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Invest in Small Business Saturday to find year-round favorites

“From local pottery to regional wines, when you purchase from a small business instead of a large national chain, you invest directly into the local economy and generate vitality for small towns, local businesses and artisans,” says Nix, the WVU Extension Service leadership specialist.

Small Business Saturday is a movement across the country encouraging people to shop at locally owned brick and mortar businesses. The event takes place the first Saturday after Thanksgiving and falls on Nov. 28 this year. Learn more about Small Business Saturday…


Kelly Nix

WVU Extension Specialist – Leadership,
Community Resources & Economic Development

Kelly is an Associate Professor and Community Leadership Specialist at West Virginia University Extension Service. In this role, she leads the statewide Community Leadership Academy and works with a wide variety of groups and organizations on topics such as strategic planning, real colors personality profile, stress management, facilitation, walkability and tourism. Learn more about Kelly's work...