The Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce will hold its quarterly cash mob Nov. 28 at 5:30 p.m. to support two local businesses.
On your marks, get set...shop! On Wednesday, Nov. 28, the Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce will hold its quarterly Cash Mob event in support of two local businesses. Catch is, the mob won't find out which two businesses until the night of the event; however, chamber CEO Laura Petrella hinted at a retail shop and local restaurant or tavern. Participants are asked to meet at the chamber parking lot, located at 151 Portage Tr., Suite 1 at 5:30 p.m. If you're interested, be prepared to spend at least $10 at each location. You also must be 21 or older. To join the mob, click here.
Falls businesses big and small look for new ways to round up customers.
Local businesses still struggling in the recession are looking for new ways to reach out to customers, and the Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce aims to help with expanded services. The chamber expects to see more new members in 2011, said Laura Petrella, chamber of commerce CEO, as many business owners have exhausted their marketing and advertising options and are looking for help. In response, the chamber is revamping its speakers for 2011 and will add one- to two-hour workshops for skills training. Business owners are looking for any resource possible to survive and profit, Petrella said. "In my opinion, people that have jobs today in this recession that we're all in, they're working harder and smarter, because they want to keep that…