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Cash Mob Descends on Local Community!

Super Tuesday got our vote both at the polls and at the Duluth Merchant Association (DMA) first “Cash Mob” event, hosted by Steverino's in downtown Duluth.

 

Super Tuesday got our vote both at the polls and at the Duluth Merchant Association's (DMA) first “Cash Mob” event hosted by Steverino's in downtown Duluth. 

The Cash Mob is DMA’s new way of encouraging community economic stimulus:  Everyone shows up at a local DMA business “en masse” with cash and business cards in hand and spends a few dollars intermixed with a lot of “networking on steroids.” 

Faces in the crowd at this first Cash Mob included several President Lincolns, Hamiltons and Jacksons making the event a success! Henry Herrington of Steverino's “shared the wealth” by donating 10% of the money he received to local chartiy Hands of Christ-A Duluth Cooperative Ministry Director Mary Roberts. 

Hot pizza, tasty subs, spicy conversations and business cards were shared between DMA members and the many enthusiastic guests who showed up for the event.

DMA President Jim Johnson stated his desire to make the Cash Mob a monthly event. And with a banner cry of “have cash will travel” we expect many other DMA members will be happy to host future Cash Mobs!   

The Cash Mob concept helps the local businesses, which helps our local economy, which helps the comunity in which we all reside. And that is to be saluted — a true economic stimulus package!

The next Cash Mob has already been scheduled for April 16 at 5 p.m. at Kurt's Bistro in Duluth. Come join the fun: Bring cash and business cards!  

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James R Johnson March 12, 2012 at 05:24 PM
The Duluth Merchants Association supports all local businesses and found that Cash Mobs events are a great way for all of us to provide a cash simulus to our local merchants and keep them healthy. Please join us on our next Cash Mob at Kurt's located on PIB by the Tractor Company AGCO.
Sheri & Bill Eppright March 13, 2012 at 11:41 AM
Thanks Jim, The next one will be fun too! Are you going to bring your friend, "Benjamin"? :-) Positively yours, Bill and Sheri
Marsha Bomar March 20, 2012 at 09:27 PM
What a great concept. Looking forward to seeing where the "Mob" turns up next.

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