop Small Business Saturday at the Shavertown Volunteer Fire Company on Nov. 25.
http://www.mydallaspost.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_tdp120317shopsmall-3.jpgEileen Gallagher, of Shavertown, looks at a necklace from the jewelry stand Paparazzi during Shop Small Business Saturday at the Shavertown Volunteer Fire Company on Nov. 25. Amanda Hrycyna | For Dallas Post
Shop Small Business Saturday offered shoppers and merchants an opportunity to chat. Cindy Trojanowski with the stand Tastefully Simple shares a laugh with Dallas resident Casey Saylor.
http://www.mydallaspost.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_tdp120317shopsmall-4.jpgShop Small Business Saturday offered shoppers and merchants an opportunity to chat. Cindy Trojanowski with the stand Tastefully Simple shares a laugh with Dallas resident Casey Saylor. Amanda Hrycyna | For Dallas Post
Two-year-old Isabella Sims is learning how to shop as her mom browses LuLaRoe stand at Shop Small Business Saturday at the Shavertown Volunteer Fire Company on Nov. 25.
http://www.mydallaspost.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_tdp120317shopsmall-5.jpgTwo-year-old Isabella Sims is learning how to shop as her mom browses LuLaRoe stand at Shop Small Business Saturday at the Shavertown Volunteer Fire Company on Nov. 25. Amanda Hrycyna | For Dallas Post
Martha Baird, of Dallas, looks at chicken dog jerky at a pet stand during Shop Small Business Saturday.
http://www.mydallaspost.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_tdp120317shopsmall-6.jpgMartha Baird, of Dallas, looks at chicken dog jerky at a pet stand during Shop Small Business Saturday. Amanda Hrycyna | For Dallas Post
Pisano Family Wines offered a selection of wines available for sale during Shop Small Business Saturday at the Shavertown Volunteer Fire Company.
http://www.mydallaspost.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_tdp120317shopsmall-7.jpgPisano Family Wines offered a selection of wines available for sale during Shop Small Business Saturday at the Shavertown Volunteer Fire Company. Amanda Hrycyna | For Dallas Post

By Eileen Godin

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