shop local holidays 112321LOCKPORT – In an effort to support and promote small businesses ahead of the holiday season, State Senator John Connor (D-Lockport) is launching a social media campaign to feature local small businesses.

“Small businesses bring so much life to our communities,” Connor said. “Through the challenges of the pandemic, they worked to provide necessary services to keep our economy running.”

Connor encourages small business owners interested in being featured on his social media pages to provide information about their businesses by filling out the form found here. Businesses invited to participate include restaurants, retail shops and businesses that provide personal services, like spas and salons.

“As we enter the holiday season, I hope residents will remember to shop small,” Connor said. “Now more than ever, supporting our small businesses is vital. Please join me in helping our local businesses get back on their feet.”

Questions can be directed to Senator Connor’s Crest Hill office by calling 815-207-4445 or visiting