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OL Business Owners Count Down Hours to Small Business Saturday

Hop on the free trolley and "shop small" at Oak Lawn's first-ever Small Business Saturday on Nov. 24. Download the map!

Local business owners are counting down the minutes to the first-ever “Small Business Saturday,” promoting Oak Lawn’s independently owned shops and restaurants.

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This Saturday (Nov. 24) from noon to 4 p.m., shoppers can catch a free trolley and experience awesome offers from 21 local businesses. The trolley will be circulating up and down Oak Lawn’s 95th Street business district between Cicero and Ridgeland, including a stop at Santa On the Green.

Everything you need to know about Santa On the Green 2012.

Look for volunteers or stop by the Oak Lawn Chamber of Commerce at Santa On the Green and pick up your trolley map of participating businesses. You can also print off the map included on Oak Lawn Patch.

The relaxed pace of the trolley offers residents a chance to check out local shops and restaurants that they probably have whizzed past down 95th Street.

Here are a few of the local deals and promotions awaiting you:

  • Frugalista – 30-percent off entire purchase, noon to 4 p.m.
  • Children’s Museum in Oak Lawn – 10-percent off all gift store purchases, day of event only, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • The Craft Show Store – Free drawings and 10-percent off the entire store, noon to 4 p.m.
  • Premo’s – Free Santa cones, noon to 4 p.m.
  • Italo-American Accordian Company – Holiday entertainment specials and snacks, noon to 4 p.m.
  • Windy City Flower Girls – Free delivery to Oak Lawn area in December with Saturday order; free ornament to the first 50 families that come; free hot apple cider, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • For a complete list of all the fabulous orders, visit Small Business Saturday Oak Lawn.

After you visit Santa On the Green, treat your family to a free ride on the trolley. Be sure to stop by Cusack Insurance and get a free photo taken of you and your kids with Snoopy and we'll post it on Oak Lawn Patch.

Oak Lawn is one of thousands of communities across America participating in “Small Business Saturday” encouraging support of local businesses.

Small Business Saturday – Oak Lawn is proudly sponsored by Oak Lawn Patch, the Oak Lawn Chamber of Commerce, Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) and State Rep. Kelly Burke (36th District).

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PD November 24, 2012 at 01:46 AM
Wish I could be there as it sounds like a lot of fun. I'm from Oak Lawn but am in FL where the weather is acting strange. In other words - cold. It's suppose to warm up. Cheers!!

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