Shop Local for the Holidays Kickoff
The Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce is holding their “shop local for the holidays” press conference with mayor Setti Warren in front of Just Next Door (this Saturday, November 10th at 10am. This will be the kickoff of the chamber’s “shift three” campaign to promote the economic and cultural benefits of shopping locally. The “shift three” pledge asks Newton and Needham residents to shift at least three purchases that may have been made on-line or out of town during this holiday season and shop locally instead. Pledges will be available to sign Saturday at this event. Following the pledge signing, attendees will be encouraged to participate in a “cash mob” A cash mob is an event where a group of people come together to spend some money at a particular time and place. In this case people are encouraged to come to Auburndale and spend $10 at any store, service or restaurant. Join in the the excitement!