Mayor William E. Cooper Wednesday signed a proclamation declaring Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022 as 'Enterprise Small Business Saturday.'
The proclamation reads as follows:
"WHEREAS, the small business owners in Enterprise actively perpetuate the open and competitive marketplace so vital to our city; and
WHEREAS, there are several small businesses in Enterprise, Alabama; and
WHEREAS, these small business owners are close to our citizens, providing many of the goods and services needed in our daily lives and holiday seasons; and
WHEREAS, small businesses create two-thirds of all new jobs for all workers, employ more than one-half of the American work force and are responsible for half the private gross domestic product; and
WHEREAS, the majority of our businesses and industries are considered small businesses; and
WHEREAS, the City of Enterprise recognizes that businesses and industries provide our tax base; and
WHEREAS, businesses and industries contribute to the success of our city and to the well-being of our citizens; and
WHEREAS, businesses and industries play a vital role in our community and are the source of many innovations in products and merchandising.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, William E. Cooper, Sr., Mayor, of the City of Enterprise, Alabama do hereby proclaim Saturday November 26, 2022, as "Enterprise Small Business Saturday" in the City of Enterprise, and call upon the Enterprise Chamber of Commerce, the Wiregrass Economic Development Corporation, industrial and commercial organizations, other private organizations and individuals to participate in supporting the small businesses of this City."