Small business Saturday is coming up on November 28 this year. The cities of Texarkana, Ark., and Texarkana, Texas are fully supporting this year's shopping event.

The Twin Cities, in partnership with the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Texarkana, announced its participation in the sixth annual Small Business Saturday to support small businesses in Texarkana.

Founded by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday is a day to celebrate the small businesses that help support their neighborhoods and is held every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Now in its sixth year, Small Business Saturday has been embraced as part of the holiday shopping tradition as each year shoppers, businesses and public officials come together to Shop Small® and show their neighborhood pride.

Understanding the important contributions small businesses make to their communities, Texarkana, USA is pleased to announce its participation in Small Business Saturday and the Neighborhood Champion program. On November 28, shoppers can stop by to support local businesses and receive Shop Small® giveaways like tote bags, buttons and balloons.

For free marketing materials and to learn how to participate, go to www.shopsmall.com where more information and a list of other participating businesses is available. Consumers can also visit the site to find small businesses to shop at on Small Business Saturday.