November Newsletter
Get Ready, The Gnomes Are Back!
Our magic little creatures will appear again this year, and, if you look carefully in the glow of the soft white holiday lights, you may spot one sneaking about! Gnome on the Roam will be held Nov 23- Dec 23. There is no cost for businesses to participate; just donate an item valued at $15 for the prize basket. Gnome on the Roam provides a fun way to engage with customers over social media and get them into your store in search of your gnome. All businesses located in New Buffalo are invited to participate. For more info or to register, contact Lisa Gawron at 708-574-8320,, or stop by the Hidden Gem on Whittaker.
Small Business Saturday Events
Get ready for the holiday kick-off dedicated to you.... Small Business Saturday! There are several events going on in New Buffalo and the details on our website. Some highlights include:
  • 9 am to Noon: Breakfast with Santa at Rosie's Restaurant
  • 2 pm: Gingerbread Decorating Class at Jackie's Cafe
  • 4 pm: Santa's Parade
Is your event missing? Send us the info to
The NBBA Needs You!
Want to help shape the future of NBBA programs? The NBBA has three Committees that are the pistons driving us forward, and you are the fuel needed to keep the motor humming. Join a Committee and help drive the success of the New Buffalo business community:
  • Special Events Committee
  • Membership & Development Committee
  • Marketing & Communications Committee
For more info or to sign-up for a Committee, contact us at Thank you!
DDA Holiday Decor Initiative - Deadline near !
The Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is helping to provide downtown a unified holiday decor through a bulk purchase of lit garlands for your entry door. Click on the DDA flyer below to view the details. Contact Dee Dee Duhn at Custom Imports for more info, telephone #469-9180.
Social Media Shout Out
NBBA Members may receive exposure on the NBBA social media assets. Just send us info on your special events or other special features for your member business. We will provide coverage on the NBBA social media platforms. Please note that this program will be based on availability, so to ensure exposure send your top priority item. We will do our best to balance coverage among our members. Send your information to
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