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Governor recognizes 'Small Business Saturday'


Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback proclaimed Nov. 24 as "Small Business Saturday" in Kansas to help highlight the importance of small businesses to the state's economy.

"Small businesses matter in Kansas. More than 75 percent of Kansans work for themselves or a company with less than 10 employees. We need small businesses to thrive in order to grow the Kansas economy and create jobs," Brownback said. "I want to encourage holiday shoppers to support small businesses in their communities this Saturday and throughout the holiday season."

Kansas joins a nationwide effort to highlight small businesses. This is the third annual Small Business Saturday observance, which was started by American Express as a day dedicated to supporting small businesses on one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year.

National Federation of Independent Business/Kansas State Director Dan Murray said supporting small businesses during the holidays pays dividends throughout the year. NFIB/Kansas is the state's largest small-business association.

"Small and independent business owners are among the most generous supporters of civic groups, local charities, youth sports, schools and virtually every other form of community activity," Murray said. "Shopping locally is a great way for people to help their friends and neighbors and create jobs and opportunities in the places where they live."

For more information on Small Business Saturday, go to http://smallbusinesssaturday.com/.

Date: 12/03/2012

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