Borrello visits, shops at area small businesses on Saturday
Updated: Feb 23, 2022
OLEAN — Marking Small Business Saturday, state Sen. George Borrello crisscrossed the 57th Senate District on Saturday, visiting numerous retail and hospitality businesses to highlight the value and contributions locally owned businesses bring to their communities.
The tour has become an annual event for Borrello and his wife, Kelly. Their travels are posted on social media with the hashtag, #WheresGeorgeB.
“Our small businesses are the heart and soul of our communities, which is why I advocate for them in Albany and support them locally as much as I can,” Borrello said. “Independently owned businesses make our downtowns more vibrant, spur additional growth, employ our neighbors and contribute to our tax base.”
The senator said many businesses are still recovering financially from the impact of the pandemic, so the support of community residents is particularly important this year.
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