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Thursday, November 10, 2022

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November is National Entrepreneurship Month. “A record 5.4 million new businesses were started in 2021, over 20% more than any year on record. … Entrepreneurs’ willingness to take risks, work hard, and never quit make possibilities come alive. They turn vision into reality and ideas into products, profits, and national prosperity. This month, we celebrate their contributions as a point of national pride and recommit to giving them the space and support to make sure America wins the 21st century.” - The White House

Dickinson County is an attraction for entrepreneurs due to our affordable real estate, pro-business climate, and broadband. Our mom-and-pop shops continue to thrive due to our overwhelming commitment to community. Residents support each other and want to see local entrepreneurs succeed. We encourage local prosperity.

November is for Shopping and Giving

November is annually the most significant shopping month of the year. Because it is the start of the holiday shopping frenzy, it is the best time to support local entrepreneurs and small businesses. You can start now and beat the rush or enjoy the action with the Thanksgiving weekend shopping events:

  • November 15, 2022 - National Entrepreneurs’ Day
  • November 25, 2022 - Black Friday
  • November 26, 2022 - Small Business Saturday
  • November 27, 2022 - Small Business Sunday
  • November 28, 2022 - Cyber Monday
  • November 29, 2022 - National Giving Day

National Entrepreneurs’ Day is an opportunity to celebrate locals specializing in unique and one-of-a-kind finds. This is the day to thank them for their goods and services, as well as all year long. Support them on their day, November 15, 2022. 

National Giving Day is a day to share your heart. On this day, many charities and nonprofits open their doors to special donations. It’s a day to remember those less fortunate and help those in need. Nothing says community like togetherness!


During the holiday season, many travelers flock to spend time with relatives and friends in various places. Visit, shop, and support small businesses and entrepreneurs by showing Dickinson County visitors the mom-and-pop shops we frequent regularly. 

Show your appreciation this holiday season and shop small, shop local. Remember, they are here for you.

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