Holiday Market & Street Fair

Small Business Saturday Holiday Market & Street Fair

Hosted by the For ME (Minority Entrepreneur) Networking Group

Morehead City, N.C. (November 3, 2022) — On Saturday, November 26, 2022, the For ME (Minority Entrepreneur) Networking Group, in partnership with Carteret Community College and the Small Business Center will host the Small Business Saturday Holiday Market & Street Fair on the college’s campus between 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in celebration of Small Business Saturday.

The community is invited to attend the event and browse and shop from 160 local vendors selling various goods including food, apparel, sweets, botanicals, jewelry, art, homemade décor, and much more. Enjoy the holiday atmosphere completed with lights, music, and an appearance by Santa Claus himself. Local businesses interested in participating in the expo may do so by registering with the Small Business Center by calling 252-222-6123 or emailing sbc@carteret.edu.  There is no vendor fee or cost to participate, but registration is required and space is limited. All businesses are welcome. You do not have to be a minority owned business to be a vendor.

For ME Networking Group kicked off its first meeting in February 2021. This group started through the collaboration of Carteret Community College, DREAM Organization of MHC, and the Small Business Center to empower minority-owned businesses in Carteret County to connect, grow with, and mentor one another. The group works with existing minority-owned businesses and professionals to assist up-and-coming minority entrepreneurs through support, collaboration and mentoring. In its first year, the group received an Excellence Award from the state and was awarded a $10,000 grant by PBMears.

The For ME Networking Group is open to the public and meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 6:15 p.m. in the Bryant Student Center on the Carteret CC Campus. Follow For ME (Minority Entrepreneurs) Networking Group on Facebook for information on upcoming expos in February, June, August, and November.


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