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Shop Local on Int'l Women's Day

International Women's Day Female Small Business Owners

Wakefield, MA – Fifteen female business owners will take part in International Women’s Day on Thursday, March 8th by encouraging locals to shop small and support women-owned businesses in Wakefield.

Ladies who shop at participating businesses on March 8th will receive a flower as a ‘thanks’ for being part of the movement and progress of women in business. Some participating businesses will also offer special deals and promotions that day as well.

The event is proudly presented by the Wakefield Merchants Group and sponsored by Wakefield Co-operative Bank, which is providing flowers at no cost to the business owners.

“We as female business owners are excited to band together on International Women’s Day to support one another, and to express our great appreciation for everyone who supports us by visiting our shops and businesses,” said Liz Hylan Ferreira who owns and operates Sweetbay with her mother, Beth Hylan.

“Everyone here at the bank is happy to work with such a creative, motivated group of women in celebrating International Women’s Day,” said Jennie Terry, Marketing Manager. “We as a community should be proud of the many female business owners in Wakefield for their accomplishments and the passion they pour into their work.”

Participating business include:

Blink! Salon and Spa, 27 Water Street Suite 103
Create Artisan Studio, 39 Albion Street
Fringe on Main, 897 Main Street
Gone to The Dogs,
Greenwood Wine & Spirits, 969 Main Street
Holiday Travel, 402 Main Street
J’adore, 332 Main Street
Kidcasso, 101 Albion Street
Mirrored Image Hair Design, 544 Salem Street
Rada Boutique, 394 Main Street
The Sweetbay Shop, 391 Main Street
A Unique Salon & Spa, 87 Albion Street
The Bread Shop, 411 Main Street
Vanity Hair Salon, 979 Main Street
ZuZu’s Café & Catering, 316 Main Street

Business owners (any gender) interested in becoming part of the Wakefield Merchant / Small Business Owner’s Group should contact AnnMarie Gallivan at Create Artisan Studio at annmarie@createartisanstudio.com.

Pictured left to right: Suzanne Bowering, Holiday Travel; Sandy Habib Doody, Fringe on Main; Cynthia Newell, Greenwood Wine & Spirits; Liz Hylan Ferreira; The Sweetbay Shop, Beth Hylan, The Sweetbay Shop.