POMEROY — Meigs County Chamber of Commerce’s “Love Meigs, Shop Local” campaign takes another twist with Cash Mob.
Based on a flash mob, an event where people show up at a designated place and time to sing and dance, people are encouraged to socialize and spend at least $10 at a locally featured store.
Organizers are asking for community support and said that even spending a small amount can have a huge impact on local business.
Each ‘mob’ will showcase a different store; Front Paige Outfitters will be the location of the first Cash Mob in Pomeroy on between 4-6 p.m. Aug. 2.
“It is a new event that’s a little different. It gives people a chance to check out what we have to offer while supporting the local business community,” said Paige Cleek, owner of Front Paige Outfitters. “We’re hoping to ‘mob’ a different business each time and turn this into something fun and exciting for everyone.”
There will be several exclusive Cash Mob deals that will only be available during the event, as well as drawings for the “mobbers.”
Lori Miller, chamber president, said small businesses are essential to the community and that it is important to support them year-round.
“We want everyone to see that every little bit helps. Whether it is for $5 or $100; every purchase impacts our small businesses,” she said.
For questions about the Cash Mob, the Love Meigs, Shop Local campaign, or the Meigs County Chamber of Commerce, call 740-992-5005.
Contact Lorna Hart at 740-992-2155, Ext. 2551.