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FedEx Pumps $1M into Small Business Economy in Support of Second Annual Small Business SaturdaySM


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FedEx Teams with American Express to Drive Consumers to Shop Main Street During Busy Holiday Retail Season

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 27, 2011-FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) is injecting $1 million into the small business economy of the United States with its support of Small Business Saturday 2011.  The commitment, announced today, will send tens of thousands of additional consumers into Main Street merchants on November 26, helping to drive holiday sales for local businesses at a time when customer demand remains among their biggest challenges.   

As the premier sponsor in the , FedEx will give away for free 30,000 Shop-SmallSM American Express gift cards, each worth $25, to consumers through a Facebook promotion leading up to Small Business Saturday on November 26.  Ten thousand additional cards will be distributed directly to FedEx customers.  The contribution means more money in the cash registers of locally-owned independent businesses. Continue reading FedEx Pumps $1M into Small Business Economy in Support of Second Annual Small Business SaturdaySM

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JC FRIDAY’S IS BACK- March 5th

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 JC Fridays, Jersey City’s acclaimed city-wide celebration of arts and culture, returns on Friday, March 5, 2010 with events happening throughout day, including art exhibitions, live music, performances, and educational demonstrations. All events are free and open to the public. A complete list of events, a map of all event locations, and more details can be found at http://jcfridays.com

JC Fridays was created in 2005 by a coalition of artists, arts organizations and local businesses that wanted to showcase Jersey City’s exciting and burgeoning cultural landscape. Today Art House Productions and JC Fridays’ Major Sponsors present this eagerly anticipated quarterly event, taking place at the start of every season, where both residents and visitors can celebrate the growing vibrancy and distinct charm that Jersey City has to offer. Since its inception, the number of participants has more than doubled through increasing outreach to Jersey City’s neighborhoods, organizations, businesses and artists. JC Fridays is made possible through a grant by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, with major support provided by the State of New Jersey Urban Enterprise Zone Program and a host of other sponsors and patrons. Continue reading JC FRIDAY’S IS BACK- March 5th

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