Successful Shop Hop Saturday

The Bolivar Peninsula Chamber of Commerce hosted “Shop Hop Saturday” this past weekend as part of the nationwide Small Business Saturday shopping extravaganza. Similar to the Black Friday and Cyber Monday spending days, Small Business Saturday encourages shoppers to visit and purchase locally. Small Business Saturday was created in 2010 by American Express and continues to be a favorite method for neighbors to support neighbors.

On the Peninsula, “Shop Hop Saturday” was created with ten local businesses opening their doors to welcome locals. The shoppers first dropped by the Chamber office to pick up a map. As they visited each shop on the list, their map was initialed, they enjoyed snacks and refreshments, shopped locally, and chatted with new and old fellow peninsula dwellers. The completed maps were returned to the Chamber where the shoppers were automatically entered into the door prize drawings.

Eleanor Tinsley and Laura Bryan picking up their Shop Hop maps at the Chamber of Commerce office

The first stop was Woven Inspiration, set up in the Community Center

Christy Duhon welcomed the Shop Hoppers at Nauti’s Beer & Liquor Barn

Although not fully stocked, Tina Landrum opened her new boutique, Cajun Mermaid, early for the Shop Hoppers.

Alle Pace, Licensed Esthetician, owner of Paradise Lash & Skincare

Everyone is all smiles at RE/MAX On The Water

Island Liquor was all decked out for Shop Hop Saturday

Christa initialing a Shop Hopper’s map at The BIG STORE

A Shore Venture’s Kurt Ploeger greeted the Shop Hoppers in The BIG STORE

Kerri and Ashlyn Green shopping at Maven’s Clothing & Accessories, pictured with Brice and Maven Borden

The EAGLES main floor was turned into a shopper’s market, with several craft and specialty vendors

Thank you to the participating Shop Hop Small Businesses, and to the local shoppers. The support of neighbors and friends…just one more thing to be thankful for!


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