Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce staff member Sherry Banks, left, stands with Katy Howard, Nacogdoches High School student, who is the grand prize winner of the Small Business Saturday drawing.
The grand prize package donations were collected by Banks from the following businesses:
American Express, $25 gift card;
Glass Castles Stained Glass Studio & Gifts, wine bottle dish;
Splash Kingdom Waterpark, four season passes;
Sparkle Boutique, holiday tote bag filled with goodies valued at $100;
Chamber, Texas Blueberry Festival t-shirt and coffee mug;
The Daily Sentinel, Columbia's Resting Place book;
and Zip Nac, two-person zip line adventure package.
Small Business Saturday is a national shopping holiday held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving and encourages holiday shoppers to patronize brick and mortar businesses that are small and local. The special day was conceived and promoted by American Express.