StayLocal + ShopLocalNola: NOLA Elves Local Shelves

NOLA Elves Local Shelves: A StayLocal & ShopLocalNola Initiative

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – ShopLocalNola and StayLocal have partnered this holiday season to support locally owned, Greater New Orleans area businesses through an initiative called “Nola Elves Local Shelves.” The event begins Small Business Saturday, November 27, and runs through December 25, 2021.

“Nola Elves Local Shelves,” sponsored by Help!! Air Conditioning, Trane Technologies, and JB Communications, is an initiative to highlight and support local businesses through free marketing resources, weekly holiday giveaways, interactive “Find a Store” maps, and more. This free public service project, in partnership with local chambers, economic development organizations, and business associations, is designed to connect shoppers with locally owned businesses.

“We encourage the community, public officials, and local businesses to join us in this social media effort to drive more business to locally owned businesses during the holidays and year-round,” says Jacquie Bonano, founder of Shop Local Nola and owner of JB Communications, LLC.

“We challenge local consumers to spend a minimum of 10% of their holiday shopping budget on locally owned businesses,” added Maryann Miller, Program Manager of StayLocal.

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