It’s Small Enterprise Saturday, certainly one of many days to help native companies in Westchester and the Hudson valley.
Economically talking, it has been a tough two years for companies each huge and small. However on this Small Enterprise Saturday, there’s assist and hope in Pelham within the type of a Winter Wonderland.
Enterprise proprietor Christopher Maselli’s toys are racking up the gross sales, however that wasn’t all the time the case as a result of pandemic.
“The final two years have been tough,” Maselli instructed Information 12. “The quantity of occasions canceled. On prime of that, we’re battling transport prices and costs have doubled.”
Enter the Pelham Chamber of Commerce and its efforts to assist small enterprise house owners like Maselli as they attempt to recoup their losses over the previous a number of months.
People like Debbie Ripulone of Pelham and Megan O’Keefe from Scarsdale are additionally pitching in by spending.
“What an amazing concept to get everyone collectively,” stated Ripulone. “We have been by means of a lot.”
“It’s nice to get everyone collectively and have folks spend cash on small companies,” added O’Keefe.
This winter wonderland additionally attracting crowds of households to Pelham’s buying district to jumpstart the vacation buying season.
Pelham’s winter wonderland idea is seemingly working nicely. A number of households are right here and so they’re all in a spending temper.