Downtown Oregon City encourages shopping at small businesses
Danielle Walsh at White Rabbit Gifts encouraged the Downtown Oregon City Association to purchase a 20 types of cookie cutters from an independent business owner.
DOCA is distributing the cookie cutters to stores and restaurants in downtown Oregon City to give away with purchases made on Small Business Saturday.
"We have 20 designs and we're encouraging people to collect them all by spending a little money at each location," said DOCA Executive Director Liz Hannum.
Visit downtownoregoncity.org for more information about the Cookie Cutter Giveaway on Nov. 28 and a CASH Mob event on Black Friday to encourage everyone to spend $20 at a downtown business.
Since local businesses will need support more than ever this year, White Rabbit Gifts will be among the participating businesses in statewide campaign that launched Nov. 18 under the leadership of Gov. Kate Brown, and in partnership with Travel Oregon and Business Oregon. The state is launching the "Give the Gift of Oregon," which draws upon the Oregon spirit to support local businesses across the state this holiday season.
This effort Oregonians to buy local, whether it's online or in-person, but mostly online due to the recent freeze. This includes takeout and gift cards from restaurants, Oregon-made products from small retailers, and Oregon's bounty including food, wine, beer and coffee. You can find the full list of featured businesses and lodging properties from across the state at TravelOregon.com/GiftsOfOregon.
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