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Official Proclamation, city of St. Petersburg, November 2010

Thursday, March 03, 2011   (0 Comments)
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November 2010, St. Petersburg
Mayor Bill Foster proclaims Nov. 20 LocalShops1 Shopapalooza Day.

WHEREAS, small businesses are a cornerstone of St. Petersburg’s local economy; and

WHEREAS, the city of St. Petersburg values and encourages small business development through initiatives such as the city’s Business Assistance Center, support of local business associations, and our corridor case management program; and

WHEREAS, plans to promote local merchants through a new, family-friendly holiday retail extravaganza called SHOPAPALOOZA, featuring deep discounts and entertainment; and

WHEREAS, local residents are invited to beat the holiday shopping rush and support our local merchants at this first annual SHOPAPALOOZA, to be held Saturday, November 20, at BayWalk, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Bill Foster,
Mayor of the City of St. Petersburg, do hereby proclaim Saturday, November 20, 2010, as


in St. Petersburg and encourage all our residents to visit BayWalk and participate by shopping locally.