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CBA Nov 2018 Update: Carrboro Cheer

November 5, 2018

MEMORANDUM TO: Carrboro Business Alliance Members
FROM: CBA Leadership Council
SUBJECT: Make the Most of Carrboro CHEER! 

Carrboro CHEER is a series of seven, family-friendly events happening in downtown Carrboro this holiday season. Don’t miss this opportunity to leverage these festive events for your business.

GET INFORMED - The List of Events:

  1. Nov 9: ArtWalk and TABLE Food Drive throughout Carrboro and Chapel Hill from 6-9pm 
  2. Nov 24: Small Business Saturday starting at the Carrboro Farmer's Market from 9-10am 
  3. Dec 1: Elf Market at The ArtsCenter from 10am-4pm
  4. Dec 7: Tree Lighting and Children’s Chorus at Town Hall (time TBD)
  5. Dec 8: Holiday Parade from Chapel Hill through Carrboro from 10am-12pm
  6. Dec 13: Light Up Carrboro at Carr Mill Mall from 5-9pm 
  7. *Dec 13: Candle Lighting at Townsend Bertram & Co from (*Postponed from Nov 2 due to inclement weather)

GET INVOLVED - Top Four Ways to Engage:

  1. Collect donations for TABLE during the ArtWalk on Nov 9th and consider offering a discount for shoppers who bring in items or "round up at the register" to benefit TABLE (Review and share TABLE’s handout of needed items)
  2. Include a coupon in the Small Business Saturday swag-bags being given out by the Carrboro Business Alliance at the Carrboro Farmer’s Market on Nov 24th and in the program of the Town Hall Tree Lighting and Children’s Chorus event on Dec 7th (Contact Katie with your coupon offer, Deadline Nov 22)
  3. Decorate your business for the holidays and consider extending your hours during the Dec 13th Light Up Carrboro event.
  4. Spread the Word: Access the Carrboro CHEER poster and share the social media images (JPGPDF). 
QUESTIONS: Contact Katie Loovis, staff support for the Carrboro Business Alliance, (919) 696-0781 (cell).