Shop Small, Shop Small Business Saturday in Schuylkill Haven

small business satSmall Business Saturday is coming up November 30th, and Schuylkill Haven would like to invite you to avoid the crowds at the malls and come do your holiday shopping at our local businesses and enjoy a meal at our fabulous restaurants.

Enjoy food at Valenti’s, Millie’s Kitchen, Messina’s Pizza and yummy desserts at the Cake Pros. Stop by Spotts Insurance to find out more about Healthy Haven and get healthy hints and information about walking trails.

Stop by Bella Floral, Curry’s Jewelry Store, Ocean’s Away Salon and Spa, Brok Sel, The Jungle, Boyer’s, Freed’s Flowers, Salon Indulgence, Stine’s Pharmacy, and Hess Catering to find gift certificates, gifts, and more.

Stop by Lewis General Store to get your holiday gift basket orders made and to pick up candy, toys, books, and other gifts. Trina’s Tresses will be open and will have holiday grab bags for $20 each that have $70-$100+ worth of products and services in them. They are also doing 50% off their entire stock of Redken and Paul Mitchell products, and offering 25% off most everything else with their Stock Up and Save Sale!

Some of our local online businesses are participating as well! Shop Bear Haven Boutique online and take 25% off online only on Saturday with code: SmallBizHaven . You can even order online with free pick up at Lewis General Store! Celebrate Home With Patti will also be having special deals on merchandise as well.

Some of the businesses will be offering coupons and giveaways, so mark your calendars and plan for a relaxing day supporting Schuylkill Haven and shopping your local small businesses!

Build Your Marketing Toolkit with Constant Contact®

Our Haven Foundation
Build Your Marketing Toolkit
with Constant Contact®

When: Wednesday November 12, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST
Where: Schuylkill Haven Borough Economic Office
17 East Main Street
Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972

To Register, contact Carl Berger, Our Haven Foundation, ph 570-593-8272 or email
This presentation provides a framework for small businesses and organizations Many small businesses and organizations find themselves seeking the right strategies to make their marketing efforts as effective as possible.

With so many different marketing activities that they could focus on, you often miss some of the important marketing concepts that will help you understand why those activities are so important. This presentation is designed to uncover some of those core concepts and show that a little bit of marketing knowledge can go a long way.

You will learn:
What marketing really is (and isn’t).
How marketing has changed in ways that benefit your small business.
The importance of setting goals and objectives for your marketing efforts.
The 4 Pillars or Marketing Success – a framework that shows how different marketing activities all fit together, and will help you reflect on your own marketing program from a new marketing perspective.

It’s ok to start small, to start where you already are.

Join us and start to build a foundation marketing knowledge, from which you can build more and more effective campaigns to help your business or organization grow.

Small Business Advantage Grant informational overview

You are invited to attend an informational overview of the “Small Business Advantage Grant” offered by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. Bill Dunagan, program director, will explain the details of the program as well as the application process. This is an opportunity to learn the benefits to you as a business owner, on an opportunity to reduce heating/cooling/electrical and other energy saving costs while also helping the environment.

Date of seminar: Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Location: Schuylkill Haven Neighborhood Center (Recreation and Senior Center) 340 Haven Street,

Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972

Time: 6:30PM

Please respond to the Office of Economic Development if you plan on attending.


This complimentary event is sponsored by the Office of Economic Development, Our Haven Foundation and VIST Bank