Saturday, November 24, 2012
Start your holiday shopping at locally owned stores during Small Business Saturday.
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Small Business Saturday is on Nov. 24 this year, two days after Thanksgiving. It is a day for everyone to support the small businesses that their community thrives on. American Express founded the day in 2010 to help small businesses get exposure during the holiday season, when they might be otherwise overlooked. With retailers buzzing around the holidays, it is important to support local small businesses that rely on their neighbors in order to continue prospering and building the local economy in Malden. "Our local small businesses demonstrate that outstanding customer service, superior product and industry knowledge, and a strong commitment to community are the best recipe for success," Sen. Katherine Clark wrote in a recent op-ed. "…
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
City officials welcome "Perfectly Gifted" at 10 Maplewood St.
Mayor Gary Christenson attended the Grand Opening of “Perfectly Gifted” at 10 Maplewood Street last week. Owners Jimmy and Michelle Luong have expanded to open their new store which features items that can be personally engraved, including frames, key chains, baby gifts, wedding gifts and more. Please come and help welcome this new business to our City! “We are excited to have an additional shopping choice in the City of Malden just in time for the holiday season!” said Mayor Christenson. For more information, please visit www.pfgifts.com.
Monday, November 19, 2012
If you could open one kind of business in the city, what would you do?
Assume money was no object and the only limit your imagination: what kind of business would you love to run in Malden? It could be a store you feel would perform well in the city, or a business that would provide a much-needed service. Would you love to have your own bar? A coffee shop? Maybe there's something off-the-wall you've seen work really well in another community. Whatever it is, share your ideas with your neighbors in our comment section below.
Malden Patch is compiling a list of Small Business Saturday deals. Share yours here.
Small Business Saturday is on Nov. 24 this year, two days after Thanksgiving. It is a day for everyone to support the small businesses their community thrives on. This year, Malden Patch is putting together a list of local Small Business Saturday deals. If you are a small business owner, leave your deal in the comments section below, and it will be added to the list. You can also email your deal to firstname.lastname@example.org or send a message on Facebook. American Express founded the day in 2010 to help small businesses get exposure during the holiday season, when they might be otherwise overlooked. With retailers buzzing around the holidays, it is important to support local small businesses that rely on their neighbors in order to continue …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
3MG and All-Tech Electric teamed up to raise money for the local Bread of Life food pantry.
On Friday, November 9, the joined forces of two local small businesses came together to host a fund-raising event at Anthony’s of Malden from 7 to 11pm with proceeds benefitting Bread of Life and Housing Families, Inc. (HFI). The 1st Annual Red Carpet “Attitude of Gratitude” Charity Mixer was organized and hosted by Motion | Music | Media Group (3MG) co-owners Paul Hammersley and Josh London and associate Debi Morelli along with event sponsor John F. Spadafora, Jr., Founder and President of All-Tech Electric. An estimated 250 guests were in attendance for this feel-good event which included a buffet dinner, music and dancing in addition to a live performance by the up-and-coming local rap/hip-hop artist Christian Manning a.k.a. Chin and a …
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Local businesses salute our service men and women with special deals year-round as well as on Veterans Day.
A number of local businesses are saluting veterans, military service men and women, and their families this Veterans Day by offering local discounts, specials and promotions. Here's a quick guide to many of these great deals to be found on Veterans Day throughout the Malden area, taken from themilitarywallet.com: For military service men and women only: THE DISH: more Secret Discounts! Remember, the whole point of Veterans Day is to thank and remember our troops and November is Military Family Month. Thank you to our troops and their families for your service, and thanks to all of the local businesses for supporting our troops and their families!